Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Author: Ashley Munson Don’t look now, but Memorial Cup fever is spreading across Canada with Halifax, Nova Scotia serving as the host and epicenter of the junior hockey world. The host Halifax Mooseheads (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League), Guelph Storm (Ontario Hockey League), Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) and Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) have done battle for […]

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

Hockey Crunch – Fearless First Round NHL Play Off Predictions by Jamie Gilcig 040919

It’s that time again! First night of the race to Lord Stanley’s Cup. The lightweights have been separated by those that truly want to win and the hopefuls get to do their best against the real contenders. The old cliche about making the playoffs and anything happening really isn’t true. Either a team has true […]

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig – Habs Jeff Petry Deserves Some Norris Consideration JAN 25, 2019

Hockey Crunch by Jamie Gilcig – Habs Jeff Petry Deserves Some Norris Consideration JAN 25, 2019

While the season is only half over, the Montreal Canadiens are one of the biggest surprises this season. After the tyre fire of last season and some questionable management the team has had the hockey gods smile on them this season. With new Captain Shea Weber out for nearly most of the first half and […]

Hometown Hockey Fail – It’s Not That Cornwall Isn’t a Hockey Town – Cultureless City by Jamie Gilcig 032318

Hometown Hockey Fail – It’s Not That Cornwall Isn’t a Hockey Town – Cultureless City by Jamie Gilcig 032318

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall is a big enough city to have culture.   Yes we have a lower income level, but that usually breeds art.  It usually attracts artists who are always looking for less expensive places to practice their art too. The problem is that there is no true appetite for  culture in this community.  […]

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Rogers Snubs Cornwall’s Largest Newspaper For Hometown Hockey 031518

Cornwall Ontario –   Some might call this column “Sour Grapes”, but it really isn’t.  It’s more of a question? Rogers is a large and wonderful company that offers many great services.  It also has a huge footprint in hockey; something I know a bit about. My history with the sport professionally started in the 90’s.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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