Thorold Athletics

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The Thorold Athletics are a senior-level ice hockey team based in Thorold, Ontario, Canada. The team is a member of the Allan Cup Hockey league of the Ontario Hockey Association.

Ice hockey team sport played on ice using sticks, skates, and a puck

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.

Allan Cup Hockey

Allan Cup Hockey (ACH) is the top tier Canadian Senior ice hockey league in the province of Ontario. As a member of the Ontario Hockey Association and Hockey Canada, the league's champion contends for the famed Allan Cup each year. The league came to its latest incarnation when it lost several teams leaving it with two and as a result it merged with the Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League in 2008. In 2011, the league changed its name from Major League Hockey to Allan Cup Hockey.

Ontario Hockey Association

The Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) is the governing body for the majority of junior and senior level ice hockey teams in the Province of Ontario. The OHA is sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Federation along with the Northern Ontario Hockey Association. Other Ontario sanctioning bodies along with the OHF include the Hockey Eastern Ontario and Hockey Northwestern Ontario. The OHA control 3 tiers of junior hockey; the "Tier 2 Junior "A", Junior "B", Junior "C", and one senior hockey league, Allan Cup Hockey.

The team began play in the 2015–16 season as an expansion team and plays at the Thorold Community Arenas. [1]

Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA PIM
2015–16 24 11 11 2 - 32 110 115 406
Playoffs 2016 2 - 2 - - - 5 12 32

Source: pointstreak.com [2]

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References

  1. "Potrecz: Senior hockey back in Thorold". St Catharines Standard. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
  2. "Allan Cup Hockey". pointstreak.com. Retrieved February 15, 2017.