Dorchester Dolphins

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Dorchester Dolphins
Dorchester Dolphins.jpg
City Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
League Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League
Founded 2012
Home arena Flight Exec Centre
Colors Blue, Red, and White
              
General manager Dave McLeod
Head coach Luke Ramsay 2014-15

The Dorchester Dolphins are a Canadian junior ice hockey team based in Dorchester, Ontario, Canada. They play in the Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League.

History[edit]

Dolphins goalie watches puck behind the net early in the 2013-14 season.
Dolphins Defenseman comes back to block rush early in the 2013-14 season.

The Dolphins are the namesake of the town's long running tradition in intermediate and senior hockey.[1]

The Dolphins played their first ever hockey game on September 14, 2012 at home against the Lucan Irish. The Dolphins were victorious, 6-5. Brendon O'Shaughnessy scored both the first and second goals in team history for the Dolphins against the Irish and Alex Hutchinson made 31 saves on 36 shots to pick up the first ever win.[2]

The Dolphins would finish their first ever season in second place in their division and lose in the seventh game of the division final against the Lambeth Lancers to finish their season.

During the 2013-14 season, the Dolphins would finish third in a three-way footrace for the regular season championship. The lack of a season banner did not deter them in the playoffs as they would beat both the Lambeth Lancers and Thamesford Trojans (the two teams who outpointed them) in the playoff's final two rounds to take home their first even SOJHL playoff championship. By winning the title, the Dolphins also earned the league's second ever berth into the Clarence Schmalz Cup playdowns (Ayr Centennials being the first in 2013). On March 21, 2014, in the second game of the their quarter-final series against the Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League's Essex 73's, the Dolphins became the first SOJHL team to win a Junior C playoff game against a team from another league with a 6-5 overtime victory at home.

Season-by-season standings[edit]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
2012-13 37 28 5 - 4 177 107 60 2nd SOJHL-Yk Lost Conf. Final
2013-14 40 28 9 - 3 210 98 59 3rd SOJHL Won League, Lost CSC QF

Current Team[edit]

Current Roster[edit]

Updated December 12, 2013.[3]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
10 Canada Blue, TylerTyler Blue D R 19 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
20 Canada Brulotte, ChadChad Brulotte F L 21 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
12 Canada Cormier, MattMatt Cormier F R 20 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
17 Canada Duberry, CaleCale Duberry F R 20 2013 London, Ontario
19 Canada Freel, PatrickPatrick Freel F L 20 2012 London, Ontario
25 Canada Ford, GusGus Ford F 19 2013 Tillsonburg, Ontario
5 Canada Fuller, JordanJordan Fuller D R 19 2012 London, Ontario
15 Canada Gillooly, LiamLiam Gillooly F R 20 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
27 Canada Hartwick, CollinCollin Hartwick F 19 2013 Thorndale, Ontario
1 Canada James, ColtonColton James G 21 2013 Brights Grove, Ontario
24 Canada Kerr, TylerTyler Kerr F L 19 2013 Dorchester, Ontario
22 Canada Lawton, BenBen Lawton F R 21 2013 London, Ontario
14 Canada Lovell, ConnorConnor Lovell F L 22 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
26 Canada McCauley, BryanBryan McCauley F L 21 2012 Ingersoll, Ontario
21 Canada O Shaughnessy, BrendonBrendon O Shaughnessy F R 20 2012 London, Ontario
23 Canada Prokes, TommyTommy Prokes D L 21 2012 Strathroy, Ontario
4 Canada Rhyno, ShayneShayne Rhyno F L 22 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
3 Canada Ross, MattMatt Ross D L 20 2013 Komoka, Ontario
16 Canada Salter, DylanDylan Salter F 20 2013 Toronto, Ontario
11 Canada Vere, TylerTyler Vere F R 22 2013 Dorchester, Ontario
8 Canada Verougstraete, BradyBrady Verougstraete D L 22 2012 Dorchester, Ontario
31 Canada Wood, CraigCraig Wood G 20 2013 London, Ontario

Staff[edit]

Updated October 06, 2014

Title Staff Member
Director of Hockey Operations Schruder
General Manager Dave McLeod
Assistant Manager Jeff McKay
Head Coach Luke Ramsay
Assistant Coach Barry Stratton
Assistant Coach Mark Van Vliet
Assistant Coach Darren Devries
Trainer Mark Somers
Trainer Garry Spurgeon
Equipment Manager Steve Lightfoot
Equipment Manager Dennis Boyse

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