Recap of Games 1-3 of Round Two

By Ty Brooks   Game 1 in Collingwood was an exciting matchup between two teams we knew would play a close game, and that’s what happened. Despite the snowstorm, the Collingwood faithful came out to make it a vibrant atmosphere, with over 1,000 fans in attendance. That’s certainly a difficult building to go to and […]

Round Two Preview of the Buckland Cup Playoffs

By Ty Brooks   All of the first round matches have been finished for a couple of days now, and the OJHL recently announced the 2nd round schedules, which are all set to begin this Friday, March 22nd. The Western Conference saw every single favourite win their series, while the underdogs won just three games […]

Blades Win Round One in Six!

By Ty Brooks   BLADES WIN THE SERIES!   After a small scare where the Jr. Sabres won back-to-back games to push the series all the way to game 6, the Blades finished off the series emphatically with a 6-1 win in Buffalo! The Blades are headed into the next round of the playoffs after […]

Buffalo Hangs On to Send It Back to Buffalo on Sunday

By Ty Brooks   March 15th vs. Buffalo Jr. Sabres Blades Top Players: McCarthy 33/36 SVS .917 SV% Belanger 1G, 1A Donohoe 2A Tyrrell 1G     The last game in Buffalo was the first time the Blades had lost since February 17. Oakville carried an 8-game winning streak into the playoffs, extending it to […]

Buffalo Forces a Game Five on Friday

By Ty Brooks March 13th @ Buffalo Jr. Sabres Blades Top Players: McCarthy 39/42 SVS .929 SV% Johnston 1G Shantz 1G Well, it wasn’t the result the Blades had hoped for, but the team still put in a good effort in this game. If you didn’t already know, the Blades fell short of sweeping the […]

Blades Bring Jr. Sabres to the Brink of Elimination

By Ty Brooks   March 12th vs. Buffalo Jr. Sabres   Blades Top Players: Fire Extinguisher: McCarthy 37/37 SVS 1.000 SV% Junkyard Dog: Modry 1A Costante 1G, 1A Tyrrell 1G, 1A Kussmann 1G, 1A McKenna 2A     After returning to the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex for game 3, the Blades are heading back to Buffalo with […]

Blades Lead Best-of-Seven Series Two Games to None

By Ty Brooks   March 10th vs. Buffalo Jr. Sabres Blades Top Players: Junkyard Dog: Johnston 2G Fire Extinguisher: Akimov 2G, 1A Tyrrell 1G, 3A Clarke 4A Bonsteel 1G, 2A McCarthy 39/40 SVS .975 SV%     Over 20 blonde heads piled into the LECOM Harborcenter on March 10th in Buffalo to attempt to follow up on […]

Blades Winning Streak Continues into the Playoffs

By Ty Brooks March 8th vs. Buffalo Jr. Sabres Blades Top Players: Fire Extinguisher: McCarthy 39/41 SVS .951 SV% Junkyard Dog: Donohoe 1G, 3A Tyrrell 1G, 2A Smallegange 1G, 1A Wow! The Blades came out swinging in their first game of the playoffs since the 2021–2022 season; it’s hard to ask for a much better start than […]

First Round Playoff Preview

By Ty Brooks   It’s Playoff Time! The 2023-2024 playoffs are just hours away, and the Oakville Blades are set to meet with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres in the first round of the playoffs! Here is a quick preview so you can get an idea of what to expect from our first round.   Series […]

Blades Carry an Eight-Game Winning Streak into the Playoffs

By Ty Brooks   Crazy ending to the year! The Blades had a wild ending to the year, including a crazy winning streak and lots of goals! If you haven’t already noticed, your Oakville Blades are locked into the playoffs and will compete for the Buckland Cup starting this Friday against the Buffalo Jr. Sabres! […]