12 Things Hockey Players Say

Hockey Players Say

Hockey players are never afraid to show off a shiner.

NHL legend Gordie Howe was popular for coining the quote, “Hockey players only speak two languages – English and profanity.”

While ole’ No. 9’s quote can be taken in fun, it’s just one example of things that a hockey player might commonly say, both on and off the ice. Yes, hockey players are a colorful bunch and they’re often recognized as some of the most personable, funny and enjoyable athletes to be around. These traits are evidenced by some of the things they say. With that being said, we present to you 12 family-friendly things that hockey players often say:

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The 3 Worst Meals to Eat Before A Skate

Worst Things To Eat Before Hockey

Think McDonald’s Is The Worst Thing To Eat Before A Game? Think again…

The 3 Worst Things to Eat Before A Skate

Sometimes it can be tough to sneak in a proper meal before a skate. Whether you are rushing from school, work or are just running late, there comes a time in every player’s life where you make a poor food decision prior to a skate. If you are like me, you know that this can backfire, and the results can be rather ugly.

I am willing to admit that I have desperately whipped through the McDonald’s drive through for a Big Mac and Fries, popped into Taco Bell for a Chalupa, or even eaten half of a large extra-cheese pizza prior to a game or practice. The experiences with those meals have nothing on what I am about to discuss. Let’s start with #3 and work our way to the top of the list…

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7 Things Hockey Moms Need on Hand

Things Every Hockey Mom Needs

Be Prepared For Every Situation With These 7 Items

7 Things Hockey Moms Need on Hand

From 6 a.m. Saturday morning practices to getting their kids to the rink in the snow, sleet and hail, hockey moms are superheroes to their kids in many ways. But being a hockey mom isn’t just all about making sure that their kids are at the rink on time and that they’re fed and ready to go for puck drop. No, being a hockey mom also means that you’ll have to tend to several hockey-related emergencies every now and then. The good news is that many of these emergencies can be planned for ahead of time. With that being said, however, here’s a look at 7 things all hockey moms should always have on hand.

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How To Rock The Trick Shot

Charlie Conway Performs ‘The Triple Deke’ in The Mighty Ducks (1992)

How To Rock The Trick Shot

Professional players make it look so easy to hit a trick shot on the ice, capable of going top shelf with just a flick of their wrists or sliding it between the pads before the goalie even knows where the puck has gone. While there’s no substitute for hard work when it comes to making a trick shot — pros may need to hit the vaunted 10,000 hours of practice mark to get a perfect shot into their muscle memory — there’s a few ways to work up your skillset so that you may be able to pull off a triple deke on your next breakaway.

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