The Cornwall Colts will host the Smiths Falls Bears in game one of the opening round of the CCHL playoffs on Thursday night at the Ed Lumley Arena.
The Colts finished second overall in the league, with a record of 41-14-4-3, for 89 points. The Bears settled into seventh place, with a record of 24-31-5-2, for 55 points.
The schedule has been confirmed with the following dates and times:
- Game 1 – Thur, Mar 16th @ Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm
Game 2 – Fri, Mar 17th @ Smiths Falls Arena – 7:30pm
Game 3 – Sun, Mar 19th @ Ed Lumley Arena – 7pm
Game 4 – Tue, Mar 21st @ Smiths Falls Arena – 7:30pm
Game 5 – Thur, Mar 23rd @ Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm (if necessary)
Game 6 – Fri, Mar 24th @ Smiths Falls Arena – 7:30pm (if necessary)
Game 7 – Tue, Mar 28th @ Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm (if necessary)
Colts season ticket holders are asked to contact the Colts office to purchase their playoff tickets at a discounted rate (from box office / walk-up price) at 613-930-9300.
The other first-round CCHL series are as follows:
- Carleton Place (1) vs Nepean (8)
Ottawa (3) vs Brockville (6)
Hawkesbury (4) vs Kemptville (5)
Glengarry Boys with the Colts
This year's edition of the Cornwall junior 'A' Colts features a raft of county players. Among them are defencemen Sebastien Dirven and Roddie Sandilands, who hail from Bainsville and Williamstown, respectively. Other Williamstown-area boys include forwards Keegan Mulhearn, Ethan Mulhearn, Tanner Spink, and Jeremy McFarlane.
Here are the boys' final stats from the regular season:
- Dirven 57GP, 9G, 17A, 26P, 36PIM
McFarlane 50GP, 12G, 15A, 27P, 26PIM
E. Mulhearn 49GP, 8G, 14A, 22P, 28PIM
K. Mulhearn 51GP, 7G, 14A, 21P, 4PIM
Sandilands 61GP, 3G, 10A, 13A, 30PIM
Spink 57GP, 21G, 32A, 53P, 24PIM
– with files from David Murphy