After a first round bye, the first playoff game for the Firebirds is scheduled for Wed. March 22nd. Puck drop is 7:30 pm.
Play continues to determine the team the Firebirds will meet.

Thank you to our Round 2 Playoff sponsor: Wilmot Window Cleaners

Dairy Farmers of Ontario Bursary

The OHA is proud to partner with Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) to present the Bursary Program, which recognizes OHA members for their outstanding commitment to:

  • Community service: the applicant demonstrates “perseverance, originality and heart,” while assisting in building stronger and healthier communities
  • Academics: dedication to their studies and attaining high grades in the classroom
  • Athletics: on-ice success/achievement, as well as a passion for the game of hockey

Eight (8) DFO Bursaries will be awarded at $6,000 each. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2023.

More details are available here:


Firebirds finish in 1st place

Beer for a Year 2023








70th Anniversary Celebration

New Hamburg JR Hockey 70th Year Celebration

On January 7th, the New Hamburg Firebirds JR C Hockey team welcomed former Players, Coaching Staff, Executives and FANS  to celebrate 70 consecutive years of JR Hockey in New Hamburg.

Approximately 500 people attended this reunion. The day featured an afternoon of reminiscing and viewing of memorabilia. The Junior Firebirds showcased their skills in a game vs Burlington. The Firebirds hosted the Paris Mounties in the evening game which began with Opening ceremonies with event Chair Bryan Pfaff giving a brief history of Junior hockey in New Hamburg. Representatives from each of the hockey era’s also were introduced on the ice and participated in the ceremonial puck drop.

Special thank you to Bryan Pfaff for organizing this special day and evening. Thanks also to the New Hamburg Optimists for providing the food and to all of the volunteers who worked to make this event a success.

Click here to watch CTV news coverage of this event.

Watch the full on-ice ceremony by 519 Sports Online here.


Thanksgiving Food Drive

On Saturday October 1st the Firebirds accepted donations of food items at Sobeys & No Frills in New Hamburg. Such a great group of young men helping our community. We are so proud of you!
A whopping 8,300 pounds of food was collected at NH Sobeys, Mackays No Frills, the local schools and at the Firebird game on Oct. 8th, in support of the Wilmot Family Resource Centre.
Well done!

Season Passes now Available at all Home Games

Become a Sponsor of the Firebirds

Our Sponsorship Package for the 2022-2023 season is now available. Whether it be an Advertisement in our Program, your logo displayed on our uniforms,  a game sponsor or a door prize provider, your local business can be featured by us.

Click here to see the many exciting sponsorship opportunities that we offer.



Thank you to our generous sponsors


Congratulations Bernie Shantz -Winner of OHA Gold Stick Award