Hot to trot in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
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November 19, 2019

Powassan Voodoos — and their 20 successive victories — are far from the only hot team in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. Timmins Rock, Soo Eagles, Blind River Beavers and Rayside Balfour Canadians are also on a smooth path.

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The power of Powassan


Randy Russon
By
November 14, 2019

Voodoo magic continues to consume the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. As in 20 victories in a row for the Powassan Voodoos.

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Soo Eagles soar above .500


Randy Russon
By
November 12, 2019

Three straight wins — two over the Espanola Express and another via the Elliot Lake Wildcats — have lifted the surging Soo Eagles to within two points of the third-place Soo Thunderbirds in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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In pursuit of Powassan


Randy Russon
By
November 6, 2019

Winners of seventeen successive skates, the Powassan Voodoos are on top of the overall standings in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League with a record of 19-1-0.

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OHL goalie back in NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
November 4, 2019

Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed goalie Cameron Lamour. The 19-year old Lamour played parts of the previous three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League.

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BR, EL exchange goalies


Randy Russon
By
October 31, 2019

The first and last place teams in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have swapped goalies.

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Bowen is goin’ to the Q


Randy Russon
By
October 30, 2019

Veteran goalie David Bowen is poised for another opportunity to play at the major junior level. Hockey News North has confirmed that Bowen is headed to the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League via the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League and the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Nifty Nick nets the winner


Randy Russon
By
October 24, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie product Nick Jameus tallied once in regulation time and then scored the only goal of the shootout as the last-place Elliot Lake Wildcats upset the West Division-leading Blind River Beavers 3-2 in Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League action from Wednesday.

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Rolling Rock adds veteran D


Randy Russon
By
October 23, 2019

The team with the second best record in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has added a defenseman from the Ontario Hockey League.

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Puck stops with Brancato


Randy Russon
By
October 23, 2019

It is a 12-team league with at least a half a dozen exceptional goalies. And included among the standout stoppers in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is Shane Brancato of the Soo Eagles.

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Cochrane piles up the miles


Randy Russon
By
October 21, 2019

An extended road trip that included five games in a span of six days produced five tough points for the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Flint GM high on Dunbar


Randy Russon
By
October 19, 2019

Flint Firebirds general manager Barclay Branch paid a recent visit to Sault Ste. Marie. Specifically, Branch was in town to watch — and talk to — plum defenseman Tyler Dunbar, who Flint took in the third round (44th overall) at the 2019 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft.

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Day 2 showcase details


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 17, 2019

The two-day, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League showcase event wrapped up on Wednesday with all 12 teams again in action at Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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Day 1 showcase details


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 16, 2019

The annual Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League showcase event is going on at Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It began yesterday with six games and concludes today with six more.

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NOJHL showcase schedule


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 14, 2019

The Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is hosting its fourth annual showcase event, which is slated for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week at the twin pad, Big Bear Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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Historic win for Espanola


Randy Russon
By
October 13, 2019

It took 31 games spanning four previous seasons and this one but the Espanola Express has defeated the Soo Thunderbirds for the first time in franchise history.

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Big defender back in Rayside


Randy Russon
By
October 8, 2019

Hulking, 6-foot-7, 225-pound defenseman Ethan Lavallee has opted to re-sign with the Rayside Balfour Canadians for a third season in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Hot to trot in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
October 7, 2019

Powassan Voodoos, Timmins Rock, Blind River Beavers and Soo Eagles are among the teams that have been on the hot side of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Return to French River


Randy Russon
By
October 6, 2019

Ryan Smith, an Ontario Hockey League prospect of the Sudbury Wolves, made a triumphant return to the French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League on Saturday night.

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First for Lucas Theriault


Randy Russon
By
October 5, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie product and former Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League scoring star Lucas Theriault has his first Ontario Hockey League goal.

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Border battle shootout


Randy Russon
By
October 5, 2019

Soo Eagles have moved to the .500 level following a dramatic 4-3 shootout victory over the cross-border Soo Thunderbirds.

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Eagles a work in progress


Randy Russon
By
October 3, 2019

An absence of being able to finish has somewhat stalled the Soo Eagles through seven games of the 2019-2020 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular season.

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Bowen is flowin’ for RBC


Randy Russon
By
October 2, 2019

Having stopped an impressive 93 per cent of the shots he has faced over two separate Ontario Hockey League auditions with the Sudbury Wolves, David Bowen is stealing the show with the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in the meantime.

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NOJHL at a glance


Randy Russon
By
September 30, 2019

As September gets set to turn to October, we make quick visits, team to team, division by division, in the 12-member Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Winnings ways for Rayside


Randy Russon
By
September 26, 2019

Riding the crest of a five-game winning streak, Rayside Balfour Canadians will look to make it six wins in succession tonight when they play host to nearby rival Espanola Express.

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Marshall Frappier has Spirit


Randy Russon
By
September 25, 2019

Saginaw Spirit has acquired well-traveled, 2000 birth-year goalie Marshall Frappier in an Ontario Hockey League trade with the Kingston Frontenacs.

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Hockey North Show returns


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 24, 2019

A fixture on Sault Ste. Marie radio station ESPN 1400 since 2010, the Hockey North Show with Randy Russon returns for another season tonight from 5-6 p.m.

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