A Message from the President

Welcome back to another exciting season of CeeBees Minor Hockey! As another school year starts, the sound of skates hitting the ice becomes a familiar sound. It’s that time of year again, it’s time to lace up your skates and hit the ice as 2023/24 Conception Bay CeeBees. The start of a new season brings with it a sense of anticipation, camaraderie, and the opportunity for us all to get back to our hockey family.

For players, coaches, and families alike, the return to Ceebees Minor Hockey is more than just the resumption of a sport; it’s a reunion of friends and teammates. The stadium becomes a hub of activity and excitement. This shared passion extends beyond the ice, forging lasting friendships that will endure long after the season is over.

As players strap on their gear and step onto the ice, they start on a journey of self-discovery, skill-building while learning the importance of being part of a team. The challenges faced in practice and games will push them to their limits, teaching them the value of dedication, teamwork, and discipline. The lessons they learn they will take beyond the rink and help them navigate through life. We only use hockey as a platform to teach them these life lessons.

In addition to the individual growth, hockey also teaches them teamwork and cooperation. Through working together, players learn the power of communication, and trust, crucial skills that will serve them well both on and off the ice. The bonds that form from being on a hockey team create an environment of support and encouragement, where each player should feel valued and appreciated.

Furthermore, the Ceebees Minor Hockey season is an opportunity for families to come together and support our kids. Im sure there will be times when our stadium is filled with parents, guardians, siblings, and friends who cheer from the stands, creating team unity and camaraderie. The support of family and friends becomes an integral part of the hockey experience, offering encouragement during victories and comfort during defeats.

As we begin another season of Ceebees Minor Hockey, let us embrace the excitement, the challenges, and the opportunities that lie ahead. May this season be filled with unforgettable memories, strong friendships, and a deepening love for our game.

Welcome back, players, coaches, and families, to another exciting season of Ceebees Minor Hockey! Let the games begin!

Brian Donovan
CeeBees President