All posts by HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff

Sticking together


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November 23, 2022

The Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, along with Sherwood Hockey, has teamed up to support an under 18 hockey team in need.

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Little NHL champs


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November 21, 2022

Representing the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League, the Under 10 A level Hurricanes went undefeated on the weekend to bring home the championship banner from the Welland Little NHL Tournament.

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U16 Hounds set to play


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October 20, 2022

The under 16 AA Soo Jr. Greyhounds are slated to take to the home ice of GFL Memorial Gardens this Sunday at 1 p.m. for a Northern Ontario Hockey Association season opening match against the Nickel City Sons. See below for the U16 AA Hounds player photo roster.

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Zero tolerance for bullying


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September 24, 2022

Minor hockey season is underway throughout Ontario. As youngsters in Sault Ste. Marie and all over northern Ontario and across the province have laced up the skates for a new season, all who are involved in the game should be reminded that hockey is designed to be a safe, welcoming environment for players of all skill levels and background.

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Here are the U12 AA Hounds


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September 18, 2022

The coaching staff of the under 12 AA Soo Jr. Greyhounds has confirmed the player roster for the 2022-2023 season. It is as follows.

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Hockey North Show Podcast


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September 14, 2022

The Hockey North Show with Randy Russon will return for another season, albeit in a new format. Slated to start the new 2022-2023 season in early October, the Hockey North Show is moving from radio to podcast.

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Fiddes finds the net


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September 4, 2022

Brian Fiddes

Veteran Brian Fiddes netted three goals to spark the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to a 5-3 victory over the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League in an inter league exhibition match on Saturday at NorWest Arena in Thunder Bay.

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Eagles nip Walleye


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September 3, 2022

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League soared back from a two-goal third period deficit to defeat the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League 3-2 in inter league exhibition play on Friday at NorWest Arena in Thunder Bay.

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Sault College tryouts


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August 7, 2022

This serves as a notice to any eligible student-athlete looking for an education while being able to play with the Sault College Cougars of the Division 2, American Collegiate Hockey Association.

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Sault College fundraiser


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August 3, 2022

Sault College Cougars men’s hockey team is holding a fundraiser in the form of a World Junior Hockey Championship viewing party.

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Dryden training camp


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August 3, 2022

Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have confirmed their training/tryout camp details ahead of the upcoming season.

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U16 Greyhound tryouts


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August 1, 2022

Three sessions of tryout scrimmages will be held to select the Under 16 AA edition of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Sault Major Hockey Association for the 2022-2023 season. The dates are as follows.

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Cochrane Crunch tryout camp


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July 21, 2022

Looking for a chance to play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the coming season? Cochrane Crunch of the NOJHL is hosting a one day tryout camp in August. See below for details.

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Hockey Canada sex scandal


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July 1, 2022

Several major corporations are putting their Hockey Canada sponsorships on ice in the wake of the national governing body’s handling of an alleged sexual assault.

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Trappers to Voodoos


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June 10, 2022

Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have stayed in their neighbourhood and signed high scoring forward Will Bourre from the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Soo Eagles tryout camp


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May 28, 2022

Lincolnwood, Illinois will be the site of an upcoming open tryout camp being staged by the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. See below for details on how to register.

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Northern teams eliminated


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May 24, 2022

Neither of the clubs from northern Ontario will advance to the playoff round of the 10 team Centennial Cup national junior A hockey championship tournament that is being held in Estevan, Saskatchewan. 

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Dryden Ice Dogs AGM


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May 12, 2022

Franchise mainstay Mike Sveinson will remain at the helm of the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League for a ninth consecutive term.

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There will be a Game 7


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May 11, 2022

One game will determine the playoff champion of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the 2021-2022 season.

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T-Birds take another


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May 9, 2022

Soo Thunderbirds have extended the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League championship series to a sixth game. Playing at home on Sunday, the Thunderbirds held on for a 3-2 win over the Hearst Lumberjacks.

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Birds are still chirping


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May 7, 2022

Top seed Soo Thunderbirds have remained in contention for the 2022 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League championship.

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Game 1 goes to Hearst


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May 2, 2022

Soo Thunderbirds not only lost the opener of their Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League championship series with the Hearst Lumberjacks but they had a remarkable 26-game win streak halted in the process.

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Lumberjacks and Thunderbirds


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April 30, 2022

The last time a champion in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League was crowned was in 2019 when the visiting Hearst Lumberjacks upset the Soo Thunderbirds in the seventh and deciding game of the finals. Three years later, it will again be the no. 1 seed Thunderbirds and the no. 2 seed Lumberjacks facing off for the NOJHL title.

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Kam River prospect camp


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April 27, 2022

Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has confirmed a prospect identification camp for June 10 to 12 at Fort William First Nation Arena in Thunder Bay. See below for complete details.

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Crunch prospect tryout


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April 27, 2022

Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has confirmed an upcoming tryout camp to be held in Alliston. See below for details.

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Lumberjacks spring camp


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April 26, 2022

Patrick Vaillancourt, who is the president of the Hearst Lumberjacks of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has confirmed a spring camp to be held in Alliston. See below for details via the Lumberjacks.

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EL Wings prospect camp


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April 25, 2022

Elliot Lake Red Wings of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will be holding their spring prospects camp in early May. See below for details.

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T-Birds development camp


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April 25, 2022

Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have confirmed a June development camp as per general manager Jamie Henderson. See below for details.

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Sudbury Cubs spring camp


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April 25, 2022

It won’t be long before junior A hockey teams in northeastern and northwestern Ontario hold spring tryout and prospect camps well ahead of the 2022-2023 season. One such team is the Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. See below for details.

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Words from Dryden Ice Dogs


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April 20, 2022

Hockey News North has received the following message from the president of the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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Eagles v. Thunderbirds


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April 16, 2022

No. 1 seed Soo Thunderbirds and no. 2 seed Soo Eagles will meet in a cross-river border battle to decide the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League’s West Division playoff title.

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Hearst v. Timmins


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April 16, 2022

No. 1 seed Timmins Rock will face off against no. 2 seed Hearst Lumberjacks in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League’s East Division finals. The best of seven series will begin on Tuesday at McIntyre Arena in Timmins.

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Sudbury Cubs stay alive


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April 13, 2022

Pierson Sobush

The series will play on. Sudbury Cubs have extended their semi-final playoff showdown with the Soo Eagles by way of a clutch road victory.

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Eagles fly to 3-1 series lead


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April 13, 2022

Ryan Gilmore

Soo Eagles are within one victory of advancing to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League’s West Division finals against the powerhouse Soo Thunderbirds. The Eagles have a 3-1 semi-final series lead on the Sudbury Cubs following a 5-0 road whitewash on Tuesday.

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Monday night playoffs


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April 11, 2022

Multiple series are on the line tonight when best-of-seven playoff action continues in both the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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Best of the NOJHL


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April 7, 2022

They have been deemed the best of the best of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. And, to be sure, this is a best list of players, coaches, general managers and executives from the 12 member NOJHL. Notably, more than one individual was recognized in two separate categories.

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Beavers and Red Wings


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April 4, 2022

Arch-rivals representing nearby towns along rugged highways, Blind River Beavers and Elliot Lake Red Wings will begin their best-of-three Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League preliminary round playoff series tonight. Start time is slated for 7:00 in Blind River.

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Rangers are runners-up in Sudbury


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March 29, 2022

Prouse Motors Rangers of the Soo Pee Wee Hockey League’s Under 11 Division made it to the main match of the Sudbury Renegades Tournament on the weekend.

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Pancakes for U18 Jr. Hounds


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March 26, 2022

Champs of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League, Soo Jr. Greyhounds are headed to the Central Region provincial championship tournament in Toronto next month. And as a fundraiser, the Jr. Greyhounds will be hosting a pancake breakfast. Tickets are available in advance from any team member or their parents. See below for details.

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NOJHL playoff timeline


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March 26, 2022

Playoff season is just around the corner in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. And the NOJHL has finalized its format and timeline for the upcoming 2022 playoffs and the competition for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy.

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NOJHL and the Centennial Cup


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March 22, 2022

Further to the announcement made by Hockey Canada, the 2022 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff champion will advance directly to compete at the Centennial Cup national tournament, to be held May 20-29, in Estevan, Saskatchewan.

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Shoemaker Extravaganza


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March 7, 2022

Soo Pee Wee Hockey League and its Extravaganza Tournament concluded with championship matches in all divisions on Sunday. And championship day was especially noteworthy for twin brothers Parker and Nelson Shoemaker and their younger sister Haizel.

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S & T takes U11 tournament title


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March 7, 2022

Soo Pee Wee Hockey League held its annual Extravaganza Tournament on the weekend as local teams were joined by out of town entries in various divisions.

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OHL extends regular season


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February 18, 2022

We have good news to report from the Ontario Hockey League. The OHL has confirmed a comprehensive update to its regular season schedule. It is one that will enable all 20 OHL teams to complete their respective 68-game schedules by an extended closing date of Sunday, April 17.

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U14 Hounds are ranked 10th


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February 4, 2022

Coach Terry Chitaroni and the under 14 AAA Soo Jr. Greyhounds have an overall record of 20-4-3 as they head into the 2022 segment of the minor hockey season.

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CCHL will play a full slate


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January 21, 2022

Commissioner Kevin Abrams and the Board of Governors of the Central Canada Hockey League have confirmed that the 2021-2022 regular season will resume with practice and training on January 31.

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NOJHL restarting on February 3


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January 20, 2022

Regular season play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will resume on Thursday, February 3, according to the NOJHL website. And there is a full slate of activity for that week.

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NOJHL poised to recommence


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January 20, 2022

Given that arenas in Ontario have been cleared by the provincial government to reopen on Monday, Jan. 31, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League will return to play at some point that week.

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Soo Eagles nip Wisconsin


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January 8, 2022

A back-and-forth contest eventually favoured the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in an exhibition match with the visiting Wisconsin Lumberjacks of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League on Friday night in the Michigan Soo.

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Three week pause for NOJHL


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January 4, 2022

Commissioner Rob Mazzuca and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have confirmed a three-week pause to its 2021-2022 regular season schedule effective today.

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U14 Hounds are top dogs


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December 6, 2021

A team from Sault Ste. Marie has emerged as champions in their age division from among the 19 entries that took to the ice for the recent Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs AAA Classic Hockey Tournament.

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U10 Hounds rule Sudbury


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December 6, 2021

Head coach Craig Kennedy and his under 10 Soo Jr. Greyhounds will represent northern Ontario at next month’s Silver Sticks International Hockey Tournament.

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OHL Wolves shut down


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November 30, 2021

In accordance with established protocols, the Ontario Hockey League has confirmed that the Sudbury Wolves have suspended all team activities as a result of 12 players having tested positive for COVID-19.

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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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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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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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Jr. Hounds split with Trappers


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October 25, 2021

Coach Guy Blanchard and his under 16 North Bay Trappers managed a weekend split of two games against the visiting under 18 Soo Jr. Greyhounds in Great North Under 18 Hockey League action.

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Cubs, SmartCell, food, support


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October 14, 2021

When the the Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League take to the ice for a home game at Countryside Arena tonight it will signal the start of a partnership between SmartCell Communications and the Elgin Street Mission that will help bring good food and support to those living with hunger in the community.

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Hockey North Show ’21-22


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October 5, 2021

Tonight from 5-6 p.m. marks the debut of the Hockey North Show on Eagle Radio 95.1 http://eagleradio951.com for the 2021-2022 season.

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