Northern Pacific Hockey League
Northern Pacific Hockey League
|No. of teams||six|
|Most recent champion(s)||Bellingham Blazers (2013-14)|
|Most titles||Helena Bighorns/Queen City Cutthroats (6)|
Established in 2000 as the NorPac Junior Hockey League, the league was sanctioned as Junior B by USA Hockey. Six teams from Alaska, Oregon and Washington competed in the inaugural season of 2000-01.
The league announced three new members to start the 2014-15 season. The new teams are the Cheney Ice Hawks, Tacoma Knights and Wenatchee Wolves. Organizational problems resulted in the Tacoma Knights being unable to field a team for 2014-15.
May 1st, the league announced that the Seattle Ravens would be a 2015-16 expansion franchise.
|Bellingham Blazers||Bellingham, WA||Bellingham Sportsplex||2012-13||2|
|Cheney Ice Hawks||Cheney, WA||EWU University Recreation Center||2014-15||0|
|Eugene Generals||Eugene, OR||Lane Events Center||2005-06||0|
|Seattle Ravens||Kent, WA||tba||2015-16||0|
|Tri-City Outlaws||Kennewick, WA||Toyota Center (Kennewick)||2012-13||0|
|Wenatchee Wolves||Wenatchee, WA||Town Toyota Center||2014-15||0|
|West Sound Warriors||Bremerton, WA||Bremerton Ice Arena||2000-01||0|
- Billings Bulls (joined American West Hockey League in 2011)
- Bozeman Blackhawks / Bozeman Icedogs (joined American West Hockey League in 2011)
- Butte Roughriders (folded in 2011)
- Kootenai Colts / Coeur d'Alene Colts / Yellowstone Quake (joined American West Hockey League in 2012)
- Eugene Thunder (folded in 2003)
- Fairbanks Ice Dogs (joined American West Hockey League in 2001)
- Fort Vancouver Vipers (ceased operations in 2014)
- Glacier Nationals (joined American West Hockey League in 2013)
- Kent Crusaders / Seattle Totems (joined Western States Hockey League in 2012) 
- Missoula Maulers (joined American West Hockey League in 2011)
- Portland Pioneers / Fort Vancouver Pioneers (joined WHA Jr. Hockey League; folded in 2007)
- Queen City Cutthroats / Helena Bighorns (joined American West Hockey League in 2011)
- Southern Oregon Spartans (joined Western States Hockey League in 2012)
- Spokane Flyers / Coeur d'Alene Lakers (folded in 2009)
- Tacoma Knights (2014-15 expansion team - did not materialize)
- Tri-City Titans (folded in 2010)
Cascade Cup champions
|2000-01||Fairbanks Ice Dogs|
|2004-05||Queen City Cutthroats|
|2005-06||Queen City Cutthroats||Eugene Generals||3-2 (best-of 5)|
|2006-07||Fort Vancouver Pioneers||Helena Bighorns||3-0 (best-of 5)|
|2007-08||Helena Bighorns||Seattle Totems||3-0 (best-of 5)|
|2008-09||Helena Bighorns||Seattle Totems||3-1 (best-of 5)|
|2009-10||Helena Bighorns||Seattle Totems||3-0 (best-of 5)|
|2010-11||Helena Bighorns||Seattle Totems||3-0 (best-of 5)|
|2011-12||Southern Oregon Spartans||Seattle Totems||3-0 (best-of 5)|
|2012-13||Bellingham Blazers||West Sound Warriors||3-2 (best-of 5)|
|2013-14||Bellingham Blazers||West Sound Warriors||3-2 (best-of 5)|
|2014-15||West Sound Warriors||Bellingham Blazers||3-0 (best-of 5)|
- "NPHL expands with three new teams". Eugene Generals. 30 May 2014.
- "Cedar Rapids, Dubuque Streak to the top of the USHL East". USA Hockey. 6 November 2014.
- "Bellingham’s new junior hockey team joins Northern Pacific Hockey League". The Bellingham Business Journal. 13 August 2012.
- "American West Hockey League Accepted As Newest Addition To USA Hockey Juniors". NBC Montana. 4 June 2011.
- "Vipers hockey team ends operations". The Columbian. 15 October 2014.
- "Nationals to join AWHL for 2013-14 season". JuniorHockey.com. February 18, 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
- "WSHL Totems press release" (PDF). Retrieved 14 August 2012.
- "WSHL Spartans press release" (PDF). Retrieved 14 August 2012.
- "Bighorns win NorPac Championship". Independent Record. 19 March 2011.
- "Sparts capture the crown". Mail Tribune. 12 March 2012.
- "Bellingham Blazers 2012-2013 NORPAC Cascade Cup Champions". Junior Hockey News. 18 March 2013.
- "Blazers with something to prove at National Championships". The Bellingham Herald. 30 March 2014.
- "Helena Bighorns capture hockey national championship". Independent Record. 5 April 2011.
- "Helena lifts trophy for the first time at Tier III Jr. A Nationals". USA Junior Hockey Magazine. April 2011.