1997–98 MetJHL season
|1997–98 MetJHL season|
|League||Metro Junior A Hockey League|
1997-09 – 1998-02
1998-02 – 1998-04
|Number of teams||16|
The 1997–98 MetJHL season is the 7th and final season of the Metro Junior A Hockey League (MetJHL). The 16 teams of the Central, Eastern, and Western Divisions competed in a 50-game schedule. The top 12 teams made the playoffs.
- MetJHL rejoins the Ontario Hockey Association.
- Pittsburgh Jr. Penguins join MetJHL.
- Muskoka Bears become Huntsville Wildcats.
- Thornhill Islanders become Thornhill Rattlers.
- Aurora Tigers leave MetJHL for OPJHL.
- At the end of the season, league closes doors and teams merge with OPJHL.
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
1997-98 MetJHL Playoffs
- For the Central Canada Championship, please go to the Dudley Hewitt Cup.
- For the National Championship, please go to the 1998 Royal Bank Cup.
- Oshawa Legionaires defeated Shelburne Wolves 3-games-to-none
- Syracuse Jr. Crunch defeated Pickering Panthers 3-games-to-2
- Thornhill Rattlers defeated Huntsville Wildcats 3-games-to-1
- Durham Huskies defeated Markham Waxers 3-games-to-1
- Caledon Canadians defeated Durham Huskies 3-games-to-none
- Wexford Raiders defeated Quinte Hawks 3-games-to-none
- Oshawa Legionaires defeated Wellington Dukes 3-games-to-2
- Syracuse Jr. Crunch defeated Thornhill Rattlers 3-games-to-1
- Caledon Canadians defeated Syracuse Jr. Crunch 4-games-to-3
- Wexford Raiders defeated Oshawa Legionaires 4-games-to-2
OHA Buckland Cup Championship
- Milton Merchants (OPJHL) defeated Wexford Raiders 4-games-to-1
- 1998 Royal Bank Cup
- Dudley Hewitt Cup
- List of Ontario Hockey Association Junior A seasons
- Ontario Junior A Hockey League
- Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League
- 1997 in ice hockey
- 1998 in ice hockey
- Official website of the Ontario Junior Hockey League
- Official website of the Canadian Junior Hockey League
1996–97 MetJHL season
|Ontario Hockey Association
Junior A seasons
1998–99 OPJHL season