NOJHL Flashback: All-star memories

SUDBURY, Ont. – Over the lengthy tenure of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, multiple all-star games have been held, be it versus inter-league competition, or against collegiate squads, touring European sides and even Jr. A teams from elsewhere across the country. Here’s a look at some of those contests via a NOJHL Flashback: TOUGH […]

Multitude of CJHL alumni on NHL rosters

BUFFALO, NY – JANUARY 6: Colin Miller #33 of the Buffalo Sabres, and Soo Thunderbirds/NOJHL alumnus,  follows the puck as linesman Derek Nansen #70 hops onto the boards to get out of the way during an NHL game against the San Jose Sharks on January 6, 2022 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo […]

CJHL Top 20 Rankings put on pause for January

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday, that a pause has been put on with its Top 20 Rankings for the month January, due to COVID-19 provincial restrictions currently in place across eastern Canada. These limitations are preventing six of its member leagues; the MHL, LHJAAAQ, CCHL, OJHL, NOJHL and SIJHL, […]

VIDEO: Soo Eagles strike late to top SIJHL’s Lumberjacks

Game Photos: Rob Horn SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A Jack Mortson marker, off an odd-man rush, with just 10.4 seconds remaining in regulation was the difference as the Soo Eagles rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Wisconsin Lumberjacks 4-3 in a Canadian Junior Hockey League inter-league exhibition contest Saturday afternoon at Pullar […]

Eagles edge SIJHL’s Lumberjacks in exhibition affair

Game Photos: Rob Horn SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A Seth Ferguson goal with under 10 minutes remaining in regulation proved to be the game-winner as the Soo Eagles went on to defeat the Wisconsin Lumberjacks 4-3 Friday in a Canadian Junior Hockey League inter-league exhibition match-up at Pullar Stadium. The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]

Soo Eagles to play pair of exhibition games vs. SIJHL side

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Thursday that its member club, the Soo Eagles, will play a pair of exhibition contests this weekend against the Wisconsin Lumberjacks of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL). Game 1 of the two-game set goes Friday and features a 7:30 p.m. start at […]

NOJHL announces 3-week pause to season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, a three-week pause to its 2021-22 regular season has been put into effect. The move comes as a result of Monday’s announcement by the Government of Ontario, which has put in place a number of COVID-19-related restrictions, within the province, that […]

NOJHL names its Players of the Month for December

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the recipients of its four individual Player of the Month awards for December. PLAYER OF THE MONTH: ROBBIE RUTLEDGE, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – In six contests to conclude 2021, Rutledge racked up 15 points by scoring nine times and doling out six assists for […]

CJHL, league-by-league, save percentage leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – As 2021 comes to an end, the first half of the Canadian Junior Hockey League saw some stingy numbers put up by goaltenders, in terms of save percentage. Currently topping the overall CJHL list in save mark is a pair of Superior International Junior Hockey League netminders in Austin Madge of the […]

NOJHL alumnus Lamberty facing cancer battle head on

By Brian Lester/USCHO.com ASHLAND, Wis. — Jake Lamberty brings passion and energy to the ice. He plays with all-out effort. His positive attitude is infectious. Northland College Lumberjacks’ head hockey coach Seamus Gregory has no doubt is standout player will maintain that positive attitude and give everything he has as he battles through the fight […]