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‘Hit The Ice’ Skates In to Season 5 on APTN


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 22nd, 2017 Blog


On February 2nd, the popular youth hockey series Hit The Ice returns to APTN for its fifth season. Watch and be inspired as 29 Indigenous Junior hockey players compete for spots on Canada’s Junior team and U.S. college teams!

“The youth series witnesses the ins and outs of an elite training camp as the best young Indigenous hockey players of the country try to earn invites from some of the top junior teams in Canada and scholarships to schools in the U.S. The players come from various Indigenous communities from across the country. Ex-NHL coach and player John Chabot will return as head coach of the camp and has called on a slew of professionals to come in to offer a hand. In his hockey career, Chabot played with the Canadiens, Red Wings and Penguins and has coached & assistant-coached for the Islanders as well as in the QMJHL. He is backed up by some of the top current coaches and trainers in the NHL and established health and training professionals and elite hockey specialists to give the kids in the series the chance to experience a real NHL training camp experience.”

HTI Season 5 Trailer from Hit the Ice on Vimeo.

Even cooler is that this year's episodes are available in both English and Cree!

For more information about when the show airs, please visit www.hittheice.tv. You can also check out the Hit The Ice Facebook page and follow along on Twitter @hittheicetv or #HTI.

To catch up on previous seasons of the show, check out http://aptn.ca/fullepisodes/hittheice/

About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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