List of ice hockey teams in New Brunswick

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The following is a list of ice hockey teams in New Brunswick, past and present. It includes the league(s) they play for, and championships won.

Minor Professional[edit]

American Hockey League[edit]

Team City Existed Calder Cups Notes
Fredericton Express Fredericton 1981–1988 0 Became the Halifax Citadels in 1988
Fredericton Canadiens Fredericton 1990–1999 0 Became the Quebec Citadelles in 1999
Moncton Hawks Moncton 1978–1994 1 Also known as New Brunswick Hawks, Moncton Alpines and Moncton Golden Flames during their tenure
Saint John Flames Saint John 1993–2003 1 Became Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights in 2005

Junior[edit]

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League[edit]

Team City Established President's Cups Memorial Cups Notes
Acadie-Bathurst Titan Bathurst 1998 1 0 Founded in 1972 as the Rosemont National
Moncton Wildcats Moncton 1995 2 0 Known in their first year as the Moncton Alpines
Saint John Sea Dogs Saint John 2005 2 1

Maritime Junior A Hockey League[edit]

Team City Established League titles Fred Page Cups Royal Bank Cups Notes
Miramichi Timberwolves Miramichi 2000 0 0 0
Edmundston Blizzard Edmundston 1983 2 1 0 Formerly known as the Moncton Beavers and later the Dieppe Commandos, moved to Edmundston in 2017.
Campbellton Tigers Campbellton 1996 1 0 0 Founded as Campbellton Tigers, later Restigouche River Rats, later reverted to Campbellton Tigers.
Woodstock Slammers Woodstock 2003 1 1 0 Formerly known as the Subway Slammers, Junior B
County Aces St. Stephen 2014 0 0 0

Junior B Hockey Leagues[edit]

League Region Established Don Johnson Cups Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championships Notes
New Brunswick Junior B Hockey League New Brunswick 2009 2 2 Previously operated as the original New Brunswick Junior B Hockey League (1983–2003). Bottom-tier teams collectively play for the Junior C league title and represent the NBJHL at the Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championship.

Junior C Hockey Leagues[edit]

League Region Existed Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championships Notes
New Brunswick Junior C Hockey League New Brunswick 2003–2011 4

Semi-professional, senior and amateur[edit]

Senior[edit]

Team City Existed League titles Allan Cups Notes
Sackville Combines Sackville c. 1970s– 2 0 At least two league titles have been won: 1989–90 and 1998–99. The team has existed in one form or another dating to at least the 1970s, and likely predates the 1970s.[1]
St. Stephen Sea Hawks St. Stephen 1997 0 0 0
Saint John Blackhawks Saint John 2004 0 0 0
Grand Lake Thrashers Grand Lake ???? 0 0 0
Blacks Harbour Silverkings Blacks Harbour 2000 0 0 0
Nackawic Senior Hawks Nackawic 2004 2 0 0
River Valley Rock 2000 0 0 0
Cap-Pele Pecheurs Cap-Pele ???? 0 0 0
Bas-Madawaska Draveurs St-Léonard 1998 1 0 0
Grand-Sault Cataractes Grand-Sault 1991 7 0 0
Haut-Madawaska Pantheres St-Francois de Madawaska 1991 0 0 0
Perth-Andover River Valley Thunder Perth-Andover 1997 0 0 Known as the Perth Andover Rapids, then the River Valley Thunder
Saint-Basile As Saint-Basile 1991–2007, 2008–present 6 0 0
Saint-Quentin Castors Saint-Quentin 1991 1 0 0
Saint-Jacques Ambassadeurs Saint-Jacques 1991 2 0 0

University[edit]

Team City Established Conference titles University Cups Women's Titles[2] Notes
Moncton Aigles Bleu Moncton ???? 11 4 0
Mount Allison Mounties Sackville ???? 6 0 0 Since 1997 has not played CIS men's hockey, only women's hockey
St. Thomas Tommies Fredericton ???? 2 0 0
UNB Varsity Reds Fredericton ???? 9 6 0

League, regional and national championships[edit]

Championship Times won Description
Calder Cup 2 American Hockey League champion
President's Cup 5 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League champion
Memorial Cup 1 Canadian Major-Junior national champion
Allan Cup 3 Canadian senior national champion
Fred Page Cup 2 Eastern Canada Junior "A" regional championship
Royal Bank Cup 0 Canadian Junior "A" national champion
Don Johnson Cup 3 Atlantic Canada Junior B champion
Maritime-Hockey North Championship 6 Regional Junior "C" Champion
University Cup 9 CIS national men's university champion

See also[edit]

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