Rolling Rock adds veteran D


Randy Russon
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October 23, 2019

The team with the second best record in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has added a defenseman from the Ontario Hockey League.

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Puck stops with Brancato


Randy Russon
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October 23, 2019

It is a 12-team league with at least a half a dozen exceptional goalies. And included among the standout stoppers in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is Shane Brancato of the Soo Eagles.

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Tonight is Hockey North Show


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October 22, 2019

It’s that day again. The latest edition of the Hockey North Show with Randy Russon is slated for tonight from 5-6 p.m. on Sault Ste. Marie radio station ESPN 1400.

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Leaders of the Great North


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October 21, 2019

There is a semblance of steadiness within the Great North Midget Hockey League thus far this 2019-2020 season.

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Cochrane piles up the miles


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October 21, 2019

An extended road trip that included five games in a span of six days produced five tough points for the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Quest for best in OHL West


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October 20, 2019

Saginaw Spirit has won four straight games to improve its record to 8-4-1. Windsor Spitfires have been a surprise with a 7-3-1 showing to date. And the upstart Flint Firebirds have the best winning percentage — .700 — in the West Division of the Ontario Hockey League with a 7-3-0 mark.

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Cubs cuff the Wolves


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October 19, 2019

After losing their first four games to begin the 2019-2020 Great North Midget Hockey League season, the New Liskeard Cubs have won two straight outings.

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Flint GM high on Dunbar


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October 19, 2019

Flint Firebirds general manager Barclay Branch paid a recent visit to Sault Ste. Marie. Specifically, Branch was in town to watch — and talk to — plum defenseman Tyler Dunbar, who Flint took in the third round (44th overall) at the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Dazzling debut for Gaudreau


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October 18, 2019

Prize pupil Ben Gaudreau scored 98 per cent on his first Ontario Hockey League test. The 16-year old goalie stopped a remarkable 49 of 50 shots in his OHL debut on Thursday to spark the Sarnia Sting to a stunning 5-1 road win over the Barrie Colts.

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Jr. Hounds are hungry dogs


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October 17, 2019

They are off and running. Soo Jr. Greyhounds hold down first place in the Great North Midget Hockey League through eight games of the 2019-2020 regular season with a record of 7-1-0.

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Constantinou asked for trade


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October 17, 2019

Just prior to being dealt to the Soo Greyhounds for three draft picks earlier this week, 2001 birth year defenseman Billy Constantinou had asked the Kingston Frontenacs to trade him.

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Day 2 showcase details


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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October 17, 2019

The two-day, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League showcase event wrapped up on Wednesday with all 12 teams again in action at Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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Day 1 showcase details


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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October 16, 2019

The annual Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League showcase event is going on at Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It began yesterday with six games and concludes today with six more.

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Atom Jr. Hounds for hunger


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October 16, 2019

The atom minor AA Soo Jr. Greyhounds are challenging other Soo Jr. Greyhound boys and girls hockey teams to collect non-perishable items for the local food bank.

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Hockey North Show tonight


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October 15, 2019

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Canada is over and the latest edition of the Hockey North Show with Randy Russon is slated for tonight from 5-6 p.m. on Sault Ste. Marie radio station ESPN 1400.

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Ten wins for Soo Indians


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October 14, 2019

Soo Indians are one victory away from matching their win total from the entire 2018-2019 major midget hockey season.

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NOJHL showcase schedule


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October 14, 2019

The Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is hosting its fourth annual showcase event, which is slated for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week at the twin pad, Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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Jr. Hounds split with Kap


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October 13, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds tasted defeat for the first time this season but still salvaged a weekend split with the visiting Kapuskasing Flyers to remain atop the Great North Midget Hockey League standings with a record of 7-1-0.

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Historic win for Espanola


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October 13, 2019

It took 31 games spanning four previous seasons and this one but the Espanola Express has defeated the Soo Thunderbirds for the first time in franchise history.

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Calder nets 2; Lakers lose 2


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October 13, 2019

Michigan Soo product Ashton Calder scored goals in both of the Lake Superior State University Lakers home games against the University of Denver Pioneers. But it was Denver that left Taffy Abel Arena with 3-1 and 4-3 victories over LSSU this weekend.

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Flint adds another winner


Randy Russon
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October 12, 2019

Another key member from the reigning Ontario Hockey League champion Guelph Storm has joined the Flint Firebirds via trade.

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First win for Timmins Majors


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October 12, 2019

Second-year skater Desmond Brazeau potted a pair of goals and added an assist as the Timmins Majors trimmed the New Liskeard Cubs 6-3 in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Friday night.

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Porco wants out of Saginaw


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October 11, 2019

There is a high-end player on the Ontario Hockey League market. Sault Ste. Marie product Nick Porco has asked the Saginaw Spirit to trade him, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Toots has love for the game


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October 11, 2019

Zoltan (Toots) Kovacs, who has a long association with hockey in Sault Ste. Marie dating back to his playing days as a youngster, is feeling good about the direction of the game in his hometown.

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Hounds deal Roth to Sting


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October 10, 2019

Soo Greyhounds have sent 2000 birth year right winger Ryan Roth to the Sarnia Sting in an Ontario Hockey League trade that was completed today.

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SC Cougars to play D1 school


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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October 10, 2019

A new challenge awaits the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. The reigning ACHA Division 3 champions — who moved up to the Division 2 level this season — have slated a home game against a Division 1 opponent for February.

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Soo Indians are shaping up


Randy Russon
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October 9, 2019

Long-serving general manager Mike (Zeke) Kaunisto is liking the effort and performance of the Soo Indians as the 2019-2020 season takes shape for the major midget hockey team.

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