Hot dog Hounds have mustard


Randy Russon
By
February 19, 2018

Can the Soo Greyhounds be beat come playoff time? Being that they are not perfect, then yes, they can and will be beat. But I don’t know if there is a team in the Ontario Hockey League that can beat the Soo four times in a seven-game series. …[read more]

Who, what, where in the N.O.


Randy Russon
By
February 18, 2018

Some is good, some is bad, some is just plain okay. But most of what the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is about is pretty good. …[read more]

Trappers up two on Timmins


Randy Russon
By
February 18, 2018

If Timmins Majors are to extend their playoff season the upstart Great North Midget Hockey League team cannot lose their next game. …[read more]

Trappers topple Timmins


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 17, 2018

Regular-season champion North Bay Trappers have taken a 1-0 lead in their second-round, best-of-five, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series with the Timmins Majors. …[read more]

Bring on the Sting


Randy Russon
By
February 17, 2018

It looms as a showdown between two of the hottest teams in the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League as the Soo Greyhounds and Sarnia Sting face off tonight. …[read more]

Beware the Bulldogs


Randy Russon
By
February 16, 2018

Separated from the powerhouse teams of the Western Conference that dominate the Ontario Hockey League, the Hamilton Bulldogs are marking their territory as beasts of the Eastern Conference. …[read more]

Soo penalty totals don’t lie


Randy Russon
By
February 15, 2018

A shot at redemption via the playoffs after a sub-par regular season was not to be for the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Good scout v. ordinary scout


Randy Russon
By
February 14, 2018

The ordinary scout who tracks the Great North Midget Hockey League is the one who shows up when all the others do and goes along with whatever the majority is saying about a certain player. …[read more]

Great North semi-final pairs


Randy Russon
By
February 13, 2018

It will be the no. 1 seed North Bay Trappers v. the no. 5 seed Timmins Majors and the no. 2 seed Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves v. the no. 3 seed Kapuskasing Flyers in the second round of the Great North Midget Hockey League playoffs. …[read more]

Soo’s coach selection process


Craig Hartsburg
By
February 12, 2018

As our minor hockey season in Sault Ste. Marie is getting closer to the end of the 2017-2018 campaign, I would like to thank those who have given so much of their time to help our kids and the game. There have been a lot of good, positive things done by so many volunteers — board members, trainers, assistant coaches, head coaches et al. …[read more]

Puckin’ around the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
February 12, 2018

As February inches towards the middle of the month let us visit and revisit a few rumours as they pertain to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Fighting Irish jersey auction


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 12, 2018

Detroit Fighting Irish of the United States Premier Hockey League is holding a cancer jersey auction, which continues until the end of February. …[read more]

Timmins ousts Soo midgets


Randy Russon
By
February 11, 2018

Visiting Timmins Majors completed a two-game playoff sweep of the Soo Greyhounds on Saturday with a come-from-behind, 3-2 overtime triumph. …[read more]

Baber nets his first


Randy Russon
By
February 10, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie product Camaryn Baber has his first Ontario Hockey League goal in his 10th game with the Saginaw Spirit. …[read more]

Eagles on a Rowe


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 10, 2018

Rookie forward Austin Rowe went on a scoring rampage on Friday as the Soo Eagles cuffed the visiting Soo Thunderbirds 7-1. …[read more]

Great North winners


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 10, 2018

Kapuskasing Flyers and Timmins Majors have drawn first blood in their respective first-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff sets. …[read more]

Great North playoffs begin


Randy Russon
By
February 9, 2018

Separated by a single point during the 2017-2018 regular season, Soo Greyhounds and Timmins Majors are set to face off in a best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series. …[read more]

No talk today from Powassan


Randy Russon
By
February 8, 2018

As the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League takes pride in its relationship with the Canadian Mental Health Association as a partner in the Talk Today program, the president of the reigning champion Powassan Voodoos has his own method of communication. …[read more]

Trader Mike refuels Rangers


Randy Russon
By
February 7, 2018

He swooped down like a hawk at the Ontario Hockey League trade deadline and scooped up four players who have made a good Kitchener Rangers team even better. …[read more]

OHL extends Talk Today


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 7, 2018

As part of its ongoing commitment to mental health, the Ontario Hockey League is making Talk Today a specific, month-long focus. …[read more]

Great North playoff dates


Randy Russon
By
February 6, 2018

Fourth-seed Soo Greyhounds and fifth-place Timmins Majors will face off in a first-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series this weekend. …[read more]

Why not be a defenseman?


Craig Hartsburg
By
February 6, 2018

I am obviously being a little biased in this article as I spent pretty much all of my playing days on the back end, except for one year as a 14-year old. …[read more]

Spirit rises sooner than later


Randy Russon
By
February 5, 2018

It is a team that I have been touting as an Ontario Hockey League contender-in-waiting since last summer. It is also a team that most pundits figured would miss the Ontario Hockey League playoffs for a second straight season in 2017-2018. …[read more]

Potential NOJHL expansion


Randy Russon
By
February 3, 2018

It has gone from a seven-team league to a 12-member loop in the span of about 10 years. And there is ongoing board room discussion that could lead the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to expand by two more teams within the near future. …[read more]

Soo boys have Spirit


Randy Russon
By
February 2, 2018

Camaryn Baber will be joining fellow Sault Ste. Marie product Nicholas Porco in the lineup tonight when the visiting Saginaw Spirit takes on the Soo Greyhounds in an Ontario Hockey League matchup. …[read more]

Timmins has shot at fourth


Randy Russon
By
February 1, 2018

Timmins Majors have three games to play in the 2017-2018 regular season — all on home ice — and need a single point to overtake the Soo Greyhounds for fourth place on the major midget side of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

The importance of practice


Craig Hartsburg
By
January 31, 2018

The part of coaching that I really loved the most was practice. It is the time you can have the biggest impact on a team and the players individually. …[read more]

Good, bad, ugly in Powassan


Randy Russon
By
January 30, 2018

I am going to take a different route in the case of the league suspension and subsequent team firing of a first-place coach who carries a good, clean reputation in the hockey world. …[read more]

Beavers net is solid


Randy Russon
By
January 30, 2018

Newcomer Camden Burggrabe has restored a solid goal-tending tandem to the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

NOJHL and Talk Today


Randy Russon
By
January 29, 2018

Talk Today, the mental health initiative program designed to assist amateur sports teams and their players across Canada, originated in 2014 courtesy the Ontario sector of the Canadian Mental Health Association. And since 2015, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has been active as a partner with the initiative that is part of Bell Let’s Talk, a wide-reaching program designed to break the silence around mental illness and to support mental health all across Canada. …[read more]

Puck stops with Culina


Randy Russon
By
January 28, 2018

Overage goalie Mario Culina continues to define “steal of a deal” for the Kitchener Rangers through six starts since being acquired from the Sudbury Wolves at the Ontario Hockey League trade deadline. …[read more]

Avery Rebek is top dog


Randy Russon
By
January 26, 2018

Having become the first team in the major midget division of the Great North Midget Hockey League to complete the 36-game regular season schedule, the Soo Greyhounds now await the start of the playoffs, which are likely to begin on the second weekend of February. …[read more]

Soo midget teams clash


Randy Russon
By
January 25, 2018

The major midget Soo Greyhounds needed overtime to eke out a 3-2 decision over the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Wednesday. …[read more]

Praise for Nicholas Porco


Randy Russon
By
January 24, 2018

Saginaw Spirit first rounder Nicholas Porco isn’t putting up big points as a 16-year old Ontario Hockey League rookie. But there is no reason for worry, according to Saginaw general manager Dave Drinkill. …[read more]