Bantam Reps Win International Silver Stick, News (Penetanguishene Minor Hockey Association)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Bantam Reps Win International Silver Stick
Submitted By Duane Homick on Sun 01 27, 19
Congratulations to the Penetang Bantam Rep team on capturing the Bantam 'B' International Silver Stick championship in Forest, ON.

On the weekend the Penetang Bantam Rep Flames travelled to Forest, Ontario to compete in the International Silver Stick. The team would compete against some of the top Bantam B teams in the province for the chance to hoist the prestigious Silver Stick. Friday’s opening game saw the Penetang Flames get off to a slow start, but were able to hang on and win 2-1 against the Tavistock Titans. With one game under their feet, the Flames would then meet up with one of the top ranked teams going into the tournament, the Lambeth Lancers. Penetang played a very strong game in all three zones and were victorious by a score of 3-2.

On Saturday the Flames were matched against a physical team, the Kincardine Kinucks. In another one goal game, the Flames were able to come out on top by using their speed and an aggressive forecheck, winning a 4-3 decision. The afternoon game saw a tired but determined group of players play against the Mitchell Meteors. The Meteors were physical and fast, and had the Flames on their heels. Both teams exchanged goals a couple of times, and when regulation time expired they were all tied up 2-2. A 10 minute sudden victory overtime period followed to determine a winner. Both teams exchanged chances in a cautiously played overtime period. Finally, with the period winding down the Flames found their second wind and were able to get one by the Meteor goaltender, winning the game 3-2. This victory assured that the Penetang Flames would enter directly into the Championship game as they finished the round robin in first place.

Sunday’s finale saw a rematch of game two, as the Lambeth Lancers were able to win their semi-final game and advance to the final. The Flames looked refreshed and poised to bring home the Championship. The boys were skating and passing very well to start, but fell behind 1-0 as a result of an unfortunate bounce. This was not familiar territory for the Flames. Showing grit and perseverance, the team battled hard, took the lead and never looked back. The Penetang Flames defeated Lambeth 4-1 and became repeat Silver Stick Champions. Outstanding goaltending and team defence were key components to victory. The team would like to thank all the parents, grandparents and fans back home watching on-line.
This article has been viewed 3425 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 19
    May
    Organization
    We have scheduled the Penetang AGM for June 8th.  The meeting will be held virtually over Zoom again this year.   Following the AGM, registration for the 2022-23 season will open with registration closing June 22nd.
  • 11
    Apr
    Organization
    PMHA is proud to announce the following coaches have been selected for the 2022-23 season: U11 - Choya Fraser U13 - Duane Homick U15 - U18 - Trevor Ritchie
  • 11
    Apr
    Organization
    We are looking for on and off-ice officials for the upcoming 2022/2023 season. 
  • 03
    Apr
    Organization
    With a thrilling 3-2 OT win over Greater Fort Erie, the U13 Rep team has advanced to the finals of the OMHA Championships.
  • 03
    Mar
    Organization
    PMHA is now accepting applications for Rep/AE coaching positions for the 2022-23 season.
  • 19
    Dec
    Organization
    Thanks to the amazing efforts of the U11 rep team players/coaches and to the generous donations of their sponsors for the Skating Laps Challenge, they have raised almost $2000 for the Penetang Food Bank.
  • 17
    Dec
    Organization
    Kevin will be at the arena on Saturday and Sunday this weekend with warm-up suits, sweaters, toques, etc... that were ordered a few weeks ago.
  • 13
    Dec
    Organization
    On Friday December 17th, the Penetang Flames U11 Rep Team are skating laps to help the Penetang Food Bank.
Printed from penetangflames.ca on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 12:43 PM