Setting the stage in Sudbury


Randy Russon
By
June 22, 2017

They returned to the playoffs in 2016-2017 after sitting them out for two successive seasons. As the stage is set in Sudbury with new direction and a fresh script, the Wolves are emerging from the Ontario Hockey League wilderness. …[read more]

New associate in Flint


Randy Russon
By
June 21, 2017

Fifteen years after graduating from the Ontario Hockey League as a player, Paul Flache is returning to it as associate coach of the Flint Firebirds. …[read more]

Rising Spirit catches another


Randy Russon
By
June 21, 2017

Two drafts after taking a sixth-round flyer on Caleb Everett, Saginaw Spirit has the 6-foot-2, 185-pound defensemen signed to an Ontario Hockey League standard player agreement. …[read more]

Flint, NB make a trade


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 20, 2017

Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League have obtained 1998 birth-year forward Max Kislinger from the North Bay Battalion for a conditional draft pick. …[read more]

Top goalie commits to Flint


Randy Russon
By
June 19, 2017

Luke Cavallin, who was selected by the Flint Firebirds in the second round, 28th overall, at the 2017 Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft, has made an official commitment. …[read more]

Tully an OHL GM in waiting


Randy Russon
By
June 17, 2017

He’s a former Ontario Hockey League star defenseman who went on to captain a Team Canada, world junior, gold-medal champion. And now as the general manager of a national champion junior A team, Brent Tully has aspirations of returning to the OHL. …[read more]

Liking the look of the 67’s


Randy Russon
By
June 16, 2017

As the Ottawa 67’s will mark their 50th anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday in the same year, the iconic Ontario Hockey League franchise could have more to celebrate in the months ahead. …[read more]

Spitfires hire from within


Randy Russon
By
June 15, 2017

Trevor Letowski has been duly promoted from associate coach to head coach of the 2017 Memorial Cup champion Windsor Spitfires. …[read more]

Gretz key to Flint Firebirds


Randy Russon
By
June 15, 2017

Okay, so someone had to write this headline about Gretz key. As in Gretz being a key signing for the Ontario Hockey League Flint Firebirds. …[read more]

Major ink for Flint Firebirds


Randy Russon
By
June 15, 2017

Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League have confirmed the signing of big defenseman Marcus Gretz, who was their second-round pick, 23rd overall, at the 2017 minor midget draft. …[read more]

New gig for David Matsos


Randy Russon
By
June 14, 2017

David Matsos is headed home to continue his Ontario Hockey League coaching career as the Hamilton Bulldogs have hired the Burlington native as associate coach. …[read more]

Quiet on the OHL trade front


Randy Russon
By
June 13, 2017

It has been almost two weeks since trade season opened in the Ontario Hockey League but unlike last year there has been no activity to date. …[read more]

Hunt is over for Ottawa 67’s


Randy Russon
By
June 13, 2017

It’s double dip day in the nation’s capital as the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League have both a new general manager and head coach. …[read more]

New GM for the Ottawa 67’s


Randy Russon
By
June 13, 2017

The new general manager of the Ottawa 67’s has spent more than half of his life within the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Wray to Battalion via Voodoos


Randy Russon
By
June 11, 2017

Scott Wray will be leaving his position as head coach of the reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos to join the North Bay Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League as an assistant coach, multiple sources have told HockeyNewsNorth.com. …[read more]

Interest in Mario Culina


Randy Russon
By
June 9, 2017

Mario Culina aspires to return to the Ontario Hockey League for a third term in 2017-2018 and the overage goalie who has spent the past two years with the Windsor Spitfires should have little difficulty finding work. …[read more]

OHL coaching vacancies


Randy Russon
By
June 9, 2017

Both the Memorial Cup champion Windsor Spitfires and the runner-up Erie Otters have joined the growing Ontario Hockey League coach search. …[read more]

Fan friendly Flint Firebirds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 8, 2017

A weekend-oriented, 2017-2018 regular season schedule. Not only that, there will be multiple $2 beer and $2 hot dog nights. …[read more]

Overagers? Culina, Headrick


Randy Russon
By
June 6, 2017

A pair of Sault Ste. Marie area products who played on teams that made it to the recent Memorial Cup final could return to the Ontario Hockey League in 2017-2018 as overage players. …[read more]

New gig for Moe Mantha


Randy Russon
By
June 5, 2017

Moe Mantha, who has coached in the Ontario Hockey League and Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League among other stops, is returning to the North American Hockey League. …[read more]

Flint signs first-rounder


Randy Russon
By
May 31, 2017

Power forward Ethan Keppen, who was taken by the Flint Firebirds in the first round, 10th overall, at the 2017 minor midget draft, has signed on with the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Don’t stop believing


Randy Russon
By
May 29, 2017

Some will win, some will lose. Windsor Spitfires went from losing in the first round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs almost two months ago to winning the 2017 Memorial Cup championship on Sunday. …[read more]

New coach a plus for Wolves


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

By most accounts, former Sudbury Wolves coach David Matsos is a good guy. By most accounts, new Sudbury Wolves coach Cory Stillman is a good guy. …[read more]

OHL shows its strength


Randy Russon
By
May 27, 2017

An all-Ontario Hockey League final at the 99th running of the Memorial Cup tournament defines a clear show of superiority over both the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. …[read more]

Notes from a Stillman scene


Amanda Zurkowski
By
May 26, 2017

It really is a new era in Sudbury. Yes indeed folks, these are the new era Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

New coach in Wolves den


Randy Russon
By
May 25, 2017

Two days after the mutual departure of veteran coach David Matsos, Sudbury Wolves have hired Cory Stillman as their new bench boss. …[read more]

Wolves new head coach is…


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2017

One day after announcing that David Matsos will not be returning as head coach next season, Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have decided on a new bench boss. …[read more]

Wolves, coach part company


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2017

Sudbury Wolves head coach David Matsos and the Ontario Hockey League team have opted to go separate ways, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

James Boyd, free agent GM


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2017

He has spent almost half his life in the Ontario Hockey League as a player, coach and general manager. And after departing the Mississauga Steelheads as their conference-winning GM, James Boyd is testing the free-agent waters. …[read more]

Sudbury signs big left winger


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2017

Anthony Tabak has signed with the Sudbury Wolves after being their third-round pick at the 2017 Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Soaring Spitfires no surprise


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2017

From this corner, the only thing surprising about the Windsor Spitfires being off to a 2-0 start at the 2017 Memorial Cup tournament is that so many people are surprised. …[read more]

Wait is over for Windsor


Randy Russon
By
May 19, 2017

Windsor Spitfires will play their first game since April 4 tonight when the Memorial Cup hosts take to the ice to begin the 99th edition of the time honoured tournament. …[read more]

New goalie coach in Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
May 17, 2017

Saginaw Spirit general manager Dave Drinkill has confirmed the hiring of the highly-touted A.J. Walczak as goalie coach for the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Prestigious award for Peters


Randy Russon
By
May 16, 2017

Of the multiple honours that the Ontario Hockey League awards annually one of the most heartfelt and sentimental is the Mickey Renaud Captain’s Trophy. …[read more]