Rayside unbeaten in 2020


Randy Russon
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January 27, 2020

Rayside Balfour Canadians have a perfect record of 7-0-0 through the 2020 portion of this Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular season.

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A hint of Flint in torrid race


Randy Russon
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January 26, 2020

There is no clear-cut jewel among the multiple contenders in the wild Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League. Cases can be made in favour of the Kitchener Rangers, London Knights, Saginaw Spirit and Windsor Spitfires. And in the middle of the pack are the Flint Firebirds.

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NCAA star to NOJHL coach


Randy Russon
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January 23, 2020

Just 25 years of age, J.T. Henke has moved on from being a standout Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association center with the Lake Superior State Lakers to become a first-year assistant coach with the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Hockey League.

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Kelly’s heroes


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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January 23, 2020

Kelly’s Parkway, an under-12 team representing the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League, emerged as champions of the recent Saginaw Friendship Tournament that was held in the mid Michigan city.

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Locken did the blockin’


Randy Russon
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January 21, 2020

A recent excursion to London allowed me the opportunity to meet up with my old friend Mark Locken, who was a standout Ontario Hockey League goalie from 1975 to 1978. Locken won a Memorial Cup as a rookie with the Hamilton Fincups before playing for the Soo Greyhounds and the Niagara Falls Flyers in the OHL.

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Soo kids shine in London


Randy Russon
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January 21, 2020

Martineau Masonry, a novice major team representing the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League, opened a lot of eyes at a weekend tournament in London.

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Kanata Lasers for sale


Randy Russon
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January 21, 2020

Three separate factions are in talks to take over ownership of the Kanata Lasers of the Central Canada Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Greyhound goalie numbers


Randy Russon
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January 20, 2020

Since arriving in town about a week ago, import goalie Nick Malik has a received a virtual hero’s welcome from a faction of the local media. And that’s okay. But the numbers show that, over the course of this season, Soo Greyhounds have a much better winning percentage when overager Bailey Brkin is the goalie of record.

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Atom A champs from the Soo


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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January 20, 2020

A team from Sault Ste. Marie claimed the Atom A Division championship at a weekend hockey tournament that was held in London, Ont.

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Chaffay churns out the goals


Randy Russon
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January 16, 2020

He is one of six players on the Soo Jr. Greyhounds who have passed the 20-point plateau through 25 games of Great North Midget Hockey League play.

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Happy new year in Liskeard


Randy Russon
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January 15, 2020

New Liskeard Cubs have taken to 2020 in style. The Cubs have a record of 3-1-0 thus far in the new year to move closer to their arch-rival Timmins Majors in the Great North Midget Hockey League standings.

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Close quarters of the N.O.


Randy Russon
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January 14, 2020

It is like the playoffs before the playoffs have even started. Regular-season play in the 12-team Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League carries through until March 1. But the close quarters of the NOJHL make it seem as though the playoffs have already arrived.

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OHL trade recap


Randy Russon
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January 11, 2020

More than a dozen deals — several of an impact nature — were made over a frantic span of a few recent days as the annual Ontario Hockey League trade deadline came and went.

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Hounds add, subtract


Randy Russon
By
January 10, 2020

Here they go. Soo Greyhounds have set their roster for the stretch section of the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League season.

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Spirit rising to the top?


Randy Russon
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January 10, 2020

Of the many contending teams in the Ontario Hockey League’s powerful Western Conference, the Saginaw Spirit just may have become the favourite.

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Daylon Groulx to Ottawa


Randy Russon
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January 9, 2020

The first-place team in the Ontario Hockey League has added to its skill, spunk and seasoning. In what sets up as a shrewd, calculated move, the Ottawa 67’s have obtained 2000 birth-year forward Daylon Groulx from the Owen Sound Attack.

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Akil Thomas traded


Randy Russon
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January 9, 2020

The trade winds continue to blow through the Ontario Hockey League ahead of the fast-approaching deadline. In one of several moves made today, the Niagara IceDogs dealt Team Canada forward Akil Thomas to the Peterborough Petes.

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Here come the OHL trades


Randy Russon
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January 8, 2020

As the Ontario Hockey League trade deadline approaches — Thursday for overage (1999 birth year) players and Friday for all others — the deals are happening in a fast and furious manner.

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How to pick a rep team


Randy Russon
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January 8, 2020

It can be a toxic topic. And it seems as though it is a constant cause for consternation. As in, coaches of certain AAA rep hockey clubs who not only pick their own son for the team, but kids of their friends as well.

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Hounds on Hockey North Show


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 7, 2020

Following a two-week holiday break, the Hockey North Show with Randy Russon returns to the airwaves tonight from 5-6 p.m. on Sault Ste. Marie radio station ESPN 1400.

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Ten for the Timmins Majors


Randy Russon
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January 6, 2020

It is progress. Not great progress, perhaps. But positive progress, nonetheless. That is, the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League have now matched their victory total of last season.

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Western Conference dog fight


Randy Russon
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January 5, 2020

In what is an embarrassingly unbalanced Ontario Hockey League — the Western Conference is supremely superior to the Eastern Conference — Soo Greyhounds are above the .500 level.

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New Liskeard snaps skid


Randy Russon
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January 4, 2020

An eight-game losing streak that produced but a single point from an overtime setback ended for the New Liskeard Cubs on Friday night at Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena.

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Miller time for Sault Reps


Randy Russon
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January 3, 2020

Preston Miller potted a pair of goals to help support the nifty net-minding of Cash Rowswell as the Sault Reps began the Glenn Bellerby Pee Wee Major AA Hockey Tournament in Barrie this morning with a win.

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Nick Smith to Leamington


Randy Russon
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January 3, 2020

One of the longest-serving members in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League history of the Soo Thunderbirds has been traded, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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RBC cashes in on net return


Randy Russon
By
January 3, 2020

In a furious race for first place in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Rayside Balfour Canadians have re-acquired star goalie David Bowen from the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League.

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Back in the Great North


Randy Russon
By
January 2, 2020

There is a full slate of competition on the calendar as the Great North Midget Hockey League begins play in the 2020 portion of the schedule.

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