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CCHL Plans to Start 2020-21 Season on October 1st

It has been more than four months since the Central Canada Hockey League shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now the league is planning for an October 1st re-start as its kicks off its 59th regular season. For that to happen, the league is banking on the Ontario government and public health officials […]

Cameron Hough Named Captain of the Pembroke Lumber Kings

Cameron Hough was a toddler when he first put on a pair of skates.  By 3 years old he was playing Tim Bits hockey.  Now as he approaches his 20th birthday, the power forward will get his first opportunity to be a captain of a hockey team.  He will wear the “C” for the Pembroke […]

Finally a National Championship-Remembering May 8, 2011

Ben Reinhardt was out of breath.  He had played most of the first period and he and his teammates had been under assault by the heavily favoured Vernon Vipers who were trying to win their third consecutive national junior A hockey championship. Reinhardt told a national television audience on TSN that his team needed to […]

CCHL Commissioner Speaks About Season Cancellation

For the first time in the 58 year history of the Central Canada Hockey League there will be no league champion. The CCHL was one of the first junior leagues in Canada to put the brakes on its playoffs  when it suspended play on March 12 as the COVID-19 pandemic was taking hold in Canada. […]

Lumber Kings and Nationals Playoff Preview

If ever the Pembroke Lumber Kings needed a win, it was on the final night of their regular season.  Closing out their 2019-20 campaign in front of one of the largest crowds of the season, the Kings were facing the Rockland Nationals. Both teams knew this would be a playoff appetizer as they would be […]

Bizarre Games in Lumber Kings History

On Saturday, February 22nd in Toronto  and on Hockey Night in Canada,  a 42-year old Zamboni driver became the oldest goaltender in National Hockey League history to win his first NHL start.  It was a night to remember for David Ayres  who was thrown into emergency duty when both of Carolina’s goaltenders were injured in […]

Sheldon Keefe’s Homecoming Gift to the People of Pembroke

He wasn’t in Pembroke, but Sheldon Keefe was close enough to the Ottawa Valley city to thank the people who helped him on his road to redemption. On Saturday, February 15th his Toronto Maple Leafs were in Ottawa to play the Senators and Keefe used the opportunity to bus 40 people to the game who […]

Tough Coach Who Knew How To Win-Jim Farelli’s Legacy

Jim Farelli was a late bloomer.  He didn’t play much hockey as a kid growing up in Northern Ontario, but as a teenager he caught on to the game quickly and because of his rugged style of play he caught the attention of some junior teams. He got his feet wet with the Kitchener-Waterloo Greenshirts […]