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Published on Feb 21, 2019

Program Highlights included in fee: COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Duco – Former NHL forward with the Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks Assistant Coach: Jamie Johnson- 14-year professional career as a player (431 games in the AHL) Defense…


Published on Feb 21, 2019

The right environments, especially a winning one, has transformed Emma Keenan into an excellent hockey player. The journey began with the Okanagan Hockey Academy and reached new heights with the Clarkson University Golden Knights in Potsdam, N.Y. B…


Published on Jan 10, 2019

Our Combines division frequently gets asked when an athlete should consider testing and why should they test in the first place. In this blog we will explain the benefits of testing. Combine testing, when done correctly, provides accurate data in a …


Published on Jan 8, 2019

“You don’t have to be crazy to be a goalie, but it helps.” - Bernie Parent “Goalies are… different, a little odd.” - Hockey fans everywhere. Do these quotes sound familiar to you? We’ve all heard them! As a goalie parent, we have probably even said…


Published on Dec 7, 2018

The Okanagan Hockey Group (OHG) announced today that Andre Darlow has been named the Student Athlete Recruitment Coordinator for Okanagan Hockey Ontario (OHO). Darlow, who is a co-founder of TEP Showcase Tournaments, has been a director of scouting …


Published on Nov 20, 2018

CALGARY, Alta. – The Western Hockey League (WHL), in partnership with the Okanagan Hockey Group (OHG) and Sport Testing Inc. have announced the 2019 WHL Prospect Skills Combine schedule for Western Canada, beginning March 30-31 in Winnipeg, Man. Ove…


Published on Oct 2, 2018

The Okanagan Hockey Group (OHG) is pleased to announce that Penticton City Council has voted unanimously in favour of a long-term agreement between OHG, the City of Penticton and Spectra Venue Management. The new agreement is for 10 years with an op…


Published on Aug 29, 2018

Okanagan Hockey Group (OHG) Vice-President Dixon Ward announced today that Payge Peña has been named the Assistant Coach for the Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) Female Varsity team. Peña, 23, is a graduate of the Okanagan Hockey Academy, having spent …


Published on Aug 24, 2018

The question that we always hear when families and players are looking at our program is “what separates us from the regular system”.  The answer is quite simple: At Okanagan Hockey, we create a comprehensive environment that solely focuses on the …


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