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Three players from each of the six teams competing in Thunder Bay, Ont., have been identified as Players to Watch at the 2019 TELUS Cup. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Bringing it back

Michael Power has never forgotten the sensation of watching the Thunder Bay Twins win multiple Allan Cup championships in the 1980s. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Teams ready to roll at 2019 Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves are set to welcome the nation’s best to the 2019 Esso Cup, April 21-27. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Thunder Bay Kings

They didn’t get the regional title they wanted, but the confidence the Thunder Bay Kings gained might be just as important when they welcome the best in the nation to northwestern Ontario. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Toronto Young Nationals

Despite playing in arguably the best Midget league in Ontario, having to take unquestionably the hardest regional route and returning just three players from the team that finished fourth a year ago in Sudbury, the Young Nationals will make a fourth appearance in six years at Canada’s National Midget Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: As de Québec

Chameleon-like might be a good descriptor for the As de Québec. Head coach Myriam Croussette says her squad produced a solid 16-7-7 record in the Ligue de hockey d’excellence du Québec because of its ability to play any style of game. The capacity to do so is due to the variety of the players on Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Calgary Buffaloes

Pick your poison … the Calgary Buffaloes can beat you at one end of the rink or the other. Back at the TELUS Cup for the first time in 10 years – and the eighth time overall – the Buffaloes ran through the Alberta Midget Hockey League regular season and playoffs with 33 wins in Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Tisdale Trojans

There’s no place like home. The Tisdale Trojans proved that this season, riding home-ice advantage all the way to the TELUS Cup. It’s the first time the Trojans will step on the ice at Canada’s National Midget Championship since they won the national title in 2002, beating the Dartmouth Subways and a 14-year-old Sidney Crosby Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: Sudbury Lady Wolves

Ever since the end of training camp, the Sudbury Lady Wolves have been determined to prove they have a legitimate chance to become the first host team to win the Esso Cup. Mission accomplished. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

NHL Playoff Update: First Round

With two powerhouses already out, this weekend might prove to be even more exciting and unpredictable than what we’ve seen so far in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. Few picked the Columbus Blue Jackets to come out of their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Not only did they win the franchise’s first playoffs series to Read more

Team Canada comes home with bronze from Women’s Worlds

Canada’s National Women’s Team has claimed its 19th medal in as many tries at the IIHF Women’s World Championship, blanking Russia 7-0 in the bronze medal game Sunday. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: Halifax Fire

The Halifax Fire is making its first appearance as a club at the Esso Cup in Sudbury, but some of the players are quite familiar with Canada’s National Female Midget Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: Stoney Creek Sabres

With the Sudbury Lady Wolves – the Esso Cup hosts – serving as the Sabres’ gold medal game opponent, Stoney Creek guaranteed itself a berth at Canada’s National Female Midget Championship even if it lost the provincial final. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Cantonniers de Magog

One win away a year ago, the Cantonniers de Magog are ready to take that final step at the 2019 TELUS Cup. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Teams set for 2019 TELUS Cup

The Thunder Bay Kings will welcome five regional champions to the 2019 TELUS Cup, Canada’s 46th National Midget Championship, set for April 22-28. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: Halifax Macs

Through most of their run to the 2019 TELUS Cup, the Halifax Macs’ game plan was pretty darn simple. Score, score and score some more. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup headed back to Bridgewater

Canada’s National Para Hockey Team will be headed back to the Maritimes in 2020 to compete against the world’s best at the Canadian Tire Para Hockey Cup in Bridgewater, N.S. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: St. Albert Slash

Mike Babcock has often talked about how great teams have a “machine-like” quality to them, which means the players find a way to dig in and play their best, game in and game out. This descriptor works very well to describe the 2018-19 edition of the St. Albert Slash. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Road to the 2019 Esso Cup: Saskatoon Stars

They earned bronze in 2015, finished fourth in 2016 and settled for a silver medal in 2018. Now the Saskatoon Stars are hoping it will finally be their time to be the best at the Esso Cup. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Esso Cup field locked and loaded

A season that began with 92 teams has been narrowed down to six – the 2019 Esso Cup competitors have been officially finalized. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more