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OHL ROUNDUP: HOUNDS LOSE TO RANGERS

Scott Dickie made 32 saves as the Kitchener Rangers opened their OHL playoff series with the Greyhounds on Friday night, blanking the Soo 3-0. More than 5,900 fans took in the game at Kitchener's Memorial Auditorium.

GREAT NORTH HOCKEY FINALS RESUME

The Great North Midget Hockey League championship series resumes here this weekend with the best-of-five final between the Soo North Stars and the Sudbury Lockerby Nickel Capitals tied at a game apiece. Game three is Saturday night at 7 p.m.

JUNIOR HOUNDS LOOKING AHEAD

The Soo Junior Greyhounds have earned a bit of a rest. The Junior Hounds completed a four-game sweep of the Abitibi Eskimos in Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League opening round playoff action last week as goalie Shane Bellini stood out.

NORTH STARS TIE SERIES

The best-of-five Great North Midget Hockey League championship series is tied at one game apiece and the Soo North Stars have taken away the home-ice advantage.

NORTH STARS FALL IN OT

Sudbury Lockerby Nickel Capitals have drawn first blood in the Great North Midget Hockey League championship series, besting the visiting Soo North Stars 5-4 in overtime on Saturday.

WHALERS HARPOON HOUNDS

PLYMOUTH -- A hometown boy haunted the Soo here Friday as the Plymouth Whalers harpooned the Greyhounds 6-2.

HOUNDS GET SPIT POUNDED OUT OF THEM

WINDSOR -- The first game of the post John Vanbiesbrouck era was a complete disaster for the Soo Greyhounds, who suffered an embarrassing 8-2 loss to the Windsor Spitfires before more than 3,700 fans at the old barn here Thursday night.

OHL NOTES: HOUNDS AWAY FOR THREE

The Greyhounds conclude the regular season this week with road games at Windsor, Plymouth and Sarnia, having clinched a playoff spot in the Ontario Hockey League's Western Conference.

HOUNDS BEAT SPITS WITHOUT DALEY

The Greyhounds outplayed and outscored the Windsor Spitfires on Sunday but the win was overshadowed by the departure of defenceman Trevor Daley.

NORTH STARS ADVANCE TO FINALS

The Soo North Stars scored a 5-2 road win over the New Liskeard Cubs on Saturday to sweep their best-of-five semi-final and advance to the Great North Midget Hockey League championship series.