QRD Weekly Report #18 - Monday February 26, 2024, News (Quinte Red Devils)

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QRD Weekly Report #18 - Monday February 26, 2024
Playoff Season Has Begun!

The Madison Excavating Red Devils Finish the Regular Season with a Win and Begin Playoffs

 

In the final game of the regular season for the Madison Excavating U12 Quinte Red Devils, the boys took to the road to face off against the Whitby Wildcats on Tuesday night. The Wildcats managed to strike late in the first period, opening the scoreboard. As the second period unfolded, Whitby capitalized on a powerplay opportunity, doubling their lead. The Devils fought back, scoring two powerplay goals of their own in the second period, evening the score at two each. The third period began explosively, with Quinte seizing the lead just twelve seconds in. Despite a tense standoff, they extended their lead to 4-2. With only forty-one seconds on the clock, Whitby rallied with a powerplay goal, narrowing the gap to 4-3. In the end, the Devils held on, clinching a hard-fought 4-3 victory. They ended the regular season in fourth place within their division, with an 18-11-04 record.

 

Saturday night, in a tightly contested battle on Quinte's home ice in Belleville, the Devils took on the Markham Waxers in their first playoff game. The opening period unfolded without either team finding the back of the net. In the second period, however, the deadlock was broken, as the Waxers capitalized on an opportunity to seize a one-goal lead. Undeterred, the Devils regrouped and entered the third period with a renewed sense of purpose. Just two minutes into the final frame, Quinte managed to even the score at one. With both teams battling hard, the tension mounted as the minutes ticked away. In a dramatic turn of events, the Waxers broke the stalemate, finding the back of the net once more to reclaim the lead. Despite a solid effort from the Devils, they were unable to find an equalizer, and the game ended in a 2-1 loss.

 

Back on home ice in Madoc on Sunday afternoon, the U12 Devils clashed with the Clarington Toros in their second playoff game. The Devils wasted no time, striking first just two minutes and sixteen seconds into the first frame, setting the tone with an early lead. The Toros answered the call, netting an equalizer just over four minutes later. In the second period, neither team could break the deadlock, and the score remained tied at one. The Devils surged ahead in the final frame, briefly seizing the lead with a second goal. Yet, their advantage was short-lived as the Toros capitalized on a powerplay opportunity, knotting the score once more. Quinte quickly summoned their resolve, unleashing a decisive strike with just three and a half minutes remaining in the game, securing a 3-2 victory.

 

Coach’s Corner with Head Coach, Evan Osterhout: “The coaching staff is very happy with how hard the team battled during the first two playoff games and is looking forward to more battles ahead.”

ON DECK: Saturday, March 2nd @ Markham Waxers (6:00pm - Markham Centennial Centre)

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The Free Flow Petroleum U16 Red Devils are 2-2 in Their First Four Playoff Games

 

The U16s continued their playoff run this week, hosting the Kingston Jr. Gaels on Wednesday at the CAA. Scoreless through the first, Kingston capitalized on a series of Quinte penalties to get on the scoreboard midway through the second frame. Mickael Fournier (Jean-Cristoph Lemieux and Wyatt Albright) answered to cut the Gaels lead in half in the last minute of the period though. The teams exchanged goals in the third with Maddox Dagenais (Lemieux and Matthew Airhart) scoring for the Devils. An empty net goal from Kingston ended the Devils hopes of a comeback with Otsirakatste Brant taking the 4-2 loss in net.

 

Saturday the Devils hosted the Peterborough Petes at the QSWC. Scoreless through the first period, the  Petes notched three unanswered goals in the second frame. Lemieux (Dagenais and Fournier) found the net in the third, but Peterborough responded with a goal of their own. Noah Groeneveld took the 4-1 loss in net.

 

On Sunday, the Devils hosted the Markham Waxers for the teams’ second meeting of the playoffs. Liam Campbell (Lemieux) opened scoring for the only goal in the first. Unassisted, Lemieux widened Quinte’s lead in the second. Dagenais (Fournier and Lemieux) scored twenty seconds into the third period. Markham got on the board midway through the period, but Dagenais (Lemieux and Colson) scored twice more, including and empty net goal to put the game out of reach for Markham. Brant earned the 5-1 win in net.

 

ON DECK: Wednesday night, the Devils host Whitby, Saturday, they host Oshawa, and on Sunday the U16s travel to Peterborough.

 

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The Quinte U15 E-360 Solutions Red Devils wrapped up second place in OMHA U15 East Division with back to back wins on the last weekend of the regular season.

The Red Devils picked up 18 of 20 possible points in their last 10 games, finishing with 8 wins and 2 OT losses. Quinte finishes the regular season with a record of 25-5-2-3.

QRD vs Central Ontario Wolves, 4-0 Win

G: Tracze, Cybulskie, Munnings, Sherwin
A: Rashotte 2, Chisholm, Leavitt, Scaletta, Colson, Whalen, Babcock
Charlie Vos with the shutout
Devils of the Day: Vos, Fisher, Whalen

QRD vs Markham Waxers, 8-2 Win

G: Rashotte 2, Leavitt, Sherwin, Fisher, Foley, Whalen, Rowat
A: Rowat 2, Munnings 2, Fisher, Coughlin, Leavitt, Foley, Rashotte, Scaletta
Devils of the Day: #all19

 

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The Gillespie’s Tree Service U14 Red Devils have a 6 Point playoff run this week!

The U14 Quinte Red Devils started off the 10-game playoff round robin this past week on Thursday night in Baltimore against the Clarington Toros. The squad came out flying and didn’t take their foot off of the gas, leading to a 6-0 shutout win for Nathan Ferriss. Goals came from Whelan (3), Minifie, Clow and Dahle with assists coming from Minifie (2), Fisher (2), Clow, Laurin and Whelan.

Game 2 of the playoffs was played in Belleville on Saturday against the North Central Predators where the team got their second win 8-2 with Gayle in the cage. Goals came from Whelan (2), Clow (2), Minifie, Jones, Laurin and M. Aird. Assists were added by Whelan (3), Dahle (2), Lowry(2), Minifie (2), Kennedy, Clow, Laurin, Dewar and B. Aird.

To wrap up the weekend the Devils travelled to Oshawa Sunday night to face off against the Jr. Gens. After a back-and-forth game the Devils were victorious for the third playoff game in a row with a 5-2 win and saw Ferriss getting the win in net. Goals came from Minifie, Whelan, Clow, Kennedy and Laurin. Assists came from Minifie(2), Harold, Clow and Kennedy.

ON DECK: After a 3-0 weekend the Devils get back to practice this week before another 2 playoff games ahead this weekend.

 

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The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils Have an Undefeated Regular Season

 

This past weekend the U11’s won their last two regular season games and finished league play with a record of 32-0-1.

 

Friday night they travelled to Kingston to take on the second place Junior Gaels. Quinte skated to a 4-1 win. Scoring for the Red Devils were Max Norton (3) and Evan Andrews. Picking up assists were Brayden Straughan (2), Kash Nelson, Mac Brown and Will Beebe. Blake Laurin was in net for the win and Norton was named the Devil of The Day.

 

Saturday night at the CAA they hosted last years OMHA Champions the Whitby Wildcats for their Sponsor Appreciation game. Quinte came out on top 5-1. Scoring for the Red Devils were Graydon Tucker, Cohen Reid, Linden Ludolph, Kash Nelson and Will Beebe. Picking up assists were Beebe, Reid, Jaxon Elrick, Mac Brown, Ryker Thompson, Noah Gilchrist and Max Norton. Lily Groeneveld was in net for the win and Brayden Straughan was named the Devil of The Day.

 

ON DECK: The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils start their playoffs on Sunday in Ajax/Pickering to take on the Raiders. They are in a playoff pool with Kingston, Ajax/Pickering, Oshawa, North Central and Markham. The top two teams from the pool will move on to OMHA Championships in Kingston March 29-31.


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U10s Start the Playoffs With Three Straight Wins

The Breakaway Fuels U10 Red Devils had a busy weekend to start their playoffs but the boys battled hard and came away with all 6 points. Saturday saw the young devils host the Central Ontario Wolves in Coleborne.  The kids came out flying and scored 14 seconds into the game on a goal from Kai Mackie from Ethan Dowling.  The Wolves would turn up the pressure for the next few minutes and tie the score half way through the first.  Jackson Simpson would give the home team back the lead one minute later with assists going to Evan VanEgmond and Mason Cooke.  The second period had two more Quinte goals by Wade Robinson from Dowling and Mackie and then Mackie from Kolton Solmes.  The Wolves would cut the lead in half early in the third but Tripp Plumley would regain the three goal lead on a pass from Reid Haley.  That would be all they would need and Jordan Andrews would get a 5-2 win in net along with the Devil of the Day fork.

Sunday had the team on the 401 for a double header.  Stop number one was in Clarington at 1pm.  The Devils came out hard and got a 1-0 lead on a goal by Plumley from Haley and Robinson.  They would take a 2-1 into the third on a beautiful unassisted goal by Greyson Rennie.  After a couple of sloppy plays the U10’swould find themselves behind 3-2 with 12minutes left in the game.  With 6 minutes left Haley would score an Ovechkin like goal from his back to even the score.  Two minutes later Solmes would finish off a tic-tac-toe play from Robinson and Mackie.  Silas Templar would provide an insurance marker from Dowling and the Breakaway Boys would finish off a 5-3 win.  Deacon Vos secured the win in net and Greyson Rennie carried out the Devil of the Day fork.

With just enough time to hop in the cars and get to Markham the team was back on the ice at 5pm to face the Waxers.  They did not show any signs of fatigue and came up with a great team game dominating  from start to finish ending with a 7-1 victory.  Leading the way in this one was Dowling with three goals and two assists.  Other goal scorers were Mackie (2), Simpson and Plumley.  Assists went to Solmes, Mackie, Templar, Rennie, Cooke and Avery Thickson.  Andrews would get his second win of the weekend.  Dowling would take home the Fork. 

ON DECK: Next weekend sees the Breakaway Boys continue their playoff journey with a trip to Woodville for a rematch with Central on Saturday afternoon and then they host the pesky Clarington Toros in Madoc on Sunday at 2pm.
Sponsors
Bonn Law
Sponsor of our U12 team
Environmental 360 Solutions
Sponsor of our U14 team
Madison Excavating and Landscaping
Sponsor of our U11 team.