This is the 2019 Dudley Hewitt Cup tournament. The event is being held April 30 to May 4, 2019. The tournament will be held at the Tim Horton Events Centre in Cochrane, Ontario hosted by the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The tournament serves as the central region qualifying tournament for the 2019 Royal Bank Cup which is being held in Brooks, Alberta.
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 Cochrane Crunch was announced on March 1, 2018.
Participants[edit | edit source]
- Host: Cochrane Crunch
- Ontario Junior Hockey League champion: Oakville Blades
- Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League champion: Hearst Lumberjacks
- Superior International Junior Hockey League champion: Thunder Bay North Stars
Round Robin Schedule/Results[edit | edit source]
- Game 1: Oakville Blades defeated Hearst Lumberjacks 4-2
- Game 2: Cochrane Crunch defeated Thunder Bay North Stars 4-1
- Game 3: Hearst Lumberjacks defeated Thunder Bay North Stars 3-0
- Game 4: Oakville Blades defeated Cochrane Crunch 6-2
- Game 5: Oakville Blades defeated Thunder Bay North Stars 9-4
- Game 6: Cochrane Crunch defeated Cochrane Crunch 5-4 (ot)
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
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Semifinal[edit | edit source]
Final[edit | edit source]