All posts by Ernest Skinner Jr.

Back from the abyss


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December 22, 2019

Yes, the Soo Greyhounds have managed to claw their way back into an Ontario Hockey League, Western Conference playoff spot with a dramatic, and almost miraculous come-from-behind victory on Friday over the Kitchener Rangers.

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Puck stopper to pharmacist


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December 16, 2019

I have been asked many times to write some articles on former Soo Greyhounds who have entertained the local Ontario Hockey League fan base over the years.

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Hayton and more on Hounds


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November 11, 2019

19-year old forward Barrett Hayton, who is still in the National Hockey League with the Arizona Coyotes, can return to the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Coach Dean keeps the faith


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October 31, 2019

When Soo Greyhounds head coach John Dean recently said that he has total faith that his ninth-place team can win the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League, I thought that those were pretty serious words.

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Q and A with Jamie Tardif


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September 25, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is a question and answer segment with Hockey News North columnist Ernest Skinner Jr. and Jamie Tardif, assistant coach of the Ontario Hockey League Soo Greyhounds.

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Hounds: Who will step up?


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September 18, 2019

Soo Greyhounds, after a 2-1 exhibition record, will open the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League regular season on Friday against the Flint Firebirds with a fresh and clean slate. However, there are a few question marks.

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Hounds ironing out wrinkles


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August 30, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE — This column marks the debut of Ernest Skinner Jr. as a writer for Hockey News North. Skinner, who previously wrote for Sault Online, will focus on the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League for Hockey News North.

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