The Kincardine Canadian Tire atom Kinucks hold a 1-0 lead in the OMHA quarter-finals after blowing out Gananoque earlier this evening at the Davidson Centre.
By the time the final horn sounded to end the opening game of this series, Kincardine held a lead of 10 goals. The final score was 11-1. After a relatively tight opening period, the Kinucks waltzed away from Gananoque in the middle frame. A 3-0 lead quickly grew to a 6-0 lead to an 8-0 lead in a matter of mere minutes. The visitors finally got on the board early in the third period, snapping Rowen Cherrett's shutout bid.
The teams will meet again tomorrow at noon at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine to play Game 2 of this best-of-five series.
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The Kincardine Canadian Tire atom Kinucks are all finished with Listowel and will turn attention to Gananoque this weekend.
The atoms clinched a WOAA playoff championship Thursday night at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine with a 5-1 win over Listowel in Game 5 of the WOAA finals. The win gave the Kinucks a 7-1 win on points. The series became a race to six points after Game 2 ended in a 2-2 draw.
In Game 5, Chase Anderson, Tyler Johns and Jared Houghton each scored first period goals for Kincardine. Quinton Page assisted on all three of those goals. Johns added an assist, as did Casey Beisel and Myles Courtney. Kincardine was held off the scoreboard in the middle frame, but put some emphasis on the win with two more goals in the third. Nolan Janes scored early from Nathan Arnold, and Page completed the scoring at 8:47.
The Kincardine Miller Insurance midget Kinucks are WOAA playoff champions.
This goal in the dying seconds of Game 3 of Kincardine's series with Listowel was waved off. However, Kincardine scored five times in Game 4 last night to win a WOAA playoff championship. (Josh Howald photo)
Kincardine claimed the WOAA title and advanced to the OMHA quarter-finals with a 5-0 win last night in Game 4 of the WOAA championship series in Listowel. The Kinucks won Games 1 and 2 of this series by 3-0 scores, but Listowel stayed alive with a narrow 2-1 win in Game 3 of the series Tuesday evening at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine.
The 20th annual Ken McCormick Memorial hockey game and dance will take place this Saturday night at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine.
The always popular fundraiser will start with a hockey game at 6:30 p.m. A dance, featuring live entertainment in Moe'N the Lawn, will follow at the Davidson Centre Hall.
The Memorial Game has been pushed back to 7:45 p.m. to accomodate Game 1 of the OMHA quarter-final series between the Kincardine Canadian Tire atom Kinucks and the Ganonaque Islanders. We urge people to come out and support the atoms on their quest for an OMHA title.
By Josh Howald
The Kincardine Canadian Tire Kinucks held a 3-1 lead in points on the Listowel Cyclones in the opening round of the OMHA playoffs heading into Game 3 last night (Tuesday) on the road. Game 4 of the series is scheduled to be played at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine tomorrow night (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m.
Game 1 was Thursday night in Kincardine, and the Kinucks just eked out a 3-2 win to take the series opener.
By Josh Howald
The Kincardine Miller Insurance midget Kinucks will try again tonight to close out an opening round playoff series against Listowel.
Bradley Pickett searches for a loose puck in Game 1 of the Kincardine - Listowel midget series Thursday night at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. (Josh Howald photo)
One bad shift can change a game.
Carson Fletcher fires a puck wide of the net in the peewee B final this afternoon. (Josh Howald photo)
If the Kincardine Legion peewee Kinucks didn't know that last night, they know it now.
Listowel is the 29th annual Kincardine Regional Silver Stick bantam B champion after defeating the peewee Kinucks 4-1 this afternoon (Wednesday) in front of a large crowd at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine.
It was the second time the teams have met in as many days. The previous day, they played to a 1-1 draw. That was the only goal Listowel had allowed in four tournament games heading into today's championship.
By Josh Howald
The Kincardine Legion peewee Kinucks will play for a Regional Silver Stick championship today (Wednesday) on home ice.
Kincardine will face Listowel at 1:30 p.m. today, with the Bantam B championship on the line at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. It should be a good one. Kincardine and Listowel locked horns yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon in Tiverton, the final preliminary round game for both teams. That game finished in a 1-1 tie.
The 29th annual Kincardine Regional Silver Stick is underway, with local teams getting off to a strong start at all three arenas.
The Ripley novices celebrate an empty net goal that sealed a 3-0 win over Minto this morning in the opening game of the Kincardine Regional novice Silver Stick tournament. Ripley will be in action again this afternoon at 2:15 p.m. against Seaforth in the village. (Josh Howald photo)
By Eric Howald
A committee formed to bring a refugee family to Kincardine is getting strong support from the community.
Rev. Kathy Fraser of Knox Presbyterian Church.
Rev. Kathy Fraser of Knox Presbyterian Church said Friday that a few people in the church, spurred on by the Syrian refugee crisis, started talking about sponsoring a refugee family.
“From there, it has just mushroomed,” she said.