Contributors

Marcus Boutilier – Content Manager / Editor, @bouthockey

A Sports Administration graduate with a passion for junior hockey he interned with the Oshawa Generals during their Memorial Cup Run in ‘97. Growing up watching and playing in hockey-rich Kingston, Ontario has given him over 35 years of OHL knowledge. He’s previously been a Washington Capitals analyst for HockeyBuzz and currently contributes content on OHL Washington Capitals prospects for NovaCapsFans.com as well as acting as the beat writer for the Kingston Frontenacs with the OHLNetwork. His Frontenacs player profiles are published in the official Kingston Game-Day magazine and he provides road-game reviews for the Frontenacs official Web Site.

Jesse Phillips – Co-founder & CTO, @jessephil

Jesse is passionate about hockey and grew up in Kamloops, BC cheering for the Blazers. He jumped ship and sported his Cougar’s jersey in seasons ticket seats in Prince George, BC for several years. But he is back in Kamloops and sharing his passion for the Blazers with his 2-year-old son. He played and reffed hockey for many years and is excited to bring together his love for the game and skills for web development.

Paul Figler – Co-founder & CEO, @Paul_Figler

Paul has been involved with hockey since he could put skates on his feet. The Western Hockey League became a passion for him when he moved to Red Deer in 2012. DUBNetwork is one of many passion projects Paul has, he’s currently working on his degree in Business Management.

Sam HossackBarrie Colts Beat, @samhossack4

Sam Hossack is 19 years old and runs the Social Media / Game Night Promotions for the Orillia Terriers Junior C Hockey Club. He has been a fan of the Ontario Hockey League since the age of about eight and has attended over 10 OHL Rinks for games over the last few seasons.

Erie Otters Beat – position available

Flint Firebirds Beat – position available

Guelph Storm Beat – Rachel Halliwell, @Rachelhaliwell

Kennedy Player-ReidHamilton Bulldogs Beat, @kennedyreid_58

Kennedy grew up watching and playing hockey, and her passion grew with her. Raised in Hamilton, Ontario, she was surrounded by AHL and OHL hockey her entire life and was in the crowd to witness the Bulldogs 2018 OHL Championship. She is now attending Ryerson University’s Sports Media program.

Kitchener Rangers Beat – position available

London Knights Beat – position available

Raine HernandezMississauga Steelheads Beat, @BringerOfRaine

Raine Hernandez is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to sports. A native of Mississauga Ontario, Raine has been following Junior hockey since he was 5 years old, specifically the Mississauga Steelheads, even dating back to their days as the Mississauga Ice Dogs than soon after the Mississauga St. Michaels Majors. Raine is also a Ryerson Rams writer for the ‘Eyeopener’, Ryerson’s school newspaper, all while entering into his second year in Ryerson’s Sports Media program.

Austin BroadNiagara Ice Dogs Beat, @austin_broad

Austin has been writing about hockey for years and is a recent journalism graduate from Niagara College. He has contributed to Future Considerations Hockey we both a writer and a scout as well as covering Jr. B hockey during the 2017-18 season. Austin has spent time interning with both the Brampton Beast of the ECHL and The Hockey News Magazine.

North Bay Battalion Beat – position available

Oshawa Generals Beat – position available

Aidan BattleyOttawa 67’s Beat, @AidanBatt

Aidan is a current Communications and Media Studies student at Carleton University, who always had a passion for sports. Aidan is also a Para-ice Hockey player, former arena announcer and Hockey Canada licensed Coach.

Zach ScribnerOwen Sound Attack Beat, @z_scribner

Zach is a recent grad of Fanshawe’s Broadcast Journalism program where he won Sports Reporter of the Year. He’s a bit different than most Canadians, where you will find him at the Bayshore in Owen Sound on Saturday nights rather than watching Hockey Night in Canada like everyone else. He is also the media producer for thescout.ca.

John HamillPeterborough Petes Beat, @JohnnyBravo_5

John grew up and lives in Owen Sound ON. He completed his BTH 3 years bachelors of theology at Emmanuel Bible College in psychology and youth culture in Kitchener ON. Covering the Peterborough Petes for the 2019-20 season

Saginaw Spirit beat – position available

Sarnia Sting beat – position available

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds – position available

Sudbury Wolves – position available

Windsor Spitfires Beat – position available

Cody Wall –  Windsor Spitfires Beat, @Codywall62

Hockey has always been a huge passion of mine going back as far as I can remember. Over the past few years, I have had the opportunity to cover the Windsor Spitfires thanks to my program in college. Some the highlights in my young journalism career include interviewing Taylor Hall, building relationships with former and current Spitfire players and seeing the growth of young players such as Jean-Luc Foudy.

Matt YoungContributor, @mattyoung71

Matt joins OHLNetwork after 4 years of co-hosting IceDogs This Week on YourTV and two years of co-hosting the OHL To The Point podcast. Matt has also written for Bullet News Niagara and Niagara This Week covering the IceDogs and the OHL as a whole. Matt lives in the Niagara region and is looking forward to providing his weekly thoughts on the OHL as part of the team at OHLNetwork.

Stephanie WippertEditor

Stephanie Wippert is a student at Mercyhurst University and an avid hockey fan. She has played the sport her whole life and now plays on her college club hockey team. A great day would include watching her favorite team, the Buffalo Sabres, or shopping online.