Canada Winter Games
Held every four years, the Canada Winter Games showcases the top under-16 hockey talent in the country that sees one province or territory emerge as the best in the Nation. Men’s hockey was first contested at the Canada Winter Games in 1967 in Quebec City. Women’s hockey later joined the Canada Winter Games in 1991 when the Games were held in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The most recent Canada Winter Games was held in Red Deer, Alberta in 2019, the Team Ontario men's hockey team took home the silver medal.
Team Ontario at the CWG
Team Ontario won the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC, having defeated Team Alberta in the Gold Medal Game. This team included current OHL standouts Nick Suzuki, Owen Tippett and Michael DiPietro. Team Ontario has earned five gold medals, one silver medals and two bronze medals in the last 13 Canadian Winter Games.
2019 Team Ontario Staff Members Included
- Director of Operations - Darrell Woodley
- Head Coach - Jeff Jordan
- Assistant Coach - Steve Devine
- Equipment Manager - Trevor Castonguay
- Athletic Therapist - Vanessa Forchilli
- Program of Excellence - Scott Carlow