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Colts overager Anthony Stefano, in his final game, cuts to the front of the net. Stefano led Barrie in scoring this season with 56 points. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Swan song for Colts

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.

Jack Hughes, a centreman with the Toronto Marlboro minor-midget ‘AAA’ team, is expected to be a top pick in the upcoming Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection, in which the Barrie Colts have the first-overall selection. TROY SHANTZ/OHL IMAGES

Colts eye top pick

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.

IAN MCINROY/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Brandon Yorke, of the Lakehead Orillia Thunderwolves, is chased by Adam Doig of Georgian College Barrie in Tuesday's Grizzlies Shootout final at the East Bayfield Community Centre.

Lakehead buoyed by silver

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.

DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Jasper Holenski (No. 10) of the Millwood Logistics novice AE Terriers tries to thwart a Milton rush during action Sunday at Rotary Place. Orillia built a 5-1 lead that evaporated in the third period before scoring a late goal to salvage a 6-5 win, moving one win away from a provincial title.

Terriers a win away

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.

Colts forward Jason Smith tries to hunt down Mississauga's Nic Hague in first-period action. Barrie would fall 3-2 to the Steelheads MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Colts fall to Steelheads

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.

Siskins eliminate Flyers

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.

Barrie Colts forward Roy Radke. ZACH MACPHERSON/FILE PHOTO

Radke hat trick powers Colts to OT win

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.

Members of the Stayner Siskins head back to the bench following a first-period goal from Barrie native Mack Falconer (10) during Game 1 of their Carruthers Division semifinal game against the Midland Flyers, Thursday night in Stayner. The Siskins skated to a 5-2 win. GISELE WINTON SARVIS/PHOTO

Siskins pepper Flyers goalie in win

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.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia Terriers forward Mike Barroso tries to screen Penetang goalie Jason Cumbo during Game 6 action Saturday night at Rotary Place. The Terriers lost 4-3 in overtime, then lost Sunday night in Penetang as the Kings rallied to win the first-round series in seven games.

Kings end Terriers’ season

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.

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