NOJHL playoff matchups set
March 8, 2014
First round of the playoffs will get underway in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League next week and the matchups have been determined.
First-place Soo Thunderbirds will face eighth-place Blind River Beavers, second-place Kirkland Lake Gold Miners will meet seventh-place North Bay Trappers, third-place Espanola Rivermen will take on sixth-place Sudbury Nickel Barons and it will be the fourth-place Abitibi Eskimos versus the fifth-place Elliot Lake Bobcats.
All are best-of-seven series.
The NOJHL regular season concludes this weekend.
Soo Thunderbirds are home to Sudbury tonight at 7:30 and Elliot Lake on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Both games are slated for the Essar Centre.