We often talk about mental toughness in the sports world. We harp on the abstract idea of the "will to win." We talk about visualizing success and then achieving it, of focusing solely on the task ahead and not letting any outside or unnecessary concerns get to us.What does it really mean to be mentally tough?In the sports world where physicality rules, toughness is visible. It's...
The Winnipeg Jets will all be wearing Rick Rypien jerseys when they take the ice for warmups before their game against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Rypien, who spent six years in the Vancouver Canucks organization before signing a one-year deal with the Jets in 2011, never played a game with the Winnipeg club, but they certainly embrace him as one of their own. After...
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