The Calgary Journal
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P1010118Hockey Calgary motions to make game safer for kids

On March 29, Hockey Calgary announced that board of executives had put forward a motion to remove body checking from peewee level hockey, therefore delaying it until bantam level play.

Henn OvertimeReschedulingCalgary Minor Hockey rescheduling overtime indicative of ice situation

The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup in 1996 in triple overtime. The Dallas Stars did the same in 1999. More recently, Patrick Kane won the Stanley cup in overtime for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.

TightTurnNew accessible boards at Canada Olympic Park one feature helping teams play

Sixteen-year-old Harrison Orpe said he has always wanted to play hockey.

But the teen has been wheelchair bound since birth, and he was on the sidelines watching his twin brother, Mitchell, play.

"I found sledge hockey when I was about seven years old — and I fell in love with it," Harrison said.

Tournament to introduce junior derby in Calgary

derbyRoller derby is still a fresh sport in Alberta, but the derby fever is spreading across the province and more leagues are forming each year.