The 20/21 SCGHA Annual General Meeting was held online June 3rd, with an outstanding 60 members in attendance! Thank you to all the members who took the opportunity to join and to receive an update on the past year/current events of the SCGHA.
A special “thank you” to the following SCGHA Executive members for their dedication to their roles on the committee:
Tony Filice, Michelle Bullivant, Gary Brown, Roger Periard and Joe Locicero.
Over many years, these individuals have committed much of their time and energy to the association, parents, players and staff. They will be missed.
Please review our contact page for the new members voted into the nominated positions.
SCGHA Executive Committee is excited to announce, that our association has been selected by Bauer, Hockey Canada, the NHL and the NHLPA, to bring the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program to our community. As one of the few female associations to provide an all-female program, we will demonstrate how our efforts will grow the game and help female players and their families enjoy a positive introduction to the sport of hockey.
Commencing on June 15th at noon our program will be available for female players, aged 5-10 that have not played hockey before, to register at the following links:
FirstShift.ca/Locations or at
Registration where families will have the ability to register and pay for their player directly through the link on our program locator.
We hope to have new, young, excited players join our Sabres Nation in this great program.
The PWHPA Secret Dream Gap Tour games are featured on Sportsnet.
To introduce the weekend games, our own Sarah Nurse was featured on a segment during the Hockey Night in Canada game - Toronto vs Montreal last Saturday.
The Grindstone Award Foundation provides grants to female hockey players with financial need. Grant Funds will go towards hockey registration fees, to a maximum of $500.00.
And this year, in 2021/2022, female players requiring equipment can apply to receive 1 of 25 full sets of equipment donated by the NHLPA Goals & Dreams Fund.
Visit grindstoneaward.com/apply/ to apply
Sarah Nurse, Hanna Bunton, and Brigette Lacquette on the cover of ELLE Magazine Canada.
It is so great to see Women's Hockey getting recognition. The PWHPA has made huge strides and all of the strong women that have made this happen are paving the way for a bright future for all young girls.
Thank you for all you've done!
The June issue of ELLE Canada will hit stands and Apple News+ on May 17, 2021.