Lang on the Kam River gang


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June 30, 2022

High scoring forward Ethan Lang has opted to return to the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League for his final season of eligibility, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Express to Sioux Lookout


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June 28, 2022

The newest team in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has added a seasoned defenseman with prior experience in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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More roar for the Cougars


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June 27, 2022

It may be summer. But fall and winter are what the Sault College Cougars have eyes on as they continue to commit to returning and incoming players ahead of the 2022-2023 men’s hockey season.

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Dog days of school


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June 19, 2022

Many players at the junior A level have aspirations to move on to go to school and play college hockey. And that is what several graduates of the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have signed up for effective the 2022-2023 school season.

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Muswagon chooses Sault College


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June 14, 2022

Chase Muswagon

Yet another seasoned skater from the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has made a commitment to the Sault College Cougars of the Division 2, American Collegiate Hockey Association for the 2022-2023 season.

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Beavers deal with Walleye


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June 13, 2022

Ryan Doucette

Ryan Doucette will stay at home to play junior hockey for the 2022-2023 season. Doucette has been acquired by the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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SIJHL MVP is off to school


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June 10, 2022

Maxime Collette is taking his considerable scoring skills to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level.

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Scenes from the SIJHL


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June 4, 2022

It was an uneven 2021-2022 season in which teams played varying numbers of games including one league member that called it quits mid way through the schedule. Still, there were teams and players in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League that rose to different forms of prominence.

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Set in net is a good bet


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May 25, 2022

It starts with the starting goaltender. As it generally does with a junior A level hockey team. And as the Wisconsin Lumberjacks look to add on and build from this past season into the next one they have the makings of being set in net with holdover Kyler Lowden as the no. 1 goalie.

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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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Bright light on Red Lake


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May 22, 2022

A brace of levelling losses has the Red Lake Miners winless through their first two games of the Centennial Cup national junior A hockey championship tournament in Estevan, Saskatchewan. 

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Teleco Cup assertion


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May 20, 2022

Three junior A hockey teams have committed to the Teleco Cup pre-season tournament that is slated for September 9-11 at Norwest Arena on the outskirts of Thunder Bay. They are one team from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and two from the Superior International Jr. Hockey League including the host Kam River Fighting Walleye.

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Frenzy of the Fighting Walleye


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May 19, 2022

If there is a model for success for a junior A hockey franchise in its first full season then just take a look at the Kam River Fighting Walleye. Besides a first place finish during the 2021-2022 regular season as the new kids on the block in the seven member Superior International Jr. Hockey League, Kam River — along with the established Dryden Ice Dogs — topped the attendance chart, well above the rest.

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Whiteduck, hockey & school


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May 13, 2022

Pineshish Whiteduck says he is looking forward to the next chapter in his hockey career. It is a turning of a page that is poised to have him combine hockey and education at Sault College effective the 2022-2023 semester season.

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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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Whiteduck lands at Sault College


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May 10, 2022

Pineshish Whiteduck

Sault College Cougars have signed an energetic, speedster with prior experience in both the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Superior International Jr. Hockey League ahead of the looming 2022-2023 academic/athletic season.

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Pueblo to Sioux Lookout


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May 9, 2022

Sioux Lookout Bombers of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have a commitment from a goalie ahead of their 2022-2023 debut season.

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Miners prep for May days


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May 4, 2022

Red Lake Miners scoring star Ryan Hunter. (photo by Leith Dunick)

Red Lake Miners dug deep to clinch the 2022 Superior International Jr. Hockey League championship on April 30. Now, the Miners have until May 19 before playing again, which is when they will begin to represent the SIJHL at the 10 day, 10 team Centennial Cup national junior A hockey championship tournament in Estevan, Saskatchewan.

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Red Lake flows through Superior


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May 1, 2022

It was no easy ride. It took the Red Lake Miners six games to sideline the Dryden Ice Dogs and six more to overcome the Kam River Fighting Walleye to become 2022 champions of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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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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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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Red Lake on the take


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April 23, 2022

Five straight road triumphs have the Red Lake Miners two victories away from winning the Superior International Jr. Hockey League playoff championship.

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New SIJHL team names coach


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April 21, 2022

Sioux Lookout Bombers, who are poised to commence play in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League as an expansion team effective the 2022-2023 season, have confirmed their head coach.

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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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Northern, Superior six pack


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April 18, 2022

There are four teams in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and two in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League that remain in pursuit of playoff championships in their respective loops.

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Red Lake and Kam River


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April 18, 2022

The frozen stage is set for the Superior International Jr. Hockey League championship series. It will be the no. 1 seed Kam River Fighting Walleye and the no. 2 seed Red Lake Miners facing off in a best of seven series.

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Dogs of determination


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April 17, 2022

Tyler Earl

Dryden Ice Dogs stared down the cold reality of elimination on Saturday and did not blink. Thus, the Ice Dogs have extended their Superior International Jr. Hockey League playoff season to at least another game.

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Kam River to Lakehead U


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April 16, 2022

Standout defenseman Zach Fortin will be moving up from the Superior International Jr. Hockey League to Ontario University Athletics.

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Plaudits for the SIJHL


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April 15, 2022

I have followed the Superior International Jr. Hockey League in a sporadic manner since its formation about 20 years ago. Mostly, any heed I indemnified towards the SIJHL was the championship squad that represented it at the annual Dudley-Hewitt Cup tournament that also included the title teams from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Walleye hooks GM to extension


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April 14, 2022

This only makes sense. That is, Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has boosted the contract of highly regarded general manager and director of player personnel Kevin McCallum through to the end of the 2024-2025 season.

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Clarke clicks for Walleye


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April 12, 2022

Kam River Fighting Walleye general manager Kevin McCallum hooked a big fish at this year’s trade deadline when he reeled in Dayton Clarke in an inter-league trade with the Elliot Lake Red Wings.

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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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Indigenous identity in Dryden


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April 10, 2022

Jackson Jacques

Quite clearly and with no doubt, the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League are leaders relative to an Indigenous and First Nations spirit and presence within their program that includes no less than seven players and an assistant coach.

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Along the playoff path


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April 9, 2022

Three games were played in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and another in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League as playoffs in both loops progressed on Friday.

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Ice Dogs and Thunderchief


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April 8, 2022

Hard-toiling forward Nakoda Thunderchief — who was busted out of the Fort Frances cellar in a trade deadline deal with the Lakers — paid a two-goal dividend to help the visiting Dryden Ice Dogs steal the opener of their semi-final playoff series with the Red Lake Miners.

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Walleye in a whitewash


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April 8, 2022

Austin Madge made 37 saves and 800 frenzied fans watched from inside the Norwest Arena fish tank as the Kam River Fighting Walleye began its best-of-seven semi-final set on Thursday with a 9-0 blanking of the cross-town Thunder Bay North Stars.

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SIJHL final four forecast


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April 6, 2022

Fanatical. Feisty. Fierce. Fiery. Frantic. Frenzied. The two semi-final sets in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League have the makings of being about any or all of the aforementioned synonyms.

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Three Dog Night for Dryden


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April 3, 2022

Placing third in the regular season standings of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League with a .622 winning percentage from a record of 26-15-4, the Dryden Ice Dogs subsequently swept the opening round of the best of five playoffs against the sixth slotted Fort Frances Lakers. 

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Cole in goal in a winning role


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April 2, 2022

Cole Johnston

Up next for the Dryden Ice Dogs is the daunting task of facing the high octane Red Lake Miners in the second round of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League playoffs. Backed by the nifty net-minding of Cole Johnston and a run and gun offensive display, Dryden swept the Fort Frances Lakers in three straight games in the opening round of the playoffs.

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Ice Dogs take Lakers to the limit


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April 1, 2022

Lane Snell

Two down, one to go on the first round victory lap. Dryden Ice Dogs have drawn up a two games to none edge on the Fort Frances Lakers in their best-of-five Superior International Jr. Hockey League playoff procession.

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Strength of the Ice Dogs


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March 31, 2022

Dryden Ice Dogs were good — but not overwhelming — during the 2021-2022 regular season. The Ice Dogs finished in third place in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League within range of the first place Kam River Fighting Walleye and second place Red Lake Miners. And having added multiple players prior to the January 10 trade deadline, the Ice Dogs could be set up for a playoff run.

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Salvatore is one smart kid


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March 30, 2022

Wisconsin Lumberjacks forward Salvatore Poggiali has been named the Superior International Jr. Hockey League’s scholastic player of the year, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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SIJHL playoffs are underway


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March 30, 2022

It had been almost three years since there was playoff activity in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League before four teams took to the ice in opening around action on Tuesday.

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Kudos to Kam River; SI playoffs begin


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March 28, 2022

The newest active team in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League will go into the playoffs as the no. 1 seed. In its first full season of existence, the Kam River Fighting Walleye splashed a record of 35-7-2 and a winning percentage of .818 to finish atop the SIJHL’s regular season standings.

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Lein is keen on his Lumberjacks


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March 25, 2022

Through a number of losing streaks, one-sided losses and inconsistent play, Wisconsin Lumberjacks owner, general manager and coach Doug Lein sent out positive vibes when it came to discussing his Superior International Jr. Hockey League team.

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Kam River to Oregon … again


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March 23, 2022

Dayton Clarke

A third soon to be graduating member of the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League is heading to the University of Oregon and its Division 1, American Collegiate Hockey Association program effective the 2022-2023 season.

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Lowden of the Lumberjacks


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March 21, 2022

He has an even record on a team that is seven games below the .500 mark. To that end, 19-year old goalie Kyler Lowden has been a net gain for the Wisconsin Lumberjacks of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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