NOJHL names its 2022-23 award recipients

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Wednesday named its award winners for the 2022-23 season. Collecting the NOJHL’s top individual honour, as the recipient of the Carlo Cattarello Trophy, emblematic as the league’s Most Valuable Player is Timmins Rock captain Nicolas Pigeon, who also claimed the Jimmy Connors Memorial Trophy as the […]

NOJHL: By the Numbers

SUDBURY, Ont. – Despite the premature end to the 2019-20 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League campaign, teams and players contributed some solid statistics during the season. Here’s a look at some of them; By the Numbers: 0: As in goals allowed during a game. Timmins’ netminder Tyler Masternak did that eight times during the season […]

Okotoks, Alta., Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) to host 2019 CJHL Prospects Game

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the National Hockey League and Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Okotoks, Alta., has been selected as the host city for the 14th annual CJHL Prospects Game, which will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. MT at Pason Centennial Arena, home […]

NOJHL Commitment Tracker

SUDBURY, Ont. – Players in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League from the 2017-18 season continue to make commitments to move on to the next level as well as further their education for the upcoming campaign. The following is an updated list of those in the league this season who have recently or previously committed […]

NOJHL releases its 2017-18 regular season schedule

NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE NOJHL MEDIA UPDATE Release Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 NOJHL releases its 2017-18 regular season schedule SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its regular season schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 campaign. A total of 336 regular season contests will be held throughout the campaign with game […]

Bassin welcomes challenge with Rapids

By Ben Leeson, Sudbury Star Wednesday, April 26, 2017 7:37:10 EDT PM Sherry Bassin came east for work, but hockey followed him. Before becoming the legendary junior hockey executive who turned three OHL franchises into champions and built a pair of gold medal-winning world junior teams, Bassin grew up in the small town of Semans, […]

Big news out of French River

By Randy Russon French River Rapids of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have confirmed a revamping of the two-year old franchise with the appointment of Sherry Bassin as senior director of hockey operations and Ken Strong as head coach. The 77-year old Bassin has a link to the Ontario Hockey League that dates […]

NOJHL announces playoff format

NOJHL NETWORK MEDIA UPDATE Release Date: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 NOJHL announces playoff format SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday the format for the upcoming NOJHL playoffs and the quest for the Copeland Cup-McNamara Trophy. Among the 12 league member clubs, the top five in each of the NOJHL’s East […]

Interview with the Sudbury Star

When the French River Rapids open the NOJHL season at home on Sept. 11, it’ll be a homecoming for a local hockey hero. “It’ll probably be no different than my first game ever playing in the NHL,” said former big-leaguer Moe Mantha, Jr., who will serve as the Rapids’ general manager and head coach. “(I) […]