Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Hockey is constantly growing on the International level and we're seeing a lot of rapid improvements in countries that aren't typically known for the sport.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship is set to get underway on December 26, and features the best young talent from all around the world.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The deadline for potential host cities for the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup to submit Letters of Intent has been extended until December 15th, 2016!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Reminder to all potential host cities for the 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup that Letters of Intent are due November 30th!


Friday, November 11, 2016

As you may know, November has become a month where men grow moustaches to help support the Movember Foundation, a foundation that focuses on impacting the face of men's health. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As you may know, November has become a month where men grow moustaches to help support the Movember Foundation, a foundation that focuses on impacting the face of men's health.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, we’re creating the ultimate list of all the physical activities that make us Canadian. But we need your help!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Hosted by the DPRK national ice hockey team, the Pyongyang Ice Hockey League 2017 is your chance to travel to the world’s most hidden country for a sports event you couldn’t possibly forget. 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Whether you're new to hockey or have been playing for years, taking a shift that is just the right length can be one of the toughest things to do. So when is the best time to change, and how long should a shift be?

Monday, October 17, 2016

A few years ago, Canadian Scott Howe was in Pyongyang, North Korea (DPRK) as part of a charitable delegation giving educational workshops inside local Special Economic Zones.  One day he was driven past the Pyongyang Ice Arena and an idea was born.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Matti Hagman, the first Finnish-born and –trained player to make the NHL, died in a hospital in Espoo, Finland on Tuesday night at age 61. Cause of death has not yet been announced, but he had been ill for a long time. 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Travel back in time with us as we remember the Hammarby Oldtimers 40+ trip to Sault Ste. Marie for the 2012 CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Andrej Sekera was chuckling as the words came out of his mouth.

Team Europe had just wiped out Sweden – by most accounts, the second-best hockey country in the world – in a 3-2 overtime win at the World Cup of Hockey. Suddenly the misfits were moving on, to the chagrin of most of the hockey world, and some of the players saw the humour there.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hockey is what brought Daniel Alfredsson and his wife to Canada, and Canada is where all four of his children were born. And on Tuesday, during World Cup of Hockey festivities, he honoured his adopted country by also becoming a citizen of Canada.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

This is Krueger, the coach of Team Europe for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, and the energy is somehow constant, bolstering his ability to run a business, a Premier League soccer team, and now a hockey team formed of players from eight countries. 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

China‘s Kunlun Red Star, the newest addition to the KHL, delivered an entertaining 6-3 victory for the sold-out crowd in its first ever home game in Beijing, beating Admiral from Vladivostok.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Click here to read a great article about how two men from different parts of the world joined together to bring ice hockey to North Africa. 

Monday, August 29, 2016

Canadiens' centre has worn the 'C' 3 times on international stage. Plekanec was the Czech captain at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the 2012 and 2016 world hockey championships. He has been the Montreal Canadiens' alternate captain for the past two seasons.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

When Henrik Lundqvist isn’t backstopping the New York Rangers to wins during the NHL season, he’s still saving the day in his home country of Sweden. The veteran netminder recently tweeted out that he had donated 60 sets of equipment to players in Sweden recently, and was “thrilled” to do so.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

It's Friday night in the suburbs of Beijing and the scene isn't that different from any Canadian city. Some 50 children, mostly under 12 years old, have come to play hockey. Canadian coach Mark Simon, at the board, is on the ice.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Two-time Stanley Cup winner Kris Versteeg will begin next season playing for SC Bern of the Swiss National League A. 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Top nations work on improving the Women's programs. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Yeong Jun Seo, Sang Hoon Shin to take lessons from Dallas development camp to national team for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cardiff Devils to host 2010-11 World Record-Breaking Devils team on Tuesday 25th October to raise funds for Scott Matzka. 

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CARHA Hockey staff would like to wish everyone a Happy Canada Day!


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Check out some highlights of the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup celebrations in Downtown Windsor!

Monday, June 20, 2016

This is a whisky made for those who love rye. 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Check out the video of our 2016 Molson Canadian Division Final! 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

In an era when the quality of play in women’s hockey has grown to unprecedented heights, so too has the level of competition. Such an unparalleled level of play has extended to recreational players and adults over the age of 40, enabling them an opportunity to appreciate how the residual warmth of the rink fosters a sense of friendship.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Are you looking to reminisce about the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup? If so, we are happy to announce the air date for the Feature Game! 

Monday, May 30, 2016

We would like to thank all the players as well as their supporters who took part in the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup in April! We hope these six quotes inspire you to never stop playing.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Your feedback is important and will be used to make sure that our teams and players have the best experience possible at our future CARHA Hockey World Cup events.

Please fill out an event Survey below:

Travelling Teams: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KK7XFP7
Local (Windsor/Detroit) Teams: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MQNLQ72

Please also pass this on to your teammates to fill out!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The tournament will take place in Helsinki Finland May 3rd - 6th, 2017


Friday, April 22, 2016

On Friday, CARHA Hockey World Cup representative BIll Kell  was on-hand to present the cheque for our Adpot-A-Team program! 

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Check out some pictures from the final day of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup! 

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Congratulations to all Divsional Champions! 

Sunday, April 10, 2016

We'd like to thank everyone who was involved in the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup! 

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Here is the final 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup newsletter!

Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Closing Ceremonies will be held at Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in both the Augustus Ballroom and Colosseum where athletes, guests, volunteers and organizers will come together to celebrate the success of the event.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

The first championship game of the day took place this morning at the WFCU Green Shield ice rink!

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Gallette EDFrance was up against the Lindsay Pontiac Pastimers on Saturday afternoon as the two teams played to determine the Tim Hortons (55+) Division Title. 

Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Val d’Or Oldtimers faced the Belle River Stars in a competitive and physically demanding final game in the Heineken Division, which saw the Oldtimers come out on top with a 5-2 victory.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

On Friday, the Charleston Ladyrays laced up the skates for another game. Except this time, it wasn't a team in the Windsor Crossing Women's Divsion. 

Saturday, April 9, 2016

The Transgund Vets from Sweden finished off the Coors Banquet Division (35+) with a 5-2 victory over the local Essex County Puckheads at the WFCU Centre AM 800 rink.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Michigan Sting goaltender Steve Roth had a stellar performance with a shutout leading his team to the 5-0 victory.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Three periods of play proved to not be enough time for Hammarby IF and the Cornwall Seaway Blades to find the back of the net, sending the game to a thrilling overtime finish.  

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Bella Dental team defeated the Lethbridge Hurriances this morning to move on to Friday night's semi-final game!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Check out some of the best pictures from Day 4 at the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Islanders and Tailgators to meet in Finals on Championship Saturday.

Friday, April 8, 2016

In our first 0-0 score of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup, local team snapd Shooters ends round-robin with a 0-0 tie. 

Friday, April 8, 2016

Krystin Lawrence continues to find the back of the net in the Windsor Crossing Women's Division.

Friday, April 8, 2016

With the matchup set, Torpedo vs Arsenal are set to square off in Friday night's Feature Game.  

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Here is the daily newsletter for day 5 of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

On Thursday, St. William Catholic Elementary School came to the arena to cheer on their adopted team, Italy! 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

As Friday's Feature Game draws closer, teams in the Molson Canadian Division look to reserve their spot in the tournament's highlighted game. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

After their final tournament game on Thursday, certain HC Luzern players made a pretty amazing announcement. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Two teams meet in Semi-Final action on Friday afternoon. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Here are some of our favourite photos from day 3!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

With both teams looking to secure a win and a spot in the semi-finals, this game between Pieta VIP and the Fort McMurray Sudseekers was won in overtime. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

On Wednesday, some players had the opportunity to take in the Detroit Red Wings morning skate!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

In another intense game, the St. Clair Old Blues narrowly edged out HT Cream to move on to Friday's semi-finals. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Thursday proves to be an important day for teams hoping to advance in the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Here is the daily newsletter for day 4 of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Canadian Club Night a hit at Athletes Village on Tuesday night!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

With the Sioux Snipers (Canada) leading with less that 3 mintues to go in the third period, Canadian Beavers (Canada) looked to find some magic to hopefully stay undefeated.  



Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Two undefeated teams went up against eachother on Wednesday morning as Pussikaulat (Finland) played the Tailgators (Canada) at the WFCU - AM800 pad. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Last minute goal forces overtime in the Pelee Island Division to determine which team remains undedeated!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Lethbridge Hurricanse player Troy Clear puts on an impressive display of offense in the Heineken (40+) Division!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Canadian Club Molsonators player leads his team as they rest their legs on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

After resting their legs and taking in some local sites, the Windsor Crossing Women's Divsion returns to the ice on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Check out some of the pictures from the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Here is the daily newsletter for day 3 of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Guest contributor Garrett Fodor writes about his first experiences at the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Windsor Crossing Division began on Monday with all six teams in action! 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Torpedo starts tournament strong with an 8-1 win over Michigan Sting 40. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In their first game of the tournament, the Fort McMurray Coyotes managed to find some luck late in the game to eventually win in OT. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Playing out of the Beausoleil Division, these two teams left it all on the ice playing to a 4-4 tie. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Kim from Windsor discusses the Opening Ceremonies Parade and encourages locals to come out to the rinks and watch some hockey!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

North Star Bedding proves victorious in first 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup game. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Here is the daily newsletter for Day  2 of the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Monday, April 4, 2016

After the Opening Ceremonies, the party moved outside as over 2,500 players from 14 different countries marched down Riverside Drive for the Athletes Parade!

Monday, April 4, 2016

Looking to see which teams are from certain countries, check out the link below!

Monday, April 4, 2016

We spoke with the Ciapett Hockey Team on what they thought about the Opening Ceremonies and what they were looking forward to throughout the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

16 goals are scored during the international affair. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Nestorit is off to a quick start at the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup! 

Monday, April 4, 2016

In a tournament like this, players need to ensure their legs are rested and ready to go for their games. Therefore, they decided to take the escalator to get outside for the Athletes Parade! 

Monday, April 4, 2016

While teams were at Caesars finalizing registration, all tournament referees met at the WFCU Centre to discuss the tournament and the rules. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

As the Flinstone Flyers, from Scotland, headed outside for the Athletes Parade, they were greeted by some fantastic bagpipe players! Safe to say, they were pretty happy about the surprise! 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Team Canada 65 kicks off tournament with 6-3 win over Kiekko Weskut. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Both goalies post shutouts in their first 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup game! 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Two one-goal games means tough road ahead for most teams in Dan Lawrie Insurance Division. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Each day, we will be producing a daily newsletter featuring some highlighted events as well as the day's scheduled games. Be sure to visit the Athletes Village in Caesars to read your copy!

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Rich Garton of CTV Windsor discusses the 2016 event. 

Sunday, April 3, 2016

On Saturday April 2nd, local teams were invited to visit tournament headquarters to complete registration and receive their tournament packages. We briefly caught up with Ed Pillon of the Living Dead team as he spoke about his team and their experiences so far. 

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Team Italy was greeted at the Windsor Airport by our volunteers as well as some members of the Giovanni Caboto Club! In the video, you see Dennis Segatto, President of the Giovanni Caboto Club, welcoming the Italians to Windsor.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Starting today, 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup participants will be able to capitalize on some fantastic daily specials. 

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Over the past couple of days, teams have been arriving from all over the world. We were there to capture some of these arrivals.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

On Friday, April 1st, Reuben Greenspoon addressed the media to officially introduce the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Join Arrius Nightclub at Caesars on Thursday night as they turn back the clock for their 90's Party! No line/cover for CARHA Hockey World Cup participants!

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

CARHA Hockey has presented Nancy and Rob Campana of Windsor Pride Run for Rocky with a $2,500 cheque to go towards funding of the Run for Rocky program.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

On Tuesday, Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island (TWEPI) CEO Gordan Orr discussed the upcoming event with AM800. 

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Vesna Azman has been around the game of hockey all of her life. From starting off competing against boys until moving to Canada at the age of 17, her hockey experiences have taken her around the world. 

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Windsor, ON - The Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup (@CHWorldCup) is ecstatic to announce the addition of Warren Rychel as Honourary Chair for the 2016 tournament. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Looking for a nightclub like no other in the Windsor area? Be sure to check out Arrius Nightclub as they welcome all CARHA Hockey World Cup participants!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

With the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup in Windsor, Canada weeks away, we wanted to provide you with an update on important tournament information. Please review the following.

Monday, March 21, 2016

This televised game will be played in the WFCU Centre Main Bowl and will feature two of the top teams in the tournament. 

Saturday, March 19, 2016

There are 15 countries and more than 130 teams, all chasing the dream to hoist the 2016 CARHA hockey world cup.The countdown to Windsor, Tecumseh and LaSalle hosting the tournament is on.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

We are proud to announce that Ronald McDonald House of Southwestern Ontario has been named the event's Charity of Choice.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Check out the Molson Canadian Event Passport! Participants will receive their Passport during registration. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Born in 1939 and turning 77 this March, Mike’s career has given him many great memories which he hopes to add to during the Windsor tournament.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Red Wings announced a new clear bag policy for all Red Wings games held at Joe Louis Arena to provide a safer environment for the public and significantly speed up entry for fans. 

Opening/Closing Ceremonies Tickets

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tickets for the Opening and Closing ceremonies are now available for purchase! 

Opening Ceremony tickets are available until March 23rd, 2016

Closing Ceremony tickets are available until April 5th, 2016

Please call our office 613 244 1989 or go on to your account to purchase the tickets. 

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Looking to hit the links while in Windsor? Check out some of these amazing packages and rates. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be running two shopping tours during the event. Please see below for details on both tours.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Calling all Minor Hockey Teams! Your team or family could win your tournament or league fees!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

We are only one month away from the Opening Ceremonies that will officially kickoff the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup! 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Here as the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup Schedule!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

CARHA Hockey is delighted to announce Perani's Hockey World as Partner level sponsor for the upcoming 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup! 

Friday, February 26, 2016

Listen here as Reuben Greenspoon (CARHA) speaks with AM800 Sports Director, Steve Bell. 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

After spending 12 seasons in the NHL, Andrei Kovalenko will be returning to North America for the 2016 Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Wondering what to look forward to when you tour the Canadian Club Brand Heritage Centre? Check out this article! 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wondering what countries/teams will be taking part in the Molson Canadian CARHA Hockey World Cup? Check out this list! 

Tournament Schedule

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The tournament schedule will be released on March 1st, 2016. If you have any questions please contact Reuben Greenspoon.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Here are some great quotes to think about before the next time you take the ice, they may not have all been said by hockey players but we think they all apply! 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

With only 53 days left until we drop the puck in Windsor, let's look at some of our favourite memories from the 2012 CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

With 12 Swedish teams travelling to Windsor in April, we look at the experiences that Victor Hedman had growing up in Sweden!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Looking for something to do on Valentines Day? Check out this great event hosted by Pelee Island Winery!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Since all travelling teams receive pick up and drop off from the Windsor Airport, we require you to submit your travel itinerary. Also, any teams arriving by car or bus are also asked to submit itinerary so that we can anticipate your arrival at the hotel.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

From March 7th-10th, Windsor-Essex will be hosting the 2016 OFSAA AAA Boys Hockey Tournament. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Islander’s Hockey Team are based out of Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada.

The City of Courtenay is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island on the Strait of Georgia. It is the largest city (and only "city") in the area and commonly known as the ‘Comox Valley’.

Insurance Information

Monday, February 1, 2016

All players are covered with insurance when you are playing in the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup. Click here to view your coverage. 

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Back in 2013, The Windsor Star announced that we would be bringing the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup to the region! 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Playing out of Helsinki, Finland, the Muumiot Hockey Club is counting down the days until the CARHA Hockey World Cup. 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island (TWEPI) welcomes the world in 2016!

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Title Sponsor Molson Canadian extends duration of their #AnythingForHockey contest. Click to see some great video from their Rooftop Rink!

Important Travel Tips

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

For your visit to Windsor, Ontario we have put together a list of tips so that you understand the local laws and are prepared for your travels. Click here to access the list

Monday, January 18, 2016

Reuben Greenspoon, Coordinator of the CARHA Hockey World Cup, discusess the upcoming event with AM800. 

Thursday, January 14, 2016

With a number of Russian teams joining us in Windsor, check out this article by Washington Capital Evgeny Kuznetsov on growing up playing hockey in Russia. 

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The highlight of the week for many will be a chance to see a live NHL game on April 6th as the Detroit Red Wings play the Philadelphia Flyers, in their final home game of the year. We have made arrangements to reserve a block of over 650 tickets for this event, and we expect that number will increase to close to 1000 CARHA Hockey World Cup tournament participants.

Congratulations Finland!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

On behalf of all of us at CARHA Hockey, we wish to extend our congratulations to our hockey friends in Finland on their World Junior Gold Medal win!  A truly exciting game!  We would also like to congratulate team Russia for a terrific tournament and their winning of the Silver Medal!

Friday, December 18, 2015

CARHA Hockey would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best in the New Year! 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

With over 2,000 guests travelling to Windsor, ON for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup, there will be no shortage of stories shared with the public. Here is the story of Manon Lacasse, the first ever female referee to take part in the CARHA Hockey World Cup. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lorie Springall talks about her experience at the first ever Women’s Division in 2012 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Spoštovani hokejisti,

Friday, November 13, 2015

CARHA Hockey is excited to announce Canadian Club as a Partner level sponsor for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Friday, November 13, 2015

You're in Hockey Country now, fellow Americans!

Friday, November 13, 2015

Hyvät kiekkoilijat! (Hello Good Ice Hockey Players)

Suomea ja Kiekkoturnauksen isäntämaata Kanadaa yhdistää ehkä kaikkein eniten rakkaus ja intohimo jääkiekkoa kohtaan. Jääkiekko on molemmissa maissa suosituin urheilulaji.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Cari partecipanti alla CARHA Hockey World Cup 2016!

sono particolarmente lieto di dare il benvunuto in Canada a tutti i partecipanti italiani a questo evento sportivo di rilievo internazionale che si svolge qui ogni quattro anni, sotto l'egida della "Canadian Adult Recreational Hockey Association" (CARHA Hockey), riunendo squadre e epettatori provenienti da varie parti del mondo che condividono la passione per l'hockey.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Dear Swiss participants of the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup,

As the Swiss Ambassador to Canada it is my great pleasure to welcome you to this CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

CARHA Hockey  is thrilled to be partnering with Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Monday, November 9, 2015

We like to kid that at one point in our lives we were looking to the stands for scouts to discover us and invite us to play the NHL. Now we have scouts in the stands, but from various funeral homes, with tape measures in hand, making sure that they get the right casket size.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Check out the October edition of the CARHA Hockey World Cup E-letter

Thursday, October 15, 2015

CARHA Hockey (@CARHAHockey) is overjoyed to announce Pelee Island Winery (@Peleewinery) as the Official Winery of the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup (@CHWorldCup). This weeklong event will take place from April 3 – 10, 2016 in Windsor, Ontario.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

If you plan on going to the Detroit Red Wings game on April 6th, 2016, please note that they have clear-bag policy at Joe Louis Arena.

Read this article to see what you can and can't bring to the game!

Teams by Country

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

With Teams from 14 Countries around the world coming, here is a list with number of teams per country:

  • Canada - 57 Teams
  • England - 3 Teams
  • Finland - 17 Teams
  • Italy - 1 Team
  • Kazakhstan - 1 Team
  • Norway - 2 Teams
  • Russia - 5 Teams
  • Scotland - 1 Team
  • Slovenia - 2 Teams
  • Sweden - 12 Teams
  • Switzerland - 7 Teams
  • Ukraine - 1 Team
  • USA - 15 Teams
  • Wales - 1 Team

Payment Due September 30th

Monday, September 28, 2015

Reminder that payment in FULL is due by September 30th for both Hotel Fees and Tea Entry Fees. Please contact Reuben Greenspoon if you have any questions.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Would you like to officiate in the largest international rec hockey tournament in the world? The 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup in Windsor Ontario April 3rd - 10th is seeking referees for this week-long event. Registration form (PDF).

Friday, August 28, 2015
Kopitar's Impact on Slovenian Hockey

A year and a half ago, on a whim, we decided to make a rather drastic change at Jewels from the Crown, and it's perhaps my favorite thing we've ever done on the blog: Dragulji iz Krone. In short, we switched from the Los Angeles Kings to Slovenia for the duration of the 2014 Winter Olympics, and we were amazed by both Slovenia's performance and by the fans from Slovenia who we interacted with.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Check out the August edition of the CARHA Hockey World Cup E-letter

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

CARHA Hockey is pleased to announce that Gadar Promotions has partnered with the CARHA Hockey World Cup as its Merchandising Partner for the weeklong event taking place from April 3-10, 2016 in Windsor, Ontario.

Monday, August 17, 2015

It is said that a soccer player might run as far as seven miles during the course of a 90-minute match, so it makes sense that players in that sport train in the offseason by running.

When it comes to hockey, however, there is an actual debate to be had: should an adult trying to stay in shape for hockey do so by running?

We checked in with a few different trainers to see what they have to say:

No Easy Answer

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

With the recent announcement that the Detroit Red Wings will be playing the Philadelphia Flyers on April 6th, 2016, CARHA Hockey and Tourism Windsor are happy to announce that we will have ticket packages that include tickets and shuttle service to and from the game!

Need A Player For Your Team?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

If you are short on players for your team you can now use our "Spares List" by logging into your account and checking out our list of individual players. We have players of all ages and positions from all over the world waiting to join your team!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

CARHA Hockey is excited to announce Molson Canadian as the Title Sponsor of the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Tampere, which hosted the 2015 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship last week, prides itself on being Finland’s hockey city. Home to one of the country’s best rivalries between its top-league clubs Ilves and Tappara, it also houses the Finnish ice hockey museum (Suomen Jääkiekkomuseo) usually labelled as Hockey Hall of Fame Finland in English publications. 

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Former Chinese women’s national team captain Rui Sun is working for a brighter future for China's women's hockey program and learns at the 2015 IIHF Hockey Development Camp in Vierumaki

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games would provide great impetus for developing ice hockey in Beijing.

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will announce in less than a month which city – Almaty, Kazakhstan or Beijing, China – will win the bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Beijing's final sprint ahead of the IOC announcement was reflected in the increasing popularity of winter sports, ice hockey especially.

Aces Fly to Windsor

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Royal Air Force Aces out of England in the UK are a group of Royal Air Force engineers, admin clerks, storesman, medics, ICT technicians, regiment soldiers (and even a few pilots) that happen to also play hockey. We are extremely happy to say that they will be joining us in Windsor for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

You may put off that nagging ache during the season and write it off to not stretching properly or overdoing it on the ice, but now that you’ve got a break in the season it’s time to take a moment to really check on your health.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The months are flying by and we are getting closer and closer to the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup in Windsor! Leading up to the tournament we wanted to share some fun facts about Windsor to help get you excited about visiting this great Ontario city! 


Thursday, June 18, 2015

As many of the individuals attending and participating in the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup will be coming from outside Canada, and may require a visa (depending on country to citizenship), we have compiled information on visa requirements as well as other useful information that you could share with your team members and guests.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Not only will Caesars Windsor be the primary hub for event participants, the Casino is a state of the art building that will be sure to entertain a large number of visitors throughout the CARHA Hockey World Cup. Regardless of what games you like to play, Caesars has everything you could ask for in a Casino and more. With their beautiful guestrooms and suites, Caesars Windsor defines modern luxury in the midst of timeless elegance.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Here are some of our favourite hockey quotes that are sure to make you wish you were on the ice right now! 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Check out the May edition of the CARHA Hockey World Cup E-letter

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

All travelling teams are required to submit their Hotel Rooming Lists by May 31st, 2015. 

Hotel Rooming Lists

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Hotel Rooming List system will be ready for teams to input their rooming lists shortly. Please check back for updates. 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Seattle wolves are looking at putting together a small tournament or just a couple games for your team this summer.

If anyone is interested in travelling to Seattle for a few games he is planning for late June or early July.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

CARHA Hockey is spring cleaning and having a massive BLOWOUT clothing sale! Many items are reduced by up to 80%. Contact Laurie Snider at 1-800-267-1854 or lsnider@carhahockey.ca to order!

Registration Update

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

As of today we have 135 teams registered from 15 countries

Friday, April 10, 2015

Jennifer Wakefield doubled up on Swedish hockey playing in both men’s and women’s leagues this season.

The Canadian power forward helped Linkoping’s women’s club win their elite league title. Wakefield also played for the Division 3 men’s club IK Guts in nearby Norkkoping.

“It was awesome. I got the best of both worlds,” Wakefield said.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Do you actually know what a concussion is? Do you know what changes are happening in the brain during a head injury in order to cause a concussion? Do you know how to treat it properly?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

On behalf of the City of Windsor, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup to our region.  The City of Windsor is pleased to host and sponsor this prestigious recreational hockey event, with players converging on Windsor from all across Canada and around the world.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Check out the March edition of the CARHA Hockey World Cup E-letter

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Outdoor rink season is finally here! Have you ever considered building your own? It’s a great way to make the most of winter and sneak in some more hockey. If you decide to give DIY a try, here are 5 tips to keep in mind. 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

How many people does it take to make it possible for you to play hockey?

We all love to play hockey and we all play for our own reasons, maybe it’s to stay healthy and active, maybe it’s to satisfy your competitive edge, perhaps you keep coming back to hang out with friends or bond outside of the office with coworkers or maybe it’s a nostalgia for glory days passed, whatever the case, it doesn’t just happen.

Individual Registration OPEN

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Interested in playing in the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup but you don't have a team? Sign up as an idividual player! 

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

This year there will be a first-time event for sports fans in Hong Kong; and that is to watch the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B Qualification! The tournament will be played at Mega Ice during the Chinese New Year holiday, February 18, 19 and 21.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Despite the fact that men’s league hockey is supposed to be recreational we all know good and well that these games can get super competitive and that the hockey is still played on a fairly high level. Everybody comes in guns blazing to win and it’s the guys who regularly train who bring a performance edge with them to the ice.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Norm Price is at it again. For the third year in a row, Price has spent hours building, maintaining and spreading the word about a massive public skating rink on his northeast property. Price built not one but two ice rinks this winter, and he’s once again inviting the entire city to skate on his pond for free. The Herald’s Annalise Klingbeil spoke to Price about his ice, located on the outskirts of the city, on 84th Street near Stoney Trail. 

What to do in Windsor: Canadian Club Whiskey Tasting Tour

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

You can learn the ins and outs of how Canadian Club Whiskey came to be and how it is made IN WINDSOR! 

Learn more...

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Team Potlucks are money and time savers with great team building and optimal nutrition opportunities. See free downloadable sign up sheets and templates.

Congrats to World Junior Medalists

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Congratulations go out to the teams from Slovakia, Russia and Canada for winning medals at the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship this past month in Toronto and Montreal. Honourable mentions go out to Sweden for coming fourth and Denmark for their strongest showing in the history of the tournament. The MVP of the tournament was undrafted Slovakian Goalie Denis Godla.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The CARHA Hockey Pacific Cup in Victoria, British Columbia has only 6 spots left for teams. The Pacific Cup has been running annually with 130+ teams since 1977. 

New Country - Ukraine

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

We are excited to announce that Team Arsenal from Ukraine will be joining us in 2016 making the total number of countries registered at 15

United States
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Check out the newest CARHA Hockey World Cup E-Letter

Hotel Deposits Due

Friday, November 21, 2014

Reminder that hotel deposits are due on November 30th, 2014. Teams must pay $100 per person travelling to Windsor as a hotel deposit.

You can sign in to your account and pay the deposit. 

The Polar Bears

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Swiss Polar Bears are a very unique team based out of Steinmaur, Switzerland. They first attended the CARHA Hockey World Cup on 2008 as an oldtimers team managed by Swiss hockey legend Horst Wirgailis. In 2012 when they came back they had a very different look where Horst's son Vic had invited his friends to play on a younger team. Horst still plays, however he is 46 years older than the youngest player.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

Kazakhstan might not be the first place you think of when it comes to hockey, but the passion is still there. Zholbary's are from a small City of Almaty, abd bring together players from all over the world - Canada, Sweden, Kazakhstan and Russia. They are excited for their second CARHA Hockey World Cup in Windsor after an amazing experience in 2012.

Three spots left!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

We are not at 122 teams registered and with only three spots left we suggest you register today to secure your spot! 

Register now!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Québec City will host one of the largest master hockey competitions in the world during the second edition of the Winter World Masters Games January 31 to February 8, 2015.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Nottingham Panthers were the lone UK representative in the inaugural CHL season.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

CARHA Hockey along with the Cities of Windsor, Tecumseh and LaSalle are proud to announce Bob Boughner as the Honourary Chairperson for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Click below to read the newest E-Letter

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Complete Concussion Management™ is a multidisciplinary network of physicians, physiotherapists, chiropractors, neuropsychologists and neurologists committed to offering the highest level of concussion care to athletes of all ages. 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Running a team in Australia brings unique challenges. Australian ice hockey, which takes place during the North American summer, is slowly gaining traction. 

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Canada Israel Hockey School visited Washington, DC for a week in March and spent some time with the Washington Capitals for a once-in-a-lifetime experience 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Summer has reached Finland but that doesn’t mean a break from hockey at the rinks in Vierumäki where two IIHF camps for women’s hockey and a summit take place this and next week.

New Countries - France and Norway

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

We are excited to announce that we have registered teams two new countries for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup. A women's group from Chamonix, France and two men's teams from Oslo, Norway. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

5 Athletes, 3 Builders, 1 Event and 1 Team Join Elite. The Windsor/Essex County Sports Hall of Fame hosted a media conference announcement at the WFCU Centre earlier this morning to announce its elite class of inductees for 2014 while kicking off the North American Sport & Hobby Expo. 

The Wild Turkeys are Loose

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Wild Turkeys play out of the Steinbech Arena as part of the Silver Eye Sports Hockey League. They are a group of 30+ hockey players who used to be bitter rivals growing up. They are true testament to the camaraderie of hockey as they have grown from rivals, to teammates, and now are best friends on and off the ice. 

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

From April 29th to May 4th, 2014 the Hockey World Cup Tournament for Recreational and Oldtimers teams AMBER CUP RIGA 2014 will take place in seven ice arenas in Riga and nearby. Tournament was presented to the public by the Tournament organizers at the press conference yesterday. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

5th Annual tour and tournament in Munich, Germany from September 19th to 23rd/2014. Tournament is September 20th and 21st/2014. Book by June 15th to receive a 5% early booking discount.

CARHA Hockey World Cup E-Letter

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Do you want to stay up to date on all of the news and highlights leading up to the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup? Stay informed by viewing the first 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup E-Letter

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New Website

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Welcome to our redesigned website! Keep coming back to thecup2016.ca for updates, photos, stories and features leading up to and during the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

If you have an appetite for adventure, you are definitely looking in the right place. Our diverse region is packed with all kinds of ways to satisfy every type of craving for excitement, fun, recreation and leisure.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Latvia’s stunning 3-1 win over Switzerland yesterday set up a quarter-finals date with Canada that marks the first Olympic game between the nations since 1936.

Monday, March 10, 2014

With the Opening Ceremonies happening on Friday, we thought it would be a great time to look at some of the hockey-playing flag bearers that will be representing their country.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Leading up to the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup we will feature several teams from all over the world as they prepare to take the Road to the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup. 

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Anze Kopitar knows Slovenia isn’t likely to see the medal podium at its first Olympic hockey tournament. Jonas Hiller is only slightly more optimistic about Switzerland’s chances.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Canada has announced its 25-player men's roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr, Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec and Boston Bruins forward David Krejci highlight the Czech Republic's 25-man roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Boston Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara will captain Slovakia at the Sochi Games next month, hoping to improve on fourth place at the Vancouver Olympics.

Monday, January 6, 2014


Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar headlines Slovenia's roster for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Slovenia announced its 25-man roster for Sochi on Monday, becoming the second nation to do so after the United States' New Year's Day announcement.

Kopitar - whose father Matjaz is the team's head coach - is the lone NHL player on the Slovenian roster.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

The United States men’s and women’s Olympic teams were announced at the NHL’s annual New Year’s Day Winter Classic held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Champions Hockey League, Europe’s new premium club competition, will start in August 2014 and will crown the continent’s club champion in February 2015.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

December 4th, 5th and 6th in Ottawa. Or Call us to order and we'll ship it to you!

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Registration Now Open

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup. Click here to register your team!

Registration Opens November 19th

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Registration for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup will open on November 19th, 2013. Please contact Reuben Greenspoon for more information rgreenspoon@carhahockey.ca

Movember Contest

Monday, October 28, 2013

It's that time of year again when men around the world raise money by simply not shaving their upper lip! Once again this year, CARHA Hockey is joining the Movember cause by contiuning to raise money for men's health initiatives by offering you some great prizes- you don't need to be a CARHA Hockey member to enter and win! Last year CARHA Hockey raised $5,754 for men's health initiatves and our goal this year is to raise over $10,000 for this great cause. Join now

Thursday, October 17, 2013

JetBlue will make Detroit its newest city, launching nonstop service to its Boston hub on March 10. The carrier will fly three daily round-trip flights on 100-seat Embraer E190 jets.

Friday, October 4, 2013

CARHA Hockey is proud to announce that Windsor, Ontario has been selected as the Host City for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

ZURICH – The International Ice Hockey Federation has published its annual Survey of Players. The findings show that more people are playing ice hockey, with higher numbers of officials and an increase in ice rinks showing altogether positive results for the sport.

In the 62 nations that were part of the survey and the IIHF Audit, the number of registered hockey players has grown 39,605 – or 2.47 per cent – to over 1.64 million.

2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk

Monday, September 9, 2013

The schedule of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk is out now and the new website launched.

Click here to check out the schedule and site!

Monday, August 19, 2013

Canadian ice hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser is running for election to the International Olympic Committee.

The three-time Olympic gold medallist is among nine candidates competing for two places representing winter sports athletes on the IOC for eight-year terms.

2016 Host City Decided!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

CARHA Hockey has come to a decision on the Host City for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup. Once all of the paper work has been signed, we will announce the Host City for 2016. The announcement will come by the end of July. 

Keep checking back to the website and on Twitter and Facebook as well!

Contact us for more information.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Neutral Zone examines the ambitious project to use hockey as a peace tool in northern Israel. TSN travels to northern Israel's Canada-Israel Hockey School to examine whether hockey can be used as an instrument of peace in the TSN original documentary NEUTRAL ZONE.

Host City Decision June 27

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Host City for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup will be decided on June 27th, 2013.

Contact us with any questions you have!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Montreal and Toronto will co-host the world junior hockey tournament in 2015 and 2017.

The cities will share hosting duties in the preliminary rounds, with Toronto the site of the 2015 medal round and Montreal hosting the medal games in 2017.

2016 Short Listed Cities Announcement Coming Soon...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Bid Process for the 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup is almost complete and CARHA Hockey is almost ready to announce the 2016 Short Listed Host Cities. Check back soon for updates! Follow us out on Twitter and Facebook for all your updates and news.

Please email us with any questions.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Upon receiving the requests from numerous teams, the organizers of the tournament Amber Cup Riga 2013 have decided to extend the application deadline for teams and individuals till May 31st.

Friday, March 29, 2013

April 29th, 2014 is only 400 days away. It is the day of the opening of the AMBER CUP 2014, the World Hockey competition for amateur, veteran and women's teams that will meet in Riga.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The 2012 CARHA Hockey World Cup has been nominated for 2012 Sport Event of the Year by The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance as part of their PRESTIGE Awards.

Friday, March 22, 2013

The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2013 PRESTIGE Awards (Program Recognizing Exceptional Sport Tourism Initiatives, Games & Events), which celebrate the people, places and events that make the Canadian sport tourism industry so dynamic and important to the economic fabric of our communities. 

Amber Cup Riga Registration updates – March 2013

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

There are less than fourteen months left until April 29th 2014, when Riga will be hosting the World Hockey Tournament for Recreational, Women’s and Oldtimers' Teams. So it is just the right time to update you on some important details in registration of teams and tournament itself.

Click here for more information

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Hayley Wickenheiser says a knee injury that kept her out of the Canadian university women's hockey championship final will not prevent her from playing in the upcoming women's world championship.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Four Vancouver Island communities – Parksville, Port Alberni, Duncan and Campbell River – will host a Russian oldtimers’ hockey team for a four-game Goodwill Hockey Tour, April 5-9.

2016 Mobile Site Launched

Friday, February 22, 2013

Our 2016 CARHA Hockey World Cup Mobile Site is now live! Check it out on any mobile device, smartphone or tablet at thecup2016.ca. Lots of updates will be coming soon!

Play Hockey in Olympic City of Sochi, Russia

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Night Hockey League of Russia is hosting a Hockey Festival from May 1-8, 2013 in Sochi, Russia. 

  • The event offers complimentary accommodations, meals, transportation from hotel, airports and Olympic arenas for all participants
  • Visa and airfare are at the expense of the participant
  • The league is looking to recruit one 40+ team from Canada and one from the US
  • Confirm interest by February 25th
  • Information for Canadians
  • Information for Americans

Interested teams can contact Aleksandr Yakushev –liga@rihl.org or alextret@yandex.ru or +7 (495) 995-88-08

Friday, February 8, 2013

CARHA Hockey and the Hanlon Company are offering a IIHF World Junior Spectator Tour in Malmo, Sweden

2013 IIHF World Junior Tickets

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Tickets for the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship go on sale Thursday. CARHA Hockey will be posting a special package that you can purchase to travel to Sweden to watch the games and participate in some oldtimers or adult hockey games!

For more information please click here to contact us

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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