In a battle of Flames orange and desert camo, heroes from two walks of life faced off during one of Canada's favourite pastimes on Jan.26, 2012, giving those in attendance a show well worth the $30 cost of admission.
Players come and go. Championships are won and lost. And rivalries build and fade over time.
But in Ken Babey's 25 years of coaching SAIT men's hockey, no bigger change came when Mount Royal University decided that its teams were leaving the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, or ACAC.
The Notre Dame Invitational got underway Thursday, February 9, 2012, at Notre Dame high school for the sixth time since its inception in 2007. This year's edition features the toughest competition to date, with 10 top-ranked teams in attendance, stemming from six provinces across Canada.
Calgary hosted the 2012 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships on January 28 and 29 at the Olympic Oval.
The best from around the world competed at the event including Canadian superstars Christine Nesbitt and Denny Morrison.