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12-03-2013, 04:49 PM
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Kraft Hockeyville back for 2014

http://www.ngnews.ca/Sports/2013-12-...-rinks-alive/1

After "missing" a year due to lockout, Kraft is back sponsoring Hockeyville competition.

Grand prize includes $100,000 to improve local rink.

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A recent survey commissioned by Kraft Canada reveals the majority (91%) of Canadian hockey parents agree their local rink is the social hub of their community, yet two-thirds say these arenas are in need of repairs or upgrades. Over 90 per cent (91%) of those surveyed say their overall community would be negatively impacted if their rink were to close due to disrepair.
“Local rinks are at the heart of Canadian communities but we may run the risk of losing many of these precious centres if they are not repaired or restored for future generations,” said Jack Hewitt, vice president of marketing insight & services, kraft canada. “Kraft Hockeyville engages Canadians to preserve the spirit and passion for hockey across the nation, and that passion starts at the home rink.”

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... yes, with 2 prizes of $50,000 each for the runner up's & 12 - $25,000 gifts to others. Substantial amount of money overall. Very nice to see.

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Is it just me or is this in Ontario every year?

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Is it just me or is this in Ontario every year?
Past Winners:
2006 Salmon River, Nova Scotia
2007 North Bay, Ontario
2008 Roberval, Quebec
2009 Terrace, British Columbia
2010 Dundas, Ontario
2011 Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
2012 Stirling-Rawdon, Ontario

So, three out of seven have been from Ontario.

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Past Winners:
2006 Salmon River, Nova Scotia
2007 North Bay, Ontario
2008 Roberval, Quebec
2009 Terrace, British Columbia
2010 Dundas, Ontario
2011 Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
2012 Stirling-Rawdon, Ontario

So, three out of seven have been from Ontario.
Okay, seemed like more. Didn't realize they've been doing this since '06.

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Great to see this coming back. Good luck to all participating cities.

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http://www.ngnews.ca/Sports/2013-12-...-rinks-alive/1

After "missing" a year due to lockout, Kraft is back sponsoring Hockeyville competition.

Grand prize includes $100,000 to improve local rink.
It's always good to see communities get this stuff for helping out their rinks with the hockeyville stuff.

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NHL players (via NHLPA) helping promote contest

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Awesome

Glad it's back.

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Past Winners:
2006 Salmon River, Nova Scotia
2007 North Bay, Ontario
2008 Roberval, Quebec
2009 Terrace, British Columbia
2010 Dundas, Ontario
2011 Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
2012 Stirling-Rawdon, Ontario

So, three out of seven have been from Ontario.
Just one west of Ontario.

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Really glad to see this is back.

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Just one west of Ontario.
sounds like y'all got some catching up to do then.

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I'm rooting for you, Iqaluit!!!

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Gonna take a guess and say it comes back to NL/ Atlantic Canada. If I had to take a guess on where in NL, I'd go with Port Aux Basques or possibly Bonavista

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I'm rooting for you, Iqaluit!!!
Who's that in your photo if I may ask?!

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Sprague Cleghorn.

He was a Stanley Cup winner, Hall of Famer, and one of the meanest dudes of his era.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprague_Cleghorn

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