Our new home is PINEY ORCHARD ICE ARENA, in Odenton, Maryland!
HAVE FUN & GET BETTER
NETWORK HOCKEY'S DAY CAMP COMING TO
THE CAPITAL CLUBHOUSE IN WALDORF | AUGUST 12-16 | 8AM-5PM
Headed and founded by former NCAA and NHL standout and current Washington Capitals NHL analyst Craig Laughlin, Network Hockey provides the most comprehensive professional training and guidance available for all facets of a player's game.
Laughlin, a Toronto native, graduated from Clarkson University in 1980 with a bachelors degree in business and was a standout Division I hockey player. He went on to play 10 years of professional hockey with over 500 NHL games with the Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, LA Kings, and Toronto Maple Leafs. After his NHL retirement, Craig has spent the last 20+ years involved in various aspects of the game of hockey, including a 4 year tenure with the ECHL Richmond Renegades where he served as General Manager and brought the team to a league championship. He has been involved with the Washington Capitals organization and community for over 30 years, and currently is the lead TV color Analyst for the Caps on Comcast SportsNet, a position he has had for the past 24 years.
He has owned and operated many successful hockey schools and camps in the Washington area, most recently with Network Hockey Development Program. Founded in 2001, Craig developed NHDP to provide young, aspiring athletes the tools necessary to be successful on and off the ice. By focusing on complete development and a unique combination of hockey skills, mental toughness, sportsmanship, and life skills development, NHDP wants to help players achieve greater success.
A highly personal and personalized program, NHDP offers the hockey player all the tools for success, including, but not limited to: intense on and off ice training regiments, career guidence, sports psychology, nutritional guidance, life skills, and leadership workshops.
For over a decade, Network Hockey Development Program (NHDP) has been THE premier development program in the DMV for serious hockey players.
NHDP prides itself in offering only the highest level of professionalism and offers a diverse staff of professionals in every field. Quite simply, there is no other program like NHDP anywhere else. Not only do we offer the highest level of professional and creative on-ice training, but we also develop other aspects of players’ games. Through various off-ice seminars and our exclusive mentor program, athletes enrolled will receive a great deal of character building and leadership training. Our athletes will have an opportunity to skate with and learn from only the best.
With the combination of highly personalized on and off ice workouts, and the off-ice character and leadership building, NHDP offers a unique formula for developing the most serious hockey players and tapping into their fullest potential. Craig Laughlin's NHDP is often copied but never equaled.
BENEFITS OF NETWORK HOCKEY
Small class size with ratio’s of 5-1 or LESS
Outstanding Faculty – A highly accomplished and highly professional staff; Dedicated experts in the area of Player Development, who exhibit unparalleled professionalism and possess the knowledge to help players be more successful that can ONLY come from a lifetime of dedication.
A Culture of Player Development that focuses on Competition, Accountability, Character, Confidence, Tenacity, Heart, Determination, Passion for the game, and an emphasis on Academic Achievement.
Honest assessments from highly accomplished, experienced staff.
History of highly successful player development and advancement.
Network Hockey aims to provide young aspiring athletes the tools necessary to be successful both on and off the ice. By focusing on a player’s complete development and providing a unique combination of on ice skills, off ice training, career guidance, mental toughness and sports psychology, nutrition, life skills, and leadership—NHDP wants to develop the complete player.
- Craig Laughlin - Co-Founder, CEO