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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 […]

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 […]

NOJHL: By the Numbers

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has reached the holiday break and while current COVID-19 lockdowns across Ontario makes it unsure when play will resume in 2021, plenty of accomplishments, past and present, are worth noting. Here’s a look at some of them via NOJHL: By the Numbers: 1: That’s where the […]

GALLERY: Maltais tallies twice in Canadians win over Beavers

CHELMSFORD, Ont. – Rayside-Balfour Canadians captain Brad Maltais tallied twice to help lead his side to an eventual 5-1 triumph over the Blind River Beavers Sunday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Chelmsford Arena. The Canadians began the night’s scoring, early into a man advantage, as Maltais deflected from the slot […]

GALLERY: Kelly nets hat trick in Beavers win over Canadians

BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A solid three-goal, one-assist performance by Jacob Kelly helped propel the Blind River Beavers to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Soo Thunderbirds Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee at the Blind River Recreation Centre. A solid start saw the home side collect a pair of first period […]

Canadians hit win column in handing Rock 1st defeat

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Giordano Biondi cycles the puck behind the Rock net before Timmins blue-liner Bode Dunford can catch up with him. Biondi, playing his first game since returning to the Canadians lineup, did not have any points but it did not matter as Rayside-Balfour went on to post a 7-4 victory. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY […]

NOJHL Behind the Mic: Thomas Mercier, Rayside-Balfour Canadians

SUDBURY, Ont. – While many are patiently awaiting the return of on-ice action in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), among those who are anxious for this to happen is Thomas Mercier, the play-by-play voice of the Rayside-Balfour Canadians on HockeyTV. Gearing up to commence his fourth campaign behind the microphone broadcasting NOJHL contests, […]

BELANGER CONSTRUCTION RETURNS AS A MAJOR CORPORATE PARTNER OF THE JR. A CANADIANS

The Rayside Balfour Canadians are pleased to welcome Ron Belanger & Belanger Construction back as a major corporate sponsor this season. Ron Belanger and his family and staff at Belanger Construction are strong supporters of the development of young people in our community through organizations like the Rayside Balfour Canadians. Over the years, Ron & […]

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 […]

MORAN MINING & TUNNELLING partners with the RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS!

The RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS JR. A HOCKEY CLUB are pleased to announce that MORAN MINING & TUNNELLING LTD have joined their corporate team as a major corporate partner this season. “We are very pleased to support the RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS hockey team this season” notes John Moran, President & CEO of MORAN MINING & TUNNELLING LTD.   “The Canadians provide […]