Hockey New Brunswick will partner with minor hockey associations to deliver the FUNdamentals Demo Day during the regularly scheduled IP ice times. The events will be facilitated by HNB staff. Community leads may be asked for on ice assistance. MHA Initiation coaches will also be needed for on ice support. The program will be designed to accommodate 4 initiation teams at a time (35-50 players); association’s are encouraged to partner with neighbouring association’s to run two on-ice sessions accommodating between 70-100 players. All players participating in this event will receive a Hockey New Brunswick jersey.
The First Shift -2016-17
More than 144 the First Shift programs have been confirmed for the 2016-17 season in provinces right across the country, many of whom are already fully subscribed. The response from Canadian families is no surprise to program organizers.
Hockey New Brunswick will be hosting Fall Meetings in various locations around the province for Minor Hockey Associations. Association Presidents, VP’s and TD’s are encouraged to attend. To register for one of the evening meetings please click here
Kristen McKinley (Rothesay Netherwood School / Quispamsis, NB) has been selected to the Hockey Canada Female Under-18 team
August 14, 2016
CANADA SET TO FACE UNITED STATES IN PAIR OF THREE-GAME SERIES
Rosters announced for National Women’s Development Team and National Women’s Under-18 Team; 46 players to wear the new Team Canada jersey on the ice for the first time
CALGARY, Alta. – The 23 players selected to Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and National Women’s Under-18 Team will wear the new Team Canada jersey for the first time as compete in a pair of three-game series against the United States in Calgary at the Markin MacPhail Centre from Aug. 14-21.
The two teams – Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team – were selected following selection camps at the Hockey Canada National Teams’ Summer Showcase.
For immediate release: August 12, 2016
Fredericton, New Brunswick
72 coaches from across New Brunswick will gather in Fredericton this weekend for the first HNB Coaches Seminar. Coaches from all divisions and levels will hear a variety of presentations on skill development, creating team culture, goaltending, practice preparations, and much more.
The weekend will also include an on ice skills session with Corey McNabb, Director of Hockey Development Programs for Hockey Canada.
“The response to this event was outstanding” says HNB Coordinator of Technical Programs, Nick Boudreau. “It’s great to see so many coaches willing to learn and help make hockey better in New Brunswick.”
Boudreau thinks all coaches will be able to take something away from the two-day event. “We have a very full schedule with a variety of presentations and speakers. There will be something for everybody at this event.”
Rosters Announced for Hockey New Brunswick High Performance Summer Camps
Fredericton, NB – July 29, 2016 – One hundred and eighty one male and female hockey players, in four divisions have been invited to participate in the Hockey New Brunswick Development Festival beginning August 1st. The camps will run over three weeks in Fredericton, on the University of New Brunswick campus.
July 20, 2016
85 PLAYERS INVITED TO CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT TEAM AND CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S UNDER-18 TEAM SELECTION CAMPS
42 development team and 43 under-18 hopefuls to attend camp in Calgary
CALGARY, Alta. – Eighty-five of the top women’s players in the country have been invited to attend Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team selection camps from Aug. 5-21 in Calgary.
For Immediate Release: July 8th, 2016
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Hockey New Brunswick lands an NHL Coach for HNB Coaches Seminar
Hockey New Brunswick has confirmed Andrew Brewer as presenters at the HNB Coaches Seminar.
Andrew Brewer: Began his coaching career with the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. He honed his skills as a video coach in the CIS before taking a job at Hockey Canada with the National Program. Andrew was part of the 2014 Canadian Olympic team that won gold in Sochi. Andrew is now an assistant coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Canada’s National Junior Team camp heads east to Toronto and Plymouth, Mich.
CALGARY, Alta. – The top 196 players in Canada have been invited to attend the men’s camps as part of the National Teams’ Summer Showcase from July 26-Aug. 6.
In its second summer, the National Teams’ Summer Showcase will bring together Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp (44 players) and Canada’s national under-17 development camp (111 players) in Calgary, at the Markin MacPhail Centre from July 26-Aug. 2. Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp (41 players) will be hosted in Toronto July 30-Aug 2, and will feature a four-game series against the U.S., Sweden, and Finland from Aug. 3-6 in Plymouth, Mich.
For immediate release: June 13, 2016
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Hockey New Brunswick will be hosting a Coaches Seminar on August 12th and 13th at the University of New Brunswick. The Seminar will be run in conjunction with the Male U15 Hockey Development Festival. The HNB Coaches Seminar is intended to provide minor hockey coaches with resources, personal development, and networking opportunities. The two-day seminar will take place at the Wu Conference Center on the UNB Fredericton campus.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2016
FREDERICTON – Hockey New Brunswick held its 48th AGM this past weekend at the Edmundston Sheraton.
A number of awards were presented throughout the evening including the following:
May 31, 2016
THIRTY-FOUR GOALTENDERS INVITED TO 11TH ANNUAL PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE GOALTENDING CAMP
CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada’s national men’s team program has its sights set on next season, extending invitations to 34 goaltenders to its annual Program of Excellence Goaltending Camp – taking place June 9-12 at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary.
The camp brings together some of best netminding talent in the nation with top Canadian instructors from across North America, and kicks off the evaluation period for summer development and selection camps at the under-17, under-18, and under-20 levels.
May 30, 2016
CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S PROGRAM IDENTIFIES GOALTENDERS FOR ANNUAL CAMP
Seven new faces among list of invitees
CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Women’s Program has invited the nation’s top goaltenders to its annual goaltending camp as part of the evaluation process for identifying the players who will be invited to the future National Women’s Team Programs.
This year’s goaltending camp runs June 2-5 at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, and features: eight netminders in the under-18 group – three of which took part last year; five goaltenders in the development group; and four international medallists with the national team group.