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This is the 2018-19 Keystone Junior Hockey League season. This is the league's 46th season overall and 16th under its' present name. The league was previously known as the Manitoba Junior B Hockey League from 1974 to 2004. With the withdrawal of the Winnipeg area teams the league is now comprised of all First Nations sponsored teams.

Membership Changes[]

Teams[]

Team Center Arena
Cross Lake Islanders Cross Lake Cross Lake Sports Complex
Norway House North Stars Norway House, Manitoba Kinosao Sipi Multiplex
OCN Storm Opaskwayak Cree Nation Gordon Lathlin Memorial Centre
Peguis Juniors Peguis Peguis Multiplex

On Leave[]

Team Center Arena
Fisher River Hawks Fisher River Bryden Cochrane Sr. Sports Complex
Nelson House Flames Nelson House Gilbert McDonald Arena

Standings[]

Team GP W L OL GF GA Pts
Cross Lake Islanders 28 21 6 1 230 157 43
OCN Storm 28 19 9 0 180 126 28
Peguis Juniors 28 12 15 1 154 144 25
Norway House North Stars 28 4 24 0 104 244 8

League standings show Peguis with only 12 losses, in order for standings to make sense they must have had 15 losses

Playoffs[]

All four teams qualify.  The semifinals are best-of-five (1 vs 4, 2 vs 3).  The semifinal winners meet in the best-of-seven final.  The provincial championship will not be held this year and the league finalist will participate in the 2019 Keystone Cup as the Peguis Juniors are hosting the event and automatically qualify.

Semifinals[]

Final[]

2019 KJHL champions Peguis Juniors

Baldy Northcott Trophy Playoffs[]

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 will be held this year, the playoff champion was to be the KJHL league representatives for the Keystone Cup. However, the host of the Keystone Cup won the league playoffs, so the runner-up represents the league instead.

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