A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest. With that in mind, CJHL President Brent Ladds […]

NOJHL mourns passing of alumnus Quinn Robelle

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League is mourning the loss of one of its own following the passing of Quinn Robelle at just 23 years of age. Robelle passed away peacefully Thursday following a courageous battle with health issues. He spent two seasons in the NOJHL while suiting up on defence for […]

Former NHLer takes over coaching reins for Soo Thunderbirds

  Original story posted on May 27, 2020 by Anishinabek News By Sam Laskaris of SAULT STE. MARIE – Former National Hockey League player Denny Lambert will once again be juggling responsibilities. Lambert, who works as a police officer with the Anishinabek Police Services in Garden River First Nation, has been hired as […]

Blind River’s Serre one of NOJHL’s all-time greats

SUDBURY, Ont. – Just how good was Caleb Serre of the Blind River Beavers this season in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League? Well, looking at the numbers alone his offensive contributions in league play were the highest in the NOJHL, dating back a decade. The now 21-year-old centre skated away with its scoring title […]

NOJHL Commitment Tracker: Matyasik, Hatanaka added

SUDBURY, Ont. – Two more Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League players have been announced as commitments to further their respective educations while continuing to play the game. Forward Zachary Matyasik of the Espanola Express will be heading to Northland College in Ashland, Wis., to attend school there and skate for the Lumberjacks, who are members […]

Craycroft to Iowa State – Serre to Laurentian

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League continues to see its players earn opportunities to compete at the next level. The latest pair of NOJHLers to announce commitments to university programs are Blind River Beavers standout forward Caleb Serre and Powassan Voodoos defenceman Jack Craycroft. Serre, the NOJHL’s Most Valuable Player in 2019-20, […]

Nipissing Univ. (OUA) recruits two more league skaters

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Nipissing Lakers (OUA) have once again dipped into the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League talent pool to help build future rosters. The North Bay-based university have recruited Timmins Rock defenceman Josh Anderson and Hearst Lumberjacks forward Max Griffioen to attend the school and play U SPORTS hockey when on-ice action resumes. […]

Select NOJHL games to be rebroadcast free of charge

  SUDBURY, Ont. – Fans of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League will have additional opportunities to watch selected NOJHL contests, free of charge, each week via HockeyTV. These games will be free for to anyone to view online, with an active HockeyTV account, regardless of subscription status. All the broadcasts from this season are […]

Beavers’ Serre named finalist for CJHL MVP

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League released Wednesday the names of the five individuals who have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Most Valuable Player Award for the 2019-20 campaign. Each of those selected were determined through a national voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues, for their respective efforts […]

Espanola’s Clancy Honourable Mention for CJHL Coach of the Year

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the National Hockey League Coaches’ Association, announced Tuesday the names of the six finalists for the 2019-20 Darcy Haugan/Mark Cross Memorial Award, emblematic of CJHL Coach of the Year. This honour, presented annually by the CJHL and NHLCA, is in memory of Humboldt Broncos […]