Dukes eliminated with overtime loss

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: OJHL Images/Wellington Dukes An overtime defeat spelled the end of the 35th anniversary Wellington Dukes season. Will Gourgavelis spoiled the Dukes efforts to draw back in the series by jamming in the winner 2:39 into the extra session as the Toronto Jr. Canadiens eliminated them in five games in the […]

Dukes fall in heartbreaking fashion

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: OJHL Images/Wellington Dukes The Wellington Dukes 2023-24 season is in peril after a heartbreaking defeat on Thursday night. Ethan Lindsay snuck in undetected for a tap-in goal with only three seconds to play in regulation time to surge the Toronto Jr. Canadiens ahead of Wellington 4-3 in Game 4 of […]

Dukes trail in series after Tuesday loss

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: Wellington Dukes/OJHL Images The Wellington Dukes are facing adversity after a tough 3-2 loss to the Toronto Jr. Canadiens in Game 3 of their Buckland Cup Quarterfinals. Toronto took the 2-1 series lead with stingy defensive play and two key second period goals from Peter Lopes and Nick Athanasakos, making […]

Dukes-Jr. Canadiens series tied following Toronto win on Sunday

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: Wellington Dukes/OJHL Images The OJHL quarterfinal series between the Wellington Dukes and Toronto Jr. Canadiens is an even set going back to Prince Edward County. The Dukes dropped Game 2 on Sunday night by a final score of 4-1, despite carrying the play for much of the contest. Both teams […]

Dukes strike first in quarterfinal versus Jr. Canadiens

The Wellington Dukes have struck first in their best-of-seven quarterfinal series with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens. They achieved a 5-2 victory on Friday night thanks to the play of two of their top regular season forwards Cory Jewitt and Will Mitchell, who compiled four points in Game 1 at Lehigh Arena.. Wellington had to win […]


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Dukes looking to parlay outstanding season into big playoff run

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: OJHL Images A tumultuous offseason turned into a positive 56-game OJHL season for the Wellington Dukes – and hopefully a fulfilling Buckland Cup playoff run. In his first year behind the bench after a couple decades behind BCHL benches, Kent Lewis helped lead his new club to 35 wins and […]

Loerzel secures commitment to NCAA Fredonia State University

By Tyler Brown/ Director of Social Media Wellington Dukes Photo: OJHL Images As the regular season ends and the calendar flips to March playoff hockey, another important piece of the Dukes lineup has secured a commitment south of the border as defenseman Connor Loerzel has committed to NCAA Divison III Fredonia State University. The 2003 […]

Tzaferis the 2OT hero as Dukes finish regular season with dramatic win

Story by Brock Ormond Photo: Wellington Dukes/OJHL Images The Wellington Dukes finished the season in the win column, needing double overtime to defeat the Leamington Flyers 3-2 on Thursday night. Dimitri Tzaferis’ 13th of the season was the difference in helping the Dukes wrestle full hold of second place back from the St. Michael’s Buzzers. […]