Continental Junior Hockey League
Cjhl logo
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2010
No. of teams 4
Country(ies) Flag of the United States
Flag of Canada

The Continental Junior Hockey League (CJHL) was an independent regional Tier III Junior A ice hockey league based in the northeastern United States and Canada. League offices are based in Fort Erie, Ontario and Erie, Pennsylvania. The CJHL currently has 4 teams with a possible fifth team in Canada to be named for the inaugural season in 2010-11. The first game was be played on September 25, 2010.


The league was officially announced on May 28, 2010 on the league website. The teams were announced on June 2, 2010 in Erie, Pennsylvania and Indiana, Pennsylvania, June 4, 2010 in Syracuse, New York and June 11, 2010 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Franchise historyEdit

  • Alpena Thunder (2010-2011) folded
  • Erie Blizzard (2010-2012) merged with Niagara and then joined Midwest Junior Hockey League
  • Indiana (PA) Drillers (2010-2011) moved to Mentor, OH; renamed Lake Erie Ducks
  • Johnstown Wings (2010-2010) unable to play
  • Midwest (Dyer, IN) Maniax (2011-2011) never play
  • Syracuse Stampede (2010-2010) unable to field team; franchise returns in Pittsburgh for 2011-12 season
  • Niagara Fury (2010-2012) merged with Erie
  • Pittsburgh Stampede (2011-2011) did not play
  • Alpena Pride (2011-2011) unable to start up in time for season
  • South Jersey Raptors (2011-2011) did not play
  • Lake Erie (Mentor OH) Ducks (2011-2011) renamed Mentor Ducks
  • Johnstown Wings (2011-2011) go inactive before play
  • Mentor Ducks (2011-2011) did not play

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