10:30 p.m., Dec. 31)
Peewee Rangers win Bell Capital Cup in convincing fashion
By Fred Sherwin
Gloucester Rangers Minor Peewee 'A' team ended 2013 on
a high note Tuesday by winning the Bell Capital Cup in
convincing fashion over the Richmond Hill Stars.
Rangers got goals from Jaden Tracey, Simon Labelle, Owen
Genier and Vincent Labelle, while Jonny Lemaire picked
up his third shutout of the tournament in a 4-0 win at
the Canadian Tire Centre.
getting a pre-game pep talk from Ottawa Senators coach
Paul MacLean, the Rangers went out and outshot the Stars
24-10 in another example of their total domination of
the opposition at the Bell Capital Cup.
playing in the AA division, the 'A' level team allowed
just two goals in six games, while averaging over three
goals a game.
a goal and an assist in the AA final, Simon Labelle finished
the tournament with 10 points including eight goals to
lead all scorers in both categories.
is the third tournament win for the Rangers so far this
season. They won the Hillcrest Canadians Tournament in
September and the Capital Fall Classic Tournament in October.
Rangers' tournament success is a reflextion of their current
season, They currently lead their division in the Ontario
East Minor Hockey League with a record of 16 wins, three
losses and one tie. They are six points clear of the Ottawa
Valley Silver Seven with a game in hand and 12 points
clear of the Kanata Blazers who've played three fewer
games than them.
Rangers' Minor Peewee AA had a good run in the Bell Capital
Cup as well, making it all the way to the semi-finals
in the AAA division before losing 2-1 to the Sudbury Sons
in the semi-finals in a hard fought game.
Team roster: Mathieu Beauchemin, Evan Beaudoin,
Tyler Boyd, Ryan Buckley, Owen Genier, Justin
Graham, Cooper Grochot, Kurtis Ikkers, Vincent
Labelle, Simon Labelle, Maxime Lacroix, Jarrett
Ladouceur, Jonathan Lemaire, Luka Partington,
Daniel Sabourin, Jaden Tracey, and Tyler Vezina.
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