EJHL South

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EJHL South
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Sport Ice Hockey
Founded 2006
Commissioner Rick Ninko
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Most recent champion(s) Hampton Roads Whalers (1)
Official website EJHL South

The EJHL South (formerly Southeast Junior Hockey League) is an American Tier III Junior ice hockey league sanctioned by USA Hockey. The league currently has seven teams located in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. With the elimination by USA Hockey of the Junior A, B and C labels, at the start of the 2011-12 season, the SEJHL was to become the Southern Atlantic Hockey League. This progression was approved by USA Hockey as the SAHL was preparing to compete at the top level of Tier III Junior hockey. However, unprecedented developments allowed the SAHL to be included in a partnership with the Eastern Junior Hockey League and to operate under the infrastructure and guidance of the EJHL as an affiliate member organization. The EJHL will govern the league for a minimum of three seasons and it will carry the label of the "EJHL South" as an affiliate operation of the EJHL.

History[edit]

The SEJHL began play in 2006 as sanctioned a Junior C league. On January 18, 2010 the SEJHL, in conjunction with USA Hockey, announced that beginning with the 2010-2011 season the SEJHL will be a Jr. B league.[1] With the elimination of Junior A, B and C by USAH, the league now operates as the EJHL South, and will now play Tier III Jr. hockey for the 2011-12 season and beyond.

Teams[edit]

Team Name City Arena
Atlanta Knights Marietta, GA Marietta Ice Center
East Coast Eagles Wake Forest, NC Factory Ice Arena
Florida Eels Fort Myers, FL Fort Myers Skatium
Hampton Roads Whalers Chesapeake, VA Chilled Ponds Ice Sports Complex
Palm Beach Hawks Lake Worth, FL Palm Beach SkateZone
Potomac Patriots Woodbridge, VA Prince William Ice Center
Space Coast Hurricanes Rockledge, FL SpaceCoast IcePlex
Tampa Bay Juniors Ellenton, FL Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex

Past Champions[edit]

National Champions from the SEJHL[edit]

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