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Scouting for Voodoos opening opportunities for Anderson

SUDBURY, Ont. – For Dillon Anderson, earning the opportunity to scout for the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Powassan Voodoos has been a moment the North Bay, Ont., product has taken full advantage of. Anderson, who has cerebral palsy, and depends on a wheelchair for mobility, is as committed to his craft as any other […]

HOCKEY CANADA STATEMENT ON RETURN TO HOCKEY IN CANADA

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

A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

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

Craycroft to Iowa State – Serre to Laurentian

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League continues to see its players earn opportunities to compete at the next level. The latest pair of NOJHLers to announce commitments to university programs are Blind River Beavers standout forward Caleb Serre and Powassan Voodoos defenceman Jack Craycroft. Serre, the NOJHL’s Most Valuable Player in 2019-20, […]

Select NOJHL games to be rebroadcast free of charge on HockeyTV

  SUDBURY, Ont. – Fans of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League will have additional opportunities to watch selected NOJHL contests, free of charge, each week via HockeyTV. These games will be free for to anyone to view online, with an active HockeyTV account, regardless of subscription status. All the broadcasts from this season are […]

Powassan’s Owen Say named finalist for CJHL’s Top Goaltender Award of 2019-20

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday the five netminders who have been named finalists for the CJHL’s Top Goaltender Award for 2019-20. Each of the nominees were determined through a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member leagues, for their respective efforts during the course of the regular season. […]

NOJHL by the Numbers: A 5-year window

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

NOJHL Commitment Tracker: Voodoos’ Bowman earns OUA commitment to Nipissing University

SUDBURY, Ont. – One of the top players in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League this season has been recruited to attend school and compete for the Nipissing Lakers (OUA) in North Bay when games resume. Parker Bowman, the leading scorer for the Powassan Voodoos has committed to Nipissing for the fall of 2020, the […]

Remembering the Humboldt Broncos

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

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

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