High tide of the East side


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November 29, 2021


Just call them the Big Three. Timmins Rock, Powassan Voodoos and Hearst Lumberjacks are in a frantic race for first place in the East Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Walleye heads up Superior


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November 29, 2021


Four points are all that separate the top four teams of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. And it is the league’s newest team, the Kam River Fighting Walleye, that leads the way.

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Blind River to Dryden


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November 29, 2021


Eric Clark

Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have netted a new goalie via the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Dogs of Dryden on road run


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November 28, 2021


Tristan Takats

Like ’em or not, the big, bad Dryden Ice Dogs are sledding their way towards the top of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League standings.

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CCHL to the NOJHL


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November 27, 2021


He is headed north. James Ingram, a 2003 birth year forward and Ontario Hockey League under 18 draft pick of the Sarnia Sting in 2020, is moving on from the Central Canada Hockey League to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Notre Dame to Blind River


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November 26, 2021


Already in good shape with a record of 13-7-2 — which has them in second place in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League — Blind River Beavers have added a forward from the Notre Dame Hounds of the Saskatchewan Jr. Hockey League.

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Silver lining for U13 girls


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November 26, 2021


Soo Jr. Greyhounds under 13 BB level girls now have silver medals to show off thanks to their recent performance at an out of town tournament.

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Dryden to Wisconsin


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November 25, 2021


Defenseman Mitchell Battersby is on the move in a Superior International Jr. Hockey League trade that has been confirmed by Hockey News North.

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Rock on in Timmins


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November 25, 2021


They are Rock solid up front and on the back end. Just past the one third mark of the 2021-2022 regular season, the Timmins Rock has the best winning percentage of any of the 12 teams of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Success beyond the game


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November 24, 2021


He got to live the hockey dream at the local level before playing in the university and minor pro ranks and — ultimately — on the international stage. And now, good guy John Glavota is firmly established in his hometown of Sault Ste. Marie as a top producing real estate agent.

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Kam River has net worth


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November 23, 2021


This is as good of a goalie tandem as there is in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. To be sure, Austin Madge and Eric Vanska are two big reasons why the Kam River Fighting Walleye is in first place in the tightrope standings of the seven-team SIJHL.

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Crosstown SIJHL transaction


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November 22, 2021


Defenseman Brad Fortier won’t have to leave home despite being involved in a Superior International Jr. Hockey League trade.

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U18 Hounds are lead dogs


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November 22, 2021


Soo Jr. Greyhounds are in first place among the eight teams of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League and also have players who are leaders on the individual statistics chart.

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Flint via northern Ontario


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November 22, 2021


They may be based in mid Michigan but the Flint Firebirds have a firm player and scouting connection to northern Ontario.

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Eagles finally make it home


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November 21, 2021


At last, the Soo Eagles have landed on home ice. The lone American team in the 12 member Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the Eagles started the 2021-2022 regular season with 15 straight road games while the International Bridge was closed to non-essential travel from Canada.

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Kam River, Dryden on a roll


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November 21, 2021


How sweep it is! Kam River Fighting Walleye and Dryden Ice Dogs both posted perfect weekends in making their own statements in the standings of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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Big game for Camaryn Baber


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November 20, 2021


Saginaw Spirit overcame a 4-0 deficit with six goals in the final 27 minutes of the game to score a stunning 6-4 Ontario Hockey League road decision over the Kitchener Rangers on Friday.

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Spotlight on 10 north teams


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November 19, 2021


There is a tidy total of teams from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Superior International Jr. Hockey League that have stood tall through the first few months of the 2021-2022 season.

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DHC host officially confirmed


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November 18, 2021


We have known about this for several months. And now it has finally been made official as to who will be the host entry for next spring’s Dudley-Hewitt Cup, Central Canada junior A hockey championship tournament.

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Sault High skates into ’21-22


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November 17, 2021


Blue Devils. At Big Bear. On the Eagle. First pucks of the 2021-2022 hockey season will drop for the Sault High Blue Devils this weekend.

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East side contention


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November 16, 2021


Powassan Voodoos, Timmins Rock and Hearst Lumberjacks are the forces to be reckoned with in the East Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League while the fourth seed French River Rapids have remained within range of the big three.

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Kam River lands 270 lb. Walleye


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November 16, 2021


Hulking forward Colin McLeod has signed with the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League via the Lomond Lakers of the lower level Heritage Jr. Hockey League.

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Dryden returns to .500 level


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November 15, 2021


They braved a winter-like blizzard that extended from northwestern Ontario into northern Minnesota and returned home with two wins. A weekend road sweep of the Thief River Falls Norskies now has the Dryden Ice Dogs on an even keel in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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NB Trappers strike gold


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November 15, 2021


What a weekend it was for the North Bay Trappers. Venerable coach Guy Blanchard and the Trappers capped an unbeaten weekend with a 2-1 overtime victory over the Toronto Young Nationals to capture the gold medal in the under 16 AAA division at the Kitchener Blueline Hockey Tournament.

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Timmins makes a good point


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November 14, 2021


They left town and made a good impression. Timmins Majors managed a hard fought, well-earned point from a pair of Great North Under 18 Hockey League road tilts against the Soo Jr. Greyhounds.

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T-Birds acquire Chitaroni


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November 14, 2021


Mason Chitaroni

Defenseman Mason Chitaroni is back in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League via the Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Walleye in a first place tie


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November 14, 2021


The newest team in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has a share of first place 13 games into its 2021-2022 regular season schedule. Winners of eight straight games, the surging Kam River Fighting Walleye has a record of 10-2-1 and a tie for top spot in the seven-team SIJHL.

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No rest in the NOJHL West


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November 13, 2021


Four of the six teams that comprise the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League are above the .500 mark and a fifth is not far behind with the schedule at about the one third point of the 2021-2022 regular season.

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Seven straight for Kam River


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November 13, 2021


Austin Madge made 23 saves and the Kam River Fighting Walleye skated closer to first place with a 4-1 Friday night road decision over the Fort Frances Lakers.

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Beavers, Express make a deal


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November 12, 2021


Nearby Highway 17 rivals Blind River Beavers and Espanola Express have exchanged forwards in a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League trade, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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U18 Hounds home to Timmins


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November 12, 2021


Having played just two regular season games thus far in the 2021-2022 campaign, the Timmins Majors are on the road this weekend for a pair of Great North Under 18 Hockey League contests with the Soo Jr. Greyhounds.

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Sault College is playing games


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November 11, 2021


They were celebrated national champions in their first season as the only Canadian men’s team in the entire American Collegiate Hockey Association. And the Sault College Cougars were poised for a title run at a second straight championship when COVID-19 abruptly ended the hockey season just before the national tournament in the spring of 2020.

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CJHL rankings are a nice boost


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November 10, 2021


There are those who do not think that being mentioned in the weekly rankings of the coast to coast Canadian Jr. Hockey League is worth all that much. But I beg to differ.

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Kam River bolsters back end


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November 10, 2021


As they contend for the lead in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League, the Kam River Fighting Walleye has added another seasoned skater to its corps of defensemen.

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T-Birds add third goalie


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November 9, 2021


Nolan Chartrand

Free agent goalie Nolan Chartrand has signed with the Soo Thunderbirds after being surprisingly released by the Elliot Lake Red Wings. Chartrand, who was one of four goalies in Elliot Lake, joins veteran Noah Zeppa and rookie Noah Metivier on the Soo net roster.

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Dog days of November


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November 8, 2021


Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have taken to the road and will play away until the end of the month.

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Disano regaining net form


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November 8, 2021


It has been a recent return to the fine form that he showed as a rookie for Blind River Beavers goalie Gavin Disano.

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Shake and bake in Red Lake


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November 7, 2021


There is a new leader atop the board of the hotly contested Superior International Jr. Hockey League. Led by 33-year old general manager and coach Geoff Walker, the nationally ranked Red Lake Miners have drilled their way to first place in the seven team SIJHL.

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French River on a playoff flow


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November 7, 2021


They have never made the playoffs since entering the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in 2015. Their best full season was the 2018-2019 campaign when they won a mere 14 of 56 games. But the French River Rapids appear to be on a playoff mission for this 2021-2022 season.

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Kam River surges into second


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November 7, 2021


Make that six successive wins. And with it, a move into second place in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League standings for the surging Kam River Fighting Walleye.

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All about Ryan Vendramin


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November 6, 2021


Good kids generally come from good families. And this is a good kid from a good family. A young man who went from celebrated hockey star and academic standout at Sault College to a rookie police officer who was seriously injured in the line of duty, Ryan Vendramin was given due recognition on a night in his honour.

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103 shots … but only 3 goals


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November 6, 2021


Austin Madge of the Kam River Fighting Walleye and Jordan Belley of the Dryden Ice Dogs had their net worth on display on Friday night at NorWest Arena.

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