CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

Fans of the Canadian Hockey League won't have to wait long for their first explosive matchup of the season. The very first game of the season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is a big one, with the defending champion Shawinigan Cataractes, taking on the up-and-coming Gatineau Olympiques, who figure to have a great… Continue reading CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadian Football has changed a lot since 1903. The game is unrecognizable from the early twentieth century, and many teams have come and gone. Nowhere is this fact better known than in the nation's capital, a place that has been the home of three CFL franchises in under thirty years. But one thing that has… Continue reading The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Once the surefire fist-overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, Shane Wright fell to the Seattle Kraken with the fourth-overall pick. The Kingston Frontenacs captain came into the 2021-22 Ontario Hockey League season with lofty expectations, but fell short of those thanks to a handful of hindrances. As the Frontenacs bowed out of the… Continue reading Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

Becoming a fan favourite with a junior hockey club is one thing, and it's another to do it in your first season, but after meeting Ottawa 67's forward Vinzenz Rohrer, it's not hard to see why the Austrian import has left a lasting mark on Ottawa, despite playing just one season so far. Rohrer was… Continue reading Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

On Friday morning, the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League made a splash in the CHL Import Draft, selecting Austrian centre, Marco Kasper of Rögle BK of the SHL in Sweden. When the sun rose over the nation's capital on Thursday morning, the 67's had both of their import player spots filled by Vinzez… Continue reading 67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

Making Sense of the 67’s Trading Cranley, Gaidamak

On Thursday afternoon, the Ottawa 67's officially announced they have made a pair of trades. The first one saw goaltender Will Cranley going to the Flint Firebirds in exchange for a conditional 15th-round draft pick in 2026, while the second saw Russian import forward Vsevolod Gaidamak heading to the Niagara IceDogs in exchange for a… Continue reading Making Sense of the 67’s Trading Cranley, Gaidamak

Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

The greatest season in Hamilton OHL history came to an empathic conclusion Wednesday night, as they dropped a 6-3 decision to the St. John Sea Dogs. After beating the WHL Champion Edmonton Oil Kings and the QMJHL champion Shawinigan Cataractes in the thrilling semifinal, the battle-tested Bulldogs came into the Final with momentum. But when… Continue reading Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

No, the Memorial Cup Formant Doesn’t Need to Be Changed

If the COVID-19 pandemic offered junior hockey fans anything, it was a brief two-year reprieve from the constant chatter of changing the format of the Memorial Cup, where fans search for ways to remove the host team from the competition after every win. Since 1983, the Memorial Cup tournament has been comprised of the winners… Continue reading No, the Memorial Cup Formant Doesn’t Need to Be Changed

The Short, but Eventful History of Tim Horton’s Field

After being a mainstay of Hamilton, Ontario for eighty-four years, the iconic Ivor Wynne Stadium closed its door for the last time in October 2012, and was then demolished in the months that followed to bring about an end of an era of sport in Hamilton. In its exact place, now stands Tim Hortons Field… Continue reading The Short, but Eventful History of Tim Horton’s Field

Frankie Marrelli Excited to Be in Ottawa With 67’s

The Ottawa 67's rookies hit the ice over the weekend, simultaneously signalling the end of the 2021-22 season, and the opening of the 2022-23 season. Among the players on the ice, the Barber Poles' second pick in the first round of the 2022 OHL Priority Selection (21st overall), Frankie Marrelli. Marrelli spent the 2021-22 season… Continue reading Frankie Marrelli Excited to Be in Ottawa With 67’s