On May 21, 2001, the Board of Directors of the Company announced the appointment
of Robert Desrosiers to the position of Vice-President, Finance and
Administration of The Hockey Company, effective May 22, 2001. Mr. Desrosiers is
an experienced finance executive with over thirty years experience in both
public and private sector organizations. For the past fifteen years, he served
as Vice-President, Finance and Administration of Bauer Nike Hockey Inc. in
Montreal. Mr. Desrosiers will be responsible for the Finance, Accounting,
Credit, Information Technology and Legal functions.


                  Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be
signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                               THE HOCKEY COMPANY

                                         By:   /S/  GRAHAM S. GARNER
                                               Name:    Graham S. Garner
                                               Title:   Secretary

May 24, 2001