All posts by Staff

Love of the game … love it Staff
January 26, 2019

This is just another snapshot from Canada’s great game. In this instance, it is just another Saturday night at Community First Soo Pee Wee Arena.

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Major T-Birds picture day Staff
January 24, 2019

Soo Major Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have two games to play in the 2018-2019 regular season before the start of the playoffs.

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NOJHL game cancelled Staff
January 18, 2019

Tonight’s Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League game between the visiting Soo Eagles and the Elliot Lake Wildcats has been postponed due to weather conditions, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Twin bill at the Pullar Staff
January 17, 2019

Hockey fans in the Michigan Soo will be treated to a rare doubleheader on Saturday night at venerable Pullar Stadium.

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Split for Soo bantam team Staff
January 13, 2019

Northern Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Knights, who are a bantam A level hockey team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, split a pair of games with a mid Michigan opponent on Saturday.

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Express assists food bank Staff
January 12, 2019

Espanola Express captain Matt Reynolds participates in a ceremonial face off after presenting a $500 cheque to Susan Kryzanowski and members of the Espanola Helping Hands Food Bank prior to Friday’s Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League game against the Rayside Balfour Canadians.

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Close call on NOJHL bus Staff
January 6, 2019

The bus carrying the French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League was involved in an accident on Saturday morning. …[read more]

Sign up for Soo ball hockey Staff
December 21, 2018

There is a ball hockey tournament that will be held in Sault Ste. Marie on February 2 as part of Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo. …[read more]

Showing some holiday Spirit Staff
December 12, 2018

American super-center chain Meijer, which has corporate headquarters in mid Michigan, is a sponsor of the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League. As part of a Christmas holiday season promotion, Meijer is sponsoring a ‘Shop with a Hero’ event that features, among others, Sault Ste. Marie’s Nick Porco, a second year forward with the OHL Spirit. …[read more]

OHL players well taken care of Staff
December 1, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following guest column by Ontario Hockey League commissioner/Canadian Hockey League president David Branch originally appeared in The Toronto Star. It is reprinted by Hockey News North with the permission of Mr. Branch, the OHL and the CHL. …[read more]

Twin Soo tilt for the Birds Staff
November 25, 2018

Soo Thunderbirds scored three first period goals en route to a 5-1 decision over their cross-river rival Soo Eagles in Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League action from this afternoon. …[read more]

Major road trip Staff
November 24, 2018

A number of mothers of players on the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League accompanied the team on a weekend road trip to Sault Ste. Marie that began on Friday. …[read more]

Major T-Birds split Staff
November 11, 2018

Win one, lose one. Soo Major Thunderbirds split a pair of Great North Midget Hockey League games against the visiting New Liskeard Cubs this weekend. …[read more]

Cougars climb to 9-1-1 Staff
November 5, 2018

Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association picked up a win and tie on the road against the Michigan State Spartans on the weekend. …[read more]

PW Hounds lose in semis Staff
November 4, 2018

Soo Pee Wee Minor AA Jr. Greyhounds made it to the semi-finals today of a weekend tournament in Pickering only to come up short. …[read more]

Back with the Birds Staff
November 3, 2018

Gage Stephney has been reacquired by the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League from the St. Catharines Falcons of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League in a cash exchange. …[read more]

Cougars roar on the road Staff
October 15, 2018

Coach Mike Hall and his Sault College Cougars won a pair of American Collegiate Hockey Association road tilts over the Adrian College Bulldogs on the weekend. …[read more]

Rock rolls to 5 in a row Staff
October 13, 2018

Don’t look now but coach Corey Beer and the Timmins Rock are on a roll in the East Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

NOJHL showcase event Staff
October 7, 2018

Teams from throughout the 12-member Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will hit the ice for the third annual showcase tournament to be held at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. …[read more]

Cougars busy at the rinks Staff
September 30, 2018

The men’s and women’s hockey teams from Sault College were on the ice against the Michigan-based Davenport University Panthers on the weekend. …[read more]

Saginaw skates past Soo Staff
September 19, 2018

Rookie centre Cole Perfetti potted a pair of goals as the Saginaw Spirit skated past the visiting Soo Greyhounds 5-2 as the regular season in the Ontario Hockey League opened tonight. …[read more]

Soo PW Hounds advance Staff
September 15, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds have moved on to Sunday’s semi-final match at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

PW minor Hounds tie twice Staff
September 14, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds skated to a pair of opening day ties this afternoon at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

Majors take it to T-Birds Staff
September 8, 2018

Brennen Martel potted a pair of third period goals to propel the visiting Timmins Majors to a 5-2 win over the Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds in Great North Midget Hockey League action from this afternoon. …[read more]

Soo Indians v. Soo T-Birds Staff
September 6, 2018

Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association and Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will face off against each other four times over the course of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Timmins Majors roll call Staff
September 2, 2018

Timmins Majors head coach Brandon Perry has confirmed his team’s player roster ahead of the upcoming 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season. …[read more]

Wolves at 29 players Staff
August 30, 2018

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have trimmed their player roster to 29 ahead of a home-ice exhibition game against the Ottawa 67’s on Friday night. …[read more]

Ciraulo joins JDM Sports Staff
August 21, 2018

Having coached more than 300 players who went on to the college level and more than 60 others who advanced to play professional hockey, Bill Ciraulo is joining JDM Sports as its Detroit area representative. …[read more]

Want to make the Eagles? Staff
July 31, 2018

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will hold their main tryout camp on Friday through Sunday of this week at Big Bear Arena in the Michigan Soo. …[read more]

Majors on the golf course Staff
July 30, 2018

Staff members and players with the Timmins Majors were joined by alumni and supporters of the Great North Midget Hockey League team at a golf tournament fundraiser on Sunday. …[read more]

Good kids … good cause Staff
July 26, 2018

Members of the Soo Pee Wee Minor AA Jr. Greyhounds held a car wash and barbecue recently as a fundraiser for the family of five-year old Kayge Fowler. …[read more]

Fighting Irish open skates Staff
July 22, 2018

Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League has announced a series of open skates ahead of its September 6-8 tryout camp. …[read more]

NOJHL to Tillsonburg Staff
July 17, 2018

1997 birth year forward Taylor Woolcott has signed with the Tillsonburg Hurricanes of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]