November 15, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE - NOVEMBER 12
The Government of Alberta today announced a mandatory two-week pause on indoor group fitness classes and team sport activities. The pause applies to Edmonton and surrounding areas, Calgary and surrounding areas, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and Red Deer. The full list of surrounding communities (for the Calgary and Edmonton regions) is available on the Government of Alberta website.
LEST WE FORGET
For Captain Daniel Deluce, a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force stationed at CFB Cold Lake, Remembrance Day takes on special meaning for himself and his family.
CENTRE ICE PODCAST - EPISODE THREE - FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME
Episode Three of the Centre Ice Podcast explores the meaning of ’Hockey for Life’, with a focus grassroots hockey in Alberta, the Alberta Elite Hockey League and Alberta Female Hockey League, and the opportunities and experiences hockey can offer.
HOCKEY COMMUNITY RALLIES AROUND SPRINGBANK FAMILY
On October 13, Justin Ikebuchi was involved in a fatal car crash. In the days and weeks following, his wife, Jamie, and children Sydney, Raiden, Calder and Devin have seen the entire hockey community rally around them and show their support.
CANADIAN TIRE OPERATION: PUCK DROP
Canadian Tire Operation: Puck Drop is looking for hockey lovers – local builders and do-it-yourselfers – in towns across our country with a desire to build more outdoor rinks. When you enter Operation: Puck Drop, you’ll have a chance to win a rink kit, tools and equipment to help complete each rink build.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020-21 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM
Do you have a child aged 6-10 years who is ready to fall in love with hockey? Registration is now open for the 2020-21 NHL/NHLPA First Shift program. The NHL/NHLPA First Shift program is designed to ensure a positive experience for new-to-hockey families by offering a low-cost entry program to hockey.
November 26, 2020
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCKS PAIRS UP WITH HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION
For every pair of socks sold HERE between November 19 and December 31, using code ’hockeyalberta’ at checkout, Major League Socks will donate $6 per pair back to the Every Kid Every Community Program. Your team can also win a Zoom call with an NHL player by sending out the link to friends and family. The team with the most socks sold will get a 30 minute zoom call with an Oilers or Flames player, as well as a set of teams socks of their choice.
VIRA, ZINGER ELECTED TO HOCKEY ALBERTA BOARD | BARTLETT, HAYDEN RECOGNIZED AS LIFE MEMBERS
Al-Amir Vira and Frances Zinger were elected to the Hockey Alberta’s Board of Directors at the organization’s 113th Annual General Meeting held virtually on November 21. Bob Bartlett and Anne Hayden were also recognized with Life Membership status for their combined more than 90 years of service in the province of Alberta.
ENGEN JOINS HOCKEY CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Terry Engen, the past Chair of Hockey Alberta’s Board of Directors, was elected to the Hockey Canada Board of Directors on November 14 at Hockey Canada’s Winter Congress and Annual Meeting
EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY PROGRAM AWARDS $34,000 IN GRANTS THIS QUARTER
Hockey Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation are pleased to announce this quarter’s Every Kid Every Community grant recipients. Over $34,000 is being distributed to communities around Alberta, helping more than 400 kids access the game.
- Edmonton player making history in female hockey league - Global
- Three Albertan Officials selected for World Junior Championship
- How to keep your players engaged - Video hosted by Barry Medori
- 2020 WHL Cup Cancelled
- Registration still open for NHL/NHLPA First Shift Program
- Return to Hockey