Rock adds Majors coach


Randy Russon
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February 26, 2019

The head coach of the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League has joined the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the balance of this season.

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Trappers oust Major T-Birds


Randy Russon
By
February 24, 2019

A humdrum season ended with a passable effort in defeat for the Soo Major Thunderbirds on Saturday night at John Rhodes Community Centre.

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NL Cubs picture day


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 21, 2019

New Liskeard Cubs ended the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League regular season with a record of 10-23-3 before entering the playoffs on a three-game winning streak as the no. 5 seed.

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Timmins Majors picture day


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 21, 2019

They took to the ice of venerable McIntyre Arena one more time to close out the 2018-2019 Great North Midget Hockey League season with team picture day.

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Soo, Kap on the brink


Randy Russon
By
February 18, 2019

Win or else. Soo Major Thunderbirds and Kapuskasing Flyers are both staring at elimination in the semi-final playoffs of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Trappers 10, T-Birds 0


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 16, 2019

An unbeaten season within the Great North Midget Hockey League has continued for the North Bay Major Trappers. Playing at home this afternoon, the Major Trappers cuffed the Soo Major Thunderbirds by a 10-0 score to take a two games to none lead in the best-of-five, semi-final playoff series.

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Trappers take it to T-Birds


Randy Russon
By
February 16, 2019

Goalie Noah Zeppa was a standout for the Soo Major Thunderbirds in Game 1 of their Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series with the North Bay Major Trappers. The 2002 birth-year goalie made 63 saves for the Soo in a 5-0 loss to North Bay.

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Kap Flyers suspend GM


Randy Russon
By
February 15, 2019

The general manager of the Kapuskasing Flyers has confirmed that he has been suspended indefinitely by the Great North Midget Hockey League team.

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Northern exposure


Randy Russon
By
February 13, 2019

No less than six players from the Great North Midget Hockey League — who are all members of Team NOHA (Northern Ontario Hockey Association) — are poised to be selected within the top three rounds of this year’s Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft, multiple sources have determined.

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Timmins Majors now, next


Randy Russon
By
February 12, 2019

Their season ended in the third-and-deciding game of the first round of the Great North Midget Hockey League playoffs. And head coach Brandon Perry likes what may lie ahead for the Timmins Majors.

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Great North playoff progress


Randy Russon
By
February 10, 2019

Soo Major Thunderbirds and Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves have both advanced to the semi-finals of the Great North Midget Hockey League playoffs.

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Saturday in the Great North


Randy Russon
By
February 9, 2019

Soo Major Thunderbirds and Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves will both take 1-0 leads in their respective Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series into games tonight.

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Major T-Birds clip Cubs


Randy Russon
By
February 8, 2019

Rookie goalie Noah Zeppa set the stage early for the Soo Major Thunderbirds in their Great North Midget Hockey League playoff game with the visiting New Liskeard Cubs.

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Nickel Caps nip Timmins


Randy Russon
By
February 7, 2019

A 4-2 road decision has given the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves an opening-game lead in their opening-round playoff series with the Timmins Majors.

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Major Trappers are perfect


Randy Russon
By
February 6, 2019

North Bay Major Trappers capped an unbeaten regular season on Tuesday with a 6-0 whitewash of the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves. With the win, the Major Trappers completed the regular season schedule in the Great North Midget Hockey League with a perfect record of 36-0-0.

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Major T-Birds v. NL Cubs


Randy Russon
By
February 4, 2019

Playoff dates for the opening-round, best-of-three, Great North Midget Hockey League playoff series between the Soo Major Thunderbirds and New Liskeard Cubs have been confirmed.

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Minor T-Birds miss .500


Randy Russon
By
February 4, 2019

They improved immensely as the 2018-2019 regular season progressed. And while the .500 mark fell just out of their reach, Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League wrapped up the regular season with a respectable record of 9-11-4.

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Minor T-Birds picture day


Randy Russon
By
January 29, 2019

The 2018-2019 season is winding down for the majority of the cast that makes up the Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League.

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Major T-Birds picture day


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 24, 2019

Soo Major Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have two games to play in the 2018-2019 regular season before the start of the playoffs.

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Soo trio on Team NOHA


Randy Russon
By
January 22, 2019

Three members of the Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League have been named to the Team NOHA squad that will compete at the upcoming OHL Cup and OHL Gold Cup showcase events, Hockey News North has learned.

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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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Trappers take tourney title


Randy Russon
By
January 21, 2019

North Bay Major Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League skated home with the winners banner from the prestigious Steve Richey Tournament of Champions in Peterborough.

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Birds of different feathers


Randy Russon
By
January 20, 2019

They are two teams that represent the AAA midget hockey level in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Having said that, the Soo Major Thunderbirds and Soo Minor Thunderbirds are studies in contrast.

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Best of the Minor Birds


Randy Russon
By
January 15, 2019

Soo Minor Thunderbirds of the Great North Midget Hockey League figure to have two players chosen within the higher rounds of the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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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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Soo boy to Sudbury midgets


Randy Russon
By
January 12, 2019

2002 birth year forward Nick Jameus of Sault Ste. Marie is joining the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League for the balance of the 2018-2019 season.

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Looking at Noah Zeppa


Randy Russon
By
December 24, 2018

Having just turned 16 years of age earlier this month, Noah Zeppa is one of the youngest major midget goalies in Ontario. And despite being bypassed at the 2018 priority selections draft, Zeppa has had the practice experience of facing Ontario Hockey League shooters this season. …[read more]