About the 2005 Conference

Canada’s Game? Critical Perspectives on Ice Hockey and Identity, was held at the Radisson Plymouth Harbor Hotel in Plymouth Mass, April 14 – 16, 2005. The conference included panel and roundtable sessions, keynote and guest presentations and social/meal functions. Most importantly, a shinny match was organized for the participants.

Who Were Our Guest and Keynote Speakers?

Keynote Speaker

Jean Perron, Head Coach, Israel under-18 National Team; former CIAU National championship coach; former NHL coach (Montreal Canadians, Quebec Nordiques); sports commentator on Montreal’s Télévision quatres saisons. (TQS).

Guest Speaker

The Honourable James Bradley, Minister of Tourism and Recreation, Province of Ontario, Canada.

Who Organized the Conference?

The following players comprised the team who put together this showcase of fine hockey writing and discussion. No identity issues here!

  • Andrew Holman(Canadian Studies / History—Bridgewater State College)
  • Anthony Cicerone(Canadian Studies / History—Bridgewater State College)

Click here for 2005 Hockey Conference Program.