SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday, another game has been added to its upcoming exhibition schedule.
That match-up will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6 as the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners host the Cochrane Crunch in a 7 p.m. start at Joe Mavrinac Community Complex.
NOJHL preseason play begins Friday night as the Blind River Beavers travel to Elliot Lake to take on the Red Wings.
That contest gets underway at 7 p.m. at Centennial Arena.
The NOJHL regular season begins September 8 and will run right through to March 19.
This includes the NOJHL Showcase, which goes October 4-5 at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.
All league regular season and playoff games will be streamed live, and on demand, via HockeyTV.com.
The following is the NOJHL preseason schedule, as of August 25:
|Friday, Aug. 26||Blind River Beavers||Elliot Lake Red Wings||7 p.m.||Centennial Arena|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||Blind River Beavers||Espanola Paper Kings||1 p.m.||Regional Rec. Complex|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||Timmins Rock||Cochrane Crunch||2 p.m.||Tim Horton Events Centre|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||French River Rapids||Powassan Voodoos||4 p.m.||Powassan Sportsplex|
|Tuesday, Aug. 30||Powassan Voodoos||French River Rapids||7 p.m.||Noelville Arena|
|Tuesday, Aug. 30||Blind River Beavers||Elliot Lake Red Wings||7 p.m.||Centennial Arena|
|Thursday, Sept. 1||Espanola Paper Kings||French River Rapids||6 p.m.||Noelville Arena|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Cochrane Crunch||Hearst Lumberjacks||7 p.m.||Claude Larose Recreation Centre|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||7 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Powassan Voodoos||Renfrew Wolves (CCHL)||8 p.m.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Carleton Places Canadians (CCHL)||Powassan Voodoos||1:30 p.m.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Hearst Lumberjacks||Cochrane Crunch||4 p.m.||Tim Horton Events Centre|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||7 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||T.B.A.||Powassan Voodoos||T.B.A.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||5 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Tuesday, Sept. 6||Cochrane Crunch||Kirkland Lake Gold Miners||7 p.m.||Joe Mavrinac Community Complex|
|Dates/times subject to change|
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