The final day of the 2013 Allstate All-Canadians National Mentorship Camp culminated with the event these kids have been training for all week - the Mentorship Cup game.
Coaches Jason Spezza and Claude Giroux hit the ice with their teams for the first time today and the players learned a lesson in courage and perseverance.
Martin Biron, Jeff Skinner, and Jason Spezza were at the camp to lead on-ice drills and discuss the important role parents play for young hockey players.
This year's Allstate All-Canadians camp is underway. Here are some of the week's top highlights.
Jason Spezza returns behind the bench this week for his second stint as a coach at the Allstate All-Canadians Camp, hosted by the NHLPA. The Sens leader will be looking to make it two All-Canadians "Mentorship Cup' titles, facing off against Claude Giroux and his team.
42 of the Top Bantam-aged players to train with past and present NHL players
Whether you're a forward or a defenseman, giving and taking a hit properly is just as important as any other on-ice skill.
Kevin Westgarth played a variety of sports, in addition to hockey, as a young player.
Defenseman Erik Gudbranson shares his tips for ensuring his body is well taken care of for his extensive training regimen as well as the physical and mental demands of playing professional hockey.
Work ethic isn’t cultivated in a couple of days.
Erik Gudbranson has experienced certain moments where he disagreed with his coaches’ choices and decisions, but that comes with working as part of a team.
We asked Brian Campbell what feels better - setting up a great play, or scoring a goal? As a defenseman, Brian Campbell doesn’t always get the opportunity to score goals.
NHL Players and top 42 Bantam-aged players from across Canada to train side-by-side from August 6-10, 2013 at Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON
Tyler Seguin is a player that lives by routine.
Brian Campbell's parents helped him succeed by encouraging him to have fun with hockey, but also knew when to motivate him to work harder.
Thomas Hickey explains the difference between great players, and great players who manage to break into the NHL.
Jason Chimera explains how hockey is a sport that truly makes you better.
Adam McQuaid knows he’s had to make a lot of sacrifices in order to keep hockey his number one priority.
When you participate in a hobby, be it playing a sport, an instrument, cooking - whatever the case may be - it's not uncommon for you to inevitably pick up one or two valuable life skills while doing it.
Maintaining a pre-game routine helps players keep their mind focused before they hit the ice.