Local hockey star vows to seize ‘big opportunity’ in QMJHL

Robbie Rutledge will be playing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season after signing with the Charlottetown Islanders. Submitted photo ‘When I wasn’t drafted into the OHL, I thought my major junior dreams were kind of over. I kind of used it as motivation,’ admits Robbie Rutledge   Tyler Evans – ORILLIAMATTERS.COM Jul […]

‘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, CMHA’s lead by example

Other leagues follow suit to provide mental health support to Jr. A players (Nov. 19, 2019) – The positive impact of a mental health and sports program delivered by local branches of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in partnership with the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) has caught the attention of other Jr. […]

Love those Lumberjacks

Hearst Lumberjacks are building on to their fan platform as they prepare for their second season as members of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. By Randy Russon Hockey News North August 22, 2018 The Lumberjacks, who finished second on the NOJHL attendance chart in 2017-2018, trailing only the much-bigger market Timmins Rock, have sold almost […]

Jacks welcome Michigan forward

The Hearst Lumberjacks are proud to announce the signing of Fenton, Michigan native Cameron Conover. The 1999 born, who stands at 6’02’’ and weighs in at 195lbs, compiled 17 goals and 21 assists for a total of 38 points in 27 games last year for Flint Powers Catholic (USHS-MI). Cameron will bring a nice offensive […]

Lumberjacks sign Huskies draft pick

The Hearst Lumberjacks are proud to announce the signing of Justin Miron from Mirabel, Quebec. The 6’02’’, 205lbs defenceman brings a solid two-way game with a great work ethic. The Rouyn Noranda Huskies draft pick will be counted on as another important member of the Lumberjacks defensive squad. Justin will add offense and excitement to […]