Paper Kings make the news


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September 28, 2022

An Espanola team in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has not had a full winning season since the Rivermen of 2013-2014 posted a record of 32-23-1 and made it through two rounds of the playoffs.

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Disano has dizzy numbers


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September 24, 2022

Gavin Disano stands in at a mere 5-foot-9. But the 2003 birth year goalie has stood tall for the Blind River Beavers through his first three starts of the 2022-2023 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular season.

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Early in the NOJHL season


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September 20, 2022

Here and there through two weekends of play on the 2022-2023 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular season schedule:

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Soo, Timmins make a trade


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September 19, 2022

A pair of 2003 birth year skaters have been exchanged in a one-for-one transaction between the Soo Thunderbirds and Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Paper Kings roll past Sudbury


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September 16, 2022

Game 1 of the remade Espanola Paper Kings/Sudbury Cubs rivalry has gone to the underdogs. Working overtime, Espanola left Sudbury on Thursday with a 4-3 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League triumph.

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Rekindling a rivalry


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September 15, 2022

It is a junior A hockey contention that dates back to the 1962-1963 season when the Espanola Eagles and Sudbury Cub Wolves faced off in a six member league that also included the Soo Greyhounds, Soo Realtors, North Bay Trappers and Garson Falconbridge Native Sons. Sixty years later, the rivalry between towns 45 miles apart is a remake featuring the Espanola Paper Kings and Sudbury Cubs.

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Rock star Harroun in tune


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September 14, 2022

Prize acquisition Brady Harroun continues to be an early season sensation for the Timmins Rock. Harroun scored twice on Tuesday as Timmins trimmed the Hearst Lumberjacks 5-1 to remain unbeaten in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League standings.

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One for the Red Wings


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September 14, 2022

All six teams in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League are now in the win column. Elliot Lake Red Wings put their first ‘W’ of the season on the board on Tuesday with an 8-4 drubbing of the defending champion Soo Thunderbirds.

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Soo boy signs with Sarnia


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September 13, 2022

Tyson Doucette

Tyson Doucette, a late developing forward who has grown seven inches in height over the past three years, has signed with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League as an undrafted free agent.

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Crunch time, at last


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September 11, 2022

Cameron Frost

It was on October 15 of 2021 when the Cochrane Crunch upended the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners by a 2-1 score. It would be the last time that Cochrane would win a game in the 2021-2022 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season.

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Two Wolves in Espanola


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September 10, 2022

Espanola Paper Kings of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League have formally certified their affiliation agreement with the assignment of a pair of 2006 birth year prospects.

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NOJHL face-off forecast


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September 8, 2022

Who will win the showdown in the wild West? Who will be the beast and who will be the least of the East? The Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has come on the scene for the 2022-2023 term.

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Another Miner in Timmins


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September 7, 2022

Lucas Piekarczyk

Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has added a fourth key member from the reigning Superior International Jr. Hockey League champion Red Lake Miners via trade, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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The return of Oliver Smith


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September 7, 2022

Oliver Smith

Who says you can’t go home again? Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have added a 19-year old left winger who has already proven himself at the Ontario Hockey League level.

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A win for the Walleye


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September 4, 2022

Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League shook off a pair of narrow losses to the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to take the third match of a three game inter league exhibition set today at NorWest Arena in Thunder Bay.

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Fiddes finds the net


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September 4, 2022

Brian Fiddes

Veteran Brian Fiddes netted three goals to spark the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to a 5-3 victory over the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League in an inter league exhibition match on Saturday at NorWest Arena in Thunder Bay.

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Eagles nip Walleye


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September 3, 2022

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League soared back from a two-goal third period deficit to defeat the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League 3-2 in inter league exhibition play on Friday at NorWest Arena in Thunder Bay.

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Wolves sign Soo boy


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September 2, 2022

Devin Mauro

Devin Mauro has overcome the odds as a former 11th round draft pick. The 18-year old Sault Ste. Marie product has signed an Ontario Hockey League contract with the Sudbury Wolves.

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Leading the way in EL


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September 1, 2022

Kaden Laverdiere

Elliot Lake Red Wings of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have established a leadership group of six players.

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NOJHL opinion, outlook


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August 31, 2022

Goalie Jake Marois has signed up to play for the Espanola Paper Kings.

For puck sakes. The 2022-2023 version of regular season play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League is scheduled to get underway next week. And here we are with a point of view perspective on the 12 teams of the NOJHL.

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Six Cubs at OHL camps


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August 31, 2022

Billy Biedermann

A half dozen projected members of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League’s Sudbury Cubs are at training camp sites of a number of Ontario Hockey League teams this week.

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Birds are Reddy in net


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August 30, 2022

Zach Reddy

Soo Thunderbirds have obtained 2003 birth year goalie Zach Reddy from the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League cash exchange.

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Paper Kings and Wolves


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August 27, 2022

A small market Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team has managed to secure an affiliation alliance with a nearby member of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Dual role for Dave Clancy


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August 27, 2022

Dave Clancy

Good guy Dave Clancy now has more responsibility connected to his association with the Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Soo Eagles bolster blue line


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August 25, 2022

Joey Woldt

Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have added some experienced depth to their defence position with the acquisition of Joey Woldt.

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Red Lake to Elliot Lake


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August 16, 2022

Kiev Kineshanko

Yet another 20-year old member of the reigning Superior International Jr. Hockey League champion Red Lake Miners is ticketed for the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Bourret is for the Birds


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August 16, 2022

Kolton Bourret

Reigning Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League champion Soo Thunderbirds have signed a rookie goalie from Thunder Bay via North Bay.

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Hustle, bustle of the NOJHL


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August 15, 2022

It will take a lot for the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to measure up to the drama and production of the 2021-2022 season. Having said that, there is estimation and computation that could have the NOJHL on track for similar adventure and elation in 2022-2023.

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Paper Kings roll in a goalie


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August 12, 2022

Jake Marois

Espanola Paper Kings — formerly the Espanola Express — have stayed in the neighbourhood to acquire an experienced goalie ahead of the 2022-2023 Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League season.

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Net of the Eagles nest


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August 11, 2022

Logan Raffaele

The graduation to the college ranks of 20-year old goalies Gabe Rosek and Ryan Gilmore has left the Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League with a combination of fledgling puck stoppers.

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Soo Eagles v. Kam River


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August 9, 2022

It looms as an inter league prelude to the 2022-2023 regular season. As in, Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League are slated to face off in a three game set on Labour Day weekend.

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Smith moves up a rung


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August 8, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie product Jordan Smith will carry on with his ascent up the hockey coaching ladder at the next par of the game. The 36-year old Smith, who has advanced from head coach in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to associate coach in the Ontario Hockey League, is inching one step closer to the National Hockey League.

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Rock lands another Miner


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August 6, 2022

Kenyon Nyman

Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has traded for yet another high performance skater from the reigning Superior International Jr. Hockey League champion Red Lake Miners, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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New GM in Espanola


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August 6, 2022

As the Espanola Express has become the Espanola Paper Kings, the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team also has a new general manager.

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New moniker in Espanola


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August 5, 2022

Out with the Express. In with the Paper Kings. Espanola’s Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League team has a new name.

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Cubs get a Wolves draft pick


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August 2, 2022

North Bay product Marshall McCharles will continue his hockey development close to home. A 6-foot-1, 180 pound forward and 2022 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft pick of the Sudbury Wolves, McCharles has signed with the Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Building up the Express


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July 31, 2022

A second half swoon cost the Espanola Express a playoff position in 2021-2022. Espanola finished six points back of the Elliot Lake Red Wings for the fifth playoff spot in the West Division of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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North winds of junior hockey


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July 28, 2022

There are a mingle of 19 teams that compete within the ranks of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. In true north form, 11 are based in northeastern Ontario, six are situated in northwestern Ontario towns, one operates in northern Michigan and another is stationed in the north region of Wisconsin. All are working towards the looming 2022-2023 season with ranging measures of outlook and probability.

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Miners to the Rock


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July 27, 2022

This can be classified as a blockbuster deal. Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has acquired a high performance duo of 2002 birth year forwards from the reigning Superior International Jr. Hockey League champion Red Lake Miners in a cash exchange, Hockey News North has confirmed.

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Soo T-Birds to Soo Eagles


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July 25, 2022

Kenny Belanger

Call it a cross-border transaction. Soo Thunderbirds and Soo Eagles of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have made a player exchange.

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Dryden to Cochrane


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July 24, 2022

Tie Jacobs

Hulking defenseman Tie Jacobs is back in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League after part of a season in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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Rock on at the Cottage Cup


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July 23, 2022

Timmins Rock of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has been invited to be a part of a pre season tournament involving teams from the Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Central Canada Hockey League.

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Cochrane Crunch tryout camp


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July 21, 2022

Looking for a chance to play in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for the coming season? Cochrane Crunch of the NOJHL is hosting a one day tryout camp in August. See below for details.

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Newfoundland to Cochrane


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July 20, 2022

Cochrane Crunch of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League has reached out all the way to Canada’s east coast to sign a high scoring skater.

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Kam River to Kirkland Lake


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July 20, 2022

Dealing from strength at both the blue line position and potential overage players, the Kam River Fighting Walleye of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League has traded a 2002 birth year defenseman to the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Simmering story lines


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July 19, 2022

Once the 2022 calendar flips to September it will only be eight days into the month before the first puck is played and the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League regular season is underway. And a glance ahead has a choice number of readable story lines looming.

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Dunbar gets NHL look


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July 17, 2022

Sault Ste. Marie product Ty Dunbar received a look-see at the recent National Hockey League summer development camp of the Colorado Avalanche.

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Birds nest at Sault College


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July 16, 2022

Russell Oldham

Yet another Soo Thunderbirds grad will be a part of the men’s hockey program at Sault College when the Cougars take to the ice for the 2022-2023 season.

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Wisconsin to the Soo


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July 15, 2022

Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have added experienced depth to their forward lines with the acquisition of Ryan Blackburn from the Wisconsin Lumberjacks of the Superior International Jr. Hockey League.

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Adding punch to the Crunch


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July 15, 2022

What he may lack in size he makes up for with grit and grind and heart and hustle and the dogged determination of a relentless pest.

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NOJHL to QMJHL


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July 6, 2022

Mason Chitaroni

A pair of 2004 birth year stalwarts are moving up from teams in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League.

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Powassan to Flint


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July 5, 2022

Hulking forward Alex Bradshaw has signed with the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League following a productive season with the Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Dmytruk and the Express


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July 3, 2022

He has played the game at the junior A, major junior, Canadian university, minor pro and European pro levels and also has ample coaching experience. And now, Rob Dmytruk is offering his considerable knowledge to the Espanola Express of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.

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Off season movement


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July 2, 2022

There has been measurable, observable activity since the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League officially re-opened for business on June 1 ahead of the 2022-2023 season.

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Marc Lafleur to the Q


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June 30, 2022

Championship coach Marc Lafleur is moving up from the Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League to the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Jr. Hockey League.

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Nolan Newton of the North


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June 29, 2022

Nolan Newton

Sudbury Cubs of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have stayed in their own back yard to sign the 2021-2022 Northern Ontario Hockey Association player of the year. He is 2006 birth year forward Nolan Newton, who was a fifth round pick of the Barrie Colts at the 2022 Ontario Hockey League priority selections draft from the Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.

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