That Sudbury Sports Guy: Cubs bring different mind set into new NOJHL season

Greater Sudbury Cubs goalie Noah Metivier makes a save during NOJHL action against the Soo Thunderbirds at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, April 6, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Randy Pascal for The Sudbury Star A year ago this time, the Greater Sudbury Cubs were coming off […]

Rock 2023-24 blue-line combines experience, fresh faces

Timmins Rock blue-liner Chase Longhurst-McIntyre moves to cut off Charles Pigeon’s path to the net during one of the Team White vs Team Black scrimmages at the Timmins Rock’s main camp at the Whitney Arena. Longhurst-McIntyre is one of the four veteran D-man back to help anchor the Rock’s eight-man blue-line in 2023-24. THOMAS PERRY/THE […]

Trottier looking for third-straight trip to Centennial Cup

Timmins Rock blue-liner Kyle Trottier, shown here tightly checking Yarmouth Mariners forward Michael Marquez during a game at the 2023 Centennial Cup, will be looking to earn a third-straight trip to the national Junior ‘A’ championship tournament this season. Trottier was part of the 2022 NOJHL champion Soo Thunderbirds and the 2023 NOJHL champion Timmins […]

Rock ink pair of highly-skilled Ukrainian forwards

The Timmins Rock have signed highly skilled Ukrainian forward Pavlo Kobikov. SUBMITTED PHOTO Thomas Perry The Daily Press/Postmedia Network The Timmins Rock have dipped their toes in the international pool, signing a pair of highly skilled Ukrainians as they prepare to open the 2023-24 NOJHL regular season against the Cubs in Greater Sudbury on Sept. […]

Sudbury Cubs addition to help local Indigenous players reach full potential

Sudbury Cubs team owner Mark Burgess (left) and managing director Blaine Smith (right) introduce Indigenous community relations leader Fletcher Dominic Fletcher. Supplied Dominic Fletcher to serve as Indigenous community relations leader for the NOJHL club Star Staff – The Sudbury Star Dominic Fletcher says he has been inspired by watching his son Maverick develop into […]

Veteran blue-liner Cadieux-Fredette named Rock captain

Former Timmins Rock captain Derek Seguin, No. 8, and current Rock captain Felix Cadieux-Fredette battle for a loose puck during an on-ice session of the NOJHL squad’s main camp in preparation for the 2023-24 campaign at the Whitney Arena. Camp will wrap up on Friday with the team’s second Team Black vs Team White game […]

Voodoos sign U16 Trappers defender

Mason Rotondo shakes hands with Voodoos President Jim Bruce in front of the Voodoo CF 101 jet near CFB North Bay. Photo courtesy   The Powassan Voodoos stayed close to home signing North Bay product and North Bay U16 Trappers defenceman Mason Rotondo, the club announced on Monday. Rotondo, a right hand shot defenceman, […]

Trending younger: Thunderbirds sign seven Soo U-18 players during a busy off season

Former Soo Thunderbirds forward Dharan Cap in action against the Sudbury Cubs last season. Cap is one of several players who left the team at the conclusion of the season last April. The Thunderbirds signed seven U18 Jr. Greyhounds players for the upcoming season. GM Jamie Henderson says each player will get a chance to […]