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Article from Lethbridge School District No. 51: Toby Boulet appointed vice-principal at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute
http://www.lethsd.ab.ca/view.php?action=object&id=65925&stream=Homepage%20News

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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DATE/TIME SPORT EVENT PHASE ATHLETE(S)
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

 

Article from Hockey Canada: MIKE BABCOCK, DANIELLE GOYETTE, RYAN SMYTH NAMED 2018 ORDER OF HOCKEY IN CANADA DISTINGUISHED HONOUREES
http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/news/2018-oohic-class-of-2018-named-to-order

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.

Visit the Hockey Canada website for more information on the Hockey Canada Foundation and theOrder of Hockey in Canada.

CBC Sports article: Cheryl Bernard is Olympic-bound with Team Homan — and here's why
http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/curling/cheryl-bernard-is-olympic-bound-with-team-homan-and-here-s-why-1.4479499 

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."

Article from CBC Sports: The Death That Changed My Life
By Kerrin Lee-Gartner for CBC Sports
http://www.cbc.ca/playersvoice/entry/kerrin-lee-gartner-the-death-that-changed-my-life

What am I doing? Seriously, why am I doing this?

Those were the questions I was consumed with following the tragic death of Austrian Ulrike Maier while racing downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on Jan. 29, 1994.

I can remember so much of that day as if it was yesterday. It was race day, and how I loved race day! My blood ran just a little hotter, my focus was sharper and my commitment to the thrill of downhill racing was at its peak. The course was steep and icy; right up my alley. I loved racing against the clock, I relished the challenge of being the best I could be when it counted the most.

But that day, that race day, ended in a tragic way. Ulrike, a two-time world champion, raced in Bib 32. Her four-year-old daughter, Melanie, was at the finish cheering for her mama.

Recently, the ski community has been rocked again by the tragic deaths of World Cup downhill racer David Poisson of France and young Max Burkhart of Germany. The loss of two lives within a month of each other, and both on Alberta snow, hits extremely close to home for so many of us.

Racers, coaches, officials, parents, volunteers, sponsors, and fans of ski racing have all voiced love and support, questions and concerns. In times of grief it seems  impossible that life goes on.

But as in life, the ski season continues and the racing resumes. Counselors and sports psychologists have been helping the ski community navigate its way forward, and at the same time many of us find ourselves in deep reflection.

Memories bring tears

A literal flood of memories from 1994 have brought me to tears; it’s been nearly 24 years and I can still feel it all. I feel the tension in my gut. The pain in my heart. I feel the confusion brought on by the onslaught of coldness that completely extinguished the passion I had for racing.

What am I doing? Seriously, why am I doing this?

Everyone deals with grief and tragedy in their own way. For me, and for my husband Max, it was crystal clear that I needed to be able to answer those two questions before I even thought of defending my Olympic downhill title in Norway. The two of us packed up and left the World Cup circuit, flew home to my parents to heal and to find the answers.

I wondered how the World Cup circuit could continue in Europe. I was confused how the other favorites for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics could keep racing.

A few things were obvious: I was shaken to my core. Shaken to  the point that I wasn’t sure I wanted to race downhill again. Max knew he couldn’t watch me race again, and I was suddenly aware of just what I was risking racing downhill. Max and I had been married nearly five years and I had already won my dream race in the 1992 Olympics. The risks of downhill were no longer just about torn up knees and broken bones; I was ultimately risking the rest of our happily ever after.

We spent hours walking the beach while we problem solved with my dad. We discussed our hearts’ feelings with my mom. We dug deep into the well of pain to pull out the little glimpses of promise that I could answer those questions.

Why I raced downhill before the tragedy was totally clear. I loved it! I loved everything about the challenge and the risk of putting it on the line when it counted the most.

Even as a little girl I loved the feeling of the snow and the wind in my face. I loved the power, speed and adrenaline that came with the speeds of downhill racing; and I was a dreamer, a big-time dreamer.

In the muddy state of my mind, a sliver of clarity exposed the grief I felt in losing my life-long passion and love for ski racing.

The fear of risking the future with Max had completely diminished all desire to race downhill. It was a vicious circle. I was back to asking myself, “Seriously, why am I doing this?”

Finding the answers

Perhaps the fact that the Olympics were just a couple weeks away helped pull me back to the sport. Or maybe the responsibility I felt to my sponsors helped encourage me to find a way to get back on my downhill skis. But ultimately, with the help of my family, Max and I finally realized that I needed to find a way to love the sport again before I walked away from it.

The what and the whys were finally answered. I was committed to finding a way to love racing again. It wasn’t about defending my Olympic title, it was about not wanting to walk away from skiing like that.

No, I didn’t win a medal at those Games. I did race the downhill but without the same passion as before. And no, Max couldn’t stand on the downhill course to coach me again; his heart just wasn’t able to do it. But a couple weeks later I had success. In Whistler B.C., in the final World Cup downhill of my career, I felt the magic again; I am so thankful to have retired remembering how much I loved the sport.

With the two recent tragedies, I have been asked so many questions. Why did I race downhill? Why did I let my kids ski race? What are parents thinking? Do they understand how dangerous it is? Can’t they make it any safer? How do the racers get past this?

Some answers are easier than others. Simply put, I raced downhill because I loved it — I LOVED it. Our daughters raced because they asked if they could join the Fernie Alpine Ski Team to be with their friends, and they both loved everything about being a FAST racer.

As for what were we thinking as parents? Well, I suppose we were doing the best we could to support our girls in every way we knew in a sport they loved. Stephanie races for Montana State University and Riana coaches for FAST; they both still love a blue bird powder day, feeling the wind in their faces and the camaraderie of their teams.

The more difficult questions will take some dedication and time. Can they make it any safer? Yes, I believe they can. Lessons can always be learned. The priority should always be to make the sport as safe as possible, minimize risk at every level. Without pointing fingers, leaders in the sport need to move together in the direction of safety before results.

Time and experience have always been great teachers and in this, it’s no different. The racers and the ski community will get through this time of grief and tragedy by asking: What am I doing? Seriously, why am I doing this?