Dorval at the crossroads


Randy Russon
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August 15, 2017

He came into the Ontario Hockey League as a fast, furious, high-scoring, second-round draft pick of the Kingston Frontenacs in 2014. …[read more]

Fresh look Wolves jerseys


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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August 14, 2017

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League unveiled their new-look jersey design at a press conference held this afternoon. …[read more]

Major tryout in Timmins


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August 14, 2017

The restless hands of time are ticking towards a Major tryout camp that will determine the makeup of the midget hockey team in Timmins. …[read more]

Major, minor issues up north


Randy Russon
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August 13, 2017

As first pucks are set to drop on the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season in less than a month, there are issues of major and minor concern. …[read more]

Espanola Express via Tri City


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August 13, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has signed 1999 birth-year forward Tyler Bourassa from the Tri City Hawks of the United States Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

Saginaw staff solidified


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August 13, 2017

Two coaching vacancies from late July have now been filled and the upstart Saginaw Spirit has solidified its staff preparatory to the 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League season. …[read more]

Safe hire for Saginaw Spirit


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August 9, 2017

Read between the lines. Read within the lines. Read the messages clear. Any juxtapose aside, the hiring of Troy Smith as the new head coach of the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League is seen as a safe bet. …[read more]

Big Jace hops the Express


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August 8, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has gone big to sign 6-foot-4, 215-pound defenceman Jace Pitawanakwat. …[read more]

Saginaw settles on Smith


Randy Russon
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August 7, 2017

Saginaw Spirit confirmed this morning what HockeyNewsNorth.com was first to report on Sunday — Troy Smith is the new head coach of the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Coach Troy Smith has Spirit


Randy Russon
By
August 6, 2017

He is taking over an up-and-coming Ontario Hockey League team that is on the cusp of success. To be sure, Troy Smith is stepping into a good situation as the new head coach of the Saginaw Spirit. …[read more]

Saginaw to name new coach


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August 6, 2017

As the Saginaw Spirit is positioned to rise as one of the up-and-coming teams in the Ontario Hockey League, it will name its new head coach on Monday. …[read more]

Soo Eagles add old scout


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August 4, 2017

Seasoned scout Charly Murray has joined the staff of the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Sault College via Blind River


Randy Russon
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August 4, 2017

There is a multiple player connection between the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Big commit to Sault College


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August 3, 2017

Power forward Tyler Brown, who has multiple seasons of high-level experience in the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League, the Maritime Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has committed to the Sault College Cougars for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Polar Bear Classic coming up


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August 3, 2017

Hosted by the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the second annual Polar Bear Classic will be an expansion of the first, with a midget division added. …[read more]

Timmins Majors spots open


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August 2, 2017

Several roster spots will be up for grabs when the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League hold their main tryout camp beginning on August 18 at McIntyre Arena. …[read more]

Morrisville State via Soo Eagles


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August 1, 2017

Smart, skilled, rough-and-tumble defenseman Nick Trecroce is moving up from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Morrisville State College Mustangs. …[read more]

Change in the Great North


Randy Russon
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August 1, 2017

It has played on as an off season of major moves with a significant sweep that has dusted the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Sudbury Wolves trade talk


Randy Russon
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August 1, 2017

Multiple sources are reporting that Sudbury Wolves defenseman Owen Lalonde has asked the Ontario Hockey League team to trade him. …[read more]

New commish for Great North


Randy Russon
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July 31, 2017

Darren Potvin is leaving his position as president of the Kapuskasing Flyers to take over as commissioner of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Greyhound grad is Grads coach


Randy Russon
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July 31, 2017

Cumberland Grads of the Central Canada Hockey League have hired former Soo Greyhounds scoring sensation Tony Iob as their new head coach. …[read more]

Hound midgets looking good


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July 30, 2017

Assistant coach Dominic DeLuca is of the notion that the Soo Greyhounds “will surprise some people” this coming Great North Midget Hockey League season. …[read more]

Two jobs open in Saginaw


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July 28, 2017

As July gets ready to give way to August and inch closer to the opening of training camps in the Ontario Hockey League, Saginaw Spirit now has two coaching positions to fill. …[read more]

Cole Jarrett headed to Belfast


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July 27, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario product Cole Jarrett is adding to his world-class professional hockey resume by signing with the Belfast Giants of the British Elite League. …[read more]

GNMHL, NOJHL as partners


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July 27, 2017

As the Great North Midget Hockey League looks for a new commissioner to replace the resigned Bob MacLean, here is hoping it leads to a firm alliance and partnership with the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Rabideau to lead Team NOHA


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July 27, 2017

Team NOHA — comprising minor midget-aged, 2002 birth-year players from Northern Ontario — will be led Matt Rabideau as director of operations for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

New scouting gig for Pyette


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July 26, 2017

After being part of three Stanley Cup championship teams with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Sault Ste. Marie native Ron Pyette is taking his scouting talents to the Buffalo Sabres. …[read more]

CCHL division realignment


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July 26, 2017

Central Canada Hockey League commissioner Kevin Abrams has confirmed the realignment of the Eastern Ontario-based loop for the 2017-2018 campaign. …[read more]

Great North needs fresh air


Randy Russon
By
July 25, 2017

Here’s hoping that whoever takes over as the new commissioner of the Great North Midget Hockey League is more visible and has more communication skills than Bob MacLean. …[read more]

Plum job opens in Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
July 25, 2017

The next head coach of the Saginaw Spirit will take over a team that is on the rise with some of the best young talent in the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

George and Jake in Guelph


Randy Russon
By
July 24, 2017

Jake Grimes is leaving his assistant coach position with the Peterborough Petes to work for his old boss George Burnett and the Guelph Storm. …[read more]

Great North commish quits


Randy Russon
By
July 24, 2017

Citing personal reasons, Bob MacLean has stepped down as commissioner of the Great North Midget Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Memories of Michael Doan


Randy Russon
By
July 23, 2017

Death is part of life. We are born. We live. We die. And while all of us are born to eventually die, some leave sooner than others. …[read more]

Between the Irish pipes


Randy Russon
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July 23, 2017

Highly regarded, 1999 birth year goalie Dean Buchholz has opted to return to the Detroit Fighting Irish of the United States Premier Hockey League for a second season. …[read more]