Espanola raids Rayside


Randy Russon
By
July 13, 2018

Espanola Express has ruffled the rivalry with the Rayside Balfour Canadians by raiding its Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League neighbours of an associate coach, assistant coach, equipment manager and trainer. …[read more]

Rayside to Cochrane


Randy Russon
By
July 13, 2018

Cochrane Crunch has acquired 1999 birth year forward Baldino Aiello from the Rayside Balfour Canadians in a cash exchange, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

New settlers hit the Rapids


Randy Russon
By
July 12, 2018

The off-season recruitment of youthful players to French River continues for the Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Khull boys to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
July 6, 2018

Forwards Max Khull and Steven Khull are both moving on from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

NOJHL to CFL


Randy Russon
By
July 3, 2018

Donnie Bruni, a former Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League goalie with the Blind River Beavers, is moving up in the Canadian Football League business world. …[read more]

Rapids sign Wolves pick


Randy Russon
By
June 29, 2018

Speedy centre Ryan Smith, an 11th round pick of the Sudbury Wolves at the 2018 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft, has signed with the French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Thunderbirds to Cougars


Randy Russon
By
June 27, 2018

Mark Tassone is moving on from three successful seasons with the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to play for the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

OHF honours NOJHL boss


Randy Russon
By
June 27, 2018

Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League commissioner Robert Mazzuca has been recognized by the Ontario Hockey Federation for his volunteer service. …[read more]

Rowe to Sault College


Randy Russon
By
June 22, 2018

Sault College Cougars of the Division 3, American Collegiate Hockey Association have confirmed the commitment of local product Austin Rowe ahead of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Love the NOJHL rivalries


Randy Russon
By
June 18, 2018

Geographically, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League map extends over 400 miles from Sault Ste. Marie in the west end to Cochrane on the east side. In between, there are rivalries aplenty along the rugged highways of the Canadian Shield. …[read more]

Flying with the Eagles


Randy Russon
By
June 16, 2018

Soo Eagles have defined the state of being active since the 2017-2018 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season ended for them in the seventh and deciding game of the West Division semi-finals. …[read more]

KL knocks on Wood


Randy Russon
By
June 14, 2018

Ryan Wood will be returning to the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for a second season as coach and general manager, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

T-Birds to St. Catharines


Randy Russon
By
June 12, 2018

High scoring forwards Nick Smith and Noah Solinger are poised to move on from the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the St. Catharines Falcons of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

T-Birds sign local trio


Randy Russon
By
June 12, 2018

Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed three players, team officials have confirmed. …[read more]

Rayside to St. George


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 12, 2018

Taking advantage of the extra year of eligibility that is allowed by the Greater Metro Hockey League, Matt Neault has signed with the St. George Ravens, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Eagles score hat trick


Randy Russon
By
June 11, 2018

Soo Eagles have already scored three times on their arch-rival Soo Thunderbirds and the 2018-2019 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season has yet to begin. …[read more]

Eagles sign Soo trio


Randy Russon
By
June 10, 2018

Michigan Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have inked three forwards from the Canadian side of the International Bridge at Sault Ste. Marie. …[read more]

Majors to Rock


Randy Russon
By
June 8, 2018

Timmins to Timmins. Riley Brousseau is moving up from the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League to the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

RBC banks new asset


Randy Russon
By
June 7, 2018

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed right winger Eric Eschweiler away from the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Express makes right turn


Randy Russon
By
June 6, 2018

Espanola Express has made the right move with the hiring of Dave Clancy as head coach, the president and general manager of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team told Hockey News North. …[read more]

Clancy hops the Express


Randy Russon
By
June 5, 2018

Veteran coach, general manager and scout Dave Clancy is returning to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League as the new bench boss of the Espanola Express, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Hunter hits the Rapids


Randy Russon
By
June 5, 2018

French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed 2002 birth year forward Hunter Brazier from the Sudbury Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Several Rayside signings


Randy Russon
By
June 1, 2018

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have ushered in the month of June by securing a number of new player signings ahead of the 2018-2019 season. …[read more]

Holmes staying home


Randy Russon
By
May 31, 2018

Austin Holmes, who led the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League in scoring for the 2017-2018 season, has opted to remain at home and play for the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in 2018-2019. …[read more]

Summer breeze up north


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2018

Winds of summer are shifting through the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. As in winds of change from one season to another. …[read more]

Palmerio defines character


Randy Russon
By
May 23, 2018

Heart. Soul. Character. Passion. They are just four of the many positive words than can be used relative to graduated Soo Eagles captain Jake Palmerio. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Johnstown


Randy Russon
By
May 22, 2018

Assistant coach Nick Perri is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for a similar position with the Johnstown Tomahawks of the North American Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Soo Eagles hire new coach


Randy Russon
By
May 6, 2018

Doug Laprade, who was part of National Collegiate Athletic Association championship teams as both a player and assistant coach with the Lake Superior State Lakers, is the new head coach of the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

New coach in French River


Randy Russon
By
May 2, 2018

French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have hired former Ontario Hockey League defenseman Shawn Frappier as their new head coach, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Cicchello has OHL invites


Randy Russon
By
May 2, 2018

Defenseman Tristan Cicchello, fresh from an eye-catching rookie season with Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, will have ample opportunity to showcase himself at upcoming Ontario Hockey League tryout camps. …[read more]

Capy out as Eagles coach


Randy Russon
By
May 1, 2018

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have made a change at the head coach position, Hockey News North has confirmed. …[read more]

Crunch time for Lenny


Randy Russon
By
April 25, 2018

He adds a lot of colour to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. He can be funny, frantic and furious all in one. He is a man of his word — and a man of many words. And in his fourth season with the Cochrane Crunch since bringing junior hockey to the northeastern Ontario town of about 5,000 residents, Ryan Leonard is an NOJHL champion. …[read more]

Scouts on Beaver dam


Randy Russon
By
April 24, 2018

Good teams have good scouts. Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League are a good team. And they have added more good scouts. …[read more]

Crunch a punch away


Randy Russon
By
April 23, 2018

Cochrane Crunch is one click away from punching its ticket into the Dudley Hewitt Cup, Central Canada championships. …[read more]