Acadia hockey player taking nothing for granted after OT heart attack
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Brendan Childerley has no recollection of the moments leading up to the heart attack that brought his university hockey career to an abrupt end.
Ice Dogs forward Brydon Ryerson fires one in past Fundy Phantoms’ goalie Matthew MacMinn during Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League action in Barrington on Jan. 6. In the background are Barrington’s Tyler Goreham (left) and Aaron Perry.
Kathy Johnson photo
The Barrington Sea Star Ice Dogs started 2013 off with two wins on home ice on Jan. 5 and 6.
In game one, the Dogs scored two goals in each of the second and third periods on route to a 5-1 win over the Avon River Rats. Brent Symonds and Tyler Quinlan led the way with two goals each while Brydon Ryerson added a single. Chad Harris was sharp between the pipes turning aside 31 shots in the victory.
In the Sunday afternoon tangle, the Sea Star boys held off a late charge from the visiting Fundy Phantoms for an 8-5 decision. Symonds struck again for five goals with Quinlan scoring two and Ryerson notching another. Nathan Townsend and Logan Quinlan each chipped in with three helpers and Shamus Atwood was strong in goal kicking out 41 pucks.
The Dogs are on the road for three games this coming weekend with stops in Clare on Jan. 18 at 8:30 p.m., Spryfield on Jan. 19 at 8:00 p.m. and Shannon on Jan. 20 at 11:00 a.m.
As of Jan. 10, the Ice Dogs are in second place in the Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League, three points behind the Chester Clippers.
Team W L OTL Pts.
Chester 18 1 0 36
Barrington 16 2 1 33
Shannon 12 8 0 24
Amherst 10 13 0 20
Avon 6 13 4 16
Clare 6 14 0 12
Fundy 4 14 1 9