Soo connection to Sudbury


Randy Russon
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August 25, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie’s link to the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League has doubled over the course of the summer. …[read more]

Michigan rivalry in the OHL


Randy Russon
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August 24, 2017

They represent two gritty industrial towns while surrounded by the scenic splendor of mid and lower Michigan. Separated by about 35 exits along Interstate 75, Flint Firebirds and Saginaw Spirit are an emerging Ontario Hockey League rivalry. …[read more]

Two Wolves join the Attack


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August 24, 2017

Sudbury Wolves have shipped veteran forward Alan Lyszczarczyk, overage goalie Zack Bowman and a conditional fourth round draft pick to the Owen Sound Attack. …[read more]

Soo T-Birds sign Cicchello


Randy Russon
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August 23, 2017

Tristano Cicchello, a 2001 birth year defenseman who starred for the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League last season, has signed with the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Wolves get Nolan Makkonen


Randy Russon
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August 23, 2017

Sudbury Wolves and Guelph Storm have completed a major Ontario Hockey League trade involving defensemen Owen Lalonde and Nolan Makkonen and a bounty of high draft picks. …[read more]

Northern breeze


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August 22, 2017

Holding steady with 12 teams and two divisions, they are taking to the practice ice preparatory to another Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season. …[read more]

Major plans for Great North


Randy Russon
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August 21, 2017

Incoming teams aside, there is one established club that may have more to prove than any other once the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season gets underway. …[read more]

Big coup for Sault College


Randy Russon
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August 21, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association have landed one of the better defensemen from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Hays boys and the Irish


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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August 21, 2017

Brothers Joseph Hays and Chris Hays have committed to return to the Detroit Fighting Irish of the United States Premier Hockey League for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Express check-in via St. Louis


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August 20, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey has signed 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward Logan Fennema from the St. Louis Jr. Blues of the North American 3 Hockey League. …[read more]

Hounds track free agent


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August 19, 2017

Ryan Roth, an American-born forward with a 2000 birth date, has committed to the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Snow in Rayside-Balfour


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August 19, 2017

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed 1999 birth-year defenseman Zach Snow, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Storm catches Cam Hillis


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August 18, 2017

Better late than never. A year after being a second round pick of the Guelph Storm, forward Cam Hillis has committed to the Ontario Hockey League team for the coming season. …[read more]

Western Conference power


Randy Russon
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August 17, 2017

A powerhouse sector in 2016-2017, the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League is expected to be forceful again in 2017-2018. …[read more]

Sault College via Timmins


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August 16, 2017

Defenseman Kevin Lanoix, who hails from the northeastern Ontario town of Timmins, has committed to the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Q tryouts for Rattlers duo


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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August 16, 2017

A pair of Russian-born, 1999 birth year forwards who starred with the Bradford Rattlers of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League last season are on tryouts with teams in the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Wolves add to local link


Randy Russon
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August 15, 2017

Sudbury Wolves have added yet another local product to their hockey operations staff with the hiring of Alain Valiquette as their new goalie coach. …[read more]

Fresh look Wolves jerseys


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
August 14, 2017

Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League unveiled their new-look jersey design at a press conference held this afternoon. …[read more]

Major tryout in Timmins


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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August 14, 2017

The restless hands of time are ticking towards a Major tryout camp that will determine the makeup of the midget hockey team in Timmins. …[read more]

Major, minor issues up north


Randy Russon
By
August 13, 2017

As first pucks are set to drop on the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season in less than a month, there are issues of major and minor concern. …[read more]

Espanola Express via Tri City


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August 13, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has signed 1999 birth-year forward Tyler Bourassa from the Tri City Hawks of the United States Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

Saginaw staff solidified


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August 13, 2017

Two coaching vacancies from late July have now been filled and the upstart Saginaw Spirit has solidified its staff preparatory to the 2017-2018 Ontario Hockey League season. …[read more]

Safe hire for Saginaw Spirit


Randy Russon
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August 9, 2017

Read between the lines. Read within the lines. Read the messages clear. Any juxtapose aside, the hiring of Troy Smith as the new head coach of the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League is seen as a safe bet. …[read more]

Big Jace hops the Express


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August 8, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has gone big to sign 6-foot-4, 215-pound defenceman Jace Pitawanakwat. …[read more]

Saginaw settles on Smith


Randy Russon
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August 7, 2017

Saginaw Spirit confirmed this morning what HockeyNewsNorth.com was first to report on Sunday — Troy Smith is the new head coach of the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Coach Troy Smith has Spirit


Randy Russon
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August 6, 2017

He is taking over an up-and-coming Ontario Hockey League team that is on the cusp of success. To be sure, Troy Smith is stepping into a good situation as the new head coach of the Saginaw Spirit. …[read more]

Saginaw to name new coach


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August 6, 2017

As the Saginaw Spirit is positioned to rise as one of the up-and-coming teams in the Ontario Hockey League, it will name its new head coach on Monday. …[read more]

Soo Eagles add old scout


Randy Russon
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August 4, 2017

Seasoned scout Charly Murray has joined the staff of the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Sault College via Blind River


Randy Russon
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August 4, 2017

There is a multiple player connection between the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Big commit to Sault College


Randy Russon
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August 3, 2017

Power forward Tyler Brown, who has multiple seasons of high-level experience in the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League, the Maritime Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has committed to the Sault College Cougars for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Polar Bear Classic coming up


Randy Russon
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August 3, 2017

Hosted by the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the second annual Polar Bear Classic will be an expansion of the first, with a midget division added. …[read more]

Timmins Majors spots open


Randy Russon
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August 2, 2017

Several roster spots will be up for grabs when the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League hold their main tryout camp beginning on August 18 at McIntyre Arena. …[read more]

Morrisville State via Soo Eagles


Randy Russon
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August 1, 2017

Smart, skilled, rough-and-tumble defenseman Nick Trecroce is moving up from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Morrisville State College Mustangs. …[read more]

Change in the Great North


Randy Russon
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August 1, 2017

It has played on as an off season of major moves with a significant sweep that has dusted the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]