Hartsburg offers to help


Randy Russon
By
March 20, 2019

Well-respected, well-seasoned Craig Hartsburg, who has played and coached in both the Ontario Hockey League and the National Hockey League with distinction, wants to assist with what he calls the “updating” of Sault Ste. Marie’s entry in the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Blind River takes Game 3


Randy Russon
By
March 20, 2019

Upstart Blind River Beavers are back in contention with the Soo Thunderbirds in their Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff series.

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Laker grad turning pro


Randy Russon
By
March 19, 2019

High-scoring senior forward Diego Cuglietta is moving on from the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.

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Drive-thru playoff preview


Randy Russon
By
March 19, 2019

Spring fever has struck the Ontario Hockey League in the form of the annual rite of the playoff season. Following is a Hockey News North drive-thru preview of the first round of the OHL playoffs.

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Soo major atom AA champs


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 19, 2019

Following a recent title tilt triumph at the Northern Ontario Hockey Association Tournament of Champions, the Soo Major Atom AA Jr. Greyhounds will represent the NOHA at the Ontario Hockey Federation play-downs.

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Soo Indians coaching change


Randy Russon
By
March 18, 2019

The AAA major midget Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association have a new coach. Actually, the new coach is an old coach.

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Sons of Hounds on Attack


Randy Russon
By
March 18, 2019

Two current members of the Owen Sound Attack have a rather unique Ontario Hockey League history with the Soo Greyhounds.

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RBC banks on Bowen


Randy Russon
By
March 18, 2019

Backed by the goal-tending of David Bowen, the Rayside Balfour Canadians have taken a two games to none lead on the Soo Eagles in a best-of-seven, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League semi-final playoff series.

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Summer prospect teams


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 18, 2019

Want to play junior level, organized hockey this summer while preparing for the 2019-2020 season? Well, the Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League is looking for players who are looking for opportunities.

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Spirit v. Sting series sked


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 17, 2019

No. 2 seed Saginaw Spirit will face no. 7 seed Sarnia Sting in the first round of the best-of-seven, Ontario Hockey League playoffs. The series dates between the Western Conference rivals — who split their regular-season slate at three games apiece — have been confirmed.

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Wins for T-Birds, RBC


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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March 17, 2019

Soo Thunderbirds and Rayside Balfour Canadians both used home ice to score victories in Game 1 action of their respective Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, West Division, semi-final sets on Saturday.

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Soo/OS playoff dates


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 17, 2019

Soo Greyhounds and Owen Sound Attack will meet in the first round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs. The schedule in the best-of-seven, Western Conference series has been confirmed and is as follows.

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OHL playoffs looming


Randy Russon
By
March 16, 2019

As the regular season in the Ontario Hockey League ends this weekend, all 16 teams that will take part in the upcoming playoffs have been confirmed. And while who will finish where in the standings has not been totally finalized, a few first-round match-ups have been determined.

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NOJHL semis underway


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 16, 2019

Hearst Lumberjacks and Powassan Voodoos both posted victories on Friday as the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League semi-finals began with a pair of East Division matchups.

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Team NOHA finishes 2-2


Randy Russon
By
March 15, 2019

Four games at this week’s OHL Cup in Toronto produced a 2-2 record for Team NOHA. Representing the Northern Ontario Hockey Association and made up of players from the Great North Midget Hockey League, Team NOHA was one of 20 entries in the Ontario Hockey League-sponsored event.

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Team NOHA goes to 2-1


Randy Russon
By
March 14, 2019

Team NOHA, representing the Northern Ontario Hockey Association and made up of players from the Great North Midget Hockey League, has improved its record to 2-1-0 at the OHL Cup tournament.

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AAA PW Hounds in finals


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 14, 2019

A victory in the fifth-and-deciding game of the semi-finals has put Soo Pee Wee Minor AAA Jr. Greyhounds into the Northern Ontario Hockey Association finals against the North Bay Trappers.

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Perfetti piling up points


Randy Russon
By
March 13, 2019

As Saginaw Spirit is playing at a torrid pace, rookie left winger Cole Perfetti is piling up the points for the streaking Ontario Hockey League team.

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Team NOHA at OHL Cup


Randy Russon
By
March 12, 2019

The four-division, 20-team OHL Cup is slated for this week in Toronto. The annual tournament of games features top minor midget aged talent who will be showing their skills to a bevy of general managers and scouts ahead of the April 6, Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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NOJHL has good coaches


Randy Russon
By
March 11, 2019

It was not that long ago — just a few years back, in fact — that the vast majority of head coaches in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League were seasonal, part-time workers.

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Korah crew came through


Randy Russon
By
March 11, 2019

All in all it was a good hockey season — team and player-wise — for the venerable high school from the west end of Sault Ste. Marie.

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Timmins takes out Cochrane


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 10, 2019

Timmins Rock is rocking on to the next round of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoffs. A goal by Mahingan Decontie with 20 seconds left in the first overtime frame led visiting Timmins to a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Cochrane Crunch tonight.

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Beavers wipe out Wildcats


Randy Russon
By
March 10, 2019

Blind River Beavers are moving on to the West Division semi-finals and a showdown with the no. 1 seed Soo Thunderbirds. The Beavers bested the Elliot Lake Wildcats 6-2 today to sweep the best-of-three, preliminary round, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff series in two straight games.

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Trappers take Great North


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 10, 2019

North Bay Major Trappers are the undisputed rulers of the Great North Midget Hockey League. Playing at home, North Bay capped a perfect season on Saturday.

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Rock socks Crunch


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 10, 2019

Playing in front of more than 1,000 fans at venerable McIntyre Arena, Timmins Rock upended the Cochrane Crunch 5-2 on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, preliminary-round playoff series.

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More points for Baber


Randy Russon
By
March 9, 2019

Opportunity has led to production for Sault Ste. Marie product Camaryn Baber. Having taken advantage of more ice time, the 2001 birth year center has two goals, seven assists, nine points in his last six games for the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Blind River 5, Elliot Lake 2


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 8, 2019

Playoffs in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League got underway tonight. Playing at home, the no. 4 seed Blind River Beavers cuffed the no. 5 seed Elliot Lake Wildcats to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three, West Division, preliminary-round series.

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Soo high school to NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
March 8, 2019

Playing high school hockey in Sault Ste. Marie has proven to be far from the end of the line for a number of performers who have managed to move up an ice level over the years.

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Exceptional status granted


Randy Russon
By
March 8, 2019

Shane Wright, a 2004 birth year forward, has been granted exceptional player status and is thus eligible for the April 6, Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Elliot Lake v. Blind River


Randy Russon
By
March 7, 2019

A junior hockey rivalry between two neighbouring towns that officially dates back to 1971 will be revisited when the Blind River Beavers and Elliot Lake Wildcats face off this weekend.

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Pee Wee Major AA champs


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 6, 2019

They are the Northern Ontario Hockey Association tournament of champions from Sault Ste. Marie. They are the Soo Pee Wee Major AA Jr. Greyhounds.

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Korah corralled in OT


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 6, 2019

Korah Colts of Sault Ste. Marie came within an overtime goal of returning home with an AA level, Northern Ontario Secondary Schools Association championship.

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One of those Knights


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 6, 2019

It has been said and written that anything can happen in a one-game final to decide a championship. Well, the Sault Ste. Marie high school hockey champion St. Mary’s Knights are proof positive of that notion.

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North Bay via New Liskeard


Randy Russon
By
March 5, 2019

Justin Brazeau has written quite a story since the North Bay Battalion took the 6-foot-6, 225-pound right winger in the 13th round of the 2014 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft from the New Liskeard Cubs of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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