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This is the 2017-18 Ontario Junior Hockey League season. This is the league's 8th season as a re-established league after the league members played in 2 seperate leagues for the 2009-10 season.

The league will start to award the Brant Snow Memorial Trophy to the team with the best overall regular season record.

Membership changesEdit

  • none for 2017-18 but after the season the Orangeville Flyers would announce that they were relocating to Brampton and would be renamed the Brampton Admirals for the 2018-19 season.
  • On June 18, 2018 the ownership of the Milton Icehawks, who also owns the Junior B level Brantford 99ers announced that the team will be relocated to Brantford and assume the 99ers name.[1] No decision has been made as for the future of the Junior B team, as of now the team is tentatively planning on staying put pending a meeting with Ontario Hockey Federation officials.

TeamsEdit

North-East Conference
North Division
Team Centre Arena Joined
Aurora Tigers Aurora, Ontario Aurora Community Centre 1997
Lindsay Muskies Lindsay, Ontario Lindsay Recreation Centre 1989
Markham Royals Markham, Ontario Markham Centennial Centre 1993
Newmarket Hurricanes Newmarket, Ontario Ray Twinney Complex 1987
Pickering Panthers Pickering, Ontario Pickering Recreation Complex 1998
Stouffville Spirit Stouffville, Ontario Stouffville Arena 1995
East Division
Team Centre Arena Joined
Cobourg Cougars Cobourg, Ontario Cobourg Community Centre 1992
Kingston Voyageurs Kingston, Ontario INVISTA Centre 1995
Trenton Golden Hawks Trenton, Ontario Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens 1998
Wellington Dukes Wellington, Ontario Wellington & District Community Centre 1998
Whitby Fury Whitby, Ontario Iroquois Park Sports Centre 1998
South-West Conference
South Division
Team Centre Arena Joined
Mississauga Chargers Mississauga, Ontario Port Credit Memorial Arena 1995
North York Rangers North York, Ontario Carnegie Centennial Centre 1998
Oakville Blades Oakville, Ontario Sixteen Mile Sports Complex 1971
St. Michael's Buzzers Toronto, Ontario St. Michael's College School Arena 1995
Toronto Jr. Canadiens Downsview, Ontario Buckingham Arena 1998
Toronto Patriots Rexdale, Ontario Westwood Arena 1998
West Division
Team Centre Arena Joined
Buffalo Jr. Sabres Buffalo, New York HarborCenter 1998
Burlington Cougars Burlington, Ontario Wave Twin Rinks 1971
Georgetown Raiders Georgetown, Ontario Gordon Alcott Arena 1975
Milton Icehawks Milton, Ontario Milton Memorial Arena 1971
Orangeville Flyers Orangeville, Ontario Alder Street Recreation Facility 1998

StandingsEdit

North/East ConferenceEdit

North DivisionEdit

Team GP W L T OL GF GA Pts
Aurora Tigers 54 36 12 1 5 224 128 78
Newmarket Hurricanes 54 33 14 6 1 178 112 73
Markham Royals 54 26 22 1 5 199 195 58
Pickering Panthers 54 26 24 1 3 180 165 56
Lindsay Muskies 54 11 40 0 3 135 276 25
Stouffville Spirit 54 8 43 2 1 116 255 19

East DivisionEdit

Team GP W L T OL GF GA Pts
Wellington Dukes 54 33 13 3 5 207 153 74
Kingston Voyageurs 54 31 19 2 2 222 179 66
Cobourg Cougars 54 29 20 2 3 180 163 63
Trenton Golden Hawks 54 24 26 2 2 167 192 52
Whitby Fury 54 18 31 4 1 139 190 41

South/West ConferenceEdit

South DivisionEdit

Team GP W L T OL GF GA Pts
Toronto Patriots 54 40 8 3 3 260 144 86
North York Rangers 54 37 11 1 5 181 110 80
Oakville Blades 54 38 13 2 1 195 125 79
Toronto Jr. Canadiens 54 33 18 1 2 202 166 69
St. Michael's Buzzers 54 24 25 3 2 184 197 53
Mississauga Chargers 54 19 29 4 2 133 178 44

West DivisionEdit

Team GP W L T OL GF GA Pts
Georgetown Raiders 54 36 12 3 3 200 110 78
Buffalo Jr. Sabres 54 26 22 0 6 173 172 58
Orangeville Flyers 54 22 25 1 6 165 184 51
Burlington Cougars 54 18 28 2 6 169 224 44
Milton Icehawks 54 4 47 0 3 85 276 11

Buckland Cup PlayoffsEdit

2018 OJHL playoff logo

FormatEdit

The top eight teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs with the division winners are seeded 1-2 and the first place team plays the eighth place team 2 vs7, 3 vs 6, 4 vs 5. in the conference quarterfinals. All series are best-of-seven.

The Buckland Cup champions will advance to the 2018 Dudley Hewitt Cup being held in Dryden, Ontario. The winnner of that tournament will advance to the 2018 Royal Bank Cup being held in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Conference QuarterfinalsEdit

South-West ConferenceEdit

North-East ConferenceEdit

Conference SemifinalsEdit

South-West ConferenceEdit

North-East ConferenceEdit

Conference FinalsEdit

South-West ConferenceEdit

North-East ConferenceEdit

Bucklaand Cup OJHL FinalEdit

2018 OJHL champions Wellington Dukes

2018 OJHL champions Wellington Dukes

ReferencesEdit

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