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Gregg Sutch's Blog: Mental preparation key to playoff success

Gregg Sutch's Blog: Mental preparation key to playoff success

by Gregg Sutch - March 29, 2011 3:17 PM EDT

The Mississauga St. Michael's Majors forward talks about how his team stays loose and prepared during the post-season grind.
The playoffs are the most exciting time of year for both fans and players. The games are much more intense, players grow thick beards (or at least attempt to), hairstyles are a bit odd and wins bring the team much, much closer.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: How life has changed since being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres

Gregg Sutch's Blog: How life has changed since being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres

by Gregg Sutch - December 2, 2010 11:40 AM EST

After being drafted in the fifth round last summer, Gregg Sutch's perception and outlook has changed after a few new experiences.
The 2010 NHL draft was the beginning of a new chapter on and off the ice for me, as I was fortunate enough to be picked up by a great organization, the Buffalo Sabres.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: Giving thanks to close out a season

Gregg Sutch's Blog: Giving thanks to close out a season

by Gregg Sutch - May 4, 2010 10:35 AM EDT

After finishing his season with the Mississauga St-Michael's Majors, Gregg Sutch is looking forward to the draft, but thanks those who helped him get there.
Another season down, another off-season to train and prepare, another season to look forward to. In the midst of all the hockey madness, it's important to thank the people around you who have helped along the way to get you to where you are.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: An insider's look at preparing for the junior playoffs

Gregg Sutch's Blog: An insider's look at preparing for the junior playoffs

by Gregg Sutch - March 19, 2010 10:20 AM EDT

The Mississauga St. Michael's Majors right winger discusses his stretch drive and examines other OHL series.
The playoffs are deemed to be the most exciting and pressing time of the year – and it truly is. The games are much more intense and each win is a team bonding moment.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: No place for hits to the head

Gregg Sutch's Blog: No place for hits to the head

by Gregg Sutch - January 26, 2010 2:02 PM EST

The second-year OHLer talks about stopping checks like Kassian's and Cormier's and what his St. Mike's team needs to do down the stretch.
In the past few weeks, the hockey world has seen a couple very serious hits and these hits have sparked a controversial topic in hockey. First, we had Zack Kassian's hit on Matt Kennedy that looked like a wrestling body-slam.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: From gruesome to gnarly, injuries abound

Gregg Sutch's Blog: From gruesome to gnarly, injuries abound

by Gregg Sutch - December 5, 2009 11:21 AM EST

The OHL player and highly touted 2010 NHL draft prospect talks about life on the sidelines and what's made his team successful this season.
This season has gotten off to a rough start with absolutely no luck, unfortunately. In the last shift of our last pre-season game against the Peterborough Petes, I had an awkward fall and sustained a high ankle sprain, tearing three ligaments.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: Ramping up for the season

Gregg Sutch's Blog: Ramping up for the season

by Gregg Sutch - October 4, 2009 11:30 AM EDT

The OHL sophomore talks about joining a new team at St. Mike's, playing on a contender and fighting in the pre-season.
My first training camp with a new team, the Mississauga St. Mike's Majors, went a lot better than I expected. What I was expecting was an organization that wants to win and is a complete class act, but the Majors exceeded that through the treatment they gave us on and off the ice.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: Winning gold at the Ivan Hlinka

Gregg Sutch's Blog: Winning gold at the Ivan Hlinka

by Gregg Sutch - August 31, 2009 11:02 AM EDT

A member of Team Canada's entry into the Slovakian tournament, Gregg Sutch recounts the gold medal win and the elation that followed.
The gold medal game at the Ivan Hlinka tournament brought tons of emotions to the boys on Team Canada and I've never seen a team so focused and jacked up before a game.


Gregg Sutch's Blog: Playing at the Ivan Hlinka tournament in Slovakia

Gregg Sutch's Blog: Playing at the Ivan Hlinka tournament in Slovakia

by Gregg Sutch - August 9, 2009 11:15 AM EDT

The top OHL prospect introduces himself in his first THN.com blog and talks about the Ivan Hlinka Tournament tryouts and what Slovakia is like.
SLOVAKIA – Hi everybody, this is my first blog for THN, so I thought I would introduce myself. I just finished a challenging but exciting rookie year playing for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario League.


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