Soo Eagles to Lawrence U


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July 21, 2017

Steady defender Matt Meininger is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League via commitment to the Lawrence University Vikings. …[read more]

Rest in peace, Michael Doan


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July 16, 2017

This is a heart-breaker to report. Family and friends are mourning the tragic passing of former high school, junior, college and minor pro goalie Michael Doan. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Morrisville State


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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]

Catching up with Joe Shawhan


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June 1, 2017

A day after being named the new head coach of the Michigan Tech Huskies of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, Joe Shawhan was driving to Cedar Rapids, Iowa on a recruiting mission. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Chatham U


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June 1, 2017

Chris Lutz, a 1997 birth-year forward who put up 14 goals, 27 assists, 41 points in 65 games — regular season and playoffs included — for the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in 2016-2017, has himself a National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

New gig for an old coach


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May 30, 2017

A reputable Sault Ste. Marie native has become the 22nd head coach in the storied history of the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey program that was established back — way back — in 1919. …[read more]

From Beavers to Kangaroos


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May 28, 2017

Smooth, slick defenseman Cole Peck is taking his game from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos effective the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Voodoos to Red Dragons


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May 26, 2017

Defenseman Justin Schebel is moving on from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Espanola Express to Bethel


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May 11, 2017

1996 birth year defenseman Riley Tilot is moving on from the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association program at Bethel University. …[read more]

Cochrane to UMass-Boston


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May 9, 2017

Forward Nate Viberg is moving on from the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play at the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Crunch to Colonels


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May 8, 2017

All-star defenseman Joe Thielen is moving up from the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Curry College Colonels, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

BR Beavers to Concordia


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May 3, 2017

Blind River Beavers forward Zak Lambrecht is headed back to his home state of Minnesota to play for the Concordia College Cobbers effective the 2017-2018 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Wisconsin


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May 1, 2017

Chris Murphy, who led Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in scoring this past season, has committed to play for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons. …[read more]

Express commitment to NCAA


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April 28, 2017

Hard-nosed, high-scoring forward Aaron Roschinsky is taking his talents from the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Lake State coaching change?


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March 12, 2017

Let us begin by providing the definition of the word rumour, which is aptly defined as “often being a mixture of truth and untruth, passed around verbally.” …[read more]

Lakers to NHL via Soo Eagles


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March 7, 2017

Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League have confirmed the signing of Lake Superior State Lakers freshman defenseman Kris Bindulis to a three-year contract. …[read more]

NOJHL goalie gets D1 deal


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March 7, 2017

Powassan Voodoos goalie Nate McDonald has parlayed a strong season in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League into a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

Same old story at Lake State


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March 6, 2017

Another Western Collegiate Hockey Association season has ended in disappointment for the Lake Superior State Lakers. …[read more]

Division 1 potential?


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February 20, 2017

The kid can play. To be sure, there is an attractive offer on the table for Jake Palmerio to attend school in Michigan and play at the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level beginning next season. …[read more]

Who is this masked man?


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February 12, 2017

This has become the story of the civilized hockey world. Sophomore goaltender Atte Tolvanen made a career-high 48 saves and tied a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association record with his fifth straight shutout as the surging Northern Michigan Wildcats moved into possession of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff spot. …[read more]

Four really smart Lakers


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February 10, 2017

Four members of the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association are scholar-athlete award recipients for the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to UW-River Falls


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February 9, 2017

1997 birth-year forward Bradley Hofelich will move on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play for an elite, powerhouse, Division 3 National Collegiate Athletic Association program. …[read more]

Two with Crunch to NCAA


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February 3, 2017

Forwards Konnar Dechaine and Brandon McReynolds of the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have landed Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments effective the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Express route to Kings College


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January 25, 2017

Espanola Express captain Cameron Anklewich has committed to play at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 3 level for the Kings College Monarchs effective the 2017-2018 season, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Lakers rebound to take two


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January 22, 2017

It was a much-needed weekend sweep on home ice for the Laker Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Headrick has that Erie feeling


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January 19, 2017

A mere eight days after rejecting another overture from the Erie Otters, 1997 birth-year defenseman Owen Headrick has decided to join the Ontario Hockey League team from the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Erie chased Lake State d-man


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January 11, 2017

As the Erie Otters added world-class forward Anthony Cirelli in an Ontario Hockey League trade with the Oshawa Generals earlier this week, they once again tried to talk 1997 birth-year defenseman Owen Headrick into leaving the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Lake State up to date


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December 16, 2016

As the Lake Superior State Lakers are on a break from the ice until after Christmas, we peruse the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association team from the outside looking in. …[read more]

Kingston via Canisius College


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November 2, 2016

Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League have obtained the rights to 1997 birth-year forward Josh Supryka from the Hamilton Bulldogs. …[read more]

Unbeaten Lakers home for pair


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October 28, 2016

Riding the crest of four successive triumphs to begin the 2016-2017 season, the high-scoring Lake Superior State Lakers are home to the Alaska Nanooks tonight and Saturday evening at Taffy Abel Arena. …[read more]

Owen Headrick is second star


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October 18, 2016

Another day, another recognition for Lake Superior State Lakers highly-skilled sophomore defenseman Owen Headrick. …[read more]

Lakers are lighting it up


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October 17, 2016

The lowest-scoring team among the 10 Western Collegiate Hockey Association members in 2015-2016, Lake Superior State Lakers are lighting the lamp in a big way to begin the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Nice start for Headrick, Lakers


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October 15, 2016

Lake Superior State Lakers flashed a new-look offense en route to a 6-1, opening-night win over the Michigan State Spartans before a Friday crowd of close to 2,800 at Taffy Abel Arena. …[read more]

Michigan State v. Lake State


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October 12, 2016

Lake Superior State Lakers will take to the ice of Taffy Abel Arena on Friday and Saturday nights for a pair of season-opening, non-conference matches with the visiting Michigan State Spartans. …[read more]

Ashton Calder clicks hat trick


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October 1, 2016

Michigan Soo native and Lake Superior State Lakers recruit Ashton Calder is off to a sparkling start with the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League. …[read more]

Lake State season set to start


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September 29, 2016

Led by third-year head coach Damon Whitten, the Lake Superior State Lakers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will begin the 2016-2017 season on Sunday when they play host to the Laurentian Voyageurs of Canadian Interuniversity Sport in an exhibition match. …[read more]

Here are the LSSU Lakers


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September 2, 2016

As the Lake Superior State University Lakers prep for their third season under the watch of head coach Damon Whitten, the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association team will go with a 26-player roster. …[read more]

Jamie Henderson has a new job


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July 30, 2016

Jamie Henderson, who helped the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to three championships in a five-year span — first as assistant coach, then as assistant general manager and then as general manager — has secured another high-level position in the sport. …[read more]

Soo Eagles forward to RPI


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July 28, 2016

Sam Rappaport is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for prestigious Rensselaer Polytenchic Institute, a Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association school. …[read more]

Owen Headrick makes NACS list


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June 15, 2016

Garden River First Nation product Owen Headrick, fresh from an eye-opening season as a freshman defenseman with the Lake Superior State University Lakers, has been ranked as a potential late-round pick for the upcoming National Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Ron Mason never forgot LSSU


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June 14, 2016

From one college hockey legend to another, Bill Crawford said Ron Mason “never forgot” his coaching roots that first sprouted at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

Bowling Green to Sarnia Sting


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June 10, 2016

Defenseman Jordan Ernst is bolting the Bowling Green Falcons of the Division 1, Western Collegiate Hockey Association for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]