Metropolitan Junior Hockey League

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Metropolitan Junior Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Commissioner Glenn Hefferan
No. of teams 20
Country  United States
Official website MJHL

The Metropolitan Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is an American Tier III Junior ice hockey league with 20 teams (as of 2011/12 season) throughout the eastern seaboard of the United States. The MJHL is part of the Atlantic Metropolitan Hockey League organization. It's "big sister" the AJHL is also a Tier III, Junior league. The League is the oldest Junior League in the United States, founded in 1966 by NY Rangers GM, Emile Francis.

The league does place a number of players into NCAA Colleges, with most going to Division III, and some to Division I.[1]

Current Teams[edit]

Francis Division
Team Centre
Boston Jr Rangers Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Cranston Reds Cranston, Rhode Island
Connecticut Wolfpack Cromwell, Connecticut
Laconia Leafs Laconia, New Hampshire
Northern Cyclones Hudson, New Hampshire
Walpole Express Walpole, Massachusetts
Dowd Division
Team Centre
Central Penn Panthers Lancaster, Pennsylvania
New Jersey Renegades Flemington, New Jersey
Philadelphia Junior Flyers West Chester, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Revolution Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Richmond Generals Glen Allen, Virginia
Washington Junior Nationals Laurel, Maryland
Mullen Division
Team Centre
Long Island Royals Syosset, New York
Metro Fighting Moose Brooklyn, New York
New Jersey Rockets Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
New Jersey Junior Titans Farmingdale, New Jersey
New York Saints Monsey, New York
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Pittston, Pennsylvania

Former Teams[edit]

  • New York Junior Islanders
  • New Jersey Junior Devils
  • Bucks County Generals
  • Troy Eagles
  • Hudson valley eagles
  • Allentown Argonauts
  • Jacksonville Ice Dogs
  • Charleston Wolverines
  • Washington Little Caps
  • Atlanta Knights
  • East Coast Eagles
  • Hampton Roads Junior Whalers
  • Florida Eels
  • Florida Junior Blades
  • Palm Beach Hawks
  • Space Coast Hurricanes
  • Tampa Bay Juniors
  • Valley Forge Minutemen

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Official Website- [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.atlantichockey.org/mjhl_sub.htm?content=mjhl_commitments MJHL 2009 College Commitments