HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks are proud to announce the signing of highly touted defenseman JJ Berdal. The 2000 Wausau, Wisconsin native, recorded 9 points in 21 games for Team Wisconsin last season and 50 points in 24 games for D.C. Everest High. He will bring speed and offence to the Lumberjacks back end and will help improve the transition game. The Lumberjacks are proud to welcome J.J. to the family.