We want to thank the hundreds of Hockey Associations who have participated in the program through their nominations and submissions and encourage them to keep trying each season.
Explore the Kruger Big Assist recipients from past years!
Cape Breton Blizzard Female Hockey Association – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
2022 Second Assist $50,000 Recipient
In their winning application, the Cape Breton Female Hockey Association committed to using the $50,000 grant to expand hockey accessibility in their community by helping to create teams in First Nations communities, develop all-female referee crews, train female and BIPOC coaches, and implement a financial assistance program. These initiatives will reach an additional 160 new-to-hockey players, 10 new goaltenders, 14 officials and 20 coaches.
Association de Hockey mineur de Saguenay – Saguenay, Québec — $10,000 Recipient
Avalon Minor Hockey Association – St. John’s, Newfoundland — $10,000 Recipient
Canadian Blind Hockey Association – National — $10,000 Recipient
Cape Breton Blizzard Female Hockey Association – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia — $10,000 Recipient
Creston Valley Minor Hockey Association – Creston, British Columbia — $10,000 Recipient
Drake Minor Hockey Association – Drake, Saskatchewan — $10,000 Recipient
Fort Smith Minor Hockey Association – Fort Smith, Northwest Territories — $10,000 Recipient
Gloucester Centre Minor Hockey Association – Ottawa, Ontario — $10,000 Recipient
Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association – Lethbridge, Alberta — $10,000 Recipient
NDG Minor Hockey Association – Montreal, Québec — $10,000 Recipient
Sledge Hockey of Eastern Ontario – Ottawa, Ontario — $10,000 Recipient
South Shore Lumberjacks Minor Hockey Association – Southern Shore Counties, Nova Scotia — $10,000 Recipient
Thompson Minor Hockey Association – Thompson, Manitoba — $10,000 Recipient
Weston Minor Hockey Association – Toronto, Ontario — $10,000 Recipient
Yellowknife Minor Hockey Association – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories — $10,000 Recipient