Will Beauvais Confirms Loss of CFN Marketing Hurt Nationals – Blames Rodney Rivette 042118

Will Beauvais Confirms Loss of CFN Marketing Hurt Nationals – Blames Rodney Rivette 042118

Cornwall Ontario – In a very long interview with former Cornwall Nationals Hockey team owner Will Beauvais he shared quite frankly that he was bewildered when CFN dropped the team as we were their largest marketing partner. He then stated via telephone that it was team manager Rodney Rivette that told him to not communicate […]

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 […]

Cornwall Nationals Meeting With FHL As Captain Posts “GOODBYE CORNWALL” – 022018

Cornwall Nationals Meeting With FHL As Captain Posts “GOODBYE CORNWALL” – 022018

Cornwall Ontario – CFN confirmed after speaking with Rodney Rivette of the Cornwall Nationals that the team is meeting today with FHL officials to talk about the survival of the team. With attendance shriveling since it lost its promotional contract with this newspaper, the loss of its admired head coach, and now its star player […]

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 […]

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 […]

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

CFN Will Not be Covering the Cornwall Nationals Due to Rodney Rivette 082317

Cornwall Ontario – Hockey is a challenging business in this community.  Heck, just about any business is challenging in Cornwall due to our depressed economy. CFN has a strong and successful history of supporting events and groups (when we’ve been allowed to) but the chicanery and mayhem that ranges from corruption from City Hall to […]

Cornwall Nats Lose With Grey Cup in the House – 3 Games Next Weekend FEB 5, 2017

Cornwall Nats Lose With Grey Cup in the House – 3 Games Next Weekend FEB 5, 2017

  Titans drop Nats; spoil party at Civic Complex CORNWALL ONTARIO – With the Grey Cup in the house, the Danbury Titans spoiled the party on Saturday night, edging the Nationals 5-4 in overtime. Danbury’s Taylor Love scored at 1:03 of 3-on-3 overtime to send 1,573 fans home disappointed. Matt Coleman opened the scoring for […]

Clouts is Back in Cornwall – Nats Sign Cloutier JAN 13, 2017

Clouts is Back in Cornwall – Nats Sign Cloutier JAN 13, 2017

  Local fan-favourite Cloutier joins Nationals CORNWALL ONTARIO  – The Cornwall Nationals of the Federal Hockey League have added some grit and muscle to their blueline. General manager Basem Awwad has come to terms with the rugged Chris Cloutier. “Chris will certainly bring the excitement and grit that we need,” said Awwad. Cloutier was a […]

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