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Recent Initiation Minor News

New CMHA Website

By Deb Harper 05/06/2019, 9:00pm PDT

Please be patient! New website online but still in beta stages

We are excited to announce our new website!  There will be much more to come over the course of the next few weeks, including membership invites but for now, please be patient while we continue working out the bugs.  If we have any website whizzes out there that want to help with this and get their volunteer hours taken care, please email me at

Thank you!


Annual General Notice & Package

By Debra Harper 04/24/2019, 8:34pm PDT

Everyone should have received their Notice of our 56th Annual General Meeting.

Please see posting under About>AGM 2019 for the entire package or click this link AGM 2019

Note: You must be signed in to your Teampages account in order to access the documents.

Please don’t hesitate to email me with any questions

See you on May 7th!

Deb Harper


By Debra Harper 04/21/2019, 3:00pm PDT

Coquitlam Minor Hockey is excited to participate in the City of Coquitlam Spring Sports Day.

Come out to try all kinds of sports especially hockey!

We will be on hand to answer registration questions as well. We will have a dry floor mini hockey skills and our on ice Try It Hockey times are 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

The City has limited amounts free skates, helmets and sticks are available for use. Come check us out!

Please share to your friends far and wide.

Welcome to Initiation Minor (H1 & New to Hockey)

Please visit this page in the upcoming months for information and updates about Initiation Minor (H1).  Initiation Minor is for players born in 2013 (5 years of age) --  The season will start in October. They will be on ice two times a week, one hour each time; days, ice times and rink locations to be determined. Check back later in the summer for updates.

NEW PLAYER REGISTRATION will be available online July 1.  Information can be found under the registration tab, new player registration- please read the through the registration page as there is alot of information listed.  Any questions about registration can be directed to the registrar at

ONCE REGISTERED, you can get a head start on some administrative items you will need to complete:

1) One parent in each family is required to take a one hour online Respect in Sports program. You can find the link under "safety and respect", then "respect in sport for parents"

2) Each parent has completed Sportsmanship Starts in the Stands

3) Volunteer hours -- For information more about the volunteer policy and to sign up click the Volunteer Tab above

Without our parents helping out, we would not be able to run our programs for our children.  For this, we THANK ALL parents in the association. 


As part of the Initiation Minor program, CMHA is proud to be taking part in the Canuck Learn to Play program for a third season.  For the first 6 weeks of the season the players will have periodic visits from Canuck Alumni and maybe even a surprise visit from Fin!

Through the program, each player can purchase the following equipment for $75:

  • Helmet, Gloves, Shoulder Pads, Elbow Pads, Pants, Shin Pads, Skates, Jersey & Socks

  • Players will need to purchase neck guard and jock/jill on their own

  • Once registered you will receive more information about the equipment program


Please visit this page in the upcoming months to check in the Messages section for updates and information. Feel free to email me with any questions.

Raj Manhas - Initiation Coordinator



Hockey in the News

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The World's Best Teams Use Small Arena's

A Plea to Hockey Parents - Hockey Now - November 2014

Are Great Coaches Becoming an Endangered Species (we hope not!)

The Power of Practise - The Benefits of a Well-Crafted Practise Far Outweigh What Can Be Gained in a Game

Some Humble Advice for Hockey Parents for the new Season - Province Editorial - satire 

Sports should be Child's Play - Opinion - Early specialization leads to greater risk of injury - up to 36% increase in serious injury in children specializing in one sport.  Urges multiple sports up to at least 12 years of age.  

Top Orthopedic Sports Surgeon says play less to stay healthy