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Hockey Canada Community
Thanks to local support and ambitious fundraising, a group of girls from remote Sanikiluaq, Nvt., took the trip of a lifetime to share the ice with a three-time Olympian.
HC Ambassador: Morgan Mullin
She is a former player, a coach, a mother and a driving force behind the 2017 Esso Cup, helping develop the female game.
Sheldon is a Great Canadi...
He won World Juniors gold, but is prouder of what he did off the ice.
A group of Calgary moms decided to lace up the skates themselves.
TOM’S TALKS: MAY 2017
Spring has sprung, and the president and CEO talks about the importance of hanging up the skates in the offseason, and why young players should broaden their horizons.
HC Ambassador: Mike Campbell
His birth certificate says 91 years old, but the New Waterford, N.S., native isn’t ready to hang up his skates quite yet.
Michael is a Great Canadi...
The actor is honoured alongside Goyette, Juneau and the Gov. General.
A cross-border bond
Forty-one years later, hockey continues to connect Kent and Embro.
TOM’S TALKS: APRIL 2017
The end of the hockey season means national championships held from coast to coast, and the president and CEO focuses on the impact they have on communities and players.
HC Ambassador: Michael Small
He has only lived in Sanikiluaq for a few years, but Michael Small is changing lives by giving young girls a chance to play.
Danielle is a Great Canad...
The two-time Olympic gold medallist was shaped by a single moment.
Inspiring the North
Hockey has found its way to young girls in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut.
TOM’S TALKS: MARCH 2017
As another hockey season comes to an end in rinks across the country, the president and CEO reflects on the last seven months and hopes positive memories were made.
Rivière-à-Pierre gets all-star treatment
Joé Juneau took his ‘anyone can play’ mantra to the small Quebec community, reaching kids not registered for minor hockey.
Kobe is an Ambassador
Born without his left arm, the eight-year-old is leaving his mark.
Joé is a Great Canadian
The former NHLer has made his mark on the grassroots in Quebec.
When Hay River, N.W.T., lost its only arena for the season, the Hockey Canada Foundation stepped in with a solution – floorball – that kept the game alive in the north.
All about inclusiveness with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO is focused on growing sledge hockey and making sure every Canadian has the opportunity to play.
Ian is an Ambassador
He fills a 24/7 position to ensure hockey runs smoothly in Calgary.
Giving back in Quispamsis
The N.B. community is teaching its players about returning the favour.
TOM’S TALKS: JANUARY 2017
The calendar says 2017, winter is officially upon us in Canada, and the president and CEO wants Canadians across the country to get back to basics on the outdoor rink.
HC Ambassador: Ryan Nelson
Between coaching, refereeing and helping new Canadians, the volunteer has made a second home at Hillsborough Arena.
Murray is a Great Canadia...
The former Hockey Canada president learned everything from the game.
Leaving a WJC legacy
Atom teams in Quebec are uniquely connected to the World Juniors.
TOM’S TALKS – DECEMBER 2016
The calendar says December, winter is around the corner, and the president and CEO discusses his No. 1 holiday tradition, the World Juniors, and the legacy they leave.
HC Ambassador: Nolan Moores
The seven-year-old has faced his struggle with autism on and off the ice, but his love for Canada’s game has never faltered.
His Excellency is a Great...
David Johnston talks hockey, and the coaches who helped inspire him.
More than a sticker
A decal on a helmet draws true inspiration for hockey players in the S...
TOM’S TALKS – NOVEMBER 2016
The hockey season is in full swing, and the president and CEO discusses all things coaching at the grassroots, what they can expect, and why having fun can go a long way.
HC Ambassadors: Lebouthillier and Lewis
Involved with the Capital City Condors since 2007, Shawn and Lloyd make sure everyone has a chance to play Canada’s game.
Cassie is a Great Canadia...
Why the Olympian continues to give back to the sport and the country.
Who’s your Ambassador?
Nominate someone you know who makes hockey happen in your community.
INFERNO ENGULFS GIRLS’ HOCKEY
With support of the Clarkson Cup champions, Girls Hockey Calgary has rebranded all of its teams the Jr. Inferno, continuing the growth of the game in the Stampede City.
A new season with Tom’s Talks
As the puck drops on the 2016-17 season, what can parents and players expect? The president and CEO shares a few tips.
Sharing a Canadian passio...
Young Syrian refugees got their first taste of the national pastime.
Honouring hockey heroes
Sicamous hockey success wouldn’t happen without selfless volunteers.
HELPING KIDS GET INTO GEAR
Comrie's Sports Equipment Bank has opened a new Calgary warehouse, providing new and gently-used equipment to kids in need, and helping get more players into the game.
Hockey success shines bright in Sicamous
Few small towns produce NHLers like Sicamous, so what is it that makes the Houseboat Capital of Canada a hockey hotbed?
‘Northern exposure’
Efforts are being made to get more youngsters into hockey in Nunavut.
Helping hockey way north
Hockey Canada’s growing hockey on the shores of the Canadian Arctic.
For the past three years, goaltender Adam Kingsmill has been a part of rep teams in Smithers, B.C. From the way he protects the Storm’s net, you’d never know he lost his right leg when he wa...
Philbert: “Everything happens for a reason...
A diagnosis of a tumour in her left optical nerve became a gift that gave Léonie Philbert a new outlook on life.
Canada is hockey, something more and more newcomers to the country are...
One team, one cause
The Rocky Mountain Raiders play on in the name of cancer awareness.
After losing his dad just days before the start of the playoffs, Austin McGrath put together a postseason for the ages.
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WWC: ‘Road to Worlds’ takes game across B....
Hockey Canada & B.C. Hockey have used the festivities surrounding the WWC to promote women’s hockey across the region.
It is a question that has been asked over and over again through the y...
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 of hockey moms in Chetwynd, B.C., stepped out of the stands and onto the ice this season. By doing something for themselv...
Making dreams become reality at TELUS
The Hockey Canada Foundation’s Dreams Come True program touched down at the 2016 TELUS Cup in Quispamsis, N.B.
The legacy of the Esso Cup lives on in its past host communities.
For Nick Todd, the Hockey Canada Skills Academy in Paris, Ont., has gi...
The Team Canada alumnus, 2007 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, and six-time Stanley Cup champion joined new players on the ice in Quebec City as part of The First Shift, a Hockey Canada and Bau...
Girls just want to have fun: skills, drill...
From moms to daughters, coaches to volunteers, and fans in the stands to players on the ice, World Girls’ Hockey Day is a fantastic opportun...
From Dunedin, New Zealand, to Verdun, Que. – and stops like South Afri...
This Thanksgiving weekend, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are ...
Five years ago Adriana Leon played her final competitive hockey game, saying goodbye to the sport with a provincial championship. Today she’s making her mark on a different field, competing ...
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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 BCMML champions got a helping hand on the ice from Meghan Agosta.
Tom Renney talks all things women’s hockey, and his time in Kamloops.
Danielle Dubé backstopped UBC to CIS nationals this year. As a 40-year-old. Almost 20 years after winning worlds gold.
Don Simmons is quickly crossing the marquee tournaments in women’s hockey off his to-do list, including women’s worlds.
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