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Owner Spotlight: Mike Weaver

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " ice hockey, ice skating "

Owner Spotlight: Mike Weaver

I’m Mike Weaver, proud owner of Defence First Hockey School.

I look forward to sharing my story. I hope that you will enjoy getting to know me better.


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Why Our Customers Love Us

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " hockey players, ice hockey, ice hockey school, ice skating "

Why Our Customers Love Us - Defence First

At Defence First Hockey School, we prioritize customer service and satisfaction. To let you know just how much we’re committed to your happiness, here’s what a few delighted customers had to say about us:


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7 Things Minor Hockey Players Should do in their Off-Season

By  Tim Turk Hockey |   | Posted in " hockey players, ice hockey school, ice skating "

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As the regular hockey season winds down, there will be plenty of trips & activities that will keep players busy, but don’t forget the importance of ‘down time’! Here are 7 important steps for players to follow so that they can be prepared for the next season ahead.


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Former pros like Martin St. Louis, Mario Lemieux found a post-career calling coaching kids

By  Joe McDonald |   | Posted in " ice hockey school, ice skating "

 

Mario Lemieux's hockey resume speaks for itself.

So imagine his surprise when a fellow dad questioned his credentials.


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THE LIFE OF A KENYAN HOCKEY PLAYER #HOCKEYISFOREVERYONE

By  Chris Kibui |   | Posted in " ice hockey, ice skating "

The inspiring story of Jeffie G Magina a Kenyan ice and inline hockey player from Kenya. Hockey is so much more than a sport, it’s a way of life!

 


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Tales of an Undrafted Puck-Eater

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " ice hockey, ice skating, young talent development "

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It is a common misconception that a player must be drafted to play in the NHL. But there are many paths you can take to reach your dream. I’m just a hair under 5′ 9″ and never weighed more than 185 pounds, small for a defensive defenseman. I never played juniors, but I spent 15 years in pro hockey, 13 of them (633 regular-season games) in the NHL. And … I was undrafted.


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MIKE WEAVER RETIRES FROM NHL AFTER 11 SEASONS

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " Defence First Hockey, ice hockey, ice skating, Mike Weaver, young talent development "

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Mike Weaver has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League (NHL) after 11 seasons.

Weaver played in a total of 633 career NHL games with six teams: the Atlanta Thrashers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers and the Montreal Canadiens. The 5’10”, 183-pound defenceman scored eight goals and 89 assists for 97 points in his NHL career. Weaver also played in 28 playoff games and helped the Canadiens reach the Eastern Conference Final in 2014.


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Weavers, retailer reach out to underprivileged youth with shopping gesture

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " Charity work, Defence First Hockey, ice hockey school, ice skating, Mike Weaver "

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WEAVER - JACK & JONES EVENT

Affable and approachable, Weaver has many fans who respect his self-sacrifice on the ice and enjoy his delightfully warped sense of humor. 

But Weaver and his wife, Rhianna, appreciate what life has given them and they understand that this offers them the ability to touch others.


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DEFENSE FIRST OF HAB'S DREAM WEAVER

By  Mike Weaver |   | Posted in " Defence First Hockey, ice hockey, ice skating, Mike Weaver, young talent development "

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Mike Weaver has done all right for a player who was never selected at the National Hockey League draft. Not bad for a guy who has only scored eight goals in 602 career NHL games. So it should come as no surprise that Weaver operates the Defense First Hockey School during the summer.


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