Twinning!

Two of our skaters were recently featured in USA Hockey’s magazine. They play different styles of games, but constantly push each other to be better. This summer they will be in a private HS group that works on skating, edge work, and high speed puck handling. We also battle and …

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The Creation Of Our Team Philosophies.

When I first started at Micro Ice, we have 2 mite teams. I had never coached mites before, and had no idea what to do and/or expect. Then I started thinking…If I had a child that wanted to play hockey, how would I design the program? (I didn’t have children …

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What We Work On: Learn To Play

After learn to skate, the next progression is into Learn to Play. Adding sticks and pucks is exciting, but adds more layers of difficulty. We want to continue to build on their skating foundation, but incorporate basic hockey concepts. Our sessions run for 50 minutes, with limited kids in the …

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Out Coached

I’m not afraid to say it. I have been outcoached at every Micro Ice game for the past four years. I don’t run systems. I don’t match lines. I don’t adjust in game. I don’t pull kids who mess up. I don’t even own a white board. I remind the …

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Bruins Academy 2018

Bruins Academy 2018

The Bruins Academy is off to a great start here at Micro Ice! We’ve had 75+ new hockey players come through here and learn from Micro Ice coaches, Curry College hockey players, and Merrimack College hockey players too! Last week Bruins alum Andrew Alberts came by to skate with some …

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David Breen Returns To Merrimack College

David Breen Returns To Merrimack College

Micro Ice is proud to announce that Program Director David Breen has joined the Merrimack College Men’s Ice Hockey Staff. Breen will be the Video Coordinator along with Director of Analytics for the team. He will be using his years of coaching and skill development experience to help the Warriors …

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Practice To Game Transfer

Below is a clip taken from our latest checking clinic on 8/2/17. This is week 6 of the clinic, so we are working more on how checking/body contact matters in game like situations. We are playing cross ice, in a mini rink, 2v2 trying to score in a small net. …

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