Sault Major names 8 coaches


Randy Russon
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April 12, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association has confirmed eight of the coaches who will head its elite program teams for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Sault Major to name coaches


Randy Russon
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April 11, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association will soon unveil its head coach selections for the 2017-2018 season including those who will head up the major and (proposed) minor midget teams. …[read more]

Minor midget team for Soo?


Randy Russon
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April 5, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie could be home to two teams in the Great North Midget Hockey League effective the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Soo trio of top OHL prospects


Randy Russon
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April 3, 2017

Three forwards from Sault Ste. Marie are projected to be taken within the top two rounds of this Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Hall of Sault College hockey


Randy Russon
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April 2, 2017

Pending official approval, Sault College Cougars will be a part of the American Collegiate Hockey Association with Division 3 status for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Kings of upcoming OHL draft


Randy Russon
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March 29, 2017

Nick Porco. Thomas Harley. Nathan Staois. Three players from the Vaughan Kings minor midgets who could well be selected in the first round of the 2017 Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Baber, Porco among the best


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March 18, 2017

A pair of Sault Ste. Marie products with 2001 birth dates who are top prospects for the 2017 Ontario Hockey League under-16 draft are among the recipients who have received minor midget player-of-the-year awards for the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Once a Knight is enough


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March 7, 2017

St. Mary’s Knights of Sault Ste. Marie have won the Northern Ontario Secondary Schools Association ‘AAA’ high school hockey championship. …[read more]

Lakers to NHL via Soo Eagles


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March 7, 2017

Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League have confirmed the signing of Lake Superior State Lakers freshman defenseman Kris Bindulis to a three-year contract. …[read more]

Bronson Kovacs, MVP


Randy Russon
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February 28, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie native Bronson Kovacs has been named most valuable player for the first round of the playoffs in the Hungarian Ice Hockey Federation’s MOL Liga. …[read more]

North American showcase


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February 22, 2017

Looking to play junior A hockey in Ontario, Canada next season? Well, the newly-formed North American Junior Hockey Showcase has a series of upcoming camps planned. …[read more]

Female hockey coach search


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February 21, 2017

Sault Female Hockey Association is seeking coaches for the 2017-2018 season to lead their Wildcat rep teams in all divisions — novice, atom, pee wee, bantam and midget, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Lambert an Olympique torch


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February 11, 2017

In tandem with new head coach Eric Landry and as the recently-hired associate coach of the Gatineau Olympiques, it has been a winning return to the major junior ranks for Denny Lambert through four games. …[read more]

So far so good for Lambert


Randy Russon
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February 10, 2017

As the new associate coach of the Gatineau Olympiques, it has been a triumphant return to the major junior ranks for Denny Lambert thus far. …[read more]

Denny Lambert to Gatineau


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February 1, 2017

Gatineau Olympiques of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League have confirmed the appointment of Denny Lambert as associate coach to Éric Landry for the remainder of the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Rattler rattles off the goals


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January 25, 2017

Veteran Bradford Rattlers forward Rasmus Brunnberg now holds the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League team’s franchise record for most career goals scored. …[read more]

State of CCHL, junior hockey


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January 20, 2017

It is a 12-team junior loop located in the Ottawa region and the Central Canada Hockey League has forged a good reputation for developing and advancing its players. In all, CCHL teams combine to advance more than 100 players annually. Kevin Abrams is the 56-year old commissioner of the CCHL and via this transcript, he and HockeyNewsNorth.com discuss the state of the league — and junior hockey in general. …[read more]

Lambert leaves Tech for Texas


Randy Russon
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January 11, 2017

Eight months after taking a job with The Tech 1921 Ltd. — first-year owners of the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League — Denny Lambert has resigned his position as director of hockey operations. …[read more]

Colizza connection to McGill


Randy Russon
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January 7, 2017

When Chrissy Colizza heads to McGill University to play women’s hockey in the fall, she will follow a long line of immediate family members who performed athletically at the famed Montreal school of high learning. …[read more]

U.S. EH!


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January 6, 2017

It can be argued that winning a goal medal should not be gained by virtue of a shootout. It can be argued that the format of deciding victory by shootout should be abolished. But there is no doubt that the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship gold medal game between Canada and the U.S.A. was one for the ages. …[read more]

Hockey, Canada and Christmas


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December 24, 2016

As an average Canadian who grew up in a hockey town, the game has been a part of me since childhood recollections of road shinny and black-and-white television on Saturday night. …[read more]

Two all-star Rattlers


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December 18, 2016

Sean Werth, general manager of the Bradford Rattlers, has confirmed that two of his players have been selected to play in the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League all-star game.
…[read more]

RR Rangers win Silver Stick


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December 5, 2016

Sudbury was the site for a regional portion of the International Silver Stick Hockey Tournament on the weekend and the Root River Rangers of Sault Ste. Marie returned home with a championship banner. …[read more]

CCHL a nice fit in Cornwall


Randy Russon
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November 18, 2016

Gone are the days of the erstwhile Cornwall Royals of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Russian Rattler puts up points


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November 15, 2016

He is just 17-years old and Russian-born forward Khassan Al-Dzhilaui of the Bradford Rattlers is leading the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League in scoring with 18 goals, 44 assists, 62 points in 20 games thus far this season. …[read more]

Top 10 of the CCHL


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November 9, 2016

Only nine points separate the top 10 scorers — who are all forwards — in the 12-team Central Canada Hockey League. …[read more]

Hail to the NB atom champs


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November 7, 2016

North Bay major atom AA Trappers returned from the nation’s capital with the gold-medal crown after edging the host Ottawa Silver Seven 2-1 in the title tilt of the weekend’s 12th annual Capital Fall Hockey Classic. …[read more]

WU17 Notebook


Randy Russon
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November 6, 2016

On the competition and overall skill level, the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge more than met the lofty expectations that were set for it. …[read more]

Hanging out with Bob McKenzie


Randy Russon
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November 5, 2016

He is known as the definitive authority on breaking news and analysis from every corner of the hockey world. And to me, he’s still the same modest, down-to-earth, fun-loving guy who I first met more than 35 years ago when we hung out together while working in the Sault Ste. Marie sports media. …[read more]

World under-17 playoffs set


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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November 3, 2016

Quarter-final games are set to go today at the World under-17 Hockey Challenge that is being held in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

My old friend Joe Drago


Randy Russon
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November 1, 2016

Besides getting to watch the best under-17 hockey players in the world at the challenge series that is going on in Sault Ste. Marie, the tournament serves as an opportunity to meet up with friends and acquaintances in the game. …[read more]

Bronson Kovacs is world class


Randy Russon
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October 31, 2016

HockeyNewsNorth.com has learned that Sault Ste. Marie native Bronson Kovacs will be part of the Hungarian national team that will face off against opponents from Italy, Denmark, Poland, Austria and Korea in a Euro Ice Hockey Challenge tournament to will be held over a five-day span beginning later this week. …[read more]

Bradford to Lakehead


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 27, 2016

Bradford Rattlers of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League have a 10-year history of championship success, not to mention player advancement to various higher levels of play. …[read more]

French River to Halifax


Randy Russon
By
October 24, 2016

Caleb Rich is moving up from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]