Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Canada Hockey News

Field Hockey Canada's ace Goalkeeper David Carter has welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021. The IOC on Tuesday confirmed that it would push the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to next year due to the unfolding coronavirus...
The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee issued joint statements Sunday evening saying that they refuse to send their teams to Tokyo unless their respective Games are pushed back a year. Canadian officials have made it clear that this is not just about athlete health but public health and...
The Field Hockey Canada (FHC) office have already begun taking precautionary measures to do their part in protecting the health of their players against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the World Health Organization, people can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus, spreading from person-to-person through small droplets...
Working in collaboration with a variety of partners, Field Hockey Canada is the national sport governing body responsible for the development, growth and promotion of field hockey in Canada. Among its responsibilities, Field Hockey Canada selects, prepares and promotes Canada’s teams for international competitions including FIH World Cup Qualifiers, Continental...
Canadian men’s hockey ace goalkeeper David Carter has been nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Year award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 38-year-old David, a veteran of 194 international caps, led the Canadian team to a Tokyo Olympics berth this year, after a tense shootout victory over Ireland. Carter has cemented his place as arguably the greatest goalkeeper. In the last seven shoot-outs, the world class shooter has a record of never losing a single match. Carter will face competition from Tyler Lovell (AUS), Vincent Vanasch (BEL), Quico Cortes (ESP), and Victor Aly (GER) National associations, players, fans and journalists across the world can vote for the award. The voting process is open until January 17, 2020. The names of the winners will be announced in February 2020. The Dragflick is voting for David Carter, you can too. The Link to vote for him is here. Fans and players can cast their vote here Media can cast their vote here
Canadian men’s hockey ace goalkeeper David Carter has been nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Year award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 38-year-old David, a veteran of 194 international caps, led the Canadian team to a Tokyo Olympics berth this year, after a tense shootout victory over Ireland. Carter will...
Canadian women's hockey team goalkeeper
A shocking end to the hockey campaign for the Canadian women’s team at the FIH Olympic Qualifier as the Irish vodoo struck them, in what was the final chance for teams to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Canadian women, lost in a nerve-wrecking shootout, after scorelines were tied...
The Canadian men's hockey team beat Ireland 5-4 in a shootout to qualify for the 2020 Olympics after the teams were tied 3-3 on aggregate in regulation time. Ireland, has won the first game 5-3, had a two goal advantage going into the decider. They extended it with a goal...
After playing preparatory matches against USA and Spain, the Canadian women's hockey team will play three more fixtures in preparation for their Olympic Qualifiers. One against Belgium in Belgium (9 and 10 October ), a second against Germany (22 October) in Germany and another one against Chile in Belgium (26...
The Canadian men's field hockey teams are ready to get past Ireland to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The Canadian men, ranked 10th in the world, will host the 13th-ranked Irish in West Vancouver in a two-match series Oct. 26 and 27. The winners qualify for the 12-country field...
The Canadian women's field hockey teams are ready to battle it out against the Irish women's hockey team to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The Canadian women made the Olympic qualifier by virtue of their runner-up finish at the FIH Hockey Series Finals in June in Valencia, Spain. They...
"Success is no accident. It is a culmination of hard work, perseverance, learning, studying and a lot of sacrifice." If you have been following the journey of the Canadian women's hockey team, you will know that this quote holds so true. The upward trend in Canada's hockey graph had already reached...
Gordie Johnston at the Pan American Games 2019
It was heartbreak for Canada men in hockey as they lost the finals to Argentina at the Pan American Games 2019 in Lima, Peru. The loss will hurt the Canadians badly as a gold here would have guaranteed a direct qualification in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. https://twitter.com/thedragflick/status/1160400977977073665 Canada had dominated the group...
Canada Women's Hockey Team
The Canadian women's hockey team have qualified for the finals of the Pan American Games after a gap of 28 years after beating World Ranked 13 USA women's hockey team (2-0) at the Pan American Games 2019 in Lima, Peru. This is a historic victory for Captain Kate Wright's led...
Karli Johansen Field Hockey Canada
The Canadian Women’s team will take on USA in the Semi Final match of the Pan American Games here in Lima, Peru on August 6. The USA women's hockey team are World Ranked 13, while the Canadian Women's hockey team are World Ranked 18. While USA beat Cuba (9-0) in the...
James Wallace
Field Hockey Canada's James Wallace has always been destined for greatness since his teenage days. Having made his debut in 2016 at the Junior Pan American Championship, international recognition wasn’t too far behind for this youngster. This Vancouver born's backstory is Hollywood stuff and significant for the Canada Men's Field Hockey...

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