“On behalf of the Uxbridge Bruins we congratulate our league representatives the Lakefield Chiefs in reaching the Schmalz Cup Finals. Good luck in your series against the Glanbrook Rangers and bring the cup back to the Orr division.”
Congrats from the Uxbridge Bruins to the Lakefield Chiefs with a hard fought 7 game series over the Stayner Siskins with a 6-2 win. All the best representing the Orr Division in the Schmalz Cup Finals versus the Glanbrook Rangers.
(Copyrighted Logo Courtesy the OHL)
The OHL draft was held on Sat. April.7th and local players Owen Shier, Ty Roberts and Carson Whitson saw their names selected by OHL clubs.
Sunderland native Owen Shier of the Central Ontario Wolves, a defenceman, was selected 159th in the 8th round by the Windsor Spitfires followed shortly thereafter by Ty Roberts from Uxbridge. He went 185th to the Saginaw Spirit as a right winger and played his triple AAA with the Vaughan Kings.
Also a right winger from Uxbridge, Carson Whitson was the third player from our community to be selected and the Mississauga Steelheads took him 228th in round 12 also from the Central Ontario Wolves.
The Uxbridge Bruins congratulate all these fine young men and wish them all the best in their pursuit of playing at the next level.
Our Orr division Champions took a 3-0 series lead over the Port Hope Panthers but couldn’t close out the series as the Panthers came back to tie the series at 3-3 and force a game 7. The Chiefs opened up 3-0 lead and took it into the third when the never say die Tod division champions scored two late goals but could not get the equalizer.
Congrats to both teams on an exciting series and good luck to the Chiefs as our Orr division representatives.
Lakefield will now play the Stayner Siskins in the Schmalz cup Semifinals, click on the logo to follow the road to the cup.
Logo courtesy PJHL
The Uxbridge Bruins Congratulate both the Mojacks and Chiefs on the Orr Division Finals. Congratulations from the Bruins to the Lakefield Chiefs who are the 2018 Cougar Cup Champions with a 5-1 win and series clincher tonight in Lakefield.
They await the winner of the Amherstview / Port Hope series that is currently led 2-1 by the Panthers.
Here is a story on the Amherstview Jets upset over the Number one Napanee Raiders who only lost 2 games in regulation all season.
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(Photo: Mojacks and Bruins shake hands after the series ended)
The Bruins just couldn’t get the equalizer in the late stages of this game as they entered the third period down 2-1 to the Mojacks. With Ryan McConkey on the Bench for an extra attacker time ran out on the game and their season as the Bruins fell 4 games to 1 in this semi final. Simon Feig got the lone Uxbridge goal on one of their few chances on the night. Graham Lamers and Kudy Fruhner got the Mojack goals. Shawn Mabley picked up the win in goal for Port Perry.
On behalf of the Bruins organisation we congratulate Port Perry on the series win and wish them and Lakefield all the best in the quest for the Couger cup.
(Photo: Mojacks score in OT)
The Bruins fell behind 2-0 in the first as the Mojacks Ben Sheremeta and Graham Lamers gave their team the lead.
Uxbridge fought back hard in the second outscoring the Mojacks 2-1 on goals by Mark Harris and Adam Bartholomew, Josh Dickson scored for Port Perry.
In the third period Mathew Hunter tied the game at 3-3 and sent the game to overtime where Mitchell Gustavsen scored the winner on a power play to give the Mojacks a 3-1 series Lead.
Ryan McConkey made several big saves as he was pelted with 58 shots over the course of the game. Uxbridge fired 42 at the Port Perry tender, Shawn Mabley.
Game 5 is Wed Feb.28th at 7:25 pm in Port Perry.
(Photo:Bruins Players Celebrate their win over Port Perry)
Simon Feig scored a natural hat trick on Sunday afternoon starting with a goal with 1 second left on the clock in the first period.
Cameron Moffitt and Michael Rennie picked up assists. Feig added two to start the second with Carson Bell, Captain Bartholomew and Rennie assisting, chasing starter Shawn Mabley from the Port Perry net, Corey Kuypers entered the game in goal for the Mojacks. Kieran Beaudoin got the first of his two on the day from Aiden Reilly and Derek Dolan. Graham Lamers scored twice for the Mojacks as Uxbridge took a 4-2 lead into the dressing room after 2 periods of play.
It was Beaudoin, Daniel Wu and Robert Freckelton rounding out the scoring for a 7-2 final. Mathew Hunter, Rennie, Feig and Beaudoin helping out on the goals. Ryan McConkey faced 34 shots in standing tall in goal and the Bruins fired 33 at the Mojacks net.
Uxridge now trails 2 games 1 in this best of 7 series. Game 4 is this Tuesday Feb.27th at 8:15 pm at the Bear Den, Lets pack the house and support your Uxbridge Bruins.