Chaffay; Glazer; Santa Maria pick-up weekly honours

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the forward trio of Michael Chaffay (Soo Thunderbirds), Ryan Glazer (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Brock Santa Maria (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending May 8. MICHAEL CHAFFAY, (F) SOO THUNDERBIRDS – Averaging two […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Soo holds on to send it back to Hearst for Game 6

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds struck early and never trailed, but had to hold on at the end to defeat the Hearst Lumberjacks 3-2 Sunday evening in Game 5 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series at John Rhodes Community Centre. With the victory, the Thunderbirds now […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Soo forces Game 5 in final with road win at Hearst

Photos: Marc Johnson HEARST, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds got goals from four different skaters to help them defeat the Hearst Lumberjacks 4-2 Friday night in Game 4 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series in front of a capacity crowd at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. With the outcome, the Lumberjacks still lead […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Pelletier’s OT winner gives Lumberjacks 3-0 series lead on Thunderbirds

Photos: Marc Johnson HEARST, Ont. – A Maxandre Pelletier marker 16:23 into overtime was the difference as the Hearst Lumberjacks pulled out a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Thursday night in the third game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series in a jam-packed Claude Larose Recreation Centre. The result gives […]

Powassan announces return of head coach Lafleur

POWASSAN, Ont. — The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Powassan Voodoos announced Thursday, they have re-signed head coach for the 2022023 season. The veteran and award-winng coach Marc Lafleur looks being back behind the Voodoos’ bench for another campaign. “I am very pleased to be returning to the Voodoos for another season,” said Lafleur. He […]

Thunderbirds’ Gibson named finalist for CJHL’s Top Defenceman

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League released Thursday the names of the five players that have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Top Defenceman Award for the 2021-22 campaign. Each of the finalists were determined through a voting process completed by the CJHL’s nine-member leagues, for their respective contributions over the course of […]

Thunderbirds’ Metivier named finalist for CJHL Top Goaltender Award

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday the five goaltenders that have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Top Goaltender Award for the 2021-22 campaign. Each of the finalists were determined through a voting process completed by the CJHL’s nine-member leagues, for their respective contributions over the course of the regular season. […]

Hearst’s Rutledge named finalist for CJHL’s Top Rookie Award

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday the names of the five players who have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Top Rookie Award in 2021-22. Each of the finalists were determined through a voting procedure completed by each of the CJHL’s nine-member leagues, for their respective efforts during the course of […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Hearst wins 2nd-straight against Soo Thunderbirds

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Riley Klugerman’s second goal of the game, coming with two and a half minutes remaining in the third period, lifted the Hearst Lumberjacks to a 3-2 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Monday night in Game 2 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League final at GFL Memorial […]