QRD Weekly Report #2 - Monday Oct. 16, 2023
Saturday is 'Quinte Day' at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre and the U10s are Drew Doughty Champions!!
This Saturday all Red Devils Teams will be under one roof for "Quinte Day" facing off against their opponents from Peterborough, The Petes.
- · U10 vs Ptbo, 10:30am (Mackay Insurance)
- U16 vs Ptbo, 12:00pm (CAA)
- U11 vs. Ptbo, 12:00pm (Mackay Insurance)
- U12 vs. Ptbo, 1:30pm (Mackay Insurance)
- U18 vs. Ptbo, 2:00pm (CAA)
- U13 vs. Ptbo, 3:00pm (Mackay Insurance)
- U15 vs. Ptbo, 3:15pm (Family Dental Centre)
- U14 vs. Ptbo, 4:30pm (Mackay Insurance)
The Association would like to invite the Quinte community to the rink to cheer on some talented local youth, from our youngest U10 group to our U18s. Following their own games, all teams will attend the Belleville Senators home opener against the Laval Rocket.
Quinte U10s are Drew Doughty Champions!!!
The Breakaway Fuels U10 Red Devils headed to London for the Drew Doughty tournament this past weekend.
The Young Devils rolled through the round robin games undefeated with wins over Oakville, Guelph and Brantford. In game one on Friday morning, after a scoreless first period the boys buckled down and scored 6 unanswered in the last two frames for a convincing 6-0 victory over the Oakville Rangers. Scoring was done by Jackson Simpson (3), Reid Haley, Kolton Solmes and Ethan Dowling. Assists went to Haley (3), Mason Cooke (2), Wade Robinson, Kai Mackie, Jaxon Scott, Solmes and Dowling.
After a little rest they were back at it against the Guelph Gryphons in the afternoon. Once again the first period was a hard fought battle ending scoreless. As in game one the Devils took over and finished with an 8-1 win. Scorers were Mackie (2), Simpson (2), Haley, Robinson, Tripp Plumley and Greyson Rennie. Assists went to Dowling (2), Scott (2), Cooke, Rennie, Plumley, Simpson, Haley, Robinson, Avery Thickson and Silas Templar.
Saturday morning saw the kids battle the Brantford 99’ers and come away with a 4-2 victory. Scoring by Mackie, Cooke, Simpson and Thickson. Assists to Dowling, Simpson, Haley, Cooke, Templar and Robinson.
It was off to the Quarterfinals Sat afternoon against the Halton Hurricanes. With a strong effort the Devils came away on top 5-1. Scoring by Mackie (2), Solmes, Simpson and Plumley. Assists going to Thickson (2), Evan VanEgmond, Dowling and Solmes.
With an early start Sun morning the U10s had a date with the host London Junior Knights. Greyson Rennie started the scoring in the first unassisted. The second was a scoreless tight checking period that saw several chances but no scoring. London tied it early in the third but not to be outdone the Devils rebounded and scored two more to punch their ticket to the finals. Solmes and Haley found the back of the net with the assists going to Mackie, Dowling, Scott and Solmes. Jordan Andrews was solid all game between the pipes.
The finals saw the young Devils squaring off with a tough Barrie Colts team. The Colts struck first but that would be all they would get by goalie Deacon Vos for the game and the Devils roared back in the last two periods scoring 5 straight to win the Championship. Lighting the lamp in the finals were Dowling (2), Solmes, Robinson and Mackie with assists going to Mackie (2), Ryder Bradford, Scott, Solmes and Dowling.
The U16 Free Flow Petroleum Devils claim 2 points in their home opener and lone game of the week against Clarington
On Wednesday night, the U16 Devils hit the ice for their home opener and first regular season game. Although Quinte was slow find the net, Wyatt Albright (Sterling Poff and Martin Brassard) opened scoring in the final minutes of the first frame. Midway through the second, Mickael Fournier on a feed from Jean-Cristoph Lemieux, would hit the net but a penalty shot awarded to Clarington would cut Quinte’s lead in half. Two power play goals by Maddox Dagenais (Lemieux) and Fournier (Dagenais and Desgagné) tipped the game in Quinte’s favour by the end of the second period. Noah Lesser (Lucas Ferguson and Lemieux) added to the Devils’ tally in the third and Otsirakatste Brant held down Quinte’s net in the 5-1 victory.
U15s Sweep NCP in Weekend Series
The Quinte U15 E-360 Solutions Red Devils picked up back-to-back wins against NCP this weekend.
Game One, 4-2 Win
G: Clute, Rashotte, Fisher, Leavitt
A: Whalen 2, Fisher, Colson, Cybulskie
Lily Reid picked up the win in goal
Devils of the Day: Wyatt Whalen and Henry Fisher
Game Two, 6-2 Win
G: Sherwin 3, Fisher, Rashotte, Chisholm
A: Chisholm 2, Colson 2, Leavitt, Munnings, Babcock, Gawley
Charlie Vos picked up the win in goal
Devils of the Day: Blake Munnings and Ryan Sherwin
ON DECK: Wednesday vs Whitby, Saturday vs Peterborough, Sunday at Oshawa
The Gillespie’s Tree Service U14 Quinte Red Devils set out for a long weekend up North this week when they headed up to Rama Friday night to face off against the North Central Predators. Down two forwards the Devils had to work hard as a team and move that puck around if they wanted to be successful. They ended up doing just that a came out of it with a 9-3 win. Goals came in bunches for Clow (2), Dahle(2), Joes (2), Dewar, Peeters and Minifie. Assist came from Seguin (3), Harold (2), Dahle, M. Aird, Fisher, Beebe, Peeters, Minifie, Ferriss, Dewar and Clow. Ferriss got the win between the pipes.
Saturday evening the road trip continued as the team played Barrie in Innisfil to cap off the weekend. It was a hard-fought game right to the end but the Devils end up coming up just short, dropping this one 5-4. Goals came from Clow, M. Aird, Whelan and Dahle. Helpers came from Dahle(2), Whelan, Clow and Seguin.
ON DECK: The Gillespie’s Tree Service crew will be back in action this week with 3 matchups at home.
The Bonn Law QRD U13 Team headed North this weekend and collected 8 points in league play on their weekend road trip. The Red Devils started off their weekend in Barrie, where they faced the hard working Colts and a red hot goalie! Miller Nicholson scored the only goal of the game, in the third period. Assists going to Noah Hughes and Mason Whalen. Matt Travers stood tall between the pipes, to earn the shutout in the 1-0 win.
On Saturday, the Devils would face the York Simcoe Express, at the Prestigious St. Andrews College. This time, the Devils were firing on all cylinders, and although the Express got on the board first, the boys went on to score 13 unanswered goals on their way to a 13-1 win. Shea Teather led the offense, with 4 goals and an assist. Also lighting the lamp for the Devils; Kyler Patterson (2), Noah Hughes (2), Brody Grant, Oliver McCulloch, Tyler Martin, Miller Nicholson and Cameron Stevens. Assisting on the goals; James Gullage (4), Fisher Kernohan (3), Mason Whalen (3), MIller Nicholson (2), Hughes (2), McCulloch (2), Stevens (2), Thomas Marsden (2), Grant and Rowyn Haley. Matt Travers was solid between the pipes for the win.
In their second game of the day, The Red Devils would head back to Barrie to face the Colts for the second time in less than 24 hours. Once again, Christian Bravo was sensational between the pipes for The Colts.The Devils managed to score 5 goals in the game, on their way to a 5-2 win. Kyler Patterson and Fisher Kernohan each had a pair of goals in the game, and Oliver McCulloch added a single with a blast from the point. Assists in the game; Gullage (2), Haley (2), Stevens (2), Grant. Dax Sage picked up the win between the pipes.
On Sunday, The Red Devils headed to Rama, for a tilt with the Predators.The Devils scored early, and often in this one, and skated to a 14-0 win in their 4th game of the weekend. Brody Grant had a hat trick in the game. Also scoring in the game; Kernohan (2), Nicholson (2), Martin, Tether, Stevens, Whalen, Marsden, Gullage, Austen Pettey and Holden Goulah. Dax Sage was sharp in net to earn the Shutout.
ON DECK: The Bonn Law QRD U13 Team look forward to another busy weekend. Friday 7:00 pm @ Clarington, Saturday 3:00 pm Vs Peterborough @ Belleville, Sunday 3:15 pm @ Ajax.
U12 Peterborough IceFest Tournament Recap: October 12th-14th
The Madison Excavating QRD U12s had a busy and fun-filled experience, travelling to Peterborough over the course of three days, and competing in their first tournament of the 2023-2024 season. The QRD U12s finished with a 3-1-0 record after round-robin play. The team made it to the quarter-finals, and while they did not move on to the semi-finals, they stuck together and played well as a team.
The Madison Excavating QRD U12s kicked off the tournament with an intense showdown with the Whitby Wildcats. Whitby seized an early opportunity on the powerplay, netting a goal just three minutes and two seconds into the match. The first period concluded with the Wildcats securing a 1-0 lead. Whitby then managed to score two more goals in the second period. Going into the third, QRD was down by three, but the boys showed resilience, breaking through Whitby's defense and scoring their first goal of the game. Whitby, however, would answer back with a powerplay goal just four minutes later. The Devils took an unfortunate 4-1 loss to begin the tournament, despite some solid effort on their part.
Friday morning, QRD would take on the Ottawa Meyers. The game ignited in the first period, with the Devils scoring the first goal. The early lead set the tone for Quinte's offensive strategy, showcasing their intent to dominate the game from the outset. The Ottawa Meyers countered in the second period, scoring two goals in quick succession, the first while on a powerplay. Ottawa’s lead was short-lived; Quinte responded with strength, notching their second and third goals of the game a mere forty seconds apart. The Devils then netted a fourth goal while shorthanded. The period concluded with a 4-2 lead for the Devils, who continued their relentless assault in the third period, scoring three more consecutive goals. The final whistle blew with a resounding victory for QRD, who secured a 7-2 win after some incredible team play.
Friday afternoon, QRD would go head-to-head with The Grey Bruce Highlanders. The game kicked off with a lightning-fast start, the Highlanders scoring just thirty-six seconds in. The Devils answered back with a goal at the 3:56 mark, setting the stage for a competitive encounter. In the second period, The Highlanders scored twice in a short timeframe, one goal coming on a powerplay. The Devils then narrowed the gap, scoring their second goal, to which The Highlanders responded a half minute later. The QRD crew rallied, netting their third goal before the period ended, the score sitting at 4-3, in favour of Grey Bruce. Quinte surged ahead, scoring two goals in the third, including a crucial shorthanded goal. The effort paid off for QRD; the final buzzer echoed with a remarkable 5-4 victory.
Saturday morning, the U12 Devils would have a tilt against the Windsor Junior Spitfires. The game began with an early goal from the Spitfires, however, Quinte answered with one of their own, six minutes later. Not content with just one, Quinte struck again one and a half minutes later, leaving the Spitfires trailing to finish the first period. In the second, the Spitfires tied the game up with the lone goal of the period. Going into the third, the game was up for grabs. At the 9:34 mark, Quinte pulled off a remarkable shorthanded goal, securing the lead and putting themselves in a prime position for the win. With seven seconds left in the game, QRD added an insurance marker with an empty net goal, solidifying the 4-2 victory, and securing themselves a spot in the quarter-final game.
In a high-stakes quarter-final game, QRD would face the Ottawa Meyers, whom they had played and beaten the day before. The first period would see one lone goal from Ottawa. In the second period, the Meyers managed to notch two more consecutive goals. The tension intensified when, with just one minute and eleven seconds remaining, the Devils found the back of the net, injecting a surge of momentum into their game. QRD was down by two to start the third period but managed to close the gap with a second goal. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough, and the game ended in a 3-2 loss for QRD. Despite not moving on to the semi-finals, the team continues to put forth their maximum effort, developing new skills and strategies along the way.
Coach’s Corner with Head Coach Evan Osterhout:
"It was great to see the team battle through some adversity over the three days. We learned a lot as a group and look forward to the continued ‘buy-in’ attitude in the upcoming weeks."
ON DECK: Friday, October 20th @ Oshawa Generals
The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils are Drew Doughty Invitational quarter finalists.
This past weekend the U11 Red Devils travelled to London to take part in the Drew Doughty Invitational.
Their first game of the tournament they faced off against the Grey Bruce Highlanders. Quinte skated to a 6-1 win. Goal scorers were Evan Andrews (2), Will Beebe (2), Ryker Thompson and Noah Gilchrist. Picking up assists were Andrews, Beebe, Thompson, Gilchrist, Cohen Reid, Kash Nelson, Malkin Courtney and Mac Brown. Blake Laurin was in net for the win and Ryker Thompson was named Player of the Game.
The Second game of the tournament they were up against the Waterloo Wolves, which was a back-and-forth battle right to the end. Quinte would come out on the losing end of a 2-1 score. Noah Gilchrist scored Quinte’s lone goal, that was assisted by Max Norton. Lily Groeneveld was in net for the Red Devils and Gilchrist was named Player of the Game.
In their last round robin game, they faced the Mississauga Senators. Quinte would win 4-1. Goals were scored by Kash Nelson, Evan Andrews, Noah Gilchrist and Will Beebe. Picking up assists were Nelson, Gilchrist, Beebe and Mac Brown. Blake Laurin picked up the win in net and was also named Player of the Game. With the win, this booked their ticket into the quarter finals.
In the quarter finals they would face off against their league rivals, the Barrie Colts. It was a thrilling, action packed game but unfortunately Quinte fell in overtime 5-4. Red Devil goals were scored by Cohen Reid, Ryker Thompson, Jaxon Elrick and Kash Nelson. Picking up assists were Evan Andrews and Linden Ludolph. Lily Groeneveld was in net and Kash Nelson was named Player of the Game.
ON DECK: The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils are at home (Mackay Insurance) Saturday at 12PM and Sunday they travel to Markham to take on the Waxers.