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The Kirkland Lake Goldminers are pleased to announce a trio of returnees to the club for the 20-21 NOJHL season, as Connor Van Weelie, Lucas Renzoni and Camille Marcoux will be back in GoldMiners colours this season. 17 year old swift skating Connor Van Weelie, from Hopeville, Ontario, led the club in goals, as a […]

Miners Add D-Man Jackson Grozelle

The Kirkland Lake GoldMiners are pleased to announce the commitment for the 2020-2021 season of Jackson Grozelle.  The 6’1″ 195 lb, left shooting defenseman, hails from Deep River, Ontario.   Grozelle spent last season in the NOJHL with the Elliot Lake Wildcats, where he registered 13 assists to go along with 106 pims, in 53 […]

July 1st Hockey Update

     Since the release of its Return to Hockey Framework on June 10, 2020 from the Ontario Hockey Federation , The Kirkland Lake Goldminers have worked in conjunction with Ontario’s Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Cultural Industries, the various sport governing bodies, as well as the Town of Kirkland Lake Community Services Department […]


CALGARY, Alta. – The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, but […]

Gold Miners AGM Postponed

The Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Junior A Hockey Club has decided to postponed their 2019-20 Annual General Meeting due to the limitations on sizes of gatherings – physical distancing and of course a place to hold it. The Executive did consider using a Virtual AGM but opted to wait and see if the restrictions are […]

NOJHL Notebook: Commitment list expands to 30

SUDBURY, Ont. – Four more players from the 2019-20 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League campaign have earned the opportunity to continue their education while also playing university hockey when play resumes. Nichols College in Dudley, Mass., has secured a pair of NOJHLers as both Espanola Express defenceman Collin McGuire and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners forward […]

A Q&A with CJHL President Brent Ladds

CALGARY, Alta. – During these uncertain times, the Canadian Junior Hockey League continues to work diligently with its member leagues, partners, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League as well as local, provincial and federal health organizations on potential ‘Return to Play’ scenarios and other areas of interest. With that in mind, CJHL President Brent Ladds […]

Max Newnam Makes NCAA Commitment

Max Newnam of the Kirkland Lake GoldMiners has announced his commitment to join the Nichols College Bisons, in Dudley, Massachusetts, of the NCAA D-III ranks in September.   Newnam a 21 year-old from Easton, Maryland, spent last season with the GoldMiners, scoring 14 times with 21 assists and 73 pims. Newnam sacrificed some offensive production, […]

Neaylon Headed for Grand Canyon U

Kirkland Lake GoldMiners center Cameron Neaylon, has announced his commitment to play next season at Grand Canyon University, in Phoenix, Arizona. The GCU Antelopes will begin their 2nd season competing in the ACHA D-1 ranks under Head Coach Dan Roy.  Neaylon, a 20 yr old centerman, from Newark, California, put up 33 points in 48 […]

DeSanctis NCAA Bound

Another former Kirkland Lake GoldMiner, 20 year old Vinny DeSanctis has announced his com- itment to NCAA Div III Wentworth Institute of Technology, in Boston, Massachusetts. DeSanctis who was the GoldMiners 4th leading scorer 2 seasons ago, with 38 pts in 51 games, spent last season in the NAHL, primarily with the Odessa Jackalopes, credits […]