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CANADIANS ADD ASSOCIATE COACH

The NOJHL Rayside Balfour Canadians are pleased to announce the addition of veteran NOJHL coach Dave Clancy as the team’s new Associate Coach. Clancy will be joined by Canadians’ Head Coach Vagelli Sakellaris behind the bench this season along with Assistant Coach & Goalie Coach Eric Navarro. Bobby Chaumont returns as the Skills Coach with […]

CANADIANS ADD VETERAN FORWARD

The Rayside Balfour Canadians Jr. A Hockey Club GM Jeff Forsyth has announced the acquisition of 19-year-old forward Alexander Dillon that has graduated from the Provincial Jr. C Hockey League. Dillon is 6’, 170 lbs and is a left-shot forward that can play all forward positions. The Whitby native has made the jump to Jr. […]

RAYSIDE BALFOUR JR. A CANADIANS HOCKEY UPDATE

The Rayside Balfour Canadians organization is very eager and optimistic to finally get back to playing normal hockey once again and welcoming hockey fans back to our games. It is our goal to insure that we are able to have everything in place in time for our Home Opener in September. At this point in […]

CANADIANS ACQUIRE FORWARD FROM LUMBERJACKS

Canadians’ General Manager Jeff Forsyth is pleased to announce the acquisition of 20-year-old forward PINESHISH WHITEDUCK who has been acquired from the NOJHL’s HEARST LUMBERJACKS in exchange for a development fee. WHITEDUCK, 6’, 185 lbs, is a right-shot forward that can play centre or wing. The native of Maniwaki, Quebec recorded 6 points in 11 […]

CANADIANS SIGN THREE LOCAL FORWARDS

The RAYSIDE BALFOUR JR. A CANADIANS are proud to announce the commitment of three local 17 year-old forwards to the 2021-22 edition of the NOJHL franchise. BENJAMIN HARRIS, a 6’, 175 lb forward practiced with the Sudbury Nickel Capital Major Midgets last season.   In his last complete season in 2019-20, Harris recorded 8 goals and […]

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 […]

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 […]