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Hockey Canada board welcomes new directors

Board election caps Hockey Canada Winter Congress and Annual Meeting

November 21, 2015
TORONTO, Ont. – Hockey Canada’s Winter Congress and Annual Meeting wrapped up on Saturday evening with an election for five seats on the board of directors.

Joining chair Joe Drago (Sudbury, Ont.) and directors Michael Brind’Amour (Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez, Que.), Ed Pupich (Schumacher, Ont.), and Barry Reynard (Dawson Creek, B.C.) are:

John Clements (Ancaster, Ont.) – two-year term

Al Hubbs (Indian Head, Sask.) – two-year term

Réal Langlais (Delson, Que.) – two-year term

Randy Pulsifer (Stillwater Lake, N.S.) – two-year term

Goops Wooldridge (Milton Station, P.E.I.) – one-year term

“I’ve seen tremendous work done and commitment by the directors over the last year to move forward our mandate to grow the game across the country,” said Drago, who was acclaimed as chair of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors in Dec. 2014. “I welcome our new and returning directors, and look forward to working with them over the next year.”

Hockey Canada’s Winter Congress and Annual Meeting brought together the governing body’s board of directors and partners, along with representation from all 13 member associations, and from councils that oversee female hockey, junior hockey, minor hockey, senior hockey and hockey development.

Hockey Canada’s next annual meeting will be held on Nov. 19, 2016, in Montreal.

About Hockey Canada

Hockey Canada is the governing body for hockey in Canada and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), with a membership through its 13 member associations of over 700,000 players, coaches and officials. Hockey Canada is a not-for-profit organization that creates leading-edge hockey development programs for its members to deliver in communities across Canada; provides consistent rules and regulations and various other membership services from coast to coast to coast; manages numerous regional, national, and international hockey championships and events; and leads the operation of all teams that represent Canada in international ice hockey competition. Hockey Canada’s mission is to “lead, develop and promote positive hockey experiences.” For more information on Hockey Canada, please visit www.hockeycanada.ca or follow through social media on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information:

Dominick Saillant
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
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Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
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Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
Office: 403-777-4567
Mobile: 905-906-5327
[email protected]


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