Category: SIJHL

Lumberjacks looking to build on last season’s finish

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  The Wisconsin Lumberjacks are the latest in a string of American squads that have represented the American Midwest in Canada’s Superior International Junior Hockey League. The seven-team one division league includes six clubs from Northwestern Ontario along with the Lumberjacks, out of Spooner.  Formed in 2001, the league

More Midwest junior teams head into action this weekend

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher A few Midwest-based junior teams kicked off their respective 2021-22 campaigns last weekend and more are jumping into the fray starting tonight (Sept. 17, 2021). Here is a quick rundown on some of the leagues and the Midwest teams entering play this weekend. NAHL – The annual NAHL Showcase

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