GTHL Events

Each year the Greater Toronto Hockey League kicks off the season with a full slate of games during Puck Drop Weekend and hosts a number of other events throughout the year. In the off-season, the League hosts the GTHL Legacy Classic golf tournament and participates in the OHL Gold Cup, an event featuring the top Minor Midget hockey players in Ontario. 
Puck Drop Weekend

One of the Greater Toronto Hockey League’s newest traditions, Puck Drop Weekend kicks off the hockey season with a full slate of games along with an abundance of off-ice entertainment.

GTHL Challenge Cup
The GTHL Challenge Cup hosts the most talented Peewee players from Canada and the USA. Since 1978, graduates from this tournament include Steve Stamkos, Jason Spezza, Patrick Kane, Rick Nash, Mike Cammalleri, Eric Lindros, Brendan Shanahan, Adam Graves, and the list goes on. Famed CBC personality Don Cherry frequents the tournament to take in the exciting action.

Scotiabank GTHL Top Prospects Game

The Scotiabank GTHL Top Prospects Game is an annual event featuring the League’s Top 40 Minor Midget players. GTHL and NHL alumni serve as celebrity coaches for each team in this showcase game.

The OHL Cup features the top 20 Minor Midget AAA teams from Ontario and the United States. Champions and finalists from the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario (ALLIANCE), Ottawa District Minor Hockey Association (ODMHA), Hockey Northwestern Ontario (HNO), and the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) compete along with two representatives from the U.S.

King Clancy Cup

The King Clancy Cup is open to non-playoff ‘A’ teams from the GTHL and MHL as well as non-playoff ‘AA’ and ‘AAA’ teams from the GTHL.

Founders Cup

The Founders Cup is open to GTHL and MHL ‘A’, ‘AA’ and ‘AAA’ teams eliminated from the first round of the playoffs. 


Midget All-Star Festival

The Midget All-Star Festival showcases our Midget ‘A’, ‘AA’ & ‘AAA’ players, with each team sending a minimum of two player representatives and additional spots filled based on team standings at the Christmas break.

The Canadian Tire Cup is a tournament for Minor Peewee and Peewee House League teams participating in the Canadian Tire Team Sponsorship Program.

GTHL Legacy Classic

The GTHL Legacy Classic golf tournament is an annual fundraising event for the GTHL Legacy Fund, which was established in 2011 to provide financial support for GTHL families in need.  The event features 18 holes of golf, on-course BBQ lunch, dinner after the round, silent auction, and lots of prizes.

The Under-16 OHL Gold Cup is an annual event featuring the top players in Ontario. The tournament allows players to showcase their talent and serves as an evaluation in the selection process for future Hockey Canada events.