Father, son and RR Rangers


Randy Russon
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September 7, 2019

Exemplary bench boss Don Gagnon and his son, Michael Gagnon, will form the coaching tandem for the Root River Rangers of the Sault Major Hockey Association this 2019-2020 season.

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Roadhouse hockey and golf


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 1, 2019

The Roadhouse Hockey Club of the Sault is slated to play host to what it is calling the Hack & Slash Shootout at Silver Creek Golf Course on Saturday, September 21.

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Soo Indians sign 18 players


Randy Russon
By
August 30, 2019

Soo Indians have committed to and received commitments from 18 players ahead of the 2019-2020 Michigan Amateur Hockey Association season. The Indians will be coached by Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario resident Patrick Carricato, who is making a return to the bench of the major midget team after three years away from the game.

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Seeing the Soo area scene


Randy Russon
By
August 22, 2019

It has been a sunny and warm summer up here in the Sault Ste. Marie area. And as summer heads towards autumn and the annual change in seasons, games of hockey will soon be played.

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OWHA likes four Sault girls


Randy Russon
By
July 22, 2019

Representing northern Ontario, four players from Sault Ste. Marie recently took part in an Ontario Women’s Hockey Association identification camp.

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Promotion for Mike Dawson


Randy Russon
By
July 21, 2019

Yet another Sault Ste. Marie product has secured a prominent position within the National Hockey League. Mike Dawson has been elevated to head of North American scouting for the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Bradford to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 17, 2019

High-scoring defenseman Mitchell Devins-Cann is moving on from the Bradford Bulls of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League to the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Iroquois Falls seeks support


Randy Russon
By
July 16, 2019

The group that is determined to try to bring junior hockey back to Iroquois Falls says it has identified a “strong prospect” that has interest in the said matter.

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New NHL role for Hartsburg


Randy Russon
By
July 13, 2019

Good guy Craig Hartsburg is taking on an expanded, specialized role with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. The former standout defenseman and successful coach with the Ontario Hockey League Soo Greyhounds will do some amateur scouting for Columbus and assist in the development of top Blue Jacket defense prospects.

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Zeppa signs with Chatham


Randy Russon
By
June 19, 2019

Local product Noah Zeppa has a Plan B in place if he doesn’t crack the roster of the Soo Greyhounds for the 2019-2020 Ontario Hockey League season. The 2002 birth-year goalie has signed with the Chatham Maroons of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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PW Major AA Reps picked


Randy Russon
By
May 27, 2019

More than 60 players with 2007 and 2008 birth dates attended a series of recent tryouts for the Soo Pee Wee Major AA Reps. The roster of players picked to play for the Sault Major Hockey Association squad has been obtained by Hockey News North.

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Pee Wee Major AA tryouts


Randy Russon
By
May 16, 2019

Coached by Frank Porco, the Soo Pee Wee Major AA rep hockey team will be holding its tryout camp next week, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Sault Major picks AA coaches


Randy Russon
By
May 11, 2019

The four coaches who will head the AA teams within the Sault Major Hockey Association for the 2019-2020 season have been selected.

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Looking ahead to next season


Randy Russon
By
May 6, 2019

It is an annual refrain heard throughout the nation at all levels of the game. One hockey season ends and talk summarily begins about the next one.

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No doubt about Kyle Dubas


Randy Russon
By
April 30, 2019

For the third straight spring with Mike Babcock making $6.25 million a season to coach them, the Toronto Maple Leafs have lost in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs.

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RV is ACHA MVP


Randy Russon
By
April 26, 2019

Scoring machine forward Ryan Vendramin of the Sault College Cougars has capped a championship season with a major individual honour. The 23-year old captain of the Cougars has been named most valuable in the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association ranks.

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Wright played the right way


Randy Russon
By
April 21, 2019

He was a steady, stay-at-home defenseman who took a long and winding road from Sault Ste. Marie and back again to play four full seasons of hockey at the Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association level.

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Silver medal Soo crew


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 16, 2019

Soo Pee Wee Major AA Jr. Greyhounds have returned home from the Ontario Hockey Federation championship tournament wearing silver medals.

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Zeke, Pat and the Soo Indians


Randy Russon
By
April 15, 2019

He has been away from the bench for three years on a self-imposed sabbatical. But as Hockey News North was first to report in an earlier story, long-time Sault Ste. Marie coach Patrick Carricato is returning to the game with the major midget Soo Indians alongside general manager Mike (Zeke) Kaunisto.

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Midget tournament project


Randy Russon
By
April 11, 2019

Hockey News North is working at trying to set up a major midget hockey mini-tournament that would tentatively be slated for the August 23-25 weekend in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

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SMHA bantam A champs


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 5, 2019

Northern Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Knights capped a championship season on Thursday with a double overtime victory over SK Steel.

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Mrs. B’s off to OHF event


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 3, 2019

The midget AA level Mrs. B’s Bruins will represent the Sault Major Hockey Association and the Northern Ontario Hockey Association at the upcoming Ontario Hockey Federation championships.

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Sault Major chooses coaches


Randy Russon
By
April 1, 2019

Sault Major Hockey Association has decided on the head coaches for its elite teams ahead of the 2019-2020 season, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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OHF awaits Soo Major Atoms


Randy Russon
By
April 1, 2019

They are holding multiple practices per week ahead of the upcoming Ontario Hockey Federation championships in which they will represent the Northern Ontario Hockey Association and Sault Ste. Marie at the provincial level.

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Cougars roar to title glory


Randy Russon
By
March 31, 2019

Sparked by scoring sensation and tournament most valuable player Ryan Vendramin, Sault College Cougars put an exclamation mark on a remarkable season by winning the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association championship.

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Sault College in Dallas


Randy Russon
By
March 25, 2019

Sault College Cougars have arrived in Dallas, Texas for the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association national men’s championship tournament. …[read more]

Triple crown champs!


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 25, 2019

Northside Toyota Soo Pee Wee Major AA Jr. Greyhounds checked off another championship on the weekend. It was the third major title for the team of 2006 birth year players this season.

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