Former Rapids coach advances to the pros

The Cincinnati Cyclones have named Alex Bezerra the team’s new Assistant Coach ahead of the 2021-22 ECHL season. Bezerra, 32, joins Jason Payne, who previously assumed the role since 2018 before being named Head Coach of the ‘Clones earlier this offseason. “I would like to thank Kristin Ropp, Jason Payne, and the Cyclones management for […]

Pandemic presents trainers with new challenges

Rock trainer Lacey Rigg — one of two female head trainers in the NOJHL — assists Timmins blue-liner Evan Beaudry off the ice during a game at the McIntyre Arena during the 2019-20 campaign. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made life a little more challenging for trainers across the league this season. FILE PHOTO/THE DAILY […]

‘The fact that we have returned is a major step’

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Mitchell Martin takes part in a practice at Chelmsford Arena in Chelmsford, Ontario on Friday, October 16, 2020. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Commissioner Mazzuca talks return-to-play plans as NOJHL prepares to drop puck on regular season Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star More from Ben Leeson NOJHL teams had their first taste […]

Former Thunderbirds blueliner commits to North Dakota

Tyler Dunbar is expected to join the University of North Dakota hockey team for the 2022-23 college hockey season By: Brad Coccimiglio Soo Today Former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman, and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. product, Tyler Dunbar has committed to the University of North Dakota. Dunbar is slated to join the UND hockey program beginning in 2022. […]