SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday its preseason schedule, leading into the 2022-23 campaign.
Currently there are nine of the league’s 12-member clubs slated to play exhibition contests, with more match-ups possibly being added, should they be finalized.
Among the 15 games presently scheduled, a number involve inter-Canadian Junior Hockey League play with the Powassan Voodoos taking on Central Canada Hockey League competition and the Soo Eagles meeting a Superior International Junior Hockey League side in a pair of Labour Day weekend events.
The NOJHL regular season begins September 8 and will run right through to March 19.
This includes the NOJHL Showcase, which goes October 4-5 at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.
All league regular season and playoff games will be streamed live, and on demand, via HockeyTV.com.
The following is the NOJHL preseason schedule, as of August 22:
|Friday, Aug. 26||Blind River Beavers||Elliot Lake Red Wings||7 p.m.||Centennial Arena|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||Blind River Beavers||Espanola Paper Kings||1 p.m.||Regional Rec. Complex|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||Timmins Rock||Cochrane Crunch||2 p.m.||Tim Horton Events Centre|
|Sunday, Aug. 28||French River Rapids||Powassan Voodoos||4 p.m.||Powassan Sportsplex|
|Tuesday, Aug. 30||Powassan Voodoos||French River Rapids||7 p.m.||Noelville Arena|
|Tuesday, Aug. 30||Blind River Beavers||Elliot Lake Red Wings||7 p.m.||Centennial Arena|
|Thursday, Sept. 1||Espanola Paper Kings||French River Rapids||6 p.m.||Noelville Arena|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Cochrane Crunch||Hearst Lumberjacks||7 p.m.||Claude Larose Recreation Centre|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||7 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Friday, Sept. 2||Powassan Voodoos||Renfrew Wolves (CCHL)||8 p.m.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Carleton Places Canadians (CCHL)||Powassan Voodoos||1:30 p.m.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Hearst Lumberjacks||Cochrane Crunch||4 p.m.||Tim Horton Events Centre|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||7 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||T.B.A.||Powassan Voodoos||T.B.A.||Ma-Te-Way Arena|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||Soo Eagles||Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL)||5 p.m.||Norwest Arena|
|Dates/times subject to change|