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NOJHL announces Hearst – Timmins first round playoff schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday the game schedule for its upcoming first-round East Division playoff match-up between the No. 4 seeded Hearst Lumberjacks and the No. 5 Timmins Rock.

This best-of-three affair will commence on Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Claude Larose Arena in Hearst.

Game No. 2 is slated for Monday, March 12 at McIntyre Arena in Timmins with the opening face-off there slated for 7 p.m.

Should the series go the distance, a third and deciding game will be held Wednesday, March 14 back in Hearst at 7 p.m.

The winner of this match-up will meet the Powassan Voodoos in a best-of-seven East quarter-final.

All NOJHL postseason contests will be streamed online live and on demand via HockeyTV.com.

NOJHL Playoffs

Series A
East Division play-in series
No. 4 Hearst Lumberjacks vs. No. 5 Timmins Rock
Best-of-three series
Game 1: Saturday, March 10 @ Hearst 7:30 p.m. (Claude Larose Arena)
Game 2: Monday, March 12 @ Timmins 7 p.m. (McIntyre Arena)
Game 3*: Wednesday, March 14 @ Hearst 7 p.m. (Claude Larose)
*- if necessary