This is the 2016-17 Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League season. This is the leagues 11th season under this name and its' 37th season overall. The league was previously known as the Mainland Junior B Hockey League from 1980 to 1992 and the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League from 1992 to 2006.
- The Glace Bay Jr. Miners were renamed the Kameron Jr. Miners
The league has adopted a three point system for standings 3 points for a regulation win; 2 points for an overtime or shootout win, 1 point for a overtime or shootout loss, no points for a regulation loss.
Fred Fox DivisionEdit
|Valley Maple Leafs||34||19||2||2||10||1||0||145||116||66|
|Cole Harbour Colts||33||17||3||0||10||2||1||154||121||60|
|East Hants Penguins||34||16||3||1||13||1||0||163||142||57|
Sid Rowe DivisionEdit
|Glace Bay Jr. Miners||34||21||1||0||7||0||5||149||94||70|
|Pictou County Scotians||34||10||2||1||18||2||1||115||146||39|
|Cumberland County Blues||34||9||2||0||20||2||1||104||140||34|
note: the February 14th game between Liverpool and Cole Harbour was cancelled and was not made up as there was insufficient time to get the game played.
The top four teams in each division qualify. The first place team in each division plays the 4th place team and the 2nd place team plays the 3rd place team in the division semifinal round. The Division Semfinals winners meet in the division final and the division winners meet for the league championship. All series are best-of-seven. The playoff champion advances to the 2017 Don Johnson Memorial Cup.
Fred Fox Division SemifinalsEdit
- Valley Maple Leafs defeated East Hants Penguins 4 games to 3
- Liverpool Privateers defeated Cole Harbour Colts 4 games to 2
Sid Rowe Division SemifinalsEdit
- Glace Bay Jr. Miners defeated Strait Pirates 4 games to none
- Pictou County Scotians defeated Antigonish Bulldogs 4 games to 2