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PQ Peewee AAA Elite Final Set – BWC A1 vs Glenlake Hawks

  December 31, 2019 It will be BWC A1 vs Calgary’s Glenlake Hawks A1 in the Peewee Elite final at this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. The two teams will meet at 3:15 this afternoon at the Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby. In the Bronze, Semiahmoo A1 will meet Kelowna Jr. Rockets, at Burnaby Lake Arena, Read More »

Cariboo 2-0 lead Bantam Elite at Pat Quinn

  December 29, 2019 Here’s how things are shaping up early on in the Bantam Elite AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. So far, the bracket is proving to be very competitive, with lots of ties, and many games decided by a single goal. Cariboo Read More »

Four peewee teams open with 2-0 at Pat Quinn

  December 29, 2019 Here’s a quick look at the early standings in the Peewee AAA bracket at the 5th Annual Pat Quinn Classic, being played in Burnaby over the holidays. The tournament opened yesterday and will wrap up on New Year’s Eve. In a classic matchup of long time rivals, BWC A1 opened with Read More »

Jersey Day – April 12, 2018

  April 12, 2018 CBC News, with files from Canadian Press From celebrities to premiers to hockey moms in B.C., Canadians wore hockey jerseys on Thursday in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors of a Saskatchewan bus crash that killed 16 people. Jersey Day, as it has been dubbed, was organized by Read More »

BWC Peewees Gearing up for Quebec Tourney

  February 4, 2018 This will be the eighth trip to Quebec City for BWC Peewee A1 Head Coach Bill Hunt, who is heading up this year’s crop of BWC peewees contending for the unofficial Peewee World Championship title at the 59th Annual Quebec International Peewee Tournament, which gets underway February 7, and runs through the Read More »

Matilla advocacy earns Top 40 under 40 nomination

  Originally published December 27, 2017 by Steve MacNaull, The Daily Courier Myles Mattila didn’t have to choose between higher education and high-calibre hockey. “I knew I wanted to get a business degree, but I still wanted to play at the highest level of hockey I could,” said the 18-year-old. “I’m lucky I’m able to Read More »

You are not alone – Corey Hirsch

  January 25, 2018 Corey Hirsch, courtesy The Players Tribune Honestly, I was prepared to never work in hockey again. When I went public with my story about struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression last year, I was terrified that people wouldn’t understand. I was worried that no one would want to hire me ever Read More »

Pat Quinn – Peewee Elite – Final tournament results

  December 31, 2017 PAT QUINN CLASSIC – 2017 PEEWEE ELITE Here’s a quick overview of the Peewee Elite division results, by team. Scroll down for round robin standings. The two top seeded teams ended up meeting in the final, with #1 Division A, BWC edging #1 Division B, NSWC, 3-2 in the championship game. Read More »

BWC win Pat Quinn Classic Peewee Championship

  December 31, 2017 PAT QUINN CLASSIC – BWC 2017 PEEWEE ELITE CHAMPIONS It was classic battle of the Winter Clubs for Peewee Elite supremacy Saturday morning at Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby to wrap up the competition in this year’s edition of the Pat Quinn Classic. After finishing first in their respective pools, to Read More »

Pat Quinn – Peewee Elite – NSWC vs BWC in Championship

  December 29, 2017 PAT QUINN CLASSIC – 2017 PEEWEE ELITE It will be a battle of the Winter Clubs for Peewee Elite supremacy Saturday morning at Bill Copeland to wrap up the competition in this year’s edition of the Pat Quinn Classic. After finishing first in their respective pools, to earn a bye to Read More »

Pat Quinn Classic Burnaby peewee-bantam tourney expanding

  October 31, 2017 Burnaby, B.C. – Almost 40 minor hockey teams from across North America are coming to Burnaby in December to compete in the third annual Pat Quinn Classic.   The 2017 tournament, December 27-30, features 38 teams in three divisions – Peewee AAA Elite, Bantam AAA, and Bantam AAA Elite. Teams from as Read More »

Watch that Space

  I was 12 years old the first time someone showed me the five hole. My U13 coach called us all over to the net after one of our practices had ended. He had the goalie stand in a ready position. He told us where to shoot, where to look. He explained the art of Read More »

2017 Distinguished Honourees of the Order of Hockey in Canada Announced

February 8, 2017 SASKATOON, Sask. – Hockey Canada has announced that three legends of the game are being recognized for their outstanding contributions or service to the growth and development of the sport of hockey in Canada as part of the 2017 class of the Order of Hockey in Canada.   Scotty Bowman (Verdun, Que.), Murray Costello Read More »

Ontario reacting to bad parents

Parents behaving ‘worse than they used to,’ says one hockey association president By Jamie Strashin, CBC Sports Posted: Sep 23, 2016 5:00 AM ET Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy helped launch the Respect in Sport course for minor hockey associations. (Bill Graveland/Canadian Press) Related Stories Online respect course now mandatory for some northwestern Ontario minor hockey parents Hockey Read More »

BC Championships – Peewee Tier 2 – Vernon are champs

  March 17, 2016 Greater Vernon are the new Tier 2 Peewee Provincial Champions after downing North Delta 6-2 in the final Thursday in Fort St. John. Vernon were a perfect 7-0 and virtually in a league of their own, outscoring opponents 56-11 over the seven games. They beat North Delta 8-2 in the round robin, and outshot Read More »

BC Championships – Peewee Tier 2

  The Tier 2 Peewee Provincial Championships are being hosted by Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association, in North Eastern BC. Going into Day 3, Greater Vernon and North Delta are both 3-0, and look like the favorites to meet in the Final, although there are still three games to play and upsets possible, as there are three Read More »

Coaches – Your Birthdays now required !

  August 25, 2015 A memo circulated by BC Hockey today reports that the Coaching Association of Canada has requested that all coaches update their date of birth within “The Locker” database. Not doing so will mean coach certification updates will not appear on a coach transcript. The NCCP Locker is a Canada-wide database which Read More »

Peewee Tier 1 BC Championships, Teams, Schedule

  Here the list of competitors and schedule for this year’s Tier 1 Peewee Championships.   Tier 1, Host Semiahmoo, Lower Mainland District Format: 6 teams, format 5 game round robin, top 2 go to finals. Teams: Tier 1 – Host Semiahmoo Juan de Fuca Prince George Burnaby Winter Club North Shore Winter Club Semiahmoo Kelowna   Tier Read More »

Peewee Tier 2 BC Championships, Teams, Schedule

  Here the list of competitors and schedule for this year’s Tier 2 BC Peewee Provincial Championships. Tier 2, Host Prince George, North Central District Format: 8 teams, Format: two divisions, 3 game round robin, top two in each division to semis. Teams: Tier 2 – Host Prince George Burnaby Winter Club – A Penticton – Read More »

Peewee Tier 3 BC Championships, Teams

  Here the list of competitors in this year’s Male Tier 3 Peewee Championships. Schedule has not been released yet. Tier 3, Host: Kitimat, North West District Teams: Tier 3 – Host Kitimat Whitehorse Burnaby Winter Club Arbutus Club South Okanagan Fort St John Tri Port Vanderhoof Kitimat Quesnel   Read More »

Peewee Tier 4 BC Championships, Teams

  Here is the list of competitors in this year’s Male Tier 4, Peewee Championships. Schedule has not been released yet. Tier 4, Host: Kimberly, East Kootenays District Teams: Tier 4 – Host Kimberly Langley Revelstoke Kimberley Elk Valley Fort Nelson Houston Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Finals

    Here are the final results for all divisions from this year’s Pacific Spring Showcase. A total of 68 teams competed in 8 divisions: 2000 Division: Champion: North West Jr. Giants 2000 Division Gold  GF  GF Dragons (3) 4 NW Giants (4) 5 Bronze Jr Steelers (1) 7 BC Outlaws (2) 2 Consolation Kootenay Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Scoring Leaders, Day 2

    Scoring Leaders after Round Robin After day two at the third edition of the Pacific Spring Showcase, all four round robin games have been played and playoff match ups set. Many of the top novice through to first year bantam players from across British Columbia, Alberta and several US states are competing in Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Playoff Matchups Set

    All round robin games at the Pacific Spring Showcase were completed Saturday and playoff match ups set; with some notable upsets and surprises in several divisions. The invitational tournament, organized by Inside Edge, involved 68 teams this year, with eight boys divisions (2007 to 2000 birth years) plus a 2001/02 girls division. Here’s how Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Scoring Leaders, Day 1

    April 19, 2014 Scoring Leaders after Day 1 After day one, at the third edition of the Pacific Spring Showcase, all teams have completed two games, and are heading into the final day of robin robin competition in advance of the semi-final and gold medal games Sunday. Many of the top novice through Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Standings Start Day 2

  After day one, at the third edition of the Pacific Spring Showcase, all teams have completed two games, and some patterns are starting to emerge as most teams head into the final day of robin robin competition in advance of the semi final and gold medal games Sunday. Many of the top novice through Read More »

Pacific Spring Showcase Underway

  The third edition of the Pacific Spring Showcase, an invitational spring hockey tournament, is underway at Planet Ice facilities in Delta and Coquitlam this weekend. Many of the top novice through to first year bantam players from across British Columbia, Alberta and several US states are in competition for bragging rights on who are Read More »