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Lumber Kings Alumni Everywhere!

What a week it was for the Pembroke Lumber Kings brand!  At all levels of hockey, Lumber Kings alumni were at the centre of some of the sports’ biggest events and news stories. None of these moments were bigger than Shawn Allard’s ear-to-ear smile as he gripped the Stanley Cup and held it high over […]

Lumber Kings Bring 45 Players to Spring Evaluation Camp

The last time the Pembroke Lumber Kings were on the ice was when they suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of the Brockville Braves, ending their 2021-22 season.  That was on April 22, a night the Kings and Braves played into a fourth overtime period in game seven of their Central Canada Hockey League […]

CCHL Plans to Play Full 2021-22 Season Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

The Central Canada Hockey League is determined to complete its 2021-22 season.  The league has been shutdown since mid-December because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases, but league commissioner Kevin Abrams is confident the league’s 12 teams will each be able to play a 55-game schedule and a full post-season. The league is planning […]

Pembroke’s Hockey Heritage Presented to the Nation on Rogers Hometown Hockey Broadcast

The city of Pembroke and its storied hockey franchise took centre stage recently when Rogers Hometown Hockey broadcast live from the parking lot of historic Pembroke Memorial Centre.  For three hours, the city and its special relationship with the sport were profiled to a national television audience on Sportsnet, the final act in a three […]

Former Lumber King Mason McTavish Scores in First NHL Game

It didn’t take long for former Pembroke Lumber King Mason McTavish to score his first National Hockey League goal.  The third overall pick in last summer’s NHL entry draft found the back of the net on a rebound at the 13:20 mark of the first period as he helped lead the Anaheim Ducks to a […]

Pembroke Memorial Centre Marks 70th Anniversary

It has been seven decades since the Pembroke Memorial Centre opened its doors.  The official opening was led by Ontario’s Governor General, Ray Lawson, on November 11, 1951 when close to 5,000 people attended a special Remembrance Day Service to christen the new building that was a memorial to the Pembroke area’s war dead from […]

Junior Hockey is Back! Lumber Kings Open 2021-22 Season

It will have been 565 days since the Pembroke Lumber Kings played a meaningful hockey game when the team returns to the ice to start its 2021-22 Central Canada Hockey League regular season Friday night in Kemptville. Two nights later they will play their home opener against the Smiths Falls Bears at the venerable Pembroke […]

Mason McTavish Selected 3rd Overall in NHL Entry Draft by Anaheim Ducks

The National Hockey League sent Mason McTavish ball caps from all 32 NHL teams, but this summer he will only be wearing his Anaheim Ducks hat.  The former Pembroke Lumber King was selected third overall in the NHL entry draft on Friday night, setting off a celebration at his parents home in Stittsville where McTavish […]

Brady Egan Returning to Lumber Kings for 2021-22 Season

Brady Egan had a breakout season with the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the 2019-20 season.  The Carp native played in all 62 regular season games for the Kings, scoring 29 goals and adding 20 assists.  Then, the COVID-19 pandemic struck and shutdown the Central Canada Hockey League playoffs before the Kings and Rockland Nationals could […]