Ontario Hockey Association

    OHA Commitments Page

    Date:07/29/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photos courtesy of Spencer Smye and Shawn Muir of OJHL Images All of the Ontario Hockey Association's commitments are now viewable by clicking the "Commitments" tab on our website. To view Ontario Junior Hockey League commitments visit the OJHL Commitments page. To view Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League commitments visit the GOJHL Commitments page. These pages will be updated...


    ACH Player Profile: Strength = Success - Darren Haydar, Dundas Real McCoys

    Date:07/10/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo courtesy of Paul Wright Photography Kevin Boston, Special to the OHA Ask any hockey expert about what they look for in a great hockey player, they will say skill, smarts, speed and strength. Darren Haydar of the Dundas Real McCoys is a player who definitely fits those three categories. Darren Haydar is one of the most prolific hockey players to ever suit up in the American Hockey League ...


    CORNWALL TO HOST CANADA EAST WJAC SELECTION CAMP

    Date:07/08/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    OTTAWA, Ont. - Hockey Canada, in conjunction the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), announced Friday that Benson Centre in Cornwall, Ont., will be the site of the Team Canada East Selection Camp, August 7-9, in advance of the 2019 World Junior A Challenge, which takes place Dec. 7-15 in Dawson Creek, B.C. It is expected that 44 players will be invited to participate in the Canada East cam...


    OHA Grad Profile: Brett Seney, New Jersey Devils

    Date:07/08/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo courtesy of Andy Marlin/New Jersey Devils William Proulx, OHA Communications Manager NEW JERSEY - Brett Seney’s hockey career began when he was a child playing minor hockey in his hometown of London, Ont. and, like many Canadian children, he dreamed of playing in the National Hockey League (NHL). Fast forward seven hockey seasons and that dream came true for Seney as he appeare...


    PJHL: NOW HIRING - CONFERENCE MANAGER

    Date:07/05/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Position: Conference Manager - Provincial Junior Hockey League of Ontario (PJHL) # of Positions: 4 Status: Part-Time/Casual/Contract Reports To: Commissioner Location: North, South, East, West Conferences of PJHL Job Purpose The Conference Manager provides on-the-ground operations and administrative support to the Commissioner and Executive Board of the Provincial Junior Hockey League of Onta...


    OHA Grad Profile: Aaron Luchuk, Brampton Beast

    Date:07/05/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo by Olivia Sala/Brampton Beast William Proulx, OHA Communications Manager BRAMPTON, ONT. - Aaron Luchuk’s junior hockey career began in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, and this past season was his first season of professional hockey.  The 22-year-old forward split the 2018-19 between playing in the Ottawa Senators organization with the ECHL’s Brampton Beast...


    Oakville Blades broadcaster enjoys ride in second season

    Date:07/04/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo courtesy of Tim Bates/OJHL Images William Proulx, OHA Communications Manager Play by play man, Nicholas Fiore, joined the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Oakville Blades in 2017-18 season, and never in his wildest dreams did he think he’d be part of a championship run this early in his broadcasting career. In just his second season with the club, Fiore called the action for th...


    OJHL GRADS AT NHL DEVELOPMENT CAMPS

    Date:06/27/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Article courtesy of OJHL The Ontario Junior Hockey League is represented at Development Camps run by NHL teams this summer – beginning this week: • Eric Ciccolini of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens is at camp with the New York Rangers – who selected him in the seventh round of Saturday’s NHL Draft. The Vaughan resident will play at the University of Michigan next seaso...


    OJHL's Ciccolini drafted by New York Rangers

    Date:06/24/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

      Photo courtesy of Spencer Smye/OJHL Images Article via OJHL The Top Prospect in the Ontario Junior Hockey League and across the Ontario Hockey Association in 2018-19 lived up to that billing in Vancouver over the weekend as Eric Ciccolini was drafted by the New York Rangers. The 18-year-old from Vaughan was selected by the New York Rangers in the seventh round of the NHL Draft. "...


    PJHL JOB OPENING: Full-time Registrar/Treasurer

    Date:06/20/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Position: Registrar/Treasurer Provincial Junior Hockey League of Ontario (PJHL) Status: Full-time Reports To: PJHL Commissioner Location: 1465 Bishop Street North, Unit 2, Cambridge, Ontario Job Purpose The Registrar/Treasurer provides administrative support to the Commissioner and Executive Board of the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Duties and Responsibilities The Registrar/Treasurer o...


    PRESS RELEASE: 130th OHA Annual General Meeting & Awards Luncheon

    Date:06/18/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Kitchener, Ont. -- The 130th Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Sat., June 15, 2019 at the Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ont. The meeting was opened by OHA Chairman of the Board of Directors Tom Strauch who welcomed everyone in attendance and thanked them for coming. The AGM included representation from the governing body’s B...


    OJHL JOB OPENING: OJHL Support Staff - Treasurer

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Position: VP, Finance / Treasurer Reports To: OJHL Chairman & OJHL Commissioner Job Purpose  To manage and report on the association's finances.  OJHL representative on OHA Finance Committee.  Role of the Treasurer  As the VP, Finance / Treasurer of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (the “OJHL”), the individual must have in-depth...


    OJHL JOB OPENING: OJHL Support Staff – Coordinator of Hockey Operations

    Date:06/17/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    OJHL Support Staff – Coordinator of Hockey Operations  Position: Coordinator, Hockey Operations – Full Time  Reports To: Director, Hockey Operations    Job Purpose  The OJHL Coordinator of Hockey Operations will effectively coordinate the administration of the OJHL hockey,...


    2018-19 OHA Awards Recap & Awards Luncheon

    Date:06/16/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo by Tim Bates/OJHL Images. (All photos of 2018-19 Annual Awards Luncheon & OHA AGM can be seen at https://bit.ly/2KSTZV5) The Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) held its Annual Awards Luncheon on Sat., June 15, 2019, at the Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre in Kitchener, Ont. Recipients were presented their awards in front of family, friends and team represent...


    2019 OHA GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE UPDATE

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

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    COLLINSON NAMED JUNIOR C PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/23/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) will be announcing the recipients of the Player of Year Awards in each of the respective OHA leagues (ACH, OJHL, GOJHL and PJHL). Today we are pleased to announce that Carter Collinson of the Wingham Ironmen has been named the Junior C Player of the Year. Carter Collinson (Listowel, Ont.) had his best season in Junior C in 2018-19. The fourth-year W...


    LANSINK NAMED JUNIOR B PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/22/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) will be announcing the recipients of the Player of Year Awards in each of the respective OHA leagues (ACH, OJHL, GOJHL and PJHL). Today we are pleased to announce that Holdyn Lansink of the Listowel Cyclones has been named the Junior B Player of the Year. OHA JUNIOR B PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Holdyn Lansink, Listowel Cyclones (GOJHL) Holdyn Lans...


    ALEXANDER NAMED JUNIOR A PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/21/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) will be announcing the recipients of the Player of Year Awards in each of the respective OHA leagues (ACH, OJHL, GOJHL and PJHL). Today we are pleased to announce that Jett Alexander of the North York Rangers has been named the Junior A Player of the Year. JUNIOR A PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Jett Alexander, North York Rangers Jett Alexander (Bloomfield, ...


    DIBENEDETTO NAMED SENIOR AAA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/20/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) will be announcing the recipients of the Player of Year Awards in each of the respective OHA leagues (ACH, OJHL, GOJHL and PJHL). Today we are pleased to announce that Justin DiBenedetto of the Hamilton Steelhawks has been named the Senior AAA Player of the Year.   SENIOR AAA PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Justin DiBenedetto, Hamilton Steelhawks Justin...


    D’AGOSTINO NAMED DONALD SANDERSON MEMORIAL AWARD RECIPIENT FOR 2018-19

    Date:05/17/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and today we are proud to announce that Niagara Falls Canucks defenceman David D’Agostino is this year’s recipient of the Donald Sanderson Memorial Award as selected by the OHA Awards Committee. The Donald Sanderson Memorial Award is presented annually to a player in the OHA that meet...


    2018-19 OHA TOP PROSPECTS ANNOUNCED

    Date:05/17/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and today we are proud to announce the OHA Top Prospects for 2018-19 as selected by the OHA Awards Committee. The following players have been selected as the OHA’s Top Prospects for 2018-19: Ty Glover (Forward - Buffalo Jr. Sabres), Kosta Manikis (Forward - Toronto Jr. Canadiens), Ryan McA...


    CICCOLINI NAMED B.J. MONRO MEMORIAL AWARD RECIPIENT FOR 2018-19

    Date:05/15/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) has been announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and today we are pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018-19 B.J. Monro Memorial Award is Eric Ciccolini of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens from the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). (Photo: Ray MacAloney/OJHL Images) B.J. MONRO MEMORIAL AWARD – Eric Ciccolini, Toronto Jr...


    GIBBONS NAMED OHA TRAINER OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/14/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and today we are proud to announce that the 2018-19 OHA Trainer of the Year is Kirk Gibbons, trainer of the PJHL’s Kincardine Bulldogs. OHA TRAINER OF THE YEAR – Kirk Gibbons, Kincardine Bulldogs Kirk Gibbons (Tobermory, Ont.) has been with the Provincial Junior Hockey League’...


    TARANTINO NAMED OHA COACH OF THE YEAR

    Date:05/14/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and today we are pleased to announce that Oakville Blades head coach, Mike Tarantino, is the OHA Coach of the Year. Mike Tarantino (Oakville, Ont.) joined the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Oakville Blades as head coach in the 2014-15, after previously serving as head coach and general mana...


    2018-19 OHA OFFICIALS AWARDS ANNOUNCED

    Date:05/13/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    This week the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is announcing the recipients of the 2018-19 OHA Awards and we are pleased to get things started by announcing the winners of the 2018-19 OHA Officials Awards. The OHA Top Referee Prospect is Chris Long, the OHA Top Linesman Prospect is Dean Willmott, and Brad Moore is this year’s recipient of the OHA Officiating Award of Excellence. TOP REFERE...


    GOJHL: Waterloo Siskins win the 2019 OHA Sutherland Cup

    Date:05/09/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo: Tanya Taylor, Censational Photography William Proulx, OHA communications manager The Waterloo Siskins capped off a fantastic playoff run with a Game 7 overtime win that earned the franchise its 12th OHA Sutherland Cup in franchise history. The London Nationals put up a good fight in the final series and forced the series to seven games despite being down 2-0 in the early going of the ser...


    GOJHL: London and Waterloo face off in Game 7 Wednesday night

    Date:05/08/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    William Proulx, OHA communications manager The winner of the 2019 Sutherland Cup will be decided tonight in London, Ont. as the London Nationals and Waterloo Siskins will face off for the final time this season.  It will take a seventh game to see who will take home the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League's Sutherland Cup championship trophy.  Waterloo had led the series 2-0 in ...


    OJHL: Oakville Blades win 2019 Dudley-Hewitt Cup

    Date:05/06/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo by Christian Bender, OJHL Images William Proulx, OHA communications manager The Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Oakville Blades added another trophy to its cabinet over the weekend as they held off the Hearst Lumberjacks to win the 2019 Dudley-Hewitt Cup May 3. This year the Dudley-Hewitt Cup tournament was hosted by the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s (NOJHL) Coc...


    PJHL: Napanee Raiders claim 2019 Schmalz Cup

    Date:05/01/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo by Amy Deroche, Deroche Sports Photography William Proulx, OHA communications The Napanee Raiders are the 2019 Schmalz Cup champions.  Napanee earned its second Schmalz Cup with a Game 5, 3-1, victory over the Grimsby Peach Kings April 30 at Strathcona Paper Centre.  The Raiders' path to a Schmalz Cup championship was impressive as the team went nearly perfect and onl...


    PJHL: Raiders can claim Schmalz Cup with Game 5 win over Grimsby Tuesday night

    Date:04/30/2019   Source:Ontario Hockey Association  

    Photo by Heather Johns, Napanee Raiders William Proulx, OHA communications manager The Napanee Raiders are just one win away from claiming the Ontario Hockey Association and Provincial Junior Hockey League’s Schmalz Cup.  Napanee leads the Schmalz Cup finals 3-1 over their opponent, the Grimsby Peach Kings.  Tuesday (April 30) night’s game will be played in Napanee at St...