It was an independent nation until it joined Canada in 1949.
The Newfoundland Amateur Hockey Association (now Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador)did not join the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (Hockey Canada) until 1967. This was the first time teams from the province were eligible to compete for Canadian National championships.
- Central/West Senior Hockey League
- East Coast Senior Hockey League
- St. John's Junior Hockey League (Junior B)
- Newfoundland West Coast Senior Hockey League (Senior)
- St. John's Junior and Senior Hockey League
- Avalon East Senior Hockey League
- Central-West Junior Hockey League (Junior B)
- Newfoundland Senior Hockey League
People of NoteEdit
Both of these championships were national championships until 1949.
The following teams have won Canadian National Championships.
- 1985 Corner Brook Royals
- 1986 Corner Brook Royals
- 2011 Clarenville Caribous
- 2017 Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts
No teams participated in Memorial Cup playdowns from 1968 to 1970 which was the period between when the province would have been eligible to compete in the period between the NAHA joining the CAHA and when the junior hockey was changed to include the Major Junior level. The only team eligible for the Memorial Cup since then would have been the St. John's Fog Devils who played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for three seasons from 2005 to 2008.
- St. John's Maple Leafs (American Hockey League, 1991-2005)
- St. John's IceCaps (American Hockey League, 2001-2017)
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