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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 […]

GALLERY: Soo Thunderbirds complete sweep of Blind River

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A three-goal, second-period outburst by the Soo Thunderbirds sent them on their way to a 4-1 victory over the Blind River Beavers Monday evening in Game 4 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at the Blind River Community Centre. With the outcome, Sault Ste. […]

GALLERY: Thunderbirds put Beavers on the brink

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A solid, three-goal, second period helped the Soo Thunderbirds put the Blind River Beavers on the brink of elimination after they pulled out a 4-2 decision Sunday in Game 3 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at the Blind River Community Centre. The victory […]

Thunderbirds take 2nd straight from Beavers

Photos: Matt Stephano SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds got goals from three different skaters and saw Noah Metivier post his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff shutout as part of a 3-0 victory over the Blind River Beavers Saturday in Game 2 of their West Division semifinal series at John Rhodes […]

Thunderbirds hold off Beavers in Game 1 win

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – A Kelsey Ouellet goal off an Andrew Gibson feed 12 and a half minutes into the second period proved to be the game-winner as the Soo Thunderbirds held off the Blind River Beavers 3-2 Thursday in the opening contest of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West […]

NOJHL playoff series preview: Soo Thunderbirds vs. Blind River Beavers

SUDBURY, Ont. – There is no hotter team in all of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, than the Soo Thunderbirds, who will welcome the Blind River Beavers to John Rhodes Community Centre tonight for Game 1 of their best-of-seven West Division semifinal at 7 p.m. Winners of 18 consecutive contests to conclude regular season […]

NOJHL announces Thunderbirds – Beavers playoff series schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday the schedule for the best-of-seven West Division semifinal between the Soo Thunderbirds and the Blind River Beavers. Action in the best-of-seven set begins Thursday in a 7 p.m. start at John Rhodes Community Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The league-leading Thunderbirds will also host […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Beavers hold off Red Wings to advance

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – A Jacob Kovacs marker nearly six minutes into the second period held up as the difference maker as the Blind River Beavers pulled out a narrow, hard-fought 2-1 decision versus the Elliot Lake Red Wings Wednesday in the third and deciding game of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey […]

GALLERY: Red Wings stay alive with double OT win over Beavers

Photos: Helene Rancourt ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – With their season on the line, the Elliot Lake Red Wings rallied from a two-goal deficit and pulled out a dramatic 4-3 double overtime victory over the Blind River Beavers Tuesday night in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League playoff series at Centennial Arena. The […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Blind River solid in Game 1 win over Elliot Lake

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – The Blind River Beavers saw Kyle Caron tally twice, including picking up the eventual game-winner, to send his side on their way to a 6-1 victory over the Elliot Lake Red Wings Monday night in the opening contest of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division playoff […]