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This is the 2018 Dudley Hewitt Cup tournament.  The event is being held May 1 to 5, 2018.  The tournament will be held at the Dryden Memorial Arena in Dryden, Ontario hosted by the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League.  The tournament serves as the central region qualifying tournament for the 2018 Royal Bank Cup which is being held in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

The William T. Ruddock Trophy is awarded to the winner of the round robin game between the winner of the round robin game between the Ontario Junior Hockey League and Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League champions.  This game doubles as the championship of the Ontario Hockey Federation.

Bid[edit | edit source]

The three leagues that play at the junior A level under the Ontario Hockey Association jurisdiction rotate hosting duties between each league. The bid being awarded to the Dryden Ice Dogs was announced on February 1, 2017.

Participants[edit | edit source]

With the host team winning the SIJHL championship, the Thunder Bay North Stars qualify as the league representative.

Round Robin Schedule/Results[edit | edit source]

May 1

May 2

May 3

Round Robin Standings[edit | edit source]

     Indicates team advanced directly to the championship game

     Indicates team advanced to the semifinal game

     Indicates team eliminated from further play

Team GP W OW L OL GF GA Pts
Dryden Ice Dogs 3 2 0 1 0 8 3 6
Thunder Bay North Stars 3 2 0 1 0 7 5 6
Wellington Dukes 3 2 0 1 0 11 8 6
Cochrane Crunch 3 0 0 3 0 3 13 0

Semifinal[edit | edit source]

May 4

Final[edit | edit source]

May 5

The Wellington Dukes advance to the 2018 Royal Bank Cup which is being held in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

2018 Dudley Hewitt Cup Champions photo credit: DHC via OJHLI Timothy Bates/Andy Comeau

Links[edit | edit source]

Tournament website

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