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Rec Hockey News: February 28 to March 4, 2022

B.C. Convoy Participant Organizes Hockey Event To Promote Reconciliation

Campbell River, B.C. — A B.C. participant in the Ottawa convoy protest organized a pot luck barbecue and some parking lot hockey games for kids in a Langley recreation centre parking lot on Saturday, Feb. 26…READ MORE


Williamsbridge Oval Rec Center Brings Olympic Games To The Bronx

Bronx, N.Y. — The Olympic Games may be over, but children from the Bronx got to enjoy their own version of the Olympics at the Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center.

Manager of the recreation center, Sarah Bishow-Semevolos, says…READ MORE


Free Trip To Eagle River May Turn Into A Yearly Tradition

Eagle River, Wis. — The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA) came up with a unique idea this year: sponsoring two teams to play in the 16th annual USA Hockey/Labatt Blue Pond Hockey National Championships…READ MORE


Marshfield Youth Hockey Squirts Make Sweet Music In Nashville

Marshfield, Mass. — It was certainly a whirlwind of a weekend recently for the Marshfield Youth Hockey Squirt Team at the CAN/AM Youth Hockey Challenge Cup in Nashville, TN.

That didn’t stop the local heroes as they defeated teams from around the country and took home first place…READ MORE


Youth Hockey Team Practices With The Caps

YouTube — Some young local hockey players got a taste of the big leagues Friday night, playing on the Capitals practice rink…WATCH VIDEO


The Art Of Hockey – Youth Development Programs Encourage Every Kid To Play

Los Angeles, Calif. — As both professional and amateur ice hockey seasons are in full swing, adult fans might wonder how to get their own children into the sport. A blast to play whether as an elite athlete or a young newbie, ice hockey was invented in about 1875 and has been a hugely popular sport ever since.

California boasts three National Hockey League teams…READ MORE


16U Louisville Ice Cardinals Head To USA Hockey National Tournament

Louisville, Ky. — For the first time in a decade, a Kentucky 16U ice hockey team is heading to nationals. That’s a dream come true for the 19 guys who make up the 2021-2022 16U Louisville Ice Cardinals team…READ MORE


The Northwest Is A Great Place To Get Into Hockey. Here’s How.

Seattle, Wash. — With a new team in town and the Olympics putting the sport front and center, you might be wondering how to get into ice hockey, if you haven’t already: Hockey has long been a part of the athletic world of the Pacific Northwest…READ MORE


Snider Hockey And Flyers Charities To Build Outdoor Rink

nhl.com — The Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and Flyers Charities announced today plans to build a multi-purpose outdoor street hockey rink at the Joseph Scanlon Recreation Center (1099 E. Venango Street) in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia…..READ MORE


Teams Need To Turn Their Eyes Toward Women’s Hockey

theicegarden.com — When I first started covering the professional league we now know as the PHF, I was in my mid-20s and optimistic for what was to come. So many possibilities for a league that’s able to pay its players, as well as cater to a market largely consisting of people like me — millenials, maybe even the beginnings of Gen Z, excited to witness history in the making.

Seven years later, while the demographics have shifted, in so many ways the marketing hasn’t…READ MORE


Gibson’s Goals Continues To Expand Hockey Opportunities

usahockey.com — Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson is known for preventing goals. But with the recent success of Gibson’s Goals, he may be soon known for creating them.

John and Alexa Gibson are strong advocates for adaptive and inclusive hockey…READ MORE


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