OHF Champions!, News (Northumberland Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
OHF Champions!
Submitted By Michelle Brown on Sunday, April 16, 2017
Congratulations to the Railside Peewee AA team on their outstanding achievement, in capturing the OHF Championship this past weekend.

The team of 17 young Northumberland Nighthawks put the cherry on the top of their already phenomenal season with an overtime victory in the finals of the OHF Championship game.

The boys earned their place in the OHF's after making their way to the tops of the Lakeshore League after beating their season long rival; The Whitby Wildcats.  They then went on to sweep the Aurora Tigers, and beat the Orangeville Flyers, to successfully take the OMHA title and earn the coveted Red Hat.  This incredible run gave them the privilege to represent the OMHA at the provincial level.

The OHF weekend is certainly about hockey, but more about celebrating the teams of players that compete there.  They began their weekend with a banquet, they proudly saw their Nighthawks jersey displayed for all to see, they listened to Ron MacLean speak about the joys of hockey, they were welcomed into a dressing room with personalized name plates and skate carpets, food and drinks, and they traded hockey pins with their fellow participants.

This tournament was not one about personal stats, or MVP's, it wasn't about pretty goals and shut outs, it was about playing and battling TOGETHER as a team. Every one of the players, on every one of the representing teams, deserved to be there, because TOGETHER they were the best of the best.

This weekend was a weekend of phenomenal hockey, the boys went 4-0-2 and captured their semi final and final wins in none other than overtime!

Congratulations to the coaches and team staff who have committed so much of their time and poured their heart and soul into this group, and to the parents and fans who tirelessly supported the boys on and off the ice, and most importantly a huge CONGRATULATIONS to this very special group of boys for all of their achievements together as a team!

Hockey teams will come and go, but these memories, you will cherish forever!


This article has been viewed 4036 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 14
    Oct
    Organization
    Three (3) coaches are still needed for the U20 HL division.  We cannot run the division until we get these coaching position filled. If you are able to step up and take one of these teams, please reach out to Jodi Metcalfe - VP of House ...
  • 09
    Oct
    Organization
    Wishing all families in the NMHA a wonderful, happy and healthy Thanksgiving Weekend. I would like to share my appreciation and sincere thanks to all of you! First and foremost, our players!  The complete foundation and reason for every Minor ...
  • 08
    Oct
    Organization
    Evaluation ice times for all House League Divisions are now on the Organization Calendar Here is a quick breakdown of Ice times by Division on Tues Oct 12. Under 8 (U8) - 2014 5-6pm CCC-Pond   Last Name A-J 6-7pm CCC-Pond   Last Name K-Z
  • 08
    Oct
    Organization
    REGISTRATION IS CLOSED for all NEW Registrations in the following Divisions:  U6 U7 U10 U11 U12 U13 U14 U15 Unless you have already spoken to our Registrar Kelly. 
  • 07
    Oct
    Organization
    There are a limited number of spots that have been opened up for ALL House League Divisions as of today (Oct 7). If you are interested in obtaining one of these spots for your child so they can play in the 2021-22 season, please contact Kelly ...
  • 06
    Oct
    Organization
    With less than a week to go before the House League Evaluations starts on Tues Oct 12, we are in urgent need of coaches and trainer in all divisions.  Currently we do not have enough coaches and/or trainers to run the House League Program and we may ...
  • 30
    Sep
    Organization
    House League evaluations will start for all Divisions after the Thanksgiving long weekend on Oct 12.   Communication will be coming out shortly from our VP of House League or one of the Division Convenors.  Stay tuned for an email shortly.
  • 29
    Sep
    Organization
    NEW SCREENING PROCESS AT JACK BURGER STARTING MON OCT 4/21*** The attached POSTER with the QR Code will record the person/persons/families coming into the facility, their phone number and ask them the covid screening questions.  This poster will ...
Printed from northumberlandminorhockey.com on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 8:59 PM