Hockey Canada

Prince Albert keeps rights to Esso Cup; city to host 2021 event

May 27, 2020 | 12:20pm

The Esso Cup will be presented in Prince Albert after all. The 2020 national under-18 female hockey championship was to have been played in the city in April, but was cancelled due to COVID-19. On Wednesday, Hockey Canada announced the 2021 event will go at the Art Hauser Centre with the 2022 event going to […]

Hockey Canada halts all sanctioned activities ‘until further notice’ due to virus concern

Mar 12, 2020 | 7:59pm

Hockey Canada announced late Thursday that it’s cancelling all activities sanctioned, including national championships, by the sport’s governing body beginning Friday. “Without question, this is an unprecedented period of difficulty for the sports world,” Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney and president/COO Scott Smith said in a joint statement. “The health and safety of all participants […]

Coronavirus forces cancellation of 2020 World Women’s Hockey Championship

Mar 7, 2020 | 3:21pm

A women’s world hockey championship has been wiped out by disease for a second time, with host Canada the loser of this year’s tournament. The International ice Hockey Federation cancelled the tournament scheduled for March 31 to April 10 in Halifax and Truro, N.S., because of concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus. “It […]

Estevan to host Canadian “Junior A” hockey championship in 2022

Dec 12, 2019 | 2:48pm

The Centennial Cup will be handed out at Affinity Place in May of 2022. On Thursday morning, the city of Estevan announced they will be the host city for the event, hosted by Tim Hortons. The host Bruins will join four other teams looking to hoist the trophy in what will be the 52nd edition […]