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2016-17 NBJHL Season

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This is the 2016-17 New Brunswick Junior Hockey League season.   This is the league's 5th season under this name and 8th season overall.  The league is a mixed level Junior B and Junior C league as the league came about as the result of the collapse of the New Brunswick Junior C Hockey League in 2011.  That league's remaining team, the Hampton Hurricanes moved up to play in the then New Brunswick Junior B Hockey League.  Three additional Junior C level team wanted to join the league for the 2012-13 season and the league was subsequently renamed.  With the present set up of the league; the Junior B champion advances to the Don Johnson Memorial Cup and the Junior C champion advances to the Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championship.

The league plays a limited interlocking schedule with the 4 teams in the Island Junior Hockey League.  The teams play one home and one road game against the teams in the other league.  These games count in both league's standings

Membership ChangesEdit

  • none


Team Established Tier Centre Arena
Fredericton Caps 2012 B Fredericton Willie O'Ree Place
Grand Lake Moose 2006 C Minto Minto Arena
Cap-Pele Predators 2012 B Cap-Pelé Cap-Pelé Arena
Kent Koyotes 2013 B Cocagne Cocagne Arena
Moncton Vito's 2008 B Moncton Superior Propane Centre
Southern Sting unknown C Quispamsis Quispamsis QPlex,
Hampton Arena
Lord Beaverbrook Rink
Sunny Corner Thunder 2014 C Sunny Corner Sunny Corner Arena
Tri-County River Cats 2009 C Fredericton Junction Tri-County Complex
Western Valley Panthers 2012 C Hartland Hartland Arena


To be added upon completion of the regular season


Junior BEdit


All four teams qualify for the playoffs.  The playoff champion advances to the 2017 Don Johnson Memorial Cup.

Junior CEdit


the top four teams qualify for the playoffs.  Both rounds are best-of-seven.  The league playoff champion advances to the 2017 Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championships.

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