Tonight at 8:30pm Ross Craig and Team Canada East will take on the United Stated in semifinal play at the World junior A Challenge in Saskatchewan. You can watch for free online by following this link.
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You can watch the live broadcast of hockey from the WJAC tonight at 8:30pm and see Team Canada East (including Glengarry's own Ross Craig) play Team Canada West in a quarter-final match. Here's the link to see the game for free online.
Today's opening round game at the World Junior A Challenge in Saskatchewan is set for a 430pm puck drop. You can watch online for free, and see Williamstown's Ross Craig as a member of Team Canada East against Switzerland. Craig is one of six defenceman suiting up for this game; he will be wearing #5.
The Alexandria Glens will host the Gananoque Islanders tonight at 8pm at the Glengarry Sports Palace. It's minor hockey night, so all minor hockey players wearing their jerseys and accompanied by an adult will get into the game free.
The Char-Lan Rebels play in Westport tonight against the Rideaus. There is no home game this weekend in Williamstown.
Williamstown's Ross Craig received the good news early Wednesday morning that he had been selected as one of seven defenceman who will wear the Maple Leaf for Team Canada East at the World junior A Challenge hockey tournament in Saskatchewan. He'll hit the ice tomorrow from one exhibition game, and then the tournament begins for real on Sunday.
Preliminary round games for Craig and his team are set for Dec. 14 and 16. The action can be viewed online (link).
To see his name in the full roster, follow this link.
For more, see the Dec. 10 edition of The Glengarry News.
(By David Murphy) The Cornwall Colts have three games this week, but only two count towards the CCHL standings.
The Colts will look to make it three straight games with at least one point when they host the Gloucester Rangers on Thursday (7:30pm @ Ed Lumley Arena). Cornwall (22-10-2-2) plays in Hawkesbury Friday night. The Colts currently sit 2nd in the CCHL’s Robinson Division (4th Overall) and have the 2nd best record on home ice at 12-3-1-1.
The Colts' third game of the week is in support of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The 2nd Annual Charity Hockey Game with the Colts and local celebrities is scheduled for Saturday at 4pm at the Benson Centre Pad 1. Fans are welcome to attend this fun event. Admission is either a non-perishable food item or a $5 donation, with all money raised and food collected going to St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Local business and community leaders will skate alongside the Colts. Joining the Colts on the ice for the game will be Marty Benson, Mark Boileau, Pierre Brousseau, Chris Fraser, Ray Jock, MP Guy Lauzon, Scott Lecky, BJ MacDonald, Ian MacInnis, Harold McBride, Tim McCuaig, Pat McLeod, Sean Mecteau, David Murphy, Shawn Pilon, and Dr. Mike Turcotte. Dan Allaire, MPP Jim McDonell, Tom Everson, and Shawna Mecteau will be the celebrity coaches.
This morning, the LNAH confirmed the league has taken control of the Cornwall River Kings from former owner Brock Frost, the team's third owner in less than two seasons.
Here's the official league statement via Denis Boisvert, LNAH communications officer.
The LNAH held its monthly meeting Monday night with the Board of Governors.
As expected, the River Kings situation occupied a large part of the meeting. The League has officially taken over the concession in Ontario from the hands of Brock Frost.
Several alternatives are possible from the dissolution of the team to the sale to a group or individual, ready to operate. Several groups have submitted a request to the League to keep the concession of the Kings River. After analysis, the Board of Governors of the LNAH retained a request and submitted a conditional offer.
The LNAH is confident to keep the market of Cornwall and the discussions were very positive so far. There are still many checks to be done on this conditional proposition.
All efforts are implemented to ensure that the people of Cornwall and all the fans of the LNAH can still have a league of eight teams in the coming hours.
Glengarry vs. Tagwi (8:00 a.m. –9:00 a.m.)
ESCL vs Char-Lan (9:00 a.m. –10:00 a.m.)
Tagwi vs H.T (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
CCVS vs. Glengarry (11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.)
H.T. vs. ELSC (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (1:00 p.m. –2:00 p.m.)
Glengarry vs H.T. (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
CCVS vs Charlan (3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m)