To fully benefit from playing amateur hockey, the player must have a positive attitude and deportment, which calls for the highest forms of fair-play. The important point is not necessarily to win or lose but the manner in which the game is played. He should never lose sight that hockey is merely a game. To gain maximum benefit from the game of hockey, a player must:
Play for fun
always remembering that hockey is a means, not a goal
Follow the Rules
Thoroughly follow the rules of the game and the Chart for Fair-Play
Respect the officials
At all times, accept and respect the officials' decisions
Keep your cool
Always remain in self-control in order that hockey, a robust sport, does not become violent or brutal;
Behave properly both on and off the ice, especially by using proper language and avoiding vulgar and blasphemous language;
Consider his team mates on an equal basis and offer all of them the same cooperation
Respect the coach
Respect his coaches and other management personnel and abide by the directives when such are not contrary to his well being;
Play with intensity without giving up after a loss and over-bragging following a win
Respect other people's property and avoid any theft or vandalism.
PARENT'S CODE OF ETHICS
They must therefore cooperate in using hockey as a vehicle for education and expression in order that their child benefit from its practice. In properly playing their role, parents must:
Show respect to Coaches, Directors as well as on and off-ice Officials;
Behave properly and use appropriate language;
Avoid verbal violence towards players and support all efforts made in this area;
Never forget that their children play hockey for their own pleasure, not to please the parents;
Encourage the respect of the rules of sportsmanship, the playing rules and those of the team;
Recognize their child's good performance as well as that of the opponents;
Help children develop their abilities and qualities of sportsmanship;
Teach children that an honest effort is as valuable as a victory;
Objectively judge their children's abilities and avoid projecting into the future;
Help their children choose one ore more activities that please them instead of forcing them to play hockey;
Never ridicule a child who has made a mistake or caused the loss of a game;
Avoid family discrimination towards their daughters;
Through their own example, encourage their children to respect the rules and solve conflicts without aggressiveness or violence.
Saturday, February 22, at the Dorval Arena (Doors open at 6 p.m., game starts at 7 p.m.)
Part of the Dorval Winter Festival
The Montreal Canadiens will face off against the Ottawa Senators on the big screen. Come and live the Bell Centre experience on a smaller scale! There will be music, entertainment, food, and surprises. It’s the perfect occasion to reunite family and friends!
Adults: $6 Children (age 17 and under): $3 Family pack (2 adults and 2 children): $15
For ticket information, call 514 633-4000.
LA SOIRÉE DU HOCKEY À DORVAL
Le samedi 22 février, à l’aréna Dorval (Les portent ouvrent à 18 h et le match débute à 19 h)
Dans le cadre du Festival d'hiver de Dorval
Les Canadiens de Montréal affronteront les Sénateurs d’Ottawa sur un écran géant. Venez vivre l’expérience du Centre Bell à plus petite échelle! Musique, animation, nourriture et surprises seront au rendez-vous. C’est l’occasion parfaite de réunir toute la famille et les amis!
Adulte : 6$ Enfants (17 ans et moins): 3 $ Forfait familial (2 adultes et 2 enfants) : 15 $
Pour vous procurer des billets, composez le 514 633-4000. ...