OJHL Burlington Cougars

    Cougars take down Sabres in Overtime

    Date:10/12/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars took on the Buffalo Jr. Sabres on Friday night at home at Appleby Arena. The Cougars came into this game following a tough weekend of hockey, dropping a game at home to Georgetown, and tying Oakville in double overtime. The early season offense that jolted them to a strong start had seemingly dried up, a perfect time to face a team they had recently thumped 10-0 across th...


    Pink In The Rink - Friday, October 25

    Date:10/04/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    PINK IN THE RINK Friday, October 25th - 7:30PM - Appleby Ice Centre We're happy to announce that our annual Pink in the Rink game - in support of breast cancer awareness month - will take place on Friday, October 25th at the Appleby Ice Centre. Your Burlington Cougars will be facing off against West Division rival Oakville in what will be a high-tempo game on the ice. Off the ice, we have a l...


    Cougars shut out for first time in 2019-20

    Date:10/04/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    After another week of rest, the Burlington Cougars were back in action Friday night as they hosted the Georgetown Raiders at Appleby Arena. The Raiders, also in the West Division, had a positive start to the season going 3-2-2 through their first seven games of the year. Their high-point thus far? The dominant performance they put forward in a 4-0 win on the road in Burlington. The game starte...


    Burlington and Oakville split weekend series

    Date:09/29/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    Burlington Cougars fans were treated to an incredible matchup of two of the top-10 ranked teams in the nation this weekend as they battled the Oakville Blades in a home-and-home series. This year’s first edition of the Battle of Burloak came as advertised with a plethora of highlight-reel goals, ten-bell saves, and bone-crushing hits. In fitting fashion, the teams would split the series e...


    Cougars push win-streak to five

    Date:09/16/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars have now won five consecutive games. Following a 4-1 win versus Stouffville on Saturday night, the Cougars hosted the Milton Menace at Appleby Ice Centre on Sunday in search of their fifth win in a row to start the season. 

Milton, still yet to find the win column, gave the Cougars a formidable challenge, but ultimately Burlington's depth proved too much for the Mena...


    Cougars down Spirit to stay undefeated

    Date:09/15/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    Another day, and another win for the Burlington Cougars. The Cougars latest victim came in the form of the Stouffville Spirit who made the trip to Appleby on Saturday night. Burlington strolled into the first game of their weekend back-to-back starting a solid 3-0 on the season, while Stouffville had dropped 2 of 3. The Spirit, playing their second leg of a back-to-back, kept the game tight but...


    Cougars thrash Sabres in first meeting of season

    Date:09/12/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    Coming off of a strong opening weekend, the Burlington Cougars travelled down the QEW to square off with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres on Wednesday night. This was their first trip across the border since being eliminated from last year’s playoffs, a game surely circled on the Cougars’ calendar. With memories of unfinished business in the back of their minds, the Cougars walloped the Jr. S...


    Cougars claw past Muskies in home opener

    Date:09/07/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    With a 5-2 win versus Milton in the books, it was the Burlington’s turn to open their barn for the 2019-20 season. The Lindsay Muskies made the trip south to battle the Cougars in what was an exciting home opener. Unfortunately for them, they’ll have a long swim upstream following a 5-3 loss at the hands of the blue and green. The Muskies drew first blood in this contest, getti...


    Cougars knock off Menace on Opening Night

    Date:09/06/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The long awaited puck drop on the 2019-20 season is in the books, and the Burlington Cougars started off strong spoiling the party in Milton with a 5-2 win. The newly minted Milton Menace hosted the Cougars for their inaugural game in the OJHL. The arena was packed with new fans and the roof was shaking with excitement. That energy, however, would not last long as the Cougars jumped out to an e...


    Big additions, Big expectations for 2019-20 Cougars Squad

    Date:09/06/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. For most people it’s the sad realization that summer is over rises to the surface, but for hockey fans, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, Cougars fans, the 2019-20 OJHL season is just days away and the excitement in #CougarCountry is palpable. The blue and green open their season on Friday night in Milton, ...


    Cougars welcome Cody Hendsbee Behind the Bench

    Date:08/06/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars organization is excited to announce the hiring of assistant coach Cody Hendsbee for the 2019-20 season. Hendsbee will join head coach Mark Jooris and assistant coach Kirby Tokarski behind the bench for the upcoming season, focusing on managing the Cougars’ forwards. “Cody is a tremendous addition to our team and we’re glad to have him on board,” Jo...


    Hobbs Named Cougars Captain

    Date:07/24/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars are proud to announce our team captain as we move towards the beginning of the 2019-20 season. Forward Matt Hobbs will be wearing the ‘C’ for the Cougars after an impressive first season in the OJHL. “It’s an amazing feeling,” Hobbs said. “I’m a hometown guy so it was nice to come back home last year. I’m very excited with t...


    Signing Day at Appleby Arena

    Date:07/22/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    While it may seem as though the Burlington Cougars season just ended, management is already in the midst of modifying the team into a Buckland Cup contender for the 2019-20 campaign and beyond. A number of familiar faces will be sporting the green and blue again this fall, including forwards Keanan Stewart, Brendan Rylott, Harrison Cottam and defenceman Richard Coulson. On Signing Day at Appleb...


    Burlington Cougars Prospect Camp - Summer 2019

    Date:03/21/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars are pleased to announce the continuation of our Prospect Camp for the 2019 season. The program has been a great success in recent years helping players to develop and showcase their on-ice skills with the assistance of the Burlington Cougars coaching staff. Please note that we are no longer accepting registrations. Summer 2019 Program Details Thursday, May 16, 2019: 3:...


    Burlington Cougars OJDL - Summer 2019

    Date:03/19/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars are pleased to announce the continuation of our Ontario Junior Development League (OJDL) program for the 2019 season. The program has been a great success in recent years helping players to develop their on-ice skills with the assistance of the Burlington Cougars coaching staff, as well as showcase players to university and college programs across North America. Please not...


    Cougars launch epic comeback, force Game 7

    Date:03/10/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    Entering Game 6 between the Burlington Cougars and Buffalo Jr. Sabres on Sunday afternoon the home team had won every game in the series, leading to a 3-2 series advantage for the visiting Sabres. That streak looked to be in doubt after 40 minutes on Sunday, as the Cougars found themselves on the wrong end of a 4-2 game with time winding down. The Cougars - led by some late game heroics from the...


    Hiebert shines as OJHL 1st Team All-Prospect

    Date:03/02/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars are pleased to announce that defenceman Clark Hiebert has been selected as a 1st team All-Prospect for the the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). The OJHL All-Prospect Team is comprised of 2001 and 2002 birth-year prospects and is selected by the OJHL general managers, as well as an awards committee comprised of one media member in each OJHL market. Clark Hiebert is in h...


    Cougars knot series up at 1-1

    Date:03/02/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    Game Two of the OJHL West Division semifinals took place on home ice for the Cougars on Friday night, following a 7-4 loss in Game One. The Cougars faithful packed Appleby Ice Centre and the boys on the ice delivered the win for their ruckus crowd. An outstanding bounce-back performance from goaltender Daniel Davidson, and four straight third period tallies would be the story as Burlington evened...


    Cougars drop Game 1 in Buffalo

    Date:02/28/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars and Buffalo Jr. Sabres opened their first-round best of seven series on Wednesday night at the Harborcenter in Buffalo. Despite the winter storm, the atmosphere was hot inside the rink as both teams were looking to get the jump on their opponent in game one. Unfortunately for the Cougars, an even hotter start for the home team told the tale, and resulted in a 7-4 win for th...


    Burlington and Buffalo set to Battle in First Round

    Date:02/27/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The 2018-19 OJHL regular season has come to a close and the Burlington Cougars are headed to the postseason. With a 27-22-3-2 record, Burlington solidified the third spot in the West Division with 59 points. Cougars fans, along with players and staff, endured a rollercoaster of a season beginning with a new coach, new captain, and many new faces in the lineup. Head Coach Mark Jooris has seen thi...


    First Round Playoff Schedule Announced

    Date:02/26/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    After finishing outside of the playoff picture last season, your Burlington Cougars are back at it for the 2019 playoff run! With a 27-22-3-2 regular season record and taking 3rd place in the division, we’re set for a first round, West Division Semi-final matchup vs. the Buffalo Jr. Sabres. See the playoff schedule below – more details to follow. Please note that dates and times are ...


    Cougars topple Spirit to conclude regular season

    Date:02/23/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    In their final matchup of the regular season on Saturday night, it was a night of firsts for the Burlington Cougars battling the Spirit in Stouffville. Cougars defenceman Richard Coulson had a career night as the Burlington native netted his first career OJHL goal in his second season (played just 5 games in 2017-18) and added two assists for a 3-point night. Not to be outdone, 16-year old AP Br...


    Blades best Cougars, take season series

    Date:02/23/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars took to the ice for their last regular season home game of the 18/19 season versus their arch rival Oakville Blades on Friday night. Their season series was on the line as both teams had split their five previous meetings (2-2-1). Despite some outstanding offensive pressure and solid goaltending, the Blades bested the Cougars in this one, 2-0. Friday was graduation night f...


    Graduating Players Night at Appleby

    Date:02/21/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars organization is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Graduating Players Night on Friday, February 22nd for three Cougars players that will be moving on from the OJHL following the 2018-19 season. We would like to congratulate Matthew Steen, Michael Greco and Daniel Davidson on their junior hockey careers, and for their contributions to the Burlington Cougars org...


    Cougars crush Canadiens, clinch playoff spot

    Date:02/16/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars have clinched a playoff spot following a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Jr. Canadiens on Saturday night. The win, combined with a Georgetown Raiders loss, has guaranteed the Cougars a playoff berth with seeding to still be determined. “We’re very excited. We’re here to make the playoffs and we’re playing really well right now and are on a bit of a rol...


    Cougars roll over 99ers 6-2 to kickoff crucial weekend

    Date:02/15/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars inched two points closer to a playoff berth with a win over the Brantford 99ers on Friday night at Appleby Ice Centre. Both teams combined for 40 minutes of penalties, none more crucial than a late second period call that would clinch the win for the Cougars, 6-2. Matthew Dunsmoor was back in the Cougars goal on Friday, seeing his first action since February 2nd, a 5-3 los...


    Graduating Players Night – February 22, 2019

    Date:02/12/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars organization is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Graduating Players Night on Friday, February 22nd for three Cougars players that will be moving on from the OJHL following the 2018-19 season. We would like to congratulate Matthew Steen, Michael Greco and Daniel Davidson on their junior hockey careers, and for their contributions to the Burlington Cougars org...


    Cougars trump Admirals in Key Matchup

    Date:02/11/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    With five games remaining in the regular season, the Burlington Cougars hosted the Brampton Admirals on Sunday night at Appleby Ice Centre. With only one point separating the two teams in the West Division standings, neither bench was going to lay down. On the back of some great goaltending and beautiful passing, the Cougars battled their way to a 2-1 victory. Fresh off a wild double overtime dr...


    Cougars and Blades on CHCH-TV

    Date:01/29/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars are thrilled to announce that we will be taking our talents to the big screen this weekend. As part of a broadcast partnership between the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) and CHCH-TV, this Saturday’s game will be the “CHCH Game of the Week,” featured on terrestrial TV for millions of households across the province. This game – the third of six i...


    Cougars fall to Raiders on Friday night

    Date:01/26/2019   Source:OJHL Burlington Cougars  

    The Burlington Cougars hosted the Georgetown Raiders on a frigid Friday night at Appleby Ice Centre. The cold seemed to seep its way in to the Cougars’ offence as they would only manage one goal despite nearly doubling the Raiders in shots. A hot goalie and a couple of fluke goals told the tale in this one, as the Cougars dropped the contest 4-1. Both teams entered Friday’s matchup o...