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 the schools sitting in double digits in this category.

“We commend all of our alumni who have put in the commitment to not only continue their hockey careers, but also further their education at the U SPORTS level,” offered CJHL president Andy Harkness.

“The extended dedication put forth by the staffs of our member teams, and those among the nine respective leagues that comprise the CJHL, in supporting these initiatives, is a testament to the dedication provided, both on and off ice, by all involved” added Harkness.

Of the current 122 CJHL clubs, seven of them have 15, or more, of their former players on U SPORTS teams this season.

They include: Wellington Dukes (OJHL) – 22; Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) – 17; Drayton Valley Thunder (AJHL) – 15; Estevan Bruins (SJHL) – 15; Ottawa Jr. Senators (CCHL) – 15; Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) – 15 & Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) – 15.

All nine of the CJHL member leagues have past players competing in U SPORTS this season.

The following are the names of NOJHL alumni presently on U SPORTS men’s hockey rosters, as well as the club(s) they played a minimum of five (5) games in the NOJHL with:

Josh Anderson D Nipissing Lakers Timmins Rock
Camaryn Baber F New Brunswick Reds Soo Thunderbirds
Giordano Biondi F Guelph Gryphons Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Wade Bolton D RMC Paladins Espanola Express
Will Bourre F Guelph Gryphons French River Rapids
Powassan Voodoos
Parker Bowman F Nipissing Lakers Powassan Voodoos
Hunter Brazier F Guelph Gryphons French River Rapids
Stephen Calisti D Ontario Tech Ridgebacks French River Rapids
David Campbell F Nipissing Lakers Blind River Beavers
Powassan Voodoos
Dharan Cap F Queens Golden Gaels Soo Thunderbirds
Brady Caruso D Brock Badgers Soo Thunderbirds
Bradley Chenier F Ottawa Gee-Gees Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Christian Cicigoi G Lakehead Thunderwolves Powassan Voodoos
Nick DeGrazia F Lakehead Thunderwolves Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Nolan Ford D Ontario Tech Ridgebacks Soo Thunderbirds
Max Griffioen F Nipissing Lakers Hearst Lumberjacks
Liam Hurley F Ontario Tech Ridgebacks Cochrane Crunch
Jacob Hutchings G Brock Badgers Espanola Express
Bradey Johnson F Saint Mary’s Huskies Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Chase Lammi F UPEI Panthers Espanola Express
Rayside-Balfour Canadians
Connor Lovie D Waterloo Warriors Cochrane Crunch
Keegan McMullen F Windsor Lancers Timmins Rock
Brock McNaughton F RMC Paladins Elliot Lake Red Wings
Justin Miron D Moncton Aigles Bleus Hearst Lumberjacks
Eric Moreau D RMC Paladins Timmins Rock
Jaden Raad D Toronto Metropolitan Bold Hearst Lumberjacks
Owen Robinson F Toronto Varsity Blues Blind River Beavers
Liam Serviss F RMC Paladins Powassan Voodoos
Espanola Express
Ryan Smith F Dalhousie Tigers French River Rapids
Greg Smith F Lakehead Thunderwolves Soo Thunderbirds
Lucas Theriault F York Lions Soo Thunderbirds
Payton Vescio D Nipissing Lakers Powassan Voodoos
James White F Ontario Tech Ridgebacks Rayside-Balfour Canadians