Thirty players who’ve worn the maple leaf internationally teed off at Lakeside Greens Golf and Country Club for the fifth annual Team Canada Alumni Association charity golf tournament in support of grassroots and high-performance hockey.
Calgary is home to a sports equipment bank that will help thousands of youngsters play hockey in southern Alberta. Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank will help address a major hurdle that keeps many kids out of sports – the cost of equipment.
Seth Martin, who led the Trail Smoke Eaters to a gold medal at the 1961 IIHF World Championship and backstopped Canada at four world championships and an Olympic Winter Games during the 1960s, passed away Sept. 6 at the age of 81.
Hockey season has come early for 37 young players in Richmond, B.C. The Hockey Canada Foundation’s Dreams Come True program visited the Lower Mainland on Aug. 23, bringing brand-new equipment and registration fees.
As a coach, Tom Renney helped Canada win four medals on the international stage. Now as Hockey Canada’s new president and CEO, he’ll be involved in every aspect of the game, and the chance to reconnect with Canadians at the grassroots level has him excited.
From the Florida Panthers to a gold medal for the ages at the Olympic Winter Games and bronze at the IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship, the 2013-14 season was an unforgettable one behind the bench for Kevin Dineen.
Olympic gold medallists and world champions were joined by the three Order of Hockey in Canada recipients as the Hockey Canada Foundation recognized the best in Canadian hockey at the annual Celebrity Classic gala and golf tournament.
Saturday, Feb. 8 marked 66 years since the RCAF Flyers won an Olympic gold medal for Canada in St. Moritz, Switzerland. But for one member of that team, Sgt. Andy Gilpin, hockey remains a part of everyday life, even at 93 years old.
For two-time Olympic gold medallist Gillian Apps, every journey she takes while representing her country on the ice is special in its own way, and she's learned one valuable lesson: "it's one thing to win a medal; it's even harder to defend."
RBC has unveiled its roster for the RBC Olympians program from 2013 to 2015, and it includes nine current and former Team Canada members, including eight who have won gold at the Olympic Winter Games or Paralympic Winter Games.
For more information, please contact: Chris Bright, Executive Director, Hockey Canada Foundation Norm Dueck, Coordinator, Special Projects - send Alumni questions or concerns here.