On the Rowe to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
June 29, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association have recruited another high-end skater for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Overage goalie market


Randy Russon
By
June 29, 2017

The 2017-2018 season figures to provide for a plethora of opportunities for overage goaltenders in the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Rayside gets blueline boost


Randy Russon
By
June 28, 2017

Defenseman Dawson Garcia has been obtained by the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League from the Ancaster Avalanche of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Saginaw forward a free Spirit


Randy Russon
By
June 28, 2017

Building through the draft and buoyed with a surplus of early-round picks, general manager Dave Drinkill is carefully constructing the Saginaw Spirit into a looming Ontario Hockey League contender. …[read more]

Wolves add overage d-man


Randy Russon
By
June 27, 2017

Looking to fill the void created by the departure of a den of graduated defenders, Sudbury Wolves have acquired overage defenseman Kyle Rhodes from the Guelph Storm. …[read more]

Arena d-day in Sudbury


Amanda Zurkowski
By
June 27, 2017

This marks what could be one of the most monumental days for City Council in Sudbury. Tonight, City Council is expected to make a decision in regards to the new arena/events centre and where it will be located. …[read more]

Thunder Bay to Powassan


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 27, 2017

Reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos have signed defenseman Rob McCollum from the Thunder Bay Kings major midgets. …[read more]

Nickel Capital Wolves to RBC


Randy Russon
By
June 26, 2017

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed 2000 birth-year goalie Matty Mayhew from the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Kap at Soo to start season


Randy Russon
By
June 26, 2017

First pucks that drop on the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season will include a slated opening weekend between the Kapuskasing Flyers and the Soo Major Greyhounds. …[read more]

Be-Leaf in Flint defenseman


Randy Russon
By
June 26, 2017

He moved to Toronto from Russia at age seven and could not speak a word of English. A little more than 10 years later, after adapting to life in Canada and becoming a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Fedor Gordeev is living a dream. …[read more]

Hartsburg to coach Erie


Randy Russon
By
June 25, 2017

The head coach position with the Erie Otters is about to be filled and speculation has turned to confirmation that former assistant coach Chris Hartsburg will be returning to take the helm of the Ontario Hockey League team. …[read more]

Ups, downs from NHL draft


Randy Russon
By
June 25, 2017

Of the 217 players who were selected at the 2017 National Hockey League draft, 42 were picked from teams in the Ontario Hockey League. Following are one writer’s list of ups and downs relative to the OHL presence at the weekend NHL draft. …[read more]

Spirit lurking in Saginaw


Randy Russon
By
June 24, 2017

It was no also-ran team that missed the Ontario Hockey League playoffs in 2016-2017. To be sure, Saginaw Spirit had more points in finishing ninth in the Western Conference than three teams that made the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. …[read more]

New capitaine for Kap Flyers


Randy Russon
By
June 23, 2017

Hearst native Jacob Comeau has been tapped as the new captain of the Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

OHL rankings for NHL draft


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 23, 2017

Of the 70 players from the Ontario Hockey League who made the final rankings for the 2017 National Hockey League draft that begins tonight in Chicago, five forwards top the list. …[read more]

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]

Soo Eagles to Morrisville State


Randy Russon
By
June 21, 2017

High-scoring forward Roman Gaudet has parlayed parts of two seasons with the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League into a Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

Fort Erie to Powassan


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 21, 2017

Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have obtained 1998 birth year goalie Shayne Battler from the Fort Erie Meteors of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[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]

Great North to set schedule


Randy Russon
By
June 20, 2017

Slated to increase membership from seven to nine teams, the Great North Midget Hockey League will hold its schedule meeting this Saturday ahead of the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Rap, yap coming out of Kap


Randy Russon
By
June 20, 2017

Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget Hockey League know how to take care of business, even during the summer. …[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]

Hockey rise at Sault College


Randy Russon
By
June 19, 2017

A varsity athletics fixture in basketball and volleyball for decades, Sault College is working towards further establishing its men’s and women’s hockey programs. …[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]

Soo minor midget update


Randy Russon
By
June 19, 2017

Summer skates for 2002 birth-year players interested in playing for the new Soo minor midget entry in the Great North Midget Hockey League have been finalized. …[read more]

New to Sault female hockey


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 19, 2017

Sault Female Hockey Association has passed a motion to implement a comprehensive concussion protocol for the 2017-2018 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Rattlers to Division 3, NCAA


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 19, 2017

Kyle Vigar is moving on from the Bradford Rattlers of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League to play at the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Bulls to Swedish pro league


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 19, 2017

Centre Tyler Quintos, who served as captain for the Bradford Bulls of the Greater Metro Jr. Hockey League in 2016-2017, has signed a pro contract. …[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]

Sault midget hockey scene


Randy Russon
By
June 16, 2017

As it now stands, Sault Ste. Marie will be represented by two teams effective the 2017-2018 Great North Midget Hockey League season. But there is a condition to having both a major midget and minor midget entry in the Great North loop. …[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]