Lucan, Ontario, the 2018 winner of Kraft Hockeyville Canada, will receive $250,000 in upgrades to its Lucan Community Memorial Centre. The town will also host a preseason NHL game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators and an officiating camp from referee Kevin Pollock
Hockey dreams are never black and white. Like so many other young Maritimers, Jesse Marquis dreamed of one day playing in the National Hockey League. The dream of making it as a player was unattainable. Nevertheless, Marquis will skate on NHL ice.
In June, referee Stephen Thomson was working the ECHL’s Kelly Cup Finals. He won’t be making a return trip this season; instead, he’ll be in charge of the guys who do. The ECHL named Thomson as the league’s Manager of Officiating for the 2018-19 season.
Head down to ice level with QMJHL referees Nic Leduc (#31) and Pascal St-Jacques (#3) and linesmen Maxime Desjardins (#70) and Francis Trempe (#85) for a semi-final game between the Charlottetown Islanders and the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada.