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NOJHL: By the Names

LEFT TO RIGHT: Paul Gagne, Marc-Alain Begin, Eddie Davey – 2010 NOJHL Champion Abitibi Eskimos SUDBURY, Ont. – While the old adage goes: “You play for the logo on the front of the jersey, not the name on the back,” the storied history of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has produced a plethora of […]

NOJHL January update

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday a number of key points relating to the potential re-start of the 2020-21 regular season. It is to be noted however, that the resumption of league play remains entirely based up upcoming rulings by the Province of Ontario and the respective regional public health […]

NOJHL: By the Numbers

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has reached the holiday break and while current COVID-19 lockdowns across Ontario makes it unsure when play will resume in 2021, plenty of accomplishments, past and present, are worth noting. Here’s a look at some of them via NOJHL: By the Numbers: 1: That’s where the […]

GALLERY: Express impress in road win over Rapids

FRENCH RIVER – Getting a goal and two assists from Devon Savignac helped propel the Espanola Express to a 6-1 triumph over the French River Rapids in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Saturday at the Noelville Community Centre. A harmless looking dump in helped Espanola open the scoring early in the contest when […]

Espanola earns road win in French River

FRENCH RIVER – The Espanola Express trio of Devon Savignac, James Eng and Bradley Brunet combined for 10 points to help lead them to a 7-4 victory over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Friday at the Noelville Community Centre. It was all Express in the opening 20 minutes as […]

GALLERY: 5-point outing for Chambers as Rapids derail Express

ESPANOLA – The French River Rapids got two goals apiece from Ty Chambers, Cooper Bowman and Levi Siau to help power them past the Espanola Express 8-2 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Sunday matinee at the Regional Recreation Complex. An early power play helped French River get on the board first when Chambers […]

GALLERY: Espanola hits the win column with 5-4 triumph over French River

ESPANOLA – James Eng tallied twice and dished out an assist to help power the Espanola Express to a 5-4 triumph over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Friday at the Regional Recreation Centre. The home side needed just nine seconds to kick things off offensively as Devon Savignac went […]

CJHL announces Standing Committees for 2020-21 campaign

CALGARY, Alta. — The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) has announced the formation of a number of committees for the 2020-21 season, to assist in the overall operation of the CJHL as well as its 10-member leagues and their 135 junior A clubs nationally. Guiding the CJHL for the 2020-21 campaign,  will be Chair of […]

NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forwards Quinton Hill (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Jack Tos (French River Rapids) as well as defenceman Brendan Boyce (Timmins Rock) have been named its initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week of the 2020-21 season. QUINTON HILL, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – Pacing Hearst […]

GALLERY: Rapids take 2nd straight in shootout vs. Express

FRENCH RIVER – A Jack Tos five-hole marker proved to be the only goal in the shootout as the French River Rapids prevailed with a 5-4 triumph over the Espanola Express in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Saturday night at the Noelville Community Centre. After also coming away victorious in extra shots Friday, French […]