are set, now it’s game on for the NOJHA-BCJHL All-star game. The site
for the game will be the Memorial Gardens in Sault Ste. Marie, home of
the Soo Thunderbirds.
leagues. The players participating in the game include NCAA, OHL and
eligible players. You can be sure that there will be a tremendous number
of scouts in the audience for the game.
as Rayside Balfour Sabrecats coach Ken MacKenzie and Soo Thunderbirds
coach Jim Capy will lead the charge.
Thunderbirds. In goal will be Frank Novello of the Soo and Espanola
Screaming Eagles starter Josh Siembida.
Eric Simmons of Rayside as well as Jeff Cochrane, Seth Vinocur and Josh
Chase of the Thunderbirds.
of the Sudbury Northern Wolves;Sean Spencer of the Sturgeon Falls Lynx;
Fred Coccimiglio, David Borelli, Ryan Corcoran and Josh Thompson of the
Thunderbirds;as well as Nevin Patterson, Justin Carre, Matt Barnhardt,
Joey Belanger and Rico Dicarlantonio of Rayside Balfour.
Thunderbirds, defenceman Todd Rayne of the Sudbury Northern Wolves and
centre Eric Paquette of the Iroquois Falls Jr. Eskis.
Merritt Centennials, and Campbell Blair, Head Coach of the Victoria
McFaul, of Chilliwack, Sam Miller of Langley, Jim Beckerley of Prince
George, Nathan Oystrick of South Surrey and Trevor McCall of Victoria.
Chad Grobowski of Nanaimo, Mike Meech of Burnaby, Ryan Minnabarriet and
Dan Law of Powell River, Wes Reid of Trail, Rob Whidder of Penticton,
Jason Williamson of Vernon and Aaron Voros of Vistoria.
amongst NOJHA rookies. The rookies invited to participate in the
competition are Sylvain Houle, Clinton Miller and David Frawley of
Sturgeon Falls; Chris Bain from Rayside Balfour; Logan Noble, Brent
Nault and Bobby Chaumont from Sudbury; Joey Biasucci, Jeff Whitfield and
Derek MacKay from the Thunderbirds; Matt Blanchet, Tyler Lawson, Jeff
Rainville and Fred Jensen will represent the Blind River Barons; Nick
Torrenson and Dan Goodwin will do the honours for Espanola while Steve
Hamel and David Tambeau will attend representing the Iroquois Falls Jr.
the game are fighting for college scholarships while the rookies could
be looking at a higher draft position in June’s OHL draft.
6:30. Game time is 7:00 on Tuesday, Feb. 6.