NHL’s Stoner headlines hockey camp

Port McNeill will host weeklong clinic featuring professional hockey players in July

Gazette staff

Former Port McNeill skater and current NHL pro Clayton Stoner will headline the Vancouver Island Hockey School at Port McNeill’s Chilton Regional Arena July 4-8.

The weeklong clinic for skaters and goalies includes divisions for ages 7-10, 11-13 and 14-16.

Instruction includes both on-ice and hockey-specific dryland training from NHL, AHL and ECHL professionals, as well as a goaltender video analysis.

Cost for the program is $395 per player, and registration is available online at www.progressivegoaltending.com.

Youth floor hockey tourney

The first Bear Cup youth floor hockey tournament will be held Mar. 25-26 at the former Robert Scott Elementary School gymnasium.

4-on-4 competition (three skaters, one goalie) will be held in two age divisions, for players 13-15 and for those 16-18.

The entry fee is $50 per team, and prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each division.

Register at Bear’s Place in the Robert Scott gym, or by calling 250-949-0343.

Midnight stick madness

Bear’s Place Rediscovery will hold a Midnight Madness Floor Hockey Challenge each Saturday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the former Robert Scott school gymnasium.

Entry fee is $50 per team, with a winner-take-all prize less $10 for the gym rental.

Teams must be registered before 9 p.m. Saturday to compete in that week’s challenge.

Soccer registration continues

Sign-up for the 2011 youth soccer season continues through most of March for players in both Port Hardy and Port McNeill.

Registration forms may be picked up in Port Hardy at the Recreation Centre counter during staffed hours through Mar. 25.

In Port McNeill, forms are available at Timberland Sports and completed forms may be dropped there by Mar. 28.

Fees are variable by age group, and an extra fee will be assessed to late registrations.

For more info on Port Hardy Youth Soccer, call Sarah at 250-949-6418. In Port McNeill, call Liza at 250-956-3306.

 

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