All posts by Randy Russon

A first for David Bowen


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December 5, 2019

Making just his third appearance with the Drummondville Voltigeurs since signing with them about six weeks ago, David Bowen has his first win in the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League.

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Northern boy in OHL trade


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December 4, 2019

Iroquois Falls product Chad Denault is headed back up north. The 19-year old right winger has been traded by the Peterborough Petes to the North Bay Battalion for a conditional Ontario Hockey League draft pick.

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Tale of three Soo coaches


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December 3, 2019

What better way to usher November into December by spending a good chunk of the weekend at three different rinks?

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Majors at an 11-year best


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December 3, 2019

It has been quite a spell since the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League have been at the .500 level at this stage of a season. In fact, not since the 2008-2009 season — when the Majors finished with a record of 16-12-6 — has a Timmins team been at the .500 mark on the first of December.

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Too close for comfort in NO


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December 2, 2019

Who will be the best in the West? Who will be the beast from the East? It is too close to call in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Soo Reps in first place


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December 2, 2019

Through eight games of the 2019-2020 regular season, Soo Reps are the clear cut class of the pee wee major AA division within the Nickel District Minor Hockey Association.

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Noah Zeppa to Hearst


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December 1, 2019

The reigning champions of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have added a new goalie. Hockey News North has confirmed that the Hearst Lumberjacks have signed Sault Ste. Marie product Noah Zeppa.

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Soo midgets sweep NL


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December 1, 2019

There was no quit in the visiting New Liskeard Cubs. But New Liskeard nonetheless dropped a 4-2 decision to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds today as the home team completed a three-game, Great North Midget Hockey League weekend sweep.

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Mangone sparks Jr. Hounds


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November 30, 2019

Upon being sidelined since early October with a broken finger, Calem Mangone is making the most of his return to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Jr. Greyhounds cuff Cubs


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November 30, 2019

They forced the play from the outset and kept the pressure on with a relentless fore check. And the end result was a 6-2 win for the Soo Jr. Greyhounds over the visiting New Liskeard Cubs in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Friday.

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Team Great North is chosen


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November 29, 2019

Twenty players, including two goalies, six defensemen and 12 forwards will make up Team Great North at the upcoming CCM Midget AAA Hockey Challenge. The event will be hosted by the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League and staged in Saguenay from December 11 to 15.

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Cubs headed to the Soo


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November 27, 2019

It is one of those weekend triple-headers that are a fact of life in the Great North Midget Hockey League. In this instance, the New Liskeard Cubs are headed to the Soo this weekend for a trio of tilts versus the Jr. Greyhounds.

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I-75 rivals meet tonight


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November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving holiday celebrations in Michigan will be preceded by an Ontario Hockey League contest tonight as the Saginaw Spirit and Flint Firebirds face off.

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Brkin, Propp net exchange


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November 25, 2019

A trade between the Soo Greyhounds and Kingston Frontenacs that was an exchange of overage goalies Bailey Brkin and Christian Propp has worked out well so far for both Ontario Hockey League teams.

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Eagles on eight straight skate


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November 25, 2019

Hard-working and well-prepared, the Soo Eagles have become one of the hottest teams in the 12-member Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Dylan, Dylan, Jr. Hounds


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November 24, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds returned home today from a tougher than tough road trip to Sudbury and North Bay which had them play four Great North Midget Hockey League games in a three-day span.

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Eagles end Voodoo magic


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November 24, 2019

Shane Brancato made 28 saves and the Soo Eagles won for the eighth straight time on Saturday while halting the 21-game winning streak of the Powassan Voodoos.

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Crunch time for goalie


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November 23, 2019

Tomi Gagnon is back in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League without having ever really left. The 2000 birth-year goalie has signed with the Cochrane Crunch.

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Seven straight for Soo Eagles


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November 22, 2019

Shane Brancato made 29 saves and the surging Soo Eagles continued their winning ways tonight with a 5-3 verdict over the visiting Hearst Lumberjacks.

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Major gains in Timmins


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November 22, 2019

There are encouraging signs of progress being made relative to the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Major task for Timmins


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November 20, 2019

Timmins Majors will return to the friendly frame of McIntyre Arena on Thursday, albeit to face a formidable foe in the Kapuskasing Flyers.

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Hot to trot in the NOJHL


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November 19, 2019

Powassan Voodoos — and their 20 successive victories — are far from the only hot team in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. Timmins Rock, Soo Eagles, Blind River Beavers and Rayside Balfour Canadians are also on a smooth path.

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Above .500 in New Liskeard


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November 18, 2019

It has been five years since the New Liskeard Cubs have had a winning record. And while 10 games do not make a season, the Cubs have climbed over the .500 mark with a record of 5-4-1.

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Brkin is workin’ for Hounds


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November 18, 2019

Soo Greyhounds are working at trying to dig out of the Western Conference cellar with a new goalie. And it has been so far so good through three games.

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Timmins takes two from trip


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November 18, 2019

Three road games in a three day span yielded two victories for the Timmins Majors in Great North Midget Hockey League play from this weekend.

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The power of Powassan


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November 14, 2019

Voodoo magic continues to consume the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. As in 20 victories in a row for the Powassan Voodoos.

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