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The Fields Are Set for the Esso & TELUS Cup

Updated Aprill 15 at 12:00 p.m. EDT

Rankings as of April 10

Postseason play has been going on in Canada for some time now, with most provincial champions having been crowned and almost all of the league championships having been completed.

Canadian postseason continued through the weekend as U18 Boys and Girls teams continue along the road to the TELUS Cup and Esso Cup Club National Championships.

Five regional champions join the host Sydney Rush to compete for Canada’s Men’s U18 National Club Championship at the TELUS Cup, April 22-28 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Nova Scotia.

The LHM18AAAQ (Quebec) champions advance directly to the TELUS Cup as Quebec representatives, while the other spots are filled by the champions of the Pacific, West, Central and Atlantic regions.

The 2024 Esso Cup brings together five regional champions from across the country, plus the host Thompson-Okanagan Lakers, to compete for Canada's Women’s U18 National Club Championship, April 21-27 at Kal Tire Place in Vernon, B.C. Provincial champions from Ontario and Quebec advance directly to the Esso Cup, while the remaining berths are filled by regional champions from Pacific, West and Atlantic.

CLICK HERE for six things you need to know about the Esso Cup


Regional playoffs are underway as teams compete to advance to the club national-championship tournaments.


CLICK HERE for the Esso Cup bracket

CLICK HERE for the TELUS Cup bracket


Below is a look at how postseason play has played out to date in Canada. It’s a work in progress and will continue to be modified and updated in the weeks ahead. 

The final piece of the TELUS Cup puzzle was completed April 14 when Canada's fifth-ranked U18 AAA Boys Markham Waxers defeated the No. 4 Waterloo Wolves, 6-5, to capture the Central (Ottawa) Region championship. 


Congratulations to the teams that will participate in the TELUS CUP April 22-28 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Nova Scotia (Canada rankings):

#21 Brandon Wheat Kings (West)

#3 Calgary Buffaloes (Pacific)

#53 Markham Waxers (Central)

#7 Magog Cantonniers (Quebec)

#34 Kensington Wild (Atlatnic) 

#44 Dartmouth Majors (Host)


CLICK HERE for the TELUS Cup schedule 


Meanwhile, all six ESSO Cup participating teams also have been determined. The Esso Cup is set for April 21-27 at Kal Tire Place in Vernon, B.C. Congratluations to the participating teams:

#2 Edmonton Jr. Oilers White (Pacific)

#15 Thompson-Okanagan Lakers (Host)

#3 Regina Rebels (West)

#7 Gatineau Intrepide (Quebec)

#6 North York Storm (Ontario)

#9 Northern Selects (Atlantic)


CLICK HERE for the ESSO Cup schedule



Central Region/All Ontario Boys AAA Championships

League champions from around Ontario are competing, along with the host Soo Greyhounds in the Central Region/All-Ontario Championships at the U13, U15 and U18 AAA levels, with the U18 champs advancing to compete for the TELUS Cup. The U13 and U15 tournaments will be held April 17-21 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, while the U18 event was scheduled for April 8-14. 


CLICK HERE for the U13 AAA All-Ontario Championship schedule

CLICK HERE for the U15 AAA All-Ontario Championship schedule

CLICK HERE for the U18 AAA Central Region Championship schedule


Central Region U18 AAA Boys Competing Teams (Ontario Rankings)

#4 Waterloo Wolves - Alliance

#5 Markham Waxers - OMHA

#7 Vaughan Kings - GTHL

#19 Ottawa 67's - HEO

#46 Timmins Majors - Great North Hockey League

#49 Soo Greyhounds - Host 

CLICK HERE for updated standings


Central Region U18 AAA Boys Semifinals - April 13 at Northern Community Centre

Vaughan Kings (3), Markham Waxers (4)

Ottawa 67's (1), Waterloo Wolves (5)


Central Region U18 AAA Boys Championshi[p - April 14 at Northern Community Centre

Markham Waxers (6), Waterloo Wolves (5)

Andreas Mikroginnakis scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal with 13:50 remaining as Markham won a back-and-forth affair to earn a trip to the TELUS Cup. Markham led, 3-2, aft the first period and 5-4 after two. Sam Ratcliffe scored for Waterloo with 1:58 left to make things interesting, but goalie Eamon Callaghan and the Waxers held Waterloo off the rest of the way.  Matthew Johnson scored twice for the winners, with Mikroginnakis and Isaac Oldenhoe adding a goal and an assist each and Philip Govedaris dishing out three assists. Ratcliffe had a pair of goals for Waterloo. 



Ontario Women's/Girls OWHA Provincial Championships

Ontario Provincial Championships in women's and girls divisions for all OWHA age groups were held April 11-14 in various locations.  


CLICK HERE for the OWHA U18AA schedule

CLICK HERE for the OWHA U15 AA schedule

CLICK HERE for the OWHA U13 AA schedule


Congratulations to the No. 6 North York Storm, who went 6-0 at the OWHA Championship to improve to 51-7-8 overall and advance to the Esso Cup. The Storm outscored their opponents, 24-4 en route to the title and recorded shutouts in their first three victories. They defeated the No. 21 North Halton Twisters, 5-2, to capture the championship after also knocking off the No. 46 Waterloo Ravens and No. 16 Sudbury Lady Wolves. 



Esso Cup U18 Girls Pacific Region Championship

The Esso Cup Pacific Regional Championship is the final qualifying round for the Esso Cup. The tournament usually includes the champions of the Alberta Female Hockey League facing the British Columbia Female U18 AAA Hockey League. This year, with the Esso Cup-host Thompson-Okanagan Lakers having captured the British Columbia championship, Edmonton Jr. Oilers White, the AFHL champs, are the Pacific Region representatives and will join the Lakers at the Esso Cup. Edmonton is ranked second in Canada, and Thompson-Okanagan is No. 15. 



TELUS Cup U18 Boys Pacific Region Championship

The Pacific Region best-of-three U18 boys AAA championship series featured the Alberta Elite Hockey League-champion Calgary Buffaloes, ranked third in Western Canada, taking on the champs of the British Columbia Elite-champion and host Vancouver NE Chiefs starting April 5. The Chiefs are ranked 13th.  

The Calgary Buffaloes are heading to the TELUS Cup, after a 1-0 victory to sweep the championship series April 5. 

Kael Svenson stopped all 30 shots that he faced to record the shutout, and Talen Lewis scored the only goal at 1:53 of the third period, converting a pass from Cooper Williams. The Alberta Elite Hockey League U18 AAA champions successfully killed off 10 powerplays during the game. Svenson was named the player of the game for the Buffaloes. Teammate Jackson Schneider was named the series MVP. Calgary opened with a 3-2 win April 4. Williams scored what proved to be the winning goal, from Schneider, with 9:28 remaining in the second period, as the Buffaloes completed a comeback from a 2-1 deficit.



Esso Cup U18 Girls West Region Championship

The Winnipeg Ice, champions of the Manitoba U18 AAA Female Hockey League, took on the Regina Rebels, Saskatchewan U18 AAA Female Hockey League champs, for the West Region title and a trip to the Esso Cup. The best-of-three series began April 5. Regina is ranked third in Canada, while the ice are No. 12. 

CLICK HERE for a preview of the West Regional 


Congratulations to the Regina Rebels, who advance to the Esso Cup U18 Club National Championship for the second-straight year with a 2-0 series sweep of the Winnipeg Ice April 4-5. After a 4-3 win in Game 4, the Rebels ended the series with a 3-1 win April 5 in Game 2. Stryker Zablocki scored all three goals for the Rebels, who captured the Esso Cup bronze medal in 2023. 



TELUS Cup U18  Boys West Region Championship

The Winnipeg Wild, ranked 60th in Western Canada, hosted the top teams from Northern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatechwan for the West Region U18 AAA Championship April 4-7. Winnipeg is the reigning back-to-back Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League champion and represented Manitoba at the 2023 TELUS Cup West Regional in Warman, Saskatchewan. This year's four-team regional tourney included the Thunder Bay Kings of Northern Onatrio, tha Manitoba-champion No. 15 Brandon Wheat Kings and Saskatchewan's No. 22 Saskatoon Blazers along with the hosts. 

CLICK HERE for a preview of the West Regional  


Congraulations to the Brandon Wheat Kings, who defeated the Saskatoon Blazers, 1-0, in overtime April 8 at Scotiabank Hockey for All Centre to claim the 2024 Western Region championship and advance to the 2024 TELUS Cup. Brady Turko scored 2:21 into overtime to punch Brandon’s ticket, while Burke Hood stopped all 30 saves he faced to earn the shutout.



Esso Cup U18 Girls Quebec Championship

The U18 champion from the eight-team Quebec Female U18 AAA Hockey League (LHFDQ) advances to the Esso Cup. Congratulations to the seventh-ranked Gantineau Intrepide, captured the championship and have an overall record of 48-10-1


TELUS Cup U18 Boys Quebec Championship

The U18 champion from the 15-team Quebec Male U18 AAA Hockey League (LHM18AAAQ) advances to the Esso Cup. The seventh-ranked Magog Cantonniers defeated the Trois-Riviers Estacades for the league title to advance to the 2024 TELUS Cup. 


Esso Cup U18 Girls Atlantic Region Championship

The provincial champions from the Maritime Major Female Hockey League representing Newfoundland/Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick met in a five-team tournament April 4-7 to determine the Atlantic Region representative to the Esso Cup. The tournament included Canada's ninth-ranked Northern Selects from Nova Scotia, the host No. 84 Western Warriors from Newfoundland/Labrador, the No. 41 Eastern Stars from PEI, the No. 49 Western Flames from New Brunswick and the No. 93 Tripen Ice from Newfoundland/Labrador. The tournament was being held at the Corner Brook Civic Centre in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. 


CLICK HERE for the Atlantic Region U18 Girls schedule & Results

CLICK HERE for a preview of the Atlatnic Regional


Congratulations to the Northern Selects, who captured their third-straight Atlantic Region championship with a 5-2 victory against the Eastern Stars April 8. Five different players scored goals for the selects, with Hali-Rose MacLean also adding an assist to her tally. Jorja Burrows made 28 saves to earn the win in goal. 


TELUS Cup U18 Boys Atlantic Region Championship

The provincial champions representing Newfoundland/Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick met in a five-team tournament April 4-7 to determine the Atlantic Region representative to the TELUS Cup. The tournament included Canada's 34th-ranked Kensington Wild (PEI), the No. 40 Moncton Flyers (NB), No. 51 Halifax McDonalds (NS), No. 116 Pinnacle Growlers (NL) and host No. 44 Dartmouth Majors. The tournament was held in Lantz, Nova Scotia. 

CLICK HERE for the Atlantic Region U18 Boys schedule & Results

CLICK HERE for a preview of the Atlantic Regional 

Congratulations to the Kensington Wild, who advanced to the TELUS CUP with a 10-0 victory over Halifax April 7. The Wild outsot Halifax, 44-43, with goaltender George Gallant standing tall to stop every shot fired his way to record the shutout. Matt McDonald led the offsnive onslaught with a hat trick, while Isaac Taweel tallied twice and Ethan Dickson added 1-3-4. 




OMHA AAA Boys Championships

Championship Weekend for 16U and 18U AAA Boys in the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) was held March 15-17 as teams competed for the coveted red hats that are awarded annually to the championship teams.

The OMHA U16 Division featured eight teams divided into two groups and included four of Ontario’s top-10 and seven of its top-18 teams. Meanwhile, the U18 Division also had eight teams divided into two groups and included four of the province’s top-six and seven of its top-18 teams.

The OMHA U16 and U18 Boys AAA Championships each had eight teams separated into two groups of four. Each team played the other three teams in its group during pool play to determine who advanced to Sunday’s semifinals. The top-two finishers in each group advanced.

The U18 champions advance too the provincial tournament to compete for a chance to play for the Telus Cup. For U16 teams, the OHL Cup began earlier this week and is wrapping up Saturday. 


OMHA U16 AAA Group 1 

#2 Barrie Colts (3-0-0, 6 pts)

#14 Oshawa Generals (2-1-1, 4 pts)

#23 Guelph Jr. Gryphons (0-2-1, 1 pt)

#10 Halton Hurricanes (0-2-1, 1 pt)


OMHA U16 AAA Group 2

#5 Oakville Rangers (2-1-0, 4 pts)

#8 York-Simcoe Express (1-2-0, 2 pts)

#9 Peterborough Petes (2-1-0, 4 pts)

#22 Niagara North Stars (1-2-0, 2 pts)

CLICK HERE for U16 OMHA schedule, standings and results


March 16 U16 Semifinals

Oshawa Generals (3), Peterborough Petes (5)

Oakville Rangers (0), Barrie Colts (5)


March 17 U16 Championship Game 

Barrie Colts (5), Peterborough Petes (2)

Barrie scored twice in the first and third periods to secure the OMHA championship. James Elliott and Troy Patton scored twice for the winners, with Alex McLean recording a goal and two assists and Nathan Amidovski dishing out a pair of helpers. Jason Schaubel got the win in goal.


OMHA U18 Group 1

#1 Ajax-Pickering Raiders (1-0-1-1, 4 pts)

#16 Barrie Colts (0-3-0, 0 pts)

#17 Guelph Jr. Gryphons (2-0-1, 5 pts)

#18 Halton Hurricanes (2-1-0, 4 pts)


OMHA U18 Group 2

#2 Burlington Eagles (2-1-0, 4 pts)

#5 Oakville Rangers (1-1-0-1, 3 pts)

#6 Markham Waxers (2-1-0), 4 pts

#25 Central Ontario Wolves (1-2-0, 2 pts)


March 16 U18 Semifinals

Burlington Eagles 3, Halton Hurricanes 2

Markham Waxers 5, Guelph Gryphons 3


March 17 U18 Championship Game

Markham Waxers (4), Burlington Eagles (2)

Trailing 1-0 after the opening 20 minutes, Markham rallied for four goals over the final two frames, including three in the final period, to claim the championship. Four different players scored for the Waxers, with Mazon Cruzet notching a goal and an assist. Eamon Callaghan got the win in goal.

CLICK HERE for the U18 OMHA schedule, standings and results


Championship Weekend for OMHA teams in other age groups and levels of play were scheduled for March 22-24, March 29-31 and April 5-7. 

CLICK HERE for information about all OMHA age groups and levels


More Ontario Boys Playoffs

In addition to the OMHA, Ontario’s other Boys AAA leagues have crowned  their champions.

In Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO), Ontario’s No. 10 Ottawa Myers Automotive U16 AAA boys captured the league championship and earned an OHL Cup berth by defeating the No. 20 Ottawa Valley Titans, four games to three. Meanwhile, in U18 play, the 19th-ranked Ottawa 67’s rolled to a 3-1 series win against the No. 37 Upper Canada Cyclones.

CLICK HERE for HEO Playoff standings in all age groups

CLCK HERE for HEO Playoff game results in all age groups


The Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) recently crowned its U15 and U16 AAA champions, as the No. 1 Don Mills Flyers and top-ranked Vaughan Kings captured those titles, respectively. The Flyers swept the third-ranked Toronto Titans, 3-0, while the Kings earned a hard-fought 3-2 series win over the third-ranked North York Rangers.

The U18 AAA championship series featured the No. 9 Vaughan Kings vs. the No. 11 Mississauga Senators and got underway Friday, March 22. Vaughan beat the 10th-ranked Toronto Young Nationals in the semifinals, while the Sens took care of the No. 22 Toronto Reps.


GTHL U18 AAA Championship Series 

Vaughan Kings dev. Mississauga Senators, 4-1

Game 1: March 22 - Senators 4, Kings 2

Game 2: March 24 - Senators 3, Kings 2

Game 3: March 26 - Kings 2, Senators 0

Game 4: March 29 - Kings 3, Senators 2

Game 5: March 31 - Kings 4, Senators 2

CLICK HERE for all GTHL U18 AAA Playoff game results

CLICK HERE for access to all GTHL Playoff brackets


The Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario U18 championship series got underway March 23 and featured the No. 13 Lambton Jr. Sting taking on the fourth-ranked Waterloo Wolves. The 16U championship series began March 30, with the No. 19 Elgin-Middlesex Canucks facing the 15th-ranked London Jr. Knights.


Alliance U18 Championship Series

Waterloo Wolves def. Lambton Jr. Sting

Game 1 March 23 - Sting 2, Wolves 2

Game 2, March 24 - Wolves 4, Sting 3

Game 3, March 26 - Wolves 5, Sting 1

Game 4, March 30 - Wolves 2, Sting 2

CLICK HERE for the Alliance U18 AAA Championship schedule and playoff results


Alliance U16 Championship Series

London Jr. Knights def. Elgin-Middlesex Canucks

Game 1, March 30 - Jr. Knights 4, Canucks 3

Game 2, March 31- Jr. Knights 5, Canucks 2

CLICK HERE for the Alliance U16 AAA Championship schedule and playoff results

 CLICK HERE for the links to results for other Alliance Championships


The Great North U18 League concluded its playoffs on March 24.

Great North U18 Championship Game - March 24

#48 Timmons Majors 2, #39 Sudbury Wolves 1

Ian Lachance scored the game-winning goal in the third period as Timmons downed Sudbury to claim the title. Lachance also assisted on Tanen Iserhoff's first-period goal. Cameron Vehkala had the lone Sudbury goal. 



CSSHL Playoffs

The CSSHL crowned its U15 Prep Western champion not long ago as the Northern Alberta Xtreme, ranked second in Western Canada, beat top-ranked Calgary Edge School, 6-5 in overtime to capture their second-straight title. Jaggar John, in the running for MHR Play of the Week, scored the game-winning goal for NAX.

RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna, No. 2 in Canada’s U22 Women’s rankings, also captured its third-straight Female U18 CSSHL Prep Western championship March 14. RHA beat No. 24 Shawnigan Lake School, 5-1, in a rematch of last year’s final. Chloe Primerano scored twice for RINK and set the CSSHL Female U18 Prep Championship record with 19 points for the tournament.

The CSSHL Eastern Championships got underway March 20.


CSSHL U17 Boys Eastern Championship Game - March 24

Bishop's College School 7, Champions Hockey Acadmey 6 (OT)

Zach Jockers scored the game-winner, his second of the game, 31 seconds into overtime to cap a wild contest that featured 12 goals in the final 40 minutes. Bishop's College scored three times in the first 13:07 of the third period to take a 6-5 lead, but Ty Mulcahy tied it at 6 and forced the extra period with 5:16 left in regulation.

CLICK HERE for the CSSHL U17 Boys schedule

CLICK HERE for the CSSHL U17 Boys standings


CSSHL U18 Boys Eastern Championship Game - March 24

Ontario Hockey Acaedmy 6, Bishop's College School 2

Takanobu Hiraga scored twice and Oliver Kiraly made 41 saves to lead OHA to the title. Ontario led, 5-0, after two periods, but but Bishop's College scored twice in the first 14:37 of the final frame to make things interesting. Kiraly iced the game, however, with a goalie goal into an empty net at 16:25 of the third period. 

CLICK HERE for the CSSHL U18 Boys schedule

CLICK HERE for the CSSHL U18 Boys standings


Staying in Western Canada, the British Columbia Elite Hockey League championship series for the Female and integrated U18 AAA leagues was played March 22-24. 


BCEHL Female U18 AAA Playoffs

March 8-10 Survivor Series - Best of Three (Canada Rankings)

#77 Vancouver Island Seals def. #58 Northern Capitals, 2-0


March 15-17 Semifinals – Best of Three

#14 Fraser Valley Rush def. #77 Vancouver Island Seals, 2-0

#15 Thompson Okanagan Lakers def. #44 Greater Vancouver Comets, 2-0


March 22-24 Championship – Best of Three

#14 Fraser Valley Rush def. #15 Thompson Okangan Lakers, 2-1

The Thompson-Okanagan Lakers were crowned BCEHL Female U18 Champions March 24 as the second seeds beat the top-seeded Fraser Valley Rush at Langley Twin Rinks.

On March 22, the Rush jumped out to a 1-0 series lead after a goal with 3:42 left in the third period from Hannah Dods gave her squad a 3-2 victory. In Game 2 March 23, the Lakers bounced back with a 1-0 victory thanks to a shutout from goaltender Reese Sliskovic. It all came down to Sunday's series-deciding Game 3, with goals from Lily Roberts and Emma Deleurme propelling the Lakers' to a 2-1 series win and the Female U18 BCEHL Championship. Thompson-Okanagan next will host the top Girls U18 AAA programs from Canada for the Esso Cup April 21-27 at Kal Tire Place in Vernon, B.C



BCEHL U18 AAA Playoffs

March 8-10 Quarterfinals - Best of Three (W. Canada Rankings)

#19 Fraser Valley Thunderbirds def. #94 Thompson Blazers, 2-0

#15 Vancouver NE Chiefs def. #23 Greater Vancouver Canadians, 2-0

# 29 Cariboo Cougars def. #62 Vancouver NW Hawks, 2-0

#27 Okangan Rockets dev. #36 Valley West Giants, 2-1


March 15-17 Semifinals – Best of Three

#27 Okanagan Rockets def. #19 Fraser Valley Thunderbirds, 2-0

#15 Vancouver NE Chiefs def. #29 Cariboo Cougars, 2-1


March 22-24 Championship – Best of Three

#15 Vancouver NE Chiefs def. #27 Okangan Rockets, 2-0

Burnaby's Scotia Barn played host to the best-of-three BCEHL U18 Boys Championship between the second-seeded Vancouver NE Chiefs and the fourth-seeded Okanagan Rockets.

In Game 1 March 22, the Chiefs found the back of the net early and often with three goals in the opening 10 minutes of the game en route to a 5-0 victory. With the championship trophy in the building March 23, the Chiefs got the job done in Game 2 with a 4-1 victory and were crowned champions as forward James Eagle scored twice, including the game-winning goal in the second period.

The Chiefs advance to the Pacific Regional Championship, a best-of-three series April 5-7 at Scotia Barn against the champions of the Alberta Elite Hockey League and the Calgary Buffaloes. The series winner advances as the Pacific Region representatives to the 2024 TELUS Cup in Membertou, Nova Scotia, April 22-28.


BCEHL U17 AAA Boys Championship

The BCEHL U17 AAA Boys best-of-three championship series was decided March 17, with the Okanagan Rockets defeating the Thompson Blazers, two games to one. The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds previously had captured the U15 AAA title.



Alberta Elite Hockey League

The opening round of the Alberta Elite Hockey League U18 AAA Playoffs concluded the first week of March, with eight teams advancing to the division semifinals, which began March 6. The best-of-three semifinals ended March 10, and now the division finals, featuring Western Canada’s No. 4 Calgary Buffaloes vs. the No. 19 Calgary NWCAA Flames and the No. 24 Edmonton Jr. Oilers Orange vs. the No. 15 Sherwood Park Kings in best-of-five series, concluded March 19.

The best-of five championship series began Saturday, March 23:


AEHL U18 AAA Championship Series - Calgary Buffaloes def. Sherwood Park Kings, 3-0

In one of the most deceptive three-game sweeps you'll ever see, the Buffaloes captured the AEHL championship in three games after needing five overtimes to win the first two contests. 

Game 1, March 23 - Buffaloes 4, Kings 3 (2 OT)

Game 2, March 24 - Buffaloes 3, Kins 2 (3 OT)

Game 3, Mar 26 - Buffaloes 6, Kings 2


AEHL U15 & U17 AAA Boys Championships

AEHL Provincial Championships for the U15 and U17 AAA levels were held March 22-24, too. CLICK HERE for details and links to schedules and results.


Alberta Female Hockey League

On the girls’ side in Alberta, the U18 AAA Alberta Female Hockey League Provincial Championships began Thursday, March 21. Canada’s fifth-ranked Calgary Fire advanced in the provincial qualifier and along with the third-ranked Edmonton Jr. Oilers White, the top-ranked Red Deer Chiefs and the No. 11 St. Albert Slash.

The U15 AA provincial championships also were held the same weekend, with the Edmonton Pandas capturing the championship. Championships at the U18 AA and U13 AA levels being held March 28-31 in Okotoks and Lloydminster. 

AFHL U18 AAA Provincial Championsip

The U18 teams competed in round-robin play, followed by gold and bronze-medal games March 24, with Edmonton Jr. Oilers White claiming the championship. 

Edmonton skated to 2-1 victory over the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs on to capture the championship, with Layla Matthew and Daniella Martorana scoring for the victors. Red Deer’s lone goal was scored by Chloe Goofers.

The St. Albert Raiders Slash defeated the Calgary Fire to win bronze by a score of 2-1 earlier March 24.

CLICK HERE for the complete schedule and updated results



Saskatchewan Male U18 AAA Hockey League

In Saskatchewan, the province’s U18 Boys AAA league semifinals included three of the top-four seeds along with one surprise, the sixth-seeded Tisdale Trojans. Ranked 52nd in Western Canada, the Trojans took on the No. 24 Saskatoon Blazers, while the 45th-ranked Swift Current Legionnaires faced the No. 14 Regina Pat Canadians.

The Pat Canadians and Blazers advanced to the best-of-five championship series.


Saskatchewan Male U18 AAA Hockey League Championship

Saskatoon Blazers def. Regina Pat Canadians, 3-0

Game 1: March 22 - Blazers 4, Pat C's 1

Game 2: March 25 - Blazers 4, Pat C's 3 (OT)

Game 3: March 26 - Blazers 5, Pat C's 3

CLICK HERE for playoff scores, schedules and results.


Saskatchewan Female U18 AAA Hockey League

In the Saskatchewan Female U18 AAA League, the top-four seeds advanced to the semifinals. One best-of-five semifinal featured Canada’s second-ranked Regina Rebels vs. the No. 46 Battlefords Stars, while the fourth-ranked Saskatoon Stars faceed the No. 36 Notre Dame Hounds in the other semi.

Notre Dame and Regina swept their semifinal series and began play in the best-of-three championship series March 24. 


Saskatchewan Female U18 AAA Hockey League Championship

The Regina Rebels defeated the Notre Dame Hounds, 4-1, in Game 2 of the championship series March 27 to capture the Fedoruk Cup. Berlin Lolacher led the way with 2 goals and 2 assists, while Cedar Swan Stryker Zablocki each scored once. Hannah Tresek made 27 saves to earn the win in goal. Sarah Harbus had the lone Notre Dame goal. Regina advances to play the Winnipeg Ice in a best-of-three series to determine the Western representative at the Esso Cup. That series Action begins April 5

Game 1: March 24 - Regina 7, Notre Dame 3

Game 2: March 27 - Regina 4, Notre Dame 1

CLICK HERE for playoff scores, schedules and results



Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League 

In the Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey Leaguethe Nos. 13, 56, 66 and 77 teams in Western Canada advanced to the semifinals, and for the fourth time in five years, the Brandon Wheat Kings, ranked 13th in Western Canada, and No. 54 Winnipeg Wild met in a best-of-five series to determine the champion. The two teams also met in the semi-finals last season. 

Brandon finished the regular season in first place a 43-0-1 record. The Wild finished third at 27-13-4. The Wheat Kings swept the season series, 4-2.

Brandon swept the Eastman Selects, advancing in the opening round, while the Wild were pushed to a Game 5 by the Interlake Lightning. Brandon swept the Pembina Valley Hawks in the semifinals, and the Wild beat the Winnipeg Thrashers in four games.

The Wheat Kings swept the 2024 championship series against the Wild, 3-0.


Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League Championship 

Brandon Wheat Kings def. Winnipeg Wild, 3-0

Game 1: March 22 - Wheat Kings 5, WIld 2 

Game 2: March 24 - Wheat Kings 4, Wild 1

Game 3: March 26 - Wheat Kings 4, Wild 3 (OT)

CLICK HERE for the complete schedule and playoff results


Manitoba Female U18 Hockey League

In the Manitoba Female U18 Hockey League, the top-four seeds advanced to the semifinals, where the Winnipeg Ice and Westman Wildcats won their best-of-three series to advance to the championship round. The best-of-three finals began March 20.


Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League Championship

Winnipeg Ice def. Westman Wildcats, 3-0

Game 1: March 20 - Ice 3, Wildcats 2 (2 OT)

Game 2: March 23 - Ice 5, Wildcats 3

Game 3: March 24 - Ice 2, Wildcats 1

CLICK HERE for the complete playoff results




Maritime Major Female Hockey League Championships

On the East Coast, the Maritime Major Female Hockey League has determined its three U18 AAA provincial champs, and U15 AAA champions.

Congratulations to the U18 Northern Selects, ranked 9th in Canada, and the No. 43 Eastern Stars for capturing the Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island championships, respectively.

The No. 66 Moncton Stars and No. 45 Western Flames faced off in the best-of-five New Brunswick finals, with the Flames winning the provincial title, two games to one.

CLICK HERE for MMFHL scores, schedules and results


Newfoundland/Labrador Major U18 Hockey League Championship

On the Boys’ side, the East Coast Blizzard, No. 17 in Eastern Canada, are facing the No. 11 Pinnacle Growlers in the best-of-five Newfoundland/Labrador Major U18 Hockey League finals.

CLICK HERE for the championship series scores and recaps


New Brunswick/PEI Major U18 Hockey League Championship

In the best-of-seven Prince Edward Island finals, the No. 2 Kensington Wild took on the No. 8 Charlottetown Knights, advancing to the Atlantic Championship with a 4-0 series sweep.

CLICK HERE for the PEI championship series scores and recaps


Meanwhile, in New Brunswick, the No. 1 Moncton Flyers swept the No. 6 Northern Moose to claim the provincial title and earn a berth in the regional-championship tournament.

CLICK HERE for the New Brunswick championship series scores and recaps



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