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Junior A Colts snap losing skid with Thursday night come-from behind win

sean Sep 14, 2018 - 5:26pm

Tristan Poissant pounced on a loose puck in the Kemptville zone and scored with 3 seconds left in overtime to give the Colts a 6-5 win on home ice Thursday night.

First star Konnor MacCormick paced the Colts offence with a pair of goals and an assist, including the tying tally, midway through the third period.

David Poirier and Dylan Massie each had a goal and an assist, as the Colts record improved to 1-5-0-0. Henry Bishop also scored in his Colts debut.

The Colts outshot the 73’s 50-35, with Michael Carr earning the victory in goal. Hardest Working Player honours went to Jack Collins.

The Colts have a week off before their next game on Thursday, September 20, versus the Navan Grads. Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cornwall and District will be welcomed to the game, which is slated for a 7:30 p.m. puck drop, at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

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Video: Poirier scores for Canada in Russia

sean Aug 21, 2018 - 1:54pm

Two hockey players from the county are competing with a CCHL all-star team, the Ottawa Capitals, at an international club tournament in Russia.

One of them is Green Valley's David Poirier, who is featured in the video embedded below, while the other is Ben Dirven. Both are defenceman who play their league games with the Cornwall Colts. The Caps went on to win this game 6-3 over a squad from Finland. Poirier notched a goal, and Dirven picked up an assist in the contest. The win improved the squad's record to 1-1, with game three booked for Thursday versus a Chinese club.

Local hockey players in Russia this week

sean Aug 14, 2018 - 2:28pm

A group of local hockey players representing the CCHL includes two county boys, David Poirier and Ben Dirven. The squad, billed as the Ottawa Capitals, is competing at the Junior Club Sirius World Cup, in Russia, this week.

Their first day there was Monday (Aug. 13), and you can read about the experience for the boys in the league's online blog here.

The all-star team, which draws players and staff from the area's junior 'A' league, was invited by Hockey Canada to represent the county in this competition.

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61-year-old dies in rollover

publisher Oct 24, 2017 - 11:34am

A 61-year-old Cornwall man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident which occurred at 4:30 p.m. Monday when a vehicle went out of control and rolled over on the McConnell Avenue off-ramp on Highway 401 near Cornwall.

The victim has been identified as Edmund Poirier.

The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment and OPP technical collision investigators continue the investigation.