Phil Caron a free-agent find


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September 19, 2017

From the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Ontario Hockey League. And as an un-drafted, under-sized defenseman no less. …[read more]

Hockey + weather = bonus


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September 18, 2017

Does it get any better than this? If you are into various levels of hockey, warm weather and happen to live in Sault Ste. Marie, this is a good time of the year. …[read more]

Blind River remains unbeaten


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September 16, 2017

Steven Khull put the puck in the net two minutes and 22 seconds into overtime as the visiting Blind River Beavers edged the Soo Thunderbirds 4-3 in a fast-paced, well-played Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League match on Friday night. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to NHL ref prospect


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September 14, 2017

Former Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League defenseman Alec Austin is on the cusp of becoming a National Hockey League referee. …[read more]

Back in Rayside-Balfour


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September 14, 2017

1997 birth year forward Tristan Simm is back with the Rayside-Balfour Canadians for a third season in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

NOJHL season underway


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September 12, 2017

There were some good opening night crowds. There were some good starts for players, coaches and teams alike. The 2017-2018 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season is underway. …[read more]

Opening week in the NOJHL


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September 6, 2017

First pucks drop on a number of Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League rinks this week as regular-season play begins in the 12-member loop. …[read more]

Rayside set for start of season


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September 5, 2017

As Rayside-Balfour Canadians will take to the ice for the start of the 2017-2018 regular season on Thursday night, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team has a late commitment from a rookie forward. …[read more]

Spirit sends Baber to T-Birds


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September 3, 2017

Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League has assigned recently-signed 2001 birth-year forward Camaryn Baber to the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Rayside to Charlottetown


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August 31, 2017

1999 birth-year forward Cayse Ton is moving on from the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Trecroce to Sault College


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August 29, 2017

Nick Trecroce has had a change of plans. Instead of moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Division 3, National Collegiate Athletic Association Morrisville State College Mustangs, Trecroce has opted for the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

RBC deals Saginaw goalie


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August 29, 2017

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have traded the rights of 2000 birth-year goalie Cameron Lamour to the Chatham Maroons of the Greater Ontario Jr. Hockey League. Lamour was a third-round pick of the Saginaw Spirit at the 2016 Ontario Hockey League draft. …[read more]

Espanola via Sudbury minors


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August 27, 2017

Mark these down as a pair of high-end commitments. Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has signed a dandy duo of 2001 birth-skaters who played for the Sudbury Wolves of the Great North Midget Hockey League last season. …[read more]

Soo T-Birds sign Cicchello


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August 23, 2017

Tristano Cicchello, a 2001 birth year defenseman who starred for the Soo Greyhounds of the Great North Midget Hockey League last season, has signed with the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Northern breeze


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August 22, 2017

Holding steady with 12 teams and two divisions, they are taking to the practice ice preparatory to another Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season. …[read more]

Big coup for Sault College


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August 21, 2017

Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association have landed one of the better defensemen from the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Express check-in via St. Louis


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August 20, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey has signed 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward Logan Fennema from the St. Louis Jr. Blues of the North American 3 Hockey League. …[read more]

Snow in Rayside-Balfour


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August 19, 2017

Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed 1999 birth-year defenseman Zach Snow, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Espanola Express via Tri City


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August 13, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has signed 1999 birth-year forward Tyler Bourassa from the Tri City Hawks of the United States Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

Big Jace hops the Express


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August 8, 2017

Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has gone big to sign 6-foot-4, 215-pound defenceman Jace Pitawanakwat. …[read more]

Soo Eagles add old scout


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August 4, 2017

Seasoned scout Charly Murray has joined the staff of the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Sault College via Blind River


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August 4, 2017

There is a multiple player connection between the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Sault College Cougars of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. …[read more]

Polar Bear Classic coming up


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August 3, 2017

Hosted by the Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the second annual Polar Bear Classic will be an expansion of the first, with a midget division added. …[read more]

Morrisville State via Soo Eagles


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August 1, 2017

Smart, skilled, rough-and-tumble defenseman Nick Trecroce is moving up from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Morrisville State College Mustangs. …[read more]

GNMHL, NOJHL as partners


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July 27, 2017

As the Great North Midget Hockey League looks for a new commissioner to replace the resigned Bob MacLean, here is hoping it leads to a firm alliance and partnership with the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. …[read more]

Memories of Michael Doan


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July 23, 2017

Death is part of life. We are born. We live. We die. And while all of us are born to eventually die, some leave sooner than others. …[read more]

Loft lands in French River


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July 23, 2017

French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have reeled in 6-foot-2, 200-pound defender Connor Loft by way of the Mississauga Reps of the AAA midget Greater Toronto Hockey League. …[read more]

Soo Eagles to Lawrence U


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July 21, 2017

Steady defender Matt Meininger is moving on from the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League via commitment to the Lawrence University Vikings. …[read more]

New bunch for the Crunch


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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
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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]