Tag: hockey

“Farmer Luke” wins the 2017-18 RealAg Hockey Pool

Editor’s note: Hearts are heavy in the hockey world following the Humboldt Broncos tragedy this past weekend. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and everyone affected. (Here’s a link to the GoFundMe fundraiser to financially support the players and families affected.) While Jets and Leafs fans are excited for the playoffs, followers of… Read more »

It’s back! Welcome to the 2017-18 RealAg Hockey Pool

October has arrived, and with it, the first dump of snow on crops still out in the field in parts of Canada, the end of the federal tax change consultations, and… hockey season! We are pumped, or, as Lyndsey might say, chuffed, to bring back the RealAg Hockey Pool for the 2017-18 season. Will McDavid lead… Read more »

Hello, Hockey Fans: Sign-Up For the 2016-17 RealAg Hockey Pool

Hockey season is upon us once again. It’s the most optimistic time of year, as coaches, players and fans alike have high hopes for the 2016-17 season, whether we’re talking about on the ice or in the highly competitive forum that is the annual RealAg Hockey Pool. Unless you’re the Pittsburgh Penguins or Joe Rowbottom… Read more »

“Rex & The Crosby Show” Wins Playoff Hockey Pool

For the year 2016, the Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe trophy and the RealAg Playoff Hockey Pool championship banner (when we make it) will all bear the name “Crosby.” After stacking his team with eight players from the Pittsburgh Penguins and seven from the San Jose Sharks, Rex Gerrard of Southey, Saskatchewan is our winner. His… Read more »

Buckle Up, Let’s Drop the Puck — It’s Playoff Pool Time

Hockey playoff season is finally here. Last year, we were talking about how wonderful it was to have five Canadian teams competing for Lord Stanley’s mug. This year Canadian hockey fans in the RealAg community don’t have to worry about having a hometown bias in figuring out who they want to win. Together with Kahntact… Read more »

RealAg Hockey: We Have a Winner…

Calving, planting prep, and hockey playoffs — it looks like, despite the wintery weather in some areas, spring is here. And with it comes the conclusion of regular season hockey and the 2015-16 RealAg hockey pool. Unfortunately, Canadian hockey fans won’t have a hometown team to cheer for this year, but it was still an… Read more »

Join the 2015-16 Real Ag Hockey Pool

The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping and harvest is moving along. All signs that hockey season is almost here. After having lots of fun with the inaugural RealAg Hockey Pool last winter, people have asked whether we’re going to run another friendly competition this season. Well, the answer is yes! So whether you’re a hardcore fan or not,… Read more »

It’s Playoff Time — Announcing the Winner of the 2014-15 Real Ag Hockey Pool and the Launch of the 2015 Playoff Pool

With five Canadian teams headed to the playoffs, the 2014-15 season has been an exciting one for Canadian hockey fans (apologies to Edmonton and Toronto fans), including the 360 people who participated in the inaugural RealAg Hockey Pool. With the regular season ending this weekend, we have a winner that needs crowning, but first, some other hockey news to share: 2015… Read more »