2023 Centennial Cup ticket packages now on sale

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. – Canada’s National Junior A Championship (Centennial Cup) is returning to Portage la Prairie, Man., for the first time since 2015, where the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) will play host to the 51st edition of the tournament from May 11-21, 2023 at the 2,035-seat Stride Place. […]

Piekarczyk pots pair as Rock edge Paper Kings

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Lucas Piekarczyk’s second goal of the game, coming 3:42 into the third period proved to be the decider as the Timmins Rock came back to edge the Espanola Paper Kings 4-3 Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair held at the Regional Recreation Complex. It was the Paper Kings’ Lucas […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Lumberjacks handle Rapids

Photos: Marlène Rheault HEARST, Ont. – Skating out to an early three-goal lead, the Hearst Lumberjacks rode the strength of that to top the French River Rapids 4-1 Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League game at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Like he did in a home ice victory over Elliot Lake Friday, Mason […]

Cubs pace NOJHL clubs in latest CJHL rankings

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Milton Menace (OJHL) have taken over the leaderboard in the latest edition of its Top 20 Rankings, which applies for the period concluding October 16. Milton, who have yet to lose in regulation play so far this season, boast a solid 12-0-0-1 […]

High-scoring Hearst takes down Kirkland Lake

Media Library Photo: Marc-André Longval HEARST, Ont. – The high-scoring Hearst Lumberjacks continued their impressive goal production Friday night as they dropped the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners 8-4 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Claude Larose Arena. Hearst needed just 140 seconds to open the night’s scoring as Dylan Ford put […]

Rock up to 2nd in CJHL Rankings; Thunderbirds, Voodoos also listed

CALGARY, Alta. – As competition in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) hits November, there is a familiar team back on top of its Top 20 Rankings, announced Monday. The Brooks Bandits (AJHL) are tabbed No. 1 nationally this week as they continue their winning ways out in Alberta. A perennial power, Brooks has reeled […]

GALLERY: Express impress in road win over Rapids

FRENCH RIVER – Getting a goal and two assists from Devon Savignac helped propel the Espanola Express to a 6-1 triumph over the French River Rapids in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Saturday at the Noelville Community Centre. A harmless looking dump in helped Espanola open the scoring early in the contest when […]

Canadians hit win column in handing Rock 1st defeat

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Giordano Biondi cycles the puck behind the Rock net before Timmins blue-liner Bode Dunford can catch up with him. Biondi, playing his first game since returning to the Canadians lineup, did not have any points but it did not matter as Rayside-Balfour went on to post a 7-4 victory. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY […]

GALLERY: Beavers sweep home-and-home vs. Thunderbirds

BLIND RIVER – Jacob Kelly notched a pair of impressive tallies to help propel the Blind River Beavers to a 6-3 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Saturday at the Blind River Community Centre. After winning in Sault Ste. Marie Friday, the hometown Beavers came out quickly in […]