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Female Hockey Day hosted online – January 30 & 31 !

By trailswesthockey | January 15, 2021

On January 30 & 31, Hockey Alberta will be hosting their 2021 Female Hockey Day Celebrations online! Hockey Alberta has been hosting Female Hockey Day since 2017 in different communities across Alberta and this year the virtual format will allow players and parents from across the province to come together and celebrate female hockey in…

Kruger Big Assist – Nominations close January 31st

By trailswesthockey | January 6, 2021

Kruger Products have developed a new initiative, the ‘Kruger Big Assist’, to help hockey families during what has been a challenging year for many across the country.  The Big Assist will donate over $150,000 by awarding $10,000 to 15 different Canadian minor hockey associations to help offset playing costs for families in need of financial assistance. HOW TO PARTICIPATE:…

Hockey Alberta is looking for teams that are giving back this holiday season

By trailswesthockey | December 18, 2020

From Hockey Alberta: They may look a little different this year, but as we’ve done in past years, we are once again collecting ‘holiday stories’ from organizations and teams across Alberta about how they are giving back to the community this holiday season. If you have any stories to pass along, please fill out the…

FCA is offering discounted rate on ice…to Dec 12

By trailswesthockey | December 7, 2020

**AMENDED Dec 8, due to new Government of Alberta restrictions in effect December 13 at which time Flames Community Arenas will be CLOSED** Flames Community Arenas have expanded the hours they will make the facility available for ice rentals up to December 12th to include: Monday to Friday – 7:00am to 8:00pm Saturday and Sunday…

Veterans Association Food Bank at FCA Nov 5-15

By trailswesthockey | November 5, 2020

Remembrance Day is a day for all Canadians to remember the men and women who served and sacrificed for our country. It is a day we encourage every individual, young and old, to pause, to give thanks and to remember. There are Canadian veterans living in poverty and lacking the basic necessities in food, clothing…

Hockey Calgary’s First Shift Returns!

By trailswesthockey | November 5, 2020

No Equipment? No Experience? No Problem. For children between the ages of 6 – 10, the NHL/NHLPA First Shift could be the hockey program for you! To learn more, visit #FirstShiftHockey

Hockey Calgary – Return to Play Updated October 29, 2020

By trailswesthockey | October 29, 2020

Hockey Calgary has released an updated Return to Play Document dated October 29, 2020.  Click on the below link to review it:     

Hockey Alberta – AGM November 21 via Zoom

By trailswesthockey | October 28, 2020

Hockey Alberta is hosting it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 21. The meeting will be held virtually, using Zoom, starting at 1:oo PM (MST). Inquiries can be sent to or call (403)342-6777. Information Bulletin 20-05, Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors Nominations Update

Know a volunteer who has gone above & beyond? Nominate them for Hockey Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month!

By trailswesthockey | October 28, 2020

Volunteers are an integral part of minor hockey in Calgary, they wear many hats and enhance our game in many ways!  It might be the person who maintains the outdoor rink or the friendly server at the concession.  It also might be that Team Manager or Coach who went above and beyond to ensure the…

Message from Hockey Calgary – Dressing Room Incident

By trailswesthockey | October 27, 2020

Date: October 26, 2020 To: Hockey Calgary Membership From: Kevin Kobelka – Executive Director, Hockey Calgary On Friday October 23, Hockey Calgary received communication and video regarding a dressing room incident that occurred this past week within one of our Associations. This video was disturbing and the actions of this group of individuals is not…