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September 30th, 2016 In CHL, International Hockey, OHL, World Cup 0 comments

The second week of OHL action began Wednesday night when the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds traveled to Windsor to take on the Spitfires. In this contest alone, the Spitfires were missing Julius Nattinen (ANA), Logan Stanley (WPG) and Mikhail Sergachev (MTL), all to NHL training camps. Part of this is the regular business in the OHL. Part of...

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September 29th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

Flint Firebirds forward Luke Kirwan had plenty of potential when he came into the OHL and he’s looking to reach that in his biggest season to date. Kirwan was originally a second round pick by the Guelph Storm in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection. At 6’2,” 220 pounds, Kirwan spent the 2012-13 season with the Eastern Junior Hockey League in...

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September 28th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

Hockey rinks in Ontario can be the pulse of their community. The pulse of Sault Ste Marie, the Essar Centre, is about the celebrate a milestone. On Sept. 29, the Essar Centre, home of the OHL's Sault Greyhounds, turns 10-years-old. It replaced a gem of a venue in the old Sault Memorial Gardens. The Memorial Gardens, which opened in February...

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September 26th, 2016 In Hockey History, OHL 0 comments

Before John Tavares became an NHL star, he was one of the most talented offensive players the OHL had ever seen. He was also involved in one of the biggest trades in OHL history. The 2008-09 season saw the London Knights and Windsor Spitfires battle tooth-and-nail in the OHL’s Western Conference. A few days prior to the 2009 OHL Trade...

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September 25th, 2016 In Long Read, OHL 0 comments

We are back with the fourth and final part of our OHL Season Preview series. Today we examine the Ontario Hockey League’s West Division, which is home to the 2017 Memorial Cup host Windsor Spitfires. While Windsor is the best team on paper, there are still some very good teams in this division that, with the right move or two, could emerge as...

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September 25th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

They are household names – maybe not to NHL fans - but OHL fans know the number-one draft picks that have come through the league. One of the hardest parts of fandom in any league is watching your team fall to the lowest point possible – last place. The only reward is the potential associated with the high-end talent that comes with the...

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September 21st, 2016 In OHL, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

Connor McDavid is long gone. Dylan Strome might not return. Is this the season that the Erie Otters finally come back down to Earth? The Otters enter the 2016-17 season seeking a record fourth 50-win season in a row. Their work is cut out for them if they hope to meet this goal. Given the perceived strength in the OHL's Western Conference,...

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September 21st, 2016 In Long Read, OHL 0 comments

We continue our Ontario Hockey League preview series once again, this time featuring the Midwest Division in the Western Conference. Once again, the London Knights appear to be the class of this division, despite the possibility of losing junior hockey’s best player to the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs in Mitch Marner. The good news for London...

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September 20th, 2016 In OHL 0 comments

A historic OHL trade that saw the Windsor Spitfires trade goaltender Jack Campbell to Sault Ste Marie is still paying off for one team. Drafted in the sixth-round of the 2008 OHL Priority Draft by the Spitfires, Campbell was known as an elite young goaltender with a winning resume. He had committed to the US Development Program for two years,...

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September 19th, 2016 In OHL, Previews and Predictions 0 comments

Welcome to the second of our four-part series previewing the Ontario Hockey League season. This time, we will preview the OHL’s East Division, aptly named as the other half of the OHL's Eastern Conference. Once again, we will break down the East Division and tell you why each team will or won’t make the playoffs, their biggest concerns,...

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September 19th, 2016 In Long Read, OHL, Prospects 0 comments

The Ontario Hockey League season is just around the corner and it’s our job to evaluate the teams for the upcoming season. As we said earlier, we won’t set ourselves up for failure by making predictions on the standings; however we will further break things down and tell you why each team will or won’t make the playoffs, their biggest...

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