February 4, 2021
FEMALE HOCKEY DAY SHOWS #WHYWEPLAY
Nearly 300 female hockey players, parents, coaches, and supporters gathered on Zoom over the weekend to engage and learn from accomplished speakers and panelists. All sessions were recorded and can be accessed below.
ONLINE COACH DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY
Hockey Alberta is hosting a free online coach development session covering the topic of Deceptive Tactics for Defensemen. Zach McCullough of Apex Hockey Training and the Barrie Jr. Colts will take you through theories and strategies to help your defensemen add deceptive techniques on retrievals and offensive zone blueline walks.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: THE STORY OF JOHN UTENDALE
On February 26, 2020, the Provincial Archives of Alberta published a Facebook post that asked the following question:“Did you know that Edmonton-born John Utendale… was the first Black hockey player to sign a contract with the NHL?”
HOCKEY FOR LIFE
Alberta’s hockey community is filled with incredible people and incredible stories. Hockey Alberta wants to share your stories and celebrate the hockey community in our province. Submit your own or nominate someone from your community whose story deserves to be told!