WRITTEN BY THE QUINTE RED DEVILS
The Pond at Rhino Sports & Playland- Minor Atom
On Sunday, Dec 23rd, the Rhino Sports Minor Atoms played their final game of 2018 against the Central Ontario Wolves in Madoc.
Central Ontario got on the board first but Quinte quickly fired back with a goal by Ryan Foley, assisted by Chase Cybulskie and the game was tied! Maclean Chisholm, assisted by Jonas McCoy and Ty Leavitt scored the second goal of the game to end the first period. The devils continued a strong game into the second period when Chase Cybulskie scored unassisted. Followed by a goal by Nate Rashotte, assisted by Grayson Hunt and Seth Scaletta. Hunt had a great wrap around goal to end the second period. Two more goals by Keegan Goulah and Rashotte, assisted by Jonas McCoy, ended the game. The devils finished 2018 strong with a 7-1 win against the Wolves.
The team has a break before they have back to back games against Peterborough on January 5th and 6th.
Free Flow Petroleum- Minor Midget
The Minor Midget Free Flow Petroleum Red Devils go 2 and 2 in the Toronto Marlboros Holiday Classic Tournament.
The team travelled to Toronto on Dec 27th to participate in the 60 team tournament that hosted teams from all across Ontario and the US.
First up the Devils faced the Valley Forge Minutemen (Pennsylvania). Alex Lucas earned a shutout in net with a final score of 2-0 for Quinte. Goals from Daniel Michaud and Ethan Broek with assists from Gavin Camp, Hunter Hall and Michaud.
Next they faced the Windsor Jr Spitfires that ended in a 1-0 loss. Ethan Fraser was in net.
Fridays action saw the team facing another US team the Pittsburg Predators. Quinte opened up the scoreboard in the first period with a goal from Ben White and assist from Zack Brooks. Second period Quinte scored twice. Goals from Nathaniel Burelle and White, assists from White, Erik MacNiel and Brady Darrach. Luke LaPalm scored in the third with assist to Daniel Michaud and Ethan Broek. Final score was 4-0 Quinte. Alex Lucas earned his second shutout of the tournament.
Up next the boys faced the host team the Toronto Marlboros. Marlies scored first but Quinte tied it up with a power play goal from Zack Brooks (assists to White and Michaud). The score would remain tied until the last six minutes of the game when a flurry of goals resulted in a 4-2 loss. Final Quinte goal credited to LaPalm with assist to Michaud. Ethan Fraser was goaltending.
The Minor Midgets have a break until January 4th when they travel to Kingston to face the Jr Frontenacs. Game time 9pm at Cataraqui (Kinsmen)
Happy New Year to everyone!
Madison Excavating- Major Peewee
The Madison Excavating Peewees have had a couple of quiet weeks in regular season play with only one game.
The Devils hosted the Central Ontario Wolves this past Sunday at the CAA Arena. The first period would end 0-0. The Wolves would strike first in the second but Quinte would tie it back up 1-1. COW would add 2 unanswered goals in the remainder of the second to take the lead. Quinte could not bounce back and would succumb to a 4-1 loss with an empty netter in the dying seconds of the third. Ewart would score the only Quinte goal on the assist from Kuipers. McIvor was in net for the loss. The Devils are back in action next Saturday in Markham.
Pita Pit- Minor Peewee
The Pita Pit Minor Peewees were at home on Saturday, Dec 22 and hosted the Markham Waxers. Markham came out on top with a 3-0 victory with 2 empty net goals late in the game.
Liam Boyer was great in the loss.
On Sunday, Dec 23, the Red Devils were on the road to play Ajax/Pickering. The boys came to play in this one and defeated the Raiders 3-0. Mason Musclow started off the scoring with a nice feed from Ben Sherwin. Ben Laird would put one past the tender top shelf asssited by Deke Osterhout. Osterhout put the game away with an empty netter.
Reece Herman was great in net to secure the shutout.
Bonn Law- Minor Bantam
The Bonn Law Minor Bantams competed in the Marlies Holiday Classic over the weekend and posted a 2-1-1 record. Although this put the team in 6th place overall after round robin play, they missed advancing to the quarter finals as they did not finish second in their pool.
They were able to shake their Christmas cobwebs out in their first game of the tournament with a 3-1 win over Rochester Monarchs. Scoring came from a point shot by Ben Davy, Ethan Miedema (assists to Cal Uens & Aiden Haller Brady) and Jack Dever with an empty netter near the end of the third. Liam Murphy was between the pipes for game one.
Despite outshooting and outplaying their opponents in a physical game against the Eastern Ontario Wild, the boys fell short posting a 3-2 loss. Goals scored by Miedema (2) with assists to Uens, Davy and Duncan Schneider. Aidan Crowley was in net for this match up.
The boys played their best game of the tournament in a highly anticipated match up against the Oakville Rangers which ended in a 2-2 tie. Liam Murphy was fabulous in net against the offensive powerhouse. QRD opened scoring with a shot from Jack Dever (assist to Haller Brady). The second and tying goal came on a power play late in the third with our goalie pulled for a two man advantage. In a feverish scramble, Dever netted the second goal with assists to Miedema and Uens.
Aidan Crowley started the final round robin game and is credited with the 3-0 win versus the Mississauga Senators. Miedema opened scoring in the third on a beautiful pass from Ethan Quick. Spencer Cranley then quickly scored the second goal (assist to Davy) before Miedema put home a third in the empty net.
The boys resume regular season play this weekend with an away game versus Whitby Wildcats.