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Successful CJHL pilot project creates new standards for player safety

Successful CJHL pilot project creates new standards for player safety

The Canadian Junior Hockey League says it Junior A Supplement Pilot Project, designed to reduce concussions and other serious injuries, is success.

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Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

The Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game granted 20 kids play time with Conroy, popular former player of the Calgary Flames

Calgarians Rob and Julie Jepson hosted the Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game  at their southwest home Saturday afternoon.

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Chevrolet sponsors Five Hole for Food, which rolls into Calgary July 5

Chevrolet sponsors Five Hole for Food, which rolls into Calgary July 5

Five Hole for Food will be in Calgary July 5

Chevrolet partners with Five Hole For Food as the exclusive automotive sponsor on the team’s annual coast-to-coast street hockey tour to collect food and donations in support of local area food banks.

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Play ball hockey in exchange for food donations with Five Hole for Food

Play ball hockey in exchange for food donations with Five Hole for Food

Donate non-perishable food items in order to participate in the games for free

Five Hole for Food is heading out this summer to help Canada’s food banks, with founder Richard Loat playing ball hockey in 13 cities over 17 days in a cross-country road trip to collect 20,000 pounds of food donations.

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CALGARY COPS USE HOCKEY TO REACH OUT TO IMMIGRANTS

CALGARY COPS USE HOCKEY TO REACH OUT TO IMMIGRANTS

The unique program, Hockey Calgary/Calgary Police Service Power Play Program, is about to expand.  The program is designed to foster positive relationships between police and newcomers to Canada through hockey.  Continue Reading

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VIDEO: RANGERS BEAT AVS 6-3 IN SUTTER CUP MATCH

VIDEO: RANGERS BEAT AVS 6-3 IN SUTTER CUP MATCH

By Greg Kamphuis, student-reporter 

The CBHA Rangers defeated the AC Avalanche with a thrilling 5-3 victory in the semi-final game of the Sutter cup yesterday at Max Bell Arenas.  The win guarantees the Rangers a gold or silver medal in Sunday’s game against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Continue Reading

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THE GENIUS OF CANADIAN HOCKEY AND WHY IT MEANS OLYMPIC GOLD

THE GENIUS OF CANADIAN HOCKEY AND WHY IT MEANS OLYMPIC GOLD

By Markham Hislop, editor

Years ago, it might have been during the Salt Lake City Olympics in 2002, the American coach wondered on national TV why the Canadian team sometimes played dump-and-chase hockey.  When you have the puck, why give it away?  I remember him calling that strategy “dumb.” Continue Reading

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VIDEO: AAA MIDGET FLAMES CLINCH FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF WIN VS. ROYALS

VIDEO: AAA MIDGET FLAMES CLINCH FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF WIN VS. ROYALS

It was a scoring opportunity for the Calgary Royals against the Flames Friday night
By Josh Humphries, student-reporter

For one Calgary team it was the end of a rough season, for another it was a time to celebrate. The Calgary Flames midget AAA squad completed the two game sweep of the Calgary Royals in the Alberta Midget Hockey League round one playoff series.  This game, much like the first one, was a close match with good scoring chances on both sides. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: AAA MIDGET BUFFS END SEASON WITH 8-3 WIN OVER STORM

VIDEO: AAA MIDGET BUFFS END SEASON WITH 8-3 WIN OVER STORM

AAA Midget Buffs’ scoring opportunity against the Ernie’s Sports GP Storm Sunday at the Acadia Recreation Centre

The Calgary Midget AAA Buffaloes wrapped up their 2009-2010 regular season play on Sunday afternoon as they welcomed the Grand Prairie Storm to town. The Buffs were looking to gain momentum and a first round bye in round 1 of the AMHL playoffs. The game didn’t start well for the Buffs as they surrendered the first goal of the game. However before the period ended the Buffs took the lead 2-1. Continue Reading

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VIDEO: BUFFS FALL TO REBELS 5-2

VIDEO: BUFFS FALL TO REBELS 5-2

By Josh Humphries, student-reporter

The Calgary Buffaloes had a rough time Wednesday night with the Red Deer Rebels at the Acadia Recreation Centre.  The Buffs came out looking to play a solid game and gain some momentum heading into the AMHL playoffs. Continue Reading

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