History

logo-firebirdsNew Hamburg Firebirds  (1997 – Present)

The New Hamburg Spirit ’83 of the Niagara District Junior ‘C’ Hockey League changed their name to the Firebirds in 1997. In the 2013-14 season the team joined fellow Niagara teams Woodstock, Paris, and Norwich to form the Midwestern Junior C Hockey League along with Ayr, Burford, Delhi, Tavistock, and Wellesley of the SOJHL in an OHA re-alignment. They have been a member of the PJHL Doherty Division along with their fellow MWJCHL teams since the PJHL was formed for 2016-17.

logo-spirit-83New Hamburg Spirit ’83  (1983 – 1997)

The New Hamburg Hahns of the Niagara District Junior ‘C’ Hockey League changed their name to the Spirit ’83 in 1983. In 1997, the team changed their name to the Firebirds.

logo-hahnsNew Hamburg Hahns  (1960 – 1983)

The New Hamburg Hahns were members of the Interbrew Junior ‘C’ as far back as 1960. The league evolved into the Central Junior ‘C’ Hockey League. In 1977, the Hahns moved up to join the Midwestern Junior ‘B’ Hockey League. In 1982, they dropped back down joining the Niagara District Junior ‘C’ Hockey League. In 1983, the team changed their name to the Spirit 83.

New Hamburg CL Roths  (? – 1959)

New Hamburg had a Jr Franchise in the Jr D and C leagues in the 1950’s during that time they were called the CL Roths.

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