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March 19, 2022

Thamesford ends Dolphin season

THAMESFORD, Ont. - Jared Caldarozzi scored with 79 seconds left in the third period, lifting the Thamesford Trojans over the Dorchester Dolphins, 3-2, tonight. The Trojans win the PJHL Yeck Division quarterfinal in six games and move on to face the Exeter Hawks. Josh Short had both Dorchester goals. Thamesford has now eliminated Dorchester from the playoffs in back to back seasons. It is also the earliest the Dolphins have bowed out from post season action. ion quarterfinal.

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March 18, 2022

Trojans push Dolphins closer to golf season

DORCHESTER, Ont. - With warmer weather and spring coming this weekend, golf courses will be preparing to open. That is not the place the Dorchester Dolphins want to be playing at Monday morning.
It will be the location, unless the Dolphins can regroup in their playoff series against the Thamesford Trojans. The Trojans jumped out to a 4-0 lead and then held on for a 4-3 game five victory over the Dolphins, Friday, in Dorchester, taking a three games to two lead in the Provincial Junior Hockey Yeck Division quarterfinal.

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March 15, 2022

Trojans tie series

THAMESFORD, Ont. - It is now a best of three between local rivals the Dorchester Dolphins and Thamesford Trojans. Gage Argue had a goal an assist and Owen Kernohan scored while shorthanded, as the Trojans evened the best of seven affair with a 4-2 win.
Logan Corbiel and Quinn Wenger had the 'Phins up 2-1 early third period. Then Kernohan struck shorthanded and Topp put the Trojans up with less than six minutes left in the third. Argue found the empty net. Roj Abdullah also scored for the Trojans, who had trailed in the series two games to none. The PJHL Yeck Division quarterfinal continues Friday at Dorchester.

March 13, 2022

Trojans stun Dolphins with five unanswered goals

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Nearing the mid point of the game, all signs pointed to the Dorchester Dolphins taking a stranglehold of the series. The Thamesford Trojans had other ideas. Trailing 4-1, the Trojans scored five unanswered goals on their way to a 6-4 win stunning the Dolphins, in game three of the PJHL Yeck Division quarterfinal.

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March 12, 2022

Short lifts Dolphins to OT win

THAMESFORD, Ont. - Josh Short scores twice, including the overtime winner, lifting the Dorchester Dolphins over the Thamesford Trojans, 2-1, tonight. The 'Phins lead the PJHL Yeck Division series, 2-0, with game three in Dorchester, 7 p.m. Sunday.
Curtis Topp had the Trojans' goal. Dolphins' goalie Jackson Mailloux made 46 saves, as Thamesford out shot their guests by 10 shots. Short has four goals in two games. Caleb Haalstra and Bryce Darville, picked up assists on Short's first goal, that gave the Dolphins a 1-0 lead.

March 11, 2022

Short scores twice as Dolphins take game one

DORCHESTER, Ont. - It has been a vital weapon for the Dorchester Dolphins all season. The power play, one the best in the entire league, came through for the Dolphins big time, providing two goals, in a 3-2, win against the Thamesford Trojans, in game one of their PJHL Yeck Division quarterfinal. Trailing 2-1, after 40 minutes, Josh Short struck twice with the man advantage in the third period. Jakob Marche gave the Dolphins a 1-0 lead in the first period. Gage Argue, on the power play and Carter Chard, gave the Trojans a 2-1 advantage in the second period.

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March 10, 2022

Dolphins open first round against Trojans

DORCHESTER, Ont. - It is a local rivalry to kick off the post season. The Dorchester Dolphins take on the Thamesford Trojans, in the opening round to the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division playoffs. Game one, of the best of seven series, is Friday, at Dorchester, 7:30 p.m. It's a rematch of the last time the team met in the playoffs, the last time there were playoffs, back in 2020, when the Trojans eliminated the Dolphins in the semifinals.

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February 27, 2022

Small and Cecchi's two point games help Dolphins win

LUCAN, Ont. - Noah Small and Michael Cecchi, each had a goal and one assist, as the Dorchester Dolphins edged the Lucan Irish, this afternoon. Cecchi broke a 2-2 with under five minutes remaining in the third period.
Nicholas Shearer gave the Dolphins a 2-1 lead, early second period. Brayden Dwyer and Owen Peters, tied the game for Lucan. Dorchester finishes the regular season in fourth place in the PJHL Yeck Division, with a 16-11-2-1 record.


February 20, 2022

Marche caps Dolphins comeback with OT winner

THAMESFORD, Ont. - Jakob Marche scored a minute and 27 seconds in to overtime, completing a 4-3 comeback win for the Dorchester Dolphins against the Thamesford Trojans.
The Trojans led 3-1 early in the second period on three consecutive goals from Owen Kernohan, Jared Caldarozzi and Cooper Brabrook.
Dorchester captain Braidon Duncan pulled his team back to within a goal mid second period. Dylan Vandersleen knotted the affair in the third. Curtis Nogueira gave the Dolphins, a 1-0 lead four minutes in to the game.
Marche leads the Dolphins with 15 goals. Nicholas Shearer has two assists, while Duncan, Vandersleen and Nogueira, also each drew an assist.
Dorchester moves one point ahead Thamesford in the PJHL Yeck division, with a 14-11-2-1 record.

February 16, 2022

Dolphins win third straight game shredding Hawks

DORCHESTER, Ont. - The Dorchester Dolphins are coming in to shape in time for the playoffs. Seven different players buried pucks in to the net, as the Dolphins thumped the first place Exeter Hawks, 7-0, for a third straight win.
The Dolphins led 3-0 after one period and doubled the count in the second period. Quinn Wenger, Jakob Marche, Curtis Nogueira, Josh Short, Braidon Duncan, Dylan Van Dusen and Isaac Sturgeon scored.

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January 18, 2022

Dolphins win first home game as play resumes

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Josh Short and Dylan Van Dusen both scored twice to lead the Dorcheter Dolphins to a 5-2 win against the Port Stanley Sailors. The victory snaps a four game losing streak, in front of fans who haven't seen their Dolphins since a 3-2 overtime loss to Thamesford on December 18. The last win at home was a 6-0 shutout of North Middlesex on Dec. 15. Dorchester is tied with Thamesford for fourth place, with a 13-11-2-1 record. Port sits seventh at 4-19-1-1.vision.

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December 18, 2021

Dolphins not dwelling on record upon return

DORCHESTER, Ont. - The Dorchester Dolphins are returning to the ice. The Dolphins see their first action since before Christmas, when they travel to Exeter, Friday, February 4. Dorchester's first home game is February 18th.
When the league went on pause, the Dolphins had a record of 12-10-2-1, sitting in fourth place in the Yeck Division.

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December 18, 2021

Argue gives win to Trojans over Dolphins in overtime

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Gage Argue scored three minutes and 12 seconds in to overtime, carrying the Thamesford Trojans to a 3-2 win, over the Dorchester Dolphins. Dylan VanDusen gave the Dolphins a 1-0 lead just two minutes in to the game. Owen Kernohan tied the score just 34 seconds later. Kyle Pizzey put the Trojans up 2-1, in the second period. The lead lasted just three minutes, when Caleb Haastra knotted the affair on the power play, with Van Dusen drawing an assist. Thamesford moves one point ahead of Dorchester in to third place in the PJHL Yeck Division. Exeter leads the way with 34 points, followed by Mt. Brydges with 31 points.

 

December 17, 2021

Capirchio hat trick give 'Dogs bite to beat 'Phins

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Joe Capirchio netted a hat trick to lead the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs over the Dorchester Dolphins, 4-3, tonight. Brayden Smith with two goals and Isaac Sturgeon, with his 10th of the campaign scored for the 'Phins. Dylan Vandersleen assisted on both tallies. Noah Bruinink had a shorty for the 'Dogs. The teams combined for five power play goals. Dorchester remains tied with Thamesford, for third place, with 12-9-1-1 records, five points behind Mt. Brydges and eight back of Exeter.

 

December 15, 2021

Dolphins snap winless streak

DORCHESTER, Ont. - The Dorchester Dolphins snapped their four game winless streak. Dylan Vandersleen scored shorthanded and assisted on three other goals in the Dolphins' 6-0 blanking of the North Middlesex Stars, tonight at the Flight Exec Centre.
Nicholas Shearer, with two goals, Caleb Haalstra, Jakob Marche, with his team leading 14th and Tyler Rennie, with his first, completed the goal scoring. Goalie Jackson Mailloux made 36 saves for the shutout.
Dorchester and Thamesford sit tied in third place in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Conference with 12-8-1-1 records.

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December 12, 2021

Two losses has Dolphins sliding down to fourth place

DORCHESTER, Ont. - It was rough weekend for the Dorchester Dolphins. The Dolphins lost to both the Lucan Irish on the road Saturday and to the North Middlesex Stars, Friday on home ice.
Now on a three game losing streak, the Dolphins have slid to fourth place in the PJHL Yeck Division with an 11-8-1-1 record. Dorchester is 3-6-1 in their past 10 games. A five goal explosion in the second period, broke open a close 2-1 game and carried Lucan to a 9-3 win. Gordan Kean, Isaac Sturgeon and Jakob Marche with his team leading 13 goal of the season, scored for the Dolphins. At Dorchester Friday, North Middlesex jumped out to a 3-0 lead and led 4-1 after two periods, on their way to a 8-2 win. Marche and Nick Andrews scored for the Dolphins.

 

December 5, 2021

Hawks feast on Dolphins in battle of Division's top two teams

DORCHESTER, Ont. - In a first place show down the Exeter Hawks arrived as a hungry kettle. Hawks' Braeden McNaughton and Jaeden French scored first period goals and had the Dorchester Dolphins chasing all game, on way to a 4-2 win for the visitors.
Josh Short put the Dolphins on the board 72 seconds in to the second period with his 10th goal of the season. That goal sent stuffed animals into the air for the Dolphins' Teddy Bear Toss game. The Hawks calmed the home crowd making 3-1 five minutes later.

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December 3, 2021

Dolphins battle Irish to a 2-2 draw

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Isaac Sturgeon and Isaac Boar-hersh gave the Dorchester Dolphins leads of 1-0 and 2-1, but the Lucan Irish tied the game twice thanks to Dylan Demeulenaere and Jacob Van Arenthals, resulting in a 2-2 tie. The Dolphins sit second in the PJHL Yeck Division with a 11-5-1-1 record, three points behind the Exeter Hawks.

 

December 1, 2021

Dolphins snap streak edging an improving Sailors team

PORT STANLEY, Ont. - The Dorchester Dolphins managed to snap a two game slide against an improving Port Stanley Sailors team. Dylan Vandersleen's second period power play goal proved to be the game winner as the Dolphins won 6-4 Tuesday,

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November 26, 2021

Bulldogs bite Dolphins in OT

MT. BRYDGES, Oncored two minutes and 48 seconds in to overtime lifting the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs pass the Dorchester Dolphins, 2-1. Blake Griffiths, for the 'Dogs and Dylan Vandersleen, for the 'Phins, scored during regulation. Dorchester, with a 10-4-1-0 record, sits in second place, three points behind the Exeter Hawks.

 

November 19, 2021

Two quick propel Dolphins to win over the Sailors

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Two goals in 13 seconds sent the Dorchester Dolphins on way to their ninth victory of the season. Tied at one, Michael Cecchi and Quinn Wenger scored 13 seconds apart in the sixth minute of the second period, for a Dolphins' 3-1 lead. Captain Braidon Duncan picked off an errant Sailors' pass and sniped the Dolphins' fourth goal. Port Stanley's Daniel Guernsey and Dorchester's Jakob Marche, traded goals in the first period.

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November 20, 2021

Marche lifts Dolphins in OT

PARKHILL, Ont. - Jakob Marche scores his second goal of the game, his team leading 11th, to lift the Dorchester Dolphins to a 6-5 overtime win, tonight against the North Middlesex Stars. Dylan Van Dusen had a goal and two assists, including on the OT winner. Ryan Poley, Josh Short and Brayden Smith, each had a goal and one assist. Marche, who also picked up an assist, leads the Dolphins with 21 points, on 11 goals and 10 assists. Short has nine goals and nine assists.
Dorchester led 2-0 before the Stars scored four goals in a row. The home team led 5-3 after two periods.

 

November 12, 2021

Lucan hands Dolphins second loss in three games

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Two first period goals were enough tonight as the Lucan Irish edged the Dorchester Dolphins, 2-1. Keegan Nethercott and Riley Kiriakakos on the power play, scored five minutes apart, in a period the Irish out shot the Dolphins, 18-11.
Jakob Marche sniped his eighth goal of the season for the Dolphins in the second period. Dolphins' goalie Liam McCarthy made 40 saves while his counterpart at the opposite end, Connor Latchford, made 37 stops.
The Dolphins have dropped two of their past three games and now share top spot with the Exeter Hawks with 16 points. Exeter does have a game in hand.

 

November 8, 2021

Dolphins hold off Bulldogs

DORCHESTER, Ont. - The Dorchester Dolphins blew a 4-0 lead, but held on to defeat the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, 6-4, in Provincial Junior Hockey action. Michael Cecchi, with his first goal, had the Dolphins up 4-0, 31 seconds into the second period.
But the Bulldogs responded with three goals over five minute span including scoring twice in 47 seconds, to pull within a goal. Jakob Marche, with two goals and two assists, Josh Short, with his team leading eighth goal of the season, Dylan VanDusen and Isaac Sturgeon, into an empty net, completed the Dolphins' scoring. Thomas Guidolin, with two goals, Joe Capirchio and Austin Murray, scored for the Bulldogs. Dorchester leads the Yeck Division with an 8-2-0-0 record.

 

November 5, 2021

Hawks feast on ending Dolphins' streak

DORCHESTER, Ont. -  The Dorchester Dolphins' seven win streak came to crashing halt. Jaeden French bagged a hat trick leading the Exeter Hawks to a 6-2 romp over the Dorchester Dolphins. The Hawks led 2-1 after one period and 5-2 after 40 minutes and out shot the Dolphins, 56-39, over the game. Bryce Darville and Isaac Sturgeon, both with their fifth goals of the season, scored for Dorchester. Chase Wedlake, Kevin Shuttleworth and Nick Bedard, completed the Hawks' scoring. The Dolphins had three APs in the line-up. Dorchester (7-2-0-0) holds on to top spot in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, two points ahead of Exeter (6-2-0-0).

 

October 30, 2021

Darville trick treats Dolphins

LUCAN, ON. - Bryce Darville netted a hat trick to lead the Dorchester Dolphins to a seventh consecutive win. Darville scored shorthanded and twice on the power play as the Dolphins doubled up on the Lucan Irish, 8-4.
Dylan Vandersleen, Jakob Marche, Dylan Van Dusen, Brayden Smith and Gordon Kean, with the game winner, also scored for Dorchester. Vandersleen, Smith and Josh Short, each picked up two assists. The Dolphins with a 7-1-1 record sit a top the Yeck Division, in the Provincil Junior Hockey League.

 

October 28, 2021

Small comes up huge

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Their win streak is now at six games. Isaac Sturgeon and Josh Short both scored twice as the Dorchester Dolphins defeated the Port Stanley Sailors, 7-4, in Provincial Junior Hockey action. Since dropping their season opener to North Middlesex, the Dolphins have won six consecutive games, outscoring opponents, 22-13.

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October 23, 2021

Vandersleen nets winner

PARKHILL, Ont. - Dylan Vandersleen scored the game winner and assisted on Brayden Smith's insurance marker as the Dorchester Dolphins dropped the North Middlesex Stars, 4-1. Josh Short with his fifth goal of the campaign and Nicholas Shearer, also score for the 'Phins. Isaac Sturgeon and Quinn Wenger, each had an assist, both players' fourth of the season.
Dorchester owns at 5-1-0-0 record, tied for first place with Mt. Brydges, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division.

 

October 22, 2021

Short difference in Dolphins' win

THAMESFORD, Ont. - Josh Short's fourth goal of the season, coming on a third period power play, lifted the Dorchester Dolphins over the Thamesford Trojans, 4-3. The Phins' led 3-1 early in the second period thanks to Nicholas Shearer, Jakob Marche, Caleb Haalstra. Gavin Smith-Moton and Roj Abdullah scored two minutes apart for the Trojans tying the game at three. Carter Chard also scored for Thamesford.

 

October 17, 2021

Small comes up huge

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Noah Small scored twice including the game winner with three minutes remaining in the third period to lift the Dorchester Dolphins pass the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, 4-3. Josh Short and Bryce Darville also scored for the 'Phins, who hand the 'Dogs their first loss of the season.

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October 15, 2021

Short's goal lift Dolphins over Irish

DORCHESTER, ON. - Josh Short's early third period goal held up as the game winner, as the Dorchester Dolphins edged the Lucan Irish, 3-2, in the Provincial Junior Hockey. Dorchester's Nicholas Shearer and Isaac Sturgeon traded goals with Lucan's Colby Ackworth and Jacob Van Arenthals, over the first two periods. Sturgeon, Oliver Sloan, Bryce Darville and Jakob Marche, picked up assists for the Dolphins.

 

October 8, 2021

Sharper Stars edge Dolphins in home opener

DORCHESTER, Ont. - The sharper team left with two points. A goal with three seconds remaining in regulation lifted the North Middlesex Stars over the Dorchester Dolphins, 4-3, in Provincial Junior hockey action, at the Flight Exec Centre.
The Dolphins had trailed 3-1 after two periods, before Jakob Marche tied the game with 1:07 to go in the third period. Perhaps catching home side off guard, Cameron Amos skated in to the Dolphins' zone and placed a perfect shot over goalie Liam MacCarthy. Dylan Van Dusen and Josh Short, on the power play, also scored for Dorchester. Scott Ferguson, Jamie DeVlught and Ian Lutowicz, completed the Stars' scoring.

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October 8, 2021

Dolphins' season is finally here

DORCHESTER, Ont. - Finally the Dorchester Dolphins will open their 2021-22 season in the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Following a redo on the schedule and a postponed game, the Dolphins hit the ice at home, hosting the North Middlesex Stars, 7:30 p.m. tonight, at the Flight Exec Centre.

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March 6, 2020

Trojans end Dolphins' streak of Yeck appearances

THAMESFORD, ON. - For the first time in the club's history, the Dorchester Dolphins won't be in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division final. The Thamesford Trojans ended the Dolphins' streak of seven consecutive finals, taking their semifinal four games to one. Spencer Mills and Cole Schnittiker scored, while goalie Ryan Gullage posted the shutout, tonight in a 2-0 series clinching win.
Thamesford will meet the Exeter Hawks in the final.

 

 

March 4, 2020

Trojans a win away from final

DORCHESTER, ON. - If the Dorchester Dolphins want to extend their streak of seven consecutive appearances in the PJHL Yeck Division final, three consecutive wins are required, after falling to to the Thamesford Trojans, 5-3, tonight. The Trojans take a three games to one lead and can win the series on home ice this Friday. Spencer Mills' second goal of the game, a buzzer beater to end the second period was the game winner. Ryan Tremblett, with two goals, including an empty netter with 39 seconds left in the third period and Cooper Brabrook, also scored for the Trojans. Josh Short, with his ninth goal of the playoffs, Nick Schildroth and Austin Bisschop, countered for Dorchester.

 

 

March 3, 2020

Win gives Trojans a 2-1 series lead

THAMESFORD, ON. - Three Five third period goals, two coming on the power play, carried the Thamesford Trojans passed the Dorchester Dolphins, 7-4, in game three of the PJHL Yeck Division semifinal.
The Trojans take a two games to one lead in the best of seven affair. Ryan Root, Isaac Boer-hersh, Dylan Van Dusen and Dylan Buckholz, scored for the Dolphins. Tyler Arndt with two goals, Cole Schnittiker, Cooper Brabrook, Ryan Tremblett, Luke Caldarozzi and Ray Robbins, netted pucks for the Trojans. The Trojans led 2-0 in the first period, before the Dolphins scored three in a row for 3-2 advantage after 40 minutes. Thamesford put the away the game with two power play goals in the final two minutes of the third period.

 

March 1, 2020

Captain Smith leads as Dolphins tie semifinal

DORCHESTER, ON. - The captain took the reigns. Brody Smith potted two goals, including the game winner and picked up an assist, to lead his Dorchester Dolphins to a 5-2 win against the Thamesford Trojans, tying the best of seven Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division semifinal at one game each. Thamesford took the opening game of the series, 3-1, on home ice February 28th.

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February 14, 2020

Dolphins grab stranglehold of North Middlesex

DORCHESTER, ON. - Three consecutive strong third periods have the Dorchester Dolphins just three periods away from a series sweep. Josh Short scored his fourth and fifth goals of the playoffs and Austin Bisschop had a goal and an assist, to add to his point total, leading the Dolphins to a 5-3 win over the North Middlesex Stars, in game three of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division series.

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February 7, 2020

Bucky and the Bisschop lead Dolphins to opening victory

DORCHESTER, ON. - Dylan Buckholz lit the fire under the Dorchester Dolphins. The veteran forward scored his second goal of the game, a power play marker, with less than a minute to go in the second period, for a 3-2 Dolphins' lead. Dorchester carried that momentum in to the third period, concluding with a 5-2 win for one game of the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division best of seven first round series.

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January 26, 2020

Watching videos paying off for Dolphins

DORCHESTER, ON. - Teenagers around the globe love watching videos. The type recently watched by the Dorchester Dolphins may be a part of their game plan that takes them to the top. With two games remaining in their regular season, the Dolphins sit tied for first place in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division with the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs. The co-leaders are two points ahead of the Thamesford Trojans and three up on the Exeter Hawks. Prior to a pair of wins this weekend, 11-1 at Lucan on Saturday and 7-3 over the North Middlesex Stars on home ice Friday, the Dolphins were watching videos at practice.

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January 10, 2020

Dolphins miss opportunity to take over top spot

DORCHESTER, ON. - It is a four horse race and no team wants to give an inch over the home stretch. With only three points separating the top four teams in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, each of their final games on the schedule has importance. The Dorchester Dolphins are one point behind the first place Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, one up on the Exeter Hawks and two ahead of the Thamesford Trojans.
The Dolphins failed to leap-frog Mt. Brydges for top spot, losing to the Exeter Hawks, 8-3, on home ice Saturday.

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January 6, 2020

Road wins keeping Dolphins in contention

DORCHESTER, ON. - Usually when a team is near the top of the standings it is due to their strong record on home ice. Not so for the top two teams in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division.
The Mt. Brydges Bulldogs and Dorchester Dolphins are one-two in the Yeck, in part to both teams having dominant road records. The Bulldogs and Dolphins are a combined 29-5-1-0 away from their rinks and only 18-14-0-0 at home. In the most recent meeting between the frontrunners, the Bulldogs defeated the Dolphins, 7-3, at the Flight Exec Centre, on January 3rd. The Dolphins rebounded the next night winning at Aylmer.

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December 29, 2019

Back to back two goal games for Short

DORCHESTER, ON. - Josh Short nets two goals for a second consecutive game, to lead the Dorchester Dolphins over the Thamesford Trojans, 5-2, in the PJHL Yeck Division. Dylan Van Dusen shorthanded, Dylan Buckholz and Caden Faulkner, also scored for the 'Phins, now one point out of first place.

 

December 28, 2019

Bucky scores team leading 22nd goal in victory

DORCHESTER, ON. - Josh Short scored twice and Dylan Buckholz potted the winner, his team leading 22nd goal of the season, as the Dorchester Dolphins defeated the Aylmer Spitfires, 5-2, in PJHL Yeck Division action. Dylan Van Dusen and Ryan Poley also scored for the 'Phins. Tommy Zufelt and Erik Scherer replied for the Spits.

 

 

December 2, 2019

Six wins puts Dolphins in first place hunt

DORCHESTER, ON. - Thanks to a season high six game win streak the Dorchester Dolphins are in the hunt for first place. Wins over the North Middlesex Stars and Lucan Irish this past weekend, have the Dolphins (16-6-0-0) two points out of top spot in the PJHL Yeck Division. The Mt. Brydges Bulldogs (17-8-0-0) and Exeter Hawks (16-7-1-1) share first place with 34 points each.

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November 24, 2019

Dolphins blank Hawks with best game of the season

DORCHESTER, ON. - Best game of the year. That is what head coach Mark Steele called his Dorchester Dolphins' 3-0 shutout of the Exeter Hawks, tonight at the Flight Exec Centre. Now on a four game win streak, the Dolphins are 9-3-0-0 over their past dozen games as the season approaches the mid point. Noah Small scored twice, Dylan Buckholz's team leading 16th goal was the game winner and goalie Liam McCarthy made 31 saves for the shutout.

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November 22, 2019

Dolphins blow Sailors out to sea

PAPORT STANLEY, ON. - Noah Small, Josh Short and Austin Bisschop each scored twice, as the Dorchester Dolphins blanked the Port Stanley Sailors, 11-0, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Ryan Poley, Ryan Root, Dylan Buckholz, Bryce Darville and Braidon Duncan, also scored. Root also picked up three assists. Liam McCarthy made 27 saves in net for the shutout. The Dolphins improve to 13-6-0-0 in the Yeck Division, while the Sailors remain winless after 21 games.

 

November 2, 2019

Waller and Small combine to silence Stars

PARKHILL, ON. - Goalie Matt Waller made 25 saves for his seventh career junior shutout and Noah Small had two goals and two assists, leading the Dorchester Dolphins to an 8-0 silencing of @the North Middlesex Stars, in Provincial Junior Hockey Yeck Division action. Ethan Whitmore, Dylan Van Dusen, Bryce Darville, Nick Schildroth, Brody Smith and Tristan Gerth, also scored.
It was the first goals of the season for Darville, Schildroth and Gerth. The Dolphins won their third game in a row, improving to 8-4-0-0.
Dylan Buckholz picked up one assist and leads the Dolphins in scoring with 25 points, on 13 goals and 12 assists, in 10 games. Buckholz sits third in scoring for the division, four points behind Jon Hopkins, of the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs. Smith has a team high 16 assists.

 

 

October 26, 2019

Van Dusen hat trick leads Dolphins to victory

PARKHILL, ON. - Dylan Van Dusen netted a hat trick leading the Dorchester Dolphins to a 5-4 defeat of the North Middlesex Stars, in Provincial Junior Hockey action. Josh Short also scored for the 'Phins, while Jovin Eterno's shorthanded marker early third period, held to be the game winner. Dylan Buckholz leads the Dolphins in scoring with 20 points, on 10 goals and nine assists, in 10 games.

 

 

October 25, 2019

Spits defeat former coach again

DORCHESTER - Thus far in to the season the Aylmer Spitfires have got the better of their former head coach. The Spitfires beat the Dorchester Dolphins for a second time in the Provincial Junior Hockey League season, with a 4-3 win, on a late goal by Luke Regier. Aylmer also won at Dorchester, 5-4, on October 4th.

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October 22, 2019

Van Dusen and Scott lead Dolphins

THAMESFORD, ON. - Dylan Van Dusen and Rewdy Scott each had a goal and two assists, to lead the Dorchester Dolphins to a 5-3 defeat of the Thameford Trojan, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action
Kalob Morgado, Brody Smith and Caden Faulkner, also scored for the 'Phins, who improve to 5-3-0-0 in the Yeck Division. Chase Schnittker, Jamison McGann and Ryan Tremblett replied for the Trojans.

 

 

October 18, 2019

Dolphins' Smith-Buckholz-Root line explodes

DORCHESTER - The line of Dylan Buckholz, Brody Smith and Ryan Root exploded combining for 17 points, to lead the Dorchester Dolphins in a 10-0 shutout of the Port Stanley Sailors, in Provincial Junior hockey.
Buckholz scored four times and assisted on three other goals, while Smith had a goal and five assists. Defenceman Braidon Duncan had a goal and three assists. Root, Dylan Van Dusen, Noah Small and Caden Faulkner, also scored.

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October 11, 2019

Waller makes 45 saves stopping the 'Dogs

DORCHESTER - Goalie Matt Waller turned aside 45 pucks leading the Dorchester Dolphins past the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, 4-2, in Provincial Junior Hockey action.
Dylan Buckholz and Josh Short put the 'Phins up 2-0 in the first period. Noah Small and Dylan Van Dusen in to an empty net, sandwiched third period goals by Bulldogs' Austin Murray and Blake Griffiths.
The first place Bulldogs (7-4-0-0) out shot their hosts, 47-34.

 

October 5, 2019

Dolphins bury Irish in an 8-1 rout

LUCAN, ON. - Eight different goals scorers found the back of the net, as the Dorchester Dolphins dropped the Lucan Irish, 8-1, in Provincial Junior Hockey Yeck Division action.
Dylan Buckholz, Kalob Morgado, Noah Small, Ryan Poley, Rewdy Scott, Ryan Root, Austin Bisschop and Josh Short score. Scott, Brody Smith and Caden Faulkner, pick up two assists each.
Vasili Davakos had the lone Lucan goal. The Dolphins even their record at 2-2-0-0.

 

 

October 4, 2019

Smith's winner lifts Spitfires over Dolphins

DORCHESTER - Brayden Smith and Tommy Zufelt scored 1:11 apart mid third period, as the Aylmer Spitfires edged the Dorchester Dolphins, 5-4, in Provincial Junior Hockey Yeck Division action.
The Spitfires led 2-0 early before the Dolphins scored four consecutive goals, three coming with the man advantage. Aylmer made it 4-3 with a power play goal of their own, coming with 12 seconds left in the second period. Pete Vanderwyst, Connor Lacey and Myles Carlson, also scored for the Spitfires, now at .500, with a 3-3-0-0 record.
Austin Bisschop, with two goals, Brody Smith and Ryan Root replied for the Dolphins. Dylan Buckholz had three assists. At 1-2-0-0, it's a rare occurrence for the Dolphins to have a losing record.
The game had 67 minutes in penalties, but none in the third period. The Dolphins were three for nine, on the power play, while the Spitfires went one for seven.
Aylmer's Tanner Rickwood has been suspended for one game, related to a gross misconduct penalty in the second period.

 

September 28, 2019

Dolphins sink Sailors in PJHL home opener

DORCHESTER - No Rust was prevalent early on but after one period and a dousing of CLR by the coaches, the Dorchester Dolphins shook it off. After watching the rest of the Provincial Junior Hockey League in action for three weeks, the Dolphins finally hit the ice, sinking the Port Stanley Sailors, 10-1, in their season opener, Friday, at the Flight Exec Centre. Caden Faulkner had two goals and two assists in his Dolphins' debut, rookie Josh Short scored twice and defenceman Braidon Duncan, had a goal and three assists, as the home team broke out for nine goals over the second half of the game.

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September 9, 2019

Division final always the goal in Dorchester

DORCHESTER - No one wants to be the team to end the streak. For the Dorchester Dolphins, making the Yeck Division final is more than simply a goal for the Provincial Junior League hockey team. It has become the expectation every season now, thanks to seven consecutive appearances in the final, winning three. The Dolphins' home opener isn't until Friday, September 28th.

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March 15, 2019

Hawks clinch Yeck Division title over Dorchester

DORCHESTER - For the second consecutive year, the Dorchester Dolphins have lost the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division final in five games.
Nick Overholt had the game winning goal as the Exeter Hawks held off Dorchester, 4-3, to win the Yeck championship, four games to one.
Exeter moves on face the Lakeshore Canadiens, in the PJHL Western Conference final.
With the Hawks, is St. Thomas native Derek Smith, the former captain of the Port Stanley Sailors and former Dolphin defenceman Nick Whitworth. Both players arrived in Exeter via trades in January.
The Dolphins have made the Yeck final, in each of their seven seasons, but are now 3-4 in the series, including losing to Lambeth a year ago.

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March 12, 2019

Hawks take command of Yeck final

EXETER, ON. - This would be a game the Dorchester Dolphins would like to forget. Thanks to a 5-0 shutout, the Exeter Hawks have a commanding three games to one lead, in the PJHL Yeck Division final.
The Hawks are a win away from their second Yeck title at the Junior C level.

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March 10, 2019

Dolphins rout Hawks ignited by their own 60 second spark

DORCHESTER - It was a reversal of fortunes. In each of the first two games, the Exeter Hawks gained momentum by scoring twice within a minute, carrying them to victories for a two games to none lead in the series. In game three of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division final, it was the Dorchester Dolphins' turn for two goals in less than 60 seconds. Nolan Blewett and Griffen Sinden scored 35 seconds apart, breaking a 1-1 tie, seven minutes into the second period. By the end of the middle frame, it was 4-1 Dolphins, and the home team buried the Hawks with three more goals in the third period.

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March 9, 2019

Deja vu in Hawks' 5-4 OT win for 2-0 series lead

EXETER, ON. - It seems the Exeter Hawks have done this before. Trailing against the Dorchester Dolphins, before scoring twice in less than 60 seconds to take the lead, on their way to a victory.
Yes that happened just in game one. Two goals in 52 seconds and 5-4 win. The Hawks did the feat again tonight in game two, erasing a Dolphins' 4-2 lead mid third period, with two goals in 41 seconds, before winning the game in overtime, 5-4. Exeter now leads the best of seven PJHL Yeck Division final, two games to none.
Dorchester had leads of 1-0, 3-1 and 4-2, on goals by Ryan Van Roestel, Nolan Blewett, Dylan Buckholz and Jovin Eterno. Jonathon Frook's unassisted power play goal was the winner, while Brad Watson and Max Bannon, tied the game four. Jon Baker and Jake Weston also tallied for the Hawks. The Dolphins were two for six on the power play and had killed off seven consecutive penalties until overtime.
Exeter out shot the Dolphins, 45-25. Blewett finished with a goal and two assists

 

 

March 8, 2019

Hawks edge Dolphins for game one of Yeck final

DORCHESTER - Carter McLlwain's unassisted mid third period goal holds up as the game winner, lifting the Exeter Hawks over the Dorchester Dolphins, 5-4, in game one of the PJHL Yeck Division final.
Two goals in 52 seconds, by Derek Smith and Nick Sammons, mid second period, turned a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 Hawks' lead. The Dolphins held leads of 2-1 an 3-2. James Newland with two goals, Ryan Root and Noah Lambe scored for Dorchester.

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February 26, 2019

McCarthy and Dolphins' penalty killers dust Trojans

THAMESFORD, ON. - When the penalty killing unit equals an opponent's entire goal production, the odds of winning a series are very high. The Dorchester Dolphins will be making their seventh consecutive appearance in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division final, thanks to their penalty kill (PK) and the goaltending of Liam McCarthy. Dorchester finished a four game sweep of the Trojans with a 4-2 victory, highlighted by pair of goals by Ryan Root, one short-handed and the other on the power play and 30 saves from their 17-year old netminder.

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February 25, 2019

McCarthy blanks Trojans again

DORCHESTER - Penalty killing and goalie Liam McCarthy. Two big reasons the Dorchster Dolphins lead their PJHL Yeck Division semifinal, three games to one over the Thamesford Trojans. McCarthy stopped all 42 shots for his second shutout of the series, 3-0. The 17-year old puck stopper owns a .986 save percentage in this series and it's well earned as the Trojans have out shot the Dolphins, 138 to 97. Dylan Buckholz and Nolan Blewett, both while shorthanded and Colin Capstick scored. Thamesford went zero for six on the power play and haven't scored with the man advantage in the series despite 19 total opportunities over the three games. The Dolphins have three shorthanded goals.

 

 

February 23, 2019

Van Dusen starts finishes rout of Trojans

THAMESFORD, ON. - Dylan Van Dusen opened and closed the scoring as the Dorchester Dolphins dumped the Thamesford Trojans, 7-2, in game two of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division semifinal. In between Van Dusen's second and third goals of the playoffs, the teams combined for seven goals and 78 minutes of penalties.
Tied at one, a turning point in the Dolphins' favour was Nolan Blewett's goal 44 seconds into the second period, while the Trojans were on a five on three power play. Three minutes later Dylan Buckholz made it 3-1. James Newland, on the power play and Trojan Spencer Mills traded goals before the period expired, with Dorchester leading 4-2. Third period goals by Ryan Van Roestel, Noah Small and Van Dusen, put the game out of reach. Buckholz, Ryan Root and Griffen Sinden, each picked up two assists.
The Dolphins were one for nine with the man advantage and killed off all nine Trojan opportunities.
Brody Smith will gone for the remainder of the series, after being assessed an abuse of officials game misconduct in the last minute of the first period. Being his second such offence this season, that brings an automatic four game suspension.
Liam McCarthy's shutout streak ended at 76:36, when Trojan Liam Fayle scored. McCarthy was the busier goalie making 51 saves, as the Trojans out shot the Dolphins in each period and 53-36, for the game. en

 

February 22, 2019

McCarthy's 44-save shutout gives Dolphins game one

DORCHESTER - Liam McCarthy and Jovin Eterno both enjoyed their best playoff games of their junior careers. McCarthy stopped all 43 shots faced between the pipes while Eterno scored twice and assisted on Ryan Root's game winning goal, as the Dorchester Dolphins blanked the Thamesford Trojans, 3-0, in the opening game of the best of seven game Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division semifinal.

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February 15, 2019

Empty netters help Dolphins muzzle Bulldogs

MT. BRYDGES, ON. - The Dorchester Dolphins are heading to the next round after surviving the dog pound. Empty net goals by James Newland and Brody Smith in the final 90 seconds of the third period carried the Dorchester Dolphins to a 4-2 win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, clinching the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL Yeck) Division series in five games.
The Dolphins' second round opponent will be either the Thamesford Trojans (24-13-2-1) or Lucan Irish (14-21-3-2).

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February 13, 2019

Lovie breaks Dolphins' hearts extending series

DORCHESTER - Tyler Lovie broke the hearts of the Dorchester Dolphins. The Mt.Brydges Bulldogs' forward scored 5:15 into overtime lifting his team over the Dolphins, 5-4, in game four of the PJHL Yeck Division series, at the Flight Exec Centre. The Dolphins were looking to complete a four game sweep on home ice, but instead are returning to Mt. Brydges for game five.

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February 10, 2019

Dolphins push Bulldogs to the ropes

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins have the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs on the ropes. Nolan Blewett scored twice and Matt Waller made 26 saves as the Dolphins silenced the Bulldogs, 6-0, to take a three games to none lead in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division. The Dolphins exploded for three goals in a three minute span mid first period and at the time had more goals than the Bulldogs had shots on net. Ryan Poley, Turner Balasin, Brody Smith and Dylan Buckholz, completed the Dolphins' goal scoring. James Newland and Braidon Duncan both drew two assists.

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February 9, 2019

Dolphins pull out tense road win for 2-0 lead

MT. BRYDGES ON. - The Dorchester Dolphins held the lead three times, but not until Dylan Van Dusen scored with 30 seconds left in the third period did the 'Phins likely feel comfortable.
The Dolphins prevailed with a 6-4 win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, for a two games to none lead, in the best of seven Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division series.
Brody Smith, with his third of the playoffs, Nolan Blewett, Austin Bisschop, Griffin Sinden and Noah Small, also scored for Dorchester. Jovin Eterno and Ryan Van Roestel, both picked up two assists.
Ryan Hopkins led the 'Dogs with a goal and two assists. Matthew Caine, Daniel Stretton and Taylor Toth, completed the Mt. Brydges scoring. The home team was two for seven on the power play, while the visitors potted one from five opportunities.

 

 

February 8, 2019

Smith scores twice as Dolphins take game one

DORCHESTER - Prior to the playoffs, Dorchester Dolphins' assistant coach Chris Masse stressed the coaching staff wanted the players to start games at puck drop not later on in the night.
In their opening game of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division series against the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, the Dolphins showed they took their coaches' direction to heart.
Brody Smith, with two goals, Braidon Duncan and Noah Small scored, leading way to a 4-1 Dolphins' victory in one game of the best of seven affair.

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February 7, 2019

Dolphins prepare to face the Bulldogs

DORCHESTER - For the second consecutive year the Dorchester Dolphins are facing the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs and the team with the best regular season record are hoping to let sleeping dogs lie.
On their way to finishing first in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division (31-9-0-0), the Dolphins won four of five regular season games against the Bulldogs who finished eighth (9-28-3-0).
The Bulldogs did win the final meeting on home ice, on January 18th, 3-2, but were only 2-7-0-1 over their final 10 games.

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January 27, 2019

Two goals in a minute help Trojans edge Dolphins

THAMESFORD, ON. - Two goals in 30 seconds three minutes in to the second period proved the difference as the Thameford Trojans edged the Dorchester Dolphins, 3-2, in Provincial Junior Hockey League.
Braidon Duncan and Griffin Sinden had power play goals for the 'Phins. Chase Schnittker, Jared Caldarozzi and Tyler Arndt with the game winner, scored for the Trojans.
The Dolphins (31-8-0-0), already with first place secured in the Yeck Division, lose for just the seventh time this season. It's the second win for the Trojans against the division leaders, also handing the Dolphins their first loss of the season on October 5th. The Trojans (23-12-3-1) remain in a battle with Lambeth (23-12-1-2) and North Middlesex (23-12-1-3) for third place.

 

January 25, 2019

Dolphins clinch top spot for third time in team history

DORCHESTER - For the third time in four years the Dorchester Dolphins will be the top seed heading into the Yeck Division playoffs. On pace for their fourth best regular season record in team history, the Dolphins clinch first place with a 5-2 win against the Aylmer Spitfires, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action at the Flight Exec Centre. Rookie forward Noah Small led his hometown team with two goals and an assist, while line-mate Griffin Sinden picked up four assists.

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January 22, 2019

Dolphins on verge on clinching first place

DORCHESTER - Only one point separates the Dorchester Dolphins from a third Yeck Division regular season crown. After winning two of their three games this past week, the Dolphins need only one point from their three remaining games to clinch top spot in the Provincial Junior Hockey League division. An Exeter Hawks' loss will also give the Dolphins first place. The second place Hawks trail the Dolphins by seven points and have four games left on their schedule, including hosting the Dolphins on February 2.

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January 18, 2019

Eighth place Bulldogs bite Dolphins

MT. BRYDGES, ON. - In what could be a first round match-up the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs showed they have the bite to stick with the top team, edging first place Dorchester Dolphins, 3-2, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action. Nolan Blewett with both 'Phins' goals, reaches 30 for the season. Spencer Verdurmen, Dan Stretton and Jacob Smith, scored for the 'Dogs.
The Dolphins out shot the Bulldogs, 40-29, went one for five with the man advantage and killed all five Bulldog power plays.
Mt. Brydges clinches a playoff berth, officially eliminating the Port Stanley Sailors from post season action.

 

 

January 17, 2019

Dolphins take commanding lead in first place battle

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins are firmly in the driver's seat to clinch first place in the Yeck Division. Noah Small and Nolan Blewett scored 28 seconds apart three minutes into the third period, turning a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 Dolphins' lead against the Exeter Hawks, on their way to a 4-2 win and improving their record to 29-6-0-0.
With five games remaining on the schedule, Dorchester has an eight point cushion over Exeter. Five more points gives the Dolphins top spot, even the Hawks win their remaining games. .

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January 12, 2019

Dolphins' Small completes hat trick in OT

EXETER, ON. - Noah Small completes his hat trick 20 seconds into overtime, to lift the Dorchester Dolphins over the Exeter Hawks, 6-5, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action.
Griffin Sinden with two goals and Turner Balasin also score for the 'Phins, now at 27-6-0-0 in first place in the Yeck Division and six points up on Exeter. Dylan Van Dusen picked up two assists, while Sinden also had a helper. Jovin Eterno and James Newland assisted on the game winner.
Exeter opened with a 2-0 lead on goals by Liam Melady and Jon Baker. Dorchester tied the game, before the Hawks moved ahead again, 3-2. The Dolphins scored three consecutive goals, before the Hawks replied with two to tie the affair. The teams meet again in Dorchester, on Thursday, January 17th.

 

 

January 11, 2019

Dolphins sweep season series with Lambeth

DORCHESTER - It was a game with a playoff feel to it. Not surprising considering the post season is nearing and these two rivals have a history of meeting in the playoffs.
Ryan Root scored twice including the winner and one into an empty net and David Henshaw had a goal and an assist, as the Dorchester Dolphins improved to 26-6-0-0 in Provincial Junior Hockey League action, doubling up on the Lambeth Lancers, 4-2. The Dolphins takes the season series, winning all five games, with Root scorching the Lancers with five goals and six assists.

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January 6, 2019

Stars own Dorchester stretching win streak to seven games

PARKHILL, ON. - When the Dorchester Dolphins face the North Middlesex Stars, the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division leaders may literally be seeing stars.
North Middlesex beat Dorchester for a seventh consecutive game going back to last season following their 6-4 victory today, also snapping the 'Phins' eight game win streak.
Four of Dorchester's six losses this season have been to the Stars, outscored 21-11. The Dolphins last beat the Stars, on October 7, 2017, a 4-3 overtime win.
Dorchester and North Middlesex meet one final time this regular season, on January 20th, in Parkhill.

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January 4, 2019

Dolphins win season high eighth in a row

DORCHESTER - Nolan Blewett scored his team leading 24th and 25th goals of the season and Braidon Duncan had a goal and two assists, as the Dorchester Dolphins won their eighth consecutive game downing the Lucan Irish, 8-2. The Dolphins improve to 26-5-0-0, tops in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, five points ahead of the second place Exeter Hawks.
The Dolphins travel to Parkhill, to face the North Middlesex Stars on Sunday. The Stars have handed the Dolphins three of their five losses this season.
 

 

 

January 1, 2019

Blewett player of the month for December

DORCHESTER - Nolan Blewett is the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division player of the month for December. The Dorchester Dolphins forward had five goals and seven assists, in six games during the month. Among his goals were a shorty and three scored on the power play. Blewett leads the Dolphins with 23 goals and 22 assists in 30 games. The 21-year old has two hat tricks and four other games with two goals. Dorchester went 7-0-0-0 during December and tops the division heading into the New Year, with a 25-5-0-0 record.

 

 

 

December 21, 2018

Blewett hat trick leads Dolphins' blow up of Spitfires

DORCHESTER - Nolan Blewett's second hat trick of the season helped the Dorchester Dolphins shell the Aylmer Spitfires, 12-0, in PJHL Yeck Div action, at the Flight Exec Centre.
The Dolphins win their 24th game of the season and remain in first place, one point ahead of the Exeter Hawks, who beat Port Stanley 7-1. Dorchester does have one game in hand.
Blewett scored at even strength, shorthanded and on the power play. The 21 year old leads the Dolphins with 22 goals and 21 assists for 43 points. Ryan Root and Griffin Sinden both had two goals, while Ryan Van Roestel, Dylan Van Dusen, Noah Small, Turner Balasin and Jovin Eterno had singles. Sinden also picked up three assists, while Dylan Buckholz had two heplers.
Goalie Matt Waller made 26 saves for his fifth career shutout.

 

 

December 19, 2018

Eterno lifts Dolphins over Trojans in OT

DORCHESTER - Jovin Eterno ended an offensive affair 49 seconds in to OT, lifting the Dorchester Dolphins over the Thamesford Trojans, 6-5, in PJHL Yeck Division action. Each side overcame two goal deficits. The Dolphins in the first period down 2-0 and the Trojans in the second period trailing 4-2. Ryan Root completed his first career junior hat trick, tying the game at five for the Dolphins. James Newland and Noah Lambe, also scored for the 'Phins. Griffin Sinden assisted on the Dolphins' final four goals, while both Newland and Nolan Blewett both picked up two helpers. Chris Dimmers potted a hat trick for the Trojans, while Cole Schnittiker and Tyler Arndt had singles. Dorchester leap frogs Exeter in to first place in the division, with a 23-5-0-0 record.

 

December 16, 2018

Stuffies to the ice and pucks in the net

DORCHESTER - Once the stuffies were flying the Dorchester Dolphins were on their way. Turner Balasin tipped a Nolan Blewett point shot in to the Port Stanley Sailors' net, signalling the 400 spectators in attendance to start throwing, on Teddy Bear Toss night, Friday, at the Flight Exec Centre. Once the ice was cleared of stuffies destined for the Dorchester Food Bank, the Dolphins were firing pucks in to the Port Stanley net , adding three more goals in four minutes, for a 4-0 lead. Dylan Van Dusen scored twice, Jovin Eterno had a goal and two assists and goalie Matt Waller stopped all 19 pucks fired his way, as the Dolphins blanked the Sailors, 7-0.

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November 30, 2018

Blewett hat trick leads Dolphins

DORCHESTER - Nolan Blewett scored in each period and assisted on goals by Turner Balasin and Aidan Reid, as the Dorchester Dolphins dumped the Lucan Irish, 10-4, in PJHL Yeck Division action. Dylan Buckholz and Dylan Van Dusen both with short-handed goals, Ryan Poley and an unassisted effort by Ryan Van Roestel, also tally for the 'Phins.

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November 28, 2018

Dolphins lead PJHL Yeck Division at season mid point

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins are in a good spot. At the mid point of the regular season the Dolphins lead the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division with a 16-4-0-0 record.

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November 5, 2018

Dolphins continue to lead division despite North Middlesex results

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins haven't lost back to back games this season and that trend continued with a 5-3 win at Lambeth Sunday. The 'Phins improve to 13-3-0-0 and continue to lead the PJHL Yeck Division. But the North Middlesex Stars have handed the Dolphins two of their three losses, including on November 2.

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September 28, 2018

Kart racer helps Dolphins remain perfect

DORCHESTER - This summer Austin Bisschop was behind the wheel winning a season points championship in Kart racing. Now in a seat with the Dorchester Dolphins, the soon to be 19-year old is aiming to help his hometown team drive towards a Yeck Division title in the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Bisschop scored his first career junior goal, as the Dolphins blanked the Aylmer Spitfires, 3-0, at the Flight Exec Centre, to remain perfect at 6-0-0.

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September 26, 2018

Dolphins blanks Irish improving to 5-0

DORCHESTER - Aidan Reid, Dylan Buckholz and Nolan Blewett, while shorthanded, scored as the Dorchester Dolphins blanked the Lucan Irish, 3-0, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action.
Goalie Caleb Pinsonneault made 21 saves for the shutout. The Dolphins lead the PJHL Yeck Division with a 5-0-0 record.

 

September 22, 2018

Dolphins dump Sailors, 6-3

PORT STANLEY, ON. - Dylan Buckholz scores twice, while Dylan Van Dusen, Jovin Eterno, Braidon Duncan and James Newland, have singles, as the Dorchester Dolphins defeat the Port Stanley Sailors, 6-3, in Provincial Junior Hockey action. Dawson Maton, Austin Muscutt and Kyle Hopper pot goals for the Sailors. The Dolphins remain the lone unbeaten team in the Yeck Division at 4-0-0.

 

 

September 21, 2018

Dolphins win battle of the undefeated

DORCHESTER - Alex Pettipiece has arrived. The recently turned 18-year old Dorchester native potted a pair of goals for his hometown team, including the game winner, as the Dorchester Dolphins doubled up on the Lambeth Lancers, 4-2, in a meeting of the undefeated teams, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division. Pettipiece, who celebrated a birthday seven days ago, scored his first two career goals in junior, striking twice in 53 seconds, both times on the power play, to bump the Dolphins' lead to 3-0 in the first period.

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September 15, 2018

Dolphins start PJHL season with pair of wins

DORCHESTER - Ryan Root has sprouted a winning streak very early in the season. The Dorchester Dolphins' fourth year forward scored the decisive goal, in a 4-3 edging over the Thamesford Trojans, giving the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) club wins on home ice on back to back nights. Twenty four hours earlier, Dorchester defeated the Port Stanley Sailors, 3-2, to open the 2018-19 season.

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August 29, 2018

Schruder returns to Dolphins with Steele

DORCHESTER - Bruce is back and the returning general manager is bringing in a head coach from a local rival. After two years away from the Dorchester Dolphins, Bruce Schruder returns to the GM chair, following the resignation of Tim Flynn earlier this month. Schruder's first move was hiring Mark Steele to be head coach of the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) team.

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May 9, 2018

Dolphins hand out 2017/18 team awards

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins Junior C hockey club recently handed out their team awards for the 2017/18 season.

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March 14, 2018

Lambeth clinches PJHL Yeck title dethroning Dolphins

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins' reign is over. The Lambeth Lancers are the new kings of the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division, after blanking the Dolphins, 5-0, here in game five of the championship series. Donny Manzara, with two goals, including the winner, Ray Robbins, Mitchell Jenner and Chase St. Aubin scored. Goalie Zack Weir made 23 saves for the shutout. Lambeth advances to the West conference final, a PJHL Schmalz Cup quarterfinal, against the Lakeshore Canadiens.

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March 12, 2018

Dolphins face 3-1 hole in PJHL Yeck Division final

DORCHESTER - If the Dorchester Dolphins want to three-peat as champions, they will have to win three consecutive games first. That is the challenge trailing the Lambeth Lancers, three games to one, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division final, following a 5-2 game four loss, at the Flight Exec Centre.

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March 9, 2018

Dolphins charge back in Yeck final with 5-2 road win

LAMBETH, ON. - The Dorchester Dolphins have kept it a series. Five different marksmen scored, as the Dolphins defeated the Lambeth Lancers, 5-2, in game three of the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division final, cutting Lambeth's lead in the series, to two games to one. Brent House, Aidan Reid, Lucas Wilson, Ryan Poley and Dylan Buckholz scored for Dorchester. Nolan Blewett drew two assists, while House and Wilson, also had single helpers. Wilson is the Yeck's top playoff scorer with 23 points, on 11 goals and 12 assists. Blewett sits second, with 12 goals and nine assists for 21 points.
"We played well. All four lines were going," Dolphins' head coach Tim Flynn said. "We played with an edge. Finished checks and fore-checked them hard. We went to the net, created traffic and got some goals from rebounds."
Jonah Goodman and Andrew Chambers, replied for the Lancers, who lose on home ice for just the fourth time this season. It was role reversal from game two, in terms of the score and shots on net. Dorchester out shot Lambeth in game two, but lost 5-2. Tonight, the Lancers led the shot clock, 41-34, but Dolphins' goalie Riley Brown made 39 saves. Lambeth goalie Brock MacDonald suffers his first loss, regular season and playoffs combined, after a 26-0 run, including game one of the Yeck final. The Dolphins have the opportunity to turn the series around in about 24 hours. Game four is Monday, 8 p.m. in Dorchester.

 

 

March 9, 2018

Lambeth takes 2-0 lead over Dorchester in PJHL Yeck final

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins' head coach Tim Flynn is looking to his team to seize the opportunity. That includes coming to play for the entire 60 minute game. The Dolphins trail the Lambeth Lancers two games to none, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division final, after a Lancers' 5-2 win, at the Flight Exec Centre.

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March 7, 2018

Lancers edge Dolphins for game one of PJHL Yeck Division final

LAMBETH, ON. - The Lambeth Lancers made the first strike. Jonah Goodman' second goal of the game, coming on the power play 4:29 into the third period, held as the game winner, as the Lancers edged the Dorchester Dolphins, 3-2, in game one the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division final, at Lambeth arena. Dorchester's Nolan Blewett had tied the game, just two minutes earlier, also with the man advantage. Colin Osler opener the scoring for the Dolphins, 2:36 into the opening period. Lambeth took a 2-1 lead by period's end, with Anthony Scattalon and Goodman scoring. A quiet game with just seven minor penalties in the game.
It is the third time in six years, Lambeth and Dorchester have met in the Yeck final. Lambeth won a seven game thriller in 2013, while the Dolphins avenged the series loss winning the title in 2014.
The Dolphins are two-time reigning Yeck Division champions and have eliminated the Lancers the past three seasons. Lambeth finished first in the regular season, while the Dolphins were third.

 

 

March 1, 2018

Newland hat trick leads Dorchester back to final with sweep of Exeter

DORCHESTER - An opportunity to three-peat is on the table. The Dorchester Dolphins, the reigning two-time Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division champions, will be going for a third consecutive title, following a four game sweep of the Exeter Hawks, in the semi-finals. Dorchester, making its sixth consecutive appearance in the final, will face the Lambeth Lancers.
Defenceman James Newland led the way with a hat trick and goalie Ryan Murray stopped all 27 shots, as the Dolphins blanked the Hawks, 4-0, in the clinching game.

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February 26, 2018

Dolphins have command of series leading Exeter 3-0

EXETER, ON. - Only one team in the Yeck Division has played in the final for each of the past five seasons. The Dorchester Dolphins, only in their sixth season of existence, are one game away from making a sixth consecutive appearance. Thanks to a 4-2 win Sunday, the Dolphins lead the Exeter Hawks, three games to none, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck semifinal.

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February 24, 2018

Dolphins grab 2-0 series lead on Wilson's winner

DORCHESTER - Dylan Buckholz scored twice and assisted on a goal by Nick Whitworth, while Lucas Wilson had the game winner, as the Dorchester Dolphins defeated the Exeter Hawks, 4-2, taking a 2-0 lead in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division semifinal. Tied at two after 40 minutes, Wilson scored early third period, with Buckholz adding a empty netter in the last minute of the game. James Newland and Brent House, each picked up two assists. Jon Baker, while shorthanded and Ian VandenHeuvel, on the power play, scored for Exeter.

 

 

February 23, 2018

Wilson carries Dolphins to 5-3 win in semifinal opener

EXETER, ON. - A playoff monster thus far in the post season, Lucas Wilson scores twice and sets up both Nolan Blewett goals, including a shorthanded empty netter, carrying the Dorchester Dolphins over the Exeter Hawks, 5-3, in the opening game of their Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division semifinal. Dylan Buckholz also tallies for the Dolphins, while both Turner Balasin and Ryan Root, pick up 2 assists. Liam Melady with two goals and Alex Bishop, scored for the Hawks, who were two for seven on the power play. Wilson has seven goals and eight assists in six playoff games.

 

 

February 16, 2018

Dolphins take series in five games with wild 9-5 win

DORCHESTER - Tim Pieper's first game as team captain will be a memorable one. In a wild offensive shootout, the Dorchester Dolphins managed to finally tame the growl of the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, with a 9-5 win, clinching the Provincial Junior Hockey League series in five games, in front of crowd of 400 spectators, at the Flight Exec Centre. Ryan Root, Ryan Poley and Turner Balasin, each scored twice, with Dylan Buckholz, Andrew Bugeja and Dylan Van Dusen, having singles. Brent House and defenceman Nick Whitworth, both picked up three assists. Dorchester joins Lambeth waiting for second round opponents.

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February 14, 2018

Dolphins take 3-1 series lead on Poley's winner

MT BRYDGES, ON. - Lucas Wilson continues to lead the Dorchester Dolphins. The veteran forward scored twice in a 5-2 game four win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, his fifth and sixth goals of the series the 'Phins now lead 3-1. Ryan Poley broke a 2-2 tie, three minutes into the third period, before Aidan Reid and Wilson, added insurance. Ryan Root gave the Dolphins a 1-0 lead, before Ryan Hopkins tied it up. Wilson made it 2-1, but Patrick Keogh replied for the Bulldogs. Wilson has six goals and four assists in the series. Game five is at Dorchester on Friday.

 

 

February 11, 2018

'Dogs bite back winning in OT

DORCHESTER - The stranglehold was on the table for the Dorchester Dolphins. The Mt Brydges Bulldogs however, jumped up and devoured it like an old bone, preventing the Dolphins from taking a commanding three games to none lead, in the best of seven Provincial Junior Hockey League series. Ryan Hopkins completed his hat trick, two minutes into overtime, giving the Bulldogs a 5-4 win and cutting the Dolphins' series lead in half, now at two games to one.

 

February 10, 2018

Dolphins rout Bulldogs in series opener

MT. BRYDGES, ON. - Dorchester Dolphins' head coach Tim Flynn wanted to see secondary scoring from his team entering the Provincial Junior Hockey League playoffs. His team came through in a 5-2 win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, with five different goal scorers. Nick Whitworth, Dylan Van Dusen, Nolan Blewett, Adam Priamo and Ryan Poley scored for the Dolphins. No points from the team's top line of Dylan Buckholz, Ryan Root and Brent House. Tanner Lafrance and Ryan Hopkins, scored for the Bulldogs, who were shut out on eight power play opportunities.
Dorchester takes a two games to none lead in the best of seven series.

 

February 9, 2018

Dolphins rout Bulldogs in series opener

DORCHESTER - Nolan Blewett and Dylan Buckholz both score twice, to lead the Dorchester Dolphins to a 7-2 win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, in game one of their best of seven Provincial Junior Hockey League first round series. Lucas Wilson, in his first game in over six weeks, due to a 10 game suspension, has a goal and three assists. Turner Balasin and James Newland also score for the 'Phins. Jake Watkins and Caleb Schyvenaars, replied for the Bulldogs, who had the game knotted at two after one period. Buckholz gave the Dolphins their first lead of the game, at 3-2, 19 seconds into the second frame. Wilson scored on the power play eight minutes later.

 

 

February 8, 2018

Dolphins meet Bulldogs in PJHL opening round

DORCHESTER - Tim Flynn will have an unusual view for the Provincial Junior Hockey League playoffs. The Dorchester Dolphins' head coach will look down his bench and see 18 regular players, healthy and ready for action. Dorchester meets the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs in the opening round, with game one, in Dorchester, 7:30 pm. Friday.

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February 3, 2018

'Phins drop third straight to finish regular season

DORCHESTER - The Dorchester Dolphins have lost three consecutive games for first time in over three years, after falling to the Thamesford Trojans, 5-4, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Tonight's loss, the Dolphins' final regular season game, follows defeats at Exeter on Friday and to Lambeth, on January 27th. It is Dorchester's longest losing streak since dropping three in a row, in late 2014. Dylan Buckholz, with his Yeck Division leading 37th goal, Nolan Blewett, Christian Huff, Dylan Van Dusen scored for the 'Phins. Chris Dimmers scored twice for Thamesford, while Tristan Walsh, Kurtis White and Cody Clerc, had singles.
Dorchester (27-11-0-2) will face Mt Brydges (15-21-0-3), in the first round of the PJHL playoffs, while Thamesford (20-20-0-0) takes on North Middlesex (24-13-0-2).

 

 

February 2, 2018

Exeter nails down second spot edging Dolphins

EXETER, ON. - The Dorchester Dolphins will finish third in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division. Liam Melady scored twice in the second period, as the Exeter Hawks edged the Dolphins 2-1, to clinch second place. The visiting 'Phins did out shoot the Hawks, 52-27, but only Dylan Buckholz with his Yeck leading 36th goal, could beat Hawks' goalie Dane Gubbels. The Dolphins needed a win, to tie the Hawks in the standings, and make deciding second place come down to each team's final regular season game. The two teams will now complete the schedule on Saturday, with the results having no impact on the standings.

 

 

January 27, 2018

Lancers remove Dolphins from first place contention

DORCHESTER - An old rival prevented the Dorchester Dolphins from finishing first for a third consecutive season. The Lambeth Lancers eliminated the Dolphins from first place contention for this season in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, with a 4-3 overtime win, at the Flight Exec Centre. Ray Robbins scored his second goal of the game, just 44 seconds into OT.

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January 24, 2018

Dolphins' Bucky shows why he's an all-star

DORCHESTER - Dylan Buckholz showed why he was selected to the Yeck Division all-star team. The Dorchester Dolphins' centreman had three goals and three assists, in a 7-1 win over the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action. Defenceman James Newland joins Buckholtz on the all-star team.

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January 19, 2018

Season of injuries now wearing on Dolphins

DORCHESTER - If the Dorchester Dolphins were a car, they would be the one held together by duct tape, Bondo body filler and wire hangers. Due to the rash of injuries costing over 100 man games, the Provincial Junior Hockey League team has endured a season playing with a shortened bench or with several midget call-ups in the line-up, while attempting to finish first in the Yeck Division for a third consecutive season.

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January 10, 2018

Injuries, flu, suspensions, fail to slow Dolphins

DORCHESTER - As fireworks erupted celebrating the start of 2018, the Dorchester Dolphins could also toast to their first place standing as a new year started. It was a remarkable achievement considering the Dolphins have lost over 100 man games to injuries this season, along with a number of players forced to watch from the sidelines due to suspensions.

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December 2, 2017

BRW line leads Dolphins to victory over Thamesford

DORCHESTER -  Dylan Buckholtz, Ryan Root and Lucas Wilson, combined for 12 points, carrying the Dorchester Dolphins to a 8-4 win, over the Thamesford Trojans. Root had two goals and two assists, while Buckholtz and Wilson, each had a goal and three assists. The Dolphins leap-frog the idle Lambeth Lancers, to land back in top spot of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, with a 19-6-0-1 record. David Henshaw, Zach Robertson, James Newland and Turner Balasin, also scored for Dorchester.

 

November 27, 2017

Dolphins regain top spot in the PJHL Yeck division

DORCHESTER -  Led by the best power play in the division, the Dorchester Dolphins are back in first place. Defenceman James Newland scored twice with the man advantage, the difference as the Dolphins edged the Lambeth Lancers, 2-1, at the Flight Exec Centre, in a game between the top two teams, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division. The win leap-frogs the Dolphins over the Lancers to first place. The Dolphins' top ranked power play, operating at an incredible 30.9 per cent, was advantageous again a day later, producing two goals, in a 5-4 win, at Port Stanley.

 

 

November 13, 2017

Dolphins' power play punishing opponents

AYLMER, ON. -  Opponents are learning the hard way, not to take penalties against the Dorchester Dolphins. As the top ranked power play, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, the Dolphins are cashing in over 31 per cent and that is a major reason for their 16-0-4-1 record.

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September 23, 2017

Spitfires shoot down Dolphins' unbeaten streak

AYLMER, ON. -  The streak has been shot down. The Aylmer Spitfires became the first team in 45 regular season games, to defeat the Dorchester Dolphins, in the Provincial Junior Hockey League Yeck Division, with 6-4 win. Dorchester had not lost since their final regular season game for the 2015/16 season. The Dolphins went 39-0-1 last season and started this season off with three wins. Tied at one, the Spitfires exploded for four goals in the second period for a 5-1 lead. The Dolphins fought back in the third period, with three goals, but Spits' Connor Darville's goal with under four minutes remaining secured a win. Brayden Smith, Jake Morin, Tyler Hinde, James Collins and Dustin Dunlop, built the Spitfire lead after 40 minutes. Morin also had two assists. Dylan Buckholtz, with two goals, Carter Forget and Ryan Root, replied for the Dolphins. Brent House picked up three assists. Dorchester out-shot Aylmer, 36-30, including 13-4, in the third period.

 

 

September 22, 2017

Dolphins respond to mid game letdown

DORCHESTER -  Three goals in the late stages of the third period carried the Dorchester Dolphins, over the Lucan Irish, 7-4, in Provincial Junior Hockey League action, at the FlightExec Centre.
The Dolphins led 4-0, just four minutes in to the second period, with Ryan Root, Ryan Poley, Lucas Wilson and Brent House tallying. But the Irish fought back to even terms, by the five minute mark of the third. However, the Dolphins, who now haven't lost in 44 consecutive regular season games, scored three times in 4:38, as Dylan Buckholtz, with the game winner, Wilson and Dylan Van Dusen, buried pucks. Dolphins' defenceman Colin Osler, picked up three assists.

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September 16, 2017

Dolphins hold off the Sailors in Port's home opener

PORT STANLEY, ON. -  Ryan Root's goal following a penalty kill proved to the be game winner, as the Dorchester Dolphins edged the Port Stanley Sailors, 5-4, in Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Yeck Division action here tonight. Root's goal mid way through the third period put the Dolphins up 5-3. Austin Muscutt pulled the Sailors to within one again with 43 seconds remaining in the game. Braedon Dorion scored twice for the Dolphins, who now are 2-0 on the season. Mike Tuffin and Brent House, completed the Dolphins goal scoring. Derek Smith, also with three assists, Brayden Latimer and Dawson Cook, scored for the Sailors, now at 1-1.

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September 15, 2017

Dolphins silence Bulldogs with a 9-0 blitzing in home opener

DORCHESTER -  The Yeck Division champions have continued from where they left off last season. The Dorchester Dolphins went undefeated during the 2016/17 regular season (39-0-1), in the Provincial Junior Hockey League, winning several games by lop-sided scores. That trend has carried into the new season, at least for the Dolphins' home opener, with a 9-0 silencing of the Mt. Brydges Bulldogs, at the Flight Exec Centre. Lucas Wilson, Dylan Buckholtz and James Newland, each scored twice, while Nick Whitworth, Mike Tuffin and Brent House, had singles.
Braedon Dorion, on a line with Buckholtz and House, drew four assists. Goalie Riley Brown made 27 saves, for his fifth career PJHL regular season shutout (11th including playoffs).

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September 13, 2017

Major changes for Dolphins entering PJHL 2017-18 season

DORCHESTER -  Fans of the Dorchester Dolphins will need a line-up card, when the 2017/18 Provincial Junior Hockey League season hits the ice. The Yeck Division champions undergone several changes, including a new coaching staff. Several well known players are gone, including the Dolphins' two top scorers from last season, Derek Todosichuk and Jay Ritchie, along with captain Tyler Blue, the Dolphins' longest serving player.

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