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le Mercredi 12 octobre 2022 19:16 Tribune-Express (Hawkesbury)

Cougars take two points on the weekend

The Vankleek Hill Junior C Cougars ended the weekend with a 5-3 win against Morrisburg Lions and a 5-2 defeat against North Dundas Rockets.  — photo Gregg Chamberlain
The Vankleek Hill Junior C Cougars ended the weekend with a 5-3 win against Morrisburg Lions and a 5-2 defeat against North Dundas Rockets.
photo Gregg Chamberlain
New player for Vankleek Hill Junior C Cougars Joshua Desjardins starts off season with four points in two games in rollercoaster weekend for Cougars.

The Cougars made the trip to Chesterville and District Arena on Saturday night in a 5-2 defeat against North Dundas Rockets. “We didn’t play the style of hockey we want to play, but we came back on played the way we want on Sunday” said Cougars head coach Franky Dopelhamer.

Cougars came back on Sunday night for their home opener event at Robert Hartley Sports Complex in a 5-3 win against Morrisburg Lions. On his second game for the team after arriving from Gatineau Flames Junior AAA team, Desjardins scored one goal and assisted two.

Cougars gave free entry to all spectators for their home opener, hoping to attract fans to their temporary home for the 2022-2023 season as the Vankleek Hill Arena is in renovation.

The Cougars host the Metcalfe Jets this Saturday night at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex, then go on the road to St-Isidore to face off against les Aigles.