The Alberta Pond Hockey championship is back, now with bantam and midget A divisions. The championship is held in the ‘Peace region’ that extends from Peace River to the county of Northern Lights.
Only a few months remain until the winners are announced. For the 18th year, HockeyNow will soon be awarding some of the best minor hockey talent in B.C., Alberta, and Ontario with the annual Player of the Year Award.
The natural resource industry and overall economy isn’t the only thing struggling in Alberta, as the lack of interest in being the last line of defence is also an issue.
The 2017 class of the Order of Hockey in Canada are recognizing Fran Rider and two others for their outstanding contributions or services to the growth and development of the sport in Canada.
As Ontario minor hockey leagues start ramping up toward the OHL Cup, the GTHL has announced a new sponsor. The OHL Cup will now be ‘powered by’ Under Armour.
The 2017 World U17 Hockey Challenge is heading back to Dawson Creek and Fort St. John. The tournament will see the best young players from all over the world, for a majority of them playing on an international stage for the first time.
The Alberta Female Hockey League’s Midget AAA level saw one team that stood alone at the top with just a handful of regular season games left.
Three B.C. teams from the CSSHL stood out in the Eastern showcase from Feb. 10 to 12 at the CIH Arena in Rockland, Ont. Midget prep teams from the Okanagan Hockey Academy (Penticton), Delta Hockey Academy (Delta) and Yale Hockey Academy (Abbotsford) all had big showings, with each of them getting their largest win on the final day.
Valentine’s Day was put on hold for some of the top Bantam players in Alberta as the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League (AMBHL) kicked off on Feb. 14.
For every successful sports team there is a point in the season that helps push them to their max and realize their potential. For Coquitlam Chiefs Midget A1 Head Coach Mischa Polzin, the turning point for this season may have been the end of the 2015-16 season.
All female hockey players between the ages of five and 12 have the opportunity to celebrate hockey thanks to the help of BC Hockey and the Canucks Centre.
Sometimes the Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League (AMMHL) can be overlooked due to the other Midget teams operating in the same cities at the same times.
Hockey Day in Canada is celebrated across the country by young and old players in hundreds of associations. Over in Cowichan on Vancouver Island, a few days after the national day recognizing the sport, a local team is hosting their own day for puck.
1) John Dean Returns to OJHL to Coach Toronto Patriots
2) Off-Season Brings About Massive Turnover for OHL Coaches
3) Justin Sourdif Named 2017 HockeyNow Player of the Year for B.C.
4) Where Are They Now: 2016 Player of the Year Owen Lalonde
5) Former NHLer Jason York Now Part of Kemptville 73’s Ownership Group