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Jr. A Colts salvage a point in OT home-ice loss

sean Oct 9, 2018 - 2:36pm

On Thursday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex, the CCHL Colts surrendered an unassisted marker in overtime, as Rockland prevailed 3-2.

Josh Barnes had a goal and an assist for the Colts. Dylan Massie chipped in one tally and a helper. 

Rockland outshot the Colts 40-25, with Mike Carr making 37 saves in a losing effort.

Cornwall's Hardest Working Player was Alexim Veilleux, while three stars were first Josh Barnes (COR), second Wade Brennan (ROC), and third Simon Labelle (ROC).

Next home game is slated for Thursday, October 11, to host the Smiths Falls Bears. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

In other results last weekend, the Colts dropped a 5-4 decision in Hawkesbury on Saturday and suffered a 4-3 overtime defeat Monday in Carleton Place. Glengarrians Ben Dirven and David Poirier were amongst the Cornwall goal scorers.

with files from David Murphy

Colts on a three-game home winning streak

sean Sep 28, 2018 - 3:50pm

Tristan Poissant’s fourth goal of the season broke a 2-2 tied in the third period, and the Colts went on to a 6-3 victory over Ottawa, at the Ed Lumley Arena, Thursday night.

Six different players scored for the Colts, including Henry Bishop, Benjamin Dirven, Jacob Shankar, Jeremy Quesnel, and Connor Amsley. Tommy Tanner chipped in with three assists. Konnor MacCormick had two assists. 

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 41-34, with Michael Carr making 38 saves for the victory.

The Colts improve to 3-6-0-0 on the season and have won their last three home games.

The Hardest Working Player of the game was Benjamin Dirven. Three stars were first Star Tommy Tanner (COR), second Tristan Poissant (COR), and third Connor Smart (OTT).

Tonight, the boys are on the road in Smiths Falls. Game time is 7 p.m.

The Colts return home next Thursday, October 4 to host the Rockland Nationals, in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Cornwall Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

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Junior A Colts split week four CCHL hockey action

sean Sep 25, 2018 - 2:15pm

Last Thursday night on home ice, the Cornwall Colts nabbed their second-straight victory, beating Navan 6-4.

The Colts scored three times in the first three minutes of the first period, en route to the win. Josh Barnes scored into an empty net with less than a minute to play to seal the victory. Barnes had two goals on the night. Konnor MacCormick and Justin McRae each had a goal and an assist. Tristan Poissant and Jeremy Quesnel also scored. Jacob Shankar chipped in with two assists.

The Grads outshot the Colts 36-31. Michael Carr stopped 22 of 23 shots in relief of starter Rico DiMatteo to earn the victory in goal.

Hardest Working Player honours went to Ethan Mulhearn. Three stars were first Konnor MacCormick (COR), second Justin McRae (COR), and third Jackson Arcan (NAV).

The next night, on the road in Brockville, the Colts were humbled 4-1. Jack Collins had the lone Cornwall tally, set up by Poissant and Tommy Tanner.

with files from David Murphy

Junior A Colts snap losing skid with Thursday night come-from behind win

sean Sep 14, 2018 - 5:26pm

Tristan Poissant pounced on a loose puck in the Kemptville zone and scored with 3 seconds left in overtime to give the Colts a 6-5 win on home ice Thursday night.

First star Konnor MacCormick paced the Colts offence with a pair of goals and an assist, including the tying tally, midway through the third period.

David Poirier and Dylan Massie each had a goal and an assist, as the Colts record improved to 1-5-0-0. Henry Bishop also scored in his Colts debut.

The Colts outshot the 73’s 50-35, with Michael Carr earning the victory in goal. Hardest Working Player honours went to Jack Collins.

The Colts have a week off before their next game on Thursday, September 20, versus the Navan Grads. Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cornwall and District will be welcomed to the game, which is slated for a 7:30 p.m. puck drop, at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

files from David Murphy

Cornwall Colts open CCHL hockey season 0-5

sean Sep 11, 2018 - 12:24pm

It's been a tough start to the junior 'A' hockey season for the Cornwall Colts, who saw their record fall to 0-5 on Sept. 9, with a 3-1 loss to Nepean. The defeat came three days after the team's home opener, which went into the books as a 1-0 loss to Brockville.

Several county boys are members of the Colts this season, including defencemen David Poirier and Ben Dirven, along with forwards Liam MacDonald, Jeremy Quesnel, and Ethan Mulhearn.

The squad will play it's next two matches on home ice, starting Sept. 13, when Kemptville will visit the Cornwall Civic Complex. A week later, Navan will provide the opposition. Both are 7:30 p.m. starts.

Video: Poirier scores for Canada in Russia

sean Aug 21, 2018 - 1:54pm

Two hockey players from the county are competing with a CCHL all-star team, the Ottawa Capitals, at an international club tournament in Russia.

One of them is Green Valley's David Poirier, who is featured in the video embedded below, while the other is Ben Dirven. Both are defenceman who play their league games with the Cornwall Colts. The Caps went on to win this game 6-3 over a squad from Finland. Poirier notched a goal, and Dirven picked up an assist in the contest. The win improved the squad's record to 1-1, with game three booked for Thursday versus a Chinese club.

Junior A, midget AAA camps and pre-season hockey begin this week

sean Aug 21, 2018 - 12:33pm

Hockey fans looking to get an early look at the region's top talent might like to check out exhibition action in the junior 'A' and HEO midget 'AAA' leagues.

The Cornwall Colts of the CCHL will hold inter-squad "blue-white" games on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the Civic Complex. The club is also booked to play against the Hawkesbury Hawks on Monday, Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m., in St. Isidore, and then Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m, in Hawkesbury.

The midget-level Colts have an exhibition contest with the Hawks booked for Saturday, Aug. 25, at 8 p.m., in Casselman. These games teams are also scheduled to battle on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m., in Hawkesbury.

Junior A Colts make pre-season roster move

sean Aug 7, 2018 - 1:15pm

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

Game 7 between junior A Colts and Hawks goes tonight in Hawkesbury

sean Mar 27, 2018 - 1:39pm

Tonight, the season will come to an end for one junior 'A' hockey team, while the other moves on to the second round of CCHL playoffs. Game seven for the Cornwall Colts and Hawkesbury Hawks will take place at the Robert Hartley Complex, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts have twice staved off elimination, having won the last two games to even the series.

On Sunday, it was a 4-3 overtime triumph, as Cameron Hebert’s second goal of the game was the winner. Cornwall's Noah Williams and Alex Wilkins also scored. For the Hawks, Kieran Craig (of Alexandria), Chris Smith, and Nicolas Guillemette were the marksmen. Craig also picked up an assist.

The Hawks outshot the Colts 49-41, with Liam Lascelle making 47 saves for the victory. 

Three stars were first Cameron Hebert (COR), second Liam Lascelle (COR), and third Kieran Craig (HAW).

Last Friday, it took double overtime for Cornwall to prevail, as the Colts won in Hawkesbury, 3-2. 

Amongst the county crew in the game, Craig scored for Hawkesbury, and Ethan Mulhearn found the net for Cornwall. Simon Besner picked up an assist for the Hawks, and David A. Poirier chalked one up for the Colts.