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“You Are Never Too Old To Try!” [Ron’s Story Of Perseverance]

Ron grew up watching his Bruins play on Hockey Night In Canada and playing on the outdoor rink whenever he could. He went years without touching the ice, and in 2011 at 61 years of age, Ron was diagnosed with cancer. He battled through and beat the disease,...
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“There’s nothing to be nervous about!” Daina Learns To Play Hockey

Daina grew up in Edmonton, and as a born and raised Canadian, she loved watching hockey. Unfortunately she was not able to play as a kid. When her husband heard of the Discover Hockey program he knew that it would be the perfect birthday present for...
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“Hockey Was Never An Option For Me Growing Up”

Diane had the hockey bug from a very young age, growing up in Ontario she admired Paul Hendrson, even before he scored the goal that defined the nation in the Summit Series against the Russians on that fateful night in Moscow to bring Canada the victory...
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“I Assumed It Was Too Late For Me” [How Jim Accomplished the “Impossible”]

After skating on a frozen lake in Calgary last winter with his nephews, Jim discovered an acute desire to learn how to play hockey and was stunned to find an adult beginner hockey program right in his hometown! He signed up for Discover Hockey, and found...
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From street hockey to ice hockey, Leon learns to play Canada’s game!

DISCOVER HOCKEY SPOTLIGHT: LEON When Leon moved to Canada as a kid, he immediately realized how big hockey really was. He soon found out it was nearly impossible to avoid falling in love with the game. Leon’s parents did not know much about ice...
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