A new reality television show being shot at arenas throughout Ottawa-Gatineau is giving young, talented hockey players from northern reserves the chance to train with big-league coaches and be seen by scouts.
Hit The Ice is scheduled to air in January next year.
It features longtime NHL player and coach John Chabot, an Algonquin man raised in Maniwaki.
He told CBC News aboriginal hockey players are often overlooked.
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