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CJHL Top 20 Rankings put on pause for January

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday, that a pause has been put on with its Top 20 Rankings for the month January, due to COVID-19 provincial restrictions currently in place across eastern Canada. These limitations are preventing six of its member leagues; the MHL, LHJAAAQ, CCHL, OJHL, NOJHL and SIJHL, […]

NOJHL announces 3-week pause to season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, a three-week pause to its 2021-22 regular season has been put into effect. The move comes as a result of Monday’s announcement by the Government of Ontario, which has put in place a number of COVID-19-related restrictions, within the province, that […]

NOJHL names its Players of the Month for December

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the recipients of its four individual Player of the Month awards for December. PLAYER OF THE MONTH: ROBBIE RUTLEDGE, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – In six contests to conclude 2021, Rutledge racked up 15 points by scoring nine times and doling out six assists for […]

Hearst’s Rutledge leads NOJHL in goals

CALGARY, Alta. – Another look at some statistical numbers across the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) finds some solid numbers in the goal scoring department. Currently topping the entire CJHL in tallies is Brooks Bandits (AJHL) forward T.J. Hughes. In his first 37 contests in the Alberta Junior Hockey League this season, the 20-year-old Hamilton, […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forward Mathieu Comeau (Hearst Lumberjacks), goaltender Konrad Simard (Timmins Rock) and defenceman Jaden Raad (Hearst Lumberjacks) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending December 19. MATHIEU COMEAU, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – It was an impressive […]

4 NOJHL clubs recognized in final CJHL rankings for 2021

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) released its final 2021-portion of its Top 20 Rankings Monday, and the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) will head into the 2022 as No. 1 overall. Boasting a stellar 33-1-1-0 record through their first 35 contests this season, Brooks has a nine-point gap over their nearest competitor in […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Lumberjacks take high-scoring affair against Cochrane

Game Photos: Marc-André Longval HEARST, Ont. – Getting the final four goals of game, all in the third period, the Hearst Lumberjacks went on to pull out a 9-5 victory over the Cochrane Crunch in a high-scoring Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Sunday at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Hearst got going offensively 4:21 into […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Pair of Comeau tallies helps Hearst top Cochrane

COCHRANE, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks got a pair of tallies, including the game-winner, from Mathieu Comeau as part of a 5-2 triumph over the Cochrane Crunch Thursday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at Tim Horton Events Centre. Hearst opened the scoring midway through the first period after a Dylan Ford attempt […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that defenceman Cameron Dutkiewicz (Timmins Rock) as well as forwards Robbie Rutledge (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Michael Chaffay (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending December 12. CAMERON DUTKIEWICZ, (D) TIMMINS ROCK – Earning his […]

Gold Miners rally past Hearst

Game Photos – Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – An Eric de Repentigny effort 19 seconds into the overtime completed the comeback as the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Sunday afternoon at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. Collecting the […]