OHL draft and Jr. Hounds


Randy Russon
By
March 29, 2020

Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have no less than eight players with 2004 birth dates who are eligible for the upcoming 2020 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Best of the Great North


Randy Russon
By
March 22, 2020

The eight-member Great North Midget Hockey League — which is comprised of six major midget teams and two minor midget entries — has confirmed its award winners for the 2019-2020 season.

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Toms is top minor midget


Randy Russon
By
March 21, 2020

Defenseman Connor Toms of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League has been named the Northern Ontario Hockey Association’s minor midget (2004 birth date) player of the year.

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Great North playoff slate


Randy Russon
By
March 11, 2020

The playoff tournament in the Great North Midget Hockey League — which will eventually conclude with the medal games — will begin on Thursday of this week and carry on until Sunday.

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Zachary ignites Jr. Hounds


Randy Russon
By
February 27, 2020

Soo Jr. Greyhounds have started a hectic week of play with their arch-rival Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves the right way. Heart-and-soul forward Ty Zachary lit the lamp with a hat trick and added an assist for good measure as the Jr. Greyhounds scored a 4-2 road decision over the Nickel Capital Wolves in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Wednesday.

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Small forward, Major impact


Randy Russon
By
February 26, 2020

At 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, Landon Deforge is not what one might call a big kid. But the 2003 birth year forward certainly plays a big role for the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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SMHA re: Jamie Henderson


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 25, 2020

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Hockey News North has obtained a copy of the decision made by the Sault Major Hockey Association to suspend head coach Jamie Henderson of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League for five games following an alleged verbal encounter with one of his players.)

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Jr. Hounds coach can return


Randy Russon
By
February 25, 2020

Jamie Henderson, who is the head coach of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League, has been handed a conditional five-game suspension by the Sault Major Hockey Association, Hockey News North has confirmed. Henderson had been under indefinite suspension by the SMHA since the middle of last week.

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Jr. Greyhounds in turmoil


Randy Russon
By
February 21, 2020

The first-place team in the Great North Midget Hockey League has big issues. And as it currently stands, the Soo Jr. Greyhounds will not be playing their two scheduled home games against the Sudbury Minor Wolves this weekend.

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Major strides in Timmins


Randy Russon
By
February 21, 2020

It has been seven years — the 2012-2013 campaign — since the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League finished the regular season at the .500 mark.

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Hard work on the Express


Randy Russon
By
February 19, 2020

Brennen Martel is not known as a lamp lighter. He tallied just five goals in 32 games with the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League in 2018-2019 and has dented the twine three times in 31 outings with the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League thus far in 2019-2020.

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Star goalie in the making


Randy Russon
By
February 14, 2020

The best young goalie in the Ontario Hockey League was born in 2003 and is a product of the Great North Midget Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Hockey Association.

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So good in the Great North


Randy Russon
By
February 12, 2020

Albert Corradini has a lengthy association with the Great North Midget Hockey League. Before becoming commissioner of the Great North loop in 2018, Corradini served the league’s Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves well as their general manager for many years.

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Chaffay churns out the goals


Randy Russon
By
January 16, 2020

He is one of six players on the Soo Jr. Greyhounds who have passed the 20-point plateau through 25 games of Great North Midget Hockey League play.

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Happy new year in Liskeard


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2020

New Liskeard Cubs have taken to 2020 in style. The Cubs have a record of 3-1-0 thus far in the new year to move closer to their arch-rival Timmins Majors in the Great North Midget Hockey League standings.

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Ten for the Timmins Majors


Randy Russon
By
January 6, 2020

It is progress. Not great progress, perhaps. But positive progress, nonetheless. That is, the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League have now matched their victory total of last season.

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New Liskeard snaps skid


Randy Russon
By
January 4, 2020

An eight-game losing streak that produced but a single point from an overtime setback ended for the New Liskeard Cubs on Friday night at Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena.

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Back in the Great North


Randy Russon
By
January 2, 2020

There is a full slate of competition on the calendar as the Great North Midget Hockey League begins play in the 2020 portion of the schedule.

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Giroux and Giroux


Randy Russon
By
December 26, 2019

They were both taken in the third round of the Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft from the Sudbury Minor Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League, one in 2016, the other in 2019. They are brothers — 19-year old Damien Giroux of the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit and 16-year old Zacharie Giroux of the Flint Firebirds of the OHL and the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Top dogs of the Great North


Randy Russon
By
December 18, 2019

Soo Jr. Greyhounds are the sole occupants of first place in the Great North Midget Hockey League. On Christmas break and with a record of 17-4-2, the Jr. Greyhounds are on pace to post the Soo major midget program’s best mark since the 2016-2017 season.

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Flint calls on Zach Giroux


Randy Russon
By
December 5, 2019

Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League have promoted a pair of prospects — including forward Zacharie Giroux from the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League — for an upcoming three-game road trip to Barrie, Sudbury and North Bay.

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Majors at an 11-year best


Randy Russon
By
December 3, 2019

It has been quite a spell since the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League have been at the .500 level at this stage of a season. In fact, not since the 2008-2009 season — when the Majors finished with a record of 16-12-6 — has a Timmins team been at the .500 mark on the first of December.

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Soo midgets sweep NL


Randy Russon
By
December 1, 2019

There was no quit in the visiting New Liskeard Cubs. But New Liskeard nonetheless dropped a 4-2 decision to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds today as the home team completed a three-game, Great North Midget Hockey League weekend sweep.

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Mangone sparks Jr. Hounds


Randy Russon
By
November 30, 2019

Upon being sidelined since early October with a broken finger, Calem Mangone is making the most of his return to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Jr. Greyhounds cuff Cubs


Randy Russon
By
November 30, 2019

They forced the play from the outset and kept the pressure on with a relentless fore check. And the end result was a 6-2 win for the Soo Jr. Greyhounds over the visiting New Liskeard Cubs in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Friday.

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Team Great North is chosen


Randy Russon
By
November 29, 2019

Twenty players, including two goalies, six defensemen and 12 forwards will make up Team Great North at the upcoming CCM Midget AAA Hockey Challenge. The event will be hosted by the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League and staged in Saguenay from December 11 to 15.

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Cubs headed to the Soo


Randy Russon
By
November 27, 2019

It is one of those weekend triple-headers that are a fact of life in the Great North Midget Hockey League. In this instance, the New Liskeard Cubs are headed to the Soo this weekend for a trio of tilts versus the Jr. Greyhounds.

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