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ICE TIMES - Edition 19:12

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
June 13, 2019

Development-Leadership-Speakers

DAVIDSON AND STEEL HIGHLIGHT DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND

Only a few seats remain for a rare opportunity to listen to Hockey Canada’s Melody Davidson and Anaheim Ducks Forward Sam Steel during Hockey Alberta’s Development Leadership weekend in Red Deer on June 22-23. The weekend is focused on minor hockey volunteers, with seminars on Coaching Skills, Intro to Hockey, and Development Directors. As part of the weekend, delegates will hear a keynote address and hot stove featuring Steel, Davidson and Power Edge Pro’s Joe Quinn. REGISTER NOW >


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UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can reach their potential at one of the following camps: Female Skills, Lethbridge Hurricanes Summer Skills, New Season Conditioning, and Super Skills. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. INFO >


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2019 ELITE GOALTENDER CAMPS COMING TO RED DEER

Hockey Alberta is pleased to host some of the top minor hockey goaltenders in the province over the next two weekends, with the male camp running June 15-16, and female camp June 22-23. This is a development opportunity for 54 bantam & midget males and 36 females with a focus on mental preparation, career preparation, vision training, and technical & tactical components. GOALTENDER DEVELOPMENT >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Hockey Alberta has finalized the Intro to Hockey Model, which provides the general structural and administrative guidelines and specific playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


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POWER EDGE PRO - TRAIN LIKE CONNOR!

Minor Hockey Associations all around Alberta have been registering with PEP to develop their players in an efficient, productive, and professional manner. Is it a fit for your association? DETAILS > 


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ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS - TICKETS OVER HALF SOLD!

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. Get your tickets before they sell out! TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 


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HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION PARTICIPATING IN THE 2019 BIRDIES FOR KIDS PROGRAM

The Hockey Alberta Foundation has been accepted as a participating charity in the 2019 Birdies for Kids program. This fundraising program is designed so that the Hockey Alberta Foundation will receive 100% of every donation accepted on its behalf and allows for additional funding of up to 50% of the original donations made. Your donation will support kids in Alberta who would otherwise not have access to the game. DONATE NOW >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CALGARY

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


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AIRDRIE MHA SELLING MINI BOARD SYSTEM

Airdrie Minor Hockey is selling their Mini Boards.  They have two sets in excellent condition with no logos on them.  They are asking $5000 per set or best offer.  If your association is interested in purchasing our boards, please contact Cindy Kunitz by email at [email protected] or call 403-912-2680.


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PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - FUNDRAISING

Fundraising is a great way to collaborate as a team and community to achieve financial benefit. Fundraising can also be used as a means to promote healthy behaviours to athletes. As a team, you should decide on a fundraising platform - the more of you interested in the fundraiser, the greater the likelihood that your fundraiser will be a success!

View the Fundraising information in our Parent Guide!


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:14

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

July 23, 2020

 


HOCKEY ALBERTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECRUITMENT NOTICE

The Alberta Amateur Hockey Association (Hockey Alberta) is seeking qualified candidates for one (1) Director at Large position on its Board of Directors. Deadline to submit a nomination package is August 31, 2020.

 

INFORMATION ON THE POSITION > | NOMINATION/APPLICATION FORM >


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS ARE BACK!

With a Return to Hockey plan in place, Hockey Alberta is excited to bring back Alberta Built Skills Camps to prepare your young athlete for the 2020-21 season. Current camps available include Goalie Skills, Female Skills, and Pre-Season Prep.

 

REGISTER FOR A CAMP NOW >


#CHIPINFORKIDS TO SUPPORT THE HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION

The Hockey Alberta Foundation and Shaw invite you to #ChipinforKids by texting KIDS107 to 30333 to donate $10 and help us provide every child in Alberta the opportunity to play hockey. To make your contribution go further, Shaw will match the donation.

 

DONATE NOW > 


JOIN THE HOCKEY ALBERTA TEAM

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for the position of Coordinator, Member Development. This is a maternity leave position based out of Red Deer and will extend until September 2021.

 

JOB POSTING >


InStat ON BOARD AS AEHL AND AFHL VIDEO ANALYST PARTNER

The Alberta Elite Hockey League (AEHL) and Alberta Female Hockey League (AFHL), along with Hockey Alberta are excited to announce a new partnership with InStat Sport. The partnership sees InStat Sport provide the AEHL and AFHL and their teams with a reduced rate on utilizing the statistics and analytical features of the InStat Hockey platform.

 

FULL PARTNERSHIP DETAILS >


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:13

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

July 9, 2020

 


PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES - PART FOUR: GAME DAY NUTRITION

Episode Four of the Hockey Alberta Parent Engagement Series features Edmonton Oilers/Edmonton Eskimos Head Team Physician Dhiren Naidu, and focuses on the importance of proper game day nutrition for athletes.

 

GAME DAY NUTRITION VIDEO > 


HOCKEY ALBERTA’S RETURN TO HOCKEY PLAN

Hockey Alberta released its Return to Hockey Plan on June 30, providing the framework and minimum standards for Hockey Alberta’s Members to undertake hockey activities. The Plan also allows players, coaches, officials, parents and other stakeholders to understand the current guidelines for operating sanctioned hockey for the 2020-21 season.

 

RETURN TO HOCKEY PLAN >


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS ARE BACK!

With a Return to Hockey plan in place, Hockey Alberta is excited to bring back Alberta Built Skills Camps to prepare your young athlete for the 2020-21 season. Current camps available include Goalie Skills, Female Skills, and Pre-Season Prep.

 

REGISTER FOR A CAMP NOW >


ONLINE COACH DEVELOPMENT VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE

In June, Hockey Alberta ran a series of online coach professional development sessions with a focus on coaches in the minor hockey system, covering a number of topics ranging from Hockey I.Q. to coach interviews. The video series is now available on Hockey Alberta’s YouTube Channel.

 

ONLINE COACH DEVELOPMENT VIDEOS >MORE COACHING RESOURCES >


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:12

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

June 25, 2020

 


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AFHL UNVEILS NEW LOGO

The Alberta Female Hockey League (AFHL) has unveiled its new logo that will be used for the 2020-21 season and beyond.

 

LOGO RELEASE VIDEO > 


ALBERTANS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN HOCKEY CANADA’S HIGH PERFORMANCE SUMMER PROGRAMS

Over 25 of Alberta’s top hockey players have been chosen to participate in Hockey Canada summer programming, including the National Women’s Summer Development Program, National U17 Development Program, and National Junior Team Development Program.

 

NATIONAL WOMEN’S SUMMER PROGRAMS > | NATIONAL U17 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM >NATIONAL JUNIOR TEAM PROGRAM >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH VEREBURN MEDICAL SUPPLY

With the ever-changing landscape and an elevated focus on athlete and participant safety, Hockey Alberta is excited to announce a new partnership with Vereburn Medical Supply. The partnership sees Vereburn Medical Supply provide Hockey Alberta members with a reduced rate on complete medical kits and supplies.

 

FULL PARTNERSHIP DETAILS > 


 

ISCA AT-HOME SUMMER FITNESS CHALLENGE

Join ambassador Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers and get fit this summer! Participate with over 500 registrants from all across Alberta ages 12+ and win weekly prize draws, including free registration for Hockey Alberta skills camps! 

 

ISCA FITNESS CHALLENGE DETAILS >


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As restrictions are beginning to lift and the weather is getting warmer, this will be our last week of Hockey at Home videos. Hockey Alberta would like to thank Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and everyone else who have contributed to this video series. 

 

HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:11

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

June 11, 2020

 


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HOCKEY CANADA UPDATE ON COVID-19

Hockey Canada’s Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, issued a statement on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. For Hockey Alberta, this statement means that when arenas reopen as part of the government of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, our Members may resume on-ice, sanctioned activities – subject to compliance with current health and safety standards in Alberta and Hockey Alberta’s Return to Hockey plan.

 

READ THE FULL UPDATE > 


NEW STRUCTURE FOR AAA MALE HOCKEY IN ALBERTA

The structure of AAA male hockey in Alberta will have a different look for the 2020-21 season as the Alberta Elite Hockey League (AEHL) was announced on May 30 as the new home for Hockey Alberta’s elite male players.

 

INFORMATION ON THE AEHL > 


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AN UNRELENTING LOVE OF THE GAME KEY IN KODIE CURRAN’S JOURNEY TO THE NHL

Although ’follow your dreams’ is a common phrase, few people have taken that advice to heart quite like Kodie Curran. At age 30, the Calgarian recently signed his first NHL deal with Anaheim Ducks - a two-year, one-way contract, the culmination of years of hard work, perseverance, and a seemingly unmatched love for the game.

 

READ KODIE’S STORY > 


 

ONLINE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR COACHES

Hockey Alberta is running a series of online coach professional development sessions over the coming weeks. With a focus on coaches in the minor hockey system, these sessions will cover a number of topics ranging from Hockey I.Q. to coach interviews. Upcoming sessions will take place on June 11, 17, and 18.

 

REGISTER FOR A SESSION >


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us all at home, it’s important to keep active, eat healthy, and even work on some hockey skills. Hockey Alberta is working with Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and various goalie and Team Alberta resources to bring you weekly tips on how to stay ready for hockey’s return. 

 

HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:10

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

May 28, 2020

 


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COVID-19 UPDATE - MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

A message from Hockey Alberta CEO Rob Litwinski regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and the development of a Return-To-Hockey plan. READ >

 


ONLINE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR COACHES

Hockey Alberta is running a series of online coach professional development sessions over the coming months. With a focus on coaches in the minor hockey system, these sessions will cover a number of topics ranging from Hockey I.Q. to coach interviews. INFO >

 


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HOCKEY ALBERTA ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO TEAM ALBERTA SUMMER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, Hockey Alberta has been monitoring and evaluating our 2020 Team Alberta Summer High Performance Programs. The primary concern is ensuring the safety of our players, officials, coaches, volunteers and families involved in our development programs. INFO >

  


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STORIES FROM THE RINK: ALIX MHA HIGHLIGHTS STAR VOLUNTEER

As parents arrive at the rink on frigid Saturday mornings throughout the winter, they joke to themselves about seeing Tyler Copland’s truck parked in "his spot", as he is always the first to arrive before a game. Whether it’s as a board member, coach, friend, mentor, parent, or sponsor, Tyler wears many hats in the town of Alix. READ >

 


HOCKEY CANADA, BFL CANADA ANNOUNCE FEMALE COACH OF THE YEAR WINNERS

Hockey Canada, in partnership with BFL CANADA, announced the first winners of the BFL Female Coach of the Year awards. Samantha Holmes-Domagala of Calgary has been named as the National Community Winner, and Shanya Shwetz of Edmonton has been named a Regional High Performance winner. MORE >

 


SPORT FOR LIFE OFFERS E-LEARNING DISCOUNTS THIS MAY

Are you looking for something to keep your mind active during the COVID-19 shutdown? This month Sport for Life is offering three select e-learning courses that will help you prepare for that uncertain future while bringing your organization to a new level. CULTURAL AWARENESS IN YOUTH SPORT >EFFECTIVE BOARD GOVERNANCE > | RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF VOLUNTEERS >

 


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us all at home, it’s important to keep active, eat healthy, and even work on some hockey skills. Hockey Alberta is working with Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and various goalie and Team Alberta resources to bring you weekly tips on how to stay ready for hockey’s return. HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:09

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

May 14, 2020

 


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HOCKEY CANADA’S OPEN LETTER TO CANADIANS

First, and most importantly, to the front-line and essential workers who have gone above and beyond around the clock to keep Canadians safe – a simple thank you is not nearly enough for what you have done over the last three months. Second, to our Members, partners, local hockey associations, volunteers and fans across Canada, thank you for keeping the spirit of hockey alive. Unprecedented times have called for unprecedented efforts at every level of the game. FULL LETTER >

 


HOCKEY ALBERTA AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Hockey Alberta is pleased to announce the recipients of the annual Hockey Alberta Awards. These Awards allow Hockey Alberta and the Alberta hockey community to recognize outstanding individuals and teams for their hard work and accomplishments in making a positive difference for our participants in the game of hockey during the 2019-20 season. RECIPIENTS >

 


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AHHF INDUCTION GALA POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

The induction gala for the 2020 Class of the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for July 19 in Canmore, the celebration event for the Class of 2020 will be held in July 2021. INFO >

  


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MINOR LEAGUES TO IMPLEMENT U15 NON-CHECKING/BODY CONTACT ONLY FOR TIERS 4-6

Hockey Alberta’s Minor Leagues Committee, represented by Alberta’s six (6) tiered Minor Hockey Leagues (CAHL, NAI, NEAHL, All Peace, Edmonton Federation & Hockey Calgary) have unanimously supported the implementation of non-checking/body contact only hockey at the Tiers 4 – 6 categories of the U15 division for the 2020-2021 season. INFO >

 


AFHL FAQs FOR THE 2020-21 SEASON

While there is some uncertainty regarding the 2020-21 season, the AFHL is remaining optimistic that the hockey season will begin as scheduled, and is working to stay as prepared as possible for when a decision is made by Hockey Canada’s Board of Directors, in conjunction with public health officials. FAQ >

 


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us all at home, it’s important to keep active, eat healthy, and even work on some hockey skills. Hockey Alberta is working with Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and various goalie and Team Alberta resources to bring you weekly tips on how to stay ready for hockey’s return. HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:08

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

April 30, 2020

 


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RECOGNIZING HOCKEY’S VOLUNTEERS ACROSS ALBERTA

Hockey Alberta had the pleasure of joining organizations across Alberta and Canada in celebrating National Volunteer Week, which ran April 19-25. Over the course of National Volunteer Week, Hockey Alberta proudly featured a handful of Alberta’s hockey volunteers who have had a tremendous impact on the hockey experience in their community. VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHTS >

 


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SIX ALBERTANS SELECTED IN FIRST ROUND OF 2020 WHL BANTAM DRAFT

Seventy-four Albertans registered in Hockey Canada sanctioned programs heard their names called during 2020 WHL Bantam Draft on Wednesday, including six in the first round. FULL LIST >

  


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2019 ALBERTA CUP REWIND

Hockey Alberta takes a look back on the 2019 Alberta Cup, with a feature game each day from Thursday to Sunday. Check the Hockey Alberta website each day to view the highlighted game. THURSDAY - ALBERTA BLACK VS. ALBERTA GREY >

 


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us all at home, it’s important to keep active, eat healthy, and even work on some hockey skills. Hockey Alberta is working with Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and various goalie and Team Alberta resources to bring you weekly tips on how to stay ready for hockey’s return. HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:07

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

April 16, 2020

 


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HOCKEY AT HOME - CONDITIONING, SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND GOALIE TRAINING

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us all at home, it’s important to keep active, eat healthy, and even work on some hockey skills. Hockey Alberta is working with Crash Conditioning, Ali Stead (@never2late2learn.hky), and various goalie resources to bring you weekly tips on how to stay ready for hockey’s return. HOCKEY AT HOME VIDEOS >

 


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AFHL POST-SECONDARY COMMITMENTS

The Alberta Female Hockey League is proud to present the expanding list of over 40 athletes who will be suiting up for post-secondary teams next season. FULL LIST >

  


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COACHES OF THE MONTH - MARCH

Hockey Alberta’s March Coaches of the Month, sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel, are Dave Eggleston of Stettler and Mike Lees of KC St. Matthew in Edmonton. RECIPIENTS >

 


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HOCKEY ALBERTA NOW ACCEPTING VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for key volunteer positions across a number of committees for the 2020-21 hockey season. Volunteers are the faces of Hockey Alberta within their communities, positively representing themselves and the organization in regular encounters on a daily basis with participants in our sport. APPLY NOW > 

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:06

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

April 3, 2020

 


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HOCKEY ALBERTA - COVID-19 UPDATE

 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Hockey Alberta has cancelled all May programming. Hockey Alberta offices will also remain closed until further notice. MORE INFORMATION >

 


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PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES - NUTRITION

Episode Three features Edmonton Oilers/Edmonton Eskimos Head Team Physician Dhiren Naidu, Canmore Eagles Head Coach Andrew Milne, and former NHL defenceman Shawn Belle, and focuses on the importance of nutrition for young athletes. VIDEO >

  


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AFHL ANNOUNCES 2019-20 AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The Alberta Female Hockey League is pleased to announce the 2019-20 league award and scholarship winners. Four awards are handed out in each league: Most Valuable Player, Top Goaltender, Top Rookie, and Coach of the Year. One award is also given for the AFHL Administrator of the Year. RECIPIENTS >

 


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WESTERN BRANCHES OFFICIATING VIDEO - SEASON 2, EPISODE 9

The Western Hockey League, in association with BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, and Hockey Manitoba, are producing an episodic video series about development as an official. Episode 9 is a message of appreciation for all officials. VIDEO > 

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:05

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

March 5, 2020

 


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2020 PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HOST SITES

March has arrived, which means the 2020 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial, are right around the corner. Find out where your team could be playing this spring! HOST SITES >

  


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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR FEMALE DEVELOPMENT 1 COACHING CLINIC

Hockey Alberta is pleased to offer a Development 1 coaching clinic for females who are working within the elite streams of minor hockey. REGISTRATION >

 


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BYSTROM, LESLIE NAMED DISTINGUISHED FUTURE LEADERS

Hockey Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation are pleased to announce Braden Bystrom and Jantzen Leslie as distinguished Future Leaders. In addition to the original $1,000 scholarship awarded to participants of the program, the two distinguished Future Leaders each receive an additional $3,000 scholarship. MORE > | 2020 FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM >

 

 


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COACH OF THE MONTH NOMINATION DEADLINE - MARCH 13

Has your coach made a positive impact on your team this season? There is still time to nominate them for the Coach of the Month award, sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 13. NOMINATION FORM >

 


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the camps in your area! ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS > | FUTURE COACHES > 

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:04

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

February 20, 2020

 


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ZONES 4 AND 7 WIN ALBERTA WINTER GAMES GOLD

It was a thrilling finish at the 2020 Alberta Winter Games in Airdrie on Monday, with Zones 4 and 7 winning gold in Female and Male hockey, respectively. RECAP >

 


 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NATIONAL ABORIGINAL HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS SELECTION CAMPS

Registration is now open for 2002-2006 born male and female athletes to participate in selection camps for the 2020 National Aboriginal Hockey ChampionshipsMALE REGISTRATION >FEMALE REGISTRATION >

 


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EKEC SPEAKER SERIES COMING TO CANMORE

The Hockey Alberta Foundation, in conjunction with Canmore Minor Hockey and the Canmore Eagles, is bringing the Every Kid Every Community (EKEC) Speaker Series to Canmore on Friday, February 21. TICKETS >

 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2020 HIGH PERFORMANCE 1 SEMINAR

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for the NCCP High Performance 1 Seminar being held in Red Deer July 21-26. APPLY >

 


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U11 PLAYER PATHWAY

The U11 Player Pathway is supported by the Hockey Canada Long-Term Player Development Model. This framework provides the guiding principles for age appropriate and skill specific programming for all players in Hockey Canada’s youth hockey system. U11 PATHWAY >

 


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 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020 FUTURE COACHES PROGRAM

Hockey Alberta’s Future Coaches Program is designed to develop and train U18 (Midget) level male and female hockey players in the areas of coaching, skill instruction and leadership. EDMONTON > | RED DEER > | CALGARY >

 


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the camps in your area! ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS >

 


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  • Coach Applications now being accepted for Team Alberta U18 Female
  • Serge Lajoie named Head Coach for Team Alberta U16 Male | Assistant, Video Coach applications open
  • Two Albertans experience 2020 Global Girls’ Game
  • Airdrie ’Kindness Ninjas’ visit the Alberta Winter Games 
  • Registration now open for the Hockey Alberta U12 Skills Camp
  • Hockey Alberta Foundation participating in the 2020 Birdies for Kids Program
  • AFHL Bantam Elite Showcase Photos
  • Alberta Winter Games Gold Medal Officials

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:03

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

February 6, 2020

 


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PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES - MULTISPORT

Hockey Alberta is pleased to continue its Parent Engagement Video Series, aimed at helping parents navigate through the ups and downs of being a hockey parent. MULTISPORT VIDEO >

 


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WHO HAS MADE AN IMPACT ON YOUR MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION THIS SEASON?

Nominate that individual or team for one of six Hockey Alberta Awards, presented for outstanding achievements or contributions to amateur hockey in Alberta. AWARDS NOMINATION FORM > 

 


 

VOTE FOR THE CROWFOOT COYOTES PEEWEE AA IN THE CHEVROLET GOOD DEEDS CUP

Congratulations to Hockey Calgary’s Crowfoot Coyotes, who are one of the regional finalists selected by Chevrolet in the Good Deeds Cup! From now until February 9, all 10 semi-finalist videos are available for viewing at Chevrolet Canada’s YouTube channel. The three teams that receive the most views will each be eligible to win a Finalist Prize, which includes $5,000 to the team’s designated charity. VIEW THEIR VIDEO >

 


 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 TEAM ALBERTA/WHL SKILLS CAMP

Hockey Alberta and the Western Hockey League are pleased to be co-hosting the annual WHL Skills Camp for the sixth consecutive year. The camp is a unique skill development opportunity for 2006-born (U15) male hockey players. Participants must be registered with Hockey Alberta/ Hockey Canada to be eligible. REGISTER >

 


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JANES DESIGN-A-MASK CONTEST

From now until February 17, submit your child’s original goalie mask design for the opportunity to have their artwork worn by Team Canada goaltenders at the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship! DESIGN-A-MASK TEMPLATE > | ENTRY FORM >

 


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the camps in your area! ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS > | COACH OPPORTUNITIES >

 


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  • National Aboriginal Hockey Championship Coach & Trainer Applications
  • Female Hockey Day - Player Interviews
  • Nominate your coach for the BFL Female Coach of the Year!
  • Coach of the Month - January
  • NHL Willie O’Ree Community Award Nominations - Deadline February 9!

 


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ICE TIMES: Edition 20:02

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

January 23, 2020

 


 2020 ALBERTA CUP REGISTRATION NOW OPENcf

2020 ALBERTA CUP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN | ALBERTA CUP STAFF ANNOUNCED

Registration is now open for 2005-born male athletes to participate in one of three regional selection camps for the 2020 Alberta Cup. REGISTER >

 


MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

WELCOME NEW-TO-HOCKEY FAMILIES INTO YOUR MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

Bauer, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the application process for the 2020-21 NHL/NHLPA First Shift program. APPLY NOW >

 


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DODGE CARAVAN KIDS REGISTRATION DEADLINE JANUARY 31 - LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE

The Dodge Caravan Kids Program is a joint effort between participating minor hockey associations and Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram retailers that provides up to $500 in funding and access to exclusive hockey benefits to novice level hockey teams across Canada. REGISTER >

 


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EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY APPLICATION DEADLINE - JANUARY 31

The Every Kid Every Community Grant (EKEC) is an annual program to support hockey in Alberta. The Hockey Alberta Foundation would like to encourage all Alberta-based Community Groups, Pond Hockey Programs, Youth Groups, Recreational Groups, Community Leagues and Local Minor Hockey Associations (LMHA) and clubs to apply for the Player Assistance or Program Grant. The deadline to submit your application for funding is January 31. APPLICATION FORM >

 


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ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the camps in your area! ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS > | GOALTENDER GUIDE > | COACH OPPORTUNITIES >

 


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Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

January 9, 2020


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HOCKEY GIVES BACK OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Alberta’s hockey community is always at its best during the holiday season, and we asked Minor Hockey Associations and teams from across Alberta to share their stories of giving back to the community with us. READ >


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2020 ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE CLASS ANNOUNCED

Seven outstanding individuals, along with the 1975 Canada Winter Games and Alberta Provincial Junior B champions, comprise the 2020 Induction Class for the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame. CLASS OF 2020 >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SPRING GOALIE, POWER EDGE PRO, AND SMALL AREA GAMES CAMPS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the camps in your area! ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS > | GOALTENDER GUIDE > | COACH OPPORTUNITIES >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GOOD DEEDS CUP SUBMISSION DEADLINE - JANUARY 13

The Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup seeks to inspire young Canadians to do good by transforming the positive values learned through hockey into Good Deeds within their communities. The deadline to submit your team’s Good Deeds Cup video is Monday, January 13. SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FEMALE HOCKEY DAY - LETHBRIDGE ON JANUARY 25

Female Hockey Day will feature on and off-ice development sessions for players, coaches, officials, and parents – all to celebrate and grow female hockey. All ages and skill levels are welcome to join. REGISTER NOW > | EXPERIENCE THE DREAM >


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Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SUPPORTING HOCKEY ALBERTA AND YOUR COMMUNITY - GATORADE

Gatorade sports drink was created for a single purpose, to fuel athletic performance. And over the last 50 years, Gatorade has worked to ensure that every single ingredient is a reflection of that mission. Gatorade is a proud partner of Hockey Alberta and its Alberta Built Athletes. For more information visit them HERE >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

 

ICE TIMES: Edition 19:24

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

December 19, 2019


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM HOCKEY ALBERTA!

During the holiday season, our office hours will be as such: 

December 23 - Open regular hours (8:30am - 4:30pm) | December 24-27 - Closed | December 30 - Open regular hours | December 31 - 8:30am - noon | January 1 - Closed | January 2 & 3 - Open regular hours. Have a wonderful Holiday Season!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

2020 PROVINCIAL HOST SITES ANNOUNCED

Hockey Alberta is pleased to announce the host sites for the 2020 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial. HOST SITES >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FINAL CALL FOR HOCKEY ALBERTA CONCUSSION SAFETY PRESENTATIONS

Hockey Alberta has developed a presentation on the causes of concussions and what is involved in a proper recovery process. This two-hour presentation allows participants to interact with industry experts and enhance their understanding of this evolving injury with principles that can be applied across all sports. REQUEST A PRESENTATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA HOLIDAY SKILLS CAMP IN RED DEER

Hockey Alberta is bringing a Holiday Skills Camp to Red Deer during the Holiday Break on January 2-3 for 2007-2010 born players. The Holiday Skills Camp focuses on additional skill sessions that will benefit your player in game situations. REGISTER > | MORE PLAYER CAMPS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

2021 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PRIORITY DRAW

Excitement is building with the return of the IIHF World Junior Championship to Canadian ice in just over a year in Edmonton and Red Deer, and fans can be the first in line to access ticket packages. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PIPER CREEK OPTIMIST’S BATTLE OF ALBERTA FOR EKEC RETURNS FOR 2020 

The Hockey Alberta Foundation and Piper Creek Optimist Club of Red Deer are offering you the chance to win one of two ticket packages to the see the Battle of Alberta in Calgary or Edmonton. Proceeds go to the Every Kid Every Community program. INFO > | RAFFLE TICKETS >


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Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SUPPORTING HOCKEY ALBERTA AND YOUR COMMUNITY - ATB FINANCIAL

A long time supporter of hockey in Alberta, ATB finds ways to help you manage money, handle debt, or save for the future (which is tomorrow, BTW). That is what they live for. For more information on ATB and their services, CLICK HERE >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES: Edition 19:23

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

November 28, 2019


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA HOSTS 112TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & HOCKEY CONFERENCE

Hockey Alberta held its 112th AGM and Hockey Conference on November 22-23 in Red Deer. Matt Symes was the keynote speaker, talking about the importance and challenges of change. The Hockey Alberta Board of Directors has a new Chair and Vice Chair with Len Samletzki acclaimed as the new Chair and Allan Mowbray acclaimed as the Vice Chair. The Hockey Alberta Foundation also made changes to their Board, as Dennis Zukiwsky was acclaimed as the new Chair and Jeff Robson as Vice Chair. KEYNOTE ADDRESS >HA BOARD > | HAF BOARD >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY CANADA ANNOUNCES CHANGE TO AGE DIVISION NAMES

Hockey Canada membership approved a regulation change proposed by the board of directors to revise the naming of the age divisions used in minor hockey across Canada.  INFO >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2020 GLOBAL GIRLS’ GAME

Hockey Alberta, in partnership with Hockey Canada and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), is participating in the Global Game on the weekend of February 7-9 in St. John’s, NL. The Global Game is an IIHF initiative focused on uniting female hockey players across the globe through sport in this one, global continuous game. APPLY NOW >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ARCTIC WINTER GAMES REGIONAL SELECTION CAMPS - MALE DEADLINE - NOV. 30 

The deadline is fast approaching for 2005-2006 born male athletes to register for the 2020 Arctic Winter Games Selection Camps held in Fairview on Dec. 6-8. Spots are still available for the Female Selection Camps held in Manning on Dec. 20-22. The deadline to register for the female camps is December 15. MALE REGISTRATION > | FEMALE REGISTRATION >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA HOLIDAY SKILLS CAMP IN RED DEER

Hockey Alberta is bringing a Holiday Skills Camp to Red Deer during the Holiday Break on January 2-3, 2020 for 2007-2010 born players. The Holiday Skills Camp is designed to provide your player with additional skill development sessions that will benefit the player during in game situations. REGISTER > | MORE PLAYER CAMPS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020 FEMALE HOCKEY DAY IN LETHBRIDGE

Registration is now open for Hockey Alberta’s Female Hockey Day on Saturday, January 25 at the ATB Centre in Lethbridge. The day will feature on and off-ice development sessions for players, goalies, coaches, and officials – all to celebrate female hockey. INFO > | REGISTER >


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Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SUPPORTING HOCKEY ALBERTA AND YOUR COMMUNITY - DRAYTON VALLEY AND LACOMBE FORD

Drayton Valley and Lacombe Ford are a proud partner of Hockey Alberta and powering your community. For information on your next vehicle visit their website at direct2wheels.ca >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES: Edition 19:22

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

November 14, 2019


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2019 AGM AND HOCKEY CONFERENCE

Register now for the 2019 Hockey Alberta Annual General Meeting, November 22-23 in Red Deer. Matt Symes is the keynote speaker at the Friday night opening session. Minor Hockey Associations, club teams and registered programs are encouraged to attend, as the sessions and AGM contain important information on how to deal with the fast-paced changes in our sport and society. INFO > | REGISTER > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA WINTER GAMES MALE SELECTION CAMP DEADLINE FRIDAY

Spots are still available for the Alberta Winter Games Male Selection Camp, with the deadline to register on Friday, November 15. Experience this multi-sport event that takes place in Airdrie February 14-17.  REGISTER >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY CANADA FOUNDATION DONATES TO EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY

As a result of funds raised at the 2019 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf, hosted in Edmonton last June, the $371,649 legacy funding will be split evenly between the Oilers Entertainment Group’s 2nd Shift program and the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community programs to help provide children of all backgrounds and circumstances the opportunity to experience hockey. MORE >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACH OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 

Hockey Alberta’s February Coach of the Month, sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel, is Greg Northcott of the Sturgeon Sting Midget AA. MORE > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UPCOMING COACH AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the clinics and camps in your area, including three Goaltending 2 clinics in Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton! COACH DEVELOPMENT CLINICS > | INSTRUCTIONAL STREAM CLINICS >ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA CONCUSSION SAFETY PRESENTATIONS

Hockey Alberta has developed a presentation that provides parents, coaches, players, and administrators a standard message on the causes of concussions and what is involved in a proper recovery process. This two-hour presentation is designed to provide participants the opportunity to interact with experts in the industry while enhancing their understanding of this evolving injury with principles that can be applied across all sport. REQUEST A PRESENTATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RODEO TRUCK RAFFLE - DEADLINE NOV. 25

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program. The final day to purchase tickets is November 25! HOW TO BUY >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SUPPORTING HOCKEY ALBERTA AND YOUR COMMUNITY - PLAYERS BENCH TEAM APPAREL

Players Bench is your first choice in elite team and corporate apparel, offering brands and products to suit any budget along with unbeatable customer service. A proud partner of Hockey Alberta, supporting the Coach of the Month program and servicing the apparel needs of Team Alberta, Coaches and Regional Centres. To see how Players Bench can work with your group go to: TEAMPLAYERSBENCH.CA >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:21

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

October 31, 2019


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

REGISTER NOW FOR 2019 AGM 

Register now for the 2019 Hockey Alberta Annual General Meeting, November 22-23 in Red Deer. Matt Symes is the keynote speaker at the Friday night opening session. Minor Hockey Associations, club teams and registered programs are to attend, as the sessions and AGM contain important information on how to deal with the fast-paced changes in our sport and society. INFO > | REGISTER > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

READY TO COMPETE AT NATIONAL WOMEN’S U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Team Alberta U18 Female team is in Morden and Winkler, MB looking to continue their success after capturing gold at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. The team will play a pre-tournament game on November 3 at 4pm MST, with their full tournament beginning on November 5 at noon MST against Saskatchewan. SCHEDULE > | ROSTER > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UPCOMING COACH AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

Hockey Alberta is committed to providing Alberta Built development opportunities for coaches and players to grow and learn before, during, and after the season. Check out the clinics and camps in your area! COACH DEVELOPMENT CLINICS > | ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FLAMES AND OILERS TEAM UP FOR FIRST SHIFT IN RED DEER

The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Hockey Alberta are partnering to bring the NHL/NHLPA First Shift to Red Deer this winter. Registration is now open for the six-week learn-to-play program, which runs Saturdays at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, beginning February 15. Each week’s session also will feature alumni from the Flames and Oilers. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COME CHECK US OUT AT THE CANADIAN FINALS RODEO IN RED DEER!

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program. The Hockey Alberta Foundation will be selling tickets at the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer until November 3!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR ARCTIC WINTER GAMES SELECTION CAMPS

Registration is open and spots are still available for the chance to represent Team Alberta North at the 2020 Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse, YT. MALE REGISTRATION > | FEMALE REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FUNDRAISING FORE YOUR TEAM

Canada Golf Card has partnered with the Hockey Alberta Foundation and the Every Kid Every Community Program to create a fundraiser "fore" your team. Canada Golf Card is Canada’s Favorite Golf Savings Program with over 800 Golf Courses participating across Canada, giving its members access to 4 discounts per course (including the USA and Mexico), featuring 2 for 1 golf and more! INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

  • BC defeats Alberta 5-4 in overtime to claim bronze at WHL Cup
  • Medicine Hat and Swift Current ready to host World U17 Challenge
  • AJHL approves relocation of Calgary Mustangs to Blackfalds under new ownership
  • Senior AAA hockey league in Alberta to go ahead with 2 teams, both named Eagles
  • Large crowd braves chill weather to honour legacy of Logan Boulet

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SUPPORTING HOCKEY ALBERTA AND YOUR COMMUNITY - COACHMATE

Coachmate – designed by coaches, for coaches - is a proud partner and official supplier of Coachmate boards to Hockey Alberta. As a partner, Coachmate is pleased to pass on the same specialty pricing to all Hockey Alberta MHAs, teams, and coaches. To view the full range of available products, go to: COACHMATE.COM >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:20

Newsletter 2019_OCT_NOV

October 17, 2019


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES: PART 1 - SOCIAL MEDIA

Hockey Alberta is pleased to launch its Parent Engagement Video Series, aimed at helping parents navigate through the ups and downs of being a hockey parent. Episode One features Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche and Jordan Eberle of the New York Islanders, and focuses on social media use among young athletes. INFO > | VIDEO > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

2019 AGM KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED | REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Registration is now open for Minor Hockey Associations, club teams and registered programs from across the province to attend the 2019 Hockey Alberta Annual General Meeting, with Matt Symes set to deliver the keynote address. The AGM runs November 22 and 23 in Red Deer. INFO > | REGISTER > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

LETHBRIDGE TO HOST 2020 FEMALE HOCKEY DAY

Hockey Alberta is hosting the annual Female Hockey Day celebrations in Lethbridge on January 25, 2020. Female Hockey Day celebrates "Why We Play" and the growth of the female game. The day features a number of on-ice and off-ice sessions focusing on players, officials, parents, and coaches. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

NEW NOVICE RULES FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Half-Ice and Cross-Ice hockey is here for all Initiation and Novice players! All negotiable and non-negotiable rules and guidelines can be found on our Intro to Hockey page. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE - UPCOMING EVENTS

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program. The Hockey Alberta Foundation will be at the following events selling tickets: 

  • October 24-November 1, 2019 - The Future Champions Challenge, Calnash Ag Event Centre, Ponoka, AB
  • October 29-November 3, 2019 - CFR, Westerner Park, Red Deer, AB

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

Albertans land on Team Canada, Team WHL rosters

Registration now open for Arctic Winter Games Selection Camps

Alberta well-represented in NHL Central Scouting’s Players to Watch list


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:19

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
October 3, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA ANNOUNCES TEAM ALBERTA U18 FEMALE ROSTER

Hockey Alberta has announced the Team Alberta roster for the 2019 U18 Female team that will represent the province at the 2019 National Women’s U18 Championships in Morden and Winkler, MB. ROSTER >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA ANNOUNCES TEAM ALBERTA U16 MALE ROSTER

Hockey Alberta has announced the Team Alberta roster for the 2019 U16 Male team that will represent the province at the 2019 WHL Cup in Calgary. ROSTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020 ALBERTA WINTER GAMES REGIONAL CAMPS

Registration is now open for 2007-born male athletes, as well as 2005 & 2006-born female athletes to take part in regional selection camps for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games. The 2020 Alberta Winter Games run February 14-17 in Airdrie. INFO > | MALE REGISTRATION > | FEMALE REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACH AND TRAINER APPLICATION FOR 2020 ALBERTA WINTER GAMES AND ALBERTA CUP 

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for coaches and trainers for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games (male and female programs) and the 2020 Alberta Cup. The deadline for all applications is Friday, October 4. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

DODGE CARAVAN KIDS BACK FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON

The Dodge Caravan Kids program provides up to $500 worth of funding and access to exclusive hockey benefits to Novice-level hockey teams across Canada. REGISTER NOW > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACHES AND PLAYERS BENEFIT FROM SUCCESSFUL SLEDGE HOCKEY WEEKEND

Hockey Alberta hosted a sledge hockey event September 21-22 where 14 coaches received their sledge specific Coach 2 - Coach Level certification and 15 players attended the development session which featured warm up and cool down training, on-ice skills, and equipment maintenance sessions. SLEDGE >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 2019 WORLD U17 HOCKEY CHALLENGE

The 2019 World U17 Hockey Challenge is coming to Medicine Hat and Swift Current on Nov. 2-9 and tickets are available now! The tournament features the top Under-17 players from around the world, including three Canada teams, Finland, Russia, Sweden, and USA. TICKETS > | SCHEDULE >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Is there a member of the Alberta hockey community you feel should be recognized for their contributions? Nominations are now open for the 2020 AHHF Induction Class, which will be comprised of individuals and groups or teams who have made a significant to hockey during their time as an Alberta resident. Nominations will be accepted until November 30. NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL > | NOMINATE A  GROUP/TEAM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACH OF THE MONTH IS BACK FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON

One coach will be selected each month from October through March and will receive a coaching package valued at over $500, sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel. Nominations are now open! NOMINATION FORM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FUNDRAISING FORE YOUR TEAM

Canada Golf Card has partnered with the Hockey Alberta Foundation and the Every Kid Every Community Program to create a fundraiser fore your team. Canada Golf Card is Canada’s Favorite Golf Savings Program with over 800 Golf Courses participating across Canada, giving its members access to 4 discounts per course (including the USA and Mexico), featuring 2 for 1 golf and more! INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY APPLICATION DEADLINE - OCTOBER 31

The Every Kid Every Community Grant (EKEC) is an annual program to support hockey in Alberta. The Hockey Alberta Foundation would like to encourage all Alberta-based Community Groups, Pond Hockey Programs, Youth Groups, Recreational Groups, Community Leagues and Local Minor Hockey Associations (LMHA) and clubs who have an idea, project or program that align with the EKEC guiding principles whereby an individual OR group may benefit from a Player Assistance or Program Grant to apply. The deadline to submit your application for funding is October 31. APPLICATION FORM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FLAMES AND OILERS TEAM UP FOR FIRST SHIFT IN RED DEER

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are partnering with Hockey Alberta to bring the NHL/NHLPA First Shift to Red Deer this winter. Registration is now open for the six-week learn-to-play program, which runs Saturdays at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, beginning February 15. Each week’s session also will feature alumni from the Flames and Oilers. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403-342-6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - PLAYER SAFETY

Hockey Alberta is committed to a safe and fun environment for all participants to enjoy the game. Player safety can take many forms, but three that are consistently focused on are attitude, training, and equipment. READ MORE >

View the Player Safety information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:18

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
September 19, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020 ALBERTA WINTER GAMES REGIONAL CAMPS

Registration is now open for 2007-born male athletes, as well as 2005 & 2006-born female athletes to take part in regional selection camps for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games. The 2020 Alberta Winter Games run February 14-17 in Airdrie. INFO > | MALE REGISTRATION > | FEMALE REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACH AND TRAINER APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2020 ALBERTA WINTER GAMES AND ALBERTA CUP

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for coaches and trainers for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games (male and female programs) and the 2020 Alberta Cup. The deadline for all applications is Friday, October 4. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Is there a member of the Alberta hockey community you feel should be recognized for their contributions? Nominations are now open for the 2020 AHHF Induction Class, which will be comprised of individuals and groups or teams who have made a significant to hockey during their time as an Alberta resident. Nominations will be accepted until November 30. NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL > | NOMINATE A  GROUP/TEAM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

COACH OF THE MONTH IS BACK FOR THE 2019-20 SEASON

One coach will be selected each month from October through March and will receive a coaching package valued at over $500, sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel. Nominations are now open! NOMINATION FORM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FUNDRAISING FORE YOUR TEAM

Canada Golf Card has partnered with the Hockey Alberta Foundation and the Every Kid Every Community Program to create a fundraiser fore your team. Canada Golf Card is Canada’s Favorite Golf Savings Program with over 800 Golf Courses participating across Canada, giving its members access to 4 discounts per course (including the USA and Mexico), featuring 2 for 1 golf and more! 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING OUR SAFETY LEAD TRAINING SESSION

A big thank you to all of the associations that attended the Hockey Alberta Safety Lead Training Session on September 7! Associations in attendance included: Airdrie, Blackfalds, Clive, Coaldale, Delburne, Fairview, Foothills, Kneehill, Lac La Biche, Lacombe, Leduc, Millwoods, Okotoks, Olds, Peace River, Piikani, Ponoka, Red Deer, Rocky, St Albert, Standard, Sundre, Wabasca, and Warburg. MHA SAFETY LEAD POSITION > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY APPLICATION DEADLINE - OCTOBER 31

The Every Kid Every Community Grant (EKEC) is an annual program to support hockey in Alberta. The Hockey Alberta Foundation would like to encourage all Alberta-based Community Groups, Pond Hockey Programs, Youth Groups, Recreational Groups, Community Leagues and Local Minor Hockey Associations (LMHA) and clubs who have an idea, project or program that align with the EKEC guiding principles whereby an individual OR group may benefit from a Player Assistance or Program Grant to apply. The deadline to submit your application for funding is October 31. APPLICATION FORM >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

THREE DAYS LEFT TO NOMINATE YOUR COMMUNITY FOR KRAFT HEINZ PROJECT PLAY

Submit your nomination now for the Kraft Heinz Project Play where you can win $250,000 to build or upgrade a recreational facility for your community. Three runner-up communities will also win $25,000. Nominations close September 22. Go to KraftHeinzProjectPlay.com to nominate your community now!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

FLAMES AND OILERS TEAM UP FOR FIRST SHIFT IN RED DEER

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are partnering with Hockey Alberta to bring the NHL/NHLPA First Shift to Red Deer this winter. Registration is now open for the six-week learn-to-play program, which runs Saturdays at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, beginning February 15. Each week’s session also will feature alumni from the Flames and Oilers. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403-342-6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

CELEBRATE THE GAME WITH IIHF GIRLS’ HOCKEY WEEKEND!

World Girls’ Hockey Weekend will celebrate the female game from coast to coast to coast – and beyond – Oct. 4-6. Will you join the party? Get your event registered now! DETAILS >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Are you ready for the Intro to Hockey Model for the upcoming season? Check out the guidelines and playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

HOCKEY ALBERTA SHOPPE - 15% OFF BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!

Get fixed up with some new gear as the school year begins! Use the code "BTS15" to receive 15% off all Hockey Alberta branded clothing! SHOP NOW > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - LUCY TRIES SPORTS

Created by veteran sports journalist Lisa Bowes, the Lucy Tries Sports series aims to promote inclusive physical literacy and encourage young readers to get involved in sports. Endorsed by elite athletes, the series focuses on participation and the importance of play. INFO >

View the Lucy Tries Sports information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:17

 
Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
September 5, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

SLEDGE HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES - SEPTEMBER 21

Hockey Alberta is kicking off the 2019-20 season with a two-day Sledge Hockey Player Development Camp at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer on September 21-22. Along with the player camp, there will be a sledge hockey specific Coach 2 clinic offered for those who coach in the game. PLAYER REGISTRATION > | COACH REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SHORT CALL TO ACTION FOR KRAFT HEINZ PROJECT PLAY

Submit your nomination now for the Kraft Heinz Project Play where you can win $250,000 to build or upgrade a recreational facility for your community. Three runner-up communities will also win $25,000. Nominations close September 22. Go to KraftHeinzProjectPlay.com to nominate your community now!


First-Shift-2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM

The First Shift is a truly unique experience for new-to-hockey families, designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear. The six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403-342-6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

CELEBRATE THE GAME WITH IIHF GIRLS’ HOCKEY WEEKEND!

World Girls’ Hockey Weekend will celebrate the female game from coast to coast to coast – and beyond – Oct. 4-6. Will you join the party? Get your event registered now! DETAILS >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Are you ready for the Intro to Hockey Model for the upcoming season? Check out the guidelines and playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

HOCKEY ALBERTA SHOPPE - 15% OFF BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!

Get fixed up with some new gear as the school year begins! Use the code "BTS15" to receive 15% off all Hockey Alberta branded clothing! SHOP NOW > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - COACHING NUTRITION

Coaching happens on and off the ice, so how does one coach healthy food choices? Coaches have the ability to foster a culture of healthy eating within a team setting. 

View the Coaching Nutrition information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:16

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
August 22, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

LLOYDMINSTER SELECTED AS HOST OF THE 2021 ESSO CUP

The Esso Cup, Canada’s National Female Midget Championship, is headed back to Alberta in 2021 when the Lloydminster Steelers host the 13th edition of the event, April 18-24. DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA GETS RECOGNIZED BY RESPECT GROUP

Hockey Alberta is proud to be recognized by Respect Group for our long-time participation and leadership in the Respect in Sport program. DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MHA SAFETY LEAD TRAINING SESSION - SEPTEMBER 7

As part of ensuring a safe environment for players, Hockey Alberta is encouraging each of its associations to identify a person who is passionate about safety in the game to fulfil the role of the Safety Lead. As part of this role, Hockey Alberta will be providing a one day training session on Saturday, September 7 at the Hockey Alberta office in Red Deer. MEMO >REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

SLEDGE HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES - SEPTEMBER 21

Hockey Alberta is kicking off the 2019-20 season with a two-day Sledge Hockey Player Development Camp at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer on September 21-22. Along with the player camp, there will be a sledge hockey specific Coach 2 clinic offered for those who coach in the game. PLAYER REGISTRATION > | COACH REGISTRATION >


First-Shift-2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM

The First Shift is a truly unique experience for new-to-hockey families, designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear. The six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

AFHL ALL-IN ON CONCUSSION SAFETY WITH HEADCHECK HEALTH

The Alberta Female Hockey League (AFHL) have announced a new agreement with HeadCheck Health, Inc. to supply all teams with mobile and web-based technology to follow the league’s concussion protocol and record and share vital information on suspected concussions with medical professionals. INFO >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

COACHING APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2020 ARCTIC WINTER GAMES

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for coaching positions with the male and female Team Alberta North squads that will participate in the 2020 Arctic Winter Games. INFO > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA AND DIGITEX EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

Digitex Canada Inc. and Hockey Alberta are pleased to announce that Digitex has been named as the Official Office Equipment provider for Hockey Alberta. DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

LAKE BONAVISTA MHA GIRLS HOCKEY WEEKEND - AUGUST 24 & 25

Lake Bonavista will be hosting their 4th annual Girls Hockey Weekend on August 24 & 25. This volunteer-run event raises money for charity while providing a number of free camp spots to young girls who may otherwise not be able to attend such an event. For details on coaching line-up, schedule, media enquiries, etc. please call Mick Beale at 403-828-0039.


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403-342-6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

CELEBRATE THE GAME WITH IIHF GIRLS’ HOCKEY WEEKEND!

World Girls’ Hockey Weekend will celebrate the female game from coast to coast to coast – and beyond – Oct. 4-6. Will you join the party? Get your event registered now! DETAILS >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Are you ready for the Intro to Hockey Model for the upcoming season? Check out the guidelines and playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - FAIR PLAY

Hockey is an emotional sport. Whether it is the behaviour of our kids on the ice, our parenting comments in the car, or the remarks and actions of spectators in the arena, we all share a responsibility to conduct ourselves in a way that creates a positive culture around the sport we love. INFO >

View the Fair Play information in our Parent Guide!


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ICE TIMES - Edition 19:15

 
Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
August 8, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE - THIS WEEKEND!

Recently inducted Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame member Theo Fleury will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference at Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. He will be joined by a number of esteemed coaches and presenters, including Geoff Ward from the Calgary Flames. SPEAKERS > REGISTER > 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Finish your summer strong with an Alberta Built Skills Camp offered by Hockey Alberta in August. Your young players can reach their potential at our Female Skills Camp in Calgary and/or Super Skills Camp in Red Deer, Calgary or Grande Prairie. INFO >


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EVERY KID EVERY COMMUNITY RECEIVES BIG BOOST FROM GOLF & GALA EVENTS
 
The Every Kid Every Community program has $129,000 coming its way, thanks to the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame Awards Gala and Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic, presented by ATB Wealth. Check out the great video.
 
 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

Congratulations to the team of Theo Fleury, Brock Melnyk, Shawn Stordy and Jennings Thuen, 2019 HAF Golf Classic Champions! Congratulations are also in order for Mike Commodore, who won the celebrity low net. MORE >


First-Shift-2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM

The First Shift is a truly unique experience for new-to-hockey families, designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear. The six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MHA SAFETY LEAD TRAINING SESSION - SEPTEMBER 7

As part of ensuring a safe environment for players, Hockey Alberta is encouraging each of its associations to identify a person who is passionate about safety in the game to fulfil the role of the Safety Lead. As part of this role, Hockey Alberta will be providing a one day training session on Saturday, September 7 at the Hockey Alberta office in Red Deer. BULLETIN >REGISTER >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

SLEDGE HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES - SEPTEMBER 21

Hockey Alberta is kicking off the 2019-20 season with a two-day Sledge Hockey Player Development Camp at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer on September 21-22. Along with the player camp, there will be a sledge hockey specific Coach 2 clinic offered for those who coach in the game. PLAYER REGISTRATION > | COACH REGISTRATION >


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OFFICIATING CLINIC REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Registration is now available for all 2019-20 officiating clinics throughout Alberta. DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

SHOWCASE YOUR COMMUNITY TO CANADA!

Hockey Canada is now accepting bids to play host to the 2021 World Junior A Challenge and 2021 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403-342-6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

CELEBRATE THE GAME WITH IIHF GIRLS’ HOCKEY WEEKEND!

World Girls’ Hockey Weekend will celebrate the female game from coast to coast to coast – and beyond – Oct. 4-6. Will you join the party? Get your event registered now! DETAILS >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Are you ready for the Intro to Hockey Model for the upcoming season? Check out the guidelines and playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 

 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - NUTRITION & TRAVELLING

Eating healthy while travelling can be a challenge, but is easier when the team is on the same page with the same goals. 

View the Travelling information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

 

 

Edition 19:21

 
Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
July 25, 2019

Development-Leadership-Speakers

TEAM ALBERTA SHORTLIST ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

Hockey Alberta’s summer provincial development and evaluation camps have completed and shortlist rosters have been assembled for the U16 Male and U18 Female programs. Evaluations will continue into the season and teams will be finalized in the fall. U16 MALE >U18 FEMALE >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

THEOREN FLEURY AND GEOFF WARD HIGHLIGHT COACH CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Recently inducted Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame member Theo Fleury will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference at Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. He will be joined by a number of esteemed coaches and presenters, including Geoff Ward from the Calgary Flames. SPEAKERS > REGISTER > 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Finish your summer strong with an Alberta Built Skills Camp offered by Hockey Alberta in August. Your young players can reach their potential at our Female Skills Camp in Calgary and/or Super Skills Camp in Red Deer, Calgary or Grande Prairie. INFO >


First-Shift-2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM

The First Shift is a truly unique experience for new-to-hockey families, designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear. The six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MHA SAFETY LEAD TRAINING SESSION - SEPTEMBER 7

As part of ensuring a safe environment for players, Hockey Alberta is encouraging each of its associations to identify a person who is passionate about safety in the game to fulfil the role of the Safety Lead. As part of this role, Hockey Alberta will be providing a one day training session on Saturday, September 7 at the Hockey Alberta office in Red Deer. BULLETIN >REGISTER >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter 

SLEDGE HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES - SEPTEMBER 21

Hockey Alberta is kicking off the 2019-20 season with a two-day Sledge Hockey Player Development Camp at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer on September 21 & 22. Along with the player camp, there will be a sledge hockey specific Coach 2 clinic offered for those who coach in the game. PLAYER REGISTRATION > | COACH REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY CANADA SUMMER SHOWCASE

Beat the heat this summer with the Team Canada Summer Showcase, featuring the future of Canadian hockey and teams from around the world. See it FREE in Calgary at the Markin McPhail Centre at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park. DETAILS >

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GLENCROSS INVITATIONAL RODEO CHARITY ROUGHSTOCK RAFFLE

The Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock Event is giving you the chance to win this 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Truck with the elevation package. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by visiting the Hockey Alberta office or calling 403.342.6777. Proceeds support the Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta and the Hockey Alberta Foundation Every Kid Every Community program.


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Hockey Alberta has finalized the Intro to Hockey Model, which provides the general structural and administrative guidelines and specific playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

POWER EDGE PRO - TRAIN LIKE CONNOR!

Minor Hockey Associations all around Alberta have been registering with PEP to develop their players in an efficient, productive, and professional manner. Is it a fit for your association? DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION PARTICIPATING IN THE 2019 BIRDIES FOR KIDS PROGRAM

The Hockey Alberta Foundation has been accepted as a participating charity in the 2019 Birdies for Kids program. This fundraising program is designed so that the Hockey Alberta Foundation will receive 100% of every donation accepted on its behalf and allows for additional funding of up to 50% of the original donations made. Your donation will support kids in Alberta who would otherwise not have access to the game. DONATE NOW >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - LONG TERM PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) or Long Term Player Development (LTPD) is a "made-in-Canada" framework to maximize a player’s potential and long term involvement in sport over the course of his/her life. INFO >

View the Long Term Player Development information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:13

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
July 11, 2019

Development-Leadership-Speakers

SUMMER DEVELOPMENT CAMPS UNDERWAY IN RED DEER

Hockey Alberta’s summer provincial development and evaluation camps continue this week in Red Deer, and run throughout the month of July. Camps include: Team Alberta U16 Male Provincial Camp, Officials Development Camp, Team Alberta U18 Female Summer Camp, U16 Female Summer Camp, and the AJHL Development Camp. MORE >


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Finish your summer strong with an Alberta Built Skills Camp offered by Hockey Alberta in August. Your young players can reach their potential at our Female Skills Camp in Calgary and/or Super Skills Camp in Red Deer, Calgary or Grande Prairie. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS - 10 DAYS AWAY!

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. Get your tickets before they sell out! TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE - ONE MONTH AWAY!

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


First-Shift-2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 NHL/NHLPA FIRST SHIFT PROGRAM

The First Shift is a truly unique experience for new-to-hockey families, designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear. The six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. INFO > | REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MHA SAFETY LEAD TRAINING SESSION - SEPTEMBER 7

As part of ensuring a safe environment for players, Hockey Alberta is encouraging each of its associations to identify a person who is passionate about safety in the game to fulfil the role of the Safety Lead. As part of this role, Hockey Alberta will be providing a one day training session on Saturday, September 7 at the Hockey Alberta office in Red Deer. BULLETIN >REGISTER >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Hockey Alberta has finalized the Intro to Hockey Model, which provides the general structural and administrative guidelines and specific playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

POWER EDGE PRO - TRAIN LIKE CONNOR!

Minor Hockey Associations all around Alberta have been registering with PEP to develop their players in an efficient, productive, and professional manner. Is it a fit for your association? DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION PARTICIPATING IN THE 2019 BIRDIES FOR KIDS PROGRAM

The Hockey Alberta Foundation has been accepted as a participating charity in the 2019 Birdies for Kids program. This fundraising program is designed so that the Hockey Alberta Foundation will receive 100% of every donation accepted on its behalf and allows for additional funding of up to 50% of the original donations made. Your donation will support kids in Alberta who would otherwise not have access to the game. DONATE NOW >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

BOWDEN MHA SELLING MINI BOARD SYSTEM

Bowden Minor Hockey is selling their 12" Foam Rink Dividers.  They are in excellent condition as they have only been used for 24 Initiation games plus three tournaments. They are asking $1500 for the set.  If your association is interested in purchasing the boards, please contact Adam Willert by email at [email protected] or call 403-350-6346. 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - BULLYING

Bullying is repeated, unwanted aggressive behavior by one or more individuals towards another. Check out our tips on how to keep children safe, identify bullying, and how to react when being bullied. INFO >

View the Bullying information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

 

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:11

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
May 30, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can reach their potential at one of the following camps: Female Skills, Lethbridge Hurricanes Summer Skills, New Season Conditioning, Team AB Peewee Skills, and Super Skills. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. INFO >


 Hockey Alberta

INTRO TO HOCKEY MODEL FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Hockey Alberta has finalized the Intro to Hockey Model, which provides the general structural and administrative guidelines and specific playing rules for all players, ages 5-8 years. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

POWER EDGE PRO - A FIT FOR ANY ASSOCIATION!

Minor Hockey Associations all around Alberta have been registering with PEP to develop their players in an efficient, productive, and professional manner. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND - JUNE 22-23

Hockey Alberta is hosting a Development Leadership weekend for minor hockey volunteers in Red Deer on June 22-23. Sessions include: Coaching Skills Seminar, Intro to Hockey Seminar, and Development Directors Seminar. MHAs are encouraged to send three volunteers to this event. INFO & REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CALGARY

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for key volunteer positions across a number of committees for the 2019-20 hockey season. Volunteers are the faces of Hockey Alberta within their communities, positively representing themselves and the organization in regular encounters on a daily basis with participants in our sport. APPLICATION FORM > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - FOUR PILLARS OF DEVELOPMENT

Hockey Alberta has identified four key pillars that are crucial to building a successful player and person within the game of hockey. The four pillars are: Physical, Mental, Life Skills, and Technical.

View the Four Pillars of Development information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:10

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
May 16, 2019

Hockey Alberta

NORTH YELLOW WINS THE 2019 ALBERTA CHALLENGE!

The 2019 Alberta Challenge wrapped up in Leduc on Sunday, May 5 with North Yellow skating to a 5-2 victory over North Blue in the championship game.  DETAILS > | ALL-STARS >


 Hockey Alberta

NORTH GREY WINS THE 2019 PEEWEE PROSPECTS CUP

North Grey won the all-northern championship match-up over North Blue 6-2 to claim the 2019 Peewee Prospects Cup in Lethbridge. DETAILS > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

BROOKS PLAYS HOST TO THE 2019 NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2019 National Junior A Championship is currently taking place in Brooks with the AJHL’s Bandits serving as the host team. The championship game goes Sunday (May 19) at 3pm. DETAILS >SCHEDULE > | STATS > | STANDINGS >


Hockey Alberta

TEAM ALBERTA U18 FEMALE NAMES COACHING STAFF FOR 2019 U18 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The coaching staff who will lead the Team Alberta U18 Female squad at the 2019 U18 Nationals has been announced by Hockey Alberta. Craig Perrett, Dayna Janzen, Brett Wold, Engi Lim, and Shanya Shwetz will be leading the team when they take to the ice in Morden & Winkler, MB in November. DETAILS > 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GET READY FOR NEXT SEASON WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can reach their potential at one of the following camps: Dynamic Shooting, Female Skills, Lethbridge Hurricanes Summer Skills, New Season Conditioning, and Super Skills. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. INFO >


Hockey Alberta

TEAM ALBERTA U16 SUMMER CAMP INVITES ANNOUNCED

Eighty 2004-born male athletes from across Alberta are about to take the next step in Hockey Alberta’s Team Alberta program. Invitations have been extended to the players to attend the Team Alberta U16 Male Summer Camp July 1-7 in Red Deer, which is the next step in the selection process for the 2019 WHL Cup in Calgary. INVITES >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND - JUNE 22-23

Hockey Alberta is hosting a Development Leadership weekend for minor hockey volunteers in Red Deer on June 22-23. Sessions include: Coaching Skills Seminar, Intro to Hockey Seminar, and Development Directors Seminar. MHAs are encouraged to send three volunteers to this event. INFO & REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta

TICKETS ON SALE FOR WORLD U17 CHALLENGE IN MEDICINE HAT & SWIFT CURRENT

The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - an international showcase of the best young hockey talent in the world – will be co-hosted by Medicine Hat and Swift Current in November 2019. TICKETS >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC

Join us at the annual Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic in beautiful Canmore on July 22-23 in support of the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community Program. FULL DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta

DEVELOPMENT 1 COACHING CLINICS HAPPENING THIS SUMMER

Hockey Alberta will be hosting three Development 1 coaching clinics this summer in Edmonton, Medicine Hat, and Okotoks. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CALGARY

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for key volunteer positions across a number of committees for the 2019-20 hockey season. Volunteers are the faces of Hockey Alberta within their communities, positively representing themselves and the organization in regular encounters on a daily basis with participants in our sport. APPLICATION FORM > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

INTRO TO HOCKEY - RINK DIVIDERS - DEADLINE TO ORDER IS JUNE 1

With the full implementation of half ice/cross ice hockey at the Initiation and Novice levels in the 2019-20 season, Hockey Alberta has arranged promotional pricing on rink divider systems from Athletica Sport Systems for all member associations. Orders must be placed by June 1. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - LESSONS FROM BEHIND THE GLASS

In a 10 point video series produced by BC Hockey, Allyson Tufts, author of "Lessons from Behind the Glass", provides insight on how to provide your child with a positive hockey experience.

View our Lessons from Behind the Glass information in our Parent Guide!


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

 

ICE TIMES - Edition 19:09

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
May 2, 2019

Hockey Alberta

TEAM ALBERTA RED WINS THE 2019 ALBERTA CUP!

The 2019 Alberta Cup was capped off with a terrific final game, where Team Alberta Red defeated Alberta Black 3-1 to win the championship. DETAILS & ALL-STARS >


 Hockey Alberta

ST. ALBERT SLASH WIN THIRD STRAIGHT ESSO CUP

St. Albert Slash have made history by becoming the first team to win Canada’s National Female Midget Championship three straight years after a 4-1 victory over the host Sudbury Lady Wolves. MORE > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA CHALLENGE UNDERWAY IN LEDUC! 

The 2019 Alberta Challenge begins today (Thursday) at the Leduc Recreation Centre. Six teams filled with the top bantam female players from across Alberta are battling for the Challenge title. SCHEDULE > | ROSTERS > | INFO >


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PEEWEE PROSPECTS CUP COMING TO LETHBRIDGE

The 2019 Peewee Prospects Cup rosters have been released. Check out who will compete for the Cup in Lethbridge on May 9-12. SCHEDULE > | ROSTERS > | INFO >


  Hockey Alberta

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018-19 HOCKEY ALBERTA AWARD RECIPIENTS

On Sunday, April 28, 13 individuals, teams and associations were recognized at the Hockey Alberta Awards in Red Deer. Find out more about the deserving recipients and consider who makes a difference to you, your team and your community in 2019-20.

 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

GET READY FOR NEXT SEASON WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT SUMMER CAMPS!

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can reach their potential at one of the following camps: Super Skills, Dynamic Shooting, and Developing Defensemen. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND - JUNE 22-23

Hockey Alberta is hosting a Development Leadership weekend for minor hockey volunteers in Red Deer on June 22-23. Sessions include: Coaching Skills Seminar, Intro to Hockey Seminar, and Development Directors Seminar. MHAs are encouraged to send three volunteers to this event. INFO & REGISTRATION >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 

 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC

Join us at the annual Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic in beautiful Canmore on July 22-23 in support of the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community Program. FULL DETAILS >


Hockey Alberta

DEVELOPMENT 1 COACHING CLINICS HAPPENING THIS SUMMER

Hockey Alberta will be hosting three Development 1 coaching clinics this summer in Edmonton, Medicine Hat, and Okotoks. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CALGARY

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for key volunteer positions across a number of committees for the 2019-20 hockey season. Volunteers are the faces of Hockey Alberta within their communities, positively representing themselves and the organization in regular encounters on a daily basis with participants in our sport. APPLICATION FORM > 


 Hockey Alberta Newsletter

2019 ALBERTA MASTERS GAMES

The 2019 Alberta Masters Games are heading to Rocky Mountain House on August 22-25! This 30+ event includes hockey as one of its feature sports - and competitors from across the province are needed! If you are interested, check out the website and get yourself registered. REGISTER >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter

INTRO TO HOCKEY - RINK DIVIDERS

With the full implementation of half ice/cross ice hockey at the Initiation and Novice levels in the 2019-20 season, Hockey Alberta has arranged promotional pricing on rink divider systems from Athletica Sport Systems for all member associations. Orders must be placed by June 1. INFO >


Hockey Alberta Newsletter