NCP November Newsletter, News (North Central Predators AAA)

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Nov 04, 2023 | NCP Communications | 786 views
NCP November Newsletter

                                                 From the Executive

Say Cheese – Picture day is coming soon. Each player will receive a photo package from the NCP organization as a Christmas gift.

Save the Date – The NCP end of year banquet will be on April 15, 2024 at Casino Rama. More information to follow.

Looking Good - Thanks to Rob Blasdell at 2nd Century Source for Sports for all of your hard work to make equipment and clothing orders a smooth process this season.

Dialogue with the Executive – The NCP Executive invites all of our families to ask questions about how our organization makes decisions that impact our ability to provide a quality experience for our athletes. Please submit your questions to [email protected].  Questions will be reviewed and responded to on a monthly basis, via a mass email to our families. We will not respond to questions that are submitted anonymously.     

  • The U10s continue adjusting to the speed and intensity of AAA hockey.

  • The team is making positive strides every time they step on the ice and continue to celebrate the small successes.

  • A recent highlight was a tie game against the Markham Waxers (1-1), after losing 11-1 to them just one week before.

  • On November 10-12, the team will take part in the Niagara North Front Row Sports Classic.




  • The U11s competed against some stiff competition at the Kitchener Oktoberfest Tournament on October 20-22. It was a great learning experience for the group, which will help them as they continue to improve and develop as a team.
  • The team will take part in the Niagara North Front Row Sports Classic tournament on November
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  • On November 17, they will participate in a team building day on the ice in Oro.
  • The team bonding will continue on November 18 at the Coldwater Bowling Alley for an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” team party.
  • At the end of the month the team heads east to face off against the Quinte Red Devils and Kingston Jr Gaels.




  • The U12s were the winners of the EHF Fed Series Tournament in Marlboro, MA, over the Thanksgiving Weekend.

  • At the Barrie Peewee Challenge Cup on October 20-22 the team come out with a 1-1-2 record in round robin play after tight games against the Halton Hurricanes, Guelph Jr Gryphons, Upper Canada Cyclones and Eastern Ontario Wild.

  • The team defeated the Clarington Toros 6-3 at their Home Opener on October 28.

  • On November 3-5 the team hits the road for games against the Quinte Red Devils and Kingston Jr Gaels.




  • At the Barrie Peewee Challenge Cup on October 20-22 the team battled hard against the Grey Bruce Highlanders, Soo Jr Greyhounds, Kitchener Jr Rangers and Waterloo Wolves.

  • On November 24-26 they will travel to the Kitchener Blueline Tournament.




  • The U14s had a successful Home Opener weekend on October 7 and 8, coming out with two big wins over the Ajax-Pickering Raiders and Peterborough Petes, to kick off the season.

  • The team is headed to the CCM World Invite tournament in Chicago, Il on November 2-5.

  • An eastern road trip is scheduled for November 18-19 to play the Quinte Red Devils and Kingston Jr Gaels.

  • Follow the U14s season on Instagram! @NCP_U14




  • The U15s started their season on the road with wins against the Oshawa Generals and Kingston Jr Gaels.

  • At their Home Opener on October 20, they defeated Kingston again with a 5-2 win.

  • The team will be in Ottawa on November 10-12 for the Myers Automotive AAA Shootout tournament.

  • On November 24-26, the team will be in Kitchener for the Blueline Tournament.




  • Over the Thanksgiving weekend the U16s travelled to the Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament in London. The team finished eighth overall out of 32 teams, with a record of 3-3-0. After making it to the elimination round and winning an exciting game against the Cambridge Hawks, the Preds were eliminated by the Barrie Colts in the quarter finals.

  • While in London the team attended a London Knights OHL game and had the privilege of being given a tour of the team’s dressing room.

  • Congratulations to the recently announced lettered players, Brody Tulk, Noah Larmon, Ryder Thomas and Max Geere.

  • Dylan Ewles was named the first “Player of the Game” for the 2023-24 season after playing an incredible game against the Clarington Toros (5-2 win) at home on October 21. Congrats Dylan.

  • Follow the team on Instagram @u16_ncp_2008 for more exciting updates. 




  • On October 12-15, the U18s travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the Ottawa Senators U18 AAA Showcase. After a 2-0-1 record in round robin play, tying the Burlington Eagles, who were the eventual tournament champions. The team qualified as a wildcard and defeated the Barrie Colts 3-2 to move on to the quarter finals where they were defeated by the Toronto Marlies. It was a great team bonding weekend and start to the tournament season.

  • On October 25, the team participated in the 3rd annual “Paint the Rink Pink” event in Barrie raising over $2K for Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre. As expected, it was a hard-fought battle, the Preds were ahead 3-1 at the midway point before Barrie tied it up. The game ended with a 3-3 tie after an exciting OT.