Blind River Beavers Cochrane Crunch Elliot Lake Red Wings Espanola Express French River Rapids Hearst Lumberjacks Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Powassan Voodoos Rayside Balfour Canadiens Soo Eagles Soo Thunderbirds Timmins Rock | Hockey Canada Canadian Junior Hockey League Northern Ontario Hockey Association

OFFICIAL SITE OF THE RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS JUNIOR A HOCKEY CLUB

Bowen Staying In Sudbury

By David Elford The Rayside Balfour Canadians are proud to announce that stand-out goaltender David Bowen will be remaining in the Sudbury area and joining the Laurentian University Voyageurs’ Men’s Hockey team to further his career and education next fall. Bowen has spent parts of three seasons with Rayside, holding a career goals-against average of […]

Now Available, Collector Team Souvenir Program

The Rayside Balfour Canadians are proud to have been able to operate the team this season, under extraordinary conditions, until early March 2021.   The Red zone designation by the Sudbury Health Unit and subsequent removal of our arena ice, left the club no choice but to cancel the remainder of the season. As a […]

Canadians Captain Commits To Lindenwood

The Canadians are very proud to announce that team captain Brady Maltais will further his education and hockey career with the ACHA Division 1 Lindenwood University Lions next season. The 20-year-old forward has been an integral part of the Canadians organization for the last 4 years and is excited for his new opportunity: “I’m just […]

Anmar Partners with Rayside Balfour Canadians

The RAYSIDE BALFOUR JR. A CANADIANS are pleased to announce that ANMAR MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS have partnered with the local Jr. A hockey club for 2021. “We are truly grateful to the Grossi Family for their generous support of Junior A hockey in Greater Sudbury” notes Canadians’ Director Blaine Smith.  “The Grossi Family and […]

RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS “RETURN-TO-PLAY” STATEMENT

Photography provided by Rob Fera- Sudbury Light Photography The Rayside Balfour Jr. A Canadians are pleased to announce the resumption of play in the 2020-21 NOJHL season.   Our players return to the Chelmsford Arena on February 17th and we are very grateful to the City of Greater Sudbury Arena management and staff in particular the […]

CANADIANS ACQUIRE LOCAL DEFENCEMAN

The defending West Division Champion Rayside Balfour Canadians are pleased to announce the acquisition of 6’1”, 180 lb defenceman CHRIS INNES from the Timmins Rock. In exchange, the Rock receive a development fee. The skilled 17-year-old rearguard is an outstanding defenceman with the Sudbury Nickel Capital Major Midgets and was selected by the OHL Sarnia […]

DEGRAZIA WINS THE TOPPERS PIZZA TOP PERFORMER AWARD FOR DECEMBER

Rayside Balfour Canadians forward Nicholas DeGrazia is December’s winner of the TOPPERS PIZZA TOP PERFORMER AWARD. DeGrazia, 18, leads the Rayside Balfour Canadians in scoring with 7 goals and 8 assists for 15 points in 10 games and currently ranks 7th overall in league scoring. The Thunder Bay native led the Canadians to two wins […]

TOPPERS PIZZA TOP PERFORMER AWARD FOR NOVEMBER

Rayside Balfour Canadians veteran junior goaltender DAVID BOWEN is November’s winner of the TOPPERS PIZZA TOP PERFORMER AWARD. Bowen sported a 1-3-1 win-loss-OT loss record along with a sparkling goals against average of 2.81 which ranks the Unionville native 4th in the NOJHL in the Top Goaltender category. Bowen began the 2020-21 NOJHL season with […]

Canadians Fall to Rock to Close Series

Photo Provided by Caleigh Fera of Sudbury Light Photography  The Rayside-Balfour Canadians dropped the 6th and final game of their first regular season series in Timmins Saturday night by a score of 4-1. Penalties proved costly as the Rock scored 3 of their 4 goals on the powerplay to put the game out of reach […]

Rayside Balfour Canadians announce their 50-50 CANADIANS CARE HOCKEY FUND

The Rayside Balfour Canadians Jr. A Hockey Club is pleased to announce the formation of a new community resource called:  CANADIANS CARE HOCKEY FUND.   This fund will help raise money for a number of amateur hockey-related causes including:  Financial assistance for player fees and protective equipment needs. To generate revenues for the fund, the Rayside […]