Tag Archives: hockey

Cautionary Tale for Hockey Parents

By Pam Dillon

We were sitting outside the rink a few weeks ago watching the action through the glass. I was waiting to drive my kid home and there were three or four dads sitting to one side of me, talking hockey-dad talk. It sounded like a serious TSN-style discussion, but I wasn’t paying too much attention since I was leafing through a magazine on a hunt for recipes. Continue reading

Condors’ Special Hockey International Tourney a WIN!

There was an NHL-style paparazzi moment at Kanata Rec Centre this morning, as the jubilant Capital City Condors gathered for a team photo. Cameras and camera phones were snapping pic after pic as the hockey players in the red sweaters … Continue reading

Family Fun at an Ottawa 67’s Game

By Stephen Johnson We had not been to an Ottawa 67’s game since Lansdowne Park had been renovated.  The final weekend of Winterlude was the perfect time to visit.   On Sunday, Febraury 15, I was pleasantly surprised by the … Continue reading

For the Thrill of the Game…. and More

Ottawa Valley Ambassadors and Capital City Condors provide the thrill of hockey for all players

By Madeline Kallio Continue reading

Lace Up for Hockey Day

If you’re not already on the canal or heading to an ODR to play shinny, you might want to grab your skates, a helmet, your gloves and a stick.  Saturday, February 14, is Hockey Day in Ottawa. From 1 to … Continue reading

Laughs for Hockey Parents

    If you’re intimately familiar with the price of composite hockey sticks, the hours at skate sharpening places, and the location of heaters at every single rink, odds are you’re in the ranks of hockey parent. And odds are you’ll … Continue reading

The Ultimate Cookbook for Hockey Families

  Smell of Victory in the kitchen and on the road The smell alone is apt to send hockey families running. Huh? You’d be forgiven for imagining the nose pinching and scattering when a player opens an equipment bag. Not … Continue reading