Blind River goalie to ACHA


Randy Russon
By
March 30, 2020

Dominic Boily, who played two seasons in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has a school commitment for the 2020-2021 season, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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NOJHL ’06-07 flashback


Randy Russon
By
March 27, 2020

To this day, from this corner, the 2006-2007 edition of the now-defunct Soo Indians remains the most improbable of all Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champions.

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Soo Eagles off to school


Randy Russon
By
March 24, 2020

A pair of graduating forwards from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitments for the 2020-2021 season.

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Numbers on the NOJHL


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 22, 2020

The 2019-2020 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season ended unexpectedly due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the NOJHL’s communications department, along with esteemed league historian David Harrison, have compiled a by-the-numbers look at the season.

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Clancy steers the Express


Randy Russon
By
March 18, 2020

It conveys a great deal about Dave Clancy that his peers voted him coach of the year in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League despite the fact that the Espanola Express posted a record well below the .500 mark.

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Sincere sendoff from RBC


Randy Russon
By
March 17, 2020

Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League finished the halted 2019-2020 season — per the COVID-19 virus — as West Division champions.

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Trine’s just fine for Brancato


Randy Russon
By
March 16, 2020

Workhorse goalie Shane Brancato, a three-year veteran of the Soo Eagles and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has opted to play at the National Collegiate Athletic Association level for the Trine University Thunder effective the 2020-2021 season.

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NOJHL season officially over


Randy Russon
By
March 13, 2020

Via the commissioner’s office, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has confirmed the cancellation of the remainder of the 2019-2020 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

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NOJHL playoffs on hold


Randy Russon
By
March 12, 2020

Playoff activity in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is officially on hiatus, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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NOJHL playoff games PPD


Randy Russon
By
March 12, 2020

Tonight’s scheduled playoff games in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have been postponed, Hockey News North has been advised.

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Rock limits Lumberjacks


Randy Russon
By
March 12, 2020

The semi-final playoffs are underway in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. And the Timmins Rock limited the reigning NOJHL champion Hearst Lumberjacks to a mere 14 shots on goal en route to a 5-2 win in the opening game of the best-of-seven, East Division series.

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RBC has top management


Randy Russon
By
March 11, 2020

Winning, it has been duly noted, starts at the top. And that notion relates well to the Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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The very best of the NOJHL


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 11, 2020

We have the envelopes. The 12-member Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has confirmed a lengthy list of award winners for the 2019-2020 regular season.

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Crunch, Voodoos playoff slate


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 9, 2020

Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has confirmed dates and times for the East Division semi-final series between no. 4 seed Cochrane Crunch and no. 1 seed Powassan Voodoos.

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Soo Eagles, RBC playoff slate


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
March 8, 2020

Having upended the no. 5 seed Espanola Express in the first round of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoffs, no. 4 seed Soo Eagles will take on no. 1 seed Rayside Balfour Canadians in a West Division semi-final series.

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Eagles shut down Express


Randy Russon
By
March 7, 2020

Espanola Express is closed for the season. Visiting Soo Eagles edged the Express 2-1 on Friday to take the best-of-three, preliminary-round, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff series in two straight games.

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Eagles fly high over Express


Randy Russon
By
March 5, 2020

For more than 28 minutes, the visiting Espanola Express stayed on track with the Soo Eagles in Wednesday’s opening game of the best-of-three, preliminary-round, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoff series.

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Soo crew in SE-EE series


Randy Russon
By
March 4, 2020

Twin Soo players — four of them — dot the rosters of the Soo Eagles and Espanola Express as the two teams face off in a best-of-three, Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, preliminary-round playoff series.

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NOJHL playoffs are here


Randy Russon
By
March 3, 2020

There is little room for error in a best-of-three series. And in what are seen as closely-matched, preliminary-round playoff sets, it will be the Soo Eagles taking on the Espanola Express in the West Division and the Cochrane Crunch facing off with the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in the East Division as the post season in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League begins this week.

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Feeling good on the Express


Randy Russon
By
March 2, 2020

A grit and grind crew that does not push the stop button, the Espanola Express has made it to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League playoffs for the first time since its debut season, which was the 2015-2016 campaign.

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Express awaits Delarosbil


Randy Russon
By
February 27, 2020

A reinforcement is poised to rejoin the Espanola Express in time for its Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League preliminary-round playoff series against the Soo Eagles.

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CCHL sale has NOJHL touch


Randy Russon
By
February 25, 2020

Commissioner Kevin Abrams of the Central Canada Hockey League has confirmed the sale and transfer of the Kanata Lasers. And Ryan Leonard of the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is part of the transaction which will see Kanata relocate to Renfrew effective the 2020-2021 season.

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Soo Eagles v. Espanola Express


Randy Russon
By
February 24, 2020

This is the final week of regular season play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. But looking ahead to next week, we already know that it will be no. 4 seed Soo Eagles facing off against no. 5 seed Espanola Express in a best-of-three, West Division, preliminary-round playoff series.

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RBC and the super heroes


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 23, 2020

Rayside Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League are teaming up with a group called the Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer to help raise funds for area families in need of financial assistance as their kids battle the disease.

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Rock solid between the pipes


Randy Russon
By
February 20, 2020

As the Timmins Rock pursues first place in the overall standings of the 12-team Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the net worth of coach Corey Beer’s goalie tandem really stands out.

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Hard work on the Express


Randy Russon
By
February 19, 2020

Brennen Martel is not known as a lamp lighter. He tallied just five goals in 32 games with the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League in 2018-2019 and has dented the twine three times in 31 outings with the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League thus far in 2019-2020.

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Sault boy on the Express


Randy Russon
By
February 13, 2020

Hard-working Cole Delarosbil has been a positive presence as a rookie forward with the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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