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Canada Day in Ottawa Join the thousands who flock to the Ottawa region
to celebrate our national holiday!!!
The Bell Sensplex State-of-the-art 4-pad facility in Ottawa’s west end.

Championship Sunday has Come to a Close

 

Late Sunday afternoon the 5th Annual Canada Day Cup presented by Max Puissance came to a thrilling finish. The first two days of this tournament featured great action, and Sunday was more of the same, as the heart-pounding action continued without fail! There were too many shootouts to count, as game after game went right down to the wire. As you can see above, the Sens mascot Sparty even showed up for the festivities.

We want to thank each and every team that joined us in the Nation's Capital. We hope that you had a great weekend, and a great start to your summer as well. We hope that you enjoy your break from hockey, but are just as excited for next year to get underway as we are!

Lastly, please see below for a list of all of our tournament champions and finalists

Division

Champions

Finalists

Major Novice

Ottawa Little Sens

North Stars

Minor Atom

Max Puissance

Sherifs

Major Atom

Boston Selects

SHD Ottawa

Minor Peewee

Northern Selects

SHD Selects Black

Major Peewee

Rushforth Selects

SHD Ottawa

Major Bantam

Dusters

Titans AAA de l'Outaouais

Girls U10

Rushforth Selects

Quinte Penguins

The Stage is Set for a Sunday Finale

Saturday brought with it another exciting day at the Canada Day Cup at the Sensplex. Action kicked off bright and early at 8:00am, and continued all day long.

The girls U10 division has been a particular highlight at this tournament as each and every game has been a close one. The Quinte Penguins are slated to battle the Rushforth Selects tomorrow in the first final of the day, in a game that will surely be packed with excitement. These teams played each other to a shootout earlier in the day. Speaking of shootouts, today's signature game was surely between the Rushforth Selects and SHD Ottawa, who played a back and forth affair, before heading to a shootout. A slick backhand goal gave Rushforth the win in this game, which could prove to be a playoff preview.

The Canada Day Cup is always pleased to host our of country hockey clubs, as this year is no exception. These teams have performed admirably, as fans can expect both the Rockford Ice Hogs, and the Boston Selects to be heard from before the final buzzer tomorrow. If this tournament is any indication, the long standing rivalry in international hockey between Canada and the USA, is only going to heat up over the years!

Tournament participants were also treated to a very successful Canada Day Cup party today, presented by HTG Sports. The picture above, is a shot of local band, "Brown Paper Bag" performing in the fieldhouse.

Tomorrow morning will come quickly for players who will go to sleep tonight dreaming of winning a tournament championship tomorrow. Some teams will have to play three games to get there, while other squads have earned a trip straight to the finals. No matter the road that these teams take, nothing will come easy, as there is a lot of hockey left to play. Remember that you can check out playoff matchups on the "schedule" tab on this site, and we will see you tomorrow at the Sensplex!

A Thrilling Day One is in the Books

Could there be a better way to spend the days leading up to the long weekend than to participate in the 5th annual Canada Day Cup? The 40 teams who travelled to Ottawa this weekend certainly thought not!  This three day tournament features teams from the Major Novice to Major Bantam division, as well as a Girls U10 group.  The action kicked off this morning at 8am, when the Maxtech Rage took on SHD Ottawa, and continued into the evening as United took on Flamme Olympiquie Noir in the day’s final game.

Now that Friday is in the books, each team in the tournament has played two games. With two more games for all teams on Saturday, the playoff dream is still very much alive for everyone at the tournament. Fans at the Bell Sensplex certainly have a lot of good hockey to look forward to, as day one was packed with close contests throughout. This tournament had a lot of offence throughout the day, as snipers were tickling the twine left, right, and centre.

Tomorrow is an extra special day at the Sensplex, as we will be celebrating Canada Day a few days early, with our Canada Day Cup party. Free pizza and pop for all players will be just the beginning of the excitement, as multiple games, as well as a live band will be included in the itinerary. The party will begin at 10am, and continue until 3pm, assuming things don't get too rowdy.

Action will begin again bright and early, as the Stealth of St. Lawrence are set to battle the Stars of the North, in the Novice division. By the time the sun sets tomorrow night, several teams will have sealed their fates, in the playoff rounds.

For up-to-the-minute scores and stats, be sure to monitor this website, and follow us on Twitter @Sensplex using the hashtag #CDCTourney15 for tournament updates, photos and info!

After a long busy day at the rink, be sure to get some rest tonight, as we have yet to even enter the eye of the Canada Day Cup storm!

Welcome to the 5th Annual Canada Day Cup

On behalf of the entire staff at the Bell Sensplex, and of host team Max Puissance, we would like to welcome you to the fifth edition of our Canada Day Cup tournament. This website will be your home all weekend long for up to date stats, standings, and news about everything that is going on here at the Sensplex. Fans both at home and the rink can also follow along on Twitter @Sensplex, and can especially look out for tweets using the tournament hashtag #CDC15Tourney. Join in on the conversation by using this hashtag yourself!


Fans and players alike, should also note that we will be hosting our Canada Day Cup tournament party, in the Argyle Associates Fieldhouse right here at the Sensplex. Party-goers should look for the bash to get underway at 10am, and continue until 3pm. The party will feature free pizza and pop for all players, a ton of activities, and a live band - Brown Paper Bag.

 

Over the course of the weekend, the Bell Sensplex will play host to 40 teams, travelling from across Ontario, Quebec, and the United States. The tournament will feature 6 different boys divisions, and a Girls U10 division as well. We are all looking forward to the first puck drop, and getting this tournament underway.

 

Less than Two Weeks to the Canada Day Cup!

Everyone at the Sensplex has been waiting a long time for the 5th Annual Canada Day Cup to arrive, and we are happy to say that it is almost here! As always this tournament is sure to be a highlight in any hockey player's calendar, as they will enjoy a tournament featuring world class prizing, and a truly professional feel.


This year’s event will be an extra special one, as this prestigious tournament is celebrating its fifth anniversary. We plan on celebrating this occasion in style, with our exclusive pre-Canada Day party. We have been planning this event for months, and are looking forward to offering live music, a bar, and many Ottawa Senators and Canada Day activities for kids of all ages.


The Canada Day Cup has earned the reputation of attracting teams from all over North America, ensuring a high level of play, and fierce competition all weekend long. This year will be no different as the Sensplex looks forward to hosting teams from across Canada, and the United States, as we have already confirmed teams from both countries. A few of the teams that we are looking forward to hosting include:


The Boston Selects

The Northern Selects

The Seaway Selects

The Montreal Jr. Lions

The Rockford Jr. Ice Hogs

The Cree Nation Rockets

The Quinte Penguins


As well as many other top-flight teams from the Ottawa and surrounding area.


Teams playing in this tournament will have a lot more to look forward to this weekend than just the hockey on the ice. Teams can enjoy all of the tourist attractions which the Nation’s Capital has to offer in the summer time. There is truly no better place to spend the days leading up to Canada’s birthday.

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