Junior B Hockey - Canada and the United States
This section covers Junior B Hockey leagues across Canada and the United States. Like most other areas team contact information is included on each league page. Junior B hockey in Canada is widespread with a number of leagues. Tending to be small town or comunity based it serves as a place for the development of skilled players. Many times Junior B hockey clubs will have aggreements with a Major Junior A hockey team. Major changes to the structure of Junior B hockey in Ontario occured in 2007 with the merging of leagues into the Greater Ontario Hockey League.
Championships are national for the United States, playing for the Silver Cup. In Canada there is no national Junir B champion declared. There are a series of provincial playdowns and regional cups presented. These are outlined below.
Listed are the leagues and we have also added previous champions links, although much of this information is still uncomplete preliminary at this time. Many of the leagues do not have complete records.
Additional Junior Hockey Pages on Rauzulu's Street
Canadian Junior B Hockey Leagues
There a a large number of Junior B hockey leagues in Canada and the list below includes many of these. Included is basic contact information and league information.
|Greater Ontario Hockey League||Past Champions|
|Pacific International||Past Champions|
|Vancouver Island||Past Champions|
|Northeastern Alberta||Past Champions|
|Thunder Bay||Past Champions|
|Eastern Ontario||Past Champions|
|Prairie Junior Hockey League (South Saskatchewan)||Past Champions|
|Nova Scotia (NSJBHL)||Past Champions|
|Keystone Junior Hockey League (Manitoba)||Past Champions|
|Northwest (Manitoba)||Past Champions|
|(Prince Edward) Island||Past Champions|
|(Newfoundland) St. John's||Past Champions|
|Northwest Alberta||Past Champions|
|North of Superior||Past Champions|
|North Saskatchewan (Prairie Junior Hockey League for 2007-08)||Past Champions|
|Golden Horseshoe (merged in Greater Ontario Hockey League 2007/08)||Past Champions|
|Midwest Ontario (merged in Greater Ontario Hockey League 2007/08)||Past Champions|
|Western Ontario (merged in Greater Ontario Hockey League 2007/08)||Past Champions|
Junior B Hockey Leagues - Canadian Regional Playoffs
Although there is no national Canadian Junior B hockey championship, a variety of regional winners are determined each year.
Sutherland Cup (Ontario Jr B Championship)
Keystone Cup (Western Canadian Jr B Championship) contested for by:
Junior B Hockey Leagues - United States
USA Hockey (sanctioned) Leagues were restructured through 2007-08 to a include a new Tier III Junior A clasification. Many of the previous Junior B leagues are now under that claasification. We have noted that in the following list.
USA Junior B Hockey consists of seven leagues based throughout the United States.
|Continental Hockey Association - Premier||Previous Champions|
|Central States (Revised classification to Tier III Jr A)||Previous Champions|
|Minnesota (Revised classification to Tier III Jr A)||Previous Champions|
|Western States (Revised classification to Tier III Jr A)||Previous Champions|
|Northern Pacific (Revised classification to Tier III Jr A)||Previous Champions|
Junior B Hockey Championship- The Silver Cup
Each year the USA Hockey sactioned leagues participate in a tournament to determine a national champion. Awarded the Silver Cup they are crowned the USA Junior B champions.Silver Cup Championship