Archives for: August 2008
As OHL training camps open and NHL camps are not far away, the list of OHL players signing NHL deals continues to grow.
Kudos to the Windsor Spitfires, who are taking a proactive approach to physical testing for its players. This comes in the wake of February's tragic death of captain Mickey Renaud.
Sarnia Sting forward Jamie Arniel has pleaded guilty to impaired driving charges following a June incident.
Ummm... well maybe not super model, but model at least.
Looks like it's only a matter of time before Sarnia's favourite ex-OHLer is hob-knobbing with the likes of (insert vapid celeb here).
The Kitchener Rangers are the latest team to announce the signing of their top pick from the 2008 OHL Priority Selection.
McFarland signs, Contract extensions and Promotions
With only a few days to go before the Sudbury Wolves open training camp, the team has made some announcements.
Desjardins to coach Team Canada?
Benoit Groulx, longtime coach of the Gatineau Olympiques, is the latest Head Coach from this year's Memorial Cup to make the jump to the pro ranks.
The son of former National Hockey League defenceman Uwe Krupp is coming to the Ontario Hockey League.
The Peterborough Petes have hired former OHL tough guy Ryan Barnes as an assistant coach to new bench boss Ken McRae.
The OHL venues for this year's Canada/Russia Series have been announced.
The Mississauga St. Michael's Majors have top of their two choices from the 2008 OHL Priority Selection in the fold.
The Plymouth have traded sophomore forward Taylor Carnavale to the Oshawa Generals in a deal involving draft picks.
The Sarnia Sting have traded an overage player for the upcoming season.
The Barrie Colts have inked 2008 first round choice Ryan O'Connor. The Toronto Jr. Canadiens defenceman picked up 83 points last season while adding 94 penalty minutes. He went sixth overall in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection.
Meantime, Guelph has inked Cody McNaughton, who was also a member of the Jr. Canadiens minor midget team. He went 12th overall to the Storm after scoring 66 goals and 77 assists last season.
The Kingston Frontenacs have added an experienced OHL assistant coach to their staff for the upcoming season.
A pair of OHL defencemen have inked their first professional contracts with Drew Doughty and Nigel Williams signing on the dotted line.
With an OHL Championship ring on his finger, Scott Tregunna is heading to the Canadian maritimes for the next step in his hockey, and academic career.
While the roster for the 2008-09 Sarnia Sting continues to be up in the air, and will be like that for a while, three players appear set for the upcoming season.
The roster for Team Canada, heading to the annual Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has been named.
Two rivals in the OHL Western Conference have come together on what, at the moment, is a minor trade.
The OHL has released the schedule of preseason games heading towards the 2008-09 season.
With OHL teams now able to make trades between now and January 9, 2009 (outside of a break for Christmas) the first move has seen the Niagara IceDogs add to their depth.
Of the four coaches to lead their teams to the 2008 Memorial Cup in Kitchener, a second has now tendered his resignation to his junior club.
Two members of last year's Peterborough Petes team that played the season as overagers have found homes for this fall.