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HIT THE ICE

Tuesday, March 5th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Down to Business

Its back to business and the official roster hits the ice for the first time as a team. The day is harder on some as injuries creep up on a few players and others are called out for lacking effort. And a one-on-one battle drill turns sour and threatens one player's ability to continue.

Wednesday, March 6th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Go Fish

The coaches send some players home based on their performance on the ice. The players who get to stay will reap their reward with a relaxing fishing derby, but not before a new off-the-ice rule takes them all by surprise.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:18:01
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What's A Player

Stephanie gives the boys some much-needed cooking and nutrition lessons. Ottawa Senators scout Rob Murphy gives the team some pertinent info on what it takes to get noticed by scouts, which, to John's dismay, doesn't quite translate into the afternoon's lackluster on-ice performance.

Thursday, March 7th

4:00pm on
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Drawing On Experience

Goaltending coach Sudarshan "Sudsie" Maharaj is back to help the boys in net get ready for their upcoming game. Two other pros from the NHL pop by to help turn the tides. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Marc Methot from the Ottawa Senators spend the day and let the players in on what it takes to be a pro player.

Friday, March 8th

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Here We Go Boys

It's game day! The first out of two important showcase games is finally here. The players were warned that not everyone would be playing and a few boys are forced to watch the game from the sidelines. Scouts are present and so are the nerves. No one wants to lose and every player wants to prove to the coaching staff that they made the right choice in keeping them in the line-up.

Saturday, March 9th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Cut Day

The morning is and angst-filled one as the dreaded ?cut-day? has arrived. Players are told who is officially part of the 2013 Hit The Ice roster and who is sadly sent home. After heartfelt goodbyes the remaining players embark, quite literally, on a 2-day team bonding journey.

Sunday, March 10th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Down to Business

Its back to business and the official roster hits the ice for the first time as a team. The day is harder on some as injuries creep up on a few players and others are called out for lacking effort. And a one-on-one battle drill turns sour and threatens one player's ability to continue.

Monday, March 11th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Timely Visit

One of the players has some news for the coaching staff and a few others are still processing the outcome of the first game. Complacency is slowly creeping in again but John calls on a few NHL pros to spark things up. On-ice rivals but off-ice friends Derek Brassard of the New York Rangers and Grant Clitsome of the Winnipeg Jets join the Hit The Ice team for the day.

Tuesday, March 12th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Friendly Face

He?s baaa-aack! Maxime Talbot of the Philadelphia Flyers pays the boys a surprise visit and this time he has brought along his Stanley Cup winning buddy Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The two NHL stars offer tips and pointers on the ice but also take part in a crazy afternoon away from the rink.

Wednesday, March 13th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Tightrope

Two new players join the camp in time for this year's first real practice. The coaches get to know the players better both on the ice and under the big top, where the boys are asked to put on their best circus show.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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True Role Model

There are only a few Aboriginal players in the NHL today. And even fewer that have won a Stanley Cup. Jordan Nolan of the L.A. Kings is one of them. He joins the Hit The Ice team to help them get ready both physically and mentally for their last big game.

Thursday, March 14th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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This Is Our Time

Time for the second showcase game! For those who received interest from scouts after the last game, it's a opportunity to seal the deal. For the others who were not approached, it's a second shot at making a first impression. This is the moment dreams are made of. Time to shine.

Friday, March 15th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Welcoming Committee

A group of new prospects touch down in Chateauguay, Quebec for the third edition of the Hit The Ice camp. Right from the start the players are put through the paces by their different coaches.

Saturday, March 16th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Timely Visit

One of the players has some news for the coaching staff and a few others are still processing the outcome of the first game. Complacency is slowly creeping in again but John calls on a few NHL pros to spark things up. On-ice rivals but off-ice friends Derek Brassard of the New York Rangers and Grant Clitsome of the Winnipeg Jets join the Hit The Ice team for the day.

Sunday, March 17th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Friendly Face

He?s baaa-aack! Maxime Talbot of the Philadelphia Flyers pays the boys a surprise visit and this time he has brought along his Stanley Cup winning buddy Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The two NHL stars offer tips and pointers on the ice but also take part in a crazy afternoon away from the rink.

Monday, March 18th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Measuring Up

With two on Ice sessions lined-up, the players get an indication of the level of competition required to be part of the team. The coaching staff gets a first hand look at the team's skill level.

Tuesday, March 19th

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Runtime: 00:21:59
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Cut Down Day

Its do or die: The players are separated into two teams and face-off in a scrimmage. One last chance to impress the coaches. Unfortunately this means the end of the line for a few prospects.

Wednesday, March 20th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Jelly Legs

The players face a grueling day of power skating and dynamic yoga, followed by a hilarious raft-building exercise that will prove to be a real soaker for many.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Survival of the Fittest

With a trimmed down roster, the team travels to a remote location for some team building. In a simulated plane crash they are forced to survive on minimal resources and in the process really get to know each other.

Thursday, March 21st

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W.A.R

A new week of training begins and to get things started on the right foot, a visit from sports psychologists is lined-up. The coaches put the cards on the table in terms of the effort required.

Friday, March 22nd

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Runtime: 00:21:59
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The King's Ransom

A friendly visit from LA Kings forward and Metis NHL player Dwight King livens up the practices and training sessions. The group is also introduced to the creator's game.

Saturday, March 23rd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Measuring Up

With two on Ice sessions lined-up, the players get an indication of the level of competition required to be part of the team. The coaching staff gets a first hand look at the team's skill level.

Sunday, March 24th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Cut Down Day

Its do or die: The players are separated into two teams and face-off in a scrimmage. One last chance to impress the coaches. Unfortunately this means the end of the line for a few prospects.

Monday, March 25th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:49
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Body Fuel

Stephanie attempts to convince the players to pay special attention to their nutrition and their general off ice habits. Mark shares his specialized hockey training with hopes of providing the boys with extra power.

Tuesday, March 26th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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First Test

The team travels down highway 417 for their first showcase game against the Kanata Lasers. An injury rattles the team and has lasting effects on the dressing room.

Wednesday, March 27th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Bull's Eyes

Things get off to a bad start with a lousy practice that sends Coach Chabot through the roof. The boys manage to negotiate a deal to get access to their phones, and finish off the day with a game of archery.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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A Killer Instinct

Tampa Bay Lightning forward and Harvard graduate Alex Killorn stops in to help the guys with their on-ice skills as well as taking part in a friendly canoe race with high stakes.

Thursday, March 28th

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Runtime: 00:21:59
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A Glorious Day

The team travels to downtown Montreal in the core of hockey land to visit the famous Bell Centre and the Habs Hall of Fame.

Friday, March 29th

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Runtime: 00:21:59
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No Sure Thing

With three days left before the big game, the practice intensity rises. A player is forced to return home following a series of unfortunate events.

Saturday, March 30th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:49
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Body Fuel

Stephanie attempts to convince the players to pay special attention to their nutrition and their general off ice habits. Mark shares his specialized hockey training with hopes of providing the boys with extra power.

Sunday, March 31st

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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First Test

The team travels down highway 417 for their first showcase game against the Kanata Lasers. An injury rattles the team and has lasting effects on the dressing room.

Monday, April 1st

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Last Minute Preps

After more than 2 weeks of practicing the team's journey is close to winding down. The players are given their final instructions and tips by all of the coaches. Their fate is in their hands.

Tuesday, April 2nd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Bring The Condors

The players put their talents on display for their last showcase game. Will the matchup allow a few players to reach their goals of making it to the next level?

Wednesday, April 3rd

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Life's A Beach

Seemingly out of the blue, bad news comes to one player. And after a high-energy practice, the boys get to go to the beach-only to work some more.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Into The Fire

As soon as they arrive in Sainte-Adele, Quebec, for season four of Hit the Ice, a group of new prospects face physical testing and a first scrimmage. Out of the shuttle van, into the fire!

Thursday, April 4th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Now Or Never

It?s do or die as the prospects face a second scrimmage, knowing that those who fail to impress the coaches this time will be packing their bags and going home.

Friday, April 5th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Go Fish

The coaches send some players home based on their performance on the ice. The players who get to stay will reap their reward with a relaxing fishing derby, but not before a new off-the-ice rule takes them all by surprise.

Saturday, April 6th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Last Minute Preps

After more than 2 weeks of practicing the team's journey is close to winding down. The players are given their final instructions and tips by all of the coaches. Their fate is in their hands.

Sunday, April 7th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Bring The Condors

The players put their talents on display for their last showcase game. Will the matchup allow a few players to reach their goals of making it to the next level?

Monday, April 8th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Tightrope

Two new players join the camp in time for this year's first real practice. The coaches get to know the players better both on the ice and under the big top, where the boys are asked to put on their best circus show.

Tuesday, April 9th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Jelly Legs

The players face a grueling day of power skating and dynamic yoga, followed by a hilarious raft-building exercise that will prove to be a real soaker for many.

Wednesday, April 10th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Game On

The players get to put their training to the test as they travel to the National Capital Region to take on the Cumberland Grads in a one-off battle on the ice.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Bull's Eyes

Things get off to a bad start with a lousy practice that sends Coach Chabot through the roof. The boys manage to negotiate a deal to get access to their phones, and finish off the day with a game of archery.

Thursday, April 11th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Life's A Beach

Seemingly out of the blue, bad news comes to one player. And after a high-energy practice, the boys get to go to the beach-only to work some more.

Friday, April 12th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Game On

The players get to put their training to the test as they travel to the National Capital Region to take on the Cumberland Grads in a one-off battle on the ice.

Saturday, April 13th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Tightrope

Two new players join the camp in time for this year's first real practice. The coaches get to know the players better both on the ice and under the big top, where the boys are asked to put on their best circus show.

Sunday, April 14th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Jelly Legs

The players face a grueling day of power skating and dynamic yoga, followed by a hilarious raft-building exercise that will prove to be a real soaker for many.

Monday, April 15th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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On The Bubble

Alex Killorn and Andrej Sustr of the Tampa Bay Lightning come to the Hit the Ice camp to practice with the boys and indulge in a friendly round of ...bubble soccer!

Tuesday, April 16th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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All Or Nothing

A Hit the Ice vet is taken to task for giving less than one hundred percent. The boys are put through the ringer in a second round of power skating and intensive yoga. Then it's off to the lake for some well-earned R&R.

Wednesday, April 17th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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On The Bubble

Alex Killorn and Andrej Sustr of the Tampa Bay Lightning come to the Hit the Ice camp to practice with the boys and indulge in a friendly round of ...bubble soccer!

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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High Wire

The boys have a surprise in store for Coach Chabot, who returns the favour by bringing Max Talbot of the Boston Bruins and Simon Despres out on the ice. The NHLers then join the players for an exciting tree-to-tree adventure course.

Thursday, April 18th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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The Eleventh Hour

An injury forces one player to sit out the end of the camp. The rest of the team put all their focus on the coming game during final practice, and then go to Montreal for a challenging escape game.

Friday, April 19th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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The Heat of Battle

The Hit the Ice team returns to the Ottawa region to make war on the Kanata Lasers in what amounts to the most exciting game in the history of the show.

Saturday, April 20th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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On The Bubble

Alex Killorn and Andrej Sustr of the Tampa Bay Lightning come to the Hit the Ice camp to practice with the boys and indulge in a friendly round of ...bubble soccer!

Sunday, April 21st

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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All Or Nothing

A Hit the Ice vet is taken to task for giving less than one hundred percent. The boys are put through the ringer in a second round of power skating and intensive yoga. Then it's off to the lake for some well-earned R&R.

Monday, April 22nd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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New Beginnings

Another new group of young prospects meet in Winnipeg to take part in the fifth edition of Hit The Ice. On the first day, a full-on scrimmage gives the players a chance to show the coaches what they?re made of.

Tuesday, April 23rd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Second Chance

Competing for a limited number of spots on the roster, the young players battle it out in a second scrimmage, knowing that this time, a bad performance may result in a ticket home.

Wednesday, April 24th

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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All Or Nothing

A Hit the Ice vet is taken to task for giving less than one hundred percent. The boys are put through the ringer in a second round of power skating and intensive yoga. Then it's off to the lake for some well-earned R&R.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Walking The Plank

In the wake of two revealing scrimmages, the coaches send several players home. The rest head off to the beach for a fun but challenging pirate-themed activity.

Thursday, April 25th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Brass Tacks

The official Hit The Ice team begins to train in earnest with two intense skates. The day ends with a contest of strength at a nearby park.

Friday, April 26th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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The Quick and the Dead

The coaches change their plans due to a large number of injuries. After a tiring day at the rink, the players get an unusual break: a paranormal excursion to some of Winnipeg's most haunted places.

Saturday, April 27th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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New Beginnings

Another new group of young prospects meet in Winnipeg to take part in the fifth edition of Hit The Ice. On the first day, a full-on scrimmage gives the players a chance to show the coaches what they?re made of.

Sunday, April 28th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Second Chance

Competing for a limited number of spots on the roster, the young players battle it out in a second scrimmage, knowing that this time, a bad performance may result in a ticket home.

Monday, April 29th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Training Day

NHLers Mark Stone and Ryan Garbutt join the coaching team to motivate and inspire the players as they tackle a full day of physical and mental training with expert guests.

Tuesday, April 30th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Jungle Gym

Unaware that a pro scout has come to watch them, the players start the day off with the wrong attitude. A fiery speech from John Chabot wakes them up, and the boys cap off the day with a one-of-a-kind obstacle race.

Wednesday, May 1st

5:30am on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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High Wire

The boys have a surprise in store for Coach Chabot, who returns the favour by bringing Max Talbot of the Boston Bruins and Simon Despres out on the ice. The NHLers then join the players for an exciting tree-to-tree adventure course.

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Game One

The first week of official training culminates with the first showcase game against an elite team of young Indigenous players from across Manitoba.

Thursday, May 2nd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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Building Blocks

The players are joined by NHL pros Cody McLeod and Cody McCormick for some high-intensity drills followed by an outdoor activity that will put their racing - and engineering - skills to the test.

Friday, May 3rd

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:21:59
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High Hopes

While injury forces a star forward to make a difficult decision, the coaches focus on penalty-killing and power play drills. The players then test their brainpower in a difficult puzzle-solving adventure game.

Saturday, May 4th

4:00pm on
Runtime: 00:22:00
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Training Day

NHLers Mark Stone and Ryan Garbutt join the coaching team to motivate and inspire the players as they tackle a full day of physical and mental training with expert guests.