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NOJHL NoteBook – February 8, 2012

WEEKLY NEWS & INFORMATION ON THE NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE Release Date: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012   NOJHL contact: Robert Mazzuca, Commissioner705-670-8627 (Phone) – (Email) – (Website) High offensive output featured in NOJHL SUDBURY, Ont. –One thing the shooters in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League have had little difficulty in so […]

Eskis lose, Begin sets record

The Eskis opened the final month of the season with a loss, and with a player setting a new record. Despite having gone 6-2 in January, the Abitibi Eskimos of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey failed to overcome the high pressure attack of the Soo Eagles, which resulted in a 9-5 loss on Saturday at […]

Green honed skills in Texas

Abitibi Eskimo Chris Green — who considers himself a defensive defenceman — has scored power-play goals in each of the team’s last two games. And it’s no coincidence that the team has won both of those games — in convincing fashion. Green, however, isn’t your typical Northern Ontario Junior ‘A’ Hockey League player. Oh sure, […]

NOJHL Notebook – February 1, 2012

Release Date: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 NOJHL contact: Robert Mazzuca, Commissioner705-670-8627 (Phone) – (Email) – (Website) NOJHL well represented among top point producers in CJHL SUDBURY, Ont. – One thing a solid portion of the elite players in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League have in common is their ability to register points. […]

Eskis shut down Jr. Trappers

A quick start proved to be the difference as the Abitibi Eskimos built a 4-0 lead, en route to the 6-2 win over the North Bay Jr. “A” Trappers at Memorial Gardens on Sunday night. This was the third straight game that the Traps were caught down by four goals and Trappers head coach Tom […]

Hamel nets two, Eskimos dump K.L.

IROQUOIS FALLS — Abitibi Eskimos greeted the Gold Miners the same way they used to welcome the Blue Devils on Saturday night at the Jus Jordan Arena — by scoring a 6-1 victory over the Kirkland Lakers. And once again it was the big line doing much of the damage. Centre Corey Hamel scored twice […]

Ryan earns weekly star selection

Jake Ryan has made a big impact in his first four games with the Abitibi Eskimos. And his strong play hasn’t just been noticed by Eskimos officials and Abitibi fans, either. Ryan has been named one of the Northern Ontario Junior ‘A’ Hockey League’s three stars of the week — joining Soo Eagles sniper Brian […]

NOJHL Notebook – January 25, 2012

Articles Release Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 NOJHL contact: Robert Mazzuca, Commissioner705-670-8627 (Phone) – (Email) – (Website) Soo Thunderbirds among CJHL elite in winning percentage SUDBURY, Ont. – As the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League heads towards the stretch drive and the upcoming playoffs, the front-running Soo Thunderbirds have shown to be among […]

Eskis gun down Eagles

When you play on a line with Marc-Alain Begin and Richard Therrien you can sometimes get overlooked. The Soo Eagles are not likely to overlook Corey Hamel any time soon, however. Hamel scored twice and set up two goals to lead the Abitibi Eskimos to a 7-4 win over the visitors Saturday night at the […]

Cubs rally to edge Eskimos

SUDBURY— Sitting pretty with a two-goal lead, the Abitibi Eskimos were 3:09 away from redemption against the Cubs on Wednesday night. That’s when disaster struck, however, as the home side scored three times to steal a 6-5 victory over their Northern Ontario Junior ‘A’ Hockey League Eastern Division rivals. “We had a great game, we […]