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  • Cubs collect convincing win vs. Beavers

    Cubs collect convincing win vs. Beavers

    BLIND RIVER, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League front-running Greater Sudbury Cubs made a statement against their nearest divisional rival Saturday as they defeated the Blind River Beavers 5-1 at the Blind River Community Centre. It was all Greater Sudbury from the onset in the chippy affair as they tallied three times before […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Metivier posts shutout in NOJHL return as Cubs blank Crunch

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Metivier posts shutout in NOJHL return as Cubs blank Crunch

    Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Recently acquired Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Noah Metivier handled every attempt he faced Thursday night in his return to the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in backstopping his new club to a 2-0 triumph over the Cochrane Crunch Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • Cubs Continue Winning Ways

    Cubs Continue Winning Ways

    CUBS CONTINUE WINNING WAYS The Greater Sudbury Cubs continued their winning ways last week with a 5-4 victory over the Elliot Lake Red Wings and a 6-3 win over the Soo T-Birds. The victories gave the Cubs 40 points on the season with a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 2 OT defeats.  The […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs, Voodoos slotted in latest CJHL Top 20

    NOJHL’s Cubs, Voodoos slotted in latest CJHL Top 20

    TORONTO – The latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings are out and the No. 1 slot still belongs to the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL). In the listings, for the period ending November 20, the front-runners in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, maintain their unbeaten record in regulation time so far this season […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that goaltender Daniel Dirracolo (Powassan Voodoos) as well as forwards Tyler Patterson (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Pierson Sobush (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Nov. 20. DANIEL DIRRACOLO, (G) POWASSAN VOODOOS – In […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Thunderbirds

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Thunderbirds

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs broke a third-period tie with three unanswered goals to pull out a 6-3 decision over the Soo Thunderbirds Saturday at John Rhodes Community Centre. Play in a hard-fought first period saw neither side convert offensively as the clubs […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs rally past Red Wings in shootout

    GALLERY: Cubs rally past Red Wings in shootout

    Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Oliver Smith notched the lone effort in the shootout to lift the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-4 come from behind win over the Elliot Lake Red Wings in a back and forth Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • What is the World Jr. A Challenge?

    What is the World Jr. A Challenge?

    By Jonathan Yue, Hockey Canada CORNWALL, Ont. — The last time the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) was played, in December of 2019, a young goaltender stole the show, earning Most Valuable Player honours and backstopping Canada East to within an overtime goal of its first gold medal. A year later, Devon Levi was starring […]
  • Cubs; Beavers; Voodoos; Rock all recognized in latest in CJHL rankings

    Cubs; Beavers; Voodoos; Rock all recognized in latest in CJHL rankings

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have maintained their No. 1 spot in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday for the period ending Nov. 13. Having still yet to lose in regulation time so far this season in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Battlefords boasts a solid […]
  • Shanks strikes twice in 3rd as Cubs clip Paper Kings

    Shanks strikes twice in 3rd as Cubs clip Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – A pair of Cameron Shanks strikes in the third period lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-4 road victory over the Espanola Paper Kings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Sunday matinee at the Regional Recreation Complex. Needing less than two minutes to notch their NOJHL-leading 100th goal of the […]
  • GALLERY: Voodoos top Cubs for 8th consecutive victory

    GALLERY: Voodoos top Cubs for 8th consecutive victory

    Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The red-hot Powassan Voodoos saw Rhys Smetham open and conclude the scoring Thursday night to send them on their way to an eighth consecutive Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory, in a hard-fought 4-2 result versus the Greater Sudbury Cubs at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • Cubs 10th; Voodoos 20th; Beavers HM in CJHL rankings

    Cubs 10th; Voodoos 20th; Beavers HM in CJHL rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) stay slotted No. 1 nationally in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings announced Monday for the period concluding November 6. Even with having a game postponed Sunday due to a heavy snowfall across the province, the front-runners in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League […]
  • Andy Harkness appointed new CJHL President

    Andy Harkness appointed new CJHL President

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that Andy Harkness has been hired as its new CJHL President. Harkness comes with over 20 years of extensive leadership in the sports and entertainment industry as a Partner / Senior Vice-President, Sports Marketing for SDI Marketing out of Toronto, Ont.   With SDI, […]
  • GALLERY: Rock halt Cubs win streak at 8

    GALLERY: Rock halt Cubs win streak at 8

    TIMMINS, Ont. – A Nicholas Frederick marker with just over three minutes remaining in regulation was the game-winner as the Timmins Rock skated to a 5-4 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee Sunday at McIntyre Arena. Also scoring first, Timmins came into the Greater Sudbury zone and […]
  • Greater Sudbury grinds out 3-0 win in Cochrane

    Greater Sudbury grinds out 3-0 win in Cochrane

    COCHRANE, Ont. – Breaking a scoreless game with a pair of late second period goals helped send the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to an eventual 3-0 triumph over the Conrane Crunch Saturday at Tim Horton Event Centre. Action in the opening 20 minutes saw front-running Greater Sudbury hold […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs win 7th straight with triumph over Lumberjacks

    GALLERY: Cubs win 7th straight with triumph over Lumberjacks

    Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – Rolling right along, the Greater Sudbury Cubs collected their seventh Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory in succession Friday by defeating the Hearst Lumberjacks 2-1 in a hard-fought meeting at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. A tightly-contested opening 20 minutes went scoreless, much in part due to the efforts […]
  • NOJHL names its Players of the Month for October

    NOJHL names its Players of the Month for October

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Billy Biedermann (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Kenyon Nyman (Timmins Rock); Noah Beaulne (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Jackson Truchan (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for October. FORWARD OF THE MONTH: BILLY BIEDERMANN, (F) GREATER SUDBURY […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs 11th in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs 11th in latest CJHL rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday the latest edition of its Top 20 Rankings, which concluded for the period ending October 30. Back atop the listings, in the 118-team CJHL, for another week are the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL). Still unbeaten in regulation play, to date, in Saskatchewan Junior Hockey […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forward Tucker Shields (Powassan Voodoos); goaltender Jake Marois (Espanola Paper Kings) and forward Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 30. TUCKER SHIELDS, (F) POWASSAN VOODOOS – Appearing in […]
  • GALLERY: Surging Sudbury cruises past French River

    GALLERY: Surging Sudbury cruises past French River

    Photos: Jeremy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – A red-hot Greater Sudbury Cubs side capped of a 9-0-1-0 October Saturday by defeating the French River Rapids 10-0 Saturday in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Noelville Arena. Surging Sudbury got going offensively eight and a half minutes into the contest as recently addition Samuel […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Smith strikes in OT as Cubs get by Rock

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Smith strikes in OT as Cubs get by Rock

    Photos: Northern Exposures Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – An Oliver Smith marker 1:15 into overtime lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the Timmins Rock Thursday evening in a highly-entertaining Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Featuring the top two teams in the NOJHL, in terms of goals-scored, […]
  • Cubs remain NOJHL’s highest-ranked CJHL side

    Cubs remain NOJHL’s highest-ranked CJHL side

    Photo: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) are back at No. 1 in the latest compilation of its Top 20 Rankings, which applies for the period wrapping up October 23. Rolling right along atop the 12-team overall […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that defenceman Kenyon Nyman (Timmins Rock), forward Cameron Shanks (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and goaltender Landon Miller (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 23. KENYON NYMAN, (D) TIMMINS ROCK – Earning accolades for […]
  • Cubs crown Paper Kings

    Cubs crown Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs continued their winning ways Friday by crowning the Espanola Paper Kings 6-1 at the Regional Recreation Complex. Some solid early diligence by the Cubs’ Cole Crowder saw him work the puck along the end boards and put it in front where Cameron Shanks […]
  • Cubs; Lumberjacks; Beavers among CJHL winning percentage leaders

    Cubs; Lumberjacks; Beavers among CJHL winning percentage leaders

    CJHL Winning Percentage Leaders (As of Oct. 21 – .700 or higher) TEAM LEAGUE GP W L OTL SOL PTS WIN% Battlefords North Stars SJHL 13 12 0 0 1 25 .962 Milton Menace OJHL 13 12 0 1 0 25 .962 Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL 16 15 1 0 0 30 .938 Collingwood Blues […]
  • Cubs Take Down Voodoos, Extend Point Streak

    Cubs Take Down Voodoos, Extend Point Streak

    Article By: Braeden Watson Photography: Caliegh Fera Sudbury, Ont. – Billy Bidermann collects a trio of goals en route to a 5-1 Greater Sudbury Cubs victory over the Powassan Voodoos in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Sports Complex. Things started quiet, Nolan Newton had an excellent chance off the […]
  • GALLERY: Biedermann hat trick leads Cubs over Voodoos

    GALLERY: Biedermann hat trick leads Cubs over Voodoos

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Riding the hot stick of Billy Biedermann, the Greater Sudbury Cubs saw him score three times, including collecting the game-winner, to lead his side to a 5-1 victory over the Powassan Voodoos in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday night at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Getting […]
  • Schedule announced for World Jr. A Challenge

    Schedule announced for World Jr. A Challenge

    CORNWALL, Ont. – The World Junior A Challenge is set to make its return for the first time since 2019, and Cornwall will host two Canadian teams and three international entries at the 4,800-seat Cornwall Civic Complex, Dec. 11-18. The 2022 World Junior A Challenge represents a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey […]
  • Cubs pace NOJHL clubs in latest CJHL rankings

    Cubs pace NOJHL clubs in latest CJHL rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Milton Menace (OJHL) have taken over the leaderboard in the latest edition of its Top 20 Rankings, which applies for the period concluding October 16. Milton, who have yet to lose in regulation play so far this season, boast a solid 12-0-0-1 […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forward Jackson Truchan (Soo Thunderbirds); goaltender Noah Beaulne (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and defenceman Kenyon Nymon (Timmins Rock) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 16. JACKSON TRUCHAN, (F) SOO THUNDERBIRDS – Contributing offensively in […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road victory over Red Wings

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road victory over Red Wings

    Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – A four-goal second period frenzy helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a 5-1 victory over the Elliot Lake Red Wings Saturday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Centennial Arena. The efforts of goaltenders Noah Beaulne, of the Cubs, along with the Red […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs defeat Paper Kings in goal-filled affair

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs defeat Paper Kings in goal-filled affair

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A big night offensively by the Greater Sudbury Cubs trio of Oliver Smith, Pierson Sobush and Billy Biedermann helped send them to a 7-4 victory over the Espanola Paper Kings in a goal-filled Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. It […]
  • NOJHL’s Beavers up to 12th in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Beavers up to 12th in latest CJHL rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have been tabbed the new No. 1 rated side in its latest edition of the Top 20 Rankings. In moving into top spot in the latest listings, concluding Oct. 9, the soaring Stars have reeled off 10 consecutive […]
  • GALLERY: Beavers edge Cubs in OT

    GALLERY: Beavers edge Cubs in OT

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A crafty no-look deflection goal by Blind River Beavers’ blueliner Ethan Pegg, 29 seconds into overtime, lifted his side to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Thursday night in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Surging Blind River needed […]
  • GALLERY: High-scoring Cubs collect win over Voodoos

    GALLERY: High-scoring Cubs collect win over Voodoos

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League leaders in goals-scored, tacked on five more to their totals Wednesday as part of a 5-4 victory over the Powassan Voodoos in NOJHL Showcase action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Striking first, Powassan opened the scoring 4:14 into the affair when […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs take down Lumberjacks

    GALLERY: Cubs take down Lumberjacks

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Pierson Sobush tallied twice as part of a 4-2 win over the Hearst Lumberjacks Tuesday at the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Showcase at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The Cubs had a great chance to strike first on a two-man shorthanded breakaway, but one extra pass proved […]
  • NOJHL’s Beavers moving up in CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Beavers moving up in CJHL rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its Top 20 Rankings for the period wrapping up Oct. 2, and for a second straight week, the Collingwood Blues (OJHL) maintain their place at No. 1 nationally. Collingwood remains red-hot, as they’ve come away victorious in each of their first nine games to […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the forward trio of Jack Mortson (Soo Eagles); Nolan Newton (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Nicholas Frederick (Timmins Rock) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending Oct. 2. JACK MORTSON, (F) SOO EAGLES – In two […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect triumph over Thunderbirds

    GALLERY: Cubs collect triumph over Thunderbirds

    Photos: Gino Donato Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Getting goals from four different skaters helped the Greater Sudbury Cubs skate past the visiting Soo Thunderbirds 4-1 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action, on a Saturday night in Sudbury, at the Gerry McCrory Community Sports Complex. Neither side would convert offensively in a scoreless opening frame […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Eagles

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Eagles

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Nolan Newton finished off a nice cross-ice feed through a maze of players from teammates Marshall McCharles for the eventual deciding tally, midway through the third period, as part of a 6-4 win over the Soo Eagles in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at Gerry McCrory […]
  • GALLERY: Eagles solid at home against Cubs

    GALLERY: Eagles solid at home against Cubs

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A two-goal effort from Jack Mortson helped send the Soo Eagles on their way to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday night in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at Pullar Stadium. The Eagles took flight 3:09 into the proceedings when Michael Szlag picked up […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs win big over Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs win big over Rapids

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs picked up two tallies apiece from Kyloe Ellis, Pierson Sobush and Cole Crowder as part of a convincing 8-1 decision over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury set the tone […]
  • CJHL 2022-23 season early glance

    CJHL 2022-23 season early glance

    CALGARY, Alta. – Seven of the nine members organizations that comprise the Canadian Junior Hockey League see their years nicely underway while the remaining two leagues will commence regular season competition Friday. Here’s an early glance at each of the nine CJHL leagues, with an updates on the beginning of the 2022-23 campaign. MHL President: […]
  • GALLERY: Frenzied finish sees Powassan top Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Frenzied finish sees Powassan top Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Powassan Voodoos POWASSAN, Ont. – Tucker Shields second goal of the game, coming in the final minute of regulation, was the difference as the Powassan Voodoos pulled out a 5-3 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at the Powassan Sportsplex. The Voodoos were quick to strike […]
  • GALLERY: Paper Kings edge Cubs in OT

    GALLERY: Paper Kings edge Cubs in OT

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Yan Bessette man advantage marker, off a turnover, nearly three minutes into overtime lifted the Espanola Paper Kings to a 4-3 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Espanola were first to strike […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the forward trio of Brady Harroun (Timmins Rock); Pierson Sobush (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Jesse Dupuis (Blind River Beavers) have been selected in initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the 2022-23 season. BRADY HARROUN, (F) TIMMINS ROCK – Impressing in […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs comeback to defeat Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs comeback to defeat Rapids

    Photos: Dal Photography FRENCH RIVER – A quick three-goal outburst, early in the third period lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-3 win over the French River Rapids Saturday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Noelville Arena. The hometown Rapids got on the board first in this one as Joshua McKay set-up Jack […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs hold off Lumberjacks comeback bid

    GALLERY: Cubs hold off Lumberjacks comeback bid

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs let a three-goal lead slip away, but managed to prevail in the end as they defeated the Hearst Lumberjacks 5-4 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The Greater Sudbury power play provided the night’s initial […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury takes NOJHL opener over Powassan

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury takes NOJHL opener over Powassan

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A well-balanced attack saw the Greater Sudbury Cubs get goals from six different skaters to send them on their way to a 6-1 triumph over the Powassan Voodoos in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League 2022-23 season opener Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury […]
  • NOJHL 2022-23 season preview

    NOJHL 2022-23 season preview

    SUDBURY, Ont. – While it was 60 years ago the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League began its first-ever season, six decades later it’s the current 12-member clubs will commence play to determine a title holder for the 2022-23 campaign. Back in the day, it was the Espanola Eagles that were crowned the initial winners, while […]
  • OLIVER SMITH RETURNS TO THE NOJHL

    OLIVER SMITH RETURNS TO THE NOJHL

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs are pleased to announce that local forward OLIVER SMITH has signed on with the Cubs this season. Smith, 19, was drafted and played for the Barrie Colts of the OHL last season, and scored 10 goals and added 9 assists in 55 games. Smith was expected to return to the Colts […]
  • SIX CUBS PLAYERS ATTEND OHL CAMPS

    SIX CUBS PLAYERS ATTEND OHL CAMPS

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are proud to announce that six of their players will be attending OHL camps this week! Four of the players attending OHL camps are new Cubs players and prospects including: 16-year-old forward Nolan Newton and 17-year-old defenceman Matthew Mazzotta who will be attending the Barrie Colts try-out […]
  • NOJHL announces Showcase schedule

    NOJHL announces Showcase schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday the game schedule for its upcoming Showcase, which goes October 4-5 at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. The two-day event will feature all 12 NOJHL member clubs taking part, with all dozen match-ups counting towards the regular season standings. The Showcase […]
  • Crane Commits To Cubs

    Crane Commits To Cubs

    CARSON CRANE COMMITS TO CUBS  The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are pleased to announce the commitment of 5’10”,  175 lb defenceman CARSON CRANE to his local team for the 2022-23 NOJHL season.  Crane, 17, played for the Sudbury Nickel Capitals U18 team last season and recorded 8 goals  and added 10 assists […]
  • Landers Commits to Cubs

    Landers Commits to Cubs

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are pleased to announce the commitment of 6’1”, 180 lb right winger AIDEN LANDERS to the team for the 2022-23 NOJHL season. Landers, 18, played for the Alliston Hornets of the Provincial Junior Hockey League where he recorded 12 points in 26 games in his first season […]
  • MAZZOTTA COMMITS TO CUBS

    MAZZOTTA COMMITS TO CUBS

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are pleased to announce the commitment of 6’1”, 180 lb defenceman MATTHEW MAZZOTTA-GRAY to the team for the 2022-23 season. Mazzotta, 17, played for the Toronto Marlies U18 team last season and also participated in the Big Nickel Hockey Tournament where the right-shot defenceman notched two assists […]
  • McCHARLES COMMITS TO CUBS

    McCHARLES COMMITS TO CUBS

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are pleased to announce the commitment of 6’1”, 180 lb forward Marshall McCharles. The young 16-year-old prospect was selected in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection by the Sudbury Wolves – 186th overall. Last season, McCharles recorded 20 points in 23 games with the North Bay U16 team […]
  • TOP PLAYER IN THE NORTH COMMITS TO THE CUBS

    TOP PLAYER IN THE NORTH COMMITS TO THE CUBS

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs are pleased to announce the commitment of local prospect NOLAN NEWTON to play for the Cubs next season.   Newton, 16, was recently named the NOHA PLAYER OF THE YEAR and he was subsequently selected by the OHL Barrie Colts in the OHL Priority Selection – 93rd overall. At 5’10”, 170 lbs, […]
  • NOJHL announces 2022-23 regular season schedule

    NOJHL announces 2022-23 regular season schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday the majority of it’s 2022-23 regular season schedule. On-ice action in the 348-game slate will run from September 8 through March 19, with each of the 12 NOJHL-member clubs playing 58 games apiece. This will feature each team having 28 home contests, as well […]
  • Cubs Captain Commits to Albertus Magnus

    Cubs Captain Commits to Albertus Magnus

    Written By: Everett Bona Sudbury Cubs 2021-22 Captain Kyler Campbell has signed with the Albertus Magnus Flacons of the NCAA Division 3. The 21-year-old Huntsville native packs his bags and sets his sights on brighter horizons in the NCAA.    “Kyler had an outstanding season as our leading scorer and captain.  Despite all of the obstacles […]
  • CUBS ANNOUNCE COACHING CHANGE

    CUBS ANNOUNCE COACHING CHANGE

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey club has announced that Vagelli Sakellaris has stepped-down as Head Coach after two seasons with the NOJHL organization. Sakellaris, 42, cited the challenge of balancing his full-time job as a secondary school teacher with the demands of being a Head Coach of the Cubs, during two Covid-plagued seasons. […]
  • Sudbury Cubs Prospect Camp May 14th-15th

    Sudbury Cubs Prospect Camp May 14th-15th

    The Cubs begin the building-process for next season by hosting a Prospect Camp in Sudbury on May 14th and 15th at the Countryside Arena. All AAA calibre players between the ages of 16-20 are encouraged to register. Contact jeff@ntaaa.ca to register as a goalie, defenceman or forward. Only 30 players will be featured at our […]
  • CUBS SEASON COMES TO AN END

    CUBS SEASON COMES TO AN END

      The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS inaugural season came to an end on Friday night when the  Cubs battled the second-place Soo Eagles to stay alive but lost a close 3-2 heart-breaker in  the sixth game of the best of seven quarter-final series. The Eagles will now advance to play  the Soo Thunderbirds in the semi-finals.  […]
  • Eagles hold off Cubs in advancing to divisional final

    Eagles hold off Cubs in advancing to divisional final

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Soo Eagles built up a three-goal lead then withstood a valiant third period comeback bid by the Greater Sudbury Cubs as they prevailed with a 3-2 triumph Friday in Game 6 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff series at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. With the result, the Eagles […]
  • Cubs extend series with Eagles

    Cubs extend series with Eagles

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Pierson Sobush tallied twice, including notching the game-winner, to send the Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a 5-2 triumph over the Soo Eagles Wednesday in Game 5 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division match-up at Pullar Stadium. The result brings the Cubs closer in the […]
  • Elgin Street Mission transforms food donations through tech

    Elgin Street Mission transforms food donations through tech

    The Elgin Street Mission has provided meals for vulnerable Sudburians for more than three decades, but they need our help. Instacart is an app-based grocery delivery service that lets users select the items they want from stores. Let’s donate some much-needed food today using the INSTACART.CA app. #missionmondays #cubscare #smartcell #swatmedia #wearefamily
  • GALLERY: Eagles extend series lead on Cubs

    GALLERY: Eagles extend series lead on Cubs

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Goals from five different skaters and a solid shutout performance from netminder Ryan Gilmore propelled the Soo Eagles to a 5-0 win over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Tuesday in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division series at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The […]
  • PLAY-OFF GAME #4 GOES TONIGHT at 7pm – Countryside Arena

    PLAY-OFF GAME #4 GOES TONIGHT at 7pm – Countryside Arena

    The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS came-up with a very energetic performance last night at the  Countryside Arena and skated-away with a 4-2 victory over the SOO EAGLES. The CUBS can  even the series with a big win tonight at 7 pm at the Countryside Arena. There are plenty of  seats and tickets available at the Countryside […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hit win column vs. Eagles

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hit win column vs. Eagles

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Seeing their first home action of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs, the Greater Sudbury Cubs took advantage and skated away with a 4-2 win over the Soo Eagles Monday in Game 3 of their West Division semifinal held at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. With […]
  • GALLERY: Eagles extend series lead on Cubs

    GALLERY: Eagles extend series lead on Cubs

    Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A Seth Ferguson power play goal early in the third period proved to the game-winner Saturday evening as the Soo Eagles defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-3 in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Pullar Stadium. With the result, the […]
  • GALLERY: Eagles pull out OT win over Cubs

    GALLERY: Eagles pull out OT win over Cubs

    Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – An Alex Freund goal, off a fortuitous bounce off the ends boards, nearly two minutes into overtime, lifted the Soo Eagles to a 5-4 win over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Game 1 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Pullar Stadium. […]
  • SmartCell Sudbury & industry partners team up and tech up in support of Elgin Street Mission

    SmartCell Sudbury & industry partners team up and tech up in support of Elgin Street Mission

    As the Greater Sudbury Cubs wrap up their regular season, the SmartCell Sudbury #OneGoalOneMealOneMission campaign is coming to an end. At the beginning of the season, SmartCell Communications pledged to make a ten dollar donation to Elgin Street Mission for every Cub’s goal scored on home ice and recently, the campaign received a surprising boost […]
  • NOJHL playoff series preview: Soo Eagles vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    NOJHL playoff series preview: Soo Eagles vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The final two Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League clubs to see postseason action in 2022 will be the Soo Eagles and Greater Sudbury Cubs. Those two sides will commence their best-of-seven West Division semifinal Friday night at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., with Game 1 at 7:30 p.m. Here’s a […]
  • NOJHL announces its 2021-22 award recipients

    NOJHL announces its 2021-22 award recipients

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday, its award recipients for the 2021-22 season. Earning the NOJHL’s top individual honour, the Carlo Cattarello Trophy as Most Valuable Player is Cooper Foster of the Soo Thunderbirds. The following is the list of award recipients for the 2021-22 campaign. CARLO CATTARELLO TROPHY – […]
  • NOJHL announces Eagles – Cubs playoff series schedule

    NOJHL announces Eagles – Cubs playoff series schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday the game schedule for the its West Division semifinal between the Soo Eagles and Greater Sudbury Cubs. This best-of-seven match-up will commence Friday in a 7:30 p.m. start at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The Eagles will also host Game 2, which […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Rainville posts NOJHL-best 6th shutout as Cubs blank Eagles

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Rainville posts NOJHL-best 6th shutout as Cubs blank Eagles

    Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Joel Rainville posted his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading sixth shutout of the season Friday as he helped blank the Soo Eagles 2-0 at Pullar Stadium. The outcome also determined the same two sides will now meet in a NOJHL West Division semifinal […]
  • CUBS ENTER FINAL WEEK OF THE SEASON IN THIRD PLACE!

    CUBS ENTER FINAL WEEK OF THE SEASON IN THIRD PLACE!

      The Greater Sudbury Cubs won two of the three games last week to maintain their hold on third place in the NOJHL West Division. The Cubs will close-out the regular season this Friday when they travel to Soo Michigan for their final regular season home game. Friday’s road game result will determine the Cubs […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the goaltending trio of Matthew Loney (Espanola Express), Joel Rainville (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Noah Metivier (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending March 27. MATTHEW LONEY, (G) ESPANOLA EXPRESS – A busy […]
  • GALLERY: Eagles hold off Cubs with 2-1 win

    GALLERY: Eagles hold off Cubs with 2-1 win

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A Jack Mortson marker nearly eight minutes into the second period held up as the game-winner as the Soo Eagles skated to a narrow 2-1 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Friday at Pullar Stadium. Notching the game’s opening goal, with a minute […]
  • GALLERY: Well-balanced attack lifts Cubs over Crunch

    GALLERY: Well-balanced attack lifts Cubs over Crunch

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A well-balanced attack saw the Greater Sudbury Cubs get goals from six different skaters as they went on to defeat the Cochrane Crunch 6-1 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury got going offensively near the four-minute mark of […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: NOJHL-leading 5th shutout for Rainville as Cubs blank Express

    VIDEO / GALLERY: NOJHL-leading 5th shutout for Rainville as Cubs blank Express

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Joel Rainville registered his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading fifth shutout of the season Wednesday as he backstopped his club to a 3-0 victory over the Espanola Express at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Picking up a two-man advantage midway through the first period, […]
  • NOJHL announces playoff format/timeline

    NOJHL announces playoff format/timeline

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its format and timeline for the upcoming 2022 playoffs and the competition for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy. Of the 12 league teams, the top five clubs in each of the NOJHL’s East and West Divisions will qualify for postseason play. Round 1 […]
  • NOJHL champion to compete in Centennial Cup

    NOJHL champion to compete in Centennial Cup

    SUDBURY, Ont. –  In lieu of the announcement made by Hockey Canada today, regarding its spring championships, this season’s Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff champion will advance directly to compete in the 2022 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, May 19-29, in Estevan, Sask. In fact, the decision was made that all nine Canadian […]
  • Espanola upends Greater Sudbury

    Espanola upends Greater Sudbury

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express picked up three-goal games from both Eric Barnard and Todd McBain to help them pull out an 8-4 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Sunday afternoon at the Regional Recreation Complex. Notching the day’s initial tally was Greater Sudbury’s Kyler Campbell, […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Rainville unbeatable in Cubs win vs. Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Rainville unbeatable in Cubs win vs. Voodoos

    POWASSAN, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goalkeeper Joel Rainville was unbeatable right to the end, including a splendid glove save with just moments remaining in the game, as he backstopped his club to a 5-0 win over the Powassan Voodoos Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at the Powassan Sportsplex. Greater Sudbury […]
  • GALLERY: Donaldson solid as Red Wings clip Cubs

    GALLERY: Donaldson solid as Red Wings clip Cubs

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A solid effort between the pipes by goaltender Colton Donaldson, who made over 40 saves, backstopped the Elliot Lake Red Wings to a 4-1 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Moments after the Cubs […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Eagles hold off Cubs with shootout win

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Eagles hold off Cubs with shootout win

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Seth Ferguson strike in the third round of the shootout was the decider as the Soo Eagles withstood a late comeback by the Greater Sudbury Cubs to salvage a 4-3 victory Tuesday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest held at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs victorious vs. Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs victorious vs. Rapids

    Photos: Dal Photography FRENCH RIVER – A Pierson Sobush strike 58 seconds into the third period proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the French River Rapids 5-3 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Noelville Arena. French River needed just over a minute to open […]
  • GALLERY: Elliot Lake edges Greater Sudbury 3-2

    GALLERY: Elliot Lake edges Greater Sudbury 3-2

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A hard-fought Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League battle Thursday evening saw the Elliot Lake Red Wings pull out a narrow 3-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a get together held at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Breaking the scoreless tie just past the six-minute mark […]
  • Greater Sudbury Cubs Souvenir program

    Greater Sudbury Cubs Souvenir program

  • Introducing the Elgin Street Mission Express

    Introducing the Elgin Street Mission Express

    With the help of our Community Partners, we are proud to launch the new Elgin Street Mission Express. We’re in a crisis and fighting this together and by collaborating with the best in class, we’re so much stronger for it. Thank you to Incapture’s Cameron Perdue,Dylan Baron SmartCell Communications’s Carly Comtois and the Greater Sudbury […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs edge Red Wings in shootout

    GALLERY: Cubs edge Red Wings in shootout

    Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Billy Biedermann collected the lone marker in the shootout Friday as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to slip past the Elliot Lake Red Wings 2-1 in a tightly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at Centennial Arena. A fast-paced first frame saw neither side convert offensively as the […]
  • Timmins victorious in Greater Sudbury

    Timmins victorious in Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Gaining an early lead and never trailing was the ideal recipe for the Timmins Rock Thursday evening as they skated to a 4-2 decision over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.   Needing just over […]
  • Statement from Hockey Canada

    Statement from Hockey Canada

  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that defenceman Jaden Raad (Hearst Lumberjacks), goaltender Noah Metivier (Soo Thunderbirds) and forward Cameron Shanks (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending February 27. JADEN RAAD, (D) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – In a trio […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs down Express

    GALLERY: Cubs down Express

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – Breaking open a tie game with three unanswered second period goals sent the Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a 7-1 victory over the Espanola Express Friday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at the Regional Recreation Complex. Each side would connect once in the opening 20 minutes […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Sudbury strikes late to edge French River

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Sudbury strikes late to edge French River

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Josh Boucher goal with 2:09 remaining in regulation was the game-winner, which lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a narrow 3-2 triumph over the French River Rapids in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. After a scoreless opening frame, French […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Rock

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Rock

    TIMMINS, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs capped off a three-game road trip by getting two goals from Cameron Shanks as part of a 6-3 victory over the Timmins Rock in a Family Day Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee Monday at McIntyre Arena. Skating in their first home contest since back on December 19, […]
  • GALLERY: Special teams sends Hearst past Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Special teams sends Hearst past Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Marc-André Longval HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks scored twice on the power play and three times while shorthanded, including a pair into an empty net, as part of a 6-3 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Sunday in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Each team […]
  • GALLERY: Late outburst lifts Cubs over Crunch in NOJHL action Saturday

    GALLERY: Late outburst lifts Cubs over Crunch in NOJHL action Saturday

    COCHRANE, Ont. – A three-goal outburst, in a span of two minutes and 23 seconds, past the midway point of the third period propelled the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Cochrane Crunch Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League inter-divisional match-up at Tim Horton Event Centre. The Crunch got the […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs’ Rainville shuts out Gold Miners

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs’ Rainville shuts out Gold Miners

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs netminder Joel Rainville was flawless Thursday in posting his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading third shutout of the season, a 5-0 victory over the visiting Kirkland Lake Gold Miners, at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. It took the Cubs just 67 seconds to open […]
  • CUBS HOST GOLDMINERS ON THURSDAY NIGHT

    CUBS HOST GOLDMINERS ON THURSDAY NIGHT

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs will look to make it two-in-a-row over Kirkland Lake Gold Miners this Thursday night at 7:30 at the Countryside Arena. The Cubs earned a hard-fought 5-4 victory on Saturday night in Kirkland Lake on the strength of a last-second goal by Cameron Shanks. Carter Geoffroy made the play of the night […]
  • NOJHL announces schedule change

    NOJHL announces schedule change

    SUDBURY, Ont. –  The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced a schedule change for a contest originally slated to be held Monday, Feb. 14. That match-up between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Soo Eagles will now be played on Tuesday, March 1. Game time will be 7 p.m. at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Shanks gets buzzer-beater as Cubs defeat Gold Miners

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Shanks gets buzzer-beater as Cubs defeat Gold Miners

    Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – A Cameron Shanks chip in with less than a second remaining on the clock lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Saturday at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. The Cubs also […]
  • GALLERY: Glazer gets OT winner as Hearst triumphs in Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Glazer gets OT winner as Hearst triumphs in Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Ryan Glazer goal, 67 seconds into overtime, was the difference as the Hearst Lumberjacks pulled out a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. A scoreless opening 20 minutes saw […]
  • VIDEO: Voodoos edge Cubs in OT

    VIDEO: Voodoos edge Cubs in OT

    Game Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – An Alexander Bradshaw marker, early in overtime, was the difference as the Powassan Voodoos pulled out a narrow 2-1 road triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in hotly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The visiting Voodoos were quick to […]
  • GALLERY: Cap collects pair as Thunderbirds drop Cubs

    GALLERY: Cap collects pair as Thunderbirds drop Cubs

    Photo: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds saw Dharan Cap tally twice, including picking up the game-winner, as part of a 6-2 win over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at the John Rhodes Community Centre. Sault Ste. Marie was quick to strike […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: 1st period surge sees Cubs swarm Express

    VIDEO / GALLERY: 1st period surge sees Cubs swarm Express

    Game Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs were all business to resume Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League regular season play as they struck for seven first period goals, and held firm from there, as they went on to derail the Espanola Express 7-2 Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • CUBS MAKE THEIR RETURN ON HOME ICE THURSDAY NIGHT

    CUBS MAKE THEIR RETURN ON HOME ICE THURSDAY NIGHT

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs will make their return to the Countryside Arena and the NOJHL when the second-half regular season schedule resumes this Thursday night when they host the ESPANOLA EXPRESS. The action begins at 7:30 pm Thursday night at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex – the new south-end home of the Greater Sudbury […]
  • NOJHL releases updated schedule

    NOJHL releases updated schedule

    Photo: Northern Exposures SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Sunday its revamped regular season schedule for February and March. All 12 NOJHL clubs will return to the ice to complete a 48-game slate, which will include inter-divisional contests with each team having a pair of match-ups, one home and one […]
  • NOJHL season to resume Feb. 3

    NOJHL season to resume Feb. 3

    Photo: Thomas Perry – The Daily Press/Postmedia Network SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday that its 2021-22 regular season will resume, in one week’s time, with game action getting back underway on February 3. Following provincial guidelines, each of the 11 Ontario-based teams will be allowed to return to the ice […]
  • NOJHL announces restart date

    NOJHL announces restart date

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, and its Board of Governors, announced Thursday its plan to restart its regular season schedule early next month. With the announcement made earlier today by the provincial government allowing the resumption of on-ice activities to commence on January 31, the NOJHL looks to begin its return […]
  • Tim Hortons Team Canada Hockey Cards

    Tim Hortons Team Canada Hockey Cards

    Tim Hortons is excited to say that starting tomorrow (January 5th) their new Team Canada Hockey Cards are available in restaurants! There are 180 Hockey Cards in this new set including a chance to win rare prize cards featuring autographed Sidney Crosby cards for both of his Team Canada jersey numbers. Collect to Win Golden […]
  • NOJHL announces 3-week pause to season

    NOJHL announces 3-week pause to season

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, a three-week pause to its 2021-22 regular season has been put into effect. The move comes as a result of Monday’s announcement by the Government of Ontario, which has put in place a number of COVID-19-related restrictions, within the province, that […]
  • CUBS ACQUIRE VETERAN FORWARD

    CUBS ACQUIRE VETERAN FORWARD

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs added to their roster today by acquiring 19-year-old forward LIAM DOYLE from the Hearst Lumberjacks in return for player development fees. Doyle is a 5’11”, 185 lb forward from the Ottawa area. Doyle played 11 games for Hearst last season and has recorded 8 points in 25 games so far this […]
  • Tallaire pots OT winner as Eagles stave-off Cubs

    Tallaire pots OT winner as Eagles stave-off Cubs

    Game Photos: Rob Horn SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Chase Tallaire’s second goal of the game, coming on a breakaway, 24 seconds into overtime, was the decider as the Soo Eagles withstood a valiant Greater Sudbury Cubs third period rally to pull out 4-3 victory in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Saturday at Pullar […]
  • Single COVID-19 case sees NOJHL announce suspension of team activities for Greater Sudbury Cubs

    Single COVID-19 case sees NOJHL announce suspension of team activities for Greater Sudbury Cubs

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that in accordance with established protocols, that the Greater Sudbury Cubs Hockey Club has suspended all team activities, until further notice, as a result of one player to date having tested positive for COVID-19.   Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health as well as […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Beavers

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Beavers

    BLIND RIVER, Ont. – Mathieu Morin scored twice and helped set-up another as his three-point night led the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-2 decision over the Blind River Beavers Saturday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at the Blind River Community Centre. Greater Sudbury got going just 2:14 into the proceedings as Morin […]
  • Giving Tuesday – Nov 30

    Giving Tuesday – Nov 30

    It takes $10 per day to feed our most vulnerable citizens in Downtown Greater Sudbury and this Giving Tuesday, community partners Greater Sudbury Cubs and SWAT Media Group Inc. are teaming up in support of the Elgin Street Mission‘s one goal, one meal, one mission meal sponsorship program. “On this Giving Tuesday please join us […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds cruise past Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds cruise past Cubs

    Game Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Alfred Rotiroti had three goals Thursday, for his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick, as part of  convincing 6-2 win by the Soo Thunderbirds over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a match-up held at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. An early power play […]
  • Cubs prepare to battle Birds

    Cubs prepare to battle Birds

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs will attempt to stretch their win streak to six games on Thursday in a key divisional matchup with the Soo Thunderbirds. The Cubs trail the T-Birds by eight points for first place in the NOJHL West. Greater Sudbury defeated the Soo in their last meeting, 4-3 in overtime, for the first […]
  • GALLERY: Bedard’s hat trick helps Cubs bounce Beavers

    GALLERY: Bedard’s hat trick helps Cubs bounce Beavers

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Getting a three-goal performance from Jaxon Bedard helped the Greater Sudbury Cubs skate to a 5-1 victory over the Blind River Beavers in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Blind River capitalized first, connecting 15 minutes into the […]
  • Red Lake Miners (SIJHL) to host 2022 Dudley-Hewitt Cup

    Red Lake Miners (SIJHL) to host 2022 Dudley-Hewitt Cup

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL) in conjunction with the Northern Ontario Canadian Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) and Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Thursday that the Red Lake Miners will play host the 2022 Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canadian Junior A Championship, May 10-14, 2022.  […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forwards Robbie Rutledge (Hearst Lumberjacks), Cameron Walker (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Caleb Minns (Blind River Beavers) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Nov. 14. ROBBIE RUTLEDGE, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – Skating in all four […]
  • GALLERY: Campbell hat trick sends Cubs over Red Wings

    GALLERY: Campbell hat trick sends Cubs over Red Wings

    Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – A three-goal night for Kyler Campbell saw him notch his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading 16th, 17th and 18th tallies of the season as the Greater Sudbury Clubs defeated the Elliot Lake Red Wings 5-1 Saturday at Centennial Arena. Campbell opened the scoring eight minutes into the contest as […]
  • GALLERY: Biedermann hat trick leads Cubs over Red Wings

    GALLERY: Biedermann hat trick leads Cubs over Red Wings

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Billy Biedermann scored three times to collect his initial Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick and added an assist to lift the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 6-4 triumph in a chippy affair vs. the visiting Elliot Lake Red Wings Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Summerside Sports […]
  • Sudbury Cubs Weekly Update

    Sudbury Cubs Weekly Update

    The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS return to action this Thursday night when they host the ELLIOT LAKE REDWINGS at the Countryside Arena. Game time is 7:30. The Cubs will complete the week of action with a road trip to ELLIOT LAKE for a return-visit on Saturday night. The Cubs will hold a moment’s silence prior to […]
  • GALLERY: Ice issue causes suspension of Greater Sudbury – Espanola contest

    GALLERY: Ice issue causes suspension of Greater Sudbury – Espanola contest

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography CHELMSFORD, Ont. –  The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday evening the suspension of the remainder of tonight’s contest between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Espanola Express due to an issue with the ice at Chelmsford Arena. A problem with the ice behind one of the nets deemed it unsafe […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the forward trio of Alexander Bradshaw (Powassan Voodoos); Chase Lefebvre (French River Rapids) and Kyler Campbell (Greater-Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Oct. 31. ALEXANDER BRADSHAW, (F) POWASSAN VOODOOS – The 17-year-old […]
  • GALLERY: Campbell collects OT winner as Cubs edge Thunderbirds

    GALLERY: Campbell collects OT winner as Cubs edge Thunderbirds

    Game Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Kyler Campbell’s second goal of the game, coming a minute and a half into overtime, was the difference as the Greater Sudbury Cubs pulled out a 4-3 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division battle at John Rhodes […]
  • GALLERY: Bedard bags a pair in Cubs win over Eagles

    GALLERY: Bedard bags a pair in Cubs win over Eagles

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A two-goal performance, including notching the eventual game-winner by Jaxon Bedard, helped propel the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 4-1 decision over the Soo Eagles Thursday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The home town Cubs opened the scoring 6:16 […]
  • GALLERY: Santa Maria sends Thunderbirds over Cubs

    GALLERY: Santa Maria sends Thunderbirds over Cubs

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Brock Santa Maria third period power play goal proved to be the only tally of the night as the Soo Thunderbirds prevailed 1-0 over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a defensive Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division battle Sunday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • Espanola holds off Greater Sudbury 4-3

    Espanola holds off Greater Sudbury 4-3

    Photos: Chelsea Solomon ESPANOLA, Ont. – The suddenly surging Espanola Express remained on track getting a pair of goals from James Eng to help lift them to a narrow 4-3 win over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. On the power play midway through […]
  • GALLERY: Beavers earn road win over Cubs

    GALLERY: Beavers earn road win over Cubs

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Blind Beavers picked up two goals apiece from Hunter Berry and Evan Fraccaro to help lead them to a 5-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. After a 30-minute late start due […]
  • GALLERY: Espanola picks up 5-3 win over Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Espanola picks up 5-3 win over Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Chelsea Solomon ESPANOLA, Ont. – A Kyle Caron marker with just over eight minutes left in regulation proved to be the game-winner as the home town Espanola Express skated to a 5-3 decision over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League meeting Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. Espanola opened […]
  • GALLERY: Shanks strikes twice as Cubs clip Red Wings

    GALLERY: Shanks strikes twice as Cubs clip Red Wings

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A pair Cameron Shanks tallies late in the second period proved to be the difference as the Greater Sudbury Cubs held on for a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Elliot Lake Red Wings in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • SmartCell Communications, Elgin Street Mission and Sudbury Cubs Team Up to Fight Hunger

    SmartCell Communications, Elgin Street Mission and Sudbury Cubs Team Up to Fight Hunger

    The ceremonial puck-drop on Thursday, October 14 signifies more than the start of another exciting Sudbury Cub’s home game. It announces a partnership between the Sudbury Cubs, SmartCell Communications and The Elgin Street Mission that will help bring good food and support to those living with hunger in the Sudbury community. For every goal scored […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs hold off Red Wings

    GALLERY: Cubs hold off Red Wings

    Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – A 42-save effort by Greater Sudbury Cubs netminder Jake Marois backstopped his club to a 5-4 victory over the Elliot Lake Red Wings Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Centennial Arena. The lone marker in the first frame came in the final minute of the […]
  • GALLERY: Espanola in form with victory over Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Espanola in form with victory over Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A solid road effort backed by 35 saves by netminder Patrick Boivin and goals from four different skaters lifted the Espanola Express to a 4-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Clubs in a boisterous Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Picking […]
  • NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL names its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Hearst Lumberjacks goaltender Liam Oxner, Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Creo Soloman and Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Kyler Campbell have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Oct. 3. LIAM OXNER, (G) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – Getting the start […]
  • GALLERY: Harris pots winner as Cubs get by Eagles

    GALLERY: Harris pots winner as Cubs get by Eagles

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Ben Harris’ first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League goal, coming in the latter stages of the second period, proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the Soo Eagles 5-3 Sunday evening at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury began […]
  • Campbell leads Cubs over Beavers

    Campbell leads Cubs over Beavers

    BLIND RIVER, Ont. – Sudbury Cubs forward Kyler Campbell scored three times to register his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick Saturday as he helped lead his side to a 5-2 triumph over the hometown Blind River Beavers at the Community Centre. Neither squad would convert offensively in the first period as the […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds solid in road win over Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds solid in road win over Cubs

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event PhotographySUDBURY, Ont. – A two-tally outburst early in the second period helped send the Soo Thunderbirds to an eventual 4-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division match-up Thursday evening at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.The visiting Thunderbirds began the night’s scoring nearly […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds stun Cubs with late 4-goal rally

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds stun Cubs with late 4-goal rally

    Game Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. –The Soo Thunderbirds stormed back from a three-goal deficit with four unanswered tallies of their own in the game’s final 10 minutes to pull out a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a thrilling Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee Sunday at John Rhodes […]
  • GALLERY: Greater Sudbury’s Rainville solid in blanking Elliot Lake

    GALLERY: Greater Sudbury’s Rainville solid in blanking Elliot Lake

    Photos: Northern Exposures ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Joel Rainville stopped all 52 shots he faced to register his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading second shutout of the season while Seth Coulter dished out four assists as the Greater Sudbury Cubs blanked the Elliot Lake Red Wings 6-0 Friday evening at Centennial Arena. It took the visiting […]
  • Campbell strikes late in OT as Cubs clip Beavers

    Campbell strikes late in OT as Cubs clip Beavers

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Kyler Campbell goal with 5.8 seconds left in overtime was the difference as the Greater Sudbury Cubs pulled out a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Blind River Beavers Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The Cubs would also […]
  • Cubs Name Team Captains

    Cubs Name Team Captains

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs are pleased to announce the team’s leadership group for the 2021-22 season. The new team captain is Owen Perala, 19, who hails from Nipigon, Ontario. The big 6’4”, 200 lb forward was acquired from the Cochrane Crunch last season. Perala scored 21 goals and recorded 49 points in 55 games with […]
  • Winter Clothing Drive

    Winter Clothing Drive

    In support of the winter clothing drive we are asking people to come and donate their gently used or new winter clothing items on Saturday, September 25 from 10am until 3pm and Saturday October 16th from 10am until 3pm at any of the four local Canadian tire store parking lots and help fill it Cooper […]
  • Cubs Derail Espanola Express

    Cubs Derail Espanola Express

    The newest franchise in the NOJHL opened the 2021-22 season on a positive note with a convincing 4-0 win over the Espanola Express on Thursday night at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Arena in front of 424 happy fans. The Cubs raised the curtain on the new season with Cubs’ owner Mark Burgess welcoming back hockey […]
  • Perala returns to Cubs ahead of season opener

    Perala returns to Cubs ahead of season opener

    Greater Sudbury Cubs general manager Jeff Forsyth welcomed veteran forward Owen Perala back to the team this week, ahead of the NOJHL club’s season opener at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex on Thursday night. The 19-year-old Nipigon, Ont., product was coming off an appearance at the Sudbury Wolves’ main training camp and was one of […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs blank Express in NOJHL season opener

    GALLERY: Cubs blank Express in NOJHL season opener

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event PhotographySUDBURY, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Joel Rainville turned aside all 27 shots he faced to post a shutout while backstopping his team to a 4-0 triumph over the Espanola Express Thursday evening in the 2021-22 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League regular season opener at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.The […]
  • Buckle Up And Take A Flight Through The New Cub Den

    Buckle Up And Take A Flight Through The New Cub Den

    Amazing fly through video compliments of Cameron Perdue at Incapture Media Creator and industry partner Aerial Aspects.
  • RB Canadians rebrand as Greater Sudbury Cubs

    RB Canadians rebrand as Greater Sudbury Cubs

    The Rayside Balfour Canadians have announced they are rebranding as the Greater Sudbury Cubs, circling back to a name the club previously held nearly 30 years ago. The team also has a new home-game arena — the Gerry McCrory Countryside arena in the city’s South End. The last time this Jr. A hockey franchise was […]
  • New Team. New Den. New Brand of Jr. A Hockey!

    New Team. New Den. New Brand of Jr. A Hockey!

    It will be a new home, a new name and certainly a new look for the Nickel City’s resident junior A hockey club, but general manager Jeff Forsyth says the same high standard that has kept the Rayside-Balfour Canadians near the top of the NOJHL standings in recent years will remain in place for their […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs victorious over Rapids in preseason debut

    GALLERY: Cubs victorious over Rapids in preseason debut

    Photos: Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Carter Geoffroy goal late in regulation was the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs etched out a narrow 2-1 victory over the French River Rapids Sunday evening in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League exhibition encounter at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Appearing in their initial exhibition […]
  • Sudbury’s Jr. A hockey team is now known as the Greater Sudbury Cubs

    Sudbury’s Jr. A hockey team is now known as the Greater Sudbury Cubs

    With junior hockey games resuming in northern Ontario, fans will notice a few changes. The former Rayside-Balfour Canadians Jr. A franchise has officially been renamed and is now called the Greater Sudbury Cubs. For many years, the team’s home ice was the Chelmsford Community Centre and Arena; now the players will be facing off at […]
  • New Jr. A hockey franchise launched for Greater Sudbury

    New Jr. A hockey franchise launched for Greater Sudbury

    SUDBURY – The former Rayside-Balfour Canadians Jr. A franchise has officially been renamed and rebranded as the Greater Sudbury Cubs and will now play out of the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, commencing this Sunday when they host the French River Rapids in preseason action at 6:30 p.m. This decision was made for a couple […]
  • Cubs Care Program

    Cubs Care Program

    For the past 19 months, many have served GREATER SUDBURY’s as front-line workers. You have kept us healthy and safe, you have educated our children and you have kept the grocery shelves stocked, and so much more through the pandemic. As a token of our sincere appreciation, we are offering up to 50 tickets for […]
  • NOJHL expands vaccination policy

    NOJHL expands vaccination policy

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that, effective immediately, with the commencement of the 2021-22 exhibition and regular season, it will be expanding its current vaccination policy, as it applies to members of the NOJHL Community. This expanded policy will cover all spectators and other attendees at all NOJHL events, […]
  • DeGrazia looks to join select NOJHL company during NHL Draft

    DeGrazia looks to join select NOJHL company during NHL Draft

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Should Rayside-Balfour Canadians centre Nicholas DeGrazia hear his name called at some point during this weekend’s National Hockey League Draft, he would join select company in being chosen directly from a team in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The 18-year-old Thunder Bay product was slotted 85th overall among North American skaters […]
  • CANADIANS ADD ASSOCIATE COACH

    CANADIANS ADD ASSOCIATE COACH

    The NOJHL Rayside Balfour Canadians are pleased to announce the addition of veteran NOJHL coach Dave Clancy as the team’s new Associate Coach. Clancy will be joined by Canadians’ Head Coach Vagelli Sakellaris behind the bench this season along with Assistant Coach & Goalie Coach Eric Navarro. Bobby Chaumont returns as the Skills Coach with […]
  • NOJHL releases its 2021-22 regular season schedule

    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”

    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 […]
  • CANADIANS ADD VETERAN FORWARD

    CANADIANS ADD VETERAN FORWARD

    The Rayside Balfour Canadians Jr. A Hockey Club GM Jeff Forsyth has announced the acquisition of 19-year-old forward Alexander Dillon that has graduated from the Provincial Jr. C Hockey League. Dillon is 6’, 170 lbs and is a left-shot forward that can play all forward positions. The Whitby native has made the jump to Jr. […]
  • RAYSIDE BALFOUR JR. A CANADIANS HOCKEY UPDATE

    RAYSIDE BALFOUR JR. A CANADIANS HOCKEY UPDATE

    The Rayside Balfour Canadians organization is very eager and optimistic to finally get back to playing normal hockey once again and welcoming hockey fans back to our games. It is our goal to insure that we are able to have everything in place in time for our Home Opener in September. At this point in […]
  • NOJHL announces plans for 2021-22 season

    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 […]
  • Rayside-Balfour’s DeGrazia cracks NHL Central Scouting’s final draft rankings

    Rayside-Balfour’s DeGrazia cracks NHL Central Scouting’s final draft rankings

    CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released their final rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft Thursday and 10 Canadian Junior Hockey League players earned their way on the list. Leading the CJHL contingent is Brooks Bandits (AJHL) defenceman Corson Ceulemans, who was slotted 14th among North American skaters. Next at 8th among NA […]
  • NOJHL partners with InStat

    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, […]
  • Estevan Bruins (SJHL) to host 2022 Centennial Cup

    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 […]
  • CJHL Q&A with Brent Ladds

    CJHL Q&A with Brent Ladds

    CALGARY, Alta. – In these unprecedented times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League, like so many others, continues to be affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There will be no Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, handed out for a second straight year while many of the CJHL leagues and member clubs remain in a state […]