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NOJHL announces 2022-23 regular season schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday the majority of it’s 2022-23 regular season schedule. On-ice action in the 348-game slate will run from September 8 through March 19, with each of the 12 NOJHL-member clubs playing 58 games apiece. This will feature each team having 28 home contests, as well […]

NOJHL announces its 2021-22 award recipients

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday, its award recipients for the 2021-22 season. Earning the NOJHL’s top individual honour, the Carlo Cattarello Trophy as Most Valuable Player is Cooper Foster of the Soo Thunderbirds. The following is the list of award recipients for the 2021-22 campaign. CARLO CATTARELLO TROPHY – […]

NOJHL announces its Players of the Month for March

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Sunday its Players of the Month for March, which also included the final four games of the regular season, played April 1-2. PLAYER OF THE MONTH: CHASE LEFEBRVE (F) FRENCH RIVER RAPIDS: Piling up 19 points in March, Lefebvre etched his name on the game […]

GALLERY: Eagles hold off Express 6-5

Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Soo Eagles withstood giving up four power play goals to the Espanola Express, but still prevailed with a narrow 6-5 victory Monday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Pullar Stadium. The Express did get off to a great start as Todd McBain […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the goaltending trio of Matthew Loney (Espanola Express), Joel Rainville (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Noah Metivier (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 27. MATTHEW LONEY, (G) ESPANOLA EXPRESS – A busy […]

GALLERY: McBain slams in OT winner as Espanola edges Blind River

ESPANOLA, Ont. – A Todd McBain tally in the final minute of overtime lifted the Espanola Express to a dramatic 4-3 come from behind win over the Blind River Beavers Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at the Regional Recreation Complex. First period play saw the visiting Beavers skate out to a […]

GALLERY: Express steam past Crunch

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Credited with 27 saves in the live scoring, Espanola Express goaltender Matthew Loney registered his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout Friday in blanking the Cochrane Crunch 6-0 in a get together held at the Regional Recreation Complex. Ty McHutchion’s team-leading 23rd tally put Espanola ahead 3:45 into the proceedings as […]

GALLERY: NOJHL-leading 5th shutout for Rainville as Cubs blank Express

Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Joel Rainville registered his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading fifth shutout of the season Wednesday as he backstopped his club to a 3-0 victory over the Espanola Express at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Picking up a two-man advantage midway through the first period, […]

NOJHL announces playoff format/timeline

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its format and timeline for the upcoming 2022 playoffs and the competition for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy. Of the 12 league teams, the top five clubs in each of the NOJHL’s East and West Divisions will qualify for postseason play. Round 1 […]

NOJHL champion to compete in Centennial Cup

SUDBURY, Ont. –  In lieu of the announcement made by Hockey Canada today, regarding its spring championships, this season’s Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff champion will advance directly to compete in the 2022 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, May 19-29, in Estevan, Sask. In fact, the decision was made that all nine Canadian […]