10 TIPS TO KEEP HOCKEY PARENTS SANE 10 TIPS TO KEEP HOCKEY PARENTS SANE

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 fun.  Hockey, at its purest form, is recreation and nothing more.  When kids begin playing [...]

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GONGER NATION REWARDS CLUB GONGER NATION REWARDS CLUB

GONGER NATION REWARDS CLUB

Well Gongers another hockey season is upon us, another year with our feet on the ice and our hearts filled with fire. With the new hockey season here that means only one thing–a new season of GONGSHOW. This fall’s lineup is one of our best yet! We’ve spent the year going over all your questions [...]

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LUKE MURPHY – KISS & TELL – LIFE AFTER HOCKEY LUKE MURPHY – KISS & TELL – LIFE AFTER HOCKEY

LUKE MURPHY – KISS & TELL – LIFE AFTER HOCKEY

The day always comes for every hockey player who has ever laced them up, to hang them up. For some, it happens when you’re 20, for other its happens when you’re 40. But the ends are still the same, the means by which you got there, vary for most but you always end up in [...]

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THE 5 MOST MEMORABLE DRAFT DAY SALADS THE 5 MOST MEMORABLE DRAFT DAY SALADS

THE 5 MOST MEMORABLE DRAFT DAY SALADS

With the 2015 NHL Draft set to take place this Friday in Florida we decided to take a look back at some of the most memorable flow of the draft day festivities. First we bring you The Sultan of Salad, one Radek “Excuse me, Flow?” Bonk. This exact picture could have been the inspiration for [...]

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10 TIPS TO KEEP HOCKEY PARENTS SANE

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 fun.  Hockey, at its purest form, is recreation and nothing more.  When kids begin playing [...]

GONGER NATION REWARDS CLUB

GONGER NATION REWARDS CLUB

Well Gongers another hockey season is upon us, another year with our feet on the ice and our hearts filled with fire. With the new hockey season here that means only one thing–a new season of GONGSHOW. This fall’s lineup is one of our best yet! We’ve spent the year going over all your questions [...]

LUKE MURPHY – KISS & TELL – LIFE AFTER HOCKEY

LUKE MURPHY – KISS & TELL – LIFE AFTER HOCKEY

The day always comes for every hockey player who has ever laced them up, to hang them up. For some, it happens when you’re 20, for other its happens when you’re 40. But the ends are still the same, the means by which you got there, vary for most but you always end up in [...]

THE 5 MOST MEMORABLE DRAFT DAY SALADS

THE 5 MOST MEMORABLE DRAFT DAY SALADS

With the 2015 NHL Draft set to take place this Friday in Florida we decided to take a look back at some of the most memorable flow of the draft day festivities. First we bring you The Sultan of Salad, one Radek “Excuse me, Flow?” Bonk. This exact picture could have been the inspiration for [...]

OUR TEAM – AN OPEN LETTER TO HOCKEY DADS

OUR TEAM – 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 now. No matter what year it was, what season it was, what team it was— [...]

The Memorial Cup – A National Treasure

The Memorial Cup – A National Treasure

The Memorial Cup tournament is under way in Quebec City, one of the most historical cities in all of Canada, and it’s bringing together the best hockey teams from the Western Hockey League, the Ontario Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, which together make up the Canadian Hockey League. Kelowna, Oshawa, Rimouski [...]

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 [...]

AN OPEN LETTER TO HOCKEY MOMS, FROM HOCKEY PLAYERS EVERYWHERE

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 first gave birth to that hockey player there was no contract, there was no “Sign [...]

3 REASONS TO LOVE BEING A SHOT BLOCKER

3 REASONS TO LOVE BEING A SHOT BLOCKER

Well it’s that time of the year again, the time of year where shot blockers are king, where putting your body on the line garners the admiration of the entire nation. I often find myself marveling at just how unbelievable and intense the Stanley Cup Playoffs really are, more specifically just how unbelievable and intense [...]

THE 4 TYPES OF FANS THAT SHOW UP DURING A PLAYOFF RUN

THE 4 TYPES OF FANS THAT SHOW UP DURING A PLAYOFF RUN

With the Playoffs upon us we decided to take a fun look at the characters you see around the arena during a playoff run.  The greatest 2 months of the year about to go down and many of us are getting ready to turn up. That’s right “Turn Up”. After going toe-2-toe with Old Man [...]

NATHAN PARK NAMED GONGSHOW SIJHL PERFORMER OF THE MONTH

NATHAN PARK NAMED GONGSHOW SIJHL PERFORMER OF THE MONTH

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League Monday that Fort Frances Lakers goaltender Nathan Park has been named the Gongshow Gear performer of the month award recipient for February. In eight starts last month the recently turned 20-year-old posted a 7-1-0-0 record while registering a 2.33 goals-against average along with a .920 [...]

BRADY WIFFEN NAMED GONGSHOW OJHL NORTH-EAST PLAYER OF THE MONTH

BRADY WIFFEN NAMED GONGSHOW OJHL NORTH-EAST PLAYER OF THE MONTH

February 27, 2015, Trenton, Ontario – The OJHL announced today that Trenton Golden Hawks alternate captain Brady Wiffen has been named the Gongshow Gear North-East Conference Player-of-the-Month for February after recording 16 points in 6 games played during the month. After winning the same award in January, Wiffen continued his torrid scoring pace that saw [...]

LAINE MCKAY NAMED GONGSHOW OJHL SOUTH-WEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH

LAINE MCKAY NAMED GONGSHOW OJHL SOUTH-WEST PLAYER OF THE MONTH

March 1, 2015, Hamilton, Ontario – The OJHL announced today that Hamilton Red Wings forward Laine McKay has been named the Gongshow Gear South-West Conference Player-of-the-Month for February after recording 14 points in 7 games during a late season playoff push. The Red Wings third leading scorer this season, McKay notched points in six of [...]