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After 12 weeks of hockey during the team ranking process the Modern Sales Cooperative (MSC) Barrie Jr. Colts Minor Midget team has finally crack the top 10 teams.

See all the current Week 12 Rankings,

http://www.ontariohockeyleague.com/article/ohl-announces-minor-midget-top-10-rankings-for-annual-showcase-tournament/114142

Keep up the good work Colts.

Kicking off 2012

Posted by Tyson Chaykowsky at Jan 12, 2012 4:50AM PST ( 0 Comments )
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The Modern Sales Corporation (MSC) Minor Midget AAA Colts got the job done against the ir arch rivals from York-Simcoe Express on Tuesday night at the Barrie Molson Centre. The game that may be the difference for first place ended, was tight and was tied with 10 minutes remaining in the game. It ended 5-3 in favour of the Colts after James Mense-Dietrich scored the winner and Dakota Hynes iced it with an empty net marker. The penalty filled affair saw each team score twice on the power play. Ian Andriano got the win between the pipes. Ben Hughes had three assists; Ben Skuce scored a pair of goals while Dakota Hynes added an assist. Drake Board rounded out the scoring. Cray Roberge, Nick Chaykowsky and Devon Gillham chipped in with assists.

Barrie also scored a 4-1 victory over the South Central Coyotes on the weekend. T.J. Sherwood was solid in the Barrie net for the win. Braydon Laurin (1G, 1A), Hynes (1G, 1A) and Roberge (3A) played strong games. Hughes and Mense-Dietrich found the back of the net for the Colts, while Ryan Hyndman and Ryan Young added helpers.

Barrie remains in first place in the West Division of the ETA and will need to continue their strong play this weekend as they meet up with the Central Ontario Wolves for a Home-and-Home series Saturday and Sunday, and a game at the Markham Waxers, Monday night.

Thanks to Janet Andriano for the update.

Marlies Holiday Classic Update

Posted by Tyson Chaykowsky at Jan 5, 2012 4:36PM PST ( 0 Comments )
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The Modern Sales Corporation (MSC) Minor Midget AAA Colts had a busy end to 2011. They remain in first place in the western ETA tying Ajax 2-2 and Oshawa 3-3 in regular season action. On Boxing Day, the Colts headed to the Toronto Marlies Holiday Classic tournament with 67 o the r teams.

Barrie beat the Mississauga Reps 4-2 on Boxing Day. Ryan Young had a goal and an assist. Devon Gillham, Dakota Hynes and Ben Skuce rounded out the scoring. Ian Andriano got the win stopping 24 shots. Ryan Marks, Cray Roberge, Sean Anderson, Braydon Laurin and Drake Board added helpers.

The York Simcoe Express got some revenge against the Colts, 8-2, after losing to the m in the Minor Midget Showcase. Their season series is now tied, each team has two wins. Max Healy and Hynes scored for Barrie while Board added an assist.

Barrie handled Niagara North Stars and the Windsor Jr. Spitfires with ease on day 3, 11-0 and 6-1, respectively. T.J. Sherwood stopped 26 shots against Windsor and Andriano notched the shutout. Young and Board each had 2 goals and 4 assists, Gillham scored a hat trick and added an assist, Roberge had a goal and 3 assists, James Mense-Dietrich had 2 goals and an assist, Laurin had 3 goals and an assist, Anderson, Skuce added a goal and a pair of assists. Ryan Hyndman and Ryan Marks had 1 goal. Hynes had 3 helpers, Healey had two, while Quade Butler and Nick Chaykowsky added singles.

The four game round robin results were good enough to earn Barrie a berth in the final 16 teams. They matched up against The Ottawa Valley Titans. Barrie was never ahead, but matched the number one seed team, goal for goal until the end of the second period, tied at 3-3. Board scored a pair after Young opened the scoring. Marks, Mense-Dietrich, Hynes and Young added assists. Barrie ran into penalty trouble in the third frame and lost 6-3, ending their tournament earlier than desired.

Barrie will start 2012 on Sunday January 8th in Richmond Hill against the South Central Coyotes and have 9 games remaining in their regular season schedule. Highlights of the next few weeks include another game with the York Simcoe Express on January 10th at the BMC and a pair of games against Ajax-Pickering Raiders, currently tied for second place.

Thanks Janet Andriano, for the update

Marlies Holiday Classic

Posted by Tyson Chaykowsky at Dec 23, 2011 6:54AM PST ( 0 Comments )
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The Barrie Jr. Colts are off to the Toronto Marlies Holiday Classic over the Christmas Holidays and will face-off against the following teams; follow the Colts via the link below.

Toronto Marlboros International Holiday Classic Toronto, Ontario
12/26 4:05 PM Canlan Etobicoke Mississauga Reps
12/27 2:00 PM Canlan York U York-Simcoe Express
12/28 9:40 AM Canlan Etobicoke Niagara North Stars
12/28 3:45 PM Canlan Etobicoke Windsor Jr. Spitfires

http://www.torontomarlboros.com/index.php/tournaments/holiday-classic-tournament/schedule/minor-midget

In Recent action the Colts tied the Ajax-Pickering Raiders 2-2 Sunday night in Ajax. Goals by Ben Skuce -and Braydon Laurin, with assists by James Mense-Dietrich and Ryan Young and Drake Board.

On Wednesday night in Oshawa a last minute fury helped the Colts squeak out a tie 3-3 vs. the Oshawa Generals. The Colts, Max Healy tied the game with 1:08 left in the 3rd. The team relinquished the lead again with 37.7 seconds left, but the boys battled back and with the Goalie on the bench, Nick Chaykowsky got a lucky stick on a feed from behind the Net and scored just as the buzzer sounded. Chaykowsky had 2 goals on the night and Healy the other goal while helpers went to Ryan Young with 2, Devon Gillham, Sean Anderson, James Mense-Dietrich and Healy.
Special Thanks to Don Skuce for organizing our team Christmas Party at Horsepower at the BMC Friday Night, and the Barrie Colts Coaching Staff (including Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuck) for running the boys through a light practice.

Merry Christmas!

OMHA U17 Camp News

Posted by Tyson Chaykowsky at Dec 12, 2011 7:18AM PST ( 0 Comments )
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2012 OMHA Under 17 Program of Excellence Details Announced

Friday, December 09, 2011

Richmond Hill, ON: ā€“ The Ontario Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce details of the 2012 OMHA Under 17 Regional Evaluation Camps. Regional Under 17 camps are the entry-point to the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence providing players born in 1996 to participate in a weekend program that involves on-ice/off-ice evaluation as well as career path instruction.

The OMHA will conduct four Regional Under 17 Evaluation Camps across the OMHA on the weekend of April 20-22, 2012. Camps will be hosted in the following locations: Brampton, Grimsby, Midland, and Oshawa.

Each camp will select sixty-eight 68 players to participate in a weekend program that involves on-ice/off-ice evaluation as well as career path instruction.

Player Applications for the 2012 Camps are now available online on the OMHA Under 17 Program page. Click here for more information. The application due date is January 31, 2012.

Seventeen 17 players including two 2 goaltenders will be selected from each Regional Evaluation Camp to attend the OMHA Under 17 Final Camp in May 2012. From this Final Evaluation Camp, players will be selected to attend the Team Ontario Under 17 Provincial Selection Camp which will identify players for participation in the World Under 17 Hockey Challenge.

Notable players who have participated in the OMHA Under 17 Program in the past include Matt Duchene, Steven Stamkos, Corey Perry, Michael Del Zotto, Greg Nemisz, Cameron Gaunce, Josh Bailey, Ed Jovanovski, Nathan Horton and Mike Fisher.

ā€œIt was the experience of the OMHA Under 17 program that brought the best out of my son and which I strongly believe played a major role in his development as a player and a young man,ā€ said Brian Gottschalk, parent of Ryan Gottschalk, former OHL defenseman with Barrie and Guelph.

The OMHA Under 17 Regional Camps also provide an opportunity for Coaches & Trainers to participate in our High Performance stream. The OMHA is now accepting staffing applications for the upcoming Regional Under 17 Camps. Each Regional Camp Selection Committee will review applications. Staff Applications are available on the OMHA website.

For more information please contact:
Kevin Hamilton ā€“ Manager, Development Programs

http://www.omha.net/display_news.asp?article_id=3178