This is the 2018-19 Capital Region Junior Hockey League season. This is the league's 1st season as all of the league's members had withdrawn from the Keystone Junior Hockey League to for the league. As of August 24, 2018 the new league has not been sanctioned by Hockey Manitoba but a meeting was scheduled for September 6th with the issue to be addressed.
Membership Changes[edit | edit source]
- The Arborg Ice Dawgs, Lundar Falcons, North Winnipeg Satelites, St. Malo Warriors, and Selkirk Fishermen withdrew from the Keystone Junior Hockey League to form the Capital Region Junior Hockey League, citing travel costs and travel safety in light of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Leaving the KJHL with all teams sponsored by Northern Manitoba First Nations communities.
Teams[edit | edit source]
|Arborg Ice Dawgs||Arborg||Arborg & District Arena|
|Lundar Falcons||Lundar||Lundar Arena|
|North Winnipeg Satelites||Winnipeg||Billy Mosienko Arena|
|St. Malo Warriors||St. Malo||St. Malo Arena|
|Selkirk Fishermen||Selkirk||Selkirk Recreation Complex|
Standings[edit | edit source]
|Arborg Ice Dawgs||32||15||15||1||1||106||132||46|
|North Winnipeg Satelites||32||15||14||0||3||113||113||46|
|St. Malo Warriors||32||14||17||0||1||133||148||43|
League Playoffs[edit | edit source]
Format[edit | edit source]
All five teams qualify with 4th and 5th place teams playing a best-of-three series with the winner becoming the 4th seed and playing the regular season champion. The semifinal and final rounds are best-of-seven.
First Round[edit | edit source]
Semifinals[edit | edit source]
- Selkirk Fishermen defeated Lundar Falcons 4 games to 3
- North Winnipeg Satelites defeated Arborg Ice Dawgs 4 games to 2
Final[edit | edit source]
Baldy Northcott Trophy Playoffs[edit | edit source]
As the Baldy Northcott Trophy is the Manitoba provincial Junior B championship trophy; a new trophy will likely be used for the league playoff championship for both the Capital Region Junior Hockey League and the Keystone Junior Hockey League. No provincial championship event will be held this year. The CRJHL will not be participating in the 2019 Keystone Cup.