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Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League
Nova Scotia B Logo
Membership Hockey Nova Scotia
Founded Circa 1978
Don Johnson Cups 11
Current Champion Valley Maple Leafs (2016)

The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League (formerly the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League) is a Junior "B" ice hockey league in Nova Scotia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. The winner of the Nova Scotia playoffs competes for the Don Johnson Cup, the Atlantic Junior "B" Crown.


The league was founded in 1980 by Al Hollingsworth as the Mainland Junior B Hockey League.

Evolution of league nameEdit

(1980-1992) Mainland Junior B Hockey League
(1992-2006) Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League
(2006-Present) Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League

The TeamsEdit


Fred Fox Division
Team Centre Arena
Brookfield Elks Brookfield Don Henderson Memorial Sportsplex
Cole Harbour Colts Cole Harbour Cole Harbour Place
East Hants Penguins Elmsdale East Hants Sportsplex
Liverpool Privateers Liverpool Queens Place Emera Centre
Sackville Blazers Sackville Sackville Arena
Valley Maple Leafs Windsor Hants County Arena
Sid Rowe Division
Team Centre Arena
Antigonish Bulldogs Antigonish Antigonish Arena
Cumberland County Blues Springhill Dr. Carson Arena
Glace Bay Jr. Miners Glace Bay Bay Plex Recreation Centre
Pictou County Scotians Trenton Trenton Community Centre
Strait Pirates Port Hawkesbury Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Renamed teamsEdit

Former teamsEdit

(includes teams under league's former name)



Teams in bold also won the Don Johnson Cup/Don Johnson Memorial Cup which has been held from 1982 to 1990 and from 1997 to present.  The award was renamed after Don Johnson passed away after the 2012 tournament.  The Bay Ducks in 2006 and the Windsor Royals in 2001 won the Don Johnson Cup as host.

2016 Valley Maple Leafs
2015 Glace Bay Jr. Miners
2014 Sackville Blazers
2013 Sackville Blazers
2012 East Hants Penguins
2011 Bay Ducks
2010 Cumberland County Blues
2009 Cumberland County Blues
2008 Windsor Royals
2007 East Hants Penguins
2006 Antigonish Bulldogs
2005 Sackville Blazers
2004 Sackville Blazers
2003 Sackville Blazers
2002 Strait Pirates
2001 Strait Pirates
2000 Cape Breton Alpines
1999 Strait Pirates
1998 Windsor Royals
1997 Cape Breton Alpines
1996 Windsor Royals
1995 Windsor Royals
1994 Port Hawesbury Strait Pirates
1993 Windsor Royals
1992 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
1991 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
1990 St. Margaret's Bay Mariners
1989 Sackville Blazers
1988 Windsor Royals
1987 Valley Jets
1986 Spryfield Lions
1985 Antigonish Bulldogs
1984 Antigonish Bulldogs
1983 Antigonish Bulldogs
1982 Antigonish Bulldogs
1981 Antigonish Bulldogs
1980 Strait Pirates
1979 Antigonish Bulldogs
1978 Strait Pirates
1977 Dartmouth Arrows
1976 Truro Bearcats
1975 Dartmouth Arrows
1974 Truro Bearcats
1973 New Glasgow Bombers
1972 Truro Bearcats
1971 Truro Bearcats
1970 Truro Bearcats
1969 Strait Pirates
1968 Strait Pirates

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