News and Announcements

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The Association has updated the player movement policy effective immediately.

Please refer to the attached document.

The document PLAYER_MOVEMENT_POLICY_April_3_2019.pdf was attached to this post.

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The North Bay & District Trappers AAA Hockey Association has named the remainder of its coaches for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

Marc Long is moving up with his Minor Peewee team into Major Peewee while NOHA Minor Bantam champion coach Sheldon Masson will move up with his group to Major Bantam.

In Minor Peewee, former North Bay Skyhawks forward Justin Roy, who played NCAA hockey at Salem State and coached junior recently in Quebec, will take over the new 2008 birth year group.

Meantime, Guy Blanchard who is off to the Central Regional Major Midget AAA in Clarington with the Major Midget Trappers this week, will take over as the new coach of the Minor Bantam AAA Trappers.

Minor Midget coach Scott Huycke and Major Midget coach Billie McMillan were named to their new positions in mid-March.

2019-20 Trappers AAA coaches

Minor Peewee – Justin Roy
Major Peewee – Marc Long
Minor Bantam – Guy Blanchard
Major Bantam – Sheldon Masson
Minor Midget – Scott Huycke
Major Midget – Billie McMillan

Tryouts for all six AAA teams will be coming up at the end of the month.

Please check www.northbaytrappers.ca for more tryout information.

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The North Bay & District Assante-Thomson Financial Partners minor bantam AAA Trappers are Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) champions as they defeated the visiting Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6-3 at the Powassan Sportsplex.

It was the deciding fifth game of the best-of-five series. The Hounds forced game five thanks to an overtime win in game four in Sault Ste. Marie last Sunday.

“The game five message was the same message every game since the beginning of the season, attention to detail, stick to the game plan and trust each other,” said Trappers head coach Sheldon Masson.

Masson noted his team needed to win races to the puck, not be outworked and trust the systems.

“Really that is key for any coach at any level, that the players buy in, trust the system and execute the game plan,” said Masson.

“Having great associate coaches was huge for us, great hockey knowledge, great communicators and understanding what it takes to win.”

Captain Kaedyn Long says it was great to hoist the trophy as Northern Ontario’s best.

“It’s a great feeling to win,” he said.

“My teammates worked hard all year long week in and week out.”

Justin Rousseau and Justin Turgeon had two goals each for the Trappers while Carson Laronde and Nolan Masson added singles for the win.

Lincoln Moore led the Hounds with two goals.

Vaughn Thomson got the win in goal in the deciding game for the Trappers.

Team members include: Thomas Sefton, Chase Thompson, Ryley Wolfe, Caleb Shank, Aiden Lucier, Cooper Brazeau, Dylan Lemcke, Vaughn Thomson, Justin Turgeon, Justin Rousseau, Kaedyn Long, Royce Rochefort, Kasen Paquette, Skyler Shepstone, Nolan Masson, Tristan Perry, and Carson Laronde. Coaches are Sheldon Masson, Marc Long, Chris Fraser, trainer Shawn Shank and manager Jeannine Wolfe.

Story Courtesy Chris Dawson – baytoday.ca

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The North Bay and District Trappers Hockey Association is pleased to announce the Midget AAA Head Coaches for the upcoming season:

Minor Midget AAA – Scott Huycke
Major Midget AAA – Bill McMillan

The Association will be naming the Head Coaches for PeeWee and Bantam programs shortly.

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Online registration now available for all Divisions for 2019 – 2020 Tryouts
Click Here To Register All Divisions

Nominal Ice Fees will be applicable and players who played outside the NBDTHA in 2018-19 will require a Permission to Skate Form from their current Association.

Tryout dates, times and locations are subject to change, please refer to this site for updates

Coaching Staffs to be named in advance of tryouts.

 

All Players Must Complete On-Line Registration Prior To Try-Outs
Click Here To Register All Divisions

Try-Out Schedule (subject to change)

Major PeeWee AAA Date Time Arena Duration
  Monday, April 15th 7:15 PM PP-K 1 Hour
  Wednesday, April 17th 7:45 PM PP-K 1 Hour
  Thursday, April 18th 7:00 PM PP-D 1 Hour
  Tuesday, April 23rd 6:00 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours

 

Minor PeeWee AAA Date Time Arena Duration
  Wednesday, April 24th 6:00 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours
  Thursday, April 25th 7:00 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours
  Friday, April 26th 7:00 PM MG 1.5 Hours

 

Major Bantam AAA Date Time Arena Duration
  Monday, April 15th 8:15 PM PP-K 1 Hour
  Wednesday, April 17th 8:45 PM PP-K 1 Hour
  Thursday, April 18th 8:00 PM PP-D 1 Hour
  Tuesday, April 23rd 7:30 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours

 

Minor Bantam AAA Date Time Arena Duration
  Wednesday, April 24th 7:30 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours
  Thursday, April 25th 8:30 PM PP-D 1.5 Hours
  Friday, April 26th 8:30 PM MG 1.5 Hours

 

Minor Midget AAA Date Time Arena Duration
Parent Meeting Tuesday, April 16th 6:30 PM MG 1.5 Hours
  Tuesday, April 16th 8:00 PM MG 1.5 Hours
  Wednesday, April 17th 8:00 PM MG 1.5 Hours
Exhib Game vs NCP Saturday, April 20th 6:30 PM Rama  
Exhib Game vs NCP Sunday, May 5th 4:00 PM MG

 

Major Midget AAA Date Time Arena Duration
  Tuesday, April 16th 9:30 PM MG 1.5 Hours
  Saturday, May 4th NEW 12:00 PM MG 2 Hours
  Sunday, May 5th 5:30 PM MG 1.5 Hours
  Monday, May 6th CANCELLED