Category: Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League

Four goal third period lifts Cubs to 8-4 NOJHL win against Eagles

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoThe Soo Eagles expected a tough game in Sudbury Thursday night but managed to stay with the host Cubs through 40 minutes. However, a 4-1 edge through the final 20 resulted in an 8-4 win for the Greater Sudbury Cubs who boosted its Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) record to 3-0

Eagles take two of three on NOJHL opening weekend

The Soo Eagles, the lone American entry in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) opened its 2021-22 regular season with three games on the September 24-26 weekend. First up was a home and home set against the Espanola Express, Eagles dropping the first game Friday 4-0 but rebounding for a 4-2 win Saturday. Both

Midwest entries from NAHL and NA3HL first to hit the ice

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher Hockey is back! Junior hockey is back for what looks like it could be the first relatively normal season in the past three years and this weekend sees at least a couple Midwest-based teams at the start line. Already out of the gates is the North American Hockey League

Midwest-based junior teams ready to roll into 2021-22 season

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher This is the first of a series of articles re-introducing after a long layoff. This will outline the different junior leagues the include teams from the Midwest. While hockey at every level endured a crazy 2020-21 season due to the pandemic that affected the entire world, junior hockey

Eagles and Thunderbirds renew rivalry with pre-season split

The Soo Eagles and Soo Thunderbirds renewed its cross-border rivalry, meeting for a pair of Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League pre-season tests over the Labor Day Weekend. The Thunderbirds used a two-goal third period rally to capture a 4-3 win in the opener at Pullar Arena in Sault Ste. Marie, ON in the opening game