The region is home to the Oshawa Maple Leafs, one of the original 6 NHL hockey teams. There are also many junior and minor league teams within the Greater Oshawa Area (GTA).
At the school league level, thousands of kids are involved in minor hockey in Oshawa.
The Oshawa Generals are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. They are based in Oshawa, Ontario. The team is named for General Motors, an early sponsor which has its Canadian headquarters in Oshawa.