Archive for January 30, 2016

Bruins on a Mission in NK, Updated Score

imagePhoto courtesy Terry Sovie. Players celebrate their win to secure second place.  Aiden Reilly and Coby Gardner with two and Patrick Bolahood with a hatrick lead the Bruins to a 12-0 final at North Kawartha. Ryan Miehm also scored against his former team. Marco Mastrangelo, Brady Baker, Quintino Zarlenga and Brett Thomas added singles with Branden Francey getting the shutout in goal. Uxbridge finishes in second place and a bye in the first round so no games next week. Check the front page for playoff dates as they are made available. Read more

Bruins Get Important Point with Clarington!

  • imagePhoto Jaiden Irven and Joel Ovens.  Bruins celebrate tying goal. An important point from a 2-2 tie with the Eagles gives the Bruins a second place lead and they can secure that position in North Kawartha Saturday night. Colby Gardner got the tying goal after Clarington had opened up a 2-0 lead. Jordan Nesbitt got the Bruins on the board in the second to cut the Eagles lead in half at 2-1 setting up Gardners tying goal in the third. The Bruins outshot Clarington 41 to 36 but could not get the winning goal in OT. Branden Francey came up with two huge saves in the OT Session as 265 fans saw this exciting game tonight at the Bear Den. Good luck in North Kawartha who can’t be taken lightly as they will try to play spoilers in the race for second place.

Standings Tie Breaker Rules

OHABruins-Logo pointstreakWith the final weekend of play upon us there is so many different positions in the final standings that Uxbridge ,Port Perry and Little Britain could finish for second, third and fourth spots. Everyone is gunning for second to get a first round bye along with first place Clarington.

Here is the tie Breaking formula courtesy of Liz Bassinger, Central Convener for  Central Ontario …If two teams are tied other than the final playoff spot then the teams head to head record including tied games points determine that position, next it is goals for and against.

If there is a three way tie it is determined by most wins in the final standings.

Uxbridge would break the tie breaker with Port Perry with 10 points vs 4 points

Little Britain breaks the tie Breaker with Uxbridge with 10 points vs 4 points

Port Perry breaks the tie Breaker with Little Britain with 9 points vs 7 points

Finally a three way tie would see Uxbridge in fourth as they would have the least number of wins.

Check out our website Sunday Jan. 31st for a final standings and playoff match up. Our playoff schedule will be posted on our front page as soon as it is known.

Uxbridge can avoid all of this with two wins in the final two games of the season or a win and a point from a tie or OT loss starting tonight against the first place Clarington Eagles and Saturday when they travel to North Kawartha to take on the Knights. Pedal down Bruins!

Bruins in a Classic 0-0 tie at Lakefield!

image(Photo: Robert Freckelton with the hard hat of the game award) Branden Francey makes several games stoppers in keeping the Chiefs off the board in a 0-0 draw. Francey flashed the glove off a Chiefs one timer during a second period power play and then Francey topped that with a diving midair block in overtime to preserve the tie. A well earned shutout by the Bruins goalie tonight.  Currently Uxbridge is 2 points up on Port Perry who have a game in hand. Uxbridge closes out their regular season schedule on Fri. Jan.29th against the Clarington Eagles, come on out and cheer the team as they battle for second place.

Bruins Win Battle Tonight Over Port!

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Bruins Suffer Big Loss in Little Britain!

action(Photo:The Merchants goaltender Garrett Haden watches a puck go through his crease in third period action.)

Despite holding a 2-1 lead in the second period the Bruins could not hold on to it, falling 4-2 to the Merchants in Little Britain tonight. Daryl Thomson scored on a beautiful one timer from Marco Mastrangelo in the first period to tie the game a one apiece and Mastrangelo gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead in the second but the Merchants would tie it  before the period ended. Little Britain scored two goals in the third including an empty netter for the 4-2 win over Uxbridge. The Port Perry Mojacks are at the Bear Den Friday Jan.22 in what could determine second place and a bye in the first round of the playoffs.

Siblock Leads Bruins Past Knights with Three!

canadian tire night(Photo: Jaiden Irven) Canadian Tire Night at the Bear Den!

North Kawartha Knights took a 1-0 lead in the first period and that stood up until the 16:43 mark late in the second when Alex Siblock scored the first of three on the night. The game winner went to Daryl Thomson when he redirected Jordan Nesbitt’s point shot just 41 seconds into the third period. Patrick Bolahood with the insurance marker before Siblock scored his second and third goals of the game on Canadian Tire Night at the Bear Den. Jake Jooston got the win in goal as he faced only 20 shots while the Bruins fired 41 at the other end.

Uxbridge Wins in OT!

image(Photo Courtesy Alison Hodgkinson, Patrick Bolahood game action)

Uxbridge trailed 2-1 after one with Quintino Zarlenga scoring for Uxbridge. Then in the second it was the Thomson brothers scoring both Bruins goals, Daryl and then Brett with his first as a Bruin since coming over from Georgina. However they still trailed the Knights 4-3. Patrick Bolahood played hero tying up the game in the third to force overtime where he scored the OT  winner as well and the Bruins escaped with two points to jump back into second place past the Port Perry Mojacks. Next home game is Fri. Jan. 15 vs the very same Knights. Read more

Bruins lose to Clarington tonight!

game action(Photo: Game action at the Bear Den tonight)

Uxbridge came out flat tonight against the Eagles and as a result fell 5-0 at the Bear Den. Goaltender Branden Francey did his best to keep his team in the game with a series of saves on one play but it wasn’t enough as it was 3-0 after one period and 4-0 after two. The Bruins fall to third place as the Port Perry Mojacks jumped over them into second with their 3-1 win over the Georgina Ice. The Bruins are in Apsley Sat night where they will try to get back on the winning side against the North Kawartha Knights.

Central Ontario Playoff format!

IMG_1230Photo: Fans watch game action at the Bear Den Dec.18/15.

The playoffs are fast approaching and here is the playoff format. The top 6 teams make the playoffs with 1st and 2nd place teams getting a bye.




3rd vs 6th

4th vs 5th

after which the successful winning teams are reseeded with the 1st and 2nd place teams.


1st vs lower seed

2nd vs higher seed


Highest seed of remaining two teams has home ice advantage.

All series are a best 4 of 7.