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Canada's National Capital Hosted in beautiful Ottawa, Canada.
This is Hockey Country at its best!
Canada Day in Ottawa Join the thousands who flock to the Ottawa region
to celebrate our national holiday!!!
The Bell Sensplex State-of-the-art 4-pad facility in Ottawa’s west end.

Thank you for an awesome tournament, you were amazing!

 

The 4th Annual Canada Day Cup presented by Max Puissance has officially ended! There were plenty of exciting games, and after 46 teams competing in 108 games, 8 champions have been crowned. Congratulations go out to all of our champions and finalists, which were:

2007 Pre-Novice:
Champions: Olympiques de Gatineau
Finalists: Aylmer 2007

2005 Major Novice:
Champions: Max Puissance Elite
Finalists: Phantoms

2004 Minor Atom:
Champions: SHD Selects
Finalists: Boston Selects

2003 Major Atom:
Champions: SHD Selects
Finalists: Cumberland Jr Bandits

2002 Minor Peewee:
Champions: Montreal Metro Sherifs
Finalists: NRJ AAA

2000 Minor Bantam:
Champions: Ottawa Dusters
Finalists: Titan de Laval

1999 Major Bantam:
Champions: SHD Orange
Finalists: Outlaws de Chateauguay

Girls U17:
Champions: UNB V-Red Prospects
Finalists: Ottawa Little Sens

On behalf of the entire Bell Sensplex and Max Puissance, we thank each team for your participation in this year’s Canada Day Cup. Thank you to all of our out-of-town teams for making the trip to Ottawa this weekend and please be safe on the ride home. To our local teams, we thank you for allowing us to continue to provide you with world class hockey experiences so close to home.

It was a pleasure to host you and we can’t wait to see you again next year!

 

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After a day of excitement, anticipation, and a few buzzer-beating goals, Scoreboard Monday is officially over and playoff match ups are finalized. Here are the teams moving on to Championship Canada Day:

2007 Pre-Novice:

- Championship: Aylmer 2007 vs. Olympiques de Gatineau, 9:10am on the Canadian Tire ice pad

2005 Major Novice:

- Semifinals: Pro Hockey Ontario vs. Phantoms, 8:00am on the Palladium Insurance & Max Puissance Elite vs. Lac St-Louis Jr Lions, 8:00am on the Canadian Tire

- Championship: WS1 vs. WS2, 12:05pm on the Canadian Tire ice pad

2004 Minor Atom:

- Championship: SHD Selects vs. Boston Selects, 10:35am on the Canadian Tire ice pad

2003 Major Atom:

- Semifinals: SHD Selects vs. SHD Ottawa Brooks, 8:15am on the Mattamy Homes ice pad & Cumberland Jr Bandits vs. Ottawa Valley Wolves, 8:15am on the Scotiabank ice pad

- Championship: WS1 vs. WS2, 12:20pm on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

2002 Minor Peewee:

- Semifinal: Montreal Mooseheads vs. NRJ AAA, 9:10am on the Palladium Insurance ice pad

- Championship: Montreal Metro Sheriffs vs. WS2, 12:30pm on the Canadian Tire ice pad

2000 Minor Bantam:

- Semifinal: Titan de Laval vs. Valley Elite, 10:50am on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

- Championship: Ottawa Dusters vs. WS2, 3:15pm on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

1999 Major Bantam:

- Semifinals: Outlaws de Chateauguay vs. SHD Black, 9:30am on the Mattamy Homes ice pad & SHD Orange vs. Mariniers d’Aylmer, 9:30am on the Scotiabank ice pad

- Championship: WS1 vs. WS2, 1:45pm on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

Girls U17:

- Championship: UNB V-Red Prospects vs. Ottawa Little Sens, 10:50am on the Scotiabank ice pad

To our teams heading home, the Bell Sensplex and Max Puissance thank you for your participation! It was a pleasure watching you in action and we wish you a safe trip home and the best of luck in your winter season!

 

To our playoff-bound teams, congratulations on making it through! Please be sure to get some rest and come to the rink with your game faces on, because tomorrow is Championship Canada Day!


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We’re halfway through the 4th Annual Canada Day Cup presented by Max Puissance and fans have been treated to some terrific games and outstanding performances!

The playoff brackets are now set for the 2007 Pre-Novice and the 2004 Minor Atom divisions.

In the Pre-Novice division, the match-ups will be:
-    (1st) Aylmer 2007 vs. (4th) SHD Selects – 10:55am on the  Mattamy Homes ice pad
-    (2nd) Olympiques de Gatineau vs. (3rd) Casselman Pirates – 9:45am on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

In the 2004 Minor Atom division, the semifinals will feature:
-    (1st) SHD Selects vs. (4th) Canada Day Heroes – 11:45am on the Canadian Tire ice pad
-    (2nd) Scorpions de Québec vs. (3rd) Boston Selects – 12:10pm on the Mattamy Homes ice pad

All games for both divisions will take place on Monday, June 30th, inside the Bell Sensplex.

In our other six divisions, playoff pictures are beginning to take shape, but with a lot remaining on the line as teams battle it out for those precious playoff spots. With so much to play for tomorrow, we encourage you to keep checking our website and our Twitter feed @Sensplex for the most up-to-date information.

And finally, a reminder to check out our Canada Day party, taking place inside the Argyle Associates Fieldhouse in the Bell Sensplex tomorrow from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The party will feature a live performance by Brown Paper Bag, as well as games for the kids such as mini sticks, a soccer game and an obstacle course, as well as pizza and pop for all the hockey players!

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After a full day of excitement and action, this edition of the Canada Day Cup is shaping up to be the best one yet! The puck dropped on the fourth edition of this tournament at 11:30am when the 2005 Lac St-Louis Lions simultaneously took to the ice against the Max Puissance Woods team as the 2005 Rinkeye team faced off against the Max Puissance Elite team. The action continued all the way to a quartet of 8 o’clock Bantam games whom just wrapped up and showed promise of a tight race for the division crown.

The Bell Sensplex was thrilled to have a special guest on hand earlier today for the tournament’s ceremonial faceoff, as Ottawa’s favorite “party animal” Spartacat was here to join the 4th anniversary celebrations and drop the puck in today’s matchup between the 2003 SHD Selects and the James Bay All-Stars. Thanks for the visit, Sparty!

Special mentions go out to some outstanding players for their incredible work today: Anthony Romani of the 2005 Pro Hockey Ontario team is our current tournament leading scorer with nine points in two games, and Olivier Brideau (2005 Max Puissance Elite), Xavier Roy (2005 Royals Elite), Mario Zganger (2005 Pro Hockey Ontario), Rayen Singh (2005 Phantoms), Jeremy Baillargeon (2003 Cumberland Jr Bandits), Owen Flaig (2003 SHD Ottawa Brooks), Kai Edmonds (2000 Ottawa Dusters), Chris Kuglietta (1999 SHD Black) & Marlene Boissoneault (U17 UNB V-Red Prospects) each posted a shutout today! Well done!

Please be sure to double check your Sunday schedules, as unforeseen circumstances have forced us to make a few modifications, and while all impacted teams have been called, best to air on the safe side of things. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you; we truly worked as to minimize any impact it may have, it was truly done in the best interest of the tournament.

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