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NOJHL began play 60 years ago

SUDBURY, Ont. – While the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s 12-member clubs are anxiously awaiting a return to the ice in the coming days, there was undoubtedly an equal amount of enthusiasm back 60 years ago when the NOJHL first began competition. There it was, six decades back, on Sunday, July 29, 1962, that the […]

NOJHL announces restart date

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, and its Board of Governors, announced Thursday its plan to restart its regular season schedule early next month. With the announcement made earlier today by the provincial government allowing the resumption of on-ice activities to commence on January 31, the NOJHL looks to begin its return […]

NOJHL announces 3-week pause to season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, a three-week pause to its 2021-22 regular season has been put into effect. The move comes as a result of Monday’s announcement by the Government of Ontario, which has put in place a number of COVID-19-related restrictions, within the province, that […]

CJHL, league-by-league, save percentage leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – As 2021 comes to an end, the first half of the Canadian Junior Hockey League saw some stingy numbers put up by goaltenders, in terms of save percentage. Currently topping the overall CJHL list in save mark is a pair of Superior International Junior Hockey League netminders in Austin Madge of the […]

Public health restrictions causes postponement of some upcoming NOJHL games

SUDBURY, Ont. — The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that due to implemented public health restrictions in certain areas of the region, relating to COVID/Omicron, that a number of upcoming games, this week, have been postponed. Thursday, Dec. 16 Timmins Rock @ French River Rapids Elliot Lake Red Wings @ Greater Sudbury Cubs […]

Chaffay’s hat trick sends Thunderbirds over Express

Media Library Photo: Bob Davies ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – A three-goal night by Michael Chaffay helped send the Soo Thunderbirds on their way to an eventual 7-2 decision over the Espanola Express Sunday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League neutral-site affair at Centennial Arena. On the power play to commence the contest due […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Big 3rd period sees Express stop Red Wings

Game Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Alexander Christopoulos’ second goal of the night was the game-winner and part of a three-tally third period outburst as the Espanola Express went on to defeat the Elliot Lake Red Wings 7-4 Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest held at Centennial Arena. A free-wheeling […]

GALLERY: Chartrand posts shutout as Thunderbirds blank Express

Game Photos: Chelsea Solomon ESPANOLA, Ont. – A 17-save effort by Nolan Chartrand for his initial Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout and a trio of power play tallies, including a pair by Tyson Doucette, sent the Soo Thunderbirds on their way to a 3-0 victory over the Espanola Express Friday at the Regional Recreation […]

Single COVID-19 case sees NOJHL announce suspension of team activities for Greater Sudbury Cubs

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that in accordance with established protocols, that the Greater Sudbury Cubs Hockey Club has suspended all team activities, until further notice, as a result of one player to date having tested positive for COVID-19.   Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health as well as […]

GALLERY: Red Wings take out Express

Game Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – An two-goal outburst early in the third period broke open a tie game as the Elliot Lake Red Wings went on to defeat the Espanola Express 4-2 Sunday afternoon in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at Centennial Arena. The hometown Red Wings got on […]