WELCOME TO OTTAWA'S NEWEST BALL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Capital City Ball Hockey League (CCBHL) is Ottawa's most exclusive invite-only ball hockey league. We play one night only - in Barrhaven on Tuesdays. We value fun, teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship.
In our first game of the week we had the high-flying Lights Out squad taking on the rookie Bears.
The game kicked off with Lights Out's Dan Ballem scoring a powerplay goal, assisted by Richard Tattrie. However, the Bears quickly responded with a goal from Noah Turgeon, set up by Devin McManus. Not to be outdone, Lights Out's Nicky Soucy found the net, with an assist from the prolific Dan Ballem. Ballem then scored another unassisted goal, ending the first period with a 3-1 lead for Lights Out.
The second period was dominated by Lights Out, with goals pouring in from Ballem, Doug Tattrie (who scored twice on assists from Z. Thomas), and another from Nicky Soucy, set up by Richard Tattrie. The Bears tried to claw their way back with goals from Nick Perron and another from Noah Turgeon, but Lights Out maintained their lead, sealing the game with an 8-3 win.
In terms of shots on goal, it was a closely fought battle with Lights Out taking 60 shots and the Bears taking 61. The standout performer in goal was Lights Out's Alex Paquette, who made an impressive 58 saves out of 61 shots, boasting a save percentage of 95.1%. On the other end, the Bears' Marty Leury managed a save percentage of 86.7%, stopping 52 out of 60 shots.
The three stars of the game were Dan Ballem for his outstanding 4-goal and 1-assist performance, Alex Paquette for his impeccable goalkeeping, and Nick Perron for his 2-goal contribution to the Bears.
Our second game featured Capital City Lions vs the Original Gangsters in a closely fought contest that was a treat for the fans.
The game began with the Capital City Lions taking the lead courtesy of a goal from Austin Perron, set up by Faith Murray. However, the Original Gangsters retaliated with two quick goals, one by Denise Smith and another by Jonathan Malloy, assisted by Jeff Murphy. The Lions' Brock Murray responded before the period ended, equalizing the score at 2-2.
The second period was intense with both teams trading goals. The Original Gangsters' Jeff Murphy took the lead, but the Lions roared back with three consecutive goals: two from Sam Parsonson, both set up by JP Donnelly, and another from Brock Murray, assisted by Austin Perron. However, the Original Gangsters showed resilience with Jeff Murphy and Jonathan Malloy netting two more, tying the game at 5-5. The game culminated in a shootout where the Capital City Lions managed to score, giving them a narrow 6-5 victory.
Both teams were aggressive in their attempts to score, with the Lions taking 46 shots on goal and the Original Gangsters shooting 38 times. The goalie for the Original Gangsters, MC Chartrand, showcased an impressive performance, stopping 41 of the 46 shots he faced, boasting a save percentage of 89.1%
The standout performers of the night were Jonathan Malloy, who had 2 goals and 2 assists, MC Chartrand for his exceptional goalkeeping, and Jeff Murphy, who contributed 2 goals and an assist. Their performances kept fans on the edge of their seats throughout the game.
This thrilling encounter was a testament to the skill and determination of both teams, leaving spectators eagerly awaiting their next face-off.