Milton Icehawks

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Milton Icehawks
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City Milton, Ontario, Canada
League Ontario Junior Hockey League
Founded 1966
Home arena Milton Memorial Arena
Colors Red, Black, and White
              
General manager Paul Fleming
Head coach Dan Currie
Franchise history
1966-1971 Milton Merchants
1971-1983 Milton Flyers
1983-1986 Milton Steamers
1986-2003 Milton Merchants
2003-Present Milton Icehawks

The Milton Icehawks are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Milton, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League.

Old Merchants Logo

The Icehawks have previously been known as the Milton Merchants, Milton Flyers, and Milton Steamers.

History[edit]

In 1992, the Milton Merchants were Central Junior B Hockey League champions. They made the Ontario Hockey Association Sutherland Cup Junior B championship but lost in five games to the Mid-Western Junior B Hockey League's Kitchener Dutchmen.

In 2005, the Ontario Hockey Association fined the Icehawks $12,000 and suspended then-General Manager George Dupont for signing two players outside of OHA guidelines.[1]

Many notable players have suited up for Milton over the years including NHL stars John Tavares, Daniel Carcillo, Sam Gagner, Rich Peverley and Matt Read. Some Famous Miltonians have also played including; AHL star Darren Haydar, the 2 time NCAA Frozen Four Champion Boston College Captain Matt Price, and his brother Jeremy Price (Vancouver Canucks draft pick)

Season-by-season results[edit]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
1970-71 33 12 17 4 - 147 166 28 7th MOJBHL
1971-72 42 13 20 9 - 171 231 35 5th CJBHL
1972-73 42 9 30 3 - 171 278 21 7th CJBHL
1973-74 42 25 10 7 - 246 174 57 2nd CJBHL
1974-75 Statistics Not Available
1975-76 36 12 21 3 - 167 237 27 7th CJBHL
1976-77 42 17 22 3 - 206 237 37 6th CJBHL
1977-78 42 20 16 6 - -- -- 46 4th CJBHL
1978-79 44 16 23 5 - 205 277 37 7th CJBHL
1979-80 44 10 28 5 - 192 298 25 11th CJBHL
1980-81 44 4 37 3 - 184 337 11 12th CJBHL
1981-82 40 6 30 4 - 156 303 16 11th CJBHL
1982-83 42 18 18 6 - 200 233 42 5th CJBHL
1983-84 40 12 23 5 - 182 200 29 7th CJBHL
1984-85 40 20 16 4 - 193 166 44 5th CJBHL
1985-86 48 5 37 6 - 173 354 16 9th CJBHL
1986-87 42 9 29 4 - 158 278 22 7th CJBHL
1987-88 44 18 22 4 - 232 250 40 9th CJBHL
1988-89 42 12 26 4 - 164 250 28 12th CJBHL
1989-90 42 18 17 7 - 189 181 43 6th CJBHL
1990-91 42 25 10 7 - 265 184 57 3rd CJBHL
1991-92 42 29 8 5 - 207 138 63 2nd CJBHL Won League
1992-93 49 32 15 2 - 269 190 68 5th CJBHL
1993-94 42 24 16 2 - 228 183 52 5th OPJHL-W
1994-95 49 33 14 2 - 287 226 69 1st OPJHL-W
1995-96 50 27 16 7 - 243 172 64 1st OPJHL-Mi
1996-97 51 37 9 5 - 319 169 81 1st OPJHL-Mi Won League
1997-98 51 42 8 1 0 357 127 85 1st OPJHL-Mi Won League, Won DHC
1998-99 51 43 4 3 1 308 138 90 1st OPJHL-W
1999-00 49 30 13 3 3 231 158 66 3rd OPJHL-W
2000-01 49 29 14 5 1 210 168 64 1st OPJHL-W
2001-02 49 25 20 3 1 198 208 54 5th OPJHL-W
2002-03 49 41 6 1 1 279 139 84 1st OPJHL-W
2003-04 49 32 15 0 2 228 161 66 4th OPJHL-W
2004-05 49 30 17 1 1 241 131 62 4th OPJHL-W
2005-06 49 41 3 4 1 254 97 87 1st OPJHL-W Lost Conf. SF
2006-07 49 12 31 4 2 142 235 30 8th OPJHL-W Lost Conf. QF
2007-08 49 22 20 - 7 185 194 51 6th OPJHL-W
2008-09 49 21 24 - 4 208 229 46 6th OJHL-M
2009-10 56 3 51 - 2 145 387 8 15th OJAHL DNQ
2010-11 50 5 41 - 4 147 374 14 8th OJHL-W DNQ
2011-12 49 18 28 - 3 195 264 39 5th OJHL-W Lost Division QF
2012-13 55 19 27 - 9 209 255 47 4th OJHL-W DNQ
2013-14 53 29 20 - 3 186 193 61 3rd OJHL-W Lost Conf. QF

Sutherland Cup Appearances[edit]

1992: Kitchener Dutchmen defeated Milton Merchants 4-games-to-1

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2010/12/10/junior-hockeys-dirty-little-ecret

External links[edit]