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Leading Your Street Hockey Team to Victory

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Leading Your Street Hockey Team to Victory Andrew Friesen, PhD Twitter: @apfriesen May 2016 Leadership has long been an appreciated attribute in stree...

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Tips for Referees for Managing Street Hockey Players

Friday, May 06, 2016

Tips for Referees for Managing Street Hockey Players Andrew Friesen, PhDTwitter: @apfriesenMay 2016 Referees play an integral part in community recrea...

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Making the Team: My Street Hockey Debut

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Making the Team: My Street Hockey Debut By: Meaghan Engels   There are always signs to show us that spring is finally here. The air is warmer, th...

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My Long-Lasting Love Affair with Street Hockey

Thursday, April 28, 2016

What Street Hockey Means to Me   Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On!   Callum Fraser   My Long-Lasting Love Affair with Street Hock...

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The Start of an Obsession

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Start of an Obsession By Jimmy Going Bang! Thump! Ping! If you’ve ever played hockey in your life, you’ve probably heard these sounds....

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Four Reasons to Participate in Play On!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Here's what anybody considering participation for the first time needs to know about the largest hockey tournament in the world

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Why the Marlies Should be Stealing the Hearts of Toronto Hockey Fans Everywhere

Monday, April 25, 2016

Why the Marlies Should be Stealing the Hearts of Toronto Hockey Fans EverywhereMeaghan EngelsToronto-Thursday April 21, 2016Dreams of April hockey f...

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From Giving 110% to Just 100%

Thursday, April 21, 2016

From Giving 110% to Just 100%Andrew Friesen, PhDTwitter: @apfriesenApril 2016Winnipeg sports journalist Scott Taylor once remarked that, “th...

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T-Birds Rise to the Top in Alberta Now Looking to Conquer Kelowna

Thursday, April 21, 2016

After taking names and breaking hearts in ‪#‎Calgary‬ and ‪#‎Edmonton‬, The T-Birds are looking to add the Play On...

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What Makes Montréal Red Lite So Good?!

Friday, April 24, 2015

An inside look at the three-time defending Redwood Cup Champions

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What the Redwood Cup Means to Canada

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Exploring why this trophy means so much in this country.

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9 Rookie Mistakes you Probably Made at Your Very First Play On! Tourney

Monday, March 23, 2015

We list the 9 Rookie Mistakes every team makes during their first Play On! Tournament.

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Why Our Team Loves Play On!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Some look at Play On! and say “It’s just street hockey”... to which I would look back wondering what has led them to believe it is so inferior to its on-ice counterpart.

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We've Come a Long Way, Baby

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A look back on the humble beginnings of the Play On! Women's Elite division

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The Night They Stole the Redwood Cup

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Canada’s largest sports festival is bringing back our game and if you don’t agree with me, simply attend any one of the events this year and then have a crack at telling me otherwise.

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The Lengths we will Travel

Thursday, February 27, 2014

William Tiktaq and his team from Arviat, Nunavut Territory are another great example of the lengths that Canadians will go to in order to play for the Redwood Cup

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Growing the Game

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Play On! is working with CAAWS to increase female participation in sport

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Etiquette for Play On! Rookies

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Whether you choose to learn the hard way or not, it doesn’t get much more fun than this.

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The Countdown is On

Friday, April 05, 2013

There will be a plethora of prizes and surprises waiting for you in the 10th season of Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On!

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The Size of the Dog

Monday, March 25, 2013

When it comes to Play On! -- it’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog

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Playing Hockey Without Playing Doctor

Friday, March 08, 2013

Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! welcomes all levels of play at every age and knowledge without having to staff a team doctor.

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On the Ice or in the Streets: What Hockey Means to Me

Monday, March 04, 2013

The tournament provides the opportunity to almost magically go back to your younger self and play street hockey for the fun of it.

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Redefining the Street Hockey Lifestyle

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Those who play say it feels like a lifetime of street hockey in one incredible weekend.

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Hockey: Street Style

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

History shows that when it comes to the chase for the Redwood Cup, an NHL pedigree doesn’t do much for your chances

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The Road to the Redwood Cup

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Might the Redwood Cup actually be the most difficult trophy to win in hockey?

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My Game, Canada’s Game

Friday, February 01, 2013

When the crew at Play On! asked me to start blogging about the culture of street hockey in this country, one photo came to mind.

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My Experience as a Play On! Volunteer

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

How one Hockey Mom became a Play On! volunteer (and saved the Halifax event!)

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The Boston Alliance

Friday, April 20, 2012

A special feature on a team from Boston, MA now competing for the 4th time in Canada's Largest Sports Festival

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10 Reasons Why Street Hockey is Superior to the NHL

Friday, April 20, 2012

As a diehard Canucks fan, I’m sure you’ll understand that it’s been kind of a rough week for me.

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The Name Game

Monday, April 02, 2012

Choosing a name for your Play On! team can be a tricky venture, you want something cool and maybe even clever so that you stand out from the crowd.

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The Good Ol' Days

Monday, March 19, 2012

We all know how big a part of our childhoods Street Hockey was. I feel genuinely sorry for any Canadian kid who never got to yell “car” or comb through a hedge for a missing orange ball.

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Man Up

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Have you ever been told to “Man Up”? If you have then you probably felt rather inept in your abilities.

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Triple Deke Charlie!

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Play On! and The Mighty Ducks... What happens when they meet?

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Getting the Band Back Together

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

It had been years since the team was together for a game of road hockey, it is weird because at one time a week would not go by without getting together at least once to shoot the ball around.

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Chasing the Cup

Thursday, February 16, 2012

To ask me to choose my best/favourite/most memorable road hockey moment, would be like asking me to choose who I felt was the better player, Joe Sakic or Steve Yzerman?

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Over Before It Even Began

Saturday, February 11, 2012

This day finds us with the usual suspects assembled for a game, with one interesting addition Teege.

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The First Game

Friday, February 10, 2012

It’s impossible to pick a single favourite out of a lifetime of street hockey memories, so I’ll just start from the beginning:

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Road Trippin' With The Good Ol' By's

Thursday, February 09, 2012

I grew up playing hockey. Whether it was on the ice, road, or hand-hockey in the lobby of my apartment building, if I could find someone to shoot around a ball with we were having a game.

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