The Timmins Rock have signed two Okanagan Hockey Ontario student-athletes ahead of the 2023/24 Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) season.
Sam Gallagher and Jaden Lyons have spent the last two Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) Eastern U18 seasons with the OHO U18 Prep team.
Gallagher would finish the 2021/22 season with 6 assists in 21 games. He would add three points in four playoff games as OHO made it to the finals of the 2022 CSSHL Eastern Championships. This season the Timmins, ON defenseman was nominated for the Eastern U18 Prep Division Top Defenseman Award after producing 5 points in 14 games.
A forward from Oshawa, ON, Lyons finished the 2021/22 season with 6 goals and 10 assists in 31 games. This season he finished third in team scoring with 14 points in 16 games.