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‘The fact that we have returned is a major step’

Rayside-Balfour Canadians forward Mitchell Martin takes part in a practice at Chelmsford Arena in Chelmsford, Ontario on Friday, October 16, 2020. BEN LEESON/THE SUDBURY STAR/POSTMEDIA NETWORK Commissioner Mazzuca talks return-to-play plans as NOJHL prepares to drop puck on regular season Ben Leeson – The Sudbury Star More from Ben Leeson NOJHL teams had their first taste […]

Crunch takes two wins and a pile of Teddy Bears

Deborah Morin More from Deborah Morin Cochrane vs Powassan The Crunch faced a 5-3 loss at the Tim Horton Events Centre last week against the Voodoos. The first period started with a goal from Cochrane’s Nicholas Grandy but was quickly followed by four goals from Powassan’s Parker Bowman (2), Dylan Gajewski and Sam Ellwood. In […]

NOJHL, CMHA’s lead by example

Other leagues follow suit to provide mental health support to Jr. A players (Nov. 19, 2019) – The positive impact of a mental health and sports program delivered by local branches of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in partnership with the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) has caught the attention of other Jr. […]

Crunch receives support for upcoming season

The day before their first home exhibition game, the Cochrane Crunch accepted a generous contribution from Desjardins Voyageurs Caisse Populaire Credit Union. Deborah Morin More from Deborah Morin   – The Cochrane-Times Post A $10 thousand dollar cheque was presented to Ryan Leonard and team by Robert Boucher, President of Desjardins the Polar Bear Habitat […]

Bowditch hired as Assistant Coach

The Cochrane Crunch are happy to announce that they have hired a Full Time Assistant Coach and very excited about the new hire. The Crunch would like to welcome 24 yr old Tanner Bowditch to the Crunch family who is from Uxbridge Ontario. Tanner is no stranger to the Cochrane Crunch or the NOJHL. Tanner […]

Austin Whelan commits to Curry College

NCAA Commitment Alert! The Cochrane Crunch would like to announce that Austin Whelan has committed to Curry College where he will join Crunch Alumni Levi Johnson and Joey Thielen. The Crunch are very happy for Austin and that all his hard work and his commitment to the Crunch for all three of his junior years […]

Crunch win Polar Bear Classic

THOMAS PERRY/THE DAILY PRESS Crunch forward Jacob Stos gets off a shot on goal past Andrew Gavros, of the French River Rapids, late in the third period of one of Saturday’s Junior Division contests during the Polar Bear Classic at the Tim Horton Event Centre. The Crunch, who went on to win the championship in […]