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There is hockey to watch tonight: Spink twins in game 7 of ECHL playoffs

sean Apr 25, 2017 - 2:52pm

The county's Spink twins, Tylor and Tyson, will be suiting up tonight with their ECHL Toldedo Walleye teammates for game 7 of their opening playoff round against the Kalamazoo Wings. Game time is 7:30pm, and you can watch online for free. See our previous post here for details on how to access the game online.

Spink twins in 2009
Flashback: Here are the Spink boys from 2009, during their minor hockey years in Glengarry. (Sean Bray photo)

Beaver Swamp Hockey Tournament partners with JumpStart to help kids

sean Apr 25, 2017 - 2:14pm

The Beaver Swamp Hockey Tournament, of which The Glengarry News covers its annual event each February, recently partnered with the local chapter of the JumpStart Foundation to continue the mission of helping local kids in need to play hockey. Check out the details in the page 2 advertisement in this week's edition of The News.

For photos from past tournaments, please see our online galleries here.

To learn more about the Beaver Swamp Hockey, check out their website.


Watch the Spink twins and ECHL Toledo Walleye in playoff action for free tonight

sean Apr 18, 2017 - 12:09pm

A special promotion is offering free online viewing of the ECHL playoff series between the Toledo Walleye and the Kalamazoo Wings, with game three of the best-of-seven series set for tonight.

The Walley, which feature Glengarry county twins Tyson Spink and Tylor Spink, won game one 4-3 and took the second contest 4-1. The latter match ended with some nastiness that has resulted in a Kalamazoo player suspended indefinitely.

Tyson, who wears #12, has three points in two playoff games thus far, while Tylor, #24, has two points.

The ECHL competes for the Kelly Cup, and the playoff series currently underway is division semifinals.

Here's the remaining schedule:

  • Tuesday, April 18 @ Kalamazoo at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 19 @ Kalamazoo at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 21 vs. Kalamazoo at 7:35 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 23 @ Kalamazoo at 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 25 vs. Kalamazoo at 7:35 p.m.

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS: Best-of-Seven Series (April 28 to May 10)

CONFERENCE FINALS: Best-of-Seven Series (May 12 to May 24)

KELLY CUP FINALS: Best-of-Seven Series (May 26 to June 7)

How to get free viewing

To watch online visit ECHL.TV, create an account (or log in if you already have one), choose the $39.99 Toledo vs. Kalamazoo package, and on the payment screen enter promo code GOWALLEYE17.

Photo gallery: Swedish hockey team visits minor bantam Rapids

sean Apr 17, 2017 - 3:30pm

Last week, a team of young hockey player from Sweden visited the area, hosted by the Seaway Valley Rapids minor bantams. We have the story in The Glengarry News this week. You can check out a photo gallery from the game here.

Rapids vs Swedes
The SV Rapids minor bantams take on a Swedish team. (Sean Bray photo)

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