Three Huron Heat teams heading to London for Devilettes Tournaments
BY SHAWN LOUGHLIN
This weekend, three Huron Heat teams will be heading to London for the annual London Devilettes Tournament.
The U13 C, U15 BB and U9 HL Heat teams will all be in action beginning on Friday, Feb. 2. The U13 C Heat open their tournament with games against the St. Thomas Panthers and the Mount Forest Rams that day, while the U15 BB Heat will play the Mississauga Hurricanes and the host London Devilettes and the U9 HL team will play the London Devilettes and Parkhill on the first day of the tournament.
The next day, Feb. 3, the U13 C Heat are scheduled to play the Owen Sound Ice Hawks in tournament play, while the U15 BB Heat will play the St. Catharines Junior Badgers and the U9 HL team will play the Yellow Dragons.
In regular season action, the U11 C Heat will play the Central Perth Predators in a special exhibition game to be played at Budweiser Gardens, the home of the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights.
The U9 B Heat will play the South Huron Sabres in an exhibition game in Clinton, while the U15 C Heat will welcome the Chatham-Kent Crush C team to Seaforth for a playoff game.
The next day, Feb. 3, the U9 C Heat will host the Woodstock Wildcats C team in Seaforth and the U13 HL team will play the Wallaceburg Lakers HL team in a playoff game in Goderich.
The U11 HL team will also host a home playoff game, this one in Seaforth, against the Mooretown Lady Flags HL team.
The U18 BB Heat will be on the road to play the Stratford Aces and the U13 BB Heat will play the Wildcats in Woodstock, while the U11 C Heat will play a playoff game with the Lambeth Lancers in Seaforth.
On Sunday, Feb. 4, the U9 C Heat will play the St. Marys Rock C team in Clinton, the U9 B Heat will play the Cambridge Roadrunners on the road and the U13 BB Heat will play the Lakeshore Lightning, also on the road.
The U9 HL team will play the South Huron Sabres HL team in Clinton, while the U11 BB Heat will play the Lambeth Lancers on the road in an exhibition game.
The U11 HL Heat will play the Lucan Irish in the playoffs on the road, the U13 BB Heat will play the Lakeshore Lightning, also on the road, and the Senior team will welcome the Upper Maitland Mustangs to Hensall.
The U13 HL Heat will play the Lucan Irish in a playoff game on the road that night and the U18 C Heat will welcome the Sarnia Lady Sting C team to Seaforth for a playoff game.
On Monday, Feb. 5, the U18 BB Heat will play the Ice Hawks in Owen Sound ahead of a quiet week that only picks up again on Saturday, Feb. 10 with eight games on the schedule, three of them playoff games, for the Huron Heat teams.
Looking back, on Sunday, Jan. 28, the U13 C Heat won their playoff game in Clinton over the St. Thomas Panthers by a score of 3-1, while the U13 HL team tied its playoff game with the Lucan Irish at one, also in Clinton.
The U9 C Heat won their exhibition road game with the South Huron Sabres by a score of 2-0, while the U11 BB Heat lost their regular season game to the Ice Hawks in Owen Sound by a score of 3-2 and the U9 B Heat beat the Waterloo Ravens on the road by a score of 3-2. Also that day, the U15 BB Heat lost their regular season game with the South Huron Sabres in Clinton by a score of 3-1.
On Jan. 27, the U9 C Heat lost to the Bluewater Hawks in Seaforth by a score of 6-3, while the U13 HL Heat won their playoff game with the Ilderton Jets in Goderich by a score of 4-0. The U11 HL Heat also won their playoff game with the Mooretown Lady Flags on the road by a score of 1-0.
The U9 B Heat tied the Woodstock Wildcats in Seaforth by a score of 2-2 and the U11 BB Heat played the London Devilettes in Blyth, but a score was not available at press time. The U15 BB Heat tied the Woodstock Wildcats at one on the road, while the U18 C Heat won their playoff game with the Sarnia Lady Sting C team on the road by a score of 3-1. The U15 C Heat ended their road playoff game with the Lambton Attack B team in a 1-1 tie and the U18 BB Heat beat the Cambridge Roadrunners in Clinton by a score of 5-0.
On Jan. 26, the Senior team was on the road to play Belmore, but a score was unavailable at press time and, on Jan. 23, the U9 B Heat beat the Wolverines in Wilmot by a score of 2-1.
On Jan. 30, the U13 HL Heat played the Woodstock Wildcats HL team on the road and the U15 C team played the Wilmot Wolverines C team in Seaforth, both playoff games, but scores were unavailable at press time.