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NOJHL launches new app

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, in partnership with HockeyTech, announced Thursday the launch of a new and upgraded app that is now ready for download on mobile devices.This official mobile app of the NOJHL features all the latest league news and information.It will also provide real-time scoring data directly from each […]

2020 World Junior A Challenge cancelled

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the cancellation of the 2019-20 hockey season and all national championships in March, Hockey Canada has worked tirelessly with its host organizing committees for 2020 and beyond. While a tremendous amount of work has gone into planning the fall 2020 events, the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a position where […]

NOJHL releases ‘Return to Play’ guidelines

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday its initial ‘Return to Play’ outline for the 2020-21 season. While it has traditionally been the plan, in previous years, for the NOJHL and its member teams to commence daily operations mid-August and have regular-season games typically starting in early-September, those options have […]

Harrison offers historical look at NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – Throughout the lengthy and storied past of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, no one has seen or played a more prevalent role in it than its long-time statistician and historian David Harrison. From being around in its infancy, to still providing vital information on the league to this day, Harrison has […]

Impressive rookie campaign for Canadians’ DeGrazia

SUDBURY, Ont. – Skating amongst an already rookie-laden roster, Nicholas DeGrazia of the Rayside-Balfour Canadians saw his efforts recognized as one of the premier first-year players in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in 2019-20. As a freshman with Rayside-Balfour, his exceptional initial campaign in the NOJHL saw the 17-year-old Thunder Bay product skate away […]

NOJHL well represented among CJHL save percentage leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – Plenty of the quality goaltenders across the Canadian Junior Hockey League posted some impressive save percentage numbers during the 2019-20 regular season. In all, 38 netminders registered a save mark of .915, or better, among those stoppers who saw a minimum of 1,400 minutes of game action. There were also 10 goalkeepers […]

HOCKEY CANADA STATEMENT ON RETURN TO HOCKEY IN CANADA

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 […]

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 […]

NOJHL Commitment Tracker: Matyasik, Hatanaka added

SUDBURY, Ont. – Two more Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League players have been announced as commitments to further their respective educations while continuing to play the game. Forward Zachary Matyasik of the Espanola Express will be heading to Northland College in Ashland, Wis., to attend school there and skate for the Lumberjacks, who are members […]

Select NOJHL games to be rebroadcast free of charge on HockeyTV

  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 […]