October 05, 2016

Social Media Guide

Social media has become a huge part of the way we interact with sports. Whether it's following your favourite players or following your favourite team, social media is a great way to keep informed with the latest breaking news. Here is a guide on some people you should be following -- if you aren't already.


We are looking to enhance our coverage for the 2016-17 season. Out with the boring game reviews and in with more quick recaps, player feature and other fun spotlights. You are already here, but you can check this all out on our blog.

You can also follow the 67's Report on twitter for faster breaking news, team, player and alumni updates. You may find some video highlights on the account as well.

Another great resource is the 67's Report on Instagram. Here we post photos from are very talented team photographer, Valerie Wutti. Her galleries can all be found at Blitzen Photography. You will also find some game announcements and other brief news.

A photo posted by Ottawa 67's (@ottawa67s) on

You can also follow our team of writers here:

Ottawa 67's Official

The Ottawa 67's website is a good source for news, stats and videos. Some post-game scrums and highlights are posted following each home game.

The official Ottawa 67's Twitter account is a quicker source than the website for news and updates. Follow them also for the occasional contest, traffic updates and even player twitter takeovers.

The team's official Instagram account has game photos, photos from community visits and some behind the scene footage.

A photo posted by Ottawa 67's Hockey Club (@ott67s) on

Most of the 67's Players are on Twitter and can be found as follows:
You'll even find some Hockey Operations staff on twitter, since the accounts for the coaches are inactive, here are a couple that you will find informative and interesting:
Of courses, you can't forget the other Ottawa 67's media on twitter:
  • Don Campbell - covers the team for the Ottawa Sun/Ottawa Citizen
  • JF Plante - covers the Gatineau Olympiques but provides some articles for Le Droit for the French speaking fans
  • Kenny Walls - play by play for all 67's games on TSN1200
  • AJ Jakubec - has a long career covering junior hockey including spending several years as the colour/play by play for the 67's. You will usually find him along side Kenny on an away broadcast
  • Chris Hofley - former Sun reporter now working for the team

There are many fantastic writers and bloggers out there for each specific team. Here are some great follows when it comes to general OHL and junior hockey coverage. I know I'm missing many in this list.

Bob McKenzie: Bob needs no introduction. If you're not following him, can you really call yourself a hockey fan?

Jeff Marek: Does just about everything in hockey - especially junior hockey. He is a part of Sportsnet's junior hockey crew. Marek also tracks the prospects for the NHL draft and hosts The Prospect Project 2017 all via Sportsnet.

Neate Sager: Neate has covered junior hockey for several years for a couple high profiled companies like Yahoo! Sports, theScore and currently contributes to Sportsnet for junior hockey coverage.

OHL Fanboys: The OHL Fanboys is a weekly OHL centric podcast put on by @SteveMcLean888 and @toast84. Make sure to subscribe to their podcast!

Around the OHL: Around the OHL is another OHL centric podcast providing feature stories and news from around the league. Check out their twitter, website and also subscribe to their podcast!


Here's a list of OHL and/or NHL scouts. Many wear multiple hats but what is common is that they cover for more than one team. And like I said above, I know I'm missing many on this list.

Must must follows-
Mike Morreale: Staff writer for NHLcom, especially for the NHL Draft
Brock Otten: Covers NHL prospects in the OHL. Fantastic consistent coverage.
Dominic Tiano: Covers the OHL's draft eligible players for the NHL Draft for OHL Writers and In the O Radio
Brendan Ross: Director of Scouting for TheScout.ca
Russ Bitely: Scout for HockeyProspect.com, great follow for US born prospects as well
Ryan Yessie: Head Scout for HockeyProspect.com

Must follows-
Todd Cordell: OHL Scout for @HockeyProspect
Craig Smith: OHL Prospect Analyst for http://HockeyProspectus.com
Jeremy Crowe: Data tracker for the Mississauga Steelheads & often posts about other OHLers
Paul Berthelot: Lots of great content for prospects in the OHL via BuckeyeStHockey
Peter Harling: Managing editor for DobberProspects
DraftBuzzHockey: Covering all NHL prospects including the OHL
Zach Fraleigh: Scout for OHL prospects and the OHL Draft for @ScoutingServices
Dan Stewart: Scouting Director for Future Considerations Hockey

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