Rayside-Balfour’s DeGrazia cracks NHL Central Scouting’s final draft rankings

CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released their final rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft Thursday and 10 Canadian Junior Hockey League players earned their way on the list. Leading the CJHL contingent is Brooks Bandits (AJHL) defenceman Corson Ceulemans, who was slotted 14th among North American skaters. Next at 8th among NA […]

Corey Beer named finalist for CJHL Coach of the Year

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), in conjunction with the National Hockey League Coaches’ Association (NHLCA) announced Wednesday, the names of the five finalists for the Darcy Haugan/Mark Cross Memorial Award, emblematic of the CJHL Coach of the Year for the 2020-21 campaign. The following are the five finalists for the Darcy […]

CJHL Virtual AGM recap

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Tuesday some of the key points from its recently completed Annual General Meeting, which was held virtually with each of its nine-member league commissioners and/or presidents. The AGM finalized the appointment of Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) as chairman of the board, along with Marty Savoy (OJHL) […]

NOJHL partners with InStat

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that they have entered into a partnership for the 2021-22 season, with InStat, a statistical analysis and video scouting company. The InStat platform is currently used by hockey leagues, federations and organizations world wide. It has proven to be a vital tool for coaches, […]

Mazzuca named CJHL’s Chairman of the Board

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Friday its Executive Committee for the 2021-22 season. Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) has been appointed CJHL Chairman of the Board for the upcoming campaign while Marty Savoy (OJHL) and Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL) will serve as Vice-Chairs. Continuing his role on the CJHL executive committee, as treasurer, […]

Estevan Bruins (SJHL) to host 2022 Centennial Cup

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the February cancellation of all spring 2021 events, Hockey Canada has announced the new host cities for its three spring 2022 national championships – the Esso Cup, TELUS Cup and Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons. The Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, will head to Estevan, Sask., in 2022, marking […]

Voodoos’ D’Agostino commits to Nipissing Lakers of OUA/USPORTS

POWASSAN, Ont. – The Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that forward Dylan D’Agostino has committed to the Nipissing Lakers OUA/USPORTS program for the 2021-22 season. The North Bay product won a championship with the Powassan Voodoos in 2017 and returned to the area in the summer of 2020 in […]

Thunderbirds’ Malek heading to NCAA D-III Concordia-Wisconsin

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has had another player commit to a NCAA Division-III program in the U.S., as Soo Thunderbirds forward Andrew Malek will be off to Concordia University of Wisconsin in the fall. The 20-year-old Cudahy, Wis., product played the first part of the 2020-21 campaign with the Blind […]

Rock name Brandon Perry head coach/GM

TIMMINS, Ont. – The Timmins Rock Junior A Hockey Club Inc. is pleased to announce that Brandon Perry has accepted the position as head coach and general manager. “Brandon Perry is a bright young coach and a great leader who has a track record of both effectively developing young players and successfully motivating veterans,” said […]