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Heartland Dragon Office closed for the Holidays. Reopening Jan 21st, 2021

By | December 14th, 2020|

Hello Dragon Nation! Mississauga is currently in the "Grey- Lockdown" level of Ontario's COVID-19 response framework and as such the Heartland Dragons Board of Directors have made the decision to close the office for the holidays.  The Heartland Dragons office will remain closed until January 21st 2021, in conjunction with the Ontario Governments latest announcement and will remain closed pending any updates issued by the Ontario Government. Any and all inquires related to the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association will be addressed (in the order they have been received) once the office reopens January 21st, 2021 For updates and information about the [...]

SEASON CANCELLED – WHAT NEXT?

By | October 17th, 2020|

The Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) announced on October 3rd that all sanctioned activities within its jurisdiction (which includes the Mississauga Hockey League and its 6 Area Association partners) are postponed until at least January 1, 2021 pending further advice from health authorities. The decision comes as a result of a rapid rise in the infection rate in the Greater Toronto Area and in consultation with health authorities. Sanctioned activities include all on-ice and off-ice activities for all levels of minor hockey, including house league and competitive hockey in Markham, Mississauga, Toronto and Vaughan. On October 13, the MHL and [...]

MHL 2020-2021 Hockey Season Cancelled: COVID Concerns

By | October 13th, 2020|

Oct 13, 2020 | MHL News As you are likely aware, on October 3 the GTHL decided to suspend all on and off ice activities for hockey leagues under their jurisdiction, including the Mississauga Hockey League and our six Member Associations. The earliest activities will be allowed to resume is Jan 1, 2021. This decision was made to ensure the safety of the players, volunteers and officials in the GTHL as well as their families. We are all disappointed by the impact this will have on our Mississauga Hockey League players who were excited about getting back on the ice. [...]

Return to Hockey – Postponed

By | October 3rd, 2020|

October 3, 2020 – The Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) announced today that all sanctioned activities within its jurisdiction are postponed until at least January 1, 2021 pending further advice from health authorities. The decision comes as a result of a rapid rise in the infection rate in the Greater Toronto Area and a statement from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Eileen de Villa, calling on the Provincial Government to prohibit indoor sports activities. The GTHL issued its Game Plan, a staged plan to return to hockey activity, on September 1.  The plan was developed to align with Hockey Canada’s Safety [...]

Coaching Positions Available! Heartland Dragons looking for new and seasoned volunteer coaches.

By | September 28th, 2020|

2020-2021 Season   Heartland Dragons Hockey Association of Mississauga Press Release:   Heartland Dragons currently have positions available for volunteer coaches and assistant coaches, both new and seasoned. If you are interested in participating and taking your rightful place in a fulfilling role to help mentor and develop minor hockey players, the Dragons Want You! Several positions are available! Please contact Joe Indovina,  hlcoach@heartlanddragons.com  647-244-2685  

City of Mississauga Change Rooms Update

By | September 28th, 2020|

  Hello Dragon Nation, We just received a notice from the City of Mississauga regarding an update to their safety protocols that will come into effect in October. Dressing Rooms will be available for changing.  Physical distancing will be in effect so capacities will be limited and players are encouraged to arrive at the arena dressed if they are able to. https://hockey.on.ca/hockey-equipment-and-car-seats/ Showers will be shut off and not available for use within the change rooms. Capacity changes - a maximum of 50 users are allowed per group (ice pad). This includes all participants, coaches and spectators. There may be [...]

Return to Play: The Game Plan

By | September 9th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Game On The Heartland Dragons Hockey Association is pleased to announce that in alignment with Hockey Canada, the GTHL, and the MHL, a “Return to Hockey Plan” has been completed and approved effective September 1, 2020. We have attached a copy for your review. The “Game Plan” is a fluid living document and process which will continue to evolve rapidly through this pandemic. The intent of the plan is to create a safe and meaningful return to hockey. As the season evolves, our ability to provide a positive hockey experience will be a key factor in the [...]

Return to Hockey Update

By | July 27th, 2020|

Dear Dragon Nation, It is an excellent sign, we have been receiving a large number of inquiries about the 2020/2021 MHL hockey season. Many people have been asking about the return of hockey to Mississauga, specifically the plans of the MHL and the six associations. Although we currently don't have the return to play plans worked out we can provide an update on how this may be moving forward. As the Province of Ontario continues to advance through the various stages of the pandemic, we felt it would be a good time to provide an update to those who have [...]

Annual General Meeting – July 7th, 2020

By | June 15th, 2020|

Dear Dragon Nation, You are invited to the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association Annual General Meeting! The Heartland Dragons Hockey Association AGM will take place on July 7, 2020 at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our AGM this year will be via a Zoom Meeting. It is open to all families of the Heartland Dragons. If you wish to attend, please send an email to : hlcoach@heartlanddragons.com Please stay safe and keep well.   Be a part of the action.  Be a part of the team.  Be a part of the community. BOARD MEMBER SEATS are AVAILABLE for 2020-2021 Season. [...]

Provincial Hockey Branches Now Leading the Race to be Right

By | June 7th, 2020|

  Saturday June 6, 2020 There have been several developments that originated from countless discussions in the race to be right since our last update. Through it all one thing stands out: when hockey first returns it will look different. Hockey Canada is now allowing each of the provincial branches to work with local health authorities to determine when it’s safe to return to hockey. Click here to see the full announcement. Our provincial branch is the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF), and representatives from that organization held a video conference with more than 600 hockey representatives on Thursday evening. Their [...]