Six NOJHL alumni on AHL rosters

TORONTO – As the American Hockey League (AHL) nears the commencement of its two conference finals, its 2023-24 season has seen 70-plus Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni dot AHL rosters during the course of the campaign. Of those who played in five, or more, contests in their time in the CJHL, 78 of them […]

NOJHL’s Mazzuca to continue as CJHL Chair of the Board

TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Friday its Executive Committee for the 2024-25 season. Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) has been acclaimed as CJHL Chair of the Board, while Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL) (West) and Connor Cameron (MHL) (East) will serve as Vice-Chairs. Andy Harkness continues in his role as CJHL President. Initially appointed CJHL […]

NOJHL West semifinal previews

SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff action begins Thursday on three fronts, including two NOJHL West Division semifinal get togethers in a pair of best-of-seven affairs. In the West, the No. 1 Blind River Beavers take on the No. 4 Espanola Paper Kings, while the No. 2 Greater Sudbury Cubs will meet […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that goaltender Kolton Bourret (Soo Thunderbirds) along with defencemen Noah Janicki (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Brayden Hindman (Iroquois Falls Storm) been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending March 17. KOLTON BOURRET, (G) SOO THUNDERBIRDS: Winning each of […]

Cubs – Thunderbirds series schedule announced by NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday the game schedule for its upcoming West Division semifinal between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Soo Thunderbirds. Commencing Thursday, March 21, at 7:05 p.m., Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury will serve as the venue in the opener in the best-of-seven match-up. Game […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that forwards Mason Svarich (Timmins Rock); Kelsey Ouellet (Soo Thunderbirds) and Mathieu MacMillan (Powassan Voodoos) been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending March 10. MASON SVARICH, (F) TIMMINS ROCK: Yet another impressive week for the 20-year-old […]

Beavers; Cubs remain in CJHL rankings; Rock Honourable Mention

TORONTO – Maintaining their place atop the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, for another week are the Collingwood Blues of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. The OJHL regular season title winners led all teams there with 99 points and a record of 49-6-0-1. Tabbed No. 2 in the […]

NOJHL announces 2024 playoff format and timeline

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Sunday its format and timeline for the upcoming 2024 playoffs, in the quest for the NOJHL championship and the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy. Of the league’s 12-member clubs, the top four teams, points wise, in each of its two divisions will qualify for postseason […]

Thunderbirds pick-up home win over rival Eagles

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds supplied the first three tallies in the contest, and never trailed, as they went on to get by the Soo Eagles 5-2 Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at John Rhodes Community Centre. The host Thunderbirds began the scoring at 5:49 of the first […]

Eagles rally past Thunderbirds

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Eagles stormed back from a two-goal, third-period deficit, with three unanswered tallies to knock off the Soo Thunderbirds 3-2 Saturday night in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at John Rhodes Community Centre. The Thunderbirds opened the scoring late into the night’s initial man advantage when Jackson Truchan […]

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