How the HCSA has helped me

A pair of students from the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Matthew Halton High School in Pincher Creek, Alta., share the benefits of the program, on and off the ice. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A classroom coaching pipeline

Hockey Canada Skills Academies like the one at Miramichi Valley High School are positioned to establish a pipeline of young, qualified hockey coaches in New Brunswick. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Enthusiasm is catching

A member of the Kelowna WildCats Special Hockey program, Makaio Long dazzled his HCSA coaches and classmates with an unbridled love of the game and wild celebrations. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

25 players selected to represent Canada at 2021 IIHF U18 World Championship

Hockey Canada has unveiled the 25 players named to Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team for the 2021 IIHF U18 World Championship, April 26-May 6 in Frisco and Plano, Texas. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Schedule unveiled for 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship

Canada’s National Women’s Team will begin its quest for a gold medal at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Nova Scotia with a match-up against Finland on May 6, highlighting the opening-day schedule. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Making her voice heard

There really hasn’t been a time in Andrea Skinner’s life where the ice wasn’t part of her story. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

In My Own Words: Meghan Hunter

The Chicago Blackhawks’ director of hockey administration talks about her journey from Oil Springs to the Windy City, and helping blaze a trail for women in the NHL. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Para hockey at home

In the world of adaptive sport, Tara Chisholm says being able to make the best out of any situation is essential. So, when COVID-19 forced Women’s Para Hockey of Canada (WPHC) to alter plans for in-person grassroots para hockey camps, Chisholm led a team to create Plan B – the Para Hockey at Home Virtual Read more

A life in love with hockey

It was the late 1970s in Vancouver and a young Laura Bennion wanted to play minor hockey. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

André Tourigny joins Team Canada coaching staffs for 2021-22 season

Hockey Canada has announced that André Tourigny (Nicolet, Que.) has been formally hired on a one-year contract and will be part of Team Canada coaching staffs at four major upcoming international tournaments. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

A future behind the bench

Hockey Canada is a leader in the game, and the organization is stepping up by providing opportunities for more women to get involved. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

For the girls

The goal for Hockey Canada and its 13 Members is simple – get more girls and women into Canada’s game. Whether they’re players, coaches, officials, volunteers, parents or fans, everyone can get involved in their own way. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Hockey Canada statement on 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship

The following are statements on behalf of Hockey Canada from Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, and Gina Kingsbury, director of women’s national teams, in response to the announcement by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) on the status of the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Thirty-five players invited to National Women’s Team training camp

Hockey Canada has invited 35 players to attend the BFL National Women’s Team Training Camp, presented by Sobeys, in Halifax, N.S., March 1-7. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Six Questions with Scott Smith

HockeyCanada.ca caught up with Scott Smith, the president and chief operating officer of Hockey Canada, to discuss the organization’s role in the Youth Hockey Inclusion Committee, and what is being done to make the game more welcoming to everyone who wants to play. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Loving the island life

Despite growing up without access to ice in tropical Turks and Caicos, 15-year-old Zack Vermeulen is quickly rising through the minor hockey ranks on Vancouver Island. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Class of 2021 unveiled for Order of Hockey in Canada

Three individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the game of hockey will have their successes immortalized by Hockey Canada this year. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Six Questions with Paul Jerrard

The University of Nebraska-Omaha assistant coach talks about his path in the game, getting more Black coaches behind the bench, and advice for the next generation. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

Just be kind

On Pink Shirt Day, 2018 Olympic silver medallist Jill Saulnier talks about getting more women and girls involved in sports, and what needs to be done to #EndBullying. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more

In My Own Words: Noah Warren

Like a lot of junior hockey players, I have big goals for my hockey career. But there’s one that’s more important to me than anything else. I want to be a role model for young Black kids. Retrieved from Hockey Canada Read more