On a hot summer day, the choice is clear: hit the beach. Tank top, shorts and flip-flops meet sun, sand and relaxation. Is there anywhere else you’d rather be? Why, yes. Dennis Cholowski, Dante Fabbro and Cale Makar traded their beach essentials for hockey gear this summer and they wouldn’t have it any other way.
It’s quite easy to get inspired listening to Emily Clark. The Saskatoon native is one of 28 players centralized with Canada’s National Women’s Team, trying to make the final roster that will compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea.
The fourth-youngest player centralized, Saskatoon native Emily Clark has plenty of big-game experience from three women’s worlds.
Joe Veleno (Kirkland, Que./Saint John, QMJHL), the only Canadian selected to wear the red-and-white twice at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, will wear the ‘C’ at the summer hockey event staple when Canada steps on the ice in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia.
Nick and Ryan Suzuki hate losing – especially to each other. The brothers are competitive in everything they do, from video games to ping pong to hockey.
Hockey Canada has wrapped up its five-day National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp by naming the 22 players who will represent the nation at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup Aug. 7-12 in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia.
Hockey Canada has hired Brad McEwen (Whitewood, Sask.) – most recently a western Canadian amateur scout for the Calgary Flames – as its Program of Excellence head scout.
To say Sanikiluaq, Nvt., is remote is an understatement; the community of less than 900 sits on an island in the middle of the Hudson Bay. It is the most southern community in Nunavut, but can only accessed by air. It’s there where a strong community spirit lives, one that has twice in the last two years rose to the occasion to ensure young females have the chance to play hockey.
Does a young player stay home and return to a familiar minor hockey association, familiar coaches and familiar teammates, or leave in search of greener pastures, with hopes of attracting attention from scouts and improving his skills? For Dylan Cozens and his family, it was a no brainer.
70 players invited to Canada's National Women's Development Team and Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team selection camps
Seventy of the top women’s players in the country have been invited to attend Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team selection camps from Aug. 5-13 in Calgary.
At Canada’s national under-17 development camp, star-power is nowhere near in short supply. With 111 of the best young hockey players in the country, big names can be found around every corner, from those with NHL roots to high draft picks from all three CHL leagues. For Nova Scotia native Logan Chisholm, however, the attention is new and humbling.
Hockey Canada has unveiled its plan for the 2017-18 Canada’s National Men’s Team, which includes an expanded schedule that will see the red-and-white take to the ice in at least seven international tournaments.
Team Canada East, the 2016 silver-medallist, will open this year’s tournament against Russia in prime time on Sunday, Dec. 10, when the World Junior A Challenge returns to Atlantic Canada this December.
Hockey Canada will support the development of female goaltending at the international level through the staffing of seven of the country’s leaders in the game at a week-long camp in Granada, Spain.
The coaching staffs for Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for the 2017-18 season have been named.
Hockey Canada announced that Brent Kisio (Calgary/Lethbridge, WHL) will lead Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team as head coach following the departure of Paul McFarland, who has accepted an assistant coaching position with the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers.
For the 14th time, Canada’s National Midget Championship will be played and won in Ontario, as Thunder Bay has been named host for the 46th edition of the tournament, April 22-29, 2019, at the Fort William Gardens.
Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the players and staff invited to participate in the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Development Camp, July 8-15, 2017 in Vierumäki, Finland.
How many past Team Canada captains are among the 197 players attending Summer Showcase? How many first-round NHL picks? How many World Junior A Challenge gold medallists?
Across the country, provincial sports and hockey halls of fame opened their doors to former Team Canada players, coaches and executives who helped shape the game, earning enshrinement from B.C. to Newfoundland & Labrador.