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Matt Sookram

Matt Sookram

Matthew Sookram is a Canadore College graduate. He has lived and worked in North Bay since 2009 covering different beats; everything from City Council to North Bay Battalion.

Recent Work by Matt

Rosy finish to the weekend as Battalion beat Steelheads in OT

Rosy finish to the weekend as Battalion beat Steelheads in OT

'What we have seen here this weekend, especially after Thursday, is a more competitive team. The way we played in front of our net was so much better. Really happy to see the improvement in our group that way'
Vrbetic shuts the door in 4-0 win over Barrie

Vrbetic shuts the door in 4-0 win over Barrie

'It was just kind of the cherry on top for me, but a great team win and I’m glad we got it'
North Bay falls 5-4 in overtime to Sarnia Sting

North Bay falls 5-4 in overtime to Sarnia Sting

'Right in front of our net we don’t win battles, we don’t clear the puck, we don’t sense danger and that’s the most frustration part. We didn’t deserve to win at all.'
Battalion road trip ends with loss in Ottawa

Battalion road trip ends with loss in Ottawa

Physically you’re working hard but you’re not working smart and that’s what happens
Battalion comeback falls just short in 4-3 loss to Kingston

Battalion comeback falls just short in 4-3 loss to Kingston

It was very sloppy hockey for two periods and then we felt like really putting the hammer down
Bulitka's presence provides benefits to young core

Bulitka's presence provides benefits to young core

I think he’s going to be a sneaky little benefit for our young group to watch him every single day to see how he goes about his business.
Troops three game road trip starts with tough loss in Peterborough

Troops three game road trip starts with tough loss in Peterborough

'We saw a lot of good things today, a lot of things that we worked on this past week in practice, we saw in the game today'
Oulahen enjoying every moment of living and learning with young team

Oulahen enjoying every moment of living and learning with young team

To be thrown into the fire so to speak, for me has been a little bit of a blessing because I’ve really enjoyed every day. A challenge for sure but we’re appreciating the beauty of it.
Late goals prove costly for North Bay in road loss to Mississauga

Late goals prove costly for North Bay in road loss to Mississauga

It’s one of those things where they got the opportunities and scored on them
Winslow's competitive edge stands out early on in his tenure with Troops

Winslow's competitive edge stands out early on in his tenure with Troops

“I was really excited when I heard it was North Bay. I knew I was going to come here and play a big part in their rebuild and just be an important, key guy here.”