Making a right turn in Flint


Randy Russon
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August 17, 2019

Saginaw Spirit and Soo Greyhounds may want to check their rear-view mirrors as the Flint Firebirds approach the fast lane of the West Division ahead of the upcoming Ontario Hockey League season.

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Flint adds to bench staff


Randy Russon
By
August 15, 2019

Mark Ridout is making a return to the Ontario Hockey League, this time as an assistant coach with the Flint Firebirds.

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Sting gets Bitten in trade


Randy Russon
By
August 14, 2019

Seeking to keep pace in what again looms as an ultra-competitive Western Conference, the Sarnia Sting has added a seasoned center ahead of the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League campaign.

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Soo Eagles sign Soo boy


Randy Russon
By
August 12, 2019

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have a commitment from a Sault Ste. Marie product ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

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Soo midgets name captain


Randy Russon
By
August 11, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds head coach Jamie Henderson has confirmed his team captain ahead of the 2019-2020 Great North Midget Hockey League season.

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Optics of the OHL West


Randy Russon
By
August 11, 2019

There is anticipation ahead of a new season. There is expectation, both realistic and unreasonable. And in what can be a high-anxiety, high-stakes, Ontario Hockey League, there is always optimism to fall back on.

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New Rayside hockey boss


Randy Russon
By
August 10, 2019

Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have officially confirmed the reputable Jeff Forsyth as their new general manager.

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Powassan to Blind River


Randy Russon
By
August 9, 2019

St. Joseph Island product David Campbell has had his Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League rights traded from the Powassan Voodoos to the Blind River Beavers.

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Detroit Fighting Irish tryouts


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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August 8, 2019

Dan Vasquez, general manager for the Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League, advises of an upcoming tryout camp. See below for details.

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Rayside a haven for locals


Randy Russon
By
August 7, 2019

New owner Mark Burgess and incoming general manager Jeff Forsyth have made it a priority to enlist as many Greater Sudbury area products as possible as the roster is assembled for the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Signings, sightings of Eagles


Randy Russon
By
August 5, 2019

Soo Eagles general manager Bruno Bragagnolo came away with practical estimations from the weekend camp of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team.

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Prelude to an OHL season


Randy Russon
By
August 4, 2019

It is considered to be the top junior hockey league in North America and it never really rests, what with new player signings, development camps, summer trades and coach-management changes.

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Soo Eagles main camp


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 29, 2019

It looms as a sign that the upcoming hockey season is getting closer. Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will be holding their main tryout camp this weekend.

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NOJHL commit list update


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 25, 2019

As the summer breeze of the off season continues, graduates from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League continue to make commitments to compete at the next level of the game.

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OWHA likes four Sault girls


Randy Russon
By
July 22, 2019

Representing northern Ontario, four players from Sault Ste. Marie recently took part in an Ontario Women’s Hockey Association identification camp.

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Promotion for Mike Dawson


Randy Russon
By
July 21, 2019

Yet another Sault Ste. Marie product has secured a prominent position within the National Hockey League. Mike Dawson has been elevated to head of North American scouting for the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Flint adds fuel to I-75 rivalry


Randy Russon
By
July 18, 2019

It was a one-sided season series between the Saginaw Spirit and the Flint Firebirds over the course of the 2018-2019 Ontario Hockey League campaign. But the rivalry between the mid Michigan counterparts figures to intensify come the 2019-2020 OHL season.

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New associate coach in Flint


Randy Russon
By
July 17, 2019

Ryan Kuwabara is taking his Ontario Hockey League coaching talents from the Saginaw Spirit to the nearby, arch-rival, Flint Firebirds.

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Bradford to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 17, 2019

High-scoring defenseman Mitchell Devins-Cann is moving on from the Bradford Bulls of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League to the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Iroquois Falls seeks support


Randy Russon
By
July 16, 2019

The group that is determined to try to bring junior hockey back to Iroquois Falls says it has identified a “strong prospect” that has interest in the said matter.

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New NHL role for Hartsburg


Randy Russon
By
July 13, 2019

Good guy Craig Hartsburg is taking on an expanded, specialized role with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. The former standout defenseman and successful coach with the Ontario Hockey League Soo Greyhounds will do some amateur scouting for Columbus and assist in the development of top Blue Jacket defense prospects.

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Spitfires have a new pilot


Randy Russon
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July 12, 2019

Franchise icon Billy Bowler is taking over from three-time Memorial Cup champion Warren Rychel as general manager of the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Great North midget revamp


Randy Russon
By
July 11, 2019

Major, massive, progressive changes are coming to the Great North Midget Hockey League effective the 2019-2020 season.

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Showcasing the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
July 8, 2019

A pair of showcase events are an attraction of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular-season schedule for the 2019-2020 campaign.

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Let’s not forget Zeppa


Randy Russon
By
July 7, 2019

As the Soo Greyhounds seek to fill the roster spot of 1999 birth-year goalie Matthew Villalta — he is expected to turn pro within the National Hockey League farm system of the Los Angeles Kings — there are a number of newcomers in the mix ahead of the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League season.

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Score one for the Sting


Randy Russon
By
July 6, 2019

Swedish defenseman Eric Hjorth — a fourth-round pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2019 National Hockey League draft — has signed with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Soo midget summer camp


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 6, 2019

Soo Major Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will be holding a summer evaluation camp later this month.

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