Posts Tagged ‘ Minor Hockey Association ’

Local hockey VP says it is a mistake to ban bodychecking in peewee

May 26, 2013

The first Vice President of the Surrey Minor Hockey Association thinks it’s a mistake to ban bodychecking in peewee hockey. Brad Ricketts says bodychecking should be allowed, but there should be more education. He says that education should start as early as 4-years-old. “They’re not the best skaters and they’re bumping into one another anyway.  [...]

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Minor hockey president resigns, controversial coach believed to be an issue

May 8, 2013

A contentious evening is expected Tuesday night at the annual general meeting of the Vancouver Thunderbirds Minor Hockey Association (VTMHA). At the top of the list is the resignation of association president Bill Veenstra. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Chilliwack Minor Hockey ditches controversial female hockey fees

October 24, 2012

The Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association has put an end to a controversial fee levied on female hockey players, the Times has learned.An email was sent Monday to parents of female hockey players stating that the CMHA board had voted not to levy the additional fee this season. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Fans, businesses brace for fallout from NHL lockout

September 15, 2012

Ken Sinnott isn’t bothered at all by the thought of an NHL lockout. As vice-president of the North Vancouver Minor Hockey Association he’s rooting for the little guy — literally. And as a dad he’s rooting for them even more so — his son just made the North Shore Junior B team. The Province – [...]

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B.C. mom questions suspended coach’s executive appointment

August 16, 2012
B.C. mom questions suspended coach’s executive appointment

A Metro Vancouver hockey mom is questioning why a suspended coach was voted the vice president of the city’s minor hockey association. CBC | British Columbia News

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