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    With an all time record of 425-98, the Bradford Rattlers are the premiere hockey franchise of the Greater Metro Jr. ’A’ Hockey League. Over the league's 18 year history, the Rattlers have won three Russell Cup Championships (’07, ’08 and ’13) and captured the John Klink award for 1st place four seasons ('07, '08, '13 and '19). Safe to say winning is a tradition and something we take huge pride in and we credit all our success to the program and winning formula we have put in place in Bradford.
    The Bradford Rattlers have helped over 40 players make their NCAA/USport Commitments and 70+ players have went on to play professional hockey after developing with the Rattlers. Our club participates in the Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League which features a 42-game season, College Showcase, All-Star/Young Gun games, Russell Cup Playoff and National Championship Tournament. The team has four team practices per week and additional three skill development academy (optional) along with gym sessions daily along with chalk talk and video analysis. 




Russel Cup Championships


Regular Season Champions


Win Rate


Player Announcements


  • Since 2006;
  • - 1 NHL Drafted player
    - 3 KHL Drafted/Signed players
    - 40+ NCAA/USport Commitments
    - 70+ Minor Pro Contracts
  • Kirill Tulipov - Drafted Round 3, #67 Overall in NHL Entry Draft to New Jersey Devils
  • Artem Podshendyalov – Moscow Dynamo KHL
  • Alexei Mashkov - Drafted Round 2, #37 Overall in KHL Entry Draft
  • Daniel Semyan – Drafted Rd.7 #174 Overall in the KHL Entry Draft
  • Marcus Bergman - Vasteras IK (Allsvenskan)
  • Egor Kurbatov - Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)
  • Aaron Scott - Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
  • Matus Matis – Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

Meet The


The Bradford Rattlers compete in the ‘North Division’ of the GMJHL, which is considered the ‘Top’ Division of GMJHL

Year Round

Athlete Development

The success of the Bradford Rattlers program is a direct result of our world class development program. We pride ourselves on the development and advancement of our athletes, and allow our results to speak for itself. The Rattlers provide top-level facilities, coaching staff and partnerships to proved every tool possible to succeed in their hockey careers.

1. Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League
Our participation in the Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League provides a Junior 'A' level of competition, along with several league events for exposure of our players. 

2. Rattlers Academy

Additional daily skill development skates for players and prospects, in a small group, high intensity ice time. 

3. EP Showcase Camp

Off-Season Development Camp provide out players with a chance to extend their seasons with summer hockey.  Additional information at