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BHI hires Manav Deol as Managing Director

The Business of Hockey Institute (BHI) announced this week that Manav Deol will be joining the organization as Managing Director. Deol, a 27 year old from Edmonton, Alberta, joins BHI from a leading Alberta law firm where he practiced as a labour and employment lawyer. Deol brings with him an MBA from the University of [...]

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Brad Robins on sports sponsorship

With the Olympics having filled screens around the world for the past two weeks, many are asking about Olympians' future sponsorships. So no surprise that the CBC (Canada's national network) turned to BHI board member, Brad Robins, to get some answers. Brad Robins speaks with CBC

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

John F. McDonough to receive honorary CHP designation

The Business of Hockey Institute (BHI) announced today that John F. McDonough, President and CEO of the Chicago Blackhawks, will be recognized for his outstanding contributions to the business of hockey through the awarding of the first ever honorary Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation. “It's humbling to be recognized by The Business of Hockey Institute [...]

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Game changer: Sports marketing star, Brad Robins

It’s hard to believe that Brad Robins was turned down for his first job out of university. Today, Robins is one of the most influential consultants in the world of hockey – a personal branding and lifestyle manager for some of the game’s biggest stars, including; Carey Price, Martin Brodeur, Joffrey Lupul and Brendan Gallagher. [...]

February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Learn more about the Hockey MBA with special guest Ritch Winter

Want to learn more about the Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation and the world's first hockey-specific executive MBA program? If so, think about joining BHI co-founder and director, Ritch Winter, and Chris McLeod, Director of Marketing for the Faculty of Business at Athabasca University, for an hour long webinar on February 25 at 10:00am MT (noon [...]

February 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Game changer: First round draft pick, Nevin Marwart

Nevin Marwart Nevin Markwart has come a long way from his start as a self-described “kid from Regina.” Selected by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 1983 draft after starring with the Regina Pats, he logged 309 NHL games over nine seasons as an industrious forward who showed his grit [...]

February 16th, 2016|0 Comments

BHI announces major scholarships

The Business of Hockey Institute (BHI) announced today that, in the next few months, it would award as many as thirty “Top Prospects” scholarships to students pursuing their Certified Hockey Professional (CHP) designation. The minimum amount of each scholarship is $15,000/student. However, BHI will also match donor and sponsor contributions to a maximum of $25,000, [...]

February 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Game changer: BHI co-founder and board member, Ritch Winter

Ritch Winter Throughout his career, Ritch Winter has been known as a guy who’s got his clients’ back. Chris Chelios, NHL Hall-of-Famer and three-time Stanley Cup champion, lauds him as a man “who has more courage and has done more for players than any agent… ever.” Chicago’s Rinkside Magazine referred to him as [...]

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

CHP students attend the 2015 NHL Draft

The inaugural class of Athabasca University's hockey-specific Executive MBA students spent three very informative days at the 2015 NHL Draft. BHI co-founder, Ritch Winter, provided the students with a wide variety of behind-the-scenes experiences with the draft and hockey more generally. Among the many executives to spend time with the students were BHI co-founders, Ritch [...]

June 28th, 2015|0 Comments