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Harrison offers historical look at NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – Throughout the lengthy and storied past of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, no one has seen or played a more prevalent role in it than its long-time statistician and historian David Harrison. From being around in its infancy, to still providing vital information on the league to this day, Harrison has […]

4-pack of NOJHLers among CJHL assist leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League saw a plethora of players rack up assists this season. In fact, 39 skaters across the CJHL dished out 50 or more helpers for their respective clubs throughout the campaign helping teammates finish off goals. Of that group of assist-men, 36 were forwards while another three play […]

HOCKEY CANADA STATEMENT ON RETURN TO HOCKEY IN CANADA

CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, but […]

NOJHL Notebook: Commitment list expands to 30

SUDBURY, Ont. – Four more players from the 2019-20 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League campaign have earned the opportunity to continue their education while also playing university hockey when play resumes. Nichols College in Dudley, Mass., has secured a pair of NOJHLers as both Espanola Express defenceman Collin McGuire and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners forward […]

A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest. With that in mind, CJHL President Brent Ladds […]

NOJHL Commitment Tracker: Matyasik, Hatanaka added

SUDBURY, Ont. – Two more Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League players have been announced as commitments to further their respective educations while continuing to play the game. Forward Zachary Matyasik of the Espanola Express will be heading to Northland College in Ashland, Wis., to attend school there and skate for the Lumberjacks, who are members […]

Select NOJHL games to be rebroadcast free of charge on HockeyTV

  SUDBURY, Ont. – Fans of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League will have additional opportunities to watch selected NOJHL contests, free of charge, each week via HockeyTV. These games will be free for to anyone to view online, with an active HockeyTV account, regardless of subscription status. All the broadcasts from this season are […]

Espanola’s Clancy Honourable Mention for CJHL Coach of the Year Award

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the National Hockey League Coaches’ Association, announced Tuesday the names of the six finalists for the 2019-20 Darcy Haugan/Mark Cross Memorial Award, emblematic of CJHL Coach of the Year. This honour, presented annually by the CJHL and NHLCA, is in memory of Humboldt Broncos […]

NOJHL by the Numbers: A 5-year window

SUDBURY, Ont. – The past five seasons has provided plenty of on-ice excellence in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The NOJHL has compiled some totals from this five-year window that highlights some of its elite skaters, goaltenders and clubs during this span. POINT PRODUCTION: In terms of offensive production during the past half-decade, the […]

Espanola’s Salem named finalist for CJHL Top Defenceman Award

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Friday the five players who have been named finalists for the CJHL’s Top Defenceman Award for 2019-20. Each of the nominees were determined through a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues, for their respective efforts during the course of the regular season. […]