Central Regional Midget Website Link

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE
OTTAWA AAA SENATORS HOST THE 2008 ROGERS
MIDGET PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Top Midget teams compete for provincial title March 31st - April 6th
February 13, 2008 (OTTAWA, ON) –Provincial bragging rights are on the line as Ontario’s top
Midget hockey players set their sights on Ottawa for the 2008 Rogers Midget Provincial
Championships. March 31st to April 6th, the Senators AAA Hockey Association is hosting
Ontario’smarquee Midget event.
Tournament Chair Tony House says hockey fans will be entertained by the
high calibre of play. “Many of these young men are reaching for the next level
in hockey and some of them will go on to be tomorrow’s OHL and NHL stars.
There’s a lot on the line: the winners here go on to represent Ontario at the
National Championship,”adds House.
The 2008 Rogers Midget Provincial Championship will be televised by
Rogers Television. Colette Watson, Rogers Television Vice President says
it’s a natural for the station.
“Rogers Television takes pride in its extensive and exclusive coverage of minor hockey. We
provided major coverage of AAA midget hockey in Ottawa this season, and our involvement in
the Provincials presents another exciting showcase opportunity for these talented players,” says
Watson.
Hockey fans will enjoy Rogers Television’s exclusive coverage including 2 round robin games
daily as well as the Semi-Finals, Bronze and Gold Medal games. The tournament will feature the
host squad plus 2 other local Ottawa District Minor Hockey Association (ODMHA) teams.
Rounding out the field will be teams representing the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL),
Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), Alliance and the Ontario Minor Hockey
Association (OMHA).
The week-long event will take place at the Sensplex in Kanata. The Ottawa Senators NHL club
have confirmed their involvement, announcing former GTHL alumni and NHL All-Star Centre
Jason Spezza as the tournament’s Honourary Chairand Head Coach John Paddock will be the
Guest Speaker at the Championship Banquet.
Additional information and media accreditation on the event can be found at
www.rogers2008midgetchampionship.ca
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For additional information, please contact:
Tony House
President, Corporate Hype Inc.
613 271 9495 thouse@corporate-hype.com

The presitigeous Central Regional Midget tournament will soon be held in the Town of Arnprior. We hope you find this link helpful.

http://rogers2008midgetchampionship.ca

AAA Re-Zoning - 2008-2009

ODMHA Minor Council met on Jan. 24, 2008, to discuss AAA draw area proposals and to select one of them for the 2008-2009 season. In addition to the Committee proposals, two other proposals were submitted: one from District 4 and the other a consensus effort from the Presidents of all 5 AAA Zones. After due consideration and a series of ballots to eliminate proposals, Minor Council selected the proposal from the AAA Presidents.

The Committee had developed two proposals for consideration by ODMHA Minor Council, dealing with draw areas for year two of the three-year AAA pilot, documenting the current and proposed draw areas, with tryout and team selection counts, by Association. The numbers break out the number of competitive players by Association, their participation in AAA tryouts and the number of players making AAA teams. Finally a final page with a summary of the ODMHA, showing that these draw areas impact slightly more than 1% of the active player population in the ODMHA.

More detail can be found on the AAA Pilot site

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Announcement from the Hockey Development Centre of Ontario

On behalf of the Hockey Development Centre for Ontario and its Board of Directors, we would like to extend our congratulations to the Ottawa Sting Major Midget AA team and the Nepean Raiders Major Midget AA team for qualifying to represent the Ottawa District Minor Hockey Association (ODMHA) at the upcoming 2008 Ontario Winter Games.

Ontario Winter Games will take place in Owen Sound during the first week of March 2008.

Congratulations to these two teams.

Hubert Seguin is awarded the Syl Apps - Special Achievement Award

On Thursday, April 26, 2007, the Sport Alliance of Ontario and the Ministry of Health Promotion had the privilege of honouring this past year's Ontario Sport Award recipients at the Granite Club in Toronto.
THE SYL APPS SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented annually by the Province of Ontario to Ontario volunteers who have contributed to the development of sport in the province.

Hubert Seguin with sons Dan and Chris and Mike Depratto

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