OHL trade deadline aftermath


Randy Russon
By
January 12, 2018

It was a trade show that featured a number of star attractions. In a two-week period that led to the January 10 trade deadline in the Ontario Hockey League, no less than 28 transactions involving 47 players and 87 draft picks were consummated. …[read more]

Wolves in full rebuild mode


Randy Russon
By
January 11, 2018

Rob Papineau could have tried to repair the structure that he inherited a year ago by patching a few holes. Instead, the Sudbury Wolves vice president and general manager opted for a full rebuild. …[read more]

Nice pick up for Flint


Randy Russon
By
January 9, 2018

As he aims to position the Flint Firebirds for future success, general manager Barclay Branch closed the deal on a promising trade with the contending Hamilton Bulldogs today. …[read more]

Wolves pack adds young pup


Randy Russon
By
January 9, 2018

Sudbury Wolves general manager Rob Papineau has continued a youth movement wheel and deal with a series of transactions that include a major addition. …[read more]

Kitchener gets Mario Culina


Randy Russon
By
January 8, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie product Mario Culina has been acquired by the Kitchener Rangers from the Sudbury Wolves in an Ontario Hockey League trade that Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

High rent district of the OHL


Randy Russon
By
January 8, 2018

Rental prices have skyrocketed in the Ontario Hockey League, thanks in no small part to the Soo Greyhounds and Kingston Frontenacs, not to mention the Kitchener Rangers, Sarnia Sting and Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Soo gets Raddysh, Sambrook


Randy Russon
By
January 6, 2018

Soo Greyhounds have finalized a long rumoured Ontario Hockey League trade with the Erie Otters by acquiring Team Canada right winger Taylor Raddysh. …[read more]

Write on about the OHL


Randy Russon
By
January 2, 2018

It can be a high-stakes, high-risk league for players, coaches, owners et al. And there are many within it who make writing about the Ontario Hockey League a positive rite of passage. Some of whom — just to name a few — appear below. …[read more]

Swirling OHL trade winds


Randy Russon
By
December 29, 2017

As rumours are rampant that the Erie Otters will move Team Canada right winger Taylor Raddysh before the January 10 trade deadline, the Hamilton Bulldogs have added yet another veteran player as they make a run at the Ontario Hockey League championship. …[read more]

Six OHL teams to like


Randy Russon
By
December 24, 2017

There are a number of Ontario Hockey League teams who have issued strong statements thus far in the 2017-2018 season. Following is a HockeyNewsNorth.com “pick six” of the many OHL teams worth noting. …[read more]

Can Flint end Soo streak?


Randy Russon
By
December 13, 2017

Sooner or later the Soo Greyhounds are going to lose an Ontario Hockey League game. It could be as soon as tonight when the first-place Greyhounds take on the last-place Flint Firebirds. …[read more]

Saginaw Spirit bandwagon


Randy Russon
By
December 9, 2017

There has been major media attention directed towards the Saginaw Spirit over the past few weeks. But this is an Ontario Hockey League team that we have been touting as one on the rise for several months now. …[read more]

Ex-OHLer to NOJHL in Hearst


Randy Russon
By
December 8, 2017

Hard-working, character-kid forward Zack Dorval, who played three full seasons in the Ontario Hockey League before leaving on his own terms following the 2016-2017 season, has signed with the Hearst Lumberjacks of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Culina leads way for Wolves


Randy Russon
By
December 6, 2017

Mario Culina’s return to the Ontario Hockey League has given the Sudbury Wolves a much-needed lift. The overage goalie, who recently joined the Wolves after beginning the 2017-2018 season with the Ryerson Rams of Ontario University Athletics, has been impressive over three straight starts in the Sudbury net. …[read more]

Spirit adds national team star


Randy Russon
By
December 2, 2017

Highly regarded centre Jake Goldowski has left the United States National Team Development Program to sign with the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

OHL trade scenarios


Randy Russon
By
November 30, 2017

It can be a roller coaster ride of truths and rumours. This is the time of year that leads to the annual Ontario Hockey League trade deadline. …[read more]

Culina gets W for Wolves


Randy Russon
By
November 27, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie product Mario Culina has his first win in just his second start as a member of the Sudbury Wolves. …[read more]

Firebirds, Bulldogs make deal


Randy Russon
By
November 25, 2017

Languishing at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, Flint Firebirds have finalized a major Ontario Hockey League trade with Eastern Conference top contender Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Culina boosts Wolves depth


Randy Russon
By
November 22, 2017

The recent acquisition of Mario Culina off waivers from the Windsor Spitfires means the Sudbury Wolves now have four overage players, not to mention three goalies. …[read more]

Steady stream in Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
November 21, 2017

It is an intriguing team to follow. And while its best may be yet to come, the Saginaw Spirit is a current stream of Ontario Hockey League progress. …[read more]

Culina to Sudbury Wolves


Randy Russon
By
November 20, 2017

Sudbury Wolves have obtained overage goalie Mario Culina off Ontario Hockey League waivers, multiple sources have confirmed to HockeyNewsNorth.com. …[read more]

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]