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Aurora’s Mizzi signs pro contract with Utah Grizzlies

February 21, 2019   ·   0 Comments

The Ontario Junior Hockey League’s top scorer is turning pro. Joseph Mizzi left the Aurora Tigers organization last week to sign a contract with the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies, jumping straight from the Junior A level to the professional ranks in an extremely rare feat.

Puck drops on second annual Aurora Cup

Student athletes from across Aurora’s elementary schools took a break from the classroom last Wednesday, instead getting their education on the ice in the annual Aurora Cup hockey tournament.

Newmarket’s Williams leads Northeastern to Beanpot title

TD Garden. 15,000 fans. And a trophy. What a way to end a college career. Newmarket native and ex-Aurora Tiger Eric Williams captained the Northeastern University Huskies to their second-straight Beanpot tournament title on Monday at the home of the NHL’s Boston Bruins, taking down the rival Boston College Eagles by a score of 4 – 2.

York 9 FC planning on run at Voyageurs Cup

York 9 FC bench boss Jimmy Brennan knows a thing or two about winning a Canadian championship. In an unprecedented move by the Canadian Soccer Association, members of the inaugural season of the Canadian Premier League will have the opportunity to vie for this year’s Voyageurs Cup, the Canadian championship only ever won by Major League Soccer clubs.

York 9 FC sets date for inaugural CPL match

The Canadian Premier League is ready for kickoff. York 9 FC was announced at a Toronto event last week as one of two sides to compete in the League’s inaugural match this coming spring, set to face off against Hamilton’s Forge FC in a road match on April 27.

Bantam AA Panthers runners-up in home Silver Stick

Add it to the trophy case: it’s yet another podium finish for the Aurora Panthers as hosts of the International Silver Stick tournament.

Saints march back to gold in home MacPherson tournament

The St. Andrew’s College Saints have reclaimed their throne. It took just under 45 minutes of play for the varsity hockey Saints to put away the winning goal in the storied MacPherson tournament, a 35-year tradition hosted by the Saints.

Quattrin joins Arrows for inaugural MLR season

With the franchise’s first Major League Rugby season on the horizon, the Toronto Arrows have filled their quiver.

Panthers set to host prestigious Silver Stick tournament

The best of the best on ice are headed to Aurora. The Central York Girls Hockey Association and the Aurora Panthers announced last week that for the twentieth straight year, the Town of Aurora will host the International Silver Stick tournament from Feb. 1 – 3.

Saints captain named to NHL’s midterm draft list

Though never a surprise to see a Saints name or two on the NHL’s scouting, varsity Saints captain Matthew Stienburg’s appointment to the list comes with an additional feat.

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