The Hearst Lumberjacks inaugural season now has an official start date and schedule.

This past week the NOJHL released its official regular season schedule for the 2017/18 campaign.

Hearst, the NOJHL’s newest franchise, will open the season by playing its first ever home game at the Claude Larose Arena against the Soo Thunderbirds on Friday, September 8th.

Other notable dates include the Lumberjacks’ first trip to Timmins the following night for a Saturday matchup, and their first trip to Cochrane will be Friday, October 13th.

For more information on the full Lumberjacks official schedule, you can go online to the NOJHL’s website.