Archives for: July 2007
The Owen Sound Attack have found their man to replace departed head coach Mike Stothers.
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There will be a different sound to games coming out of the OHL's West Division in 2007-08.
Veteran Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds forward Andrew Desjardins has signed on to play in the Central Hockey League this fall.
Garrett Robinson not only missed most of a hockey season, but some think he's lucky to be alive. Now, he's hoping to resume his hockey career.
The Chicago Blackhawks wasted little time getting top pick Patrick Kane's name on a contract. Less than one month after the NHL Draft, he has signed on the dotted line.
The rivalry between the Saginaw Spirit and Plymouth Whalers has taken another twist. The Spirit have plucked Whalers Associate Coach/Assistant GM Todd Watson from Plymouth, and hired him as Saginaw's new bench boss.
Former OHL All-Star goaltender Ryan MacDonald is heading overseas. He has signed on with the Newcastle Vipers of Britain's Elite Ice Hockey League.
Here is some Saturday OHL-related reading, including:
-A former OHL goalie joins the QMJHL champs
-IceDogs name a new assistant coach
-Former OHL Star on the move.
A group of OHL veterans, some who are eligible to return to the league as overagers, are taking their act to the nation's capital this fall to join Carleton's new hockey program.
The San Jose Sharks really want Logan Couture. They moved up in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft to get the chance to pick him, and now have him under contract.
Loosepucks.com has learned that Owen Sound Attack Head Coach Mike Stothers will be the new head coach of the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins.
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The London Knights recently parted ways with assistant coach Todd Bidner, and have chosen his replacement.
OHL MVP John Tavares is scheduled to be picked in the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft, but his agents are continuing their push to have him made eligible next summer.
Forward Peter Tsimikalis, who finished his OHL career with the Kitchener Rangers, has an AHL contract with the Toronto Marlies.
The Plymouth Whalers have a problem many teams would like to have - too many good goaltenders. Michal Neuvirth and Jeremy Smith are both eligible to return as non-overagers, but one could be heading elsewhere.
While driving around Thursday afternoon, a certain comment during an interview on a Toronto radio station quickly jumped out at me.
Since it seems like a lot of areas are constantly being threatened with rain, here are some suggestions of OHL-related reading material if you're stuck inside for a bit.
It appears all that's left to take care of is a quick signature and an official announcement before the London Knights are able to add another U.S. born possible NCAA prospect to their roster.
Staal and Pyatt are two familiar names in the hockey community - both in the OHL and now in the National Hockey League.
The Saginaw Spirit hope they now have their man. Former NHL Goaltender Don Edwards has been named the team's new General Manager.
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A pair of quick stories for a warm July day.
In a strange turn of events, the Saginaw Spirit have announced today that Sheldon Ferguson will not be the team's new General Manager.
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The Saginaw Spirit have inked first round pick Daniel Pachis to an OHL Standard Players Agreement.
The Owen Sound Attack have named their new general manager - former NHL defenceman Dale DeGray.
The Barrie Colts have Mitch Lebar's name on an OHL card. The 17th overall pick played minor midget last season for the Toronto Young Nats. There he scored 69 goals and 92 assists for 161 points.
The battle between Frank D'Angelo of Steelback Brewery and an Ottawa blogger appears to have wrapped up.
It seems these days everybody wants to be a member of the media.
There have been a pair of fairly major signings around the Ontario Hockey League to start off July.