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NOJHL releases ‘Return to Play’ guidelines

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday its initial ‘Return to Play’ outline for the 2020-21 season. While it has traditionally been the plan, in previous years, for the NOJHL and its member teams to commence daily operations mid-August and have regular-season games typically starting in early-September, those options have […]

Thunderbirds Add Two Local Prospects

  The Soo Thunderbirds have announced the signing of two local prospects earlier this week. Ty Zachary and Michael Chaffay, former players of the Soo Jr. Greyhounds program of the Great North Midget Leage (GNML), are set to suit up for the orange and blue this upcoming 2020-2021 season. Ty brings a level of commitment […]

Former NHLer takes over coaching reins for Soo Thunderbirds

  Original story posted on May 27, 2020 by Anishinabek News https://anishinabeknews.ca/2020/05/27/former-nhler-takes-over-coaching-reins-for-soo-thunderbirds/ By Sam Laskaris of AnishinabekNews.ca SAULT STE. MARIE – Former National Hockey League player Denny Lambert will once again be juggling responsibilities. Lambert, who works as a police officer with the Anishinabek Police Services in Garden River First Nation, has been hired as […]

Remembering the Humboldt Broncos

  Thoughts still entrenched with those affected by the tragedy of April 6, 2018 CALGARY, Alta. – The early evening of Friday, April 6, 2018 was a time that changed all of us forever. It has now been two years since the devastating tragedy shocked the Humboldt Broncos, their families, loved ones, the community of […]

Thunderbirds are regular season champions

By Matt Stefano After defeating the Soo Eagles by a score of 3-1 this past Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the Soo Thunderbirds were back in action on Sunday afternoon as they made the trip to Blind River to take on the Beavers. The Thunderbirds, who entered Sunday afternoon’s game on a three […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Soo Thunderbirds’ forward Lucas Theriault, Timmins Rock goaltender Tyler Masternak and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners’ forward Gregory Trudeau-Paquet have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Sept. 30. LUCAS THERIAULT, (F) SOO THUNDERBIRDS – Continuing to […]

CJHL to honour Humboldt Broncos at upcoming home games of all 133 teams in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the other nine Jr. A leagues that comprise the CJHL, announced Saturday details of a special banner that will be presented and unveiled at upcoming regular season home games for each if its 133 member clubs for the […]

NOJHL releases 2018 preseason schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has today released its’ 2018 preseason schedule. There are numerous exhibition contests on the slate, highlighted with the annual Polar Bear Classic in Cochrane and Iroquois Falls. Game action will commence Saturday, Aug. 25 with the Cochrane Crunch and Timmins Rock playing a neutral site game […]

NOJHL extends awards partnership with CCM Hockey

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that they have extended their awards partnership agreement with CCM Hockey through the 2017-18 season. The iconic hockey brand returns as the premier sponsor of the NOJHL CCM Hockey first and second all-star teams in recognizing those individuals’ respective efforts during the course of […]

NOJHL notebook : Off-season outlook

NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE NOJHL NETWORK MEDIA UPDATE Release Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 NOJHL notebook: Off-season outlook SUDBURY, Ont. – While one Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League season has come to a close, preparations are already underway for the upcoming campaign. LEAGUE MEETINGS: The NOJHL’s Spring Congress meetings were held June 7-8 in […]

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