Jack McNaughton Honoured at SMHA Banquet, News (Stratford Minor Hockey Association)


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Apr 19, 2024 | Kim Ruston | 835 views
Jack McNaughton Honoured at SMHA Banquet
On Tuesday, April 16th, SMHA held their year-end banquet to highlight the accomplishments of the past hockey season.SMHA is honoured to celebrate the contributions of lifetime board member Jack McNaughton by renaming the annual SMHA Silver Stick tournament to the “Jack McNaughton Stratford Regional Silver Stick Tournament”. 

Jack has chaired the tournament committee for several years and through his hard work and dedication the tournament has been a great success. 

To celebrate the new name Jack, his wife Nancy (also a lifetime SMHA member) and Jack’s family were invited to unveil the new tournament banner. 


This year’s tournament will run from Nov 1st to 3rd.


Left to Right: Matt Smyth (SMHA VP), Jack McNaughton, Nancy McNaughton, Doug Maguire (SMHA Past President)


The following teams were recognized for their outstanding achievements this season:

U10AA – Alliance Champions

U11 – Alliance Silver Medalists

U14 – Alliance Silver Medalists

U16 – Alliance Silver Medalists


SMHA memorial awards were presented to the following players:

Tom Fairburn Memorial Scholarship – Jackson Campbell

Paul Smith (Midget) – Jackson Campbell

Ken Salt Award (U18) – Colton Brenzil

Ken Salt Award (U15) – Noah Kaye

Nigro Family Award (U14) – Caleb Hurley

Moe Morris Award (U13) – Dexter Powell

Ron Shaw (U12) – Owen Hurley


Next season will begin with Spring tryouts for the U10 to U16 teams beginning on April 27th. As well, SMHA will be hosting U8/U9 interest skates on May 4th and 5th. Please check the tryout tab or each team’s calendar on SMHA’s website for dates and times.