Hockey

Business as unusual

These are unusual times. And in the hockey world, the so-called ‘new normal’ means the phrase ‘business as usual’ may no longer be applicable. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way lives are being led and how business is being conducted. And in the instance of hockey — which literally […]

Two more for the Birds

Another day. Another pair of returning commitments. Soo Thunderbirds general manager Trev Zachary has confirmed to Hockey News North that veteran forwards Avery Rebek and Kurtis Rogers will be returning to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team for another season. The return of Rebek and Rogers follows the day […]

D-man Daca to Soo Eagles

Soo Eagles have committed to free agent defenseman Hayden Daca, Hockey News North has confirmed. The December, 2001 birth year skater spent the 2019-2020 season with the Elliot Lake Wildcats, who finished in last place in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. The Wildcats have since ceased operations ahead of […]

Back in the Bird house

A pair of local products have confirmed their planned return to the Soo Thunderbirds for the upcoming season. They are forwards Cooper Smyl and Brock Santa Maria. Both were rookies on a Thunderbirds team that finished in third place in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League […]

Laker Hockey Announces 2019-20 Team Awards

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (LSSU)- The Lake Superior State hockey team announced the program’s annual awards for the 2019-20 season on Monday, March 30.  Junior forward Chase Gamelin was named the recipient of the Gay Blade Award, which is awarded to the athlete who brings laughs, personality and humor to […]