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Johnson inks deal with Hawks, plays tonight

Ryan Johnson is back in the NHL. The Chicago Blackhawks on Friday confirmed the Thunder Bay native has inked a one-year deal with the defending Stanley Cup champions, where he’ll join hometown teammate Patrick Sharp in the Windy City.

Caria, Smith named to Team Canada

Matt Caria and Jordan Smith are headed for Turkey, and not the kind they'll find on the Christmas dining table.

Vikings romp over Saints

Nick Potter scored 24 points on Thursday, leading the Hammarskjold Vikings to an easy 63-46 win over St. Patrick in senior boys high school basketball. Geordie Savela and 16 for the Vikings, while Jamie DelPaggio led the Saints with 15.

Bolen backstops Jr. B Stars to win

The Jr. B Stars rode the 37-save performance of netminder Tyler Bolen who backstopped his club to a 4-3 victory over the front-running Northern Hawks Thursday evening in Thunder Bay Jr. B/Juvenile/AAA Hockey League action at the Tournament Centre.
Loving life

Loving life

His knees may be shot and surgically repaired, but it hasn’t stopped four-time world champion Kurt Browning from continuing his figure skating career – albeit in a much less competitive form.
Usiski wins it for Stars in SO

Usiski wins it for Stars in SO

The Thunder Bay North Stars had a plan once they managed to take the Wisconsin Wilderness into a shootout. It just took them an extra shooter to execute it.
So far, so good

So far, so good

The first 16 games are in the books, and for all intents and purposes, the Lakehead Thunderwolves have to be happy with the results.

Team OUA falls to junior squad; roster named on Friday

A team of Canada’s world junior hopefuls did a number on a group of OUA all-stars in the hunt to represent their country at the upcoming FISU World University Games next month.

Hawks clip Eagles

The Northern Hawks got a shorthanded goal with 4:49 to go to tie it and then won it on the power play with just over two minutes remaining to defeat the Screaming Eagles 4-3 Tuesday evening in Thunder Bay Jr.

Adduono named player of week

The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Austin Adduono of the Wisconsin Wilderness has been named Pizza Hut player of the week for the period ending Dec. 12.