Archived News Items

2022-23 Coaches Meeting

13 October 2022

The BMHA Coaches Meeting Presentation is now available. Note that there is a new Affiliation Procedure for this season.

Board Volunteers Needed

19 May 2022

The BMHA Board needs your help!!! We are looking for volunteers for the following positions:

These roles are described in the BMHA Rules, Duties and Regulations.

Please contact our president if you are interested or have any questions.

12 January 2023

January is in full swing and with that brings the 2023 Blackburn Stingers U13 Tournament 
…at our local Lois Kemp Arena! 

Come join us for a fun-filled 2 weekend event.

This weekend bring your best Stingers spirit to cheer on your Blackburn Stingers U13 A team.

Stingers games:

Please drop-by anytime! Watch some great hockey and check out the raffles, 50/50 etc…..
…and show your Stingers pride by wearing your Stingers gear! 

Stay-tuned for next weekend’s schedule to cheer on your Blackburn Stingers U13 B team…

The tournament schedule and results are available online.

U13 Tournament 2023

30 December 2022

The Blackburn Stingers U13 Tournament registration is now full. Thanks to everyone who registered - see you soon.

Hockey Canada Overhauls Leadership Team

11 October 2022

Chief executive officer departs effective immediately; Board of Directors steps down. See news release for more information.

Also see the Open Letter To HEO Participants from Hockey Eastern Ontario.

U13 Tournament 2023

14 October 2022

The Blackburn Stingers U13 Tournament registration is now open!!!

12 September 2022

The Sort Out Schedule has been posted. Please note: 

Hockey Canada Action Plan

29 August 2022

Hockey Canada has released a comprehensive Action Plan to address systemic issues in hockey and ensure greater safety and inclusiveness in and around Canada’s game. The Action Plan is an important step in upholding Hockey Canada’s responsibility to address toxic behaviours – both on and off the ice – that conflict with what Canadians expect hockey to be and to confront the culture of silence that exists in corners of the game.

Also see the statement from Andrea Skinner, interim chair of the Hockey Canada board of directors.

Blues Registration for 2022-23 Season

25 July 2022

Reminder the early bird fee for Blues Registration ends on July 31st.

Check out the Blues Tryout Registration for more information.

There is a Blues Hockey Info Night on August 23 for any interested parents and players.

Blues Executive

5 June 2022

Registration for the upcoming Minor Hockey season is now open!!! See the registration invitation for more information.

Take advantage of Early Bird Pricing and register by June 30th.

Blues Now Accepting Coach Applications for 2022-23 Season

17 May 2022

Calling all Coaches. The Blues are now accepting Coach applications for the 2022-2023 season. We are planning on fielding teams at all age groups, from U10 to U18 (birth years 2005 to 2013). The deadline to apply is 11:59pm on May 25th, 2022. Interviews will follow shortly after the closing date. 

Download Blues Application Form

Blues Committee

12 April 2022

Attendance is open to all members of the BMHA and all members have the right to vote. 

Date: April 26, 2022
Time: 6:45pm
Virtual meeting via Google Meet:

Please see announcement for more information.

2022-23 D9RA Tryouts Are Coming Soon!

08 April 2022

Calling all prospective officials! D9RA has a need for additions to its staff next fall. If you’re a player, parent, or coach and you’d like to see hockey from a new perspective, you can register for our D9RA tryout and potentially don the stripes during the 2022-23 season.

Please see announcement for more information.

Last Week To Get Order In Before Holidays

25 November 2021

We have partnered with Blackburn by Shug, a lifestyle brand inspired by sports, music, culture and community. This company was founded in the community of Blackburn Hamlet by former Stinger and NHL Alumni, Mark Fraser.  

For every purchase made, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Blackburn Minor Hockey programming to help subsidize hockey fees for lower income families.

Orders placed before November 30th will arrive before Christmas. Orders placed after November 30th cannot guarantee Christmas delivery.