Hockey Canada statement on 2021, 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships

The following are statements on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, and Scott Salmond, senior vice-president of national teams, in response to the announcement by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) on the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship being played in Edmonton without fans, Read more

Hockey Canada statement announcing Fall 2020 event rescheduling

Following the cancellation of the 2019-20 hockey season and all national championships in March, Hockey Canada has worked tirelessly with its host organizing committees for 2020 and beyond. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Dale Hawerchuk: 1963-2020

Dale Hawerchuk, who lost his courageous battle with stomach cancer on Tuesday at the age of 57, took the all-important face-off deep in the Canadian zone with less than two minutes to go in a 5-5 tie in Game 3 of the 1987 Canada Cup final. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Building a virtual foundation

A vital piece of the National Junior Team calendar looked very different this year, with players going online for an educational week at Sport Chek summer development camp. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A hands-on hockey mom

A BFL Female Coach of the Year, Stéphanie Grenier is guiding her three young daughters – and hundreds of other girls in the AHFVG – through their minor hockey journeys. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Helping out the home team

A women’s hockey trailblazer in Quebec and the Isobel Gathorne-Hardy Award recipient, Ève Gascon is a champion in her community, even when there’s no hockey to be played. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

More tools for the toolbox

Olympic gold medallists Haley Irwin and Jocelyne Larocque took their coach education to the next level this summer, taking part in the Hockey Canada Skills Coach Seminar. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey leaders join forces to help kids get back on the ice

The National Hockey League (NHL®), the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), Bauer Hockey and Hockey Canada today launched a Hockey Equipment Relief Program. As communities begin to re-open and kids look to re-engage in sports, this program will help families financially impacted by COVID-19 get their kids back on the ice. Retrieved from Hockey Read more

Making his moment count

But even though he has taken a path untravelled by his peers, Gage Goncalves will be sharing screen time with the best and brightest in junior hockey this week at Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Creating an equal opportunity

Callie Langmead’s passion for coaching comes from personal experience. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Becoming agents of change

Hockey Canada remains committed to continuing to listen and learn, and being open to change in an effort to take action around diversity. The seminars are an early step in that commitment. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

You’ve got a friend in me

Nolan Lalonde and Chris Droulis are like a lot of friends these days. They chat daily on FaceTime. They go for walks and jogs and work out together. They simply hang out. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Where I come from

The fact Denton Mateychuk feels the need to point out that his hometown actually has paved roads tells you all you need to know about the size of Dominion City, Man. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada implements mandatory diversity and inclusion seminars for national teams players and staff

Hockey Canada has announced that beginning this week, all national team players, coaches and support staff involved in the 2020-21 season will participate in mandatory virtual diversity and inclusion seminars before proceeding with virtual summer camps. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Sharing a love of the game

Home is where the heart is for Katie-Lynn Cummiskey, and it’s why she gives back to Pownal Minor Hockey. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

BDO invests over $100,000 in communities across Canada

With a $39,100 donation for the 2019-20 season, the BDO Goals for Kids program has now put more than $100,000 into communities across Canada in its three seasons. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Academy seminar goes virtual

Last week, for the 17th time, Hockey Canada welcomed delegates from across the country to its annual Hockey Canada Skills Academy (HCSA) seminar. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada statement on 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, presented by TELUS

Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel the 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, presented by TELUS, which was set to be hosted Oct. 31–Nov. 7 in Charlottetown and Summerside, P.E.I. The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Read more

End of an era

Mel Davidson is saying goodbye to Hockey Canada on Tuesday, closing a chapter that has spanned 26 years and included almost every major international triumph for Canada’s National Women’s Team. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Fab five headed to the Hall

There will be a distinctly Canadian flavour when the Class of 2020 goes into the Hockey Hall of Fame this fall. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more