North Bay shows the way


Randy Russon
By
April 8, 2018

The minor midget talent pool from North Bay out-splashed Sault Ste. Marie by several lengths at the 2018 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft. …[read more]

Mauro has an Erie feeling


Randy Russon
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April 7, 2018

Better late than never. Soo Thunderbirds minor midget forward Justin Mauro was picked by the Erie Otters in the 15th round of today’s Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft. …[read more]

David Campbell drafted


Randy Russon
By
April 7, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie product David Campbell has become a prospect of the North Bay Battalion. The lanky forward, who starred for the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League during the 2017-2018 season, was taken by the Battalion in the fourth round of today’s Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft. …[read more]

D-day has northern sky


Randy Russon
By
April 3, 2018

D-day is looming in the Ontario Hockey League. As in the annual priority selections draft that is slated for this Saturday. …[read more]

Soo midgets held their own


Randy Russon
By
March 5, 2018

If only they could have generated more offense. A timely goal or two and the Soo Thunderbirds might have won a game or two at the well-played, four-team, minor midget hockey tournament that was held in Sault Ste. Marie on the weekend. …[read more]

NB over TB in title tilt


Randy Russon
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March 4, 2018

North Bay Trappers upended Thunder Bay Kings 3-1 this afternoon to take home the gold medal from the Northern Ontario Hockey Association’s minor midget tournament of champions that was held in Sault Ste. Marie over the weekend. …[read more]

Minor midget tourney in Soo


Randy Russon
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February 26, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie is set to play host to a four-team, minor midget hockey tournament of champions this coming weekend. Included in the group are the three minor midget teams from the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Sweeping the Great North


Randy Russon
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February 25, 2018

No. 1 seed North Bay Trappers and no. 2 seed Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves will meet in the Great North Midget Hockey League finals for the second straight season. …[read more]

Trappers up two on Timmins


Randy Russon
By
February 18, 2018

If Timmins Majors are to extend their playoff season the upstart Great North Midget Hockey League team cannot lose their next game. …[read more]

Trappers topple Timmins


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 17, 2018

Regular-season champion North Bay Trappers have taken a 1-0 lead in their second-round, best-of-five, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series with the Timmins Majors. …[read more]

Soo penalty totals don’t lie


Randy Russon
By
February 15, 2018

A shot at redemption via the playoffs after a sub-par regular season was not to be for the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Good scout v. ordinary scout


Randy Russon
By
February 14, 2018

The ordinary scout who tracks the Great North Midget Hockey League is the one who shows up when all the others do and goes along with whatever the majority is saying about a certain player. …[read more]

Great North semi-final pairs


Randy Russon
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February 13, 2018

It will be the no. 1 seed North Bay Trappers v. the no. 5 seed Timmins Majors and the no. 2 seed Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves v. the no. 3 seed Kapuskasing Flyers in the second round of the Great North Midget Hockey League playoffs. …[read more]

Timmins ousts Soo midgets


Randy Russon
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February 11, 2018

Visiting Timmins Majors completed a two-game playoff sweep of the Soo Greyhounds on Saturday with a come-from-behind, 3-2 overtime triumph. …[read more]

Great North winners


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 10, 2018

Kapuskasing Flyers and Timmins Majors have drawn first blood in their respective first-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff sets. …[read more]

Great North playoffs begin


Randy Russon
By
February 9, 2018

Separated by a single point during the 2017-2018 regular season, Soo Greyhounds and Timmins Majors are set to face off in a best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series. …[read more]

Great North playoff dates


Randy Russon
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February 6, 2018

Fourth-seed Soo Greyhounds and fifth-place Timmins Majors will face off in a first-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series this weekend. …[read more]

Timmins has shot at fourth


Randy Russon
By
February 1, 2018

Timmins Majors have three games to play in the 2017-2018 regular season — all on home ice — and need a single point to overtake the Soo Greyhounds for fourth place on the major midget side of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Avery Rebek is top dog


Randy Russon
By
January 26, 2018

Having become the first team in the major midget division of the Great North Midget Hockey League to complete the 36-game regular season schedule, the Soo Greyhounds now await the start of the playoffs, which are likely to begin on the second weekend of February. …[read more]

Soo midget teams clash


Randy Russon
By
January 25, 2018

The major midget Soo Greyhounds needed overtime to eke out a 3-2 decision over the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds in Great North Midget Hockey League action from Wednesday. …[read more]

Touring the Great North


Randy Russon
By
January 19, 2018

The clock is ticking on the regular season watch of the Great North Midget Hockey League. The 2017-2018 regular season slate in both the major midget and minor midget divisions ends in early February. …[read more]

Dallaire is a Major difference


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2018

Statistics do not lie. They may not always tell the whole story but they do not lie. Just take a look at the goal-tending stats for the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Majors close in on Hounds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 14, 2018

Timmins Majors completed a two-game sweep of the Soo Greyhounds today to close the gap between fourth and fifth place within the major midget division of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Flying high up in Kap


Randy Russon
By
January 10, 2018

They are just waiting to be scouted. And to be sure, there are a number of jewels who are hidden off the highways in the hockey nooks of northeastern Ontario. …[read more]

Minor midgets of the north


Randy Russon
By
January 5, 2018

There are, without much question, a good number of minor-midget aged youngsters who are high performance players within the Great North Midget Hockey League this 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Brousseau plays Major role


Randy Russon
By
January 4, 2018

He was a rookie forward for the lowly Timmins Majors, who won only two of 36 regular season games in 2016-2017. But as the Majors have made major strides in the Great North Midget Hockey League in 2017-2018, so too has 2001 birth year forward Riley Brousseau. …[read more]

Flyers have a Kap on third


Randy Russon
By
December 27, 2017

A record of 16-9-3 through 28 games has the Kapuskasing Flyers sitting in a comfortable third spot on the major midget side of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Hidden jewel of the north


Randy Russon
By
December 26, 2017

Any Ontario Hockey League general manager or scout who does his own homework and does not go with the flow may want to go out of his way to check out minor midget aged forward Kobe Barrette of the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Majors go forth in Great North


Randy Russon
By
December 24, 2017

Timmins Majors are on the move, having won four of their past five games, including a Christmas wrapping of the high and mighty Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves. …[read more]

Soo midgets hop the Express


Randy Russon
By
December 22, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has called on forward Parker Morgan and defenseman Jacob Doucette from the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Hound midgets take a break


Randy Russon
By
December 20, 2017

There is a good measure of talent on the major midget Soo Greyhounds. But as they are on break from the Great North Midget Hockey League slate, the Greyhound midgets are not in a position of strength. …[read more]

NOJHL debut for Campbell


Randy Russon
By
December 19, 2017

Minor midget forward David Campbell made a point, literally, in his Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League debut as an affiliate player with the Blind River Beavers. …[read more]

Hound midgets fall to 9-16-4


Randy Russon
By
December 17, 2017

There is no sugar coating this. Facts are facts. The major midget Soo Greyhounds now have a record of 9-16-4 following an embarrassing 7-3 loss to the minor midget Sudbury Wolves. …[read more]

Ritchie makes NOJHL debut


Randy Russon
By
December 17, 2017

Short on players for a weekend road trip, French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League called on defenseman Jordan Ritchie from the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]