All posts by Randy Russon

The Brkin Wall


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December 22, 2019

He has been piling up the wins and accumulating nicknames since joining the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League via Western Hockey League waivers.

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Top dogs of the Great North


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December 18, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds are the sole occupants of first place in the Great North Midget Hockey League. On Christmas break and with a record of 17-4-2, the Jr. Greyhounds are on pace to post the Soo major midget program’s best mark since the 2016-2017 season.

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Soo Reps in command


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December 17, 2019

Four straight games on home ice have resulted in four wins in succession for the first-place, pee wee major AA Soo Reps of the Nickel District Minor Hockey League.

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Soo Reps maintain top spot


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December 15, 2019

Chalk up two more victories for the first-place pee wee major AA Sault Reps of the Nickel District Minor Hockey League.

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New goalie in North Bay


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December 15, 2019

Cameron Lamour is getting another shot at playing in the Ontario Hockey League. The 19-year old goalie, who had been tending twine in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the Rayside Balfour Canadians, has had his OHL rights transferred to the North Bay Battalion from the Sarnia Sting.

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Croatian sensation


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December 13, 2019

The puck continues to stop with Bailey Brkin. Making his 13th straight start tonight, the overage goalie made 35 saves as the Soo Greyhounds won their fifth game in a row.

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Cougars roar through ACHA


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December 12, 2019

On hiatus from game activity within the American Collegiate Hockey Association until the middle of January, the lone Canadian men’s team in the USA-based program is again a force to be reckoned with.

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Dunbar to Muskegon


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December 11, 2019

Standout defenseman Tyler Dunbar has joined the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League from the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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First star, Noah Zeppa


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December 10, 2019

It was a shutout show for Sault Ste. Marie native Noah Zeppa in his first Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League outing with the Hearst Lumberjacks.

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Big changes for Battalion


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December 10, 2019

The last place team in the Ontario Hockey League is undergoing change as veteran coach-general manager Stan Butler has been reassigned by the North Bay Battalion.

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Beavers making a splash


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December 9, 2019

Blind River Beavers have moved into first place in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, a mere point ahead of the Rayside Balfour Canadians.

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Hounds plow the road


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December 8, 2019

The hungry Hounds are sniffing the .500 mark. Soo Greyhounds finished a three-game Ontario Hockey League road run today with a 6-3 romp over the Mississauga Steelheads.

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Of Burnett, Hunter & Nolan


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December 8, 2019

Hockey certainly has undergone considerable change over the years, particularly in recent times. And that especially applies to coaches.

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Hounds of the road


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December 7, 2019

Maybe the Soo Greyhounds just needed to get out of town for a few days. After losing a pair of home games last weekend, the Greyhounds are two for two to begin on Ontario Hockey League road trip this week.

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Porco sidelined with mono


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December 6, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie product Nick Porco is not expected to play again for the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League until after Christmas. The 18-year old left winger has been diagnosed with mononucleosis, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Flint calls on Zach Giroux


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December 5, 2019

Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League have promoted a pair of prospects — including forward Zacharie Giroux from the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League — for an upcoming three-game road trip to Barrie, Sudbury and North Bay.

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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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