(January 16, 2016) The January 29 home game of the South Muskoka Shield is Fire Safety Night – the Shield will welcome Sparky and the Gravenhurst Fire Crews.
Shield end first half of season on high note
(December 19, 2015 Shield Update by Sue Penwarden) The South Muskoka shield won both games again on the weekend and are presently in first place in the Northern division of the GMHL.
Friday night they hosted the Sturgeon Falls Lumberjacks in a 3-1 game. Goalie Mosny was robbed of his shutout with just 0.6 seconds left on the clock. It took a shootout to win in Bracebridge against the Blues on Saturday night. Final score was 4-3.
The next game is in Haliburton on Jan 7 and next home game is Jan 8 at the Graeme Murray Areana.
The players, owners, volunteers and fans would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
(December 6, 2015 SHIELD UPDATE by Sue Penwarden) The South Muskoka Shield extended their win streak to 15 this weekend with a 1-0 win over Almaguin Friday night and 4-3 win over Seguin Saturday night. The Shield are sitting in first place in the Northern division of the GMHL and second overall. Goalie Robin Gustavsson who currently sits on top the leader board with a .950 save percentage was a driving force of the Friday night win. The depth of the goalie cadre shone Saturday night when Garret Wills stood between the pipes with a .929 saves percentage.
The Shield hit the ice next Friday at 8pm at the Graeme Murray Arena in Gravenhurst against the Coldwater Falcons. The team will be collecting new unwrapped toys for the local toy drive.
(November 23 SHIELD UPDATE by Sue Penwarden) The SOUTH MUSKOKA SHIELD added 4 more points to the win column this weekend with a 11-1 win over the Bobcageon Storm Friday night and a 6-2 win over the Seguin Huskies In a Sunday afternoon battle.
The Shield currently sit in second place behind the Temiscaming Titans however the Titans have played 3 more games than the Shield.
Next home game is Friday November 27 when they honour frontline responders with the second annual Brad Pearsall night. With proceeds going to Tema Conter in support of those suffering from PTSD.
(October 19 SHIELD UPDATE by Sue Penwarden) The South Muskoka Shield had a productive time over the weekend. They were in South River on Friday night to take on the Almaguin Spartans. In a game riddled with penalties the Shield came out on top with a 5-3 win which included a last minute empty netter.
On Sunday night it was off to Bradford to take on the Rattlers in a heartbreaking 4-3 loss.
Monday the Shield took on the Coldwater Falcons in Coldwater. The Shield dominated right from the 1:19 mark of the first period. Carl Lyden, Juraj Kamenicky and Karlis Lagzdins each contributed 2 goals throughout the game and were the 3 stars in the 10-2 decision.
The Shield play next on Friday night and will be supporting the community with the annual Pink in the Rink game. Wear PINK on the this special night and a portion of your ticket cost will be donated on behalf of the team to the Canadian Cancer Society in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness.
Also it will be our first of 3 nights supporting K.P. Manson Public School reading program. Buy your tickets at the school and a portion of the ticket costs will be donated back to the school. It will be a fun night for all.