Telus Cup Leaves $175,000 Legacy
September 14, 2016
The 2016 TELUS Cup is leaving a lasting legacy on local hockey development.
The net profit for the event, held at the qplex in April, is $175,000, which will be donated back to the community in support of various grassroots hockey initiatives.
“We are thrilled to announce that our Legacy Fund is the largest in the history of the TELUS Cup,” said Aaron Kennedy, chair of the local host organizing committee. “This record-setting Legacy Fund is the result of phenomenal community support from our sponsors, volunteers and fans, and a tremendous performance by the silver-medalist Saint John Vito’s.”
U16 HPP Staff Application
For Immediate Release September 13, 2016
HOCKEY NEW BRUNSWICK NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2016 MALE UNDER 16 HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAM STAFF POSITIONS
Fredericton, NB – Hockey New Brunswick is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Male Under 16 High Performance Program.
Applications are being accepted for the following positions:
Assistant Coach (X2)
Hockey New Brunswick and Hockey Canada need your help to build awareness and to educate coaches and managers in your region on the benefits of using TeamHub.
We’re excited to share that TeamHub is now pre-loaded with minor hockey rosters! This new feature allows registered head coaches to import team rosters from the Hockey Canada Registry, making team set-up easier than ever.
Hockey New Brunswick FUNdamentals Demo Day
Hockey New Brunswick will partner with minor hockey associations to deliver the FUNdamentals Demo Day during the regularly scheduled IP ice times. The events will be facilitated by HNB staff. Community leads may be asked for on ice assistance. MHA Initiation coaches will also be needed for on ice support. The program will be designed to accommodate 4 initiation teams at a time (35-50 players); association’s are encouraged to partner with neighbouring association’s to run two on-ice sessions accommodating between 70-100 players. All players participating in this event will receive a Hockey New Brunswick jersey.
Eight Canadian Tire First Shift Programs to be hosted in New Brunswick
The First Shift -2016-17
More than 144 the First Shift programs have been confirmed for the 2016-17 season in provinces right across the country, many of whom are already fully subscribed. The response from Canadian families is no surprise to program organizers.
Fall Regional Meetings
Hockey New Brunswick will be hosting Fall Meetings in various locations around the province for Minor Hockey Associations. Association Presidents, VP’s and TD’s are encouraged to attend. To register for one of the evening meetings please click here
Kristen McKinley (Rothesay Netherwood School / Quispamsis, NB) has been selected to the Hockey Canada Female Under-18 team
August 14, 2016
CANADA SET TO FACE UNITED STATES IN PAIR OF THREE-GAME SERIES
Rosters announced for National Women’s Development Team and National Women’s Under-18 Team; 46 players to wear the new Team Canada jersey on the ice for the first time
CALGARY, Alta. – The 23 players selected to Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and National Women’s Under-18 Team will wear the new Team Canada jersey for the first time as compete in a pair of three-game series against the United States in Calgary at the Markin MacPhail Centre from Aug. 14-21.
The two teams – Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team – were selected following selection camps at the Hockey Canada National Teams’ Summer Showcase.
72 Coaches to attend Hockey New Brunswick Coaches Seminar
For immediate release: August 12, 2016
Fredericton, New Brunswick
72 coaches from across New Brunswick will gather in Fredericton this weekend for the first HNB Coaches Seminar. Coaches from all divisions and levels will hear a variety of presentations on skill development, creating team culture, goaltending, practice preparations, and much more.
The weekend will also include an on ice skills session with Corey McNabb, Director of Hockey Development Programs for Hockey Canada.
“The response to this event was outstanding” says HNB Coordinator of Technical Programs, Nick Boudreau. “It’s great to see so many coaches willing to learn and help make hockey better in New Brunswick.”
Boudreau thinks all coaches will be able to take something away from the two-day event. “We have a very full schedule with a variety of presentations and speakers. There will be something for everybody at this event.”
2016 Hockey Development Festival
Rosters Announced for Hockey New Brunswick High Performance Summer Camps
Fredericton, NB – July 29, 2016 – One hundred and eighty one male and female hockey players, in four divisions have been invited to participate in the Hockey New Brunswick Development Festival beginning August 1st. The camps will run over three weeks in Fredericton, on the University of New Brunswick campus.
Marlene Boissonnault, Lindsey Donovan and Kristen McKinley invited to Hockey Canada Camps
July 20, 2016
85 PLAYERS INVITED TO CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT TEAM AND CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S UNDER-18 TEAM SELECTION CAMPS
42 development team and 43 under-18 hopefuls to attend camp in Calgary
CALGARY, Alta. – Eighty-five of the top women’s players in the country have been invited to attend Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team selection camps from Aug. 5-21 in Calgary.
HNB lands an NHL Coach for Coaches Seminar
For Immediate Release: July 8th, 2016
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Hockey New Brunswick lands an NHL Coach for HNB Coaches Seminar
Hockey New Brunswick has confirmed Andrew Brewer as presenters at the HNB Coaches Seminar.
Andrew Brewer: Began his coaching career with the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. He honed his skills as a video coach in the CIS before taking a job at Hockey Canada with the National Program. Andrew was part of the 2014 Canadian Olympic team that won gold in Sochi. Andrew is now an assistant coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
196 PLAYERS INVITED TO HOCKEY CANADA NATIONAL TEAMS’ SUMMER SHOWCASE
Canada’s National Junior Team camp heads east to Toronto and Plymouth, Mich.
CALGARY, Alta. – The top 196 players in Canada have been invited to attend the men’s camps as part of the National Teams’ Summer Showcase from July 26-Aug. 6.
In its second summer, the National Teams’ Summer Showcase will bring together Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp (44 players) and Canada’s national under-17 development camp (111 players) in Calgary, at the Markin MacPhail Centre from July 26-Aug. 2. Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp (41 players) will be hosted in Toronto July 30-Aug 2, and will feature a four-game series against the U.S., Sweden, and Finland from Aug. 3-6 in Plymouth, Mich.