Les Rapides completed round-robin play of the Grade 7/8 Franco hockey tournament in Ottawa with an unbeaten record, as le Relais had 3 wins and 1 tie.
The boys, playing in the 'AA' division, placed second of 12 teams, earning a bye to Friday's semifinal, set for an 11 a.m. start. If they win, they'll advance to the gold-medal game at 3 p.m., but if they lose, les Rapides will instead play for bronze at 2 p.m.
The Glengarry News will have full coverage in next week's edition.
A week after winning the pre-Franco hockey tournament in Casselman, the boys from le Relais scored silver at the Tournoi Franco-Ontarien, where they ran the table unbeaten before colliding with a formidable foe in the final.
We will have the full story in an upcoming issue of The Glengarry News.
Here's an image of the boys celebrating last week in Casselman.
Green Valley professional hockey player Remi Elie celebrated his 24th birthday on April 16, as his AHL Rochester Americans prepare for their first-round playoff battle with the Toronto Marlboros.
In 25 games with the Amerks through the second half of the season, Elie recorded 14 points and 14 penalty minutes. He was a +2 ranking.
The playoff series is set to open April 19 on home ice, with the start time at 7:05 p.m. The Amerks also get game two at home, on April 21 at 3:05 p.m. The series will then switch to Toronto for matches April 24 and 26, but at 7 p.m.
A special exhibition senior 'A' hockey game will be played this evening in Cornwall, as the Cornwall Prowlers host the Montreal-based Cedars.
Who are the Cedars, you ask? It's a newly formed group of hockey players playing under the banner of the Lebanese Ice Hockey Federation.
Game time at Cornwall's multi-sport complex is set for 7:20 p.m., and at least two Glengarrians (Jesse Fontaine and Pierre Luc Sabourin) are expected to be included on the Cornwall roster.
Our latest additions to our online image galleries include the following:
- GSL women's indoor soccer (game 2 of finals)
- UCMHL major midget Char-Lan Rebels game five playoff hockey
- indoor GSL men's soccer final series game two
- the Glengarry Cup (curling)
- hockey game featuring the OPP versus Glengarry DHS