The 2016-2017 ETA season is underway!!
KKP - Kwik Kopy Printing - Minor Atom
The KKP Minor Atom’s split their ETA season opening games this past weekend. On Saturday in Whitby, the Devils gave up an early goal and were stymied the rest of the way by solid goaltending in a 3-1 loss to the Wildcats. Deke Osterhout finally got the Devils on the board with seconds left in the third. Mason Musclow and Ryland Harvey drew the helpers while Liam Boyer was solid in goal despite taking the loss.
On Sunday, the Devils opened their home campaign in Deseronto and once again fell behind early, spotting the visiting Richmond Hill Coyotes a 2-0 lead a minute into the contest. On this occasion the Devils constant pressure would not be denied as they roared back for a 5-3 win. Jake Sage, Rylan McCormack, Owen Cassidy, Kaiden Harmon and Avery Wease scored while Musclow (2), Sage (2), Wease, Harvey, Osterhout, and Cassidy picked up assists. Lennox Stewart was in goal for the win.
On Deck: The KKP minor atom Devils return to action next weekend with a home and home with the Markham Waxers.
McInroy Maines - Major Midget
The McInroy Maines Major Midget Red Devils took 3 of 4 points in the opening weekend of regular season play with a 2-2 tie against Central and 9-3 win over Whitby. In the tie versus Central Matt Poole had both goals with Jason McCracken, Matt Sherwin and Madoka Suzuki with the assists. Evan Morrison made 27 saves in the tie game.
Sunday the boys exploded for a 9-3 offensive outburst. Brendan Hagerman lead the way with a hat trick, Joe Roy (2) and singles to Nate Boomhower, Madoka Suzuki, Matt Sherwin, and Nelson Powers. Assists to Suzuki (2), Matt Poole (2), with singles to Noah Brant, Zack Wheeler, Nelson Powers and Theo Citrullo. Evan Morrison made 24 stops in the win.
On Deck: Be sure to catch the next Devils home game September 25, 3pm in Deseronto vs. Kingston.
Bonn Law - Minor Peewee
The Bonn Law Quinte Red Devils Minor Peewee team won both games in their first weekend of league play. On Saturday the Devils were home to the Ajax/Pickering Raiders. While the Devils spent too much time in the sin bin, they managed to defeat the Raiders 3-0. Cal Uens opened the scoring on a shorthanded effort, when he blocked a Raiders point shot and made no mistake on the breakaway. Spencer Cranley and Ethan Miedema also lit the lamp for the Devils. Assists in the game went to Ethan Quick, Vincent Bellavance and Michael Dolton. Logan Vale was sharp between the pipes to earn the shutout. On Sunday the Devils travelled to Markham for a tilt with the speedy Waxers. The Devils found themselves down by two goals, but battled back to tie the game on goals by Miedema and Jack Dever. The Waxers would take another two goal lead in the game, but Uens scored another shorthanded goal and Ethan Quick found the back of the net to tie the game at four. Michael Dolton jumped on a rebound with a couple minutes left in the game and buried the game winner. Adding helpers on the goals was Nick Oke, Cranley, Uens, Bellavance and Miedema. Aidan Crowley stood tall in net for the Devils.
On Deck: The Red Devils are on the road next weekend when they travel to Barrie and North Central.
Vanderlaan Building Products - Minor Bantam
The Vanderlaan Minor Bantams open the season with a win. On Sunday the team travelled to Clarington to face the Toro’s. Nathaniel Burelle opened up the scoring assisted by Daniel Michaud. The Toro’s answered back with a goal to tie the game. Daniel Michaud put one in the net to take the lead, his goal was assisted by Nathaniel Burelle. Zack Brooks sealed the win with an empty net goal assisted by Daniel Michaud. Ethan Fraser was in net for the win and was also awarded player of the game.
On Deck: The Vanderlaan Minor Bantams continue the season next weekend on the road taking on the Barrie Colts and North Central Predators.
Madison Excavating - Atom
The Madison Excavating Major Atoms took to the road this weekend to open up the regular season.
Game one on Saturday had the Devils headed to Markham to face the Waxers at the Centennial Centre.
It was a tough match up and while the Devils worked hard to match the Waxers’ speed, it was Markham who managed to find the back of the net. In the end the Devils battled but succumbed to a 6-0 loss.
Undeterred by the results of the season opener, the Major Atoms regrouped for Sunday's game in Whitby verses the Wildcats. The Devils came out flying and it was Liam Philip who was first on the scoreboard, assisted by Gage Butcher to take a 1-0 lead in the first. Philip added another unassisted later in the first to make it a 2-0 lead. The Wildcats did not back down and tucked one in past the Devils net minder to make it 2-1 late in the second. With only 6 seconds left in the third the Wildcats capitalized on a 6 on 4 match up to tie the game at 2-2. Dean Spry made some key saves throughout the game to take the tie.
On Deck: The Madison Excavating Major Atoms are on the road this upcoming weekend to compete in the London Jr. Knights Drew Doughty Tournament. The Devils will return to regular season play on Friday, September 30th in Clarington to take on the Toros.
Foley Bus Lines – Peewee
In the season opener on Saturday Sept 17 the Peewee Red Devils hosted the Oshawa Generals. The Foley Bus Lines Red Devils scored 7 goals and allowed none in the routing of the Generals. New addition to the Devils line up; Dalyn Wakely scored twice and had two assists. Corbin Roach also netted a pair and added three assists. Rheydan McCoy picked up two points with a goal and an assist. Trevor Hoskin and Cooper Matthews also added a goal each, while Owen Gibson added an assist. Andrew Munro was perfect in the Devils net picking up the shut out and keeping the Devils in the game when needed.
On Sunday Sept 18, the Red Devils travelled to Lindsay to take on the Central Ontario Wolves. The Devils were explosive in this game, taking down the Wolves by a score of 8 to 1. Trevor Hoskin found the back of the net twice and picked up an assist. Dalyn Wakely also scored twice and picked up an assist. Kendrick Webster netted one, as did Owen Gibson, Corbin Roach and Sami Douglas-Najem. Picking up the rest of the helpers were, Liam Filip, Blake Ellis, Aaron Brown, Parker Stewart, Connor Hunt, Isaac Brown, Donovan McCoy, Cooper Matthews, and Rheydan McCoy. Corbin Votary was on guard in the Devils cage and had the shutout until 2 seconds left in the game when the Wolves finally put their point on the board.
On Deck: Next action for the Devils is Saturday Sept. 24, when the Foley Bus Lines Red Devils head to Peterborough to take on the Petes. Puck drops at 430pm at the Evinrude Centre.