Science of Hockey Goalie Reaction Times

Lundqvist Goalie Reaction Time

Henrik Lundqvist Is Considered By Many As One Of The Fastest Goaltenders

Science of Hockey Goalie Reaction Times

If you’ve ever watched a cat chase after a laser pointer, you know that felines have some of the quickest reflexes around, capable of sinking their paws into their prey faster than our eyes can track the movement. A regular joe taken off the street wouldn’t have a chance of matching the reaction time of a cat, but professional athletes who have trained their entire lives can react even faster to certain visual stimuli. The case of the hockey goalie is one such example, since pro goalie reaction time can drop to as little as one tenth of a second to snag a puck out of mid-air.

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What You Need to Know About the History of Ice Hockey

The History of Hockey

Hockey Has Come A Long Way Since This Gear Was Relevant

What You Need to Know About the History of Ice Hockey

Many people don’t realize that ice hockey, in various┬ávariations, has been around for hundreds of years. Perhaps it is because hockey has not converted Americans as compared to football or baseball, that people routinely overlook its rich and fascinating history. Scholars have traced the origins of hockey all the way back to a pre-Christian Europe. That’s a crazy long time! In order to understand how hockey has become the game we know and love today, we must first look at what it was.

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2014: Early Season NHL Predictions

NHL Early Season Predictions

2014: Early Season NHL Predictions

It seems just yesterday that the Los Angeles Kings were hoisting the Stanley Cup above their heads in a shower of champagne. Without even time to catch our breath, we are already up to our elbows in a new year of professional hockey.

Every season brings change to the NHL landscape. Some change we can anticipate while other change leaves us shocked. Now that we are a few games into the season, let’s take a look at a few of our early season surprises before forecasting where they might lead us. Here are a few of our early season NHL predictions!

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Hockey Bucket List: 6 Best Rinks To Play In

Yost Arena Michigan

Yost Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Hockey Bucket List: 6 Best Rinks To Play In

One of the great things about the game of hockey is the opportunity to lace up the skates in some of the coolest, most unique ice rinks not just in the country, but in the world. Yes, it’s always a little extra special for a young player to skate on the home ice of their local professional or college hockey team, but needless to say, not all rinks are created equal.

With that being said, here’s a closer look at ice rinks that you need to add to your hockey bucket list:

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