Green Valley professional hockey player Remi Elie celebrated his 24th birthday on April 16, as his AHL Rochester Americans prepare for their first-round playoff battle with the Toronto Marlboros.
In 25 games with the Amerks through the second half of the season, Elie recorded 14 points and 14 penalty minutes. He was a +2 ranking.
The playoff series is set to open April 19 on home ice, with the start time at 7:05 p.m. The Amerks also get game two at home, on April 21 at 3:05 p.m. The series will then switch to Toronto for matches April 24 and 26, but at 7 p.m.
Green Valley's Remi Elie is on a recent tear with the AHL Rochester Americans. Heading into this week, the 23-year-old has recorded 7 points in 9 games.
He was recently profiled on the Amerks website. You can read the full article, 'Elie embracing fresh start with Amerks,' here.
Here he is scoring in a Feb. 22 game.
Green Valley native Remi Elie, who is playing this season for the Buffalo Sabres, recently marked his 100th career NHL game. Originally drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2013, he skated in 90 games with the Stars over the last two seasons, before being picked up by the Sabres this year. A nagging knee injury has limited his playing time to 10 games so far in 2018-19.
A 25-year-old man from Nova Scotia has been charged with the murder of Emilie Maheu, the 26-year-old Green Valley woman whose body was found last Saturday in a field east of Lancaster.
Brandon Smeltzer, of Bayside, Nova Scotia was located in New Brunswick and charged with first-degree murder.
The accused will be transported back to Ontario where he is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.
The community has been shocked by the death of the mother of a 22-month-old girl.
She was last seen leaving work at approximately 1 p.m. October 11 and was reported missing from a residence on County Road 34 in South Glengarry at approximately 8:30 p.m. October 11.
Rémi Elie, of Green Valley, scored his first National Hockey League goal on Sunday, in a match against San Jose. Read the official news release here.
We will have more in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.