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PSMHA Weekly Newsletter - October 19

By PSMHA, 10/19/18, 5:45PM CST

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PSMHA Atom Tournament is full

Our second annual PSMHA Atom tournament is full! 

The tournament runs November 16th-18th and will host 24 teams in Atom A, B and C. We are still looking for sponsorships and raffle items from anyone willing to donate. 

You can coordinate donations by emailing tournament coordinator, Chantelle Kee, tournaments@psmha.ca.


Support Local: Balgonie Bisons Hockey Club

Balgonie Bisons are back for another season... their 50th!!!

PSMHA has been fortunate to build a relationship with this storied local senior men's hockey franchise this past season with some shared events and looking forward to more in the near future. 

Many Bison players came up through Prairie Storm hockey and a couple are also giving back by helping coach some of our young players. 

Be sure to come out and support local!

Pre-Season Exhibition Games:

  • Saturday, Oct 27: Bisons @ Lumsden - 8:30 PM Puck drop 
  • Friday, Nov 2: Lumsden @ Bisons - 8:30 PM Puck Drop - Balgonie

HOME OPENER:

  • Friday, Nov 9: Indian Head Chiefs @ Bisons - 8:30 PM Puck Drop Balgonie

PSMHA HALLOWEEN CABARET

Tickets are now on sale for the PSMHA Halloween Cabaret. Tickets are selling fast and already 95% sold. All proceeds will go to PSMHA to support further programming within the Association.

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Doors Open at 8:00 PM
DJ from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM'
Midnight Lunch from 11:30 PM to Midnight

Raffle Prizes, 50/50 draws and best costume awards ALL up for grabs!

To purchase tickets please contact Brit Callandar at (306) 536-6874 or initiation@psmha.ca


ARTICLE: THE FOUR-STEP PROGRESSION OF BODYCHECKING

A common misconception is that the skill of checking begins at a certain age or category of play. In fact, checking is a 4-Step Progression that begins the first time a young player steps on the ice. Each step builds upon the previous step and brings the hockey player that much closer to being able to give and receive body checks competently and confidently.

READ FULL ARTICLE (3 min read): https://www.omha.net/news_article/show/960444


SAVE THE DATE - UPCOMING COACH CLINICS

ATT: Coaches and team staff

PSMHA will be hosting some of the SHA coaching clinics for our coaches to have the opportunity to get their certifications locally. 

Clinic Dates:

Clinic Date Class Time On Ice Time
Coach Level November 7, 2018 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Checking November 28, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Goaltending January 9, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

 

You can sign up for these clinics through your Hockey Canada eHockey account.

For more information on coaching requirements, check out our Coaching requirements page: https://www.psmha.ca/certifications

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