Seen on the Soo scene


Randy Russon
By
September 17, 2018

The rinks in the area surrounding Sault Ste. Marie are full of action. Regular season schedules got underway in both the Great North Midget Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League a couple of weekends ago. And the bright lights of the Ontario Hockey League will shine on the Soo Greyhounds and 19 others teams beginning this week. …[read more]

Soo PW Hounds advance


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 15, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds have moved on to Sunday’s semi-final match at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

PW minor Hounds tie twice


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 14, 2018

Soo Pee Wee AA Minor Jr. Greyhounds skated to a pair of opening day ties this afternoon at the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes Hockey Tournament. …[read more]

Enrolled at Sault College


Randy Russon
By
September 13, 2018

It reads as a display of commitment and depth. With a 26 player roster that includes 14 forwards, eight defensemen and four goalies, the Sault College Cougars are poised for their first full season as members of the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference. …[read more]

Soo Indians v. Soo T-Birds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 6, 2018

Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association and Soo Major Midget Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will face off against each other four times over the course of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Good news from SMHA


Randy Russon
By
August 31, 2018

After some rather anxious moments, the Sault Major Hockey Association will indeed operate AAA teams at the major midget, minor midget, major bantam and minor bantam levels for the 2018-2019 season, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Me, a Maple Leafs fan?


Randy Russon
By
August 28, 2018

I doubt that my two favourite National Hockey League teams, the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens, will be Stanley Cup contenders come the 2018-2019 season. Ergo, it might be time to hop on the Toronto Maple Leafs bandwagon. …[read more]

Hockey talk and patio bars


Randy Russon
By
August 21, 2018

Even when it isn’t hockey season, it is. If you play hockey, are a hockey parent, a hockey coach, or if you write about hockey, it becomes a year-round focus, if not a fascination. …[read more]

Ciraulo joins JDM Sports


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
August 21, 2018

Having coached more than 300 players who went on to the college level and more than 60 others who advanced to play professional hockey, Bill Ciraulo is joining JDM Sports as its Detroit area representative. …[read more]

RBC at major junior camps


Randy Russon
By
August 8, 2018

No less than 13 players from the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will be headed to main camps of teams in the Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Team NOHA taps Brick


Randy Russon
By
August 3, 2018

Thessalon native Kyle Brick has been named head coach of the Team NOHA minor midgets for the 2018-2019 hockey season. …[read more]

Big winger to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 27, 2018

Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association have added yet another player with junior experience. …[read more]

Good kids … good cause


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 26, 2018

Members of the Soo Pee Wee Minor AA Jr. Greyhounds held a car wash and barbecue recently as a fundraiser for the family of five-year old Kayge Fowler. …[read more]

Sault College via NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
July 25, 2018

Beware the Sault College Cougars. To be sure, manager of hockey operations Mark Hebert is building a prowling program at Sault College that is featuring a growing number of players with high-level junior experience. …[read more]

Kowalsky to New Jersey


Randy Russon
By
July 23, 2018

Rick Kowalsky’s 12-year apprenticeship as a minor pro head coach has finally resulted in a promotion to the National Hockey League. …[read more]

Thrower to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 17, 2018

Yet another high-end player with considerable experience at the junior level has signed on to play with the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Miller hits the jackpot


Randy Russon
By
July 7, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie native Colin Miller has signed a four-year, $15.5 million contract with the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League. …[read more]

Khull boys to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 6, 2018

Forwards Max Khull and Steven Khull are both moving on from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Pro job for Bobby Jones


Randy Russon
By
July 3, 2018

Career coach Bobby Jones has moved a step closer to a National Hockey League job. Jones, who hails from the Sault Ste. Marie area beach town of Haviland Bay, has joined the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League as an assistant coach. …[read more]

Hockey writer’s wish list


Randy Russon
By
July 3, 2018

As a self-employed individual who makes a living by selling advertising and writing about hockey, it can be assumed that I am consumed by the sport. …[read more]

NOJHL to CFL


Randy Russon
By
July 3, 2018

Donnie Bruni, a former Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League goalie with the Blind River Beavers, is moving up in the Canadian Football League business world. …[read more]

Sault College stability


Randy Russon
By
June 30, 2018

As Sault College has been granted official status as members of the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference that plays within the American Collegiate Hockey Association, the Cougars are in the process of putting together their roster ahead of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Thunderbirds to Cougars


Randy Russon
By
June 27, 2018

Mark Tassone is moving on from three successful seasons with the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play for the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

New gig for Bronson Kovacs


Randy Russon
By
June 27, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie’s Bronson Kovacs has signed a new professional hockey contract with DEAC, which plays out of Debrecen, Hungary. The signing will become official on Friday of this week, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Summer hockey talk


Randy Russon
By
June 25, 2018

If you are a hot bed hockey fan or, in this case, one who writes about the sport, the time of year does not seem to matter. That is, whether it is hockey season or hockey off-season, the hockey talk does not stop. …[read more]

Rowe to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
June 22, 2018

Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association have confirmed the commitment of local product Austin Rowe ahead of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Back for a second season


Randy Russon
By
June 19, 2018

Skilled centre Jason Uhl has committed to the Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association for a second season. …[read more]

Miller time in Vegas


Randy Russon
By
May 27, 2018

There is a strong Sault Ste. Marie presence in the Stanley Cup final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals. …[read more]

Here’s to the Bulldogs


Randy Russon
By
May 25, 2018

Being clearly provincial and partisan towards the Ontario Hockey League, I am rooting for the Hamilton Bulldogs to win the 100th rendition of the prestigious Memorial Cup championship tournament. …[read more]

Memorial Cup matchups


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2018

Three teams, including the Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton Bulldogs, remain in the quest for the 2018 Memorial Cup title. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Johnstown


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2018

Assistant coach Nick Perri is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for a similar position with the Johnstown Tomahawks of the North American Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Let’s celebrate in the Soo


Craig Hartsburg
By
May 13, 2018

We have been treated to some fantastic play this past season by coach Drew Bannister, his staff and every one of the players that put on the Ontario Hockey League jersey of the Soo Greyhounds. …[read more]

A hockey story a day …


Randy Russon
By
May 13, 2018

For players, the hockey season can vary in length from about six to nine months, depending on the age group and level. …[read more]

First shift for Sault girls


Randy Russon
By
May 9, 2018

Here’s to you, girls. Sault Female Hockey Association is poised to offer a cost-effective introduction to the sport for girls 6-10-years old, local president Elissa Plastino has confirmed. …[read more]