Hockey Calgary Celebrates 40 years of Esso Minor Hockey Week

This year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most popular tournaments in Minor Hockey. Esso Minor Hockey Week launches January 12th and runs for seven pulse-pounding days. For many teams, it's a chance to claim bragging rights to one of the most exciting competitions in hockey ... More

Welcome to Life of a Hockey Parent

We've all been there. The early morning practices, the out-of-town tournaments, and that hockey bag that leaves a lingering odour in the minivan. So why do we do it? For the smiles on the kids' faces when they're on the ice - that's why. In this special series titled "Life of a Hockey Parent," our beleaguered host Matt ... More

EMHW Results via Hockey Calgary 1973 – 2016

Results of past and present Finalists in the Esso Minor Hockey Week tournament from 1973 to 2016 ... More

Matt O’Neill joins the team at

HockeyXtra is pleased to announce radio personality Matt O’Neill has joined the team that is dedicated to showcasing minor hockey stories around the Calgary area ... More


Hockey Kid says Thank You!

On March 22 I shaved my hockey flow for children with cancer. My goal was to raise $1500.00 and with your generosity I passed that in my first week and when I raised the bar you help me reach it again, we raised $3000. Thank you! More

Minor Hockey Community Supports Cancer Care & Research

Each year, countless minor hockey members give back to their community by raising money for Cancer research.  This year, HockeyXtra helped share one of these inspiring stories ... More

Welcome to HockeyXtra!

Here is a few words from Mark Komisar, Host of the HockeyXtra Show. I am involved with HockeyXtra because this game has far too many good things going for it, and I have a desire to see this game remain strong. To often the stories we hear about the game are those that are negative and damaging to the image of ... More

My Favourite Hockey Memory

I have many hockey memories some earlier when I was learning to skate and some later as I have been playing throughout my life. I do have one memory that stands out above all others and it is a contributing factor to how much I love this game. Some of you may recall practice during the week before school. I could ... More

My Favourite Hockey Story

The good stories stick out and get passed along almost like folklore, sometimes expanded upon or changed to fit a specific situation. In any case we have all experienced and enjoyed them if not for a laugh, a thought provoking conversation, or just a great story. Well that is what I have for you here. A thought ... More

It’s a Wrap

The HockeyXtra Show captured stories from members and leaders of the hockey community at The Future of Hockey event. The future is looking great for hockey in Calgary ... More