Steelheads success story


Randy Russon
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April 27, 2017

A pre-season favourite to be a top contender within the Eastern Conference of the Ontario Hockey League, it instead looked for a while as though the Mississauga Steelheads were going to be the bust of the 2016-2017 campaign. …[read more]

Lining up to work for 67’s


Randy Russon
By
April 26, 2017

Two very attractive positions in the Ontario Hockey League have opened up with the resignation of Jeff Brown as coach and general manager of the Ottawa 67’s. …[read more]

Change of the guard in Ottawa


Randy Russon
By
April 26, 2017

After three seasons on the job — and three Ontario Hockey League playoff appearances — Jeff Brown has resigned as coach and general manager of the Ottawa 67’s. …[read more]

Seven straight for Steelheads


Randy Russon
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April 25, 2017

The hottest team in the Ontario Hockey League is neither of the Western Conference powerhouses, the Erie Otters or Owen Sound Attack. Rather, it is the surging Mississauga Steelheads, winners of seven straight playoff games. …[read more]

Wolves sign 1st-rounder


Randy Russon
By
April 23, 2017

Centre Blake Murray has officially committed to the Sudbury Wolves after being their first round pick at this month’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Erie chases elusive title


Randy Russon
By
April 21, 2017

For the fourth straight year, the Erie Otters are in the Western Conference finals. Will this be the year they finally win the Ontario Hockey League championship? …[read more]

Rider on the Storm


Randy Russon
By
April 20, 2017

George Burnett rode back into Guelph the other day, almost 20 years after coaching the Storm to the 1997-1998 Ontario Hockey League championship. …[read more]

Major change of the guard


Randy Russon
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April 18, 2017

George Burnett. Barclay Branch. Rob Papineau. In a day of major change at the helm of Ontario Hockey League teams, this troika of decision makers defined movement. …[read more]

Great North recognition


Randy Russon
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April 18, 2017

All in all, it was a pretty-good showing by the Great North Midget Hockey League at the recent, first-ever, Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft. …[read more]

Branch is in like Flint


Randy Russon
By
April 17, 2017

Barclay Branch has vacated his position as general manager of the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League to take an expanded role with the Flint Firebirds, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Humble Hounds tumble home


Randy Russon
By
April 17, 2017

This one has to hurt. With a commanding two games to none lead, Soo Greyhounds could not fend off the charging Owen Sound Attack. …[read more]

Eastern market supremacy


Randy Russon
By
April 16, 2017

After all, through two rounds of Ontario Hockey League playoffs, it is the no. 1 and no. 2 seed teams that will face off in the Eastern Conference finals. …[read more]

Hounds seek Easter treat


Randy Russon
By
April 15, 2017

And just like that, Soo Greyhounds are staring elimination from the Ontario Hockey League playoffs straight in the eyes. …[read more]

Big news out of French River


Randy Russon
By
April 13, 2017

French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have confirmed a revamping of the two-year old franchise with the appointment of Sherry Bassin as senior director of hockey operations and Ken Strong as head coach. …[read more]

Hounds knock on Wood


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Soo Greyhounds ended the fifth-and-final round of tonight’s first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft by selecting a second local product. …[read more]

Storm hits Bradon Caruso


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie product Bradon Caruso has been selected by the Guelph Storm in the second round of tonight’s first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft. …[read more]

Hounds draft Noah Boman


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

The first-ever Ontario Hockey League under-18 draft for players born in 1999 and 2000 is underway and Soo Greyhounds have opted for a local product in the first round. …[read more]

OHL playoff picture


Randy Russon
By
April 12, 2017

Did you really think the Owen Sound Attack was going to retreat from its Ontario Hockey League playoff series with Soo Greyhounds without putting up a fight? …[read more]

A steal for Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
April 10, 2017

Methinks that perhaps not even the Saginaw Spirit has an idea of how much of a steal it got when the Ontario Hockey League team pilfered fibrous forward Camaryn Baber in the third round of Saturday’s minor midget draft. …[read more]

North Bay 5, Soo 1


Randy Russon
By
April 9, 2017

The facts are in the books. North Bay Trappers had five players selected at Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League draft compared to just one from their Great North Midget Hockey League counterparts, the Soo Greyhounds. …[read more]

Spirit shows in Porco, Baber


Randy Russon
By
April 8, 2017

Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League showed a shine for a pair of forwards from Sault Ste. Marie today in spending high draft picks on forwards Nick Porco and Camaryn Baber. …[read more]

Porco drafted in 1st round


Randy Russon
By
April 8, 2017

Plum left winger Nick Porco has been picked by the Saginaw Spirit in the first round, fourth overall, of today’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Baber drafted in 3rd round


Randy Russon
By
April 8, 2017

Hard-driven, hard-skating, highly-skilled forward Camaryn Baber has been selected by the Saginaw Spirit in the third round, 57th overall, of today’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

MacKay drafted in 5th round


Randy Russon
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April 8, 2017

Right winger Cole MacKay has been picked by the hometown Soo Greyhounds in the fifth round of today’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

North Bay d-man drafted


Randy Russon
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April 8, 2017

Slick defender Payton Vescio of the North Bay Trappers has been selected by the North Bay Battalion in the fourth round of today’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Hounds fend off Attack


Randy Russon
By
April 8, 2017

There are a few happenings that stand out from Games 1 and 2 of the Ontario Hockey League Western Conference playoff series between Soo Greyhounds and Owen Sound Attack. …[read more]

Flint moves up in draft


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 7, 2017

Flint Firebirds have swapped three picks with Mississauga Steelheads ahead of Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

OHL draft underway…sort of


Randy Russon
By
April 7, 2017

Barrie Colts will make centre Ryan Suzuki the first overall pick at Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League minor midget draft. …[read more]

Guelph Storm fires coach


Randy Russon
By
April 6, 2017

A coaching vacancy has arisen in the Ontario Hockey League as the Guelph Storm has parted ways with bench boss Jarrod Skalde. …[read more]

Ingham or Mancina?


Randy Russon
By
April 6, 2017

Mississauga Steelheads have a net decision to consider as they get set to face Oshawa Generals in the second round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs. …[read more]

Second round OHL playoffs


Randy Russon
By
April 6, 2017

Impressive they were, these Soo Greyhounds, in skating to a Game 1 victory over the visiting Owen Sound Attack as Round 2 of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs got underway on Wednesday. …[read more]

Late-round look at Cicchello


Randy Russon
By
April 5, 2017

It is almost certain that not only will Camaryn Baber be picked within the top two (or three) rounds of this Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League draft but that the Soo Greyhounds forward will be the first player taken from the Great North Midget Hockey League. And while there is no such certainty regarding Tristano Cicchello, the Soo defenseman looms as an intriguing late-round possibility. …[read more]

Thrills but no upsets in OHL


Randy Russon
By
April 5, 2017

Two of the eight first-round series went to a seventh-and-deciding game. But all told, all eight of the higher-seeded teams prevailed to advance to the second round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs. …[read more]

Hounds await Attack


Randy Russon
By
April 4, 2017

Soo Greyhounds have home-ice advantage but Owen Sound Attack has been a formidable force of power over a 52-game stretch. …[read more]