Thanks to Hockey Zones, the official newsletter of Tucker Hockey, Coach Rex has been able to write many interesting articles about his hockey experiences and hockey tips he’s picked up from over 25 years of coaching and teaching, and general observations about our great game.

Click on the article name links below to read!


1/2 Ice Practices

1-on-2 Games

2015 IIHF Men’s Championship Experience

A Tribute to My Father

A Tribute to My Mother

Adam Pardy – A Rising Star

An Opportunity to Play

Are You Ready?

Balance and Edge Control

Bomersback Breaks AJHL All Time Scoring

Celebrating 10 Years of Tucker Hockey

Coaching Day in Alberta

Coaching in the NHL

Concussion Awareness – Minor Hockey Week

Critical Years of Hockey Development

Crossover Turns VS. Two-Foot Stops

Experiencing Gold

Favorite Drill – Puck Control Commands

Favorite Drill – Outside Edge Control Around the Pylons

Fond Memories of the ’72 Series

Forward Starting

Forward Striding

Forward Two-Foot Stop

Goodbye KHAS

Guest Instructing with Minor Hockey Teams

Honing One’s Craft The 10,000 Hour Rule

Minor Hockey Dilemma

Missing the Cut – What’s Next

NHL Rink Size Debate

Player Evaluations

Player Tryout Checklist

Playing Outdoor Hockey

Positive Role Models

Providing the Right Start – Making a Difference

Pursuing Coaching Excellence

Quality Instruction

Safety First – Coaches Wear a Helmet

Skating Agility – 6 & 12 O’Clock Drill

Skill Improvement


Take Your Skating to Another Level – SAM

The Circle of Life

The Importance of the Hockey Puck

The Lost Art of Stick Handling

The Wrist Shot

To Check or Not to Check

Touring Europe

Tribute to Hockey Legend Jean Beliveau

Tucker Hockey: Back Again to the Homeland

Tucker Hockey Checking Programs

Tucker Hockey International

Tucker Hockey Picks Team Canada 2014

What Defines a Successful Hockey Season?

When is too much hockey too much?

Why Balance Skating?

Yucky Hockey – A Tribute to Minor Hockey Week

Zero Tolerance