Tracks of the Great North


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December 5, 2022

Here ‘n there in the Great North Under 18 Hockey League where five of the eight teams have records above the .500 mark, where there is a three way tie for the scoring lead and where there is considerable net worth among goalies.

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Super Max has Sault roots


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December 2, 2022

Sudbury U16 Nickel Capitals star forward Max Campbell is making a notable name for himself as one of the youngest players in the Great North Under 18 Hockey League — and as its leading scorer to date. But while Campbell is a Sudbury boy, he also has a Sault Ste. Marie side to him.

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Max of the Nickel Caps


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December 1, 2022

He is one of the youngest players in the eight team Great North Under 18 Hockey League. But Max Campbell, a 5-foot-8, 140 pound forward with a 2007 birth date, is not only starring for the Sudbury U16 Nickel Capitals but he is leading the entire Great North in scoring with nine goals, 12 assists, 21 points in 12 games.

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Soo boys aid Sudbury win


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December 1, 2022

Nick Marson picked up his fifth victory of the season and fellow Sault Ste. Marie product Coulson Bell had an assist to help lift the youthful Sudbury U16 Nickel Capitals into second place in the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Impeccable U18 Hounds


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November 29, 2022

The top team in the eight member Great North Under 18 Hockey League will put its unbeaten record up for bid this weekend. Soo Jr. Greyhounds, with a shiny showing of 9-0-0 to date, will be home to the 7-2-0 North Bay U18 Trappers for a pair of games.

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Majors make it back to .500


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November 28, 2022

Timmins Majors halted a four game losing streak and solved a goal scoring famine at the same time with a 5-2 home ice win over the Sudbury U18 Nickel Capitals. Prior to the Sunday celebration of victory the Majors had scored just one goal while dropping four in a row.

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Plaudits for Marson and Bell


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November 25, 2022

Nick Marson

A goalie and a forward from Sault Ste. Marie who are playing for the Sudbury U16 Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League have earned words of praise from their highly regarded head coach.

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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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Roach returns to U18 Hounds


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November 22, 2022

Seasoned defenseman Evan Roach has opted to return to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League from the Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association’s Under 18 program.

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Three Soo boys in Sudbury


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November 21, 2022

They may not be playing at home in front of family and friends. But three Sault Ste. Marie youngsters have found a home away from home in Sudbury as first year players in the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Scouting the Great North


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November 20, 2022

It is an up to par league brimming with 15 and 16 year old northern talent. And there is also, as a bonus, a smattering of later developing 17 year old players sprinkled in. At any rate, the Great North Under 18 Hockey League annually produces a sundry of Ontario Hockey League draft picks while also supplying the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League with top notch performers.

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A nod for a Nickel Capital


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November 14, 2022

Dominic Morris has been an outright bright light for the offensively challenged Sudbury U18 Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League thus far this season.

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U18 Hounds have harmony


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November 14, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds head coach Jamie Henderson has noted the consistency and collectiveness of a squad that leads the Great North Under 18 Hockey League with a record of 7-0-0 while outscoring the opposition by a resounding 43-6 margin.

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Seven up for U18 Hounds


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November 13, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds are now perfect through seven games of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League season. Playing at home this weekend, the Jr. Greyhounds blanked the Timmins Majors by 2-0 and 6-0 scores to improve to 7-0-0 on the season.

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U18 Hounds home to Timmins


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November 11, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds will put their unbeaten record on the line this weekend when they play host to the Timmins Majors in Great North Under 18 Hockey League action. The Soo has a perfect record of 5-0-0 while Timmins has won four straight games to improve to 5-2-1 on the season.

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Soo goalies in Sudbury


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November 10, 2022

It was a mid week duel between two goalies from Sault Ste. Marie who tend twine for the Sudbury Nickel Capitals under 16 and under 18 teams that compete within the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Nickel Capitals show starch


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November 6, 2022

They made all five of their games close, two of which went to shootout and another that was decided in overtime. All in all, the Sudbury Nickel Capitals showed grit by posting a 2-1-2 record at the Big Nickel Hockey Tournament.

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Borrelli backstops Nickel Caps


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November 4, 2022

A.J. Borrelli

Sudbury Nickel Capitals stole one from the Pembroke Lumber Kings today in an Under 18 Division match at the annual Big Nickel Hockey Tournament. And it was Sault Ste. Marie product A.J. Borrelli who stood tall in net for Sudbury.

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November in the Great North


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November 2, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds, Timmins Majors and the Sudbury Under 16 Nickel Capitals all have five wins apiece to top the standings of the eight team Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Trapper for Trapper trade


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October 21, 2022

A pair of former members of the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League are the principles in a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League trade between the Powassan Voodoos and French River Rapids.

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Up early in the Great North


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October 9, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds have a 3-0-0 record and Timmins Majors are right behind them with a 2-1-0 mark in the early going of the 2022-2023 regular season in the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Evan Roach with Soo Indians


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September 29, 2022

Having just recently recovered from a nagging injury, Soo Greyhounds draft pick Evan Roach is set to restart his development with the Soo Indians of the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association’s Under 18 Tier 1 AAA League.

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Soo boy in the Windsor Zone


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September 18, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie product Gage Evans has signed with the Windsor Zone of the Under 18 Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Nickel Capitals ink Soo boys


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September 17, 2022

Speedy, skilled forward Coulson Bell and goalie Nick Marson have both signed with the under 16 Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League ahead of the 2022-2023 season.

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Soo boy signs with Sarnia


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September 13, 2022

Tyson Doucette

Tyson Doucette, a late developing forward who has grown seven inches in height over the past three years, has signed with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League as an undrafted free agent.

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Wolves sign Soo boy


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September 2, 2022

Devin Mauro

Devin Mauro has overcome the odds as a former 11th round draft pick. The 18-year old Sault Ste. Marie product has signed an Ontario Hockey League contract with the Sudbury Wolves.

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New Liskeard to Timmins


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August 27, 2022

It is hard to keep a good man down. And experience, vision and values are just some of what prompted the Timmins Majors of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League to tap 58-year old Steve Polyblank as their new head coach for the looming 2022-2023 season.

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Bourret is for the Birds


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August 16, 2022

Kolton Bourret

Reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Soo Thunderbirds have signed a rookie goalie from Thunder Bay via North Bay.

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Majors to Miners


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August 13, 2022

Walker is taking over from Walker. Red Lake Miners of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have a new head coach and general manager via the Timmins Majors of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Sault Ste. Marie to Sudbury


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August 5, 2022

Two players from the 2021-2022 Northern Ontario Hockey Association Under 16 AA champion Soo Jr. Greyhounds have signed with the Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League for the 2022-2023 season.

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Cubs get a Wolves draft pick


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August 2, 2022

North Bay product Marshall McCharles will continue his hockey development close to home. A 6-foot-1, 180 pound forward and 2022 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft pick of the Sudbury Wolves, McCharles has signed with the Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Here are the U18 Jr. Hounds


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July 25, 2022

Soo Jr. Greyhounds have confirmed the names of 18 players who have been offered positions on the 2022-2023 edition of the reigning Great North Under 18 Hockey League regular season and playoff champions.

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Dunbar gets NHL look


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July 17, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie product Ty Dunbar received a look-see at the recent National Hockey League summer development camp of the Colorado Avalanche.

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Nolan Newton of the North


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June 29, 2022

Nolan Newton

Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have stayed in their own back yard to sign the 2021-2022 Northern Ontario Hockey Association player of the year. He is 2006 birth year forward Nolan Newton, who was a fifth round pick of the Barrie Colts at the 2022 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft from the Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Attack on the Voodoos


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June 27, 2022

Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed a prospect of the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League by way of the North Bay AAA Trappers of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Rismond to Powassan


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June 21, 2022

Utilizing their affiliation with the North Bay Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League, the Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed defenseman Tyson Rismond. A 2006 birth year skater, Rismond played for the Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League in 2021-2022.

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Busy on the Beaver dam


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June 16, 2022

Matthew Kallo

Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League absolutely made a whopper of a splash with the recent signings of three young high end players — a defenseman, a forward, and a goalie — from the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Beavers add Majors d-man


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June 16, 2022

Tucker McConnell-Fritz

Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed three more rookies ahead of the 2022-2023 season, Hockey News North has confirmed. Included in the trio is 2005 birth year defenceman Tucker McConnell-Fritz from the Timmins Majors of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Aboflan opts for Blind River


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June 14, 2022

Noah Aboflan

A third member of the 2021-2022 Great North Under 18 Hockey League champion Soo Jr. Greyhounds has signed with the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Beavers are keen on Kallo


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June 13, 2022

Yet another graduate of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League has signed with the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Burns signs with Blind River


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June 13, 2022

It would appear that the Blind River Beavers are set in the net ahead of the 2022-2023 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season.

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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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Spirit catches Lincoln Moore


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May 26, 2022

Saginaw Spirit has wasted little time in signing Garden River First Nation product Lincoln Moore to an Ontario Hockey League standard player contract.

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Spirit of the U18 Jr. Hounds


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May 6, 2022

Saginaw Spirit has now had a top two pick at both the 2021 and 2022 Ontario Hockey League under 18 supplemental draft. And both times the Spirit has taken a right winger from the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Soo boys are OHL picks


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April 30, 2022

Slender tender Charlie Burns, hulking defenseman Gage Evans and dogged defender Evan Roach of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League all became Ontario Hockey League picks on Day 2 of the priority selections draft.

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Great North to Superior


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April 25, 2022

Bradley Moore

Bradley Moore, who led the Great North Under 18 Hockey League in goals scored during the 2021-2022 regular season, is poised to move up to the Superior International Jr. Hockey League effective the 2022-2023 campaign.

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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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Central Region awaits U18 Hounds


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March 24, 2022

Up next for the Great North Under 18 Hockey League champion Soo Jr. Greyhounds is Ontario’s Central Region championship tournament. It is slated for April 4 to 10 in Toronto.

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Champs of the Great North


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March 21, 2022

They were the no. 1 team during the regular season. And that is where they stood when the buzzer sounded to end the 2022 playoff championship tournament.

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Major development


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March 21, 2022

As the no. 6 seed of the eight teams that took to the ice for the Great North Under 18 Hockey League championship tournament, the Timmins Majors became the cinderella story of the 2022 event.

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U18 Hounds top the Great North


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March 15, 2022

Rookie goalie Charlie Burns of the Soo is the top ranked puck stopper in the Great North. (photo by Bob Davies.)

First place finishers during the recently completed regular season, Soo Jr. Greyhounds are being joined by their fellow seven member teams at the championship tournament of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Bowen boys of the broadcast booth


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March 12, 2022

As the legendary play by play voice of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, 70-year old Joe Bowen has stood the test of time as one of the absolute best in the business. And now there is another Bowen who has taken to calling games behind the mic.

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Major winning streak


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March 7, 2022

Playing four games in five days could not stop the Timmins Majors from going on a winning streak for the ages. The Majors won all four of the games to move into sole possession of sixth place among the eight teams of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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Hounds in the Great North hunt


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February 17, 2022

Along with the Sudbury U18 Nickel Capitals and the North Bay U16 Trappers, Soo Jr. Greyhounds are among the upper class teams atop the standings of the eight member Great North Under 18 Hockey League. And the major junior scouts are taking notes.

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Major improvement in Timmins


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February 8, 2022

Thomas Beard

Signs of progress are evident as the Timmins Majors of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League have shrugged off a slow start to the 2021-2022 season.

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Great North takes a break


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December 17, 2021

Holiday season is here for the eight teams of the Great North Hockey League. And a return to play in 2022 will likely depend on a go-ahead from public health units in northeastern Ontario.

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Majors in the win column


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December 3, 2021

It was but a matter of time before the Timmins Majors would score their first victory of the 2021-2022 Great North Under 18 Hockey League regular season. After all, the Majors had been on the losing end of five close contests to the Soo Jr. Greyhounds and Sudbury U18 Nickel Capitals.

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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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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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