The Lower St. Lawrence Minor Hockey League, the region’s loop for house league teams, has announced its top teams from the truncated 2019-20 season.
Regular-season champions, by division, were South Stormont atom B2, Cornwall atom C1, Char-Lan peewee B, South Stormont peewee C1, Alexandria bantam B, and Char-Lan midget B1.
The midget Rebels recorded 38 points on the season, four better than the South Stormont Selects. Char-Lan actually had two squads competing in the five-team division, with the Rebels #2 team placing fourth. Playoffs had begun before the Hockey Canada-mandated stoppage. In four games, Char-Lan 1 was perfect, outscoring their opponents 25-8.
At the bantam level, the Glens were a perfect 24-0 during the campaign, scoring 181 goals while allowing 54 against. Char-Lan finished in second place, 18 points behind Alexandria. The playoffs began before the COVID-19 shutdown, with the Glens suffering their first loss of the season against 3 wins. Char-Lan managed just a single point in their four playoff games, while the Akwesasne Wolves prevailed in all four of theirs to take top spot after the round-robin. Alexandria placed second, followed by Cornwall 2.
Char-Lan’s peewees won the regular season with 39 points, with South Stormont and Cornwall in second and third, respectively. Alexandria was fourth, followed by Akwesasne. The incomplete playoff round-robin saw the Selects notch a 3-0 record, while the Colts, on three games played, and the Rebels (4 GP) were a point behind. The Glens were winless in four games.
The LSLMHL also announced teams winning sportsmanship awards, based on fewest penalty minutes. The winners were Char-Lan atom B1, South Stormont atom C1, South Stormont peewee B, NGS peewee C, South Stormont bantam B2, and South Stormont midget B1.