Bo takes a final bow

Jay Bouwmeester, who officially announced his retirement on Monday, was the 29th and most recent player to earn membership in the IIHF Triple Gold Club, having won a Stanley Cup (2019), Olympic gold medal (2014) and IIHF World Championship gold medal (2003, 2004). Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada statement on passing of Gordon Renwick

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the passing of former Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) president, Gordon Renwick. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canada gets silver medal at 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

Canada’s National Junior Team fell 2-0 to the United States in the gold medal game Tuesday night at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, the 48th meeting between the cross-border rivals. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

24 days in Edmonton, by the numbers

The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship comes to a close Tuesday in Edmonton, as does a rollercoaster journey that has lasted more than two years for the host organizing committee. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Preview: Canada vs. United States

And then there were two. The IIHF World Junior Championship trophy will stay in North America as Canada and the United States clash for the gold medal in a meeting of – statistically, at least – the two best teams in the tournament from start to finish. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Living their big dreams

Cindy and Greg Krebs raised their four children to be best friends, to chase big dreams and to go after a life they loved in full. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors online 50/50 jackpot to start at over $1.9 million for final two draws

Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Hockey Alberta Foundation, is once again encouraging fans in Alberta to win bigger than ever, as the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship online 50/50 draws on Jan. 4 and 5 will each start at over $1.9 million. The large starting jackpots are a result of the New Year’s Eve Read more

Red Deer will be ready

The COVID-19 pandemic put an end to Red Deer sharing hosting duties for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship with Edmonton, but with the mid-September announcement that the 2021 World Juniors would be played in a bubble came news that Edmonton and Red Deer will once again co-host in 2022. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Preview: Canada vs. Russia

It just wouldn’t be the IIHF World Junior Championship without Canada vs. Russia in the medal round, would it? Another chapter in hockey’s most enduring rivalry will be written when the Canadians and Russians face off in Edmonton with a spot in the gold medal game on the line. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Family takes care of family

One of the biggest changes has been the absence of fans in Edmonton, and included among the 18,000 strong who would have filled the building for Team Canada games are throngs of family and friends. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Looking at the future

Never before has it happened – all four quarterfinals at the IIHF World Junior Championship on the same sheet of ice on the same day. It also means an unmatched collection of talent will be on display. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

From rule-bender to referee

Tyson Stewart wasn’t a saint and is the first to admit it. Given that, it’s interesting where Stewart’s hockey path has taken him. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Preview: Canada vs. Czech Republic

It’s on to the playoff round at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship for Canada’s National Junior Team, which looks to build on its perfect preliminary round in a quarterfinal match-up against the Czech Republic. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Preview: Canada vs. Finland

Canada’s National Junior Team closes out the preliminary round at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship with a New Year’s Eve showdown against Finland. As expected heading into the tournament, the game will determine who finishes atop Group A. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Building a bubble

But with the world gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a time the World Juniors was in serious danger of not taking place. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors online 50/50 jackpot to start at over $500,000 on December 31

Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Hockey Alberta Foundation, is once again encouraging fans in Alberta to win bigger than ever, as the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship online 50/50 draw on Dec. 31 will start at $500,000. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Bear knows best

André Tourigny has spent 15 seasons as a head coach in Major Junior hockey. He has been coach of the year in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Preview: Canada vs. Switzerland

Canada’s National Junior Team gets into the back half of its preliminary-round schedule at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, facing off against Switzerland in a meeting of teams going in opposite directions after two games in Group A. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

World Juniors Recap: Canada 3, Slovakia 1

Philip Tomasino (Mississauga, Ont./Oshawa, OHL) scored the game-winning goal with less than four minutes left and added an assist for good measure, helping Canada’s National Junior Team edge Slovakia 3-1 on Sunday night at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Going above and beyond

Typically when the holiday hockey tradition comes to Canada, an army of more than 700 volunteers are recruited to ensure things run smoothly so the future stars of the game need only to worry about what happens on the ice. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more