Mitchell hat trick, Lane shutout helps Dukes crush Panthers

A hot start and productive special teams gave the Wellington Dukes their first victory of the young OJHL season.

The Dukes did the job of spoiling the Pickering Panthers home opener with a 9-0 win on Sunday night on the strength of six powerplay markers and a shorthanded lamp-lighter.

Dukes drop 35th anniversary season opener in overtime

A spectacular night honouring the past ended in heartbreak for the Wellington Dukes on Friday.

Welcoming more than 30 alumni to the Duke Dome for their home and season opener, the team lost a 3-1 lead on back-to-back powerplay markers

35 years of excellence congregating inside Duke Dome Friday night

Prior to the current Dukes home opener versus the Toronto Jr. Canadiens, the organization will honour more than 40 alumni players, former coaches, staff members and volunteers for their time spent with the team, dating back to the late 80s and early 90s. Many of the older players came from the former Jr. B days of the Belleville/Trenton Bobcats that transitioned to the Dukes.

BC product makes commitment to Dukes

The Wellington Dukes have reached into their new head coach’s home province to secure a commitment from a Penticton, British Columbia-born defenceman. 17-year-old Logan Goodwin posted 26 points in 31 games in 2022-23 with the Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 Prep squad.

OJHL examining Wellington-Trenton deals

The signing of former Wellington Coach and General Manager Derek Smith by the Trenton Golden Hawks is prompting the Ontario Junior Hockey League to look into a series of trades between the two clubs hours prior to Smith’s resignation from the Dukes.

For Immediate Release – Wellington Dukes Name Kent Lewis as New Head Coach

The Wellington Dukes are ushering in a new era of pride and tradition with an experienced head coach.
The Dukes are proud to announce British Columbia Hockey League veteran Kent Lewis as their new bench boss effective immediately. Lewis will be the Director of Hockey Operations and Head Coach.

Trenton Announces Leadership of Hockey Operations

Todd Reid, the Trenton Golden Hawks Interim General Manager has announced his successor. “We are thrilled to welcome Derek Smith.  He will be taking on the role of Head Coach and General Manager effective immediately,” says Reid. Reid continued, “Derek’s experience both as a player and coach will help get the most out of our players.

For Immediate Release – Wellington Dukes, 35 years strong and counting

The Wellington Dukes are an integral part of the community. Not just Prince Edward County, but both the Quinte Region and Eastern Ontario. The Dukes are considered one of the “Crown Jewels” of the Canadian Junior Hockey League and I take my stewardship of this organization very seriously.


Fresh appearance, additional video, stats through new partnership with HockeyTech. May 29, 2023, Mississauga, ON – …. The Ontario Junior Hockey League is unveiling its new-look website this week. Created in collaboration with Ontario-based HockeyTech (FloSports), the new site will provide fans, players, scouts and teams with the latest in online technology available across the hockey world.