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This Week in Hounds Nation; Apr. 19/16

On behalf of the entire organization, we would like to thank you for what has been another very exciting season of Soo Greyhounds hockey. We appreciate the continued dedication and support from our Season Ticket Holders and look forward to having you back onboard next season!

As a Greyhounds fan, there is a lot to be excited about as we shift our focus onto the 2016-17 season. With about eighty percent of the roster eligible to return to the Greyhounds next season, the experience gained from this season’s playoff run is invaluable. Defeating a veteran laden team in the opening round and competing in every game with the top team in the Western Conference has certainly instilled confidence in our group. With another summer of training and development, we are incredibly excited about the direction this team is heading in.

Here’s what’s going on in Hounds Nation:

Season Ticket Renewal Deadline – Friday April 22 at 5:30PM
Essar Centre Box Office
The deadline to renew your season tickets for the 2016-17 OHL season is this Friday April 22 at 5:30PM at the Essar Centre Box Office. Season Ticket Holders can renew their seats in three ways: Payment in Full, opting into a payment plan (8-months; void cheque required), or placing a non-refundable deposit on your seats ($50 per seat). After the Friday April 22 deadline, the Greyhounds reserve the right to release any non-renewed seat for resale to the general public.

For more information on renewing your season tickets, please click the following link: http://soogreyhounds.com/season-tickets#2016-17-renewal-season-tickets.

Just like our players on the ice, the front office staff is continually striving to improve our off-ice product. We are incredibly excited about changes being made for the 2016-17 season, particularly for our Season Ticket Holders. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to contact Matt Rodell (Manager of Tickets Sales) at 705-574-0090 or matt@soogreyhounds.com.

2016 IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship
With the conclusion of the Greyhounds season, Greyhounds forward Boris Katchouk has been given the opportunity to participate in the 2016 IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship in North Dakota! Boris will be competing for Team Canada, with his first game slated for Monday April 18 vs Slovakia. The game will be aired on TSN2 this evening at 11PM for those interested in watching the Hounds forward play on the international stage!

The following is a story for the Soo Today by Brad Coccimiglio highlighting Boris trip to the U18 Tournament: https://www.sootoday.com/local-sports/katchouk-to-join-team-canada-282026?

Hounds Watch: 2016 OHL Gold Cup
Six Soo Greyhounds prospects drafted in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection have been given the unique opportunity to catch the attention of National Team scouts at the OHL Gold Cup. Eight teams comprised of 160 players were selected, including the following Greyhounds prospects:

  • Barrett Hayton (GTHL Blue)
  • Matt Hayami (GTHL Blue)
  • Peter Muzyka (GTHL Blue)
  • Chris Clark (NOHA)
  • Brett Jacklin (NOHA)
  • Holden Wale (Alliance)

The tournament will take place from May 7-10 in Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on the OHL Gold Cup or for online streaming options, please click here: http://soogreyhounds.com/article/2016-ohl-gold-cup-rosters-unveiled-hounds-watch.

Thank you for your dedication and steadfast support! We look forward to having you back onboard for the 2016-17 OHL season. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact Matt Rodell (Manager of Ticket Sales) at 705-574-0090 or via email at matt@soogreyhounds.com. We value your feedback and thoughts on the organization!

GO HOUNDS!

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