Okanagan Hockey School Contest

Win a Hockey Rink Survival Kit

Canadians, did you know that Sunkist is giving young athletes from Canada (ages five to 17) the chance to WIN the ultimate hockey experience at the prestigious Okanagan Hockey School?

Open now and until April 21st 2014, Canadians can enter to win one of 15 Grand Prize trips for one child and their parent or legal guardian to experience and train at the Okanagan Hockey School. Players will receive coaching from past NHL stars including Mike Needham and Robert Dirk, as well as former Canadian National Team member and three time Olympic Gold Medal winner, Gina Kingsbury.

Pretty amazing prize right? Here is how to enter:

  • Visit their website here:  www.sunkisthockey.com,
  • Go on your mobile phone and enter via text message or by scanning the QR code of specially-marked Sunkist navel orange packaging*.

*No purchase is necessary to enter the contest.

 THE GIVEAWAY

To help young athletes train in their hometown, Sunkist is also offering OneSmileyMonkey readers in Canada a chance to win a “Sunkist Hockey Rink Survival Kit,” which will include an Okanagan Hockey School hockey puck, water bottle, practice jersey, workout shirt, thermal mug and a pair of Sunkist seat warmers, plus a $50 gas card. (Valued at $175)

Enter to win below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck!

Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate this post. No other compensation was provided and all views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

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131 responses to “Okanagan Hockey School Contest”

  1. Randa @ TBK — March 10, 2014 @ 8:40 am (#)

    I like how it teaches and builds teamwork! It’s a way of life, I grew up with it (same with my husband). It’s the only sport I understand haha.

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  2. leanne — March 10, 2014 @ 8:41 am (#)

    I love the teamwork.

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  3. nicky — March 10, 2014 @ 9:02 am (#)

    the energy and passion for sport

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  4. Anne Taylor — March 10, 2014 @ 9:10 am (#)

    I love the suspense and the fast pace of hockey!

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  5. Jeannie — March 10, 2014 @ 9:34 am (#)

    I love how exciting the game can be and it’s a sport that can bring family and friends together!

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  6. Andrea Amy — March 10, 2014 @ 9:38 am (#)

    the action and the excitment

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  7. nicolthepickle — March 10, 2014 @ 9:44 am (#)

    How exciting it is. It’s very fast paced.

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  8. Beth — March 10, 2014 @ 9:51 am (#)

    How it teaches team work! Always played sports and would love my boys to do the same!

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  9. Lori Jackson — March 10, 2014 @ 9:51 am (#)

    I love the thrill….been watching it since I was little!

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  10. Casey Miller — March 10, 2014 @ 9:59 am (#)

    I love gathering together as a family to watch at home, or in the rink.

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  11. Lori Bazan — March 10, 2014 @ 10:29 am (#)

    I love that hockey has provided my son with years of entertainment, exercise and a great group of friends. Hockey is the best sport to watch too!

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  12. Rosanne Robinson — March 10, 2014 @ 10:49 am (#)

    I love hockey because my grandson just can’t get enough of it. He’s only 4 years old and already following in his daddy’s footsteps and wants to be a goalie.

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  13. Terry — March 10, 2014 @ 11:07 am (#)

    Love to win it!

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  14. Julie bolduc — March 10, 2014 @ 11:27 am (#)

    I love the excitement

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  15. Maegan Morin — March 10, 2014 @ 11:45 am (#)

    I just love the game!

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  16. Monique L.S. — March 10, 2014 @ 11:55 am (#)

    I love the camaraderie of the team members. I also like how fast paced the game can get…great for spectators.

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  17. Erin W — March 10, 2014 @ 12:16 pm (#)

    I just love watching kids having fun on the ice!

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  18. Jake B — March 10, 2014 @ 12:23 pm (#)

    I love spending time with my family while watching the game.

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  19. Mike Mottishaw — March 10, 2014 @ 12:38 pm (#)

    great to see the support for our youth who will step up soon!

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  20. Rodney Dickson — March 10, 2014 @ 12:55 pm (#)

    The rivalry between teams and the passion from the fans

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  21. anna key — March 10, 2014 @ 1:21 pm (#)

    I love how fun hockey is to watch and play

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  22. Julie G. — March 10, 2014 @ 1:31 pm (#)

    I love the fast pace of hockey games. We’ve also met a lot of very nice people at the rink.

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  23. Carol M (Lushka S) — March 10, 2014 @ 1:45 pm (#)

    I like the fast pace

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  24. Erika E — March 10, 2014 @ 2:17 pm (#)

    I like watching the teamwork and the fast pace of the game.

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  25. Angela Mitchell — March 10, 2014 @ 2:22 pm (#)

    I love that it’s something that several generations of the family likes to do and watch together at home and at the rink.

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  26. Lisa H — March 10, 2014 @ 2:50 pm (#)

    I love the coordination of skating and puck passing.

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  27. Ron Kondrat — March 10, 2014 @ 2:56 pm (#)

    My Grandkids would love this

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  28. Florence C — March 10, 2014 @ 2:57 pm (#)

    I love to watch the little one play. See how hard they work. Falling down and getting back up.

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  29. Audrey Skinner — March 10, 2014 @ 3:24 pm (#)

    It is a Canadian game that we grew up with and have always loved to watch.

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  30. Wendy hutton — March 10, 2014 @ 3:34 pm (#)

    how fast paced the game is

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  31. sean pynaert — March 10, 2014 @ 4:53 pm (#)

    I love watching hockey – doesn’t matter what team – it’s always fast paced and exciting.

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  32. James Brown — March 10, 2014 @ 5:23 pm (#)

    I love the fast pace!

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  33. charityk — March 10, 2014 @ 5:25 pm (#)

    i love that my kids love it

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  34. Jeannie — March 10, 2014 @ 5:35 pm (#)

    My favorite thing about hockey is the that whole family loves it. We can watch it together.

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  35. Josh S — March 10, 2014 @ 5:37 pm (#)

    It is a fast paced and exciting game. i love it.

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  36. Jenness M — March 10, 2014 @ 5:40 pm (#)

    I love the speed of hockey

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  37. Courtney — March 10, 2014 @ 5:48 pm (#)

    The thrill and the energy!

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  38. Veronica S. — March 10, 2014 @ 6:33 pm (#)

    I love how excited my kids are to watch it.

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  39. Brenda Penton — March 10, 2014 @ 6:58 pm (#)

    I like that it is fun for kids and it teaches team play. The kids are getting active while having fun.

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  40. jen s. — March 10, 2014 @ 7:22 pm (#)

    The endless excitement and the fact that the game can switch up in just the last few seconds. plus the enthusiasm of the fans in general

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  41. Tara — March 10, 2014 @ 7:27 pm (#)

    The speed and agility of the skaters.

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  42. tammy ta — March 10, 2014 @ 7:30 pm (#)

    I love watching my 2 boys play hockey and seeing the excitement in their faces when they play and have fun and listening to them talk about what happened in the game after the game.

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  43. Rebecca Brown — March 10, 2014 @ 8:06 pm (#)

    I love the breakaways when the forwards completely beat the goalie

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  44. Sunshine G — March 10, 2014 @ 8:06 pm (#)

    I like how it brings Canadians of all walks of life together.

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  45. Ferenc Kunszt — March 10, 2014 @ 8:18 pm (#)

    I love the physical nature of it and the speed

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  46. J — March 10, 2014 @ 8:56 pm (#)

    The fan spirit!

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  47. Joseph Marchionda — March 10, 2014 @ 8:57 pm (#)

    I love watching the sick moves of the goalies!

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  48. MrDisco — March 10, 2014 @ 9:23 pm (#)

    i love the fast game play

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  49. Jodi Mitrovic — March 10, 2014 @ 11:08 pm (#)

    I love that hockey is a sport that brings everyone together. It’s great exercise and get’s the family away from video games.

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  50. D.Petch — March 10, 2014 @ 11:11 pm (#)

    The speed of it. It makes it more exciting.

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  51. Bryan C — March 10, 2014 @ 11:57 pm (#)

    The team work and pretty goals!

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  52. Jonnie — March 11, 2014 @ 12:03 am (#)

    I love the fast paced action

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  53. stacey dempsey — March 11, 2014 @ 12:53 am (#)

    I like that hockey is a team sport and it really takes a lot of physical enerygy to play to really works those muscles and keeps the kids fit

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  54. Victoria K — March 11, 2014 @ 4:59 am (#)

    I love watching and cheering on our favourite team.

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  55. Rachel Cartwright — March 11, 2014 @ 5:48 am (#)

    I love its speed! Really fast-paced and exciting.

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  56. ivy pluchinsky — March 11, 2014 @ 5:51 am (#)

    I like how exciting it is, i love cheering on my hometown team, and i love wearing my hockey clothing

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  57. ameirah — March 11, 2014 @ 6:29 am (#)

    it’s such a fast paced games that includes speed, skill & team play.

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  58. Danielle — March 11, 2014 @ 6:58 am (#)

    That teamwork mantality

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  59. tanyab79 — March 11, 2014 @ 7:04 am (#)

    The most important thing TEAMWORK.

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  60. Carolle Hall — March 11, 2014 @ 8:24 am (#)

    I love that we all watch it together as a family 🙂

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  61. Jamie Bertrand — March 11, 2014 @ 8:27 am (#)

    the speed

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  62. lori b — March 11, 2014 @ 8:47 am (#)

    the fast pace is goes at, always exciting

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  63. Toby — March 11, 2014 @ 8:57 am (#)

    My son plays and loves it!

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  64. Sylvia — March 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am (#)

    The excitement and the adrenalin rush!

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  65. michelle tremblett — March 11, 2014 @ 10:12 am (#)

    I love that it is fast paced and the players are always so passionate, its in our Canadian blood 🙂

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  66. Valerie Crawford — March 11, 2014 @ 10:51 am (#)

    I love the suspense and the teamwork!

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  67. Faisal — March 11, 2014 @ 11:47 am (#)

    The skill.

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  68. SueSueper — March 11, 2014 @ 11:49 am (#)

    I love to see how it gets the family all together and involved!

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  69. Karry Knisley — March 11, 2014 @ 1:44 pm (#)

    I love the speed of the game and the team work involved

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  70. Belinda McNabb — March 11, 2014 @ 4:12 pm (#)

    I love how they need to work together to make the team work well.

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  71. Dale SN — March 11, 2014 @ 4:55 pm (#)

    The excitement on the kids faces when they talk about it.

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  72. Karla Sceviour — March 11, 2014 @ 5:03 pm (#)

    I love the teamwork and friendship they make,my son have been in hockey for 10 years,and made a lot of friends and have fun 🙂

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  73. Rosemary — March 11, 2014 @ 8:18 pm (#)

    I love the fact that its fast paced and that everyone gets involved with the game.Not just the players,but the audience as well. Its never boring,it keeps everyone’s energy up and the excitement lasts. Fun for all.

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  74. margaux retrophiliac — March 11, 2014 @ 10:20 pm (#)

    the bonds it creates!!

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  75. angela m — March 12, 2014 @ 8:24 am (#)

    I love the team work and the passion

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  76. Crystal Quibell — March 12, 2014 @ 10:12 am (#)

    The excitement of the finals!

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  77. Chelsea V. — March 12, 2014 @ 5:15 pm (#)

    Awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  78. Piroska — March 12, 2014 @ 5:44 pm (#)

    I love the fast pace.

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  79. Gillian Morgan — March 12, 2014 @ 7:23 pm (#)

    I love that its always exciting

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  80. Glogirl — March 13, 2014 @ 10:54 am (#)

    I like the feeling of togetherness with others while watching a hockey game and cheering for the same team.

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  81. Tara Jensen — March 13, 2014 @ 11:32 am (#)

    I love the love for the teams! Each city LOVES their teams! 🙂

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  82. Lucy — March 13, 2014 @ 12:01 pm (#)

    I love the spirit

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  83. Anna W — March 13, 2014 @ 6:07 pm (#)

    What I love about hockey is that how happy it makes my son when he is playing it with his friends.

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  84. Rebby — March 13, 2014 @ 9:29 pm (#)

    I love that its basically our national sport!

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  85. Stephanie LaPlante — March 14, 2014 @ 6:45 am (#)

    I love the high energy and scoring of coarse.

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  86. Crystal Englot — March 14, 2014 @ 11:38 am (#)

    I love that hockey is and always has been a Canadian thing! It is a great way for kids to get lots of exercise as well as interaction with other children!

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  87. Lisa — March 14, 2014 @ 9:15 pm (#)

    I love the family our team becomes for hockey season, meeting new folks & gaining new friends, plus the healthy exercise the players get.

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  88. Erica Seaman — March 15, 2014 @ 2:08 am (#)

    I love watching the kids working together as a team for pride of winning the game 🙂

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  89. Karine — March 15, 2014 @ 10:07 am (#)

    The action, the ambience, the game… hahah

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  90. Julie F — March 16, 2014 @ 4:43 am (#)

    I like how it teaches team work and discipline

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  91. Kelly Grant — March 16, 2014 @ 11:24 am (#)

    The skill it takes to skate in all directions well maneuvering a stick and puck around

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  92. Marc-Andre Taillefer — March 16, 2014 @ 4:42 pm (#)

    the energy and passion for sport

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  93. Tanis — March 16, 2014 @ 7:22 pm (#)

    I don’t know – all of it! The game, the smell of the ice, following the Canucks (or any of our local teams! So much!!

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  94. Juliee Fitze — March 17, 2014 @ 4:57 pm (#)

    I love watching the kids get in there and playing their best .

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  95. Gina (aka East Coast Mommy) — March 18, 2014 @ 3:31 pm (#)

    I love how much my boys LOVE playing it!

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  96. elaine bolduc — March 19, 2014 @ 4:00 am (#)

    I can not play hockey but I sure do watch it on tv. GO SENS GO!

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  97. Amy Brown — March 19, 2014 @ 10:14 am (#)

    It’s exciting to watch, we had a lot of bonding at work watching hockey Olympics!

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  98. Erika B — March 20, 2014 @ 11:27 am (#)

    I love the adrenaline!

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  99. Angie — March 20, 2014 @ 12:18 pm (#)

    I like the entertainment value surrounding the game when at one live.

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  100. Bev — March 20, 2014 @ 12:27 pm (#)

    I love the skating in hockey!

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  101. Dianne G. — March 20, 2014 @ 12:31 pm (#)

    I like hockey for kids because it is very active and good exercise plus it gives them a chance to learn co-operation and teamwork.

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  102. Kristi Renout — March 22, 2014 @ 4:11 am (#)

    The excitement! Games are never boring!

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  103. Doris Calvert — March 23, 2014 @ 1:45 am (#)

    I love the whole game, I remember as a child Saturday night the music from Hockey Night in Canada and the whole family watched, the game is so exciting!

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  104. tennille — March 23, 2014 @ 2:27 pm (#)

    I LOVE HOW MUCH FUN IT is to watch.

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  105. Heidi Carlson-reid — March 23, 2014 @ 6:56 pm (#)

    I love how fast-paced and exciting hockey is!

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  106. Emma — March 25, 2014 @ 6:42 pm (#)

    speed of a second outcome

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  107. Lisa Neutel — March 26, 2014 @ 9:14 am (#)

    Spending time with my family cheering on our fave team

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  108. Jennifer P. — March 28, 2014 @ 11:26 am (#)

    I love the speed of the game. And that Canada is so good at it. 🙂

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  109. Melissa — March 28, 2014 @ 2:23 pm (#)

    I love how everyone gets so excited participating and watching.

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  110. Brandee H — March 28, 2014 @ 4:29 pm (#)

    I love that it is an activity my son can do with his dad.

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  111. Doreen Lamoureux — March 28, 2014 @ 4:51 pm (#)

    I love seeing the children having fun

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  112. Alison K — March 28, 2014 @ 8:04 pm (#)

    What I love about hockey the most is watching the peewee kids. They are so cute.

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  113. Heather Palmer — March 28, 2014 @ 8:30 pm (#)

    I love watching my son play. It’s great to watch him and his teammates grow together.

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  114. Jody D — March 29, 2014 @ 8:07 am (#)

    I love the memories of watching hockey with my dad growing up

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  115. caroline m. — March 29, 2014 @ 10:05 pm (#)

    the feeling of being Canadian that is associated with it.

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  116. Cassie Fancy — March 31, 2014 @ 9:11 am (#)

    I love that kids enjoy hockey

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  117. suzi — March 31, 2014 @ 7:06 pm (#)

    the action!

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  118. Kayla Gilbert — April 1, 2014 @ 12:10 pm (#)

    How fast a player can make a goal. It’s an exciting game, unlike golf (haha).

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  119. Beth Gallinger — April 2, 2014 @ 4:38 am (#)

    I like that families can watch hockey together.

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  120. Jen C AKA @JusticeSadie — April 2, 2014 @ 6:53 pm (#)

    The Fast Pace, Teamwork and Skill. Love it ALL!

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  121. sarah sar — April 3, 2014 @ 12:43 am (#)

    I love the comrader and the excitement of winning!

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    • sarah sar — April 3rd, 2014 @ 1:03 am

      comradery

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  122. darci — April 3, 2014 @ 7:59 am (#)

    Friendship for the kids and the chance to learn about organized sports!

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  123. Shannon Gnocato — April 3, 2014 @ 10:56 pm (#)

    It’s Canada’s game! What’s not to love! My favourite is actually watching hockey moms (and dads), they’re more entertaining than the kids most of the time!

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  124. Kristine Ewald — April 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm (#)

    Love the fast pace makes it easy to watch 🙂

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  125. Nancy J Montgomery — April 6, 2014 @ 3:00 pm (#)

    It’s fast and exciting.

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  126. Jennifer D — April 6, 2014 @ 4:28 pm (#)

    The excitement!

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  127. M Gibb — April 7, 2014 @ 10:27 am (#)

    Excitement and joy I see in my kids eyes when they watch and when they play hockey !

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  128. Maryanne — April 7, 2014 @ 11:00 am (#)

    Great family game.

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  129. AJ Corrigan — April 7, 2014 @ 5:15 pm (#)

    The most exciting sport in the world! Bringing families and friends closer since it was invented. Lots of great memories from my childhood playing hockey.

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  130. Patrick Siu — April 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm (#)

    i love the fighting on the rink

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