Instructional Stream Goaltending Course for Coaches

 

 

Hockey Alberta is offering Free Goaltending Clinics for minor hockey coaches!

 

The Instructional Stream Goaltending Course is targeted to all minor hockey coaches and will provide the foundation of technical skills including skating, stance, movement, positioning, and save selection. Along with the technical aspect of goaltending, coaches will be introduced to practice utilization, communication and specific drills related to goaltending. The courses consists of classroom and on ice instruction totaling 3 hours. Below is a list of current clinics being offered and others can be requested through your association by contacting your respective Regional Centre Consultant.

 

Date

Location

Monday, December 5th

Lac La Biche

Thursday, December 8th

Drumheller

Thursday, December 8th

Calmar

Saturday, December 10th

Okotoks

Monday, December 12th

Lethbridge

Tuesday, December 13th

Medicine Hat

Tuesday, December 13th

Edmonton

Sunday, December 18th

Sylvan Lake

Monday, December 19th

Grande Prairie

Friday, January 13th

Paradise Valley

Friday, January 27th

High River

 

For more information and to register please CLICK HERE

 

Make sure to check out the other Instructional Stream clinics including:

  • Skating
  • Puck Skills
  • Developing Defencemen
  • Small Area Games

 

ICE TIMES Edition 16:1

 

December 2, 2016

 

 

HOCKEY ALBERTA NIGHT WITH THE EDMONTON OIL KINGS

 

Edmonton and area minor hockey teams are invited to join us at the Edmonton Oil Kings game on Monday, December 5th for Hockey Alberta Night, all in support of the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community program.

 

The Edmonton Oil Kings have generously offered a reduced rate for minor hockey teams, giving an opportunity for an entire team to take in a WHL game for just $18 a ticket.Interested teams can contact foundation@hockeyalberta.ca for more information.

 


 TAKE A SHOT AGAINST THE TALKING GOALIE

 

On December 5th be sure to stop by the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s booth in the concourse of the Edmonton Oil Kings game at Rogers Place to take a shot against the Talking Goalie, with all funds raised going towards the Every Kid Every Community program. A $20 donation gets you three shots against the talking goalie, a chance to win an Oil Kings prize pack, and a commemorative Talking Goalie t-shirt, provided by ATB Financial.


POWER OF PLAY IS BACK!

 

Peewee coaches across Alberta still have time to register for the Chevrolet Power of Play Program for the 2016-17 season. A limited number of coach kits are available on a first come, first served basis.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER >

 

Registration is intended to be completed by the team’s coach for Hockey Canada verification purposes.

 

Each team accepted into the Chevrolet Power of Play program will receive a coach’s kit, which includes a premium coach’s hockey bag with a set of:

  • 20 rolls of hockey tape
  • 20 sets of skate laces with inspirational words from Team Canada gold medalists
  • 20 ‘Most Inspirational Player’ awards for coaches to give out to players who best display these values, and
  • 20 pucks.

 

Go to ChevroletHockey.com for more information on the Chevrolet Power of Play program.


 HOCKEY ALBERTA MINOR HOCKEY SPOTLIGHT ON FAN 960

 

 

The Hockey Alberta Minor Hockey Spotlight on The Fan 960 can be heard every Thursday at 2:25 pm with Rob Kerr. Stay up to date with Hockey Alberta programs and initiatives by tuning in. The following are links to some of the previous reports:


AJHL GAME DAY SPEAKER SERIES - CANMORE

 

 

Hockey Alberta is proud to partner with the Alberta Junior Hockey League and the Canmore Eagles to present the AJHL Game Day Speaker Series for local coaches.

 

The Speaker Series features a unique professional development opportunity to learn from high profile junior coaches - as well as a chance to catch the Canmore Eagles in action.

 

The seminar takes place at the Canmore Rec Centre. There are only 20 seats available, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is $25 (plus GST) per coach, and includes the following:

  • Pre-game presentation from Hockey Alberta led by Coach Mentor Fran Gow on Game and Bench Management
  • Post-game chalk talk: Canmore Eagles head coach Andrew Milne
  • Food/drink voucher
  • A ticket to the game

 

Date: Wednesday, December 7 vs Bonnyville Pontiacs
Time: Pre-game seminar at 5:00 p.m., game at 7:00

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER >


WHL GAME DAY SPEAKER SERIES - LETHBRIDGE

 

 

Hockey Alberta is proud to partner with the Western Hockey League to present two more installments of the WHL Game Day Speaker Series with the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

 

These seminars are open to all local minor hockey coaches registered with Hockey Alberta. The seminar will allow for coaches to attend a Lethbridge Hurricanes home game, where participants will get a behind-the-scenes experience to talk and learn from WHL coaches. With both practical and theoretical learning experiences, this is a great educational opportunity for coaches.

 

The seminar costs $45 per coach, and includes:

  • Hurricanes game ticket
  • One drink voucher
  • Chicken wings
  • Souvenir Lethbridge Hurricanes hat.

 

Each seminar will take place at the Enmax Centre, and will feature a pre-game presentation from Hockey Alberta, a visit from the visiting team’s coach, a ticket to the Hurricanes game, and a Q&A session after the game with members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes coaching staff.

 

Date: Wednesday, December 14 vs Kamploops Blazers
Visiting team presenter: Don Hay, Blazers Head Coach

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER >

 

Date: Saturday, February 4 vs Moose Jaw Warriors
Visiting team presenter: Tim Hunter, Warriors Head Coach

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER >

 


ALBERTA HOCKEY DAY

 

Grab some skates and a hockey stick on January 21, 2017 and help us celebrate Alberta Hockey Day. The Alberta Hockey Day celebration will be about the introduction, development and promotion of female hockey province wide! The main event will be hosted in Grande Prairie, Alberta with other satellite locations joining us in a day long celebration focused on fun, skills and friendship. Click here for more information >

 

Join us in either one of the exciting locations or help host one within your own community! And find out #WhyWePlay

 

Satellite Locations also hosting events include: Banff/Canmore, Calgary, Edmonton, Leduc, LethbridgeLloydminster, Medicine Hat, Olds

 

More details will be communicated in the coming weeks leading up to Alberta Hockey Day.