Ontario Junior A Hockey League

    TONGE SCORES ATLANTIC PLAYER OF WEEK HONOURS

    Date:02/19/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

      Former Kingston Voyageurs star Alex Tonge was named the Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week on Tuesday. The senior winger at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh matched his career high with a four-point game last weekend at Holy Cross.  Tonge, who leads the Colonials with 13 goals and 28 total points, spearheaded RMU's 5-3 comeback victory Friday in Worcester, Ma...


    FOUR OPENING-ROUND OJHL PLAYOFF SERIES SET

    Date:02/19/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    With less than a week remaining on the Ontario Junior Hockey League schedule, here’s what we know: - the Cobourg Cougars and Wellington Dukes will play the final game of the regular season, Feb. 27, in a possible first-round playoff preview. - first-round playoff series will be completed between Feb. 27 and March 12. -the Pickering Panthers, the fourth-place team in the North Division, wi...


    SOUTH/EAST WEEK IN REVIEW: COBOURG IN DRIVER’S SEAT IN 401 FIGHT FOR FIRST

    Date:02/18/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    The Trenton Golden Hawks are hosting their popular Pink in the Rink game Friday in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. They play the first-place Cobourg Cougars. The Cobourg Cougars are in the driver’s seat in the race for the East Division title in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. But just down the 401, the Trenton Golden still have hope of overtaking the Cougars. In the South Divisi...


    NORTH/WEST WEEK IN REVIEW: CROSS-OVER GAME LOOMS FOR PICKERING AND GEORGETOWN

    Date:02/18/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    It’s not guaranteed, but the Georgetown Raiders could be headed for a play-in game with the Pickering Panthers Sunday. (Photo by Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images) It’s the exact scenario the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s board of governors foresaw last June. The league instituted an inter-division cross-over game should the fifth-place team in a division have more points than ...


    OAKVILLE REMAINS NO. 3 IN NATIONAL RANKINGS

    Date:02/18/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

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    SEVEN GAMES ON OJHL'S FAMILY DAY SCHEDULE

    Date:02/16/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Family Day is a busy day across the Ontario Junior Hockey League. There are seven games on the final Monday of the OJ’s 2018-19 regular season schedule. The OJHL’s Brampton Admirals and the Brampton Bombers Jr B team are hosting an all-day Ronald McDonald House Family Day fundraiser at Brampton Memorial Arena. The junior clubs have invited 175 students from McHugh Public School alo...


    FIRST SCOTIABANK FAN FAVOURITES HONOURED THIS WEEKEND

    Date:02/15/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Voting in the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s eighth annual Scotiabank Fan Favourite Award competition ends today at 11:59 p.m. On top of honouring a league-wide winner, Scotiabank Fan Favourites on each of the 22 teams across the OJHL – as selected by the fans – will be honoured in every OJHL community. Those team honours will be handed out beginning this weekend. Ceremonies wi...


    ST. MIKE'S GRAD CONFERENCE ROOKIE OF WEEK

    Date:02/15/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Curry College freshman Mike Pellegrini (Markham, Ontario) has been named Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) men’s hockey Rookie of the Week. Pellegrini played three seasons with the St. Michael’s Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League before enrolling at Curry, in Milton, Mass, last fall. Pellegrini picked up two points in the backend of Curry's home-and-home seri...


    CATS: PANTHERS, TIGERS CLASH IN CHCH GAME SATURDAY

    Date:02/14/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    The Ontario Junior Hockey League broadcast partnership with CHCH-TV heads north this weekend. The Pickering Panthers visit the Aurora Tigers in a North Division tilt Saturday at 3 p.m. (Photo by Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images) It’s the fifth of six games being broadcast live by CHCH during the 2018-2019 season. The “CHCH Game of the Week” provides viewers across Ontario with thril...


    WELLINGTON AT COBOURG POSTPONED – AGAIN

    Date:02/13/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Groundhog Day, anyone? Tonight’s Ontario Junior Hockey League game in Cobourg has been postponed. Again. The neighbouring Wellington Dukes were scheduled to visit Cobourg – in a game postponed Jan. 28. “Weather and travel conditions,” prompted the second postponement, the Cougars tweeted this afternoon. A makeup date is to be announced. The OJHL regular season ends Feb...


    OJHL HIRING OFFICE MANAGER

    Date:02/13/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    The Ontario Junior Hockey League is hiring an office manager: OJHL Support Staff Position Position:  Office Manager Reports To: OJHL Commissioner Status: Full Time – Part Time (15 hours / week) Location: 2155 Dunwin Drive, Mississauga, ON   Duti...


    OJHL'S TOP SNIPER GOES PRO WITH UTAH OF ECHL

    Date:02/12/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    This season’s leading scorer in the Ontario Junior Hockey League has gone pro. Joseph Mizzi, who had­­ 65 points with the Aurora Tigers this year, has signed a professional contract with the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL, the Tigers announced Tuesday. Mizzi, a 20-year-old from Markham, tops the OJHL in goals with 32. The right winger also played with North York and Newmarket in the O...


    SOUTH/EAST WEEK IN REVIEW: COBOURG, TRENTON TIED UP ATOP DIVISION

    Date:02/11/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    St. Michael’s Colton Trumbla, who has missed 20 games due to injury, has 31 goals, one off the league lead. His Buzzers had a perfect week. (Photo by Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images) With less than two weeks to play in the regular season, the East Division of the Ontario Junior Hockey League has turned into a track meet. Meanwhile, the South Division remains a race for second place. EAST The...


    NORTH/WEST WEEK IN REVIEW: PLAY-IN GAME WITH THE WEST POSSIBLE FOR PANTHERS

    Date:02/11/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Pickering Panthers goalie Tanner Sheppard and Cobourg Cougars forward George Krotiris eye the puck during the Panthers’ 4-2 win in Pickering Friday. (Photo by Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images) The North Division regular season title in the Ontario Junior Hockey League remains solidly up for grabs. The first-place Markham Royals have a three-point lead on the Newmarket Hurricanes. The Aurora Tig...


    OAKVILLE, NORTH YORK MOVE UP IN NATIONAL TOP 20

    Date:02/11/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

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    CHCH GAME OF THE WEEK BEING BROADCAST FROM WELLINGTON

    Date:02/08/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    The Ontario Junior Hockey League broadcast partnership with CHCH-TV visits The County this weekend. The Kingston Voyageurs visit the Wellington Dukes Saturday at 3 p.m. It’s the fourth of six live games being broadcast by CHCH during the 2018-2019 season. The “CHCH Game of the Week” provides viewers across Ontario with thrilling Junior ‘A’ hockey action, featuring e...


    GEORGETOWN'S MOLELLA SCORES NORTH-WEST PLAYER-OF-THE-MONTH HONOURS

    Date:02/06/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    February 6, 2019, Mississauga, Ontario – The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) announced today that Bailey Molella (Photo by Ken Lamb / OJHL Images) of the Georgetown Raiders has been named the Kewl North-West Conference Player-of-the-Month for January after he tallied 15 points during 10 games. His six goals included one on the power play and a game-winner. In his fourth season with the ...


    NORTH YORK DEFENCEMAN IS KEWL SOUTH-EAST PLAYER OF MONTH

    Date:02/06/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    February 6, 2019, Mississauga, Ontario – The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) announced today that defenceman Joey Maziarz (Photo by Michelle Malvaso / OJHL Images) has been named the Kewl South-East Conference Player-of-the-Month for January after he tallied 16 points during eight games. His four goals included two on the power play. Maziarz was assessed one minor penalty during the mo...


    TORCHIA SNAGS ANOTHER KEWL GOALIE-OF-MONTH AWARD

    Date:02/06/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    February 6, 2019, Mississauga, Ontario – The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) announced today that Nathan Torchia (Photo by Shawn Muir / OJHL Images) of the Georgetown Raiders has been named the Kewl Goaltender of the Month for January. He won the same award in January and February of 2018. Torchia went 4-1-0 during January posting a 0.80 goals-against with a .976 save percentage. He h...


    COLD AS ICE: TRAVEL ADVISORY CANCELS TONIGHT'S OJHL GAME IN BUFFALO

    Date:02/06/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Another blast of winter. Another postponed game in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. Tonight’s lone game in the OJHL – the Georgetown Raiders visiting the Buffalo Jr. Sabres – has been cancelled. Environment Canada has issued the following alert Wednesday morning: “Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for today. Ice pellets are expected for much of the day today. A ...


    OJHL STATEMENT RE: JANUARY 10 CUT DOWN

    Date:02/05/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    February 5, 2019, Mississauga, ON – At this year’s January 10th Hockey Canada cut down (where team rosters must be officially reduced to 23 players for the balance of the season), an issue occurred in the communications with teams within both the OJHL and the OHA with the result being that a small number of trades (6 in fact) were technically submitted after the deadline time.  Ho...


    FORMER KINGSTON STAR SNIPES SUNYAC ROOKIE HONOURS

    Date:02/05/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Kingston Voyageurs Head Coach Peter Goulet thanks Rob Clerc at the end of 2017-18 OJHL season. (Photo by Ian Dixon / OJHL Images) Former Kingston Voyageur sniper Rob Clerc  has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference's Rookie of the Week. The Wappingers Falls, N.Y. native  recorded four points in two games on three goals and one assist for SUNY Postdam B...


    NORTH/WEST WEEK IN REVIEW: THREE TEAMS SEPARATED BY TWO POINTS ATOP NORTH

    Date:02/04/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Captain Braedyn Aubin and the Markham Royals are on top of the hotly-contest North Division of the OJHL. Two points separates first and third place. (Photo by Andy Corneau / OJHL Images) BY RON VALENTINE The Oakville Blades are sitting pretty atop the West Division of the Ontario. It’s another world in the OJHL North, where two points separate the top three teams: the Newmarket Hurricanes...


    SOUTH/EAST WEEK IN REVIEW: WHITBY’S SUPER SUNDAY WIN OVER COBOURG PUTS HEAT ON

    Date:02/04/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Ian McKinnon of Whitby is pursued by Trenton’s Brad Lindsay during Trenton’s 4-1 in front of 600-plus fans in Trenton Friday night. (Photo by Amy Deroche / OJHL Images) BY RON VALENTINE In the East Division of the Ontario Junior Hockey League, the Trenton Golden Hawks had a big week, winning all three games, while Wellington Dukes won their only one this week. The Cobourg Cougar...


    OAKVILLE, NORTH YORK, COBOURG REMAIN IN TOP 15 NATIONALLY

    Date:02/04/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

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    KINGSTON'S MASANKO COMMITS TO MANHATTANVILLE

    Date:02/01/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Alexei Masanko of the Kingston Voyageurs (photo credit – Ray MacAloney | OJHL Images) has confirmed his commitment to join the NCAA Manhattanville College Valiants beginning with the 2019-20 season. The native of West Milford, NJ, joined the Voyageurs this season from the Amherstview Jets Jr. C team. “I am excited to announce my commitment to play for Manhattanville College Men&...


    WINTER BLAST CANCELS BUFFALO'S TRIP TO NEWMARKET

    Date:01/31/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    One Ontario Junior Hockey League scheduled for this evening has been cancelled. Winter weather in the Buffalo area means the Jr. Sabres will not be travelling from Western New York to Newmarket to face the hometown Hurricanes. According to the Buffalo News: Day Three of the winter storm pummeling Buffalo won’t pack quite the same punch as Wednesday’s blizzard, but a wide lake-effect...


    JR. CANADIENS' NHL PROSPECT, HEAD COACH FEATURED ON CHCH

    Date:01/30/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    CHCH is on top of its game – our game. The southern Ontario TV station is broadcasting an OJHL Game of the Week on Saturday afternoons this winter. On Wednesday morning, CHCH continued to profile the league during its Morning Live show. NHL Draft prospect Eric Ciccolini of the Toronto Jr. A Canadiens and his head coach, Jeff Angelidis, were featured. Click here to watch the interview...


    ALL-HALTON GAME ON CHCH-TV THIS SATURDAY

    Date:01/30/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    A neighbourhood battle is going province-wide Saturday afternoon. The ground-breaking Ontario Junior Hockey League broadcast partnership with CHCH-TV returns to the airwaves this weekend. In what’s been tagged the latest “Battle of Burloak,” the Burlington Cougars visit the Oakville Blades in an all-Halton Region match-up Saturday at 3 p.m. It’s the third of six live ho...


    STORM CANCELS BOTH GAMES TONIGHT

    Date:01/28/2019   Source:Ontario Junior A Hockey League  

    Both games scheduled for Monday night in the Ontario Junior Hockey League have been cancelled, thanks to a snowfall warning forecast for Southern Ontario. The Stouffville Spirit were scheduled to visit the Mississauga Chargers and the Wellington Dukes were to travel to Cobourg to meet the Cougars. Make-up dates will be announced. Environment Canada issued the following warning this morning...