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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 […]

Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Survivor Brings Positive Message to Others

Kaleb Dahlgren doesn’t remember the accident. On Friday, April 6, 2018, he was sitting in his regular seat near the back of the bus as he and his Humboldt Broncos teammates made their way to Nipawin to play game six in their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoff series with the rival Hawks. They never made […]

The First Game at the Pembroke Memorial Centre-70 Years Ago!

It was time to play a game at Pembroke’s new hockey arena.  On Saturday, October 27, 1951 as last-minute construction continued on the Pembroke Memorial Centre, the Pembroke Senior Lumber Kings hosted the Smiths Falls Rideaus in a game that would produce 14 goals and be settled in overtime. The more than 2,200 fans who […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Last Game!

It was the most energy the Lumber Kings had experienced in their home rink all season long.  On Sunday, March 9, 2020 the Kings completed their 2019-20 regular season with an impressive 4-3 win over the Rockland Nationals.  It was a playoff preview.  Four days later the two teams were to begin a best of […]

Lumber Kings Greats Who Made it to the NHL

Over a hundred plus years of Pembroke Lumber Kings hockey, the team has produced many great players, but only a few made it to the top hockey league in the world. Here’s a look back at some Lumber King alumni who spent time in the National Hockey League.  It’s not an all-time list of the […]

What Makes the Pembroke Memorial Centre Special?

Hockey Night in Canada’s Twitter feed had some fun with hockey fans recently when it tweeted, “Name your favourite small-town hockey rink to play in and why?” The tweet generated a lot of interest as Canadians posted pictures of their favourite rinks and explained what made them special. Among the responses was the Pembroke Memorial […]

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 […]