Hound midget hypothesis


Randy Russon
By
November 17, 2017

There is a lot of individual talent that dots the roster of the major midget Soo Greyhounds. But as the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season plays on, the Greyhounds as a team do not show well. …[read more]

T-Bird midgets developing


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2017

One of three minor midget teams in a loop that also includes six major midget entries, Soo Thunderbirds sit at the bottom of the Great North Midget Hockey League standings. …[read more]

Kap gains for Hearst


Randy Russon
By
November 13, 2017

There is a tidy development path along the rugged highway from Kapuskasing to Hearst that serves as player advancement between the two northeastern Ontario towns. …[read more]

Team NOHA has 7 from Soo


Randy Russon
By
November 10, 2017

Seven Sault Ste. Marie area players have been named to the two Northern Ontario Hockey Association teams that will compete at the Ontario Minor Hockey Association, Eastern AAA Showcase Tournament, to be held next month. …[read more]

Nickel Caps chasing Traps


Randy Russon
By
November 9, 2017

Three home games this weekend will provide ample opportunity for the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves to close in on the idle North Bay Trappers. …[read more]

Telus Cup update


Randy Russon
By
November 8, 2017

As Sudbury is slated to play host to the 2018 Telus Cup, major midget hockey championship tournament, preparations for the national event are ongoing. …[read more]

Great North grievance


Randy Russon
By
November 8, 2017

Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have had two wins taken away from them for using players who were under suspension. …[read more]

Soo minor hockey issues


Randy Russon
By
November 6, 2017

The state of minor hockey in Sault Ste. Marie serves as an ongoing and almost routine basis for banter among those with any sort of link or interest in its well being. …[read more]

Trappers edge past Hounds


Randy Russon
By
November 5, 2017

Coach Guy Blanchard and his visiting North Bay Trappers worked a pair of overtime shifts to upend the Soo Greyhounds in Great North Midget Hockey League action from last night and this afternoon. …[read more]

Great North stunner!


Randy Russon
By
November 4, 2017

Backed by the spectacular play of goalie Noah Zeppa, the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds stunned the visiting major midget North Bay Trappers 3-2 in Great North Midget Hockey League action from this afternoon. …[read more]

Making it the hard way


Randy Russon
By
October 31, 2017

Suffice to say that Ty Zachary does not know the meaning of the word quit. Suffice to say that few have had to overcome what Zachary did just to make the roster of the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds, a first-year team in the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Great North starts and stops


Randy Russon
By
October 25, 2017

There is a form of parity within the Great North Midget Hockey League. For example, over the past week, the North Bay Trappers handed the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves their first loss of the season only to then be upset by the Soo Greyhounds. …[read more]

Team NOHA names coach


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 13, 2017

Former Ontario Hockey League forward Richard Rochefort has been named head coach of Team NOHA for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Nine in a row for Nickel Caps


Randy Russon
By
October 9, 2017

Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves have a perfect record nine games into the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League regular season. But the North Bay Trappers are keeping pace with the Nickel Capital Wolves in the race between major midget powerhouses. …[read more]

Cubs clip winged Birds


Randy Russon
By
October 8, 2017

Short on players due to injury and with just 12 skaters in the lineup, the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds gave it their all only to fall 4-2 to the major midget New Liskeard Cubs on Saturday night. …[read more]

Small goalie, big saves


Randy Russon
By
October 5, 2017

Maybe, just maybe, there will be an Ontario Hockey League general manager or scout who will think outside the box when it comes to evaluating goalie Noah Zeppa of the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds. …[read more]

Up and down the Great North


Randy Russon
By
October 3, 2017

Today’s Great North Midget Hockey League tour goes from Sault Ste. Marie to Sudbury to North Bay to Kapuskasing to Timmins. …[read more]

Points for Soo minor midgets


Randy Russon
By
October 2, 2017

Through five games into their first season in the Great North Midget Hockey League the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds have yet to post a victory. …[read more]

Great North notes, quotes


Randy Russon
By
September 25, 2017

It was a hot, hazy, humid September weekend in northeastern Ontario. But as it was steamy and sticky outside, there was ice on the sheets inside as early-season play in the Great North Midget Hockey League continued. …[read more]

First-ever N.O. Cup


Randy Russon
By
September 25, 2017

Soo Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League will play host to the first-ever, minor midget, Northern Ontario Cup, which is slated to be staged next March 2-4, 2018 in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

Hockey nights in Timmins


Randy Russon
By
September 22, 2017

Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League are both in action at home this weekend. …[read more]

Hockey + weather = bonus


Randy Russon
By
September 18, 2017

Does it get any better than this? If you are into various levels of hockey, warm weather and happen to live in Sault Ste. Marie, this is a good time of the year. …[read more]

Timmins trims T-Bird midgets


Randy Russon
By
September 16, 2017

A goal by captain Frederic Leclair-Pouw in the first minute of overtime lifted the visiting Timmins Majors to a 3-2 overtime triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds in Great North Midget Hockey League action tonight. …[read more]

Midget triple-header in Soo


Randy Russon
By
September 15, 2017

Great North Midget Hockey League will be a featured attraction in Sault Ste. Marie this weekend with the Timmins Majors in town for a troika of tests. …[read more]

Timmins Majors are here


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 13, 2017

eTimmins Majors begin their 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League regular season slate with three games in Sault Ste. Marie this weekend. …[read more]

Great North beginnings


Randy Russon
By
September 12, 2017

One of the youngest players in the Great North Midget Hockey League will debut with the Soo Thunderbirds this weekend when the first-year minor midget entry plays the visiting Timmins Majors. …[read more]

Opening week in Great North


Randy Russon
By
September 7, 2017

Opening whistles will sound in the Great North Midget Hockey League this weekend as the Soo Greyhounds, North Bay Major Trappers, New Liskeard Cubs and Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves all have home games. …[read more]

Timmins takes Polar Bear title


Randy Russon
By
September 4, 2017

Timmins Majors trimmed Soo Thunderbirds 6-3 in the title tilt of the AAA midget division of the second annual Cochrane Polar Bear Classic. …[read more]

Soo minor midget roster


Randy Russon
By
August 28, 2017

HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed the roster for the new Soo Thunderbirds minor midget team that will debut as part of the nine-member Great North Midget Hockey League this 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Espanola via Sudbury minors


Randy Russon
By
August 27, 2017

Mark these down as a pair of high-end commitments. Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has signed a dandy duo of 2001 birth-skaters who played for the Sudbury Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League last season. …[read more]

Soo T-Birds sign Cicchello


Randy Russon
By
August 23, 2017

Tristano Cicchello, a 2001 birth year defenseman who starred for the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League last season, has signed with the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Major plans for Great North


Randy Russon
By
August 21, 2017

Incoming teams aside, there is one established club that may have more to prove than any other once the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season gets underway. …[read more]

Major tryout in Timmins


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
August 14, 2017

The restless hands of time are ticking towards a Major tryout camp that will determine the makeup of the midget hockey team in Timmins. …[read more]

Major, minor issues up north


Randy Russon
By
August 13, 2017

As first pucks are set to drop on the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season in less than a month, there are issues of major and minor concern. …[read more]