MJAHL-> 1996-97 -> standings. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. In the spring of 2008, the MJAHL had some big changes. 2:01 Fans, team remain hopeful Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season to return The league season is scheduled to return next Friday, but … Bolded teams indicate the original names of active franchises. In 1991, the Callaghan Cup became exclusive to the MJAHL. In 1971–72 the New Glasgow Bombers and the Pictou Maripacs entered the league. Stellarton and a new Kentville franchise entered the league in 1973 and 1974 respectively. A virtual museum of sports logos, uniforms and historical items. As costs became prohibitive for an Island wide league at the Junior A level in the late 80s, teams in the league folded. [4], Rounding out this very busy month in the history of the MJAHL was the Charlottetown Abbies' decision on May 1 to apply for a leave of absence for one year, which was accepted. The Hawks came from the New Brunswick Junior Hockey League and are now known as the Dieppe Commandos. Franchise instead re-located to Grand Falls, NB and were renamed the Rapids. Coach Playoff Results; Halifax Canadiens: 39: 21: 14: 4: 46: 201: 147: 1066: Originally known as the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League, the league was founded in 1967 by Fred McGillivray and Louie Lewis of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Don Stewart of Berwick, Nova Scotia as a Junior "B" level hockey league. The Summerside Western Capitals of the Island Junior Hockey League, Prince Edward Island's junior hockey league, hosted the 1989 Centennial Cup. The Maritime Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of its 2020-21 regular season until the end of October. The winner of the IJHL's playoffs compete for the Don Johnson Cup, the Maritime Junior "B" Championship. © 2021 Maritime Junior Hockey League. As a result, the following games will be postponed: January 15th - Pictou County Weeks Junior A Crushers at Amherst Jr. The current MHL has twelve teams, six in each division. Sudbury Wolves alumnus Owen Gilhula competes for the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior Hockey League early in the 2020-21 season. team schedules extended through January 24, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 2013-14 Maritime Junior A Hockey League season was the 47th season in league history. League Leaders Team GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM Att. Truro, N.S. In 2010, the MJAHL changed its name to the Maritime Junior Hockey League and unveiled a new logo. 2014 – Valley Wildcats move from Kentville to Berwick, 2014 – Bridgewater Lumberjacks renamed South Shore Lumberjacks, 2017 – Dieppe Commandos move from Dieppe to Edmundston and are renamed Edmundston Blizzard, 2018 - Woodstock Slammers request "leave of absence". 8. Halifax Lions 2009-10. As a result of the expansion, the league was back up to 12 teams for the first time since the folding of the Charlottetown Abbies in April 2008. At the same time, the East Hants Penguins moved to Dartmouth and became the Scotia Dairy Queen Blizzard. Upon completion the Truro Bearcats won the Kent Cup, the league's playoff championship trophy against the Dieppe Commandos 4 games to 2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. The sale and relocation of the franchise to Halifax was later approved. In May 2018, the Woodstock Slammers applied for a leave of absence for the 2018-19 Season; the team is later sold and relocated to Grand Falls, New Brunswick and renamed the Grand Falls Rapids. The Cole Harbour Colts (Scotia Colts), who entered the league in 1976, became the first team in league history to host the national championship, then known as the Centennial Cup, in 1980. As a result, the Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will continue the current pause in their 2020-21 regular season schedules. The South Shore Lumberjacks are a Junior A Ice Hockey team from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. 2013 – Metro Shipbuilders move from Dartmouth to Kentville and renamed the Valley Wildcats. This was the name of the successful Halifax team in the 1980s.[6]. The Maritime Hockey League is a Canadian Junior A hockey league that has operated from … Two years later the Marauders were renamed the Metro Shipbuilders for the 2012–2013 season. The Aces relocated to Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 2019–20 MHL season and were renamed the Fredericton Red Wings.[10]. In early 2003 the league governors approved expansion into Woodstock, N.B., with the Slammers beginning play in the 2003–04 season. The league hired its first professional full-time league president in 2003, Vernon Doyle. During the 1998–99 season two teams changed their names. 1975 – Halifax Blazers are renamed Halifax Centennials, 1977 – Chester Ravens leave league but franchise is demoted to Jr. B in 1980, 1977 – Halifax Centennials are renamed Halifax Lions, 1978 – Windsor Royals expelled from league mid-season for short roster, 1983 – Truro Bearcats fold mid-season (November), 1987 – Dartmouth Arrows renamed Dartmouth Fuel Kids, 1988 – Dartmouth Fuel Kids renamed Dartmouth Eagles, 1989 – Dartmouth Eagles renamed Dartmouth Pepsis, 1989 – Halifax Lions renamed Halifax DQ Blizzards, 1990 – Moncton Hawks renamed Moncton Classics, 1990 – Halifax DQ Blizzards renamed Halifax Canadians, 1991 – Charlottetown Abbies join league from, 1991 – Halifax Canadians renamed Halifax Mooseheads, 1991 – Moncton Classics renamed Moncton-Dieppe Classics, 1993 – Moncton-Dieppe Classics become Moncton-Dieppe Beavers, 1993 – Halifax Mooseheads renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1994 – Moncton-Dieppe Beavers renamed Moncton Beavers, 1994 – Amherst Ramblers renamed Amherst Mooseheads, 1994 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 1995 – Charlottetown Abbies return to league, 1995 – Halifax Oland Exports move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth Oland Exports, 1995 – Cole Harbour Colts move to East Hants and are renamed East Hants Penguins, 1997 – Saint John Alpines fold mid-season (January), 1997 – Cape Breton Islanders renamed Glace Bay Miners, 1997 – Glace Bay Miners fold mid-season (December), 1998 – Dartmouth Oland Exports move to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1998 – Amherst Mooseheads renamed Amherst Ramblers, 1999 – Restigouche River Rats renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2000 – East Hants Penguins move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth DQ Blizzard, 2002 – Dartmouth DQ Blizzard move from Dartmouth and renamed Yarmouth Mariners, 2003 – Halifax Oland Exports renamed Halifax Team Pepsi, 2004 – Halifax Team Pepsi move from Halifax to New Glasgow and renamed Pictou County Weeks Crushers, 2005 – Campbellton Tigers change their name to Restigouche Tigers, 2008 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 2008 – Halifax Wolverines move from Halifax to Bridgewater and are renamed Bridgewater Lumberjacks, 2008 – Antigonish Bulldogs move from Antigonish to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Lions, 2008 – Moncton Beavers move from Moncton to Dieppe and are renamed Dieppe Commandos, 2009 – Restigouche Tigers renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2009 – Charlottetown Abbies fail to return to league, 2010 – Halifax Lions move from Halifax to Darmouth and are renamed Metro Marauders (Dartmouth), 2012 – Metro Marauders renamed the Metro Shipbuilders. At the same Governors meeting, in response to the decision to leave the door open on the sale of the Bulldogs, the owners of the Halifax Wolverines announced their plans to move to Bridgewater. The teams wore special jerseys thanking first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maritime Junior Hockey League. In 1991, Summerside and Charlottetown of Prince Edward Island left the IJHL and joined the newly dubbed "Maritime Junior A Hockey League". FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Truro, N.S. The winners of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland would playdown for this trophy during the Dudley Hewitt Cup and Manitoba Centennial Cup playdowns. (January 8, 2021) – The Nova Scotia government announced on Friday that the COVID-19 restrictions [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Saint John Alpines folded in January. (January 2, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is pleased to announce the December aw [...], {"slides_column":"6","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"750","loop":"true","rtl":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false"}. Jump: 1995-96,1997-98. Maritime Junior A Hockey League Logos • Yarmouth Mariners (2002/03-Pres) Yarmouth Mariners Primary Logos History. The first was the Dartmouth Oland Exports when they moved to the Halifax Forum to become the Halifax Oland Exports. That season was a disaster for the Shipbuilders, as they only recorded four wins in their 52-game schedule and averaged just 232 fans per game. All champions in this table are from the Maritime Junior Hockey League. All champions in this table are from the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League against interleague opponents. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pause their schedules for three weeks following the completion of their pre-Christmas games this coming weekend. SYDNEY, N.S. You can click on each logo to view a larger image. 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 E 6 H 7 K 8 M 9 R 10 S 11 T 12 V 13 W 14 Y 15 See also Amherst Mooseheads Amherst Ramblers Antigonish Bulldogs Bridgewater Lumberjacks Campbelltown Tigers Cape Breton … NHL rosters feature 132 CJHL alumni, 5 former MHLers, South Shore issue statement to clarify recent announcement, Campbellton players and staff receive 2nd negative COVID-19 test results, Seven more games postponed in the Eastlink North, Update on positive COVID-19 result in Campbellton. This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 21:46. With financial losses totalling $40,000 and an additional $50,000 shortfall projected should the team finish the season, they simply ran out of money. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1990 to 2011. However The budgets necessary to play at the Jr. 'A' level resulted in the immediate withdrawal of the Chester Ravens and the East Hants Penguins. The Maritime Junior Hockey League has six teams in Nova Scotia — Amherst, Pictou County, Truro, South Shore, Valley and Yarmouth — and five teams in New Brunswick — Campbellton, Fredericton, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Miramichi — as well as one team in Prince Edward Island located in Summerside. The other group would relocate the team to the Halifax area. Truro, N.S. Originally an exclusively Nova Scotia hockey league, it included six teams: East Hants Junior Penguins, Halifax Colonels, Dartmouth Hoyts, Windsor Royals, Kentville Riteways, and Berwick Shell Juniors. For 2019-20 season", Superior International Junior Hockey League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maritime_Junior_Hockey_League&oldid=985253407, Ice hockey leagues in Prince Edward Island, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Valley Wildcats (1980-1984) (Awarded new team after the relocation of the Metro Shipbuilders), 1968 – Kentville Riteway Rangers move to Truro and are renamed the Truro Bearcats, 1968 - Berwick Shell Junior Bruins move to Amherst and are renamed the Amherst Ramblers. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. In November 2014, the league took over the ownership of the Bridgewater Lumberjacks after owner Ken Petrie left the team because of financial trouble. The Callaghan Cup was their championship trophy until after the 2006 playoffs, when it was replaced by the Kent Cup. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. (January 7, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) today announced an extension of the tr [...], Rapids’ Isaac Dixon recovering after serious injury, The Grand Falls Rapids say defenseman Isaac Dixon has begun rehabilitation after sustaining a serious back injury during the 3rd [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1969 - The Halifax Colonels become the Halifax Blazers sometime between the inaugural season and the 1972–73 season. Truro and Bathurst received approval for new teams to start in 1997-98 but due to the relocation of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Laval Titan to Bathurst, the Truro Bearcats would be the sole new team. This article is about the junior league that played from 1968 to 1971. The Capitals hosted the Royal Bank Cup at Cahill Stadium and won the championship game 4–3 over the South Surrey Eagles. In the Kent Cup era the bold team indicates the Kent Cup winner. [7] The relocation rumours had them moving back to Halifax after three years in Dartmouth but they finally moved to Kentville and were renamed the Valley Wildcats. Photo by Summerside Western Capitals photo The Governors did leave the door open to the sale to a Halifax group and a move to Metro Halifax. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. Last year the Maritime league had eleven teams and reports 19 players moved on to University hockey but that did not tell the whole story. The Summerside Western Capitals won the league's first ever national title. (January 13, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has been informed of a confirmed case [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The league has hosted the Royal Bank Cup and Centennial Cup seven times, winning twice. All Rights Reserved. The winner of the MHL playoffs competes for the Fred Page Cup against the winners of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League and the Central Junior A Hockey League. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Jump: 1969-70. (January 5, 2021) – Here are the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) Players of the Week for the w [...], MHL names Gongshow Top Forward, Defenseman, Goaltender for December, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Campbellton Tigers confirm COVID-19 within team, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In 1996–97 the league consisted of the Amherst Ramblers, Antigonish Bulldogs, Charlottetown Abbies, East Hants Penguins, Dartmouth Oland Exports, Moncton Gagnon Beavers, Saint John Alpines, and Summerside Western Capitals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritime_Junior_A_Hockey_League Later that week on April 29, the Moncton Beavers announced that they had failed to come to terms on a new lease for the Tim Hortons 4-Ice centre and had subsequently moved themselves to the neighboring city of Dieppe. For the original Maritime Junior A League, see, Maritime Junior A Hockey League (1968–71), "Dykeman named new president of MHL | SaltWire", Hockeyscene.com – Your Source For Hockey Information In Atlantic Canada, Charlottetown, The Guardian: Sports | Abbies taking break, "St. Stephen Aces to relocate to Fredericton, N.B. The league competed for the Memorial Cup until 1970 when it was relegated to Tier II Junior A and then competed one year for the Centennial Cup before closing its doors. The team is a member of the Maritime Hockey League and plays in the Eastlink South Division. On that same day Halifax was granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines. In 2011 the Halifax Lions moved to Dartmouth and were renamed the Metro Marauders. -- It’s been nearly a month since Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams hit the ice in the Maritimes and now fans are wondering if they will ever drop the puck again this season. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1968 to 1971. Currently over … TRURO - Junior A hockey fans around the Maritimes will have to wait a while longer to see their favourite team play. The league got their second national Championship when the Halifax Oland Exports won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. Leagues-> MJAHL-> 1968-69 -> standings. The team was sold two weeks later to a local businessman and the team was renamed the South Shore Lumberjacks. The Maritime Junior Hockey League was also developing players that moved on to the … For the 1996–97 season, the league added the Cape Breton Islanders and Restigouche River Rats. At the end of the 2001–02 season, the league approved the transfer of the Blizzard to Yarmouth. In 1986, the league expanded to Antigonish and the Scotia Colts, again, hosted the Centennial Cup. Nov 30. The Governors voted on the decision and it was approved. From the 1970s until 1991, the Callaghan Cup was the Atlantic Junior A Championship of Canada. In 2014 the league approved an expansion team in St. Stephen named the County Aces. Truro, N.S. 1968-69 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1996-97 season. In 1977, still known as the "Metro Valley", the league entered into the Tier II Junior "A" level. Truro, N.S. The first group would move the franchise to New Richmond, Quebec. It consists of 4 teams from New Brunswick and 1 team from PEI, which make up the Roger Meek Division, and 6 teams from … The Sydney product was the head coach of the Islanders during the club’s only full year in the Maritime Junior Hockey League in 1996-97. The MHL’s 12 teams are located in communities throughout the Maritime Provinces. 1968 saw the Truro Bearcats and Amherst Ramblers replace the teams from Kentville and Berwick. Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers women's ice hockey 2012–13 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season 2014–15 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season The 1983 season saw the addition of the expansion Moncton Midland Hawks of Moncton, New Brunswick, the league's first non-Nova Scotia team. … [3] Following a name the team contest, the franchise was dubbed the Bridgewater Lumberjacks. The Yarmouth Motormart Mariners began play in September 2002. The winner of the Fred Page Cup then moves on to compete for the Canadian National Junior A Championship, formerly known as the Royal Bank Cup. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1968-69 season. The second was the 1998–99 MJAHL champions, the Restigouche River Rats, as they changed their name to the Campbellton Tigers. Truro, N.S. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. At the Board of Governors meeting that day, the proposal to relocate the Antigonish franchise to New Richmond, Quebec was not considered to be in the best interests of the league and its members. For the present Junior A hockey league please see Maritime Hockey League. The Kent Cup champion Truro Bearcats met the Inouk de Granby (QJAAAHL Champs), the Carleton Place … 1996-97 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The team was renamed the Dieppe Commandos. TRURO - The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s 2020-21 season is going to look unlike any other in its 50-plus years. It consists of five teams from New Brunswick and one team from Prince Edward Island, which make up the EastLink North Division (formerly Roger Meek), and six teams from Nova Scotia which make up the Eastlink South Division. [2] On April 26, the Bulldogs had to choose between two groups trying to buy the team and relocate it. [8], In November 2016, the Dieppe Commandos announced they would be moving to Edmundston, New Brunswick after the 2016–2017 season, and be renamed the Edmundston Blizzard.[9]. MHL teams have also won seven Fred Page Cups as the Junior "A" Eastern Canadian champions to earn the right to compete for the Royal Bank Cup. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...] Players of the Week – Week 9 January 5, 2021 Truro, N.S. Because of Covid and only select teams allowed to play - League will review province wide situation after Christmas. Eventually, in 1991 the Abbies and the Summerside Western Capitals left to join teams in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to form the Maritime Junior Hockey League. They play their home games at the 1300 seat Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. 2019 - St. Stephen Aces move from St. Stephen to Fredericton and are renamed the Fredericton Red Wings. After one season in Kentville they moved to Berwick. (January 11, 2021) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and health zone regulations in New Brun [...], Pause in N.S. 4 pt night for Mattie in Jr. Bulldogs 5-2 win. ... NSJHL Jr. Miners 6 vs. Eskasoni Junior Eagle's 0 Sunday Nov 29; ... Hockey Nova Scotia players of the month named. The IJHL is still PEI's premier Junior league, but now is only a Junior "B" league. 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Franchise instead re-located to Grand Falls, NB and were renamed the Rapids. Coach Playoff Results; Halifax Canadiens: 39: 21: 14: 4: 46: 201: 147: 1066: Originally known as the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League, the league was founded in 1967 by Fred McGillivray and Louie Lewis of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Don Stewart of Berwick, Nova Scotia as a Junior "B" level hockey league. The Summerside Western Capitals of the Island Junior Hockey League, Prince Edward Island's junior hockey league, hosted the 1989 Centennial Cup. The Maritime Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of its 2020-21 regular season until the end of October. The winner of the IJHL's playoffs compete for the Don Johnson Cup, the Maritime Junior "B" Championship. © 2021 Maritime Junior Hockey League. As a result, the following games will be postponed: January 15th - Pictou County Weeks Junior A Crushers at Amherst Jr. The current MHL has twelve teams, six in each division. Sudbury Wolves alumnus Owen Gilhula competes for the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior Hockey League early in the 2020-21 season. team schedules extended through January 24, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 2013-14 Maritime Junior A Hockey League season was the 47th season in league history. League Leaders Team GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM Att. Truro, N.S. In 2010, the MJAHL changed its name to the Maritime Junior Hockey League and unveiled a new logo. 2014 – Valley Wildcats move from Kentville to Berwick, 2014 – Bridgewater Lumberjacks renamed South Shore Lumberjacks, 2017 – Dieppe Commandos move from Dieppe to Edmundston and are renamed Edmundston Blizzard, 2018 - Woodstock Slammers request "leave of absence". 8. Halifax Lions 2009-10. As a result of the expansion, the league was back up to 12 teams for the first time since the folding of the Charlottetown Abbies in April 2008. At the same time, the East Hants Penguins moved to Dartmouth and became the Scotia Dairy Queen Blizzard. Upon completion the Truro Bearcats won the Kent Cup, the league's playoff championship trophy against the Dieppe Commandos 4 games to 2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. The sale and relocation of the franchise to Halifax was later approved. In May 2018, the Woodstock Slammers applied for a leave of absence for the 2018-19 Season; the team is later sold and relocated to Grand Falls, New Brunswick and renamed the Grand Falls Rapids. The Cole Harbour Colts (Scotia Colts), who entered the league in 1976, became the first team in league history to host the national championship, then known as the Centennial Cup, in 1980. As a result, the Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will continue the current pause in their 2020-21 regular season schedules. The South Shore Lumberjacks are a Junior A Ice Hockey team from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. 2013 – Metro Shipbuilders move from Dartmouth to Kentville and renamed the Valley Wildcats. This was the name of the successful Halifax team in the 1980s.[6]. The Maritime Hockey League is a Canadian Junior A hockey league that has operated from … Two years later the Marauders were renamed the Metro Shipbuilders for the 2012–2013 season. The Aces relocated to Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 2019–20 MHL season and were renamed the Fredericton Red Wings.[10]. In early 2003 the league governors approved expansion into Woodstock, N.B., with the Slammers beginning play in the 2003–04 season. The league hired its first professional full-time league president in 2003, Vernon Doyle. During the 1998–99 season two teams changed their names. 1975 – Halifax Blazers are renamed Halifax Centennials, 1977 – Chester Ravens leave league but franchise is demoted to Jr. B in 1980, 1977 – Halifax Centennials are renamed Halifax Lions, 1978 – Windsor Royals expelled from league mid-season for short roster, 1983 – Truro Bearcats fold mid-season (November), 1987 – Dartmouth Arrows renamed Dartmouth Fuel Kids, 1988 – Dartmouth Fuel Kids renamed Dartmouth Eagles, 1989 – Dartmouth Eagles renamed Dartmouth Pepsis, 1989 – Halifax Lions renamed Halifax DQ Blizzards, 1990 – Moncton Hawks renamed Moncton Classics, 1990 – Halifax DQ Blizzards renamed Halifax Canadians, 1991 – Charlottetown Abbies join league from, 1991 – Halifax Canadians renamed Halifax Mooseheads, 1991 – Moncton Classics renamed Moncton-Dieppe Classics, 1993 – Moncton-Dieppe Classics become Moncton-Dieppe Beavers, 1993 – Halifax Mooseheads renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1994 – Moncton-Dieppe Beavers renamed Moncton Beavers, 1994 – Amherst Ramblers renamed Amherst Mooseheads, 1994 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 1995 – Charlottetown Abbies return to league, 1995 – Halifax Oland Exports move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth Oland Exports, 1995 – Cole Harbour Colts move to East Hants and are renamed East Hants Penguins, 1997 – Saint John Alpines fold mid-season (January), 1997 – Cape Breton Islanders renamed Glace Bay Miners, 1997 – Glace Bay Miners fold mid-season (December), 1998 – Dartmouth Oland Exports move to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1998 – Amherst Mooseheads renamed Amherst Ramblers, 1999 – Restigouche River Rats renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2000 – East Hants Penguins move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth DQ Blizzard, 2002 – Dartmouth DQ Blizzard move from Dartmouth and renamed Yarmouth Mariners, 2003 – Halifax Oland Exports renamed Halifax Team Pepsi, 2004 – Halifax Team Pepsi move from Halifax to New Glasgow and renamed Pictou County Weeks Crushers, 2005 – Campbellton Tigers change their name to Restigouche Tigers, 2008 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 2008 – Halifax Wolverines move from Halifax to Bridgewater and are renamed Bridgewater Lumberjacks, 2008 – Antigonish Bulldogs move from Antigonish to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Lions, 2008 – Moncton Beavers move from Moncton to Dieppe and are renamed Dieppe Commandos, 2009 – Restigouche Tigers renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2009 – Charlottetown Abbies fail to return to league, 2010 – Halifax Lions move from Halifax to Darmouth and are renamed Metro Marauders (Dartmouth), 2012 – Metro Marauders renamed the Metro Shipbuilders. At the same Governors meeting, in response to the decision to leave the door open on the sale of the Bulldogs, the owners of the Halifax Wolverines announced their plans to move to Bridgewater. The teams wore special jerseys thanking first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maritime Junior Hockey League. In 1991, Summerside and Charlottetown of Prince Edward Island left the IJHL and joined the newly dubbed "Maritime Junior A Hockey League". FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Truro, N.S. The winners of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland would playdown for this trophy during the Dudley Hewitt Cup and Manitoba Centennial Cup playdowns. (January 8, 2021) – The Nova Scotia government announced on Friday that the COVID-19 restrictions [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Saint John Alpines folded in January. (January 2, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is pleased to announce the December aw [...], {"slides_column":"6","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"750","loop":"true","rtl":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false"}. Jump: 1995-96,1997-98. Maritime Junior A Hockey League Logos • Yarmouth Mariners (2002/03-Pres) Yarmouth Mariners Primary Logos History. The first was the Dartmouth Oland Exports when they moved to the Halifax Forum to become the Halifax Oland Exports. That season was a disaster for the Shipbuilders, as they only recorded four wins in their 52-game schedule and averaged just 232 fans per game. All champions in this table are from the Maritime Junior Hockey League. All champions in this table are from the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League against interleague opponents. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pause their schedules for three weeks following the completion of their pre-Christmas games this coming weekend. SYDNEY, N.S. You can click on each logo to view a larger image. 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 E 6 H 7 K 8 M 9 R 10 S 11 T 12 V 13 W 14 Y 15 See also Amherst Mooseheads Amherst Ramblers Antigonish Bulldogs Bridgewater Lumberjacks Campbelltown Tigers Cape Breton … NHL rosters feature 132 CJHL alumni, 5 former MHLers, South Shore issue statement to clarify recent announcement, Campbellton players and staff receive 2nd negative COVID-19 test results, Seven more games postponed in the Eastlink North, Update on positive COVID-19 result in Campbellton. This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 21:46. With financial losses totalling $40,000 and an additional $50,000 shortfall projected should the team finish the season, they simply ran out of money. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1990 to 2011. However The budgets necessary to play at the Jr. 'A' level resulted in the immediate withdrawal of the Chester Ravens and the East Hants Penguins. The Maritime Junior Hockey League has six teams in Nova Scotia — Amherst, Pictou County, Truro, South Shore, Valley and Yarmouth — and five teams in New Brunswick — Campbellton, Fredericton, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Miramichi — as well as one team in Prince Edward Island located in Summerside. The other group would relocate the team to the Halifax area. Truro, N.S. Originally an exclusively Nova Scotia hockey league, it included six teams: East Hants Junior Penguins, Halifax Colonels, Dartmouth Hoyts, Windsor Royals, Kentville Riteways, and Berwick Shell Juniors. For 2019-20 season", Superior International Junior Hockey League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maritime_Junior_Hockey_League&oldid=985253407, Ice hockey leagues in Prince Edward Island, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Valley Wildcats (1980-1984) (Awarded new team after the relocation of the Metro Shipbuilders), 1968 – Kentville Riteway Rangers move to Truro and are renamed the Truro Bearcats, 1968 - Berwick Shell Junior Bruins move to Amherst and are renamed the Amherst Ramblers. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. In November 2014, the league took over the ownership of the Bridgewater Lumberjacks after owner Ken Petrie left the team because of financial trouble. The Callaghan Cup was their championship trophy until after the 2006 playoffs, when it was replaced by the Kent Cup. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. (January 7, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) today announced an extension of the tr [...], Rapids’ Isaac Dixon recovering after serious injury, The Grand Falls Rapids say defenseman Isaac Dixon has begun rehabilitation after sustaining a serious back injury during the 3rd [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1969 - The Halifax Colonels become the Halifax Blazers sometime between the inaugural season and the 1972–73 season. Truro and Bathurst received approval for new teams to start in 1997-98 but due to the relocation of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Laval Titan to Bathurst, the Truro Bearcats would be the sole new team. This article is about the junior league that played from 1968 to 1971. The Capitals hosted the Royal Bank Cup at Cahill Stadium and won the championship game 4–3 over the South Surrey Eagles. In the Kent Cup era the bold team indicates the Kent Cup winner. [7] The relocation rumours had them moving back to Halifax after three years in Dartmouth but they finally moved to Kentville and were renamed the Valley Wildcats. Photo by Summerside Western Capitals photo The Governors did leave the door open to the sale to a Halifax group and a move to Metro Halifax. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. Last year the Maritime league had eleven teams and reports 19 players moved on to University hockey but that did not tell the whole story. The Summerside Western Capitals won the league's first ever national title. (January 13, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has been informed of a confirmed case [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The league has hosted the Royal Bank Cup and Centennial Cup seven times, winning twice. All Rights Reserved. The winner of the MHL playoffs competes for the Fred Page Cup against the winners of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League and the Central Junior A Hockey League. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Jump: 1969-70. (January 5, 2021) – Here are the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) Players of the Week for the w [...], MHL names Gongshow Top Forward, Defenseman, Goaltender for December, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Campbellton Tigers confirm COVID-19 within team, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In 1996–97 the league consisted of the Amherst Ramblers, Antigonish Bulldogs, Charlottetown Abbies, East Hants Penguins, Dartmouth Oland Exports, Moncton Gagnon Beavers, Saint John Alpines, and Summerside Western Capitals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritime_Junior_A_Hockey_League Later that week on April 29, the Moncton Beavers announced that they had failed to come to terms on a new lease for the Tim Hortons 4-Ice centre and had subsequently moved themselves to the neighboring city of Dieppe. For the original Maritime Junior A League, see, Maritime Junior A Hockey League (1968–71), "Dykeman named new president of MHL | SaltWire", Hockeyscene.com – Your Source For Hockey Information In Atlantic Canada, Charlottetown, The Guardian: Sports | Abbies taking break, "St. Stephen Aces to relocate to Fredericton, N.B. The league competed for the Memorial Cup until 1970 when it was relegated to Tier II Junior A and then competed one year for the Centennial Cup before closing its doors. The team is a member of the Maritime Hockey League and plays in the Eastlink South Division. On that same day Halifax was granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines. In 2011 the Halifax Lions moved to Dartmouth and were renamed the Metro Marauders. -- It’s been nearly a month since Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams hit the ice in the Maritimes and now fans are wondering if they will ever drop the puck again this season. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1968 to 1971. Currently over … TRURO - Junior A hockey fans around the Maritimes will have to wait a while longer to see their favourite team play. The league got their second national Championship when the Halifax Oland Exports won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. Leagues-> MJAHL-> 1968-69 -> standings. The team was sold two weeks later to a local businessman and the team was renamed the South Shore Lumberjacks. The Maritime Junior Hockey League was also developing players that moved on to the … For the 1996–97 season, the league added the Cape Breton Islanders and Restigouche River Rats. At the end of the 2001–02 season, the league approved the transfer of the Blizzard to Yarmouth. In 1986, the league expanded to Antigonish and the Scotia Colts, again, hosted the Centennial Cup. Nov 30. The Governors voted on the decision and it was approved. From the 1970s until 1991, the Callaghan Cup was the Atlantic Junior A Championship of Canada. In 2014 the league approved an expansion team in St. Stephen named the County Aces. Truro, N.S. 1968-69 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1996-97 season. In 1977, still known as the "Metro Valley", the league entered into the Tier II Junior "A" level. Truro, N.S. The first group would move the franchise to New Richmond, Quebec. It consists of 4 teams from New Brunswick and 1 team from PEI, which make up the Roger Meek Division, and 6 teams from … The Sydney product was the head coach of the Islanders during the club’s only full year in the Maritime Junior Hockey League in 1996-97. The MHL’s 12 teams are located in communities throughout the Maritime Provinces. 1968 saw the Truro Bearcats and Amherst Ramblers replace the teams from Kentville and Berwick. Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers women's ice hockey 2012–13 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season 2014–15 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season The 1983 season saw the addition of the expansion Moncton Midland Hawks of Moncton, New Brunswick, the league's first non-Nova Scotia team. … [3] Following a name the team contest, the franchise was dubbed the Bridgewater Lumberjacks. The Yarmouth Motormart Mariners began play in September 2002. The winner of the Fred Page Cup then moves on to compete for the Canadian National Junior A Championship, formerly known as the Royal Bank Cup. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1968-69 season. The second was the 1998–99 MJAHL champions, the Restigouche River Rats, as they changed their name to the Campbellton Tigers. Truro, N.S. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. At the Board of Governors meeting that day, the proposal to relocate the Antigonish franchise to New Richmond, Quebec was not considered to be in the best interests of the league and its members. For the present Junior A hockey league please see Maritime Hockey League. The Kent Cup champion Truro Bearcats met the Inouk de Granby (QJAAAHL Champs), the Carleton Place … 1996-97 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The team was renamed the Dieppe Commandos. TRURO - The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s 2020-21 season is going to look unlike any other in its 50-plus years. It consists of five teams from New Brunswick and one team from Prince Edward Island, which make up the EastLink North Division (formerly Roger Meek), and six teams from Nova Scotia which make up the Eastlink South Division. [2] On April 26, the Bulldogs had to choose between two groups trying to buy the team and relocate it. [8], In November 2016, the Dieppe Commandos announced they would be moving to Edmundston, New Brunswick after the 2016–2017 season, and be renamed the Edmundston Blizzard.[9]. MHL teams have also won seven Fred Page Cups as the Junior "A" Eastern Canadian champions to earn the right to compete for the Royal Bank Cup. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...] Players of the Week – Week 9 January 5, 2021 Truro, N.S. Because of Covid and only select teams allowed to play - League will review province wide situation after Christmas. Eventually, in 1991 the Abbies and the Summerside Western Capitals left to join teams in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to form the Maritime Junior Hockey League. They play their home games at the 1300 seat Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. 2019 - St. Stephen Aces move from St. Stephen to Fredericton and are renamed the Fredericton Red Wings. After one season in Kentville they moved to Berwick. (January 11, 2021) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and health zone regulations in New Brun [...], Pause in N.S. 4 pt night for Mattie in Jr. Bulldogs 5-2 win. ... NSJHL Jr. Miners 6 vs. Eskasoni Junior Eagle's 0 Sunday Nov 29; ... Hockey Nova Scotia players of the month named. The IJHL is still PEI's premier Junior league, but now is only a Junior "B" league. 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Franchise instead re-located to Grand Falls, NB and were renamed the Rapids. Coach Playoff Results; Halifax Canadiens: 39: 21: 14: 4: 46: 201: 147: 1066: Originally known as the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League, the league was founded in 1967 by Fred McGillivray and Louie Lewis of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Don Stewart of Berwick, Nova Scotia as a Junior "B" level hockey league. The Summerside Western Capitals of the Island Junior Hockey League, Prince Edward Island's junior hockey league, hosted the 1989 Centennial Cup. The Maritime Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of its 2020-21 regular season until the end of October. The winner of the IJHL's playoffs compete for the Don Johnson Cup, the Maritime Junior "B" Championship. © 2021 Maritime Junior Hockey League. As a result, the following games will be postponed: January 15th - Pictou County Weeks Junior A Crushers at Amherst Jr. The current MHL has twelve teams, six in each division. Sudbury Wolves alumnus Owen Gilhula competes for the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior Hockey League early in the 2020-21 season. team schedules extended through January 24, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 2013-14 Maritime Junior A Hockey League season was the 47th season in league history. League Leaders Team GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM Att. Truro, N.S. In 2010, the MJAHL changed its name to the Maritime Junior Hockey League and unveiled a new logo. 2014 – Valley Wildcats move from Kentville to Berwick, 2014 – Bridgewater Lumberjacks renamed South Shore Lumberjacks, 2017 – Dieppe Commandos move from Dieppe to Edmundston and are renamed Edmundston Blizzard, 2018 - Woodstock Slammers request "leave of absence". 8. Halifax Lions 2009-10. As a result of the expansion, the league was back up to 12 teams for the first time since the folding of the Charlottetown Abbies in April 2008. At the same time, the East Hants Penguins moved to Dartmouth and became the Scotia Dairy Queen Blizzard. Upon completion the Truro Bearcats won the Kent Cup, the league's playoff championship trophy against the Dieppe Commandos 4 games to 2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. The sale and relocation of the franchise to Halifax was later approved. In May 2018, the Woodstock Slammers applied for a leave of absence for the 2018-19 Season; the team is later sold and relocated to Grand Falls, New Brunswick and renamed the Grand Falls Rapids. The Cole Harbour Colts (Scotia Colts), who entered the league in 1976, became the first team in league history to host the national championship, then known as the Centennial Cup, in 1980. As a result, the Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will continue the current pause in their 2020-21 regular season schedules. The South Shore Lumberjacks are a Junior A Ice Hockey team from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. 2013 – Metro Shipbuilders move from Dartmouth to Kentville and renamed the Valley Wildcats. This was the name of the successful Halifax team in the 1980s.[6]. The Maritime Hockey League is a Canadian Junior A hockey league that has operated from … Two years later the Marauders were renamed the Metro Shipbuilders for the 2012–2013 season. The Aces relocated to Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 2019–20 MHL season and were renamed the Fredericton Red Wings.[10]. In early 2003 the league governors approved expansion into Woodstock, N.B., with the Slammers beginning play in the 2003–04 season. The league hired its first professional full-time league president in 2003, Vernon Doyle. During the 1998–99 season two teams changed their names. 1975 – Halifax Blazers are renamed Halifax Centennials, 1977 – Chester Ravens leave league but franchise is demoted to Jr. B in 1980, 1977 – Halifax Centennials are renamed Halifax Lions, 1978 – Windsor Royals expelled from league mid-season for short roster, 1983 – Truro Bearcats fold mid-season (November), 1987 – Dartmouth Arrows renamed Dartmouth Fuel Kids, 1988 – Dartmouth Fuel Kids renamed Dartmouth Eagles, 1989 – Dartmouth Eagles renamed Dartmouth Pepsis, 1989 – Halifax Lions renamed Halifax DQ Blizzards, 1990 – Moncton Hawks renamed Moncton Classics, 1990 – Halifax DQ Blizzards renamed Halifax Canadians, 1991 – Charlottetown Abbies join league from, 1991 – Halifax Canadians renamed Halifax Mooseheads, 1991 – Moncton Classics renamed Moncton-Dieppe Classics, 1993 – Moncton-Dieppe Classics become Moncton-Dieppe Beavers, 1993 – Halifax Mooseheads renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1994 – Moncton-Dieppe Beavers renamed Moncton Beavers, 1994 – Amherst Ramblers renamed Amherst Mooseheads, 1994 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 1995 – Charlottetown Abbies return to league, 1995 – Halifax Oland Exports move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth Oland Exports, 1995 – Cole Harbour Colts move to East Hants and are renamed East Hants Penguins, 1997 – Saint John Alpines fold mid-season (January), 1997 – Cape Breton Islanders renamed Glace Bay Miners, 1997 – Glace Bay Miners fold mid-season (December), 1998 – Dartmouth Oland Exports move to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1998 – Amherst Mooseheads renamed Amherst Ramblers, 1999 – Restigouche River Rats renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2000 – East Hants Penguins move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth DQ Blizzard, 2002 – Dartmouth DQ Blizzard move from Dartmouth and renamed Yarmouth Mariners, 2003 – Halifax Oland Exports renamed Halifax Team Pepsi, 2004 – Halifax Team Pepsi move from Halifax to New Glasgow and renamed Pictou County Weeks Crushers, 2005 – Campbellton Tigers change their name to Restigouche Tigers, 2008 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 2008 – Halifax Wolverines move from Halifax to Bridgewater and are renamed Bridgewater Lumberjacks, 2008 – Antigonish Bulldogs move from Antigonish to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Lions, 2008 – Moncton Beavers move from Moncton to Dieppe and are renamed Dieppe Commandos, 2009 – Restigouche Tigers renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2009 – Charlottetown Abbies fail to return to league, 2010 – Halifax Lions move from Halifax to Darmouth and are renamed Metro Marauders (Dartmouth), 2012 – Metro Marauders renamed the Metro Shipbuilders. At the same Governors meeting, in response to the decision to leave the door open on the sale of the Bulldogs, the owners of the Halifax Wolverines announced their plans to move to Bridgewater. The teams wore special jerseys thanking first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maritime Junior Hockey League. In 1991, Summerside and Charlottetown of Prince Edward Island left the IJHL and joined the newly dubbed "Maritime Junior A Hockey League". FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Truro, N.S. The winners of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland would playdown for this trophy during the Dudley Hewitt Cup and Manitoba Centennial Cup playdowns. (January 8, 2021) – The Nova Scotia government announced on Friday that the COVID-19 restrictions [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Saint John Alpines folded in January. (January 2, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is pleased to announce the December aw [...], {"slides_column":"6","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"750","loop":"true","rtl":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false"}. Jump: 1995-96,1997-98. Maritime Junior A Hockey League Logos • Yarmouth Mariners (2002/03-Pres) Yarmouth Mariners Primary Logos History. The first was the Dartmouth Oland Exports when they moved to the Halifax Forum to become the Halifax Oland Exports. That season was a disaster for the Shipbuilders, as they only recorded four wins in their 52-game schedule and averaged just 232 fans per game. All champions in this table are from the Maritime Junior Hockey League. All champions in this table are from the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League against interleague opponents. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pause their schedules for three weeks following the completion of their pre-Christmas games this coming weekend. SYDNEY, N.S. You can click on each logo to view a larger image. 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 E 6 H 7 K 8 M 9 R 10 S 11 T 12 V 13 W 14 Y 15 See also Amherst Mooseheads Amherst Ramblers Antigonish Bulldogs Bridgewater Lumberjacks Campbelltown Tigers Cape Breton … NHL rosters feature 132 CJHL alumni, 5 former MHLers, South Shore issue statement to clarify recent announcement, Campbellton players and staff receive 2nd negative COVID-19 test results, Seven more games postponed in the Eastlink North, Update on positive COVID-19 result in Campbellton. This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 21:46. With financial losses totalling $40,000 and an additional $50,000 shortfall projected should the team finish the season, they simply ran out of money. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1990 to 2011. However The budgets necessary to play at the Jr. 'A' level resulted in the immediate withdrawal of the Chester Ravens and the East Hants Penguins. The Maritime Junior Hockey League has six teams in Nova Scotia — Amherst, Pictou County, Truro, South Shore, Valley and Yarmouth — and five teams in New Brunswick — Campbellton, Fredericton, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Miramichi — as well as one team in Prince Edward Island located in Summerside. The other group would relocate the team to the Halifax area. Truro, N.S. Originally an exclusively Nova Scotia hockey league, it included six teams: East Hants Junior Penguins, Halifax Colonels, Dartmouth Hoyts, Windsor Royals, Kentville Riteways, and Berwick Shell Juniors. For 2019-20 season", Superior International Junior Hockey League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maritime_Junior_Hockey_League&oldid=985253407, Ice hockey leagues in Prince Edward Island, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Valley Wildcats (1980-1984) (Awarded new team after the relocation of the Metro Shipbuilders), 1968 – Kentville Riteway Rangers move to Truro and are renamed the Truro Bearcats, 1968 - Berwick Shell Junior Bruins move to Amherst and are renamed the Amherst Ramblers. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. In November 2014, the league took over the ownership of the Bridgewater Lumberjacks after owner Ken Petrie left the team because of financial trouble. The Callaghan Cup was their championship trophy until after the 2006 playoffs, when it was replaced by the Kent Cup. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. (January 7, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) today announced an extension of the tr [...], Rapids’ Isaac Dixon recovering after serious injury, The Grand Falls Rapids say defenseman Isaac Dixon has begun rehabilitation after sustaining a serious back injury during the 3rd [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1969 - The Halifax Colonels become the Halifax Blazers sometime between the inaugural season and the 1972–73 season. Truro and Bathurst received approval for new teams to start in 1997-98 but due to the relocation of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Laval Titan to Bathurst, the Truro Bearcats would be the sole new team. This article is about the junior league that played from 1968 to 1971. The Capitals hosted the Royal Bank Cup at Cahill Stadium and won the championship game 4–3 over the South Surrey Eagles. In the Kent Cup era the bold team indicates the Kent Cup winner. [7] The relocation rumours had them moving back to Halifax after three years in Dartmouth but they finally moved to Kentville and were renamed the Valley Wildcats. Photo by Summerside Western Capitals photo The Governors did leave the door open to the sale to a Halifax group and a move to Metro Halifax. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. Last year the Maritime league had eleven teams and reports 19 players moved on to University hockey but that did not tell the whole story. The Summerside Western Capitals won the league's first ever national title. (January 13, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has been informed of a confirmed case [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The league has hosted the Royal Bank Cup and Centennial Cup seven times, winning twice. All Rights Reserved. The winner of the MHL playoffs competes for the Fred Page Cup against the winners of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League and the Central Junior A Hockey League. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Jump: 1969-70. (January 5, 2021) – Here are the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) Players of the Week for the w [...], MHL names Gongshow Top Forward, Defenseman, Goaltender for December, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Campbellton Tigers confirm COVID-19 within team, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In 1996–97 the league consisted of the Amherst Ramblers, Antigonish Bulldogs, Charlottetown Abbies, East Hants Penguins, Dartmouth Oland Exports, Moncton Gagnon Beavers, Saint John Alpines, and Summerside Western Capitals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritime_Junior_A_Hockey_League Later that week on April 29, the Moncton Beavers announced that they had failed to come to terms on a new lease for the Tim Hortons 4-Ice centre and had subsequently moved themselves to the neighboring city of Dieppe. For the original Maritime Junior A League, see, Maritime Junior A Hockey League (1968–71), "Dykeman named new president of MHL | SaltWire", Hockeyscene.com – Your Source For Hockey Information In Atlantic Canada, Charlottetown, The Guardian: Sports | Abbies taking break, "St. Stephen Aces to relocate to Fredericton, N.B. The league competed for the Memorial Cup until 1970 when it was relegated to Tier II Junior A and then competed one year for the Centennial Cup before closing its doors. The team is a member of the Maritime Hockey League and plays in the Eastlink South Division. On that same day Halifax was granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines. In 2011 the Halifax Lions moved to Dartmouth and were renamed the Metro Marauders. -- It’s been nearly a month since Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams hit the ice in the Maritimes and now fans are wondering if they will ever drop the puck again this season. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1968 to 1971. Currently over … TRURO - Junior A hockey fans around the Maritimes will have to wait a while longer to see their favourite team play. The league got their second national Championship when the Halifax Oland Exports won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. Leagues-> MJAHL-> 1968-69 -> standings. The team was sold two weeks later to a local businessman and the team was renamed the South Shore Lumberjacks. The Maritime Junior Hockey League was also developing players that moved on to the … For the 1996–97 season, the league added the Cape Breton Islanders and Restigouche River Rats. At the end of the 2001–02 season, the league approved the transfer of the Blizzard to Yarmouth. In 1986, the league expanded to Antigonish and the Scotia Colts, again, hosted the Centennial Cup. Nov 30. The Governors voted on the decision and it was approved. From the 1970s until 1991, the Callaghan Cup was the Atlantic Junior A Championship of Canada. In 2014 the league approved an expansion team in St. Stephen named the County Aces. Truro, N.S. 1968-69 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1996-97 season. In 1977, still known as the "Metro Valley", the league entered into the Tier II Junior "A" level. Truro, N.S. The first group would move the franchise to New Richmond, Quebec. It consists of 4 teams from New Brunswick and 1 team from PEI, which make up the Roger Meek Division, and 6 teams from … The Sydney product was the head coach of the Islanders during the club’s only full year in the Maritime Junior Hockey League in 1996-97. The MHL’s 12 teams are located in communities throughout the Maritime Provinces. 1968 saw the Truro Bearcats and Amherst Ramblers replace the teams from Kentville and Berwick. Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers women's ice hockey 2012–13 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season 2014–15 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season The 1983 season saw the addition of the expansion Moncton Midland Hawks of Moncton, New Brunswick, the league's first non-Nova Scotia team. … [3] Following a name the team contest, the franchise was dubbed the Bridgewater Lumberjacks. The Yarmouth Motormart Mariners began play in September 2002. The winner of the Fred Page Cup then moves on to compete for the Canadian National Junior A Championship, formerly known as the Royal Bank Cup. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1968-69 season. The second was the 1998–99 MJAHL champions, the Restigouche River Rats, as they changed their name to the Campbellton Tigers. Truro, N.S. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. At the Board of Governors meeting that day, the proposal to relocate the Antigonish franchise to New Richmond, Quebec was not considered to be in the best interests of the league and its members. For the present Junior A hockey league please see Maritime Hockey League. The Kent Cup champion Truro Bearcats met the Inouk de Granby (QJAAAHL Champs), the Carleton Place … 1996-97 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The team was renamed the Dieppe Commandos. TRURO - The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s 2020-21 season is going to look unlike any other in its 50-plus years. It consists of five teams from New Brunswick and one team from Prince Edward Island, which make up the EastLink North Division (formerly Roger Meek), and six teams from Nova Scotia which make up the Eastlink South Division. [2] On April 26, the Bulldogs had to choose between two groups trying to buy the team and relocate it. [8], In November 2016, the Dieppe Commandos announced they would be moving to Edmundston, New Brunswick after the 2016–2017 season, and be renamed the Edmundston Blizzard.[9]. MHL teams have also won seven Fred Page Cups as the Junior "A" Eastern Canadian champions to earn the right to compete for the Royal Bank Cup. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...] Players of the Week – Week 9 January 5, 2021 Truro, N.S. Because of Covid and only select teams allowed to play - League will review province wide situation after Christmas. Eventually, in 1991 the Abbies and the Summerside Western Capitals left to join teams in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to form the Maritime Junior Hockey League. They play their home games at the 1300 seat Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. 2019 - St. Stephen Aces move from St. Stephen to Fredericton and are renamed the Fredericton Red Wings. After one season in Kentville they moved to Berwick. (January 11, 2021) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and health zone regulations in New Brun [...], Pause in N.S. 4 pt night for Mattie in Jr. Bulldogs 5-2 win. ... NSJHL Jr. Miners 6 vs. Eskasoni Junior Eagle's 0 Sunday Nov 29; ... Hockey Nova Scotia players of the month named. The IJHL is still PEI's premier Junior league, but now is only a Junior "B" league. 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Halifax Metro Marauders … On April 15, the Antigonish Bulldogs announced that they were applying for a leave of absence for one year. This is a list of Maritime Junior A Hockey League team names. 2002/03 - Pres Back to Top ... All team and league information, sports logos, sports uniforms and names contained within this site are properties of their respective leagues, teams, ownership groups and/or organizations. The season consisted of 52 games played by each MHL team. As a result, the Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will continue the current pause in their 2020-21 regular season schedules. The original Maritime Junior A Hockey League was a Canadian Junior ice hockey league from 1968 until 1971 in the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. League Leaders Maurice Bent: Team GP W L T … Maritime Hockey League MJAHL History: MVJHL 1977-1991, MJAHL 1991-2010 Tweet The jump to Junior "A" was, in theory, to be a catalyst for the development of the league. A 10th team was added for the 2000–2001 season, the Miramichi Timberwolves. The Cape Breton Islanders moved to Glace Bay and became the Glace Bay Miners, but with the arrival of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, they folded in December of that season, leaving the league with nine teams again. (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pa [...] Valley pauses schedule until after Christmas Break December 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. It had originally hoped to have the season start Oct. 2. (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pa [...] Players of … Maritime Jr A Hockey League Logo on Chris Creamer's Sports Logos Page - SportsLogos.Net. In April 2019, the St. Stephen Aces were sold to a group from Fredericton, New Brunswick and became the third team in three years to relocate. The Maritime Junior Hockey League has six teams in Nova Scotia — Amherst, Pictou County, Truro, South Shore, Valley and Yarmouth — and five teams … Leagues-> MJAHL-> 1996-97 -> standings. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. In the spring of 2008, the MJAHL had some big changes. 2:01 Fans, team remain hopeful Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season to return The league season is scheduled to return next Friday, but … Bolded teams indicate the original names of active franchises. In 1991, the Callaghan Cup became exclusive to the MJAHL. In 1971–72 the New Glasgow Bombers and the Pictou Maripacs entered the league. Stellarton and a new Kentville franchise entered the league in 1973 and 1974 respectively. A virtual museum of sports logos, uniforms and historical items. As costs became prohibitive for an Island wide league at the Junior A level in the late 80s, teams in the league folded. [4], Rounding out this very busy month in the history of the MJAHL was the Charlottetown Abbies' decision on May 1 to apply for a leave of absence for one year, which was accepted. The Hawks came from the New Brunswick Junior Hockey League and are now known as the Dieppe Commandos. Franchise instead re-located to Grand Falls, NB and were renamed the Rapids. Coach Playoff Results; Halifax Canadiens: 39: 21: 14: 4: 46: 201: 147: 1066: Originally known as the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League, the league was founded in 1967 by Fred McGillivray and Louie Lewis of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Don Stewart of Berwick, Nova Scotia as a Junior "B" level hockey league. The Summerside Western Capitals of the Island Junior Hockey League, Prince Edward Island's junior hockey league, hosted the 1989 Centennial Cup. The Maritime Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of its 2020-21 regular season until the end of October. The winner of the IJHL's playoffs compete for the Don Johnson Cup, the Maritime Junior "B" Championship. © 2021 Maritime Junior Hockey League. As a result, the following games will be postponed: January 15th - Pictou County Weeks Junior A Crushers at Amherst Jr. The current MHL has twelve teams, six in each division. Sudbury Wolves alumnus Owen Gilhula competes for the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior Hockey League early in the 2020-21 season. team schedules extended through January 24, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 2013-14 Maritime Junior A Hockey League season was the 47th season in league history. League Leaders Team GP W L T Pts GF GA PIM Att. Truro, N.S. In 2010, the MJAHL changed its name to the Maritime Junior Hockey League and unveiled a new logo. 2014 – Valley Wildcats move from Kentville to Berwick, 2014 – Bridgewater Lumberjacks renamed South Shore Lumberjacks, 2017 – Dieppe Commandos move from Dieppe to Edmundston and are renamed Edmundston Blizzard, 2018 - Woodstock Slammers request "leave of absence". 8. Halifax Lions 2009-10. As a result of the expansion, the league was back up to 12 teams for the first time since the folding of the Charlottetown Abbies in April 2008. At the same time, the East Hants Penguins moved to Dartmouth and became the Scotia Dairy Queen Blizzard. Upon completion the Truro Bearcats won the Kent Cup, the league's playoff championship trophy against the Dieppe Commandos 4 games to 2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. The sale and relocation of the franchise to Halifax was later approved. In May 2018, the Woodstock Slammers applied for a leave of absence for the 2018-19 Season; the team is later sold and relocated to Grand Falls, New Brunswick and renamed the Grand Falls Rapids. The Cole Harbour Colts (Scotia Colts), who entered the league in 1976, became the first team in league history to host the national championship, then known as the Centennial Cup, in 1980. As a result, the Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will continue the current pause in their 2020-21 regular season schedules. The South Shore Lumberjacks are a Junior A Ice Hockey team from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. 2013 – Metro Shipbuilders move from Dartmouth to Kentville and renamed the Valley Wildcats. This was the name of the successful Halifax team in the 1980s.[6]. The Maritime Hockey League is a Canadian Junior A hockey league that has operated from … Two years later the Marauders were renamed the Metro Shipbuilders for the 2012–2013 season. The Aces relocated to Fredericton, New Brunswick for the 2019–20 MHL season and were renamed the Fredericton Red Wings.[10]. In early 2003 the league governors approved expansion into Woodstock, N.B., with the Slammers beginning play in the 2003–04 season. The league hired its first professional full-time league president in 2003, Vernon Doyle. During the 1998–99 season two teams changed their names. 1975 – Halifax Blazers are renamed Halifax Centennials, 1977 – Chester Ravens leave league but franchise is demoted to Jr. B in 1980, 1977 – Halifax Centennials are renamed Halifax Lions, 1978 – Windsor Royals expelled from league mid-season for short roster, 1983 – Truro Bearcats fold mid-season (November), 1987 – Dartmouth Arrows renamed Dartmouth Fuel Kids, 1988 – Dartmouth Fuel Kids renamed Dartmouth Eagles, 1989 – Dartmouth Eagles renamed Dartmouth Pepsis, 1989 – Halifax Lions renamed Halifax DQ Blizzards, 1990 – Moncton Hawks renamed Moncton Classics, 1990 – Halifax DQ Blizzards renamed Halifax Canadians, 1991 – Charlottetown Abbies join league from, 1991 – Halifax Canadians renamed Halifax Mooseheads, 1991 – Moncton Classics renamed Moncton-Dieppe Classics, 1993 – Moncton-Dieppe Classics become Moncton-Dieppe Beavers, 1993 – Halifax Mooseheads renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1994 – Moncton-Dieppe Beavers renamed Moncton Beavers, 1994 – Amherst Ramblers renamed Amherst Mooseheads, 1994 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 1995 – Charlottetown Abbies return to league, 1995 – Halifax Oland Exports move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth Oland Exports, 1995 – Cole Harbour Colts move to East Hants and are renamed East Hants Penguins, 1997 – Saint John Alpines fold mid-season (January), 1997 – Cape Breton Islanders renamed Glace Bay Miners, 1997 – Glace Bay Miners fold mid-season (December), 1998 – Dartmouth Oland Exports move to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Oland Exports, 1998 – Amherst Mooseheads renamed Amherst Ramblers, 1999 – Restigouche River Rats renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2000 – East Hants Penguins move to Dartmouth and are renamed Dartmouth DQ Blizzard, 2002 – Dartmouth DQ Blizzard move from Dartmouth and renamed Yarmouth Mariners, 2003 – Halifax Oland Exports renamed Halifax Team Pepsi, 2004 – Halifax Team Pepsi move from Halifax to New Glasgow and renamed Pictou County Weeks Crushers, 2005 – Campbellton Tigers change their name to Restigouche Tigers, 2008 – Charlottetown Abbies take one-year leave, 2008 – Halifax Wolverines move from Halifax to Bridgewater and are renamed Bridgewater Lumberjacks, 2008 – Antigonish Bulldogs move from Antigonish to Halifax and are renamed Halifax Lions, 2008 – Moncton Beavers move from Moncton to Dieppe and are renamed Dieppe Commandos, 2009 – Restigouche Tigers renamed Campbellton Tigers, 2009 – Charlottetown Abbies fail to return to league, 2010 – Halifax Lions move from Halifax to Darmouth and are renamed Metro Marauders (Dartmouth), 2012 – Metro Marauders renamed the Metro Shipbuilders. At the same Governors meeting, in response to the decision to leave the door open on the sale of the Bulldogs, the owners of the Halifax Wolverines announced their plans to move to Bridgewater. The teams wore special jerseys thanking first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maritime Junior Hockey League. In 1991, Summerside and Charlottetown of Prince Edward Island left the IJHL and joined the newly dubbed "Maritime Junior A Hockey League". FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Truro, N.S. The winners of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland would playdown for this trophy during the Dudley Hewitt Cup and Manitoba Centennial Cup playdowns. (January 8, 2021) – The Nova Scotia government announced on Friday that the COVID-19 restrictions [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Saint John Alpines folded in January. (January 2, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is pleased to announce the December aw [...], {"slides_column":"6","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"750","loop":"true","rtl":"false","speed":"1000","center_mode":"false"}. Jump: 1995-96,1997-98. Maritime Junior A Hockey League Logos • Yarmouth Mariners (2002/03-Pres) Yarmouth Mariners Primary Logos History. The first was the Dartmouth Oland Exports when they moved to the Halifax Forum to become the Halifax Oland Exports. That season was a disaster for the Shipbuilders, as they only recorded four wins in their 52-game schedule and averaged just 232 fans per game. All champions in this table are from the Maritime Junior Hockey League. All champions in this table are from the Metro Valley Junior Hockey League against interleague opponents. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (December 17, 2020) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s (MHL) six Nova Scotia teams will each pause their schedules for three weeks following the completion of their pre-Christmas games this coming weekend. SYDNEY, N.S. You can click on each logo to view a larger image. 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 E 6 H 7 K 8 M 9 R 10 S 11 T 12 V 13 W 14 Y 15 See also Amherst Mooseheads Amherst Ramblers Antigonish Bulldogs Bridgewater Lumberjacks Campbelltown Tigers Cape Breton … NHL rosters feature 132 CJHL alumni, 5 former MHLers, South Shore issue statement to clarify recent announcement, Campbellton players and staff receive 2nd negative COVID-19 test results, Seven more games postponed in the Eastlink North, Update on positive COVID-19 result in Campbellton. This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 21:46. With financial losses totalling $40,000 and an additional $50,000 shortfall projected should the team finish the season, they simply ran out of money. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1990 to 2011. However The budgets necessary to play at the Jr. 'A' level resulted in the immediate withdrawal of the Chester Ravens and the East Hants Penguins. The Maritime Junior Hockey League has six teams in Nova Scotia — Amherst, Pictou County, Truro, South Shore, Valley and Yarmouth — and five teams in New Brunswick — Campbellton, Fredericton, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Miramichi — as well as one team in Prince Edward Island located in Summerside. The other group would relocate the team to the Halifax area. Truro, N.S. Originally an exclusively Nova Scotia hockey league, it included six teams: East Hants Junior Penguins, Halifax Colonels, Dartmouth Hoyts, Windsor Royals, Kentville Riteways, and Berwick Shell Juniors. For 2019-20 season", Superior International Junior Hockey League, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maritime_Junior_Hockey_League&oldid=985253407, Ice hockey leagues in Prince Edward Island, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Valley Wildcats (1980-1984) (Awarded new team after the relocation of the Metro Shipbuilders), 1968 – Kentville Riteway Rangers move to Truro and are renamed the Truro Bearcats, 1968 - Berwick Shell Junior Bruins move to Amherst and are renamed the Amherst Ramblers. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. In November 2014, the league took over the ownership of the Bridgewater Lumberjacks after owner Ken Petrie left the team because of financial trouble. The Callaghan Cup was their championship trophy until after the 2006 playoffs, when it was replaced by the Kent Cup. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. (January 7, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) today announced an extension of the tr [...], Rapids’ Isaac Dixon recovering after serious injury, The Grand Falls Rapids say defenseman Isaac Dixon has begun rehabilitation after sustaining a serious back injury during the 3rd [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1969 - The Halifax Colonels become the Halifax Blazers sometime between the inaugural season and the 1972–73 season. Truro and Bathurst received approval for new teams to start in 1997-98 but due to the relocation of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Laval Titan to Bathurst, the Truro Bearcats would be the sole new team. This article is about the junior league that played from 1968 to 1971. The Capitals hosted the Royal Bank Cup at Cahill Stadium and won the championship game 4–3 over the South Surrey Eagles. In the Kent Cup era the bold team indicates the Kent Cup winner. [7] The relocation rumours had them moving back to Halifax after three years in Dartmouth but they finally moved to Kentville and were renamed the Valley Wildcats. Photo by Summerside Western Capitals photo The Governors did leave the door open to the sale to a Halifax group and a move to Metro Halifax. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. Last year the Maritime league had eleven teams and reports 19 players moved on to University hockey but that did not tell the whole story. The Summerside Western Capitals won the league's first ever national title. (January 13, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has been informed of a confirmed case [...], FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The league has hosted the Royal Bank Cup and Centennial Cup seven times, winning twice. All Rights Reserved. The winner of the MHL playoffs competes for the Fred Page Cup against the winners of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League and the Central Junior A Hockey League. The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) is a Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League. Jump: 1969-70. (January 5, 2021) – Here are the Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) Players of the Week for the w [...], MHL names Gongshow Top Forward, Defenseman, Goaltender for December, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Truro, N.S. Campbellton Tigers confirm COVID-19 within team, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In 1996–97 the league consisted of the Amherst Ramblers, Antigonish Bulldogs, Charlottetown Abbies, East Hants Penguins, Dartmouth Oland Exports, Moncton Gagnon Beavers, Saint John Alpines, and Summerside Western Capitals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritime_Junior_A_Hockey_League Later that week on April 29, the Moncton Beavers announced that they had failed to come to terms on a new lease for the Tim Hortons 4-Ice centre and had subsequently moved themselves to the neighboring city of Dieppe. For the original Maritime Junior A League, see, Maritime Junior A Hockey League (1968–71), "Dykeman named new president of MHL | SaltWire", Hockeyscene.com – Your Source For Hockey Information In Atlantic Canada, Charlottetown, The Guardian: Sports | Abbies taking break, "St. Stephen Aces to relocate to Fredericton, N.B. The league competed for the Memorial Cup until 1970 when it was relegated to Tier II Junior A and then competed one year for the Centennial Cup before closing its doors. The team is a member of the Maritime Hockey League and plays in the Eastlink South Division. On that same day Halifax was granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines. In 2011 the Halifax Lions moved to Dartmouth and were renamed the Metro Marauders. -- It’s been nearly a month since Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams hit the ice in the Maritimes and now fans are wondering if they will ever drop the puck again this season. The MJAHL was a Canadian Junior A hockey league playing from 1968 to 1971. Currently over … TRURO - Junior A hockey fans around the Maritimes will have to wait a while longer to see their favourite team play. The league got their second national Championship when the Halifax Oland Exports won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. Leagues-> MJAHL-> 1968-69 -> standings. The team was sold two weeks later to a local businessman and the team was renamed the South Shore Lumberjacks. The Maritime Junior Hockey League was also developing players that moved on to the … For the 1996–97 season, the league added the Cape Breton Islanders and Restigouche River Rats. At the end of the 2001–02 season, the league approved the transfer of the Blizzard to Yarmouth. In 1986, the league expanded to Antigonish and the Scotia Colts, again, hosted the Centennial Cup. Nov 30. The Governors voted on the decision and it was approved. From the 1970s until 1991, the Callaghan Cup was the Atlantic Junior A Championship of Canada. In 2014 the league approved an expansion team in St. Stephen named the County Aces. Truro, N.S. 1968-69 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1996-97 season. In 1977, still known as the "Metro Valley", the league entered into the Tier II Junior "A" level. Truro, N.S. The first group would move the franchise to New Richmond, Quebec. It consists of 4 teams from New Brunswick and 1 team from PEI, which make up the Roger Meek Division, and 6 teams from … The Sydney product was the head coach of the Islanders during the club’s only full year in the Maritime Junior Hockey League in 1996-97. The MHL’s 12 teams are located in communities throughout the Maritime Provinces. 1968 saw the Truro Bearcats and Amherst Ramblers replace the teams from Kentville and Berwick. Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers women's ice hockey 2012–13 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season 2014–15 Syracuse Orange women's ice hockey season The 1983 season saw the addition of the expansion Moncton Midland Hawks of Moncton, New Brunswick, the league's first non-Nova Scotia team. … [3] Following a name the team contest, the franchise was dubbed the Bridgewater Lumberjacks. The Yarmouth Motormart Mariners began play in September 2002. The winner of the Fred Page Cup then moves on to compete for the Canadian National Junior A Championship, formerly known as the Royal Bank Cup. The standings of the teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League for the 1968-69 season. The second was the 1998–99 MJAHL champions, the Restigouche River Rats, as they changed their name to the Campbellton Tigers. Truro, N.S. This is a gallery of logos from teams in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League. At the Board of Governors meeting that day, the proposal to relocate the Antigonish franchise to New Richmond, Quebec was not considered to be in the best interests of the league and its members. For the present Junior A hockey league please see Maritime Hockey League. The Kent Cup champion Truro Bearcats met the Inouk de Granby (QJAAAHL Champs), the Carleton Place … 1996-97 Maritime Junior A Hockey League Standings. The team was renamed the Dieppe Commandos. TRURO - The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s 2020-21 season is going to look unlike any other in its 50-plus years. It consists of five teams from New Brunswick and one team from Prince Edward Island, which make up the EastLink North Division (formerly Roger Meek), and six teams from Nova Scotia which make up the Eastlink South Division. [2] On April 26, the Bulldogs had to choose between two groups trying to buy the team and relocate it. [8], In November 2016, the Dieppe Commandos announced they would be moving to Edmundston, New Brunswick after the 2016–2017 season, and be renamed the Edmundston Blizzard.[9]. MHL teams have also won seven Fred Page Cups as the Junior "A" Eastern Canadian champions to earn the right to compete for the Royal Bank Cup. (January 5, 2021) – The Maritime Junior Hockey League's (MHL) five teams in New Brunswick are paus [...] Players of the Week – Week 9 January 5, 2021 Truro, N.S. Because of Covid and only select teams allowed to play - League will review province wide situation after Christmas. Eventually, in 1991 the Abbies and the Summerside Western Capitals left to join teams in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to form the Maritime Junior Hockey League. They play their home games at the 1300 seat Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. 2019 - St. Stephen Aces move from St. Stephen to Fredericton and are renamed the Fredericton Red Wings. After one season in Kentville they moved to Berwick. (January 11, 2021) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and health zone regulations in New Brun [...], Pause in N.S. 4 pt night for Mattie in Jr. Bulldogs 5-2 win. ... NSJHL Jr. Miners 6 vs. Eskasoni Junior Eagle's 0 Sunday Nov 29; ... Hockey Nova Scotia players of the month named. The IJHL is still PEI's premier Junior league, but now is only a Junior "B" league. 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