Archives for: December 2008
If you told someone Canada's toughest test in the first three games would be against Germany, you may have been crazy, but you would be correct.
Saginaw Spirit goaltender Ed Pasquale has seen more shots than any other goaltender in the Ontario Hockey League. Now they may be able to give him a breather.
This game was over 1:30 into the first period.
This year the Ontario Hockey League implemented what is being referred to as the "Steve Mason rule", banning teams from trading players taking part in the World Junior Hockey Championship during the tournament. There is another goalie who plays in the Midwest Division who welcomes the new rule.
Belleville Bulls defenceman is at Team Canada practice as a forward.
The 2009 World Junior Hockey Championship is officially underway as Team Canada takes on the Czech Republic at Scotiabank Place.
The World Junior Hockey Championships get underway today in Ottawa, and while many eyes may be on the players, some will also be watching the coaches.
There is a pretty comical story coming out of London this weekend, with the timing of it being interesting if nothing else.
The Sarnia Sting and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds may be getting sick of each other, and it showed Thursday night in Sarnia.
After picking up Nick Palmieri from Erie recently, the Belleville Bulls have made another move to bolster their chances of repeating as Eastern Conference Champions.
Since beginning of the 1980's, wearing a helmet to play hockey has been mandatory except for players who came into the NHL prior to the rule coming in. But in a situation where players at high risk of head injuries, wearing a helmet not only seems optional, but discouraged.
Monday morning might as well have been Christmas morning for a group of junior hockey players. They received word that they will be playing for Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championship.
For the second time in as many days, the Plymouth Whalers have picked up an overage player.
Belleville Bulls forward Eric Tangradi is having a pretty good week.
The Plymouth Whalers have made a move to try and boost their fortunes for the current season.
The Owen Sound Attack have made a move, sending a player to Windsor for draft choices.
The Kingston Frontenacs and Barrie Colts have completed a fairly major trade.
The hopefuls who will attempt to make Team Canada for the 2009 World Junior Hockey Championships have been announced.
Stefan Legein, who made headlines in the fall after deciding not to report to the Columbus Blue Jackets training camp, is getting set to return to hockey.
Doing some odds and ends at the home-office Tuesday night while the TV has been left on the Tampa Bay-Philadelphia game. The scoring on a Lightning goal that tied the game fairly late in the third period caught my ear.
Now that the Ontario Hockey League season has entered December, this may be the month where we really start to the see the contenders and non-contenders establish themselves in the OHL.