No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

No Hugo, Cornwall Is a Hockey Town – City Hall to Blame for Team’s Demise. by Jamie Gilcig 022218

Cornwall Ontario – With the demise of yet another hockey management team there are rumblings and even a piece written by that mincing lifeguard, Hugo Rodrigues. Cornwall Ontario is a hockey town.  It just has a city government that for whatever reason refuses to allow business to be business. The subsidies given to the Cornwall […]

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

The Cornwall National’s Fold – Is Cornwall a Hockeytown? by Jamie Gilcig 122018

Cornwall Ontario –   The Cornwall National’s are issuing a press release today announcing that the team is folding. A last attempt was made to save them via a league meeting, but the overwhelming lack of community support did them in. The team held a meeting with players at 3 PM today with ownership wanting to […]

Are the Cornwall Nationals Finished? Has Rodney Rivette Killed Them? 122717

Are the Cornwall Nationals Finished?  Has Rodney Rivette Killed Them?  122717

Cornwall Ontario – Alas, coach Joel Trottier has left the Cornwall Nationals.   The team’s struggles this year can’t be blamed on the coach as he’s led them to a league leading 10-3 record.   The team even has the fewest penalty minutes. Rumblings are that Coach Trottier has left the team for financial issues, and has […]

Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Dear Shannon Ferguson – Cornwall Nationals Marketing Fail & You’re a Big Part of Why. By Jamie Gilcig 121717

Cornwall Ontario –  There is stupid, and then frankly there is the sad Brock Frostian epic that is the Cornwall Nationals. Rodney Rivette has shimmied and shymied with smoke, mirrors, and some hinky background dramz.   Did Mitch Gagne get stiffed for $20K?   We know that Mr. Rivette stiffed this newspaper last season, which led to […]

What’s Wrong with the Ottawa Senators & Why They’ll Trade Erik Karlsson by Jamie Gilcig 121417

What’s Wrong with the Ottawa Senators & Why They’ll Trade Erik Karlsson by Jamie Gilcig 121417

Cornwall Ontario – I love Erik Karlsson.   He’s been a strong leader for the Ottawa Sens who helped lead them right up to the gate of a Stanley Cup championship last season before undergoing major ankle surgery. Karlsson is always a Norris trophy threat and All World player.  He’s taken critics to heart and developed […]

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Will the Rodney Rivette Led Cornwall Nationals Finish the Season? 102917

Cornwall Ontario –  I love hockey.  I’ve been very lucky and been able to work in the sport from touring with some of its greatest legends, to working for a hockey card company, running sport card shows, and eventually working for the Montreal Canadiens before leaving the industry in the 90’s. Sadly, because of petty […]

Which Canadian NHL Team Will Have the Most Wins in 2017/18 by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Which Canadian NHL Team Will Have the Most Wins in 2017/18 by Jamie Gilcig 100417

Cornwall Ontario – First day of the NHL season and hope is eternal for all 31 clubs. Capwise here are how the teams rank from top to bottom: Toronto Vancouver Calgary Ottawa Winnipeg Montreal Edmonton Which just goes to show you that cash doesn’t fix all ills in the cap age. And here are my […]