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 […]

NOW HIRING: ATHLETIC THERAPIST/EQUIPMENT MANAGER

The Soo Thunderbirds Jr. A Hockey Club is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager for the upcoming 2024/2025 season. The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment. Responsibilities / Duties for this position include, but are […]

Thunderbirds’ Truchan commits to NCAA D-III Dubuque

Photo: Thomas Perry – The Daily Press/Postmedia Network DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Dubuque Spartans men’s hockey program has announced that Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) forward Jackson Truchan has committed to the school, beginning in the fall. In two seasons skating in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, with the Thunderbirds, the 21-year-old winger from Farmington […]

GALLERY: Cubs down Thunderbirds to advance

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Collecting a couple of first period power play goals, and a second consecutive shutout by Noah Metivier, helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Saturday in Game 6 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The […]

GALLERY: Cubs take 3-2 series lead on Thunderbirds

PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Hudson Chitaroni tally, seven and a half minutes into the first period held up as the game-winner, while Noah Metivier supplied shutout goaltending, as the Greater Sudbury Cubs blanked the Soo Thunderbirds 4-0 Thursday in Game 5 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]

GALLERY: Cubs withstand late Thunderbirds push

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs took a three-goal late into regulation time, before withstanding a late push by the Soo Thunderbirds before prevailing 4-3 Tuesday in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. This evens the best-of-seven match-up 2-2 […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Thunderbirds take high-energy affair over Cubs

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Jonathan Sonedecker’s early second period goal held up as the decider as the Soo Thunderbirds defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-2 Monday night in a fast-paced Game 3 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The outcome gives Sault Ste. […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: OT win sees Thunderbirds even series with Cubs

PHOTOS : Cal Fera & Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Jonathan Sonedecker man advantage marker midway through the first overtime gave the Soo Thunderbirds a narrow 3-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory […]

GALLERY: Newton highlights Cubs win over Thunderbirds

PHOTOS : Hanna Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got a pair of highlight-reel goals from Nolan Newton to lift them to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds Thursday in the opener of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]

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