Join the China Hockey Group (CHG), Junior Tigers and the China Ice Hockey League (CIHL) at the fourth Reception in Support of Youth Hockey Development in Hong Kong in support of the development of youth hockey in Hong Kong.
Hosted at the private residence of Jeff Nankivell, Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao, the reception brings together Hong Kong's ice hockey community and fans; celebrating the sport's success, while looking ahead to future developments.
The Reception in Support of Youth Hockey Development in Hong Kong raises funds to help support the CHG, Junior Tigers and CIHL community initiatives, as well as developing hockey with a particular focus towards youth coaching, and the commitment to Junior Tigers high coach to student ratio. In making this commitment, the Junior Tigers coaches are able to work in small groups with players of different levels to provide highly individualized coaching in a fun and positive environment.
In addition the live auction, featuring exclusive experiences, hockey memorabilia and more; the CHG also hosts an online silent auction platform and raffle draw with a variety of prizes from the CHG partners.
Keynote speakers comprised of the community, sport and industry leaders will join the CHG team and players for a memorable night. Do not miss out on a fully immersing hockey experience!
For further details about the event, or to support the event, please contact Fiona Chow at email@example.com.
Simon Ferguson’s professional hockey career spans 13 seasons and 594 games, with stops in the AHL, ECHL, Europe and NHL exhibition games. His playing successes include being part of the Anaheim Ducks organization and being part of the Hershey Bears, with whom he won the Calder Cup in 2010. In 2004, he played with the Kelowna Rockets of the BCHL, winning the Memorial Cup.
After retiring from the sport in 2013, Simon turned his attention to coaching, working with the Okanagan Rockets, the Hong Kong Typhoons and now, Banff Academy, where he is the head coach of the prestigious academy’s varsity team. Simon is also part of the Junior Tigers’ coaching team, working as an advisor and mentor to Junior Tigers coaches, while also providing a link for Junior Tigers players interested in pursuing hockey in Canada and the United States.
Michael Chen is the Executive Director of Hong Kong and Pacific Group. Michael has long been a part of Hong Kong’s hockey community, including playing for the Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association during the 2015-2016 season. He has helped build the sport in Hong Kong, supporting a number of initiatives including the annual Canadian Consul General Event. As he has in previous years, Michael is supporting this year’s event with Gaggia coffee machines.
In recognition of his contributions to the development of youth hockey in Hong Kong, Michael is the recipient of this year’s Cahill Award. Named in honor of Jim Cahill, this award recognizes a player, parent, coach, sponsor, referee or mentor who has raised the standards of youth hockey in Hong Kong. Honorees are not only passionate about the game, but are committed to making a difference in the sport.