Nepean Minor Hockey Association

Competitive News



Congratulations to coach Grahame Hughes, their players and team staff for a thrilling weekend

The Myers AAA team features NMHA players Tyler Bell, Thomas Dickey, David Egorov, Miller Kay, Lucas Leblanc, Henry Mews, William Nicholl, Jack Paquette, Owen Pelletier, and Christian White. The NMHA wishes you the best at the Provincials

The Myers AAA team now moves to complete in the provincial championships to be held at the Carleton University Ice House April 8-12.

Provincials schedule

MINOR ATOM A-Clinched the Championship

Nepean Raiders Minor Atom A clinched the Championship round with a Game 6 win over Seaway Valley Rapids.

MINOR PEEWEE AA- Playoff Champions 2018-2019

Congratulations to our NMHA Minor Peewee AA and coach Chad Hartnell and their players and team staff for a thrilling weekend which saw 3 League Championships


Beginning in 2019-2020 Novice will change to a half-ice, 4-on-4 format.

For our top-level players we will be offering 2 teams at the Tier 1 level (formerly competitive) and tryouts for these teams will be held in August.

The Tier 1 teams will play in  a Division hosted by the AA/A League. Besides the Nepean Raiders, the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven, Kanata Blazers, Upper Ottawa Valley Aces, Ottawa Sting, Gloucester Rangers, Cumberland Grads, Eastern Ontario Cobras and Rideau St. Lawrence Kings have all indicated that they will be fielding Tier 1 teams beginning in 2019-2020.  Current plans call for a 30-game schedule with a year-end Jamboree in late March hosted by the League. There will no be playoffs at the Novice level.The Tier 1 teams will consist of 16 skaters and 2 goaltenders. For each game, the team will be divided in half for each game, with each team having eight players and a goaltender on each side of the ice.  At the half, the visiting team will switch ends/sides.Teams are allowed to attend tournaments as long as they are 4-on-4 and sanctioned by Hockey Canada. Teams will not be allowed to compete in Atom tournaments or in any full-ice tournament.

For complete information on the Novice program, please visit the HEO website

2019/2020 Competitive Coaching Application
(Deadline March 31,2019)

2019/2020 Competitive  Coaching Application Deadline

All applications must be received at 5pm on March 31, 2019. 

Please email your application to

Arlene Cameron at

or drop a copy off at the hockey office.

To Download and fill out the apllication

MINOR BANTAM B BLACK - Winning Sensplex Capital Winter Classic

Congratulations to the Minor Bantam B Black on their third gold this season. The team went undefeated in the round robin, with 2 shutouts and 3 goals allowed in 4 games. Ranked first in their group, earning a bye to the semifinals. They defeated Ottawa West 3-2 and then Stittsville 4-1 in the final to win the Sensplex Capital Winter Classic. Congratulations to all the players and coaches on a great tournament!

MINOR ATOM B-WHITE- Winning Consolation bracket at the Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey tournament

Congrats to the Nepean Raiders Minor Atom B White team and coaches for winning the Consolation bracket at the Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey tournament this weekend with a stellar 6-2 performance over the Mississipi Thunder Kings! They showed excellent heart and tenacity all weekend!

MINOR BANTAM B WHITE- CHAMPIONS of CHE Canadian Cup in Montreal.

Congratulations to the Minor Bantam B White team on winning the CHE Canadian Cup in Montreal on December 2, 2018.  Throughout the tournament, players and goalies offered outstanding performances with 4 straight tight-score wins, including a shutout.  The final game was hard fought against a AA team from Mississauga, the Duffield Devils.   The effort put forth by the Raiders White late in the Finals game to tie the score 3-3 with less than 2 minutes to go, led to a 5 minute goalless overtime period and, ultimately, a shootout, which the Raiders won 2-0.


Congratulations to all the players and coaches.

MINOR BANTAM B BLACK WINS Montreal Youth Fall Classic

Minor Bantam B Black won the Montreal Youth Fall Classic. The team went undefeated (total 25 GF and 3 GA in 5 games), winning the finals against the Oakville Rangers.

MINOR ATOM B BLACK WINS Capital Mid-Season Showdown

The Nepean Raiders Minor Atom B Black team prevailed once again.

Winning their 3rd Tournament Championship of the year at the Capital Mid-Season Showdown and the Sensplex this past weekend. Unbelievable!! Going undefeated once again, the Raiders beat 4 different local teams to come away with the GOLD! Congrats to this great group of talented players! Thank you to the coaching staff and parents for making this all possible!

MAJOR PEEWEE B TEAM WHITE WINS Pembroke Regional Silver Stick Champions

Congratulations to the Nepean Raiders Major Peewee B White team for winning the Silver Stick Regional Championship in Pembroke. The team now moves on to the Silver Stick International Finals in January in Forest, Ontario.

The team battled hard throughout the 16-team tournament, culminating in 3 games played on Sunday including shutouts in the quarter and semi-final games and a hard fought 2-1 win against the Frontenac Flyers in the final. The coaches and parents couldn't be more proud of the boys! Thanks to all the volunteers, parents and coaches for making this a weekend to remember.

MINOR BANTAM B BLACK WIN the Belleville Shriner’s Charity Tournament.

Winners of the Belleville Shriner’s Charity Tournament.

The boys won against 5 out of 6 Ontario teams, ending with a 6-1 win on the finals. Congratulations!


The Nepean Raiders, Minor Atom B Black team brought home their second Gold medal of the year by winning the CAN/AM Lake Placid hockey tournament this past weekend. (Nov 1-4, 2018). Facing extremely spirited teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, the Raiders defeated each one of them to bring home the Gold. Congrats to a resilient and talented squad and thank you to all the coaches and parents for making this a special weekend in beautiful Lake Placid!

NEPEAN RAIDERS MAJOR PEEWEE AA Wins The 2018 WHITBY Thanksgiving Classic

HEO was well represented in this year’s Whitby Thanksgiving Classic

showcasing 3 teams (Seaway Valley Rapids, Gloucester Rangers and Nepean Raiders) making it to the semi- final round.

Congratulations to the Nepean Raiders Major Peewee AA team who went 6-0 crowning themselves as the 2018 Tournament Champions.

Congrats to the Minor Atom B Black Team

What a weekend! Sun, fun and a Tournament victory in at the St. Catherine's Garden City Early Bird Tournament!

The Nepean Raiders Minor Atom B Black team went undefeated for the weekend, played against some very strong Southern Ontario A Teams and won several of their games, coming from behind, and by one goal. The effort this weekend was outstanding and these players deserved this win! Thank you to all the coaches, volunteers and parents for making this all possible. What a way to start the year!!

2018 Competitive Tryout Schedule

2018 Competitive Sorts Website is:

Scrimmage team assignments for Major Peewee, Minor Bantam and Major Bantam will be sent out by Thursday afternoon of August 23rd

Please read the information sheet


1. All players are expected to attend all tryout sessions.
2. Only the first ice times are published. After these sessions, players will be invited to additional sessions held through the week.
3. Each player will be assigned a scrimmage team. This information will be available at the Tryout Information Nights (August 8, 2018). It will also be sent by email prior to August 15, 2018.
4. The Tryout website links will be available at the tryout check in desk. After the first weekend of tryouts, any changes to this schedule will be posted on the tryout page on the NMHA website.
5. Midget jerseys will be handed out at the hockey office on September 4th (6‐8pm)
6. Please review the Competitive Tryout policy and Team Rules located at Competitive Policies

Congratulations to NMHA alumni Serron Noel

Congratulations to NMHA alumni Serron Noel who was selected in the 2nd round, 34th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2018 NHL entry draft. Serron began his hockey career with the NMHA in 2007-2008 in our Novice House A program. He then progressed through NMHA AA teams, through the Senators AAA program and finally with the Brockville Midget AAA program before being drafted by Oshawa. Serron began his junior career with the  Oshawa Generals in 2016-2017 and he recorded 28 goals and 25 assists in 62 regular season games with the Generals last season.

We wish Serron all the best in his professional career with the Florida Panthers.

The NMHA 2018 AGM Awards- Competitive

The NMHA would like to congratulate the following volunteers on the awards they received at this years 2018 AGM.

AA Coach of the Year - Gord Weatherall
A Coach of the Year- Craig Boville
B Coach  of the Year - Art Marcotte
Manager  of the Year - Maggie Ziade
Trainer of the Year  - William Hum

NMHA 2018-2019 Projected Competitive Tryout Dates

Listed below are the projected competitive tryout dates for the 2018-2019 season:

Saturday, 18 August, 2018
Novice, Minor Atom, Major Atom and Minor Peewee

Saturday, 25 August, 2018
Major Peewee, Minor Bantam and Major Bantam

Saturday, 8 September, 2018
Minor Midget and Major Midget

NMHA Raiders Season Information

Schedules, standings and statistics can be found on the following League websites:

For AA/A teams, please go to:

For B teams, please go to:

Go Raiders!

Competitive Tryout Jersey Pick Up






Coaches will be on hand to meet and answer any questions you may have.


Anyone unable to attend the allotted time can pick up a jersey prior to the tryout session.  Please allow extra time.



Monday August 13 to Friday August 17 from 12:00PM - 2:00PM

COST: $275
Description: These sessions will emphasize conditioning through skating and balance drills. Agility and foot speed, as well as puck control, passing and shooting, will be included. A limited time will be allotted for scrimmages.

Saturday Aug. 18 and Sunday Aug. 19 from 1:00pm - 3:00 pm and Monday Aug. 20 to Friday Aug. 24 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm (total 14 hrs)

COST: $375
Description: These sessions will emphasize conditioning through various flow drills that will include passing and shooting. A portion of the sessions will be allotted for scrimmages.

***(SOLD OUT)*** Saturday Sept. 1 and Sunday Sept. 2 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and Monday Sept. 3 to Friday Sept. 7 from 8:00pm – 10:00pm (total 14 hrs)

COST: $375

Description: Emphasis will be placed on conditioning through the use of flow drills. These sessions are intended for players wanting to improve their conditioning and sharpen their skills prior to the start of try-outs. A significant portion of the sessions will be allocated for scrimmages.
All sessions will be held at the Walter Baker Centre under the direction of Bob Byrnes - Technical Director NMHA

The NMHA Hockey office will be open only on Wednesdays starting June 6 to September 1 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. For registration
Any questions or medical concerns, please contact Bob by e-mail at or by phone at 613-852-4240

NMHA Competitive Program


Sweater Report

Coach Selection Protocol

Vacation Request Form

NCSS Login

Suspension Reporting

NMHA Officials Compliment/Complaint Form

NMHA New Officials Application Form 2018-2019

Affiliation Request

Respect in Sport - Parent Program

Gender Identity and Expression Course

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