The 5th Annual Benson Colts charity hockey game in support of St. Vincent De Paul took place on Sunday, December 9, in Cornwall. Eighteen local celebrities suited up alongside Colts players in a fun game to raise money and collect food items for the charity.
This year $2,000 was raised, bringing the historical total to over $12,000 raised thanks to this fun event. The official score was 8-8.
The Benson Group once again the title sponsor for the event, with Shoeless Joe’s providing post-game munchies.
Last weekend in senior 'A' hockey action, the Cornwall Prowlers suffered a pair of defeats.
First, it was a 6-5 loss on home ice to the Maniwaki Forestiers, on Saturday. That was followed up by a Sunday thrashing in Mont-Laurier, where the Montagnards silenced the Prowlers 11-3.
Cornwall point-getters over the two-game stint were: Marc-André Labelle (2 goals, 2 assists), Benoit Harris (1G, 2A), Stevie Ray Adams (3A), Adam Wensink (2G), Maxime Desèves (1G, 1A), Ian Boots (1G, A1), Brian Landry (2A), Frédéric Lojen (1G), Jesse Fontaine (1A), Pierre-Luc Sabourin (1A), and Brandon Gilmour (1A).
Looking ahead, the Prowlers are booked to play in Vaudreuil-Dorion on Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. Next home game, against the same team, is set for Dec. 21, at 8 p.m., to be played at Cornwall's multi-sport complex.
Last Thursday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex, the Colts scored a 3-2 win over the visiting Hawkesbury Hawks. Konnor MacCormick notched the game-winner, on a power play, midway through the third period, assisted by Alex Gagnon and Philippe Gilmour. Scoring earlier for the home side were Gagnon and Tristan Poissant, with assists to Josh Barnes, Alex Stuckert, MacCormick, and Gilmour.
Hawkesbury tallies were netted by Xavier Léveillé and Bradley Shaw, with Luke Grainger, Patrick Johnston, and Mike Nantais earning the helpers.
Michael Car backstopped the Colts win, making 26 saves, while Matthew Petizian faced 24 Cornwall shots in the loss.
The teams will meet again on Dec. 21, in Hawkesbury, to close out the 2018 portion of the calendar. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.
Cornwall's next action is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13 on home ice, where the Ottawa Junior Senators will provide the opposition. Start time is 7:30 p.m. On Friday night, the Hawks are booked to host the Navan Grads, also at 7:30 p.m.
The inaugural Sisters’ Cup girls hockey game featuring the Holy Trinity Falcons versus the St. Joseph’s Panthers will take place Monday, December 10, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. Doors will open at 4 p.m., with the action set to begin at 4:15 p.m.
All proceeds will go to Baldwin House. Goodwill donations will be accepted at the door
Location: Benson Centre on Pad #1, 800 7th. Street West, Cornwall, Ontario K6J 0A3.
The match between Catholic rivals is intended as a celebration of girls sports, and the result will count towards SDGAA league standings.
The Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team will strive to nab their second straight win, set to hit the ice tonight, Dec. 8, at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. Game time versus the first-place Maniwaki Foresters is set for 8 p.m.
The Prowlers enter the match in fourth spot, with a record of 3 wins and 5 losses, but look to move into a tie for third with the Pontiac Comets. The Cornwall team also has three games in hand.
New goaltender Frederick Roy will make his home debut tonight. The former LNAH netminder is excited to be in the Seaway City and hopes to help the Prowlers make a run through the rest of the season.
Tristan Poissant’s two goals led the Colts to a 3-2 victory over Pembroke, at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.
The Colts have won four of their last five games, improving to 10-11-3-0, for 23 points and are tied for 7th in the CCHL standings.
Justin McRae also scored for the Colts, with Mike Carr making 32 saves to earn the victory. The Colts outshot the Lumber Kings 40-34.
Three stars were first Tristan Poissant (COR), second Mike Carr (COR), and third Darian McTavish (PEM). Cornwall's Hardest Working Player of the Game was Mike Carr.
The Colts' next game is today, Nov. 9, in Rockland. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The team will be back on home ice next Thursday, Nov. 15, to host the Kanata Lasers, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall.
Michal Carr made 20 saves to backstop the Cornwall Colts to a 2-1 victory over the Nepean Raiders, at the Ed Lumley Arena, on Thursday night.
The Colts outshot the Raiders 36-21 to improve to 8-10-3-0, for 19 points, and into a tie for seventh overall in the CCHL standings.
Ethan Mulhearn and Alex Gagnon provided the offence for the Colts. Cedric Matte, acquired last week in the David Poirier trade with Carleton Place, was named the Hardest Working Colts Player of the Game.
Three stars were first Alex Gagnon (COR), second Tristan Poissant (COR), and third William Venne (NEP).
Next game for Cornwann's junior 'A' hockey team is booked for tonight, Nov. 2, in Brockville. Start time is 7:30 p.m.. at the Brockville Memorial Centre.
The Colts return home on Thursday, Nov. 8 to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena.
The Cornwall Prowlers senior 'A' hockey team got off to a bang-up start in their Oct. 20 home opener, taking a 4-0 lead on the Pontiac Comets. However, the visitors weren't about the roll over, battling back to hand Cornwall a 7-5 loss and even its record at 1-1.
Scoring for the Prowlers were Jonathan Labelle (2), Sebastien Thinel (2), and Dominic Leveille. County boys Pierre Luc Sabourin and Jesse Fontaine each picked up an assist.
Goaltender Josh Loney faced 56 shots, while Cornwall fired 57 at the Pontiac net.
Upcoming home games at Cornwall's multi-sport complex are set for Nov. 2 at 8:30 p.m. versus the Vaudreil Titans and Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. against Mont Laurier.
The Cornwall tyke 1 Wildcats earned a 48-6 victory over the Bell Warriors, on a chilly Sunday morning at Joe St Denis Field. As occasional snow flurries fell during the Oct. 21 gridiron grudge match, the Wildcats dominated on both sides of the ball.
Glengarrian Connor Hamelin had 9 rushes for 187 yards, scoring 4 touchdowns. On defence, he had 5 solo tackles and 7 assisted tackles. Elliot Keenan recorded 6 rushes for 40 yards, 3 solo tackles, and 7 assisted tackles, while Andrew Wiltshire had one tackle.
The other Cornwall scoring came from Caleb Denney (1 TD) and Bryce Camplin (3 two-point convert kicks).
With the win, the tyke 1 team advances to the NCAFA 'A' semifinal round, scheduled to play against Cornwall's other squad, tyke 2 (which won on the road last weekend in quarter-final action, 48-20 over Kanata), on Sunday, Oct. 28, starting at 10 a.m.
In other results last weekend, the mosquito Wildcats got past the Orleans Bengals 26-6. As a result, Cornwall moves on to play the Nepean Eagles on the road, Saturday, Oct. 27.
The peewee Wildcats were the lone squad to lose last weekend, dropping a 32-27 contest to Kanata. Cornwall's peewees will move into the 'B' playoff round, hosting the West Carleton Wolverines at noon, on Sunday.