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Junior A Colts remain in second place despite loss to Hawks

sean Feb 21, 2017 - 3:50pm

Hawkesbury beat Cornwall 2-1 in overtime on Monday, at the Ed Lumley Arena. The overtime point pushed the Colts into sole possession of second overall in the CCHL standings, with a record of 36-13-3-3 (78 points).  

The Ottawa Jr Senators are in third place, one point back of the Colts, but with a game in hand.

Justin McRae (with his third of the season) scored the lone Colts' goal.  Hawkesbury outshot Cornwall 36-20, with Liam Lascelle getting the loss despite making 34 saves.

The Colts are 19-1-2 since December 8.

Three Stars were First Star David Jankowski (HAW), Second Star Tanner Spink (COR), and Third Star Brett Everson (HAW).

Looking ahead, the Colts will host the CCHL-leading Carlton Place Canadians on Thursday night. Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

with files from David Murphy

Junior A Colts stretch winning streak to five games

sean Feb 10, 2017 - 9:31am

First star Liam Lascelle made 36 saves to backstop the Colts to a 3-2 win over the Brockville Braves at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.

The Braves outshot the Colts 38-28, but Lascelle was stellar in goal, earning his 23rd victory of the season.

Grant Cooper (with his 24th of the season) and Nick Lalonde (22nd) paced thoffencese, each netting a goal and an assist.  Justin McRae (2nd) also scored for the Colts, while Brennan Markell chipped in with two assists.

The Colts improved their record to 33-13-2-3 (71pts), as Cornwall remains in a tie with Ottawa for second overall in the CCHL standings. The Colts have won five in a row and are 16-1-1 since early December.

Three stars were first Lascelle (COR), second Sean Allen (BRO), and third Ethan Mulhearn.

The Colts are back in action Friday night (Feb. 10) in Smiths Falls.  Game time is 7:30pm.  Cornwall then heads to Gloucester for a Sunday evening game against the Rangers.

The Colts return home on Thursday, Jan. 16th to host the Smiths Falls Bears.  Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

with files from David Murphy

Colts win in OT, now tied for second in CCHL

sean Feb 9, 2017 - 2:33pm

Brennan Markell’s 17th goal of the season was the overtime winner, as the Colts beat the Raiders 3-2 in overtime in Nepean.

It was the Colts' fourth straight victory, vaulting the Cornwall junior 'A' hockey team into a tie for second place overall in the CCHL standings, at 32-13-2-3 (69 pts).

Matt Efros made 28 saves in goal as the Colts outshot the Raiders 39-30.

Shawn Baird (5th) and JD Pogue (15th) also scored for the Colts.

Tonight, Feb. 9, Cornwall will host Brockville at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall Civic Complex. Game time is 7:30pm.

with files from David Murphy

Colts star named to national junior 'A' hockey prospects game

sean Jan 4, 2017 - 9:50am

Colts star forward Konnor MacCormick has been named to the CJHL Prospects Game. NHL scouts decide which 40 draft-eligible junior 'A' players make up the East versus West one-game showcase.

MacCormick replaces Logan Johnston from the MHLs Dieppe Commandos who joined the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL last week. MacCormick, from South Stormont, has 10 goals and 10 assists for 20 points in 38 game so far this season with the Cornwall Colts.

“I’ve worked hard and it’s nice to see the hard work is paying off,” said MacCormick. “The intensity of our Colts practices has been good preparation for the combine.” 

MacCormick joins five other CCHL stars on the East team, which will be guest coached by Colts and NHL Alumni Chad Kilger. Jesse Winchester, also a Colts and NHL Alumni will be the guest coach for Team West.

NHL scouts from every team will watch MacCormick and 39 other top junior 'A' draft-eligible players from across Canada go through a pre-scheduled combine, as well as play in the Prospects Game.

The CJHL Prospects Game is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). Tickets are $10 (adults) and $5 (Children 12 & Under), and are available at the Civic Complex box office (613-938-9400) or by e-mailing David Murphy (dmurphy@bensonorg.com).

with files from David Murphy (Photo courtesy icelevel.com)

Hawks shade Colts in junior 'A' hockey action at home, split on the road

sean Nov 14, 2016 - 1:50pm

A last-minute goal by Christopher Mammas was too little too late, as the CCHL Cornwall Colts dropped a 3-2 decision to the Hawkesbury Hawks at the Ed Lumley Arena, last Thursday night. 

Mammas (with his fourth of the campaign) scored on a set-up from Dean Derouchie and Colts captain Grant Cooper, with 38 seconds remaining in the third period. Brennan Markell (2) notched a short-handed marker for the Colts' only other tally on the night. 

Markell started this season with the Colts, before moving to the CCHL2 Char-Lan Rebels for a few weeks due to his school workload, but he has since returned to the Cornwall club. The centreman played 8 games with the Rebs and has 11 in the books with the Colts.

The Colts outshot the Hawks 39-28, with Liam Lascelle getting tagged with the loss in net. 

Three Stars were Charles Levesque (HAW), Matthew Chan (HAW), and Brennan Markell (COR).

Nov. 11 action saw the boys prevail on the road in Carleton Place, 4-3, as Nick Lalonde paced the offence with a pair of goals. Markell and Shawn Baird had the other tallies.

On Sunday in Kemptville, the Colts fell 5-3. Cornwall markers came from JD Pogue, Cooper, and Vincent Robillard.

In league standings, Cornwall sits sixth (14-9-0-3).

The Colts return to the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall on Thursday, Nov. 17 to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings. The club will be celebrating National Child Day.  Game time is 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

Cornwall hosts junior 'A' hockey tourney Nov. 14-16

sean Nov 14, 2016 - 1:41pm

The Cornwall Colts are hosting an all-star tournament this week, an event billed as the Eastern Canada Cup Challenge. The Nov. 14-16 competition features two teams from our local junior 'A' league, the CCHL, as well as others drawn from across Ontario and Quebec.

All games take place at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.

The lone Glengarrian named to the event is Colts defenceman Sebastian Dirven, who hails from Bainsville. The 18-year-old checks in at 6 ft. 3 in., 186 lb.

DIVISION A
CCHL ROBINSON
OJHL COFFEY
OJHL HAWERCHUK
MHL NORTH
QJHL

DIVISION B
CCHL YZERMAN
OJHL NIEUWENDYK
OJHL OATES
MHL NORTH
NOJHL

MONDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2016
10:00AM - MHL NORTH @ NOJHL
10:00AM - MHL SOUTH @ QJHL
11:40AM - OJHL HAWERCHUK @ OJHL COFFEY
11:40AM - OJHL OATES @ OJHL NIEUWENDYK
1:20PM - NOJHL @ CCHL ROBINSON
3:00PM - QJHL @ CCHL YZERMAN
4:40PM - OJHL HAWERCHUK @ MHL NORTH
6:20PM - OJHL OATES @ MHL SOUTH
8:00PM - CCHL ROBINSON @ OJHL COFFEY
9:40PM - CCHL YZERMAN @ OJHL NIEUWENDYK

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2016
10:00AM - OJHL COFFEY @ MHL NORTH
10:00AM - OJHL NIEUWENDYK @ MHL SOUTH
11:40AM - CCHL ROBINSON @ OJHL HAWERCHUK
11:40AM - CCHL YZERMAN @ OJHL OATES
1:20PM - OJHL COFFEY @ NOJHL
3:00PM - OJHL NIEUWENDYK @ QJHL
4:40PM - MHL NORTH @ CCHL ROBINSON
6:20PM - MHL SOUTH @ CCHL YZERMAN
8:00PM - NOJHL @ OJHL HAWERCHUK
9:40PM - QJHL @ OJHL OATES

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2016
10:00AM - QF 1 - 3RD DIV A @ 2ND DIV B
11:40AM - QF 2 - 4TH DIV B @ 1ST DIV A
1:20PM - QF 3 - 3RD DIV B @ 2ND DIV A
3:00PM - QF 4 - 4TH DIV A @ 1ST DIV B
4:40PM - SF 1 - QF 1 WINNER @ QF 2 WINNER
5:20PM - SF 2 - QF 3 WINNER @ QF 4 WINNER
7:00PM - FINAL - SF 1 WINNER @ SF 2 WINNER

Junior A Colts shut out Raiders

sean Nov 4, 2016 - 6:15pm

Three different goal scorers lifted the Colts to a 3-0 victory over the Nepean Raiders at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night. 

Roddie Sandilands (with his second of the season), Konnor MacCormick (5), and Grant Cooper (with his CCHL-leading 16th goal of the season) scored for the Colts, as the team outshot the Raiders 29-25. Liam Lascelle earning his second shutout of the year to along with his ninth win.

The Colts jump into a tie for third overall with Smiths Falls thanks to a record of 13-6-0-3 for 29 points.

Three Stars of the game: First Star Konnor MacCormick (COR), Second Star Liam Lascelle (COR) and the Third Star William Cullen (NEP).

The Colts will drop the puck on a home-and-home series with the second-place Hawks in Hawkesbury tonight, at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex.  Game time is 7:30pm.

Next home date at the Cornwall Civic Complex will be Thursday, Nov. 10 to host the Hawkesbury Hawks.  Game time is 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

Colts recognize international volunteers

sean Oct 7, 2016 - 4:31pm

The Cornwall Colts junior 'A' hockey club recently recognized a group of international volunteers. Seen below, from left, are Maggie Ma (China), Anna Vallvé (Spain), Grace Zhu (China), Laura Ju (China), and Cornwall Colts mascot Slapshot.

The four students signed up as volunteers during their three-month visit to Cornwall.  The students attend CCVS high school in Cornwall.

"It's good to see international students taking an interest in hockey," said Colts owner Ian MacInnis.  "They’re learning the game and becoming Colts fans at the same time."

The students can be seen at the Ed Lumley Arena every Thursday night during Colts games for the next couple of months.

volunteers

On the ice, the Colts dropped a 4-2 decision to the CCHL Leading Carleton Place Canadians at Ed Lumley Arena. Cornwall fired 37 shots at Canadians goalie Connor Hughes but couldn’t score enough, as the Colts’ record dropped to 7-5-0-1.

JD Pogue (5) and Konnor MacCormick (3) scored for the Colts. Liam Lascelle suffered the loss.  He made 26 saves.

The Canadians' CCHL-leading record improves to 11-3.

The Colts will be back in action tonight in Gloucester, against the Rangers. Game time at the Earl Armstrong Arena is 7:30pm.

The Colts return home to the Ed Lumley Arena next Thursday, Oct. 13, to host the Gloucester Rangers. Game time is 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

CCHL Colts suffer first loss of season on home ice

sean Sep 23, 2016 - 5:00pm

Kanata scored four third-period goals to upset the Cornwall Colts 5-4 at the Ed Lumley Arena. It was the Colts’ first home loss of the season.

Cornwall’s offence was led by Nick Lalonde who had a goal (his fifth of the season) and two assists. Tanner Spink (4) recorded a goal and an assist.  Sebastian Dirven (2) and Roddie Sandilands (1) also scored.

The Colts outshot the Lasers 38-30, with Matt Efros suffering the loss in goal.

The Colts record falls to 5-2-0-1 for 11 points on the season. That’s good enough for 2nd place in the tight Robinson Division.

Three Stars were First Star Paul Vella (Kanata), Dan Porter (Kanata) and Tanner Spink (Colts).

The Colts next game is Saturday, Sept. 24, in Ottawa, versus the Jr. Senators. Cornwall returns to the Ed Lumley Arena next Thursday to host Smiths Falls in the first game of a home-and-home series with the Bears. Game time is 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

Junior 'A' Colts support Rachel's Kids fundraiser

sean Sep 15, 2016 - 11:59am

The Cornwall Colts took part in the Smile Cookies program to support Rachel’s Kids on Wednesday. Several players delivered cookies to staff and patients at Dr. Rachel Navaneelan’s Cosmetic Dentistry office.  The cookies were purchased for $1 each at Cornwall Tim Horton’s locations.  Rachel’s Kids will benefit from the proceeds from the sale of Smile Cookies until September 18.

“Making kids smile by giving them a cookie is a great feeling,” said Colts star Liam Lascelle.

“We really like being able to support community groups,” said Colts star Jeremy McFarlane.

For more on Rachel’s Kids programs and services to local families please follow the link.

The Colts (4-0) will be back in action tonight (Sept. 15), hosting Cumberland (2-3).  Memorial Cup-winning coach and former NHL coach Doug Carpenter will be the guest of honour and autographing his biography, with all money raised going to the Children’s Treatment Centre.  Game time at the Ed Lumley Arena is set for 7:30pm.

files from David Murphy

Colts players
In this photo: Colts players Liam Lascelle, Nick Lalonde, Tristan Conrad, Jeremy McFarlane, Shawn Baird, and Stuart Harley pose with Dr. Rachel Navaneelan (middle), and her staff, with Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies, in support of Rachel’s Kids