News

Classique Montréalaise uniting hockey players

Classique Montréalaise uniting hockey players
Canada
Over 150 teams from all over the province gathered at Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Olympic Basin this weekend for an outdoor pond hockey tournament.

The free event was part of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations.

Hockey teams were divided into four divisions; competitive, recreational, 50 + and women’s.

“Guys and girls – they want to win,” said the event’s spokesperson, Jean-Loup Barbeau. “It’s a very fairplay event, but people want to win – it’s the sport of hockey.”

WATCH BELOW: Éric Fortin-Lambert from La Classique Montréalaise joins Kim Sullivan to talk about technical difficulties behind building sixteen ice rinks.
Read more on globalnews.ca
News Topics :
RELATED STORIES :
World
Haitian police officer Etienne Jean Salvador speaks to students at the school, Institution Classique de l’Humanisme, in Delmas, Haiti, Friday Nov. 22, 2013. As part of a new a community...
Sports
He also made international headlines when American speed skater Simon Cho admitted to tampering with hisblades at the 2011 world short track team championships in Poland. Amid little fanfare, Jean switched...
Sports
Canada will be looking to stop the defending champion U.S. at the women s world hockey championships on Friday. Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Canada willopen the women s...
Sports
The twohad been inseparable since meeting at a hockey camp in Denver this past off season and wished to be teammates in Peoria so King brokered the unique signing. Trudel had...
Top Stories
The list of coming events for the Videotron Centre in Quebec City next month is straightforward. There are some junior hockey games, and one concert Bryan Adams. An entire month...