Category: Hockey

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

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

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

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

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Boston 

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Boston 

It's June 27th, 2022, and we’re well into the MLB season. The Toronto Blue Jays are hosting their American League East rivals, the Boston Red Sox. Boston and Toronto are almost inseparable in the sports world. Not only do they play each other in three major sports leagues, but they are also in fact in … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Toronto Vs. Boston 

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

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

What Could the Senators Get for the 7th Overall Pick?

What Could the Senators Get for the 7th Overall Pick?

Since May 10th when Pierre Dorion and co. found out that the Ottawa Senators were going to be selecting inside the top 10 of the NHL Entry Draft for a fifth consecutive year when their name was announced for the seventh overall pick at the NHL lottery, the biggest question was “what would they do … Continue reading What Could the Senators Get for the 7th Overall Pick?

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

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

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

Henry Mews Is the Ottawa 67’s Perfect Fit

Henry Mews Is the Ottawa 67’s Perfect Fit

Cover photo credit: Photo by Jon Halpenny / Ottawa 67's The Ottawa 67's made a couple of additions to their blueline at the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, particularly in the first round, when they selected Henry Mews with the seventh overall pick. This pick bucked their trend of drafting forwards in the opening round, having … Continue reading Henry Mews Is the Ottawa 67’s Perfect Fit

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Vs Toronto  

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Vs Toronto  

April 16th, 2022. The NHL's regular season is reaching its conclusion, and before the Toronto Maple Leafs can begin their postseason, they have to come up against their provincial rivals, the Ottawa Senators. While these two have only been playing against each other for thirty years, Ottawa - the nation's capital, and Toronto - Canada’s … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Ottawa Vs Toronto