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  • NOJHL’s Mazzuca to continue as CJHL Chair of the Board

    NOJHL’s Mazzuca to continue as CJHL Chair of the Board

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Friday its Executive Committee for the 2024-25 season. Robert Mazzuca (NOJHL) has been acclaimed as CJHL Chair of the Board, while Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL) (West) and Connor Cameron (MHL) (East) will serve as Vice-Chairs. Andy Harkness continues in his role as CJHL President. Initially appointed CJHL […]
  • GALLERY: Beaulne backstops Cubs to win in Centennial Cup finale

    GALLERY: Beaulne backstops Cubs to win in Centennial Cup finale

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images OAKVILLE, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs (NOJHL) goaltender Noah Beaulne turned aside all 22 attempts he faced, while Cameron Shanks and Marshall McCharles both tallied twice, to send them on their way to a 6-0 shutout victory over Collège Français Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) Wednesday afternoon in a Centennial Cup contest, presented by […]
  • GALLERY: Canucks down Cubs in Centennial Cup contest

    GALLERY: Canucks down Cubs in Centennial Cup contest

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images OAKVILLE, Ont. – A Ty Hipkin tally with 7:18 remaining in regulation proved to be the game-winner as the Calgary Canucks (AJHL) edged the Greater Sudbury Cubs (NOJHL) 3-2 Monday at the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Getting the game’s first goal, Calgary opened the […]
  • Navan knocks off Greater Sudbury in Centennial Cup play, Sunday

    Navan knocks off Greater Sudbury in Centennial Cup play, Sunday

    Photos: Lori Bolliger / Hockey Canada Images OAKVILLE, Ont. – Colin MacDougall opened the scoring, then added a later assist, to help the Navan Grads (CCHL) knock off the Greater Sudbury Cubs 5-1 Sunday in Day 4 action at the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Navan gained the upper hand, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs bounced by Blues in Centennial Cup opener

    GALLERY: Cubs bounced by Blues in Centennial Cup opener

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images OAKVILLE, Ont. – The Collingwood Blues (OJHL) saw Jack Rimmer score once, and set-up three others, while Calum Chau had a hat trick, to propel their side to a 10-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in Day 2 play Friday at the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, at […]
  • Greater Sudbury Cubs: Centennial Cup essentials

    Greater Sudbury Cubs: Centennial Cup essentials

    Greater Sudbury Cubs: Centennial Cup Information Package
  • GALLERY: ‘We’re not satisfied’ — Cubs look to close out dream season with Centennial Cup win

    GALLERY: ‘We’re not satisfied’ — Cubs look to close out dream season with Centennial Cup win

    Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star Cameron Walker and his teammates have had nearly two weeks to bask in the glow of an NOJHL championship, but when the puck drops on Centennial Cup action on Friday, the Greater Sudbury Cubs have no intention of resting on their laurels. Good thing, too. Their very first opponents at the […]
  • Centennial Cup field finalized

    Centennial Cup field finalized

    TORONTO – The 10-team field that will compete in the upcoming Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, is now set. Each of the nine-member Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) champions have been determined and will join the host Oakville Blades (OJHL) at the event which runs May 9-19, at the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. Here’s […]
  • Cubs’ Centennial Cup opponents set

    Cubs’ Centennial Cup opponents set

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League champion Greater Sudbury Cubs now know who their opponents will be in round robin play at the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, that goes May 9-19 in Oakville, Ont. Greater Sudbury will take on the Collingwood Blues (OJHL); Navan Grads (CCHL); Calgary Canucks (AJHL) and […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that the Greater Sudbury Cubs forward trio of Hudson Chitaroni; Ethan Larmand and Marshall McCharles have been named its final Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the 2023-24 season. HUDSON CHITARONI, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS: A clutch performer on the Cubs’ […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury Cubs crowned NOJHL champions

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury Cubs crowned NOJHL champions

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Marshall McCharles’ second goal of the game, coming with just 67 seconds remaining in regulation, proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the Powassan Voodoos 5-3 in Game 5 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Final. […]
  • Cub’s Metivier named NOJHL playoff MVP

    Cub’s Metivier named NOJHL playoff MVP

    PHOTO : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday that Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Noah Metiver has been named its Playoff Most Valuable Player for 2024. The 20-year-old Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., product led all league netminders in postseason victories and goals-against average at […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs win in OT to go up 3-1 on Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs win in OT to go up 3-1 on Voodoos

    Photos: voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – A deflection goal credited to Hudson Chitaroni, 14:07 into overtime, propelled the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Powassan Voodoos Monday night in the fourth game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series, held at the Powassan Sportsplex. The result sees the Cubs taking a 3-1 […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forward Hudson Chitaroni (Greater Sudbury Cubs); goaltender Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and forward Chase Thompson (Powassan Voodoos) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending April 21. HUDSON CHITARONI, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS: Scoring […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs take series lead on Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs take series lead on Voodoos

    Photos: voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – Noah Metivier proved to be unbeatable in being part of a fourth playoff shutout, in backstopping the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-0 triumph over the Powassan Voodoos Sunday afternoon in Game 3 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series, held at the Powassan Sportsplex. This now sees Greater Sudbury […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury evens NOJHL final with Powassan

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury evens NOJHL final with Powassan

    PHOTOS : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Marshall McCharles marker, 3:50 into the third period, proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to blank the Powassan Voodoos 2-0 Friday in Game 2 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series, at the Gerry McCrory […]
  • GALLERY: Visiting Voodoos down Cubs in NOJHL finals opener

    GALLERY: Visiting Voodoos down Cubs in NOJHL finals opener

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Continuing their stellar play on the road, the Powassan Voodoos downed the Greater Sudbury Cubs 5-2 Thursday night in the opening game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series, at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The result sees Powassan win […]
  • 18 teams remain in quest for Centennial Cup

    18 teams remain in quest for Centennial Cup

    TORONTO – The Calgary Canucks (AJHL) have become the second of 10 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) clubs that will compete in next month’s Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons. Calgary joins the Centennial Cup-host Oakville Blades (OJHL) as part of the 10-team field that will be vying for national Jr. A supremacy, May 9-19, […]
  • Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy NOJHL Final preview: Powassan Voodoos vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy NOJHL Final preview: Powassan Voodoos vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series, between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Powassan Voodoos, for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy, gets underway Thursday evening at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Here’s a look at the best-of-seven affair. HEAD COACHES Cubs: Darryl Moxam Voodoos: Peter Goulet RECORDS CUBS Playoffs: […]
  • MEDIA RELEASE

    MEDIA RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 16, 2024 WEST DIVISION CHAMPION CUBS OPEN NOJHL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES THURSDAY! The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS will host the POWASSAN VOODOOS this Thursday and Friday night. Both play-off contests will be played at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Game time for both Cubs home games is 7:05 pm. The winner […]
  • NOJHL announces league championship series schedule

    NOJHL announces league championship series schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday its game schedule for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy Final between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Powassan Voodoos. Action in the best-of-seven set gets underway Thursday in a 7:05 p.m. start at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. The Cubs will also […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forwards Nolan Newton (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and Harry Clark (Timmins Rock), along with defenceman Mason Chitaroni (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending April 14. NOLAN NEWTON, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS: […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs oust Beavers and advance to NOJHL final

    GALLERY: Cubs oust Beavers and advance to NOJHL final

    Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – An Ethan Larmand marker just over 12 minutes into the match-up, held up as the game-winner, as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the Blind River Beavers 3-1 Thursday in Game 5 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division Final at the Blind River Community […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton nifty as Cubs go up 3-1 on Beavers

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton nifty as Cubs go up 3-1 on Beavers

    PHOTOS : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Scoring three times by the 16-minute mark of the first period, and doling out multiple assists along the way, an impressive performance by Nolan Newton helped the Greater Sudbury Cubs maul the Blind River Beavers 9-2 Tuesday evening in Game 4 of the Northern Ontario […]
  • GALLERY: Greater Sudbury goes ahead of Blind River

    GALLERY: Greater Sudbury goes ahead of Blind River

    PHOTOS : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Breaking out with a trio of first period tallies, including a pair from Oliver Smith, led the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Blind River Beavers Monday night in the third contest of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that goaltender Daniel Dirracolo (Powassan Voodoos), as well as forwards Jesse Dupuis (Blind River Beavers) and Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending April 7. DANIEL DIRRACOLO, (G) POWASSAN VOODOOS: […]
  • Gallery: Beavers even series with Cubs

    Gallery: Beavers even series with Cubs

    Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – The Blind River Beavers saw Jesse Dupuis and Daniel Vasic both tally twice as part of a 6-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Saturday in Game 2 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division Final at the Blind River Community Centre. With the outcome, the best-of-seven […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs clip Beavers 2-1 to commence West final

    GALLERY: Cubs clip Beavers 2-1 to commence West final

    Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A Cameron Walker marker deep into the first period held up as the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs clipped the Blind River Beavers 2-1 Thursday evening in the opening game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division Final at the Blind River Community Centre. A late […]
  • NOJHL West Final preview: Blind River Beavers vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    NOJHL West Final preview: Blind River Beavers vs. Greater Sudbury Cubs

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s West Division Final between the Blind River Beavers and Greater Sudbury Cubs begins Thursday night. Featuring the teams with the two-best records during the course of the regular season, only two points separated them through 58 outings apiece, the Beavers went on to capture their first-ever […]
  • 38 CJHL clubs remain in contention for Centennial Cup

    38 CJHL clubs remain in contention for Centennial Cup

    TORONTO – While it’s just over five weeks away from the start of the Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, in Oakville, Ont., there are still 38 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) teams that still remain in contention for the Canadian Jr. A championship. A plethora of the clubs are among those who were tabbed […]
  • NOJHL announces Beavers – Cubs West Final schedule

    NOJHL announces Beavers – Cubs West Final schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday the schedule for its West Division Final between the Blind River Beavers and Greater Sudbury Cubs. Action in the best-of-seven affair will commence Thursday in a 7 p.m. start at the Blind River Community Centre. The Beavers will also host Game 2, which is […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that goaltender Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs); forward Reyth Smith (Powassan Voodoos) and netminder Noah Tegelaar (Blind River Beavers), have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending March 31. NOAH METIVIER, (G) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS: Backstopping […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs down Thunderbirds to advance

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs down Thunderbirds to advance

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Collecting a couple of first period power play goals, and a second consecutive shutout by Noah Metivier, helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Soo Thunderbirds Saturday in Game 6 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs take 3-2 series lead on Thunderbirds

    GALLERY: Cubs take 3-2 series lead on Thunderbirds

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Hudson Chitaroni tally, seven and a half minutes into the first period held up as the game-winner, while Noah Metivier supplied shutout goaltending, as the Greater Sudbury Cubs blanked the Soo Thunderbirds 4-0 Thursday in Game 5 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs withstand late Thunderbirds push

    GALLERY: Cubs withstand late Thunderbirds push

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs took a three-goal late into regulation time, before withstanding a late push by the Soo Thunderbirds before prevailing 4-3 Tuesday in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. This evens the best-of-seven match-up 2-2 […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds take high-energy affair over Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds take high-energy affair over Cubs

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Jonathan Sonedecker’s early second period goal held up as the decider as the Soo Thunderbirds defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 4-2 Monday night in a fast-paced Game 3 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at John Rhodes Community Centre. The outcome gives Sault Ste. […]
  • GALLERY: OT win sees Thunderbirds even series with Cubs

    GALLERY: OT win sees Thunderbirds even series with Cubs

    PHOTOS : Cal Fera & Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Jonathan Sonedecker man advantage marker midway through the first overtime gave the Soo Thunderbirds a narrow 3-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton highlights Cubs win over Thunderbirds

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton highlights Cubs win over Thunderbirds

    PHOTOS : Hanna Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got a pair of highlight-reel goals from Nolan Newton to lift them to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Soo Thunderbirds Thursday in the opener of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • NOJHL West semifinal previews

    NOJHL West semifinal previews

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff action begins Thursday on three fronts, including two NOJHL West Division semifinal get togethers in a pair of best-of-seven affairs. In the West, the No. 1 Blind River Beavers take on the No. 4 Espanola Paper Kings, while the No. 2 Greater Sudbury Cubs will meet […]
  • NOJHL news: Cubs welcome T-Birds to open post-season

    NOJHL news: Cubs welcome T-Birds to open post-season

    Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Samuel Assinewai (20) looks to evade Soo Thunderbirds defender Kaden Dundas (16) during NOJHL action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Friday, April 7, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Games 1 and 2 of West Division semifinal at Countryside this Thursday and Friday Ben Leeson – The […]
  • Media Release

    Media Release

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 19, 2024 CUBS HOST SOO THUNDERBIRDS IN GAMES #1 & #2 IN WEST SEMI-FINALS The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS will enjoy home-ice-advantage when they host the third-place SOO THUNDERBIRDS in games #1 and games #2 of the best-of-seven semi-final series in the West Division of the NOJHL. Game #1 goes this […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Rapids

    Photos: Cassy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – Collecting multiple markers in each period, the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the French River Rapids 8-1 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League get together Friday at Noelville Arena. First period play saw the visiting Cubs strike three times in the back half of the first period […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos 3-2

    GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos 3-2

    PHOTOS : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Ethan Larmand’s second goal of the game, coming with 8:12 remaining in regulation, was the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs edged the Powassan Voodoos 3-2 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The win secures home ice […]
  • Cubs – Thunderbirds series schedule announced by NOJHL

    Cubs – Thunderbirds series schedule announced by NOJHL

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday the game schedule for its upcoming West Division semifinal between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Soo Thunderbirds. Commencing Thursday, March 21, at 7:05 p.m., Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury will serve as the venue in the opener in the best-of-seven match-up. Game […]
  • NOJHL’s Beavers; Cubs & Rock all tabbed in final CJHL rankings for 2023-24

    NOJHL’s Beavers; Cubs & Rock all tabbed in final CJHL rankings for 2023-24

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its final Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, for the 2023-24 season. Finishing at No. 1 to wrap-up the weekly rankings is the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Collingwood Blues. Collingwood concluded regular season competition with an OJHL-best record of 49-6-0-1, finishing with 99 points […]
  • VIDEO: Cubs maul Paper Kings

    VIDEO: Cubs maul Paper Kings

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs built up a significant lead and never looked back in skating a 7-1 victory over the Espanola Paper Kings Thursday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. After handling a couple […]
  • GALLERY: Paper Kings hold off Cubs

    GALLERY: Paper Kings hold off Cubs

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Paper Kings got two tallies apiece from Blake Peters-Davey; Owen Fergusson and Lucas Signoretti then eventually held off the Greater Sudbury Cubs 7-6 in a high-scoring Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Sunday afternoon at the Regional Recreation Complex. A physical start to the affair saw three goals scored within […]
  • NOJHL announces 2024 playoff format and timeline

    NOJHL announces 2024 playoff format and timeline

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Sunday its format and timeline for the upcoming 2024 playoffs, in the quest for the NOJHL championship and the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy. Of the league’s 12-member clubs, the top four teams, points wise, in each of its two divisions will qualify for postseason […]
  • Greater Sudbury Cubs “Name & Logo” to be adopted by Nickel City Hockey Association

    Greater Sudbury Cubs “Name & Logo” to be adopted by Nickel City Hockey Association

    PHOTO : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club are pleased to announce that the Nickel City Hockey Association has agreed to brand their ‘AA’ and ‘A’ teams as the Nickel City Cubs for the 2024-25 season. “We are very pleased that the Nickel City Hockey Association […]
  • Cubs cruise to home win over Vikings

    Cubs cruise to home win over Vikings

    PHOTOS : Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Picking up solid offensive performances from multiple players, the Greater Sudbury Cubs cruised past the Elliot Lake Vikings 11-2 Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury began the night’s scoring nearly three minutes into […]
  • Beavers; Cubs tabbed in CJHL rankings; Rock Honourable Mention

    Beavers; Cubs tabbed in CJHL rankings; Rock Honourable Mention

    TORONTO – There is a new No. 1-ranked club in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. Moving to No. 1 nationally are the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Collingwood Blues. On a 17-1-0-0 heater so far in 2024, Collingwood boasts a 47-6-0-1 overall record while sporting […]
  • Cubs hold off Paper Kings

    Cubs hold off Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, ON – The Greater Sudbury Cubs held off the Espanola Paper Kings for a 5-4 road victory for the Cubs at the Espanola Regional Recreational Complex on Sunday afternoon. Two of the top offensive clubs in the league scored four times in a two-minute span of the second period. Ben Harris led the Cubs […]
  • GALLERY: Late goal puts Beavers over Cubs in battle for the West

    GALLERY: Late goal puts Beavers over Cubs in battle for the West

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography A late third period goal by Andrey Manov helped propel the Blind River Beavers over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a battle of West Division titans. Coming into the game the Beavers were rolling as winners of seven straight, while the Cubs had fallen in two […]
  • Beavers & Cubs remain in CJHL Top 20

    Beavers & Cubs remain in CJHL Top 20

    TORONTO – The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) make it 15 consecutive weeks at the top of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. CJHL TOP 20 – FUELLED BY GATORADE (For period ending Feb 18) RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS) 1. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (1) 2. Collingwood Blues […]
  • GALLERY: Voodoos edge Cubs in shootout

    GALLERY: Voodoos edge Cubs in shootout

    PHOTOS : Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, ON – Reyth Smith scored in the fifth round of the shootout as the Powassan Voodoos edged the Greater Sudbury Cubs 3-2 at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Community Sports Complex on Monday afternoon to complete the comeback Voodoos win. Late in the first, the Voodoos […]
  • GALLERY: Beavers blank Cubs

    GALLERY: Beavers blank Cubs

    Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, ON – The Blind River Beavers Noah Tegelaar made 27 saves to lead the Beavers to a 5-0 home win over the visiting Greater Sudbury Cubs in NOJHL action at the Blind River Community Centre on Saturday night. After a scoreless opening period, the Beavers Jesse Dupuis and Evan Fraccaro […]
  • GALLERY: Big first helps Cubs dump Rapids

    GALLERY: Big first helps Cubs dump Rapids

     PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, ON – The Greater Sudbury Cubs scored six times in the opening 20 minutes on their way to a convincing 7-1 win over the visiting French River Rapids in NOJHL action the the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex on Thursday night. Marshall McCharles led the Cubs […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs down Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Cubs down Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, ON – The Greater Sudbury Cubs scored three times in the second period as they defeated the Espanola Paper Kings 4-1 at the Espanola Community Centre on Friday night. The loss allows the Cubs, who beat the Paper Kings 4-3 in overtime on Thursday, a sweep of the home-and-home series this week. Oliver Smith […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs prevail in OT over Paper Kings

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs prevail in OT over Paper Kings

     PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, ON – Hudson Chitaroni scored 52 seconds into overtime to give the Greater Sudbury Cubs a 4-3 win over the visiting Espanola Paper Kings on Thursday night at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The Cubs built up a 3-1 second period lead only to allow […]
  • Beavers (12) & Cubs (13) in latest CJHL Top 20

    Beavers (12) & Cubs (13) in latest CJHL Top 20

    TORONTO – Make it 13 weeks in a row. The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) remain #1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. CJHL TOP 20 – FUELLED BY GATORADE (For period ending Feb. 4) RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS) 1. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (1) 2. […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs fend off Rapids in a shootout

    GALLERY: Cubs fend off Rapids in a shootout

    Photos: Cassy Seguin NOELVILLE, ON – Chris Innes scored in the seventh round of the shootout to propel the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 5-4 shootout win over the French River Rapids in Noelville on Friday night. Oliver Smith led the Cubs with two goals while the Rapids Matthew Stringer countered with a pair of […]
  • GALLERY: Voodoos fly past Cubs with big third

    GALLERY: Voodoos fly past Cubs with big third

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, ON – The Powassan Voodoos scored four unanswered third period goals as they defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 5-2 at the Countryside Arena in Sudbury on Thursday night. Voodoos goalie Patrick Charette, making only his second start for the Voodoos made 38 saves in the road […]
  • Beavers & Cubs entrenched in CJHL Top 20

    Beavers & Cubs entrenched in CJHL Top 20

    TORONTO – The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) roll into the 12th straight week at #1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. CJHL TOP 20 – FUELLED BY GATORADE (For period ending Jan. 28) RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS) 1. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (1) 2. Collingwood […]
  • NOJHL names its Players of the Month for January

    NOJHL names its Players of the Month for January

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that Hudson Chitaroni (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Felix Cadieux-Fredette (Timmins Rock); Dryden Riley (Timmins Rock) and Reyth Smith (Powassan Voodoos) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for January. FORWARD OF THE MONTH – HUDSON CHITARONI, GREATER SUDBURY […]
  • NOJHL announces its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL announces its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that goaltender Kolton Bourret (Soo Thunderbirds); forward Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and defenceman Felix Cadieux-Fredette (Timmins Rock) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending January 28. KOLTON BOURRET, (G) SOO THUNDERBIRDS: It was an […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos

    Photos: voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, ON – The Greater Sudbury Cubs scored three times in the second period as they defeated the Powassan Voodoos 5-3 at the Powassan Sportsplex Saturday night. The Cubs open the scoring early as Hudson Chitaroni’s shot beat Voodoos starter Daniel Dirracolo low only 51 seconds in. The Cubs increased the lead on […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs overwhelm Eagles

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs overwhelm Eagles

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, ON – Oliver Smith, Ethan Larmand and Nolan Newton all had two goals as the Greater Sudbury Cubs dumped the Soo Eagles 7-1 on the big ice at Countryside Arena Thursday night. The Cubs also made the Eagles pay on special teams as Greater Sudbury scored […]
  • Beavers & Cubs remain in Top 20

    Beavers & Cubs remain in Top 20

    TORONTO – The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) hold the #1 spot for the 11th straight week in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. CJHL TOP 20 – FUELLED BY GATORADE RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (PREVIOUS RANKING) 1. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (1) 2. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (2) […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds clip Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds clip Cubs

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – A Callum McAuley tally in the third period was the difference as the Soo Thunderbirds clipped the Greater Sudbury Cubs 3-2 at the John Rhodes Community Centre on Friday night. After a scoreless opening frame, the Cubs opened the scoring on an odd-man rush as Ben Lacroix […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs come back to edge Thunderbirds

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs come back to edge Thunderbirds

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography The Greater Sudbury Cubs battled back from a 2-0 first period deficit to edge the visiting Soo Thunderbirds 4-3 at the Countryside arena in Sudbury on Thursday night. The Thunderbirds got on the board first as Grayson Ebrahim netted his 19th of the campaign beating Cubs netminder […]
  • Blind River; Greater Sudbury nicely slotted in CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    Blind River; Greater Sudbury nicely slotted in CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    TORONTO – The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) hit the middle of January still No. 1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, announced Monday. Continuing to pace the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Flin Flon boast a SJHL-best record of 29-2-2-0 through their first 33 outings of the […]
  • NOJHL announces its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    NOJHL announces its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that goaltender Noah Tegelaar (Blind River Beavers); forward Mathieu Comeau (Hearst Lumberjacks) and defenceman Chris Innes (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending January 14. NOAH TEGELAAR, (G) BLIND RIVER BEAVERS: Posting […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect narrow road victory over Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs collect narrow road victory over Rapids

    Photos: Cassy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got a goal in each period to help them edge the French River Rapids 3-1 Sunday in a tightly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Noelville Arena. The lone tally of the opening 20 minutes came off the stick of Greater Sudbury’s Ben Lacroix […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos in NOJHL play Thursday

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos in NOJHL play Thursday

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Brady Bouchard marker in the latter stages of the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to hold off the Powassan Voodoos 5-3 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside […]
  • Beavers; Cubs in initial 2024 CJHL rankings

    Beavers; Cubs in initial 2024 CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – Continuing where they left off in December, the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) maintain their perch atop the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, to commence 2024. Despite suffering their first defeat in regulation since back in late October, on the road Saturday against the surging Melfort Mustangs, the […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs take high-scoring affair vs. Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs take high-scoring affair vs. Voodoos

    Photos: voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got two goals apiece from Hudson Chitaroni and Samuel Assinewai to help them rally past the Powassan Voodoos 7-5 Saturday in a high-scoring match-up on the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League slate at the Powassan Sportsplex. The Voodoos opened the scoring 65 seconds into the game […]
  • GALLERY: Signoretti’s OT winner helps Paper Kings survive late Cubs rally

    GALLERY: Signoretti’s OT winner helps Paper Kings survive late Cubs rally

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Lucas Signoretti man-down marker 50 seconds into overtime helped the Espanola Paper Kings survive a late Greater Sudbury Cubs surge and prevail 6-5 Thursday to commence the 2024 portion of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League schedule at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • NOJHL by the numbers: Zero to 60

    NOJHL by the numbers: Zero to 60

    SUDBURY, Ont. – As the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League gears up to commence the 2024 portion of its regular season, as well as the upcoming playoffs, here’s a look at some numbers, as part of NOJHL – Zero to 60. 0: Blind River and Espanola are the only two teams in the league who […]
  • NOJHLers among top point-getters in CJHL

    NOJHLers among top point-getters in CJHL

    TORONTO – As the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) hits its holiday break, a look at the first number of months in the 2023-24 campaign you’ll find a solid number of skaters have been doing their part offensively, for their respective clubs. There are currently 32 players who have amassed 50, or more, points so […]
  • Cubs & Beavers crack final CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade for 2023

    Cubs & Beavers crack final CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade for 2023

    TORONTO – The Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) are wrapping up the final installment of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, for 2023, where they’ve been the past two months – No. 1 overall. Under head coach and general manager Mike Reagan, the Saskatchewan Junior League-leading Bombers will head into […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs comeback to collect road win vs. Eagles

    GALLERY: Cubs comeback to collect road win vs. Eagles

    Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Rebounding from an early hole, the Greater Sudbury Cubs clawed their way back to defeat the Soo Eagles 4-3 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Pullar Stadium. The night’s initial power play put the Eagles in flight at 11:39 of the first period […]
  • GALLERY: Espanola edges Greater Sudbury in shootout

    GALLERY: Espanola edges Greater Sudbury in shootout

    PHOTOS: Petrah Joehl – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A couple of crafty shootout markers from Owen Fergusson and Spencer Horgan lifted the Espanola Paper Kings to a 4-3 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Thursday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Capitalizing on […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs & Beavers tabbed in CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    NOJHL’s Cubs & Beavers tabbed in CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the surging Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) continue to maintain their perch atop the latest Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade. Flon Flon has collected 27 of a possible 28 points in their past 14 games and have established a comfortable cushion in the […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forwards Daniel Vasic (Blind River Beavers) and Ben Lacroix (Greater Sudbury Cubs), along with goaltender Noah Tegelaar (Blind River Beavers) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending December 10. DANIEL VASIC, (F) BLIND RIVER […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Voodoos

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Voodoos

    Photos: voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League front-running Greater Sudbury Cubs continued their winning ways Friday as they defeated the Powassan Voodoos 4-3 in an inter-divisional match-up at the Powassan Sportsplex. Clicking late into a man advantage, Greater Sudbury opened the night’s scoring, 13 and a half minutes into the proceedings, […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury skates past French River

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury skates past French River

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got two goals apiece from Oliver Smith and Ben Lacroix to help propel them to a 6-2 victory over the French River Rapids Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. There were some quality […]
  • Cubs & Beavers listed in latest CJHL rankings

    Cubs & Beavers listed in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) have maintained their hold at No. 1 overall in its latest Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade. Continuing to top the table in the 12-team Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Flin Flon are on a 10-0-1-0 heater as of […]
  • GALLERY: Smith supplies hat trick as Cubs drop Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Smith supplies hat trick as Cubs drop Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Kings got three goals from Oliver Smith to help lift them to a 6-3 triumph over the Espanola Paper Kings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Sunday matinee at the Regional Recreation Complex. Greater Sudbury got the game’s first goal, off a Brock Houser point blast that was […]
  • GALLERY: Beavers extend win streak, while ending Cubs run

    GALLERY: Beavers extend win streak, while ending Cubs run

    BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A couple of Mason Morden markers, which included the game-winner, helped lead the Blind River Beavers to their seventh consecutive victory, in downing the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs 6-3 Saturday at the Blind River Community Centre. Winners of six straight entering the contest, the Beavers kept their […]
  • NOJHL names its November Players of the Month

    NOJHL names its November Players of the Month

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday that Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Noah Janicki (Hearst Lumberjacks); Elijah Grant (French River Rapids) and Benjamin Pouliot (Soo Eagles) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for November. FORWARD OF THE MONTH – OLIVER SMITH, GREATER […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs cap-off November with victory vs. Gold Miners

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs cap-off November with victory vs. Gold Miners

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A four-goal first period, along with the shutout goaltending of Noah Metivier, sent the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a 4-0 triumph over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Coming in […]
  • 33 former NOJHLers among 547 CJHL alumni on U SPORTS men’s hockey rosters

    33 former NOJHLers among 547 CJHL alumni on U SPORTS men’s hockey rosters

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Thursday that there are currently 547 of its alumni on U SPORTS men’s hockey rosters across the country this season. Each of the 35 participating Canadian university men’s hockey programs have a minimum of five CJHL alumni on each of their respective rosters, with many of […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forward Liam Boswell (Hearst Lumberjacks); defencemen Hudson Martin (Greater Sudbury Cubs) and forward Kai Clayton (French River Rapids) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending November 26. LIAM BOSWELL, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS: Leading the […]
  • Cubs & Beavers recognized in latest CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    Cubs & Beavers recognized in latest CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its final Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, for November, and the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) will wrap-up the month, just as they started it, No. 1 overall. Despite a narrow, low-scoring overtime setback, in one of their three road games over the weekend, […]
  • GALLERY: Hat trick for Assinewai as Cubs down Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Hat trick for Assinewai as Cubs down Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs saw Samuel Assinewai supply his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick Friday as part of a 5-3 decision versus the Espanola Paper Kings in a match-up held at the Regional Recreation Complex. After a draw in their own zone, Greater Sudbury countered quickly and saw Cameron […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs connect early, on way to win over Storm

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs connect early, on way to win over Storm

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs tallied twice early to give them all they required, before putting the game away late as part of a 6-1 triumph over the Iroquois Falls Storm in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Needing […]
  • Cubs Sign Mateo Signoretti!

    Cubs Sign Mateo Signoretti!

    The Sudbury Cubs are pleased to announce that 17-year-old forward Mateo Signoretti has been acquired by the local junior team and he will be in the Cubs line-up tonight when they host the Iroquois Falls Storm at the Countryside Sports Complex at 7:05 pm. Signoretti began the 23-24 season with the Okanagan U18 Prep AAA […]
  • Cubs & Thunderbirds tabbed in latest CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    Cubs & Thunderbirds tabbed in latest CJHL rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade

    Photo: Bob Davies TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced its latest Top 20 Rankings – Fuelled by Gatorade, Monday. Maintaining their hold at No. 1 nationally in the 122-team CJHL are the Flin Flon Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. The front-runners in the SJHL have won five straight and sport […]
  • GALLERY: Well-balanced effort sends Cubs over Rapids

    GALLERY: Well-balanced effort sends Cubs over Rapids

    Photos: Cassy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – The Greater Sudbury Cubs supplied a well-balanced offensive effort Saturday, getting goals from nine different skaters, in dumping the French River Rapids 9-2 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League get together at Noelville Arena. Getting off to a solid start, Greater Sudbury skated out to a 2-0 lead […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Kohan completes comeback as Cubs rally past Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Kohan completes comeback as Cubs rally past Voodoos

    PHOTOS: Petrah Joehl – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – An impressive coast-to-coast rush, and goal, by Noah Kohan, with just over 10 minutes remaining in regulation, finished off a comeback as the Greater Sudbury Cubs rallied past the Powassan Voodoos 4-3 Thursday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League inter-divisional affair at Gerry […]
  • GALLERY: NOJHL West falls in Eastern Canada Cup finale

    GALLERY: NOJHL West falls in Eastern Canada Cup finale

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images TRENTON, Ont. – Riding the strength of three power play markers, MHL North went on to top NOJHL West 5-1 Wednesday in Day 3 play at the Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge at Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens. Going to work early, while up a skater, the Maritime Hockey […]
  • GALLERY: NOJHL West doubled up by CCHL Yzerman in ECC play

    GALLERY: NOJHL West doubled up by CCHL Yzerman in ECC play

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images TRENTON, Ont. – Getting two goals apiece in each period helped CCHL Yzerman double up NOJHL West 4-2 Tuesday afternoon in Eastern Canada Cup action Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens. A disputed first goal for CCHL Yzerman was counted despite appearing to have gone in underneath the side of […]
  • GALLERY: NOJHL West drops 2nd game at Eastern Canada Cup

    GALLERY: NOJHL West drops 2nd game at Eastern Canada Cup

    Photos: Tim Bates / OJHL Images TRENTON, Ont. – Tristan Sgrosso tallied twice and Alex Blais dished out a pair of assists to help propel LHJAAAQ Perron past Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West 3-1 Monday evening at the Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge in Trenton, Ont. Opening the scoring midway through the first period, […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Special teams send OJHL Hawerchuk by NOJHL West at Eastern Canada Cup

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Special teams send OJHL Hawerchuk by NOJHL West at Eastern Canada Cup

    Photos: Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images TRENTON, Ont. – A pair of early shorthanded tallies, along with a late man advantage marker, helped send OJHL Hawerchuk past NOJHL West 5-3 Monday in Day 1 play at the Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge in Trenton, Ont. Striking first, NOJHL West broke out of their own zone […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs; Eagles & Paper Kings all recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs; Eagles & Paper Kings all recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced its latest Top 20 Rankings Monday and the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) remain No. 1 for another week. Heading into the opener of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Showcase in Warman, Sask., Monday afternoon against the Weyburn Red Wings, Flin Flon sports a SJHL-best record of […]
  • GALLERY: Ebrahim provides pair as Thunderbirds down Cubs

    GALLERY: Ebrahim provides pair as Thunderbirds down Cubs

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds picked up a pair of goals, including the eventual game-winner, from Grayson Ebrahim to help propel the Soo Thunderbirds to a 5-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division battle at John Rhodes Community Centre. […]
  • GALLERY: Late outburst leads Cubs over Beavers

    GALLERY: Late outburst leads Cubs over Beavers

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A four-goal surge, seven and a half minutes apart in the third period, broke open a close contest and saw the Greater Sudbury Cubs skate to a 6-3 triumph over the Blind River Beavers Thursday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League meeting at […]
  • ‘It’s just awesome’ — Newton commits to Colts after spectacular start to season in NOJHL

    ‘It’s just awesome’ — Newton commits to Colts after spectacular start to season in NOJHL

    Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Nolan Newton takes part in OHL action again the French River Rapids at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, October 26, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star Nolan Newton has enjoyed a stellar start to his second season of junior hockey, […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect road win vs. Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect road win vs. Voodoos

    Photos: Voodooshockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – A Cameron Shanks goal late in the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to down the Powassan Voodoos 6-2 Wednesday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League mid-week match-up at the Powassan Sportsplex. A tightly-contested opening frame saw neither side convert offensively […]
  • NOJHL announces rosters, staffs for Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge

    NOJHL announces rosters, staffs for Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday the playing rosters and coaching staffs for next week’s Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge, which goes November 13-15, in Trenton, Ont. Competing against select squads among the five eastern-based leagues in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), two NOJHL teams will take on […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs; Eagles; Thunderbirds all recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs; Eagles; Thunderbirds all recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – Heading into the first installment of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, for November, the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) remain No. 1 in the latest listings, released Monday. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) front-runners are 9-1 in their past 10 outings and boast a solid 14-1-1-0 overall record to […]
  • GALLERY: Rock roll over Cubs

    GALLERY: Rock roll over Cubs

    Timmins Rock goalie Patrick Boivin got his left pad in front of this shot off the stick of Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Cameron Shanks during the first period of Sunday afternoon’s NOJHL contest at the McIntyre Arena. Boivin stopped 33 of the 35 shots he faced to backstop the Rock to a 7-2 win over […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs slip past Storm in shootout

    GALLERY: Cubs slip past Storm in shootout

    Photos: Turnbull’s Northern Photography IROQUOIS FALLS, Ont. – A Samuel Assinewai marker in the third round of the shootout proved to be the difference in helping his Greater Sudbury Cubs slip past the Iroquois Fall Storm 2-1 in a tightly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League game Saturday evening at Jus Jordan Arena. Also striking first, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs hold on to clip Lumberjacks in OT

    GALLERY: Cubs hold on to clip Lumberjacks in OT

    Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – Oliver Smith’s second goal of the game, coming in the final minute of overtime, helped the Greater Sudbury Cubs stave off a late comeback bid by the Hearst Lumberjacks and prevail 4-3 Friday night in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Needing just […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs & Voodoos back into CJHL Top 20 rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs & Voodoos back into CJHL Top 20 rankings

    TORONTO – Following a topsy-turvy week where a number of the highly-rated Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) clubs suffered setbacks, the Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) have emerged as the new No. 1 in the latest Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Flin Flon presently tops the table in the 12-team Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with a […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forwards Lucas Signoretti (Espanola Paper Kings) and Tyler Patterson (Hearst Lumberjacks), along with goaltender Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending October 29. LUCAS SIGNORETTI, (F) ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS: […]
  • Cubs’ Metivier collects shutout in blanking Eagles

    Cubs’ Metivier collects shutout in blanking Eagles

    Photos: Justin Cairns SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Noah Metivier was unbeatable in posting a shutout as part of a 6-0 win over the Soo Eagles in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Saturday at Pullar Stadium. The Cubs opened the scoring off an attempt from behind the net from […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs need OT to get by Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs need OT to get by Rapids

    PHOTOS: Petrah Joehl – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Mason Chitaroni marker 79 seconds into overtime helped the Greater Sudbury Cubs hold off a determined French River Rapids side 3-2 Thursday evening in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury got the game’s first goal, 15 […]
  • GALLERY: Vikings get big win over Cubs in Espanola

    GALLERY: Vikings get big win over Cubs in Espanola

    Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Elliot Lake Vikings got two goals from Tomas Palandra, along with some stalwart netminding from Matthew Vahramian, to lead them to a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League neutral site affair in front of a boisterous crowd at […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds hold off late Cubs comeback bid

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds hold off late Cubs comeback bid

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Jackson Truchan tally 40 seconds into the third period proved to be his third straight game-winning goal as the Soo Thunderbirds survived a late Greater Sudbury Cubs comeback bid, as part of a 4-3 victory in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday […]
  • Schedule announced for 2023 World Junior A Challenge

    Schedule announced for 2023 World Junior A Challenge

    TRURO, N.S. – The World Junior A Hockey Challenge is set to make its return to Nova Scotia for the first time since 2017, as the City of Truro and Municipality of Colchester will host two Canadian teams and three international entries at the 3,100-seat Rath Eastlink Community Centre, Dec. 10-17. The 2023 World Junior […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs & Eagles tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs & Eagles tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – The soaring Winkler Flyers (MJHL) have been slotted No. 1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Unbeaten Winkler have been solid at both ends of the ice in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League so far this season, with Justin Falk’s squad leading the MJHL in goals-scored, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs outlast battling Gold Miners

    GALLERY: Cubs outlast battling Gold Miners

    Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – Ryan Rubic’s first goal of the season, coming eight and a half minutes into the third period, broke a tie game and proved to be the decider as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat a battling Kirkland Lake Gold Miners side 4-2 in a Northern Ontario […]
  • Fergusson pots pair as Paper Kings down Cubs

    Fergusson pots pair as Paper Kings down Cubs

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – Owen Fergusson had a pair of second period goals, including the eventual game-winner, as the Espanola Paper Kings went on to down the Greater Sudbury Cubs 5-3 Saturday in a physical Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League meeting at the Regional Recreation Complex. The hometown Paper Kings got started with Logan Cicchelli’s first […]
  • Newton continues stellar start, leads Cubs to win over Paper Kings

    Newton continues stellar start, leads Cubs to win over Paper Kings

    Espanola Paper Kings goaltender Jake Marois (30) lunges to make a save on Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Cameron Shanks (7) during NOJHL action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, October 12, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Home-and-home series continues on Saturday Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star Nolan Newton’s […]
  • GALLERY: Newton continues stellar form as Cubs clip Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Newton continues stellar form as Cubs clip Paper Kings

    PHOTOS: Petrah Joehl – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A two-goal, one assist, first period for Greater Sudbury Cubs stalwart forward Nolan Newton helped send his side on their way to a convincing 7-1 victory over the Espanola Paper Kings Thursday night in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Gerry McCrory Countryside […]
  • Tickets on sale for Eastern Canada Cup in Trenton, Ont.

    Tickets on sale for Eastern Canada Cup in Trenton, Ont.

    10 teams from five Eastern Canadian Jr. A leagues will play in front of scouts Nov. 13-15 TRENTON, Ont. — Tickets are now on sale for the 2023 Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge, which will be played at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens in Trenton, Ont., November 13-15.   The Ontario Junior Hockey League […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs & Beavers tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs & Beavers tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – For a second week in succession, the Smiths Falls Bears (CCHL) have been slotted No. 1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Smiths Falls has started strong in Central Canada Hockey League play with a solid 8-0-0-0 record to begin their 2023-24 campaign. Tabbed No. 2 […]
  • GALLERY: Smith & Newton lead Cubs by Rapids

    GALLERY: Smith & Newton lead Cubs by Rapids

    Photos: Cassy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – Collecting two tallies apiece from Oliver Smith and Nolan Newton was more than enough to propel the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 6-1 decision over the French River Rapids in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Sunday matinee at Noelville Arena. Greater Sudbury began the scoring just past the […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Powassan hands Greater Sudbury 1st loss, to close out NOJHL Showcase

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Powassan hands Greater Sudbury 1st loss, to close out NOJHL Showcase

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A pair of third period tallies, along with some stalwart goaltending from Daniel Dirracolo, helped the Powassan Voodoos top the Greater Sudbury Cubs 3-1 Wednesday in the finale of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Showcase, at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. It took […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs crush Rock to wrap-up Day 1 of NOJHL Showcase

    GALLERY: Cubs crush Rock to wrap-up Day 1 of NOJHL Showcase

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The surging Greater Sudbury Cubs racked up their ninth consecutive victory Tuesday in crushing the Timmins Rock 7-1 to conclude Day 1 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League Showcase at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Notching the night’s opening goal, Nolan Newton of […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that a trio of forwards, in Liam Boswell (Hearst Lumberjacks); Jack Paweski (Soo Eagles) and Cameron Shanks (Greater Sudbury Cubs), have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending October 1. LIAM BOSWELL, (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs & Voodoos tabbed in initial CJHL rankings for 2023-24

    NOJHL’s Cubs & Voodoos tabbed in initial CJHL rankings for 2023-24

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its initial Top 20 Rankings, plus honourable mentions, for the 2023-24 season. Topping the initial table, compiled by an independent scouting service, are the Smiths Falls Bears (CCHL). Smiths Falls, who were Central Canada Hockey League finalists last season, have rolled out to a 6-0-0-0 […]
  • NOJHL names its Players of the Month for September

    NOJHL names its Players of the Month for September

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Sunday that Nolan Newton (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Spencer Horgan (Espanola Paper Kings); Daniel Dirracolo (Powassan Voodoos) and Hudson Chitaroni (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for September. FORWARD OF THE MONTH – NOLAN NEWTON, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs get past Rapids to win 8th straight

    GALLERY: Cubs get past Rapids to win 8th straight

    PHOTOS: Rob and Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The surging Greater Sudbury Cubs continued their winning ways Friday in defeating the French River Rapids 6-3 for their eighth consecutive Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory, in a contest held at Hanmer Centennial Arena. French River gained the early edge past […]
  • ‘You have to show up if you want to win’ — Cubs overcome slow start, stretch season-opening streak with win over Vikings

    ‘You have to show up if you want to win’ — Cubs overcome slow start, stretch season-opening streak with win over Vikings

    Greater Sudbury Cubs players Cameron Shanks (7), Hudson Chitaroni (93), Ben Harris (16), Brock Houser (19) and Hudson Martin (18) celebrate Chitaroni’s power-play goal against the Elliot Lake Vikings at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, September 28, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star Cameron […]
  • GALLERY: Greater Sudbury gets by Elliot Lake to stay unbeaten

    GALLERY: Greater Sudbury gets by Elliot Lake to stay unbeaten

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – An Oliver Smith marker on a late second period breakaway proved to be the decider as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to defeat the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-2 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Thursday at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater […]
  • CJHL: 2023-24 ‘Teams to Watch’

    CJHL: 2023-24 ‘Teams to Watch’

    Photo: VOODOOSHOCKEY.com TORONTO – With each of the 122 member teams that compete in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) all having begun their respective 2023-24 regular seasons, a solid portion of them are expected to be among the upper echelon of clubs across the country throughout the campaign. With the initial CJHL Top 20 […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forward Hudson Chitaroni (Greater Sudbury Cubs); defenceman Andrey Manov (Blind River Beavers) and goaltender Connor Hatfield (Soo Thunderbirds) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending September 24. HUDSON CHITARONI, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs convincing in home win over Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Cubs convincing in home win over Paper Kings

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The high-flying Greater Sudbury Cubs picked up multi-point efforts from seven different skaters as part of a convincing 9-2 decision over the Espanola Paper Kings Sunday in a feisty Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Entering the contest […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Chitaroni hat trick helps Cubs roll past Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Chitaroni hat trick helps Cubs roll past Rapids

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The unbeaten Greater Sudbury Cubs rode the strength of four-goal first period goals and a Hudson Chitaroni hat trick as part of a 9-3 victory over the French River Rapids Thursday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • 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 (NOJHL) announced Monday that forward Nolan Newton (Greater Sudbury Cubs); defencemen Owen Cassidy (Iroquois Falls Storm) and goaltender Braydon Garnhart (Kirkland Lake Gold Miners) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending September 17. NOLAN NEWTON, (F) GREATER SUDBURY […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos in shootout to remain unbeaten

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos in shootout to remain unbeaten

    Photos: VOODOOSHOCKEY.com POWASSAN, Ont. – A Nolan Newton marker in the final round of the shootout was the difference Saturday as the Greater Sudbury Cubs pulled out a narrow 4-3 decision over the Powassan Voodoos in a hotly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at the Powassan Sportsplex. Striking first, the Cubs clicked via the […]
  • Cubs double Eagles in high-scoring affair, remain unbeaten to start season

    Cubs double Eagles in high-scoring affair, remain unbeaten to start season

    Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Nolan Newton (24) tips a shot just wide of the Soo Eagles goal while taking a hit from Eagles defenceman Gabriel Clark (6) during NOJHL action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, September 14, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star Just […]
  • VIDEO: Smith supplies three as Cubs down Eagles

    VIDEO: Smith supplies three as Cubs down Eagles

    PHOTO: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. –  Greater Sudbury Cubs captain Oliver Smith notched his fifth career Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League hat trick Thursday night to help send his side past the Soo Eagles 8-4 in a match-up held at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Gaining the early edge, Greater […]
  • CUBS & SUDBURY PLAYGROUND HOCKEY LEAGUE FORM NEW COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

    CUBS & SUDBURY PLAYGROUND HOCKEY LEAGUE FORM NEW COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs Jr. A Hockey Club is pleased to announce a new hockey partnership with the Sudbury Playground Hockey League. The Sudbury Playground Hockey League is comprised of 600 youngsters aged 6-to-16 years and is organized by volunteer coaches, managers and board members. The SPHL has served the hockey-playing youth of the Sudbury […]
  • NOJHL named its initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for 2023-24

    NOJHL named its initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for 2023-24

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday that forward Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs), along with defencemen Spencer Horgan (Espanola Paper Kings) and Alex Little (Powassan Voodoos) have been named its initial Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the 2023-24 season. OLIVER SMITH, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – […]
  • GALLERY: Captain Smith leads Cubs over Rock

    GALLERY: Captain Smith leads Cubs over Rock

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs captain Oliver Smith had a goal and four assists Friday night to help propel his side to a 5-2 victory over the Timmins Rock in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. A late first period […]
  • Greater Sudbury Cubs open season on winning note

    Greater Sudbury Cubs open season on winning note

    Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Noah Metivier (31) makes a save while Hearst Lumberjacks forward Tyler Patterson (16) looks for a rebound and Cubs defenceman Hudon Martin (18) defends during NOJHL action at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, September 7, 2023. Ben Leeson/The Sudbury Star/Postmedia Network jpg, SU, apsmc They notch […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect home ice victory over Lumberjacks

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect home ice victory over Lumberjacks

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Getting two goals each from Cameron Walker and Samuel Assinewai helped lead the Greater Sudbury Cubs to a 7-4 triumph over the Hearst Lumberjacks Thursday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. The hometown Cubs were first to strike […]
  • NOJHL 2023-24 season preview

    NOJHL 2023-24 season preview

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Once again, Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League clubs are ready to compete on the ice, this time with the commencement of the 2023-24 regular season. All 12-member teams will take part in 58 games as part of the campaign, with 28 at home and an equal number on the road. Meanwhile, the […]
  • That Sudbury Sports Guy: Cubs bring different mind set into new NOJHL season

    That Sudbury Sports Guy: Cubs bring different mind set into new NOJHL season

    Greater Sudbury Cubs goalie Noah Metivier makes a save during NOJHL action against the Soo Thunderbirds at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury, Ontario on Thursday, April 6, 2023. PHOTO BY BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Randy Pascal for The Sudbury Star A year ago this time, the Greater Sudbury Cubs were coming off […]
  • GALLERY: NOJHL preseason concludes Sunday as Cubs blank Vikings

    GALLERY: NOJHL preseason concludes Sunday as Cubs blank Vikings

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason competition came to a close Sunday afternoon at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex as the Greater Sudbury Cubs got 27-save shutout goaltending from Noah Metivier to blank the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-0. Carrying the play in the opening frame, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs come back in a big way to edge Vikings

    GALLERY: Cubs come back in a big way to edge Vikings

    Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Rebounding from an early four-goal deficit, the Greater Sudbury Cubs stormed back to knock off the Elliot Lake Vikings 6-5 Friday night in front of a solid Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason crowd of 400-plus spectators at Centennial Arena. The new-look Vikings came out flying as they […]
  • NOJHL announces preseason schedule

    NOJHL announces preseason schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday its preseason schedule, heading into the start of the 2023-24 campaign. There are currently five exhibition contests scheduled for NOJHL venues, while several other league clubs will be taking part in a number of preseason tournaments in various parts of the province. On-ice […]
  • Sudbury Cubs addition to help local Indigenous players reach full potential

    Sudbury Cubs addition to help local Indigenous players reach full potential

    Sudbury Cubs team owner Mark Burgess (left) and managing director Blaine Smith (right) introduce Indigenous community relations leader Fletcher Dominic Fletcher. Supplied Dominic Fletcher to serve as Indigenous community relations leader for the NOJHL club Star Staff – The Sudbury Star Dominic Fletcher says he has been inspired by watching his son Maverick develop into […]
  • NOJHL returning to compete in Eastern Canada Cup this November

    NOJHL returning to compete in Eastern Canada Cup this November

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Thursday that they will be competing in the Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge, November 13-15 at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens in Trenton, Ont. The 10-team showcase, held in partnership with Bay of Quinte Tourism and City of Quinte West, will feature two […]
  • NOJHL announces 2023 Showcase schedule

    NOJHL announces 2023 Showcase schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Wednesday, the game schedule for its 2003 Showcase, which goes October 3-4 at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. The two-day event will feature all 12 NOJHL member clubs taking part, with the results of each contest counting towards the overall league […]
  • Truro, N.S., to host 2023 World Junior A Challenge in December

    Truro, N.S., to host 2023 World Junior A Challenge in December

    CALGARY, Alta. — Hockey Canada, in conjunction with the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), announced Thursday that Truro, N.S., will host the 2023 World Junior A Challenge, which goes December 10-17. Top Canadian and international will be showcased at the eight-day event, which returns to Atlantic Canada for the fourth time and to Truro for […]
  • NOJHL announces 2023-24 schedule

    NOJHL announces 2023-24 schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Tuesday, the release of its 2023-24 regular season schedule. The 348-game slate will commence Thursday, Sept. 7 and will run through Sunday, March 17. Each of the 12 NOJHL-member clubs will have 58 match-ups on their respective dockets throughout the course of the campaign. […]
  • 2024 & 2025 Centennial Cup hosts named

    2024 & 2025 Centennial Cup hosts named

    CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada and the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) have announced that the 2024 edition of the Centennial Cup will be played in Oakville, Ont., before Canada’s National Junior A Championship heads west to Okotoks, Alta., in 2025. The Oakville Blades, a member of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), will host […]
  • “Future Cubs” Development Camp Begins Tuesday

    “Future Cubs” Development Camp Begins Tuesday

    The Sudbury Cubs Jr. A hockey club is set to begin their six-week Spring Development Camp for AAA- calibre local players that are 14-16 years of age. The development camp begins on Tuesday, May 2nd at the Countryside Sports Complex. The Future Cubs Development camp features two high-tempo practice sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday followed […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds off to NOJHL final following series win over Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds off to NOJHL final following series win over Cubs

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The defending Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League champion Soo Thunderbirds will have a chance to defend their title. That came about Thursday evening when they defeated the Greater Sudbury Cubs 7-3 in Game 5 of the NOJHL’s West Division final at Gerry McCrory Countryside […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds win OT thriller vs. Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds win OT thriller vs. Cubs

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – A fortuitous bounce off a rebound from a Austin Fellinger shot hit off a defender and trickled into the net, 1:59 into overtime, to give the Soo Thunderbirds a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Tuesday in Game 4 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs top Thunderbirds to get back in series

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs top Thunderbirds to get back in series

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got two goals apiece from Billy Biedermann and Pierson Sobush to send them on their way to a 5-2 win over the Soo Thunderbirds Monday in Game 3 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division final at John Rhodes Community Centre. […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds take 2-0 series lead on Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds take 2-0 series lead on Cubs

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Kaden Dundas hammered in a nice goal and set-up another with a nifty pass to help send the Soo Thunderbirds on their way to a 5-2 decision over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday evening in Game 2 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds tame Cubs in series opener

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds tame Cubs in series opener

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds picked up two goals apiece from Wyatt Marlow and Jackson Truchan to help send them on their way to a 5-2 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Thursday night in the opening game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West […]
  • NOJHL West Final preview: Greater Sudbury Cubs – Soo Thunderbirds

    NOJHL West Final preview: Greater Sudbury Cubs – Soo Thunderbirds

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division final between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Soo Thunderbirds begins Thursday night with a 7:05 p.m. Game 1 start at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. Here’s a look at the best-of-seven affair: HOW THEY ARRIVED: Greater Sudbury punched their ticket to the […]
  • CUBS OPEN WEST DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL AGAINST THE DEFENDING CHAMPS

    CUBS OPEN WEST DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL AGAINST THE DEFENDING CHAMPS

    The West Division regular season champion GREATER SUDBURY CUBS will host the NOJHL defending champion SOO THUNDERBIRDS in the NOJHL West Division final.   The Cubs will enjoy home-ice advantage as Game #1 in the West Division Championship final goes on Thursday, April 6th at 7 pm.  Game #2 in the series will be played […]
  • NOJHL announces Cubs – Thunderbirds series schedule

    NOJHL announces Cubs – Thunderbirds series schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday the schedule for its West Division final between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Soo Thunderbirds. This best-of-seven affair will commence Thursday with a 7:05 p.m. start at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. The Cubs will also host Game 2, which goes Friday […]
  • 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 Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Landon Miller (Soo Thunderbirds) and Jacob Brown (Timmins Rock) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending April 2. NOAH METIVIER, (G) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – The […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs close out series with Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Cubs close out series with Paper Kings

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A hard-fought fifth game of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Divisional semifinal saw the Greater Sudbury Cubs prevail with a 5-3 decision over the Espanola Paper Kings Thursday, in a match-up that went right to the wire before being finalized, with 700-plus […]
  • GALLERY: Late Walker dash lifts Cubs by Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Late Walker dash lifts Cubs by Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – An impressive end-to-end dash with 66 seconds remaining in regulation saw Cameron Walker of the Greater Sudbury Cubs provide a highlight-reel goal to lift his side to a dramatic 2-1 triumph over the Espanola Paper Kings Monday evening in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Divisional semifinal at […]
  • GALLERY: Shorthanded strikes send Espanola past Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Shorthanded strikes send Espanola past Greater Sudbury

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – A pair of shorthanded goals and some superb goaltending from netminder Jake Marois sent the Espanola Paper Kings on their way to a 3-1 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Sunday evening in the third game of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Divisional semifinal at the Regional Recreation Complex. The […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury comes back to knock off Espanola

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury comes back to knock off Espanola

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Nicholas Toffoli tally in the final minute of regulation lifted the Greater Sudbury Cubs to an eventual 5-3 come from behind victory over the Espanola Paper Kings Friday in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Divisional semifinal at T.M. […]
  • GALLERY: Walker supplies pair as Cubs take playoff opener over Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Walker supplies pair as Cubs take playoff opener over Paper Kings

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs saw Cameron Walker provide two goals as part of a 4-2 victory over the Espanola Paper Kings Thursday in front of a good crowd at the opener of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Divisional semifinal at T.M. Davies […]
  • NOJHL playoff preview: Greater Sudbury Cubs vs. Espanola Paper Kings

    NOJHL playoff preview: Greater Sudbury Cubs vs. Espanola Paper Kings

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff action between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and Espanola Paper Kings begins tonight at 7:30 p.m. with Game 1 at T.M. Davies Community Centre & Arena in Lively. Here’s a look at the best-of-seven series: THE COACHES: Cubs: Darryl Moxam Paper Kings: Jason Rapcewicz SEASON RECORDS: Greater […]
  • NOJHL names its 2022-23 award recipients

    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 names its final Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week of regular season

    NOJHL names its final Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week of regular season

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that the forward trio of Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Zachary Demers (Hearst Lumberjacks) and Matthew Green (Blind River Beavers) have been named its final Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the regular season. OLIVER SMITH, (F) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – Smith’s […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos with narrow 3-2 win

    GALLERY: Cubs hold off Voodoos with narrow 3-2 win

    POWASSAN, Ont. – Cameron Walker’s second goal of the game, coming 16:18 into the second period, proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to edge the Powassan Voodoos 3-2 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Friday at the Powassan Sportsplex. The hometown Voodoos began the night’s scoring just over […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: 5-point night for Smith helps Cubs drop Paper Kings

    VIDEO / GALLERY: 5-point night for Smith helps Cubs drop Paper Kings

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Oliver Smith scored three times, and dished out two assists, as part of an 8-3 triumph by the Greater Sudbury Cubs over the Espanola Paper Kings in a penalty-filled Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest held Thursday night at Chelmsford Arena. Greater Sudbury began […]
  • CUBS HOST ESPANOLA ON THURSDAY NIGHT IN CHELMSFORD!

    CUBS HOST ESPANOLA ON THURSDAY NIGHT IN CHELMSFORD!

    The Cubs will be looking to extend their four-game winning streak this Thursday night when they host the ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS at 7:05 at the CHELMSFORD ARENA. Due to a national curling event being held at the Countryside Arena for the remainder of the month, the Cubs have been relocated to Chelmsford Arena this Thursday […]
  • NOJHL announces Cubs – Paper Kings playoff schedule

    NOJHL announces Cubs – Paper Kings playoff schedule

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday the game schedule for its upcoming West Division semifinal meeting between the Greater Sudbury Cubs and the Espanola Paper Kings. With national curling events taking over Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, Greater Sudbury will be hosting their home games in the best-of-seven affair at […]
  • GALLERY: Greater Sudbury skates to win in Espanola

    GALLERY: Greater Sudbury skates to win in Espanola

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs got two goals apiece from Oliver Smith and Samuel Assinewai to lead them to a 5-3 decision over the Espanola Paper Kings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. Greater Sudbury set the tone early in this one, striking three times […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: McCharles leads Cubs over Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: McCharles leads Cubs over Rapids

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs picked up two goals from Marshall McCharles to help propel his side to a 4-1 victory over the French River Rapids in a physical and chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • CUBS HOST FRENCH RIVER THURSDAY NIGHT!

    CUBS HOST FRENCH RIVER THURSDAY NIGHT!

    The Cubs will be looking to extend their two-game winning streak this Thursday night when they host the FRENCH RIVER RAPIDS.  Game time is 7:05 at the Countryside Sports Complex.   This will be the final home game of the regular season to be played at the Countryside Sports Complex.  The Cubs are looking forward […]
  • Four NOJHL clubs recognized in final CJHL rankings of 2022-23

    Four NOJHL clubs recognized in final CJHL rankings of 2022-23

    TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday its final CJHL Top 20 Rankings for the 2022-23 season, with the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) finishing atop the national listings, which were compiled each week by an independent scouting service. Brooks wrapped their regular season in Alberta with an AJHL-best record of 53-5-1-1 and will enter […]
  • 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 Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs); forward Nicolas Pigeon (Timmins Rock) and defenceman Adam Shillinglaw (Hearst Lumberjacks) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending March 5. NOAH METIVIER, (G) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – Getting the […]
  • GALLERY: Metivier, Sobush shine in Cubs win over Gold Miners

    GALLERY: Metivier, Sobush shine in Cubs win over Gold Miners

    Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs saw Pierson Sobush tally twice and goaltender Noah Metivier turn aside every shot fired his way, for his fourth shutout of the season, as part of a 4-0 win over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs halt Beavers’ winning streak at 12

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs halt Beavers’ winning streak at 12

    PHOTOS: Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Pierson Sobush power play marker late in the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Greater Sudbury Cubs skated to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Blind River Beavers in a tightly contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Thursday at […]
  • CUBS HOST BLIND RIVER BEAVERS THURSDAY NIGHT!

    CUBS HOST BLIND RIVER BEAVERS THURSDAY NIGHT!

    The Cubs will be looking to rebound from consecutive losses last week when they host the BLIND RIVER BEAVERS Thursday night.  Game time is 7:05 at the Countryside Sports Complex.  The Beavers are breathing down the Cubs necks and now trail the Cubs by just 4 points for first place in the West Division.  The […]
  • NOJHL remains well represented in CJHL rankings

    NOJHL remains well represented in CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – As February heads toward a close, the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) are wrapping up the month still tabbed No. 1 nationally in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League rankings, released Monday. Last week saw the 51-5-1-1 Bandits clinch their sixth regular season crown in the Alberta Jr. A ranks and secure home ice advantage […]
  • GALLERY: Beavers run win streak to 11 with victory over Cubs

    GALLERY: Beavers run win streak to 11 with victory over Cubs

    Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – As the hottest team in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, the Blind River Beavers continued their winning ways Friday, skating to an 11th consecutive victory, a 7-2 decision over the Greater Sudbury Cubs at the Blind River Community Centre. Renewing acquaintances for the first time since back […]
  • GALLERY: Mauro tallies twice in Paper Kings win over Cubs

    GALLERY: Mauro tallies twice in Paper Kings win over Cubs

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Devin Mauro tallied twice in the third period, including notching the eventual game-winner on a shorthanded breakaway, to help lead the Espanola Paper Kings to a narrow 2-1 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Thursday evening […]
  • CUBS HOST ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS ON THURSDAY NIGHT!

    CUBS HOST ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS ON THURSDAY NIGHT!

    The Cubs will host the ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS this Thursday night at 7:05 at the Countryside Sports Complex.   All Cubs fans attending the game will receive a free bag of popcorn courtesy of Cubs Founding Partner – ANMAR MECHANICAL.   The Cubs will be looking to make it three wins in a row on […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Walker pots pair as Cubs down Voodoos

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Walker pots pair as Cubs down Voodoos

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Monday afternoon Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League holiday matinee saw Cameron Walker score twice as part of a 6-2 triumph over the Powassan Voodoos at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. A busy first period saw five goals scored, including three by the host […]
  • Four NOJHL clubs tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    Four NOJHL clubs tabbed in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – A perennial Canadian Junior Hockey League powerhouse, the Brooks Bandits (AJHL), are back to No. 1 in the latest CJHL Top 20 rankings, released Monday. The defending Centennial Cup-champion Bandits, who are 48-5-1-1 on the season, have won seven straight games and are on the verge of wrapping up the regular season crown […]
  • Greater Sudbury comes back to top Espanola

    Greater Sudbury comes back to top Espanola

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – After trailing for much of the contest, the Greater Sudbury Cubs roared back late with three tallies in the final minute and a half to pull out a 5-3 come from behind victory over the Espanola Paper Kings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League game Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. […]
  • GALLERY: Thunderbirds skate to road triumph over Cubs

    GALLERY: Thunderbirds skate to road triumph over Cubs

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds broke open a tie game with a trio of second period tallies to help them skate to a 6-2 triumph over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Thursday in a chippy Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. […]
  • NOJHL announces 2023 playoff format & timeline

    NOJHL announces 2023 playoff format & timeline

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday its format and timeline for the upcoming 2023 playoffs and the competition for the Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy. Of the league’s 12-member clubs, the top four in each of its two divisions will qualify for postseason competition. In the NOJHL East, the Timmins […]
  • CUBS PLAY DOUBLE-HEAD AT HOME THIS WEEK:  THURSDAY NIGHT and FAMILY DAY MONDAY!

    CUBS PLAY DOUBLE-HEAD AT HOME THIS WEEK: THURSDAY NIGHT and FAMILY DAY MONDAY!

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs added two more victories last week with a 6-3 win over French River and a 2-1 victory on the road over the Soo Eagles on Friday.    With the wins, the Cubs remain in first place in the Western Conference with a 10-point lead over second-place Blind River.  The Cubs maintained their […]
  • NOJHL clubs moving up in CJHL rankings

    NOJHL clubs moving up in CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – With 40 victories to their credit, through their first 46 outings this season, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) continue to maintain their hold on the No. 1 slot in the most recent Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Having played .902 hockey to date and sporting a solid record […]
  • 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); Rhys Smetham (Powassan Voodoos) and Oliver Smith (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending February 12. BRADY HARROUN, (F) TIMMINS ROCK – The 20-year-old […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs get lucky break to edge Eagles

    GALLERY: Cubs get lucky break to edge Eagles

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A harmless looking dump in by Billy Biedermann of the Greater Sudbury Cubs took an inadvertent deflection and found its way in with just 14.1 seconds remaining in regulation to give his side a dramatic 2-1 triumph over the Soo Eagles Friday evening in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect win over Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs collect win over Rapids

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs broke open a tie game midway through the second period and went on to defeat the French River Rapids 6-3 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury began the night’s […]
  • 2023 Centennial Cup schedule announced

    2023 Centennial Cup schedule announced

    CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has unveiled the official tournament schedule for the 2023 Centennial Cup, set for May 11-21 in Portage la Prairie, Man., marking the third time the city has hosted Canada’s National Junior A Championship. SCHEDULE The event is a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), Manitoba Junior […]
  • CUBS CLINCH PLAY-OFF BERTH

    CUBS CLINCH PLAY-OFF BERTH

    The Greater Sudbury Cubs clinched a play-off spot in the West Division as a result of their 9-1 victory over French River Rapids on the weekend.   The Cubs maintained their 10-point lead over second-place Blind River in the West Division and now have a one point lead over the Timmins Rock for first place […]
  • 4 NOJHL sides recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    4 NOJHL sides recognized in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – The Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have entered February still No. 1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, announced Monday. Battlefords has played .900 hockey so far this season in Saskatchewan while sporting a solid 39-3-2-1 record under head coach and general manager Braydon Klimosko. Remaining No. 2 nationally […]
  • GALLERY: Sobush supplies 3 in Cubs romp over Rapids

    GALLERY: Sobush supplies 3 in Cubs romp over Rapids

    Photos: Jeremy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – Pierson Sobush, the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s leading goal scorer, tacked on three more to his totals Saturday, as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to blast the French River Rapids 9-1 at Noelville Arena. Greater Sudbury got the game’s initial tally on a delayed penalty as rookie […]
  • GALLERY: Espanola opportunistic in big road win over Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Espanola opportunistic in big road win over Greater Sudbury

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Espanola Paper Kings proved to be opportunistic when given the chance, and also rode the solid goaltending of Jake Marois, to crown the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs 7-2 Thursday evening at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Espanola gained […]
  • Six NOJHL clubs among CJHL winning percentage leaders

    Six NOJHL clubs among CJHL winning percentage leaders

    TORONTO – As the Canadian Junior Hockey League hits February, teams across the country in the nine-member CJHL, are starting to lock-up playoff spots in the respective leagues as play draws nearer to the start of postseason competition. Looking at the latest CJHL Power Numbers, you’ll find that 35 of 118 clubs that are comprising […]
  • CUBS NOW #6 IN THE COUNTRY!

    CUBS NOW #6 IN THE COUNTRY!

    The Sudbury Cubs recorded two more victories last week including a 5-3 win over the Soo Eagles on Thursday and a 3-2 overtime win over the Soo Thunderbirds on Saturday night. The victories now give the Cubs 72 points on the season and a 12-point lead over the Soo Thunderbirds and Blind River Beavers for […]
  • Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks firmly entrenched in CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks firmly entrenched in CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    TORONTO – Returning to form with three solid victories last week, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have restored their perch atop of the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. The Jr. A front-runner in Saskatchewan now sits with a SJHL-best mark of 37-3-2-1 to date while pacing the 12-team loop […]
  • 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 Felix Cadieux-Fredette (Timmins Rock); goaltender Gavin Disano (Blind River Beavers) and forward Nolan Newton (Greater-Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period ending January 29. FELIX CADIEUX-FREDETTE, (D) TIMMINS ROCK – Providing solid play […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs withstand late comeback bid to edge Thunderbirds in shootout

    GALLERY: Cubs withstand late comeback bid to edge Thunderbirds in shootout

    Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Pierson Sobush supplied the lone marker in a five-round shootout as the Greater Sudbury Cubs withstood a furious late comeback bid by the Soo Thunderbirds to prevail 3-2 in a hard-fought Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Saturday at John Rhodes Community Centre. Greater Sudbury came out […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton tallies twice in Cubs victory over Eagles

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Newton tallies twice in Cubs victory over Eagles

    PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs saw Nolan Newton score twice Thursday, including collecting the eventual game-winner, as part of a 5-3 triumph versus the Soo Eagles in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Picking up the night’s opening […]
  • McGill research reveals positive impact of CMHA Ontario’s Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League

    McGill research reveals positive impact of CMHA Ontario’s Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League

    (Montreal/Toronto, Jan. 26, 2023) – A new report by McGill University Faculty of Education researchers shows Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario’s Talk Today program is making a positive impact on athletes in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL). Talk Today in the CJHL: An evaluation of a mental health program in junior hockey provides […]
  • CJHL League-by-League glance

    CJHL League-by-League glance

    TORONTO – With the upcoming playoffs approaching for each of the members of the Canadian Junior Hockey League, here’s some current numbers and notes on each of nine CJHL leagues: LEAGUE MHL PRESIDENT Troy Dumville LEAGUE LEADERS   WINNING PERCENTAGE   TEAM WIN % Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners .773 Edmundston Blizzard .681 Truro Bearcats .677 […]
  • CUBS REMAIN RANKED #7 IN THE COUNTRY AFTER WINNING 2 OF 3 GAMES LAST WEEK

    CUBS REMAIN RANKED #7 IN THE COUNTRY AFTER WINNING 2 OF 3 GAMES LAST WEEK

    The Sudbury Cubs recorded two more victories last week and suffered one defeat as they outshot their opposition 126-74 in three games played including 35-35 in Powassan on Friday night.  The Cubs were led in scoring by Billy Biedermann with 2 goals and 3 assists for 5 points while Cole Crowder recorded 3 goals and […]
  • Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks still recognized in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks still recognized in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    TORONTO – The latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday, sees the Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) tabbed No. 1 nationally. Having gone on an impressive 19-1 run in their past 20 games, as well as sporting a 31-3-0-0 overall mark, Terrebonne tops the table in the weekly listings, which are compiled […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs cruise past Rapids

    GALLERY: Cubs cruise past Rapids

    Photos: Jeremy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – A solid effort from Billy Biedermann, that featured a couple of tallies, and the shutout goaltending of Noah Metivier helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a well deserved 6-0 victory over the French River Rapids Sunday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest held […]
  • GALLERY: Powassan powers past Greater Sudbury

    GALLERY: Powassan powers past Greater Sudbury

    Photos: Tom Martineau POWASSAN, Ont. – Two-goal nights from defencemen Mitch Wilkie and Nicholas Liotino sent the Powassan Voodoos on their way to a convincing 8-1 victory over the Greater Sudbury Cubs Friday evening in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at the Powassan Sportsplex. The hometown Voodoos blasted out of the gate, striking just […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Crowder tallies twice in Cubs victory vs. Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Crowder tallies twice in Cubs victory vs. Rapids

    Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs saw Cole Crowder tally twice to help send his side on their way to a 4-1 triumph over the French River Rapids in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League tilt Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. A fast-paced opening […]
  • CUBS REMAIN RANKED 7TH BEST JUNIOR HOCKEY TEAM IN THE COUNTRY!

    CUBS REMAIN RANKED 7TH BEST JUNIOR HOCKEY TEAM IN THE COUNTRY!

    The Sudbury Cubs recorded two more victories last week including a 4-2 win over the Elliot Lake Red Wings on Friday night and a 3-2 victory over the Powassan Voodoos on Thursday night.  The victories give the Cubs 64 points on the season and an 11-point lead over the second-place Thunderbirds in the NOJHL’s Western […]
  • Trio of NOJHL teams in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    Trio of NOJHL teams in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    TORONTO – Despite suffering their first defeat in regulation time this season, over the weekend, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have maintained their hold on the No. 1 slot in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Battlefords was blanked on the road Saturday by the defending SJHL champions, the […]
  • 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 goaltenders Charlie Burns (Blind River Beavers) and Landon Miller (Soo Thunderbirds) as well as forward Samuel Assinewai (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period wrapping up January 15. CHARLIE BURNS, (G) BLIND RIVER […]
  • GALLERY: Greater Sudbury grinds out road victory in Elliot Lake

    GALLERY: Greater Sudbury grinds out road victory in Elliot Lake

    Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Friday night saw the front-running Greater Sudbury Cubs grind out a 4-2 win over the Elliot Lake Red Wings at Centennial Arena. The Cubs opened the scoring just past the eight-minute mark of the contest as Cameron Walker collected his 13th goal […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos to reach 30-win plateau

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Cubs edge Voodoos to reach 30-win plateau

    Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A Cole Crowder close-range marker with 3:51 remaining in regulation proved to be the difference maker as the Greater Sudbury Cubs went on to edge the Powassan Voodoos 3-2 in a hard-fought Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • CUBS ADD 19-YEAR-OLD FORWARD TO LINE-UP

    CUBS ADD 19-YEAR-OLD FORWARD TO LINE-UP

    The Sudbury Cubs are pleased to announce the acquisition of Elliot Lake Red Wings team captain Kaden Laverdiere.   The big 6’1, 200 lb centreman was tied for second-place in team scoring with 8 goals and 12 assists for 20 points in 30 games with the Wings.  Laverdiere, 19, brings a physical game as evidenced by […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all tabbed in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all tabbed in latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    TORONTO – Starting 2023 the same way they wrapped up 2022, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) are slotted No. 1 overall in the initial Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings to commence the New Year. In the tabulations, released Monday, Battlefords have still to suffer a defeat in regulation time on the campaign, […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Paper Kings

    GALLERY: Cubs collect road win over Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – A pair of Marshall McCharles’ markers helped send the Greater Sudbury Cubs on their way to a 6-2 decision over the Espanola Paper Kings in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Saturday at the Regional Recreation Complex. Espanola did strike first in the match-up when Will Bishop put one towards the net […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Sobush strikes twice in Cubs victory over Red Wings

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Sobush strikes twice in Cubs victory over Red Wings

    Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs got two goals from Pierson Sobush to help propel them to a 4-1 decision over the Elliot Lake Red Wings Thursday evening at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Greater Sudbury began the night’s scoring 4:15 into […]
  • NOJHL names its Players of the Month for December

    NOJHL names its Players of the Month for December

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Sunday that Zachery Demers (Hearst Lumberjacks); Nicholas Toffoli (Greater Sudbury Cubs); Kolton Bourret (Soo Thunderbirds) and Brandan Tronchin (Hearst Lumberjacks) have been named its Forward; Defenceman; Goaltender and Rookie of the Month, respectively, for December. FORWARD OF THE MONTH: ZACHARY DEMERS (F) HEARST LUMBERJACKS – […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury collects road win at Powassan

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury collects road win at Powassan

    Photos: VoodoosHockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – The Greater Sudbury Cubs notched the night’s final three goals to pull out a 5-2 victory over the Powassan Voodoos Wednesday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at the Powassan Sportsplex. Greater Sudbury began the night’s scoring at 10:39 of the first period, just as a penalty was expiring, […]
  • CUBS REMAIN IN TOP 10 TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY

    CUBS REMAIN IN TOP 10 TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY

    CUBS REMAIN IN TOP 10 TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY  The Greater Sudbury Cubs remain as the top team in the NOJHL and a TOP 10  TEAM in the Country by virtue of their one-win, one-loss performance last week. The Cubs had their 9-game winning streak snapped on Thursday when they dropped a 4-1 decision to the Espanola […]
  • Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all tabbed in final CJHL rankings for 2022

    Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all tabbed in final CJHL rankings for 2022

    TORONTO – Wrapping up the 2022-portion of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) conclude the year with the No. 1 slot nationally. Rolling along through the unofficial first-half of the campaign, Battlefords went an impressive 28-0-2-1 and have yet to lose in regulation time so […]
  • NOJHL’s Samuel Assinewai of Greater Sudbury Cubs helps Canada East win silver at WJAC

    NOJHL’s Samuel Assinewai of Greater Sudbury Cubs helps Canada East win silver at WJAC

    CORNWALL, Ont. – Canada East has finished with the silver medal at the 2022 World Junior A Challenge, falling 5-2 to the United States in the gold medal game on Sunday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex. The United States took a 2-0 lead into the second frame when Matheson Mason (Newmarket, Ont./Wellington, OJHL) and […]
  • GALLERY: Strong finish leads Cubs over Rapids

    GALLERY: Strong finish leads Cubs over Rapids

    Photos: Jeremy Seguin FRENCH RIVER – The Greater Sudbury Cubs broke open a third period tie with three unanswered goals as they went on to collect a 4-1 decision over the French River Rapids Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair at Noelville Arena. The hometown Rapids picked up the night’s initial tally […]
  • GALLERY: Paper Kings halt Cubs’ lengthy winning streak

    GALLERY: Paper Kings halt Cubs’ lengthy winning streak

    Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A solid road effort helped the Espanola Paper Kings put an end to a nine-game winning streak by the Greater Sudbury Cubs as they skated to a 4-1 victory over them Thursday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports […]
  • Greater Sudbury still highest rated NOJHL side in latest CJHL rankings

    Greater Sudbury still highest rated NOJHL side in latest CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – Winners of eight straight games and still having yet to lose in regulation time so far this season see the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) holding on to the No. 1 slot in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. With Battlefords head coach and general manager Brayden Klimosko currently […]
  • 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 Jonathan Lush (Espanola Paper Kings); Pierson Sobush, (F) Greater Sudbury Cubs and Billy Biedermann (Greater Sudbury Cubs) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period wrapping up December 11. JONATHAN LUSH, (F) ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS – Playing […]
  • GALLERY: Cubs win 9th straight with triumph vs. Voodoos

    GALLERY: Cubs win 9th straight with triumph vs. Voodoos

    Photos: VoodoosHockey.com POWASSAN, Ont. – A physical, hard-fought affair Friday saw the streaking Greater Sudbury Cubs win their ninth straight game in defeating the Powassan Voodoos 4-1 in a battle between two of the top Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League clubs, held at the Powassan Sportsplex. Picking up an early power play, the Cubs went […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Sobush shines as Cubs sink Rapids

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Sobush shines as Cubs sink Rapids

    Rob Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – A first period natural hat trick by Sudbury Cubs forward Pierson Sobush, and a fourth tally later on, sent his side on their way to an eighth straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory Thursday, in sinking the French River Rapids 6-0 at Gerry McCrory […]
  • Cubs’ Assinewai cracks Canada East WJAC roster

    Cubs’ Assinewai cracks Canada East WJAC roster

    CORNWALL, Ont. – Hockey Canada, in conjunction with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, announced Thursday that Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Samuel Assinewai has been named to the Team Canada East roster for upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Cornwall, Ont. The 18-year-old Little Current, Ont., product was one of 22 players selected to play for […]
  • Cubs & Rock among CJHL clubs with winning streaks

    Cubs & Rock among CJHL clubs with winning streaks

    TORONTO – A number of Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) clubs have been on a roll as of late, in presently boasting winning streaks. As of December 7, there are 10 CJHL sides, who are currently riding runs of five victories, or more, in succession. Topping that list are a trio of teams that are […]
  • CUBS REMAIN 7TH IN THE NATION!

    CUBS REMAIN 7TH IN THE NATION!

    CUBS REMAIN 7TH IN THE NATION!  The Greater Sudbury Cubs extended their winning streak to 7 games with two victories last week and outscored their opponents 9-1 in the process. Despite the success, the Cubs find themselves in a log-jam amongst CJHL National rankings as the top teams continue to win games as well. The […]
  • Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all crack latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    Cubs; Rock; Lumberjacks all crack latest CJHL Top 20 Rankings

    TORONTO – It’s a new month, but the same team still tops the initial Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings of December. In the national listings, announced Monday, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) remain the top-ranked side in the 118-team CJHL. Battlefords has yet to taste defeat in regulation time so far in […]
  • Metivier unbeatable as Cubs blank Paper Kings

    Metivier unbeatable as Cubs blank Paper Kings

    ESPANOLA, Ont. – Greater Sudbury Cubs goaltender Noah Metivier once again proved to be unbeatable in backstopping his side to a 2-0 road triumph over the Espanola Paper Kings in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division affair Sunday afternoon at the Regional Recreation Complex. Neither side would convert offensively in a scoreless opening […]
  • VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury sinks Kirkland Lake

    VIDEO / GALLERY: Greater Sudbury sinks Kirkland Lake

    Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading Greater Sudbury Cubs won their sixth straight game Thursday night as they defeated the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners 7-1 at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Picking up the night’s initial power play early on, Greater Sudbury went to work […]
  • Cubs’ Assinewai named to Canada East WJAC Selection Camp roster

    Cubs’ Assinewai named to Canada East WJAC Selection Camp roster

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Hockey Canada, in conjunction with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, announced Thursday that Greater Sudbury Cubs forward Samuel Assinewai has been named to take part in the Team Canada East Selection Camp, to vie for a roster spot in the upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Cornwall, Ont. The 18-year-old Little Current, […]
  • NOJHL’s Cubs; Rock moving up in CJHL rankings

    NOJHL’s Cubs; Rock moving up in CJHL rankings

    TORONTO – As November nears a close, the Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) are wrapping up the month by remaining as the No. 1 rated club in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, released Monday. Still unbeaten in regulation time, so far this season, in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, the North Stars […]
  • 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 Noah Metivier (Greater Sudbury Cubs); defenceman Christophe Petit (Timmins Rock) and forward Lucas Signoretti (Espanola Paper Kings) have been named its Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week, for the period concluding November 27. NOAH METIVIER, (G) GREATER SUDBURY CUBS – An […]
  • 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 […]