Korah off to title tilt


Randy Russon
By
February 15, 2019

It will be the second seed Korah Colts who will try to dethrone the reigning Sault Ste. Marie high school hockey champion St. Mary’s Knights.

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Come up and see the north


Randy Russon
By
February 11, 2019

Contrary to what many of the scouts in southern Ontario might think, we do have indoor hockey rinks in northern Ontario towns such as Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, North Bay, New Liskeard, Timmins and Kapuskasing. Not only that, we also have our share of good hockey players up north.

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Soo high school dates


Randy Russon
By
February 6, 2019

The four teams that make up the high school hockey program in Sault Ste. Marie will begin the playoff round next week.

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Nic Sicoly gets school deal


Randy Russon
By
February 6, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie native Nic Sicoly has a commitment to play at Mount Royal University in Calgary effective the 2019-2020 season, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Jr. A player fees maxed out


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 1, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following guest column by Kevin Cain of Cain Hockey Management represents the views of the author and not necessarily those of Hockey News North.

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Hobey Baker nomination


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 31, 2019

Sophomore defenseman Brennan Kapcheck of American International College has been nominated for the Hobey Baker Award which annually goes to the top Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association player.

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Soo high school scene


Randy Russon
By
January 30, 2019

The four teams that comprise Sault Ste. Marie’s high school hockey program are less than two weeks away from the start of the playoffs.

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Lady Cougars take two


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 28, 2019

Sault College Cougars women’s hockey team roared to a pair of road victories over the Adrian College Bulldogs over the weekend.

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Love of the game … love it


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 26, 2019

This is just another snapshot from Canada’s great game. In this instance, it is just another Saturday night at Community First Soo Pee Wee Arena.

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Scouting a Soo Indians goalie


Randy Russon
By
January 23, 2019

He has plenty of junior hockey eligibility ahead of him. And there are scouts in the Ontario Hockey League and North American Hockey League who are taking notes on Gabe Rosek, a 2001 birth year goalie with the AAA midget Soo Indians.

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Soo alters midget program


Randy Russon
By
January 22, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie will be represented by one team, rather than two, in the Great North Midget Hockey League for the 2019-2020 season, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Atom AA Hounds level it up


Randy Russon
By
January 21, 2019

Playing up a level resulted in a credible showing for a Sault Ste. Marie team at the International Silver Stick Hockey Tournament that was held in Sarnia on the weekend.

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Twin bill at the Pullar


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 17, 2019

Hockey fans in the Michigan Soo will be treated to a rare doubleheader on Saturday night at venerable Pullar Stadium.

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Tournament of Champions


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2019

More than 40 major and minor midget teams — including the Sault Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League — will be in Peterborough this week for the prestigious Steve Richey Tournament of Champions.

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Hurrah to novice Hounds


Randy Russon
By
January 14, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds have skated home with the novice AA division championship from the prestigious International Silver Stick Hockey Tournament that wrapped up in Pelham on the weekend.

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Split for Soo bantam team


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 13, 2019

Northern Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Knights, who are a bantam A level hockey team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, split a pair of games with a mid Michigan opponent on Saturday.

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A first for Austin Holmes


Randy Russon
By
January 4, 2019

It took Timmins, Ontario product Austin Holmes only a few days into 2019 to score his first goal as a member of the Kanata Lasers of the Central Canada Hockey League. …[read more]

Merry Christmas …


Randy Russon
By
December 25, 2018

An outdoor hockey game on Christmas Eve. That is just one way that members of my family and I are celebrating the holiday season. …[read more]

Division 1 deal for Sault girl


Randy Russon
By
December 22, 2018

She is only 14 years of age. But it speaks to the hockey and academic abilities of Ariella Merlino that the Sault Ste. Marie girl has already secured a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association scholarship effective the 2022-2023 season. …[read more]

Sign up for Soo ball hockey


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
December 21, 2018

There is a ball hockey tournament that will be held in Sault Ste. Marie on February 2 as part of Ontario Winter Carnival Bon Soo. …[read more]

Sault College keeps winning


Randy Russon
By
December 16, 2018

Put another win in the books for the Sault College Cougars. Sault College completed a weekend sweep of its American Collegiate Hockey Association rival Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals on Saturday with a 7-6 victory at GFL Memorial Gardens. …[read more]

Cougars cuff Cardinals


Randy Russon
By
December 15, 2018

Sault College Cougars scored six first period goals and roared to a 13-3 take down of the visiting Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals in American Collegiate Hockey Association action from Friday. …[read more]

Sault College moving up


Randy Russon
By
December 14, 2018

With success comes a promotion. Hockey News North has confirmed that the American Collegiate Hockey Association has granted a request of the Sault College Cougars to move up a level from Division 3 to Division 2 effective the 2019-2020 season. …[read more]

Mission to RPI Engineers


Randy Russon
By
December 13, 2018

Highly-regarded, 2002 birth year forward Max Itagaki has made an early commitment to play Division 1 hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. …[read more]

Sault College at the Gardens


Randy Russon
By
December 11, 2018

GFL Memorial Gardens in downtown Sault Ste. Marie is the slated site for a pair of weekend games involving the Sault College Cougars men’s hockey team. …[read more]

A better program for our kids


Craig Hartsburg
By
December 6, 2018

We are just about halfway through hockey season here in Sault Ste. Marie and without getting into specifics, there have been positives and negatives that have gone on. …[read more]

NOJHL boosts Sault College


Randy Russon
By
December 5, 2018

Three of the top point producers on the high scoring Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association are recent graduates of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Sault College draws a crowd


Randy Russon
By
December 3, 2018

As much as he was impressed with the play of his team, Sault College Cougars head coach Mike Hall was wowed with the overwhelming fan support on the weekend. …[read more]

Cougars finish off Grizzlies


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2018

Sault College Cougars completed a weekend sweep of the visiting Oakland University Grizzlies in Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association action from today. …[read more]

Cougars cuff visiting Grizzlies


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2018

Sault College Cougars roared past the visiting Oakland University Grizzlies by a resounding 10-2 margin in American Collegiate Hockey Association action from Friday. …[read more]

Roads of northeastern Ontario


Randy Russon
By
November 27, 2018

There are a number of certainties pertaining to the winter months in northeastern Ontario. One is that towns such as Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Espanola, Sudbury, North Bay, Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane and Hearst will get their share of snow. …[read more]

Feeling the Chill


Randy Russon
By
November 25, 2018

Coulee Region Chill of the North American 3 Hockey League is not only off to a solid start to the 2018-2019 season but its top two scorers have future Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments. …[read more]

Don’t love it? Don’t play it


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2018

I get it that at the professional level, playing hockey is more about earning a living than it is for the love of the game. But at the grassroots level and up to and including junior hockey, methinks the game should always be played for the love and the passion of it. …[read more]

Another night at the rink


Randy Russon
By
November 12, 2018

It was just another Saturday night at Community First Soo Pee Wee Arena. Then again, it is one of my favourite ways to spend a Saturday evening during hockey season in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]