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The Scholarship of a Lifetime

The Scholarship of a Lifetime

“Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to succeed in life,” Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) Participant Nick McCurdy wrote to begin his Thurgood Marshall Scholarship winning essay. “Based on my experience, I believe the most important problem in today’s society is the unrealized potential of underprivileged youth.” Nick is the first Canadian to receive the [...]

June 9, 2014 Christi Walter Unsung HEROS 0

Under Pressure!

Under Pressure!

As the season begins to slowly come to a close, the focus level of my team has become increasingly better. My team understands that topnotch performance is essential in every practice, game, period and shift. It’s with this idea in mind, I feel as though the last week of hockey leading into the state championships [...]

March 6, 2014 Jonathan Irving On The Fly 0

Love and Accept Your Young Athletes (Regardless of Performance)

Love and Accept Your Young Athletes (Regardless of Performance)

This is Percival's first rule because it underpins all of the rest. If we cannot assure our children that they are loved, that we support them in all of their endeavors and will not judge them based on their success or failure, then what is the point of their engaging in sport at all? It [...]

February 18, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

We’ve all seen them at the rink, or heard about them from other parents; we might even be one or have been one of them in the past. They yell at the players from the stands, besmirch the good name of the referee and loudly question the decisions of the coach. Some of them are [...]

December 31, 2013 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Fröhliche Weihnachten!

Fröhliche Weihnachten!

In 1980 the Cornwall Royals won the Memorial Cup, Canada's National Junior Championship. As a result of this victory, the team got to represent Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Fussen, Germany, the following Christmas. [...]

December 24, 2013 Marc Crawford On The Fly, Overtime 0

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

The Olympics are a special thing. Once every four years the world pauses to watch an event, which goes beyond the mere competition but shows the best of what nations and individuals have to offer. Not everyone can become an Olympian but like the Olympic motto, Citius, Altius, Fortius, sport can be a catalyst for [...]

December 10, 2013 Dan Church Road to Sochi, Special Feature 0