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Road to the 2018 RBC Cup: Ottawa Jr. Senators
A by-the-numbers look at the East Region champions
Jason La Rose
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May 12, 2018
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After years of almost-but-not-quite finishes in the Central Canada Hockey League, including consecutive losses in the league final, the Ottawa Jr. Senators finally climbed the mountain this season.

Ottawa posted the best regular-season record in franchise history, going 46-9-7 before beating Pembroke, Brockville and Carleton Place in the playoffs, ending the Canadians’ four-year reign as league champions, avenging its 2016 and 2017 losses and claiming its first Bogart Cup in 16 years.

The Jr. Senators were the class of the field at the Fred Page Cup on home ice, going unbeaten in the preliminary round before running Longueuil by a 10-1 in the final to win the East Region title.

HOW THEY GOT TO CHILLIWACK

Central Canada Hockey League
Quarter-final: defeated defeated Pembroke 4-2 (5-0, 6-2, 2-4, 4-0, 3-4, 6-1)
Semifinal: defeated Brockville 4-3 (6-1, 5-1, 1-3, 5-1, 5-6 OT, 2-4, 5-1)
CCHL championship: defeated Carleton Place 4-1 (2-1, 3-2 OT, 2-1 OT, 1-2, 5-4)

Fred Page Cup
Preliminary round: first place – 3-0 (defeated Edmundston 4-1, defeated Carleton Place 3-2, defeated Longueuil 3-2 SO)
Championship: defeated Longueuil 10-1

REGULAR SEASON

Record: 46-9-2 (2nd in CCHL)
Goals for: 254 (2nd in CCHL)
Goals against: 142 (2nd in CCHL)
Power play: 66 for 269 (24.5% – 1st in CCHL)
Penalty killing: 249 of 289 (86.2% – 3rd in CCHL)
Longest winning streak: 10 (Nov. 8-Dec. 3)
Top 3 scorers:
Chiwetin Blacksmith (16G 51A 67P – 4th in CCHL)
Pierre-Luc Veillette (33G 32A 65P – 5th in CCHL)
Owen Guy (32G 32A 64P – 7th in CCHL)

PLAYOFFS

Record: 16-6
Goals for: 98
Goals against: 45
Power play: 29 for 116 (25.0%)
Penalty killing: 99 of 110 (90.0%)
Top 3 scorers:
Owen Guy (9G 17A 26P)
Nick Lalonde (6G 20A 26P)
Darcy Walsh (6G 13A 19P)

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2002 | Ottawa Jr. Senators | 1-4 – 18GF 23GA | 4th place

CJHL NATIONAL RANKINGS – WEEK-BY-WEEK

Preseason – 7th
Sept. 25 – Honourable Mention
Oct. 2 – Honourable Mention
Oct. 9 – 12th
Oct. 16 – 20th
Oct. 23 – 14th
Oct. 30 – 11th
Nov. 6 – 14th
Nov. 13 – 13th
Nov. 20 – 8th
Nov. 27 – 7th
Dec. 4 – 5th
Dec. 11 – 7th
Dec. 18 – 9th
Jan. 8 – 6th
Jan. 15 – 4th
Jan. 22 – 5th
Jan. 29 – 5th
Feb. 5 – 6th
Feb. 12 – 6th
Feb. 19 – 6th
Feb. 26 – 5th
March 5 – 7th

COMMITMENTS

Isaac Anderson – Bryn Athyn College (2018-19)
Chiwetin Blacksmith – Carleton University (2018-19)
Devon Daniels – Mercyhurst University (2018-19)
Finn Evans – Princeton University (2018-19)
Owen Guy – Lake Superior State University (2018-19)
Connor Hicks – Dalhousie University (2018-19)
Nick Lalonde – Robert Morris University (2018-19)
Zachary Salloum – Rochester Institute of Technology (2018-19)
Pierre-Luc Veillette – Lake Superior State University (2018-19)

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)
ssharkey@hockeycanada.ca

 

Katie Macleod
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-612-2893 (mobile)
kmacleod@hockeycanada.ca

 

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