Steelheads success story


Randy Russon
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April 27, 2017

A pre-season favourite to be a top contender within the Eastern Conference of the Ontario Hockey League, it instead looked for a while as though the Mississauga Steelheads were going to be the bust of the 2016-2017 campaign. …[read more]

Lining up to work for 67’s


Randy Russon
By
April 26, 2017

Two very attractive positions in the Ontario Hockey League have opened up with the resignation of Jeff Brown as coach and general manager of the Ottawa 67’s. …[read more]

Change of the guard in Ottawa


Randy Russon
By
April 26, 2017

After three seasons on the job — and three Ontario Hockey League playoff appearances — Jeff Brown has resigned as coach and general manager of the Ottawa 67’s. …[read more]

Seven straight for Steelheads


Randy Russon
By
April 25, 2017

The hottest team in the Ontario Hockey League is neither of the Western Conference powerhouses, the Erie Otters or Owen Sound Attack. Rather, it is the surging Mississauga Steelheads, winners of seven straight playoff games. …[read more]

New coach for Timmins Rock


Randy Russon
By
April 24, 2017

Ryan Woodward will take over from the retired Paul Gagne as head coach of the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Beavers, Brick and an old goat


Randy Russon
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April 24, 2017

They may not be the best team in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. But the Blind River Beavers went from 11th place overall in 2015-2016 to the NOJHL championship series in 2016-2017. …[read more]

Wolves sign 1st-rounder


Randy Russon
By
April 23, 2017

Centre Blake Murray has officially committed to the Sudbury Wolves after being their first round pick at this month’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

More power to Powassan


Randy Russon
By
April 22, 2017

They are celebrating in Powassan, a small-market town of champions. A franchise in only its third season of existence, the Powassan Voodoos are the best of what the 12-team Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has to offer. …[read more]

Major project in Timmins


Randy Russon
By
April 21, 2017

There is nowhere to go but up for the Timmins Majors. And the Great North Midget Hockey League team is already planning ahead to the 2017-2018 campaign. …[read more]

Erie chases elusive title


Randy Russon
By
April 21, 2017

For the fourth straight year, the Erie Otters are in the Western Conference finals. Will this be the year they finally win the Ontario Hockey League championship? …[read more]

Rider on the Storm


Randy Russon
By
April 20, 2017

George Burnett rode back into Guelph the other day, almost 20 years after coaching the Storm to the 1997-1998 Ontario Hockey League championship. …[read more]

Want to play for Soo Eagles?


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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April 20, 2017

Attention junior-aged players looking to play hockey in Sault Ste. Marie. Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will play host to an open tryout camp on May 12-14 at Big Bear Arena in the Michigan Soo. …[read more]

Back in the Beaver dam


Randy Russon
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April 20, 2017

Home ice is where the Blind River Beavers will try to get even with the Powassan Voodoos in Games 3 and 4 of their Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League championship series. …[read more]

Plans for Iroquois Falls fans


Randy Russon
By
April 19, 2017

Cochrane Crunch owner-general manager-coach Ryan Leonard has a plan for the 2017-2018 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season that includes the neighbouring town of Iroquois Falls. …[read more]

Timmins Majors tryouts


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 19, 2017

Attention midget-aged players in the Timmins area. As they look to rebuild their program, Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League will be holding a tryout camp this weekend. …[read more]

Major change of the guard


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April 18, 2017

George Burnett. Barclay Branch. Rob Papineau. In a day of major change at the helm of Ontario Hockey League teams, this troika of decision makers defined movement. …[read more]

Great North recognition


Randy Russon
By
April 18, 2017

All in all, it was a pretty-good showing by the Great North Midget Hockey League at the recent, first-ever, Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft. …[read more]

Branch is in like Flint


Randy Russon
By
April 17, 2017

Barclay Branch has vacated his position as general manager of the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League to take an expanded role with the Flint Firebirds, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Humble Hounds tumble home


Randy Russon
By
April 17, 2017

This one has to hurt. With a commanding two games to none lead, Soo Greyhounds could not fend off the charging Owen Sound Attack. …[read more]

Tryouts here, tryouts there


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 16, 2017

There are few teams that remain in a playoff picture depicting the 2016-2017 season. Others are already planning ahead to 2017-2018 in the form of spring tryouts. Some of the tryouts slated by teams in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Great North Midget Hockey League are as follows. …[read more]

Eastern market supremacy


Randy Russon
By
April 16, 2017

After all, through two rounds of Ontario Hockey League playoffs, it is the no. 1 and no. 2 seed teams that will face off in the Eastern Conference finals. …[read more]

Hounds seek Easter treat


Randy Russon
By
April 15, 2017

And just like that, Soo Greyhounds are staring elimination from the Ontario Hockey League playoffs straight in the eyes. …[read more]

Some love for Iroquois Falls


Randy Russon
By
April 14, 2017

Iroquois Falls has served the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League well for almost 20 years. Perhaps now the NOJHL can show some love to the little town that loves hockey. …[read more]

Soo Eagles open tryout


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 14, 2017

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will play host to an open tryout camp on May 12-14 at Big Bear Arena in the Michigan Soo. …[read more]

Big news out of French River


Randy Russon
By
April 13, 2017

French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have confirmed a revamping of the two-year old franchise with the appointment of Sherry Bassin as senior director of hockey operations and Ken Strong as head coach. …[read more]

Hounds knock on Wood


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Soo Greyhounds ended the fifth-and-final round of tonight’s first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft by selecting a second local product. …[read more]

Storm hits Bradon Caruso


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie product Bradon Caruso has been selected by the Guelph Storm in the second round of tonight’s first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft. …[read more]

Hounds draft Noah Boman


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

The first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft for players born in 1999 and 2000 is underway and Soo Greyhounds have opted for a local product in the first round. …[read more]

OHL playoff picture


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Did you really think the Owen Sound Attack was going to retreat from its Ontario Hockey League playoff series with Soo Greyhounds without putting up a fight? …[read more]

Sault Major names 8 coaches


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association has confirmed eight of the coaches who will head its elite program teams for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Kap Flyers spring camp


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 12, 2017

Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget Hockey League will be holding a three-session camp that begins next week and then extends into the end of the month. …[read more]

Sault Major to name coaches


Randy Russon
By
April 11, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association will soon unveil its head coach selections for the 2017-2018 season including those who will head up the major and (proposed) minor midget teams. …[read more]

Back behind the NB bench


Randy Russon
By
April 11, 2017

My old buddy Guy Blanchard has committed to return to coach the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League for a second season. …[read more]

Blind River v. Powassan


Randy Russon
By
April 11, 2017

Just call it a small-town showdown between two Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League markets with a combined population of less than 8,000. …[read more]