With the competition in minor hockey at an all time high, there still are those players who stand out. Such is the case with Peyton Krebs of the Rocky Mountain Raiders and Bowen Byram of the Lethbridge Val Matteotti Golden Hawks.
Eight of the best female Peewee A teams will converge in Edmonton to take part in the first ever Peewee Girls Invitational Hockey Tournament.
When it comes to training, Edge School officials look for results both and and off the ice from their hockey players. The Calgary-based private school places a heavy emphasis on the testing their athletes in the gym – 12 months of the year.
Leah Copeland and Tyrel Spitzer are concerned about something more than their teams’ win-loss records. The pair, who coach the Female Prep and Boys’ Elite 15s teams, respectively, at the Edmonton-based Northern Alberta X-treme (formerly St. Francis Xavier Hockey Academy), believe the most important thing they should be emphasizing is player development.
Earlier this month, Hockey Alberta released its 20-man roster for the male U16 team that will compete in the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup.
When it comes to the playoffs there is only one winner. Everyone else is
left thinking about what could have been over the long offseason.
In the Bantam and Midget AAA divisions in Alberta there is a lot of competition and at the start of the season every team believes they have a chance to win it all.
With an ever-changing Canadian culture, hockey isn’t necessarily at the forefront of priorities for many young boys and girls when they choose which sport they’d like to play for the first time. And with registration costs, new gear, and other expenses, hockey isn’t the cheapest of sports, which comes as a burden to many parents.
This weekend the Strathcona Warriors were taken down on their home turf as the Beaumount Braves defeated them 5-4 in the final of the Strathcona Ice Breaker tournament.
Eight of the best northern Alberta PeeWee AA hockey teams will battle it out in their first tourney of the season at the PeeWee AA Ice Breaker in Strathcona this week.
With numbers of players on the rise and the amount of teams staying relatively the same, parents and players are looking for a way to get a leg up on the competition.
(Image from http://hockeyalberta.ca) For all Alberta minor hockey players between the 2002-08 age…
The HockeyNow Minor Hockey Player of the Year class of 2015 got a special surprise this year. In celebration of HockeyNow’s new partnership with Sport Chek, all three winners were treated to a shopping spree that would make a Kardashian jealous.
Perhaps the best way to describe Ty Smith is “pure talent”. At least that’s how International Scouting Services (ISS Hockey) scouting director and HockeyNow Minor Player of the Year selection committee member, Dennis MacInnis, describes the 15-year-old Lloydminster, Alta. native.
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