Archives for: April 2010
The Sarnia Sting have made it official, Alex Galchenyuk will be the first overall pick in the 2010 OHL Priority Selection.
The Windsor Spitfires have proven they can win on the road during the 2010 OHL playoffs. Now they head home with a big lead over Barrie in the OHL Championship Series.
Mark Cundari scored an important shorthanded goal for Windsor.
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Game 2 of the OHL Championship Series was Friday night in Barrie. The Windsor Spitfires lead the Colts 1-0 in the series. We had that, along with your questions and comments on anything else OHL related on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
The Windsor Spitfires have now won five games in a row. The comeback kids of the Western Conference Final went into Barrie and took the opening game of the OHL Championship Series.
Taylor Hall scored the OT winner for Windsor.
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One week ago, the Windsor Spitfires were on the brink of elimination. Now, they are the OHL Western Conference champions and headed to the League Championship Series.
It has came down to one game. The Kitchener Rangers won three straight, the Windsor Spitfires won three straight. Now the winner of today's game captured the OHL Western Conference and moved on to the League Final against the Barrie Colts. We had it covered and took your OHL comments and questions on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
When the Ontario Hockey League gathers for the 2010 OHL Priority Selection next weekend, look for the name Slater Koekkoek to be called fairly early. But this weekend he captured some important hardware.
When a team comes back from a 3-0 series deficit, it is normally shocking. But is anyone really THAT surprised the Windsor Spitfires and Kitchener Rangers are headed for a seventh game?
About 21 hours after their game in Windsor, the Spitfires and Kitchener Rangers did it all over again Friday night. This time it was Game Six of the OHL Western Conference Final. The Rangers lead the series 3-2. Kitchener wanted to move on to play Barrie, Windsor wanted a seventh game Sunday.
For the second straight game, the Windsor Spitfires faced elimination. But once again, the Spitfires live to see another day.
Game 5 of the OHL Western Conference Final, Kitchener at Windsor with the Rangers leading the series 3-1. We had it covered, and took your OHL questions and comments on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
Former OHL Playoff MVP Daniel Ryder remains in a Newfoundland Psychiatric Hospital, being treated for mental illness.
The Barrie Colts have played 13 games in the 2010 Ontario Hockey League playoffs - and winning 12 of those 13 outings has allowed them to capture the Eastern Conference Title.
A handful of Kitchener Rangers fans brought brooms to the Memorial Auditorium Tuesday night, but they could only be used to sweep the floors after the game.
Kitchener fans will have the brooms out, but the Windsor Spitfires have other plans in mind. It is Game 4 of the OHL Western Conference Final and we have it covered on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
Fact: The Kitchener Rangers are very close to doing something many around the Ontario Hockey League considered impossible. But right now, they do not want to hear anything about it.
The Barrie Colts have the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors right where they want them. The Colts now have three chances to move on to the OHL Final.
The Barrie Colts took their 2-1 lead into the OHL Eastern Conference Final into Mississauga for Game 4 of the series. We had it covered and took your questions and comments on anything else OHL related on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
Junior hockey - you never really know what to expect. The past 76 hours have been just about perfect for the Kitchener Rangers, and at the most opportune time of the season.
Whoever thought the Windsor Spitfires were going to walk over the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL Western Final forgot to give the Rangers the memo.
Both OHL Conference Championship Series were in action Saturday. The Kitchener Rangers were back at home with their 1-0 series lead while Barrie and Mississauga were all even at one. We had live updates from Kitchener, and discussion on both series on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
The Mississauga St. Michael's found their game on special teams during the first period Friday night, and rode that wave to a home-ice victory in the OHL Eastern Final.
An Ontario Hockey League graduate is among thousands of people who have been impacted by the volcanic eruption in Iceland that is playing havoc on international flights.
The Kitchener Rangers were involved in some very high scoring games during their series with the London Knights, and that continued right into the Western Final in Windsor.
The talk is over, and the four OHL teams looking to host the 2011 Memorial Cup have made their presentations to the Site Selection Committee. Now they wait and see if their team and city will host junior hockey's marquee event.
The Barrie Colts continue to be on a roll in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.
The Sarnia Sting are turning to their alumni as the newest member of the team's coaching staff.
While the home crowds were on-hand to cheer their team on to the Conference Finals, it was the visiting clubs who came out victorious to advance in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.
Two games in the OHL Monday Night, two teams moved on, two went home. We had it covered on the Loosepucks Live Blog.
The Peterborough Petes have captured their second end of season award.
The London Knights faced elimination Saturday night in Kitchener, but a big offensive outburst allowed them to see another day.
The Ontario Hockey League has announced all of the potential schedules for the upcoming Conference Finals Series.
It was a busy day in the Ontario Hockey League with Game 6 in the Eastern and Western Conference series.
The Loosepucks Live Blog had all the action covered.
Another of the 2010 OHL post-season awards has been handed out, with this one heading to a member of the Barrie Colts.
One of the OHL players who will be under the microscope for Team Canada at the World U-18 hockey championships had a solid pre-tournament debut in a Canadian loss.
A player in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has been found not guilty of assault, but the judge did find him guilty of a non-criminal offence.
The Kitchener Rangers and Ottawa 67's were able to strike first in what became best-of-3 series in the OHL playoffs.
Just hours after being eliminated from the 2010 OHL playoffs, it appears the Plymouth Whalers will have no problems in goal for the next couple seasons.
The first of the end-of-season Ontario Hockey League awards has been handed out. It is the Rookie of the Year.
Plymouth Whalers goaltender Scott Wedgewood did everything he could and more to keep his team in Game Four of the OHL Western Conference semifinal, but it just was not enough.
Game Four of the OHL Western Conference Semifinal Wednesday night in Plymouth. The Whalers were looking to stay alive against the Windsor Spitfires.
The final rankings by NHL Central Scouting are out for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, and the back and forth race continues.
Mississauga St. Michael's Majors Head Coach Dave Cameron rolled the dice on Tuesday and it paid off with a much-needed victory against the Ottawa 67's.
The Plymouth Whalers will be without the services of All-Star goaltender Matt Hackett for Wednesday's Game Four of the OHL Western Conference semi-final against Windsor.
The Sudbury Wolves have announced that GM/Head Coach Mike Foligno has resigned from both duties.
More changes in the Peterborough Petes organization, this time some members of the club have tendered their resignations while a new face has been brought in to get them through the upcoming OHL Priority Selection.
Three OHL playoff games on the schedule Monday night, and all good outings for the home teams.
Easter Sunday dinner had to wait a little longer as Ontario Hockey League teams needed more than 60 minutes to decide their playoff games.
The Ontario Hockey League will be well represented when Team Canada heads to Belarus for the World U-18 Hockey Championship.
The Windsor Spitfires have now won at home and on the road in the 2010 OHL Western Conference Semi-final against the Plymouth Whalers.
Game 2 of the OHL Western Conference Semifinal is in the books between the Plymouth Whalers and Windsor Spitfires. We were on hand for the Loosepucks Live Blog.
Both clubs who tasted defeat on Thursday night were able to bounce back Friday evening with victories.
Two games on the schedule for the second night of Round 2 of the OHL Playoffs. The Loosepucks Live Blog was in session.
It was a pretty good night for the home teams during the opening night of the second round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.
The Brampton Battalion are already facing an uphill climb if they are going to beat the Barrie Colts in the OHL Eastern Conference semi-final. That task just got a bit more difficult.
The month of March combines the end of the regular season with the start of the playoffs. The OHL has announced who the top performers during the month are.