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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 [...]

HIGH SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM!

By | April 29th, 2020|

NEW to the Dragons this year, we are excited to launch a program which allows U15 and older to receive Community Service Hours towards their High School Diplomas! By choosing to volunteer in one of our programs, at our Tournament or another Dragon event, you will earn hours towards your 40 hours necessary for graduation.  Attached please find the application for the High School Volunteer Program, enrollment is based on a first come, first served basis. Download the letter and application form in the menu link under "About Us" Any questions?  volunteer@heartlanddragons.com Tina Rizzuto-Willan Volunteer Coordinator Heartland Dragons Hockey Association

2020-2021 HOCKEY SEASON UPDATE

By | April 21st, 2020|

          To our loyal Dragon Nation: The Mississauga Hockey League (MHL) and the six associations under the MHL’s purview have been working together to plan for the 2020-2021 hockey season. There is much uncertainty surrounding the up and coming hockey season. The six MHL associations have decided to open registration for House League and Under 7 (U7/Tyke) players. This will help the associations start to work through the many logistical pieces that come together to provide the best experience we can. This year, many of these items are going to be much later than normal because [...]

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION – Heartland Dragons Tryout 2020-2021

By | April 4th, 2020|

  Heartland Dragons Tryout 2020-2021  Tryout dates for the 2020-2021 season have not been identified for any Hockey organizations across Canada. The OHF (Ontario Hockey Federation) is awaiting the decision of the Hockey Canada Board of Directors on the resumption of any sanctioned Hockey Programming for all organizational members of the OHF, which includes the GTHL and the MHL. Once the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association receives notification from the OHF we will update this website with tryout dates and issue a Team Snap notification to all of it's families and players. Please stay safe in these difficult and unusual times. [...]

FAQ from the GTHL on the cancellation of hockey, March 15, 2020

By | March 18th, 2020|

          FAQ from the GTHL on the cancellation of hockey, March 15, 2020 Q- My daughter is on a team that has a chance at a GTHL championship. I know that Hockey Canada has shut down hockey for the season, but I still hope that there might be a chance that hockey will go on, especially for playoff teams. Is that possible? A→No, hockey for this season is over.   Q- The Hockey Canada announcement uses the phrase “until further notice”. What does that mean? A→The 2019-20 season is cancelled. The Hockey Canada Board will decide [...]

OHF STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

By | March 13th, 2020|

We as the Ontario Hockey Federation support the Hockey Canada Statement quoted below. “ HOCKEY CANADA STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Without question, this an unprecedented period of difficulty for the sports world. The health and safety of all participants in sport, including players, coaches, staff, officials, fans, family, volunteers and the general public, is of the utmost importance to Hockey Canada. After much consultation with [...]

TEN Heartland Dragon teams win the MHL “Series Winner” Award – UPDATED

By | March 1st, 2020|

  Hello Dragon Nation, On behalf of the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association, we would like to congratulate the Players, Head Coach and Coaching staff on the following teams for finishing in First Place in their division for the regular season, earning the MHL "Series Winner Award": Heartland Dragons Novice Red #032 Heartland Dragons Novice Blue #033 Heartland Dragons Atom Red #052 Heartland Dragons Minor Peewee White #063 Heartland Dragons Minor Peewee Blue #064 Heartland Dragons Peewee “A” #071 Heartland Dragons Peewee White #074 Heartland Dragons Minor Bantam White #084 Heartland Dragons Bantam "A" #091 Heartland Dragons Minor Midget White 1 [...]