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10. Celebrating Hockey with Taylor Hall By Jessica McPhee 14. Know What The Pros Know By Terry Martin 16. Bill McCreary - 25 Years as an NHL Referee By Rob Suggitt
Oilers Hockey School By Derek Neumeier
24. There’s a New Rink In Town By Jon Hagan 26. Spotlight On An Official By Rob Suggitt 28. Wendy’s Arena Locator Map 30. Gold Medal Memories 32. 2011 Gold Medal Winners
Caitlin Pejkovic is featured on our cover this issue. Caitlin, who is 11 years old, and her team won a gold medal at Quikcard Minor Hockey Week. What is the name of your team?: My team name is KAOS. What is your playing position?: I play centre. Who is your role model?: Hayley Wickenheiser. What is your best memory from Minor Hockey Week? : The way our team played strong together and won. Photo courtesy of Epic Photography inc. Check out www.epicphotography.ca for more pictures, and to purchace prints.
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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE As president, I am honoured to have had the opportunity to provide leadership and direction to Hockey Edmonton for the past two seasons. Just as our organization’s founders and previous boards have, I believe that our board, volunteers and members have continued to move the game and our organization forward. I would like to thank all coaches, managers, referees, volunteers and parents for another great year of hockey. Your efforts are invaluable and our athletes greatly appreciate them. Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week continues to be a highlight of each season and this year’s version did not disappoint. The ability to use all four ice surfaces at Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre added to the atmosphere as much as it made our event operations more efficient. Thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers that made this such a memorable event. As exciting as that was, we can’t wait for the energy and enthusiasm that will surround the Timbits Jamboree hosting 96 teams at TCRC on March 26-27. As the intensity of our programs ramp up with leagues and teams progressing through playoffs I encourage each of you to revisit our vision statement and pay particular attention to the following excerpts: • To develop better citizens through sportsmanship, personal growth, participation, leadership, socialization and integrity at all levels. • To encourage the positive and productive participation throughout the program, for the betterment of the participant. We aim to create quality programs that teach the fundamentals and techniques of hockey, while promoting and upholding the principles of good sportsmanship and fair play. Please ensure that your exuberance and passion are kept in perspective. I am looking forward to an exciting and successful completion to the 2010-11 hockey season and wish each and every one of you continued success.
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PUBLISHER’S MESSAGE Welcome to our final edition of the Hockey Edmonton Magazine for the 2010-2011 hockey season. We have shifted things a bit this year, and starting with this issue, we will now feature the gold-medal-winning teams in what was previously our Spring Edition of the magazine. (In past years, we published the photos of the gold-medal-winning teams in our Quikcard Minor Hockey Week edition which comes out in January.) There were 69 championship games held at this year’s event, and we are pleased to include pictures of each gold-medal-winning team from the 2011 Quikcard Minor Hockey Week tournament which took place in late January. There are a number of great stories which go along with these gold medal victories, and here’s one we would like to share. The EGHA Impact started the hockey season with a team motto, “16 strong,” which was a reflection of 16 players who play the game with unity and team spirit. Their strength was challenged just prior to minor hockey week, when one of their coaches (Rocky Lodge) was in the hospital for cancer surgery, and was unable to be on the bench for the tournament. Without any parental nudging, the girls decided to play this tournament for their coach, and they battled hard to make it to the finals. The gold medal game was a very close game, and early in the overtime session, Paige Peach scored (with an assist by Diane Hitchings) to win the gold! I had the opportunity to present the trophy after the game, and it was neat to see the girls display their sticks on the ice after the trophy presentation, showing how they paid tribute to their coach. (Each player inscribed the name of their coach on the blade of their sticks.) By the way, Rocky is doing just fine now, as he’s back behind the bench as the girls finish up the 20102011 season. To everyone in minor hockey, we wish you the best as this season wraps up. Have a great off-season, and see you in a few months!
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By Jessica McPhee
On June 25, 2010, when Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announced the Oilers were drafting Taylor Hall from the Windsor Spitfires, fans at Rexall Place and across Oil Country erupted in celebration. Being selected 1st overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, couldnâ€™t be credited solely to his recent Memorial Cup win or his 235 regular season goals for the Spitfires, rather it was a culmination of every hockey experience along the way beginning when Hall took his first step in skates at age three.
Looking back on Hall’s childhood and minor hockey experience, it’s clear to see his innate passion for the game. “I loved playing minor hockey, we weren’t always the best team and I wasn’t the best player but I always had fun,” said Hall. “I’d go to practice for an hour then I’d come back home and play on my backyard rink for another two hours.” Hall spent most of his childhood growing up in Calgary before his family moved east to Kingston when he was 13. But regardless of where they lived, every winter his dad, Steve, would build a backyard rink and spend countless hours with his son playing hockey. A former CFL football player, Hall admits his dad was never the strongest skater but he was always out there supporting his son and playing hockey with him. Like many players, Hall credits his parents, Steve and Kim, as the greatest influencers and supporters of his hockey career.
“It took some adjustment moving to Edmonton and playing in the NHL, but once I was settled in and had a place to call home it was a lot easier,” said Hall. “Like all early draft picks, I felt some pressure to produce offensively and had a little trouble at the beginning but I’ve really found my groove. Now I feel comfortable in Edmonton, on the ice and in the room.” With 22 points, 5 multi-point games and a game-winning goal in his first 38 games, Hall has already begun to carve himself a name in the NHL; however the humble and talented left winger is quick to credit his teammates. “Jordan (Eberle) and Magnus (Paajarvi) are two great guys and my best buddies on the team. It’s been great to go through this experience with them,” said Hall. “All of my teammates have helped
“It doesn’t matter how much money you spend on equipment, it’s most important to support (your kids) and never push them too hard,” said Hall when asked the best thing parents can do for their kids who play hockey. He also added, “Just make sure they enjoy the game and give them every chance to succeed.” Beyond his parents there were other people who were pivotal in Hall’s hockey development, two coaches in particular really stood out. “My bantam coach Kevin Willison in Calgary (who is now the head coach and Director of Hockey Operations for the Olds Grizzlys in the Alberta Junior Hockey League) and Mike Fiset who coached me when we moved to Kingston were influential for me,” said Hall. “They both let us have fun but also made it pretty serious and wanted us to be competitive. Being on both of these teams taught me a lot and made me a better player.” Hall began his junior hockey career in 2007 when he played his first of three seasons in Windsor with the Spitfires. During that time, Hall made a name for himself as an exceptional young player who was projected to become a successful NHLer. When Hall joined the Spitfires, the team was in the process of a rebuild that paid off in spades in 2009 and 2010 when they won the Memorial Cup. Hall netted 8 points in the 2009 Memorial Cup and another 9 points in 2010 and recognized as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player both years and rewarded the Stafford Smythe Memorial Cup. Only four months after celebrating a second straight Memorial Cup victory, 18-year-old Hall was in Edmonton at the Oilers training camp battling for a spot on the NHL roster. At the end of camp, Hall along with Jordan Eberle and Magnus Paajarvi, earned rookie spots on the Oilers roster and began their first NHL seasons.
“It’s really about loving the game every time you go out there to play. I’m 19 years old and still love it and am grateful everyday to be playing,” said Hall. “If you like it, you’ll work that much harder and enjoy it that much more.”
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to make the adjustment better for us and make us feel comfortable to voice our opinions.” 2010 was a remarkable year for Taylor Hall, but all the experiences haven’t changed one fundamental that Hall insists is the key to the game of hockey. “It’s really about loving the game every time you go out there to play. I’m 19 years old and still love it and am grateful everyday to be playing,” said Hall. “If you like it, you’ll work that much harder and enjoy it that much more.” Watch for more from this young rookie as he finishes his first NHL campaign in Edmonton and contributes to the team’s rebuild in the coming years.
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Are you serious about being a better hockey player or ringette player? How about improving your skating performance as a competitor in figure skating? If so, what would you do to improve your chances of succeeding in the sport you love? Well, you could ask Olympic and World gold medalists Sale and Pelletier, or NHL players sporting championship rings like Jay Bouwmeester, Todd Marchant, Doug Weight, or Ray Whitney and their answers would be the same: “Work with the best.” That is both people and tools. The most important tool-of-the-trade for all high-performance athletes is their “wheels,” or in this case, the skates and blades, which help leverage their physical power to generate speed, control and agility. Naturally the performance of their skates also means skates feeling perfectly comfortable – and when all is combined the results are more confidence and increased performance. The best skate fitting for performance experts who serve the needs of skaters such as Sale and Pelletier, Dubriel and Lauzon or players like Marchant or local sensation Jay Bouwmeester is Pro-Skate, a company Jay has been involved with since playing in Edmonton’s minor hockey league. At the heart of Pro-Skate, a company with over 25 years of hardearned experience, is Kenny Slywka. Kenny, a soft spoken former Sherwood Park Crusader, is committed to helping people achieve their aspirations and goals.
and many times I’ve seen them talk parents out of buying the most expensive skates, in favour of buying the right skates – they’re about value not price.” It’s been hard work and dedicated work that has brought Pro-Skate to where it is today, along with a willingness to learn and adapt. “All the stuff we do didn’t happen overnight. When we first started doing blade alignment for hockey 25 years ago, we borrowed from common knowledge in the figure skating world where blades were never pre-mounted onto the boot – you needed to shave the soles and adjust the blade to ensure it was straight underneath the foot so you’re right on the flat of the blade. We took that experience into hockey, adding things like making sure the stiffness of the boot fit how aggressive the skater was, and assessing how this boot would break down from the amount of skating someone did. Things just evolved, like training and nutrition and everything else in the game,” said Kenny.
When a skate fits correctly you gain the ultimate control and comfort of your boot “We fit skates for performance, and blade, and maximizes your ability and that means making the boot and performance Also important is having accommodate the foot, rather than the other way around, which is what you find with “off-the-rack” fittings in most retail stores,” said Kenny. What many skaters and parents don’t understand is that a correctly fit pair of skates not only offers comfort but has a positive and dramatic impact on improving performance. “It’s always surprising how often we hear from people who still believe that skates have to be uncomfortable before they ‘break in’ which is just not the case at all,” said Kenny. Professionals understand the relationship between the skate boot and the rest of their body. “Beginning from the hips, through the legs and feet, the boot is a part of the kinetic chain and becomes an extension of the foot to the blades edges, and ultimately the ice surface. When a skate fits correctly you gain the ultimate control and comfort of your boot and blade, and maximizes your ability and performance which holds true for any level of skater or player, age and ability doesn’t matter, because the physics are the same,” said Kenny. Pro-Skate has built itself a reputation that goes beyond the locals. When visiting teams are in town to play the Oilers, players drop in to the store. “It’s the relationship they build with you over time, and they just do what’s right for you,” confirmed Dan Bouwmeester, Jay’s dad. Jay now plays with the Calgary Flames. “It has nothing to do with being an NHL star or having nothing but money to spend. They fit kids properly
knowledgeable and trained staff, he said. ProSkate is filled with people who want to build relationships, whether with professionals or young, aspiring athletes. “In the end though, rather than patting ourselves on the back, we prefer having the results of our work speak on our behalf,” said Kenny. Well good on ya, Kenny and Pro-Skate, but the list of those who want to pat you on the back goes on… Jarome Iginla, Mike Comrie, Scottie Upshall, Vern Fiddler, and on… Patrick Lauzon, MarieFrance Dubriel, Kurt Browning, Paul Coffey, Jaromir Jagr, and on… Any last words Jay B? “Yeah, you have everything to gain and nothing to lose – except maybe your poor fitting skates.”
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We met up with Bill McCreary in November, when he was in Edmonton to officiate games between the Oilers and two Western Conference opponents: the Avalanche and the Sharks. A week prior to our interview, McCreary celebrated his 55th birthday, and he’s still one of the top referees in the NHL. A few weeks after our interview, he celebrated another important milestone – joining only two other NHL referees (Kerry Fraser and Don Koharski), to referee 1,700 games in the NHL (which he did in Buffalo, just two days prior to Christmas). McCreary is considered one of the top NHL referees in the game, and for many years, with a reputation as one who calls the game with consistency and fairness. Even without a name bar on his jersey, he is recognized by most hockey fans, especially with his signature dark moustache, one he has worn for most of his NHL career. McCreary is a reluctant interviewee, not because he is uncooperative or aloof – he just prefers to not be in the spotlight. He grants this interview nevertheless, because he understands and appreciates the role and profile he (and other officials) carry in the NHL. “I don’t seek it out (the publicity), but I think it’s good for our sport – to get our side out a bit once in a while.” It’s understandable (and not unusual) that hockey officials want to be in the background, but McCreary’s career deserves some attention, especially when you look at his achievements and accomplishments. McCreary has officiated over 1,700 NHL games, and most notably, the most Stanley Cup final games by an NHL referee. He officiated the 1991 and 1994 Canada Cups, and the gold medal games in four consecutive Olympics: 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010. He also worked Wayne Gretzky’s last game as a player, and the last game played in Maple Leaf Gardens.
Where did it all start for McCreary? Not unlike most NHL officials, McCreary played hockey at a high level, before deciding to become a hockey official. McCreary downplays his playing career, but he played Junior A hockey in St. Catharines and Windsor, and it was in his hometown of Guelph, Ontario where he was approached by Terry Findley of the Guelph Referees Association to consider officiating as a career. McCreary remembers how it took place. “I played hockey right up to junior, but I wasn’t very good. Living in Guelph, we had a really good representation of hockey officials, and they encouraged me to get involved with our local minor hockey association and I did. I started working with the little kids early on – enjoyed it – and got a break to go to a major junior game when they needed an official, and went from there.” The Guelph Hockey Referees Association has developed and delivered numerous officials to the NHL, including Bill McCreary, Ray Scapinello, Paul Devorski, Ron Asselstine, Will Norris, George Ashley and Andy Van Hellemond. After a few seasons working in the OHA, McCreary was contacted by John McCauley, who was the supervisor of officials for the NHL, and he was assigned to do games in the Central and American Hockey Leagues, on a part-time basis. McCreary remembers what took place next. “Former NHL Referee-in-Chief Scotty Morrison hired me and Dan Maourelli to an NHL contract in 1982.” A few years later, McCreary worked his first NHL game, which was played between Pittsburgh and Washington near the beginning of the 1984-1985 season. “I remember it very, very well. I worked with two senior linesmen – Gord Rosicker and Ray Scapinello, and they helped me out a lot – it was a great experience. People tell you it won’t be long until you’ve done a hundred (games), and now I’m coming up on 1,700 games. It goes by quick.”
Aside from the speed of the game, one of the biggest changes in his NHL career was the introduction of the two-referee system in the 1999-2000 hockey season. “It had a large impact on me, and other senior officials at the time. When you’re refereeing in the traditional threeman system, you (the referee) have ownership of the game, along with your two partners. You’re calling the game the same at both ends of the ice – consistent – to be fair and safe to the players. When you add another official, you’re adding another judgment, and you’re adding another set of eyes to that judgment, and that’s where the tricky part comes along – to mesh those judgments. It took me time as a senior official to accept it. I’m certainly not naïve enough to think that if we didn’t have it, that I would be on the ice today. The game’s very quick, much quicker than it ever was – because of the rule changes, there’s a change in the players from one decade to another.”
Even without a name bar on his jersey, he is recognized by most hockey fans, especially with his signature dark moustache, one he has worn for most of his NHL career.
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“I was saying to a coach the other day, ‘Can you imagine if Marcel Dionne and Guy Lafleur could have played the game without being hooked or held in their era?’ I was fortunate enough to be on the ice with skilled athletes at that time, and I’m still fortunate today,” says McCreary.
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“When the red line was in play, anything past was offside, but now, you can pass the puck all the way up to the opposite blue-line. This has changed the game a lot, allowing more speed to take place. (As an official), you have to work hard to get in position, to create the best sight line to watch the play (and without getting in the way).” When asked what he likes about being an NHL official, McCreary remarked that “job satisfaction for me is when I walk off the ice, and I don’t have anything left in the gas tank. Where I’ve left an environment for the players – keeping the game fair and safe. I don’t have a long checklist that way. It’s all about the entertainment package – keeping it fair and safe enhances the entertainment package.” One of McCreary’s biggest highlights was the 2002 Olympic games in Salt Lake City. “It was an emotional time, because I was the first Canadian to officiate a Canadian-American gold medal game. That being said, to me, it’s two teams playing
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When meeting with Bill McCreary, he wanted to promote a charitable organization which was established by the National Hockey League Officials Association (NHLOA), called “Zebras Care.” It was set up with their desire to bring joy to children across North America and grow the great game of hockey, by giving underprivileged and sick children the opportunity to meet with NHLOA members, and attend an NHL game. It’s a great example of giving back to the community. For more on this very worthwhile cause, please check out the NHL Officials Website: www.nhlofficials.com
a game – the white team against the blue team, or whatever coloured sweaters are involved. I don’t look at it as country – I work with each and every one of those players to make my living, so it’s about working hard, and once again, keeping it fair and safe.” “Following the game, eleven of the American players, unsolicited, came over and shook my hand, which was a big shock to me. They understood the position I was in, and they respected that more than anything. The game was called fair. Both teams had an equal opportunity to win that game, and the outcome that particular night was that Canada won, and I’m sure it could have gone the other way as well.” Being selected to work in the NHL playoffs is a big deal for the officials, from the standpoint of pride, and also, the additional earnings which can be made, and for each round worked. Getting there is not easy though. Officials are rated all the time, and the highest rated officials are selected to officiate during the playoffs, and the best are chosen to work the Stanley Cup Finals. Here’s where McCreary really shines as an official, having worked 15 Stanley Cup Finals in the last 16 seasons. Last year, he reached an even more special milestone. “I think, the highlight for me was to break Bill Chadwick’s record for most games worked in the Stanley Cup Finals, which was 42. I surpassed that by two games, so that’s quite an honour for me. Mr. Chadwick was a well respected official in his time, back when it was a six-team league.” One of his favourite memories is a game which took place just prior to the Stanley Cup finals – a game seven between the Rangers and Devils in 1994, which went to double overtime. “That was my first year going to the Stanley Cup Finals. I don’t know if you remember, but in Game 6, Mark Messier made a promise there would be a game seven,” and McCreary was chosen as the referee for this game. “There was great leadership on both teams. I called one penalty on each team, and we played almost five periods (of hockey). They played like men. I treated them like men. It was a tough, old-fashioned hockey game – it was a great game to be involved in. I think that’s what vaulted me into my first Stanley Cup Final.”
As this season winds down, so does McCreary’s career, a career that has spanned 25 seasons in the NHL. “I was supposed to retire last year. My wife and I were both ready for retirement. However, I was approached by our director of officiating (Terry Gregson) to stay on for another season. He wanted me to work with some of the younger or less experienced officials, to pass along some of the things I’ve learned in my career. Sort of mentor them and coach them a little bit. I’m really enjoying it. It’s been a fascinating time. They (the younger officials) want to learn, and if I look back to my start, I would have (relished) the opportunity to work with a Bob Myers or Wally Harris. Who knows if my career would have been advanced even more, because those gentlemen could have passed along their experiences. I’m really enjoying what I’m doing (this season).” Any special requests? “It’s funny. We (the officials working with McCreary for the Oilers-Avalanche game that night) – the fellas just talked about that at lunch. The only request I had was to have a little bit of time off at Christmas and New Year’s – to spend more time with my family. You lose a lot time spent with family. In the NHL, we have what we call succession planning, and I spoke to Terry (Gregson) about that, and he had no problem with me requesting a bit of extended time off around Christmas. Over the years, you work a lot of Christmas holidays, and (no complaints), that’s part of our business.” Officials work 73 games a season, almost as many games as the players. They travel more than the players though, because for them, there are no homes games. As far as future plans, McCreary is leaving the door open to contribute to the game in other ways. “I’d love to stay with the NHL – it’s been a tremendous company to work for. They’ve treated me very fairly over the years. Maybe coaching or mentoring or helping out somehow in the game. That being said, there isn’t always room for everyone to be in that role, so if that’s not available, I’ll seek something else out.” McCreary has advice for young officials who want to progress as a hockey official. “First of all, you have to be able to skate. But if you’ve played the game
as a hockey player to a fairly high level, I really believe that helps you a lot in making the transition to refereeing. It gives you an understanding of the game which possibly other people don’t have. How players react. How coaches react. Tough situations where things have happened in a hockey game. Playing the game is quite an asset to have in your toolbox. You also have to be able to communicate, to admit to any mistakes made on the ice. Being honest at all times is the number one priority. You’re a human being, just like the players, so you will make mistakes, and let them be a teaching tool to you as well. And last but not least, treat people the way you like to be treated.” McCreary also believes you need to have thick skin to be a hockey official. “You have to have it. I love fans. Our business is driven by fans – without the fans, we don’t have our sport. They’re buying a ticket, and they’re entitled to come out and holler, and if they’re hollering at me, that’s fine. It’s never bothered
me, and for the most part, you don’t even hear it. Like I said, without the fans, we wouldn’t have the great sport that we do.” Minor hockey is different though, and McCreary is quick to draw the distinction, and point out what should be permissible. “I think they should be very restrictive on how they (fans) express themselves in arenas. I’ve been to many minor hockey games, and moms and dads, and even myself, have let their emotions get the best of them. I think it’s imperative today to keep your emotions in check, go to support your son or daughter first, their team second, and the game of hockey third of all. I think it’s vital as a parent to do that, and show nothing but positive encouragement, because there are too many variables kids have to deal with today. They don’t need extra pressure from mom or dad hollering how they’re playing. Just give them positive encouragement and stay in the background.” And that’s just the way McCreary likes to operate – in the background – and for someone who has made his living in this manner, he quietly but effectively has left a positive impact on the game of hockey, and at its highest level.
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For most kids, going away to camp means lifelong summer memories of meeting new friends, swimming in lakes, and roasting marshmallows around a cozy campfire. But if your child has dreams of becoming the next Taylor Hall or Hayley Wickenheiser, then they might be interested in trading in their swim trunks and marshmallow forks for skates and sticks this summer. The Edmonton Oilers Hockey School presented by Cenovus Energy offers young players between the ages of five and 14 the chance to experience hands-on, high-calibre training both on and off the ice in an exciting and family-friendly environment. “The Oilers Hockey School is an opportunity for us to be in the community, supporting minor hockey and grassroots hockey development by providing opportunities for young players,” said Trevor Murphy, Manager of Community and Consumer Partnerships for the Oilers. “The Oilers Hockey School provides an opportunity to give them professional instruction, first class programming and a first class facility, Servus Place. A lot of kids dream of wearing an Oilers jersey someday, so we provide the opportunity for them to wear the jersey as part of the school, to meet some of their heroes, and give them a chance to see that, if they work hard enough, good things can happen.”
The camps are hosted in partnership with Okanagan Hockey Schools, the largest hockey school operation in the world. They currently run camps across western Canada and Europe and have a large number of NHL players that attended as kids, including current Oilers Gilbert Brule and Devan Dubnyk. According to OHS President Andy Oakes, the camps are designed to not only improve every child’s hockey abilities, but also offer the chance to have fun and meet new friends during a week that won’t soon be forgotten. “At the end of the camp they’ll be a better hockey player than they were at the beginning, but what they’re going to remember most are the people they met and the environment that they were in,” he said. “They’ll remember that they had a good time.” The camp sessions are split into three skill levels – Learn to Play, Regular Skater and Elite Skater – in order to get the most effective training based off of each child’s abilities. Newcomers to the game will learn the fundamental rules of hockey, as well as how to skate, shoot and pass, while skaters at the Regular and Elite levels will learn more advanced techniques about skating and other skills, complete with in-depth video analysis and evaluation. The Elite level features a more rigorous program and an extra 30 minutes of daily ice time, and is designed for kids that
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Longtime volunteers Vern Davis and Bill Ross were honoured at an Oilers - Senators game which took place on February 12th. (Hockey Day in Canada) Mr. Davis and Mr. Ross have been involved with Hockey Edmonton for a combined total of 83 years! Mr. Davis was involved with organizing the first Minor Hockey Week for Edmonton, which took place in 1964, and Mr. Ross has run the central office for this tournament for the past 36 years. The tournament was started so that Edmonton Minor Hockey players could play against players from other areas of the city, and also, to get a chance to play hockey at the few indoor arenas which existed back then. To date, over 336,000 players have participated in this tournament for the past 48 years.
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have reached a high skill level for their age; anyone registered in the Elite program is required to have played at the Rep level prior to attending camp. Goaltenders are given extra specialized attention each day due to the unique nature of the position, although this option is only available at the Regular and Elite levels. The biggest change in operations for the Oilers School for the upcoming summer compared to years past is the reduction of group sizes, going from 36 skaters and six goalies per session down to 32 skaters and four goalies, providing more personal instruction time for each participant. Camp instructors and personnel are trained professionals, and will also feature special guest appearances by Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Oil Kings players and coaches. “One of the things that’s made Oilers Hockey School really successful over the years is having a high quality of on-ice teaching staff, combined with an off-ice staff that really care and look after the students properly in a full day camp experience,” said Murphy. The 2011 camp will mark the fifth year that the Oilers have hosted the Oilers Hockey School, with roughly 700 kids participating annually during the three week-long sessions.
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“Working with the Oilers has been great,” said Oakes. “The organization itself is very professional, and the community support that they get here in the Northern Alberta area is unmatched in the hockey circles that we see and work with. They do a real good job in ensuring that the quality of the program is up to the standards that are expected by their customers. In a very short period of time the school has grown from not even being in existence to having just under 700 kids in it annually, which is a substantial number for any hockey school.”
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When the 48th Annual Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Tournament came to a close on Sunday, January 23, it did so in a resoundingly successful fashion in the new Terwillegar Recreation Centre. Sprawling across the northeast corner of Terwillegar Drive and 23 Avenue the TRC is Edmonton’s newest state-of-the-art fitness centre, and it’s the city’s first new recreation centre built in almost 30 years. Dubbed a community hub, the Southwest quadrant facility boasts a number of amenities, which will serve the city for years to come, but for the ice starved City of Champions it’s the four arenas that really stand out.
“It’s a real beauty,” said Orest Zaozirny, the current president of the EMHA alumni. “To have all this under one roof, it’s incredible.” Orest and his wife Joanne have been volunteering their time and efforts for over 35 years with Edmonton minor hockey, and are veterans of more than their share of organizing tournaments. “It’s a lot of work to put something like this together,” he said. But despite the work involved, the two keep coming back for more. Founding members of the Fairplay initiative, an organization that helps people with the necessary funding to enroll their kids in hockey, the Zaozirnys were named honourary chairpersons for the 48th iteration of Edmonton Minor Hockey Week. “Now that we’re retired, we’re busier than ever,” Orest added with a laugh. Both were equally impressed with what the facility had to offer.
“We heard a lot of positive comments during the entire week about the facility as to how lucky we were to be able to play in it.”
The TRC is the first four-sheet facility of its kind in Alberta, and represents the first new arena(s) to be built in Edmonton since the Kinsmen twin arenas were built in the ‘90s. Each of the ice surfaces in the TRC’s four arenas measures up to the NHL standard dimensions of 85 feet by 200 feet, and provides an open environment with plenty of natural light coming in from the outside. As far as access and opportunities to watch games and events, rink one, with a capacity of 718 people, can accommodate the most spectators. This is followed by rink two with a capacity of 259 people, and rinks three and four with 85 and 79, respectively. Rinks two and three have also been designed to accommodate sledge hockey players and referees. There are 20 dressing rooms and eight referee rooms with additional space available on the main floor as well as the second floor for use as multipurpose rooms.
Rod McMahon, Chair of the Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week, echoed the Zaozirny’s comments regarding the TRC. He underscored what it means for hockey in Edmonton to have access to the centre’s four sheets of ice and how that affects the organizers of one the world’s biggest minor hockey tournaments and their ability to consolidate more than a quarter of the games played in the tournament into one centre. “Out of the 741 games scheduled we had 220 of them played in this one facility,” said McMahon. “We had 69 final games played on the last weekend and they all went off without a hitch. We heard a lot of positive comments during the entire week about the facility as to how lucky we were to be able to play in it.”
McMahon, whose experience with Edmonton minor hockey spans 15 years – 12 of which have had him directly involved with minor hockey week, is well aware of the work that went into making the facility available for this year’s event, and he’s no stranger to the work that needs to be done to execute a tournament of this nature seamlessly. It was a win-win situation for both Hockey Edmonton as well as the city. “I believe it was a great way to showcase the city’s newest gem with a tournament of this magnitude. It helped to be able to concentrate our volunteers in one building. We look forward in the future to this being the home of the Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week tournament.”
“It was also my first time seeing Paige play,” she added. “And to see it in such a beautiful venue was really very special.” Well Margaret, you have city officials, contractors, minor hockey officials and their volunteers, as well as the staff of the centre to thank for pulling it off. Everyone worked hard to make it all come together for the annual tournament.
“It’s a real beauty,” said Orest Zaozirny, the current president of the EMHA alumni. “To have all this under one roof, it’s incredible.”
With 515 teams from 69 divisions all across Edmonton and surrounding area participating in 741 games throughout 30 sheets of ice in 20 arenas, it’s easy to see how organizing an event of this magnitude could quickly become a logistical nightmare. Ensuring that there are no scheduling conflicts, and that the 3,000 volunteers all know what to do and when to do it is an additional challenge not the least of which is making sure that it all comes off seamlessly. But, in the end, it’s all about bringing the local hockey community together and celebrating the game in a unique format that lets families and fans enjoy the game together. This was perfectly summarized by one woman’s experience on the last day of the tournament.
“These four new pads in our Terwillegar Arena complex have been so well received,” said Judi Rohovie, the centre’s director. “We are so thrilled to have had such an incredible response to our new facility.”
Heather Miller-Grayston, the city of Edmonton’s arena and amphitheatre operations supervisor, implied a sense of urgency when it came to having it ready for the 48th annual tournament: “We really wanted to have this centre open for the Minor Hockey Week, so we could showcase this beautiful facility.” In fact, due to the concentrated effort, they managed to showcase this gem weeks before the centre’s official opening, which was on January 29, 2011. It’s hard to imagine a better way to christen the opening of our city’s newest recreational facility than with a successful tournament ending on such a high note.
“This was my first time here,” said Margaret Peach looking behind her towards the doors leading from the centre’s arenas to the foyer. Margaret, an elderly woman, was making her way out moments after a close game between two of the bantam girls teams. The game had gone into overtime, and as it turned out Margaret’s granddaughter scored the winning goal just as a penalty expired and the teams were about to go down to four a side.
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We met up with 16-year-old Logan Purdy at the brand new Terwillegar Recreation Centre to get his thoughts on being a Hockey Edmonton official. Logan began officiating hockey at 13 years of age (which is the youngest age you are allowed to be an official), and is in his fourth year as a hockey official. He doesn’t quite remember his first game, but he was thrown a challenge in his second game, given an Atom 2 game to officiate, which is pretty good hockey for a young and inexperienced official. He remembers doing okay in that game, and as he pointed out, you get better with practice, no different than anything else. Like most hockey officials, Logan cites playing experience as a factor in being a good official. He currently plays goaltender for the SW Zone Oil Kings (Midget), and he’s been playing hockey since he was five years old. (He started playing goalie full-time in his second year of atom.) Logan grew up in Edmonton, but lived in Quebec for a brief period of time when he was very young. This explains why he went through French Immersion schooling in Edmonton for his earlier grades. He is currently enrolled in grade eleven at Harry Ainley High School, and when he’s not involved in school or hockey, he enjoys skiing in the winter, and mountain-bike riding, camping, fishing and golfing in the summer. He’s definitely a busy young man. He expects to reach (or surpass) 100 games as a hockey official this season. (Last year, he officiated nearly 75 games.) Here are Logan’s answers to our questions about being a minor hockey official.
What made you want to become a hockey official?
I thought it would be fun – it lets you look at the game in a different way, and also, it’s a good way to make some extra money.
What level of hockey are you currently officiating?
I do two-man in high tier atom, anywhere in peewee and lower tier bantam. I do lines for bantam and peewee games that have a threeman system and I have started calling some bantam games.
As a goaltender, does it help you as a referee? I’d say as a ref I probably protect goalies from getting hacked after the whistle more than other refs do. And also, I know more often where to look for stuff behind the play because as a goalie you see it happen when the ref often doesn’t.
Do you have any highlights related to big games or tournaments to pass along? Any awards or achievements? For big games I’d have to say at the end of my second year I was doing the atom tier 1 and 2 city playoff finals and my partner didn’t show up so I had to do them by myself which was very difficult and tiring. For awards, this year during minor hockey week I got the Global TV “Athlete of the week” for playing and refereeing in the tournament.
What do you enjoy most about officiating hockey games?
I like being able to control a game and call it your own way. I also like how it lets you look at the game in a different way. When you’re playing or watching a game it lets you look at it in a non-biased way where you can better understand why refs make or don’t make certain calls.
What kind of training were you provided? There’s a two-day course at the start of the year that every ref has to take. In the course, you review rules, procedures and other stuff you need to know about officiating. There is an on-ice portion too and an exam you take at the end of the course. You have to get over a certain percentage on the exam to referee different levels of hockey.
Do you have a role model or mentor who has helped you along the way?
I wouldn’t say any one specific but sometimes I look at people a few years older than me that are doing high level games and I can set a goal for myself to do the same level of games when I’m that age.
How have you improved your skills as an official?
You can improve your skills by doing lots of games and by moving up in what level of games you officiate. It also helps when you get supervised which is where a more experienced official watches your game and tells you what you’re doing right and what you could improve on.
What is the toughest part about being a referee?
I`d have to say always making the right call and keeping your confidence. You can’t always make the right call because your eyes can`t be everywhere on the ice and sometimes you can`t call what you think happened – you can only call what you saw happen. Also it can sometimes be tough to keep your confidence in a tough game but with experience that improves.
How do you handle criticism on the ice?
Sometimes the easiest way to handle criticism is just to ignore it. Often if parents yell at you and you ignore them, they will eventually stop because they figure it`s not making any difference. If coaches or players yell or argue with my calls, I will often give them a warning, and if they continue I won`t hesitate to call a bench minor, unsportsmanlike or misconduct to get them to stop.
Do you have comments or advice you wish to share with parents, coaches or anyone watching minor hockey?
I`d tell them to just let the referee call the game without arguing or yelling because often when there`s a difficult and rough game, parents, coaches or players yelling and arguing with your calls just makes it more difficult for everyone. The ideal game for a referee is to have everyone agree with your calls obviously (but not necessarily expected), and for fans to keep quiet, because it makes the game a lot easier.
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