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NOJHL names its Players of the Month for January

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Wednesday that Emile Pichette (Hearst Lumberjacks); Ranon Joseph (Soo Thunderbirds); Jacob Brown (Timmins Rock) and Gavin Rocha (Blind River Beavers) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for January. FORWARD OF THE MONTH: EMILE PICHETTE, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS […]

Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks firmly entrenched in CJHL Top 20 Rankings

TORONTO – Returning to form with three solid victories last week, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have restored their perch atop of the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. The Jr. A front-runner in Saskatchewan now sits with a SJHL-best mark of 37-3-2-1 to date while pacing the 12-team loop […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks take down Gold Miners

Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks picked up multi-point efforts from Tyler Patterson and Emile Pichette to help pace them to a 6-2 decision over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League game Sunday afternoon at Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. Hearst got the game’s opening goal […]

GALLERY: Svarich hat trick helps Hearst pick-up road win at French River

Photos: Jeremy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – The Hearst Lumberjacks picked up a hat trick from Mason Svarich to help them skate to a 7-4 victory over a persistent French River Rapids squad in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Saturday night at Noelville Arena. The Rapids would strike first in the contest as Abram […]

GALLERY: Impressive start leads Powassan past Hearst

POWASSAN, Ont. – The Powassan Voodoos used the strength of the four-goal first period to send them past the Hearst Lumberjacks Friday evening in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at the Powassan Sportsplex. The hometown Voodoos were quick to find the mark as they found themselves up by three before the match-up was eight […]

McGill research reveals positive impact of CMHA Ontario’s Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League

(Montreal/Toronto, Jan. 26, 2023) – A new report by McGill University Faculty of Education researchers shows Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario’s Talk Today program is making a positive impact on athletes in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL). Talk Today in the CJHL: An evaluation of a mental health program in junior hockey provides […]

CJHL League-by-League glance

TORONTO – With the upcoming playoffs approaching for each of the members of the Canadian Junior Hockey League, here’s some current numbers and notes on each of nine CJHL leagues: LEAGUE MHL PRESIDENT Troy Dumville LEAGUE LEADERS   WINNING PERCENTAGE   TEAM WIN % Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners .773 Edmundston Blizzard .681 Truro Bearcats .677 […]

Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks still recognized in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

TORONTO – The latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday, sees the Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) tabbed No. 1 nationally. Having gone on an impressive 19-1 run in their past 20 games, as well as sporting a 31-3-0-0 overall mark, Terrebonne tops the table in the weekly listings, which are compiled […]

Trio of NOJHL teams in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

TORONTO – Despite suffering their first defeat in regulation time this season, over the weekend, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have maintained their hold on the No. 1 slot in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Battlefords was blanked on the road Saturday by the defending SJHL champions, the […]

GALLERY: Hearst powers past Cochrane

COCHRANE, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks erupted nine goals in the final two periods as part on an eventual 10-2 triumph over the Cochrane Crunch in a one-sided Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter Saturday at Tim Horton Events Centre. Going to the power play in the latter stages of the first period, Hearst took […]