|City||Témiscaming, Quebec, Canada|
|League||Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League|
|Home arena||Le Centre de Temiscaming|
|Colors||Green, Black, and White
|General manager||Allan Horncastle|
|Head coach||Chris Cloutier|
|Affiliates||Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)|
The Temiscaming Royals were a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Témiscaming, Quebec, Canada. They were members of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, but originated in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.
The expansion of the Royals makes them the ninth team in the independent GMHL and one of six 2007 expansion teams. Temiscaming is roughly 65 kilometers from North Bay, Ontario and will make for decent locational rivalries with the Nipissing Alouettes and Espanola Kings.
The Royals were undefeated in regulation in their first fourteen games of the season. Their first loss came on November 1, 2007, 7-4, at the hands of the Nipissing Alouettes, largely in part to Alouettes former goaltender Tristan Jones and his 58 save performance. The Royals would later acquire Jones at the deadline to help Piche guide the Royals on their playoff run.
On January 4, 2008, the Royals hosted the Moscow Selects All-star team in an exhibition game. The Selects won the game by a score of 9-3. This was the sixth game of seven that the Moscow team played against different GMHL clubs.
In the 07-08 Greater Metro Junior A playoffs, the Temiscaming Royals selected to play the Espanola Kings in the 1st round. Game 1 took place in Temiscaming with the Royals defeating the Kings with a score of 8-0 to win their first ever playoff game in team history. Marc Desgagnes recorded the first ever Temiscaming Royals playoff goal in the team's history. Guillaume Piche recorded the first ever win and shutout in the club's playoff history.
In June 2008, the GMHL announced that the Royals have left the league with ambitions of joining the NOJHL. Temsicaming is the second Québécois team in NOJHL history, after the Rouyn-Noranda Capitales who were in the league from 1989 to 1996.
On September 7th, 2008, the Royals played their first Northern Ontario Jr. game against the North Bay Skyhawks. The Skyhawks won 2-0. The Royals first NOJHL win came on September 19, 2008, as they defeated the Sudbury Jr. Wolves 9-5 at home.
On December 4th, 2010, Matt Zawadzki recorded a 48 save shutout against the Abitibi Eskimos. With his shutout he has the Royals first ever shutout in NOJHL history.
On May 7, 2011, the NOJHL's Spring AGM was concluded. The Royals were officially listed as disbanded from the league. Owner Steve McCharles has failed to make a deal with a group from Temiscaming for a sale. That group turned around and negotiated with the Town of Temiscaming and created a new team in the GMHL called the Temiscaming Titans and took the Royals' alloted ice time. McCharles then failed to make a deal with an ownership group from Kirkland Lake, Ontario and left the team to fold.
|2007-08||42||31||9||-||2||258||135||64||2nd GMHL||Lost Semi-final|
|2008-09||50||17||29||-||4||173||238||38||7th NOJHL||Lost Quarter-final|
|2009-10||50||14||32||-||4||178||252||32||7th NOJHL||Lost Quarter-final|
|2010-11||50||18||29||-||3||205||247||39||7th NOJHL||Lost Quarter-final|
- 2008 Lost Semi-final
- Temiscaming Royals defeated Espanola Kings 4-games-to-none in bye round
- Temiscaming Royals defeated King Wild 4-games-to-2 in quarter-final
- Innisfil Lakers defeated Temiscaming Royals 4-games-to-2 in semi-final
- 2009 Lost Quarter-final
- North Bay Skyhawks defeated Temiscaming Royals 4-games-to-none in quarter-final
- 2010 Lost Quarter-final
- Abitibi Eskimos defeated Temiscaming Royals 4-games-to-one in quarter-final
- 2011 Lost Quarter-final
- Sudbury Jr. Wolves defeated Temiscaming Royals 4-games-to-none in quarter-final
All Time Royals
|Guillaume Piche||Kevin Wierda||Brian Lawson||Sebastien Porier|
|Lance McMahon||Rob Ridell||Ryan Larocque||Mike Mesaros|
|Jean-Sebastien Gagne-Bisson||Felix Gilbert||Michael Sauvageau||Guillaume Brisebois|
|Marcus Brien||Axel Bousquet||Andrew Bobas||Pier-Paul Landry|
|Darcy Vaillancourt||Marc Desgagnes||Cedric Boutin||Alain Pouliot|
|Chris Shawanda||Darren Shecapio||Kory Cashaback||Brad Clark|
|Benoit Fiset||Alexandre Brazeau||Corey Raymond||Sylvain Babin|
|Clayton Happyjack||Oliver Deschenes||Matt Rogers||Tyler Dever|
|Sebany Guimond||Chris Hebert||Cory Marquardt||Rylan Henley|
|Jessy Lecours||Niko Tonello||Caleb Buehrer||Tristan Awashish|
|Brandon Blanche||Stephan Gunner||Francis Bernard||Michael Gauthier|
|Jim Murray||Jeff Lobman||Tyler Stevenson||Rylan Gull-Chum|
|Robbie Bird||Mike Heino||Shayne Derochers||Maxime Gauthier|
|Shane Golden||Andre Leclair||Robin Mendelshon||Kelvin Blackned|
|Justin Murray||Tim Revell||Tristan Jones||Chris Fraser|
|Joshua Blacksmith||Adam Avison||Alexander Cooper||Justin Kohler|
|Pierrick Picard-Fiset||Ben Bruha||Mike Robertson||Rick Batenburg|
|Nick Turro||Eric Rochefort||Stephen McGeary||Jason Sills|
|Josh Ogden||Ryan Davis||Braedun Ruud||Zac Wourms|
|Gilbert Neeposh||Anthony Gagnon||Zac Himmel||Ben Collins|
|Erwin Bosum||Mikell Bilodeau||Matt Zawadzki||Jesse Berthiaume|
|T.J. Tootoo||Zachary Moses||Thomas Brown||Tanner Miness|
|Eddie Slade||Cole Workman||Jean-Michel Naud||Rusty Jonah|
|Griffen Hodges||Brandon Windsor||Jonathan Hannums||Christopher Saganash|
|Bruce-Lee George||Brendan Phelps||Casey Restoule||Randall Blackned|
|Dave Pelchat||Adam Newkirk||Samuel Sandford-Roy||Jeremie Brisebois|
|Sam Matthews||Todd Knaus||Lonnie Murphy||Andrew Glasser|