THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

NOJHL Behind the Mic: Thomas Mercier, Rayside-Balfour Canadians

SUDBURY, Ont. – While many are patiently awaiting the return of on-ice action in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), among those who are anxious for this to happen is Thomas Mercier, the play-by-play voice of the Rayside-Balfour Canadians on HockeyTV. Gearing up to commence his fourth campaign behind the microphone broadcasting NOJHL contests, […]

Former Thunderbirds blueliner commits to North Dakota

Tyler Dunbar is expected to join the University of North Dakota hockey team for the 2022-23 college hockey season By: Brad Coccimiglio Soo Today Former Soo Thunderbirds defenceman, and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. product, Tyler Dunbar has committed to the University of North Dakota. Dunbar is slated to join the UND hockey program beginning in 2022. […]

Soo Eagles get early test vs. US U-17 side

SUDBURY, Ont. – While the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League continues to wait it out on various return to play scenarios, one-member club is set to get a quality test beginning this evening at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.Tonight, the Soo Eagles will take on the United States National Development Team Program’s under-17 […]

Former French River Rapids standout Philippe Daoust taken in NHL Draft

SUDBURY, Ont. – Just one season removed from playing in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, former French River Rapids forward Philippe Daoust was selected in the sixth round, 158th overall, by the Ottawa Senators in Day 2 of the National Hockey League Draft held Wednesday. The 18-year-old Barrie, Ont., product spent the 2018-19 campaign […]

NOJHL launches new app

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, in partnership with HockeyTech, announced Thursday the launch of a new and upgraded app that is now ready for download on mobile devices.This official mobile app of the NOJHL features all the latest league news and information.It will also provide real-time scoring data directly from each […]

CJHL recognizes its World Jr. A Challenge coaching staffs

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday the coaching staffs of Canada East and Canada West, who had been chosen to guide their respective sides at the 2020 World Junior A Challenge, which was to have taken place this December in Cornwall, Ont., but was cancelled earlier this month due to the […]

2020 World Junior A Challenge cancelled

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the cancellation of the 2019-20 hockey season and all national championships in March, Hockey Canada has worked tirelessly with its host organizing committees for 2020 and beyond. While a tremendous amount of work has gone into planning the fall 2020 events, the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a position where […]

NOJHL releases ‘Return to Play’ guidelines

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday its initial ‘Return to Play’ outline for the 2020-21 season. While it has traditionally been the plan, in previous years, for the NOJHL and its member teams to commence daily operations mid-August and have regular-season games typically starting in early-September, those options have […]

NOJHL announces ownership change in Cochrane

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League and its board of governors announced Thursday evening it has formally ratified the transfer of the Cochrane Crunch franchise from Ryan and Katherine Leonard to Tom Nickolau. “The NOJHL welcomes Tom Nickolau to the league and we are confident his efforts will bode well for Cochrane, […]

Head coach Gavin depart Voodoos

POWASSAN, Ont. — The Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League will have a new head coach behind the bench when the 2020-21 hockey season begins. The club has announced that Gavin is leaving his coaching position with the Voodoos to pursue a non-hockey related job opportunity. “I am officially announcing that I […]