The power of community

Colleen Fidler chuckles as she reminisces about a frigid February day in 2014 when a north Edmonton community held a grand reopening of an outdoor rink. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

The humble warriors

Howie Draper and his staff went online to formulate a group identity that would drive Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team to gold at the 2019 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

From Victoria to Nur-Sultan

A little Canadian hospitality during the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship earned Cory Truscott the trip of a lifetime to see how the game is embraced in Kazakhstan. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Building skills and passion

Hockey Canada Skills Academies have accrued a great track record with developing top-flight prospects while also providing a great environment for newcomers to the game. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Day in Moose Lake

The Hockey Canada Skills Academy programs at Frontier Collegiate Institute and Frontier Mosakahiken School came together for a celebration of Canada’s favourite game. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A day in the life

Students from the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Westlane Secondary School got a small taste of life as an Ontario Hockey League player Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Alex and the academy

The Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Martin Collegiate played a key role in helping mold Vancouver Giants defenceman Alex Kannok Leipert into a surefire NHL prospect. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Michael Dyck named head coach of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team

Hockey Canada announced that Michael Dyck (Lethbridge, Alta./Vancouver, WHL) will lead Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team as head coach following the departure of Dan Lambert, who has accepted an assistant coach position with the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Empathy and hockey

Just 10 years old, Isaac Jansen used a school project to help build awareness of the Hockey Canada Foundation and its mission to inspire a lifelong love of the game. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

46 goalies invited to Program of Excellence and National Women’s Program goaltending camps

Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence and National Women’s Program are preparing for the 2019-20 season with a pair of four-day goaltending camps at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A great day for para hockey

Port Colborne High School and Westlane Secondary School forged a para hockey rivalry and hit the ice to create a particularly special day for Westlane student Alex Luey. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Coaching staffs named for national men’s under-17 teams

Nine coaches have been selected to lead Canada’s national men’s under-17 teams, set to come together at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Medicine Hat, Alta., and Swift Current, Sask., in November. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Canada takes home silver at 2019 IIHF World Championship

Canada’s National Men’s Team has finished with the silver medal at the 2019 IIHF World Championship after falling to Finland 3-1 in the gold medal game Sunday. The medal is the 15th silver and 51st overall for Canada at the tournament. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A welcomed homecoming

Returning to the Team Canada fold has been a sweet ride thus far for Jason Botterill. More than 23 years after he became the first – and still only – player to win three gold medals at the World Juniors, the 43-year-old has helped build a Canadian team that is two wins away from gold Read more

Kevin Lowe, Meaghan Mikkelson named honorary co-chairs of 2019 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf

Kevin Lowe and Meaghan Mikkelson have been announced as honorary co-chairs of the 16th annual Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf, hosted June 17-18 in Edmonton. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Power of persistence

Jonathan Marchessault was inspired watching those two seminal Canadian hockey moments. Both goals created a desire inside of him to play for Canada’s National Men’s Team one day. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Brooks Bandits win National Junior A Championship

The host Brooks Bandits have won Canada’s 49th National Junior A Championship, using a three-goal first period to down the Prince George Spruce Kings 4-3 in a thrilling final Sunday at the Centennial Regional Arena. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

2019 NJAC Recap: May 19

The Brooks Bandits are national Junior A champions, riding a three-goal first period to a win over the Prince George Spruce Kings despite a furious comeback by the BCHL champions in the final 20 minutes. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

#Road2NJAC: By the numbers

The 2018-19 season comes to an end Sunday for the Canadian Junior Hockey League, with two teams – the host Brooks Bandits and Prince George Spruce Kings – remaining in the chase for the National Junior A Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

2019 NJAC Recap: May 18

From 133 teams to two, the championship game is set at the 2019 National Junior A Championship. The Brooks Bandits and Prince George Spruce Kings posted semifinal successes Saturday and will meet for the top prize. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more