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Keyser Earns 'Ivan Tennant Award' as Top Academic High School Player in the OHL

April 28, 2016 - Toronto, ON - The Ontario Hockey League today announced Flint Firebirds Kyle Keyser as the recipient of the league's Ivan Tennant Memorial Award, being the Top Academic High School Student for the 2015-16 season. Kyle Keyser, a 17-year-old rookie from Coral Springs, Florida, achieved a 95% average during the 2015-16 academic year with a full six-course workload at Grand Blanc High School where he studied American Government, American Literature, Business, Chemistry, Economics, and Life Skills... Full Story

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Bitten to Represent Canada at IIHF U-18 World Championship

April 16, 2016 - CALGARY, Alta. - Flint Firebirds' Will Bitten is among the 18 players that Hockey Canada announced to suit up for Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team at the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship, April 14-24 in Grand Forks, N.D. This is the fourth time Bitten will represent Canada on the international stage. He was among the 20 Ontario Hockey League players that represented the OHL in the CHL Canada Russia Series in Windsor on Nov. 16. Prior to that, Bitten won a Gold Medal with Canada at the 20... Full Story

Rolf Nilsen, Owner of the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club, Issues Statement

April 15, 2016 - Flint - On April 6, 2016 David Branch, Commissioner of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), issued an Order with regards to the Flint Firebirds and my role as the owner. This Order included my suspension from hockey operations, which is placed under the stewardship of the OHL. I accept and respect the Commissioner's decision in this matter. Accordingly, I will take no steps to appeal the decision. I will devote all of my energy to complying with the Order, focusing solely on business operations a... Full Story

Two Firebirds Listed in Final NHL Draft Rankings

April 12, 2016 - Flint's Will Bitten and Nicholas Caamano are among the 149 CHL players have been listed by NHL Central Scouting in their Final Rankings for the 2016 NHL Draft which takes place June 24-25 in Buffalo, New York. Bitten is ranked #43 among North American skaters. Bitten lead the Firebirds this past season with 30 goals and 35 assists, totaling 65 points in 67 games played this season and has earned multi-point nights 16 times. Bitten also competed in 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Vancouver,... Full Story

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March 19 OHL Guelph 5 at Flint 3 Final
March 18 OHL Flint 1 at Soo 6 Final
March 16 OHL London 7 at Flint 3 (Saginaw, MI) Final
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