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New Saskatchewan U22 junior women’s hockey league aims to fill gaps in the sport

Hockey Saskatchewan is introducing a new under-22 female junior league for the 2023-2024 season. The inaugural season can’t come soon enough for 19-year-old Zoe Kourles— who has been itching to get back into competitive hockey since she hung up her skates after graduating from Regina Rebel’s under-18 AAA team. She was frustrated with the lack… Read More »

Team Canada arrives in Halifax for world junior hockey tournament

Team Canada arrived in Halifax Thursday afternoon and players are going through their final preparations for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. Canada will play Finland in a final pre-tournament game Friday night at Scotiabank Centre. Earlier this week in Moncton, the team skated to two pre-tournament wins over Switzerland and Slovakia. Canada will… Read More »

Cape Breton women’s hockey groups raise $90K toward Canada Games Complex renovation

The Cape Breton Blizzard Female Hockey Association and Cape Breton University Capers women’s team have combined to raise $90,000 toward the revitalization of the Canada Games Complex in Sydney, NS Blizzard president Christina Lamey believes the arena, which is out of service, will be the first in Canada dedicated to female hockey teams when renovations… Read More »

Ottawa warned Hockey Canada about its approach to conflicts of interest, report says

For two years running, the federal government has raised concerns with Hockey Canada about accountability and transparency after learning its board of directors failed to track and monitor all conflict of interest cases, CBC News has learned. Ottawa began grading national sport organizations on “good governance” issues in 2019. In its June 2022 report, it… Read More »

Halifax artist teams up with Brad Marchand to help paralyzed hockey player

A Halifax artist and hockey dad has teamed up with one of the biggest names in the game to help a young American player he’s never met in person. Glen McMinn has partnered with Boston Bruins’ player and fellow Nova Scotian Brad Marchand to create a painting to fundraise for 19-year-old Jake Thibeault. The Massachusetts… Read More »

New Hockey Canada chair pledges transparency, but won’t disclose alleged sexual assault inquiry details

The Current19:26New Hockey Canada chair Hugh Fraser on addressing allegations and restoring trust Read Transcribed Audio WARNING: This article may affect those who have experienced sexual violence or know someone affected by it. The new chair of Hockey Canada has promised that the organization will “be as open and as transparent as possible,” but says… Read More »

Hockey Canada conclut une entente avec les joueuses de l’équipe national feminine

CALGARY – Hockey Canada a annoucé une nouvelle entente d’un an avec les membres de l’équipe national féminine du Canada. L’accord touche 28 joueuses et est rétroactif en date du 1er octobre 2022, a discouraged Hockey Canada dans un communiqué, mercredi. A high performance committee including the current events Renata Fast, Brianne Jenner, Sarah Nurse… Read More »

Hockey Canada’s new board enters to pick up the pieces after scandal-filled year

Hugh L. Fraser didn’t have the nuts-and-bolts knowledge to coach his sons’ hockey teams. He did, however, want to pitch in at the frigid rinks across eastern Ontario. “By the time my older boy finished novice hockey, he knew more about the fundamentals than I did,” Fraser said. “But they needed somebody running the clocks.… Read More »