Jason Uhl stars in school


Randy Russon
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July 20, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association have confirmed the return of forward Jason Uhl for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Rest in peace, Michael Doan


Randy Russon
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July 16, 2017

This is a heart-breaker to report. Family and friends are mourning the tragic passing of former high school, junior, college and minor pro goalie Michael Doan. …[read more]

Construction at Sault College


Randy Russon
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July 10, 2017

The building of the fledgling varsity men’s hockey program at Sault College is an ongoing process and a work in progress. …[read more]

Cougars get defensive


Randy Russon
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July 10, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association have confirmed the commitment of defenseman Jared Binguis for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Committed to Sault College


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July 4, 2017

Defenseman Jamie Kamzol has committed to play for the Sault College Cougars as they debut as members of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association in 2017-2018. …[read more]

Hockey issues in S.S. Marie


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July 2, 2017

To be sure, there is a widespread notion that all is not well as it pertains to minor hockey in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. …[read more]

On the Rowe to Sault College


Randy Russon
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June 29, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association have recruited another high-end skater for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Be-Leaf in Flint defenseman


Randy Russon
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June 26, 2017

He moved to Toronto from Russia at age seven and could not speak a word of English. A little more than 10 years later, after adapting to life in Canada and becoming a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Fedor Gordeev is living a dream. …[read more]

Ups, downs from NHL draft


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June 25, 2017

Of the 217 players who were selected at the 2017 National Hockey League draft, 42 were picked from teams in the Ontario Hockey League. Following are one writer’s list of ups and downs relative to the OHL presence at the weekend NHL draft. …[read more]

Hockey rise at Sault College


Randy Russon
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June 19, 2017

A varsity athletics fixture in basketball and volleyball for decades, Sault College is working towards further establishing its men’s and women’s hockey programs. …[read more]

New to Sault female hockey


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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June 19, 2017

Sault Female Hockey Association has passed a motion to implement a comprehensive concussion protocol for the 2017-2018 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Rattlers to Division 3, NCAA


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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June 19, 2017

Kyle Vigar is moving on from the Bradford Rattlers of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League to play at the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Bulls to Swedish pro league


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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June 19, 2017

Centre Tyler Quintos, who served as captain for the Bradford Bulls of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League in 2016-2017, has signed a pro contract. …[read more]

Tully an OHL GM in waiting


Randy Russon
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June 17, 2017

He’s a former Ontario Hockey League star defenseman who went on to captain a Team Canada, world junior, gold-medal champion. And now as the general manager of a national champion junior A team, Brent Tully has aspirations of returning to the OHL. …[read more]

Sault midget hockey scene


Randy Russon
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June 16, 2017

As it now stands, Sault Ste. Marie will be represented by two teams effective the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season. But there is a condition to having both a major midget and minor midget entry in the Great North loop. …[read more]

Tyler Bertuzzi, MVP


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June 14, 2017

Grand Rapids Griffins are the champions of the American Hockey League and the top affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Detroit Red Wings got a most valuable player performance from a gritty northern Ontario kid. …[read more]

Vendramin to Sault College


Randy Russon
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June 13, 2017

Ryan Vendramin will be staying home this fall to continue his athletic career at Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology. …[read more]

Big hire for Bradford Rattlers


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June 12, 2017

Former Soo Greyhounds all-star defenseman Ric Jackman, who went on to play on a Stanley Cup championship team, has been named head coach of the Bradford Rattlers of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Soo boy a CCHL co-owner


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May 14, 2017

Kemptville 73’s of the Central Canada Hockey League have been sold to an ownership group that includes a Sault Ste. Marie native. …[read more]

Sault Major sends an appeal


Randy Russon
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May 14, 2017

Sault Major Hockey Association is asking the Great North Midget Hockey League to reconsider its recent decision to deny membership to a minor midget team from the Soo for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

When I think of Windsor


Randy Russon
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May 12, 2017

Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League and the city itself will be in the national spotlight as hosts of the 2017 Memorial Cup tournament that begins on May 19. As someone with a long association to Windsor through family and hockey, thoughts are many and memorable related to the town and the Spitfires. …[read more]

Porco, Baber star at Gold Cup


Randy Russon
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May 9, 2017

Featuring the top 2001 birth-year players in Ontario, the 2017 edition of the eight-team OHL Gold Cup tournament wrapped up on the weekend. …[read more]

Bertuzzi hockey family, Act 3


Randy Russon
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May 6, 2017

They have family and hockey roots that are deep within the gritty northern Ontario town of Sudbury. But at the Ontario Hockey League level it is the Guelph Storm that continues to serve as home to the Bertuzzi family. …[read more]

Blind River to Sault College


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May 5, 2017

Andrew Trowbridge is moving on from three full seasons with the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play for the Sault College Cougars effective the 2017-2018 campaign. …[read more]

Brennan Roy piles up points


Randy Russon
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May 5, 2017

From the Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget Hockey League to the erstwhile Abitibi Eskimos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the best defenseman in the Ontario Jr. Hockey League as a member of the Cobourg Cougars. …[read more]

Good job, Brandon Grandinetti


Randy Russon
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May 2, 2017

A standout in the classroom and a high-end defenseman on the ice, Sault Ste. Marie’s Brandon Grandinetti is headed to new heights. …[read more]

May 1 musings


Randy Russon
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May 1, 2017

A little bit of this and a little bit of that. That is how we will head into May and the continuation of a hockey season that never really ends. …[read more]

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
By
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


Randy Russon
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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]