This weekend marks the official start to the CCHL2 (junior 'B') hockey season, with the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels slated to skate into the league's opening-weekend showcase, in Arnprior.
Today, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m., the Rebs will take on the host Packers, and at 5 p.m., the Glens will play against the Brockville Tikis.
Tomorrow, Char-Lan gets a 5 p.m. contest with the Renfrew Timberwolves, while Alexandria skates at 1:30 p.m. versus the Whitewater Kings.
The action can be viewed online at HockeyTV (subscription required).
For more junior 'B' hockey news, be sure to check out The Glengarry News.
Wednesday night in Alexandria, the puck dropped on exhibition action for the county's CCHL2 hockey clubs, which collided at the Glengarry Sports Palace. Thanks in large part to a pair of goals in the second period, the Glens prevailed 3-2.
The teams will reconvene Saturday evening in Williamstown.
For more Junior 'B' hockey news, be sure to check out The Glengarry News this and every week throughout the season.
There will be exhibition CCHL2 hockey this week in Alexandria and Williamstown, as the Glens and Rebels get ready for the 2018-19 campaign. Check out The Glengarry News for details.
We have photos from recent training camp sessions available online here.
The Cornwall Colts of the CCHL have traded for 18-year-old defenceman Evan Huntley, sending a player development fee in return to the Navan Grads.
The Long Sault native is listed at 6 ft. 1 in., 190 lb. He played nine games with the Grads last season and 47 contests with the Char-Lan Rebels junior 'B' team.
"We’re looking to be deeper with talent on defence, and Evan fits the bill," says Colts head coach Ian MacInnis.
The Cornwall Colts training camp is scheduled to begin Monday, August 20, at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall Civic Complex.
Regular-season play begins at the league-wide showcase, in Kanata, on Saturday, September 1.
Cornwall's home opener is slated for Thursday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m.
– with files from David Murphy
The Char-Lan Rebels novice B Rebels rep. hockey team goes for the UCMHL championship tonight, on home ice in Williamstown, starting at 6 p.m.
The young skaters are facing the Kemptville Panthers in the fifth and final game of the title series, with each team having one win and one loss, to go along with two ties thus far.
The fourth-seeded Char-Lan major midget rep. 'B' hockey team will play for the UCMHL championship, after having dispatched first-place South Dundas.
The Rebels won the series six points to two (actually only needing five to advance).
After opening the semifinals with a 6-3 loss, Char-Lan went on to win the next three games, on scores of 5-3, 3-1, and 2-0.
The boys will play Brockville in the final series, starting on the road as early as Sunday and then likely back in Williamstown on Monday evening. Once confirmed, we will post the complete schedule of games.
Last night in Williamstown, Char-Lan's major midget hockey team drew even in its playoff series with South Dundas, and we have the story in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
The five-point series continues this week.
A pair of minor hockey playoff games is scheduled for Williamstown tonight, to be played at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre, beginning at 7 p.m.
First up, the peewee Rebels will take on the South Stormont Selections. The teams are even at 2 points apiece in their UCMHL opening-round playoff series.
At 8:30 p.m., major midget action will take over, as Char-Lan entertains South Dundas. The Demons won game one 6-3 earlier this month.
The Char-Lan Rebels of the CCHL2 are scheduled to host the Ottawa Canadians (who will play the Alexandria Glens in the division semifinal round of playoffs) tonight, Feb. 24, At the Char-Lan Rec. Centre. Start time is set for 8 p.m.
The Rebs also have a game booked for Sunday, to be played at 3 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). The Brockville Tikis will provide the opposition for the contest that will officially put the wrap on the 2017-18 season for Char-Lan.