Announcing - First Ever Female Goalie Camp

Posted by Amey Doyle on May 16, 2017
Announcing - First Ever Female Goalie Camp

Doyle Hockey Development is very excited to announce that we have partnered up with 3-time Olympian Kim St-Pierre and GoalieTutors.com to offer our first ever Female Goalie Camp!  The goalie camp will take place during our week-long camp from June 26th – 30th 2017 at CEGEP St. Laurent.  The goalies will be on the ice 3 hours per day and take part in specific goalie drills as well as goalie specific off ice training and conferences that cover important components for goalies off the ice.

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Why Not Us?

Posted by Amey Doyle on May 16, 2017
Why Not Us?

This article is a great story from a guy who has dealt with a lot of controversy in his life.  A great story on how important understanding your role on and off the ice and how that role may change during your career! One of the hardest things for players to understand is what their role on the team is! Not everyone can be the first line centre, but sometimes the fourth line centre can be just as important! Parents and players at every level can learn that...

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DHD Instructor Daoust named to Centralization Roster

Posted by Amey Doyle on May 12, 2017
DHD Instructor Daoust named to Centralization Roster
28 players will be centralized in Calgary for 2017-18 season in advance of 2018 Olympic Winter Games

We were thrilled to hear that our own Mélodie Daoust was one of 28 players named to the centralization roster for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.  Mélo has been part of the staff at Doyle Hockey Development for many years and has been an intregral part of our development curriculum.  She brings enthusiasm and and energy to the ice that allows her to connect with young players.  Not only...

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UNB plans to hire coach for new varsity women’s hockey team

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 12, 2017
UNB plans to hire coach for new varsity women’s hockey team
A new Aitken Centre office for the future coach is being created and dressing room will see major upgrade.

The University of New Brunswick is preparing its facilities for the new varsity women's hockey team that will take to the ice in 2018. 

The university will be upgrading the dressing room that is currently used by the women's hockey club team, and it has already added a coach's office in the Aitken Centre.

The question now is, who will get to use...

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Women’s hockey, soccer stars score big wins toward brighter future

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 10, 2017
Women’s hockey, soccer stars score big wins toward brighter future
Contemporary sportswomen realize it's not about whether you won or lost, but how you fought for equality of opportunity.

In a matter of days, female athletes around the globe scored a trio of wins in their fight for equality after decades of work.

The U.S. women’s national soccer team struck a new collective agreement with their federation, ending more than a year of at times contentious negotiations, with players seeking comparable compensation to the men’s national team.

It followed...

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USA beats Canada in OT to win women’s world championship

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 08, 2017
USA beats Canada in OT to win women’s world championship

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — An empowered U.S. women’s hockey team backed up their off-ice win before the world championship began by winning gold Friday.

Hilary Knight blocked a shot in Canada’s end and scored on an odd-man rush at 10:17 of overtime to lift the host country to a 3-2 victory and a fourth straight world championship.

The U.S. women threatened to boycott the tournament if USA Hockey didn’t increase their support, financial and otherwise, to something closer to...

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Canada to face Finland in women’s world hockey championship semifinal

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 05, 2017
Canada to face Finland in women’s world hockey championship semifinal

PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Finland earned another showdown with Canada at the women’s world hockey championship.

The Finns blanked Sweden 4-0 in Tuesday’s quarter-final. They’ll face the Canadians in Thursday’s semifinals. Finland beat Canada for the first time ever 4-3 in the preliminary round.  Germany, the country promoted from the second-tier world championship, upset Russia 2-1 in the other quarter-final and will face defending champion United States on Thursday.

Marie Delarbre and Kerstin Spielberger scored for the...

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Canada’s Women’s Team ‘Shocked’ by NHL Decision to Skip Winter Olympics

Posted by Amey Doyle on April 05, 2017
Canada’s Women’s Team ‘Shocked’ by NHL Decision to Skip Winter Olympics
Women’s hockey was introduced to the Olympic program at the 1998 Games in Nagano, the same year NHL players began participating.  

PLYMOUTH, MICH.—The NHL’s decision not to release players for next year’s Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea comes as a surprise to some of the Canadian players at the women’s world hockey championship.

“We were kind of shocked. We thought they’d figure something out to get them there,” forward Natalie Spooner said Tuesday.<...

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