Gaulton unbeatable as Paper Kings blank Vikings

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Espanola Paper Kings goaltender Andrew Gaulton was unbeatable Friday night in posting his first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout as part of a 5-0 triumph over the Elliot Lake Vikings in a match-up held at the Regional Recreation Complex. The lone tally of the opening 20 minutes came on the power […]

Dupuis hat trick leads Gold Miners past Vikings

Photos: Allyson Demers KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – The Kirkland Lake Gold Miners saw Jesse Dupuis score three times to help them defeat the Elliot Lake Vikings 6-4 Sunday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League matinee at Joe Mavrinac Community Complex. The opening 20 minutes saw Kirkland Lake hold the edge in shots, but each […]

GALLERY: OT magic for Storm once again in edging Vikings

Photos: Rod Turnbull IROQUOIS FALLS, Ont. – The upstart Iroquois Falls Storm won a third straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest in overtime Saturday, with a thrilling 4-3 decision versus the Elliot Lake Vikings at Jus Jordan Arena. Iroquois Falls opened the scoring three and a half minutes into the contest when Owen Cassidy […]

GALLERY: Hearst takes home opener vs. Elliot Lake

Photos: Northern Lights Photography HEARST, Ont. – Jack Nolan tallied twice in the third period, including picking up the game-winner, to help propel the Hearst Lumberjacks past the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-3 Friday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. The league-leading Hearst power play went to work 7:37 into the […]

VIDEO / GALLERY: Vikings rally past Rock in OT

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Dylan Leslie’s second goal of the game, coming a minute and 24 seconds into overtime, helped the Elliot Lake Vikings rally past the Timmins Rock 6-5 Saturday in front of nearly 500 boisterous Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League spectators at Centennial Arena. The hometown Vikings would strike first […]

GALLERY: Gallagher pots pair as Beavers edge Vikings

Photos: Helene Rancourt BLIND RIVER, Ont. – The Blind River Beavers got a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and an assist from Michael Gallagher to help them out last the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-4 in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League action Thursday night at the Blind River Community Centre. It was the visiting Vikings […]

NOJHL 2023-24 season preview

SUDBURY, Ont. – Once again, Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League clubs are ready to compete on the ice, this time with the commencement of the 2023-24 regular season. All 12-member teams will take part in 58 games as part of the campaign, with 28 at home and an equal number on the road. Meanwhile, the […]

GALLERY: NOJHL preseason concludes Sunday as Cubs blank Vikings

PHOTOS: Caleigh Fera – Sudbury Light Event Photography SUDBURY, Ont. – Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason competition came to a close Sunday afternoon at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex as the Greater Sudbury Cubs got 27-save shutout goaltending from Noah Metivier to blank the Elliot Lake Vikings 5-0. Carrying the play in the opening frame, […]

GALLERY: Cubs come back in a big way to edge Vikings

Photos: Northern Exposures Photography ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Rebounding from an early four-goal deficit, the Greater Sudbury Cubs stormed back to knock off the Elliot Lake Vikings 6-5 Friday night in front of a solid Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League preseason crowd of 400-plus spectators at Centennial Arena. The new-look Vikings came out flying as they […]

NOJHL announces preseason schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Monday its preseason schedule, heading into the start of the 2023-24 campaign. There are currently five exhibition contests scheduled for NOJHL venues, while several other league clubs will be taking part in a number of preseason tournaments in various parts of the province. On-ice […]