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Leadership change in SIJHL

Thunder Bay, Ont. – Bryan Graham, who has served as the commissioner for the Superior International Junior Hockey League since 2014, has ended his term as league commissioner.

The SIJHL will immediately begin a national search for the commissioner’s position, led by an internal hiring committee.

Several new cases of COVID in northwest

Northwestern Health Unit and Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre have been notified of several positive test results from a screening program of hospital staff. There are no cases of illness at this time. The NWHU is working together to follow up and make sure that all necessary measures are in place, and will report more as additional information becomes available.

Walleye adds local forward Christian Veneruzzo

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The Kam River Fighting Walleye of the SIJHL announced the commitment of 2001-born forward Christian Veneruzzo.

The Thunder Bay product played in the NA3HL in 2019-20, where he amassed 52 points in 40 games for the Bozeman Ice Dogs.

“Bringing a player like Christian home is a huge asset to our program,” said Fighting Walleye General Manager Kevin McCallum.

Q-and-A with Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest.