Canada takes home silver at 2019 IIHF World Championship

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Canada’s National Men’s Team has finished with the silver medal at the 2019 IIHF World Championship after falling to Finland 3-1 in the gold medal game Sunday. The medal is the 15th silver and 51st overall for Canada at the tournament. Shea Theodore (Langley, B.C./Vegas, NHL) scored the lone goal for Canada, […]

A welcomed homecoming

Returning to the Team Canada fold has been a sweet ride thus far for Jason Botterill. More than 23 years after he became the first – and still only – player to win three gold medals at the World Juniors, the 43-year-old has helped build a Canadian team that is two wins away from gold […]

Power of persistence

Close to nine million Canadians were put in a jubilant state of mind when Joe Sakic scored on a breakaway to put Canada up 5-2 on the United States late in the gold medal game at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Over 20 million were brought to their feet when Sidney Crosby scored the Golden […]

Kevin Lowe, Meaghan Mikkelson named honorary co-chairs of 2019 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf

CALGARY, Alta. – Kevin Lowe and Meaghan Mikkelson have been announced as honorary co-chairs of the 16th annual Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf, hosted June 17-18 in Edmonton. The legacy of the event will provide the opportunity for Alberta youth not currently playing hockey to experience the game. Proceeds from the 2019 Hockey Canada […]

Brooks Bandits win National Junior A Championship

BROOKS, Alta. – The host Brooks Bandits have won Canada’s 49th National Junior A Championship, using a three-goal first period to down the Prince George Spruce Kings 4-3 in a thrilling final Sunday at the Centennial Regional Arena.  It is the second national title for the Bandits, and it comes six years to the day […]

2019 NJAC Recap: May 19

The Brooks Bandits are national Junior A champions, riding a three-goal first period to a win over the Prince George Spruce Kings despite a furious comeback by the BCHL champions in the final 20 minutes. BROOKS BANDITS 4, PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS 3 Simon Boyko opened and closed the scoring for the Bandits, and the […]

#Road2NJAC: By the numbers

The 2018-19 season comes to an end Sunday for the Canadian Junior Hockey League, with two teams – the host Brooks Bandits and Prince George Spruce Kings – remaining in the chase for the National Junior A Championship. But how did those two teams, and the rest of the CJHL, get to the championship game? […]

2019 NJAC Recap: May 18

From 133 teams to two, the championship game is set at the 2019 National Junior A Championship. The Brooks Bandits and Prince George Spruce Kings posted semifinal successes Saturday and will meet for the top prize. BROOKS BANDITS 4, OTTAWA JR. SENATORS 3 Simon Boyko opened the scoring in the first period and set up […]

The longest game

THE AFTERMATH Final shots on goal favoured the Kodiaks 93-77. Not surprisingly, both goaltenders earned Player of the Game honours. WHITE: Just for fun [I was watching the shot clock] because it shows the pace of the game and who’s kind of taking control at different times. I swear if we re-watch that game I […]

Holloway knows hockey

Dylan Holloway was a busy young man this season. Including regular season, playoffs, selection camps and international duty, Holloway played 92 games, from the first selection camp contest with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team on July 30 to the bronze medal game at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship on April 28. With that […]