Minor hockey leagues across the country are still adjusting to Hockey Canada's efforts to crack down on neck injuries and concussions after new head-contact rules were introduced this season.
Every Friday night during the winter months, the slopes at Canada Olympic Park are filled with people of different abilities learning to ski.
The Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing has about 200 students with about 300 instructors volunteering their time to teach.
In a battle of Flames orange and desert camo, heroes from two walks of life faced off during one of Canada's favourite pastimes on Jan.26, 2012, giving those in attendance a show well worth the $30 cost of admission.
Players come and go. Championships are won and lost. And rivalries build and fade over time.
But in Ken Babey's 25 years of coaching SAIT men's hockey, no bigger change came when Mount Royal University decided that its teams were leaving the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, or ACAC.