What the Assist Fund means to me: Ángela Sanchez

In Chile, people play soccer. And here, they play hockey. We didn’t know anything about hockey prior to arriving in Canada, but we wanted our family to be a part of the community. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Driven By Youth

Julia Gosling was just nine years old when now-teammates Marie-Philip Poulin, Meaghan Mikkelson and Rebecca Johnston inspired the nation by winning gold at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Now, 11 years later, Gosling will fight for a chance to do the same. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

NHL/NHLPA First Shift, by the numbers

The return of our game means the return of the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program. The eighth season of NHL/NHLPA First Shift kicks off on Wednesday in St. Catharines, Ont., and Hockey Canada, Bauer, the NHL and the NHLPA are excited to help more kids fall in love with hockey. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada statement announcing Fall event cancellations

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the difficult decision has been made to cancel the 2021 National Women’s Under-18 Championship, 2021 Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup and 2021 World Junior A Challenge. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Perseverance pays off

Soon after the Cincinnati Cyclones’ head coach position became vacant ahead of the 2021-22 season, Jason Payne found himself sitting in the office of general manager Kristin Ropp. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada adds new member to board of directors

Following the completion of Hockey Canada’s virtual Summer Congress on Sept. 11, the organization and its 13 Members elected John Neville (Markham, Ont.) to the Hockey Canada Board of Directors during a special meeting of the Members. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

National Women’s Team heads west to British Columbia

Hockey Canada, in partnership with B.C. Hockey, the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), Cranbrook Bucks and Trail Smoke Eaters, announced Monday that Canada’s National Women’s Team will continue its road to Beijing with a pair of games against BCHL clubs. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Coaching as friends

As defensive partners growing up, Piper Hays and Hayley Palmer have great chemistry on the ice. That chemistry jumped to a new level when the two 18-year-olds began their coaching journeys five years ago. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Lace ‘Em Up partners with Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund

In an effort to create more opportunities for Canadians to participate in hockey, Lace ‘Em Up has joined forces with the Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund starting this season. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Telling the stories of our game

Our game is back and so is the Hockey Canada Community program, presented by Scotiabank! Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canada’s National Para Hockey Team named for 2021-22 season

With less than six months until the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, China, Hockey Canada has announced that 20 players that will be a part of Canada’s National Para Hockey Team throughout the 2021-22 season. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canada back on top at IIHF Women’s World Championship

Canada’s National Women’s Team has won its 11th gold medal at the IIHF Women’s World Championship, earning a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the United States on Tuesday night. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Returning to red and white

Adam Dixon thought he had life planned out. The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games would be his last with Canada’s National Para Hockey Team before he would start focusing on his career and life away from the rink. But then something happened he didn’t expect. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Alison Domenico named to National Women’s Team Coaching Staff

Hockey Canada has announced the addition of Alison Domenico (Ottawa, Ont./Providence College, HE) as an assistant coach with Canada’s National Women’s Team for the 2021-22 season, including the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Women’s Worlds Recap: Canada 3, United States (OT)

Marie-Philip Poulin (Beauceville, Que.) scored a dramatic overtime winner 7:22 into the extra period, giving Canada’s National Women’s Team a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the United States on Tuesday night for its 11th gold medal at the IIHF Women’s World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

22 days in Calgary, by the numbers

The 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship comes to a close Tuesday in Calgary, as does a rollercoaster ride that has lasted more than 18 months; the tournament – originally scheduled for Halifax, N.S., was cancelled in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then again in April of this year with cases rising in Read more

Women’s Worlds Recap: Canada 3, Switzerland 0

Mélodie Daoust (Valleyfield, Que.) scored two more goals to send Canada’s National Women’s Team into the gold medal game at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship after a 3-0 semifinal win over Switzerland on Monday night. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Women’s Worlds Recap: Canada 5, Germany 0

Natalie Spooner (Scarborough, Ont.) scored a pair of goals as part of a three-point performance as Canada’s National Women’s Team booked its place in the semifinals at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship with a 5-0 win over Germany in its Saturday quarterfinal. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Running in parallel

There have been two constants in Claire Thompson’s life: hockey and school, one always coming to the forefront when the time is right. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Women’s Worlds Preview: Canada vs. Germany

With a perfect preliminary round in the rearview mirror, it’s on to the playoff round at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship for Canada’s National Women’s Team. Up first? A quarterfinal date with Germany. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more