Why some pro hockey players don’t seek help even when they need it
A new UBC study highlights that help-seeking behaviours in professional men’s ice-hockey is heavily impacted by cultural and systemic factors.
Aug 17, 2022
High-tech mouthguard tracks head impacts during varsity hockey playoffs
A high-tech mouthguard worn by UBC Thunderbird hockey players will capture data for UBC researchers who study concussions.
Mar 17, 2022
Most NHL players peak by age 29: study
A new University of British Columbia study identifies when the clock runs out on an NHL player’s peak performance, giving team executives insight into how best to build a roster.
May 15, 2014
Playing the numbers
Business grad and tech startup CEO Dustin Sproat scores NHL interest with hockey app
May 1, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
A hunger for more
Emily Grainger was part of a turnaround team, and she’s not ready to stop winning
May 1, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Bieksa’s Buddies and UBC TBirds raise over $200,000 for charity
The UBC Thunderbird men’s hockey team lost 8-7 in an once-in-a-lifetime matchup against the Bieksa’s Buddies, a team of locked out NHL players, which raised more than $200,000 for charity.
Oct 18, 2012
Story ideas: 2011 Stanley Cup finals
University of British Columbia experts are catching Canucks fever as excitement mounts in Vancouver during the Stanley Cup playoffs. They are available to comment on the difficulty of predicting a win, the power of twins, sports injuries, the drag from flags, traffic issues and sports marketing.
Jun 3, 2011
Nationalism – are the Games giving us permission to be loud, proud and Canadian?
UBC has a number of experts ready to comment on the phenomena of “strategic nationalism” – where hockey fever can induce patriotism – the lightning quick mood changes within social media and the different faces of pride, from authentic to hubristic.
Feb 18, 2010