Ottawa Senators Tournament

unnamedThe Wolves are returning to the Ottawa Senators AAA Showcase Tournament, held at the Bell Sensplex from October 14 to 18. The Wolves were the Tournament’s champions in 2009/10 and silver medalists in 2017/18.

Go Wolves!!

October 15 – Game 1: 11:25am – Waterloo 2 Renfrew Wolves 3

October 15 – Game 2: 5:40pm – Waterloo 2 Hawkesbury Hawks 2

October 16 – Game 3: 10:40am – Waterloo 2 North Central Predators 2

October 16 – Game 4: 5:15pm – Waterloo 3 Barrie Colts 1

Visit the tournament’s official website.

Volunteer Needed

music volunteer Instagram PostIf you love music and hockey, we have the volunteer position for you! The U18 AAA Wolves are looking for a volunteer to co-ordinate music at all home games at RIM Park for the 2021-22 season. This is a great opportunity for a high school student to get in volunteer hours while enjoying the game from ice level. Adults are also welcome to apply. For more information on this volunteer position, contact Gary Spark, U18 AAA Chair & Director of Team Operations at gspark@bell.net

2021-2022 Waterloo Wolves

Congratulations to the following players, our 2021-2022 Waterloo Wolves U18 AAA Hockey Team!

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Forwards

68 – Owen Shore
61 – Brady Schwindt
55 – Maclean Russell
10 – Taylor Bothwell
77 – Tyler Ward
44 – Tanner McDonald
13 – Ryan Forwell
94 – Ethan Stover
19 – Dustin Good
22 – Jackson Heron
88 – Luke Della Croce

Defence
57 – Mitch Young
2 – Liam Wadel
39 – Jack Moffat
16 – Damon Radley
9 – Brett Talbot
18 – Carson Cocchiola

Goalies
33 – Blake Richard
1 – Ben Pendleton

Hockey Canada: Gold Medal Pathway

Beginning in 2022-2023, Hockey Canada will be unveiling a new philosophy of player development called ‘The Gold Medal Pathway’.

Hockey_Canada_logoIt is with great pleasure that we announce the Wolves U18 AAA program will be piloting Hockey Canada’s philosophy during the 2021-2022 season as a means for assessment and evaluation to better understand the player development process. As a result, the Wolves coaching staff and players will have access to a wide variety of technical, mental, and physical performance resources.

As the only U18 AAA program in Ontario and one of three in the country to pilot this experience, Wolves players will receive a first in class development experience to help them achieve their individual and team-related goals.

— Travis Crickard, Head Coach

Congratulations Coach!

2021_U18_WC_Team_CanadaCongratulations to our Head Coach, Travis Crickard, on winning the 2021 U18 World Championship with Team Canada. This is the first time in eight years that Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team has won gold at the IIHF U18 World Championship. Canada defeated Russia 5-3  on May 6th in the gold medal game. Learn more: hockeycanada.ca

Our Success Stories

Screen_Shot_2020_12_08_at_11.08.49_AM.0The Waterloo Wolves extend their congratulations to all alumni as they progress from our major midget program to higher levels of hockey.

Over the years it has been very exciting to see our players move on the compete in all levels of Junior hockey, college/university play, European league and NHL.

  • 3 of our players made it to the NHL
  • 50+ players graduated to Junior A
  • 100+ players graduated to Junior B
  • 45+ players graduated to Junior C

We have many alumni playing hockey at universities and colleges in Canada and the US, as well as players in Europe.  We even have an alum officiating in the NHL and another in the AHL!

We are very proud of all of these young men’s accomplishments. Once a Wolf, always a Wolf.

Stay Connected

NewsletterWolf Talk is the Wolves’ newsletter.  The first issue of the 2021-22 season will be posted November 1, 2021. If you would like to be added to the email list, contact Sandi Henning at tymflys@yahoo.com

Social Media

Twitter: @watwolvesu18aaa

Facebook: @WaterlooWolvesU18AAA

Instagram: @waterloowolvesu18aaa

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Have alumni news to share for the Wolf Talk newsletter? Contact Sandi Henning at tymflys@yahoo.com