Atlantics Set To Begin - April 21 to 24


Hockey NL Media Release

For Immediate release - April 20, 2022

U18 Major Atlantic Championships set to take place in Paradise, NL

Tournament Scheduled from April 21st – 24th

Paradise, NL - The 2022 U18 Major Atlantic Championships are set to begin April 21 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 21 concluding on Sunday, April 24 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:

Follow us on Twitter!  @u18atlantics

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                    

    Host Chair Event                                            Manager- Hockey NL

    U18 Major Atlantic Championships           U18 Major Atlantic Championships