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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 19:16

Burrows Cup Dates Announced

The 2018 Official Calendar for the Coupe Burrows Cup have been announced

 

- 7 Burrows
- 6 Classics
- 1 Cup

Seven events you can’t miss…..

#Quebec #Trois-Rivières #Granby #Tremblant #Victoriaville #Lévis

 

#Coupe Burrows #Trois-Rivières

 

Book your dates for the best 3v3 dek hockey of the year!

 

Monday, 04 December 2017 21:46

Who is the Best Teams in North America

The 2018 CanAm Ball Hockey Championships will be hosted at Century Garden’s in Brampton.  The Championship begins Wednesday, August 8 (based on 16 teams).      

The entry fee for the cash tournament is $2000 with a guaranteed 4 games and based a 16 team format 12 will advance to the BIG 12 round followed by the ELTE EIGHT (Quarters), FINAL FOUR (Semis) and CANAM Championship games.   

The schedule of games will be posted by June 1, but anticipate to play one game Wednesday evening, two games Thursday or Friday and BIG 12 elimination games begin on Saturday morning.

The event is open to the first 12 Canadian (4 Ontario, 4 Quebec and 4 rest of Canada) and 4 USA teams for both Men and Women.   If after the deadline we need to change the number of teams permitted to enter from a region we will do so, but only after December 1.   The registration form can be found on the tournament site. Return the form via email to this email address  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to reserve your teams spot.  

The prize pool will be as follows based on the number of teams entered:

 

16 team format 

1st - $15000

2nd - $ 4000

3rd - $ 1000

 

Please complete the registration form attached before March 15, 2018 to reserve your teams spot which MUST include a tentative roster and entry fee must be paid in full by March 31, 2018.

For more information, please contact the National Ball Hockey Association of Canada at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit http://www.weareballhockey.com/leagues/99-2018-bauer-canam-ball-hockey-championship.html for all the tournament information, roster eligibility and updates.  The host hotel information will be released on February 1, 2018 to the competing teams.

 

 

Monday, 20 November 2017 21:58

WBHF CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MOSCOW-DMITROV

The 2017 WBHF Annual Congress in June (LOVOSICE) assigned the World Men’s and Women’s Championships to Russia and event is set up for 16-team format which will take place June 12-17, 2018 in Moscow-Dmitrov. 

The city of 67,000 inhabitants in the Moscow Region is about 80 kilometres north from downtown Moscow and 54 kilometres away from Moscow’s busiest airport Sheremetyevo.

Dmitrov is one of the centres of women’s hockey in the country. The local club Tornado Moscow Region won four European Women’s Champions Cups and nine national championships. Earlier this year it won its third consecutive title.

The Sport Complex Dmitrov opened in 2003 and includes a 2,500-seat ice rink, a second community rink, a complex for figure skating and curling, an Olympic swimming pool and other sporting facilities.

The arena has hosted European Women’s Champions Cup events and Four Nations tournaments before as well as the 2011 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division where Russia earned promotion back to the top division. The U18 women’s national team has stayed there ever since and won bronze medals in 2015 and 2017.

For information or to register  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

#wbhf2018moscow

 

Thursday, 19 October 2017 00:00

Team Canada Support Staff

Our goal is to build a program that is recognized as the best in world.  We have a reputation for excellence in our sport coupled with a strong sense of community, which fosters growth.  We will prepare and assemble a Team of Ball Hockey Players from Canada to compete for Gold Medal at the World Championships.

The goal is to field teams that set extra-ordinary standards for competitiveness, sportsmanship and team continuity.  To create a “life experience” for members of Team Canada.  

Athletic activities are an important part of our youth’s life experiences and this is reflected in our achievement in inter-provincial competition.   We are seeking an outstanding individuals including, General Manager, Head Coach, Team Doctor, Therapist and Equipment Manager to be a part of our Team Canada program for each of our Men’s and Women’s teams.

The National Ball Hockey Association of Canada strives for excellence - in the quality of its players and community leaders and in the long tradition of athletic achievement.  We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for the following contracts in preparation for the 2018 World Men’s and Women’s Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Team Doctor – Deadline – November 17, 2017

-     Collect and review medical history and consent form for players
-     Provide coach with health status of players before & during the event
-     Procure medical supplies

Therapist – Deadline – November 17, 2017

-     Work with coach and doctor during the tournament
-     Procure therapy supplies
-     Deal with player needs during the event

Equipment Manager – Deadline – November 17, 2017

-     Procure team supplies
-     Manage team uniforms and equipment before, during, and after games
-     Provide water and tend to player equipment needs during the mini-camp and WC

-          All resumes must be submitted via e-mail no later than the specified deadline

to the attention of Stephen Dockerty

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Our story continues in 2018 be a Part of History and Our Family

 

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 21:38

Team Canada Coaches

Our goal is to build a program that is recognized as the best in world.  We have a reputation for excellence in our sport coupled with a strong sense of community, which fosters growth.  We will prepare and assemble a Team of Ball Hockey Players from Canada to compete for Gold Medal at the World Championships.

The goal is to field teams that set extra-ordinary standards for competitiveness, sportsmanship and team continuity.  To create a “life experience” for members of Team Canada.  

Athletic activities are an important part of our youth’s life experiences and this is reflected in our achievement in inter-provincial competition.   We are seeking an outstanding individuals including, General Manager, Head Coach, Team Doctor, Therapist and Equipment Manager to be a part of our Team Canada program for each of our Men’s and Women’s teams.

The National Ball Hockey Association of Canada strives for excellence - in the quality of its players and community leaders and in the long tradition of athletic achievement.  We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for the following contracts in preparation for the 2018 World Men’s and Women’s Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Head Coach – Deadline – November 10, 2017

-          Provide Leadership in action and word to all team and staff members

-          To create a strong team based culture with inclusion of all Team staff including

o   Assistant Coach, Team Mentors, Team Doctor, Team Therapist, Equipment Trainer.

One of the objectives of the TC program is to create an environment of mentorship and training for all staff members, particularly the team mentors

-          Responsible for the coaching staff and related officials during all games

o   Responsible for clearly defining roles of the Assistants pre tournament and providing meaningful roles to assistants

o   Work towards positive inclusion (not necessarily floor time) of all team members

-          Responsible for the development of practices, game strategy and execution 

-          Working in conjunction with the GM’s in the selection of TC players.

-          To assist in the mentoring of the assistant coach and the team mentors in international competition.

-          To assist with team during off floor times / dates

Active participation in the High Performance program

Assistant Coach – to be appointed in consultation with the High Performance Director    

 

-          To report to the Head Coach

-          To assist the head coach with the development of practices, game strategy and execution 

-          Provide Leadership in action and word to all team and staff members

-          To assist with team during off floor times / dates

-          Active participation in the High Performance program

-          All resumes must be submitted via e-mail no later than the specified deadline

to the attention of Stephen Dockerty

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Our story continues in 2018 be a Part of History and Our Family

 

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 21:32

Team Canada General Managers

Our goal is to build a program that is recognized as the best in world.  We have a reputation for excellence in our sport coupled with a strong sense of community, which fosters growth.  We will prepare and assemble a Team of Ball Hockey Players from Canada to compete for Gold Medal at the World Championships.

The goal is to field teams that set extra-ordinary standards for competitiveness, sportsmanship and team continuity.  To create a “life experience” for members of Team Canada.  

Athletic activities are an important part of our youth’s life experiences and this is reflected in our achievement in inter-provincial competition.   We are seeking an outstanding individuals including, General Manager, Head Coach, Team Doctor, Therapist and Equipment Manager to be a part of our Team Canada program for each of our Men’s and Women’s teams.

The National Ball Hockey Association of Canada strives for excellence - in the quality of its players and community leaders and in the long tradition of athletic achievement.  We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for the following contracts in preparation for the 2018 World Men’s and Women’s Championships in Moscow, Russia.

General Manager – Deadline – November 3, 2017

-          Selection of Coaching Staff, including Head Coach, Assistant Coach (1), 

-          Selection of Team Mentors

-          Selection of support staff including, Team Doctor, Team Therapist, Team Trainer

-          Coordinate scouting process and work in conjunction with coaching staff the qualification and selection of TC

-          Planning and coordination of the WC’s

o   Administration of Logistics involved in the WC

o   Team Building program and monitoring of same during WC

o   Support role during the WC

-          Working with all team officials to ensure positive tournament results and provide leadership in action and word

-          To provide the necessary environment for the coaching staff to establish the right culture for success

Active participation in the High Performance program

All resumes must be submitted via e-mail no later than the specified deadline

to the attention of Stephen Dockerty

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Our story continues in 2018 be a Part of History and Our Family

 

Friday, 01 September 2017 09:49

2018 CanAm Junior Ball Hockey Championships

The 2018 CanAm Junior Ball Hockey Championships will be hosted the weekend of July 27-29, 2018 in Brampton, Ontario and will be offering the following divisions:

 

U15 - 2003 & 2004

U17 - 2001 & 2002

U19 - 1999 & 2000

Girls U19 - 1999, 2000 & 2001

 

If your team/league is interested, please reply with the following:

 

Team/League Name:

Contact:

Division:

Email:

 

Below is a link for all the tournament information

 

http://www.weareballhockey.com/leagues/98-2018-bauer-canam-junior-championships.html

 

Entry Fee: $900.00

Every team will be guaranteed 4 games

Every player and coach will receive a commemorative tournament t-shirt 

Two 18 minute stop time periods.

 

To Reserve A Spot: December 1, 2017

Registration/Payment Deadline: May 31, 2018 

 

The schedule of games will be posted by June 15, but anticipate to play two games Friday, two games Saturday and the elimination round will commence Sunday morning.  

 

Tournament Format

Friday morning – Game #1

Friday afternoon – Game #2

Saturday morning – Game #3

Saturday afternoon – Game #4 

Sunday morning (AA or A Semi Final) 

Sunday afternoon – Championship (AA & A Games)

 

The teams are permitted to register a maximum of any 22 players (2 goalies and 20 runners)

 

Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:44

Quebec 3v3 Provincial Dekhockey Championship

The Association Dekhockey du Quebec is pleased to announce that the 2017 3v3 Provincial Dekhockey Championship which is being hosted the weekend of August 19-20 at the Dekhockey Trois-Rivieres.

 

The Championships will have over 100 teams participating at various divisions, Men’s B-C-D-E-F-G-H and Women’s F3-F4-F5-F6.  Teams will be represented from the following centre’s, Dekhockey de la Capitale, Dekhockey Levis, Dekhockey St. Georges, CHBG, CHBS, Dekhockey Portnuef, Dek Drummond, Dekhockey Victoriaville, TopDek Gatineau and Dekhockey Trois-Rivieres

 

To follow Men`s B, C, E, H, I and Women's F4, F6 divisions, click here

 

To follow Men`s D, F, G and Women`s F3, F5 divisions, click here

 

For all the Championship information, updates, schedules, scores, standings, please visit http://associationdekhockeyquebec.com/reglements-2017-35-fr.php

 

TROIS-RIVIÈRES DEKHOCKEY CENTER

 

245 Rue de Grandmont, Trois-Rivières, Quebec

 

Come on out to support the teams as the Provincial Champions are Crowned and good luck to all the teams!

 

The National Ball Hockey Association of Canada (NBHAC) High Performance Director, Stephen Dockerty is pleased to announce the appointment of the following General Manager’s for 2018.

The Junior Team Canada (JTC) program will be led by four General Managers.  The U16 returns one of the most decorated players and coaches in the sports history, Nelson Lajeunesse and we welcomes Stephen Dockerty as the Girls U20 Manager.

The program also returns the two individuals who have been with the international program for many years always returning with gold for the U18, Scott Jacobi and U20, Mauro Cugini.     

Dockerty commented, “I am thrilled with the opportunity we have in the NBHAC.  Our first goal is to put together the best staff possible and in this regard believe that we have the opportunity to effectively merge the best and brightest within the sport.  I am truly impressed by the enthusiasm with the NBHAC.  

He continued, ‘during my discussions it was very clear that they are committed to operating a professional organization and continuing on the path of building a winner.  To have a plan and to put all those aspects in place to work towards the goal is very important and along with the management of the program look forward to begin scouting and recruiting for the opportunity to wear the RED & WHITE and coming to know the group of talented players in Canada.”

The 2018 World Junior Ball Hockey Championships will be hosted in Europe the week of June 25 to July 1 with the host city announcement on September 15.

 

#BeTheStandard

#WeAreTeamCanada

 

Friday, 11 August 2017 21:43

Top 25 Men`s Teams in North America

The top 25 teams heading into the 2017/18 campaign and producing excellence in the sport of ball hockey.  The North American Ball Hockey rankings for 5 on 5 indoor version of the sport via reports from the scouting staff and without further ado……

The Top 25 North American Ball Hockey rankings (based on club teams and not all star team/pick ups for events):

2017/18 Rankings

 

  1) Montreal Red Lite

• Best Players – Yannick Labonte, Carl Ghilarducci, Kevin Kuczmarski
• X-Factor – Danick Martel – plays much bigger than his slight frame and is gifted offensively   

 

  2) Metro Orangemen

• Best Players – Chris Creador, Chris Cerqueira, Ricardo Pires
• X-Factor – Paul Zarnett – the team plays defense first and where else does that start, but in the net and among the best is this tendy

    

  3) Pittsburgh Gods 

• Best Players – Steve Gregory, Rick Zimmick, Jon Rethage
• X-Factor –the sum of their parts is much greater than the individual accomplishments and this is their strength, but also biggest weakness as the shortage of the ‘go to guy’ in big games is the teams greatest need

 

  4) Chamber of Montreal

• Best Players – Steve Proulx, Mytia Moisseron, Phil Di Giacomo, Mattieu Ferron
• X-Factor – Proulx, Di Giacomo and Ferron seem to be the next stars coming from the Belle Province

 

  5) Brampton Express

• Best Players – Shawn Hannon, JK Gill, Anthony Loveless             
• X-Factor – Matt Tremblett – Mr. Everything for this team as they continue to find themselves in transition and attempting to find balance between veterans and youngsters 

 

  6) Boston Saints

• Best Players – Luke Jones, Ricky Masterprieto, Matt Gilchrest
• X-Factor – Sean Ferguson – he is a legit first line center with size, experience, and knowledge and has competed at the international level where he was a strong supporter to the team

 

  7) Dek Hockey Boucherville

• Best Players – Olivier Levasseur, Alexandre Richer, Jesse Arbour-Roch, Steven Arbour-Roch
• X-Factor – Levasseur is the best defenceman outside of Quebec that isn’t known yet! but can flat out play 

 

  8) Quebec Sports Elite

• Best Players – Kevin Gauthier, Kevin Lamothe, Cedric Jean, Anthony Nellis
• X-Factor – the team comes from a 3 on 3 version of the sport so how quickly they adapt to the 5 on 5 game is key and impressed at the US Nationals 

 

  9) Edmonton Savages

• Best Players – Tony Brar, Scott Holben 
• X-Factor – this team needs to find that extra gear as they seem to have dominated the province of Alberta and need to find the next gear to compete against the best teams  
  

 

10) Newfoundland Blackhorse

• Best Players – Scott Bray, Marcus Power, Patrick O’Keefe
• X-Factor – the torch has been passed to the youngsters and now it is up to them to maintain the spirit of the Black Horse  

 

11) St. Catherines War Pigs

• Best Players – Eric Tardif, Munavar Hamdami, Brian Szolga   
• X-Factor – Bram Leggat – underrated netminder that has a tremendous amount of pressure on him as he must keep the opposition under two goals against every game in order to grab wins

 

12) Leominster Americans 

• Best Players – Korey Wilson, Matt Caron, Jorden Senacal
• X-Factor – the biggest challenge for this group of youngsters is showing up for every game  

   

13) Vancouver Falcons

• Best Players – Marcel Lafortune, Dylan Churchwell, Chris Sirovyak 
• X-Factor – Smitter Kaila – multi talented and all purpose player who while playing at the top level is teaching the next core of young players

 

14) North York Hitmen 

• Best Players – Jonathan Puliccichio, Victor Azevedo
• X-Factor – Victor Azevedo – he is a shut down defenceman with offensive flair and with his size/speed and can alter the tempo of the game as he glides effortlessly around the floor

 

15) Granby Pile Ou Face

• Best Players – Jason Larochelle, Olivier Davignon, Keven Rousseau, Charles Monette
• X-Factor – Raising their game in the big games

 

16) Penn Hill Arsenal

• Best Players – Bill Sullivan, Matt Kiesel, Mark Kiesel
• X-Factor – Goaltending is where the team seems to fall just short and they need their goalies to come up big as the forwards and defence to be there in the big games

 

17) Team Manitoba

• Best Players – Remi Laurencelle, Kalan Kastas, Dylan Kelly 
• X-Factor – Dustin Kelly – the go to guy for the ‘Big M’, he can play in all facets and is relied upon to lead the team offensively which proves difficult when others can’t match his skill set

 

18) Leominster Rams

• Best Players – Bobby Housser, Doug Croteau, Mike Colcord
• X-Factor – Housser is loaded with skill and speed making him a dangerous and valuable player on this long time powerhouse

  

19) Montreal Powerball

• Best Players – Jonathan Gagne, Marc-Andre Trudeau, Olivier Gremier, Pierre-Olivier Girouard
• X-Factor – Coming together versus the best teams proves to be their obstacle with a team loaded with talent

  

20) Belleville Msagro              

• Best Players – Evan Greer, Liam Hayes, Pat Millington
• X-Factor – try to find that chemistry to match the individual talent from a group that is built from players throughout their league program against teams that play together all year long 

 

21) Quebec DDLC

• Best Players – Guillaume Nadeau, Antoine Fortin, Gabriel Parent, Steve McKinnon
• X-Factor – stepping up and matching the top teams offence

  

22) Penetanguishene Blazers 

• Best Players – Matthew Paul, Jacob Robitaille, Brian Valentine 
• X-Factor – try to find the right mix of players from a small league to raise their game and play on the big stage against the best

  

23) Granby Dek Hockey

• Best Players – Samuel Lauzon, Jason Tracey, Jonathan Delorme, Samuel Deslande
• X-Factor – goaltending and defence is essential for the team to move up into the top 20

  

24) Niagara Rebels

• Best Players – Daniel Setacci, Joe Barbas, Mike Barbas, Jesse Barbas 
• X-Factor –taking one step forward and two steps back is what this group must fight against and continue to build the chemistry they seem to have lost the last few years  

  

25) Saint John Most Wanted

• Best Players – Riley Craft, Matt Morehouse
• X-Factor –the torch has been passed to the youngsters to carry on the Most Wanted tradition 

 

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