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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Hartsburg offers to help


Randy Russon
By
March 20, 2019

Well-respected, well-seasoned Craig Hartsburg, who has played and coached in both the Ontario Hockey League and the National Hockey League with distinction, wants to assist with what he calls the “updating” of Sault Ste. Marie’s entry in the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Soo major atom AA champs


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 19, 2019

Following a recent title tilt triumph at the Northern Ontario Hockey Association Tournament of Champions, the Soo Major Atom AA Jr. Greyhounds will represent the NOHA at the Ontario Hockey Federation play-downs.

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Soo Indians coaching change


Randy Russon
By
March 18, 2019

The AAA major midget Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association have a new coach. Actually, the new coach is an old coach.

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Team NOHA finishes 2-2


Randy Russon
By
March 15, 2019

Four games at this week’s OHL Cup in Toronto produced a 2-2 record for Team NOHA. Representing the Northern Ontario Hockey Association and made up of players from the Great North Midget Hockey League, Team NOHA was one of 20 entries in the Ontario Hockey League-sponsored event.

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Team NOHA goes to 2-1


Randy Russon
By
March 14, 2019

Team NOHA, representing the Northern Ontario Hockey Association and made up of players from the Great North Midget Hockey League, has improved its record to 2-1-0 at the OHL Cup tournament.

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AAA PW Hounds in finals


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 14, 2019

A victory in the fifth-and-deciding game of the semi-finals has put Soo Pee Wee Minor AAA Jr. Greyhounds into the Northern Ontario Hockey Association finals against the North Bay Trappers.

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Korah crew came through


Randy Russon
By
March 11, 2019

All in all it was a good hockey season — team and player-wise — for the venerable high school from the west end of Sault Ste. Marie.

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