After years of success, the Barrie Colts knew they were going to have to pay for it down the road.
It was a situation unfamiliar to almost no other Barrie Colt in franchise history. But coming into Saturday night, both Roy Radke and Anthony Stefano knew this was it.
The only other time the Barrie Colts finished last overall in the Ontario Hockey League they came away with franchise defenceman Aaron Ekblad, who went on to win the Calder Trophy as top rookie in the NHL with the Florida Panthers.
Orillia Ladies’ Hockey League results
A hard-earned silver medal at Tuesday’s season-ending Georgian Grizzlies Shootout Tournament feels a lot like gold for the unheralded Lakehead University men’s hockey team. It has transformed what looked like a lost season into an unforgettable resurgence.
The Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers are one win away from becoming the only Orillia team this year to win a coveted Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) championship.
The Barrie Colts had done everything but get a result this week. Their hard work would pay off in dividends on Saturday.
It was a game that the Barrie Colts were in from start to finish. But without the necessary firepower, even three goals against were too much.
They had a fierce rivalry all season, so it's only fitting that the Stayner Siskins and Alliston Hornets would meet at some point in the playoffs.
The Stayner Siskins swept their best-of- seven Carruthers Division semifinal series against the Midland Flyers on Wednesday night in Provincial Junior Hockey League playoff action.
The North Bay Battalion showed a spark of life as they battled back from 3-0 deficit at Memorial Gardens, Thursday, but Barrie Colts star Roy Radke snuffed it out with a short-handed tally in overtime.
In the Ontario Hockey League, consistency is key.
The Stayner Siskins have the Midland Flyers in a tough spot, up 3-0 in their best-of-seven Provincial Junior Hockey League Carruthers Division semifinal series.
The Barrie Colts had an extremely daunting task on their hands.
The level of excitement was palpable at the Stayner Memorial Arena on Thursday night as the hometown Stayner Siskins and Midland Flyers clashed in Game 1 of their Provincial Junior Hockey League Carruthers Division semifinal series.
In the last Barrie Colts home contest, they surrendered eight goals to Hamilton.
There will be no four-peat for the Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School varsity boys’ hockey team.
Perhaps the Barrie Colts never should have been in Thursday night's game.
A rocky roller-coaster season came to a screeching halt for the Davenport Subaru Terriers Sunday night as the Penetang Kings roared back from a 3-1 series deficit to win three straight games – two in overtime – to eliminate Orillia from the post-season.