Rockland Nats have a winning week


The Rockland Nationals Junior A had a perfect week last week, winning both their September 27 and September 29 games, as well as their first game of the month on Sunday, October 1. The Nats defeated the Nepean Raiders 3-1 during a home game at the CIH Arena onWednesday, Septem- ber 27 and beat the Kemptville 73’s 5-4 in shootouts on Friday, September 29. The Nats took home a second victory against the Raiders on Sunday, October 1, domi- nating them 6-3. Nats goaltender Sean Storr had a big night for the team against the Raiders last Wednesday, stopping 31 of 32 shots that came his way. Simon Houle, Dana Engram and Antoine Leblanc each picked up a goal for the Nats, while defenseman Jordan Power helped with two assists. Jean-Sylvain-Boyer andMichael Keating also picked up an assist each. Jordan Power and Aaron Brisebois scored the two shootout goals against the 73s last Friday, while goaltender Sean Storr denied Kemptville of any shootout goals. Jordan Power, Drew Shields, Mathieu Blanchette and Simon Houle each picked up a regu- lation goal. Consequently, Blanchette was named the third star of the game, for his one goal and one assist, while Aaron Brisebois picked up the first star for his two assists and game-winning shootout goal. This past Sunday, October 1, the Nats took on the Raiders for the second time of the week, also defeating them for the second time. Plenty of Nats players took home a goal after this 6-3 victory – Antoine Leblanc

Les Nats de Rockland ont eu une semaine parfaite la semaine dernière, remportant leursmatchs du 27 septembre et du 29 septembre, ainsi que leur premier match du mois, le dimanche 1er octobre. Les Nats ont défait les Raiders de Nepean 3-1 lors d’un match à domicile le mercredi 27 septembre et ont battu les 73s de Kemptville 5-4 lors des tirs en fusillade, le vendredi 29 septembre. Les Nats ont remporté une deuxième victoire contre les Raiders le dimanche 1er octobre, les dominant 6-3. Les Nats joueront contre les Lasers de Kanata le jeudi 5 octobre et les Braves de Brockville le vendredi 6 octobre. Les Nats retourneront ensuite à l’Arena CIH le lundi 9 octobre lors d’une journée spéciale du CCHL, au cours de laquelle les 12 équipes de la ligue joueront tout au long de la journée. Les Nats affronteront Kemptville à 18h30. —photo Ice Level Robert Lefebvre Photography

scored a pair of goals, while Dana Engram, Cole Lavoie, Mathieu Blanchette and Drew Shields each walked away with one. Leblanc and Engram were named the first and se- cond stars of the game, respectively, while the third star was given to Raiders player

Malcolm Arsenau. These three latest victories leave the Rockland Nats record at (7-3-1-1) for the season.The Nats will play two back-to-back away games this week, taking on the Kanata Lasers on Thursday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.

and the Brockville Braves on Friday, Octo- ber 6 at the same time. The Nats are home October 9 for the CCHLThanksgiving Show- case, in which all 12 CCHL teams will play throughout the day. The Nats will take on Kemptville at 6:30 p.m.

Clarence Castors come out strong in season home opener


The Clarence Castors Junior hockey team won big during their season home ope- ner against the Vankleek Hill Cougars on Sunday, October 1, at the “Beaver Dam” Clarence Arena, defeating the Cougars 7-4. MatthewClement, Patrick Lemay and MatthewWilson each scored a pair of goals for the Castors, while Jeff Brett also took home a goal and three assists. Lemay finished the game with four points, from two goals and two assists, while MatthewClement, MatthewClifford, Nathan Lowry, Patrick Sonoski and Stone Stallberg all had an assist. The Clarence Castors started their season off strong during their first away game on Saturday, September 23, against the Mor- risburg Lions, at the Robert Guertin Arena in Gatineau.The Castors shut out the Lions, defeating them 3-0. Patrick Sonoski had a great game, scoring two out of the three goals for the Castors, with some help fromhis teammate Garrett Reed putting up the other goal. Both players came out with three points for the game, assisting each other’s goals. This leaves the Castors in third place in the league, having won two home games and losing one away game. The Clarence Castors’ next game will be held on Satur- day, October 14, in Gatineau, to take on the Morrisburg Lions.

L’équipe junior les Castors de Clarence a gagné 7-4 contre les Cougars de Vankleek Hill, lors de leur premier match à domicile de la saison, le 1er octobre, à l’Aréna de Clarence. Les Castors joueront à Gatineau le samedi 14 octobre contre les Lions de Morrisburg. —photo Alexia Marsillo

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