We have photos from the March 9 and 12 junior 'B' playoff games, in our online gallery here. Be sure to check out our feature story on the CCHL2 series between the Alexandria Glens and Ottawa Canadians, published in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
There will be Monday night junior 'B' hockey at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria, where the CCHL2 Glens face a do-or-die situation, trailing their playoff series with the Ottawa Canadians three games to two.
The Glens needs to win tonight to force a game seven, which would be played Tuesday evening in Ottawa.
Last Friday, the boys scored a 2-1 victory in Alexandria, to tie the series. Saturday saw Ottawa edge the Glens 3-2 to take back the series lead.
We will have full coverage in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
Alexandria's CCHL2 Glens hit the road tonight for game 4 of their playoff series against the Ottawa Canadians. The boys tied the series last night at the Palace, with a 2-1 overtime victory.
The March 9 game saw the Glens Mikael Gibault assessed a major penalty for boarding in the second period. The infraction was called after some debate amongst the officials, while the Ottawa player was tended to by his team's trainer.
The News has learned that the league subsequently stepped in to upgrade the penalty to a hit from behind and added a one-game suspension. Gibault is expected to sit out tonight, as a result.
Game 6 is scheduled for Monday night, back at the Glengarry Sports Palace, starting at 8 p.m.
The Alexandria Glens scored a huge 7-1 victory on the road against the Ottawa Canadians today in game 1 of their CCHL2 playoff series, with the boys set to return to home ice at the Glengarry Sports Palace on Sunday afternoon.
The start time is set for 2 p.m.
The victory extends Alexandria's win streak to 9 games.
For your full playoff planner and more details on the Glens, be sure to check out The Glengarry News.
Last Friday, the Alexandria Glens wrapped up their home-ice regular-season schedule with a win over the Whitewater Kings. We have the story, along with a playoff preview, in The Glengarry News this week.
With a 2-0 road win last night in Athens, the Alexandria junior 'B' Glens extended their win streak to six games, as the team is scheduled to host the Whitewater Kings tonight, Feb. 23, at the Glengarry Sports Palace. Opening puck drop is set for 8 p.m.
This is the final weekend of the regular season in the CCHL2. The Glens are booked to have one last road game on Sunday night in Arnprior before they look towards what they hope will be a lengthy playoff run.
As we reported in The Glengarry News' Feb. 21 issue, the Glens are in the driver's seat when it comes to avoiding having to play a wildcard game, maintaining a one-point lead for this place in the division standings, ahead of the Ottawa West Golden Knights, who have just one game remaining.
For more CCHL2 and Glens news, be sure to check out this week's newspaper.
Several members of the Alexandria Glens junior 'B' hockey team have been recognized by the CCHL2 as all-stars.
Defenceman William Simpson, a key member of the blueline core who has contributed 49 points for the Glens, and goaltender Nicolas Rousseau, who holds a 3.23 goals against average and 0.905 save percentage, were picked for the second team, along with general manager / head coach Stephan Nadeau.
The full list of honorees can be viewed here.
The CCHL2 junior 'B' hockey league has named Alexandria Glens player Mikael Gibault, with 5 goals and 8 assists, the first star for last week. He led his team to four victories, as the Glens beat Char-Lan, Richmond, Athens, and Perth. On the season he has 45 points for the Glens.
Char-Lan Rebel Brennan Markell was awarded third-star honours, in recognition of his 9 points last week, including 7 assists. With a team that has struggled this season, Markell has been a bright spot, notching 48 points.
Numerous new galleries of sports images have been added to our photos page, which is available here. Please enjoy browsing the shots, and if you see something you like, remember high-quality copies can be ordered from our office by contacting us.
Here's a list of the latest additions to our website:
- high school girls volleyball
- Dion snowshoe racing at the Summerstown Forest
- CCHL2 Alexandria Glens hockey
- UCMHL peewee rep hockey (Glens vs. Rebels)
- senior men's curling in Lancaster
- beginners bonspiel in Alexandria
- high school boys hockey in Williamstown
The county's junior 'B' hockey teams, as well as those across the league, are facing the home stretch of their season, with just a handle of games remaining to be played.
We have a story in The Glengarry News this week about the recent disruptions that Mother Nature has caused to scheduled games.
The final round of this season's Battle of Glengarry is scheduled for tonight, Feb. 13, in Williamstown, where the Alexandria Glens and host Char-Lan Rebels will square off. After the Glens won the series opener, the Rebels have prevailed in the last two matches between the clubs. Set time is set for 8 p.m.
Here's a complete schedule of remaining contests for the Glens and Rebels.