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Kingston Frontenacs to host first home game since February 2020

The following is a message from the Kingston Frontenacs Hockey Club outlining exhibition game ticket availability, as well as COVID-19 policy and protocols: The Kingston Frontenacs are preparing to host a home game at the Leon’s Centre for the first time since February 21st, 2020. On Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021,

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Paul McFarland leaves Frontenacs for Seattle Kraken

In what can only be described as shocking, Kingston Frontenacs General Manager and Head Coach Paul McFarland has left the team to join Head Coach Dave Hakstol’s coaching staff with the NHL expansion franchise, the Seattle Kraken. McFarland joins Jay Leach as one of two Assistant Coaches with the new

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Ontario Hockey League release 2021-22 regular season schedule

The Ontario Hockey League and the Kingston Frontenacs have released their 2021-22 regular season schedule. The season starts on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, with three games: Peterborough at North Bay, Barrie at Niagara and Sarnia at Windsor. The Frontenacs open their season the following night as they host the Ottawa

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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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