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The '''Canadian Hockey League''' is the governing body for Major Junior Hockey in Canada. The CHL was founded in 1975 as the '''Canadian Major Junior Hockey League''', and is composed of its three member leagues, the [[Ontario Hockey League]], [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]] and [[Western Hockey League]]. Its three leagues and 60 teams represent nine Canadian provinces as well as five [[United States|American]] states.
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The '''Canadian Hockey League''' is an umbrella organization that represents the three [[Canada|Canadian]]-based [[Junior ice hockey|major junior]] [[ice hockey]] leagues for players 16 to 20 years of age. The CHL was founded in 1975 as the '''Canadian Major Junior Hockey League''',<ref>[http://www.ontariohockeyleague.com/news/?id=5431 :::: The Official Ohl Website ::::<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref> and is composed of its three member leagues, the [[Ontario Hockey League]], [[Quebec Major Junior Hockey League]] and [[Western Hockey League]]. Its three leagues and 60 teams represent nine Canadian provinces as well as five [[United States|American]] states.
   
 
The CHL schedule culminates in the [[Memorial Cup]] tournament, which sees each of the three league champions, as well as a host team, play a round-robin tournament to determine a national champion. The CHL also hosts the [[CHL Top Prospects Game]], for the top [[NHL Entry Draft|draft eligible]] players in the league, as well as the [[Subway Super Series]], a six-game all-star exhibition series against a team of [[Russian]] juniors.
 
The CHL schedule culminates in the [[Memorial Cup]] tournament, which sees each of the three league champions, as well as a host team, play a round-robin tournament to determine a national champion. The CHL also hosts the [[CHL Top Prospects Game]], for the top [[NHL Entry Draft|draft eligible]] players in the league, as well as the [[Subway Super Series]], a six-game all-star exhibition series against a team of [[Russian]] juniors.
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