Great North showdown looms

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Randy Russon
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December 10, 2016

The top two teams in the Great North Midget Hockey League will face off in a crucial three-game showdown slated for John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie next weekend. …[read more]

67’s give Chase to Attack


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
December 8, 2016

Ottawa 67’s have dealt 1998 birth-year winger Chase Campbell to the Owen Sound Attack in an Ontario Hockey League trade. …[read more]

A book about the Greyhounds

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Randy Russon
By
December 8, 2016

If you are a passionate fan or follower of the Soo Greyhounds then there is a recently-published book that you just might want to read. …[read more]

Express route to North Bay


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
December 8, 2016

As we were first to report via Twitter, North Bay Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League has gone to the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to obtain 1997 birth-year goaltender Logan Sawka. …[read more]

Lamour shows Spirit in Rayside

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Randy Russon
By
December 7, 2016

A third-round pick of the Saginaw Spirit at the 2016 Ontario Hockey League draft, 16-year old goalie Cameron Lamour is spending a critical development season with the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Connor Hicks is back in the mix

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Randy Russon
By
December 6, 2016

As a center piece in an early-season trade with the Hamilton Bulldogs involving holdout forward Will Bitten, Connor Hicks was acquired by the Flint Firebirds to bring experience and stability to the goalie position. …[read more]

RR Rangers win Silver Stick

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HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
December 5, 2016

Sudbury was the site for a regional portion of the International Silver Stick Hockey Tournament on the weekend and the Root River Rangers of Sault Ste. Marie returned home with a championship banner. …[read more]

Surging Soo Eagles reach .500


Randy Russon
By
December 5, 2016

It was towards the end of the third week of October and the Soo Eagles were floundering near the bottom of the 12-team, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League with an unsightly record of 4-11-2. …[read more]

Flashback: Brantford Alexanders

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Randy Russon
By
December 3, 2016

Their history is one of modest length yet the Brantford Alexanders remain an iconic Ontario Hockey League franchise mainly because of the number of well-known players who wore their red-white-and-black jersey from 1978 to 1984. …[read more]

More movement from Metro


Matt Mackinder
By
December 3, 2016

Metro Jets have advanced three more players from their North American 3 Hockey League team to North American Hockey League clubs. …[read more]

NOJHL is rapid on advancement

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Randy Russon
By
December 2, 2016

Given its recent track record of advancing talent to the Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association and Ontario Hockey League levels, one has to wonder why any player from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League would want to leave it for a lateral move within the Canadian Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Best defense in the Great North

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Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2016

If defense ultimately wins championships then the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League are on the right course. …[read more]

There’s more to the Voodoos


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2016

Powassan Voodoos — already in first place in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League — have added on to a team that has won 17 straight games. …[read more]

Western omelette

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Randy Russon
By
November 30, 2016

There’s a scramble for position within the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League where eight of the 10 teams have records well above the .500 mark. …[read more]

Great North scouring, scouting


Randy Russon
By
November 29, 2016

As they take a break from Great North Midget Hockey League play until December 16, just two points stand between the Soo Greyhounds and North Bay Trappers atop the standings of the seven-team loop. …[read more]

Good news from the NOJHL

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Randy Russon
By
November 28, 2016

Following are just a few samplings from the many good news stories that are out there in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Ex-OHL star now practises law

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Randy Russon
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November 26, 2016

It was a chance meeting in a Detroit hotel bar where I happened to be sitting at a table adjacent to where a former Peterborough Petes scoring star from more than 30 years ago was seated. …[read more]

T-Birds could use some love


Randy Russon
By
November 23, 2016

Soo Thunderbirds have won back-to-back championships in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and are contenders again this season. …[read more]

Three good NOJHL stories


Randy Russon
By
November 22, 2016

This tour of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League takes us from Powassan to Blind River across the International Bridge to the Michigan Soo. …[read more]

Brown takes coaching break

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Randy Russon
By
November 21, 2016

Jeff Brown has confirmed that he is “taking a break” from his coaching duties with the Ottawa 67’s but will continue to work as general manager of the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

CCHL a nice fit in Cornwall


Randy Russon
By
November 18, 2016

Gone are the days of the erstwhile Cornwall Royals of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

T-Birds in very good company


Randy Russon
By
November 17, 2016

The reigning, two-time defending champion Soo Thunderbirds have company atop the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Wolves boast 3 NHL captains

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HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
November 17, 2016

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League not only help to produce their share of players for the National Hockey League but they are developing captain material as well. …[read more]

Surging 67’s step up to .500

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Randy Russon
By
November 17, 2016

The patience that Ottawa 67’s coach-general manager Jeff Brown has been preaching is starting to pay off for the surging Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Flashback: Centennial years

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Randy Russon
By
November 16, 2016

It was North Bay’s first Ontario Hockey League team, arriving from Niagara Falls in 1982 only to leave for Saginaw 20 years later. …[read more]

Flint Firebirds a fearless foe

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Randy Russon
By
November 16, 2016

They won only 20 of 68 games in 2015-2016 but through 20 outings thus far in 2016-2017 the Flint Firebirds already have 11 victories on the board. …[read more]

Russian Rattler puts up points


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
November 15, 2016

He is just 17-years old and Russian-born forward Khassan Al-Dzhilaui of the Bradford Rattlers is leading the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League in scoring with 18 goals, 44 assists, 62 points in 20 games thus far this season. …[read more]

EL coach “not on hot seat”

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Randy Russon
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November 15, 2016

Elliot Lake Wildcats general manager Todd Stencill says first-year head coach Corey Bricknell “is not on the hot seat.” …[read more]

Wolves have coach vacancy


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2016

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League are on the look for a new associate coach following the departure of Drake Berehowsky to the Orlando Solar Bears of the East Coast Hockey League. …[read more]

Hot to trot in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2016

Here ‘n there in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League as we approach mid November. …[read more]