Erie packs Mack to Sarnia


Randy Russon
By
September 20, 2019

Big Joe Mack figures to add a smack of depth to the forward lines of the Sarnia Sting following an Ontario Hockey League trade.

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Net gain for Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
September 19, 2019

Saginaw Spirit has officially confirmed the acquisition of overage goalie Nick Donofrio from the Hamilton Bulldogs.

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They the North of the OHL


Randy Russon
By
September 19, 2019

These Troops are young and — for example — contain a defenseman and a forward who were teammates with the North Bay Minor Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League not that long ago. And for the time being, nine rookies, including a pair of goalies from the Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, are part of the 24-player roster of the North Bay Battalion as the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League season gets underway.

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Big Ben on the mend


Randy Russon
By
September 19, 2019

Prize goalie Ben Gaudreau, who the Sarnia Sting took in the first round of the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft from the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League, continues to recover from an off-season injury.

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Hounds: Who will step up?


Ernest Skinner Jr.
By
September 18, 2019

Soo Greyhounds, after a 2-1 exhibition record, will open the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League regular season on Friday against the Flint Firebirds with a fresh and clean slate. However, there are a few question marks.

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Storm swaps 40-goal scorer


Randy Russon
By
September 17, 2019

Overage forward Liam Hawell has been acquired by the Kitchener Rangers from the Guelph Storm in an impact Ontario Hockey League trade.

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Beavers, Voodoos on top


Randy Russon
By
September 16, 2019

Blind River Beavers and Powassan Voodoos are the division leaders through the opening two weeks of play in the 2019-2020 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season.

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Sarnia Sting and $5 beers


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 16, 2019

Cheers, we say! Sarnia Sting is offering a big discount on beer prices for 15 of the Ontario Hockey League team’s home games.

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How we see the OHL West


Randy Russon
By
September 14, 2019

First pucks will drop to the ice as the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League regular season gets underway in less than a week.

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Flint adds to net depth


Randy Russon
By
September 13, 2019

Free-agent goalie Peyton Grainer has committed to the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League. The Metro Detroit product, who has a 2002 birth date, opted to choose a player agreement and education package with the OHL Firebirds over National Collegiate Athletic Association options.

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Hounds open with Flint, NB


Randy Russon
By
September 13, 2019

A whopping 58 points separated the lowly Flint Firebirds from the Soo Greyhounds in the final regular season standings from the 2018-2019 Ontario Hockey League campaign.

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Giroux commits to Flint


Randy Russon
By
September 11, 2019

Pint-sized pivot Zacharie Giroux has signed with the Flint Firebirds and will split time this season between the Ontario Hockey League team and the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Opening week in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
September 9, 2019

A goaltenders duel that finally ended via shootout with the Rayside Balfour Canadians scoring a dramatic 1-0 win over the visiting Soo Eagles was a highlight of opening week action in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Border Battle, Round 1


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 8, 2019

Soo Thunderbirds have drawn first blood in their Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League cross-border rivalry with the Soo Eagles.

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Father, son and RR Rangers


Randy Russon
By
September 7, 2019

Exemplary bench boss Don Gagnon and his son, Michael Gagnon, will form the coaching tandem for the Root River Rangers of the Sault Major Hockey Association this 2019-2020 season.

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NOJHL season underway


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 6, 2019

A pair of games were on the slate as 2019-2020 regular season play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League began on Thursday.

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Blaine Smith joins Rayside


Randy Russon
By
September 5, 2019

One of the more honest, easy-to-deal-with individuals to ever be a part of the Ontario Hockey League has joined the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Wandering the OHL West


Randy Russon
By
September 4, 2019

Team by team, alphabetically, in the five member West Division of the Ontario Hockey League with training camps underway:

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Net gain for Flint Firebirds


Randy Russon
By
September 3, 2019

Flint Firebirds have acquired a winning goalie via trade with the reigning Ontario Hockey League champion Guelph Storm.

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Sarnia Sting fills a Voit


Randy Russon
By
September 3, 2019

American-born forward Ty Voit has chosen the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League over the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the United States Hockey League.

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Soo boys in EL, Espanola


Randy Russon
By
September 2, 2019

Four skaters who played major midget hockey for teams in Sault Ste. Marie in 2018-2019 have landed spots down the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League highway between Elliot Lake and Espanola.

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Roadhouse hockey and golf


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 1, 2019

The Roadhouse Hockey Club of the Sault is slated to play host to what it is calling the Hack & Slash Shootout at Silver Creek Golf Course on Saturday, September 21.

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Eagles whitewash Wildcats


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
August 31, 2019

It was a neutral site, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League exhibition game that was played before a smattering of fans today at GFL Memorial Gardens.

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Soo Indians sign 18 players


Randy Russon
By
August 30, 2019

Soo Indians have committed to and received commitments from 18 players ahead of the 2019-2020 Michigan Amateur Hockey Association season. The Indians will be coached by Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario resident Patrick Carricato, who is making a return to the bench of the major midget team after three years away from the game.

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Hounds ironing out wrinkles


Ernest Skinner Jr.
By
August 30, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE — This column marks the debut of Ernest Skinner Jr. as a writer for Hockey News North. Skinner, who previously wrote for Sault Online, will focus on the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League for Hockey News North.

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NOJHL at the Gardens


Randy Russon
By
August 29, 2019

GFL Memorial Gardens will be the site of a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League exhibition game this Saturday afternoon.

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NOJHL story lines loom


Randy Russon
By
August 28, 2019

The first pucks of the regular season are set to hit the ice as the 2019-2020 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League campaign soon becomes official.

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