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AJHL Game Day Speaker Series - Canmore Eagles

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

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Calgary Canucks vs. Canmore Eagles
Canmore Recreation Centre
Game Time: 7:30pm
Pre-Game Seminar: Starts at 5:15pm in the Eagles Nest meeting space upstairs in the Canmore Recreation Centre

The Speaker Series features a unique professional development opportunity for minor hockey coaches to learn from high profile junior coaches, as well as a chance to catch the Canmore Eagles in action. This game is the kick-off to ’Rogers Hometown Hockey’ which is being held in Canmore, Alberta the weekend of February 9th - 11th, 2018.

The seminar takes place at the Canmore Recreation Centre prior to the AJHL game featuring the Calgary Canucks and the Canmore Eagles that evening. There are only 25 seats available, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Registration is $25 plus GST per coach, and includes the following:

  • Presentation from Hockey Alberta on Special Teams Play - Power Play and Penalty Kill strategies.
  • Pre-game and post-game contributions from the coaches for both AJHL teams (Canmore Eagles & Calgary Canucks).
  • A ticket to the game.
  • Hockey Alberta resource package, Hockey Alberta gift.

Start Time: Check-in at 5:00pm, upstairs in the Eagles Nest meeting space of the Canmore Recreation Centre.

If you have any questions, please contact Darcy Steen, Regional Consultant, Calgary.


Zone 2 sweeps the gold at Alberta Winter Games

FORT MCMURRAY - Zone 2 swept the gold medals in the hockey competition, as the 2018 Alberta Winter Games wrapped up in Fort McMurray on Monday.

In the Female Division, Zone 2 eked out a 3-2 victory over Zone 6 in the gold medal game. Meanwhile, in the Male Division, Zone 2 blanked Zone 3, 2-0, to capture the gold.

In the bronze medal games, it was also a sweep, as Zone 7 captured third place honours in both divisions. On the Female side, Zone 7 defeated Zone 3, 3-1. In the Male Division, Zone 7 defeated Zone 6, 7-2.

Action started on Saturday, with round-robin pool play for the eight male teams and six female teams.

In the Male Division, Zone 7 finished first and Zone 3 second in Pool A, while Zone 6 and Zone 2 were tied atop Pool B, with Zone 6 being awarded top spot. In the semi-finals, both first-place finishers were upset, as Zone 2 defeated Zone 7, 8-1, and Zone 3 defeated Zone 6, 5-2.

In the Female Division, Zone 2 finished first and Zone 3 second in Pool A, while all three teams in Pool B tied with 2 points. Zone 7 was awarded first, and Zone 6 second. In the semi-finals, Zones 2 and 6 emerged victorious with identical 3-1 wins, to advance to the gold medal game.

For all the scores and complete standings:




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Midget Elite North, Bantam Elite South win 2018 AFHL Prospects Games

EDMONTON - The 2018 Alberta Female Hockey League Prospects Games were a huge success, with the Midget Elite North and Bantam Elite South teams coming out on top in their respective games.

Both games took place at the NAIT Arena in Edmonton, complete with on-ice goalie and skills sessions, team-building activities, and a fitting booth with one of the day’s sponsors, CCM, giving players the chance to try out various pieces of equipment throughout the day.

In the Midget Elite All-Star game, the North team edged the South 3-2, with goals from Reagan Korber, Madison Porter and Brooklyn Schroeder. Madison Black and Brooke Palin scored for the South.

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It was a tight match-up in the Bantam Elite Prospects Game as well, with the South coming out on top 4-3. Claire Hobbs, Megan Yakiwchuk, Hailey Wiltshire, and Sarah Gaiser scored for the South team, while North got goals from Ardyn Hawryshko (2) and Jenna Goodwin.

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Two forwards and one defence from each AFHL team were selected to their respective rosters by AFHL coaches, while goaltenders were selected based on their statistical ranking as of January 10. The coaches chosen to represent the North and South teams in each league are from the first and second place teams within each division.

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The Alberta Female Hockey League would like to thank all the parents, players and coaches for making the AFHL Prospects games such a success. The AFHL would also like to thank all of the event sponsors: Gatorade Canada, CCM, Two Point Photography and Skate to Excel.