QUINTE RED DEVILS: Minor Peewees, Atoms advance to OMHA Championships, minor midgets to OHL Cup
The Bonn Law Quinte Red Devils Minor Peewee Team have advanced to the OMHA Minor Peewee AAA Championships, with a 3-1 series win over The York Simcoe Express.
In a fast paced, tight checking game, the Devils beat the Express by a score of 2-1 at home on Thursday night. Cal Uens and Ethan Miedema did the scoring for the Devils. Michael Dolton, Christopher Brydges, Uens and Miedema added assists. Aidan Crowley was outstanding in net to earn the win for his team.
On Saturday, the Red Devils were on the road and looking to earn their spot in the OMHA AAA championships. The entire team put forth an outstanding effort in a 3-2 win. Scoring for the Devils was Vincent Bellavance, Ethan Miedema and Jack Dever. Chipping in with helpers on the goals was Uens, Miedema, Brydges, Ethan Quick and Spencer Cranley. Aidan Crowley made several key saves in the win, especially while the team was short handed.
On Deck: The Red Devils have advanced to the AAA championships in Oakville, March 17-19. Keep up the hard work and great team play!
Madison Excavating - Major Atom
The Madison Excavating Major Atoms are headed to the OMHA championships in Markham next weekend after winning game 4 verses the York-Simcoe Express in the semi-finals.
With a 2-1 lead in the series, the Devils faced the Express in Bradford on Saturday for game 4.It was the opposition that scored first early in the set to take a 1-0 lead. Quinte answered back to tie the game with a goal from Landon Wright on the set up from Ben Vreugdenhil. While the Devils dominated the game with offence, the score would remain tied until Gage Butcher got the unassisted go ahead goal to give the Devils the lead for the first time in the game. Dean Spry made some key saves in the game to maintain the lead. The Devils would take the 2-1 victory and secure their spot in the OMHA Tournament.
On Deck: The Madison Excavating Major Atoms will participate in the 2017 OMHA Atom AAA Championships in Markham, March 17-19.
Rhino Sports – Minor Midgets
The Pond at Rhino Sports and Playland Minor Midgets are heading into the OHL Cup after solidifying their entry with a gronze in the OMHA Championships. They will face the GTHL winner (Mississauga Rebels), EHG (Elite Hockey Group-USA), Alliance Seed #3 (Cambridge Hawks) and the winner of a Wild Card Game between the Toronto Young Nationals and the Grey-Bruce Highlanders.
Game #1 - Tuesday, March 14th VS Mississauga Rebels - GTHL #1 at 7:00pm
Game #2 - Wednesday, March 15th VS Cambridge Hawks - Alliance Seed #3 at 5:15pm
Game #3 - Thursday, March 16th VS Hockey USA - Elite Hockey Group at 8:30am
Game #4 - Friday, March 17th VS Wild Card #1 at 1:15pm
Quarter Finals and Semi-Finals - Saturday March 18th
Here is the link for this week’s games: http://ohlcup.ca/
Foley Bus Lines - Peewee
The Foley Bus Lines Major Peewee Red Devils now have their backs against the door as they are now down 2 games to 0 with losses to the Richmond Hill Coyotes in the OMHA Semifinals.
On Saturday March 11, the Devils hosted the Coyotes in Madoc for game 1. The game opened fast with end to end action as both teams settled to a scoreless first period. The second period saw most of the goal scoring as the Coyotes scored three times and the Devils twice to make it a 3 to 2 game going into the third period. Scoring for the Devils in the second period was Donovan McCoy and Dalyn Wakely. Assists went to Dalyn Wakely, Aaron Brown, and Kendrick Webster with two. It was all Coyotes in the third period as they potted two more goals past Corbin Votary in the Devils cage to make it a 5 to 2 win for the Coyotes.
In Game 2 on Sunday March 12, the Peewee Red Devils travelled to Richmond Hill. Again, both teams skated to a scoreless first period. The Coyotes found the Devils net twice, and the Devils scored once in the second period as Corbin Roach scored on a break away. The Devils tied the game in the third period as Donovan McCoy scored with assists going to Connor Hunt and Aaron Brown. The Coyotes scored to regain the lead; and eventual game winner, at the 7 min mark of the third period. Andrew Munro made some great saves in the Devils cage to keep the Devils in the game.
On Deck: Game 3 of the OMHA Semi-final is scheduled for Thursday March 16 at the QSWC. Puck drops at 6:45pm.
Vanderlaan Building Products - Minor Bantams
The Vanderlaan Building Supplies Minor Bantams were undefeated in ETA semi-finals against Kingston and Clarington, and Quinte now move on to the ETA finals.
In the first game the Devils's faced Kingston Jr Frontenacs. The game remained scoreless until the third when Gavin Camp scored assisted by Dixon Grimes. Ben White would put on in the empty net to secure the win. Dixon Grimes with the shutout.
In the second game the Devil's would take on the Clarington Toro's. The Devils took control of the game early and would finish with a strong team effort winning the game 8-2. Goals from Ben White (2), Zack Brooks, Aiden Treverton, Clayton Farrow, Jett Butler, Ethan Broek and Daniel Michaud. Helpers coming from Nathanial Burelle, Alex Case, Ben White, Daniel Michaud (2), Connor Brooks (2), Zack Brooks (2), Aiden Treverton Ben White and Jett Butler. Ethan Fraser was in net for the win and Clayton Farrow was awarded player of the game.
The Devils travelled to Clarington to take on the Toro's in game three of the semifinals. The home team would get on the board first with a PP goal but Quinte quickly answered back with a goal from Brock Kelsh, assisted by Ben White and Nathanial Burelle. The Devils took a 2-1 lead in the second with a goal from Aiden Treverton. Nathanial Burelle and Alex Case with the assists. With five minutes left in the third the Toros would tie the game. The Devils would strike with twenty two seconds remaining with a goal by Nathanial Burelle. Dixon Grimes was in net for the win and awarded player of the game.
In the final game of the series the Devils travelled to Kingston. Ethan Fraser would earn the shutout in a 3-0 win. Goals scored by Connor Brooks, Desi Davies, and Gavin Camp. Assisting was Ben White, Daniel Michaud, and Lucas Culhane. Desi Davies was awarded player of the game.
Free Flow Petroleum - Major Bantam
The Free Flow Petroleum Major Bantam Quinte Red Devils saw their season come to an end this weekend as they dropped games to Clarington and Kingston. Friday night the devils lost a road game to the Toros. Quinte was short handed as three players were out of the line up because of injury and illness. After scoring twice early, the red devils could not sustain the lead and fell 6-3. The Quinte goals were scored by Nick Kirby-Palliser, Jacob Gilbert and Jacob Vreugdenhil. Assisted by Garrett Bird, Curtis Dicks, Ben Roger, Isaac Langdon and Vreugdenhil.
In a must win situation on Saturday, The devils worked hard but could not find the back of the net more than once. Losing to Kingston 3-1. The only goal was unassisted by Jacob Vreugdenhil.
Other team members include Jaxen Boyer, Sam Dingle, Marshall McFarland, Nick McGowan, Connor MacGregor, Cole McGuire, Cooper Rogers, Gavyn Stevenson and Riley St. Pierre.
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