Rock rally past Lumberjacks in shootout

Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – The Timmins Rock rallied from a two-goal, third period deficit before eventually going on to edge the Hearst Lumberjacks 3-2 in a shootout Sunday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. After taking the opener of the weekend home-and-home Friday in Timmins, Hearst […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Hearst collects road win in Timmins

TIMMINS, Ont. – A trio of late goals, including a pair deep into the second period, helped the Hearst Lumberjacks go on to defeat the Timmins Rock 4-2 Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action in front of 1,024 spectators at McIntyre Arena. It was the visiting Lumberjacks that struck first as Maddoc Newton […]

GALLERY: Hearst takes home opener vs. Elliot Lake

Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – Jack Nolan tallied twice in the third period, including picking up the game-winner, to help propel the Hearst Lumberjacks past the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-3 Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. The league-leading Hearst power play went to work 7:37 into the […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks hold off Gold Miners with 4-3 win

Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – A Liam Boswell man advantage marker midway through the third period proved to be the game-winner as the Hearst Lumberjacks held off the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners 4-3 in a tightly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Saturday at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. The vaunted Hearst power […]

Paper Kings outscore Lumberjacks 8-6

ESPANOLA, Ont. – A five-goal, third-period barrage helped Espanola Paper Kings rally past the Hearst Lumberjacks 8-6 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. An early offensive outburst, seven minutes into the contest, saw each side score twice in rapid succession. Hearst began the salvo when Liam Boswell […]

GALLERY: Cubs collect home ice victory over Lumberjacks

PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Getting two goals each from Cameron Walker and Samuel Assinewai helped lead the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 7-4 triumph over the Hearst Lumberjacks Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The hometown Cubs were first to strike […]

NOJHL 2023-24 season preview

SUDBURY, Ont. – Once again, Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League clubs are ready to compete on the ice, this time with the commencement of the 2023-24 regular season. All 12-member teams will take part in 58 games as part of the campaign, with 28 at home and an equal number on the road. Meanwhile, the […]

Lumberjacks capture TELECO Cup over SIJHL’s Walleye

OLIVER PAIPOONGE, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks got two tallies apiece from Maddoc Newton and Tyler Patterson to help them defeat the Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL) 5-2 Sunday in the finale of TELECO Cup preseason series at Nor’West Arena, just outside of Thunder Bay. Friday’s opener saw the Walleye win 2-1, with the Lumberjacks […]

Beavers; Lumberjacks collect inter-league wins Saturday

SUDBURY, Ont. – It was another busy day of inter-league play for four Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League teams Saturday as they took on clubs from the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) and the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL). The Blind River Beavers led the NOJHL contingent with two victories, in as many outings, […]

Fighting Walleye edge Lumberjacks in pre-season opener

Hearst’s Jacob Emmanuel Jr. (left) tries to stop Kam River’s Max Wright from moving in on Lumberjacks goaltender Tristan Boileau on Friday, Sept. 1, 2023 at the Norwest Arena. (Leith Dunick, Rookie Max Wright scored the game-winner midway through the third in Kam River’s 2-1 home-ice win. Leith Dunick / OLIVER PAIPOONGE – […]