For Immediate Release

January 25th, 2023


Fredericton, NB – Hockey New Brunswick is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for their 2023 Female Under-14, Female Under-16, Male Under-14, Male Under-15 and Male Under-16 divisions.

Applications are being accepted for the following positions:

-            Head Coach

-            Assistant Coach (X2)

-            Goalie/Video Coach

-            Equipment Managers

-            Trainers

Information Package

Application Form:  


Brogan Bailey
Hockey New Brunswick
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2023 Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup

A challenge for eligible U11, U13 and U15 minor hockey teams registered with Hockey Canada to take the values they learn on the ice — determination, leadership, teamwork — and use them to support their communities, off the ice.

No purchase necessary.  Click here for full contest rules.

Hockey New Brunswick Revamps Female High Performance Program

The Atlantic branches have approved changes to the Female High Performance Program that will include the addition of a Female Under-14 program, at the 2023 Atlantic Challenge Cup.  

The Atlantic Challenge Cup is an annual tournament held on thanksgiving weekend where the Atlantic branches (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland & Labrador) compete against each other in 4 separate age divisions, Female & Male Under 14, Male Under 15 and Female Under 16. The process of selecting Team New Brunswick to compete at the 2023 Atlantic Challenge Cup will begin April 14 -16 at the HNB Cup in Fredericton.  

With the creation a Female Under-14 High Performance Program, adjustments will also be made to the Female Under-18 High Performance Program and Team Atlantic. Team Atlantic will be competing at the 2023 National Under-18 Female Championship November 2023 in Dawson Creek, BC. Team Atlantic staff will evaluate the upcoming Canada Games in PEI, as well as evaluations from the 2022 Atlantic Challenge Cup to select players for the upcoming Team Atlantic Summer Camp. 

In 2024 the Under-18 Female division will begin competing in an Atlantic Under-18 Tournament, which will be held in the Spring each year. This tournament will serve as the first step in the process of the selecting Team Atlantic in non-Canada Games years.  

Below is a critical path for U18 Female High Performance athletes.         

Under 18 Female High-Performance Critical Path 

Team Atlantic 2023 (2006 & 2007 Birth Year) 

January 2023 – Staff applications distributed
February 2023 – Staff selected 
February/March 2023 – Canada Winter Games 
May 2023 – Summer Camp Roster Announcement  
July 2023 – Team Atlantic Summer Camp (St. FX, Nova Scotia) 
September 2023 – Team Atlantic Roster Announcement 
November 2023 – National U18 Female Championship (Dawson Creek, BC) 

Team Atlantic 2024 (2007 & 2008 Birth Year)  

December 2023 – Hockey New Brunswick Under 18 Development Camp   
January 2024 – Staff applications distributed
February 2024 – Team Atlantic 2024 staff selected.  
April / May 2024 – Atlantic Under 18 Tournament 
May 2024 – Team Atlantic Summer Camp Roster Announcement  
July/August 2024 – Team Atlantic Summer Camp 
September 2024 – Team Atlantic Roster Announcement 
November 2024 – National U18 Female Championship  

For further information, contact: 

Brogan Bailey
Hockey New Brunswick, Director of High Performance and Events
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HNB Fundraiser Draw Date reminder

A reminder that the HNB Lottery draw is February 1, 2023. All tickets and ticket boxes must be received at the HNB office no later than February 1 at noon to participate in the draw. All unused tickets must be received no later than February 1 to receive credit.

Hockey New Brunswick/Hockey Nouveau-Brunswick

P.O. Box / C.P. 456
Fredericton, NB
E3B 4Z9

Canada Games teams to host camps in Saint John 

The Female Under 18 and Male Under 16 Canada Winter Games teams will be taking part in their first practices and exhibition games since the teams were announced in November. TheMale team will regroup from December 27th to 29th and the Female team from December 28th to 30th in Saint John, NB.

All practices and games will be held for both teams at the Lord Beaverbrook Rink. The Male team will play host to the Saint John Major U18 Vito’s team on December 28th at 3:00pm

The Female team will host the Bantam AAA Port City Sharks at 7pm on December 29th and then host the KV Kings Bantam AAA on December 30th at 10:00am. Both teams will also take part in team building exercises and preparation meetings during the regroup. The teams will also regroup in February before they leave for Prince Edward Island to compete in the Canada Winter Games.            

For more information please contact:

Brogan Bailey
Director of High Performance and Events  
Hockey New Brunswick
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2023 IIHF World Junior Championship – 50/50 Beneficiaries and Legacy

The World Juniors 50/50 program helps ensure that the legacy of the tournament extends long past the gold medal game and will support critical local programs on and off the ice for years to come. 

Proceeds from the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship 50/50 program will support organizations in your community that work towards greater safety and inclusiveness in and around hockey, including but not limited to diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives, and women’s & girls’ hockey programming. 

Hockey New Brunswick has identified the below beneficiaries for 50/50 sales within New Brunswick:

  • Sexual Violence New Brunswick
  • Female Hockey Associations
  • Hockey New Brunswick has 7 Female Hockey Associations (Res-Ma-Vic Female, Western Valley Female, Central Female, Fundy Female, South East Female, West Kent Female and Miramichi Female. There’s also co-ed Associations that run Female programming in Acadian Peninsula as well as the Chaleur and Restigouche Regions. Currently, Hockey New Brunswick has six AAA female programs, three in U15 AAA and three in U18 AAA.
  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • This season Hockey New Brunswick has delivered Equity, Diversity & Inclusion workshops to Minor Hockey Associations throughout the Province. The proceeds from the 50/50 program will assist to fund this initiative moving forward.
  • A priority for Hockey New Brunswick is to provide opportunities for all New Brunswickers to participate in hockey. This means, providing inclusive programming. Proceeds from the 50/50 program will support Para Hockey programs and the creation of additional Neurodiverse programs.

The net proceeds from your purchase go to the above listed initiatives, ensuring that you are directly contributing to meaningful change close to home.

With draws taking place throughout the tournament, you can contribute to the legacy that the World Juniors 50/50 will have in your province and support important initiatives taking place that help provide a safe and welcoming environment for all participants on and off the ice.

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