Avon River Rats
City: Windsor, Nova Scotia
League: Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League
Founded: 2007
Home Arena: Hants Exhibition Arena
Colors: Red, Black, White
General Manager: Flag of Canada Darrell Lyttle
Head Coach: Flag of Canada Jason Viner

The Avon River Rats are a Hockey Canada sanctioned junior C hockey team playing in the Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League. The team was added to the league for the 2007-08 season. The team is based out of the Hants Exhibition Arena in Windsor, Nova Scotia.

A previous home rink for the team, the Newport and District Arena, located near Brooklyn in Hants County, collapsed under the weight of heavy snow on April 1, 2015.  The building was deemed a total loss.

Season-by-season recordEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OL = Overtime Losses, SL = Shootout Losses,  Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2015-16 27 15 12 0 - 30 144 129 3rd NSJCHL Lost Semi Finals, 1-2 (Metro Jaguars)
2016-17 30 22 6 1 1 46 162 106 2nd NSJCHL Won Semi Finals 4-2 (Spryfield Attack)
Lost Final 2-4 (Metro Jaguars)
2017-18 32 20 12 0 0 173 139 40 3rd NSRJHL Lost Semi Finals 1-4 (Eastern Shore Thunder)


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