Stick Tap To The Hockey Dad Stick Tap To The Hockey Dad

Stick Tap To The Hockey Dad

Written By Guest Blogger Jamie McKinven There he is, “The Hockey Dad.”  He’s loyal, strong, and sure he’s a little bit grumpy (you would be too if you had to stand in a freezing cold rink at 6 a.m.), but he’s got a heart of gold.  He doesn’t get the credit he deserves, but he [...]

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Types Of Fans You See At A Hockey Game Types Of Fans You See At A Hockey Game

Types Of Fans You See At A Hockey Game

As hockey fans, many of us have been to a game to cheer on our favorite team and players. Nothing quite beats the excitement of watching a hockey game live. The speed, the physicality, the excitement – it’s something that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. Many of us attend a game [...]

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The Road Episode 3 The Road Episode 3

The Road Episode 3

    Less than one month till the 2016 NHL Draft, Episode 3 of The Road captures the action away from the ice as the series’ NHL Draft prospects prepare for the next level. This episode introduces the agentsand support team at Octagon Hockey who are dedicated to readying the next generation of professional hockey [...]

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Summer Hockey Familiar Faces Summer Hockey Familiar Faces

Summer Hockey Familiar Faces

Alright Gongers, it’s that time of year again. Everyone’s rolling back into town from their junior, school and pro teams and we’re all getting ready to compete for the most important thing this summer, THE KEG. Summer hockey with all of your friends is both the best and worst thing about summer. On the one [...]

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Stick Tap To The Hockey Dad

Stick Tap To The Hockey Dad

Written By Guest Blogger Jamie McKinven There he is, “The Hockey Dad.”  He’s loyal, strong, and sure he’s a little bit grumpy (you would be too if you had to stand in a freezing cold rink at 6 a.m.), but he’s got a heart of gold.  He doesn’t get the credit he deserves, but he [...]

Types Of Fans You See At A Hockey Game

Types Of Fans You See At A Hockey Game

As hockey fans, many of us have been to a game to cheer on our favorite team and players. Nothing quite beats the excitement of watching a hockey game live. The speed, the physicality, the excitement – it’s something that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. Many of us attend a game [...]

The Road Episode 3

The Road Episode 3

    Less than one month till the 2016 NHL Draft, Episode 3 of The Road captures the action away from the ice as the series’ NHL Draft prospects prepare for the next level. This episode introduces the agentsand support team at Octagon Hockey who are dedicated to readying the next generation of professional hockey [...]

Summer Hockey Familiar Faces

Summer Hockey Familiar Faces

Alright Gongers, it’s that time of year again. Everyone’s rolling back into town from their junior, school and pro teams and we’re all getting ready to compete for the most important thing this summer, THE KEG. Summer hockey with all of your friends is both the best and worst thing about summer. On the one [...]

The Road – Episode 2

The Road – Episode 2

In Episode 2 of The Road, Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW take viewers to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. One of the key events leading up to the 2016 NHL Draft, this is a critical opportunity for prospects to make an impression on NHL scouts and general managers. With personal insights from [...]

GONGSHOW 2016 NHL SECOND ROUND PLAYOFF PREVIEW

GONGSHOW 2016 NHL SECOND ROUND PLAYOFF PREVIEW

East (1) Washington Capitals vs (2) Pittsburgh Penguins This is the first time the Capitals and Penguins will meet in the playoffs since 2009 in a series that saw the Penguins win 4-3 in the 2nd round. This was the peak of the Sid vs Ovi rivalry (so far) which saw each superstar score a [...]

The 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Hockey Moms

The 3 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 of their Mother in the stands”. For anyone who has played the game at a [...]

Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW Launch Original Content Series: The Road

Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW Launch Original Content Series: The Road

  Octagon Hockey and GONGSHOW Launch Original Content Series: The Road Behind-the-scenes look at top 2016 hockey prospects’ journey to the NHL Draft   OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 19, 2016) – With less than 70 days till the 2016 NHL Draft, Octagon Hockey, a leading global hockey representation agency, and GONGSHOW, the world’s most innovative Lifestyle [...]

GONGSHOW 2016 NHL First Round Playoff Preview

GONGSHOW 2016 NHL First Round Playoff Preview

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The NHL playoffs are once again upon us and with it comes tough, physical hockey, marathon overtime thrillers, and of course the looming presentation of the most iconic trophy in sports, the Stanley Cup. The long journey towards Lord Stanley begins Wednesday, April 13th and the first [...]

FROM THE RINKS TO THE LINKS WITH LPGA STAR Brooke Henderson

FROM THE RINKS TO THE LINKS WITH LPGA STAR Brooke Henderson

Q. What did you start playing first? Hockey or Golf? A. I swung a golf club first at age 3 or 4, but started competitive hockey at age 8. Q. Who would you say has been your greatest influence? A. My older sister Brittany has been my biggest influence as she is also a professional [...]

Top 5 Most Surprising Teams of 2015/16 NHL Season

Top 5 Most Surprising Teams of 2015/16 NHL Season

  Well here we are at the climax of yet another exciting NHL season. As the Country of Canada surprisingly prepares to not have one playoff team to rally around this post-season, we thought we’d take a look at some of the most surprising teams (for better or worse) this season. Every team comes into [...]

Five Key Rules For Every Player To Succeed By Steve Serdachny

Five Key Rules For Every Player To Succeed By Steve Serdachny

Summer Cellys With Ryan Spooner

Summer Cellys With Ryan Spooner

Quick feet and soft hands are the trademark of a small suburban Ottawa kid making his way in the NHL. Ryan Spooner, or “Spoons” as he’s affectionately called by all of his friends and teammates, has always been a kid who was destined to make a mark in the hockey world. It only takes one [...]