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Powassan stays unbeaten with win in Hearst

Photo: Marc LongvalHEARST, Ont. – A nice deflection goal by Powassan Voodoos captain Cameron Lemcke 8:24 into the third period was the game-winner in a 4-3 decision over the Hearst Lumberjacks Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at the Claude Larose Recreation Centre.Staying hot to start the season, Powassan got on the […]

GALLERY: Engelbert OT hero as Rock edge Lumberjacks

TIMMINS, Ont. – A Christopher Engelbert goal, off a nice feed from Nicolas Pigeon, 3:20 into overtime was the difference as the Timmins Rock pulled out a narrow 2-1 win over the Hearst Lumberjacks in a well-played Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Sunday at McIntyre Arena. A hard-checking opening 20 minutes saw goaltenders Matteo […]

Powassan, Hearst slotted in CJHL’s preseason rankings

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League released Tuesday in preseason Top 20 Rankings as a prelude to the upcoming 2021-22 campaign. Topping the preseason listings are the Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL). Slotted second are the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) while the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) are tabbed third. Rounding out the Top 5 are […]

GALLERY: Hearst holds off Timmins

Photos: Marc-André Longval HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks got two goals from Robbie Rutledge, including the game-winner, as they prevailed 4-3 over the Timmins Rock Sunday afternoon in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason matinee held at the Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Timmins did open the scoring 3:22 into the contest thanks to […]

Cochrane edges Hearst in OT

HEARST, Ont. – A Matteo Peca marker 1:14 into overtime was the difference as the Cochrane Crunch skated to a 5-4 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League exhibition encounter Saturday at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Each side would tally once in the opening stanza as Liam Doyle put the […]

Voodoos, Rock & Red Wings all collect exhibition victories Friday

SUDBURY, Ont. – A trio of Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League exhibition encounters Friday night saw the Powassan Voodoos, Timmins Rock and Elliot Lake Red Wings all come away victorious. POWASSAN 2 KIRKLAND LAKE 1 (OT) – The hometown Voodoos rallied late in regulation, then pulled out the win in extra time to give Powassan […]

Pair of contests added to NOJHL preseason slate

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that a pair of additional preseason match-ups have been added to its exhibition slate. On Friday, Sept. 10, the Timmins Rock will host the Hearst Lumberjacks in a 7 p.m. start at McIntyre Arena. The same two clubs will then complete a home-and-home affair […]

NOJHL announces preseason schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League released Monday the dates and times for its 2021 preseason schedule. There are presently seven exhibition match-ups on the docket. Game action is set to commence on Friday, Sept. 10, on two fronts, as the Powassan Voodoos host the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a 7 […]

NOJHL expands vaccination policy

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that, effective immediately, with the commencement of the 2021-22 exhibition and regular season, it will be expanding its current vaccination policy, as it applies to members of the NOJHL Community. This expanded policy will cover all spectators and other attendees at all NOJHL events, […]

NOJHL announces vaccination policy for 2021-22 season

SUDBURY, Ont. — The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, along with the Ontario Junior Hockey League and the Provincial Junior Hockey League will require that all NOJHL, OJHL and PJHL Members be double-vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of team activities associated with the beginning of the 2021-22 season. The policy applies to all […]