Cain is an able manager


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

Never far away from the game that is his passion, one of the most successful general managers to ever operate within the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is working on a new gig, this time at the Great North Midget Hockey League level. …[read more]

From Beavers to Kangaroos


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

Smooth, slick defenseman Cole Peck is taking his game from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos effective the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

New coach a plus for Wolves


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

By most accounts, former Sudbury Wolves coach David Matsos is a good guy. By most accounts, new Sudbury Wolves coach Cory Stillman is a good guy. …[read more]

OHL shows its strength


Randy Russon
By
May 27, 2017

An all-Ontario Hockey League final at the 99th running of the Memorial Cup tournament defines a clear show of superiority over both the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. …[read more]

Notes from a Stillman scene


Amanda Zurkowski
By
May 26, 2017

It really is a new era in Sudbury. Yes indeed folks, these are the new era Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Voodoos to Red Dragons


Randy Russon
By
May 26, 2017

Defenseman Justin Schebel is moving on from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Want to play for Timmins?


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 26, 2017

Looking to play junior hockey in a northern Ontario hotbed? Well, the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is about to play host to a tryout camp. …[read more]

New coach in Wolves den


Randy Russon
By
May 25, 2017

Two days after the mutual departure of veteran coach David Matsos, Sudbury Wolves have hired Cory Stillman as their new bench boss. …[read more]

Wolves new head coach is…


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2017

One day after announcing that David Matsos will not be returning as head coach next season, Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have decided on a new bench boss. …[read more]

Begin back where he began


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2017

Marc-Alain Bégin is returning to his hockey roots in more ways than one. Not only will the 25-year old Begin be an assistant coach for the man who tutored him in their hometown, he will be coaching in the league where he was a former scoring star. …[read more]

Wolves, coach part company


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2017

Sudbury Wolves head coach David Matsos and the Ontario Hockey League team have opted to go separate ways, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

James Boyd, free agent GM


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2017

He has spent almost half his life in the Ontario Hockey League as a player, coach and general manager. And after departing the Mississauga Steelheads as their conference-winning GM, James Boyd is testing the free-agent waters. …[read more]

Timmins Rock coach search


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2017

It stands out as an attractive job in one of the bigger Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League markets that is also the attendance leader in the 12-member loop. …[read more]

Sudbury signs big left winger


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2017

Anthony Tabak has signed with the Sudbury Wolves after being their third-round pick at the 2017 Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Soaring Spitfires no surprise


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2017

From this corner, the only thing surprising about the Windsor Spitfires being off to a 2-0 start at the 2017 Memorial Cup tournament is that so many people are surprised. …[read more]

Fighting Irish summer skates


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 21, 2017

Detroit Fighting Irish of the United States Premier Hockey League will be holding summer skate sessions beginning on Wednesday, June 7 and carrying through until August. …[read more]

Timmins Rock tryout camp


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 21, 2017

Whitby, Ont. will be the site for a spring prospects evaluation tryout camp that will be staged by the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Stability defines Soo Eagles


Randy Russon
By
May 20, 2017

They are a well-run junior A franchise that operates in the same small town as a Division 1 college program. Properly maintained as a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team on and off the ice, Soo Eagles define stability. …[read more]

Timmins Rock fires coach


Randy Russon
By
May 19, 2017

Hired just a few weeks back, Ryan Woodward has been abruptly dismissed as coach of the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Wait is over for Windsor


Randy Russon
By
May 19, 2017

Windsor Spitfires will play their first game since April 4 tonight when the Memorial Cup hosts take to the ice to begin the 99th edition of the time honoured tournament. …[read more]

Hope, hype for Great North


Randy Russon
By
May 18, 2017

Let us hope that expansion from seven to nine teams — including two minor midget entries — makes for increased player development and awareness within the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Minor midget team for Soo


Randy Russon
By
May 17, 2017

Members of the Great North Midget Hockey League have reversed an earlier decision to deny entry to a minor midget team from Sault Ste. Marie and have now voted in favour of admittance for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

New command in Blind River


Randy Russon
By
May 17, 2017

Fresh from an epic on-ice turnaround that revived junior hockey in Blind River, the Beavers now sport a vivid look in the board room led by a new president and general manager. …[read more]

New goalie coach in Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
May 17, 2017

Saginaw Spirit general manager Dave Drinkill has confirmed the hiring of the highly-touted A.J. Walczak as goalie coach for the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Prestigious award for Peters


Randy Russon
By
May 16, 2017

Of the multiple honours that the Ontario Hockey League awards annually one of the most heartfelt and sentimental is the Mickey Renaud Captain’s Trophy. …[read more]

Spirit shows at prospect camp


Randy Russon
By
May 16, 2017

All in all, general manager Dave Drinkill was impressed with the pace that was set at the Saginaw Spirit prospect camp that featured a Sault Ste. Marie pair among the 33 participants. …[read more]

Erie acquisitions paid off


Randy Russon
By
May 15, 2017

Seen as a contender even before the season began, Erie Otters added on to what was already a very good team en route to winning the 2017 Ontario Hockey League championship. …[read more]

Soo boy a CCHL co-owner


Randy Russon
By
May 14, 2017

Kemptville 73’s of the Central Canada Hockey League have been sold to an ownership group that includes a Sault Ste. Marie native. …[read more]

Sault Major sends an appeal


Randy Russon
By
May 14, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association is asking the Great North Midget Hockey League to reconsider its recent decision to deny membership to a minor midget team from the Soo for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Hounds sign 4th-rounder


Randy Russon
By
May 13, 2017

Soo Greyhounds have signed their fourth-round pick from the 2017 Ontario Hockey League draft, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Headrick, Culina to meet up


Randy Russon
By
May 13, 2017

Teammates at the major bantam, minor midget and junior A hockey levels in Sault Ste. Marie, the paths of Owen Headrick and Mario Culina will cross again at next week’s Memorial Cup tournament. …[read more]

Camaryn Baber at Spirit camp


Randy Russon
By
May 13, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie’s Camaryn Baber is one of 33 players taking part in the Ontario Hockey League prospect camp of the Saginaw Spirit. …[read more]

When I think of Windsor


Randy Russon
By
May 12, 2017

Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League and the city itself will be in the national spotlight as hosts of the 2017 Memorial Cup tournament that begins on May 19. As someone with a long association to Windsor through family and hockey, thoughts are many and memorable related to the town and the Spitfires. …[read more]

Yes to North Bay, no to Soo


Randy Russon
By
May 11, 2017

There will be no minor midget team from Sault Ste. Marie added to the Great North Midget Hockey League but a second entry from North Bay has been accepted effective the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]