NEWS RELEASE This year’s camp is expected to include more than 40 Blind Hockey players from across Canada, USA and Finland participating in the Development and High-Performance Divisions.  WHAT: Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to announce that the 2024 Canadian Blind Hockey Summer Development Camp is happening July 11 – 14 in Mississauga, Ontario, presented…

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Canadian Blind Hockey Founder Mark DeMontis wins NHL’s Prestigious Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award in Canada  June 14, 2024, Toronto, ON – Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to share that Canadian Blind Hockey founder Mark DeMontis has won the NHL’s prestigious 2024 Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award! The award is presented annually “to an individual…

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Thank you to the Parliamentary Secretary for Ministers of Environment & Sport Adam Van Koeverden for hosting the Community Sport Summit in Ottawa this week. We were honoured to present on our initiative that introduced the Para sport of Blind Hockey to nearly 500 Canadians who are blind or partially sighted – including 150 participants…

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There are two amazing Canadian Blind Hockey Summer Camps taking place this year. First is the children and youth that will be hosted in partnership with CNIB Foundation. “Camp Abilities featuring blind hockey, 5-a-side soccer and swimming” takes place from July 1 – 6 at CNIB Lake Joe and is for youth aged 8– 18.…

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Mark DeMontis is a top 3 finalist for the 2024 NHL Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award! Mark DeMontis, founder of Canadian Blind Hockey and a member of Canada’s National Blind Hockey Team is one of the top 3 finalists of the 2024 Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award presented by Hyundai Canada! The award is presented…

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Tune in live on our free web broadcast on youtube!     Canadian Blind Hockey Showcase Games Taking Place During the 2024 World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Calgary This Weekend Two games featuring top players from the Canadian & US National Blind Hockey Teams will showcase the Para sport with the goal of furthering…

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  The 2024 Canadian National Blind Hockey Team traveled to St-Louis April 12 – 14 2024 to compete against the USA Blind Hockey Team in the fifth International Blind Ice Hockey Series. Team Canada is now celebrating their 5th consecutive win in this series as they continue to bring gold home to our nation! The…

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Canadian Blind Hockey is cheering on members of the Canadian National Blind Hockey Team as they get ready to take on  Team USA during the 5th International Blind Ice Hockey Series April 12 – 14 in St-Louis, MO.   The 2024 Canadian Blind Hockey Team features 20 players representing seven different provinces spanning the country from…

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Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to welcome players from seven different provinces to compete versus USA in the 2024 International Blind Ice Hockey Series April 12 – 14 in St Louis Canadian Blind Hockey has named the 2024 Canadian National Blind Hockey Team which features 20 players representing seven different provinces spanning the country from…

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  The2024 Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament takes place between March 22 – 24 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre – the former Maple Leaf Gardens – in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  The event is brought to you by the CNIB Foundation, and made possible by national partners AMI, the Daniel Family Foundation, Electra Health, and Manion.…

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Canadian Blind Hockey released a series of videos answering popular online questions about our Para sport such as, why does the puck make noise? What’s the role of the referee? What’s that whistle and how do the goalies stop the puck if they’re blind? To find out more, check out our playlist on Youtube below:…

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In order to participate in Canadian Blind Hockey programs and events players, coaches, parents, and volunteers must review and agree to important policies to ensure a safe and positive sport experience.  These policies include: the Canadian Blind Hockey Player Eligibility Requirements – Visual Impairment Criteria, Code of Conduct and Declaration of Principles, Recognition and Prevention…

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The 2024 Canadian National Blind Hockey Team player selection is underway! The talent is growing across Canada and following a successful High Performance camp in Mississauga in August 2023, coaches and management have decided to take a two-step approach to naming the national team for 2024 season.  The first 10 players will be announced next week…

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Here’s what we’re up to this month!     Calendar summary: Blind Hockey programs: Ottawa 67s Blind Hockey Windsor Blind Hockey Montreal Junior Hiboux Blind Hockey Toronto Jr. Ice Owls Monday Dec. 4: W. Ross Otters Blind Hockey Program December 28, 29, 30: Eastern Regional Blind Hockey Tournament in Ottawa!

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  Calendar summary: Wednesday November 1: York Region Try Skating and Blind Hockey Field Trip Program hosted by Paramount Sports Management November 7 – 8: Canadian Blind Hockey will be part of the Ontario Parasport Collective Summit Thursday November 9: Try Skating and Blind Hockey Field Trip in St-John’s NFLD Tuesday November 14: Halifax Try…

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Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to continue Try Blind Hockey Programs and Field Trips in partnership with amazing organizations across Canada. Here’s our Calendar of Events for the month of October!   Calendar summary: Toronto Jr. Ice Owls play every Sunday in Toronto. Learn more Ottawa 67s Blind Hockey play every Saturday in Ottawa. Learn…

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We were honoured to showcase Blind Hockey at the Marner Assist Foundation All-Star Invitational this summer where NHL players including a trio of Toronto Maple Leafs players Mitch Marner, Morgan Rielly and team captain John Tavares scrimmaged with our Jr Ice Owls and the adapted hockey puck. Thanks to Mitch and your team for creating…

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It’s National Coaches Week and Canadian Blind Hockey is saying #ThanksCoach to all of our amazing on-ice coaches and incredible off-ice volunteers that make Blind Hockey possible coast-to-coast! To celebrate coaches week, we’ve released a series of videos that we invite you to enjoy on our YouTube channel. The first video thanks all of our…

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This year’s camp is expected to include more than 50 Blind Hockey players from across Canada and around the world participating in the Children and Youth Multi-Sport Camp, Development, and High-Performance Divisions. Canadian Blind Hockey is thrilled to announce that the 2023 Canadian Blind Hockey Summer Development Camp is happening August 16 -20 in Mississauga,…

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Our 2023 Children and Youth Multi-Sport Camp has been moved to Mississauga, ON and now takes place from August 16 – 20 as part of the larger Summer Development Camp. We expect to have 15 – 20 participants aged 6 – 17 come together from across Canada to participate in Blind Hockey and a variety…

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