Hockey Canada Road to the 2017 RBC Cup 2017-04-28T14:00:00.000000000-04:00 The last five RBC Cup champions – and eight of nine – have come from the West. Which two teams will survive in Penticton? Double trouble 2017-04-27T14:00:00.000000000-04:00 Besides the name and number on the back of their jerseys, there aren’t many things that separate Chloé Gendreau and Zoé Thibault these days. Sixteen players to represent Canada at Défi sportif AlterGo in Montreal 2017-04-27T14:00:00.000000000-04:00 Hockey Canada has named 16 players to Canada’s National Sledge Development Team following a four-day NextGen Prospects’ Camp which has wrapped up in Montreal. Putting kilometres on the road less travelled 2017-04-27T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 Dylan MacDonald is a humble 18-year-old that just wants to play hockey. The road to get there hasn’t been easy, though. The Jordanville, N.S., native is a second-year defenceman with the Cape Breton West Islanders, the Atlantic Region champions, but had to make a jump in skill level and commit to... Hockey Canada Foundation welcomes new board members 2017-04-26T16:00:00.000000000-04:00 The Hockey Canada Foundation announced the addition of four new members to its board of directors, which identify ways to make the game accessible for everyone, while also ensuring Canada remains a worldwide leader in the growth, development and promotion of the sport. Spreading the word 2017-04-25T12:00:00.000000000-04:00 Myles Mattila and the Cariboo Cougars will be playing on a national stage during the upcoming TELUS Cup, and Mattila will be using that opportunity to support mental health initiatives and spread the message of hope. Leading the way 2017-04-25T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 A by-the-numbers look at the past five years in the career of Brooke Hobson reveals one busy – and accomplished – 17-year-old Keep an eye on… 2017-04-24T12:00:00.000000000-04:00 International Scouting Services has selected three players from each of the six teams competing in Lloydminster, Alta./Sask., that it believes are players to watch at the 2016 RBC Cup. When we were young 2017-04-24T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 The bus ride was uneventful, but memorable, probably the way most trips on the ‘Iron Lung’ should be when you’re 16 and travelling from home to another city in Canada. After his Calgary Royals captured both the Alberta Midget Hockey League (AMHL) and Pacific Region championships, the next stop fo... Back to where it began 2017-04-24T08:00:00.000000000-04:00 Much was already known about the 2009 Esso Cup when Calgary was announced as the host city in December 2008. Seventy-four teams would take part in playdowns across the country. Four regional champions would be crowned. And the five-team field would be rounded out by the host squad.