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GMHL College Showcase Classic - December 15th, 2015

Whalers Showcase


The Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League (GMHL) is very proud to announce that for a seventh consecutive year, the GMHL College Showcase Classic will be returning this December. The GMHL's largest single day event of the year will be hosted on December 15th, 2015 by the Niagara Whalers Hockey Club out of Port Colborne, Ontario. There will be 10 teams of the leagues elite competing in front of NCAA, CIS, Major Junior and Professional scouts and recruiters.

This year's event will feature the top two teams from each respective division (North, Central, South), three divisional selects teams featuring top players from the divisions remaining eight and the host Niagara Whalers club.  This sums to 10 teams who will each play two games in the one day showcase event.

The College Showcase Classic has been a long-time staple and base of the GMHL player advancement initiatives. For years, the annual showcase has been receiving praise for the organization, professionalism and on-ice player advancement results.

The entire event will take place in one day, December 15th, 2015, with two ice pads at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre in Port Colborne. Each club will play 2 games against other divisions predetermined by regular season standings.

Out of last year's showcase, there were 12 NCAA and ACHA commitment letters offered on-site. Over 22 schools and major junior teams were registered in attendance of last year's showcase with over 60 players taken aside and spoke to by schools.


The Niagara Whalers will play 2 games at 8:30am and at 6:00pm December 15th. Advance tickets can be purchased at our regular season home games and on the day of the event.