This story was published in the Fall 2022 edition of Total Sports Quinte magazine
The 2022-23 Eastern Ontario Super Hockey League season is underway and that’s great news for local hockey fans.
You can catch senior A Deseronto Bulldogs home games when scheduled on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at the Deseronto Community Recreation Centre. Tweed Oil Kings game are primarily scheduled for Saturday afternoons at 1:00 at the Municipality of Tweed Community Centre except for a Sunday, Dec. 18 match-up against the Bulldogs.
Meanwhile, rostered for the Oil Kings this season in Tweed are skaters Adam Ostapiak, Adrian Wilson, Andrew Rhynold, Brandon Couto, Chris Atanas, Chris Johnston, Darren Doherty, Dustin Maines, Hunter Fargey, Jacob Palmateer, Jake Campbell, Jeremy Yearwood, Jesse Douglas, Jordan Nesbitt, Kevin Ayres, Murray Free, Pat Millington, Sheldon Thompson, Tyler Melancon, Will Jones, Braeden Allore, Brody Morris, Corbin Crawford, Devin McCann, George Derry, Joseph Crothers, Steven Norman and Zack Elson along with goaltenders Matt Loveys, Troy Webster and Stephan Horn.
Prior to the start of the season, the Bulldogs announced its leadership group including captain Chris Rogalsky and assistants Matthew Panetta, Jordon Cannons, Mitchell Merry and Joey Mayer.
Also listed on the Deseronto roster are skaters Austin Labelle, Brayden Forestell, Brett Beckett, Brett Maracle, Brodie Butt, Brodie Maracle, Carter Thorton, Cullen Hinds, Evan Foley, Griffen Conger, Jake Dale, Landon Punchard, Luigi Martone, Michael Anson, Noah Brant, Owen Dever, Ryan Dreossi, Shamus Barr and William Harrison, Connor Burns, Ethan Coens, Greg Arnburg, Jonny Hill, Liam Hunter and goaltenders Graeme Gemmill, Trevor Withers, Corey Kuypers and Brady Sarazin. Deseronto and Tweed play in the EOSHL’s West Division alongside the Frontenac Phantoms, Gananoque Islanders, Smiths Falls Rideaus and Arnprior Rivermen.
The East Division consists of the 2021-22 EOSHL champion North Dundas Rockets, South Stormont Mustangs, Bytown Royals, Cornwall Prowlers, Glengarry Pipers and South Grenville Rangers.
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BULLDOGS 2022-23 REMAINING HOME GAMES
Saturday, Oct. 22: Glengarry at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29: Frontenac at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19: Arnprior at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26: Smiths Falls at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10: Frontenac at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17: Tweed at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21; Tweed at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 4: Gananoque at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11: Cornwall at Deseronto, 6:30 p.m.
OIL KINGS 2022-23 REMAINING HOME GAMES
Saturday, Oct. 22: Smiths Falls at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29: Bytown at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12: Deseronto at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19: Gananoque at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26: Frontenac at Tweed, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18: Deseronto at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7: Arnprior at Tweed, 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11: Frontenac at Tweed, 1 p.m.