Archives for: January 2011
Officially, the clock has struck midnight, but I figured I should put down some thoughts on a few OHL topics from Friday.
The 40 top draft eligible players for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft showed off their skills in Toronto Tuesday night.
A pair of West Division players have been suspended after being founded with a banned substance in their system, after taking an over-the-counter supplement.
The London Knights and Sarnia Sting should end up as part of the battle for playoff positioning in the OHL Western Conference. If Thursday night's action is any indication, it could be exciting right down to the wire.
Shane Prince received a lump of coal from the NHL prior to Christmas, but now he’s looking to exchange it for something a little more shiny.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, sitting last in the OHL Western Conference, have made a coaching change.
It is just one of those things that seems to be a must after a trade deadline in sports, who won? and who lost?
What started off a slow lead-up to the Ontario Hockey League trade deadline finished with a busy Monday.
Who were the winners? Who were the losers? Which 9-year-old will London take with the second round pick they got in 2017? It was up for discussion in our Post OHL Trade Deadline Chat.
NHL Central Scouting has released its mid-term rankings for the upcoming 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
The London Knights made a total of five moves leading up to the OHL Trade Deadline. This was the only one in which they added a player.
Victor Terreri is heading back to where his OHL career started, as a member of the Niagara IceDogs.
After picking up Brett Thompson from Sault Ste. Marie, the Erie Otters moved a forward to the Eastern Conference.
The Windsor Spitfires made a pair of deals Monday morning, prior to the OHL Trade Deadline.
The London Knights and Mississauga St. Michael's Majors were busy heading into the OHL trade deadline.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds made another move right before the OHL trade deadline, once again getting younger.
First the Tyler Brown's were separate out of Plymouth, now they'll play in separate conferences.
The Owen Sound Attack have made a move to add a veteran blueliner in the Western Conference arms race.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have made a major move, getting younger in the process. On the other side, the Erie Otters add some proven scoring up front.
The Mississauga St. Michael's Majors have added a big piece to the blueline for their Memorial Cup run, but it did not come cheap.
The Saginaw Spirit went into Monday with four overage players, they are now down to three.
Barrie Colts forward Taylor Carnevale is headed to the team he played against in last year's OHL Final.
The Dalton Prout sweepstakes is officially complete, with the big overage defenceman becoming a member of the Saginaw Spirit.
The Mississauga St. Michael's Majors have picked up the rights to what could become their new backup goaltender.
After a quiet lull in the OHL Trade watch, the Guelph Storm have acquired a much-needed defenceman.
A pair of Midwest Division rivals have swung a trade this weekend.
Heading into the Ontario Hockey League trade deadline, fans often look past the people who are involved in the trades and the reality of moving to a different team. To some it is just a name, a number, and some stats.
The Windsor Spitfires completed their second trade of the day Friday, getting bigger on the blueline.
The Windsor Spitfires and Sarnia Sting have completed a three player trade within hours of the two teams playing each other.
Members of Team Canada are in a state of shock after a third period collapse lead to Russia stealing away the Gold Medal at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship.
One of the most interesting, yet frustrating, parts of covering junior hockey is the double-standard that exists between the teams and media that covers them. If they cross us, we're just supposed to take it, but if we cross you - lookout!
Judging by the crowd at HSBC Arena, you would have thought Team Canada captured the World Junior Hockey Championship. But on Monday night, it was all about beating the rivals to the south.
Last year it was in the Gold Medal game, this year it is the Semifinal that will decide North American supremacy at the World Junior Hockey Championship.
The crowd was nervous and the Canadians players appeared to be as well, but they did enough to advance to Monday's World Junior Semi-final.
While most junior hockey eyes were on Buffalo during the late afternoon of New Year's Eve, there was another pretty good hockey game taking place in the Ontario Hockey League.