Hot and cold in the OHL


Randy Russon
By
November 13, 2017

As the Ontario Hockey League inches towards the one-third mark of the 2017-2018 regular season we check in on some of who are hot and some of who are not. …[read more]

Tough times for Wolves


Amanda Zurkowski
By
November 13, 2017

Writing a weekend roundup when the Sudbury Wolves managed only one point from a three-game weekend requires a minimum three cups of coffee before sitting down, more to calm myself than anything. …[read more]

Carson returning to Wolves


Amanda Zurkowski
By
November 10, 2017

It has been an injury plagued Ontario Hockey League season to date for the Sudbury Wolves but they should get an offensive boost this weekend with the return of fibrous forward Macauley Carson. …[read more]

Spirit adds overage center


Randy Russon
By
November 2, 2017

Youth-laden Saginaw Spirit has filled its third overage spot by obtaining center Mason Kohn from the Oshawa Generals for a fourth-round pick at the 2020 Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Rumbling OHL rumour mill


Randy Russon
By
November 1, 2017

Ah, those rumours. Like whiskey in an Irish pub, rumours go hand in hand within a major loop such as the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Mickey Redmond in Flint


Randy Russon
By
November 1, 2017

National Hockey League Hall of Fame forward Mickey Redmond will make a special guest appearance in Flint this Friday when the Firebirds play host to the North Bay Battalion in an Ontario Hockey League match at Dort Federal Event Center. …[read more]

Nic Sicoly to Aberdeen


Randy Russon
By
October 31, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie product Nicolas Sicoly is headed to the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Spirit moves goalie


Randy Russon
By
October 30, 2017

Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League has shipped third-year backup goalie Brendan Bonello to the Kingston Frontenacs, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Leaders of the Wolf pack


Randy Russon
By
October 26, 2017

Leadership cannot be underestimated. Good leaders can go a long way towards the betterment of a team, in this case the Sudbury Wolves. …[read more]

What a Knight for Raaymakers


Randy Russon
By
October 21, 2017

It was a Knight to remember for former Soo Greyhounds goalie Joseph Raaymakers in his Ontario Hockey League debut with London. …[read more]

John Parco coaches, trains


Randy Russon
By
October 20, 2017

He has a lot more to offer than just being the coach of the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. A former star player at the major junior and European professional levels, John Parco is also a sports vision trainer and a world-class, kinesiology-educated, disciple of the game that he lives and loves. …[read more]

Yet another OHL trade


Randy Russon
By
October 17, 2017

Soo Greyhounds have cashed in on holdout goalie Joseph Raaymakers by dealing him to the London Knights for netminder Tyler Johnson and three draft picks. …[read more]

Flint to Kitchener


Randy Russon
By
October 17, 2017

Kitchener Rangers have traded four draft picks to the Flint Firebirds for overage forward Kole Sherwood, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Overage transaction


Randy Russon
By
October 17, 2017

Sudbury Wolves have acquired overage defenseman Doug Blaisdell from the Kitchener Rangers in exchange for a fourth-round pick at the 2020 Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Flint flush with 5 overagers


Randy Russon
By
October 16, 2017

As the general manager of the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League, Barclay Branch finds himself in a good trade position. …[read more]

North Bay to Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
October 16, 2017

1998 birth year left winger Daniil Vertiy is on the move from the North Bay Battalion to the Saginaw Spirit, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Old Hounds are all Dunn


Randy Russon
By
October 15, 2017

My old high school shut its doors as an education facility about six or seven years ago. Venerable Sir James Dunn Collegiate was then used as a community center and a movie site before the building was demolished within the past year. …[read more]

Spirit seeks to snap skid


Randy Russon
By
October 14, 2017

It is a young team, one of the youngest in the Ontario Hockey League. But Saginaw Spirit has lost three straight games and with a 1-4-1 record through six outings could use a return to the win column with a pair of home contests coming up. …[read more]

Saginaw calls on Soo boy


Randy Russon
By
October 12, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie product Camaryn Baber will join the Saginaw Spirit for a pair of Ontario Hockey League games this weekend, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

So far, so good for Flint


Randy Russon
By
October 12, 2017

It may only be a seven-game sample but the Flint Firebirds are showing a sharp side thus far this Ontario Hockey League season. …[read more]

Wolves deal defenseman


Randy Russon
By
October 11, 2017

Sudbury Wolves have tidied up their back yard by moving defensemen Conor Ali to the Kingston Frontenacs for a fourth-round draft pick in 2020. …[read more]

OHL teams with net issues


Randy Russon
By
October 10, 2017

Not every Ontario Hockey League team has a Michael DiPietro or a Matthew Villalta or a Dylan Wells that they can go to as their no. 1 guy between the pipes. As a matter-of-fact, more than a third of teams in the OHL have starting goalies with save percentages that are well below the .900 watershed mark. …[read more]

Spirit of northern Ontario


Randy Russon
By
October 6, 2017

Four northern Ontario products who are on the forward lines of the Saginaw Spirit have combined for eight points in four games thus far this 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League season. …[read more]

First W for Sudbury Wolves


Randy Russon
By
October 5, 2017

The fans can relax a bit now. So too can the players and maybe even the coaches. Sudbury Wolves have their first win of the 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League season. …[read more]

NHL is high on Hayton et al


Randy Russon
By
October 4, 2017

Soo Greyhounds centre Barrett Hayton is one of six Ontario Hockey League skaters who has an “A” rating on the initial list of players to watch for the 2018 National Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Players to watch have Spirit


Randy Russon
By
October 3, 2017

Three members of the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League are on the initial Central Scouting players-to-watch list for the 2018 National Hockey League draft. …[read more]

A first for Nicholas Porco


Randy Russon
By
October 1, 2017

It only took rookie forward Nicholas Porco four games to score his first Ontario Hockey League goal for the Saginaw Spirit. …[read more]

Home opener for Firebirds


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 30, 2017

Having started the 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League regular season with a pair of road victories, Flint Firebirds take to the ice tonight for their home opener. …[read more]

OHL etches and sketches


Randy Russon
By
September 29, 2017

As the bright lights of the Ontario Hockey League have begun to shine on the 2017-2018 season, news and views become common place throughout the major junior loop. …[read more]

Santa sends the Wolves


Amanda Zurkowski
By
September 22, 2017

I hardly slept last night. I was worse than a young child on Christmas morning, with the anticipation of Santa Claus coming and bringing presents. Why? It’s the start of another Ontario Hockey League season for the Sudbury Wolves. …[read more]

Mem Cup champs open with W


Randy Russon
By
September 22, 2017

Reigning Memorial Cup champion Windsor Spitfires opened the 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League season the same way they ended the 2016-2017 campaign — with a victory. …[read more]

Talking about Nick Porco


Randy Russon
By
September 20, 2017

He is skilled and smart and is set up nicely for his rookie season in the Ontario Hockey League as a first-round pick from the 2017 draft. And pardon the pun but Nick Porco is also full of Spirit. Saginaw Spirit, that is. …[read more]

Wolves add veteran defender


Randy Russon
By
September 20, 2017

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have added experience to their defense corps with the acquisition of 19-year old Cole Candella from the Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Flint deals for Leafs prospect


Randy Russon
By
September 19, 2017

Flint Firebirds have shipped a troika of draft picks to the London Knights for 1998 birth-year defenseman Nicolas Mattinen in an Ontario Hockey League trade completed today. …[read more]