Hockey

Randy Russon: Early October in the NOJHL

It is in the vicinity of a month into the 2022-2023 regular season for the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League. So, let us take a team by team, alphabetical roundabout through the two divisions of the 12 member NOJHL. Noticeably, the West Division as a whole has been much stronger […]

Eagles soar past Rock

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Soo Eagles used a well-balanced offensive outburst Wednesday to lift them to a 5-1 decision over the Timmins Rock at the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Showcase being held at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Sault Ste. Marie got on the board first, seven and a half […]

Eagles victorious vs. Paper Kings

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Jack Mortson’s second goal of the game, coming on the power play, midway through the third period proved to be the difference maker as the Soo Eagles went on to defeat the Espanola Paper Kings 3-1 Sunday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee at the Regional […]

Soo Indians split in rematch with Oakland

Saturday, September 17, the Soo Indians met with the Oakland Jr Grizzlies for the second time in this very short season when they hosted the Grizzlies at the Taffy Abel Arena in Sault Ste Marie. The Indians are coming off a loss to the Grizzlies when they played them last […]

Eagles collect shutout of Red Wings

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Chase Tallaire tallied twice, while Logan Raffaele handled every shot fired his way to post his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout, as part of a 6-0 victory by the Soo Eagles over the Elliot Lake Red Wings Friday evening at Pullar Stadium. The hometown […]

Eagles clip Thunderbirds

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – A Chase Tallaire goal late in the first period proved to be the game-winner as the Soo Eagles went on to defeat the Soo Thunderbirds 4-1 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at John Rhodes Recreation Centre. It was the visiting Eagles who […]

Soo Indians drop first two games of 2022-23 season

The Soo Indians opened up their 2022-23 Midget AAA Hockey Season on September 3, 2022 at the Taffy Abel Arena hosting the Green Bay Bobcats. Being the first game, both teams were nervous and played a little slow in the opening period with neither team able to score. In the […]

NOJHL announces Showcase schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the game schedule for its upcoming Showcase, which goes October 4-5 at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. The two-day event will feature all 12 NOJHL member clubs taking part, with all dozen match-ups counting towards the regular […]

New name for Espanola’s NOJHL franchise

ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior A Hockey League’s Espanola franchise has announced a new team name for the start of the 2022-23 season, that will now see the club called, the Paper Kings. “Coming out COVID-19, we felt it was a right time for a fresh start and a […]

Soo Thunderbirds crowned NOJHL champions

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Captain Brock Santa Maria’s goal, 3:26 into overtime, lifted the Soo Thunderbirds to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks Thursday evening in the seventh and deciding game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy championship series at John Rhodes […]