Puck drops on Under-14 OHL Cup in Oakville


Published April 14, 2023 at 3:18 pm

The 2023 U14 OHL Cup, hosted by the Ontario Minor Hockey Association, got underway in Oakville on Friday with the 12 top teams in the province taking to the ice at Joshua's Creek Arena. OMHA PHOTO

The battle for Under-14 AAA provincial supremacy started Friday (Apr. 14) in Oakville.

The 2023 U14 OHL Cup, hosted by the Ontario Minor Hockey Association, got underway with the 12 top teams in Ontario taking to the ice at Joshua’s Creek Arena.

“The OHL is proud to continue its support of minor hockey at the grassroots level as we partner with the Ontario Minor Hockey Association to present this very exciting opportunity for U14 AAA players,” said OHL Commissioner David Branch. “Last year we saw the Vaughan Kings crowned as inaugural U14 OHL Cup champions.

“We once again look forward to an outstanding weekend of hockey played by 12 of the best teams in the province.”

Round robin play started with 12 games on the schedule.  Play resumes on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. The Championship Final is slated for Sunday at 4 p.m.

Teams participating in the tournament are split into four divisions:

Byfield Division:

Sun County Panthers (ALLIANCE)
Qualified: ALLIANCE Finalist (lead Huron-Perth Lakers 5-1 pts.)
Regular Season: 28-4-0, 56 pts. (1st West Division)

Toronto Titans (GTHL)
GTHL Finalist (lost to Don Mills Flyers 6-4 pts.)
Regular Season: 23-2-8, 54 pts. (2nd Place)

York-Simcoe Express (OMHA – ETA)
OMHA 3rd Place (def. Ajax-Pickering Raiders 2-1)
Regular Season: 27-5-3, 57 pts. (2nd Place)


Duchene Division:

Halton Hurricanes (OMHA – SCTA)
OMHA Champions (def. Barrie Jr. Colts 4-3 OT)
Regular Season: 27-5-4, 58 pts. (2nd Place)

North Bay Trappers (NOHA)
Qualified: NOHA Finalists (lost to Soo Jr. Greyhounds 5-4 OT)
Regular Season: 19-8-6, 44 pts. (2nd Place)

Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL)
Qualified: GTHL 3rd Place (def. Toronto Red Wings 6-0 pts.)
Regular Season: 25-6-2, 52 pts. (3rd Place)


Perfetti Division:

Don Mills Flyers (GTHL)
GTHL Champions (def. Toronto Titans 6-4 pts.)
Regular Season: 26-4-3, 55 pts. (1st Place)

Huron-Perth Lakers (ALLIANCE)
 ALLIANCE Finalist (Trailing Sun County Panthers 5-1 pts.)
Regular Season: 26-3-3, 55 pts. (1st East Division)

Ottawa Valley Titans (HEO)
 HEO Finalist (lost to Ottawa Myers Automotive 8-6 pts.)
Regular Season: 18-9-5, 41 pts. (2nd Place)


Stamkos Division:

Barrie Jr. Colts (OMHA – ETA)
Qualified: OMHA Finalists (lost to Halton Hurricanes 4-3 OT)
Regular Season: 31-2-3, 65 pts. (1st Place)

Ottawa Myers Automotive (HEO)
Qualified: HEO Champions (def. Ottawa Valley Titans 8-6 pts.)
Regular Season: 21-7-4, 46 pts. (1st Place)

Soo Jr. Greyhounds (NOHA)
Qualified: NOHA Champions (def. North Bay Trappers 5-4 OT)
Regular Season: 21-8-3, 45 pts. (1st Place)

Round Robin Schedule:

Friday (April 14th):
Huron-Perth Lakers vs. Don Mills Flyers – 8:00am (Red Rink)
York-Simcoe Express vs. Sun County Panthers – 8:30am (Blue Rink)
Toronto Jr. Canadiens vs. Halton Hurricanes – 10:00am (Red Rink)
Ottawa Myers Automotive vs. Barrie Jr. Colts – 10:30am (Blue Rink)
Ottawa Valley Titans vs. Huron-Perth Lakers – 1:00pm (Red Rink)
Toronto Titans vs. York-Simcoe Express – 1:30pm (Blue Rink)
North Bay Trappers vs. Toronto Jr. Canadiens – 3:00pm (Red Rink)
Soo Jr. Greyhounds vs. Ottawa Myers Automotive – 3:30pm (Blue Rink)
Don Mills Flyers vs. Ottawa Valley Titans – 6:00pm (Red Rink)
Sun County Panthers vs. Toronto Titans – 6:30pm (Blue Rink)
Halton Hurricanes vs. North Bay Trappers – 8:00pm (Red Rink)
Barrie Jr. Colts vs. Soo Jr. Greyhounds – 8:30pm (Blue Rink)

For 2023 U14 OHL Cup results, see here.

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