New look for Foundation

It’s a new year and a new look for the Hockey Canada Foundation (HCF) Board of Directors. Five new members – Ravina Bains, Peter Brauti, Sean Finn, Jeff Macoun and Ashif Mawji – have joined the board, drawn together by a shared love for hockey and a shared interest in keeping the game strong. They […]

Hockey Canada Foundation welcomes new board members

CALGARY, Alta. – The Hockey Canada Foundation (HCF) has welcomed five new board members committed to promoting the Foundation’s mission to strengthen the bond between Canadians and hockey. By identifying opportunities to enable, engage and educate players, coaches and fans, Foundation initiatives like Hockey is Hers will help get more girls and women on the […]

Meet me in St. Louis

The road to the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship will make a quick stop in Missouri later this month. As part of NHL All-Star Weekend, members of Canada’s National Women’s Team will face off against their American rivals in the Elite Women’s 3-on-3 on Jan. 24 during the NHL All-Star Skills. The game will consist […]

The importance of small-area hockey

As a coach and skills coach, I incorporate some type of small-area games in every practice and skill development session I run. Regardless of the age, level and ability of the player, everyone stands to benefit from the use of these games throughout practice. I will modify the game, playing surface and rules depending on […]

Hockey Canada, TSN, and RDS announce long-term media rights extension

TORONTO – TSN, RDS, and Hockey Canada today announced a long-term media rights agreement that extends through the 2033-34 season, continuing their long-standing partnership that dates back to 1991. The announcement comes on the heels of TSN and RDS’s exclusive live broadcast of Team Canada’s instant-classic gold medal win over Team Russia on Sunday at […]

Canada wins gold at IIHF World Junior Championship

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Canada’s National Junior Team has won its 18th gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship with a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Russia in the gold medal game Sunday. Akil Thomas (Toronto, Ont./Niagara, OHL) scored the game-winning goal with 3:58 to go, the third of three Canadian goals in the final […]

Canada gets silver at 2020 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Despite a hard-fought 77-minute battle, Canada’s National Under-18 Women’s Team fell 2-1 in overtime to the United States in the gold medal game Thursday at the 2020 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship. It is the eighth time Canada has finished with a silver medal at U18 women’s worlds (2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, […]

Bailey Bram retires from Canada’s National Women’s Team

CALGARY, Alta. – Bailey Bram (Ste. Anne, Man.), who won a world title and an Olympic silver medal with Canada’s National Women’s Team, has announced her retirement from international competition. The 29-year-old played 100 games across all three levels of Canada’s National Women’s Program; she totaled 10 points (3-7—10) in 70 games with Canada’s National […]

The best of the 2010s

With the calendar set to turn to 2020, we close the book on another decade of the IIHF World Junior Championship. Canada’s National Junior Team added to its record-setting medal haul over the last 10 years, winning gold in 2015 and 2018 in addition to silver medals in 2010, 2011 and 2017, and bronze in […]

Canada wins 2019 Spengler Cup

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Men’s Team has won its 16th Spengler Cup title with a 4-0 win over HC Ocelari Trinec in the championship game Tuesday. The Canadians claimed their fourth championship in five years by outscoring their opponents 19-2, the fewest goals ever allowed by Team Canada in a single tournament. “Every year […]