Traction Central Impact is a franchise in the NL U18 AAA Major Hockey League. The Impact first joined the league in 2019. While based in Grand Falls-Windsor, in the heart of the island of Newfoundland, the team draws players from throughout the Central Region of the province, from the Bay Verte Peninsula in the west to Glovertown in the east, including communities such as Gander Lewisporte, Twillingate, Bishop’s Falls, Springdale and others. Each year a number of players from the Labrador part of the province also join the team. It is an integral part of the community of Grand Falls-Windsor where it plays its home games at the Windsor Stadium and Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium, drawing hundreds of fans to each game, growing in popularity each season. Like the other four teams in the NLU18AAAMHL the Impact is an independently owned franchise is run by Glenn Casey, who is also the team’s General Manager along with Shane Lukinchuk. Brian Casey is the current Head Coach of the team. Traction Heavy Duty Parts in Grand Falls-Windsor came on board as the team’s Title Sponsor at the beginning of the 2022-2-2023 season.