• Professional Hockey Dreams and ‘After Hockey’ Dreams – Can and Do Come True

    November 7, 2020 | staff
    Not to drop any names (so we won’t), but NHTC has been thrilled to play a part in at least 10 – that we can recall, NHL hockey players and a goalie getting their start in the great Canadian national sport of hockey. As a well-known hockey arena in Langley, we are the go-to ice… View Article
  • Taking a Moment to Say – THANK YOU!

    October 8, 2020 | staff
    In today’s social climate, a genuine “thank you” can go a long way. And NHTC would like to extend exactly that to all our staff, customers and athletes. We can all likely agree that the past, good part of a year, has been challenging. From a complete halt in school and, for some, work, as… View Article
  • ‘Learn to Skate’ Program in Langley – Safe Socialization Opportunity for Your Kids this Fall!

    September 4, 2020 | staff
    The countdown to fall has begun, and with it – a fresh opportunities to learn and grow and socialize in new ways. Which is something NHTC is proud to provide on all three-levels through our ‘Learn to Skate’ programs in Langley. Whether choosing our Preschool Program for your wee one, or our more advanced Skating… View Article
  • ‘Back-to-Normal’ (but different) School Skating and Hockey Programs for the Whole Family!

    August 10, 2020 | staff
    With school coming our way in a few short weeks, our National Hockey Training Centre in Langley is gearing up with ‘Back-to-Normal’ (but different) School Skating and Hockey Programs for the Whole Family! Although there will be some slight adjustments to our programs in order to meet added health guidelines, our ‘new normal’ will feel… View Article
  • Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – and Hockey

    July 6, 2020 | staff
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    They say laughter is the best medicine – but what if we told you that hockey has the ability to further accelerate the ‘medicinal’ benefits of laughter, with a healthy body and mind balance? Although we are being bias with the sport of hockey, the fact is that any form of exercise can help release… View Article
  • NHTC – Helping You Skate Into Summer Safely Without Foregoing FUN!

    June 11, 2020 | staff
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    National Training Hockey Centre – or NHTC, as we like to call it, would like to help our immediate and neighbouring communities skate into summer safely without foregoing FUN! We have put a lot of thoughtful consideration into every stage of our re-opening process, and you all have been amazing gracious and willing team-players every… View Article
  • Hockey Life in Canada – Reopening!

    May 8, 2020 | staff
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    NHTC couldn’t be more thrilled about reopening our rink, with the approved blessing of Fraser Health! The support via parents and our regular ice rental teams has been amazing, and we appreciate the patience our community has shown while we all managed differently, but in gracious Canadian fashion. So thank you. As we move forward… View Article
  • Positive Ways to Help Young Hockey Players from Home

    April 3, 2020 | staff
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    Whether you’re a parent of an athlete or not, keeping a positive mindset and maintaining a healthy body is important for everyone. However, as a hockey training facility in Langley, we want to gear this blog towards young hockey players; helping you uncover simple ways for your future NHL star to create a positive mental… View Article
  • The Importance of Improving Skating Skills and Basic Fundamentals in Hockey

    March 5, 2020 | staff
    The sport of hockey is a fast paced game – both in ones ability to think quickly on their feet, as well as the agility to move quickly in their skates. Which is why learning proper skating techniques and gaining sound fundamentals creates a better base for athletic performance. From Minor Hockey to the Big… View Article
  • Spring is Almost Here …and so is Spring Hockey!

    February 11, 2020 | staff
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    For many players, spring hockey is the most exciting time of the season. It involves a higher level of development and play for the driven players who are serious about the game, and fun 3-3 or spring leagues for those who want to keep playing after the minor hockey season, but with a little more emphasis on… View Article