Doug “Crash” Crashley is the president of Crash Conditioning, a hockey performance center in Calgary, Alberta. Norris Trophy winner Duncan Keith and nominee Mike Green, along with other NHL players and prospects, come to Crash each year to prepare for their seasons. Crashley’s training focuses on enhancing hockey performance through both physiological and psychological conditioning. He has been a lecturer and presenter for Hockey Canada, Hockey Alberta, Nike Hockey and CBC Hockey Night on Canada’s Hyundai Nation.
Dozens of times every game, hockey goalies assume a position unique to the sport—the butterfly. Goalies who use the butterfly need incredible lower body mobility, since the position requires them [...]
Maintaining your conditioning level throughout the long hockey season is crucial. All the time, I see athletes work hard to build their strength, speed, agility and conditioning in the off-season, [...]