This past weekend the Wilson Chevrolet Oldsmobile Atom "A" Boys were the 5th Puckhound team to qualify for their Provincial Championship. The Atom "A" boys finished their NOHA round robin at 3-1 and defeated a strong Hearst team 2-1 in the semi earning a spot in the final. This set up a round robin rematch against SSM, who had defeated the Puckhounds in their first match. The puckhound's got their revenge in the final with a hard fought 2-1 win earning their spot in the OHF's in Etobicoke. Congrats Boys. They will join the other 4 teams that have also qualified for provincials:
Bantam "A" Boys
Mike's One Stop Bantam "C" Girls
Temiskaming Veterinary Services Peewee "C" Girls
Scotia Bank Atom "C" Girls
Good luck to all of our teams at their respective Provincial Championships!
The Atom C Girls advanced to the NDHL Super Weekend by capturing Gold at the NDHL North Championships. The North representatives battled hard earning a spot in the finals but fell just short in a great Championship game. The girls earned a Silver medal and will continue their season as they prepare for their OWHA Provincial Championships in April. The girls also had some special fans attend their dressing room and give them some motivation on Saturday. Former Puckhound and North Bay Battalion Star Justin Brazeau and teammate Kyle Potts came out to talk to the girls and take in the game. Thanks to Justin and Kyle and good luck as they make a push for a playoff run of their own!
Resource Tech Management Midget C hockey team competed in the 2018 Tri-Town Toyota Challenge February 9, 10, 11 in Temiskaming Shores.The boys dropped the first game to Timmins Flyers 5-3 but bounced back Saturday morning and tied South Porcupine Gold Kings 4-4 and went on to defeat Schumacher Cubs 3-0 Saturday night. Setting the stage for a Midget B final on Sunday against South Porcupine Gold Kings. RTMI took it to them early and won 3-0 to win the Championship.
Front row from left to right, Trevor Legault, Patryk Roy, Captain Jordan Legros, Assistant Cayleb Desjardins, Assistant Josh Rachwalski, Jacob Elgar, Ty Rachwalski. Middle row Tri-Town Toyota Representative Marc Fortier, Assistant Pat Licop, Justin Robert, Trainer Tony Rachwalski, Coach Ron Desjardins, Assistant Coach Martin Roy, Jacob Morin, Devin Tully. Back row Tournament Volunteer Andy Millette, Owen Licop, Affiliate Caleb Leveille, Riley Tomlinson, Connor Viau, Griffin Chief, Marshall McKenzie.
Both the Mike's One Stop Bantam C Girls and the Temiskaming Veterinary Services Peewee C Girls travelled to Clearview to compete in the 8th Annual Clearview March Madness in the Valley Tournament. Both teams were undefeated during round robin play earning top spots in the payoff round. The Bantam girls had to battle through a quarter final and semi to punch their ticket to the finals where their tenacity and fore check were too much for the Mitchell Meteors. The Bantams earned the gold with decisive 2-0 victory. While the Peewee Girls advanced straight to the final for a rematch with the Neapean Wildcats. The Wildcats came out strong but with timely scoring and great goal-tending the Puckhounds sealed the win with an empty net goal for a 3-0 victory.
Congrats to both teams well done, great work!
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The Peewee "A" Boys competed in the North York Knights Challenge Cup over the weekend. The boys went undefeated over the weekend Posting 4 Shutouts in the sweep. They defeated the George Bell Titans in the final 3-0 to capture the gold. Great work boys!
The Pedersen Peewee A Boys manged to take home Gold and defend home ice in the Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup. Great work boys!
The Rotary Club Peewee C Boys had a thrilling weekend at our own Wilson Chevrolet Buick GMC Challenge Cup. The boys finished second in their round robin play earning a spot in the semi's vs Cochrane. The boys managed to beat Cochrane in a double overtime effort. This is the second time the boys have ended Cochrane's tournament run in overtime. They beat them in Timmins in triple OT not that long ago! The boys came up a bit short in the final falling 3-1 to Temiscamingue in a hard fought close game. Congrats on a Silver medal and a great weekend Boys!
The Novice "A'" Grant Propane Boys participated in the 2018 West Nipissing Winter Classic this past weekend. The boys battled through a double round robin finishing with a 3-0-1 record earning top spot in their pool. They faced a tough Sudbury Bears team in the semi. The boys closed out the game with a hard fought 1-0 win to earn a spot in the final against the home town West Nipissing Sting. The game was close until the boys built a large lead winning the championship in convincing fashion. Great work Puckhounds!
All of our Puckhound Girls' teams travelled south this past weekend to compete in the Orillia and Huntsville Tournaments. The Atom House girls cut the drive short and competed in the Huntsville Tournament while the Novice House, Atom C, Peewee C, Bantam House and Bantam C continued down the highway to showcase their game at the 22nd Annual Orillia Hawks Tournament. The Girls competed well with almost a clean sweep. The Novice House, Peewee C and Bantam C all won gold in their divisions, all going undefeated while the Atom C girls lost a heart breaker 2-0 in the final winning the Silver. Congratulations to all of the girls who travelled this past weekend and competed wearing the Puckhound Jersey. Great effort, good job!
Novice House Champions
Bantam C Champions
Peewee C Champions
Tench Insurance Atom Gold in Timmins
The Atom Tench Insurance Team travelled to Timmins to participate in the Smiling M Tournament. The team went undefeated all weekend long and brought home the GOLD! Great team work by everyone on the team! Way to Go Tench!
TSMHA Puckhounds represented across Northern Ontario this weekend!
The Bantam Photographiks Team travelled to Timmins to participate in the Timmins Smiling M tournament. The Puckounds were able to pull off a great win in the B championship great work hounds!
The Roosters Midget Puckhounds also traveled to Timmins for the Smiling M Tournament. The Puckhounds earned a spot in the final vs Hearst. Both teams battled hard and the championship eventually went into double overtime where the Hearst team was able break the tie. Great job on a well deserved Silver medal Puckhounds.
The Scotia Bank Atom C Girls travelled to Sudbury to participate in the annual Snowflake Tournament. The Puckhounds were down early in the first game but stormed back as all of their players slowly trickled into the arena to help out their teammates. The girls went undefeated earning a spot in the final where they defeated SSM 4-0 to take the championship Great work ladies!
The Mike's One stop Bantam C girls travelled to Ottawa for the GCHA Kickin Ice in the Capital Tournament. The Girls had to forfeit their first game as many of their players could not make it to the rink in time for the game, however that didn't phase the girls. They ran the table from there on in and earned a spot in the final. The well rested Puckhounds were able to to defeat a good Carleton Place Team 3-1 in the final to earn the championship. Great effort ladies!
The Novice "A" Boys travelled to Hunstville to test their game. The first game was graciously delayed by the tournament organizers and the opponent Orro Thunder as the Puckhounds had to travel through Quebec to make it to the rink. The boys pulled through with an opening victory. The boys split their early Saturday morning games and had to wait around to learn their fate. The boys ultimately advanced to the semis where they pulled out a great team win. The final saw the Puckhounds face the host Hunstville team who had provided the Puckhounds their only loss of the Tournament. The game saw a great back and forth goal tending duel. The game eventually went onto overtime where the host team scored an early goal. Great effort boys and congratulations on a hard fought and well deserved Silver Medal.