1981–82 OJHL season
|1981–82 OJHL season|
|League||Ontario Junior Hockey League|
1981-09 – 1982-02
1982-02 – 1982-04
|Number of teams||11|
The winner of the OJHL playoffs, the Guelph Platers, won the OHA Buckland Cup and then the Dudley Hewitt Cup as Central Canadian champions. The Platers then defeated the Callaghan Cup chammpions from the Maritime Provinces to move on to the 1982 Centennial Cup. The Platers lost the Centennial Cup for the national champions
- League changes name to Ontario Junior Hockey League.
- Team jumps to two division format.
- Orillia Travelways join OJHL from CJBHL.
- Belleville Bulls leave OJHL for OHL.
- Wexford Raiders leave OJHL.
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points; x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched division title; z = clinched conference title
1981-82 OJHL Playoffs
- For the Central Canada Championship, please go to the Dudley Hewitt Cup.
- For the National Championship, please go to the 1982 Centennial Cup.
- Guelph Platers defeated North York Rangers 4-games-to-none
- Dixie Beehives defeated Brampton Warriors 4-games-to-1
- Markham Waxers defeated Aurora Tigers 4-games-to-1
- Richmond Hill Rams defeated Newmarket Flyers 4-games-to-3
- Guelph Platers defeated Richmond Hill Rams 4-games-to-none
- Markham Waxers defeated Dixie Beehives 4-games-to-2
OHA Buckland Cup Championship
- Guelph Platers defeated Onaping Falls Huskies 3-games-to-none
- Guelph 6 - Onaping Falls 2
- Guelph 8 - Onaping Falls 3
- Guelph 6 - Onaping Falls 1
Dudley Hewitt Cup Championship
The 1982 Dudley Hewitt Cup was a four team playdown between the Guelph Platers, Thunder Bay Kings (TBHL), Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL), and La Prairie Flames (QJAHL). The winner moved on to the 1982 Eastern Centennial Cup championship.
- Guelph Platers defeated Thunder Bay Kings (TBHL) 3-games-to-none
- Guelph 7 - Thunder Bay 4
- Guelph 5 - Thunder Bay 2
- Guelph 7 - Thunder Bay 3
- Guelph Platers defeated Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL) 4-games-to-none
- Guelph 3 - Pembroke 2
- Guelph 10 - Pembroke 2
- Guelph 6 - Pembroke 2
- Guelph 7 - Pembroke 0
1982 Eastern Canada Championship
- Guelph Platers defeated Moncton Hawks (NBJHL) 4-games-to-1
- Guelph 8 - Moncton 2
- Moncton 5 - Guelph 4
- Guelph 13 - Moncton 4
- Guelph 11 - Moncton 2
- Guelph 14 - Moncton 4
1982 Centennial Cup Championship
- Prince Albert Raiders (SJHL) defeated Guelph Platers 4-games-to-none
- Prince Albert 9 - Guelph 4
- Prince Albert 7 - Guelph 3
- Prince Albert 6 - Guelph 3
- Prince Albert 8 - Guelph 4
- 1982 Centennial Cup
- Dudley Hewitt Cup
- List of Ontario Hockey Association Junior A seasons
- Thunder Bay Junior A Hockey League
- Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League
- Central Junior A Hockey League
- Quebec Junior A Hockey League
- 1981 in ice hockey
- 1982 in ice hockey
- Official website of the Ontario Junior Hockey League
- Official website of the Canadian Junior Hockey League
1980–81 OPJHL season
|Ontario Hockey Association
Junior A Seasons
1982–83 OJHL season