Soo Eagles nab Nick Jameus


Randy Russon
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June 23, 2020

Free agent forward Nick Jameus has a new Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League home.

Nick Jameus

Hockey News North has confirmed that the Soo Eagles have committed to Jameus ahead of the 2020-2021 NOJHL season.

A Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native, Jameus spent the 2019-2020 season with the lowly Elliot Lake Wildcats.

Elliot Lake ceased operations following the 2019-2020 NOJHL season and all of its players became free agents.

And the 5-foot-7, 150 pound Jameus is one player that Eagles general manager Bruno Bragagnolo zeroed in on.

“We love his work ethic and skill level and (Eagles head coach) Doug (Laprade) and I think he will fit in well with our team,” Bragagnolo told Hockey News North.

Jameus is also known as a character individual.

As an NOJHL rookie last season, Jameus, who has a 2002 birth date, finished fourth in scoring on the Elliot Lake points chart. He totaled six goals, nine assists, 15 points in 51 regular season games on a Wildcats team that finished in last place overall with a record of 7-46-3.

Prior to his NOJHL rookie year, Jameus played two seasons in the Great North Midget Hockey League, suiting up for both the Soo Jr. Greyhounds and Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves.

Nick Jameus (right) as a member of the Elliot Lake Wildcats, in NOJHL action against the Soo Thunderbirds last season.

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