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NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forwards Quinton Hill (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Jack Tos (French River Rapids) as well as defenceman Brendan Boyce (Timmins Rock) have been named its initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week of the 2020-21 season. QUINTON HILL, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – Pacing Hearst […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks take down Crunch in home opener

HEARST – An early third period flurry broke open a close game as the Hearst Lumberjacks took down the Cochrane Crunch 8-3 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter late Sunday afternoon at Claude Larose Arena. An opening power play helped the visiting Crunch commence the scoring when Travis Szafron let loose with a […]

GALLERY: Hearst rallies for shootout win in Cochrane

COCHRANE – Tyren Grimsdale’s top corner tally in the fifth round of the shootout ended up being the decider as the Hearst Lumberjacks rallied for a 4-3 win over the Cochrane Crunch Saturday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Tim Horton Events Centre. A trio of man advantage opportunities for Hearst helped them […]

NOJHL to commence 2020-21 regular season Friday

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced late Thursday evening that its modified 2020-21 regular season will commence on Friday as the Espanola Express host the French River Rapids in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Regional Recreation Complex. Listed below are a number of plans of action and protocols that are […]

‘The fact that we have returned is a major step’

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Mitchell Martin takes part in a practice at Chelmsford Arena in Chelmsford, Ontario on Friday, October 16, 2020. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Commissioner Mazzuca talks return-to-play plans as NOJHL prepares to drop puck on regular season Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star More from Ben Leeson NOJHL teams had their first taste […]

NOJHL preseason: Stats Pack

Game Photo:  Dal Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A total of six Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason contests were held over the weekend. Here’s a rundown on some of the statistical numbers from those games: RESULTS Friday, Nov. 6 Thunderbirds 6 Beavers 1 Rapids 5 Express 4 (OT) Saturday, Nov. 7 Thunderbirds 7 Beavers 4 […]

NOJHL preseason re-cap: Night 3

HEARST, Ont. – Olivier Cloutier-Faucher notched the lone goal in the shootout as the Hearst Lumberjacks went on to defeat the visiting Cochrane Crunch 6-5 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason affair Sunday at Claude Larose Arena. Each side tallied twice in the first period with Cloutier-Faucher and Mason Bazaluk connecting for Hearst […]

Doucet named Captain of the Hearst Lumberjacks

HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks are proud to present their leadership team for the 2020/2021 season. Sebastien Doucet will be wearing the C. Supporting him will be Olivier Cloutier Faucher, Matthew MacDougall and Adam Rajsigl for Assistants. Congratulations to all, have a safe and good season. Go Jacks Go !!!