As the regular season winds down, here is this weeks report...
Quinte Red Devils Weekly Report – Sunday January 17, 2016
Foley Bus Lines - Minor Peewee
The Foley Bus Lines Minor Peewee Red Devils spent this past weekend in Mississauga at the Rebels Border Battle Showcase. The Showcase was an invite only event where the Top 7 ranked Ontario Teams were pitted against the Top 7 ranked US Teams.
On Friday Jan 15, the Red Devils faced the Chicago Mission in their first game where both teams played a tight defensive battle. The Devils scored the only goal in a one goal game as Kendrick Webster netted a rebound from Trevor Hoskin and Cole Campbell. Andrew Munro was brilliant in the Devils net to record the shut out in the 1 to 0 win for the Red Devils.
In the second game for the Devils on Friday, they faced Little Caesars of Detroit. The Devils came out "flat footed" and could not regain composure in an 8 to 2 loss. Kendrick Webster and Corbin Roach were the lone goal scorers with Trevor Hoskin providing two assists and Donovan McCoy with a single. Corbin Votary and Andrew Munro shared the duties in the Devils cage.
On Saturday Jan 16, the Bus Liners were looking to rebound against the top ranked Honey Baked. The Devils played a solid game by staying within one goal throughout the match. The Devils were handed their second loss of the event as Honey Baked added an empty net goal in the last minute to make it a 5 to 3 game. Scoring for the Minor Peewee Red Devils were; Connor Hunt with two and Cole Campbell with one. Providing the helpers were Cooper Matthews and Kendrick Webster. Goaltender; Andrew Munro, once again make some great saves to keep the Devils within striking distance.
In the second game for the Devils on Saturday, they faced the Lac St-Louis Lions. The Devils needed to regain composure, and they did in dominating style. The Devils downed the Lions by a score of 7 to 0. Lighting the lamp for the Foley Bus Lines Minor Peewees were; Kendrick Webster with a pair, Liam Filip with a pair, Isaac Brown, Sami Douglas-Najem and Trevor Hoskin. Assists on the Devils goals went to Trevor Hoskin with a pair, Cooper Matthews with a pair, Owen Gibson, Kendrick Webster, Liam Filip, and Rheydan McCoy. Corbin Votary recorded the shut out in the Devils cage.
On Sunday Jan 17, in the final game of the Showcase, the Devils face Team Maryland where a win would have the Devils return home on the "plus side." In a fast paced and physical game the Bus Liners prevailed with a 7 to 2 win. Aaron Brown scored a pair as did Liam Filip. Isaac Brown, Donovan McCoy, and Cooper Matthews also lit the lamp. Providing the helpers were; Trevor Hoskin with two, Liam Filip with two, Cooper Matthews, Corbin Roach, Kendrick Webster, Isaac Brown and Owen Gibson. Corbin Votary was in goal for the Devil win.
Next Action for the Foley Bus Lines Minor Peewees is this Wednesday Jan 20 at the Yardman Arena as the Devils host the division rival Whitby Wildcats . Puck Drops at 630pm.
Madison Excavating - Minor Atom
The Madison Excavating Minor Atoms tallied up 2 more points on the road, in league play, with a win over the first place Oshawa Generals.
The Red Devils were a determined team and came out flying. Brody Partridge opened up the scoring for the Devils less then 2 minutes into the game with the set up from Nolan Donnelly and Thomas Kuipers. The second period saw a speedy Landon Wright score an unassisted beauty to make it a 2-0 game late in the second. The Devils added one more in their favour to make it 3-0 in the third with a goal from Gage Butcher, assisted by Jared Langdon. Glen McInnes stood tall in the net to record the shut out.
The Madison Excavating Minor Atoms are back in action this week with 3 home games. Mid week the Devils host Peterborough in Marmora at 7:00pm. Weekend games have the Devils playing Saturday in Napanee at 2:00pm hosting the Oshawa Generals and Sunday at RCAF at 3:00pm versus York-Simcoe.
Bonn Law - Major Atom
The Bonn Law Quinte Red Devils Major Atom team were in Sarnia this past weekend to compete in the International Silver Stick. The Devils placed fifth out of twelve teams, narrowly missing the semi finals.
On Friday the Devils would take on the Kitchener Rangers in their first game of the tournament. In a game where the Devils didn’t really find their stride until late in the second period, and were faced with a couple of bad bounces, the team ended up on the losing end of a 4-0 game. Tucker McKichan was in net for the Devils.
The Devils were much better in their second game of the day when they faced the Elgin Middlesex Chiefs, and although they fired 30 shots at the Chiefs goalie, it wasn’t until 44 seconds left in the game when the Devils scored to get the 3-3 tie. Lighting the lamp for the Devils was Tyson Carr, Cal Uens and Jack Dever. Adding the helpers on the goals was Ethan Quick (2), Nick Oke, Uens and Dever. Jacob Brown was in net for the Devils.
On Saturday, the Devils knew that they would need two big wins to advance to the semi finals. In the first game vs The Lambton Jr. Sting, the boys skated hard and played a solid team game on their way to a 6-1 win. Scoring for the Red Devils was Uens (2), Dever, Christopher Brydges, Vince Bellavance and Ethan Osborne. Chipping in with assists on the goals was Oke (2), Uens, Brydges, Carr, Quick, Josh Cunningham and Ben Lynch. Jacob Brown was sharp between the pipes in the win.
In their fourth game of the tournament, the Devils would face the London Jr. Knights, and the boys were looking to even the score with the Knights after losing to them in their home tournament earlier in the season. In a very fast game, where both teams exchanged chances, each team only managed to find the back of the net once. Scoring the lone goal for the Red Devils was Spencer Cranley, assisted by Nick Oke. The Devils Defensive core of Ben Danford, Duncan Schneider, Christopher Brydges, Clayton Rose, Josh Cunningham, and Tyson Carr played a very solid game, limiting the Knights scoring chances. Tucker McKichan was solid in net, making several key saves in the 1-1 tie.
The Devils are back in action in league play when they travel to Kingston on Friday night and Oshawa on Sunday.
Free Flow Petroleum - Minor Bantam
It was a perfect weekend for the Free Flow Petroleum Minor Bantams. On Saturday, January 16, the Red Devils beat the visiting Richmond Hill Coyotes 4-1. Scoring for Quinte were Marshall McFarland, Maddi Wheeler, Adam Thistlethwaite and Gavyn Stephenson. Picking up assists were Jacob Vreugdenhil, Curtis Dicks, Mack Morrish, Jacob Gilbert and Thistlethwaite.
Then, on Sunday, January 17, the squad doled out an even bigger effort in downing the Central Ontario Wolves 1-0, in Lindsay. Gilbert was credited with the only of the game, with help from Thistlethwaite, following a goal-mouth frenzy. Ethan McDonnell claimed the shutout for QRD.
CrossFit Belleville - Bantam
The CrossFit Belleville Bantams played Kingston and Oshawa this week and won their 9th in a row but it may only be good enough to finish second in the ETA East behind Whitby.
The Bantams travelled to Kingston on Wednesday night and played extremely poor in the first period but rebounded in the second to take the game over. Sometimes teams-players need to find the answers within themselves as they can’t be drawn up on the Whiteboard, things like effort, execution and finish. The Red Devils would win 5-2 behind a strong goaltending performance from Ethan Taylor.
On Saturday the Bantams played host to the Oshawa Generals and once again the Devils came out of the dressing room slowly and it transpired into a sluggish start. The CrossFit Bantams would battle through the diversity and challenges presented by Oshawa, the Bantams would win 4-2 behind the spectacular goaltending of Brennan Bush.
Next game action will be at the Quinte Wellness and Sports Center, on Saturday January 23 versus the Central Ontario Wolves at 2:15pm.
McInroy-Maines Construction - Midget
The Quinte Red Devil McInroy-Maines Construction Ltd. Midgets won their 3rd consecutive shut-out game with a 3-0 decision over division rival Kingston. Sean Storr led the way stopping all shots faced and was stellar between the pipes. The game was tied 0-0 going into the 3rd period before Brandan Forestell scored from Nick Hoey. A nice 3-way cross seam pass finishing Shelby Rienstra with assists from Greg Thomas and Domenic Dell Civita. Late in the game, Brock Bronson sealed the win, unassisted. The next home game for the Midgets is Friday January 22nd, at 8 pm versus the Clarington Toros at RCAF.