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NOJHL Announces 2015 – 2016 Hockey Schedule

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Friday its schedule for the 2015-16 season. A total of 324 games will be played throughout the campaign commencing Friday, Sept. 11, with all 12 NOJHL clubs in action. That night will feature the home openers for the Espanola Express, Cochrane Crunch, Elliot Lake Wildcats, French River […]

Richmond goalie, Max Barr, commits to the Blind River Beavers

  Richmond Generals Goalie Max Barr ( 6’3 200 Goalie 96 ) Richmond Generals Goaltender signs card with the Blind River Beavers of the NOJHL.     Richmond Generals Goaltender signs card with the Blind River Beavers of the NOJHL. The Beavers play in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey ( NOJHL ) which is a Tier […]

Coach commits to new players

Coach Brad Barton has committed to the first three new players for the 2015 – 2016 season.  Import Joey Eben, Canadians Mark Suchy and Cole Murray. Joey Eben a ’96 Forward whom the coach calls “fast and skilled led his u-18 Portland team in scoring”   Mark Suchy is a ’98 Defenseman, who has a […]

Beavers commit to returning players.

Coach Brad Barton has committed to four returning players. The aforementioned Captain, Forward Nathan Hans, Forward Alex Kidd, defensemen Andrew Trowbridge and Austin Lamont. With the new players being committed to, Coach Barton feels these four will form a strong core for the revitalized Blind River Beavers.

NOJHL alumnus Appleby backstops Oshawa to Memorial Cup win

NOJHL alumnus Appleby backstops Oshawa to Memorial Cup crown 06/01/2015, 12:00pm EDT By NOJHL NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE NOJHL MEDIA UPDATE Release Date: Monday, June 1, 2015 Photo credit: James Code/Code Photography NOJHL alumnus Appleby backstops Oshawa to Memorial Cup win SUDBURY –  Former Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League netminder Ken Appleby was instrumental in […]

Head Coach names Captain of the 2015 – 2016 Blind River Beavers

Brad Barton didn’t waste any time after being hired as the Beavers Head Coach.  He was on the phone contacting coaches and players, both new and old.  One name that that came up time and again was Beavers Forward Nathan Hans. The ’96 Almonte, Ontario native, who played 50 games last season with the Beavers was, the points leader for the […]

Andrew Tessier remembers his time with the Beavers

In 2010, like many aspiring young hockey players,  Andrew Tessier was passed over by the midget OHL Draft.  He says at this time he needed to make a decision.  He had to decide if it was time to accept what felt like failure and quit, or keep his chin up and follow his dream.  With […]

Beavers Raffle

The Blind River Beavers are holding a raffle with a draw date of June 30th, just on time for July 1st celebrations. First prize is a $500 Glass Hockey Stick, second prize is a gas card for $200 and third prize is $100 in grocery cards.  Tickets can be found with every Board Member.  Our contact […]

Blind River names Brad Barton new head coach/GM

Media Update Release date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Blind River contacts:Rachelle Nyman, President; rachellenyman@hotmail.com (Email)Brad Barton, Head Coach/GM; bart827@hotmail.com (Email) BLIND RIVER — The Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced the appointment of Brad Barton as the club’s new head coach and general manager, effective immediately. The 42-year-old Barton, […]

Blind River Beavers hire new Head Coach/GM

The Blind River Beavers are pleased to announce the addition of Brad Barton as Head Coach / General Manager to our team. Brad played in th OHL for the Kitchener Rangers and was an 8th round draft pick for the Vancouver Canucks. Recently Brad has spent the last three seasons as assistant coach for the Stouffville […]