ATOM REP WIN GOLD IN THE COLD, News (Langton Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
ATOM REP WIN GOLD IN THE COLD
Submitted By Bryan Swain on Sunday, March 1, 2015
The Langton Leafs - Long's Lumber Atom Rep team travelled to Tara this weekend to battle the cold and competition in the annual AEMHA Atom Rep Tournament.

Opening their schedule on Saturday morning vs the Lucknow Sepoys, they played a strong game winning 3-1, using strong goaltending and effective skating to wear down their opponent.

With a few hours rest, they played again that afternoon, facing off against the Dresden Jr Kings. After going down 3-0 by the end of the first period, they battled their way back to a 4-3 lead, only to have the win stripped from them with Dresden goals at 46 and 17 seconds remaining.

Forced to play the 9am game on Sunday for their one loss, they took the ice against the TDCMHA Rebels. The early game time and late night at the Owen Sound Attack OHL game didn't stop the boys from giving it their all. They worked their way to a solid performance and defeated the Rebels 3-1.

Game two for the Leafs came at 12:30pm against a familiar opponent from the day before, the Lucknow Sepoys. With an almost identical game, they had an identical result, a 3-0 win.

The day's third and gold medal game came at 2pm against a team that had given them the only mark in their loss column, the Dresden Jr Kings. With fatigue setting in, the coaching staff rallied this young group and helped them rise to the challenge in front of them... revenge. With the opening face-off, the Leafs took control of the game, playing their speed and limiting time in their own end defensively. Excellent goal tending, great defense and strong offense proved to be too much for Dresden as the Leafs earned a decisive victory 4-0.

A special thank you to Conner McDavid of the Erie Otters OHL hockey team. This incredible young man gave up his free time after the Owen Sound game on Saturday night to individually meet and sign autographs for each and every player on the Leafs team. It's this kind of personality and generosity that make professional athletes not just good, but great! 
This article has been viewed 1155 times.
View AllOur Sponsors
  • WH ARTHUR ENT
  • The PRINN
  • Reids Precast Cement
    
  • Myron Graves Construction
  • Abode Home + Cottage
  • Langton Hockey Moms
    
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Visit Langton Minor Hockey on Facebook
Quick Links
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 23
    Dec
    Organization
    Dear Langton Leafs families, Thank you for your ongoing support and commitment to keeping our hockey community safe. As you know, Premier Ford announced a province wide lockdown starting Dec 26/20. As a result, the Langton Minor Hockey program ...
  • 10
    Dec
    Organization
  • 18
    Nov
    Organization
    ** REGISTRATION PAYMENT(s) DUE** Just a reminder the second $125 payment per player is due (for a total payment of $250 now due per player for the season's first session of Oct-Dec 31) WHEN:  Saturday Nov 21 WHERE: Langton Minor Hockey room ...
  • 18
    Nov
    Organization
    Hi Leafs, Please refer to the schedule for our most updated time slots.  We recommend you subscribe to the organization calendar so you receive updates as they occur.  There were some changes to the time slots based on team roster numbers and ...
  • 16
    Nov
    Organization
    The Arena still has power and all scheduled ice times are a go for today, keep an eye here for updates should this change throughout the day. Stay Warm and Stay Safe.
  • 17
    Oct
    Organization
    Power has been restored and practice will be as scheduled.
  • 14
    Oct
    Organization
    Attention LAMHA Families There will be a planned power outage this coming Saturday October 17, 202o for the Langton Arena.
  • 06
    Oct
    Organization
    Saturday October 10 6:30-7:30am Peewee 1 Ken 's Team 7:45-8:45am Peewee 2 Ray's Team 9-10am Beginners 10:15-11:15am Minor Novice 11:30am-12:30pm Major Novice 2-3pm Atom 1 Dave's Team 3:15-4:15pm Brian's Team 4:30-5:30pm Bantam 5:45-6:45pm ...
Printed from langtonminorhockey.com on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:02 PM