Having a Place in Ottawa’s Hockey History
Feb28

Having a Place in Ottawa’s Hockey History

On the eve of the NHL All-Star festivities in the nation’s capital, the city of Ottawa and the Sens Foundation officially unveiled their “Rink of Dreams” – a refrigerated outdoor skating rink that is located next to Ottawa City Hall. As Mayor Jim Watson and the city councillors welcomed the skaters onto the ice, several guests of honour were in attendance. Ottawa Senators General Manager Bryan Murray and Head Coach Paul MacLean...

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Celebrating a Great Moment in Hockey History: The 30th Anniversary of #99’s 77th Goal
Feb23

Celebrating a Great Moment in Hockey History: The 30th Anniversary of #99’s 77th Goal

Whether watching a game at home or live at the arena, nothing brings hockey fans out of their seats faster than a goal. With stars like Steve Stamkos, Corey Perry and Phil Kessel finding the back of the net on a regular basis in today’s NHL, we wait and hope that one or all of them will reach the 50-goal milestone in the race for the Rocket Richard Trophy as the league’s top goal scorer. While a 50-goal season has become common in...

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Peter Ing – Canadian Tire NHL Junior Skills and NHL All-Star Fan-Fair Andrew Rodger – NHLA Writer
Feb11

Peter Ing – Canadian Tire NHL Junior Skills and NHL All-Star Fan-Fair Andrew Rodger – NHLA Writer

After stops in 15 cities during their cross Canada tour, Peter Ing and the Canadian Tire NHL Junior Skills competition returned to Ottawa during the recent All-Star festivities to crown their champions. The journey to find some of Canada’s best young hockey players began in Vancouver on October 7th and ended on December 15th in St. John’s, Newfoundland, with stops everywhere in between. Testing their skills in shooting accuracy,...

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NHL Celebrates their Stars in Ottawa
Feb01

NHL Celebrates their Stars in Ottawa

The city of Ottawa welcomed hockey players and hockey fans from around the world this past weekend and whether you were there in person or watched the events on television, the league’s stars put on quite a show! There was however, plenty of discussion amongst the fans and the media covering the All-Star festivities about two stars that were not in attendance. Sidney Crosby continues to recover from an injury that has kept him out of...

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