Dear CMHA Members,
With the announcements from Hockey Canada and BC Hockey cancelling all remaining hockey events, for the protection and health of all, Coquitlam Minor Hockey is following their lead.
In that regard, all Coquitlam Minor Hockey events are cancelled, including, but not limited to, our Annual Awards Banquet. All team wrap ups and any other CMHA related gatherings should also be cancelled. If you have booked ice or dryfloor with the City of Coquitlam directly, they have advised they will be refunding any cancellations so please communicate directly with them.
I know this is very disappointing and an extremely dispiriting way to end a very successful season for CMHA and I want to take this opportunity to express my pride and gratitude in being your President through this past season.
Our Association brought home a total of 12 banners encompassing every C division as well as our Atom A3 making Final Four and our Midget A1 team going all the way to the BC Hockey Championships. The PCAHA Achievement Banner was awarded to Midget C4 for Sportsmanship which is a phenomenal achievement in the Midget division and a testament to the Coquitlam Chiefs respect for this game we all love. Our Atom A3 team received a letter from the PCAHA Managing Director congratulating the team and parents on an excellent display of sportsmanship and behaviour during their Final Four events in Abbotsford.
I thank all of you for your representation of Coquitlam Minor Hockey with pride, respect and sportsmanship and send our Midget A1 team my deepest regrets, I know how disappointing this is. We will publish a complete list of banner and award winners at a later date.
For now, I encourage all of you to take all necessary precautions to keep yourself and your loved ones safe during this trying time and to follow the recommendations of our BC Health officials.--
Yours in hockey,
Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association