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GMC Center Oshawa

General Motors Center

Oshawa is a city of about 140,000 people located in Southern Ontario 60 kilometers from Toronto.

In hockey it is most famous for the Oshawa Generals junior hockey team. The team was named after General Motors, whose Canadian headquarters is located in the city. Bobby Orr spent his junior career in this city.

The Hambly Arena burned down in 1953 and was not replaced until 1965.

Oshawa hosted the 1987 Memorial Cup.


  • Oshawa
  1. (Ontario Hockey Association Jr., 1908-1919, 1920-1927,1928-1932)
  2. (Ontario Hockey Association Senior B, 1919-1931, 1934-1935) moved to OHA Intermediate A
  3. (OHA Intermediate A, 1931-1932) 
  1. (OHA, Jr. A, 1936-1953) drop out when arena burns down
  2. (Metro Toronto Junior A League, 1962-1963) rejoin OHA, Jr. A (played this season at Maple Leaf Gardens)
  3. (OHA, Jr. A, 1963-1974) see OMJHL (played 1963-1964 in Bowmanville)
  4. (OMJHL, 1974-1984) see OHL
  5. (OHL, 1980-Present)
  1. (Metro Junior A Hockey League, 1989-1998) join OPJAHL
  2. (Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League, 1998-2006) become Durham Fury

University teamsEdit

UOIT Ridgebacks




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