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This is the 2017-18 Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League season. This is the leagues 12th season under this name and its' 38th season overall. The league was previously known as the Mainland Junior B Hockey League from 1980 to 1992 and the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League from 1992 to 2006.

On February 15, 2018 long time league president Dave Campbell passed away.  He served as league president for 27 years.

Membership ChangesEdit

  • None for 2017-18 but in early February 2018 the league announced it would be adding a team from the Eskasoni First Nation for the 2018-19 season.  The team would be later announced as being named the Eskasoni Eagles.

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 Community Arena
Valley Maple Leafs Windsor Hants Exhibition Arena
Sid Rowe Division
Team Centre Arena
Antigonish Bulldogs Antigonish Antigonish Arena
Cumberland County Blues Springhill Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre
(Richard Calder Arena)
Kameron Jr. Miners Glace Bay Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre
Pictou County Scotians Trenton Trenton Community Centre
Strait Pirates Port Hawkesbury Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

StandingsEdit

The league has adopted a three point system for standings 3 points for a regulation win; 2 points for an overtime or shootout win, 1 point for a overtime or shootout loss, no points for a regulation loss.

Fred Fox DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA PTS
East Hants Penguins 34 26 6 0 2 203 133 54
Cole Harbour Colts 33 24 7 2 1 158 110 51
Liverpool Privateers 33 22 12 0 0 154 135 44
Valley Maple Leafs 34 17 11 3 3 135 131 40
Sackville Blazers 34 15 16 3 0 123 138 33
Brookfield Elks 34 4 27 1 2 99 189 11

Sid Rowe DivisionEdit

Team GP W L OL SL GF GA PTS
Kameron Jr. Miners 34 26 6 0 2 157 93 54
Pictou County Scotians 34 21 7 3 3 155 117 48
Antigonish Bulldogs 34 17 15 0 2 146 131 37
Strait Pirates 34 14 16 3 1 145 143 32
Cumberland County Blues 34 1 32 1 0 93 248 3

PlayoffsEdit

FormatEdit

The top four teams in each division qualify. The first place team in each division plays the 4th place team and the 2nd place team plays the 3rd place team in the division semifinal round. The Division Semfinals winners meet in the division final and the division winners meet for the league championship. All series are best-of-seven. The playoff champion advances to the 2018 Don Johnson Memorial Cup being hosted by the Kameron Jr. Miners. As the Miners won the league playoffs, the runners-up the East Hants Penguins qualify as league representative.

Division SemifinalsEdit

Division FinalsEdit

League FinalEdit

2018 NSJHL champs Kameron Jr. Miners

2018 NSJHL champions Kameron Jr. Miners

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