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Sudbury Wolves winger and Midhurst native Macauley Carson, right, and Barrie Colts defenceman Joey Keane collide during Ontario Hockey League action at the Sudbury Community Arena on Saturday night. The Colts, coming off a 4-3 overtime loss in Sault Ste. Marie the night before, were blanked 3-0 by the Wolves. JOHN LAPPA/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Colts blanked by rival Wolves

The reward for a couple of very difficult seasons for the Sudbury Wolves is a deep collection of young, skilled players the likes of which the city hasn't seen in a long time.

Collingwood native Tyler MacArthur has been waived by the Owen Sound Attack and is expected to land in the Quebec league with the Charlottetown Islanders. MARK WANZEL/FILE PHOTO

MacArthur heading east?

The Ontario Hockey League's Owen Sound Attack has announced that veteran defenceman Tyler MacArthur is no longer with the team as he is awaiting reassignment after clearing waivers.

With help from members of the novice teal and atom ‘AAA’ Barrie Colts, Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman raised the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour flag outside Barrie City Hall on Wednesday. The tour, now in its third year, is visiting Barrie for the first time this weekend and will take place at Memorial Square and feature free activities for the entire family, including special appearances by NHL alumni, musical acts and many hockey-themed activities. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Stickhandling into Hometown Hockey

With help from members of the novice teal and atom ‘AAA’ Barrie Colts, Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman raised the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour flag outside Barrie City Hall on Wednesday.

Colts forward Ben Hawerchuk backhands a shot over Hamilton goalie Kaden Fulcher during a six-goal first period for Barrie. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Colts nip Bulldogs

It wasn't a complete contest for the Barrie Colts, but they had their moments. Specifically, the opening 20 minutes.