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2013-10-09 23:31:46

The Gardens Ice House Invites Kids to participate in Try Hockey for Free Day on November 2nd from 2-4pm on Whitey's Pond. All you need is a helmet and winter gloves, we provide the rest. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Gardens Ice House invites boys and girls ages four to nine years old to The Gardens Ice House on Saturday, November 2nd 2 - 4 PM for a Try Hockey for Free clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe...

2013-06-04 23:03:26

Largest minor hockey association in the world selects Sport Ngin for its website. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sport Ngin announced today that it has been selected by the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) to develop and manage its website, OMHA.net. The OMHA has also chosen to use Sport Ngin tournament management technology to power hundreds of tournaments it sanctions annually. “With 246 member associations, 45 leagues and over 300,000 participants, we needed a...

2013-05-30 08:24:23

NHL Players and top 42 Bantam-aged players from across Canada to train side-by-side from August 6-10, 2013 at Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON TORONTO, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced today the names of 42 selected bantam-aged players who will participate in the third annual Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp. Hosted by NHL players under the leadership of 21-year NHL veteran Gary Roberts, the invitation-only camp will be...

2013-01-21 08:23:45

$1 million to be awarded to Hockey Canada-affiliated minor hockey associations across Canada TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting today, Kraft Hockey Goes On is helping Canadians share their passion for the game by recognizing important local volunteers who make hockey happen in communities across Canada.  Through the program, 25 individuals will be celebrated and $1 million will be awarded to Hockey Canada-affiliated organizations.  Nominations are now open! "There...

2012-01-23 10:06:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Hockey Board of Directors voted unanimously at its winter board meeting to strengthen the severity of the penalty issued to players who are cited for boarding and checking-from-behind infractions. These rule changes are being adopted on a pilot basis and will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the 2012 Minnesota Hockey season. Minnesota Hockey will continue to work with the hockey community to evaluate the...

2011-06-21 01:56:43

The age at which bodychecking is introduced in youth ice hockey does not appear to affect overall risk of injury and concussion, although introducing it at the Pee Wee level (ages 11-12) reduces the risk of injury resulting in more than seven days loss from playing time for Bantam ice hockey players (ages 13-14), found an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj101540.pdf. The age to introduce bodychecking in youth hockey...

2011-05-05 09:00:00

More than 30 organizations across North America benefit in first round TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - RBC, in partnership with USA Hockey and Hockey Canada, today announced that more than 30 organizations from across North America will receive 2011 RBC Play Hockey grants. RBC Play Hockey is a wide-ranging, multi-year commitment to grow the game of hockey from the grassroots level in communities across North America. "Each of our recipients has demonstrated a commitment and passion...

2011-03-15 20:18:26

Lowering the age of bodychecking associated with 10 times greater likelihood of brain injury among Atom players Minor league hockey players in the Atom division are more than 10 times likely to suffer a brain injury since bodychecking was first allowed among the 9 and 10-year-olds, says a study led by St. Michael's Hospital neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Cusimano. The findings, published online in the journal Open Medicine, add to the growing evidence that bodychecking holds greater risk than...