No rest for the weary. It could be the motto that Okanagan Hockey Academy forward Sarah Paul (Kelowna, B.C.) lives by.
It’s a long way from Blainville, Quebec to Tampa Bay, Florida. Google Maps lists the trip as over 2,300 kilometres long. It’s even more challenging if you are trying to make that trek as a QMJHL player to a spot with one of the elite teams in the NHL.
Laura Stacey played the overtime hero, giving the Markham Thunder their first Canadian Women’s Hockey League Clarkson Cup championship in franchise history.
Serron Noel has climbed to spot #21 on the latest ISS Top 31 Prospects list, since breaking the list at 31 in December. The Ottawa native has worked his way onto the A list in his sophomore year with the Oshawa Generals after helping Canada win gold at Ivan Hlinka. He’s sitting on 53 points in 62 regular season games, with several multi-point performances under his belt.
Fifteen tournaments ran across the province of Alberta from March 21-25, while three league champions also earned provincial honours the previous week.
Is this the year we see another OHL team break through that proverbial glass ceiling? The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds certainly hope so. Last year, it was the Erie Otters who won the OHL title and made it to the Memorial Cup final after they went through three years of having some powerful teams that fell just short in the playoffs.
Mason Shaw learned at an early age that hard work pays off, and that lesson has led him to a chance at returning to the ice this year.
The Toronto Jr. Canadiens had a certain flare this season when it came to playing on the big stage. After winning the Toronto Marlboros International Hockey Classic during the holidays, the club added more silverware to their collection winning the 2018 OHL Cup.
It’s the most exciting time of the hockey season with the first round playoff pairings now determined and league awards being handed out.
It’s time to separate the pretenders from the contenders with the start of the CCHL post season playoffs. The positioning of the eight playoffs was not determined until the final day of the regular season.
In this in-depth tutorial, Goalie Coach Joey Ali of Proalie/PFGS and his goalie assistant break down the correct movements to master the subtle, yet effective movement of the wrist.
The CHL experience couldn’t have gone any better for guys like Greg Gardner and Daniel Broussard. They never reached the NHL, but like many players right now, they were fortunate to play long enough to get their education paid for once they moved on from major junior.
1) ISS Hockey Releases May Top 31 Rankings for 2018 NHL Draft
2) 2018 RBC Cup Kicks Off in Chilliwack
3) Ontario Hockey Association Announces 2017-18 Prospects
4) Western Canada Cup No More
5) Meet Matthew Savoie, the NAX Forward Taking the CSSHL by Storm