Canadian Junior Hockey League

    16 CJHL players named to preliminary NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List

    Date:10/01/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – National Hockey League Central Scouting released Monday its preliminary Players to Watch List as a prelude to the upcoming 2019 NHL Draft and 16 current Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) skaters are among those ranked. Topping the CJHL contingent is Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) forward and 2017-18 CJHL Rookie of the Year Alex Newhook, who is ranked on the A Skaters list, wh...


    CJHL releases its latest CJHL Top 20 rankings

    Date:10/01/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its latest Top 20 rankings to kick off the month of October. The weekly listings, that are compiled by an independent scouting service and which uses a variety of factors to determine the rankings, has the Nipawin Hawks (SJHL) remaining No .1 in the 133-team CJHL as they continue with their unbeaten record, which cur...


    MHL Showcase returns Oct. 8-9 in New Glasgow, N.S.

    Date:09/28/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    Truro, N.S. – Thanksgiving weekend is nearly upon us, which preparations are well underway for the return of the MHL Showcase. All twelve Maritime Hockey League teams will descend on the Pictou County Wellness Centre in New Glasgow for games on Monday, October 8 and Tuesday, October 9. Each team will play once per day, pitting an Eastlink North Division team against an Eastlink South Divisi...


    CJHL announces new concussion program

    Date:09/25/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. -- The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) in conjunction with The Co-operators and HeadCheck Health Inc., announced today the first national concussion program available across the CJHL to safeguard player mental and physical well being.   The CJHL Concussion Program Funded by The Co-operators, establishes a mandatory concussion protocol for the CJHL that will implement clea...


    CJHL releases its initial Top 20 regular season rankings for 2018-19

    Date:09/24/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday its initial Top 20 rankings for the 2018-19 regular season. The weekly tabulations, which are compiled by an independent scouting service and who use a variety of factors to determine the rankings, sees the Nipawin Hawks (SJHL) slotted No .1 in the 133-team CJHL after having started their campaign at 4-0 while only a...


    500-plus CJHL alumni on 2018-19 NCAA Division I rosters

    Date:09/18/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – As NCAA Division I programs in the U.S. prepare for the start of their seasons early next month, a majority of those schools boast Canadian Junior Hockey League alumni on their team rosters. As of Tuesday there are currently 542 alumnus of the CJHL that will be skating or tending goal in the NCAA D-I ranks in 2018-19. Among the notables are 2016-17 CJHL most valuable playe...


    Eastern Canada Cup returns to Trenton, Ont., Nov. 19-21

    Date:09/17/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    QUINTE WEST, Ont. -- The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), in partnership with the City of Quinte West and the Trenton Golden Hawks, have announced that the 2018 Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge will return to the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens in Trenton, Ont., from November 19-21, 2018.  The Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens is the home of the Trenton Golden Ha...


    NHL/NHLPA Declaration of Principles banner to be presented during Humboldt Broncos home opener

    Date:09/12/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Hockey Canada, the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association announced Wednesday that a special banner presentation ceremony will be held prior to the start of the second period of the Humboldt Broncos and SJHL season opener this evening vs. the Nipawin Hawks at Elgar ...


    Schedule announced for 2019 National Jr. A Championship in Brooks, Alta.

    Date:09/11/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    BROOKS, Alta. – With a new hockey season just around the corner, Canadian Junior A hockey fans have another reason to get excited with the release of the official tournament schedule for Canada’s National Junior A championship, set for May 11-19, 2019, in Brooks, Alta. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SCHEDULE The event represents a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey Lea...


    NHL Coaches’ Association honours Humboldt Broncos with Endowment and Award in recognition of Broncos’ Coaching Staff

    Date:09/10/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    TORONTO – The NHL Coaches’ Association (the “NHLCA”), along with the global hockey community, was shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic accident on April 6, 2018 that claimed the lives of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos, and left many others injured. In a statement made on April 7, 2018, Mike Sullivan, President of the NHLCA, said, “Our hearts go out to the fa...


    Okotoks, Alta., Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) to host 2019 CJHL Prospects Game

    Date:09/05/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the National Hockey League and Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Okotoks, Alta., has been selected as the host city for the 14th annual CJHL Prospects Game, which will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. MT at Pason Centennial Arena, home of the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. This co...


    CJHL announces its 2018-19 Top 20 preseason rankings

    Date:09/01/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Saturday its Top 20 preseason rankings for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Topping the preseason tabulations, which were compiled by a non-affiliated scouting agency, are the Penticton Vees (BCHL). Coming in at No. 2 were the 2019 Canadian National Jr. A Championship-host Brooks Bandits (AJHL) while Wellington Dukes (OJHL) we...


    CJHL to honour Humboldt Broncos at upcoming home games of all 133 teams in 2018-19

    Date:09/01/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and the other nine Jr. A leagues that comprise the CJHL, announced Saturday details of a special banner that will be presented and unveiled at upcoming regular season home games for each if its 133 member clubs for the 2018-19 season, in tribute of the Humboldt Broncos.   The b...


    CJHL to implement reduction of 20-year-olds, commencing with upcoming 2018-19 season

    Date:08/31/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

      CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Board of Governors announced today an initiative to reduce the number of 20-year-old players allowed to compete, commencing with the approaching 2018-19 regular season. These steps will be implemented over the course of a three-year plan, which has been formalized by the CJHL Board of Governors. Currently each of the 10 lea...


    2018 World Junior A Challenge to feature new five-team format

    Date:08/30/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    BONNYVILLE, Alta. – The World Junior A Challenge – a showcase of Canadian and international Junior A talent - will feature a new look for 2018 when Bonnyville, Alta., welcomes five teams to the R.J. Lalonde Arena this year, now scheduled for Dec. 9-16. The 2018 World Junior A Challenge represents a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), Hockey Al...


    Portage la Prairie, Man., to host 2020 National Jr. A Championship

    Date:08/28/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

      Hockey Canada Media Update Canada’s National Junior A Championship returns to Manitoba for the sixth time PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. – Canada’s National Junior A Championship is returning to Portage la Prairie, Man., for the first time since 2015, where the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League will play host to the 50th edition of the tournament from May 9...


    Ottawa Capitals (CJHL/CCHL) capture bronze medal at Jr. Club World Cup

    Date:08/26/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    SOCHI, Russia – Ottawa Capitals goaltender Gabriel Carriere (Kanata Lasers) was unbeatable in overtime and the shootout while Ashton Fry (Kemptville 73’s) and Ryland Mosley (Carleton Place Canadians) both connected in extra shots to help lead their club to a narrow 2-1 triumph over Red Bull Salzburg of Austria Sunday in the bronze medal game of the Junior Club Sirius World Cup in Soch...


    Strong start helps send HV71 past Ottawa Capitals in Jr. Club World Cup semifinal

    Date:08/25/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    SOCHI, Russia – HV71 of Jonkoping, Sweden used the strength of two power play goals and another while shorthanded in the first period to help send them to an eventual 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Capitals, representing the Canadian Junior Hockey League, Central Canada Hockey League and Hockey Canada, in semifinal play Saturday at the Junior Club Sirius World Cup in Sochi, Russia. With the r...


    Ottawa Capitals (CJHL/CCHL) secure semifinal berth at Jr. Club World Cup

    Date:08/23/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    SOCHI, Russia – The Ottawa Capitals, representing the Canadian Junior Hockey League, Central Canada Hockey League and Hockey Canada, picked up a pair of goals from Konnor MacCormick (Cornwall Colts) while Darcy Walsh (Ottawa Jr. A Senators) doled out three assists to help lead their team to a 7-2 victory vs. Kunlun Red Star Heilongjiang of China Thursday in the final day of round robin acti...


    CJHL Q&A: Alex Newhook; 2017-18 CJHL Rookie of the Year

    Date:08/22/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – Coming off an impressive 2017-18 campaign where he was named Top Rookie in the entire Canadian Junior Hockey League, Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has also earned added responsibility as he looks to add to his already impressive skill set with preparations already underway for the upcoming season. A highly-touted prospect that is sure to be scouted heavily p...


    CJHL Q&A: Chris Van Os-Shaw; 2017-18 CJHL MVP & Top Forward

    Date:08/21/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CALGARY, Alta. – As the recipient of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Most Valuable Player and Top Forward awards for the 2017-18 campaign, Chris Van Os-Shaw (Spruce Grove Saints, AJHL), certainly boasted a multitude of accomplishments. Now having wrapped up a successful Jr. A career, Van Os-Shaw now prepares to commence his time in the NCAA Division I ranks at Minnesota State Univ...


    Fry, Barnes lead Ottawa Capitals (CJHL/CCHL) to 1st win at Jr. Club World Cup

    Date:08/20/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    SOCHI, Russia – Ashton Fry (Kemptville 73’s) and Joshua Barnes (Cornwall Colts) both scored once and added assists to help lift the Ottawa Capitals, representing the Canadian Junior Hockey League, Central Canada Hockey League and Hockey Canada to a 6-3 triumph over HC Jokerit of Helsinki, Finland Monday in Day 3 play at the Junior Club Sirius World Cup in Sochi, Russia. The Capitals L...


    Ottawa Capitals (CJHL/CCHL) doubled up in Junior Club World Cup opener in Russia

    Date:08/18/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    SOCHI, Russia – Yaroslavl Loko picked up a pair of first period tallies and never trailed en route to a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Capitals, representing the Canadian Junior Hockey League, Central Canada Hockey League and Hockey Canada Saturday in their opening game of the Junior Club Sirius World Cup in Sochi, Russia. Picking up the first power play of the contest, Yaroslavl, the defendin...


    CJHL/CCHL Ottawa Capitals side gearing up for Junior Club World Cup in Russia

    Date:08/10/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CANADIAN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE Media Update Release date: Friday, August 10, 2018 CJHL/CCHL Ottawa Capitals side gearing up for Junior Club World Cup in Russia   CALGARY, Alta. – Gearing up to represent the Canadian Junior Hockey League, the Central Canada Hockey League and Hockey Canada at the Junior Club Sirius World Cup, August 18-26, in Sochi, Russia the Ottawa Capitals, consistin...


    Canada's coaching staffs named for 2018 World Junior A Challenge

    Date:08/07/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    BONNYVILLE, Alta. – Canada’s two teams at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alta., will be led by coaching staffs that can be characterized as a balance of experience and familiarity, with fresh insights. Returning as Team Canada East bench boss is Patrice Bosch (Granby, LHJQ), a past silver- and bronze-medallist who makes his fifth appearance as a member of the staff. ...


    18 CJHL players presently attending NHL team Development Camps

    Date:06/28/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CJHL Media Update Release date: Thursday, June 28, 2018 18 CJHL players presently attending NHL team Development Camps   CALGARY, Alta. – There are currently 18 Canadian Junior Hockey League players attending various National Hockey League Team Development Camps being held this week across Canada and the U.S. Among those are 2017-18 CJHL Most Valuable Player and Top Forward Award reci...


    A dozen CJHLers selected during 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas

    Date:06/23/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CJHL Media Update Release date: Saturday, June 23, 2018 A dozen CJHLers selected during 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas 11 players chosen Saturday after Bernard-Docker goes in 1st round Friday DALLAS – The 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, Texas came to a close Saturday afternoon with 12 Canadian Junior Hockey League players in all being selected throughout the course of the two-day event. Following th...


    Okotoks Oilers’ Bernard-Docker earns inaugural John Grisdale Top Prospects Award

    Date:06/22/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CJHL Media Update Friday, June 22, 2018 Okotoks Oilers’ Bernard-Docker claims inaugural John Grisdale Top Prospects Award Defenceman 1st CJHL player taken at 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas   DALLAS – Jacob Bernard-Docker of the Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) has been named the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s John Grisdale Top Prospect Award after becoming the in...


    Darcy Haugan named inuagural recipient of Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award

    Date:06/20/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    Story courtesy Nick Cotsonika, NHL.com LAS VEGAS -- Darcy Haugan set an example to the day he died. The coach of the Humboldt Broncos, a team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, received a text message from his wife, Christina, on April 6. She was the team office manager and gathering what she needed to make pasta meals for the bus trip that afternoon. The Broncos were to play at Nipawin ...


    Brad Lazarowich named CJHL’s Director of Officiating

    Date:06/04/2018   Source:Canadian Junior Hockey League  

    CJHL Media Update Release Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Brad Lazarowich named CJHL’s Director of Officiating CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Monday that former long-time National Hockey League official Brad Lazarowich has been named to the newly created position of CJHL Director of Officiating. Lazarowich brings a wealth of experience to the role that feat...