NOJHL announces Timmins – French River series schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the game schedule for its East Division playoff match-up between the Timmins Rock and French River Rapids.

Featuring all 7 p.m. starts in the best-of-seven series, it will commence Friday at McIntyre Arena in Timmins.

The Rock will also host Game 2, which goes Saturday.

Shifting to Noelville Arena, Game 3 and 4 are slotted for Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28.

If a Game 5 is required, it goes Thursday, March 30 at “The Mac.”

Play will then return to French River for Game 6, if necessary, on Saturday, April 1.

McIntyre Arena in Timmins would then be the site for Game 7, on Monday, April 3, if the series goes the distance.

The winner will meet either the Hearst Lumberjacks or Powassan Voodooos in the league’s East Division final.

All NOJHL playoff games will be streamed live online, and on demand, via

NOJHL East Division semifinal
Timmins Rock vs. French River Rapids
Best-of-seven series

Game 1: Friday, March 24 @ Timmins 7 p.m. (McIntyre Arena)

Game 2: Saturday, March 25 @ Timmins 7 p.m. (McIntyre Arena)
Game 3: Monday, March 27 @ French River 7 p.m. (Noelville Arena)
Game 4: Tuesday, March 28 @ French River 7 p.m. (Noelville Arena)
Game 5*: Thursday, March 30 @ Timmins 7 p.m. (McIntyre Arena)
Game 6*: Saturday, April 1 @ French River 7 p.m. (Noelville Arena)
Game 7*: Monday, April 3 @ Timmins 7 p.m. (McIntyre Arena)
*-if necessary

Photo credit: Thomas Perry / Timmins Daily Press