Archives for: March 2007
The Oshawa Generals have advanced to the second round of the playoffs, but not without some controversy. Meantime, the Saginaw Spirit live to see another day after thumping the Soo Greyhounds.
Loosepucks.com is on-hand at the Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre for tonight's Game 4 of the Plymouth/Guelph Western Conference Quarterfinal Final, with the Whalers leading the series 3-0.
Plymouth 3 Guelph 2 (FINAL)
Whalers win series 4-0
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have taken a stranglehold on their Western Conference Quarterfinal series against the Saginaw Spirit following a 5-3 win at The Steelback Centre Wednesday.
Tuesday night in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs saw the first team eliminated, a few more pushed to the brink, and a couple potential upsets come into play.
The Belleville Bulls and Ottawa 67's had eight days off, and the Kitchener-Sarnia series played three games before the Bulls and 67's finally played the opener of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal.
Wrap Up: Blogging in real-time was a lot harder than I thought it would be. Especially with the minus-10 temperatures in the press box at the Barrie Molson Centre (that's minus-35 with the wind-chill).
With Sunaya in Barrie checking out the Colts and Brampton Battalion I figured I'd keep an eye on a pair of games in the Western Conference tonight and bring you some running commentary and random thoughts (some tongue-in-cheek) on what's happening in the games. Feel free to post comments/questions via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or register/log-in and post a comment here.
Former agent David Frost, the man who first made headlines during the OHL careers of Sheldon Keefe and Mike Jefferson/Danton is back in hot water with Kingston Police.
The Sudbury Wolves opened their best-of-7 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series with the Mississauga IceDogs in style Friday night with a 5-4 victory at the Hershey Centre. We have post-game reaction.
We were shocked to find out this afternoon of the sudden passing of Susan Stewart, the mother of Chris and Anthony Stewart. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Chris, Anthony and the rest of their siblings along with father Norman.
The Ontario Hockey League has released the list of nominees for the 2007 Red Tilson Award. It's handed out annually to the league's most outstanding player.
Arena availability is throwing a wrench into the schedule of the Belleville Bulls/Ottawa 67's opening round playoff series.
Here are a handful of tidbits (as opposed to timbits...mmmm..tim-bits) as the 2006-07 Ontario Hockey League Regular Season has come to a close.
The Sudbury Wolves beat the Ottawa 67's 6-4 in the only game that meant something on Sunday.
Saturday night's games are in the books and its time to prepare for the final day of the regular season. Here is the latest on the OHL Playoff match-ups.
Here is a look at where things stand in terms of possible and certain playoff match-ups following Friday night's OHL games.
The Ontario Hockey League officially announced the punishments following the March 8 game between the London Knights and Kitchener Rangers. The judgment really was not a surprise from here.
With this being the final weekend of the season, it's time to make sure people are clear on what they'll be looking at this weekend when it comes to the standings, and what happens if teams are tied.
Here is hoping that we're getting closer to not having to see the same video of Ted Saskin carrying his briefcase, walking into an official building or hotel, or walking through O'Hare Airport in Chicago with Trevor Linden much more.
The Saginaw Spirit clinched the fourth seed in the OHL Western Conference winning a bit of a strange game in Guelph Sunday afternoon against the Storm.
The London Knights may be without at least two of their players for the remainder of the regular season, and possibly well into the playoffs.
The Brampton Battalion victory tonight, combined with the Peterborough loss in Ottawa means the Battalion now have a four point lead over Peterborough in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
There is a chance the London Knights and Kitchener Rangers could meet in Round Two of the playoffs. If Thursday night is an indication, it could be a war.
Five minutes into tonight's Peterborough Petes/Ottawa 67's game at the Peterborough Memorial Centre it appeared the Petes were doomed, but cue the comeback.
The Ontario Hockey League has reduced the six hopefuls to bid for the 2008 Memorial Cup down to a shortlist of five.
There are those occasions when police should get involved in things that happen on the ice during a hockey game, and Sunday night's Junior B playoff game near Kingston is a perfect example of when police SHOULD be involved.
I just came across an article from Washington State where school officials are kicking around the idea of banning booing during high school sporting events.
Here's a look at what happened Friday night around the OHL. First of all, in the words of the late-great Jack Buck when Kirk Gibson homered in the 88 World Series: "I don't believe what I just saw".
Owen Sound Attack Star Bobby Ryan has issued the following letter, through the team, to help raise funds during the Attack's Skills Competition next week.
When you look at the eight games remaining on the Peterborough Petes schedule coming into Thursday night, it was three games against the Eastern Conference leading Barrie Colts that appeared to be the most difficult task. But in Round One, the Petes prevailed.