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A group of familiar faces will lead Canada’s National Junior Team into the 2017-18 season and the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, N.Y.
The Cobras de Terrebonne will host the Fred Page Cup in late April, and they geared up for the East Region tournament by claiming the regular-season title in the LHJQ; the Cobras edged Collège Français de Longueuil on a tiebreaker (44 wins to 43) after both teams finished with 88 points to top their respective divisions.
Bring on the playoffs … the RBC Cup hosts are ready. The Cobourg Cougars closed out a successful regular season by earning points in each of their last 14 games – 11 wins and three overtime losses – ahead of a first-round series against the Kingston Voyageurs.
Canada’s National Sledge Team will come home with another gold medal from the 2017 International Para Hockey Tournament in Turin, Italy after defeating Norway 8-1 in Saturday’s gold-medal game.
For the first time in 37 years, the BCHL regular-season title is headed south of the border. The Wenatchee Wild scored their way to first place, becoming the first American team since the Bellingham Blazers in 1979-80 to finish atop the B.C. standings.
Is there a better way to introduce new Canadians to Canadian culture than through hockey? That was the question behind a mid-February event that saw 25 Syrian children take to the ice – most of them for the first time – outdoors at Hayward Park in LaSalle, Que., a Montreal suburb, with the help of two local Peewee A teams, the Jaguars and Lions.
For the second time in franchise history, and first time since 2008-09, the Georgetown Raiders are regular-season champions of the OJHL, riding an early-season winning streak to first place. Sitting at 3-2 after a Sept. 22 loss to Whitby, the Raiders did not drop another game until Nov. 20, rolling through 19 consecutive wins.
Details of the 2017 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf Legacy Plan have been released, and will see the event’s impact extend beyond the city of Saskatoon.
After a one-year hiatus the Moncton Flyers reclaimed their spot at the top of the NBPEIMMHL, finishing in first place for the fifth time in the last six seasons by putting 14 points between themselves and second-place Saint John.
Mike Babcock, Todd McLellan named honorary co-chairs of 2017 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf in Saskatoon
Known around the world for their successes behind the bench in the NHL and internationally, Mike Babcock and Todd McLellan are joining forces to support hockey in their home province of Saskatchewan.