MARCH 25, 2013
NIHA-Canada’s Team Canada Program attends the annual International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Mens World Inline Hockey Championship and since our return to this event, Team Canada has climbed the ladder each year, currently sitting as the World Champions.
2012- Ingolstadt, Germany - Gold Medal (1st)
2011 – Pardubice, Czech rep – Bronze Medal (3rd)
2010 – Karlstad, Sweden – 4th
2009 – Ingolstadt, Germany – 7th
2008 – Bratislava, Slovakia – Gold Division 1 (9th – promoted to Top Division)
Each year we receive a number of questions related to Team Canada and specifically the Team Selection Process. In order to assist in clearing up any misconceptions and answer many questions, we are pleased to outline the Selection Process in detail. Please do not hesitate to contact usContinue reading »
JANUARY 8, 2013
Youth roller hockey players in the Metro Vancouver Area will have a new opportunity to play our great sport starting the spring of 2013!
The Metro Vancouver Roller Hockey League, organized by Jason Granholm, will be opening its doors for the first time in areas throughout the Metro Van area and will be targeting players aged 4-18 and are proud members of the BCIHA and NIHA-Canada
Jason has tons of experience in league organization as he's worked with the Vancouver Inline Hockey League (VIHL) and North Shore Inline Hockey Association over the past several seasons.
Make sure to follow the MVRHL for regular updates at their website: www.mvrhl.com
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AUGUST 3, 2012
Lethbridge, AB - Over three days of competition from July 27th and 29th , eight teams from around the province met in Lethbridge to compete for inline supremacy at the Alberta Summer Games. The eight zones consisted of the Sunny South, Big Country, Calgary, Parkland, Black/Gold region, Peace country, Edmonton, and the Northeast. All of the teams were formed from regional try-out camps and 92 athletes were able to travel and participate in the Inline Hockey event.
In the final game the Zone 6 athletes from Edmonton were able to outlast the team from Zone 4 - Parkland (Red Deer area) winning the game 6-2. The game was very fast and filled with great moments. It was a true testament to the sport. In the Bronze medal game the Zone 3 team from Calgary beat the Black Gold Zone 5 squad to take home thirdContinue reading »
JULY 26, 2012
Surrey, BC - Inline Hockey has a strong following in British Columbia and the 2012 BC Summer Games held in Surrey, showed proof that our game is healthy out west!
Over 3 full days, teams from 5 different Zones (Fraser Valley, Vancouver- Squamish, Fraser River - Delta, Cariboo - North East, Vancouver Island - Central Coast) competed for inline hockey supremacy. Each team consisted of the top players (62 in total at the event) from each region selected through a regional tryout process earlier this summer.
"BC Summer Games is a great venue to showcase inline hockey to some new areas and it also allows us to celebrate the great players we currently have throughout BC," Scott Hill, Past President - BCIHA said. "As the sport continues to grow throughout the province, we look forward to having some newContinue reading »