#Junior Hockey

Alex Christopoulos traded to Spitfires

The North Bay Battalion has traded right winger Alex Christopoulos to the Windsor Spitfires, the Ontario Hockey League club announced Monday. The Battalion received Windsor’s fifth-round pick in the 2025 OHL Priority Selection for Christopoulos, who had one goal and one assist for two points with 10 penalty minutes in 21 games this season.
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The Hockey News

Top 5 Candidates to Become Next Canadiens GM

The Montreal Canadiens ain't hiring your Grandpappie's GM. Reports seem to indicate that the beleaguered franchise is intent on flipping the usual front office power structure on its head, according to DailyFaceOff's Frank Seravalli, effectively handing the reins to newly-appointed VP of hockey operations Jeff Gorton, while also hiring a french-speaking GM to handle the outward duties of an executive via communication with the fan base.
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Jamestown forward Vaarwerk makes NCAA DI commitment

The Jamestown Rebels of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward Jak Vaarwerk has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for UMass-Lowell in Hockey East. Vaarwerk, 18, is currently in his first season of playing junior hockey in the NAHL. The 6’0/181 lbs. native...

Boys Hockey: 2021-22 season previews

New coaches are a theme for area boys high school hockey programs. Dave Snuggerud at Chaska, Noel Rahn at Holy Family Catholic and Jessie Willis at Chanhassen stepped down after the 2020-21 season. Additionally, Nick Heiberg, had the "co" removed from his head coach role with Southwest Christian/Richfield. CHASKA. Matt...

Soo Eagles sweep road games

ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. — The Soo Eagles stormed back from a two-goal deficit in the third period by striking for three unanswered tallies to pull out a 5-4 come from behind victory over the Elliot Lake Red Wings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter Saturday at Centennial Arena.


A very sad story out of Russia on Saturday. A 16-year-old player who collapsed during a game in the MHL, Russian's Major Junior Hockey League, has passed away in hospital. Valentin Rodionov played 10 games for MHC Dynamo this season. According to his team, he fainted on the bench after a line change during a game on November 21st and was rushed to hospital. There are conflicting reports over exactly what happened. Initial articles in Russia stated Rodionov fell to the ice during a fight and hit his head. Other reports stated he took a hard hit into the boards and collapsed on the bench.
The Hockey Writers

Capital City Challenge Day 2: Wood, Nadeau Display Impressive Showings

Although only one game was played during the second day of the Capital City Challenge, it was an entertaining matchup between Team Red and the Canadian National Woman’s Team. Marie-Phillip Poulin and Natalie Spooner did not play in yesterday’s game, as they are saving their star players for today’s outing against Team Black.
West Central Tribune

Junior Hockey: Mason City blasts past Willmar, 7-2

WILLMAR — The Mason City Toros salvaged a weekend split with the Willmar WarHawks with a 7-2 victory Saturday night. Mason City scored 10 seconds into the game and took advantage of numerous Willmar penalties before an announced crowd of 350 at the Willmar Civic Center Arena. The WarHawks were...
Janesville Gazette

Junior hockey: Jets earn sweep over Magicians

The Janesville Jets completed a two-game weekend sweep of the visiting Minnesota Magicians Saturday night at the Janesville Ice Arena with a 4-0 shutout. The Jets got a pair of goals from Jack Keryluk and single goals from James Duerr and Jan Lasak. Friday night, the Jets rallied from a...
New York Post

Alexis Lafreniere’s first fight ‘went a long way’ with Rangers teammates

Alexis Lafreniere took exception to Islanders center J-G Pageau’s high hit on his teammate Ryan Lindgren in the third period of the Rangers’ eventual 4-1 win on Long Island on Wednesday night, so the former first-overall pick instigated the first fight of his entire hockey career. After tripping Pageau in...

Hockey Preview: Nicholas looks to lead Raiders to section title

Scarsdale’s hockey team is looking forward to a return to normalcy this season after the Raiders only played seven games last season during a shortened campaign due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our program is very excited to have a complete schedule and opportunity to compete against some of the top...

Hockey: The hidden talent of Bismarck Bobcats’ Chase Beacom

The bus rides in the NAHL can be long and unforgiving, but for one Bismarck Bobcat, it’s the way he passes the time on the road that is leaving his teammates in stitches. The Bismarck Bobcats season is one of the longer ones in junior hockey, starting in August and ending in possibly May. That’s […]

Junior hockey: WarHawks get a big game from Kerchoff

MASON CITY, Iowa — The Willmar WarHawks got a hat trick from Collin Kerchoff and strong goaltending from Cooper Olson to beat the Mason City Toros 4-1 on Friday night. Kerchoff scored the WarHawks’ first, third and fourth goals, his sixth, seventh and eighth goals of the season, in the victory before 689 fans at the Mason City Arena.