On Hockey Days

"On Hockey Days" is a toe-tapping all ages song, Raffi's tribute to the game loved by young and old.  
It honours hockey parents who devotedly take their kids to the rink all winter long, and sounds
a call to fun, fair play and respect as only a Raffi song can!

Read Press Release (pdf)      Read Raffi's Hockey Blog


"We love Raffi's song - it's a winner! It helps remind everyone about respect in minor hockey. Congratulations Raffi for a catchy song with a great message!"
Hockey Canada

"Music is our common language, and respect, our common goal. On behalf of Respect In Sport, thank you, Raffi, for such an upbeat and positive way of conveying the message!" Respect In Sport

"I love Raffi's "On Hockey Days" song. It's pure and simple, sends a great message about what the game is supposed to be. Every hockey person should download Raffi's hockey song from iTunes." Cammi Granato, Women's Hockey World Champion

Read this feature story on Canucks.com


Buy this song from itunes below, you can even gift it to your friends and family too! Proceeds benefit Centre For Child Honouring.

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Words & music by Raffi © 2012 Troubadour Music
electric & acoustic guitar: Aaron Young • drums : Tyler Hornby • bass: Craig Newnes • piano: Joanna Borromeo  • flugelhorn : Johnny Summers • fiddle: Ben Gopnik • supporting vocals: Joanna Sillanpaa, Aaron Young • rhythm guitar & vocals: Raffi

Recorded by Spencer Cheyne & Craig Newnes at The Station studio in Calgary, Alberta.
Special thanks to Gerry Hebert & Aaron Young. Mixed by Aaron Young.
Produced by Raffi.    Song Lyrics pdf



videographer & editor: Peter Prince
Footage includes scenes shot by Peter Prince on Salt Spring Island,
and also Sabrina Aven’s footage at Cowichan‘s Fuller Lake Arena,
Duncan's Island Savings Centre, and Port Hardy's Don Cruickshank
Memorial Arena. Sabrina’s son, Kodi Aven-Picard, and his Sharks team are featured.

We’re grateful to : Sabrina Aven, hockey players from the Cowichan Valley Minor Hockey Novice division-
CV3 “the Sharks”, parents of all the players, Coach Peter Schure, Assistant Coach Jamin Stocks and Mike
Reynolds, Safety Coach Terry Steele, Team Manager Bronwyn Stocks, Gerry Hebert, and Jenny McMordie.

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