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Pirates end best season in history

Pirates end best season in history

The Pirate ship has docked for another season. But it wasn’t just any season. It was the best in Picton Pirates’ history. Time ran out for the local Jr. C hockey club Thursday night as they went down to defeat at the hands of the defending Schmalz Cup champion Alliston Hornets in four straight games. […]

Pirates just two points behind Empire Jr. C. champs

Pirates just two points behind Empire Jr. C. champs

The Picton Pirates are part of what is thought to be the closest finish of an Empire Jr. C regular season in the loop’s 21-year history. The Pirates (20-16-4, 44 points) wound up third – their best finish since a second place showing in the 2004-05 season- but were only two points behind regular season […]

Pirates in second heading into Thursday’s game

The Picton Pirates are in second place with a week to go in the Empire Junior C season, an enviable position in the five team loop as clubs are jockeying for playoff positioning. However, with just a one point lead over the Amherstview Jets and a two point lead over the Campbellford Rebels, Picton’s hold […]

Wins put Pirates fourth in Empire loop

Wins put Pirates fourth in Empire loop

The Picton Pirates shook off a nightmarish start to their weekend to rack up a pair of tough road victories and climb within striking distance of top spot in the Empire Jr. C loop. Provided a man advantage and Leading 3-2 on home ice with just three minutes remaining in the game, the Pirates watched […]

Pirates’ powerplay parks Panthers

The Picton Pirates have the top powerplay in the Empire Junior C league and used it to their advantage in dumping the Port Hope Panthers Saturday night. The Pirates, who have the powerplay clicking at 22.38 per cent, fired home five powerplay goals in dropping the Panther 7-2 and snapped a two game losing streak. […]

Pirates rebound with two wins

After a two game losing streak, the Picton Pirates have rebounded and won their last two games. Picton’s latest win was an 8-4 triumph over the visiting Napanee Raiders on Thursday evening. The Bucs were a perfect 3-for-3 on the powerplay and scored five goals in the second period to help them to their 12th […]

Pirates bring down league leaders

The Picton Pirates (10-8-1) turned in one of their finest defensive efforts of the season in bringing down the league leading Port Hope Panthers on Saturday night. Picton surrendered just 28 shots in picking up their fifth straight win. “We really did a tremendous job at keeping Port Hope away from the centre of their […]

Overtime win vaults Pirates into second place

Overtime win vaults Pirates into second place

With just 17.8 seconds remaining in overtime and the club afforded a rare extra session power play in a 3-3 tie against Campbellford Thursday night, the Picton Pirates (9-8-1) knew they would have to make quick work if they were to avoid a shootout. A timeout was called by the Bucs, a play decided upon, […]

Pirates go for four tonight

A dominating goaltending performance and a pair of points by a recent roster addition helped the Picton Pirates secure a tight 2-1 win over the Napanee Raiders Tuesday night at the Strathcona Paper Centre. Matt Kaludis made 43 stops and Mitch Rosborough had a goal and an assist in the win, Picton’s eighth of the […]

Pirates bid Beatty fond farewell

The Picton Pirates said farewell this weekend to a long time player. Bloomfield native Kyle Beatty informed the club Sunday he would not be able to play this season. As a 20-year-old, Beatty’s decision to retire from Junior hockey puts an end to his three season run in a Pirates uniform. “Kyle Beatty was probably […]

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