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Archive for Category: Hockey Lifestyle

The 4 Types of Tape Jobs

The Sock Description: A complete covering of the entire blade by white tape. If done correctly there will be no visible blade peeking out from the tape. Often a pair of scissors is needed to complete the look and trim...

The Top 5 Hockey Pranks

With any good prank the first step is to find your victim, It could be a grizzled old vet or a brand new fresh off the practice squad rookie. No matter what the key to picking the right victim is...

Top 5 Retro Hockey Games

Rhe EA Sports NHL franchise of video games has almost become another holiday to mark on the calendar. Every September, kids and adults alike line up to get their hands on the newest addition and play it until their thumbs...

10 Tips to Keep Hockey Parents Sane

This week we bring you an article by Jamie McKinven, about how you can keep your sanity this year as a hockey parent! 1.      Hockey is a Fun Game, Period The number one goal in all youth sports is to have...

An Open Letter to Hockey Dads

Dear Hockey Dads, What can you say about a life defined by hockey. A life dictated by hockey. A life dedicated to hockey and a life dedicated to each other. Looking back on it all, it becomes so much clearer...

The Three Things You Didn't Know About Hockey Moms

Hockey Moms are the most dedicated, caring and loving mothers around. At the same time they are the most fearsome and terrifying mothers around.  Someone once told me “Never be afraid of another player on the ice, always be afraid...

An Open Letter To Hockey Moms, From Hockey Players Everywhere

Dear Hockey Moms, THANK YOU. Although these two words are merely that, two words, they mean so much more, there is so much that has gone into that “Thank You”. Not on our end but on your end. When you...

Gongshow: Growing the Game

The game of hockey is one of the greatest sports on earth and we here at GONGSHOW want to help let everyone experience it. We want to break down barriers, we want to give the ability to play and enjoy...

The Ducks, Where are They Now?

Recently the cast of the D2 The Mighty Ducks reunited for the 20th anniversiry of the film. It only felt appropriate to have a little fun and wonder, What ever happened to The Ducks? These are their stories… Coach Bombay-...

10 Types of Beer League Players Part 2

The Boyfriend- This guy never lets a league game or pickup game of shinny go by without dragging along his girlfriend to watch him re-live his glory days. He doesn’t care if she’s the only person watching the game other...

No Excuses, Just Results

Another summer gone by another off-season closer to your goal. “Making it” means making your dreams a reality. It means making others eat their words. It means making other players jealous. Making it means you did what others couldn’t. A...

10 Types of Beer League Players Part 1

With beer leagues and pick up games set to start all over the country this month we decided to poke a little fun at some of the characters you come across on the ice…These are their stories.   The Kit-...

The 5 Types of Hockey Parents

Every team is different and no two parents are alike but over my 15+ years of playing hockey there are a few parents that seem to always make an appearance no matter what level you play, they are tried, tested...

Final OT: What Happens When You Finally Hang Em' Up

The final buzzer goes—it’s over, just like that. No special celebrations no farewell parties. The only thing left is you and the game you love. Looking around you take it all in—the crowd, the scoreboard and the old barn that’s...

Best Hockey Names of All Time

When you think hockey it’s inevitable that the names like Gretzky, Lemieux and Howe come to mind. However the hockey world has seen its fair share of hockey players whose names sound like they were sent down from the hockey...


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