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Metropolitan Junior Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Commissioner Glenn Hefferan
No. of teams 23
Country(ies) Flag of the United States United States
Official website MJHL

The Metropolitan Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is an American Tier III Junior B ice hockey league with 23 teams (as of 2014/1 season) throughout the eastern seaboard of the United States. The MJHL is part of the Atlantic Metropolitan Hockey League organization. It's "big sister" the AJHL is a Tier III, Junior league.

The league does place a number of players into NCAA Colleges, with most going to Division III, and some to Division I[1].

Current TeamsEdit

As of July 2014, the teams playing are:

  • Boston Bandits
  • Boston Junior Rangers
  • Brewster Bulldogs
  • Central Penn Panthers
  • Connecticut Nighthawks
  • Hartford Jr.  Wolfpack
  • Jersey Wildcats
  • Junior Titans
  • Long Island Royals
  • Metro Fighting Moose
  • New England Wolves
  • New Hampshire Monarchs
  • New Jersey Renegades
  • New York Applecore
  • North Jersey Avalanche
  • Northern Cyclones
  • Philadelphia Junior Flyers
  • Philadelphia Little Flyers
  • Philadelphia Revolution
  • Valley Junior Warriors
  • Vermont Lumberjacks
  • Walpole Express
  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights

Former TeamsEdit

most of these teams played in the league between 2003 and 2014

  • Atlanta Knights
  • Bethlehem Blast (become New Jersey Renegades  when sold)
  • Binghamton Junior Senators
  • Charleston Wolverines
  • Connecticut Clippers (merge with Connecticut Wolves to form Hartford Jr. Wolfpack)
  • Connecticut Junior Oilers
  • Connecticut Junior Wolfpack (reverted to Hartford Junior Wolfpack)
  • Connecticut Wolves (merge with Connecticut Clippers to form Hartford Jr. Wolfpack)
  • Cranston Reds
  • East Coast Eagles
  • Florida (Estero) Junior Blades
  • Florida Eels
  • Frederick Freeze
  • Hampton Roads Junior Whalers
  • Hudson Valley Eagles
  • Jacksonville Ice Dogs
  • Laconia Leafs
  • MassConn (East Longmeadow, MA) Braves
  • New York Junior Islanders, exited 1999
  • North Jersey Avalanche
  • Palm Beach Hawks
  • Palm Beach Predators renamed Hawks)
  • Portland Junior Pirates
  • Richmond Generals
  • Space Coast Hurricanes
  • Suffolk PAL (also known as Silver Shields during part of time in league)
  • Tampa Bay Bolts (renamed Juniors when purchased by and merged with Jacksonville Ice Dogs)
  • Tampa Bay Juniors
  • Team Carolina
  • Troy Eagles
  • Valley Forge Minutemen
  • Washington Junior Capitals
  • Washington Junior Nationals
  • Washington Little Capitals
  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights

External linksEdit

Official Website- [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.atlantichockey.org/mjhl_sub.htm?content=mjhl_commitments MJHL 2009 College Commitments

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