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Update to Members – Hockey Canada’s National Equity Fund and Action Plan

by Hockey Manitoba  |  August 12, 2022 2:10 pm

August 11, 2022 The past several weeks have been challenging for the hockey community across Canada, with concentrated attention from the media, the federal government, the public, and members of our sport who have expressed their serious distress regarding the culture of the game. The focus of some of the displeasure has been the Hockey Canada National Equity Fund and how it has been used...

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Roster announced for Female U18 POE Summer Development Camp

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  August 10, 2022 12:30 pm

Hockey Manitoba is excited to announce the roster for the 2022-2023 Female Under-18 Program of Excellence (POE) Summer Development Camp that will take place from August 26-28, 2022 at Bell MTS Iceplex in Winnipeg. The Summer Development Camp is the third stage of the Female U18 Program of Excellence process. Following the camp, an exhibition series will be held from September 23-25, 2022 in Saskatoon,...

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2022 – 2023 Hockey Manitoba Calendar of Meetings, Programs, and Events

by Hockey Manitoba  |  August 4, 2022 2:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba has released its Calendar of Meetings, Programs and Events for the 2022 – 2023 season. EVENT DATES Under-15 WHL-POE Skills Combine August 12-13, 2022 Female U16 POE Top-40 Development Camp 2 August 26-28, 2022 Female U18 POE Summer Development Camp August 26-28, 2022 Level 4-6 Officials Re-Certification Winnipeg September 18, 2022 2022 National Coaches Week September 17-23, 2022 Female U18 POE Exhibition Tournament...

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Hockey Manitoba is hiring!

by Hockey Manitoba  |  August 2, 2022 3:00 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – Join our team! Hockey Manitoba is now hiring a Coordinator, Grow The Game. For more information and the full job posting please follow the link below. Job Posting: Coordinator, Grow The Game The application deadline for this position is Friday August 12, 2022.

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Daemon Hunt and Carson Lambos to represent Team Canada at the 2022 World Juniors

by Hockey Canada  |  August 2, 2022 10:00 am

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has unveiled the 25 players who will wear the Maple Leaf with Canada’s National Junior Team for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship,  Aug. 9-20  in Edmonton, Alta. Three goaltenders, eight defencemen and 14 forwards  were selected by Alan Millar (Tottenham, Ont.), director of player personnel, and James Boyd (Midland, Ont./Ottawa, OHL), the U20 lead for the Program of Excellence management group, with support from Scott Salmond (Creston, B.C.), senior vice-president of hockey...

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Eight Manitobans invited to selection camps with Canada’s National Women’s Program

by Hockey Canada  |  July 29, 2022 3:30 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has invited 142 of the nation’s top players to attend the BFL National Women’s Program selection camp, set to take place Aug. 3-14 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park. The 11-day camp will bring together athletes vying for spots on Canada’s National Women’s Team, Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team as a start...

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Carberry’s Carson Bjarnason named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

by Hockey Canada  |  July 25, 2022 4:00 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Twenty-three of the nation’s top young players have earned the opportunity to represent their country on home ice as part of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, July 31-Aug. 6 at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer, Alta. Three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards were selected by Alan Millar (Tottenham, Ont.), director of player personnel and Peter Anholt (Naicam, Sask./Lethbridge, WHL), the U18 lead for the...

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Three Manitobans selected in Round 1 of the 2022 NHL Draft; 8 Manitobans total selected

by Hockey Manitoba  |  July 8, 2022 9:00 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Three (3) Manitoba-born players from the Western Hockey League including two (2) U-16 Team MB alumni, had their names called during Round 1 of the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal, Quebec and eight (8) Manitobans were selected overall. The NHL Draft is held annually after the completion of the NHL Playoffs and brings together the thirty-two (32) teams to select the rights of the...

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Hockey Manitoba official Cynthia Cote receives the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarship

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  July 7, 2022 10:00 am

Hockey Manitoba official Cynthia Cote (La Broquerie) is one of six recipients of the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarship for the 2021 – 2022 season. The scholarships are awarded annually to members of the Hockey Canada Officiating Program to help offset the cost of post-secondary education, supporting their efforts to reach their university or college goals, and to reward their interest in mentoring the next...

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Rosters announced for Female U18 POE Top-40 Camp and Female U16 POE Top-40 Development Camp 1

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 30, 2022 9:30 am

Hockey Manitoba is excited to announce the rosters for the 2022-2023 Female Under-18 Program of Excellence (POE) Top-40 Camp and the 2022 Female Under-16 Program of Excellence (POE) Top-40 Development Camp 1 that will take place from July 22-24, 2022 at Bell MTS Iceplex in Winnipeg. The Top-40 Camps are the second stage of the Female Program of Excellence process. Following the Top-40 Camp, approximately...

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Indigenous History Month – Keyanna Lea

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 22, 2022 9:00 am

Keyanna Lea has been doing a lot of winning lately, both on the ice and behind the bench. The 21-year-old from Berens River First Nation won the Manitoba Women’s Junior Hockey League (MWJHL) championship with the Prairie Blaze this past April and was named playoff MVP after registering 13 points (7-6—13) in eight playoff games. Just over a month later, Lea was an assistant coach...

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Four Manitobans invited to National Junior Team Selection Camp, Carson Bjarnason invited to National Men’s Summer U18 selection camp

by Hockey Canada  |  June 16, 2022 1:30 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has invited 88 players to participate in Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp and Canada’s National Junior Team summer camp, set to take place this July at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. As part of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp, 44 players – four goaltenders, 14 defencemen and 26 forwards   – will compete for an opportunity to wear the Maple Leaf...

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Manitoba’s 2022 BFL CANADA Female Coach of the Year Award winners announced

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 10, 2022 4:00 pm

BFL CANADA and Hockey Canada announced today that Tess Houston has been named Manitoba’s 2022 BFL Female Competitive Coach of the Year Award winner and Amy Doerksen has been named Manitoba’s 2022 BFL Canada Female Community Coach of the Year Award winner. It was also announced that Amy Doerksen has been named the National winner of the BFL Canada Female Community Coach of the Year...

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Dates announced for High Performance Officials Recertification/Testing

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 10, 2022 3:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to provide a schedule of dates for our 2022 – 2023 High Performance Officials for both off-ice and on-ice fitness testing. Please note: Registration will be open before each clinic date. Winnipeg – Returning HP officials  September 18, 2022 Location: Seven Oaks Arena (On-ice) (745 Kingsbury Avenue) Location: Seven Oaks -Turf field (Off-ice) Check-in 8:30 – 9:00 am – Group 1 ice time...

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Five U16 Team Manitoba alumni invited to 2022 National Men’s Under-17 Development Camp

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 9, 2022 1:39 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has invited 100 players to participate in Canada’s national under-17 development camp, set to take place July 10-16 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. For the duration of the week-long camp, the players – 10 goaltenders, 30 defencemen and 60 forwards – will be split into five teams for on- and off-ice training, fitness testing, practices, intrasquad...

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Kim Paull wins the 2022 Hockey Canada Female Breakthrough Award

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 8, 2022 2:30 pm

In just a few short years, Kim Paull has established herself as an instrumental member of the Hockey Manitoba Board of Directors, helping to grow women’s hockey programs while bringing a fresh outlook to the game. Starting at the grassroots in Macdonald, Man., Kim volunteered as a team manager and helped recruit players for the first-ever under-7 girls-only team in 2016-17. She also organized development...

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Ferdi Nelissen wins the 2022 Hockey Canada Order of Merit (West)

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 7, 2022 2:30 pm

For more than two decades, Ferdi Nelissen has been advocating for and leading the development of women’s hockey in Manitoba, most of that time behind the bench coaching and sharing his love of the game at the grassroots level. Starting with the MacGregor and Portage Minor Hockey Associations in 1998, Ferdi served as an assistant coach for seven years from U7 to U15, adding head...

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2022-2023 Male U16 POE Summer Camp Roster Announced

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 2, 2022 10:00 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to release the roster for the 2022-2023 Male Under-16 Program of Excellence Summer Camp which will be held from July 19-23 2022 at Seven Oaks Arena in Winnipeg.  This camp will be the third phase of the Hockey Manitoba Male U16 Program of Excellence (POE) which is the provincial high performance development and selection program that leads to...

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Asian Heritage Month – Aydan Wang

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  May 27, 2022 6:00 pm

Winnipeg’s Aydan Wang might only be 14 years old, but he is already blazing a trail for the next generation of hockey players of Asian descent. Wang (who turns 15 on June 29) is finishing up his Grade 10 year at St. George’s School in Vancouver, where he put up 15 goals and 16 assists in 31 games this season for its U15 prep team....

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