Eagles win home opener


Randy Russon
By
September 22, 2018

After beginning the 2018-2019 season with five road games, Soo Eagles skated to a 7-3 home-ice victory over the Blind River Beavers before more than 700 fans at Pullar Stadium. …[read more]

Talking up the OHL north


Randy Russon
By
September 22, 2018

I have never been reticent about trying to boost — when and where it is opportune and worthy — hockey in northern Ontario. And I had the occasion of doing that on television earlier this week during a guest segment on CTV News Northern Ontario. …[read more]

Setting it up in Sudbury


Randy Russon
By
September 21, 2018

It is an iconic Ontario Hockey League franchise that has been more than 45 years in the making. But since entering the OHL along with their since-more-successful, northern neighbour Soo Greyhounds in 1972, the Sudbury Wolves have never won a league championship and have never participated in the Memorial Cup tournament. …[read more]

Major home match


Randy Russon
By
September 20, 2018

Having started the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League regular season with three road games, the Timmins Majors will play their home opener on Friday night. …[read more]

Coach in Cruise control


Randy Russon
By
September 19, 2018

The first year head coach of the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds is encouraged by the commitment that is being shown by his players in the early stages of the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season. …[read more]

Saginaw skates past Soo


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 19, 2018

Rookie centre Cole Perfetti potted a pair of goals as the Saginaw Spirit skated past the visiting Soo Greyhounds 5-2 as the regular season in the Ontario Hockey League opened tonight. …[read more]

Beavers dam good so far


Randy Russon
By
September 18, 2018

Winners of four of five games to begin the 2018-2019 season, Blind River Beavers are the top team in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Seen on the Soo scene


Randy Russon
By
September 17, 2018

The rinks in the area surrounding Sault Ste. Marie are full of action. Regular season schedules got underway in both the Great North Midget Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League a couple of weekends ago. And the bright lights of the Ontario Hockey League will shine on the Soo Greyhounds and 19 others teams beginning this week. …[read more]

Up north in the OHL


Randy Russon
By
September 17, 2018

At first blush, it would appear that the Soo Greyhounds, Sudbury Wolves and North Bay Battalion are all poised to at least make the Ontario Hockey League playoffs in 2018-2019. …[read more]

Into the Spirit of things


Randy Russon
By
September 16, 2018

Now this is what can be called a promotion. Beginning with its regular season opener against the Soo Greyhounds on Wednesday, Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League will introduce a 90 minute food and drink special that will be held before every home game at The Dow Event Center. …[read more]

Soo PW Hounds advance


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 15, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds have moved on to Sunday’s semi-final match at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

Goals by Baber and Porco


Randy Russon
By
September 15, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie products Camaryn Baber and Nick Porco combined to score the tieing and winning goals as the Saginaw Spirit upended the Flint Firebirds 6-4 in Ontario Hockey League exhibition play from Friday. …[read more]

Campbell piling up points


Randy Russon
By
September 15, 2018

Rookie David Campbell continued his frantic scoring pace on Friday as the Powassan Voodoos won their third straight game to begin the 2018-2019 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season. …[read more]

PW minor Hounds tie twice


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 14, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds skated to a pair of opening day ties this afternoon at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

Mackenzie Ableson signs up


Randy Russon
By
September 14, 2018

Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have added yet another player to their growing roster, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Enrolled at Sault College


Randy Russon
By
September 13, 2018

It reads as a display of commitment and depth. With a 26 player roster that includes 14 forwards, eight defensemen and four goalies, the Sault College Cougars are poised for their first full season as members of the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference. …[read more]

Soo major midget add-ons


Randy Russon
By
September 13, 2018

Two more players have been added to the roster of the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Okay start in Great North


Randy Russon
By
September 12, 2018

Take into account that they still have room on the roster for three more players and it was a decent start to the 2018-2019 regular season for the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds. …[read more]

Early shines in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
September 9, 2018

A pair of 16-year old draft picks from the 2018 Ontario Hockey League priority selections process are off to good starts as Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League rookies. …[read more]

Hamilton hires Pat Jarrett


Randy Russon
By
September 8, 2018

Reigning Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton Bulldogs have rounded out their coaching staff for the 2018-2019 season with the hiring of Sault Ste. Marie native Patrick Jarrett, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Majors take it to T-Birds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 8, 2018

Brennen Martel potted a pair of third period goals to propel the visiting Timmins Majors to a 5-2 win over the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds in Great North Midget Hockey League action from this afternoon. …[read more]

Soo major midgets win one


Randy Russon
By
September 8, 2018

A pair of empty net goals iced a Great North Midget Hockey League season-opening victory for the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds over the Timmins Majors. …[read more]

Great North season begins


Randy Russon
By
September 7, 2018

A pair of doubleheaders tops the slate of activity as the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season gets going this weekend. …[read more]

Soo major midgets add two


Randy Russon
By
September 7, 2018

Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have added two players to their roster, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Soo Indians v. Soo T-Birds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 6, 2018

Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association and Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will face off against each other four times over the course of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

NOJHL watchtower views


Randy Russon
By
September 6, 2018

A writer’s selection of storyline material as it relates to the tidy, well-maintained, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

OHL watchtower views


Randy Russon
By
September 5, 2018

A writer’s selection of storyline material ahead of the approaching 2018-2019 Ontario Hockey League regular season. …[read more]

Soo major midgets so far


Randy Russon
By
September 4, 2018

Mike Creedon, who is the general manager of the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds, has confirmed the commitment of two goalies, four defensemen and nine forwards to Hockey News North ahead of the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season. …[read more]

Majors open at the Soo


Randy Russon
By
September 3, 2018

September is here and so is the official start to hockey season. And as they are slated to begin the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League campaign at Sault Ste. Marie, the Timmins Majors used a Labour Day weekend tournament for a tuneup. …[read more]

Timmins Majors roll call


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 2, 2018

Timmins Majors head coach Brandon Perry has confirmed his team’s player roster ahead of the upcoming 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season. …[read more]

Wins for Flint, Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
September 1, 2018

Interstate 75 rivals Flint Firebirds and Saginaw Spirit both posted victories on Friday as the Ontario Hockey League exhibition season got underway. …[read more]

Good news from SMHA


Randy Russon
By
August 31, 2018

After some rather anxious moments, the Sault Major Hockey Association will indeed operate AAA teams at the major midget, minor midget, major bantam and minor bantam levels for the 2018-2019 season, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Wolves at 29 players


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
August 30, 2018

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have trimmed their player roster to 29 ahead of a home-ice exhibition game against the Ottawa 67’s on Friday night. …[read more]

King of the Bulldogs


Randy Russon
By
August 30, 2018

Hulking defenseman D.J. King has signed on with the reigning Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]