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Kraft Hockeyville Canada winner announced as Elsipogtog First Nation

New Brunswick community to host NHL preseason game, receive funds for rink, equipment

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO, ON -- Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), are pleased to announce Elsipogtog First Nation has been voted the winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2021.

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Hockeyville Canada

Kraft Hockeyville Canada announces Top 4 communities

Winner will have opportunity to host NHL preseason game, receive $250,000 for arena upgrades

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- Today, Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), announced the Top 4 Canadian communities that are competing for the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville 2021. This year's shortlisted communities are (West to East):

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Hockeyville Canada

Kraft Hockeyville had big impact, Avalanche defenseman Girard says

Event in Roberval, Quebec, helped him realize NHL dream; voting starts April 9

by Samuel Girard / Special to NHL.com

Editor's note: Tune in to Hockey Central on Sportsnet on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET for the Kraft Hockeyville Canada Top 4 announcement. Voting will open April 9 at 9 a.m. ET. In a special op-ed for NHL.com, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard discusses the impact Hockeyville coming to his town of Roberval, Quebec, in 2008 had on his life and NHL career. 

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Hockeyville Canada

Kraft Hockeyville Canada opens nominations for 2021

Winning community gets chance to host NHL preseason game, $250,000 toward rink upgrades

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

Get the rally cries and nominations ready! Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), has opened nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2021. 

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Hockeyville Canada

Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador wins Hockeyville Canada

Community to host NHL preseason game, receive $250,000 in arena upgrades

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO, ON - Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), are pleased to announce that Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador is the Kraft Hockeyville 2020 champion.

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Press Release

Kraft Hockeyville Canada announces Top 4 communities

Winner will have opportunity to host NHL preseason game, receive $250,000 for arena upgrades

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO - Today, Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), announced the Top 4 Canadian communities that are competing for the coveted title of Kraft Hockeyville 2020. This year's shortlisted communities are (West to East):

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Hockeyville Canada

Ekblad up and down for Panthers in Hockeyville loss to Canadiens

Defenseman shows all sides in first preseason game under Quenneville

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

BATHURST, New Brunswick -- Aaron Ekblad's roller-coaster game at Kraft Hockeyville Canada 2019 was a lot like his NHL career to date.

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Hockeyville Canada

Canadiens, Panthers help Renous honor teen's memory at Hockeyville

Come together to celebrate 14-year-old Thomas Dunn, whose death was impetus for bid

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

BATHURST, New Brunswick -- Kraft Hockeyville Canada 2019, an uplifting event for the people of Renous, New Brunswick and surrounding areas, started as an ordinary morning for the Montreal Canadiens.

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game recap

Canadiens score shorthanded to defeat Panthers at Hockeyville

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Belzile takes the lead with SHG

FLA@MTL: Belzile puts Canadiens ahead with SHG

Ryan Poehling toe drags around a defender on the rush and feeds Alex Belzile down low, where he taps the puck home for a shorthanded tally

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Alex Belzile scored a tiebreaking shorthanded goal at 13:57 of the third period to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 win against the Florida Panthers in the Kraft Hockeyville Canada 2019 preseason game at K.C. Irving Regional Centre in Bathurst, New Brunswick.

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Hockeyville Canada

Hockeyville Hub: Canada, Day 3

Canadiens, Panthers walk red carpet ahead of preseason game

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Kraft Hockeyville Canada, now in its 13th year, awards one winning community in Canada a once-in-a-lifetime experience for hockey fans. This year, Renous, New Brunswick, and Tom Donovan Arena were selected as the winner after an online vote. The rink will receive $250,000 in arena upgrades, and there will be festivities and player appearances prior to the Montreal Canadiens playing the Florida Panthers in a nationally televised preseason game at K.C. Irving Regional Centre in Bathurst on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; SN1, TVAS). NHL.com staff writer Jon Lane is in Renous to provide all the sights, sounds, highlights and news leading up to the game:

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