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Ask a Coach: BCHL Coquitlam Express Head Coach Jason Fortier: Dealing with Change and Believing in the Process

Accepting a head coaching job in early December isn’t easy, particularly when you have to move from one side of the country to the other. That’s exactly what Jason Fortier did.

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    Hockey is in a state of constant evolution. From technological advancements to the shifting focus onto specific areas of the game, players, coaches and trainers alike have been finding new ways to adapt to the ever-changing environment, both on and off the ic

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    Every week without fail, somebody will send over an email or message asking how much weight they should lift for a given exercise. Of course, an infinite amount of context comes into consideration such as their goals, their current strength level, what exercise it is, are they in-season or off-season, etc. 

  • Penticton’s Meadow Arcand-Squakin Grindstone Awards Join The Movement To Grow Female Game

    Play hard, have fun, love hockey.” One of the Grindstone award recipients, Isabelle Fortin said it best. She is one of 10 young female hockey players across the country who will get to continue her journey on the ice thanks to funding from the Grindstone Award Foundation.

  • A Cross-Canada Look At New Cross-Ice Mandate

    For a young hockey player, 200-foot rinks are massive and playing can be daunting. It’s unnecessary for those learning the game. Following the lead of other countries in order improve skill in players, Hockey Canada mandated cross-ice hockey will now be played across the nation for kids under seven years old this season.

  • Search Begins For 2018 HockeyNow Minor Hockey Players Of The Year

    And we’re off! A new season means a fresh batch of candidates for our annual Minor Hockey Player of the Year Award. Since 2000, the award has been honouring players in their CHL draft year who are at the top of their game and exemplify a strong commitment to sportsmanship, leadership, and school and community participation.

  • Okanagan Hockey Academy From The Press Box: Full Season

    Things are ramping up, both on the ice and for us at HockeyNow. We have so many special things coming up soon and we can’t wait to share them with you. We’ve just released our lists of nominees for our third annual Fans’ Choice Awards. 



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