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NOJHL releases its 2021-22 regular season schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday its 2021-22 regular season schedule with the 336-game slate currently set to commence on Thursday, September 16. Of note however, all of the scheduled dates remain tentative, pending approval on a return to play from provincial, regional and municipal health authorities as it relates […]

Northern Health Units Partner with NOJHL for “Vaccine Playoffs”

TIMMINS, Ont. — The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) is teaming up with five northern health units to host a friendly “Vaccine Playoff” competition amongst teams. The goal of the competition is to encourage youth and all eligible hockey fans to get their COVID-19 vaccination. Team vaccination rates will be posted starting Wednesday, July […]

Rapids well underway in building NOJHL entry for 2021-22

French River Rapids head coach Paul Frustaglio speaks to his players during first-period NOJHL action against the Espanola Express at Noelville Community Centre on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Knowing that September can creep up quickly, Paul Frustaglio has set to work early in preparing the French River Rapids for […]

NOJHL announces plans for 2021-22 season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its plans for the upcoming 2021-22 season. All of the dates remain tentative however, pending approval on a return to play from provincial, regional and municipal health authorities as it relates to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. The NOJHL expects to have a 56-game regular […]

NOJHL partners with InStat

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that they have entered into a partnership for the 2021-22 season, with InStat, a statistical analysis and video scouting company. The InStat platform is currently used by hockey leagues, federations and organizations world wide. It has proven to be a vital tool for coaches, […]

Mazzuca named CJHL’s Chairman of the Board

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Friday its Executive Committee for the 2021-22 season. Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) has been appointed CJHL Chairman of the Board for the upcoming campaign while Marty Savoy (OJHL) and Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL) will serve as Vice-Chairs. Continuing his role on the CJHL executive committee, as treasurer, […]

Estevan Bruins (SJHL) to host 2022 Centennial Cup

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the February cancellation of all spring 2021 events, Hockey Canada has announced the new host cities for its three spring 2022 national championships – the Esso Cup, TELUS Cup and Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons. The Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, will head to Estevan, Sask., in 2022, marking […]

COVID-19 restrictions cause season cancellations by Espanola, French River, Rayside-Balfour

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in the Greater Sudbury area, the Espanola Express, French River Rapids and Rayside-Balfour Canadians have all made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of their respective seasons, effective immediately. This news comes in lieu of the recent […]