Foley Bus Lines U10's are Taylor Hall Tournament Champions...
The Foley Bus Lines U10 Red Devils Are Taylor Hall Invitational Classic Champions.
The team had 5 wins and a tie on route to their Championship. There was some stiff competition, but the team played some great games and came out on top.
The Red Devils started their tournament early Friday morning with a 3-1 win vs the Burlington Eagles. Quinte goals were scored by Max Norton, Linden Ludolph and Ryker Thompson. Assists went to Matt Dawson (2), Malkin Courtney, Noah Gilchrist and Evan Andrews. Blake Laurin picked up the win in net and Ryker Thompson was named player of the game.
Their second game of the day had them up against their league rivals the Whitby Wildcats. It was another close game with Quinte pulling out a 2-1 win. Goals were scored by Noah Gilchrist and Evan Andrews (both unassisted). Lily Groeneveld was strong between the pipes picking up the win. Noah Gilchrist was named player of the game.
Saturday morning QRD faced a tough Waterloo Wolves team. It was a back and forth battle that ended in a 2-2 tie. Quinte goals were scored by Malkin Courtney and Evan Andrews (both unassisted). Blake Laurin made some key saves in net for the Red Devils. Player of the game was Malkin Courtney.
Saturday afternoon they would play against the Ottawa Sting. Quinte played a solid game and won by the score of 4-1. Evan Andrews had a hat trick and Kash Nelson picked up the other goal. Assists went to Ethan Dowling, Linden Ludolph and Lily Groeneveld. Lily also played a great game in net picking up the win between the pipes. Evan Andrews was named player of the game.
With Quinte finishing their round robin with a record of 3–0-1 that put them in the semi-finals on Sunday morning against the Hamilton Huskies. This was a nail biter right to the end. The Red Devils came out on top 4-3 in overtime. Goals were scored by Evan Andrews (2, including the OT winner), Matt Dawson and Will Beebe. Assists went to Andrews, Max Norton, Graydon Tucker and Ethan Dowling. Blake Laurin picked up the semi-final win and Evan Andrews was named player of the game.
In the finals Quinte would take on another league rival in the Kingston Jr Gaels. The Red Devils skated to the Championship with a 6-1 win. Goals were scored by Kash Nelson (2), Jaxon Elrick, Noah Gilchrist, Will Beebe and Ryker Thompson. Picking up assists were Ethan Dowling (2), Malkin Courtney (2), Sebastien Smit, Gilchrist, Mac Brown and Evan Andrews. Lily Groeneveld picked up the Championship win and Kash Nelson was named player of the game.
ON DECK: The Foley Bus Lines U10 Red Devils are back to league play with a home game Saturday in Marmora at 2PM vs the Markham Waxers and Sunday they hit the road to take on the Ajax-Pickering Raiders (1PM Don Beer)
The McInroy Maines U18 Quinte Red Devils had a quieter week with just one game over the weekend as they took to the road on Sunday to face the Clarington Toros.
The Devils wasted no time hitting the scoreboard as Carter McKee opened the game with a goal 13 seconds in on the set up from Trent Williams and Joey Coates. Justin Murdoch would add an unassisted goal followed by Coates, assisted by Jared Woolley and Thomas Kuipers. The Toros would sneak one in the Devils net before the end of the first making it 3-1 headed into the second set. The second period would see the Quinte crew pad their lead with 6 unanswered goals. Scoring came from McKee, Ben Vreugdenhil, Deacon Ellis, Murdoch, Beau Reade and Thomas Elkins. Assisting in the second were Williams, Vreugdenhil, Ellis, Elkins and Murdoch. The third would prove to be a quieter period with a scoreless outcome and finishing with a dominant 9-1 win for the Devils. Glen McInnes was between the pipes for the win.
ON DECK: The McInroy Maines U18 QRD team will host the Kingston Gaels at the QSWC on Tuesday and then will head to the Peterborough Steve Richey Tournament late in the week.
U16 Pita Pit Quinte Red Devils Go 3 for 3 this Week
The U16 Pita Pit Quinte Red Devils had a successful weekend of regular season play. On Thursday night at home, the Red Devils had a strong 4-1 win over their rivals, the Kingston Junior Gaels. Reece Herman was in net and goals were scored by Brody Nielissen (2), Ben Sherwin and Evan Erwin.
On Saturday at home, the Pita Pit Red Devils had a slow start with the Waxers taking an early 1–0 lead. They came on strong in the second taking the lead with a 4-1 win. Reece Herman stood between the pipes and goals were scored by Pax Murphy, Brock Davy, Jack Pixley and Parker Fergusson.
On Sunday, the Pita Pit Red Devils hit the road to play the Richmond Hill Coyotes. The Red Devils won the game with a strong 9-1 win. Liam Boyer was in net and goals were scored by Pax Murphy (3), Avery Wease (2), Ben Sherwin, Parker Fergusson, Brody Nielissen and Jack Pixley. A great weekend of hockey for the U16s!
ON DECK: On Tuesday, the Pita Pit Red Devils travel to Kingston to take on the Kingston Junior Gaels (8:30pm). On Thursday at home (7pm), Quinte plays the Whitby Wildcats and on Saturday at home (4pm) they take on the Markham Waxers once again.
The Free Flow Petroleum U15 Red Devils go 1 for 3 this Week
The Free Flow Petroleum U15s traveled to Whitby to face the Wildcats Friday night. Both teams would be held off the scoreboard through the first, but Whitby would find the back of the net at the opening of the second and again in the final minutes of the period. Unassisted, Liam Campbell cut the deficit in half early in the third, but the Devils would come up short with Otsirakatste Brant taking the 2-1 loss in net.
On Saturday, the Devils hosted the Ajax-Pickering Raiders at the QSWC. Jacob Moore opened scoring early for the team, with Jack Foley and L. Campbell drawing assists. Still in the first period, Matthew Airhart (unassisted) added to the Devils tally. Less than a minute later, Noah Lesser (Moore, L. Campbell) continued to widen the Devils lead. QRD would keep up the pressure through the second with Airhart, assisted by Foley, netting his second of the night, followed by Ryan Kinghan, who put up Quinte’s 5th on a feed from Jake Campbell and Airhart. Ajax-Pickering answered with a goal of their own in the final moments of the second period. The Raiders again found the net in the third, but Quinte came out on top for a 5-2 final with Cohen Bedore picking up the win in net.
On Sunday, the Oshawa Generals visited the Devils at QSWC. The Generals would get on the scoreboard first late in the first but Kaden Koutroulides, assisted by Blake Brown would answer back, ending the period in a draw. Oshawa kept up the pressure and found the net twice in the second. Unfortunately, the Devils could not find a way to add to their tally and the game ended 3-1 in favour of the Generals with Otsirakatste Brant in net for the loss.
ON DECK: On Saturday, Free Flow Petroleum U15 Red Devils host the Richmond Hill Coyotes at QSWC, 2pm. Sunday, the team travels to Clarington to face the Toros.
The Quinte E360 Solutions U14s Go Two for Two in ETA Play
The Quinte E360 Solutions Red Devils picked up two wins in ETA play this week.
Game One, vs Clarington Toros, 2-1 Win
G: Cybulskie, Scaletta
A: Foley, Sparks, Gawley
Charlie Vos made 12 saves, picking up the win between the pipes
Devils of the Day: Ryan Foley and Cole Coughlin
Game Two, vs Whitby Wildcats, 5-2 Win
G: Fisher, Rashotte, Whalen, Chisholm, Sherwin
A: Rowat 2, Foley, Clute, Gawley, Munnings, Leavitt
Lily Reid picked up the win in goal for QRD
Devils of the Day: Henry Fisher and Chase Cybulskie
ON DECK: Jan. 16 at Markham Waxers, Jan. 21 vs Markham Waxers
Regular Season & Tournament Play for the Gillespie's Tree Service U13s this Week
On Wednesday Jan 11th, the QRD Gillespie's Tree Service U13 team headed down the highway to take on Clarington. It was the second of the three game yearly series. Nathan Ferris got the start. Last time in Clarington, Ferris notched his first shutout of the season. Ferris didn't disappoint as he shutout Clarington for the second time this season 3-0. Ewan Dale opened the scoring for the Red Devils and Coen Lowry and Joey Seguin added some insurance for the win. Thompson, Whelan, B. Aird and Lowry added assists. Next up, the Taylor Hall Classic tourney in Kingston.
This past weekend the team traveled to the great town of Kingston for the Taylor Hall Classic. The round robin games found the team finishing with a 1-1-2 finish. With a 2-0 loss to Oshawa, 7-1 vs Upper Canada Cyclones, 2-2 tie with the Waxers and a 1-1 tie versus the home Kingston Gaels team. Coach Durant chalked the tournament up to a play and learn experience. "We are always telling our players; you have to come and compete every game. We have been consistent all year long until now. It's time for us to regroup, reflect and refocus. This is no time for us to feel sorry for ourselves. We just need to do a better job in all areas." That was the last tournament for the season.
ON DECK: The Gillespie's Tree Service Red Devils have 11 regular season games left. This week on tap, we face Richmond Hill, Whitby, Oshawa and the Petes.
The Bonn Law QRD U12 Team added 5 more points this week in league play.
On Wednesday evening, The Devils hosted the Pete’s to a game at CAA Arena. Holden Goulah got things started quickly for the home team when he went bar down in the first minute of the game, assisted by Brody Grant. Cameron Stevens scored an unassisted, short handed goal before the end of the period to make it 2-0 heading into the second. Austin Pettey added a pair of goals in the game, assisted by Mason Whalen, Edmund Dowling and Goulah. Matt Travers was sharp in net, allowing just one goal in a 4-1 win, and was named player of the game.
On Saturday, The Red Devils would host The York Simcoe Express for an afternoon game in Baltimore. This time it was Oliver McCulloch who got his team on the board in the opening minute of the game, with a blast from the point. The Express would come charging right back, scoring 2 quick goals to take the lead. McCulloch tied the game at two, with another point shot, assisted by Mason Whalen, but The Express took the lead once more, off the next faceoff. Noah Hughes scored an important goal in the third period on a pass from Cameron Stevens, and The Devils held on to tie the game 3-3. Dax Sage was solid in the net for his team. Oliver McCulloch was named player of the game.
In their third game of the week, The U12 Red Devils travelled to Whitby on Sunday for a tilt with the Wildcats. Austin Pettey Scores a pair of goals, just 23 seconds apart, and Zachary Miedema added a goal before the end of the period, making it 3-0 after one. Bryce McRae and Cameron Stevens both scored in the second period, and The Wildcats also managed a power play goal. Neither team scored in the third period and The Devils skated away with a 5-1 win. Adding assists in the game was Whalen (2), Teather (2), Nicholson, Gullage, Stevens, Goulah. Matt Travers picked up the win in net and James Gullage was named player of the game.
ON DECK: The Bonn Law U12 Devils play on Wednesday in Woodville, vs the Central Ontario Wolves @ 6:30pm and on Friday 6:30pm @ Marmora vs Ajax and Saturday 1:00pm @ Colborne vs the Waxers.
The Madison Excavating QRD U11s had a busy weekend, travelling to Napanee and competing in their fourth tournament of the 2022-2023 season.
While the team did not advance to the quarterfinals, they went 2-2, and had numerous moments to be proud of. The Madison Excavating QRD U11s started off with a match-up against the Halton Hurricanes, the team who would end up winning the tournament come Sunday afternoon. QRD put forth a strong effort but couldn’t quite secure the win against the Hurricanes. The first period of the game ended without a goal from either side. With the start of the second period, Hewett Tejnor opened up the scoring with a beauty goal on a power play, three minutes in. Halton would answer that goal two minutes later, and follow it up with a second, a minute and a half after that. Yet, QRD was not going down without a fight. A mere fourteen seconds after Halton’s second goal, Everett Brown tied things up. With a two-goal tie going into the third period, it was anyone’s game. The Hurricanes, however, managed to score four minutes in, with the game-winner. In spite of a stellar team effort, the game ended in a 3-2 loss to start the tournament. In net, Hayden Tripp was busy keeping the score close, and earned Player of the Game for his efforts.
Later that evening, QRD would take on the London Jr. Knights. QRD fans will recall that the London Jr. Knights is the team who beat QRD in a shootout during the quarter-final game in the Front Row Classic Tournament in November. Not to mention, QRD went head-to-head with the Knights in December for the semi-final game during the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs 30th Annual Hockey Classic Tournament. Needless to say, the Devils were ready to bring it. At the end of period one, QRD was in the lead due to Everett Brown burying the puck in London’s net four minutes in. It wasn’t until twenty-five seconds before the end of the first that The Knights managed to tie things up briefly at one. In the second period, neither team would score, in spite of some intense and focused effort from both. The third period would bring the game-winning goal from Dylan Chalk. When the final buzzer sounded nine minutes and thirty-seven seconds later, the arena erupted in cheers, QRD taking the 2-1 victory over the London Jr. Knights. Between the pipes, Ben Larmer put on an amazing display of goaltending skills, helped to secure the win, and earned Player of the Game.
Late Saturday afternoon, QRD would go head-to-head with the Markham Waxers. The game resulted in a tough loss of 5-0. Regardless of the score, the QRD crew put forth a strong effort, and persevered through a difficult game. The game included many teachable moments that will benefit the team in later match-ups.
After a difficult loss not even four hours earlier, the QRD boys were ready for a win Saturday evening, and they succeeded, making a huge comeback against the Ottawa Sting. The first period started with a goal from the Sting, which Blake Milne would answer five minutes later. With only one second before the end of the first, Blake Sills scored on a powerplay, giving QRD the lead going into the second period. Three minutes and fifty seconds into the second, Ottawa managed to find the back of the net on a powerplay. Blake Milne helped to swing the score back in QRD’s favour with the game-winner, not even a minute and a half later, off a nice feed from Reed Kavanaugh. Coulter Watson then went on a scoring streak, achieving two consecutive goals, an unbelievable twenty-eight seconds apart. The score was 5-2 for QRD going into the third, where it would stay for the remainder of the game. While QRD did not advance in the tournament, they ended on a strong note. In net, Ben Larmer made some phenomenal saves and helped to secure the win. Players of the Game were Blake Milne and Coulter Watson, who both scored two goals each.
Coach’s Corner with Head Coach Andrew Brown: “We had a weekend full of peaks and valleys. Lots of exciting moments along with adversity that will help our team continue to grow.”
ON DECK: The Madison Excavating U11 Quinte Red Devils will host the Richmond Hill Coyotes at the CAA arena in Belleville, on Sunday, January 22nd.