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Dubeau excited to run hockey camp

By Medicine Hat News on July 22, 2017.

Medicine Hat News

There are lots of summer hockey and skating schools out there, but few feature appearances by both an NHL referee and an ex-NHL player.

Platinum Star Power Skating’s Gay Dubeau hopes her local connections to the pro ranks will make her first week-long hockey school a hit.

“I try to be innovative, there are 10 hockey school camps in Medicine Hat alone,” said Dubeau, whose school runs Aug. 8-12 at the Family Leisure Centre. “You have to put good stuff out there. We’re trying our best.”

Dubeau has a distinguished history of working with the city’s best skaters —whether that’s in figure skating or hockey. Among those appearing at the hockey school are ex-NHLer Stefan Meyer and current NHL referee Chris Schlenker, plus ex-WHLers Jerrid Sauer and Brett Bartman.

Meyer logged 20 NHL games between the Florida Panthers and Calgary Flames before moving on to a successful career in Europe, while Schlenker just finished his first full season as an NHL official.

Kids from novice to bantam age groups can sign up. Cost is $460 plus GST. Visit platinumstar.ca for more information.

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