Rayside-Balfour’s DeGrazia remains on NHL Central Scouting Watch List

SUDBURY, Ont. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released Friday afternoon an updated version of its Players to Watch List as a prelude to the 2021 NHL Draft and the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League is represented. Rayside-Balfour Canadians centre Nick DeGrazia was tabbed with a ‘B’ rating, as a potential second or third round […]

NOJHL: By the Names

LEFT TO RIGHT: Paul Gagne, Marc-Alain Begin, Eddie Davey – 2010 NOJHL Champion Abitibi Eskimos SUDBURY, Ont. – While the old adage goes: “You play for the logo on the front of the jersey, not the name on the back,” the storied history of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has produced a plethora of […]

NOJHL Behind the Mic: Anthony Valade, Soo Thunderbirds

SUDBURY, Ont. – Calling Soo Thunderbirds games in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League on HockeyTV.com is a family affair for Anthony Valade. As the current dean of NOJHL play-by-play broadcasters, the Sault Ste. Marie product has spent the past decade behind the mic, voicing home contests for the Thunderbirds. “This is Year 10 for […]

NOJHL January update

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday a number of key points relating to the potential re-start of the 2020-21 regular season. It is to be noted however, that the resumption of league play remains entirely based up upcoming rulings by the Province of Ontario and the respective regional public health […]

NOJHL names its Players of the Month for December

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday its respective players of the month for December in the forward, defenceman, goaltender and rookie groupings. FORWARD OF THE MONTH – DEREK SEGUIN, TIMMINS ROCK: A model of consistency, the Rock captain etched his name on the game sheet in five of the six […]

Former NOJHLers among CJHL alumni playing in Europe

CALGARY, Alta. – While professional hockey in North America has been pretty much at a standstill so far this season, many leagues in Europe are currently competing. Among those teams on the ice, club rosters feature a multitude of Canadian Junior Hockey League alumni. In fact, there are presently 134 CJHL alums on squads across […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forwards Derek Seguin (Timmins Rock), Camille Marcoux (Kirkland Lake Gold Miners) and Steven Klinck (Cochrane Crunch) have been selected its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending December 27. DEREK SEGUIN, (F) TIMMINS ROCK – In his club’s lone […]

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 […]

Tonight’s Kirkland Lake – Cochrane game postponed

COCHRANE, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced that tonight’s contest between the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners and Cochrane Crunch at Tim Horton Events Centre has been postponed. The postponement comes about after it was learned that a player on one of the teams inadvertently came in close contact with someone who […]

GALLERY: Rock hold off late Lumberjacks push

TIMMINS, Ont. – The Timmins Rock saw Derek Seguin tally twice before eventually holding off the Hearst Lumberjacks 3-2 in a hard-fought Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter Tuesday night at McIntyre Arena. Pressing the pace throughout the first period, Timmins was eventually rewarded 13 and a half minutes into things when Rock captain Seguin […]