NOJHL notebook : Off-season outlook

NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE NOJHL NETWORK MEDIA UPDATE Release Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 NOJHL notebook: Off-season outlook SUDBURY, Ont. – While one Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League season has come to a close, preparations are already underway for the upcoming campaign. LEAGUE MEETINGS: The NOJHL’s Spring Congress meetings were held June 7-8 in […]

Rock acquire Somers

TIMMINS - The Rock have acquired another smooth-skating blue-liner as the franchise prepares for its first NOJHL season back in Timmins. At 5-11, 192-pounds, Tyler Somers formerly of the Clarence Beavers, of the EOJHL, could be a clone of fellow blue-liner Andrew Castagna acquired earlier this off season from the Ridge Meadow Flames, of the PJHL, although […]

Timmins Rock add B.C. duo

TIMMINS - The Timmins Rock have added two more pieces to the puzzle that will become their roster for the 2015-16 NOJHL season. Rock coach and general manager Paul Gagne has confirmed the squad has signed defenceman Andrew Castagna and forward/defenceman Ravinder Shokar. Castagna (41, 1-16-17, 14) is a 19-year-old “smooth-skating” blue-liner who comes to the Rock […]

Timmins Rock trade Killer Bs

TIMMINS - There is no I in team and there won’t be any Bs — as in Killer Bs — in Rock for the 2015-16 NOJHL season following a trade with the Cobourg Cougars of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. The Daily Press has confirmed that the Timmins Rock have traded the remaining two members of their […]

GALLERY: Rock unveil jerseys

TIMMINS – The evolution of the Timmins Rock continued at the McIntyre Arena Friday morning with the NOJHL club unveiling its new jerseys and announcing a major corporate partnership with Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines. Timmins native Kyle Levis, who made his debut with the franchise as a 16 year old during the 2014-15 campaign when it was […]

Levis returns to Rock

TIMMINS - The Rock have announced that Timmins native Kyle Levis will return to the NOJHL franchise for the 2015-16 season. Despite being just 16 years old, the forward put up some impressive numbers — 43, 8-9-17, 49 — during his rookie campaign with the then Abitibi Eskimos. Far from the biggest player in the NOJHL at […]

Olson, Salesse to return

TIMMINS - Neither TSN nor Sportsnet aired any day-long coverage like they do for the NHL Free Agent Frenzy in July, but as of June 1 Northern Ontario Junior ‘A’ teams have been able to sign players for the 2015-16 season. Unfortunately, no official announcements can be made on the signings of any new players until the […]

Chet Tooker Commits To Indiana Tech

The Junior Hockey News Chet Tooker has made his commitment to play for the Indiana Tech Warriors. After a break out year and finishing in the top ten for NOJHL games played, minutes played, wins, shots on goal faced, saves, and shut outs, the Rumson New Jersey native had three Collegiate offers waiting for him. Choosing […]

Timmins Rock name three assistant coaches

TIMMINS - The Timmins Rock have added some Eagle-eyed assistants to their coaching staff for the 2015-16 NOJHL season. Rock coach and general manager Paul Gagne has announced that James Daschuk, Eric Paquette and Marc Bisson will serve as his assistants. All three were members of the coaching staff of the Timmins Eagles, of the Northern Ontario […]

Hockey Development Camp

TIMMINS - Registrations are now being accepted for the Paul Gagne Hockey Development Camp scheduled to run Aug. 4-7 at the McIntyre Arena. Gagne, the coach and general manager of the Timmins Rock, of the NOJHL, has been operating the hockey school for a number of years. “We will have a few Rock players on hand who […]