The NBPEI Major U18 Hockey League will be holding the first of two league showcases, October 1st and 2nd, hosted by the Kensington Wild, at Credit Union Place in Kensington, PEI.
This year marks the third year for League Showcases hosted by Teams throughout the league. The second league showcase for the 2022-23 season is scheduled for February 11th and 12th hosted by Saint John at the QPlex in Quispamsis, NB. This season’s showcases provide the opportunity for scouts from the Maritime Hockey League, QMJHL, College and University to track player development from start to finish of the regular season.
The NBPEI Major U18 Hockey League has gained a reputation for elite level of hockey in Atlantic Canada. These Showcases also provide an opportunity to increase the visibility of the league.
All teams will play two regular season games over the weekend which count toward the regular season schedule. Any scouts planning to attend the showcase are asked to register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
October 1 October 2
1:00 pm Charlottetown vs. Saint John 10:00 am Saint John vs. Fredericton
4:00 pm Northern vs. Moncton 1:00 pm Moncton vs. Charlottetown
7:00 pm Fredericton vs Kensington 4:00 pm Kensington vs. Northern
Look forward to a great weekend of hockey with plenty of networking opportunities.
The Annual PreSeason NBPEI Major U18 kickoff jamboree is set for September 10th and 11th in Moncton at the Superior Propane Centre. All six teams will be using the jamboree to make final decisions on player selection to complete rosters for the start of the 2022-23 regular season September 23, 2022. Teams will play two games each day to see players in game action.
Following is the Jamboree Schedule:
September 10thSeptember 11
9:00 am Northern vs. Moncton 9:00 am. Moncton vs. Saint John
10:45 am Saint John vs. Kensington 10:45 am Fredericton vs. Northern
12:30 pm Northern vs. Charlottetown. 12:30 pm Charlottetown vs. Saint John
2:15 pm Fredericton vs. Kensington. 2:15 pm Kensington vs. Northern
4:00 pm Moncton vs. Charlottetown. 4:00 pm Charlottetown vs. Fredericton
5:45 pm Fredericton vs. Saint John 5:45 pm Kensington vs. Moncton
The Moncton Flyers will represent the Atlantic Region at the Telus Cup in Okotoks AB, May 16th-22nd after a 2-1 win over the Halifax Macs in the final of the Atlantic Major U18 Championship in Paradise NL April 24th. The Flyers were 4-0 going into the final game while Halifax had a 2-2 record.
The Charlottetown Knights representing PEI finished the tournament with a 2-2 record and ended up in 3rd place at the end of round robin play. Excellent showing from the NBPEIMU18HL.
Congratulations to the Flyers and best of luck at the Telus Cup !!
Both the Charlottetown Knights and Moncton Flyers complete four game sweeps of the final series to punch their tickets to the Major U18 Atlantics in Paradise NL April 21st to 24th. The Knights will represent Hockey PEI after defeating Kensington Wild in the Island final. The Flyers will represent Hockey NB after finishing their 4 series with the Saint John Vito's on April 11th.
Both teams will now have a break to rest and prepare for their first game at the Atlantics where they face off again one another at 2 pm on April 21st. The winner of the Major U18 Atlantics will represent the Atlantic region at the TELUS Cup In Okotoks, Alberta May 16th to May 22nd.
The NBPEIMU18HL playoff matchups are set for the run to the Major U18 Atlantics being held in Paradise, NL. April 21-24. The Charlottetown Knights and Kensington Wild start their best of seven PEI Major U18 Championship series Saturday March 26th in Kensington at 7:30 pm. The winner of the series will advance to the Atlantics as PEI's representative
In New Brunswick, Moncton Flyers square off against the Northen Moose in one semi final series on Saturday March 26th in Moncton at 7:30 pm and in the other series Saint John hosts the Fredericton Caps Friday, March 25th at 8:30 pm. Both series are "first to six point " affairs. The winners will playoff in a "first to eight " point NB Major U18 Championship series to determine the NB representative at the Atlantics.
Series schedules are posted on the leagues website NBPEIMU18HL.ca.
The Major U18 Atlantics is a five team tournament being hosted by the East Coast Blizzard and representatives from each of the Atlantic provinces. The winner of Atlantics will compete for the 2022 TELUS Cup, May 16-22 in Alberta.
The NBPEI Major U18 Hockey League will hold its second league showcase of the season this weekend (March 12th & 13th) at the Willie O'Ree Sports Complex in Fredericton. After having to reschedule the showcase originally set for February 18th and 19th due to Covid cases the host Fredericton Caps have everything ready to go this weekend.
Teams are down to the last few games of the regular season and it's an excellent opportunity to get to see players before heading into playoffs. All games are full length and count toward the regular season statistics.
Games get underway at 11:30 am both Saturday and Sunday with the final game of the day starting at 5:30 pm. For game details check the schedule on the league website: NBPEIMU18HL.ca