Cyclones Sign Wolves

ZVAdxw1tIt’s going to be a Wolves-filled roster in Listowel in 2018-19. Cherrey Cup & Sutherland Cup Champions, the Cyclones have signed Riley McCabe, Brendan Koops, Jonah White, Jacob Bloomfield and David Mabey. They will be joining another Wolves’ alum, goalie Max Wright, who had an outstanding season with the Cyclones in 2017-18, being named MVP for the GOJHL playoffs. Congratulations and best of luck! 

Head Coach for Wolves Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Waterloo, Ontario – The Waterloo Wolves Major Midget AAA Operating Committee and the Waterloo Minor Hockey Association (WMHA) are pleased to announce the selection of Tom Nickolau as Head Coach for the 2018/2019 season.

Tom is a dynamic coach who brings to the Wolves a wealth of experience as well as a proven history of developing, training and educating young athletes. His resume includes:

  • AAA Head Coach in the GTHL for over 20 years
  • Certified Coach (Level I, II, III) and HP1 Trained
  • Detroit Red Wings NHL Draft Pick (1984; Signed Contract)
  • Guelph Platers OHL Draft Pick (1983-1986);
  • Memorial Cup Champions 1986
  • Played in the OHL, WHL, OJHL and ECHL (1986 to 1991)

Tom is focused and committed to promoting individual athletes and team success.

We are busy preparing for another exciting season of Wolves hockey. Please watch https://waterloowolvesmidgetaaa.com/ for announcements, news and more.

If you have any questions regarding the Major Midget AAA team and program, please contact Gary Spark, Chair & Team Operations, at 226-820-5866 or gspark@bell.net

Our Success Stories

tye mcginn_001The Waterloo Wolves extend their congratulations to all alumni as they progress from our major midget program to higher levels of hockey.

Over the years it has been very exciting to see our players move on the compete in all levels of Junior hockey, college/university play, European league and NHL.

By 2016:

  • 3 of our players made it to the NHL
  • 17 players graduated to Junior A
  • Over 70 players graduated to Junior B
  • Over 30 players graduated to Junior C

We have many alumni playing hockey at universities and colleges in Canada and the US, as well as players in Europe.  We even have an alum officiating in the NHL and another in the AHL!

We are very proud of all of these young men’s accomplishments. Once a Wolf, always a Wolf.

Central Region Championships

bronze medal winnersThe Wolves’ playoff run continued with their advancement to the 2018 Central Region Midget AAA Championships hosted by Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) at the CIH Academy in Rockland (near Ottawa) from April 2 to 8, 2018.

We are proud to announce that the Wolves won the bronze medal at the Championships. Each and every player gave 110% on the ice and showed a great sense of sportsmanship and maturity off the ice too, earning respect and compliments wherever they went.

Special congratulations to #13 Evan Kula (recipient of the ESSO Scholarship and for a hat trick in the bronze medal game) and #33 Riley McCabe (voted #1 Goalie of the Championships and having a shutout in the bronze medal game). 

From the Midget Operating Committee: Gentlemen, we couldn’t be more proud of you. What a stellar season! Be proud of all you have accomplished.

Wolves’ Championship Schedule/Result

Monday, April 2
7:00pm – Rockland (HEO)  2  at Waterloo (Alliance)  0

Tuesday, April 3
3:00pm – Sudbury (NOHA) 2  Waterloo (Alliance)  3

Wednesday, April 4
12:00noon – Waterloo (Alliance) 7   Hawkesbury (HEO)  0

Thursday, April 5
12:00noon – Waterloo (Alliance) 2  Ajax Pickering (OMHA)  1

Friday, April 6
9:00am – Waterloo (Alliance) 4  Toronto (GTHL)  3

Saturday, April 7 – Semi-Finals
12:00noon – Ajax Pickering (OMHA) 4  Waterloo (Alliance)  3 (OT)

Sunday, April 8
12:00noon – Bronze Medal Game – Waterloo (Alliance) 4   Rockland (HEO)  0

Follow the Championship on the HEO’s official website.

Game Photos

Wolves’ game photos have been posted on Facebook and Flickr Enjoy!

Alliance Champions!

IMG_20180323_2257050With a win in Game 6, the Waterloo Wolves clinched the 2017-18 Alliance Championships series, beating the reigning Alliance Champs, the Windsor Jr. Spitfires.  

Game 1: Saturday, March 10 – Windsor 4  Waterloo  4 (OT)

Game 2: Sunday, March 11 – Windsor 4  Waterloo  2

Game 3: Friday, March 16 – Waterloo  7  Windsor  1

Game 4: Saturday, March 17 – Waterloo 2  Windsor  2 (OT)

Game 5: Sunday, March 18 – Windsor 2   Waterloo  6

Game 6: Friday, March 23 – Waterloo  6  Windsor  3

Thank you to our sponsors, family, friends, fans and volunteers. The road to the Telus Cup continues. Next stop: Telus Cup Central Region Championships in Rockland, Ontario near Ottawa from April 1 to 8, 2018. Schedule TBA.

Go Wolves GO

 

 

3 Wolves Players Drafted

SONY DSC   SONY DSC  SONY DSCOn April 11, 2018, the OHL completed its 2nd annual Under-18 Priority Selection. Fifty-three players from 34 different teams were chosen, including 3 from the Waterloo Wolves Major Midgets.  Congratulations to:
  • Riley McCabe, goalie, picked in the 1st round by the London Jr. Knights
  • Jake Code, forward, picked in the 2nd round by the Niagara Ice Dogs
  • David Mabey, defence, picked in the 3rd round by the Guelph Storm
Best of luck in the OHL as well to our 2016/17 draftees:
  • Cy Martin (goalie) – Saginaw Spirit
  • Mark Cooper (defence) – Erie Otters 
  • Tyson Hillier (forward) – Peterborough Petes

Learn more about the draft on the OHL website.

Congratulations!

SONY DSCCongratulations to Wolves’ alumni Max Wright and Mario Culina. Max (Listowel Cyclones) was recently named the MVP for the GOJHL playoffs. The Cyclones are the Cherrey Cup and Sutherland Cup Champions. Mario is the co-winner (along with Waterloo minor midget alum Logan Stanley) of the Charles Chalkin Memorial Award as Kitchener Rangers #Playoffs MVPs. #onceawolfalwaysawolf culina