CANADIANS FROM COAST TO COAST TO COAST PREPARE TO CELEBRATE WORLD GIRLS HOCKEY WEEKEND

    More than 23,000 Canadians will participate in over 320 registered events in celebration of the female game.

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    World Girls Hockey Weekend

    Canadians will be out in force for the sixth edition of the internationally celebrated World Girls Hockey Weekend, Oct. 5-7, 2018.

     

    More than 320 events – from classroom lessons on the history of Canadian women in the game, to outdoor ball hockey games, indoor off-ice sessions, to on-ice try-hockey clinics, skills sessions, and actual games – have been registered with Hockey Canada from communities right across the country. In all, more than 23,000 Canadians will be part of the celebration.

     

    Some of the events taking place include:

     

    Alberta – Oct. 6

    Street hockey game – Banded Peaks in Mountain View, Okotoks

     

    British Columbia – Oct. 6

    Esso Fun Day – Killarney Community Centre, Vancouver

    On-ice skills session, pizza lunch, and guest speakers – Memorial Arena, Penticton

     

    Manitoba – Oct. 6

    Off-ice skill sessions and ball hockey jamboree – Southdale Community Centre, Winnipeg

     

    Newfoundland and Labrador – Oct. 6

    On-ice skills competition and game – Bay Arena, Bay Roberts

     

    Nova Scotia – Oct. 6

    Skills sessions, game, and BBQ – Lunenburg Arena, Lunenburg

    Skills sessions and on-ice development – Rath Eastlink Community Centre, Truro

     

    Nunavut – Oct. 6

    Floorball – Inukshuk High School gymnasium, Iqaluit

     

    Ontario – Oct. 6

    Mother-daughter game – Nepean Sportsplex Arena 2, Nepean

    Girls Hockey Day in Hamilton with the Hamilton Bulldogs – First Ontario Centre, Hamilton

     

    Quebec – Oct. 6

    Skills surge featuring players from the Montreal Canadiennes of the CWHL – Centre Multisports Châteauguay

    Drills and skills and BBQ – Deschenes Community Centre, Gatineau

     

    Saskatchewan – Oct. 6

    Female coaching and various events with University of Regina women’s hockey team – Co-operators Arena, Regina

     

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