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Statement on 2021 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd.

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 30, 2020 12:15 pm

November 30, 2020 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel the 2021 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd. which were scheduled to take place throughout the province in February/March 2021. Each year, the hockey season is capped off with the Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd bringing together approximately 250 teams and 4,000 players to compete for...

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Manitoba receives 470 sets of new equipment through Hockey Equipment Relief Program

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  November 27, 2020 3:10 pm

470 sets of new equipment were distributed to Minor Hockey Associations, social organizations and Indigenous groups in Manitoba through the NHL/NHLPA/Hockey Canada/Bauer Hockey Equipment Relief Program. Overall, 7,000 sets of hockey equipment were distributed across Canada to Minor Hockey Associations, Members, Member Partners, social organizations and Indigenous groups. In Manitoba, 12 Minor Hockey Associations, three social organizations and two Indigenous groups received new hockey equipment...

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Registration open for December Instructional Stream Clinics

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 26, 2020 9:30 am

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce that we will be offering three Instructional Stream Clinics via Zoom in December. These clinics offer coaches the opportunity to learn and perfect a variety of effective skill development techniques along with the drills that will back them up.  Instructional Stream clinics are FREE for Hockey Manitoba coaches courtesy of Hockey Manitoba and the National Coach Mentorship Program (NCMP)....

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WHL Cup cancelled for 2020

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 25, 2020 12:00 pm

November 25, 2020 Calgary, Alberta – BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, and Hockey Manitoba, in conjunction with the Western Hockey League (WHL) and Hockey Canada, have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 WHL Cup. With the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the decision was made with the health and safety of all coaches, staff, and participants as the top...

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Registration open for Coaching Connections Clinic with Kevin Landreville on December 1st

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 18, 2020 12:12 pm

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to offer a Coaching Connections Clinic via Zoom on Tuesday December 1, 2020 (7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.) with Kevin Landreville, HP1 Certified Coach and Hockey Manitoba Coach Facilitator. The Coaching Connections Clinic will focus on the importance of staying connected virtually with your team while we aren’t able to be on the ice. Free resources and insight will be shared that highlight...

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Mahoney and Roeland selected to officiate at the 2021 World Juniors in Edmonton

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  November 13, 2020 10:30 am

WINNIPEG – Manitobans Kelsey Mahoney (linesman) and Brett Roeland (referee) have been selected to officiate the 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship which is being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta between December 25th, 2020 – January 5th, 2021. This is the first time that both Mahoney, 33 and Roeland, 27, have been selected to officiate at the prestigious tournament, which is a showcase of some of...

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Registration open for Goaltending 1 Instructional Stream Clinic with Gord Woodhall

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 10, 2020 1:11 pm

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to offer a virtual Goaltending 1 Instructional Stream Clinic via Zoom on Sunday November 29, 2020 (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) which will be led by Gord Woodhall, Goaltending Coach for Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team. The Goaltending 1 clinic is FREE to all coaches within Manitoba. Certified High Performance 1 and Development 1 coaches will earn 5 PD Points for...

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Six Manitobans named to NHL Central Scouting Preliminary ‘Players to Watch’ List

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 28, 2020 1:00 pm

Six Manitobans have been named to NHL Central Scouting’s Preliminary ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2021 NHL Draft. Winnipeg ICE defenceman Carson Lambos and Seattle Thunderbirds forward Conner Roulette were given an ‘A’ rating while Moose Jaw Warriors Forward Eric Alarie, Moose Jaw Warriors defenceman Cole Jordan, Portland Winterhawks forward Tyson Kozak, and Penticton Vees defenceman Owen Murray were given ‘C’ ratings. NHL Central...

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Tuesday Night is Skills Night in Altona

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 28, 2020 10:00 am

For the third consecutive season, the Altona Minor Hockey Association is running their Tuesday Night Skill Development Night which sees four age groups ( U7, U9, U11, U13) working on their skills on the ice in one night. Altona’s Tuesday Skill Development Night runs from October until March and begins every week at 4:15 p.m. with two teams on the ice with players rotating through...

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Hockey Canada launches $1 million Assist Fund

by Hockey Manitoba  |  October 28, 2020 9:30 am

CALGARY, Alta. – The Hockey Canada Foundation has launched its new $1 million Assist Fund to provide registration fee subsidies for qualified Canadians who are registered with Hockey Canada-sanctioned associations for the 2020-21 season. “As a prominent national sports organization in the country, it’s Hockey Canada’s mission to lead, develop and promote positive hockey experiences,” said Tom Renney, chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. “It’s...

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Registration open for We Are Coaches clinic on November 15th

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 27, 2020 9:00 am

Hockey Manitoba is excited to present the We Are Coaches Clinic for prospective female coaches on Sunday November 15, 2020. The We Are Coaches clinic will take place virtually on Zoom from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and will be led by Sarah Zacharias, Head Coach of the Balmoral Hall Blazers Varsity Prep Hockey team and Regan Boulton, Assistant Coach for the Balmoral Hall Blazers...

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2021 Provincial Host Applications

by Hockey Manitoba  |  October 23, 2020 9:20 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba would like to inform all rural Minor Hockey Associations that 2021 Provincial Host Applications are now being accepted online.  The final status of these events will be determined based on any public health orders or restrictions.

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Registration open for Skating 1 A Clinic

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 20, 2020 9:00 am

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to offer a virtual Skating 1A Clinic via Zoom on Wednesday November 4, 2020 (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) which will be led by Winnipeg Jets Hockey Development On-Ice Instructor Devin Himpe. The Skating 1A Clinic is FREE for Hockey Manitoba members and is designed for U7 and U9 coaches. Certified High Performance 1 and Development 1 coaches can earn 3...

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WHL announces new opening date for 2020-21 Regular Season

by Western Hockey League  |  October 15, 2020 11:18 am

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League Board of Governors announced today the WHL Regular Season is scheduled to open on Friday, January 8, 2021. The WHL continues to work with each of the Governments and Health Authorities in the Provinces and States in Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest, respectively, on obtaining the necessary approvals to commence play. Details regarding the schedule of...

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Sami-Jo Small’s new book chronicles her 10 years on Canada’s national team

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 15, 2020 10:00 am

Winnipegger Sami-Jo Small recently released a memoir chronicling the ten years she spent as a goaltender with Canada’s national women’s hockey team, which included winning five World Women’s Championships and two Olympic gold medals. The pride of St.Vital originally started writing The Role I Played after the 2010 Vancouver Olympics as a back-of-the-room sales tool for her professional speaking career but she soon realized that...

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Four Manitobans selected in the 2020 NHL Draft

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 8, 2020 8:45 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Four (4) Manitoba-born players, all from the Western Hockey League, had their names called over the last couple of days during the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.  The 1st round was completed on Tuesday October 6th with Rounds 2-7 taking place on Wednesday October 7th.  The NHL Entry Draft is held annually after the completion of the NHL Playoffs and brings together the thirty-one...

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Hockey Manitoba/ Winnipeg ICE practice jersey fundraising effort

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  October 7, 2020 11:30 am

Hockey Manitoba in partnership with the Western Hockey League’s Winnipeg ICE have announced a practice jersey fundraising effort to support our safe return to hockey. Exclusive Winnipeg ICE practice jerseys are available for purchase with 100% of the net proceeds going to support minor hockey in the province. The jerseys are available for purchase here  and can be ordered individually or as part of a team...

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