Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) in partnership with the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), is proud to announce the inaugural under-14 (U14) OHL Cup presented by Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO).
This event will comprise of 12 U14 tier one, also referred to as AAA teams, from across the province and will include the top teams (as indicated below) from Ontario Member Partners:
- OMHA – Champion, Finalist, 3rd Place Team (3)
- GTHL – Champion, Finalist, 3rd Place Team (3)
- Alliance – Champion, Finalist (2)
- HEO – Champion, Finalist (2)
- NOHA – Champion, Finalist (2)
The U14 OHL Cup will take place at Joshua’s Creek Arena in Oakville on April 14-16, 2022. The event will provide the players and parents with an introduction to the OHL, along with showing them an exciting experience to end their season.
“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. “We look forward to an outstanding weekend of hockey played by 12 of the best teams in the province.”
“We are excited to host the first-ever U14 OHL Cup,” said OMHA Executive Director Ian Taylor. “This will be a premier event for this age group, and we are thankful for the support from the Ontario Hockey League and Dairy Farmers of Ontario.”
More information will be released closer to the event, including schedule and live streaming details.
“Dairy Farmers of Ontario is proud to continue our support for youth sports through this exciting and competitive tournament,” said Cheryl Smith, Chief Executive Officer of DFO. “Our partnership with OHL provides a positive and lasting effect on youth sports while highlighting the benefits of milk in a healthy and active lifestyle. On behalf of Ontario’s 3,400 dairy producers, their families and teams, we wish the athletes well and applaud their hard work and dedication – values our producers know a lot about.”
About the Ontario Hockey League
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.