The bus ride was uneventful, but memorable, probably the way most trips on the ‘Iron Lung’ should be when you’re 16 and travelling from home to another city in Canada. After his Calgary Royals captured both the Alberta Midget Hockey League (AMHL) and Pacific Region championships, the next stop for Brett Pilkington was Prince George, B.C., for Canada’s National Midget Championship, the 2001 Air Canada Cup.
Much was already known about the 2009 Esso Cup when Calgary was announced as the host city in December 2008. Seventy-four teams would take part in playdowns across the country. Four regional champions would be crowned. And the five-team field would be rounded out by the host squad.
The 2011-12 regular season was still three weeks away, but head coach Jeff Andrews sensed something special about his Pembina Valley Hawks.
Six of Canada’s top Midget teams are ready for puck-drop when the 2017 TELUS Cup, Canada’s National Midget Championship, kicks off in Prince George, B.C., April 24-30.
The community of Morden has banded together with excitement in preparation for the 2017 Esso Cup that begins this Sunday.
Canada’s National Sledge Team will return to Canada with golden memories of the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship, having defeated the United States 4-1 to become world champions once again.
The first 18 players announced to the Team Canada roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championship have collectively amassed international hardware from some of the game’s marquee events, including the IIHF World Junior Championship, IIHF World Championship, and Olympic Winter Games.
For the first time, Hockey Canada’s online auction will feature jerseys signed by Canada’s National Sledge Team competing at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship.
Ken Babey and Team Canada are in Gangneung, South Korea, for the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship, and the event is serving as both a world championship and test event for the 2018 Paralympic sledge hockey event; both events take place at the Gangneung Hockey Centre. (The hockey venue is located 25 minutes east of the main Olympic stadium.)
The Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts went undefeated on their way to becoming the 2017 Allan Cup champions, besting the Lacombe Generals 7-4 in Saturday’s final.
Hockey Canada has invited 83 to Canada’s National Women’s Program strength and conditioning camp taking place May 3-7 in Hamilton, Ont., of which 80 confirmed they can participate.
In September 2010, Tyrone Henry lay confined to an Ottawa hospital bed. His sister, Samantha, had been driving her three brothers and a family friend down a gravel road when she lost control of the vehicle only minutes from home. Henry suffered a spinal cord injury and was paralyzed from the waist down.
Jaret Anderson-Dolan (Calgary/Spokane, WHL) will wear the ‘C’ on his Team Canada jersey at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship in Poprad and Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia, April 13-23.
The coaching staff is now in place as Team Canada prepares to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Paris, France, and Cologne, Germany.
Fans can start locking in their attendance at the 2017 World Junior A Challenge beginning this Thursday, April 13, when ticket packages for the international Junior A hockey showcase go on sale.
The Cobourg Cougars turned in the best regular season in franchise history during the 2016-17 campaign, so it wasn’t much of a surprise to see three Cougars receive Ontario Junior Hockey League awards.
Canada’s National Women’s Team will cross the border with a silver medal after a 3-2 overtime loss to the United States in the gold-medal game Friday at the 2017 IIHF Women’s World Championship.
A decade ago, the cities of Winnipeg and Selkirk shared host duties for the 2007 IIHF World Women’s Championship. To this day, the tournament is still considered a benchmark for success in women’s hockey, both in Canada and internationally.
To be strong defensively is one thing; to allow only seven goals in a 22-game season is entirely another. The Toronto Aeros were otherworldly in their own end during the LLFHL regular season, winning 21 of 22 games with a 66-7 goal differential.
Hockey Canada has announced the addition of 11 players to its pre-tournament roster for the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship in Poprad and Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia, beginning later this month.