Lake State coaching change?


Randy Russon
By
March 12, 2017

Let us begin by providing the definition of the word rumour, which is aptly defined as “often being a mixture of truth and untruth, passed around verbally.” …[read more]

Lakers to NHL via Soo Eagles


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 7, 2017

Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League have confirmed the signing of Lake Superior State Lakers freshman defenseman Kris Bindulis to a three-year contract. …[read more]

NOJHL goalie gets D1 deal


Randy Russon
By
March 7, 2017

Powassan Voodoos goalie Nate McDonald has parlayed a strong season in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League into a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

Same old story at Lake State


Randy Russon
By
March 6, 2017

Another Western Collegiate Hockey Association season has ended in disappointment for the Lake Superior State Lakers. …[read more]

Division 1 potential?


Randy Russon
By
February 20, 2017

The kid can play. To be sure, there is an attractive offer on the table for Jake Palmerio to attend school in Michigan and play at the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level beginning next season. …[read more]

Who is this masked man?


Randy Russon
By
February 12, 2017

This has become the story of the civilized hockey world. Sophomore goaltender Atte Tolvanen made a career-high 48 saves and tied a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association record with his fifth straight shutout as the surging Northern Michigan Wildcats moved into possession of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff spot. …[read more]

Four really smart Lakers


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 10, 2017

Four members of the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association are scholar-athlete award recipients for the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to UW-River Falls


Randy Russon
By
February 9, 2017

1997 birth-year forward Bradley Hofelich will move on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play for an elite, powerhouse, Division 3 National Collegiate Athletic Association program. …[read more]

Two with Crunch to NCAA


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 3, 2017

Forwards Konnar Dechaine and Brandon McReynolds of the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have landed Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments effective the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Express route to Kings College


Randy Russon
By
January 25, 2017

Espanola Express captain Cameron Anklewich has committed to play at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 3 level for the Kings College Monarchs effective the 2017-2018 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Lakers rebound to take two


Randy Russon
By
January 22, 2017

It was a much-needed weekend sweep on home ice for the Laker Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Headrick has that Erie feeling


Randy Russon
By
January 19, 2017

A mere eight days after rejecting another overture from the Erie Otters, 1997 birth-year defenseman Owen Headrick has decided to join the Ontario Hockey League team from the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Erie chased Lake State d-man


Randy Russon
By
January 11, 2017

As the Erie Otters added world-class forward Anthony Cirelli in an Ontario Hockey League trade with the Oshawa Generals earlier this week, they once again tried to talk 1997 birth-year defenseman Owen Headrick into leaving the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Lake State up to date


Randy Russon
By
December 16, 2016

As the Lake Superior State Lakers are on a break from the ice until after Christmas, we peruse the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association team from the outside looking in. …[read more]

Kingston via Canisius College


Randy Russon
By
November 2, 2016

Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League have obtained the rights to 1997 birth-year forward Josh Supryka from the Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Unbeaten Lakers home for pair


Randy Russon
By
October 28, 2016

Riding the crest of four successive triumphs to begin the 2016-2017 season, the high-scoring Lake Superior State Lakers are home to the Alaska Nanooks tonight and Saturday evening at Taffy Abel Arena. …[read more]

Owen Headrick is second star


Randy Russon
By
October 18, 2016

Another day, another recognition for Lake Superior State Lakers highly-skilled sophomore defenseman Owen Headrick. …[read more]

Lakers are lighting it up


Randy Russon
By
October 17, 2016

The lowest-scoring team among the 10 Western Collegiate Hockey Association members in 2015-2016, Lake Superior State Lakers are lighting the lamp in a big way to begin the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Nice start for Headrick, Lakers


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 15, 2016

Lake Superior State Lakers flashed a new-look offense en route to a 6-1, opening-night win over the Michigan State Spartans before a Friday crowd of close to 2,800 at Taffy Abel Arena. …[read more]

Michigan State v. Lake State


Randy Russon
By
October 12, 2016

Lake Superior State Lakers will take to the ice of Taffy Abel Arena on Friday and Saturday nights for a pair of season-opening, non-conference matches with the visiting Michigan State Spartans. …[read more]

Ashton Calder clicks hat trick


Randy Russon
By
October 1, 2016

Michigan Soo native and Lake Superior State Lakers recruit Ashton Calder is off to a sparkling start with the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League. …[read more]

Lake State season set to start


Randy Russon
By
September 29, 2016

Led by third-year head coach Damon Whitten, the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will begin the 2016-2017 season on Sunday when they play host to the Laurentian Voyageurs of Canadian Interuniversity Sport in an exhibition match. …[read more]

Here are the LSSU Lakers


Randy Russon
By
September 2, 2016

As the Lake Superior State University Lakers prep for their third season under the watch of head coach Damon Whitten, the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association team will go with a 26-player roster. …[read more]

Jamie Henderson has a new job


Randy Russon
By
July 30, 2016

Jamie Henderson, who helped the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to three championships in a five-year span — first as assistant coach, then as assistant general manager and then as general manager — has secured another high-level position in the sport. …[read more]

Soo Eagles forward to RPI


Randy Russon
By
July 28, 2016

Sam Rappaport is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for prestigious Rensselaer Polytenchic Institute, a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association school. …[read more]

Owen Headrick makes NACS list


Randy Russon
By
June 15, 2016

Garden River First Nation product Owen Headrick, fresh from an eye-opening season as a freshman defenseman with the Lake Superior State University Lakers, has been ranked as a potential late-round pick for the upcoming National Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Ron Mason never forgot LSSU


Randy Russon
By
June 14, 2016

From one college hockey legend to another, Bill Crawford said Ron Mason “never forgot” his coaching roots that first sprouted at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

Bowling Green to Sarnia Sting


Randy Russon
By
June 10, 2016

Defenseman Jordan Ernst is bolting the Bowling Green Falcons of the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Talking Lakers in the summer


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 8, 2016

Fans of the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association can tune in to four special radio shows over the course of the summer. …[read more]

A look ahead at ’16-17 Laker log


Randy Russon
By
May 21, 2016

Along with the other nine teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, Lake Superior State Lakers know the whens and wheres for the 2016-2017, 28-game schedule against conference opponents. …[read more]

Laker Hall to welcome Hoffort


Randy Russon
By
May 20, 2016

More than 25 years after backstopping the Lake Superior State Lakers to an improbable Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association hockey championship, goalie Bruce Hoffort is headed to the school’s Hall of Fame. …[read more]

Is UNH recruit headed to Hounds?


Randy Russon
By
May 17, 2016

Corson Green is a big defenseman with a future Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment — but the youngster seemingly still has some interest in playing for the Soo Greyhounds, who selected him in the fifth round of the 2015 Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Headrick would be an NHL steal


Randy Russon
By
May 13, 2016

His name does not appear on any official rankings chart but I am of the notion that Lake Superior State University Lakers freshman Owen Headrick would be an absolute steal for any National Hockey League team willing to take a flyer on the 1997 birth-year defenseman at next month’s draft. …[read more]

Lake State d-man turns pro


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 9, 2016

Lake Superior State Lakers senior defenseman Peter Spratte has signed a professional contract, joining the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey League for the remainder of the 2015-2016 season. …[read more]