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Metropolitan Junior Hockey League
MJHL logo
Metropolitan Junior Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1966
Commissioner Glenn Hefferan
No. of teams 16 (for 2015-16)
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].


MJHL 50THANNIVERSARY

Metropolitan Junior Hockey League 50th anniversary logo

Current TeamsEdit

2015-16 Divisions to be determined.

Dowd Division
Team Centre
Francis Division
Team Centre
Marciconda Division
Team Centre
Mullen Division
Team Centre
Brewster Bulldogs Brewster, New York
Central Penn Panthers Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Connecticut Nighthawks Simsbury, Connecticut
Hartford Jr. Wolfpack Cromwell, Connecticut
Jersey Wildcats Wharton, New Jersey
Long Island Royals Syosset, New York
Metro Fighting Moose Brooklyn, New York
New Jersey Colonials Somerset, New Jersey
New Jersey Junior Titans Farmingdale, New Jersey
New Jersey Renegades Flemington, New Jersey
New Jersey Rockets Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
New York Apple Core Brewster, New York
North Jersey Avalanche Hackensack, New Jersey
Philadelphia Junior Flyers West Chester, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Little Flyers Aston, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Revolution Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

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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