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Casselman Vikings take fourth straight CCHL2 title

sean Apr 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

The Casselman Vikings are Barkley Cup Champions, having defeated the Richmond Royals 5-1 Wednesday night to sweep the series and win their fourth straight CCHL2 title.

Rookie goaltender Seth Carter was on top of his game once again, making 27 saves to win his 10th straight game and finish the playoffs with eye-popping numbers: a 12-2 record, with a 2.05 goals against average and a 0.939 save percentage.

The Vikings continued to do what they did all season long, and that was score by committee, as five players tallied markers in this one. Jeremie Lefebvre (1G, 2A), Brendan Doherty (1G,1A), Joel Hunt (1G, 1A), Isaac Barr (1G), and Tyler Somers (1G) all lit the lamp. 

Patrick Kealey made 26 saves in the Richmond net, while Matt Veaudry had the lone goal.

It is a rarity at any level, but especially in junior hockey, that a team can have as much success as the Vikings have had in their franchise history. Each season the club puts the work in to build a contender.

As the CCHL2 news release puts it, "The Vikings continue to be a model franchise, a fun place for players to play, and a great organization for young players to develop before moving up the ladder."

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The Casselman Vikings celebrate their 2017 CCHL2 championship. (Photo courtesy Mark Kelly)

Wildcard playoffs face off in CCHL2

sean Feb 28, 2017 - 12:29pm

While the Glens and Rebels have packed up their hockey gear for the season, CCHL2 playoff action gets underway for 10 teams.

In the wildcard round, which goes this week, the Winchester Hawks are facing the Clarence Beavers, and the Athens Aeros are playing the Westport Rideaus.

Two quarter-final matchups are already set: Arnprior Packers vs Richmond Royals, and Casselman Vikings vs Metcalfe Jets. Waiting in the wings are the Ottawa West Golden Knights and the Perth Blue Wings, who will play the wildcard victors.

CCHL2 scores from final week of regular season

sean Feb 28, 2017 - 11:47am

The junior 'B' hockey regular season came to an end for our county teams last week. We have a story in the March 1 edition of The Glengarry News and will have more details in future weeks, as we look back on the season that was.

A photo gallery from last Sunday's game between the Char-Lan Rebels and Alexandria Glens is available here.

Feb. 26: Alexandria Glens 4 (Jakob Brunette, Christian Bueti, Brady Enman, Nick Andre) vs Char-Lan Rebels 2 (Dylan Seguin, Joseph Samson). Nicolas Rousseau got the win in net, making 31 saves.

Feb. 25: Char-Lan Rebels 8 (Sam Ferland 2, Samson 2, Alexandre Seguin, Tyren Boots, Matthew Harrington, Hunter Duchesne) vs Renfrew Timberwolves 4. Kye Martelle made 33 saves for the win.

Feb. 24: Westport Rideaus 5 vs Alexandria Glens 3 (Brandon McCulloch, Connor Geary, Jonah Peters). Drew Karle faced 36 shots on goal.

Feb. 23: Ottawa West Golden Knights 6 vs Alexandria Glens 2 (Bueti, Josh Peladeau). Karle made 30 saves.

Feb. 21: Char-Lan Rebels 6 (Ferland 2, Boots, Pierre-Luc Sabourin, Derek Lister, Duchesne) vs Winchester Hawks 3. Duchesne also had five assists, figuring in on every Char-Lan goal. Grant Craig stopped 31 shots on goal.

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Junior B Glens drop road contest, have 2 games remaining at home

sean Feb 24, 2017 - 3:51pm

The Alexandria Glens CCHL2 hockey team lost 6-2 on the road last night to the Ottawa West Golden Knights and will wrap up their 2016-17 season with a pair of home games this weekend.

Tonight, the boys will host the Westport Rideaus, and on Sunday night, it will be the final edition this year of the Battle of Glengarry, as the Char-Lan Rebels will skate into the Glengarry Sports Palace. Both are 8pm starts.

Junior B Rebels prevail on minor hockey night

sean Feb 22, 2017 - 2:34pm

The Char-Lan Rebels scored a 6-3 victory last night on home ice, double up on the visiting Winchester Hawks on minor hockey night in Williamstown.

Hunter Duchesne paced the offence with a six-point effort, including one goal. Sam Ferland had two goals and two assists. Other marksmen were Pierre-Luc Sabourin, Tyren Boots, and Derek Lister

The victory was the third in the last four games, as the boys wind down their CCHL2 season. Just two contest remain on the schedule, with Char-Lan back on home ice Saturday night and then playing in Alexandria on Sunday evening. Both are 8pm starts.

CCHL2 round-up from last week

sean Feb 21, 2017 - 12:11pm

Here are the results from last week's CCHL2 hockey action for our county teams:

  • Feb 18: Ottawa Canadians 5 vs Char-Lan Rebels 3 (Sam Ferland, Tyren Boots, Joseph Samson). Grant Craig faced 31 shots in the Char-Lan net.
  • Feb. 17: Casselman Vikings 5 vs Alexandria Glens 2 (Reggy St-Surin, Brandon McCulloch). Goaltender Nicolas Rousseau made 46 saves in the loss.
  • Feb. 15: Alexandria Glens 6 (McCulloch 2, Austin Ladouceur 2, Christian Bueti 2) vs Clarence Beavers 2. Rousseau stopped 47 shots.
  • Feb. 15: Char-Lan Rebels 5 (Hunter Duschesne 2, Ryan Vipond, Samson, Boots) vs Brockville Tikis 1. Craig made 51 saves in the win.
  • Feb. 14: Char-Lan 11 (Samson 3, Ferland 2, Derek Lister 2, Duchesne, Matthew Harrington, Alexandre Seguin, Taran Fiacco) vs Metcalfe Jets 6. Craig and Kyle Martelle combined to face 32 shots on goal.

For more junior 'B' hockey news, including details on the final week of the season, please see this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

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Alexandre Seguin of the Rebels controls the puck, cycling around an Ottawa Canadians player. (Sean Bray photo)
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Junior B Glens drop home-ice game, get 6-day break

sean Feb 18, 2017 - 4:52pm

Alexandria's junior B Glens are off until next Thursday, when the boys will play the first of three games over a four-night span to wrap up the 2016-17 season.

Last night on home ice, the Glens fell 5-2 to the Casselman Vikings.

we will have all your Glens and CCHL2 news in the next edition of The Glengarry News.