The goal of Hockey Canada is not to put players in the NHL, but rather to ensure a meaningful, enjoyable experience. This is not to say that we don’t want boys and girls to achieve the highest levels possible, but rather if we go about it the right way they will have a better chance.
Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador is providing the membership with the option to become certified in the program through a national initiative to implement the Respect in Sport Education tool. Click here to read more!
Remember, it’s about fairness and respect! It’s about play! It’s all about family! It’s about us all having fun and being kids!
What else could really be more important?
As a partner in the game we want you to have as much information as possible at your fingertips. Click here and access many resources that will assist you as your young player progresses through the game!
Skills Development Model
It is imperative in Canada that we focus on our youth development programs to ensure that every player gains a skill base and enjoys the game.
"Play with passion and heart. If you don't carry passion into sport - or in any job for that matter -- you won't succeed."