Now that the coaching staff is in place, the Ironmen are pleased to announce they will be hosting a Spring Evaluation Camp next month in Goderich. There will be two sessions held on May 11 (8:00 pm to 10:00 pm) and May 13 (8:30 pm to 10:30 pm) at the Maitland Recreation Centre. The cost to attend the camp is $20. You will also need a permission to skate form signed by your previous hockey association. If you are interested in attending this camp please send an email to Wingham.Ironmen@gmail.com with your Name. Age, Height, Weight, shot, preferred position and previous hockey experience. We look forward to seeing you in Goderich. Bill Brown General Manager Wingham Ironmen
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Wingham falls to Walkerton in overtime, 4-3 (OT)
The Walkerton Hawks pulled out a 4-3 (OT) overtime victory over the Wingham Ironmen on a clutch goal by Jay Thomson.
With the win, Walkerton avoided elimination to make the series score 3-4 in the best of seven series.
The Hawks got the win behind a great game by Thomson, who had one goal and two assists. Thomson scored 7:32 into overtime to make the score 4-3 Walkerton.Brett Coulson provided the assist.
Others who scored for Walkerton included Brooks Nelthorpe, Chris Gillman, and Lauchlin Elder, who each put in one. In addition, Walkerton received assists from Reid Simmons, who had one and Calvin Penney, who had two.
Walkerton was unable to stop Wingham from sending pucks towards the net, and the Ironmen eventually piled up 44 shots on goal. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals.
Wingham was helped by Justin Jacklin, who finished with one goal. Jacklin scored 10:50 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Brett Brophy picked up the assist. Wingham additionally got points from Brophy, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Greg Hansford also scored for Wingham. Other players who recorded assists for Wingham were Alex Kuntz and Broedy Karelse, who each chipped in one.
Erik Angeli recorded 41 saves for the Hawks. Walkerton incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Ben Nelson made 26 saves for the Ironmen on 30 shots. Wingham incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.
Wingham beats Walkerton 7-3 as Jacklin gets hat trick
Justin Jacklin lifted the Wingham Ironmen to a 7-3 victory with a hat trick against the Walkerton Hawks.
Jacklin's first goal came 13:53 into the second period. He then added goals at 14:50 into the second and at 1:07 into the third.
With the win, Wingham avoided elimination to make the series score 3-3 in the best of seven series.
Walkerton was unable to stop the Ironmen from sending pucks towards the net, and Wingham eventually piled up 42 shots on goal.
Wingham additionally got points from Ryan McNeil, who also finished with two goals and one assist. Others who scored for Wingham included Matt McCracken andBroedy Karelse, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Wingham were Greg Hansford, Holdyn Lansink, and Greg Scott, who each chipped in one and Brett Brophy and Alex Kuntz, who contributed two each.
The Hawks were helped by Ryan Hamelin, who grabbed one goal. Hamelin scored 18:35 into the second period to make the score 3-3. Walkerton also had goals scored by Nathan Kramer and Jay Thomson, who each put in one. More assists for Walkerton came via Brendan Welsh, Reid Simmons, and Tyler Cunningham, who each chipped in one.
Ben Nelson rejected 26 shots on goal for the Ironmen. Wingham incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Erik Angeli recorded 35 saves for Walkerton. The Hawks incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors.
Wingham survives Walkerton comeback, wins 3-2
The Walkerton Hawks tried their best to erase a two-goal deficit, but the Wingham Ironmen would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 3-2.
With the win, the Ironmen avoided elimination to make the series score 3-2 in the best of seven series.
Kuntz had a great game for Wingham, netting two goals.
The Ironmen excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances.
The Hawks kept Wingham's goalie busy throughout the game, and Ben Nelson made 38 saves on 40 shots.
The Ironmen incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Erik Angeli recorded 26 saves for Walkerton. The Hawks incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors.
Walkerton downs Wingham, 4-1
Jay Thomson tallied one point to lead the Walkerton Hawks to a 4-1 victory over the Wingham Ironmen.
The win by Walkerton broke a deadlock and gave the Hawks a 2-1 advantage in the best of seven series.
Walkerton stifled Wingham's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. The Hawks kept the Ironmen's goalie busy throughout the game, and Ben Nelson made 28 saves on 32 shots.
Walkerton additionally got points from Calvin Penney, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Brett Coulson also scored for Walkerton. In addition, Walkerton received assists from Carter Franks and Ryan Hamelin, who contributed one each.
Walkerton's Erik Angeli stopped 22 shots out of the 23 that he faced. The Hawks incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Walkerton ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Jake Baclay was ejected from the game. The Ironmen incurred 38 minutes in penalty time with nine minors. For Wingham, Jared Weishar was ejected from the game.
Wingham rips Walkerton, 7-1
The Walkerton Hawks had trouble finding ways to stop the Wingham Ironmen, which beat Hawks, 7-1.
With the win, Wingham evened the series at 1-1 in the best of seven showdown.
The Ironmen got the win on the strength of a great game by Justin Jacklin, who had two goals and one assist. Jacklin scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 7:10 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Wingham. A cross checking penalty on Mitch Borden had put Wingham on the power play. Greg Hansfordpicked up the assist. Jacklin's next tally on the power play made the score 4-1 Wingham with 16:22 left in the third period. The Ironmen had gotten the advantage when Walkerton's Borden was sent off for hooking. Brett Brophy assisted on the tally.
The Hawks were stymied by Wingham's netminder Ben Nelson, who stopped 29 shots during the victory. Nelson managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 1.61 prior to the game.
The Ironmen forced Walkerton's goaltenders to work in net, taking 40 shots and forcing 33 saves. Erik Angeli made 26 stops and Tristan Lewis made seven. Wingham was effective with a man advantage, and put in five goals while on the power play. The Ironmen got an offensive boost from their blueliners, who contributed three goals during the game.
Wingham also got points from Brophy, who also registered three goals and three assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Wingham included Owen Bender(AP) and Ryan McNeil, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Wingham were Alex Kuntz, who had three and Bailey Poels, Greg Scott, andBroedy Karelse, who each chipped in one.
The Hawks were led by Brett Coulson, who scored the team's only goal. Coulson scored on the power play 12:32 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Wingham. Walkerton earned a power play opportunity when Keifer MacInnes was put in the box for tripping. Reid Simmons picked up the assist.
Wingham ended with 55 minutes in penalty time with 10 minors and one major. The Ironmen ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Karelse was ejected from the game. The Hawks totaled 54 minutes in penalty time with 12 minors and two majors and went 1-for-5 on the power play. For Walkerton, Borden andChris Gillman were ejected from the contest.
Wingham falls to Walkerton in overtime, 4-3 (OT)
The Walkerton Hawks' Brett Coulson scored 8:11 into overtime to beat the Wingham Ironmen, 4-3 (OT).
The win gave Walkerton a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series.
The Hawks came back from a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Walkerton fell behind 3-1 after a goal by Wingham's Alex Kuntz at 17:26 in the first period. The Hawks knotted things up at 3-3 on a goal by Coulson at 7:44 in the third period.
Coulson had two goals to lead Walkerton to victory.
The Hawks excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in five chances.
Walkerton also had goals scored by Josh Deyell and Tyler Cunningham, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Walkerton were Mitch Borden,Calvin Penney, and Reid Simmons, who contributed one each.
The Ironmen kept Walkerton's goalie busy throughout the game, and Erik Angeli made 35 saves on 38 shots.
Wingham was helped by Ryan McNeil, who grabbed one goal. McNeil scored 7:17 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Wingham. Kuntz assisted on the tally. Wingham additionally got points from Kuntz, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Wingham also got a goal from Bailey Poels as well. In addition, Wingham received assists from Greg Scott and Jeremy Ross, who each chipped in one.
The Hawks incurred 28 minutes in penalty time with four minors. Ben Nelson recorded 23 saves for the Ironmen. Wingham incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.
Ironmen hold Remembrance Day Service
At top, team captain's Brett Brophy of the Wingham Ironmen & Mitchell Hawks Scott Fries take part in the ceremonial puck drop with (center l to r) Charles Proctor, Laurie Dinning and Cecil Moore.
Below, the Ironmen were pleased to have the Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party from Wingham and Brussels. Carrying colours are John McEwen, Lisa Glanville, behind Lisa is Peter Grey – Sargent of Arms, Charles Proctor, Laurie Dinning, Cecil Moore, Jeremy Ross (grandson), Eric Ross and Jim Saint.
The Wingham Ironmen were very pleased to be able to introduce and recognize three individuals who have contributed to the freedoms we enjoy today. Their contributions vary from World War 2 to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan.
Cecil Moore is a WW 2 veteran serving in the Navy as a ships cook. He enlisted in 1944 in Toronto and served until 1946. Cecil was on the HMS Puncher, a small aircraft carrier in the North Atlantic. While on duty they were in Scotland and Ireland. The puncher was converted into a troop ship for returning soldiers to Canada. Cecil recalled how many enjoyed the fine cooking provided on the voyage home.
Charles Proctor is a WW 2 veteran serving in the Air Force. He enlisted in 1943 and served until 1946. Corporal Proctor was a wireless Mechanic serving in both Hamilton and Montreal. He was transferred to Leeming, Yorkshire England to serve. The RAF still fly out of there today.
Laurie Dinning is a Silver Cross Mother. Her son Mathew enlisted in 2003. Corporal Mathew Dinning was serving in the Military Police in Close Protection Detail when killed in action by an IED Explosion April 22, 2006 along with 3 other soldiers in Afghanistan. Corporal Dinning’s name is inscribed on the Wingham Cenotaph. Mathew is an alumni member of the Wingham Ironmen.
OHA INTRODUCES "SAFE TALK"
The Ontario Hockey Association is the first ever sporting organization to launch a program that will provide SafeTALK training to teams and their communities across Ontario.
SafeTALK training prepares helpers over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. SafeTALK is an internationally recognized program developed by LivingWorks.
The OHA worked in collaboration with its member teams to provide support for the delivery of SafeTALK Workshops to all Teams over a 4 year period. Teams are encouraged to develop partnerships with community groups to provide the program to further educate people in the communities where the OHA operates teams.
The following video by Living Works describes the SafeTALK program and features Wingham Ironmen Captain Aaron Armstrong.
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Ironmen's Armstrong holds Junior C Scoring Record
League Past Top Stats
Season Player, Team GP G A PTS
13-14 Aaron Armstrong, Wingham 34 39 65 104
12-13 Aaron Armstrong, Wingman 35 50 74 124
11-12 Eric Lekun, Walkerton 35 42 42 84
10-11 Drew Davidson, Walkerton 35 30 48 78
09-10 Jim Hutchison, Hanover 35 24 31 55
08-09 Blake Underwood, Kincardine 36 33 48 81
07-08 Brett Ziggel, Hanover 39 35 52 86
05-06 Cole Stewart, Wingham 39 33 44 77
06-07 Kevin Beirnes, Kincardine 34 48 39 87
2004-05 Nick Locking, Mt Forest 35 29 39 68
2003-04 Nick Locking, Mt Forest 33 36 27 63
2002-03 Jim McGillivray, Hanover 32 41 23 64
2001-02 Adam Millman, Hanover 35 39 40 79
2000-01 Jim McGillivray, Hanover 38 48 44 92
1999-00 Ryan Matheson, Wingham 35 27 41 68
1998-99 Brent McDermid, Kincardine 36 30 34 64
1997-98 Jason Howes, Hanover 34 32 40 72
1996-97 Mark Wappett, Kincardine 29 30 43 73
1995-96 Jeff Rahn, Mt Forest 29 26 35 61
1994-95 Jeff Rahn, Mt Forest 29 36 41 77
1993-94 Keith MacMillan, Hanover 32 24 39 63
1992-93 Jeremy Franks, Hanover 28 35 43 78
1991-92 Glenn Watt, Grand Valley 28 35 40 75
1990-91 Marty Rutledge, Brussels 29 34 33 67
1989-90 Marty Rutledge, Brussels 30 55 35 90
1988-89 Rob Beitz, Hanover 30 33 41 74
1987-88 Ken Gosleigh, Port Elgin 21 27 40 67
1986-87 Dave Hopkins, Hanover 6 48 65 113
1985-86 Terry Whiteside, Hanover 30 39 62 101
1984-85 Paul Snodgrass, Walkerton 29 40 34 74
1983-84 Troy Pocaluyko, Wingham 28 35 34 69
1982-83 Steve Simpson, Kincardine 26 26 42 68
1981-82 Derrick Burrows, Kincardine n/a
1980-81 Greg Flowers, Clinton 30 38 37 75
1979-80 Pete MacDermid, Port Elgin 30 36 42 78
1978-79 Rob Millican, Arthur 26 35 42 77
1977-78 Mike Huber, Port Elgin 33 39 33 72
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