Hounds Release Exhibition Schedule

Photo by James Egan Photography

On June 8th, the Ontario Hockey League announced its schedule for the 2018 preseason.

Preseason action will run from Friday, August 31st – Sunday, September 16th.

The Hounds will have a pair of exhibition games against their Highway 17 rivals, the Sudbury Wolves.

The first game against the Wolves will be in Sudbury on Thursday, September 13th at 7:05 p.m.

The Hounds will then conclude preseason play at home on Sunday, September 16th at 2:00 p.m for an afternoon contest against the Wolves.

Last year, the Hounds finished off the 2017 preseason with a record of 1 win and 3 losses.

Players who are eligible to return for the Hounds 2018-2019 team, include top scorer Morgan Frost, Barrett Hayton, Mac Hollowell, Rasmus Sandin, Jordan Sambrook, Keeghan Howdeshell, Ryan Roth, Joe Carroll, Anthony DeMeo, Cole MacKay, Jacob LeGuerrier, Brett Jacklin, Holden Wale, Zack Trott, Phil Caron, Matthew Villalta and Tyler Johnson.

Overage candidates for the 2018-2019 team, include defencemen Jordan Sambrook and Mac Hollowell, forward Keeghan Howdeshell and goaltender Tyler Johnson.

The 2018-2019 regular season schedule will be announced on June 12th.

Matt Stefano
Matt had graduated from Sault College in the General Arts and Sciences program in 2011 and has been working in the sports field ever since. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native has worked as an Athletics Assistant in the Sault College Athletics Department during his final year of school in 2011. After graduating, Stefano worked for two years at the George Leach Centre from 2011-2013 for the Algoma University Thunderbirds Varsity Basketball Games as an Athletics Assistant. From 2013 on, Stefano has been working as the Soo Thunderbirds communications person and has also been volunteering with Shaw TV Sault Ste. Marie since 2014, doing Soo Thunderbirds TV Segments.