, – APRIL 16: OHL CUP U14 on April 16, 2022 in , Ontario, . (Photo by {Kevin Sousa}/)

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), in partnership with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), is proud to announce the return of the Under-14 (U14) OHL Cup presented by Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO).

The event will comprise of 12 U14 AAA teams from across the province and 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, 2023 and provide the players and parents with an introduction to the OHL, along with showing them an exciting experience to end their season.

Last year, the Vaughan Kings defeated the York-Simcoe Express in the final to win the inaugural event.

2022 U14 OHL CUP HIGHLIGHTS: https://youtu.be/zXucyIzIGhE

“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.”

“We are excited for the return of the U14 OHL Cup,” said OMHA Executive Director Ian Taylor. “We are thankful for the support from Dairy Farmers of Ontario and Ontario Hockey League and looking forward to hosting this premier event for U14 AAA teams from across the province.”

“Dairy Farmers of Ontario is proud to partner with OMHA and OHL to once again sponsor this tournament and support all the talented athletes competing this year,” said Cheryl Smith, Chief Executive Officer at DFO. “On behalf of Ontario’s 3,273 dairy producers and their families, we want to wish all the young athletes good luck and recognize the work it took for them to be part of the top 12 teams at the U14 OHL Cup.”

More information will be released closer to the event, including schedule and live streaming details.

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.

About the Ontario Minor Hockey Association
Founded in 1935, the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) is the largest minor hockey association in the world. From entry-level to high performance, it oversees programming and events at the U6-U21 age groups that service a participant base of over 92,000. The OMHA works with players, coaches, trainers, officials, hockey volunteers and parents across 212 Associations and 28 leagues to ensure a meaningful experience for all.

About Dairy Farmers of Ontario
Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) is the marketing board for the largest sector of Ontario agriculture. Our mission is to provide leadership and excellence in the production and marketing of Canadian milk for a dynamic, profitable growing dairy industry. Ontario’s 3,287 dairy farmers, their families and employees are proud to produce high-quality milk for Canadians. For more information, visit www.milk.org.


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