Cornwall Colts forward Dean Derouchie has committed to Salem State University (Massachusetts), beginning in 2017-18.
Derouchie, 5’8, 190 lbs is a two-way winger who spent parts of five seasons in the CCHL. His time was split between the Gloucester Rangers and the Cornwall Colts, scoring 56 goals and 71 assists for 127 points during the regular season. He scored 4 goals and 8 assists in playoff action. The forward is a product of the Eastern Ontario Wild 'AAA' hockey system.
The Cornwall-born Derouchie will join the Salem State University Vikings who play in the NCAA Division III MASCAC Conference.
– with files from David Murphy, photo courtesy icelevel.com
After just one season playing in Maxville and Alexandria, the CPJHL Glengarry Highlanders are on the move, relocating to Smiths Falls and rebranding as the Settlers for the 2017-18 campaign.
Last year was the first for the privately-run league, with franchises throughout Ontario. The Highlanders and now the Settlers are owned by Frank and Michelle Morris, whose roots are in the county.
The team had a respectable inaugural season, going 23-19-1-5.
The league itself is seeing plenty of change during this off-season, with other clubs relocating/rebranding, as well as some league expansion.
We have details in this week's edition of The Glengarry News of the local connection to Team HEO, which last weekend claimed bronze at the OHL Gold Cup, in Kitchener.
Team HEO enters tonight's third round-robin game at the OHL Gold Cup in Kitchener with a 1-1 record. The boys fell 7-4 to Team GTHL Blue on Thursday and beat Team HNO 8-1 this afternoon.
Game time for the third match is 8:15pm, versus Team OMHA White. Playoff action continues through the weekend.
Alexandria's Jeremy Quesnel is the lone Glengarrian on the squad.
Alexandria's Jeremy Quesnel will skate this weekend with Team HEO at the OHL Cup, in Kitchener. He and his teammates are scheduled to play games on May 4 at 6pm, versus Team GTHL Blue, and May 5 at 8:15pm, versus Team OMHA White. Playoff action then follows on Saturday and Sunday.
Games can be viewed online here.
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.
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.