Liverpool to host BFL National Women’s Team Fall Festival

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Women’s Team will kick off the 2019-20 season on the East Coast when it heads to Liverpool, N.S., for the annual BFL National Women’s Team Fall Festival, a training camp aimed at helping develop and evaluate the nation’s top female players. The camp, set for Sept. 9-15 at the Queens […]

Rosters named for Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has named 46 players to Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team for a pair of three-game series against the United States in Lake Placid, N.Y., from Aug. 14-17. As a part of the Team Canada Summer Showcase, 88 players arrived in Calgary Aug. 2 and […]

Canada takes silver at 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

BRECLAV, Czech Republic – Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team will take home silver from the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup after falling 3-2 to Russia in the gold medal game. The medal marks the third silver and 26th medal overall in summer under-18 play since 1991. Canada has now won 22 gold medals, three silver […]

Just like my big brother

Shortly after Blue and White faced off in intrasquad action Tuesday night at the BFL National Women’s Under-18 Team Selection Camp, Kristina Bahl received a text message from her older brother Kevin, who was tracking his sister’s progress via live stream. “He told me, ‘Keep your feet moving and you’re golden,’” says Bahl, a 17-year-old […]

Anatomy of an ambassador

The phrase ‘been there, done that’ tends to be a little bit overused. Unless you’re Alex Poznikoff. Because when it comes to women’s hockey in Canada, the University of Alberta star has been almost everywhere and done pretty much everything you can do in the game. Where do we start? As a minor hockey standout, […]

A member of the family

He once hid inside of a dryer to prank a colleague taking out a clean load of laundry. He routinely unleashes sarcastic jokes and witty one-liners that put his audience in stitches. Infusing the work environment with comedy – when appropriate – is very important to Kevin Elliott, one of Hockey Canada’s go-to athletic therapists […]

Hockey Canada announces roster for 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

CALGARY, Alta. – Twenty-two of the nation’s top young players have earned the opportunity to represent their country as part of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia, Aug. 5-10.  Hockey Canada finalized its roster Tuesday following a five-day selection camp that saw […]

Carried by a community

A quick visit to Google Maps reveals it’s 4,462 kilometres from Baie-Sainte-Anne, N.B., to Calgary if the trip stays on Canadian roads, a little less if it dips briefly into the U.S. Considering the kilometres David Doucet has already racked up in his hockey career, this week’s journey to Canada’s national under-17 development camp is […]