Wear It For Wishes – Sephaia’s Story

It's a season they'll never forget. Twelve Bantam AA teams took part in a unique "Wear It For Wishes" campaign to help send a Children's Wish child on the trip of a lifetime ... More

Grow the Game with Girls Hockey Calgary

Girls hockey is exploding in Calgary! In the past four years, Girls Hockey Calgary has seen a 37% increase in its number of registered players, making it the fastest-growing minor hockey association in the city ... More

Girl Power Rules! Hockey Calgary and GHC look to boost the number of females playing the sport

HockeyXtra thought it would be fun to step into The Wayback Machine to revisit the first-ever "Try Girls Hockey" event in 2016. Since our story first ran, the GHC has seen a huge surge in the number of players ... More

Why Play Rec Hockey?

Since 2002, Rec Hockey has become a popular alternative for hundreds of boys and girls, who love to play the sport, but want time set aside for other sports, hobbies, part-time jobs and activities. For many, it's the perfect choice ... More

‘Beat The Clock’

We love being a hockey parent. We enjoy volunteering! However, is there anything more intimidating than operating the clock? Are there ways to get out of it? Moms and dads share their experiences with how they deal with running “The Clock”! See PRO Tips & Tricks for running the score clock here ... More

Making The Call – The Beginnings of a Referee

Hockey Calgary welcomes their newest referee - 13 year old Mason Rockley. We follow Mason's story as he learns the fundamentals through the Central Zone officiating clinics, and then goes on to call his first game ... More

Esso Minor Hockey Week with Hockey Calgary – 2016

Kevin Kobelka, the Executive Director with Hockey Calgary, talks about this years Esso Minor Hockey Week and discusses some new initiatives for minor hockey in Calgary ... More

“Skate the Lake” with the CCBCF – Canadian Children’s Brain Cancer Foundation

The "Skate The Lake" event is inspired by Jordan Feradi, a courageous and determined young man whose life was taken at age eight ... More

Matt O’Neill gets schooled on Ice Resurfacing (Zamboni Dude Edition)

Matt O'Neill visits Calgary's busiest rec centre to learn what it takes to be a "Zamboni Dude". Quickly he discovers that driving a Zamboni ... "Ice Resurfacer", isn't as easy as you think ... More

Matt O’Neill goes to Skate Sharpening School

Matt O'Neill goes to skate sharpening school and learns somethings are better left to the pros ... More