Canadian team captain Berkly Catton scored twice in a 5-0 blanking of Switzerland at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup on Wednesday. Canada's under-18 men's hockey team finished 2-1 in Group B.
Sports apparel giant Nike has permanently ended its sponsor partnership with Hockey Canada. Nike was one of several major partners that paused its sponsorship deal with Canada's governing hockey body in 2022 amid heavy criticism of Hockey Canada's handling of sexual assault allegations and settlement payouts.
Hockey Canada will invite hockey leaders, subject matter experts and people who have first-hand experiences to attend a summit in September to discuss ways to make positive changes to the culture of the sport and confront on- and off-ice issues including elitism, gender-based violence, homophobia, misogyny, racism, and sexism.