It’s mid June. In every single junior hockey league across Canada and the United States, all teams are unbeaten and in first place. While hockey fans would rather be watching and hockey players would rather be playing, there is something to be said about time away from the rink, even if there never really is time away from the game. [...]
SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. -The Soo Greyhounds Hockey Program is pleased to announce that the contract of General Manager,...
Randy Russon; Mika Media – A formative foursome of coaches consecrated by time will represent the old-school,...
By Randy Russon, Mika Media The 2013 North American Hockey League draft is in the books and plenty of good came out...
FRISCO, Tx. – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced its teams and divisional alignment for the 2013-14 season. The 24-team league will be divided into four divisions (Central, Midwest, North, South) spanning 11 states. Celebrating its 38th season in 2013-14, the NAHL is the oldest junior hockey league in the United States and one of only two that [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – The annual Laker Hockey Summer Camp begins Monday at Taffy Abel Arena and kicks off a busy 2013 summer sports camps season at Lake Superior State University. The five-day hockey camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-13 and includes 12 hours of on-ice training. Morning sessions are devoted to power skating and individual skills, [...]Read more ›
By Randy Russon, Mika Media A former junior coach is back in the game after a three-year hiatus, taking the helm of a midget tournament team that has returned from dormancy…An erstwhile junior and university star who lost his eye while playing pro hockey is returning to his home town to coach…And a young goalie with junior experience who still has midget [...]Read more ›
The future is beyond bright for the Midwest Junior Hockey League. We have nine teams firmly in place for the 2013-14 season, all with solid ownership groups, coaching staffs, player talent pools and hungry fan bases. Recently, we have added teams in the hockey-rich Michigan towns of Marquette, Alpena and Traverse City, joining teams already in place in Farmington Hills, [...]Read more ›
The Colorado Avalanche reached into their storied past to try to get back to the playoffs. Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy was named coach and vice president of hockey operations on Thursday. He’s replacing fired Joe Sacco behind the bench. He will work with executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic on making hockey decisions. An agreement in [...]Read more ›
DETROIT (AP) — Jimmy Howard kept Jonathan Toews in his misery, making three saves against the struggling star to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the second round series to put the NHL’s best team during the regular season on the brink of elimination. When Howard wasn’t using his [...]Read more ›
FRISCO, Texas – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced the remainder of its awards for the 2012-13 season. The selections are based on performance during the 2012-13 regular season, as voted upon by the league’s 24 head coaches. The 2012-13 season awards include: Most Valuable Player, Forward of the Year, Defenseman of the Year, Brian’s Goaltender of the [...]Read more ›
The Soo Hockey Club and the Sault Ste. Marie NorthStars would like to take this opportunity to thank Head Coach Mike Hall for his passion, dedication and 19 years of being Head Coach of the North Stars. Mike has offered his tutelage to many young hockey players over that 19 years as head coach and has had great success at [...]Read more ›
NORTH BAY, Ont. – A Nick Szopinski goal 11:59 into overtime was the difference as the Minnesota Wilderness (SIJHL) edged the St. Michael’s Buzzers (OJHL) 4-3 Saturday in the championship game of the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Junior A tournament staged at North Bay’s Memorial Gardens. With the victory the Wilderness will now represent the region at the 2013 Royal [...]Read more ›
NORTH BAY, Ont. – The St. Michael’s Buzzers broke open a 1-1 game in the third by exploding for four unanswered goals en route to a 5-1 triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds Friday evening in Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Junior A championship semifinal action at North Bay’s Memorial Gardens. With the victory the Buzzers now advance to Saturday’s Dudley-Hewitt Cup [...]Read more ›
JAMESTOWN, NY – The Jamestown Ironmen became the North Division Playoff Champions after defeating the Soo Eagles, 5-2 on Thursday night in North American Hockey League playoff action. After winning a pair of games on the road, the Ironmen swept the top seeded Eagles with a Game 3 victory in front of a raucous home crowd at the Jamestown Savings [...]Read more ›