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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 5: Along Came February

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. January, such a cold month! If you live in the north, you know what I am talking […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 4: The New Year

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. Hello everyone! This article will discuss everything that has happened since the beginning of the New Year. […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 3: Growing Pains

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. The 2009-2010 period  for VSM Hockey was one of intense growth. Just like a child, when a […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 2: The Big Bang

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. The year is 2008. I’m enjoying a beautiful day on the historic Plains of Abraham in […]

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Aiming For The Top! – Episode 1: From Humble Beginnings

This is an in depth weekly series that chronicles the quest of a boutique hockey agency, VSM Hockey, to reach the top of the NHL hockey agent world. Its story is narrated by its president and founder, Nikolaï Ray. Hello everyone! Welcome to the world of VSM Hockey. We are entering our 3rd year of […]

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What HBO Means for the NHL

We’ve all heard of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” and perhaps seen some of Rex Ryan’s tirades during the New York Jets’ most recent pre-season.  The Jets received substantial publicity from being featured on HBO. For several months now, HBO has been advertising the next show to feature a look “inside” a professional sports team. Starting on […]

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“Pay Me Thousands Of Dollars And I’ll Get You A College Scholarship”

If you cut through all the bull, this is essentially what college recruiting firms are saying. Companies like College Prospects of America, National College Scouting Association, and Cardinal Sports Management do all but guarantee a college scholarship for high school athletes in return for a substantial sum of money. The services these firms perform seems […]

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Rookie Duties: Early Season Adjustments

Just as anticipated, the last couple weeks have been some crazy and exhausting ones. With the Sudbury Wolves playing their annual opening stretch of games against teams in the Western Division, I knew this was going to be my best opportunity to see Kuch, McFarland, and the rest of the boys for a while, so […]

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Darcy Tucker Creates Turning Point Sports Management

There is about to be a new hockey agent, and there is nothing typical about his background.  Darcy Tucker played 14 seasons in the NHL prior to making the announcement that he will be starting a new career representing those who have aspirations of performing at a professional level. In an ESPN report, Pierre LeBrun […]

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David Frost Is Going By Jim McCauley

David Frost has been the subject of 8 whopping posts on this blog since its creation in December 2005.  And now he is about to be the topic of conversation in a 9th article.  That’s because he has been found working at the Laguna Hockey Academy in Southern California, under a fake name.  Yes, that’s […]