ODHA name change

At the ODHA Annual General Meeting, held on June 8th 2013, the Ottawa District Hockey Association enacted a change in the name of the Organization to Hockey Eastern Ontario effective July 1st 2013. Given that the ODMHA is an integral part of the newly named Hockey Eastern Ontario, hereinafter known as HEO, we will be making adjustments to reflect the change within our constitution and all of our documentation and website over the next couple of months.

Of note: the ODMHA did not change our name and all references for ODMHA shall remain the same.

Summer Hours

The ODMHA office will be operating on Summer Hours beginning June 10th 2013 until September 3rd 2013.
The office will be open Monday to Thursday from 3pm until 7pm
The office will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Email will be monitored occasionally during our closed days.

Body Checking removed from PeeWee Level across Canada.

Hockey Canada’s board of directors voted overwhelmingly, at its annual general meeting, in favour of eliminating bodychecking for all peewee players.

The nation-wide ban begins with the upcoming fall season.

The rule change approved at the AGM was: A modification to playing rule 6.2b, removing bodychecking from peewee levels and below within leagues governed by Hockey Canada, starting in 2013-14.

Office opening Friday May 24th

The office will be open from 2:30 to 6pm on Friday May 24th to ensure the requirement that the motions for the AGM are available in the office to the Districts and Associations 15 days prior to the meeting.
The office will be closed Saturday Morning and will reopen at our regular time on Monday May 27th.

Ottawa Jr. 67’s bring home the Silver and win key awards at the Telus Cup National Midget Championship


SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The 2013 TELUS Cup, Canada’s 40th National Midget Championship, held its awards banquet on Friday night at the Marconi Club. The tournament’s awards committee named the recipients of the seven individual awards.

The 2013 TELUS Cup award winners are:
TELUS Most Valuable Player – Matthew Hudson (Ottawa Jr. 67’s)
Top Goaltender – Simon Hofley (Ottawa Jr. 67’s)
Top Forward – Kolten Olynek (Saskatoon Contacts)
Top Defensive Player – Gabe Bast (Red Deer Chiefs)
Most Sportsmanlike Player – Massimo Carozza (Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal)
Top Scorer – Massimo Carozza (Rousseau Royal de Laval-Montréal)
Esso Scholarship – Joshua Bergen (Saskatoon Contacts)

The Jr. 67's fell 5 to 0 to Red Deer in the final but bring home the Silver making it the first time since 1978 that a team from the ODMHA has made the finals.
Congratulations boys! We're proud of you.