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Hockey Rodeo in Stavely

It was the second wild ride along the QE2 Highway in two days. Another snow blizzard to navigate, heading over 100 km south of Calgary for hockey in Stavely, home of Canada’s First Indoor Rodeo. The Calgary Girls Hockey Bantam 1 … Continue reading

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Hawks trumped by Academics on Inauguration Day in Montana

The Calgary Hawks got the scoring going in their opening game of the Northern Rockies Classic tournament in Missoula Montana today. A blue line shot by defender, Jennifer Nixon made its way through traffic and landed in the net. On the day marked … Continue reading

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Stick handling between the puddles: double digit temperature puts out the ice in Calgary

Double digit temperature in Calgary today (it reached 14 deg C) pretty much put the ice out of service at the Battalion Park Outdoor Arena today. Just one young skater stick handling between the defending puddles. The rink rats may be taking … Continue reading

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Banff LEED in Sustainable Hockey

Banff: environmental role model for communities in the world Banff is a good place to visit anytime of the year including the early fall season when the golden swathes of forest are splendid, set against mountains just picking up their … Continue reading

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PhotoPoetry in Motion: Beauty and the Bridge. Photos and poem from the Bow River, Calgary #YYC

Here is a contribution to this week-end’s International Poetry Day and International Water Day. Beauty and the Bridge You looked beautiful beneath the bridge Waving hair in a gentle wind As I approached I could see more And realized what … Continue reading

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Bob Hartley’s thinking about the new NHL Flames season is set aside for fun @HondaCanada hockey camp

As preparations for the new season get underway, tension is mounting. Players are working at getting fit and focusing, with a smidgen, maybe more of anxiety, on making it into the team. Yes, it’s minor hockey evaluation season again! Arguably, … Continue reading

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13 pics from ’13

I selected 13 photos from my files as a look back over the year that becomes history in just a few hours time. These reasonably reflect the passing months (an extra shot goes in for August) and were taken with … Continue reading

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