Bradford Goal by Jacob Beadle in Game 1 of the OMHA Midget A Championship vs. New Hamburg, played in Bradford, Ont. on Saturday March 11, 2017. Paul Novosad/Photographer

Midget A Bulldogs in OMHA Final

The Bradford Bulldogs Midget A team played Game 1 of the OMHA Midget A Championship Finals at the Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 11, in front of a full house - skating to a nail-biting 4-3 win in Overtime. Scoring for the Bulldogs were Brett Young, Joe Heath, Jacob Beadle, and with the OT game winner, Evan Barroso.

Jackson Carruthers wears a temporary cast, after surgery on a cut achilles tendon, watching the action on the ice from a wheelchair. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Young player sidelined by injury

In 2013, Ottawa Senators player Erik Karlsson suffered a serious injury to his Achilles tendon, the tendon that attaches the heel to the calf. As Karlsson bent his knee, a gap opened between the back of his leg and the stiff back of his skate, allowing the skate blade of Pittsburgh Penguin forward Matt Cooke to slice into his leg, cutting the tendo

Team Canada fans cheer on the Canadian Olympic men's hockey team at the Shark Club Sports Bar and Grill in Calgary on Feb. 19, 2014. (Stuart Dryden/Postmedia Network/Files)

Small sports bars could be hit hard

One problem with trying to charge establishments that show televised sports more money for those broadcasts is that it leads to a weird philosophical debate: What exactly is a sports bar?

Colts overager Anthony Stefano, in his final game, cuts to the front of the net. Stefano led Barrie in scoring this season with 56 points. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Swan song for Colts

It was a situation unfamiliar to almost no other Barrie Colt in franchise history. But coming into Saturday night, both Roy Radke and Anthony Stefano knew this was it.

Barrie's Lucas Chiodo and Kirill Nizhnikov celebrate after a first-period goal during the Colts 6-0 win over North Bay Saturday. KEVIN LAMB PHOTO

Colts blank Battalion

The Barrie Colts had done everything but get a result this week. Their hard work would pay off in dividends on Saturday.

Colts forward Jason Smith tries to hunt down Mississauga's Nic Hague in first-period action. Barrie would fall 3-2 to the Steelheads MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Colts fall to Steelheads

It was a game that the Barrie Colts were in from start to finish. But without the necessary firepower, even three goals against were too much.