HC AMBASSADOR: MORGAN MULLIN
A former NCAA player, a coach, a mentor, a mother and a driving force behind the 2017 Esso Cup, Morgan Mullin is doing her part to develop the female game in Morden.
HC AMBASSADOR: MIKE CAMPBELL
At 91 years young the New Waterford, N.S., native hasn’t hung up his skates just yet, setting a positive example not only for his friends, but for the younger generation.
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.
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 skills camp.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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...
‘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.
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.
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...
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.
Don Simmons is quickly crossing the marquee tournaments in women’s hockey off his list, including women’s worlds.