May 9, 2014
2014 Summer hockey camp guide
Camp instructors' diverse backgrounds help shape dynamic, fun agendas that pay dividends for campers.

May 9, 2014
The Goalie Guru: Taking time off won't stunt growth
March and April signal the end of another ridiculously long youth hockey season.

May 9, 2014
2014 High School Championship Roundup
The New England Hockey Journal wraps up the 2014 season with a spin through all of the high school championships.

May 5, 2014
UNH wins club-level crown
Title season in New England began in March, when the UNH Wildcats captured the ACHA Div. 2 national crown.

April 26, 2014
Freshman plays big role as Geneseo State reaches 1st Frozen Four
It was a hard-hitting first impression from a guy seeking to make his own impression.

April 9, 2014
Frozen Four: Vecchione central to harmonious Union
Saugus, Mass., native Mike Vecchione couldn't get a spot on a college roster two years ago. Now, he's in the Frozen Four.

April 6, 2014
Hangin' Out with: Bruins prospect Brian Ferlin (Cornell)
Cornell junior Brian Ferlin dishes on sharks, Spiderman, and being on "Behind the B."

April 6, 2014
The Hockey Mom: In a wintry backyard, a miracle evolves, endures
There is a much-beloved hockey institution in our town.

April 1, 2014
From Philly to Toronto to Sochi, former UNH star thrives under pressure
Trace the career of James van Riemsdyk, and you get a clear and consistent picture of poise under pressure.

April 1, 2014
The Goalie Guru: Coaches must be teachers
Mom always used to say, “There’s a right way and a wrong way to do things.”

March 31, 2014
Prospects Pulse: Kimball Union's power trio
It isn’t often that you see one prep team with three potential NHL draft selections all in the same year.

March 31, 2014
After 20 years, Landon leaves behind a legacy
Bruce Landon only wanted to save hockey in Springfield.

March 27, 2014
Original 6: Next wave of N.E.-born Olympians
Here are six locals who could be in the mix if the NHL gives the go-ahead for its players to be on Olympic rosters in 2018.

March 19, 2014
From NEHJ: Brewer, high-flying Trinity are all grown up
As the NESCAC playoffs get going, no team is sitting prettier than the Bantams, who finished in first for the first time since 2004-05.

March 13, 2014
Atlantic Hockey: Golden Griffs aim to repeat last year's script
Will Canisius, the No. 7 seed once again, go on another championship run?

March 12, 2014
From NEHJ: Unsung Tiger
Thayer’s Adam Gaudette emerges from obscurity to earn All-New England East honors, forcing scouts to take notice.

March 11, 2014
From NEHJ: Pride in the jersey
Williston’s Massar contributes to Vermont’s climb back to respectability.

March 10, 2014
From NEHJ: In Atlantic swan song, Huskies eye big finish
The University of Connecticut hockey team is going out the way first-year head coach Mike Cavanaugh hoped.

March 10, 2014
From NEHJ: American women's golden dreams dashed
It was a story sure to be celebrated in these parts for years to come.

March 9, 2014
From NEHJ: Forging a Union strong dynamo
Assist leader Sullivan helps Dutchmen confirm Cleary Cup contender status.

March 8, 2014
From NEHJ: Q&A with Olympic legend Jim Craig
The winning goaltender from the Miracle on Ice discusses his memories of Lake Placid, Jon Quick, the pros-versus-amateurs debate and more.

March 7, 2014
From NEHJ: Iggy sets sights on a Stanley spring
There’s just one immeasurably important career goal left to accomplish for Jarome Iginla, the B’s eldest forward.

March 7, 2014
From NEHJ: Team USA suffers meltdown in Sochi
For Quick, Pacioretty and Team USA, promising start overshadowed by a Winter Olympics finish to forget.

March 6, 2014
From NEHJ: Kazmaier candidates polish résumés
Maschmeyer, Lefort, Babstock among region’s potential award contenders.

March 5, 2014
Captain Clutch: Brown steers BC to fifth straight Beanpot
Some players earn the captain’s ‘C’ on their sweater by being the most visible member of a team. Then there are players like BC's Patrick Brown.

February 26, 2014
Hangin' Out With: BC defenseman Steve Santini
The Eagles' freshman blueliner dishes on Will Ferrell, Entourage, Cityside Restaurant and more.

February 24, 2014
Hockey Mom: A valuable lesson in prevent defense
When I read that one of the Micheli Institute’s goals was the development of youth evaluations and conditioning programs to prevent concussions in the first place, I almost jumped for joy.

February 24, 2014
Maturity, depth help send Salem to top in Granite State
For Salem, N.H., the early success of the 2013-14 season seems to have grown from the seeds sown over the past two seasons.

February 23, 2014
Nutrition: Homemade recipes solve snack dilemma
When it comes to being a competitive athlete, timing and choices are everything.

February 22, 2014
From NEHJ: Babson thrives off Mass. appeal
Seasoned Beavers prove there’s more to Hub hockey than the Beanpot.

February 22, 2014
From NEHJ: 'Coach' Espo elevates Huskies
Whether it’s prolific scoring or words of wisdom, Brittany Esposito gives Northeastern a tangible advantage.

February 20, 2014
From NEHJ: What age is too young?
Talented 13-year-old Wahlstrom verbally commits to the University of Maine. Is this where hockey wants to go?

February 18, 2014
Prospect Pulse: Ryan Donato
Dexter School center Ryan Donato (Scituate, Mass.) is the region’s best chance to crack the 2014 NHL Entry Draft’s first round in Philadelphia.

February 17, 2014
Hockeytown: Hamden, Connecticut
The tiny town of Hamden, Conn., has a big hockey footprint, from high school state champions all the way to Sochi.

February 17, 2014
From NEHJ: Haggerty is RPI’s marked man
After a torrid start, the junior from Stamford, Conn., seeks to repel enemy tactics and steer the Engineers to the NCAAs.

February 16, 2014
Former BU Terrier Gryba carves rock-solid niche in Ottawa
Eric Gryba continues working on a shutdown mission as games and minutes accumulate with the Sens

February 15, 2014
Original Six: Northeast's Hobey Baker hopefuls
With all the region’s success thus far, its crop of Hobey Baker Award candidates is very deep. Here are six to watch as the season winds down.

February 15, 2014
New England trio savors 'the call'
Dumoulin, Gibbons, Warsofsky contribute right away for Pens, B's.

February 12, 2014
Swedes, Russians challenge Canada colossus
The New England Hockey Journal takes a look at Team USA's 11 competitors as the men's Olympic tournament kicks off.

February 12, 2014
From NEHJ: New heroes crowned during Fenway frenzy
In the shadow of the Monster, these players staked a claim to Frozen lore.

February 10, 2014
From NEHJ: Falcons take flight
Grieve helps Bentley renew commitment to complete game, and the benefits are tangible

February 10, 2014
Yale-bound Smiths help stake Salisbury to prep prominence
Prep school hockey has its own version of the Sedin twins in Evan and Mitchell Smith, an identical set of twins from Stouffville, Ont., who helped lead Salisbury to a New England championship last season and look to help the Knights go back to back this season.

February 9, 2014
Olympic Preview: Five quick questions for Team USA
The U.S. men hit the ice this week in Sochi, but there are still a few questions as they head into Olympic play.

February 8, 2014
Connecticut's Pacioretty takes aim at Sochi gold
For Taft School product Max Pacioretty (New Canaan, Conn.), the road to Sochi has been paved with challenges. He’s prevailed.

February 5, 2014
Duggan hopes to captain U.S. to first gold medal since 1998
With a great mix of seasoned vets and youthful enthusiasm, the U.S. women's Olympic team heads to Sochi in search of gold.

February 3, 2014
From NEHJ: Sam Berns' star burned bright
Sam Berns, who lost his battle with Progeria on Jan. 10, was a source of inspiration for the Bruins.

February 1, 2014
From NEHJ: Huskies poised to end 25-year Beanpot drought
Jim Madigan knows what happens when you win a Beanpot at Northeastern. That's what he wants for his players now.

January 29, 2014
Hangin' Out With: Wolf Pack winger Ryan Bourque
Ryan Bourque weighs in on his admiration for Harry Potter, his presidential aspirations and more.

January 28, 2014
Original Six: Eye-opening Bruins publicity shots
For as many photographic gems as there are of the B's in moments of glory, there are an equal amount of cheesy, awkward and occasionally downright scary publicity shots.

January 27, 2014
HockeyTown: Manchester, N.H.
Queen City serves up royal hockey history.

January 27, 2014
The Hockey Mom: Mites’ big-rink adventure
I know this column will come out after the holidays, but the last month of hockey has put me in the spirit with some unexpected gifts

January 27, 2014
Hockey Nutrition: Carve a nutrition game plan
Every year between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I spend time thinking back and looking forward.

January 26, 2014
Soucy bolsters Central Catholic's Super 8 dream
Senior goalie Colin Soucy is central to the Raiders' ambitions.

January 21, 2014
From NEHJ: Dougherty's net worth on the rise
Versatile Williams goalie has his team undefeated and his priorities straight

January 20, 2014
Sommer, Crusaders savor milestone win
Long nights shooting pucks in the family basement have brought Holy Cross sophomore Castan Sommer to great heights.

January 20, 2014
From NEHJ: Purcell running with it
Teddy Purcell has parlayed a single sensational season at Maine into a career with Tampa Bay.

January 18, 2014
Boston Bruins top 10 prospects
NEHJ’s Kirk Luedeke offers his annual look at the top players in the Bruins’ pipeline.

January 18, 2014
From NEHJ: Sister act
Assabet Valley products Parker and Parker help Crimson reach ECAC peak.

January 18, 2014
300 and counting: Morris reaches milestone with Monarchs
Hockey players and coaches more often than not take it one game at a time, not focused on an overarching personal goal. That’s what Mark Morris did.

January 15, 2014
Prospect Pulse: Shane Eiserman
Shane Eiserman gave up the comfort zone of prep hockey and staying close to home for the more rough-and-tumble junior circuit of the USHL.

January 15, 2014
Risin' Friar: Providence's ascension hinges on goalie Gillies
Has Providence College goalie Jon Gillies (South Portland, Maine) changed the balance of power in Hockey East?

January 15, 2014
N.H. native Cam Ricard remembered for passion on, off ice
The New England Stars paid tribute to Cam Ricard, who was just 17 when he died in a car accident on the way home from practice on Dec. 9.

January 14, 2014
From NEHJ: Bobcat brotherhood
Jones brothers eclipse 100-point milestone, fortify Quinnipiac’s Frozen quest.

January 14, 2014
From NEHJ: The legacy of Lake Placid
Sports history was made 34 winters ago in Lake Placid. Today, the idyllic hamlet keeps on fostering rink dreams.

January 14, 2014
From NEHJ: Leadership lessons on, off ice at Canterbury
Padraic McCarthy and staff hope to restore Canterbury to former glory.

January 9, 2014
From NEHJ: Top 10 moments in 2013 for the Bruins
The calendar year of 2013 brought us some of the most unforgettable images in the storied history of the Boston Bruins.

December 24, 2013
From NEHJ: This time, Grzelcyk’s sticking around
Matt Grzelcyk spent Christmas out of the country last year. He’ll be away again this year, but don’t expect him back until after New Year’s.

December 23, 2013
From NEHJ: A local look in net for Team USA?
Here’s a look at the quartet of Hockey East alumnus with a shot at standing between the pipes for Team USA in February.

December 23, 2013
From NEHJ: Stick figures
From Olympian-turned-coach Mark Kumpel to the kid at your local rink, they love this tool of the trade

December 22, 2013
All points bulletin: Nichols gathering steam
Maybe not all roads lead to Nichols College, but the ones that do take some pretty interesting routes, if not scenic ones.

December 19, 2013
From NEHJ: Doherty starts strong for Bulldogs
Ex-Groton, EJHL standout Michael Doherty (Reading, Mass.) brings grit, skill to defending NCAA champs.

December 19, 2013
New dad Bobby Robins savors role with Providence
UMass-Lowell graduate Bobby Robins has become a fan favorite and team leader in Providence.

December 17, 2013
From NEHJ: Gendron brings winning vision back to Orono
The second time Brice O’Connor met Red Gendron, he thought his new coach was kidding around.

December 17, 2013
From NEHJ: 2013-14 High School Season Preview
State-by-state, Mike Zhe takes a look at the year ahead in New England high school hockey

December 16, 2013
From NEHJ: Atlantic ascent continues at AIC
The Yellow Jackets have been able to pick up where they left off last year.

December 16, 2013
From NEHJ: 2013-14 boys prep capsules
Joshua Kummins and the NEHJ staff look at what’s in store for each of the boys prep teams throughout New England.

December 14, 2013
Original Six: Early contenders for the Calder Trophy
Here’s a look at six rookies who are quickly establishing themselves at the game’s highest level.

December 14, 2013
Kate Martini's leadership crucial as Yale looks to turn corner
She might be humble about her on-ice smarts, but Kate Martini has been one of the highlights for the rebuilding Bulldogs.

December 13, 2013
From NEHJ: Burt backstops BB&N’s ambitions
Katie Burt can find positives even in a loss.

December 12, 2013
Cover Story: The state of high school hockey
The game remains an irreplaceable part of New England winters, but growth has been stunted by many outside factors.

December 11, 2013
Preps 2014: Five players to watch
Donato, Gendron, Dudek, Burke, Hart part of talented New England prep crop.

December 10, 2013
The life of Reilly: Smith steps up for Bruins
Considered by some a ‘throw-in’ in the Tyler Seguin trade, former Miami of Ohio college star and Dallas Stars prospect Smith finds his niche in Claude Julien’s system.

December 3, 2013
Original Six: Best active former Bruins
We put together our list of the top former Bruins in the NHL based on the impact they have on their current clubs.

December 3, 2013
Hangin’ Out With: UNH forward Kevin Goumas
Kevin Goumas, UNH's leading scorer, dishes on nicknames, the best fan chants and Mila Kunis.

December 3, 2013
Q&A: Women's national team coach Katey Stone
After trailblazing her way through the college hockey ranks, Katey Stone is ready to do so in Olympic competition.

December 3, 2013
Sky's the limit for Kings' Starrett
The youngest of four hockey-playing brothers, Beau Starrett can’t remember a time that he wasn’t around the sport.

November 27, 2013
Goalie Guru: Hidden dangers of overt practice celebrations
The father’s voice on the other end of the line was filled with frustration.

November 27, 2013
Hockey Mom: Cross-ice demands a fresh perspective
By now, any parent of a Mite knows about USA Hockey’s big change from full-ice to cross-ice. Everyone has an opinion, and they generally aren’t shy about sharing them.

November 26, 2013
From NEHJ: Alternatives to do-it-yourself outdoor ice rinks
Nothing derails your outdoor rink quite like a warm winter, but there are a few ways you can create that experience without depending on your trusty thermometer.

November 26, 2013
From NEHJ: If you build it, they will skate
There’s a lot that goes into building a flawless backyard rink. The Hockey Journal caught up with a few of the experts and got their advice on how to build and maintain a great one.

November 21, 2013
McPherson defies illness, inspires Lady Spartans
In many ways, Brittany McPherson is your typical overactive, overscheduled, overachieving high school freshman.

November 19, 2013
From NEHJ: Huge moment for Pioneers
After their shocking upset of No. 1 UMass-Lowell, Vazzano and Sacred Heart are trying to build

November 19, 2013
From NEHJ: A Vesey family tradition
The Harvard sophomore is finding his scoring touch, and targeting his total game.

November 18, 2013
Division 3 Season Previews - NESCAC, MASCAC
The NESCAC was a neatly split case of the “haves” and the “have-nots” last winter, with five teams finishing at least six games over .500 in league play and the other five losing more than they won.

November 17, 2013
Women's Hockey: The State of the Game
Female players are taking up the game in record numbers, but more growth is needed at the international level.

November 16, 2013
From NEHJ: Pirates tread uncharted waters
After lease dispute, established franchise shifts to Lewiston-Auburn.

November 12, 2013
From NEHJ: Assist to Arcobello
Former Yale standout Mark Arcobello meshes with Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle for young Oilers

November 8, 2013
Brotherly bonds, can-do attitude energize B's prodigy Krug
They say in life that we’re simply products of our environment. That’s surely part of the reason Torey Krug has become who he is today.

November 6, 2013
From NEHJ: Beacons of hope
Big, talented sophomore class has UMass-Boston poised for shot at top spot in ECAC East.

October 26, 2013
HockeyTown: South Burlington, Vermont
Great skates (and memories) by the lake.

October 26, 2013
Hockey Mom: Watching pro camp teaches great lessons
It is as important how you listen to, understand and respond to your coaches’ criticism as it is how talented you are to begin with.

October 19, 2013
From NEHJ: Mass. trio finds groove in Vernon
Vipers get solid contributions from Hamilton, Coughlin, Iovanna.

October 13, 2013
Johnny Hockey: Gaudreau has unfinished business
Creativity, hard work and drive define BC's spark plug, Johnny Gaudreau.

October 12, 2013
From NEHJ: Most likely to …
Our locals have big plans for 2013-14, from Cups to Conns to Vezinas and other yearbook-worthy accomplishments

October 11, 2013
Hockey East season preview: Embracing Irish challenge
League welcomes perennial national contender Notre Dame.

October 10, 2013
Atlantic season preview: UConn aims to finish strong
Coach Cavanaugh guides Huskies in final Atlantic slate.

October 9, 2013
Women's Journal: Key departures present challenge for BU
Despite Olympic absences, injuries and graduations, the Terriers are still going to be a team in the mix both in Hockey East and nationally.

October 7, 2013
From NEHJ: B-lievin' in Bergy
Intangibles trump tools in Bergeron’s journey to greatness.

October 7, 2013
AHL New England season preview: Sound approach
Bridgeport skipper Pellerin tackles AHL’s two-pronged challenge of player development, winning.

October 6, 2013
Women's Season Preview: Douville gives Vermont hope
A hard and busy day at work can be a drag for most people. Roxanne Douville prefers it.

October 3, 2013
From NEHJ: Top contenders for this year's Stanley Cup
We rank all 30 NHL teams based on their chances of capturing the Cup in 2014.

September 30, 2013
Hangin’ Out With: Albany Devils forward Joe Whitney
Reading, Mass., native Joe Whitney, a two-time national champion at BC and current Albany Devil, talks Tom Brady, Tiger Woods and "Duck Dynasty."

September 29, 2013
Fit, comfort crucial for today’s helmet, mouthguard demands
NEHJ caught up with some of the top manufacturers to discuss the latest advancements in helmets and mouthguards, and the ever-rising cost of staying safe on the ice.

September 27, 2013
The Goalie Guru: An old goaltender and his dog
When the fear factor gets bigger, the goalie actually gets smaller.

September 27, 2013
The Hockey Mom: Postcards from power skating camp
There is clearly an age element to the effectiveness of camp.

September 21, 2013
Stupid hockey items costlier than Panthers season tickets
You could see every Panthers home game for $287 this season. Here are six ridiculous "hockey" items that somehow cost more than that.

September 19, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Ramp up knowledge to raise the ‘bar’
It is the convenience and portability of bars that have even the most nutritionally disciplined players hooked.

September 17, 2013
From NEHJ: You Can Play enters new phase
After a year and a half as the face of You Can Play, Patrick Burke (Canton, Mass.) is stepping back behind the curtain.

September 10, 2013
From NEHJ: Bruins 2013-14 outlook by position
Here's Jesse Connolly's position-by-position look at what to expect from the Bruins during the upcoming season.

September 9, 2013
From NEHJ: Boston Bruins training camp preview
Iginla, Eriksson fortify right-wing slot, while Krug targets starting role for revamped contender.

September 6, 2013
Hockey East, ECAC and Atlantic Hockey's incoming recruits
Here is a list of players who have committed to schools in Hockey East, ECAC Hockey and Atlantic Hockey for the 2013-14 academic season.

September 5, 2013
The face of recruiting in college hockey
How two non-traditional powers compete in a cutthroat, make-or-break game of persuasion.

September 4, 2013
Around Campus: Lowell rewards Bazin with extension
UMass-Lowell, which is coming off two of the most successful hockey seasons in its history, has extended the contract of head coach Norm Bazin through 2018.

September 3, 2013
Bay State native Ftorek makes return to AHL
The Calgary Flames hired former Boston Bruins coach and Needham, Mass., native Robbie Ftorek as the assistant coach of the Abbotsford Heat.

September 1, 2013
The Hockey Dad: Commitment is not a four-letter word
I’ve witnessed an erosion of commitment over the past two decades, and I place responsibility for that phenomenon largely on parents.

August 30, 2013
Hangin' Out With: Bruins prospect, Yale d-man Rob O'Gara
Rob O'Gara discusses winning a national championship as a freshman at Yale, being the wily veteran at B's development camp and more.

August 28, 2013
The Goalie Mom: Sometimes, the pads never quite fit
This is probably the only time you’ll catch my writing in Brion O’Connor’s goaltending column.

August 26, 2013
From NEHJ: Prep primer
Why the grass is often greener at these ultra-competitive havens.

August 23, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Pack your own fuel
Thinking back to the last two hockey tournaments I attended, I’m hard-pressed to find enough healthy options to fuel a player’s performance on the ice.

August 20, 2013
From NEHJ: Tyler, we hardly knew ye
Bruins made right move in jettisoning youngster.

August 19, 2013
From NEHJ: The skate scoop
Top retailers shell out top-notch advice on skate fitting, technology, brand loyalty.

August 16, 2013
Thayer's Griffin brings Marchand-like tenacity to U-17 selects
Playing with Noah Hanifin, Colin White, Cam Askew and Casey Fitzgerald on the ’97 Valley Junior Warrior team that went to nationals, it’s possible to get lost in the limelight, but Linc Griffin is no B-list movie star.

August 13, 2013
Schneider: Time to move on
After proving himself capable of being a No. 1 goalie in Vancouver, Cory Schneider's (Marblehead, Mass.) ready to do the same in New Jersey.

August 11, 2013
Original Six: The many faces of Bruins coach Claude Julien
During his tenure as head coach of the Bruins, our friends at Getty have captured many amusing photos of Claude Julien. Here are six standouts.

August 9, 2013
Around Campus: Todd steps down at Castleton State
Castleton (Vt.) State coach Alex Todd stepped down from his position last month to take an assistant coaching position at Nebraska-Omaha.

August 8, 2013
From NEHJ: Boston Common
They’re home grown. They’re Comm Ave rivals. They’re in the Bruins’ development pipeline. But pals Ryan Fitzgerald and Matt Grzelcyk have miles to go before they peak.

August 6, 2013
Bill Guerin, Cindy Curley headed to U.S. Hall of Fame
Former NHL star Bill Guerin (Wilbraham, Mass.) and U.S. women’s pioneer Cindy Curley (Hudson, Mass.) are among the five people being inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame later this year.

August 5, 2013
Goalie Guru: Bouncing back, developing mental toughness
Chicago’s Corey Crawford and Boston’s Tuukka Rask both played huge roles in getting their teams to the Stanley Cup Finals.

August 5, 2013
Hangin' Out With ... Islanders forward Colin McDonald
Isles winger Colin McDonald (Wethersfield, Conn.) tell us which reality show he's best suited for, which teammate has the worst taste in music and more.

August 4, 2013
From NEHJ: Goalie mentality
Tap into the inner ‘netmind’ of a hockey retailer to gear up for success.

August 2, 2013
Original Six: Bruins' top playoff heartbreakers
Perhaps no team in the NHL rips its fans’ hearts out with unforgettably gut-wrenching postseason exits as frequently as the Boston Bruins.

August 1, 2013
JWHL elevates women's game
Now boasting 12 North American teams, the Junior Women's Hockey League helps players grow off and on the ice.

August 1, 2013
Hockey nutrition: Sports drinks help fuel performance
Dehydration can be a player’s fiercest opponent.

July 30, 2013
From NEHJ: Zaniboni forges winning identity
While Bill Zaniboni worked for everything he had as a player, he always gave everything he could to others.

July 30, 2013
The Hockey Mom: Win or lose, sportsmanship must prevail
We can’t turn back time and go all “Lord of the Flies” anymore, so parents and coaches have to step up and teach kids how to be team players.

July 28, 2013
Around Campus: Gendron inspired by Maine's passion
Here's a roundup of the top offseason stories in college hockey from the July issue of NEHJ.

July 26, 2013
Cadre of EJHL products lift Reading Royals to Kelly Cup
Units take shape, often with shared experiences forming the foundation. For Reading, one of those units was simply known as the “EJHL guys.”

July 22, 2013
From NEHJ: Tuukka: Proof positive
For the Boston Bruins, there was no bigger question mark heading into the 2013 season than Tuukka Rask.

July 20, 2013
From NEHJ: Liking Linus
Bruins’ top Euro scout: Steady Swede Linus Arnesson has ‘Ference or Seidenberg’ potential.

July 17, 2013
My NHL Draft experience: Connecticut's John Hayden
John Hayden (Greenwich, Conn.) provided NEHJ with an inside look at his journey from amateur to pro prospect and the process leading up to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

July 12, 2013
From NEHJ: Hawks dash B's hopes in dramatic Cup final
We thought they were a team of destiny. What we learned is that fate often has a way of being cruel.

June 28, 2013
2013 NHL Draft preview: Top 11 New England prospects
Kirk Luedeke shares his top 11 local prospects, sleepers, who to watch for in 2014 and more in his New England draft preview.

June 28, 2013
New England will be well-represented at 2013 NHL Draft
We might have been spoiled by the deepest draft crop in memory after 12 area natives were selected a year ago in Pittsburgh.

June 20, 2013
From NEHJ: Jersey boys
Four industry leaders share their passion and trade insight

June 16, 2013
Spooner, Svedberg pace Providence to Kilpatrick Trophy
From the mag: Jesse Connolly reviews the 2012-13 season for each of the seven AHL teams in New England.

June 5, 2013
From NEHJ: Southie's Cam Askew amped for USHL
The Indiana Ice knew they were on to something last year when they drafted Cam Askew as a 15-year-old in the sixth round of the 2012 USHL Entry Draft.

June 4, 2013
From NEHJ: Miracle comeback saves B's Cup-winning core
Bruins’ May Miracle extends season, and keeps the Cup-winning band intact. But for how long?

May 30, 2013
From NEHJ: Nolan Vesey forges own path
Austin Prep star turns focus to South Shore Kings.

May 25, 2013
Hangin' Out With .. Sabres winger Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn (Lynnfield, Mass.) names the coolest piece of hockey memorabilia he owns, what line of work he'd get into if it weren't for hockey and more.

May 23, 2013
From NEHJ: N.E. natives pay homage to Marathon victims
Since he was called up by the Sabres in early March, Brian Flynn had April 17 circled on his calendar.

May 22, 2013
Original Six: Hockey jargon to jettison
Hockey has its fair share of heinous, cringe-inducing buzzwords. Here are a few we could all live without.

May 21, 2013
HockeyTown: Wilmington, Massachusetts
Div. 2 Wildcats, CWHL’s Blades bring more banners to Ristuccia Arena.

May 21, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Rise, shine and eat
It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This seems to be especially true for student-athletes, who need to fuel their brains as well as their bodies for academic and athletic success.

May 18, 2013
The Hockey Mom: Change is a rewarding part of the journey
As much as I sometimes long for the end of hockey season, I always mourn it when it actually happens.

May 17, 2013
NEHJ's 2013 College Players of the Year
Check out our picks for the top players in each conference throughout men's and women's college hockey in New England.

May 17, 2013
The Goalie Guru: A pair of goalies we can admire
Matt Nemia dealt with a difficult situation with class and maturity. Our sport needs more like him.

May 15, 2013
Prospect Pulse: St. John's Prep's Brian Pinho
St. John’s Prep has produced NHL draft choices in each of the past two seasons. With center Brian Pinho make it three straight?

May 14, 2013
From NEHJ: Allain the architect of a champion
When Keith Allain (Worcester, Mass.) accepted the head coaching position at Yale in April 2006, he mapped out an aggressive course for the program’s future.

May 9, 2013
From NEHJ: AIC turns the corner in Atlantic Hockey
American International College hit a rough patch around the holidays.

May 8, 2013
From NEHJ: UMass-Lowell buys in to win
Six years after flirting with oblivion, UMass-Lowell has one of the best hockey programs in the country.

May 7, 2013
From NEHJ: The Old Man and the Swede
Will still-dynamic Jagr, intriguing import Soderberg boost Bruins’ playoff fortunes?

May 6, 2013
From NEHJ: Bulldog mentality
In all-Connecticut final, Yale finishes off a whale of tourney run for ECAC’s 1st NCAA title since 1989.

May 6, 2013
NEHJ's 17th annual summer hockey camp guide
Summer camps evolve, but time-tested drills remain the focal point.

May 6, 2013
The Goalie Guru: Camps can solve auto-body shop approach
One of the great frustrations hockey coaches have is when goalies make the same mistake time and again.

May 6, 2013
The Hockey Mom on camp selection: Get input, trust instincts
Choosing a camp is no time for hasty decisions.

May 6, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: How to maximize your camp performance
Julie Nicoletti explains how proper nutrition improves a player’s energy levels, speed, strength and stamina.

April 26, 2013
From NEHJ: Norwich senior Colin Mulvey saves best for last
Colin Mulvey honored with Concannon Award after helping Norwich reach Div. 3 semis again.

April 25, 2013
Hangin' Out With ... Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin
Bruins netminder Anton Khudobin shares his favorite vacation spot, his lack of interest in late-night TV and more.

April 25, 2013
Southern comfort helps Brooks win first championship
Brooks School capped off its finest season with a Piatelli/Simmons (small school) championship last month, beating top-seeded Kents Hill, 4-1, in the final at the Icenter for the first New England title in program history.

April 24, 2013
Gagnon, Cushing upend Avon Old Farms
When teams from Cushing Academy and Avon Old Farms faced off in the finals of the Martin/Earl (large school) tournament last month, there also was a palpable sense of what may have been.

April 24, 2013
From NEHJ: Charlie Coyle at home on Wild top line
If you feel like Charlie Coyle’s (East Weymouth, Mass.) been donning a different uniform each time a new hockey season starts, you’re not exactly crazy.

April 22, 2013
Prospect Pulse: Islanders Hockey Club's Zach Sanford
With size, hockey skills and legitimate potential, forward Zach Sanford is looking to use a strong second half to vault himself into consideration as a top-three-round pick at the NHL Entry Draft.

April 19, 2013
From NEHJ: Salisbury tops Kent for first N.E. title since 2009
Salisbury was never completely off the radar. But their light wasn’t blinking especially bright at midseason.

April 16, 2013
From NEHJ: Luke Esposito rarin' to go for Crimson
Messier’s nephew hopes to build off stellar B.C. juniors campaign.

April 15, 2013
Marchand evolves from ultrapest to Bruins' top gun
Brad Marchand's known for driving opposing forwards and defensemen batty, but it's been goalies receiving the most torture from No. 63 this season.

April 15, 2013
From NEHJ: Gophers rule, but BU gives hope to East
Upstart Terriers fall in title game, BC ousted in semis as West extends Women’s Frozen Four dominance.

April 15, 2013
From NEHJ: No denying Malden Catholic 3-peat
Burlington, Fairfield Prep, Greely, Mount among other state champs.

April 11, 2013
From NEHJ: New England's Frozen in
Three of the four Frozen Four participants hail from New England. All of them are chasing their first national crown.

April 11, 2013
Bazin, River Hawks charting a championship course
The road to a championship is rarely an easy one, and it often begins well before the arena fills with fans and artificial light.

April 10, 2013
From NEHJ: Iconic BU coach Jack Parker bids farewell
BU bench legend retires with 3 national crowns, 21 Beanpot titles, 11 league banners and priceless rink-forged relationships.

April 9, 2013
From NEHJ: Making waves in Atlantic
UConn Huskies optimistic thanks to opportunistic goalie Grogan, up-and-coming talent.

April 8, 2013
From NEHJ: Brown gets a taste of elite hockey
Senior netminder Anthony Borelli helps Bears earn title game berth.

April 5, 2013
Premier League could reshape juniors landscape
There are questions abound as to what junior leagues are going to exist next season and what they will look like.

April 3, 2013
Prospect Pulse: John Hayden
One of the Nutmeg State’s own is putting his stamp on the 2013 NHL Entry Draft's impressive field of prospects.

April 3, 2013
The Goalie Guru: The concept of team
So what are we to make of Austin Krause? Don’t know the name? Good for you.

April 1, 2013
Hangin' Out With ... Predators winger Bobby Butler
Bobby Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) shares his interest in the movie business, why his teammates call him "Bones" and more.

March 31, 2013
HockeyTown: Biddeford, Maine
Rivalries fuel Biddeford’s ice passion.

March 27, 2013
From NEHJ: A Warrior's time well-spent
Merrimack's Jordan Heywood earns the 'C' on and off the ice.

March 27, 2013
From NEHJ: Aucoin answers Isles' call
Keith Aucoin (Chelmsford, Mass.) picks up scoring pace, savors power-play time with new club.

March 21, 2013
Atlantic Hockey Journal: UConn's chance to reach big dance
With superpowers Air Force and RIT out, the Huskies have as good a shot as any of the remaining four teams in the Atlantic Hockey tournament.

March 21, 2013
From NEHJ: UMass-Boston going with the 'Flo'
Junior defenseman Rob Florentino helps Beacons hit stride.

March 18, 2013
Original Six: Tim Thomas' greatest hits
Here are six memorable moments from Tim Thomas' tenure with the Bruins that we’ll never forget.

March 13, 2013
From NEHJ: Brown's Souza ascends ranks
Ex-UNH standout Mike Souza (Wakefield, Mass.) is thriving as coach of the Brown Bears.

March 11, 2013
From NEHJ: Senior sweep
Eagles repel upstart Huskies, BC seniors secure 4-for-4 Beanpot legacy.

March 6, 2013
From NEHJ: The future starts now
Dougie Hamilton’s NHL apprenticeship has been a portrait of poise and confidence.

March 4, 2013
Prospect Pulse: Phillips Andover captain Eddie Ellis
Kirk Luedeke profiles the leader of the Big Blue, Eddie Ellis (Burlington, Mass.).

March 4, 2013
HockeyTown: Worcester, Massachusetts
New England Hockey Journal profiles the hockey history and passion of Worcester, Mass.

March 4, 2013
The Goalie Guru: Getting the balance right for young goalies
Even if your young netminder is solely responsible for a bad outing, there is little benefit from publicly chastising the kid.

March 4, 2013
The Hockey Mom: Riding the wild coaster we call hockey
It was a tough game, and I was white-knuckling my coffee cup, standing at the glass.

March 4, 2013
Hockey Nutrition: Solid plan starts with simple steps
Proper nutrition positively impacts speed, strength, size and stamina.

March 3, 2013
Hangin' Out With ... BU defenseman Matt Grzelcyk
Matt Grzelcyk (Charlestown, Mass.) shares the highlight of his freshman season thus far, what surprised him about the NHL Draft and more.

February 28, 2013
From NEHJ: Vesey, Gaudreau worth their weight in gold
Harvard freshman Jimmy Vesey and Boston College sophomore Johnny Gaudreau have always felt they have something to prove.

February 28, 2013
BC High's Super 8 hopes rest on goalie Peter Cronin
Senior goaltender Peter Cronin aims to lead BC High back to the Super 8 title game for another shot at a championship.

February 25, 2013
From NEHJ: A warm Polar environment
Stellar digs a nice fit for potent Bowdoin icers.

February 24, 2013
From NEHJ: For UConn, no time like the present
Conference move awaits, but Huskies aim to win now.

February 23, 2013
From NEHJ: It's all relative for Syner, Almeida
Springfield natives and longtime friends T.J. Syner and Barry Almeida are reunited in Hershey.

February 21, 2013
From NEHJ: From locked out to locked in
Here are the key factors as the Bruins push to bring Lord Stanley home.

February 20, 2013
Raisman adds black to gold ensemble
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman traded her red, white and blue leotard for a custom Bruins jersey to support the hometown team in January.

February 20, 2013
From NEHJ: Bolden statement
Known as a strong offensive defenseman in her first three seasons, BC senior captain Blake Bolden has a clearer focus this winter.

February 14, 2013
From NEHJ: Lauwers latches on with Huskies
Defensive defenseman Dax Lauwers has carved out a role on Northeastern's blue line.

February 11, 2013
From NEHJ: Chip off the old block
Pat Dennehy draws on father’s nature and legacy to build his own hockey family at Choate.

February 6, 2013
The Goalie Guru: Overcoming fear a big part of goalie's job
Not only do we have to worry about getting hit by vulcanized rubber, we need to deal with the emotional baggage that comes with being “the last line of defense."

February 6, 2013
The Hockey Mom: Great coaches have the power to inspire
The reality is that since we need coaches, parents are going to have to serve in that role.

February 4, 2013
From NEHJ: Bean there, done that
New teams? New format? New location? NEHJ examines college hockey’s most iconic tournament.

February 4, 2013
NEHJ Podcast: Is it time to change the Beanpot?
Jesse Connolly and Andy Merritt discuss our February 2013 cover story: Is it time to change the Beanpot?

February 4, 2013
Hangin' Out With ... Monarchs winger Brandon Kozun
Manchester Monarchs forward Brandon Kozun names his favorite restaurant, worst-dressed teammate and shares his love for the Beatles.

February 2, 2013
HockeyTown: Woonsocket, Rhode Island
In our latest edition of HockeyTown, Andy Merritt profiles Woonsocket, where the Mounties have solidified the R.I. city’s legend.

February 2, 2013
From NEHJ: Dodds, Tufts join Legends club
400-win coaches Dick Dodds and Jim Tufts instill values for Hanover, Exeter.

February 2, 2013
From NEHJ: Net tandem boosts the Bishops
Goaltenders Colin Langham and Max Prawdzik fortify Brooks’ ambitions.

January 30, 2013
From NEHJ: Erne on the rise in the 'Q'
Remparts forward Adam Erne (North Branford, Conn.) has first-round potential.

January 30, 2013
From NEHJ: Bodnarchuk fit to be a King
An old saying suggests the grass isn’t always greener. For Manchester Monarchs defenseman Andrew Bodnarchuk, it most definitely is.

January 28, 2013
From NEHJ: Bruins Top 10 Prospects
From Ontario to Providence, B’s future shapes up strong.

January 19, 2013
From NEHJ: The top contenders for the Stanley Cup
Back in October, we ranked all 30 NHL clubs based on their chances of winning the Stanley Cup in 2013.

January 18, 2013
Original Six: New Year's resolutions for B's fans
It’s 2013, Bruins fans. A new year. A clean slate. A chance to make being a hockey fan both inside and outside of TD Garden that much better.

January 13, 2013
From NEHJ: Head of the class, and a class act
The cover of the October issue of this magazine has the words “Master Class” splashed across a photo of Jerry York. Both of those words were chosen with a great deal of care.

January 12, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 10-1
The countdown concludes as we unveil the top ten on our list of the 100 greatest players from New England.

January 11, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 25-11
The countdown continues as we unveil Nos. 25-11 on our list of the 100 greatest players from New England.

January 10, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 50-26
The countdown continues as we unveil Nos. 50-26 on our list of the 100 greatest players from New England.

January 9, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 75-51
The countdown continues as we unveil Nos. 75-51 on our list of the 100 greatest players from New England.

January 8, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 100-76
In our January cover story, we ranked the 100 greatest players from New England. Here are Nos. 100-76.

January 7, 2013
10 Greatest Women's Hockey Players from New England
To accompany our January cover story, we've put together our list of the ten greatest women's players to hail from the region.

January 7, 2013
100 Greatest Players from New England: 50 runners-up
In our January cover story, we named the 100 greatest players from New England. Here are the 50 individuals who missed the cut but deserved honorable mention.

January 1, 2013
From NEHJ: Worcester's Jekyll and Hyde
Worcester Sharks defenseman Nick Petrecki enforces on the AHL ice, inspires off it.

January 1, 2013
Ex-Eagles Atkinson, Kreider build friendly rivalry in AHL
Cam Atkinson and Chris Kreider are expected to take on big NHL roles when the season begins. But for now, they're savoring their AHL experience.

December 31, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Desperate measures
One of my favorite coaching sessions over the course of the season is Desperation Day.

December 30, 2012
The Hockey Mom: When did I become THAT hockey mom?
I always have had a special distaste for rabid sports parents. They rank right up there with spiders, crowded elevators and runny eggs in my “Book of Yuck.”

December 30, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Worcester captain John McCarthy
Sharks forward John McCarthy (Andover, Mass.) talks BMWs, business and Bill Belichick in this month's Hangin' Out.

December 29, 2012
From NEHJ: Nobles' Laing follows unlikely path to stardom
Maybe it was fate or perhaps destiny. Then again, maybe it was just plain luck that Nobles goalie Brianna Laing received a gift that keeps on giving.

December 29, 2012
From NEHJ: On the prowl for the Panthers
Beverly’s Connor Irving aims to improve on stellar sophomore season.

December 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Slick sticks
Today’s essential tools of the trade wow players with composite materials, dazzling graphics and custom features.

December 27, 2012
From NEHJ: Fitting fine with the Crimson
For Harvard ace Jillian Dempsey (Winthrop, Mass.), hard work and perseverance prove to be decisive.

December 26, 2012
From NEHJ: Fresh start in Hanover
Eric Robinson’s work ethic translates to success on ice at Dartmouth.

December 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Pride of the Yellow Jackets
Adam Pleskach and Ben Meisner lead a resilient senior contingent for AIC.

December 23, 2012
From NEHJ: Two of a kind
Trinity College’s Menard brothers are mirror images, and role models.

December 18, 2012
From NEHJ: The Credible Houk
Former NESCAC star Joe Houk out to prove he belongs with Lowell at the D-1 level.

December 18, 2012
2012-13 Prep School Preview: ISL, Founders League
NEHJ tells you what to watch for and what to expect from each and every prep team in the Independent School League and the Founders League.

December 18, 2012
2012-13 Prep School Preview: NEPSHC, Independent
NEHJ tells you what to watch for and what to expect from each and every independent, NEPSHC East and NEPSHC West prep team this season.

December 16, 2012
From NEHJ: Caron primed to engage
Entering final year of entry deal, Jordan Caron has his sights set on a permanent role with the big club.

December 15, 2012
The Hockey Mom: The five words every hockey mom dreads
I alluded to Sam’s past experience in goal and how I was pretty sure that his appreciation of the position wasn’t going to translate to a desire to take up full-time residence between the pipes.

December 15, 2012
Generation Next: The new faces of New England preps
Young guns White, Hanifin elevate Nobles, St. Seb’s.

December 14, 2012
From NEHJ: 2012-13 high school season preview
Here's Ed Flaherty's state-by-state preview of the 2012-13 high school hockey season.

December 1, 2012
From NEHJ: Peak performers
Moisture-wicking, less-restrictive apparel can elevate your game.

December 1, 2012
HockeyTown: Concord, New Hampshire
New Hampshire's capital city has a long, proud hockey history.

November 29, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Think outside the box for warmups
Be aware of that kid in the pads between the pipes. Put yourself in his or her skates. Your goalie will benefit, and your team will benefit.

November 25, 2012
From NEHJ: Putting the 'team' in Terriers
Setup specialist Jill Cardella helps forge a cohesive contender.

November 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Another Whitney on the prowl
As older brothers Joe and Steve prosper, Tyler Whitney takes on the Eastern Junior Hockey League.

November 21, 2012
From NEHJ: On-the-job training
Rookie defenders are key to the Holy Cross Crusaders' fortunes.

November 20, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Penguins winger Benn Ferriero
Benn Ferriero talks tuna fishing, barbecuing and his disdain for Twitter in this month's Hangin' Out.

November 18, 2012
From NEHJ: Family guy
UNH coach Dick Umile's 'right way' proves to be winning, enduring way.

November 17, 2012
From NEHJ: Good Will still hunting
As he seeks an NHL portal, ex-Maine blueliner Will O’Neill (Salem, Mass.) fosters bond with dad.

November 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Global warming
Locked-out NHLers adapt, relax, thrive in foreign lands.

November 11, 2012
Division 3 preseason power rankings
Here are New England Hockey Journal’s preseason power rankings of the region’s top Division 3 men’s college teams.

November 11, 2012
Division 3 season preview: ECAC East and Northeast
Here's NEHJ's Division 3 season preview for teams throughout ECAC East and Northeast.

November 11, 2012
Division 3 season preview: NESCAC and MASCAC
Here's NEHJ's Division 3 season preview for teams throughout NESCAC and MASCAC.

November 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Small college, big dreams
Could Norwich senior standout Kyle Thomas be the next Division 3 guy to reach the NHL?

November 2, 2012
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Gloves
The October buyer's guide features all the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of hockey gloves.

October 21, 2012
Collier, Fitzgerald and Tringale form dream line
Brendan Collier, Ryan Fitzgerald and Devin Tringale have been all but unstoppable together for the EJHL's Valley Junior Warriors.

October 20, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Harvard center Colin Blackwell
Crimson forward Colin Blackwell (North Andover, Mass.) talks Beanpot, Bieber and Indiana Jones in this month's Hangin' Out.

October 16, 2012
From NEHJ: Follow the Tweeters
Local players such as Nick Bonino (Unionville, Conn.) and Cam Atkinson (Greenwich, Conn.) stay in touch, connect with fans on Twitter.

October 15, 2012
The Hockey Mom: Private lessons are a powerful tool
Private lessons aren’t the answer for everyone, but they're something that time-strapped parents should consider.

October 14, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Why coaches must preach 'team'
Coaches should want a goaltender who thinks like them, or at the very least can bring their game plan to the ice.

October 14, 2012
Original Six: Best Hockey East alumni in NHL
Over the years, Hockey East's 10 members have churned out some of the game's top stars. Here are the league's six best alumni in the NHL today.

October 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Micheletto's moment
John Micheletto comes to UMass with a history of working with programs trying to build, including Union and Vermont.

October 13, 2012
HockeyTown: Needham, Massachusetts
Every month, New England Hockey Journal profiles the hockey history and passion of cities and towns around New England.

October 12, 2012
AHL New England preseason power rankings
How will the influx of NHL talent affect the Seaside Seven? Jesse Connolly predicts how New England's AHL teams will fare in 2012-13.

October 12, 2012
From NEHJ: New crop risin' in the AHL
With the new season upon us, Adam Kaufman has picked 15 New England natives you should keep an eye on in the American Hockey League.

October 11, 2012
Atlantic Hockey 2012-13 season preview
New England Hockey Journal takes a look at who's gone, who's back and what lies ahead for each of the 12 teams in Atlantic Hockey.

October 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Atlantic Hockey's come a long way in 10 years
Always improving, Atlantic Hockey's decade of growth is truly something to marvel at.

October 9, 2012
Men's ECAC Hockey 2012-13 season preview
Dan Guttenplan takes a look at who's gone, who's back and what lies ahead for each of the 12 men's teams in ECAC Hockey.

October 9, 2012
Women's ECAC Hockey 2012-13 season preview
Kat Hasenauer Cornetta takes a look at who's gone, who's back and what lies ahead for each of the 12 women's teams in ECAC Hockey.

October 8, 2012
From NEHJ: College hockey's greatest coach
Boston College’s Jerry York is about to become the NCAA’s winningest coach, but his influence extends far beyond his 913 wins (and counting).

October 8, 2012
Hockey East 2012-13 season preview
Can BC do it again? Will BU get back on track? Can Maine recover from key losses? Check out Andrew Merritt's season preview for Hockey East.

October 7, 2012
From NEHJ: Closed for business
The people who make a living working at or around the Garden are the real victims of the NHL lockout.

October 7, 2012
Season-ticket holders frustrated with Bruins' options
The B's laid out a contingency plan to season-ticket holders right before the lockout. None we spoke with were thrilled about their options.

October 5, 2012
Back for more: Coyne, NU excited to build on success
Kendall Coyne, who led NU in scoring as a freshman, is focused on helping the Huskies reach the NCAA tournament.

October 5, 2012
Women's Hockey East 2012-13 season preview
Kat Hasenauer Cornetta looks at who's gone, who's back and what lies ahead for each of the eight women's teams in Hockey East.

October 4, 2012
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Helmets
The September buyer's guide features all the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of hockey helmets.

September 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Using their heads
Today’s players are smarter about protecting their heads — and so are their helmets.

September 26, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Rangers center Chris Kreider
Blueshirts phenom Chris Kreider (Boxford, Mass.) talks about his interest in law and wearing beat-up suits in this month's Hangin' Out.

September 23, 2012
The Hockey Mom: Let kids run in the offseason -- with limits
Participating in triathlons and kids running events over the summer can be a great way to build kids’ confidence in their athletic abilities.

September 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Debating visors vs. cages
As the NCAA moved closer over the summer to allowing players to wear visors rather than full cages, NEHJ asks four former junior players who have worn both for their opinions.

September 20, 2012
Mass Hockey's Kevin Kavanagh a man with a plan
As Mass Hockey’s first full-time staffer, new executive director Kevin Kavanagh focuses on growing youth game in Bay State.

September 19, 2012
From NEHJ: Make room for daddy
New dad Chris Bourque is excited to follow in his own father’s famous footsteps with the Bruins.

September 17, 2012
Bruins 2012-13 outlook
Here’s a look at how the Bruins stack up at each position heading into the 2012-13 campaign.

September 17, 2012
From NEHJ: The Bruins' building blocks
With Rask on back line, Hamilton on blue line and Seguin on front line, the Bruins have the foundation for success.

September 16, 2012
Original Six: Bruins' greatest one-hit wonders
Among the 395 men whose tenures in Boston were of the one-and-done variety, a select few shined brighter than all the rest.

September 16, 2012
Five can't-miss college hockey storylines for 2012-13
NEHJ takes you on a quick spin around the region to see which storylines should be followed more than others as a new season approaches.

September 13, 2012
Here we go again: Looming NHL lockout a disgrace
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman blindly believes that fans will return to the game as quickly as they did seven years ago if another lockout occurs.

August 25, 2012
Original Six: The Ultimate Bruins
Be it because of their blue-collar effort or hard-nosed style, certain players have seemingly been destined to don the Spoked-B.

August 24, 2012
Hockey East, ECAC, Atlantic Hockey's incoming freshmen
Here is a list of players who have committed to schools in Hockey East, ECAC Hockey and Atlantic Hockey for the 2012-13 academic season.

August 17, 2012
From NEHJ: Kelleher's can-do attitude
Tyler Kelleher inherited a couple of traits from his grandfather, Packy O’Neil, a pro boxer in Western Mass. in the 1940s. One is resiliency.

August 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Walls of Game
Here's our survey of skate shops around New England and the Northeast.

August 13, 2012
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Hockey Skates
Here's NEHJ's buyer's guide for August 2012, featuring all the latest and greatest hockey skates from the top manufacturers.

August 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Great skates
In this special report, NEHJ examines how companies are taking a major leap forward with lighter, faster and better skates.

August 12, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Columbus winger Cam Atkinson
Cam Atkinson (Greenwich, Conn.) weighs in on life as an NHL rookie, picks which teammate has the worst fashion sense and more.

August 10, 2012
From NEHJ: The Code of the Black & Gold
Since being formed in 1924, the B's seemingly have always been true to the principles on which they were founded. Herewith is the Code of the Black and Gold.

August 10, 2012
The Hockey Mom: When a 7-year-old's Fathead acts 'selfish'
Following Tim Thomas' decision to take a year off, April Bowling sat down with her son Sam to talk about his favorite NHL player's questionable move.

August 9, 2012
From NEHJ: Bleed Black & Gold
Tough, determined, loyal and committed to the community, Shawn Thornton proves he’s the latest in a long legacy of ultimate Bruins.

August 9, 2012
Good deeds: Thornton's commitment to local charities
As a year-round resident in Boston, Bruins fan favorite Shawn Thornton has dedicated plenty of his time to giving back to the community.

August 8, 2012
From NEHJ: The road well traveled
For hockey players, the prep school route remains a well-marked path to college hockey and beyond.

July 28, 2012
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Goalie Gear
Check out all the latest and greatest in goalie gear from the top manufacturers.

July 28, 2012
Goalie superstores cater to hockey's unique position
When it comes to outfitting a goaltender, no position requires more attention to detail, making goalie superstores a godsend for puck-stoppers.

July 27, 2012
From NEHJ: Super scout Eggleston honored for NHL service
Longtime NHL Central Scouting Service scout Gary Eggleston announced his retirement this year and was honored at the NHL draft.

July 25, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Leafs forward Keith Aucoin
Keith Aucoin (Chelmsford, Mass.) shares his offseason activities, picks which teammate has the worst fashion sense and more in this month's Hangin' Out.

July 20, 2012
From NEHJ: Rolling the dice
At this year's NHL Draft, the Bruins took a long view with riskier picks, selecting a netminder and a local favorite.

July 18, 2012
From NEHJ: Quartet proving people wrong
With the support of Tim Thomas, four college players have successfully started a motivational company, Prove People Wrong.

July 16, 2012
Original Six: New England's greatest goalies
Over the years, countless New England natives have shined between the pipes when it mattered most at every level. Here are the six best.

July 15, 2012
From NEHJ: Southern comfort
Former Flames teammates Bret Tyler (Maynard, Mass.) and Kevin Kessler (Marshfield, Mass.) joined forces to win championship with Columbus.

July 14, 2012
From NEHJ: Facing the future
Tim Thomas’ decision to sit out next season puts the Bruins in a bind, raising a number of questions and costing them a championship goalie.

July 12, 2012
From NEHJ: It's good to be King
We hail Connecticut native and UMass product Jonathan Quick for his remarkable Stanley Cup run.

July 10, 2012
QMJHL draft chock-full of New Englanders
In the QMJHL draft last month, 37 players from New England were selected.

June 25, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Teamwork a forgotten concept for Thomas
Tim Thomas and the Bruins are better off parting ways because he’s forgotten one of the bedrock principles of the sport: It’s all about the team.

June 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Return of retro
The iconic uniforms once donned by generations past are all the rage again, and not just in the National Hockey League.

June 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Recapping the 'Seaside 7'
The Calder Cup hasn’t resided in New England since Hartford captured it in 2000. A dozen years later, that distinction hasn’t changed.

June 19, 2012
From NEHJ: Bruins searching for depth
Picking at the back of the pack, the Bruins will seek future building blocks at this year's draft on June 22-23 in Pittsburgh.

June 17, 2012
The Hockey Mom: Tryouts turn team players into individuals
There may be no “I” in “team,” but there sure is one in “evaluation.” This reality hit me while we were watching my son, Sam, at tryouts recently.

June 16, 2012
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With ... Tommy Cross
Tommy Cross discusses his first game as pro with Providence, what he'll miss most about BC.

June 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Vesey tops deep class of regional prospects
Coming off of what was one of the thinnest New England-area draft crops in recent memory a year ago, the 2012 class boasts solid depth.

June 12, 2012
Original Six: Bruins worst first-round draft picks
From Bourque in 1979 to Seguin in 2010, the B's have often made great use of high picks. But along the way, there's also been plenty of duds.

June 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Kreider makes brilliant debut on Broadway
From NCAA national champ to NHL playoff star, Chris Kreider (Boxford, Mass.) has enjoyed a hero's welcome in New York.

June 10, 2012
From NEHJ: All hail Bergeron
After years of flying under the radar, the Bruins’ Mr. Everything, Patrice Bergeron, finally is getting the recognition he deserves.

June 10, 2012
From NEHJ: Pecararo's promise points to USHL
Given that most USHL draftees hail from the Midwest, Waterloo's selection of Liam Pecararo (Canton, Mass.) at No. 2 is a true testament to his potential.

May 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Cross roads
At the pivotal moment in the season, BC captain Tommy Cross and his mates discovered the path to the national title.

May 20, 2012
The Hockey Mom: Learning perspectives from a Mite
NEHJ is proud to debut a new column this month, “The Hockey Mom,” by April Bowling. The column is aimed at parents who toil long hours to support their young hockey players.

May 20, 2012
From NEHJ: Hart, Calnan bring forceful presence
Two of New England’s top draft candidates, Brian Hart (Cumberland, Maine) and Chris Calnan (Norwell, Mass.), carry the once-coveted power forward tag.

May 18, 2012
From NEHJ: Rookie leaders take steps
After rare turnover, three first-year coaches made their mark in Hockey East.

May 18, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Lessons from the Heights and the NCAAs
Brion O'Connor looks at how Parker Milner sharpened up his game and helped backbone Boston College to a national championship.

May 17, 2012
From NEHJ: Vesey gets another shot
Getting snubbed at the 2011 NHL draft motivated Jimmy Vesey (North Reading, Mass.) to work harder.

May 16, 2012
Bruins Clubhouse: Consistent Seidenberg comes up big
After leading B's d-men in points and the entire NHL in blocked shots last postseason, Dennis Seidenberg was a force during Boston's short run.

May 16, 2012
From NEHJ: Making the right calls
Former NHL referee Paul Stewart (Dorchester, Mass.) dishes on officiating postseason games.

May 15, 2012
From NEHJ: Buried treasure
Forward Jeremiah Ketts proved to be a true diamond in the rough for Johnson and Wales.

May 14, 2012
From NEHJ: Union's Bennett blazes new trail
Bay State native Rick Bennett is leading the Dutchmen to a bright future.

May 14, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Ducks center Nick Bonino
Nick Bonino names the toughest goalie he's ever faced, shares his pregame superstitions and his favorite source for sushi back in Hartford.

May 13, 2012
New England Hockey Journal College Players of the Year
From Hockey East, ECAC Hockey and Atlantic Hockey to Div. 3, we pick the best men’s and women’s players.

May 12, 2012
From NEHJ: The one that got away
After a dominant showing in their opener against Canada, the U.S. women couldn't quite close out the gold-medal game in Burlington.

May 12, 2012
Original Six: Worst NHL playoff performers
While some players thrive on the pressure and intensity of the playoffs, others wilt in the spotlight. Here's our list of the NHL's biggest offenders.

May 11, 2012
From NEHJ: That old stinking feeling
Does last year's Cup win make this year's early exit any less disappointing? Beat writer Jesse Connolly and a few die-hard Bruins fans weigh in.

May 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Holy Cross eyes defensive holes
With their firepower intact, the Crusaders know they need help on the blue line.

May 10, 2012
From NEHJ: Early exit brings Bruins' run to shocking halt
Coming to grips with the fact that the Bruins fell so overwhelmingly short in their quest to repeat as Cup champs is a tall task for many reasons.

April 24, 2012
From NEHJ: Eagles circling history
BC women's team poised for future after falling again in Frozen Four berth.

April 22, 2012
From NEHJ: Tremblay's major move
After leading the Manchester Monarchs to a seventh EJHL title, coach Sean Tremblay (Newburyport, Mass.) bolted for a tempting opening with a different club.

April 21, 2012
Hangin' Out With ... Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle
Keith Yandle (Milton, Mass.) shares his favorite NHL player growing up, his ideal vacation spot and his love for the Patriots' third jersey.

April 20, 2012
From NEHJ: Super Malden
With coach Chris Serino in mind, the Lancers capped off an emotional year by defending their Super 8 title.

April 20, 2012
Original Six: Ugliest NHL jerseys of all-time
The NHL has produced some of the most iconic jerseys in all of sports. Unfortunately, they've also created quite a few hideous monstrosities.

April 19, 2012
From NEHJ: Home sweet home
Every hockey player growing up in New England imagines what it'd be like to play for the Bruins. For a select few, that big dream has come true.

April 18, 2012
Camp Guide: Bruins d-man Mottau stresses fun
As a parent eyeing hockey camps for his son, Bruins d-man Mike Mottau (Avon, Mass.) says parents should make sure their kids are having fun.

April 18, 2012
Camp Guide: Critical skills for every age group
Not sure what skills your child should be focusing on at each age level? Here’s a breakdown.

April 18, 2012
Camp Guide: Get the answers to these questions
Here's a guideline of the types of questions you should consider asking to assist you in your decision on which hockey camp to choose.

April 18, 2012
Camp Guide: Q&A with a goaltending camp
Goaltending camp, like any weeklong summer camp, is an expensive proposition. Smart parents will want make sure their investment is money well spent.

April 18, 2012
Camp Guide: TSR Hockey packing checklist
Here's a suggested list of items to bring to a summer hockey school.

April 18, 2012
NEHJ's 16th annual summer hockey camp guide
From keeping kids safe to having fun to getting value, there’s a lot that goes into selecting a camp. We can help.

April 18, 2012
The Goalie Guru: What goalie camps will and won't do for you
Goaltending camps will give young goalies a push in the right direction but won’t hold their hands.

April 17, 2012
From NEHJ: Bentley bounces back, but Falcons not satisfied
Bentley’s bounce-back season, powered by sophomore Brett Gensler and his freshman linemates, got the Falcons close. Very close. Now coach Ryan Soderquist’s crew wants more.

April 17, 2012
From NEHJ: BC's wake-up call
A disappointing trip to Maine set the stage for Boston College’s ride to the league title.

April 16, 2012
From NEHJ: La Rose blooms again
After winning the Sid Watson Award and leading Amherst to their first-ever Div. 3 Frozen Four, goalie Jonathan La Rose left nothing undone in his senior season.

April 15, 2012
From NEHJ: Brothers Bourque
Bruins' legend Ray Bourque's sons, Chris and Ryan, are trying to make a name for themselves as pros.

April 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Crimson surprise
Pegged to finish in last place, Harvard proved prognosticators wrong and nearly won the ECAC Hockey tournament.

April 13, 2012
From NEHJ: Passion, smarts power Malden Catholic's Collier
If the 30 NHL teams have been paying attention to his stellar high school career, then BU recruit Brendan Collier has a good chance of being selected in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

April 12, 2012
From NEHJ: Changing of the guard?
The Bruins could be enjoying the final days of the Tim Thomas Era if GM Peter Chiarelli chooses to embrace Tuukka Rask sooner rather than later.

April 6, 2012
From NEHJ: All eyes on Vermont
With the World Championship in New England for the first time, U.S. women set sights on fourth consecutive title.

April 6, 2012
From NEHJ: Mandi's legacy
Thanks to the efforts of team captain Aleca Hughes, Yale promotes cause, honors memory of Mandi Schwartz.

March 30, 2012
Rhode Island native Mayer makes new home at Colgate
Austin Mayer wished things worked out playing in his hometown at Providence College, but the talented forward found a new home at Colgate.

March 30, 2012
Hanover girls team led by trio of 100-point scorers
The Black Line of the Hanover (N.H.) High School girls team -- with a pair of twins and a sister-like ‘third twin’ -- features a trio of scorers who have reached the 100-point mark.

March 29, 2012
From NEHJ: Not lost in translation
Tri-lingual, multi-talented forward Phil Zielonka played a big role in Salisbury School's success and hopes to continue that trend when he attends Harvard.

March 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Saponari gets second chance at Northeastern
After being dismissed by BU and taking a detour to the USHL, Vinny Saponari has a new outlook as a member of the Northeastern Huskies.

March 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Make developing durability a priority
In team sports, the ability for athletes to be healthy on a game-to-game basis is sometimes what separates the good from the not-so-good.

March 27, 2012
Setbacks only strengthen resolve of UMass-Boston's Ennis
It's no stretch when Jimmy Ennis says hockey saved his life. The 23-year-old is infinitely grateful to still be able to play the game he loves.

March 27, 2012
From NEHJ: Junior tryouts offer opportunities
Similar to picking a high school, a college or accepting a new job, selecting a junior hockey organization and going through the tryout process requires preparation, research and self-assessment.

March 27, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Encouraging coaches to take ownership
In this edition of The Goalie Guru, Brion O'Connor asks coaches to spend a little more time understanding the role of the goaltender.

March 26, 2012
St. John's Prep star Kurker working his way to the top
If the cupboard was a little bare in the Bay State as far as the 2011 NHL Entry Draft was concerned, St. John’s Prep power winger Sam Kurker is one more reason for Massachusetts to enjoy a renaissance in June.

March 26, 2012
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With ... Jimmy Hayes
Blackhawks winger Jimmy Hayes (Dorchester, Mass.) shares his love for Nicki Minaj, his disdain for calculus and more.

March 25, 2012
From NEHJ: Portland's shooting star
Swedish sensation David Rundblad makes quick impression for the Pirates.

March 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Danbury's graybeard goalie still going strong
Connecticut orthodontist Peter Maro Jr. keeps stopping shots at 47 for the Danbury Whalers of the Federal Hockey League.

March 19, 2012
From NEHJ: Will the Bruins repeat as Cup champs?
NEHJ boldly predicted the Bruins would win the Cup last season. Not wanting to jinx anything, we're offering up the top four reasons they'll repeat -- while also covering our bets with four reasons they won't.

March 19, 2012
From NEHJ: Nashville's Wilson focused on consistency
Predators forward Colin Wilson (Greenwich, Conn.) strives to bring all the lessons he learned at BU to the ice every night.

March 14, 2012
Original Six: Bruins' top cult heroes
From perennial underdogs to blue-collared bruisers, Boston has long latched onto players that outsiders would never consider conventional stars.

March 14, 2012
From NEHJ: Women's Hockey East breaking new ground
As it concludes its 10th season, Women’s Hockey East takes its show on road with an eye on its first national title.

March 12, 2012
From NEHJ: Chara proves he's worthy of the B's 'C'
In captaining Boston to a Stanley Cup, Zdeno Chara forever silenced those who thought he wasn't capable of being the Bruins' leading man.

February 28, 2012
From NEHJ: What's a standard pregame warm-up?
With professional players, it is not uncommon for them to have their own routine before games. They fully believe that their own routine (and sometimes superstitions) will help give them the best chance for success.

February 27, 2012
The Goalie Guru: On skating, rebounds and tempers
As any coach will tell you, a goaltender can make or break a team’s fortunes in the postseason.

February 27, 2012
Bay State natives Rowe, Fitzgerald scouting the deadline
Carolina's Tom Rowe and Pittsburgh's Tom Fitzgerald have plenty in common, but they'll enter the trade deadline with far different objectives.

February 26, 2012
Bentley's Switzer brothers treasure time together
Chances are, if the Falcons are going to do some damage in the Atlantic Hockey playoffs, the Brothers Switzers will be in the middle of it.

February 23, 2012
Original Six: Worst Bruins trades of the last two decades
The Bruins have come out on top in a number of deals throughout their history, but there are still plenty of dismal trades that haven't and will never make a sliver of sense.

February 23, 2012
From NEHJ: Sunny outlook for California kids at Proctor
When you visit tiny Proctor Academy in Andover, N.H., the last thing that comes to mind is the sun and surf of Southern California. But for Ryan Glantz and Merrick Madsen, that’s exactly what they thought.

February 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With ... Dan Paille
Bruins winger Dan Paille shares his favorite road city, top vacation spot and his interest in exploring the city of Boston.

February 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Heroic Farnham carries on Bears family tradition
Bobby Farnham may not be able to leap over tall buildings in a single bound, but Brown's own version of "Superman" has crafted quite a tale with his philanthropic efforts.

February 20, 2012
Jack Edwards: Hero or homer?
Love him or hate him, NESN's play-by-play man Jack Edwards calls 'em like he sees 'em.

February 18, 2012
Already in rare air, maturing Seguin has sights set high
Is Tyler Seguin destined to become one of the Bruins' all-time greats? He's already accomplished more than most of the game's legends.

February 15, 2012
Baillargeon, Gillies share common goals in Indiana
The Indiana Ice are one of the United States Hockey League’s more lethal clubs, and also boast a pair of New England standouts in Robbie Baillargeon and Jon Gillies.

February 12, 2012
From NEHJ: BC-bound Vatrano on verge
A center on the U.S. Under-18 National Team with a scholarship waiting next year at Boston College, Frankie Vatrano’s ability has him in the mix at the highest level of the game.

February 6, 2012
From NEHJ: What does the Beanpot mean?
For the coaches, the veterans and even the first-timers, winning the Beanpot Tournament means the world.

January 31, 2012
The Goalie Guru: Not my fault!
It’s never too early for goalies to learn to take responsibility.

January 29, 2012
From NEHJ: Ex-NHLers Mara, Corazzini step behind bench
After tours of duty in the National Hockey League, Carl Corazzini and Paul Mara are making the transition to coaching high school teams.

January 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Plymouth State's odd couple
Plymouth State's J.C. Richardson and Richie Zobak, a defensive pairing with contrasting styles -- on and off the ice -- prove opposites attract.

January 28, 2012
From NEHJ: Strength training takes on many forms
Whenever I have the opportunity to interact with coaches and parents, I’m always asked the question: When can my son/daughter start strength training?

January 27, 2012
Original Six: Must follow hockey Twitterers
For New Englanders and Bruins fans alike, here’s a balanced bunch of hockey folks who pack a punch in 140 characters or less.

January 26, 2012
From NEHJ: UConn packs punch
Led by sophomores Brant Harris and Cole Schneider, the Huskies' power play has proven to be prodigious.

January 23, 2012
Hangin' out with.. Devils defenseman Mark Fayne
Sagamore Beach, Mass., native shares the worst course he ever took in school and the fastest NHL player he's ever gone up against.

January 22, 2012
From NEHJ: Bruins Top 10 Prospects
Early selections, led by Dougie Hamilton, top our annual list of Bruins prospects.

January 21, 2012
From NEHJ: Young and restless
For a ninth-grader who turned 15 in October, it hasn’t taken long for Empire Bruins' captain Jack Eichel to make his mark in hockey circles.

January 18, 2012
From NEHJ: Open hearts, open arms
Patrick Burke has picked up the torch his brother Brendan once carried, advocating for tolerance and trying to curb homophobia in sports. He doesn't plan on putting it down any time soon.

January 16, 2012
From NEHJ: Stepping up at St. Sebastian's
With a season of experience, Noah Hanifin, 14, exemplifies team's youth movement.

January 12, 2012
Bruins' flagship station finally gives hockey fans a home
After being endlessly ignored and ridiculed elsewhere, Bruins' fans finally have a place to voice their passion thanks to 98.5 The Sports Hub.

January 11, 2012
From NEHJ: Hockey East embraces Fenway showcase
For two weeks in January, the most popular pond in New England will be one sitting not among a green forest but in front of the Green Monster.

January 2, 2012
From NEHJ: Pandolfo starts over with Islanders
After 14 years as a pivotal role player in New Jersey, Burlington, Mass., native Jay Pandolfo hopes to lend a helping hand on Long Island.

December 27, 2011
From NEHJ: Hockey path worked well for Harvard's Stone
Still only in her 40s, Harvard University’s Katey Stone already is the winningest women’s hockey coach in Division 1 history with more than 350 career victories.

December 26, 2011
From NEHJ: Reap the benefits of proper stretching
I’m frequently asked when players should stretch and what types of stretching they should do. The answer I usually give to both of those questions is, “It depends.”

December 26, 2011
From NEHJ: Daniels following in her father's footsteps
The U.S. Under-18 women’s hockey team didn’t have a hard time coming up with a nickname for Sydney Daniels. They called her, “Syd the Kid.”

December 26, 2011
From NEHJ: St. John's Prep standout Letarte focusing on team goals
For David Letarte, there was no learning curve or time for growing pains when he took over as the starting goaltender for St. John’s Prep in 2008.

December 24, 2011
From NEHJ: AIC formulating an escape plan
The Yellow Jackets have come as close as can be to escaping the cellar each of the past two seasons, but it’s not like breaking out of last place is a major topic of discussion around the locker room and the team.

December 22, 2011
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With ... Tim Thomas
Bruins goalie Tim Thomas shares his love for Garth Brooks and his ideal vacation spots.

December 22, 2011
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Hockey Sticks
The December buyer's guide features all of the latest and greatest sticks from the top manufacturers.

December 19, 2011
From NEHJ: Forward Benning is Curry's answer man
Last year, during his junior season at Curry College, forward Payden Benning scored the biggest goal of all, an overtime strike that lifted the Colonels over Wentworth in the ECAC Northeast championship game.

December 19, 2011
From NEHJ: Fathers coaching sons
It usually starts with getting rustled out of bed on a cold, winter morning long before the sun rises.

December 18, 2011
From NEHJ: Peverley a true believer
From St. Lawrence to the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays to a Stanley Cup champion, Rich Peverley never gave up.

December 18, 2011
Peverley journeys from non-traditional markets to hockey hub
Peverley compares playing in Atlanta, Nashville with Boston

December 18, 2011
The Goalie Guru: On equal playing time and riding the pine
Aside from team placement, there’s probably no thornier topic in youth hockey than playing time.

December 17, 2011
From NEHJ: Get players on board your bus
I’ve become a fan of some really good motivational books that talk about teamwork and bringing positive energy to your workplace and life in general.

December 14, 2011
Leaman looks to lead Friars' resurgence
New coach Nate Leaman brings an impressive pedigree -- and renewed hope for a turnaround -- to Providence.

December 11, 2011
Original Six: Bruins fans' most hated foes
They say it’s suicidal to poke the bear, but it’s equally as foolish to risk eternal scorn by ticking off fans of the Boston Bruins.

December 6, 2011
From NEHJ: Division 1 prep school capsule previews
Division 1 prep school previews, featuring each teams' strengths and weaknesses heading into 2011-12.

December 6, 2011
From NEHJ: Division 2 prep school capsule previews
Division 2 prep school previews, featuring each teams strengths and weaknesses heading into 2011-12.

December 6, 2011
From NEHJ: Kent School's Nieves has made the grade
Cristoval “Boo” Nieves streaks up center ice, receives a pass from his teammate at the point and is immediately confronted by two Russian defenders.

December 6, 2011
From NEHJ: New England prep school power ratings
New England Hockey Journal’s preseason power rankings of the region’s top boys’ prep teams.

November 28, 2011
From NEHJ: Cornell's Whitney carving own path to success
Right around the time Sean Whitney was cut from his high school hockey team for the second year in a row, his brother, Ryan, cracked his first NHL roster.

November 27, 2011
The Goalie Guru: Hands-on coaches can get back to basics
Goaltending is pretty simple: Get to the right spot, at the right time, in the right position, and you’ll make the save more often than not. However, getting to that spot, in the correct stance, can be surprisingly difficult.

November 27, 2011
From NEHJ: Manchester's Johnson giving career a fighting chance
It’s not that Justin Johnson wants you to believe that he’s a sniper trapped in a fighter’s body. He knows his role, and he plays it well.

November 24, 2011
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With... Benoit Pouliot
Bruins forward Benoit Pouliot shares his disdain for music class and his favorite Italian restaurant.

November 24, 2011
From NEHJ: EJHL becoming destination location
Over the past decade plus, scores of New England players have migrated west for their hockey. But more and more players are coming east, or maybe north, to the Eastern Junior Hockey League.

November 24, 2011
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Performance Apparel
The November buyer's guide features the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of performance apparel.

November 22, 2011
From NEHJ: Backyards of dreams
From do-it-yourself kits to custom construction, families create ice options for kids right at home

November 22, 2011
From NEHJ: Guide to building your backyard rink
Looking to build your own backyard rink? Here's what you'll need to know before you get started.

November 20, 2011
From NEHJ: Ferriero a Garden-variety hero
Sharks' Ferriero no stranger to success at TD Garden.

November 17, 2011
From NEHJ: Addition of Notre Dame raises questions
When Penn State announced Sept. 17, 2010, that it would add hockey to its slate of Division 1 varsity sports, a very large stone was dropped into the relatively placid waters of the college hockey universe.

November 16, 2011
Original Six: Best goalie masks in the NHL
Among all of the major sports, no position has a greater opportunity to be creative with their gear than an NHL netminder.

November 14, 2011
From NEHJ: 'Nose Face Killah'? Fine 'Marshmont'? No way
Over the course of his playing days, Brad Marchand undoubtedly has received many a barb about his big beak.

November 14, 2011
From NEHJ: One crazy year for Bruins' Marchand
Brad Marchand has gone from forgettable spare part to cult hero — all in less than a calendar year.

November 13, 2011
From NEHJ: For Dartmouth's Foley, passion is all in the family
It doesn’t matter how far back in time you go, parents always have relished the idea of their children following in their paths.

November 9, 2011
ECAC East preview: Castleton State takes aim at Norwich
Any team in this league looking to unseat perennial power Norwich has to have its sights set pretty high.

November 9, 2011
ECAC Northeast preview: Ketts powers Johnson & Wales
Defending champion Curry College will again be one of the teams to watch, but as far as players to watch, look no further than Johnson & Wales forward Jeremiah Ketts.

November 9, 2011
From NEHJ: MASCAC teams see world of opportunity
It’s one thing to win a conference championship. It’s another to win one the way Fitchburg State did last season.

November 9, 2011
MASCAC preview: Plymouth State seeks finishing touch
There were a lot of things to like about Plymouth State last season.

November 9, 2011
NESCAC preview: New faces in new places
There will be three new faces behind the benches in the NESCAC this winter and, in two of those cases, new is an understatement.

November 1, 2011
AHL Journal: Gibbons getting chance to soar with WBS
AHL Journal: Gibbons spreads his new wings

October 30, 2011
From NEHJ: Black (and Gold) Aces enjoyed the ride
From the mag: Ride of a lifetime

October 30, 2011
From NEHJ: Savard deservedly etches name on Cup run
From NEHJ: Savard's name belongs on Cup

October 27, 2011
From NEHJ: NU coach Madigan a homecoming king
From the mag: Madigan back in town

October 26, 2011
From NEHJ: Yale driven by its own goals, not its critics
From the mag: Yale has motivation

October 24, 2011
The Goalie Guru: Keep drills realistic with one puck
Rapid-fire shooting drills are a sure-fire way to produce a shell-shocked netminder. And even if your goalie doesn’t develop the yips, he or she is almost certain to develop bad habits.

October 23, 2011
From NEHJ: B's super scout Bradley survives scare
The highlight of Scott Bradley’s nearly 20 years with the Boston Bruins as scout and player personnel director was the 2011 Stanley Cup championship. However, Bradley’s ties to the organization run much deeper.

October 23, 2011
From NEHJ: In Atlantic Hockey, it's all hands on deck
The Atlantic Hockey Association survived the Summer Shakeout of 2011, and commissioner Robert DeGregorio does not expect a lot of speed bumps to come as the league steers toward 2013.

October 18, 2011
From NEHJ: Full speed ahead for Southie's Darcy
South Boston's Cam Darcy forges ahead after a trying first season in the USHL.

October 17, 2011
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Hockey Gloves
Here are the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of hockey gloves.

October 16, 2011
From NEHJ: 'David and the Goliaths' form one fine line for Bruins
It might be time to start racking your brain and come up with a cool handle for the Bruins’ trio of Milan Lucic, David Krejci and Nathan Horton.

October 16, 2011
From NEHJ: Top 10 challengers to the Cup
NEHJ writer Jesse Connolly ranks the squads with the best chance of keeping the Bruins from repeating this season.

October 13, 2011
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With Ben Lovejoy
New Hampshire native and Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy shares the origin of his nickname and the odd jobs he had growing up.

October 10, 2011
From NEHJ: BU's Wakefield turns snub into sniping
From the mag: Wakefield's career on target

October 6, 2011
From NEHJ: Dennehy is Merrimack's miracle worker
Coach Mark Dennehy has Merrimack on the upswing.

September 25, 2011
From NEHJ: Hangin' Out With... John Carlson
Capitals defenseman John Carlson shares his love for Adam Sandler and his favorite things to do in the offseason.

September 23, 2011
Original Six: Most underrated characters in hockey movies
Giving a proper stick salute to the iconic hockey-movie characters who don't get enough credit.

September 22, 2011
From NEHJ: Remarkable recovery for Silk
Things were going pretty good for Brendan Silk last summer. Then it all changed pretty quickly.

September 21, 2011
The Goalie Guru: Never underestimate a good mask
From the mag: Good mask critical for goalies

September 21, 2011
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Helmets and Mouthguards
The September buyer's guide features the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of helmets and mouthguards.

September 21, 2011
From NEHJ: Shannon teams up with role model St. Louis in Tampa
Since his junior year at Boston College, Ryan Shannon has looked up to Martin St. Louis as the perfect role model.

September 15, 2011
From NEHJ: Bruins' 2011-12 outlook
From the mag: Bruins' 2011-12 outlook

August 21, 2011
From NEHJ: Hanging Out With Mike Mottau
Islanders defenseman Mike Mottau talks about his first car and why he'd want Edward Norton to play him if there's ever a movie made about his life.

August 21, 2011
From NEHJ: Improving the crossover step is key
The crossover step in hockey is an important component of skating for any hockey player at any level.

August 19, 2011
From NEHJ: Cronin turns over new Leaf
After a six-year run as head coach at Northeastern, Greg Cronin is looking forward to a new challenge alongside a number of familiar faces this fall.

August 16, 2011
From NEHJ: Bruins' Cup win may spur hockey renaissance
After capturing the Cup, the Bruins may spur a hockey renaissance throughout New England.

August 15, 2011
From NEHJ: Prep route offers the complete package
If you’re using the NHL Entry Draft as your scorecard, it was not a banner year for prospects coming out of the region’s prep school ranks.

August 14, 2011
From NEHJ: Lacing up brand loyalty
When it comes to equipment, hockey players are more particular than perhaps any other athlete.

August 14, 2011
NEHJ Buyer's Guide: Hockey Skates
Here's the Buyer's Guide from the August 2011 issue of New England Hockey Journal, featuring the latest and greatest products from the top manufacturers of hockey skates.

August 12, 2011
Original Six: Wildest moments at the Garden
From NEHJ: Wildest moments at Garden

August 11, 2011
From NEHJ: For Brandon Shea, a change of direction
For a hockey player entering his sophomore year in high school, Brandon Shea has accomplished quite a bit.

August 10, 2011
From NEHJ: Neely's presidential presence key in B's return to glory
Over the past four seasons, under the guidance of the man whose No. 8 hangs in the rafters at TD Garden, the Bruins have climbed back to the top of the NHL mountain.

August 9, 2011
The Goalie Guru: There's no way to measure heart
No one, it seems, has a lukewarm opinion about Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas.

July 27, 2011
From NEHJ: Dutch treat for Mass. teammates Mullally, Aucoin
From the mag: Dutch title for Mass. pair

July 25, 2011
The Goalie Guru: A goalie's guide to buying new equipment
From NEHJ: A goalie's equipment guide

July 25, 2011
Two strides forward, one giant step back
Every second year at the USA Hockey Annual Congress in early June, rule change proposals are reviewed, discussed, dissected and then discussed some more.

July 22, 2011
From NEHJ: O'Connell reflects on Bruins glory
Prior to his dismissal as general manager in 2006, Mike O’Connell — a native of Cohasset, Mass. — put a number of pieces in place that would go on to carry the Bruins to their Stanley Cup victory.