Flint, Leamington to affiliate


Randy Russon
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June 13, 2019

A team that is seen as being on the rise in the Ontario Hockey League has formed an affiliation with a reputable member of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Hounds add overage goalie


Randy Russon
By
June 12, 2019

Looking to replace the graduated Matthew Villalta with a veteran goalie, Soo Greyhounds have obtained overage puck-stopper Christian Propp from the North Bay Battalion.

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Good vibes in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
June 12, 2019

It is no longer a junior league of last resorts. The Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League continues to attract, keep, and develop players for higher levels. It also features a bevy of good coaches and has solid ownership in the majority of its locales.

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Soo T-Birds on the market


Randy Russon
By
June 11, 2019

Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League could be under new operation and executive management ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

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Porco poised to be an NHL pick


Randy Russon
By
June 9, 2019

He is seen as being somewhat of a wild card ahead of the upcoming National Hockey League draft. Depending on who one talks to, Saginaw Spirit winger Nick Porco could be drafted anywhere between rounds three and five of the June 21-22 NHL process.

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Into school and hockey


Randy Russon
By
June 8, 2019

After three solid seasons as an energetic, two-way forward with the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Jake Palmerio is fresh from his freshman term with the Concordia University Falcons of the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association.

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NL coach likes Soo goalie


Randy Russon
By
June 6, 2019

New Liskeard Cubs head coach Steve Polyblank likes both the ability and commitment of Sault Ste. Marie product Zachary Prusky. Not only did Prusky stand out at the Cubs recent spring tryout camp but the 2003 birth year goalie is willing to move 325 miles from his Soo home to play at the Great North Midget Hockey League level in New Liskeard.

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NL Cubs sign Soo goalie


Randy Russon
By
June 3, 2019

Looking to add a goalie ahead of the 2019-2020 season, New Liskeard Cubs of the Great North Midget Hockey League have signed a rookie puck-stopper from Sault Ste. Marie.

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More Eagles off to school


Randy Russon
By
June 2, 2019

Make that two more players from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League who have secured Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

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Old Centennial back in the O


Randy Russon
By
May 31, 2019

Lee Jinman, who scored 134 points during his rookie season with the erstwhile North Bay Centennials, is back in the Ontario Hockey League.

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Takeaways from an OHL season


Randy Russon
By
May 30, 2019

The book has closed on the 2018-2019 Ontario Hockey League season. But ahead of the 2019-2020 campaign, there will be summer stories relative to player signings and trades and activity within the coaching ranks. Before that, however, we glance at six takeaways from the 2018-2019 term.

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PW Major AA Reps picked


Randy Russon
By
May 27, 2019

More than 60 players with 2007 and 2008 birth dates attended a series of recent tryouts for the Soo Pee Wee Major AA Reps. The roster of players picked to play for the Sault Major Hockey Association squad has been obtained by Hockey News North.

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CHL’s best rookie is a Wolf


Randy Russon
By
May 25, 2019

Standout Sudbury Wolves skater Quinton Byfield has followed up on being named Ontario Hockey League rookie of the year by being voted as the best freshman in the entire Canadian Hockey League.

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Wins but no championships


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2019

Somewhere at some point, the Soo Greyhounds must have offended the hockey gods. The Greyhounds have had seven straight winning seasons — averaging 45 victories a year during that span — but do not have a single Ontario Hockey League championship to show for it.

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New coaches in like Flint?


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2019

Flint Firebirds could be closing in on the hiring of their new associate coach and assistant coach ahead of the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League season.

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Holmes is for the Hounds


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2019

First came the selection. Then came the signing. Soo Greyhounds have inked their first-round pick from the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Kressler kids a few miles apart


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2019

Neither Braeden Kressler or his older sister Bryanna will be living at home with their mom and dad come the fall. But as Braeden is slated to be playing hockey in Flint and with Bryanna about to enter her junior year as a softball standout at Wayne State University, the siblings won’t be far apart.

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New coach in Kirkland Lake


Randy Russon
By
May 21, 2019

Trevor Ritchie has been hired as the new head coach of the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

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School is in for Mulligan


Randy Russon
By
May 21, 2019

Workhorse defenseman Ryan Mulligan has parlayed a strong season with the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League into a National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment.

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Job openings in Flint


Randy Russon
By
May 20, 2019

Head coach Eric Wellwood will have two new coaching sidekicks to work alongside when the 2019-2020 season gets underway for the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Following up in Flint


Randy Russon
By
May 20, 2019

It was a fast forward to the future in Flint as the Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League held their orientation camp.

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Flint camp photo shoot


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 18, 2019

Poised to be a much-improved team come the 2019-2020 season courtesy a talent pool of returning and incoming players, Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League are hosting an orientation camp this weekend.

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Pee Wee Major AA tryouts


Randy Russon
By
May 16, 2019

Coached by Frank Porco, the Soo Pee Wee Major AA rep hockey team will be holding its tryout camp next week, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Theriault going to the Dogs


Randy Russon
By
May 15, 2019

Better late than never. Three years after being drafted by the Niagara IceDogs, Sault Ste. Marie product Lucas Theriault has signed on with the Ontario Hockey League team.

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What’s up in Saginaw?


Randy Russon
By
May 14, 2019

Fresh from a 2018-2019 season in which the Saginaw Spirit set a franchise record for most points and then advanced to the Western Conference playoff finals for the first time ever, there is some disconnect being linked to the Ontario Hockey League team.

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Trades tilted Storm surge


Randy Russon
By
May 14, 2019

George Burnett has been a rather-successful coach over an Ontario Hockey League bench career that began in 1989. But it was the 57-year old Burnett’s work as the general manager (and coach) of the Guelph Storm that led it to a stunning OHL championship of this spring.

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Here are Soo major midgets


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 13, 2019

Head coach Jamie Henderson has confirmed the current roster for the Soo Major Greyhounds squad that will compete within the Great North Midget Hockey League for the 2019-2020 season.

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