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The Colts competed in the ETA Minor Midget AAA Showcase this past weekend in front of standing room only crowds and won all three games. The boys started by beating the York Simcoe Express, 3-2 in the opening game. Barrie took a two goal lead with goals from Drake Board and Devon Gillham before YSE hit the board. Ben Hughes scored an insurance marker that would eventually prove to be the winner. YSE made it close scoring in the final two minutes, on a 6-on-4 power play. The boys worked hard to battle for the win. Ian Andriano was solid between the pipes. Ryan Young, Skuce, James Mense-Dietrich, Nick Chaykowsky, Austin Fischer and Gillham added assists.
Fischer was named Barrie’s player of the game by the scouts.
Barrie evened the season series with the Qui*nte Red Devils*, outscoring the m 5-2 with five unanswered goals. Brayden Laurin lead the charge with strong physical play resulting in a goal and an assist. Brayden Laurin was named the game MVP. Ryan Hyndman, Dakota Hynes, Max Healy and Cray Roberge also scored. Hughes had a pair of assists, while Mense-Dietrich, Fischer and Gillham added singles. T.J. Sherwood was steady for the win in net.
South Central Coyotes battled hard until the last minute of the second period when Barrie added another goal to take a 2-0 lead. Barrie would eventually add ano the r three to win 5-0. Andriano ga the red the shutout. Board had a pair of assists. Young, Healy, Skuce, Hughes and Fischer had goals. Laurin, Mense-Dietrich, Roberge and Chaykowsky added helpers.
Ben Hughes was voted Barrie ’s MVP for game three.
The MSC Minor Midget AAA Colts took part in the Silver Stick Tournament over the weekend. This was a showdown between the top 16 teams in Canada and the top 8 teams from the United States . Barrie won 1 game and lost 2 but played well.
The Colts fell behind early to the Toronto Red Wings but skated to a 7-3 victory to open the tournament. Ryan Hyndman tied the game in the final minute of the first period. Barrie scored two goals in the last minute of the second period to take the lead. Ben Hughes had a pair of goals and an assist, Max Healy had a goal and two assists. Ben Skuce added a goal and an assist while Devon Gillham picked up a pair of assists. Cray Roberge and Austin Fischer rounded out the scoring. Quade Butler, Nick Chaykowsky and James Mense-Dietrich added helpers. T.J. Sherwood has a strong game for the win between the pipes.
Barrie outshot the Guelph Storm, 37-21 but could not beat a hot netminder and lost 3-0 in game 2.
The Colts played well as a team against undefeated Belle Tire from Detroit. They had a three goal lead with 5 minutes left in the second period, but their opponents woke up on a power play then struck 30 seconds later to change the momentum. The final score was a 5-3 loss for Barrie . Healy and Mense-Dietrich had a goal and an assist each. Hughes picked up a pair of assists. Skuce opened the scoring while Sean Anderson and Ryan Marks added helpers.
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The Colts made the Quinte/Kingston road trip, winning one and losing the other. The boys couldn’t make up for an early two goal lead, losing 5-3 to Quinte. Drake Board and Max Healy each had a goal and an assist. Chaykowsky chipped in with a goal from the point. Dakota Hynes added an assist.
After two losses, Barrie evened the season series with Kingston, winning 5-4. This time it was the Colts that jumped out to a two goal lead and never looked back. Gillham and James Mense-Dietrich scored early and both added another goal later in the game. Mense-Dietrich made it a three point night adding an assist. Austin Fischer and Cray Roberge played well gathering two assists each, Hughes, Young and Chaykowsky also chipped in with helpers. Healy rounded out the scoring. Ian Andriano got the hard fought road win, helping to kill off 6 of 8 power plays.
This weekend the Colts are off to the International Silver Stick Finals Tournament in Whitby. Follow the Colts during the Silver Stick at this link below.
The Colts begin a month long set of road games that will see a lot of hockey in a short time.
This weekend the team is off to Quinte and Kingston, followed by next weekend at the Silver Stick in Whitby. The weekend of December 3 & 4th, Barrie will play host to the OMHA – ETA Showcase at Holly Rec. Centre. Finally the team will take part in the Waterloo Gold Puck Tournement…and the Colts will squeeze in a couple of mid week games throghtout the month too.
Good Luck boys.
The Modern Sales Cooperative Minor Midget AAA Colts pulled off a pair of wins this week with a significantly depleted squad as a result of injuries and suspensions. Barrie beat the Markham Waxers 2-0, on the strength of goals by Ben Skuce and Ryan Marks. T.J. Sherwood was solid getting the shut out. Assists went to Devon Gillham, Cray Roberge, Sean Anderson and Ben Hughes.
The Colts handed the South Central Coyotes a 3-1 loss. Ryan Young opened the scoring with a nice shot in the slot. Roberge made it 2-0 before Ryan Hyndman put it out of reach with a solid effort. Ian Andriano got the win between the pipes. AP, Austin Gerhart, Austin Fischer, Skuce, and Hughes set up the goals.
To wrap up the Colts 3 games in 5 nights, the team played the ETA East leading Kingston Frontenacs. Once again the shorthanded Colts came out strong, but a second period let down found them on the losing end of a 7-2 score. Devon Gillham and Ben Hughes had the goals for the Colts and helpers went to Hughes and Sean Anderson, Bobby Logan stepped in as an AP.
ETA WEST STANDINGS
Team GP W L T PTS
Barrie 13 9 3 1 19
Ajax/Pickering 12 8 4 0 16
York Simcoe 13 7 5 1 15
North Central 13 6 6 1 13
Markham 14 3 9 2 8
South Central 15 3 11 1 7
For the 2nd week in a row the Colts received an Honourable Mention in OHL Cup rankings.
Upcoming games include a Monday night tilt in Markham vs. The Waxers and Saturday November 12 at 5:45pm vs. The Whitby Wildcats, where the Colts will welcome back 4 players to the line up.