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All too often we hear the negative stories about hockey games, hockey players, hockey parents. This page is reserved for all those good news stories. People making a difference. Good sportsmanship. Standing up for what’s right.

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Dear Coach…. Thank you from a Hockey Mom

Mar 21, 2016

Dear Coach…. Thank you from a Hockey Mom

Each year, I get asked for the best ideas for year end coach’s gifts. There are so many gifts out there that can help to thank a coach and his/her staff throughout the year, but perhaps the best way to express gratitude is by simply saying “thank you”, or writing a thank you note. This year I wrote a thank you letter to my daughter’s tyke coach. It was published on ProSmartHockey.com  and I think represents how a lot of us feel towards our children’s coaches at the end of the year. Have a read. Does this capture...

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Sioux Lookout – A reminder of why hockey matters in communities

Feb 5, 2016

Sioux Lookout – A reminder of why hockey matters in communities

I had never been to Sioux Lookout, or Northwestern Ontario, for that matter. Yet here I was, working away in my hotel room when a friend posted a link on my Facebook Wall. “School hockey program in northern Ontario keeps kids in class and out of trouble: A school in Sioux Lookout Ontario has integrated hockey into it’s phys-ed curriculum, and attendance improved.” “Did you know I was in Sioux Lookout when you posted this for me?” I asked my friend. “No….why are you in Sioux Lookout?” She did not know. Just a strange coincidence with a big...

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Will the next The Amazing Race Canada winners be Canadian Hockey Moms?

Nov 11, 2015

Will the next The Amazing Race Canada winners be Canadian Hockey Moms?

It’s casting call time again for the Amazing Race Canada! Do you think you have it in you to win it all? I’m convinced that a team of Hockey Moms will have what it takes to cross the finish line first. You need think about this, and here are some basics for casting: WHO:     Canadians/permanent residents aged 19 and up (as of April 1 2016). in teams of 2 WHEN:     Deadline to apply: MONDAY NOVEMBER 23 2015 @ 11:59PM ET HOW:     All application info is online and that is where to submit: http://theamazingracecanadacasting.com WHAT:...

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Courageous Boy Takes a Stand

Feb 28, 2014

When the entire team and coaching staff leave the ice after a game without shaking hands, Matthew Marotta is being lauded as a hero and a shining example of courage and sportsmanship. Congratulations Matthew! You must have one proud Hockey Mom! Read...

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Winter Classic About More than Just Hockey

Feb 27, 2014

From a Hockey Mom: “Here is another great example of how hockey should be…..it was our goalie who was hit…..classy move by an opposing player.” Read more

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Watch the Best Goal Ever – “Yes I Can” at Special Hockey International

Feb 26, 2014

This is hockey at his best. Watch one player help another in the true spirit of hockey. Read more

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