Andrew Ference: Things I Have Learned #1

By Andrew Ference, The Good Men Project
Originally Published: 26 June 2012

During my years playing with the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League my coach, Daryll Sutter, probably drew hundreds if not thousands of Xs and Os on the whiteboard. Every situation would be covered day in and day out until we didn’t have to think on the ice, we just reacted. I don’t remember a single one.

The thing I do remember, the lesson that took a team of average skill to within a game of winning the Stanley Cup: Be accountable to your teammates and to yourself. It is a pretty simple concept but a much more difficult thing to put into practice… Click here to read on


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