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NOJHL: Commitment Tracker

SUDBURY, Ont. – As players ponder what comes next in their respective careers, a number of those in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League have earned an opportunity to compete at the next level through their excellence on the ice. Here’s a look at the current NOJHL commitment tracker of where players are off to […]

The 2019-20 season sees 777 CJHL alumni play NCAA D-III hockey

CALGARY, Alta. – The 2019-20 season once again saw the Canadian Junior Hockey League well represented in the NCAA Division III ranks. Overall, a total of 777 CJHL alumni attended schools and played for NCAA D-III programs across the U.S. during the campaign. Each of the 10 leagues that comprise the CJHL all featured multiple […]

NOJHL announces cancellation for remainder of the 2019-20 season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that the remainder of the 2019-20 season has been cancelled, due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. This includes the rest of the NOJHL playoffs, the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Region event and the Centennial Cup, Canadian National Jr. A Championship. “The NOJHL fully supports […]

Playoff series preview: Soo Eagles vs. Rayside-Balfour Canadians

SUDBURY, Ont. – The second Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal featuring the Soo Eagles and the Rayside-Balfour Canadians is slated to begin this evening at Chelmsford Arena in a 7 p.m. start. Rayside-Balfour finished in first place in the NOJHL West with a 40-11-3-2 overall record while the Eagles were fourth at […]

NOJHL announces its 2019-20 award recipients

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its award honourees for the 2019-20 season. Earning the NOJHL’s top individual honour, the Carlo Cattarello Trophy as Most Valuable Player is Blind River Beavers captain Caleb Serre. The following is the list of award recipients for the 2019-20 campaign. CARLO CATTARELLO TROPHY – […]

NOJHL announces Rayside-Balfour Canadians – Soo Eagles series schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday the game schedule for its upcoming West Division semifinal match-up between the Rayside-Balfour Canadians and the Soo Eagles. This best-of-seven set will begin Thursday, March 12 at Chelmsford Arena in a 7 p.m. start. Rayside-Balfour will also host Game 2, which goes Friday, March […]

NOJHL names its Players of the Month for February

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday its respective player, defenceman, goaltender and rookie of the month for February, which includes the final three games of the regular season, played on March 1. PLAYER OF THE MONTH – CALEB SERRE, (F) BLIND RIVER BEAVERS: Wrapping up the regular season in style, […]

Powassan 7th; Timmins 15th; Rayside-Balfour Honourable Mention in final CJHL Rankings of 2019-20

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday its final Top 20 rankings for the 2019-20 season. The weekly listings throughout the campaign, which were compiled through an independent scouting source, sees the Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) finish No. 1 overall. The regular season title holders in Alberta, wrapped up the regular season […]

GALLERY: Snow strikes twice as Canadians get past Crunch

CHELMSFORD, Ont. – The Rayside-Balfour Canadians picked up a pair of goals from defenceman Zachary Snow that helped them defeat the visiting Cochrane Crunch 4-2 Sunday night in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Chelmsford Arena. Rayside-Balfour were quick to strike in this one as Snow opened the scoring 78 seconds in as the […]

GALLERY: Canadians edge Express 2-1

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Mathieu Dokis-Dupuis’ goal 12:55 into the first period held up as the game-winner as the Rayside-Balfour Canadians skated to a narrow 2-1 win over the Espanola Express in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Friday evening at the Regional Recreation Complex. After being blanked on home ice Thursday while suffering their […]