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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 […]

GALLERY: Soo Thunderbirds crowned NOJHL champions

Photos: Jay Houslander – SaultSports.com SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Captain Brock Santa Maria’s goal, 3:26 into overtime, lifted the Soo Thunderbirds to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks Thursday evening in the seventh and deciding game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy championship series at John […]

GALLERY: NOJHL final is going the distance

Photos: Marc Johnson HEARST, Ont. – A Russell Oldham deflection goal, 6:11 into overtime, lifted the Soo Thunderbirds to 4-3 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks Tuesday evening in a boisterous Game 6 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. With the result, the Thunderbirds have roared back from […]

GALLERY: Soo holds on to send it back to Hearst for Game 6

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds struck early and never trailed, but had to hold on at the end to defeat the Hearst Lumberjacks 3-2 Sunday evening in Game 5 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series at John Rhodes Community Centre. With the victory, the Thunderbirds now […]

GALLERY: Soo forces Game 5 in final with road win at Hearst

Photos: Marc Johnson HEARST, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds got goals from four different skaters to help them defeat the Hearst Lumberjacks 4-2 Friday night in Game 4 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series in front of a capacity crowd at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. With the outcome, the Lumberjacks still lead […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Pelletier’s OT winner gives Lumberjacks 3-0 series lead on Thunderbirds

Photos: Marc Johnson HEARST, Ont. – A Maxandre Pelletier marker 16:23 into overtime was the difference as the Hearst Lumberjacks pulled out a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Thursday night in the third game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series in a jam-packed Claude Larose Recreation Centre. The result gives […]

Hearst’s Rutledge named finalist for CJHL’s Top Rookie Award

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday the names of the five players who have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Top Rookie Award in 2021-22. Each of the finalists were determined through a voting procedure completed by each of the CJHL’s nine-member leagues, for their respective efforts during the course of […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Hearst wins 2nd-straight against Soo Thunderbirds

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Riley Klugerman’s second goal of the game, coming with two and a half minutes remaining in the third period, lifted the Hearst Lumberjacks to a 3-2 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Monday night in Game 2 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League final at GFL Memorial […]

Centennial Cup Countdown: Where we’re at

CALGARY, Alta. – We are a little less than three weeks away from the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, to see who will be crowned Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) champions. Three CJHL-member clubs have already secured their place in the 10-team event that runs May 19-29 in Estevan, while seven more places are […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the Hearst Lumberjacks trio of Ryan Glazer, Liam Oxner and Zachary Demers have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending May 1. RYAN GLAZER, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – A pair of impressive performances proved pivotal in […]