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Powassan’s “JJ” seeking players for Nipissing U. study

2019-20 NOJHL players invited to complete survey View additional study details here In pursuit of his Master of Science in Kinesiology Degree from Nipissing University, Johnson is presently heading up a project where researchers at the North Bay, Ont.-based school are conducting a study investigating mouthguard and throat protector compliance of Junior ‘A’ hockey players […]

Wildcats Take Leave of Absence for 2020/21 Season

Elliot Lake Wildcats NEWS RELEASE May 8, 2020 – For Immediate Release Elliot Lake: The Elliot Lake Wildcats announced today that they have taken a Leave of Absence from the Northern Ontario Juniour Hockey League (NOJHL) for the 2020/2021 season due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Club President Len Kutchaw stated “This was […]

HOCKEY CANADA STATEMENT ON RETURN TO HOCKEY IN CANADA

CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, but […]

A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest. With that in mind, CJHL President Brent Ladds […]

NOJHL mourns passing of alumnus Quinn Robelle

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League is mourning the loss of one of its own following the passing of Quinn Robelle at just 23 years of age. Robelle passed away peacefully Thursday following a courageous battle with health issues. He spent two seasons in the NOJHL while suiting up on defence for […]

NOJHL by the Numbers: A 5-year window

SUDBURY, Ont. – The past five seasons has provided plenty of on-ice excellence in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The NOJHL has compiled some totals from this five-year window that highlights some of its elite skaters, goaltenders and clubs during this span. POINT PRODUCTION: In terms of offensive production during the past half-decade, the […]

Remembering the Humboldt Broncos

  Thoughts still entrenched with those affected by the tragedy of April 6, 2018 CALGARY, Alta. – The early evening of Friday, April 6, 2018 was a time that changed all of us forever. It has now been two years since the devastating tragedy shocked the Humboldt Broncos, their families, loved ones, the community of […]

NOJHL: Commitment Tracker

SUDBURY, Ont. – As players ponder what comes next in their respective careers, a number of those in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League have earned an opportunity to compete at the next level through their excellence on the ice. Here’s a look at the current NOJHL commitment tracker of where players are off to […]

The 2019-20 season sees 777 CJHL alumni play NCAA D-III hockey

CALGARY, Alta. – The 2019-20 season once again saw the Canadian Junior Hockey League well represented in the NCAA Division III ranks. Overall, a total of 777 CJHL alumni attended schools and played for NCAA D-III programs across the U.S. during the campaign. Each of the 10 leagues that comprise the CJHL all featured multiple […]

NOJHL announces cancellation for remainder of the 2019-20 season

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that the remainder of the 2019-20 season has been cancelled, due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. This includes the rest of the NOJHL playoffs, the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Region event and the Centennial Cup, Canadian National Jr. A Championship. “The NOJHL fully supports […]