The Wolves Announce Update Return to Play & FAQ’s

The Sudbury Wolves support the Ontario Hockey League’s updated timeline on its Return to Play plan for the 2020-21 season as we are committed to the health and safety of our players, officials, fans, staff and the general public.

The league’s updated Return to Play plan includes OHL Training Camps scheduled to commence on January 23 with the 2020-21 Regular Season to follow on February 4th featuring a 40-game schedule. Teams will play primarily against opponents in their geographic region to reduce travel in consideration of the health and safety of all players and staff. Details concerning the structure of team alignment will be made available upon release of the 2020-21 OHL Regular Season schedule.

The 2021 OHL Playoffs will start on May 11th with a total of eight teams qualifying. The OHL Playoffs will consist of three rounds, the first being a best-of-five opening round, followed by two best-of-seven formats to determine a League champion by Monday, June 14. The 2021 Memorial Cup presented by Kia is scheduled to begin Thursday, June 17 in either Oshawa or Sault Ste. Marie.

The Wolves, Ontario Hockey League and Canadian Hockey League continues to work with Public Health agencies, and the provincial and municipal Governments to ensure everyone remains safe as the teams prepare to return to play.

We cannot thank our fans enough for their patience and support during this unprecedented time.

Please see below for answers to some frequently asked questions regarding the announcement. Answers are being updated as information comes available. Please continue to check back for updates.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q) When is the season starting?
A) The Sudbury Wolves and the OHL have an intended return to play date of February 4th, 2021. As the situation regarding the pandemic remains fluid, these dates and any subsequent schedules are subject to change. Please make sure you continue to check back to for the latest information on the seasons as they become available.

Q) I have vouchers from last season that I wasn’t able to use because of the pandemic. What do I do?
A) SWSE’s policy in place regarding vouchers from last season is that we will offer new replacement vouchers of the same level that may be redeemed for the upcoming season.

Q) Is the SWSE Office open?
A) The SWSE Offices and Arena Box Office located at the Sudbury Arena will continues remain closed to the public at this time. We appreciate all of your support and patience during this time.

Q) Where can I purchase Sudbury Wolves merchandise?
A) The Sudbury Wolves have a full store set up in the New Sudbury Shopping Centre offering all Sudbury Wolves merchandise.  All online orders will be available for pick up at that location which will be open during regular Mall hours. Merchandise can also be purchased online at and shipped.

Further merchandise inquiries can directed to Brad Pappano at

Season Tickets

We ask that fans who have purchased season tickets for the upcoming season to please remain patient until we have further details as to when the return to play date is active and officially moving forward. The league’s Return to Play overview plan expects training camps to begin on January 23rd followed by the start of the regular season on February 4th and concluding on May 8th with the playoffs and Memorial Cup anticipated to follow.

As we continue to work with the Public Health agencies, the Leagues and the Provincial and municipal Governments, we ask that you please remain patient on any further season ticket information regarding the upcoming season. Once this information is confirmed, we will be contacting season ticket holders directly by email at a later date with more details, as events unfold regarding season ticket package adjustments. If you haven’t been receiving Sudbury Wolves emails, please email to confirm we have your correct email address on file.

If you are looking to purchase new Sudbury Wolves tickets, please email or call 705-675-7973 ext. 2017.


Staff Directory

For General Inquiries, please contact, or or please call 705-675-7973 ext. 2017.

For Merchandise, please contact Brad Pappano at or call 705-675-7973 ext. 2003.

For season ticket inquiries, please contact Monique Johnson at or call 705-675-7973 ext. 2017.

For sales and marketing inquiries, please contact Marett McCulloch at or call 705-675-7973 ext. 2001.

For media and communication inquiries, please contact Emmah Cacciotti at or call 705-675-7973 ext. 2019

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