London Blue Devils

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London Blue Devils
London Blue Devils.png
Sport Box lacrosse
Founded 2003
League OLA Junior B Lacrosse League
Based in London, Ontario
Arena Nichols Recreation Centre
Colours Blue, Red, and White
Head coach
  • Jeff Williamson
  • Ian Gordan
  • Billy Byers
  • Darryl Van Slyke
General Manager Jeff Williamson

The London Blue Devils are Junior "B" box lacrosse team from London, Ontario, Canada. The Blue Devils play in the OLA Junior B Lacrosse League. The Devils home games are played at Earl Nichols Arena.

History[edit]

Blue Devils goalie in 2014.
Blue Devils player in 2014.

The Blue Devils have been a charter member of the OLA since 2003. Success has not come easy for London in Junior "B", but every season has shown some improvement. The Blue Devils made the playoffs for the first time in 2011. The London Blue Devils entered the 2012 season with a very competitive team and finished with franchise best 14 wins and 6 losses. The Blue Devils were awarded 4 of the 6 Western Conference 2012 awards:

2012 Top Goaltender - Tyler Glebe

2012 Top Defender - Eric Guiltinan

2012 Most Sportsmanlike - Ian King

2012 Coaching Staff of Year - Jeff Williamson, Ian Gordon, William Byers, Darryl Van Slyke

Season-by-season results[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T GF GA PTS Placing Playoffs
2003 20 3 17 0 143 276 6 11th OLA-B West DNQ
2004 20 4 16 0 145 225 8 11th OLA-B West DNQ
2005 20 5 15 0 141 217 10 11th OLA-B West DNQ
2006 20 5 14 1 151 169 11 11th OLA-B West DNQ
2007 20 7 13 0 167 173 14 10th OLA-B West DNQ
2008 20 2 17 1 115 206 5 13th OLA-B West DNQ
2009 20 7 13 0 114 165 14 10th OLA-B West DNQ
2010 20 8 12 0 139 153 16 9th OLA-B West DNQ
2011 20 9 11 0 173 189 18 7th OLA-B West Lost 1st Round
2012 20 14 6 0 190 143 28 2nd OLA-B West Lost Conference Semi-Finals
2013 20 11 9 0 206 170 22 6th OLA-B West Lost Conference Quarter-Finals
2014 20 4 16 0 157 252 8 11th OLA-B West DNQ

Playoff results[edit]

Season Opponent Series GF-GA Result Round
2011 Elora Mohawks 0-3 18-30 Loss Conference QF
2012 Elora Mohawks 3-1 36-30 Win Conference QF
-- Wallaceburg Red Devils 0-3 33-38 Loss Conference SF
2013 Windsor Clippers 1-2 27-39 Loss Conference QF

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