Well over 100 NOJHL alumni played NCAA D-III in 2023-24

SUDBURY, Ont. – A look at the numbers saw well over 100 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League alumni attend school and compete with multiple NCAA Division III men’s hockey programs during the course of the 2023-24 season. In all, 122 former NOJHL skaters and goaltenders appeared with various NCAA D-III schools during the recently completed […]

Elliot Lake wins Kraft Hockeyville 2024

Congratulations to Elliot Lake on being crowned Kraft Hockeyville 2024. Elliot Lake will receive the opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season game and $250,000 for upgrades to Centennial Arena. VISIT KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE SITE Courtesy NHL TORONTO, Ont. – Kraft Heinz, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association […]

Elliot Lake gears up for Kraft Hockeyville voting later this month

By Kris Svela / Elliot Lake Today ELLIOT LAKE – A wholesale effort is underway to garner the largest number of votes to support Elliot Lake’s bid to win the Kraft Hockeyville contest’s $250,000 first prize purse with the aim of fixing and reopening the community’s prized Centennial Arena. The other three finalist communities vying […]

GALLERY: Eagles edge Vikings 3-2

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography MASSEY, Ont. – A Cooper Fredericks goal with under eight minutes remaining in regulation proved to be the difference as the Soo Eagles held off the Elliot Lake Vikings 3-2 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play Friday at Massey & District Arena. The Eagles connected twice in the back half of […]

Beavers blank Vikings to win 16th straight

BLIND RIVER, Ont. – Noah Tegelaar posted his Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League-leading fourth shutout of the season in backstopping the Blind River Beavers to their 16th consecutive win, a 4-0 triumph over the Elliot Lake Vikings, Saturday at Blind River Community Centre. Despite the Beavers holding a territorial edge in play and shots, neither […]

GALLERY: Thunderbirds double-up Vikings

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography MASSEY, Ont. – A well-balanced offensive effort saw the Soo Thunderbirds get goals from six different skaters Friday as they went on to double-up the Elliot Lake Vikings 6-3 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League meeting at Massey & District Community Arena. Sault Ste. Marie began the scoring just over two […]

GALLERY: Thunderbirds soar past Vikings

Photos: Bob Davies SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds racked up a half-dozen first period tallies and went on to cruise past the Elliot Lake Vikings 12-1 in a one-sided Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League affair Saturday at John Rhodes Community Centre. Taking early control, Sault Ste. Marie struck three times before the […]

GALLERY: Beavers continue winning ways by downing Vikings

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography MASSEY, Ont. – Continuing where they left off in December, the surging Blind River Beavers picked up their 14th straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory Friday by downing the Elliot Lake Vikings 9-1 at Massey and District Community Arena. Blind River bagged the night’s initial tally just 42 seconds into things […]

GALLERY: Beavers defeat Vikings for 12th win in a row

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – Continuing their current heater, the Blind River Beavers skated to their 12th straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory Saturday by downing the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-2 at the Blind River Community Centre. Rolling right along, red-hot Blind River gained the early edge on Elliot Lake by seeing […]

GALLERY: Paper Kings storm back to sink Vikings

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography MASSEY, Ont. – The Espanola Paper Kings roared back from an early deficit and countered with five third period goals to help them rally for a 7-5 win versus the Elliot Lake Vikings Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Massey & District Community Arena. A quick start saw the […]