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Colts coach a finalist for CJHL coach of the year

sean May 26, 2017 - 1:16pm

Cornwall junior 'A' Colts head coach Ian MacInnis was one of five finalists for the Canadian Junior Hockey League Coach of the Year award. 

Greg Walters (Georgetown, OJHL) was named COY this week.

MacInnis guided the Cornwall Colts to an impressive turnaround from missing the playoffs in 2015-16 to a second place overall finish in the regular season in 2016-17. The Colts finished with a 41-14-4-3 record, including an impressive run of 23-2-1 to wrap up the regular season.

"It’s an honour being named as a finalist for Coach of Year," said MacInnis. "There are 132 CJHL coaches to choose from every year so this is special."

The other finalists were Tom Keca (Fort McMurray, AJHL), Bliss Littler (Wenatchee, BCHL), and Paul Dyck (Steinbach, MJHL).

files from David Murphy

Derouchie of the CCHL Cornwall Colts sets his university plans

sean May 13, 2017 - 10:02pm

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

Hockey prospects invited to attend Colts camp in May

sean Apr 11, 2017 - 3:40pm

The Cornwall Colts have announced their 2017 Spring Junior A Import and Prospects Camp, to be held Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14, at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall Civic Complex.

The cost is $250 (plus HST) per player.

Players can register by visiting www.cornwallcolts.com under “camps”.  

with files from David Murphy

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CCHL Cornwall Colts add to their stable with bantam protects

sean Apr 11, 2017 - 2:06pm

The CCHL bantam protect draft was held Monday night, where the Cornwall junior 'A' Colts bolstered their stable for the future.

The Colts used their first-round selection on Cornwall-born centre Josh Barnes, who had 15 goals in 13 games last season with the Eastern Ontario Wild. The next selection was the first-ever second-generation Colts draft pick, Eastern Ontario Wild player Rylan Iwachniuk (from Long Sault). Iwachniuk’s father is former Colts standout defenceman Steve (1994-1998). 

4th Round – Brendan Watson – D – 6’2 – 175 – L – Bainsville – Eastern Ontario Wild
5th Round – John Richer – D – 6’3 – 165 – L – Apple Hill – Eastern Ontario Wild
6th Round – Jack Ingram – D – L – Seaway Valley AA
7th Round – Shane Gaudreau – D – R – Seaway Valley AA
8th Round – Andrew Dixon – C – Seaway Valley AA
9th Round – Ben Pineault – LW – Seaway Valley AA
10th Round – Nathaniel Faubert – RW – Seaway Valley AA
11th Round – Alexander Oakes – D – Seaway Valley AA

with files from David Murphy

The Glengarry News will have a full round-up of county boys selected in the bantam draft, in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.

Cornwall junior A Colts on the brink of elimination

sean Apr 5, 2017 - 7:23pm

Updating the story we have for you in this week's edition of The Glengarry News, the Cornwall Colts of the CCHL find themselves on the brink of elimination heading into tonight's semifinal road contest.

Last evening in Cornwall, the Colts fell to the Ottawa Jr Senators 4-1, with David Poirier scoring the lone Colts goal.

Jaren Burke’s two markers paced Ottawa to the victory and a three-games-to-none lead in the series. Luke McCaw and Griffin MacGregor also scored for Ottawa which outshot the Colts 31-24. Merrick Rippon had 3 assists for the Jr. Sens.

Three Stars were First Star Jaren Burke (OTT), Second Star Merrick Rippon (OTT), and Third Star Dean Derouchie (COR).

The Colts travel to Ottawa tonight, looking to stave off elimination in game 4. Game time is 7:30pm at the Jim Durrell Rec Centre.

Should Cornwall prevail, game 5 will be back at the Civic Complex on Friday evening. 

with files from David Murphy

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

Jr. A Colts drop semifinal opener on home ice

sean Mar 31, 2017 - 12:10pm

The Ottawa Jr Senators upset the Colts 5-1 in the opener of their CCHL semifinal series on Thursday night.

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 36-17 with Liam Lascelle getting tagged with the loss for the hometown Colts. Keegan Mulhearn broke Ian Andriano’s shutout bid with 9 minutes left in the third period for Cornwall's lone goal.

Hubert Delisle and Nicolas Samson each had a goal and two assists to lead Ottawa’s offence. Jaren Burke, Elie Boulerice, and Adrien Bisson also scored for the Sens.

Three Stars were First Star Hubert Delisle (OTT), Second Star Elie Boulerice (OTT), and Third Star Keegan Mulhearn (COR).

Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is scheduled for the Jim Durrell Rec. Centre in Ottawa, on Saturday night. Game time is 7:30pm.

The teams will then return to Cornwall for game 3 on Tuesday, April. Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena, at Cornwall Civic Complex.

with files from David Murphy

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Junior A Colts drop puck on CCHL semis

sean Mar 28, 2017 - 12:51pm

The Cornwall Colts will drop the puck on their CCHL semifinal series against the Ottawa Jr. Senators on Thursday at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex). The Colts continue to have home-ice advantage, after finishing second overall,  four points ahead of the Jr. Senators.

The Colts beat Smiths Falls four games to one in their first-round match-up, while the Jr. Sens downed Brockville in five.

Here's Cornwall's semifinal schedule. Note, game five will be played at the multi-sport complex, rather than the Civic Complex.

Game 1 – Thur, Mar 30 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm
Game 2 – Sat, Apr 1 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm
Game 3 – Tue, Apr 4 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm
Game 4 – Wed, Apr 5 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm
Game 5 – Fri, Apr 7 at Pad 1 of the Cornwall multisport complex – 7:30pm (if necessary)
Game 6 – Sat, Apr 8 at Jim Durrell Rec Centre – 7:30pm  (if necessary)
Game 7 – Tue, Apr 11 at Ed Lumley Arena – 7:30pm (if necessary)

The other CCHL semifinal series has Carleton Place (1) facing off with Kemptville (5).

with files from David Murphy