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2020 World Junior A Challenge cancelled

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the cancellation of the 2019-20 hockey season and all national championships in March, Hockey Canada has worked tirelessly with its host organizing committees for 2020 and beyond. While a tremendous amount of work has gone into planning the fall 2020 events, the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a position where […]

NOJHL releases ‘Return to Play’ guidelines

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday its initial ‘Return to Play’ outline for the 2020-21 season. While it has traditionally been the plan, in previous years, for the NOJHL and its member teams to commence daily operations mid-August and have regular-season games typically starting in early-September, those options have […]

Harrison offers historical look at NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – Throughout the lengthy and storied past of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, no one has seen or played a more prevalent role in it than its long-time statistician and historian David Harrison. From being around in its infancy, to still providing vital information on the league to this day, Harrison has […]

4-pack of NOJHLers among CJHL assist leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League saw a plethora of players rack up assists this season. In fact, 39 skaters across the CJHL dished out 50 or more helpers for their respective clubs throughout the campaign helping teammates finish off goals. Of that group of assist-men, 36 were forwards while another three play […]

NOJHL well represented among CJHL save percentage leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – Plenty of the quality goaltenders across the Canadian Junior Hockey League posted some impressive save percentage numbers during the 2019-20 regular season. In all, 38 netminders registered a save mark of .915, or better, among those stoppers who saw a minimum of 1,400 minutes of game action. There were also 10 goalkeepers […]

Beavers’ Serre; Voodoos’ Bowman among CJHL’s top goal scorers

CALGARY, Alta. – The 2019-20 Canadian Junior Hockey League regular season saw 37 skaters produce 35 or more goals during the campaign. Of that group, five of them surpassed the 50-tally total during the year for their respective clubs. The following is the complete list of those high-scoring CJHLers: CJHL leading goal scorers in 2019-20 […]

Three NOJHL’ers crack CJHL’s 80-point list

CALGARY, Alta. — The following are the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s regular season points leaders for 2019-20. The list includes those who collected 80 or more points. PLAYER NAME POS. YEAR GP POINTS TEAM LEAGUE Alex Plamondon F 1999 46 116 Titan de Princeville LHJAAAQ William Bergeron F 1999 47 113 Titan de Princeville LHJAAAQ […]

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 […]

Blind River’s Serre one of NOJHL’s all-time greats

SUDBURY, Ont. – Just how good was Caleb Serre of the Blind River Beavers this season in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League? Well, looking at the numbers alone his offensive contributions in league play were the highest in the NOJHL, dating back a decade. The now 21-year-old centre skated away with its scoring title […]