Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League

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Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League
Nova Scotia B Logo.png
Membership Hockey Nova Scotia
Founded Circa 1978
Don Johnson Cups 11
Current Champion Glace Bay Jr. Miners (2015)

The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League (formerly the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League) is a Junior "B" ice hockey league in Nova Scotia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. The winner of the Nova Scotia playoffs competes for the Don Johnson Cup, the Atlantic Junior "B" Crown.


The Mainland Junior B Hockey League was formed in 1980 by Al Hollingsworth. In 1992, it took on the Cape Breton Jr. Mills and the Port Hawkesbury Pirates of the folded Cape Breton Junior B Hockey League (also known as the Eastern or Northumberland League) and was renamed the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League. In 2006, the league dropped the "B" from its name.

The teams[edit]

Fred Fox Division
Team Centre
Brookfield Elks Brookfield
Cole Harbour Colts Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
East Hants Penguins Elmsdale
Liverpool Privateers Liverpool
Sackville Blazers Sackville
Valley Maple Leafs Windsor
Sid Rowe Division
Team Centre
Antigonish Bulldogs Antigonish
Cumberland County Blues Springhill
Glace Bay Jr. Miners Glace Bay
Pictou County Scotians Trenton
Strait Pirates Port Hawkesbury


  • Eastern Shore Jr. Mariners (2014 - relocated to Cole Harbor Colts)
  • Windsor Royals
  • Bay Ducks (2014 - relocated to Liverpool Privateers)

Playoff Champions[edit]

Bolded are teams who also won the Don Johnson Cup as Atlantic Jr. B Champions.

  • 1981 Valley Jets
  • 1982 Antigonish Bulldogs
  • 1983 Antigonish Bulldogs
  • 1984 Antigonish Bulldogs
  • 1985 East Hants Penguins
  • 1986 Sackville Blazers
  • 1987 Valley Jets
  • 1988 Windsor Royals
  • 1989 Sackville Blazers
  • 1990 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
  • 1991 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
  • 1992 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
  • 1993 Windsor Royals
  • 1994 Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates
  • 1995 Windsor Royals
  • 1996 Windsor Royals
  • 1997 Cape Breton Alpines
  • 1998 Windsor Royals
  • 1999 Port Hawkesbury Strain Pirates
  • 2000 Cape Breton Alpines
  • 2001 Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates (Windsor Royals won Atlantics as hosts)
  • 2002 Port Hawkesbury Strait Pirates
  • 2003 Sackville Blazers
  • 2004 Sackville Blazers
  • 2005 Sackville Blazers
  • 2006 Antigonish Bulldogs (Bay Ducks won Atlantics as hosts)
  • 2007 East Hants Penguins
  • 2008 Windsor Royals
  • 2009 Cumberland County Blues
  • 2010 Cumberland County Blues
  • 2011 Bay Ducks
  • 2012 East Hants Penguins
  • 2013 Sackville Blazers
  • 2014 Sackville Blazers
  • 2015 Glace Bay Jr. Miners

See also[edit]

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