Lyle Phair

A former NHL player for the Los Angeles Kings, Lyle Phair contributed a monthly "State of the Game" column for New England Hockey Journal.

Jul 25, 2011 Two strides forward, one giant step back
Jun 27, 2011 Cast of characters provides amusement
May 28, 2011 Forming lines a tricky combination
Apr 30, 2011 Five myths of summer hockey programs
Mar 24, 2011 Coaches need to be fair with playing time
Feb 21, 2011 Coaches strive to find comfort zone
Jan 27, 2011 January births gain big advantage
Dec 29, 2010 Winning isn't everything or the only thing
Nov 30, 2010 Criticism should be doled out in moderation
Oct 25, 2010 Coaches need good time management
Sep 27, 2010 College or major junior requires long-term thinking
Aug 22, 2010 Winds of change can blow both ways
Jul 18, 2010 Junior hockey must be right place, right time
Jun 22, 2010 Pros prove importance of a fair shake
May 16, 2010 Winning and losing must be kept in perspective
Apr 20, 2010 Many benefits to summer hockey schools
Feb 22, 2010 Is today's game really safer?