Little NHL tournament has new acting president

By Sam Laskaris Writer A rather familiar face has taken over the helm, at least temporarily, of Ontario’s largest Indigenous youth hockey tournament. It was announced earlier this month that Patrick Madahbee is now the acting president for the Little Native Hockey League tournament, which is more commonly called the Little NHL. This year’s tournament, which will be hosted by Nipissing First Nation, will be held Mar. 12-16 in Mississauga. Madahbee was selected to be the acting president by the tournament’s executive at a meeting on Jan. 14. He takes over from Marian Jacko, who had served as the Little NHL president since December of 2018. Jacko was forced to step away from her position as she was one of nine individuals chosen in December to serve one-year terms with…

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