Dryden Ice Dogs

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Dryden Ice Dogs
Dryden GM Ice Dogs logo.jpg
City Dryden, Ontario, Canada
League Superior International Junior Hockey League
Founded2001
Home arenaDryden Memorial Arena
ColoursNavy, grey, white and red
                
General managerKurt Walsten (2017–18)
Head coachKurt Walsten (2014–15)
MediaCKDR 92.7 FM
Website Official Website

The Dryden Ice Dogs are a junior A ice hockey team from Dryden, Ontario, Canada. They are a part of the Superior International Junior Hockey League.

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History

At 49° 47′ North, the Ice Dogs were the most northern junior A team in Ontario until 2008, further north than the Abitibi Eskimos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. In the 2008–09 season, the Sioux Lookout Flyers joined the league and at 50° 06′ took over as Ontario's most northerly junior hockey club until they folded in 2013.

The Ice Dogs are one of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL)'s charter teams and has historically been one of the top teams in the league, having won the first league championship and finished towards the top of the standings in most seasons.

The Ice Dogs play at the Dryden Memorial Arena and have games broadcast on CKDR, Dryden's local radio station.

Season-by-season results

SeasonGPWLTOTLGFGAPtsResultsPlayoffs
2001–0248251580221169583rd SIJHLWon League
2002–0352282022248206603rd SIJHLLost Semifinals
2003–0448281163186137652nd SIJHLLost Finals
2004–0548242400168135483rd SIJHLLost Semifinals
2005–0652351412247159732nd SIJHLLost Finals
2006–0750232340216212504th SIJHLLost Semifinals
2007–0850361112240149751st SIJHLWon League
2008–095020255170210455th SIJHLLost Quarterfinals
2009–10523895235148812nd SIJHLLost Finals
2010–115634202184152703rd SIJHLLost Finals
2011–125625247212200574th SIJHLLost Semifinals
2012–135628253189197593rd SIJHLLost Semifinals
2013–145621305210273475th SIJHLLost Quarterfinals, 2–4 Miners
2014–155630215244204653rd SIJHLWon Semifinals, 4–2 Iron Rangers
Lost League Finals, 2–4 (Lakers) [lower-alpha 1]
2015–165633158216162702nd of 5 SIJHLWon Semifinals, 4–2 (North Stars)
Lost League Finals, 2–4 (Lakers)
2016–17564574297148941st of 6 SIJHLWon Semifinals, 4–0 (Lakers)
Won League Finals, 4–0 (Miners)
SIJHL Champions
2017–18564088272148881st of 6 SIJHLWon Semifinals, 4–1 (Lakers)
Won League Finals, 4–2 (North Stars)
SIJHL Champions
2018–195629207265195654th of 6 SIJHLWon Quarterfinals, 3–0 (Lakers)
Lost Semifinals, 1–4 (North Stars)
2019–205525255191202554th of 6 SIJHLSeason cancelled
  1. Advanced to Dudley Hewitt as league runner-up as Fort Francis qualified as host.

Playoffs

Goalie Graeme Harrington relaxes during a game (2007) Dryden Ice Dogs Graeme Harrington.jpg
Goalie Graeme Harrington relaxes during a game (2007)
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Nipigon Featherman Hawks 4-games-to-none
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Fort Frances Borderland Thunder 4-games-to-noneSIJHL Champions
Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats (NOJHL) defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 2-games-to-none
Fort Frances Borderland Thunder defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-none
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Fort Frances Borderland Thunder 4-games-to-3
Fort William North Stars defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-1
Fort Frances Borderland Thunder defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-none
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Schreiber Diesels 4-games-to-none
Fort William North Stars defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-none
Third in Dudley Hewitt Cup round robin (1-2)
Sudbury Jr. Wolves (NOJHL) defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 5-4 in semi-final
Fort William North Stars defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-1
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Schreiber Diesels 4-games-to-3
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Fort William North Stars 4-games-to-1SIJHL CHAMPIONS
Third in Dudley Hewitt Cup round robin (1-2)
Newmarket Hurricanes (OPJHL) defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 2-1 OT in semi-final
Schreiber Diesels defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 3-games-to-none
First in round robin (4-0) vs. Fort William North Stars and Sioux Lookout Flyers
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Fort Frances Lakers 4-games-to-2
Fort William North Stars defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-1
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Duluth Clydesdales 4-games-to-none
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Fort Frances Lakers 4-games-to-2
Wisconsin Wilderness defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-none
Dryden Ice Dogs defeated Sioux Lookout Flyers 4-games-to-1
Fort Frances Lakers defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-none
Fort Frances Lakers defeated Dryden Ice Dogs 4-games-to-3

Dudley Hewitt Cup

Central Canada Jr. A Championships
NOJHLOJHLSIJHL – Host
Round-robin play with 2nd vs. 3rd in semifinal to advance against 1st in the championship game.

YearChampionFinalistSeriesScores
2002 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Dryden Ice Dogs2–0 (Best of 3)4–3 (2OT), 7–3
YearRound-robinRecordStandingSemifinalChampionship
2015L, Soo Thunderbirds 1–8
L, Toronto Patriots 0–6
L, Fort Frances Lakers 3–5
0–3–04th of 4Did not advance
2017OTW, Georgetown Raiders 5–4
L, Powassan Voodoos 3–4
L, Trenton Golden Hawks 4–10
1–2–04th of 4Did not advance
2018
host
W, Wellington Dukes 4–1
W, Cochrane Crunch 3–0
L, Thunder Bay North Stars 1–2
2–1–01st of 4L, Wellington 4–7

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