Little Leader of the Month of April – Madelyn DeLong

We are pleased to bring you another inspiring story to highlight another little leader from our East Coast Ice family. Madelyn DeLong lives and breaths hockey.  So much so, her room is decked out with hockey pictures, mementos, autographed items, UNB hockey hats, and a Team Canada jersey, signed by some of the women’s national…


Behind the Bench with David Forsythe

One thing that we are truly grateful for at East Coast Ice is the quality of coaches that have been associated with our programs. There is no shortage of skilled and passionate coaches in the area. David Forsythe is the next on our long list of featured coaches interviewed for our Behind the Bench series. Without further…


Behind the Bench with Jonathan Walsh

It’s time to get to know another one of our great coaches that East Coast Ice is lucky to have. This February, we are featuring none other than Eastern Attack coach Jonathan Walsh.  We got a chance to ask Jonathan a few questions about his Hockey journey both as a player and a coach. We’ve…


Little Leader for January – Lila Martin

We are excited to share with everyone a great nomination we received recently for Lila Martin for the Little Leader. Here is Lila’s story. Lila is currently a grade 6 student at Northrup Frye School. She spends her lunch hours volunteering with a kindergarten class at the school helping them getting ready for lunch and…


Behind the Bench with Matt Harris

We got another exciting coach to feature for the month of January, we caught up with Matt Harris to discuss a few different topics like about his hockey career as both a player and a coach as well as his involvement in golf! Let’s dive into it. Matt started playing hockey at age 5. It…


Behind The Bench – Mark Chambers

For the month of December, we caught up with Mark Chambers to talk about his hockey career and coaching philosophies. For those who know and have worked with Mark, he truly deserves to be recognized for his passion and commitment to the game.  Mark played his entire Minor Hockey in the Petitcodiac/Salisbury Minor Hockey Association….


December Little Leader of the Month – Alex Sappier

Meet Alex, he’s 9 years old and is from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick. When thinking of some of the situations that make Alex a candidate for a Little Leader, we had to share a story that was shared with us from his recent tryouts. This is a perfect example of his determination and…


2019 East Coast Ice Little Leader Scholarship

Little Leaders Scholarship Program The Little Leaders Scholarship Program will recognize a Little Leader by awarding them with a free East Coast Ice 2019 spring hockey registration, or a regular Andrews Hockey Camp of their choice! Here is how it works: Please have the player submit either an article or video interview based around the…


Logan Thebeau – Little Leader of November

We are thrilled to have Logan kick things off this year for our Little Leaders Series. There are many reasons why he deserves the recognition, so we’ll share what information we gathered. The parents and fans all love to watch Logan play. Not because he is the next superstar or anything but mostly due to his…


Love it or hate it, 7 AM practices are good for you! Here’s proof.

I’ll admit it while playing junior hockey, I would dread the early 7 am practices. The disturbing calmness in the dressing room, the emptiness of the rink and the ice cold air on your skin in the morning, were not easy to get used to. However, my parents would remind me that it actually wasn’t…