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Frontenacs express regret as OHL season cancelled

The Kingston Frontenacs will not be suiting up at all this season as the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has cancelled any plans for a return to play for the 2020-21 season. This marks the second OHL season in a row to not be concluded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In

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Kingston Frontenacs collecting toys for KHSC pediatric patients

The Kingston Frontenacs have partnered with the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation to create a toy drive in support of Pediatrics and the Child Life Program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Every year, the Kingston Frontenacs junior Ontario Hockey League (OHL) ice hockey team hosts a Teddy Bear Toss game.

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OHL unveils back-to-play timeline

The Ontario Hockey League General Managers met today, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, and agreed on a back to play timeline. According to a league source who spoke with Kingstonist under the condition of anonymity, the league will open training camps on January 22, 2021 and begin a 40 game regular

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Kingston Frontenacs dismiss Head Coach Kurtis Foster

Kurtis Foster will no longer fill the role of head coach for the Kingston Frontenacs, the OHL team announced on Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020. According to a press release from the Frontenacs, the decision is effective immediately. Foster served as head coach of the franchise for the past two seasons.

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Ontario Hockey League ‘pauses’ season

In a move that was expected, the Canadian Hockey League and its three regional member leagues – Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior League and the Western Hockey league – have decided to pause play until further notice due to concerns over coronavirus COVID-19. The announcement came after a 3

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Doug Gilmour era with Frontenacs ends quietly

In a move that did not shock people who follow the Kingston Frontenacs, Doug Gilmour announced last week that he was stepping down from his role as team President to take a job with the Toronto Maple Leafs as a community ambassador. The Gilmour era ends much as it started,

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Doug Gilmour leaving the Kingston Frontenacs

The following is a press release from the Kingston Frontenacs issued on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 regarding the departure of hometown hockey legend Doug Gilmour: After 11 years with the Kingston Frontenacs, Doug Gilmour has announced his departure to return to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Gilmour, who spent more than

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Frontenacs sign their top three picks

  There was an air of optimism in and around the Kingston Frontenacs offices on this afternoon as the team formally signed their top three picks to standard player agreements. OHL first overall pick Shane Wright, second round pick Francesco Arcuri and third round pick Maddox Callens were all in

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Shane Wright is exceptional in many ways

This past hockey season, I had an opportunity to watch the Don Mills Flyers Midget AAA team play twice in Greater Toronto Hockey League games. The main attraction was Shane Wright who, at the time I watched him play, had yet to apply for ‘exceptional status’ to play in the

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Kingston Voyageurs are no more

While it wasn’t exactly the NFL’s Baltimore Colts March 29, 1984 midnight run out of that city, to local hockey fans it’s a close second. In a move that has outraged many followers of the local franchise, the current owners of the Kingston Voyageurs, Deanna Oliver and Rob Zarichny, have

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Fronts season ends… A look ahead

At the outset of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) season, Kingston Frontenacs management cautioned local fans that this would be a lean year due in part to their all-in approach the previous season. They didn’t lie. What can only be described as a season to forget mercilessly came to an

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Home stretch run for the Fronts begins

In what can only be described as a season of failed expectations even amongst the harshest critics, the Kingston Frontenacs start their final 10 games of the season on Friday Feb. 22, 2019 against league powerhouse Ottawa 67’s. Team management did a commendable job managing expectations after last seasons playoff

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