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HC AMBASSADOR: MICHAEL SMALL
He has only lived in the remote Nunavut community of Sanikiluaq for a few years, but Michael Small is helping change lives by giving young girls a chance to play hockey.
Great Canadians: Danielle Goyette
The two-time Olympic gold medallist and eight-time world champion can look back on a single moment that shaped her life.
Inspiring the North
Hockey has found its way to young girls in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.
Tom’s Talks – March
Reflecting on the season, and the positive memories that were made.
RIVIÈRE-À-PIERRE GETS ALL-STAR TREATMENT
Joé Juneau took his ‘anyone can play’ mantra to small-town Rivière-à-Pierre, Que., getting kids not registered for minor hockey onto the ice for a two-day sk...
HC Ambassador: Kobe Poulin
Born without his left arm, eight-year-old Kobe Poulin is overcoming obstacles and leaving his mark on hockey in Regina.
Joé is a Great Canadian
The former NHLer has made his mark on the grassroots in Quebec.
When the N.W.T. town lost its rink, it was floorball to the rescue.
TOM’S TALKS: FEBRUARY 2017
Hockey is a game for everyone, and the president and CEO is focused on growing sledge hockey and making sure every Canadian has the opportunity to play Canada’s game.
HC Ambassador: Ian Corkin
He fills a role behind the scenes, but it’s his dedication to the sport that proves he’s deserving of the spotlight.
Giving back in Quispamsis
The N.B. community is teaching its players about returning the favour.
Tom’s Talks – January
The importance of getting back to hockey basics on the outdoor rink.
HC AMBASSADOR: RYAN NELSON
Volunteering as a coach, referee or board member is in Ryan Nelson’s blood, and the Hillsborough District Minor Hockey Association thrives because of his giving spirit.
Great Canadians: Murray Costello
The long-time president of Hockey Canada has dedicated his life to a sport that he says gave him every opportunity. 
Leaving a WJC legacy
Atom teams in Quebec are uniquely connected to the World Juniors.
Tom’s Talks – December
The World Juniors, and how the holiday tradition gives back to Canada.
HC AMBASSADOR: NOLAN MOORES
The seven-year-old was diagnosed with autism at a young age, and while he may struggle socially and emotionally, his passion for hockey keeps him coming back to the rink.
Great Canadians: Right Hon. David Johnston
The Governor General talks about his love for the game, and how his Harvard coach helped inspire him on and off the ice.
More than a sticker
A decal on a helmet draws true inspiration for hockey players in the S...
Tom’s Talks – November
The importance of grassroots coaching, and focusing on the fun.
HC AMBASSADORS: SHAWN & LLOYD
Involved with the Capital City Condors since their inception, Shawn Lebouthillier and Lloyd Lewis make sure everyone can play the game, regardless of their limitations.
Great Canadians: Cassie Campbell-Pascall
The two-time Olympic gold medallist shares the life lessons hockey taught her, and why it is important for kids to play.
Who’s your Ambassador?
Nominate someone you know who makes hockey happen in your community.
Engulfing girls’ hockey
Girls Hockey Calgary has rebranded all of its teams the Jr. Inferno.
TOM'S TALKS – OCTOBER 2016
As a new hockey season begins, the president and CEO welcomes new and returning players to the game, gives a few tips on what to expect, and talks about the women’s game.
Syrian refugees share a Canadian passion
Hockey Canada helped Syrian refugees from Belvedere Parkway School get their first taste of hockey through floorball.
Honouring hockey heroes
Sicamous hockey success wouldn’t happen without selfless volunte...
More gear for kids
More hockey equipment will be in the hands of more kids in Calgary.
Hockey has a home in Sicamous
When it comes to producing NHLers, few small towns do it better than Sicamous, B.C. The town of just 2,500 has sent 15 local players to the NHL over the years.
Getting hockey a little ‘northern exposure...
Despite challenges with geography and facilities in Kugluktuk, Nunavut, efforts are made to get youngsters into hockey.
Helping hockey way north
Hockey Canada’s growing hockey on the shores of the Canadian Arc...
For the past three years, Adam Kingsmill has been a goaltender with th...
“EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON”
Seven years ago Léonie Philbert of the Express du Richelieu was diagnosed with a tumour in her left optical nerve. It was a gift that gave her a new outlook on life.
There's nothing more Canadian than hockey, something more and more newcomers to the country are not only discovering but also embracing - no...
One team, one cause
The Rocky Mountain Raiders play on in the name of cancer awareness.
The Lloydminster goaltender has turned tragedy into motivation.
‘ROAD TO WORLDS’ TAKES GAME ACROSS B.C.
Hockey Canada and B.C. Hockey have benefitted from the festivities surrounding the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship to promote women’s hockey across the region.
It is a question that has been asked over and over again through the years, and the answer seems fairly obvious, but in honour of National V...
Change in Kugluktuk
Passionate influencers are changing the hockey culture in Nunavut.
Seeing how much fun their kids were having playing the game, a group o...
DREAMS BECOME REALITY AT TELUS
The Hockey Canada Foundation brought its Dreams Come True program to the 2016 TELUS Cup in Quispamsis, N.B., where 36 young local players got geared up from head to toe.
Long after the national champion gets crowned every April, the legacy of the Esso Cup lives on in its host communities.
For Nick Todd, the Hockey Canada Skills Academy in Paris, Ont., has gi...
The Team Canada alumnus, Hockey Hall of Famer, and six-time Stanley Cu...
Girls just want to have fun: skills, drills and smiles at World Girls’ Hockey Day
From moms to daughters, coaches to volunteers, and fans in the stands to players on the ice, World Girls’ Hockey Day is a fantastic opportunity for everyone involved to celebrate the everyth...
From Dunedin, New Zealand, to Verdun, Que. – and the 27 stops in between – and from six years old to 57, the first-ever Global Girls’ Game h...
This Thanksgiving weekend, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are ...
Five years ago Adriana Leon played her final competitive hockey game, ...
Jenna Velji took on a hat trick of roles when Burnaby, B.C., hosted the 2013 Esso Cup. This time she just wants to play.
The Valley West Hawks were the class of the BCMML, thanks to a helping hand from Olympic gold medallist Meghan Agosta.
Tom Renney talks all things women’s hockey, and his time in Kaml...
Danielle Dubé isn’t your typical 40-year-old university s...
Don Simmons is quickly crossing the marquee tournaments in women’s hockey off his list, including women’s worlds.
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