There’s a familiar face taking over the head-coaching position with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team. Experienced Hockey Canada coach André Tourigny will be behind the U18 bench following the departure of Gilles Bouchard, who is joining the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch as an assistant coach.
With Team Canada on the hunt for gold, it only makes sense to go out and get a Hunter. With that in mind, Hockey Canada got their man in Tim Hunter, who’s been named head coach of Canada’s National Junior squad.
Former Team Canada women’s hockey forward Jayna Hefford is punching her ticket to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The 2018 induction class, announced June 26, includes the 41-year-old Ontario hockey mom who wore the Maple Leaf in five Winter Olympiads, beginning in 1998.
In this article, we will look at the eight key points of execution for wingers on breakout plays. Before working on this, it is important to have sound fundamentals in passing the the puck, receiving the puck and the fundamentals of puck protection.
No sleep ’til Dallas. Which means there will be more than a few bleary-eyed, teenaged pro hockey prospects reaching for the caffeinated energy drinks today. The lead up to the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas is an exciting time. There’s a lot to ingest, a lot to process and a lot to look forward to.
It’s Christmas, in June. The time where players, and their parents – who’ve dedicated years of their lives to early weekday practices, weekend tournaments and countless coffee runs – get to unwrap a new hockey sweater.
Ty Smith has been drawing the eyes of scouts for years. The 18-year-old Spokane Chiefs defenceman worked his way onto the hockey radar as a bantam in Lloydminster before playing a year with Delta Prep Academy and going first overall in the 2015 Western Hockey League bantam draft.
Andrei Svechnikov took the OHL by storm last season. Entering the league with high expectations, the first overall pick in the 2017 CHL Draft made an immediate impact with the Barrie Colts, scoring 10 goals in his first games.
In this year’s NHL entry draft, Noah Dobson could be the second defenceman to hear his name called by a big league GM. Everybody knows that Swedish defender Rasmus Dahlin will be selected first overall by the Buffalo Sabres.
The Toronto Marlboros Minor Midget Team have been a prospect factory for years, producing numerous NHL draft picks from its ranks. Look up and down rosters in the big leagues and there’s a good chance a player came through the Marlboro program.
A pair of dynamic blueliners from two of Canada’s top Junior A squads are among a handful of Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players expected to hear their name called at the upcoming NHL Draft.
Every hockey parent wants their son or daughter to be successful on the ice and there are so many factors involved that will determine how their future will play out.
1) JUNIOR B UPDATE: KIJHL’s Castlegar Rebels announce new coach and GM; Sharp calling the shots for HJHL’s Three Hills Thrashers
2) On Top of the World: CSSHL Keeps Gaining Traction in Canada’s Hockey Landscape
3) Around the WHL: Eleven WHL players help Canada win Hlinka Gretzky gold; Tigers deal White to ICE
4) Meet Matthew Savoie, the NAX Forward Taking the CSSHL by Storm
5) Meet The Winners Of The 2018 HockeyNow Minor Hockey Player Of The Year Award Powered By Hockeyshot