Hockey Canada Foundation leaves $371,649 legacy in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alta. – Two minor hockey programs in the City of Edmonton will benefit from $371,649 in funding as a result of 2019 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf, hosted in Edmonton last June. The Hockey Canada Foundation assembled members of the 2019 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf legacy committee at the Edmonton Oilers […]

Forces at play

Line Laurendeau doesn’t hesitate when asked whether she prefers water in its natural state or the frozen version. “Water,” Laurendeau says with a chuckle. “There’s a calmness to the seas that you can’t compare to anything. Going abroad, that’s what the navy gave me. The opportunity to meet new people and make a difference in […]

Ontario Red wins gold medal at National Women’s Under-18 Championship

WINKLER, Man. – Ontario Red has continued its dynasty at the National Women’s Under-18 Championship, taking home its fifth-consecutive gold medal by defeating Saskatchewan 3-1 at Winkler Arena on Saturday. It is the 12th time Ontario Red has stood atop the podium in 13 national championships, while Saskatchewan made history of its own by reaching […]

The masked history maker

When Ève Gascon first arrived at training camp to audition for the Phénix du Collège Esther-Blondin in the fall of 2018, the then-15-year-old was not expected to make any noise. “She wasn’t in our plans,” admits Paulin Bordeleau, head coach of the Ligue de hockey midget AAA du Québec (LHMAAAQ) team. “We had a goaltender […]

Hockey Canada, Chevrolet Canada extend partnership through 2024

CALGARY, Alta. – Since 2001, Hockey Canada and Chevrolet Canada have built a long-standing partnership that supports the national pastime, one that has now been extended through 2024. As an international marketing partner of Hockey Canada, Chevrolet Canada continues to support programs and initiatives from the grassroots to the world stage, including the IIHF World […]

Give me fuel, give me fire

“Give me fuel, give me fire, give me that which I desire.” Metallica released Fuel in 1997, six years before Olen Zellweger was born. Although not a song of his generation, the lyrics certainly appeal to him. The 16-year-old defenceman is patrolling the blue-line for Canada Red this week at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey […]

Tickets and schedule released for 2020 Esso Cup

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – Opening night at the 2020 Esso Cup is sure to be electric, with the host Prince Albert Bears taking on the Atlantic Region champions on April 19. The tournament schedule was unveiled Tuesday, with five regional champions (Atlantic, Ontario, Pacific, Quebec, West) joining the Bears at the Art Hauser Centre from […]