29 Results for tag: Hockey

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

International Competition (From Croatia to Alberta)

The love of hockey is truly universal. It’s Canada’s national past-time, but other countries are just as passionate about the sport. We don’t often see teams from Croatia in international competition, but rest assured, this country of just over 4 million people has a strong and loyal fan base ... 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

‘The Name Game’

We've all been there! You show up at the local hockey rink and run into someone whom you've known for a long time, but just can remember their name. What would you do? More

Achieving Success for Midget AAA – Calgary Buffalo Hockey Association

It's an organization that not only fosters great hockey skills, but also moulds individuals who realize the importance of teamwork, education and community spirit ... More

‘The Tryouts’

What do Cheesies, forgetting your kids’ birth date and hurtling insults at Rhett Warrener have to do with hockey evaluations? Only Matt O’Neill can explain ... 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