History (Whitby Minor Hockey)


Organized hockey began in Whitby in 1943 and has been a proud member of the OMHA for over 74 years. Brooklin and Whitby hockey associations amalgamated in 1971. Whitby Minor Hockey Association’s unsurpassed reputation has grown extensively. The Association currently boasts a membership of approximately 2,550 players that encompass approximately 120 house League teams (1800 players) and 44 representative teams (750 players).

WMHA is proud to co-host the Whitby Silver Stick Tournament.  The Whitby Wildcats have also hosted OMHA championships.  For the past 12 years, WMHA’s Bantam AAA team has co-hosted an annual Bantam AAA tour from Finland.

Whitby Minor Hockey is a leader in development programs, continuing to move forward with formal developmental programs for its players and coaches. 

The Whitby Wildcats are proud of their illustrious alumnae who went on to excel in the NHL – James Neal, Wayne Primeau, Keith Primeau, Joe Nieuwendyk, Paul Ranger, Jay Harrison, Jamie Allison, Adam Foote and Gary Roberts. Former NHL players also include Ross Lowe, Dunc Wilson, Peter Vipond, Mike Keenan and Brad Dalgamo.

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