Wellington Dukes

WELLINGTON’S DIPAOLO COMMITS TO NCAA DIVISION I NIAGARA

Nick DiPaolo of the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Wellington Dukes  (photo credit – Shawn Muir | OJHL Images)  has confirmed his commitment to join the NCAA Division I Niagara University Purple Eagles in Lewiston, NY .

Dukes looking to parlay outstanding season into big playoff run

A tumultuous offseason turned into a positive 56-game OJHL season for the Wellington Dukes – and hopefully a fulfilling Buckland Cup playoff run.

In his first year behind the bench after a couple decades behind BCHL benches, Kent Lewis helped lead his new club to 35 wins and a third-place finish in the East Conference.

35 STRAIGHT YEARS IN THE PLAYOFFS: WELLINGTON DUKES’ HISTORIC RUN THROUGH THE CJHL RECORD BOOKS

The Wellington Dukes will make the Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs this season.

That line could have been written for every season since the Dukes’ junior hockey debut 35 years ago when they merged with the Belleville Bobcats franchise and relocated to Wellington in what was then the Metro Junior Hockey League. That streak sets a Canadian Junior Hockey League record, as confirmed by the league this week.

Dukes comeback effort falls short, pick up key point in 2OT loss to Trenton

A large crowd at Lehigh Arena got treated to an outstanding hockey game on Friday night between the two Quinte OJHL rivals.
David Fournier bookended the scoring with the first and last goals, including the clincher in double overtime as the Trenton Golden Hawks upended the Wellington Dukes 4-3 to snuff out a comeback

Dukes offence explodes in 11-4 pounding of Rangers

The Wellington Dukes exploded on offence to hand the North York Rangers an unlucky 13th loss in a row on Thursday night. The Dukes piled 11 goals in the North York net in an 11-4 shellacking of the last-place Rangers, with Ryan Schaap

Dukes hang on to tame Huskies

A wild and wacky victory for the Wellington Dukes sealed a season series split with the Haliburton County Huskies on Sunday.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2024 OJHL COMBINE

The Ontario Junior Hockey League announced today that registration for the seventh annual OJHL Combine is now open. The combine will be held May 2-5, 2024 at Joshua’s Creek Arenas in Oakville, ON.  

THE CAPTAINS: WELLINGTON’S TZAFERIS PLANS TO LEAD DUKES ON LENGTHY PLAYOFF RUN

Dimitri was born in Montreal and played for John Rennie high school where he wore the ‘C’. After also captaining the Choate Rosemary (prep school) Wild Boars, out of Wallingford, Connecticut, he played last season for the Drayton Valley Thunder in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

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