Twin bill at the Pullar


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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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Tournament of Champions


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2019

More than 40 major and minor midget teams — including the Sault Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League — will be in Peterborough this week for the prestigious Steve Richey Tournament of Champions.

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Hurrah to novice Hounds


Randy Russon
By
January 14, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds have skated home with the novice AA division championship from the prestigious International Silver Stick Hockey Tournament that wrapped up in Pelham on the weekend.

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Split for Soo bantam team


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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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A first for Austin Holmes


Randy Russon
By
January 4, 2019

It took Timmins, Ontario product Austin Holmes only a few days into 2019 to score his first goal as a member of the Kanata Lasers of the Central Canada Hockey League. …[read more]

Merry Christmas …


Randy Russon
By
December 25, 2018

An outdoor hockey game on Christmas Eve. That is just one way that members of my family and I are celebrating the holiday season. …[read more]

Division 1 deal for Sault girl


Randy Russon
By
December 22, 2018

She is only 14 years of age. But it speaks to the hockey and academic abilities of Ariella Merlino that the Sault Ste. Marie girl has already secured a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association scholarship effective the 2022-2023 season. …[read more]

Sign up for Soo ball hockey


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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]

Sault College keeps winning


Randy Russon
By
December 16, 2018

Put another win in the books for the Sault College Cougars. Sault College completed a weekend sweep of its American Collegiate Hockey Association rival Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals on Saturday with a 7-6 victory at GFL Memorial Gardens. …[read more]

Cougars cuff Cardinals


Randy Russon
By
December 15, 2018

Sault College Cougars scored six first period goals and roared to a 13-3 take down of the visiting Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals in American Collegiate Hockey Association action from Friday. …[read more]

Sault College moving up


Randy Russon
By
December 14, 2018

With success comes a promotion. Hockey News North has confirmed that the American Collegiate Hockey Association has granted a request of the Sault College Cougars to move up a level from Division 3 to Division 2 effective the 2019-2020 season. …[read more]

Mission to RPI Engineers


Randy Russon
By
December 13, 2018

Highly-regarded, 2002 birth year forward Max Itagaki has made an early commitment to play Division 1 hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. …[read more]

Sault College at the Gardens


Randy Russon
By
December 11, 2018

GFL Memorial Gardens in downtown Sault Ste. Marie is the slated site for a pair of weekend games involving the Sault College Cougars men’s hockey team. …[read more]

A better program for our kids


Craig Hartsburg
By
December 6, 2018

We are just about halfway through hockey season here in Sault Ste. Marie and without getting into specifics, there have been positives and negatives that have gone on. …[read more]

NOJHL boosts Sault College


Randy Russon
By
December 5, 2018

Three of the top point producers on the high scoring Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association are recent graduates of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Sault College draws a crowd


Randy Russon
By
December 3, 2018

As much as he was impressed with the play of his team, Sault College Cougars head coach Mike Hall was wowed with the overwhelming fan support on the weekend. …[read more]

Cougars finish off Grizzlies


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2018

Sault College Cougars completed a weekend sweep of the visiting Oakland University Grizzlies in Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association action from today. …[read more]

Cougars cuff visiting Grizzlies


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2018

Sault College Cougars roared past the visiting Oakland University Grizzlies by a resounding 10-2 margin in American Collegiate Hockey Association action from Friday. …[read more]

Roads of northeastern Ontario


Randy Russon
By
November 27, 2018

There are a number of certainties pertaining to the winter months in northeastern Ontario. One is that towns such as Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Espanola, Sudbury, North Bay, Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane and Hearst will get their share of snow. …[read more]

Feeling the Chill


Randy Russon
By
November 25, 2018

Coulee Region Chill of the North American 3 Hockey League is not only off to a solid start to the 2018-2019 season but its top two scorers have future Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments. …[read more]

Don’t love it? Don’t play it


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2018

I get it that at the professional level, playing hockey is more about earning a living than it is for the love of the game. But at the grassroots level and up to and including junior hockey, methinks the game should always be played for the love and the passion of it. …[read more]

Another night at the rink


Randy Russon
By
November 12, 2018

It was just another Saturday night at Community First Soo Pee Wee Arena. Then again, it is one of my favourite ways to spend a Saturday evening during hockey season in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

Soo boy Hungary for success


Randy Russon
By
November 12, 2018

He was a top defenseman in the Great North Midget Hockey League, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Ontario Jr. Hockey League who went on to become a team captain at the National Collegiate Athletic Association level. Now 28 years old, Sault Ste. Marie product Bronson Kovacs continues to play the game with professional passion overseas in Hungary. …[read more]

Jr. team in Iroquois Falls?


Randy Russon
By
November 6, 2018

Separate factions are exploring the possibility of bringing a junior hockey franchise back to the northeastern Ontario town of Iroquois Falls, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Culina wins pro debut


Randy Russon
By
November 5, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie native Mario Culina made his pro hockey debut a successful one on the weekend as he backstopped the expansion Newfoundland Growlers to a 5-2 win over the Worcester Railers. …[read more]

Cougars climb to 9-1-1


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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]

Greyhounds to Gatineau


Randy Russon
By
October 30, 2018

Gatineau Olympiques of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League have claimed defenseman Phil Caron off Ontario Hockey League waivers from the Soo Greyhounds, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Cougars roaring at 8-1-0


Randy Russon
By
October 22, 2018

The only Canadian school in the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association is off to a roaring start to the 2018-2019 season. Sault College Cougars won all three of their games at a weekend tournament in Midland, Michigan that was hosted by Northwood University. …[read more]

Minor hockey snapshot


Randy Russon
By
October 19, 2018

The various grassroots programs are where it begins for many young hockey players, some of whom will eventually advance to skate at the bantam, midget, junior and college levels. And maybe even beyond. …[read more]

Cougars roar on the road


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
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]

Headrick hockey family


Randy Russon
By
October 12, 2018

There are five of them, including three defensemen and two forwards. The siblings range in age from 10 to 21. There are three boys and two girls. They are the Headrick hockey family from just outside Sault Ste. Marie on Garden River First Nation. …[read more]

Giving thanks for hockey


Randy Russon
By
October 7, 2018

It is Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. But as there are family dinners with turkey and stuffing planned, there is also hockey to be played and enjoyed. …[read more]

Adieu to a good oldtimer


Randy Russon
By
September 30, 2018

He was a retired elementary school teacher and one of the founders of the Soo Water Tower Inn 35’s oldtimers hockey team. Good guy Branko Danicich passed away suddenly on Saturday at the age of 76. …[read more]