Lethbridge to host 2020 Alberta Summer Games
Article from Alberta Sport Connection: Lethbridge to host 2020 Alberta Summer Games.
The City of Lethbridge has been named host to the 2020 Alberta Summer Games
The Games provide an opportunity for Albertans 11 to 17 years old to compete in a province-wide summer sports competition. More than 3,000 participants, their families and spectators are expected to attend the Games. Athletes will participate in a wide variety of sports including athletics, cycling, baseball, swimming, triathlon, rugby, basketball, soccer, canoe/kayak and beach volleyball.
“Congratulations to the City of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Sport Council on their successful bid to host the 2020 Alberta Summer Games. Through Budget 2018 we are investing in the next generation of Albertans and helping communities build a strong foundation for the future. The Alberta Summer Games are an important part of that foundation and make life better for Albertans.” - Rachel Notley, Premier
The government will provide $420,000 to support the Games through Alberta Sport Connection, which includes a cultural grant of $70,000.
“The Alberta Games are an important part of Alberta’s culture, inspiring our young amateur athletes while bringing communities together. Congratulations to the City of Lethbridge and all those who worked together on the successful bid to host these Games. I am confident the volunteers, sponsors and supporters will do an amazing job in 2020.” - Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism
The Games are coordinated by the Alberta Sport Connection in partnership with the host community. Participants earn the right to compete by qualifying through zone playoffs for each sport which are held across the province.
“Lethbridge has a long history of hosting successful sport events and multi-sport Games. The city is known for quality, well-organized events and friendly volunteers, and we are looking forward to working with them in staging these Games and welcoming young athletes from across our province.” - Kelly Blackshaw, Vice Chair, Alberta Sport Connection
“Having just witnessed the excitement of our local athletes as they headed off to the Winter Games in Wood Buffalo, Lethbridge is thrilled to have the opportunity to provide that same experience for thousands of Alberta Summer Games athletes in 2020. I am certain our amazing volunteers combined with our high-quality sports facilities will create a Games experience to remember.” - Chris Spearman, Mayor, City of Lethbridge
The Games generate about $3 million for host communities.
Honoured Member Toby Boulet appointed Vice Principal
Article from Lethbridge School District No. 51: Toby Boulet appointed vice-principal at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is pleased to announce Toby Boulet has been appointed vice-principal at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, commencing the 2018-19 school year.
Boulet’s career as an educator and his leadership across a breadth of athletic leadership positions is characterized by passion - passion for serving youth, colleagues and his school and broader community. Possessing deep compassion and empathy, Boulet’s insight into the needs of youth and an understanding of their context is actualized through active support.
He has a reputation as a hard-working individual who walks the talk as a servant leader. Never asking for more than he is willing to do, he has the innate ability to mobilize staff and community to support students.
Keys to his success include in-depth knowledge regarding youth and sport, an organizational skill-set that is beyond compare, and a passion for life-long learning. For example, currently serving as an executive member of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association provides Boulet with the opportunity to distribute new knowledge within a provincial context with athletic directors throughout southern Alberta.
Boulet is never hesitant to take a risk and try something new if he believes it will benefit students. He is a “kid’s first” thinker who strongly believes we have the moral imperative in education to be role models of integrity, honesty and care.
“I am thrilled to be the new vice-principal at LCI responsible for athletics,” he said. “I respect and honour the many blessings that life has offered me in the past, however it is time to turn the page and embrace this exciting opportunity to work with and serve all the tremendously talented students, staff and school community at LCI.”
Boulet’s accomplishments and distinctions of merit in leadership across numerous organizations are too numerous to list. Of special note with respect to projects, Boulet was involved in Project House IV and was a member of the City of Lethbridge Football/Soccer/Track Stadium Project committee. He has organized over a dozen International Educational and Sport Tours and served youth in his role of Director with Alberta Sport Development Centre. He has coached a breadth of sports and teams, and was a U of L Pronghorn Hall of Fame Inductee as well as an Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductee.
Boulet brings a breadth of teaching and educational leadership experiences to the position. He is currently department chair, teacher and athletic director mentor at Winston Churchill High School, and has taught at Wilson and Allan Watson IOP High School. He served as assistant principal at Gilbert Paterson Middle School and Wilson Middle School.
Boulet completed his Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Lethbridge, majoring in Physical Education, with minors in Physical Science and Social Studies. He earned a Master of Education degree (Leadership and Curriculum) from the University of Lethbridge.
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If you're wanting to follow your favourite athletes at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, visit https://olympic.ca/team-canada-pyeongchang-2018-schedule/?timezone=-7+hours
To keep things simple, listed below are the Albertan athletes & when they should be competing. Dates and times have been converted to Mountain Time.
Want to read up on these Albertans? https://olympic.ca/athletes/?search_query=&sport=&game=pyeongchang-2018&province=alberta
|Feb 07 05:05pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet B : CAN-NOR|
|Feb 08 04:05am||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet D : USA-CAN|
|Feb 08 04:35pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet C : CHN-CAN|
|Feb 08 05:30am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Normal Hill||Qualification Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 08 09:35pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet A : CAN-FIN|
|Feb 09 05:05pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet C : CAN-SUI|
|Feb 10 03:10am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 1||Edney, Samuel|
|Feb 10 03:10am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 1||Malyk, Mitchel|
|Feb 10 04:00am||Speed Skating||Women's 3000m||-||Tutt, Brianne|
|Feb 10 04:05am||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet A : RUS-CAN|
|Feb 10 04:15am||Biathlon||Women's 7.5km Sprint||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 10 04:55am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 2||Edney, Samuel|
|Feb 10 04:55am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 2||Malyk, Mitchel|
|Feb 10 05:05pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Round Robin||Sheet D : CAN-KOR|
|Feb 10 05:35am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Normal Hill||1st Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 10 06:30am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Normal Hill||Final Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 10 09:30pm||Snowboard||Women's Slopestyle||Qualification||Voigt, Brooke|
|Feb 10 11:15pm||Cross Country Skiing||Men's Skiathlon||-||Killick, Graeme|
|Feb 11 02:50am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 3||Edney, Samuel|
|Feb 11 02:50am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 3||Malyk, Mitchel|
|Feb 11 04:05am||Curling||Mixed Team||Tie-breaker for Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 11 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 10km Sprint||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 11 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 10km Sprint||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 11 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 10km Sprint||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 11 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 10km Sprint||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 11 04:55am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 4||Edney, Samuel|
|Feb 11 04:55am||Luge||Men's Single||Run 4||Malyk, Mitchel|
|Feb 11 05:05pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 11 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Group A||CAN - OAR|
|Feb 11 06:00pm||Snowboard||Women's Slopestyle||Final||Voigt, Brooke|
|Feb 11 12:00am||Speed Skating||Men's 5000m||-||Bloemen, Ted-Jan|
|Feb 12 03:10am||Biathlon||Women's 10km Pursuit||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 12 03:50am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 1||Apshkrum, Brooke|
|Feb 12 03:50am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 1||Gough, Alex|
|Feb 12 03:50am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 1||McRae, Kimberley|
|Feb 12 04:05am||Curling||Mixed Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 12 05:00am||Biathlon||Men's 12.5km Pursuit||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 12 05:00am||Biathlon||Men's 12.5km Pursuit||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 12 05:00am||Biathlon||Men's 12.5km Pursuit||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 12 05:00am||Biathlon||Men's 12.5km Pursuit||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 12 05:05pm||Curling||Mixed Team||Bronze medal match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 12 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 2||Apshkrum, Brooke|
|Feb 12 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 2||Gough, Alex|
|Feb 12 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 2||McRae, Kimberley|
|Feb 12 05:30am||Speed Skating||Women's 1500m||-||Tutt, Brianne|
|Feb 12 05:50am||Ski Jumping||Women's Individual - Normal Hill||1st Round||Henrich, Taylor|
|Feb 12 06:35am||Ski Jumping||Women's Individual - Normal Hill||Final Round||Henrich, Taylor|
|Feb 13 02:05am||Cross Country Skiing||Men's Sprint Classic Style||Qualification||Kennedy, Russell|
|Feb 13 03:30am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 3||Apshkrum, Brooke|
|Feb 13 03:30am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 3||Gough, Alex|
|Feb 13 03:30am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 3||McRae, Kimberley|
|Feb 13 04:05am||Curling||Mixed Team||Gold Medal Match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 13 04:25am||Cross Country Skiing||Men's Sprint Classic Style||Quarterfinal||Kennedy, Russell|
|Feb 13 05:05am||Cross Country Skiing||Men's Sprint Classic Style||Semifinal||Kennedy, Russell|
|Feb 13 05:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet B: CAN-ITA|
|Feb 13 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 4||Apshkrum, Brooke|
|Feb 13 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 4||Gough, Alex|
|Feb 13 05:15am||Luge||Women's Single||Run 4||McRae, Kimberley|
|Feb 13 05:34am||Cross Country Skiing||Men's Sprint Classic Style||Final||Kennedy, Russell|
|Feb 13 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Group A||CAN - FIN|
|Feb 14 03:00am||Speed Skating||Women's 1000m||-||Irvine, Kaylin|
|Feb 14 04:05am||Biathlon||Women's 15km Individual||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 14 04:05am||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet A: CAN-GBR|
|Feb 14 04:20am||Luge||Open Double||Run 1||Snith, Justin|
|Feb 14 04:20am||Luge||Open Double||Run 1||Walker, Tristan|
|Feb 14 05:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet A: CAN-KOR|
|Feb 14 05:40am||Luge||Open Double||Run 2||Snith, Justin|
|Feb 14 05:40am||Luge||Open Double||Run 2||Walker, Tristan|
|Feb 14 06:00pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 1||Boyer, Kevin|
|Feb 14 06:00pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 1||Martineau, Barrett|
|Feb 14 07:00pm||Snowboard||Men's Snowboardcross||Seeding||Robanske, Chris|
|Feb 14 07:20pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 2||Boyer, Kevin|
|Feb 14 07:20pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 2||Martineau, Barrett|
|Feb 14 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Group A||USA - CAN|
|Feb 14 09:30pm||Snowboard||Men's Snowboardcross||1/8 Final||Robanske, Chris|
|Feb 14 10:04pm||Snowboard||Men's Snowboardcross||Quarterfinal||Robanske, Chris|
|Feb 14 10:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet B: NOR-CAN|
|Feb 14 10:25pm||Snowboard||Men's Snowboardcross||Semifinal||Robanske, Chris|
|Feb 14 10:41pm||Snowboard||Men's Snowboardcross||Finals||Robanske, Chris|
|Feb 15 04:00am||Biathlon||Men's 20km Individual||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 15 04:00am||Biathlon||Men's 20km Individual||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 15 04:00am||Biathlon||Men's 20km Individual||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 15 04:00am||Biathlon||Men's 20km Individual||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 15 04:00am||Speed Skating||Men's 10000m||-||Bloemen, Ted-Jan|
|Feb 15 04:05am||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet B: CAN-SWE|
|Feb 15 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Group A||SUI - CAN|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Apshkrum, Brooke|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Edney, Samuel|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Gough, Alex|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Malyk, Mitchel|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||McRae, Kimberley|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Snith, Justin|
|Feb 15 05:30am||Luge||Mixed Team - Relay||-||Walker, Tristan|
|Feb 15 05:30pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 3||Boyer, Kevin|
|Feb 15 05:30pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 3||Martineau, Barrett|
|Feb 15 06:00pm||Figure Skating||Men's Singles||Short Program||Messing, Keegan|
|Feb 15 06:45pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 4||Boyer, Kevin|
|Feb 15 06:45pm||Skeleton||Men's Individual||Run 4||Martineau, Barrett|
|Feb 15 10:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet A: DEN-CAN|
|Feb 15 11:00pm||Cross Country Skiing||Men's 15km Freestyle||-||Kennedy, Russell|
|Feb 15 11:00pm||Cross Country Skiing||Men's 15km Freestyle||-||Killick, Graeme|
|Feb 16 04:05am||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet D: CAN-KOR|
|Feb 16 04:20am||Skeleton||Women's Individual||Run 1||Vathje, Elisabeth|
|Feb 16 05:20am||Skeleton||Women's Individual||Run 2||Vathje, Elisabeth|
|Feb 16 05:30am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Large Hill||Qualification Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 16 06:00pm||Figure Skating||Men's Singles||Free Program||Messing, Keegan|
|Feb 16 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Group A||CAN - CZE|
|Feb 16 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 16 10:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet C: CAN-SWE|
|Feb 17 04:05am||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet D: USA-CAN|
|Feb 17 04:15am||Biathlon||Women's 12.5km Mass Start||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 17 04:20am||Skeleton||Women's Individual||Run 3||Vathje, Elisabeth|
|Feb 17 05:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet D: SUI-CAN|
|Feb 17 05:30am||Skeleton||Women's Individual||Run 4||Vathje, Elisabeth|
|Feb 17 05:30am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Large Hill||1st Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 17 06:15am||Ski Jumping||Men's Individual - Large Hill||Final Round||Boyd-Clowes, Mackenzie|
|Feb 17 06:15pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Giant Slalom||Run 1||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 17 06:15pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Giant Slalom||Run 1||Read, Erik|
|Feb 17 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Semifinal 5-8||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 17 09:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Giant Slalom||Run 2||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 17 09:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Giant Slalom||Run 2||Read, Erik|
|Feb 17 10:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet C: CAN-SUI|
|Feb 17 11:15pm||Cross Country Skiing||Men's 4 x 10km Relay||-||Killick, Graeme|
|Feb 17 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 18 04:00am||Speed Skating||Men's Team Pursuit 8 Laps||Quarterfinal||Bloemen, Ted-Jan|
|Feb 18 04:05am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 18 04:05am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 18 04:05am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 18 04:05am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 18 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 15km Mass Start||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 18 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 15km Mass Start||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 18 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 15km Mass Start||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 18 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 15km Mass Start||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 18 05:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet B: JPN-CAN|
|Feb 18 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Group A||CAN - COR|
|Feb 18 05:30am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 18 05:30am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 18 05:30am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 18 05:30am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 18 05:30pm||Snowboard||Women's Big Air||Qualification||Voigt, Brooke|
|Feb 18 06:00pm||Freestyle Skiing||Women's Halfpipe||Qualification||Groenewoud, Rosalind|
|Feb 18 09:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 18 10:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet C: USA-CAN|
|Feb 18 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Semifinal 5-8||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 19 04:15am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 19 04:15am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 19 04:15am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 19 04:15am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 19 04:53am||Speed Skating||Men's 500m||-||Junio, Gilmore|
|Feb 19 05:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet B: JPN-CAN|
|Feb 19 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 19 05:35am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 19 05:35am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 19 05:35am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 19 05:35am||Bobsleigh||Men's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 19 06:30pm||Freestyle Skiing||Women's Halfpipe||Final||Groenewoud, Rosalind|
|Feb 19 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Qualification Match for Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 19 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Final 7-8||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 19 09:00pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Halfpipe||Qualification||Bowman, Noah|
|Feb 19 09:00pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Halfpipe||Qualification||Riddle, Mike|
|Feb 19 10:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet A: CAN-CHN|
|Feb 20 04:15am||Biathlon||Mixed 2 x 6 + 2 x 7.5km Relay||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 20 04:15am||Biathlon||Mixed 2 x 6 + 2 x 7.5km Relay||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 20 04:15am||Biathlon||Mixed 2 x 6 + 2 x 7.5km Relay||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 20 04:15am||Biathlon||Mixed 2 x 6 + 2 x 7.5km Relay||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 20 04:15am||Biathlon||Mixed 2 x 6 + 2 x 7.5km Relay||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 20 04:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||de Bruin, Christine|
|Feb 20 04:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Humphries, Kaillie|
|Feb 20 04:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Lotholz, Melissa|
|Feb 20 04:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 1||Rissling, Alysia|
|Feb 20 05:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet D: CAN-GBR|
|Feb 20 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Qualification Match for Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 20 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Qualification Match for Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 20 05:55am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||de Bruin, Christine|
|Feb 20 05:55am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Humphries, Kaillie|
|Feb 20 05:55am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Lotholz, Melissa|
|Feb 20 05:55am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 2||Rissling, Alysia|
|Feb 20 06:00pm||Figure Skating||Women's Singles||Short Program||Osmond, Kaetlyn|
|Feb 20 07:30pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Ski Cross||Seeding||Leman, Brady|
|Feb 20 08:10pm||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 20 09:15pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Ski Cross||1/8 Final||Leman, Brady|
|Feb 20 09:50pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Ski Cross||Quarterfinal||Leman, Brady|
|Feb 20 10:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Round Robin||Sheet A: DEN-CAN|
|Feb 20 10:14pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Ski Cross||Semifinal||Leman, Brady|
|Feb 20 10:30pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Ski Cross||Finals||Leman, Brady|
|Feb 20 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Qualification Match for Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 20 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Final 5-6||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 04:05am||Curling||Women Team||Round Robin||Sheet C: OAR-CAN|
|Feb 21 04:22am||Speed Skating||Men's Team Pursuit 8 Laps||Semifinal||Bloemen, Ted-Jan|
|Feb 21 04:40am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||de Bruin, Christine|
|Feb 21 04:40am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Humphries, Kaillie|
|Feb 21 04:40am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Lotholz, Melissa|
|Feb 21 04:40am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 3||Rissling, Alysia|
|Feb 21 05:05pm||Curling||Men Team||Tie-breaker for Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 05:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Tie-breaker for Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 05:13am||Speed Skating||Men's Team Pursuit 8 Laps||Finals||Bloemen, Ted-Jan|
|Feb 21 05:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||de Bruin, Christine|
|Feb 21 05:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Humphries, Kaillie|
|Feb 21 05:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Lotholz, Melissa|
|Feb 21 05:50am||Bobsleigh||Women's 2-Man Competition||Run 4||Rissling, Alysia|
|Feb 21 06:15pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Slalom||Run 1||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 21 06:15pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Slalom||Run 1||Read, Erik|
|Feb 21 07:30pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Halfpipe||Final||Bowman, Noah|
|Feb 21 07:30pm||Freestyle Skiing||Men's Halfpipe||Final||Riddle, Mike|
|Feb 21 09:10pm||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Final 1-2||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 09:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Slalom||Run 2||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 21 09:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Men's Slalom||Run 2||Read, Erik|
|Feb 21 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Quarterfinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 21 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Women Team||Bronze medal match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 22 04:05am||Curling||Men Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 22 04:15am||Biathlon||Women's 4 x 6km Relay||-||Crawford, Rosanna|
|Feb 22 05:30pm||Snowboard||Women's Big Air||Final||Voigt, Brooke|
|Feb 22 06:00pm||Figure Skating||Women's Singles||Free Program||Osmond, Kaetlyn|
|Feb 22 11:35pm||Curling||Men Team||Bronze medal match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 23 04:05am||Curling||Women Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 23 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 4 x 7.5km Relay||-||Davies, Macx|
|Feb 23 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 4 x 7.5km Relay||-||Gow, Christian|
|Feb 23 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 4 x 7.5km Relay||-||Gow, Scott|
|Feb 23 04:15am||Biathlon||Men's 4 x 7.5km Relay||-||Smith, Nathan|
|Feb 23 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 23 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 1||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 23 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 1||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 23 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 1||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 23 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 1||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 23 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 2||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 23 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 2||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 23 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 2||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 23 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 2||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 23 07:00pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||1/8 Final||Read, Erik|
|Feb 23 07:00pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||1/8 Final||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 23 07:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Quarterfinal||Read, Erik|
|Feb 23 07:45pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Quarterfinal||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 23 08:10pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Semifinal||Read, Erik|
|Feb 23 08:10pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Semifinal||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 23 08:28pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Finals||Read, Erik|
|Feb 23 08:28pm||Alpine Skiing||Mixed Team||Finals||Philp, Trevor|
|Feb 23 10:00pm||Cross Country Skiing||Men's 50km Classic Style||-||Killick, Graeme|
|Feb 23 11:35pm||Curling||Men Team||Final 1-2||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 23 12:40am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Semifinal||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 24 04:05am||Curling||Women Team||Bronze medal match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 24 05:05pm||Curling||Women Team||Final 1-2||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 24 05:10am||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Bronze medal match||CANADA POTENTIAL|
|Feb 24 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 3||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 24 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 3||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 24 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 3||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 24 05:30pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 3||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 24 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 4||Barnett, Bryan|
|Feb 24 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 4||Brown, Lascelles|
|Feb 24 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 4||Spring, Christopher|
|Feb 24 06:40pm||Bobsleigh||Open 4-Man Competition||Run 4||Wright, Neville|
|Feb 24 09:10pm||Ice Hockey||Men Team||Final 1-2||CANADA POTENTIAL|
Honoured Member Ryan Smyth named 2018 Order of Hockey in Canada
Article from Hockey Canada: MIKE BABCOCK, DANIELLE GOYETTE, RYAN SMYTH NAMED 2018 ORDER OF HOCKEY IN CANADA DISTINGUISHED HONOUREES
Babcock, Goyette, Smyth join group of 21 to be recognized for contributions to the game. Their successes with Team Canada have been well-documented, but it is their contributions to Canada’s game that will be honoured on June 18 at the Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf in London.
Mike Babcock (Saskatoon, Sask.), Danielle Goyette (St-Nazaire, Que.) and Ryan Smyth (Banff, Alta.) are the 2018 Distinguished Honourees of the Order of Hockey in Canada – a Hockey Canada initiative that began in 2012 to celebrate individuals for their outstanding contributions or service to the growth and development of the sport of hockey in Canada.
Mike Babcock – His NHL accomplishments are well-documented, and include winning the Stanley Cup in 2008, and the Presidents’ Trophy in 2005-06 and 2007-08 with the Detroit Red Wings. A three-time finalist for the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year, Babcock has been the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs since 2015. Throughout his coaching career, which has spanned collegiate sports as well as the CHL, AHL and NHL, Babcock has always answered the call when presented with an opportunity to be part of Team Canada. He’s the only coach in the IIHF Triple Gold Club – having won Olympic and IIHF World Championship gold as well as a Stanley Cup – to which he can add IIHF World Junior Championship gold and a win at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Danielle Goyette – Currently the head coach of the University of Calgary women’s hockey team, Goyette’s career is filled with highlight-reel moments, including eight IIHF World Women’s Championship gold medals, and three gold-medal-winning goals at worlds. Goyette is a four-time Olympian – three times as a player, once as an assistant coach – having won three gold medals and one silver, and she was selected to carry the flag into the Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Goyette recorded 219 points in 172 games with Canada’s National Women’s Team over her 15-year international career. She was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2013, and the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2017.
Ryan Smyth – He earned the nickname Captain Canada, having captained the red-and-white at six IIHF World Championships, winning two gold medals and one silver over that span. He is an Olympic and IIHF World Junior Championship gold-medallist, and a Spengler Cup and World Cup of Hockey champion. Smyth is the all-time leader for games played by a Canadian at the IIHF World Championship. And when he wasn’t wearing the Team Canada jersey, Smyth also managed to log 842 points in 1,270 NHL games over 19 seasons with Edmonton, the New York Islanders, Colorado and Los Angeles.
“As players and coaches, this group has led the way on and off the ice, teaching and inspiring Canadian players at all levels of the game,” said Tom Renney, chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. “To be selected as a Distinguished Honouree of the Order of Hockey in Canada is one of the most prestigious accomplishments one can receive in hockey in Canada, and this year’s honourees are well-deserving of the recognition. On behalf of my colleagues at Hockey Canada, the Order of Hockey in Canada selection committee, as well as our board members, I would like to congratulate Danielle, Mike and Ryan, and we look forward to celebrating them in London on June 18.”
Since its inception in 2012, the Order of Hockey in Canada has recognized 21 honourees, including: Jean Béliveau (2012); Scotty Bowman (2017); David Branch (2016); Cassie Campbell-Pascall (2012); Clare Drake (2014); Jim Gregory (2015); Wayne Gretzky (2012); Geraldine Heaney (2016); Paul Henderson (2013); Gordie Howe (2012); Dave King (2013); Mario Lemieux (2016); Mark Messier (2013); Bob Nicholson (2016); Pat Quinn (2015); Gordon Renwick (2012); France St-Louis (2014); Serge Savard (2015); and Steve Yzerman (2014).
A selection committee of 12 members – appointed by the Order of Hockey in Canada executive committee, established by Hockey Canada – is tasked with nominating and selecting, via secret ballot, the annual recipients of the Order of Hockey in Canada. The committee members represent a cross-section of individuals with great and varied experience around the game of hockey in Canada, including members of the media and hockey administration.
Legacy plan unveiled for 2018 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf
The 15th annual Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf will be hosted in London, Ont., June 18 and 19, 2018, where the 2018 Distinguished Honourees of the Order of Hockey in Canada, along with world championship and Olympic-winning teams, will be celebrated – including the gold-medallist from the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, Canada’s National Junior Team.
Steering committee chair Jeff Macoun announced on Tuesday that the legacy plan for this year’s event will support the establishment of an endowment fund that will focus on assisting families demonstrating financial need whose children’s passion for the game has been fueled by programs such as the Canadian Tire First Shift and Try Hockey, to pursue the game within their local minor hockey system.
“This area of the province has many great programs aimed at introducing new-to-hockey kids and families to the game, and we want to make sure that once that passion for the game is ignited in those children, we are able to assist those families in helping fuel their child’s love of the game through continued participation within our minor hockey system,” said Macoun. “This isn’t about developing the next NHL or Team Canada star, it’s about making sure that all Canadian kids have the opportunity to learn from the game. Hockey teaches us about more than on-ice skills; the life-lessons we take away from the game help us at home, within our community, and right into the boardrooms and offices of Corporate Canada. This is about giving kids a leg up in life through participation in our great game.”
The Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf, which leaves 50 per cent of its net proceeds within the host community and surrounding region as a legacy, has raised approximately $4 million alone since 2009 – including more than $650,000 at the 2017 Hockey Canada Foundation Gala & Golf in Saskatoon last June.
Honoured Member Bernard is off to the Olympics!
CBC Sports article: Cheryl Bernard is Olympic-bound with Team Homan — and here's why
Call from Rachel Homan stunned 2010 silver medallist
Perhaps only in Canada would there be concern and confusion over why Rachel Homan's team dropped their original alternate, Cheryl Kreviazuk, for retired curler Cheryl Bernard to go to the Olympics — but this is where we're at in this curling-crazed country.
Since the announcement Monday, fans, players and alike have been questioning the move.
In a lot of ways, though, it's really simple and here's why.
Curling Canada has a set criteria for alternate selections based on a variety of factors, "including international playing experience, making critical decisions during the heat of the game and ability to perform on the world stage."
In fact, Kreviazuk was aware she wasn't going to be able to join the team at the Olympics based on the criteria prior to the trials in Ottawa last month.
"We discussed with her still being our alternate at the Roar [Olympic trials] because she has been such valuable alternate and friend to us through Scotties and the world championship and she agreed. We love Cheryl for all the support she's given us and continues to give," Team Homan said in a statement to CBC Sports.
Rachel Homan calling
Just a couple of days after winning their Olympic berth, Homan phoned Bernard.
At the time of the call, Bernard thought Homan was phoning for advice on the Games. After all, Bernard played in the most pressure-packed Olympics imaginable — 2010 in Vancouver.
"When Rachel called I said congratulations on an incredible run. And I said I expected this call but not this soon and she kind of hesitated," said Bernard. "She said, 'I don't know if we're talking about the same thing.'"
Moments later Homan asked Bernard to join them as an alternate on their Olympic journey.
"I didn't hesitate for a second to say I would be more than honoured to jump on board with a team like this."
The team is just as thrilled about Bernard joining them.
"We are thrilled to have someone with Olympic experience join us. Cheryl Bernard brings a lot to our team in terms of being a positive influence and able to play any position."
The reigning world champion beat Chelsea Carey 6-5 to win the Canadian Olympic Curling Trials, and will represent Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics 1:30
Experience and perspective
Bernard laughs a bit when people call her a retired curler. She's curled out of the Calgary Curling club with her 2010 Olympic team for the last 10 years. She works out almost daily, as if she was training to go to the Games. In a lot of ways, Bernard has been preparing for this for a while and has ramped it up over the last month.
"I have no doubt whatsoever that I could step in with a lot of confidence. I know I can throw. I've stayed in really good shape. It's something I don't have a lack of confidence over," she said.
The 51-year-old skipped Canada to a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games and had been working as an analyst since retiring from competition in 2014.
During her career, Bernard was a four-time provincial champion and made four appearances at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, with her best finish being in 1996 when she was a runner-up. In 2010, Bernard picked up her lone Grand Slam victory at the Players' Championship.
Now eight years after that Olympic silver medal, she's heading back to the Olympics.
"I get choked up. It's an honour mostly because I hope I can be part of this team and help a little bit along the way. I'm proud these girls had the belief in me," Bernard said.
Bernard says in a lot of ways she knows this team better than most, having called so many of their games on TV over the last four years.
"You hear some stuff. You see things. The respect I have [and] the growth I've seen in this team is remarkable."
But above all, Bernard has the experience of the Olympics, something she believes can be of huge benefit to Team Homan.
"It's a different animal. You can't make it bigger than it is," she said. "The one thing they don't have that I have on them is age. That gives you perspective."