Lafleur won’t be returning as the Lumberjacks Head Coach

HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks would like to inform our fans that Marc Lafleur won’t be returning as the Lumberjacks Head Coach and GM for the 2020-21 season. Due to Covid-19, it became clearer that Marc wouldn’t come back in 2020-21. He will return in the Ottawa Region to be with his family. Marc […]

Lumberjacks’ Dumas latest NOJHLer to earn college commitment

SUDBURY, Ont. – Yet another player from Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s 2019-20 season has earned himself an opportunity to further his education and play NCAA Division III hockey when play resumes. Dominic Dumas, a 21-year-old forward who wrapped up his Jr. A career with the Hearst Lumberjacks, will be off to Saint Mary’s University […]


CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, but […]

NOJHL Notebook: Commitment list expands to 30

SUDBURY, Ont. – Four more players from the 2019-20 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League campaign have earned the opportunity to continue their education while also playing university hockey when play resumes. Nichols College in Dudley, Mass., has secured a pair of NOJHLers as both Espanola Express defenceman Collin McGuire and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners forward […]

A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest. With that in mind, CJHL President Brent Ladds […]

Nipissing Univ. recruits two more league skaters

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Nipissing Lakers (OUA) have once again dipped into the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League talent pool to help build future rosters. The North Bay-based university have recruited Timmins Rock defenceman Josh Anderson and Hearst Lumberjacks forward Max Griffioen to attend the school and play U SPORTS hockey when on-ice action resumes. […]

Select NOJHL games to be rebroadcast

  SUDBURY, Ont. – Fans of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League will have additional opportunities to watch selected NOJHL contests, free of charge, each week via HockeyTV. These games will be free for to anyone to view online, with an active HockeyTV account, regardless of subscription status. All the broadcasts from this season are […]

NOJHL by the Numbers: A 5-year window

SUDBURY, Ont. – The past five seasons has provided plenty of on-ice excellence in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The NOJHL has compiled some totals from this five-year window that highlights some of its elite skaters, goaltenders and clubs during this span. POINT PRODUCTION: In terms of offensive production during the past half-decade, the […]

NOJHL Commitment Tracker: Lumberjacks’ Silver earns NCAA D-III opportunity in New York State

SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League players continue to earn NCAA opportunities with Spencer Silver of the Hearst Lumberjacks being the latest to do so. Hailing from North Wales, Penn., Silver will further his education and continue his hockey career at NCAA Division III Plattsburgh State. In 87 career contests in the NOJHL, […]

Remembering the Humboldt Broncos

  Thoughts still entrenched with those affected by the tragedy of April 6, 2018 CALGARY, Alta. – The early evening of Friday, April 6, 2018 was a time that changed all of us forever. It has now been two years since the devastating tragedy shocked the Humboldt Broncos, their families, loved ones, the community of […]