Inside Edge owners Kurt Dalphond and Brad Reynolds had an excellent time today on the ice in East Vancouver. The two coaches had an opportunity to help out their friend Kenndal McArdle deliver a first class experience for 30 wonderful teenagers in Vancouver. Please see the article from copied below.

The Drive to Strive Hockey School – driven by Kenndal’s Kids and The Fan Zoo, is a free hockey school for East Vancouver Youth taking place at Britannia Community Centre Ice Rink on July 9, 2012, from 9:30 – 4:00 pm. 30 kids between the ages of 12-17 will be participating.

This day will include on-ice time with professional hockey players (Kenndal McArdle, Craig Cunningham, Milan Lucic, and Evander Kane) and coaches , off-ice interactive physical training, motivational speakers, nutritional information, team photo session, Q & A session with NHL players and new hockey equipment.

Our Vision:

With hockey as our backdrop; our vision is to create well rounded and goal inspired East Vancouver youth.

This is an on-going project, which will offer East Vancouver’s youth, through the Britannia teen centre – access to interactive professional resources that will help teach the importance of:

· Dreams

· Goal setting

· Career Planning

· Fitness & Nutrition

· Giving Back

Kenndal’s Kids

Kenndal’s Kids is a non-profit organization founded by Kenndal McArdle and his fiance Nicole Gough. Kenndal’s Kids was created to help and inspire youth to follow their hockey dreams. Kenndal is a professional hockey player drafted first round pick for the Florida Panthers. Kenndal’s Kids is his way of giving back to the community that helped grow his talent in hockey.

Special thanks to Kenndal McArdle, Institute B, Happy Planet, Woodward’s Food Floor, Britannia Community Services, Subway, East End Food Co-Op, Blade Tape for allowing us to be a supporting partner with them for Kenndal’s Kids.