‘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

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

It was a Sunday to remember at the East Calgary Twin Arenas in the southeast community of Erin Woods. On March 6th, 2016, more than 100 girls hit the ice for the first annual “Try Girls Hockey” event in Calgary ... 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

Matt O’Neill explores Calgary Minor Hockey evaluations

With the help of kids and parents, Matt O'Neill weighs in on what's really important during Calgary minor hockey evaluations...and "takes one" for the team ... More

Making of the HXS Puck

Watch for the HockeyXtra crew at a rink near you. We'll be handing out these custom HockeyXtra pucks to kids and families in your neighbourhood. Thank you so much to our sponsor coachingboards.com for making our custom pucks! Music by audionautix.com HockeyXtra 2015 More

Hockey Kids Shave Lids For Local Charities

“It would be arrogant of me to suggest that we as coaches had an impact on their decisions, we’ll never know where the inspiration came from nor should it matter. The fact is that the boys took action from within themselves and that’s what needs to be celebrated.” Head Coach, Kris Van Grieken. More