Recent events such as the NHL draft, the NBA draft, the Olympics, National team camps, return to minor sports after the pandemic etc etc, have spurred a lot of conversation on social media
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Crosby had given his stick to his defenceman while the pair were defending a Philadelphia surge in the Penguins defensive zone
Opportunities for young women are endless in sports now as it relates to university and college. As the sport evolves and develops we are all hopeful that a viable and sustainable pro model is developed in the near future.
For professional women’s team sports it has been even more dire, however there are signs of improvement.
As our community continues to grow and the gaps between our rural areas decrease, it only makes sense to allow for our sports associations to evolve and become more efficient in order to foster development of our athletes.
If you talk to most parents of kids playing youth sports or people who are involved in travelling arts like competitive dance, many will say the part they dread the most is the driving. The drive home was sacred. A time of fun and enjoyment. I never wanted it to be a place they or I resented.
The Gretzky family has a long history and connection to the Quinte area starting back to when a young phenom named Wayne Gretzky came to hockey school under much fanfare as a 13 year old to the Quinte area.
As a father of a dedicated young female athlete, I have become acutely aware of issues in women’s sports and the trials and tribulations that these sports must endure as they mature and morph into professional sports.