The work never stops

Dr. Charles Tator remembers winters in his childhood being so cold he could skate to school with his friends, and the janitors would build rinks in the playground for games before and after class. Hockey was a way of life for Dr. Tator in the 1940s and, like many his friends, he was a big Read more

Ahead of his time

Ken Dryden’s résumé speaks for itself. He is a Hockey Hall of Famer, six-time Stanley Cup champion, five-time Vezina Trophy recipient, Calder Trophy winner and Conn Smythe Trophy winner, to name just a few accolades. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Driven by purpose

A hockey player’s legacy is often measured in goals and assists, scoring titles, trophies and championships. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Treasured memories

The impact of the 1972 Summit Series is immeasurable; in the memory of Kevin Lowe, it’s unforgettable. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A man among men

Among the many skills Bill Hay possessed in his hockey career, it was his vision both on and off the ice that separated him from his contemporaries. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Changing the game

Angela James is considered the first superstar of women’s hockey. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Right where she belongs

“I’m a players’ coach who makes you feel good about yourself, and that on the ice is where you belong.” Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Coaching for the future

It all started with a text. Janelle Forcand was sitting by her friend’s pool in the summer of 2013 when she noticed a message asking if she would be interested in working at a week-long hockey school. She thought it sounded like a great job … for a week. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Making a statement

Safety. Fun. Inclusion. Of the three pillars in the Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador (HNL) mission statement, one is sending a distinct message to anyone who wants to get on the ice. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canada wins gold medal at IIHF World Championship

Canada’s National Men’s Team has won the gold medal at the 2021 IIHF World Championship, coming from a goal down in the third period to edge Finland 3-2 in overtime in the gold medal game Sunday. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Recap: Canada 3, Finland 2 (OT)

Nick Paul (Mississauga, Ont./Ottawa, NHL) tapped in a cross-crease feed from Connor Brown (Toronto, Ont./Ottawa, NHL) at the 6:26 mark of overtime, giving Canada’s National Men’s Team a 3-2 win over Finland on Sunday and the gold medal at the 2021 IIHF World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Finding fitness

Carolyne Prevost is at the point in her competitive hockey career where she knows the days are numbered, with scores of younger players coming into the fold each year. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Recap: Canada 4, United States 2

Andrew Mangiapane (Bolton, Ont./Calgary, NHL) scored two more goals, including the game-winner early in the third period, to send Canada’s National Men’s Team into the gold medal game at the 2021 IIHF World Championship with a 4-2 semifinal win over the United States on Saturday. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Recap: Canada 2, ROC 1 (OT)

Troy Stecher (Richmond, B.C./Detroit, NHL) set up Andrew Mangiapane (Bolton, Ont./Calgary, NHL) for a gorgeous overtime winner, sending Canada to the semifinals at the 2021 IIHF World Championship thanks to a dramatic 2-1 win over ROC in their Thursday quarterfinal. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Preview: Canada vs. ROC

As unlikely as it would have seemed 10 days ago, it is on to the playoff round for Canada’s National Men’s Team, which faces off against ROC in a quarterfinal on Thursday in Riga. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Calgary to host 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship

Following the April cancellation of the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship, Hockey Canada has announced that Alberta will host the event for the first time, with Calgary confirmed as the new host city. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Recap: Finland 3, Canada 2 (SO)

Brandon Pirri (Toronto, Ont./Chicago, NHL) and Maxime Comtois (Longueuil, Que./Anaheim, NHL) scored goals, but Canada’s National Men’s Team dropped a 3-2 decision to Finland in a shootout Tuesday to close out the preliminary round at the 2021 IIHF World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Getting over the hump

When the dust finally settles on Brandon Hagel’s unforgettable year, there will be plenty of opportunities for the Morinville, Alta., product to reflect on a successful first full season with the Chicago Blackhawks that culminated with his first chance to represent Canada internationally at the 2021 IIHF World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

IIHF Worlds Preview: Canada vs. Finland

It all comes down to this for Canada’s National Men’s Team, which must beat Finland in its preliminary-round finale to move through to the quarterfinals at the 2021 IIHF World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

17 players selected to represent Canada at 2021 IPC World Para Hockey Championship

With just over three weeks until the puck drops on the 2021 IPC World Para Hockey Championship, Hockey Canada has announced the 17 players that will wear the Maple Leaf at the world championship, June 19-26 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more