New bunch for the Crunch


Randy Russon
By
July 20, 2017

A trio of newcomers has signed on with the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, coach-general manager Ryan Leonard has confirmed to HockeyNewsNorth.com. …[read more]

Kapuskasing to Hearst


Randy Russon
By
July 18, 2017

1999 birth-year goalie Nicholas Dube has signed with the Hearst Lumberjacks of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League via the Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Rest in peace, Michael Doan


Randy Russon
By
July 16, 2017

This is a heart-breaker to report. Family and friends are mourning the tragic passing of former high school, junior, college and minor pro goalie Michael Doan. …[read more]

New Liskeard to French River


Randy Russon
By
July 15, 2017

He had a 15-game taste of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in 2016-2017 and now Spencer Dupuis is ready to make the full-time jump to it from the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Home grown coach in KL


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 11, 2017

Ryan Wood, hired earlier this off season as the new coach and general manager of the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners, has confirmed that Doug Bolger will return to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team as an assistant coach. …[read more]

Soo boy returning to Eagles


Randy Russon
By
July 8, 2017

Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. resident Jake Palmerio will head back across the St. Mary’s River to play a third season with the Michigan Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Solid as a Rock in Timmins


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 8, 2017

1999 birth year defenseman Shawn Sloan has joined the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League after a season at the Central Canada Hockey League 2 level. …[read more]

New coach for Soo T-Birds


Randy Russon
By
July 7, 2017

Internationally acclaimed former player and coach John Parco will take over as the new bench boss of the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has learned. …[read more]

North Bay to Kirkland Lake


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
July 7, 2017

Hard-working forward Joe Whittet has parlayed three seasons with the North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget Hockey League into a signing by the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

NOJHL pipeline to the OHL


Randy Russon
By
July 6, 2017

As the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League develops its share of players for the Ontario Hockey League, it is also serving as a training ground for coaches. …[read more]

New job for Jordan Smith


Randy Russon
By
July 5, 2017

It’s a nice step up. Jordan Smith is moving on from coach-general manager of the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to associate coach of the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League. …[read more]

Mississauga to Powassan


Randy Russon
By
July 5, 2017

From the Greater Toronto Hockey League to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. Reigning NOJHL champion Powassan Voodoos have signed forward Harrison Israels, who played for the major midget Mississauga Senators of the GTHL in 2016-2017. …[read more]

Saxton is sweet on the Soo


Randy Russon
By
July 4, 2017

He has opportunities to play in the North American Hockey League but 1997 birth year forward Jake Saxton has opted to return to the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Summer breeze in the NOJHL


Randy Russon
By
July 3, 2017

It’s early July. The snow from last winter is long gone, even in Cochrane and Timmins. Following a spring cleanup that swept through the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, summer is here. …[read more]

Eagles add veteran d-man


Randy Russon
By
June 30, 2017

Owen Kipke, a seasoned defenseman with experience gained in the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Ontario Jr. Hockey League, has signed with the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Maltais moves up to Rayside


Randy Russon
By
June 30, 2017

Hard-nosed winger Brady Maltais is making the jump from the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League to the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Rayside gets blueline boost


Randy Russon
By
June 28, 2017

Defenseman Dawson Garcia has been obtained by the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League from the Ancaster Avalanche of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Thunder Bay to Powassan


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 27, 2017

Reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos have signed defenseman Rob McCollum from the Thunder Bay Kings major midgets. …[read more]

Nickel Capital Wolves to RBC


Randy Russon
By
June 26, 2017

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed 2000 birth-year goalie Matty Mayhew from the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Morrisville State


Randy Russon
By
June 21, 2017

High-scoring forward Roman Gaudet has parlayed parts of two seasons with the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League into a Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

Fort Erie to Powassan


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 21, 2017

Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have obtained 1998 birth year goalie Shayne Battler from the Fort Erie Meteors of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Beau and the Voodoos


Randy Russon
By
June 15, 2017

Move one good coach on. Move another good coach in. Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have moved quickly to replace head coach Scott Wray with the equally-reputable Beau Moyer. …[read more]

Wray to Battalion via Voodoos


Randy Russon
By
June 11, 2017

Scott Wray will be leaving his position as head coach of the reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos to join the North Bay Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League as an assistant coach, multiple sources have told HockeyNewsNorth.com. …[read more]

Soo Eagles hire video coach


Randy Russon
By
June 11, 2017

As hockey evolves in the statistical sense it is the off-ice preparation through video and analysis that has become a difference maker between winning and losing. …[read more]

Gooch, Peever and Beer


Randy Russon
By
June 7, 2017

As president, general manager and head coach, they represent the new age of the old mining town that houses the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Rayside signs four rookies


Randy Russon
By
June 6, 2017

Four young skaters — including a pair from the north — have signed with Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

New gig for Moe Mantha


Randy Russon
By
June 5, 2017

Moe Mantha, who has coached in the Ontario Hockey League and Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League among other stops, is returning to the North American Hockey League. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Chatham U


Randy Russon
By
June 1, 2017

Chris Lutz, a 1997 birth-year forward who put up 14 goals, 27 assists, 41 points in 65 games — regular season and playoffs included — for the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League in 2016-2017, has himself a National Collegiate Athletic Association commitment. …[read more]

Beer arrives in Timmins


Randy Russon
By
May 31, 2017

Corey Beer has been hired as the new head coach of the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, team president Ted Gooch has confirmed. …[read more]

Cain is an able manager


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

Never far away from the game that is his passion, one of the most successful general managers to ever operate within the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is working on a new gig, this time at the Great North Midget Hockey League level. …[read more]

From Beavers to Kangaroos


Randy Russon
By
May 28, 2017

Smooth, slick defenseman Cole Peck is taking his game from the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos effective the 2017-2018 season. …[read more]

Voodoos to Red Dragons


Randy Russon
By
May 26, 2017

Defenseman Justin Schebel is moving on from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Powassan Voodoos to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association level. …[read more]

Want to play for Timmins?


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 26, 2017

Looking to play junior hockey in a northern Ontario hotbed? Well, the Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is about to play host to a tryout camp. …[read more]

Begin back where he began


Randy Russon
By
May 24, 2017

Marc-Alain Bégin is returning to his hockey roots in more ways than one. Not only will the 25-year old Begin be an assistant coach for the man who tutored him in their hometown, he will be coaching in the league where he was a former scoring star. …[read more]