Here is the QRD Weekly Report for the wee ending Sunday January 22, 2024.
The Gillespie’s Tree Service U14 Quinte Red Devils are the Battle of the Bay Tournament Champions!
The U14s put regular season play on hold this weekend as they hosted the inaugural Battle of the Bay in partnership with the Belleville Senators this weekend. They kicked off the tournament Friday afternoon with a matchup against the Ottawa Jr. 67s where they fell short 3-2. Goals were scored by Minifie and Dahle with assists from B. Aird, Whelan, Laurin and Kennedy.
The Devils were back at it again the next morning bright and early to face off with the Elgin Middlesex Canucks where they got back on to the right track with a 4-1 victory, Gayle getting the win in net. Goals came from Lowry, Whelan, Laurin and Clow with assists coming from Laurin, Dahle, Clow, Minifie, Lowry and M. Aird.
The squad moved into the final game of round robin play with a “win-and-you’re-in” scenario and they did just that, besting the Ottawa Valley Titans 6-2 to advance to the semi-finals. Ferriss got the win between the pipes and goals were scored by Clow(3), Minifie, Whelan and Beebe. Assists were added by Minifie(4), Whelan(2), Kennedy, Clow, Dahle, Peeters, Westcott and B. Aird.
The Devils were at the rink again Sunday morning to face off against the Eastern Ontario Wild for the Semi Final in what many are calling the game of the tournament. Down 3-2 with 6.1 seconds left in the third period the Devils scored to tie it up and send it to overtime. After a scoreless overtime it all came down to the shootout, where Clow and Whelan scored for the Devils and Gayle shut the door against both shooters that he faced, securing the victory and a trip to the finals. Goals came from Laurin(2) and Whelan with assists coming from M. Aird(2), Lowry, Jones, Kennedy and Minifie.
It all came down to Sunday afternoon on the Belleville Sens home ice, with the Devils getting a rematch against their only loss of the weekend, the Ottawa Jr 67s. The Devils scored 9 seconds into the opening puck drop and didn’t look back from there. The Devils ended up taking this one 9-3 with Gayle getting the win and the Quinte Red Devils being named champions! Goals came from Clow(3), Whelan(2), Minifie, Dahle, Laurin and B. Aird. Assists were added by Whelan(4), Harold(2), Minifie(2), B. Aird, Clow, Lowry and M. Aird.
ON DECK: After wrapping the Battle of the Bay, the squad is back in regular season action this weekend!
The Quinte U15 E-360 Solutions Red Devils played some really good hockey and got really strong efforts from all 19 players but just couldn’t capitalize on a number of glorious opportunities and failed to advance at the Battle on the Bay Tournament this weekend.
Game One vs Guelph Gryphons
QRD outshot Guelph 27-17 but gave up a late powerplay goal in a 2-2 tie.
G: Rashotte, Rowat
A: Scaletta 2, Munnings, Sherwin
Devils of the Day: Cybulskie and Munnings
Game Two vs Chatham-Kent Cyclones
QRD dominated all three periods, outshooting CKC 46-8, but ended up earning a single point in a 1-1 tie
A: Cybulskie, Whalen
Devils of the Day: #all19, game shirts to Leavitt and Colson
Game Three vs Ottawa 67s
QRD once again took a lead into the third period, but gave up a goal and could not convert their own chances, ending with a 2-2 tie. QRD outshot Ottawa 35-21.
G: Munnings 2
A: Leavitt, Rowat, Whalen
Devils of the Day: Munnings and Tracze
ON DECK: Saturday vs Oshawa Generals, Sunday at Clarington
The Bonn Law QRD U13 Red Devils picked up 2 wins in league play this weekend, to take over first place in the league.
On Saturday, the Red Devils hosted The Clarington Toros at Marmora. The team came flying out of the gates, scoring 5 goals in the first period, on their way to a 9-1 win over The Toros. Eight different players lit the lamp in the win; Miller Nicholson (2), Kyler Patterson, Thomas Marsden, Austin Pettey, Cameron Stevens, Rowyn Haley, James Gullage and Brody Grant. Assisting on the goals; Marsden (2), Gullage (2), Edmund Dowling, Fisher Kernohan, Mason Whalen, Tyler Martin, Oliver McCulloch, Patterson, Shea Teather, Grant, Nicholson. Dax Sage was solid between the pipes for the win.
On Sunday, The Devils hosted their ETA rivals, The Central Ontario Wolves, in a game for 1st place. Both teams came to play, and it was The Wolves who scored first, just two minutes into the game. In a back and forth, faced-paced battle, the Devils would tie the game in the first shift of the second period, on a laser shot from Holden Goulah. The two teams continued to exchange chances, before Brody Grant scored the game winning goal at the 10-minute mark of the third period. Matt Travers was very sharp in net to earn the win. Chipping in with helpers on the goals in the 2-1 win; Patterson, Nicholson, Teather and McCulloch.
ON DECK: The Bonn Law QRD U13 Red Devils will host The Markham Waxers on January 27th 2:30 pm @ Colborne.
Split Results in League Play for the Madison Excavating Red Devils this Week
In a mid-week match-up, the Madison Excavating U12 Quinte Red Devils travelled to Kingston for a tilt against the Jr. Gaels. The game kicked off with an energetic first period, during which the Devils set the tone by scoring the first goal, six minutes into the game. The early lead put pressure on the Gaels. Approximately halfway through the second period, Kingston found the back of the net, evening the score at one each. Both teams fought fiercely in an attempt to get ahead. Less than a minute into the third period, the Devils scored the game-winning goal, solidifying a 2-1 victory.
On Saturday evening, the U12s clashed against the York-Simcoe Express. The first period saw York-Simcoe assert dominance early on, scoring two and putting QRD in a tough spot. Entering the second period, the Devils aimed to regroup and mount a comeback, however, YSE struck again with a powerplay goal to extend their lead to 3-0. Despite a strong push by the Devils in the final frame, they were unable to overcome the three-goal deficit, resulting in a 3-0 loss at the hands of the Express.
Coach’s Corner with Head Coach, Evan Osterhout: “The team played two pretty good games this past week but ran into a couple of strong opposing goaltenders. We look forward to playing both teams again in the near future and giving them our best effort.”
ON DECK:Saturday, January 27th vs. Kingston Jr. Gaels (12:30pm - Quinte S & WC: Mackay)
The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils Go Three for Three
The team won all three of their games this week, improving their regular season record to 26-0.
Wednesday, Quinte was at home against Kingston. The Red Devils came out on top 4-1. Scoring for Quinte was Evan Andrews (2), Graydon Tucker and Noah Gilchrist. Picking up assists were Tucker (2), Sebastian Smit, Kash Nelson and Will Beebe. Lily Groeneveld was in net for the win and Tucker was named Devil Of The Day.
Thursday, they hit the road to take on Whitby. Quinte skated to a 5-0 win. Goal scorers were Will Beebe (3), Cohen Reid and Mac Brown. Picking up assists were Linden Ludolph, Reid, Graydon Tucker, Evan Andrews, Max Norton, Jaxon Elrick and Kash Nelson. Blake Laurin was in net for the shutout and Beebe was named Devil of The Day.
Saturday, it was another road game in Oshawa. Quinte won by a score of 10-0.
Scoring for Quinte was Will Beebe (3), Kash Nelson (2), Cohen Reid (2), Noah Gilchrist, Linden Ludolph and Sebastian Smit. Picking up assists were Graydon Tucker (2), Malkin Courtney (2), Linden Ludolph (2), Beebe, Nelson, Gilchrist, Braydon Straughan, Mac Brown and Ryker Thompson. Lily Groeneveld had the shut out in net and Sebastian Smit was The Devil of The Day.
ON DECK: The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils are at home (CAA) Saturday at 5:30pm vs the York-Simcoe Express.
The Breakaway Fuels U10s Win Both Games This Weekend
The Breakaway Fuels U10s grabbed 4 important points this weekend to maintain first place in the East
Saturday saw the young Devils face the Clarington Toros for the first time this season on a cold day in Marmora. The first period saw chances for both sides but ended scoreless thanks to some stellar goaltending at each end of the ice. Kai Mackie would find the back of the net twice in a fast paced second period with assists going to Greyson Rennie, Silas Templar and Ethan Dowling. Jackson Simpson would extend the lead in the third on a pass from Evan VanEgmond. Clarington would get one back midway through the third, but Jordan Andrews shut the door after that leaving the final score at 3-1 for the Red Devils.
Sunday the boys would head east to the Invista Centre for an afternoon tilt with the Jr Gaels. The Devils opened the scoring 4 minutes in when Simpson finished a nice passing play from VanEgmond and Mason Cooke. Kingston would answer just a few seconds later to even the score. Before the end of the frame Mackie would score a shorthanded goal on a stretch pass from Dowling. The Gaels would score a shorty of their own to tie it midway through the second. Kolton Solmes would answer quickly with assists going to Mackie and Dowling. Dowling would score 40s after that from Solmes and Rennie to stretch the lead to 4-2. Avery Thickson would score on a bar down blast before the end of the second with assists going to Tripp Plumley and Jax Scott. The third was more of the same with the final score being 7-3. Scoring in the third for the Breakaway Boys was Solmes unassisted and Simpson from Ryder Bradford. Deacon Vos stood tall in net for the win.
ON DECK: Next weekend sees the kids have a rematch with the Clarington Toros at the Keeler Centre on Saturday at 1pm.