Effective period / Period of releases: 1985 - 2019The Northern Pikes are a Canadian rock band formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1984. The original members were Bryan Potvin, Jay Semko, Merl Bryck and Glen Hollingshead. Hollingshead left the band in 1985, and was replaced by Don Schmid in 1986. Bryck left the band in 2007, and long-time auxiliary keyboard player Ross Nykiforuk was promoted to full membership. The band was active until 1993, and toured and recorded again from 1999 through 2012.