Posts Tagged ‘ Minor Hockey ’

Minor hockey has to prevent head injuries, or pay up

May 6, 2013

A nightmare awaits Canadian minor hockey if officials, volunteers and organizations don’t deal effectively with body checking and head injuries. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Be nice. Don’t fight.

April 9, 2013
Be nice. Don’t fight.

The Vancouver Park Board is looking to remind adults at park board facilities to be respectful. It’s passed a motion calling for staff to investigate existing policies and practices, and to look at other municipalities to find new ways of making sure facilities are safe and encouraging for all kids.   Commissioner Constance Barnes brought [...]

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Judge’s tough minor-hockey call requires our thanks

February 28, 2013

More needs to be done to protect rinks and players when game played by kids turns some people into idiots globeandmail – British Columbia

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Court hands Vancouver minor hockey coach 15 days in jail for tripping player

February 27, 2013

A Vancouver father who purposely tripped a young hockey player while coaching his son’s minor league team will serve jail time for the assault in an unexpectedly heavy punishment a provincial court judge said should warn other parents to keep their cool. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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UPDATES: coach gets jail time for on-ice trip

February 26, 2013
UPDATES: coach gets jail time for on-ice trip

A provincial court judge in Richmond has sentenced a minor hockey coach who assaulted a player last year to 15 days in jail.Martin Tremblay was hoping for a suspended sentence and maybe a fine. But judge Patrick Chen says society must send a strong message society will not tolerate the assault of children by adults. [...]

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