The Hearst Lumber Kings will host this year’s OHF Midget AA Championship. The tournament will be held at the Claude Larose Arena from April 12th to 14th.
The Lumber Kings and their Host Organizing Committee are very proud to represent their community and organization as hosts for the 2019 OHF Championships. Learn more about Hearst with these five facts:
- The population of Hearst is approximately 5,500
- The community of Hearst takes pride in the success of two major hockey tournaments which it hosts: The Asterix et Obelix tournament and the Tournoi des Deux Glaces
- The host arena’s namesake Claude Larose was the first resident from Hearst to play in the National Hockey League, in 1965
- Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, is the most famous resident of Hearst
- Since 2017, Hearst has been the hometown of the Junior A Hearst Lumberjacks