Media Release

For Immediate Release

April 20th, 2022

Paradise, NL – The 2022 U18 Major Atlantic Championships are set to begin April 21st in Paradise, NL. The event hosted by the East Coast Blizzard and the Town of Paradise is the premier tournament for U18 Major hockey in the Atlantic region. The event will feature teams from Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador, Hockey Nova Scotia, Hockey Prince Edward Island and Hockey New Brunswick.

The following teams will be competing on behalf of their respective hockey branches:

Host: East Coast Blizzard

Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador: Pinnacle Growlers

Hockey New Brunswick: Moncton Rallye Motors Nissan Major U18 Flyers

Hockey Nova Scotia: Halifax Macs U18

Hockey Prince Edward Island: Charlottetown Bulk Carrier Knights

 “Our host committee has worked tremendously hard to provide a first-class experience for the participating players, coaches and parents”, stated Tournament Host Seamus O’Keefe “This is a great opportunity to showcase the best of the best in Atlantic U18 Major hockey, and bring the biggest event since pre Covid back to Newfoundland and Labrador”

The tournament will run from Thursday, April 21st concluding on Sunday, April 24th with the Championship Game

The full tournament schedule is as follows:

Thursday, April 21st  

2:00 pm                Pinnacle Growlers (HNL) vs. Halifax Macs U18 (HNS)

4:30 pm                Moncton Rallye Motors Nissan Major U18 Flyers (HNB) vs. Charlottetown Bulk Carrier Knights (HPEI)

7:30 pm                Opening Ceremonies

8:00 pm                Halifax Macs U18 (HNS) vs. East Coast Blizzard (HOST)

Friday, April 22nd           

10:00 am               Charlottetown Bulk Carrier Knights (HPEI) vs. Pinnacle Growlers (HNL)

1:30 pm                 East Coast Blizzard (HOST) vs. Moncton Rallye Motors Nissan Major U18 Flyers (HNB)

5:00 pm                 Charlottetown Bulk Carrier Knights (HPEI) vs. Halifax Macs U18 (HNS)

8:00 pm                 Pinnacle Growlers (HNL) vs. East Coast Blizzard (HOST)

Saturday, April 23rd  

9:00 am                  Halifax Macs U18 (HNS) vs. Moncton Rallye Motors Nissan Major U18 Flyers (HNB)

12:30 pm                East Coast Blizzard (HOST) vs. Charlottetown Bulk Carrier Knights (HPEI)

3:30 pm                  Moncton Rallye Motors Nissan Major U18 Flyers (HNB) vs. Pinnacle Growlers (HNL)

Sunday, April 24th

11:00 am               Gold Medal Game

Official U18 Major Atlantic Championships Website:

AAA Atlantic Championships Website Portal:

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LIVE WEBCAST: Friends, fans and family members unable to attend the event, all games will be streamed on AOTV. Live Stream:

  • Per game $10
  • Tournament pass $30 (10 games, Championship not included)

For more information, please contact:

Seamus O’Keefe                                                Chad Brinson

[email protected]                                    [email protected]

Host Chair                                                         Event Manager- Hockey NL

U18 Major Atlantic Championships                    U18 Major Atlantic Championships