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NHL rosters feature 132 CJHL alumni

Buffalo Sabre’s Colin Miller 2009-10 Soo Thunderbirds CALGARY, Alta. – With the National Hockey League season now underway, you’ll find that there are 132 alumni from the Canadian Junior Hockey League currently on NHL team or taxi squad rosters. This includes 2020 Calder Trophy recipient Cale Makar who earned NHL Rookie of the Year laurels […]

8 additional NOJHL games for December announced

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League released Monday the information for eight additional regular season games that will be on the slate for December. They will be a pair of four-game match-ups that feature the Soo Thunderbirds meeting the Espanola Express and the Blind River Beavers going up against the Rayside-Balfour Canadians. All […]

Powassan’s “JJ” seeking players for Nipissing U. study

2019-20 NOJHL players invited to complete survey View additional study details here In pursuit of his Master of Science in Kinesiology Degree from Nipissing University, Johnson is presently heading up a project where researchers at the North Bay, Ont.-based school are conducting a study investigating mouthguard and throat protector compliance of Junior ‘A’ hockey players […]

Former Thunderbirds blueliner commits to North Dakota

Tyler Dunbar is expected to join the University of North Dakota hockey team for the 2022-23 college hockey season By: Brad Coccimiglio Soo Today Former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman, and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. product, Tyler Dunbar has committed to the University of North Dakota. Dunbar is slated to join the UND hockey program beginning in 2022. […]

NOJHL launches new app

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, in partnership with HockeyTech, announced Thursday the launch of a new and upgraded app that is now ready for download on mobile devices.This official mobile app of the NOJHL features all the latest league news and information.It will also provide real-time scoring data directly from each […]

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 […]

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 […]

A tribute to Nolan Ford

By Matt Stefano With the NOJHL season cut short due to the coronavirus, the Soo Thunderbirds would like to take this time to recognize their graduating captain # 27 Nolan Ford. Ford, who was also known as “Fordy”, spent three seasons with the Soo Thunderbirds from 2017-2020, recording 19 goals and 68 points in 161 […]

NOJHL, CMHA’s lead by example

Other leagues follow suit to provide mental health support to Jr. A players (Nov. 19, 2019) – The positive impact of a mental health and sports program delivered by local branches of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in partnership with the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) has caught the attention of other Jr. […]

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