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|Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League|
|Head Coach||Dick Howard|
|General Manager||Keith Webb|
|Arena||Thamesford Area Recreation Centre|
|Team Colors||Green, Yellow, and White|
|League Champions||1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2008, 2010|
|OHA Cups||1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2008, 2010|
The Thamesford Trojans were founded in 1976 as members of the Western Ontario Junior D Hockey League. In 1988, the league absorbed its competitor leagues and create a large "super league" that was renamed the OHA Junior Development League in 1991.
The Trojans from the 1989-90 until the 1991-92 season became what could be considered the only dynasty in the history of the OHA Cup, the provincial championship.
In 1990, the Trojans fought all the way to the league finals. In the finals they met the Lucan Irish. After a hard fought battle, the Trojans came out on top to win the series 4-games-to-2 and win their first ever OHA Cup.
The 1991 playoffs saw them reach the OHAJDL finals as well. Their opponents again were the Lucan Irish. The Trojans improved on the 1990 finals by defeating the Irish 4-games-to-1 to win their second straight OHA Cup.
The 1992 playoffs again saw the Trojans reach the championship series of the OHAJDL, which was once again against the Lucan Irish. This time the Trojans completely dominated and swept the series 4-games-to-none to win a third straight OHA Cup. The victory marked the first time since the award was first presented in 1948 that a team had won it three consecutive years.
The 1992-93 season saw the Trojans looking like they were going to win a fourth straight championship. They made the OHAJDL finals once again, but ran into a team other than Lucan. The Mitchell Hawks had won the other conference and were challenging for the OHA Cup for the first time since 1973. The Hawks were not to be denied as the they won the series 4-games-to-1 and broke the Trojan dynasty.
The Trojans finished the 1994-95 season in first place with 34 wins and only 2 losses on the entire season. They pushed through to the OHAJDL finals and met the Port Stanley Lakers. The Trojans defeated the Lakers 4-games-to-2 to clinch their fourth OHA Cup.
In 2003, the Trojans finished tenth overall in the OHAJDL. Unlikely to amount to much, the Trojans baffled their competitors and made it all the way to the OHA Cup final. Their opponent, another team that was unexpected, the eighth seeded Wellesley Applejacks, were standing between the Trojans and a fifth OHA Cup. The Trojans could not be stopped as they swept the Applejacks 4-games-to-none to win the another league title.
After a strong winning season, the Trojans started out the 2006 playoffs against the Mount Brydges Bulldogs. The Bulldogs fell to the Trojans 4-games-to-1. In the second round of the playoffs, the Trojans drew the West Lorne Lakers who they sept 4-games-to-none. In the conference final, the Trojans found themselves up against a Cinderella-story Lucan Irish. The Irish upset the Trojans 4-games-to-1 to bounce them from the playoffs and went on to win the OHA Cup.
In 2006, the OHAJDL was disbanded and replaced with the Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League. Again in 2007, the Trojans finished of the season with an excellent record. In the first round of the playoffs, the Trojans drew the Lucan Irish and were able to exact revenge for the 2006 upset by defeating them 4-games-to-1. In the second round, the Trojans were pitted against the North Middlesex Stars. The Trojans beat the Stars 4-games-to-1 as well. In the conference final, Thamesford ran into the eventual league champion for the second consecutive year as they fell to the Mitchell Hawks 4-games-to-2.
- 1990 Won League
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Lucan Irish 4-games-to-2 in final
- 1991 Won League
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Lucan Irish 4-games-to-1 in final
- 1992 Won League
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Lucan Irish 4-games-to-none in final
- 1993 Lost final
- Mitchell Hawks defeated Thamesford Trojans 4-games-to-1 in final
- 1995 Won League
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Port Stanley Lakers 4-games-to-2 in final
- 2003 Won League
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Wellesley Applejacks 4-games-to-none in final
- 2006 Lost conference final
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Mount Brydges Bulldogs 4-games-to-1 in conf. quarter-final
- Thamesford Trojans defeated West Lorne Lakers 4-games-to-none in conf. semi-final
- Lucan Irish defeated Thamesford Trojans 4-games-to-1 in conf. final
- 2007 Lost conference final
- Thamesford Trojans defeated Lucan Irish 4-games-to-1 in conf. quarter-final
- Thamesford Trojans defeated North Middlesex Stars 4-games-to-1 in conf. semi-final
- Mitchell Hawks defeated Thamesford Trojans 4-games-to-2 in conf. final
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