Claude Giroux becomes logo of hometown’s hockey team

Flyers captain is helping Hearst Lumberjacks get ready for first season NHL.com @NHL May 11th, 2017 A junior team in Claude Giroux‘s hometown is so thankful for his contribution to their organization, they made him their logo. The Hearst Lumberjacks, set to begin play in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in the fall, exist […]

Hockey team in Claude Giroux’s hometown designed its logo to look like Giroux

Go Lumberjacks! by Travis Hughes@TravisSBN May 3, 2017, 5:15pm EDT BROAD STREET HOCKEY Claude Giroux is easily the most famous native of Hearst, Ontario, a small town of roughly 5,000 in the northern reaches of the Canadian province. The town has a new junior hockey team starting next season, the Hearst Lumberjacks. They’ll play in […]

Familiar foes await the Voodoos in Trenton

Apr 27, 2017 5:31 AM by: Tommy Wong The Dudley Hewitt Cup is just around the corner. The Voodoos’ first game won’t be easy as they’re up against the defending cup champions, the Trenton Golden Hawks, a team who lost a heartbreaker in the Buckland Cup final as they were defeated 1-0 by the Georgetown […]

Strong and Bassin share their thoughts on the Rapids

by Randy Pascal With just five wins to show for a total of 110 NOJHL (Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League) regular season games over the course of the past two years, the French River Rapids are fully aware of the mountain they have to climb, just to achieve respectability. Give owner Paul Frustaglia credit, however. […]

VIDEO & GALLERY: Legendary NHLer Paul Coffey provides thrill for Rock fans

By Benjamin Aubé Monday, March 6, 2017 10:44:23 EST PM TIMMINS – Despite being perhaps the best offensive defenceman of his era — some will say of all time — it’s the championships that still stand out for Paul Coffey when he looks back on his long and illustrious NHL career. He won four Stanley Cups, three […]

Crunch delivers donated hockey gear to kids on Coast

By Ron Grech, The Daily Press (Timmins) Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:40:38 EST PM COCHRANE – Kids in Moose Factory didn’t waste time making use of thousands of dollars worth of new skates and equipment donated to the community’s minor hockey association last week. “It’s already in use right now. There have already been a few individuals […]

Elliot Lake Wildcats 2016 Tournament Champions

The Elliot Lake Wildcats were crowned 2016 TEP Showcase Champions after defeating the Markham Royals in a double overtime thriller 3-2. The Wildcats swept the weekend going a perfect 8-0, including a win against back to back defending champions JT Prospects in the quarter final. Congratulations to the Wildcats players, coaches, staff and fans.

NOJHL, CMHA branches launch Talk Today partnership

NOJHLCMHA branches launch Talk Today partnership; Suicide-awareness, mental health training coming for 300 players (Dec. 8, 2015) – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) and four local branches of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are pleased to announce their partnership in Talk Today, one of the most comprehensive mental health education programs for […]

Rock retire Sully’s No. 26

  By Thomas Perry, The Daily Press (Timmins) Sunday, December 6, 2015 9:07:33 EST PM   TIMMINS – More than 1,100 fans turned out to watch the Timmins Rock retired Steve Sullivan’s No. 26 jersey at the McIntyre Arena Sunday afternoon. Sullivan, who played with the franchise — then known as the Golden Bears — during its […]

Rock to retire Sullivan’s No. 26

By Thomas Perry, The Daily Press (Timmins) Thursday, December 3, 2015 4:57:03 EST PM TIMMINS – The Timmins Rock have announced the NOJHL team will retire Steve Sullivan’s No. 26 jersey during a ceremony prior to Sunday afternoon’s game against the Soo Eagles at the McIntyre Arena. “It is humbling, to be honest,” Sullivan said during a […]