The Temiskaming Shores Puckhounds will host this year’s OHF Bantam A Championship. The tournament will be held at Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena in New Liskeard from April 12th to 14th.
This Puckhounds team is comprised of a group of hardworking, dedicated and respectful athletes. The team’s goals are to compete hard but fair in every game, to improve throughout the year, and to always respect players, teams, referees, parents and fans. Coaches aim to ensure that each player has a meaningful, enjoyable experience while reaching their individual full potential. The Puckhounds have attended tournaments in Orillia, LaSarre and Toronto, which emphasized team building as they travelled around together as a team.
The Ebert Welding Bantam A Puckhounds are very proud to represent the city of Temiskaming Shores and the Temiskaming Shores Minor Hockey Association as hosts for the 2019 OHF Championships. Learn more about the community with these five facts:
- The population of Temiskaming Shores is approximately 9,900
- The city of Temiskaming Shores is comprised of the three former municipalities of Haileybury, New Liskeard, and Dymond
- The community is located at the head of Lake Temiskaming, which stretches over 100 kilometers south and then becomes the Ottawa River
- The Ottawa River served as the initial route of access to the area for both Native peoples and European explorers
- Temiskaming Shores is the second smallest community by population to be given the designation as a city. Only Dryden, also in Northern Ontario (but much further west!), is smaller at 7,700 people