March 12, 2011

Smooth Operator To Cornell

Eric Sade (6' 0", 175), a 1994-born defenseman from Washington, DC has committed to the Big Red for the 2013 season according to U.S. Hockey Report. Eric is reportedly a solid defense-oriented player with a physical edge, excellent quickness and skating ability. USHR cites that Eric is an outstanding multi-sport athlete who was a member of St. Albans record setting 4x100 meter relay team.

Eric scored 3 goals and had 27 assists in 59 games with DC Caps' U18 (midget co-op between Washington Little Caps and Team Maryland) team this season. DC was the AYHL regular season champion. Eric is expected to play in the USHL where he was selected by Des Moines in the USHL futures draft last year.

Other schools reportedly in the running for Eric were New Hampshire and Princeton.

Welcome to Cornell, Eric.

Photo: Team Marylend.

March 7, 2011

Playoffs Picking Up

The CHL has concluded its regular season and Cornwall finished in second place behind Pembroke. Kevin Cole returned from a lengthy injury break to play in the Colts' final 8 games. Cornwall begins its quarterfinal series against Kanata on Thursday.

In British Columbia the league moves into conference semi-final play on Tuesday when Vernon opens up against Westside on Tuesday, while Victoria visits Powell River.

March 1, 2011

Dias Named POTW

Madison Dias was named the BCHL's Player of the Week for the week which ended February 27th. Madison scored three goals and added four assists in Victoria's first two games of its opening series against Nanaimo.

Joel Lowry picked up honorable mention for the award by scoring two goals and picking up five assists in the two games.

The Grizzlies lead the best-of-seven series 2-1. Game four is Tuesday in Nanaimo.