The Glengarry News



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.

Junior A Colts trail CCHL semifinals 2-0, next game Tuesday

sean Apr 2, 2017 - 3:09pm

Nicolas Swanson’s goal with less than a minute to play in the third period pushed Ottawa to a 2-1 win over the Colts in game 2 of their CCHL semifinal series. The Jr. Sens lead the best of seven series 2-0.

Jaren Burke also scored for Ottawa. Tanner Spink tallied the lone Cornwall goal.

The Colts outshot the Jr. Sens 31-27, with Liam Lascelle suffering the loss in goal. Ian Andriano earned the goaltending victory for Ottawa.

Game 3 is scheduled for Tuesday in Cornwall. Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

In addition to Spink, county boys on the team are Jeremy McFarlane, Keegan Mulhearn, Ethan Mulhearn, Sebastian Dirven, and Roddie Sandilands.

with files from David Murphy

Dirven notches OT winner for junior 'A' Colts in playoff opener

sean Mar 17, 2017 - 4:50pm

Bainsville's Sebastian Dirven found the target, just 1:15 into overtime last night, to notch a 4-3 playoff victory for the CCHL Cornwall Colts.

The March 16 contest in Cornwall was the team's post-season opener of a best-of-seven series against the Smiths Falls Bears.

Tanner Spink and Nick Lalonde set up the game-winning tally.

The Bears had forced overtime with a late third-period goal, after Christopher Mammas had given the Colts a 3-2 lead. Konnor MacCormick and Brennan Markell also scored for the Colts.

Cornwall outshot Smiths Falls 36-20, with Liam Lascelle picking up the goaltending victory.

Game two goes tonight in Smiths Falls. Game time is 7:30 at the Smiths Falls Arena.

The Colts and Bears return to Cornwall for game 3 on Sunday evening. Game time is 7pm at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

Lalonde nets hat trick in Colts junior A hockey victory

sean Mar 7, 2017 - 2:39pm

Nick Lalonde had a hat trick and added two assists as the Colts got by Cumberland 5-4 at the Ed Lumley Arena last Thursday night. Lalonde now has a tteam-leading31 goals on the season, as the Colts improved to 39-13-4-3 for 85 points.  The Colts remain tied for second overall in the CCHL with the Ottawa Jr. Senators.  The Jr. Sens own the tie-breaker.

Jeremy McFarlane (with his 12th of the season) and David Poirier (3rd) also scored for the Colts. Tanner Spink chipped in with two assists.

Cumberland outshot the Colts 48-27, with Liam Lascelle making 44 saves for his 28th victory of the season.

Three stars were Nick Lalonde (COR), Martin Frechette (CUM), and Brennan Markell.

Tomorrow, March 8, the Colts will hit the road to Ottawa, to take on the Jr Senators.

The Colts will play their final regular-season home game on Thursday, March 9, at the Cornwall Civic Complex, with the Gloucester Rangers providing the opposition. Game time is 7:30pm

with files from David Murphy


News from the Colts' stable: Spink, Lalonde lead team to road win

sean Feb 26, 2017 - 4:14pm

Tanner Spink and Nick Lalonde each had two goals and an assist to lead the Cornwall Colts to a 5-3 over the Lasers in Kanata on Friday night. Lalonde now has a tteam-leading 28 goals on the season, while Spink has a career-high 20 goals on the campaign.  

Jeremy McFarlane scored his 10th of the season, as the Colts CCHL team's record improved to 37-13-4-3 for 81 points and second overall.

The Lasers outshot the Colts 33-20, with Matt Efros making 30 saves for the victory.

The Colts' next game is against the Gloucester Rangers on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Cornwall. While the game is being played at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex), it is Gloucester’s home game, as it is the make-up contest from the postponed one earlier this month due to poor weather.

A special note: tickets and passes from sponsors and season ticket holders are not valid for admission to Tuesday’s game, as it is Gloucester’s home game. The puck drops at 7:30pm.

Cornwall's next official home game will be two days later, on March 2, versus the Cumberland Grads. Game time is set for 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena.

with files from David Murphy

Junior A Colts remain in second place despite loss to Hawks

sean Feb 21, 2017 - 4:50pm

Hawkesbury beat Cornwall 2-1 in overtime on Monday, at the Ed Lumley Arena. The overtime point pushed the Colts into sole possession of second overall in the CCHL standings, with a record of 36-13-3-3 (78 points).  

The Ottawa Jr Senators are in third place, one point back of the Colts, but with a game in hand.

Justin McRae (with his third of the season) scored the lone Colts' goal.  Hawkesbury outshot Cornwall 36-20, with Liam Lascelle getting the loss despite making 34 saves.

The Colts are 19-1-2 since December 8.

Three Stars were First Star David Jankowski (HAW), Second Star Tanner Spink (COR), and Third Star Brett Everson (HAW).

Looking ahead, the Colts will host the CCHL-leading Carlton Place Canadians on Thursday night. Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

with files from David Murphy


Colts ice 4-1 victory on home ice Thursday night

sean Dec 16, 2016 - 3:52pm

Four different Colts scored to lead Cornwall to a 4-1 victory over the Smiths Falls Bears at the Ed Lumley Arena.

Brennan Markell (with his 7th of the season), Tristan Conrad (3), and Jeremy McFarlane (8) each had a goal and an assist to pace the Colts to their third straight win. Konnor MacCormick (10) also scored.

Tanner Spink and Grant Cooper each chipped in with two assists.

The Colts outshot the Bears 37-26, with Liam Lascelle picking up the win. 

The Colts improve to 20-12-1-3 for 44 points and are tied with Kemptville for 4th overall in the CCHL.  

Three Stars were First Star Grant Cooper (COR), Second Star Tristan Conrad (COR), and Third Star Cole Busschaert (SF).

The Colts have a week off before playing host to the Brockville Braves next Thursday night.  Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena.  Santa Claus will be making an early trip from the North Pole to visit all the Colts fans at next week’s game.

files from David Murphy

Video: Tyson Spink dominates with Toledo Walleye of the ECHL

sean Oct 24, 2016 - 11:58am

Williamstown native Tyson Spink is off to a terrific start with the ECHL Toledo Walleye this season. In an Oct. 22 game, he nabbed four goals, including the game-winner.