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New senior A hockey league looks towards first season, including team in Maxville

sean Jun 4, 2019 - 6:28pm

A new senior 'A' hockey league aims to ice teams across Ontario.

Led by the Cornwall Prowlers, who played last season in the LHSAO, the Eastern Ontario Senior A Hockey League has been formed, with plans to begin play this fall.

In addition to a team in Cornwall, squads are expected to be iced in Maxville (the Maniacs), Kinburn, Kingston, and Kanata. There's also interest in Vankleek Hill and Eganville.

Organizers are aiming for a six to eight-team league for the inaugural season.  A league meeting is scheduled for June 23, with a player showcase booked for August 10.

Le Relais intermediate hockey team will play for a Franco medal on Friday

sean Apr 25, 2019 - 6:19pm

Les Rapides completed round-robin play of the Grade 7/8 Franco hockey tournament in Ottawa with an unbeaten record, as le Relais had 3 wins and 1 tie.

The boys, playing in the 'AA' division, placed second of 12 teams, earning a bye to Friday's semifinal, set for an 11 a.m. start. If they win, they'll advance to the gold-medal game at 3 p.m., but if they lose, les Rapides will instead play for bronze at 2 p.m.

The Glengarry News will have full coverage in next week's edition.

Le Relais boys hockey team takes silver at Franco tournament

sean Apr 18, 2019 - 5:27pm

A week after winning the pre-Franco hockey tournament in Casselman, the boys from le Relais scored silver at the Tournoi Franco-Ontarien, where they ran the table unbeaten before colliding with a formidable foe in the final.

We will have the full story in an upcoming issue of The Glengarry News.

Here's an image of the boys celebrating last week in Casselman.

Le Relais boys hockey team

Remi Elie celebrates 24th birthday as Amerks head into playoffs

sean Apr 18, 2019 - 5:19pm

Green Valley professional hockey player Remi Elie celebrated his 24th birthday on April 16, as his AHL Rochester Americans prepare for their first-round playoff battle with the Toronto Marlboros.

In 25 games with the Amerks through the second half of the season, Elie recorded 14 points and 14 penalty minutes. He was a +2 ranking.

The playoff series is set to open April 19 on home ice, with the start time at 7:05 p.m. The Amerks also get game two at home, on April 21 at 3:05 p.m. The series will then switch to Toronto for matches April 24 and 26, but at 7 p.m.

Remi Elie