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Three Tips to Prepare for Hockey Tryouts

Every year when mid to late August comes around, hockey camps and tryouts are in full swing. All your training...

Minor Hockey Tryout Tips for Hockey Parents and Players

After spending a lot of time at the rinks assisting in tryout evaluations for a few organizations, I would like...

Confessions of a Hockey Daughter

  My mom, Cherri Johns, wrote an article a while back about confessions of a hockey mom. I thought it...

Heartbreak and Success: The Story of Tiana Lisle

At the age of five, Tiana Lisle was sitting in the back of my green SUV. We were coming home...

The Start of a Hockey Addiction

I fell in love the moment my skates touched the ice for the first time. Or maybe it was before...

ESPY Award Win a Watershed Moment for US Women’s National Team (Part Two)

Undeniably, the jubilation of an ESPY Award bestowed upon the women of US Hockey definitely enhanced an exciting and enchanting...

ESPY Award Win a Watershed Moment for US Women’s National Team (Part One)

Since the brave fight for equity that defined an empowering 2017 edition of the IIHF Women’s World Championships, the perception...

Local Heroes from Beauts Show their Support for Bills Football in Spirit of #OneBuffalo Day

With the arrival of autumn comes the anticipation for football on the sporting calendar. For sporting fans in Western New...

Brittany Esposito Brought Versatility and Velocity to Calgary Inferno Offensive Attack

Perched among the franchise’s all-time leading scorers, joined by wondrous women such as Jenna Cunningham and Rebecca Johnston, Brittany Esposito...

Pair of Major Milestones Adds to Epic Year for Ball Hockey Icon Melissa Miller

One of the most iconic ball hockey players to have donned the Maple Leaf internationally, Melissa Miller continues to add...

Heather Pollock Combines Creative Elements of Pugilism into One of Hockey’s Biggest Rivalries (Part Two)

Commemorating a championship team while adding fresh perspective to one of hockey’s burgeoning rivalries, Heather Pollock’s creative ambitions bring about...

Perth Inferno Becomes the AWIHL’s First Expansion Team

The Perth Inferno may be a new addition to the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL), but the team and...

Jacquie Pierri a Peerless Competitor for Calgary Inferno

An eventful off-season for the Calgary Inferno is one that has encompassed the beginning of a new chapter. With iconic...

Delayne Brian did it All in Captivating Calgary Career

With her name on numerous goaltending records, Delayne Brian is not only one of the most accomplished players in the...

Inline Sensation Sarah Power Combines Class and Competitiveness for York Lions

Competing with the York Lions in the ultra-competitive Ontario University Athletics (OUA) conference, Sarah Power is extending the program’s legacy...

Canada Looks to Defend Title at ISBHF Masters World Ball Hockey Championships in Bermuda

This September, Canada will aim to defend its title as the International Street and Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF) Masters Women’s...

Former BC Female Midget AAA Player Aims to Represent New Zealand on World Stage Next Year

When Reagyn Shattock arrived in New Zealand, it reminded her of parts of Canada’s British Columbia (BC), and her move...

Commissioner’s Role Entails Brush with History in Milestone-Filled Year for Jayna Hefford

Although it may come with the “interim” tag, the appointment of Jayna Hefford as the Commissioner for the Canadian Women’s...

To Bag Skate or Not to Bag Skate

How many times have you heard the stories told about these awful bag skates? The ones where you expect practice,...

Feel the RUSH at the Rising Stars Pre-College Showcase & Beantown

A few weeks ago, I felt the RUSH as I participated in the Rush Rising Stars Pre-college Showcase. It was my...

Women’s Recreational Hockey Under the Microscope-Again

In Canada and other hockey-loving countries, many studies have been done to determine what motivates and inspires players, but usually...

The 2018 Hockey 5’s Tournament: Experiencing Hockey in Hong Kong

Located on the tenth floor of the MegaBox shopping mall is Hong Kong’s largest ice rink. Featuring 30 metre high...

Clarkson Cup Championship a Crowning Achievement for Dania Simmonds, the CWHL’s Iron Woman

In a landmark year filled with monumental milestones, the hockey world caught up to the prominence of Dania Simmonds. Enjoying...

Heather Pollock Combines Creative Elements of Pugilism into One of Hockey’s Biggest Rivalries (Part One)

Incorporating a blend of pugilism, with both gravitas and bravura, on-ice rivalries were renewed in a unique setting as the...

Isobel Cup Represents Peak Achievement for Inaugural Riveter Bray Ketchum

At the heartbeat of the Riveters core group of leaders, the thrill of the Isobel Cup stands as one of...

Remarkable Teammates Howe and Rattray Reflect on Third Terrific Title Win

When Brampton Thunder legend Lori Dupuis took on the role of General Manager after hanging up her skates, she helped...

Final Chapter to Tealpower Fundraiser Welcomes Clarkson Cup Champions and Special Guests

Following a thrilling Clarkson Cup victory, the hockey calendar found one more notable on-ice event for the triumphant Markham Thunder....

Clarkson Cup Champions Gain Prestigious Audience with Prime Minister

In a season filled with numerous accolades and honors, the members of the Markham Thunder organization have also obtained memories...

Leading the way for Female Officials in Spain

The 2018 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division II Group B was a significant tournament for Spain. Besides being hosted in...

Growth Mindset and Your Athletes

Sometimes I feel the need to go back a re-read a book or article, or watch a movie that I...