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Voodoos’ D’Agostino commits to Nipissing Lakers of OUA/USPORTS

POWASSAN, Ont. – The Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that forward Dylan D’Agostino has committed to the Nipissing Lakers OUA/USPORTS program for the 2021-22 season. The North Bay product won a championship with the Powassan Voodoos in 2017 and returned to the area in the summer of 2020 in […]

Powassan names Marc Lafleur head coach

POWASSAN, Ont. — The Powassan Voodoos have inked two-time NOJHL champion, Marc Lafleur, as the team’s new head coach, the club announced on Tuesday. “I am very happy to be joining the Voodoos organization,” said Lafleur. “I’ve known Jim Bruce (Voodoos President) and Chris Dawson for quite a few years and I know they are […]

Voodoos welcome back Mackley to hockey ops

POWASSAN, Ont. — The Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League are welcoming back former assistant general manager Mike Mackley back to the organization, the club announced Monday. Mackley will re-join the Voodoos to take over the position of vice president of hockey pperations and will work with associate general manager Brent Tomlinson […]

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 […]

Voodoos’ Praysner commits to NCAA D-III’s Salem State

POWASSAN, Ont. — The Powassan Voodoos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday that forward Raf Praysner has committed to the Salem State Vikings NCAA Division III program. The 20-year-old forward joined the Voodoos in a trade with the Soo Eagles in the fall of 2019. In 50 games in 2019-20, the 20-year-old […]

NOJHL January update

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Saturday a number of key points relating to the potential re-start of the 2020-21 regular season. It is to be noted however, that the resumption of league play remains entirely based up upcoming rulings by the Province of Ontario and the respective regional public health […]

CJHL announces Standing Committees for 2020-21 campaign

CALGARY, Alta. — The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) has announced the formation of a number of committees for the 2020-21 season, to assist in the overall operation of the CJHL as well as its 10-member leagues and their 135 junior A clubs nationally. Guiding the CJHL for the 2020-21 campaign,  will be Chair of […]

NOJHL to commence 2020-21 regular season Friday

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced late Thursday evening that its modified 2020-21 regular season will commence on Friday as the Espanola Express host the French River Rapids in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Regional Recreation Complex. Listed below are a number of plans of action and protocols that are […]

‘The fact that we have returned is a major step’

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Mitchell Martin takes part in a practice at Chelmsford Arena in Chelmsford, Ontario on Friday, October 16, 2020. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Commissioner Mazzuca talks return-to-play plans as NOJHL prepares to drop puck on regular season Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star More from Ben Leeson NOJHL teams had their first taste […]