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.
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
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?
If I know anything about the kids these days, what with their beards and their ball caps and their hoppy beers, it's that they do not pay for cable. I'm told that many of them don’t even own a television, the rascals.
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.
The Barrie Colts had done everything but get a result this week. Their hard work would pay off in dividends on Saturday.
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.
The sting from a year earlier was still very much with Les Canadiennes de Montreal on Sunday.
The official Hockey Day in Canada was held on Feb. 18. It apparently took another two weeks for this country’s NHL franchises to truly celebrate the occasion.