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Parent Pledge Winners
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February 1, 2007
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During 2006 Hockey Canada Week, hockey parents were asked to take the “Parent Pledge” by reconfirming the 10 ways they can be great hockey parents. By entering the pledge one family in each of the 13 Hockey Canada Branches won Hockey Canada apparel. Congratulations to all the winners and to all the parents who took the pledge to be involved in minor hockey in a positive way.

Here are the lucky winners:

Desjardins Family – Hockey Québec

Horn Family – Hockey North

Weston Family – SHA

Staruch Family – Hockey Manitoba

Rideout Family – HNL

Julian Family – HNS

Beaudoin Family – OHF

Gallant Family – HNB

Barbour Family – Hockey PEI

McCormick Family – HNO

Readman Family – BC Hockey

Cox Family – Hockey Alberta

Landry Family – ODHA

The Hockey Canada Parent Pledge asks parents to:

Get involved with their son or daughter’s team in a positive way;

Let their son or daughter know they enjoy having them involved with the game;

Not lose perspective, and to emphasize the values associated with the game;

Be supportive and not let expectations become a burden on their son or daughter;

Model respectful behaviour for their son or daughter;

Be there for their child whether they win or lose;

Make safety, respect, fair play and fun a priority;

Support their child emotionally;

Encourage their child to participate but avoid pressuring them to play the game;

Communicate with their son’s or daughter’s coach professionally and effectively.


For more information:

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

 

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