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This is the 2016-17 Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League season.  This was the league's 18th season.  The league appears to have formally renamed itself the Nova Scotia Regional Junior Hockey League, although no formal announcement appears on the league website.

Membership Changes[]

The Teams[]

Team Centre Arena Notes
Avon River Rats Windsor Hants Exhibition Arena join league in 2007
Bedford Wolverines Bedford, Nova Scotia Lebrun Recreation Centre 2015 expansion team
Cumberland/Colchester Colts Truro Colchester Legion Stadium relocated/revived Amherst team 2016
Eastern Shore Thunder Halifax Halifax Centennial Arena 2016 expansion team
Metro Jaguars Dartmouth Dartmouth Sportsplex 2015 expansion team
Spryfield Attack Spryfield (HRM) Spryfield Lions Rink formerly known as Spryfield Silver and Black Attack 2011-14

Standings[]

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts
Metro Jaguars 30 24 6 0 0 175 107 48
Avon River Rats 30 22 6 1 1 162 106 46
Spryfield Attack 30 17 8 2 3 187 110 39
Cumberland/Colchester Colts 30 10 18 1 1 110 175 22
Eastern Shore Thunder 30 9 18 1 2 110 159 21
Bedford Wolverines 30 8 18 3 1 132 219 20

Playoffs[]

Format[]

All six teams make the playoffs.  The top two teams earn a bye to the semifinals.  The third place team plays the sixth place team and the fourth place team plays the fifth place team in the best of five quarterfinals.  The first place team plays the lower seeded quarterfinal winner and the second place team plays the higher quarterfinal winne in the semifinals.  The semifinal winners meet in the league championship.  The playoff champion will advance to the 2017 Maritime-Hockey North Junior C Championships.

Quarterfinals[]

  • Spryfield defeated Bedford 3 games to none
  • Eastern Shore defeated Cumberland/Colchester 3 games to 1

Semifinals[]

  • Metro defeated Eastern Shore 4 games to none
  • Avon defeated Spryfield 4 games to 2

Final[]

  • Metro defeated Avon 4 games to 2

2017 NSJHL champs Metro Jaguars

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