The Copeland Cup-George McNamara Trophy  (more commonly referred to as the Copeland-McNamara Trophy) is the playoff championship trophy of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League and was the championship trophy of its' predecessor league the Northern Ontario Hockey Association Jr. B league. The playoff champion advances to the Dudley Hewitt Cup for the Ontario provincial championship and the Central region berth in the National Junior A Championship tournament (formerly known as the Centennial Cup and the Royal Bank Cup).  During the Dudley Hewitt Cup tournament the round robin game between the NOJHL and Ontario Junior Hockey League champions is also for the William T. Ruddock Trophy as champions of the Ontario Hockey Federation as they are the only two leagues sanctioned by the OHF at the Junior A level.

Copeland-McNamara Trophy and Division Champions[edit | edit source]

Copeland Cup-McNamara Trophy - NOHA Jr. A Championship.

Frank L. Buckland Trophy - OHA Championship, competed for by NOJHL champions from 1979 until 1997. Won in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1997.

William T. Ruddock Trophy - OHF Championship, competed for by NOJHL champions since 1994. Won in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2006.

Dudley Hewitt Cup - Regional Championship, competed for by NOJHL champions since 1979. Won in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2012, and 2015.

In 2008-09, the NOJHL instituted divisions. Overall champions are bolded.

NOHA Jr. B Era
Year Champion Finalist
1971 Sudbury Cubs Levack Miners
1972 Levack Miners Sudbury Cubs
1973 Coniston Cubs Levack Miners
1974 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Coniston Cubs
1975 Onaping Falls Huskies Capreol Hawks
1976 Onaping Falls Huskies Capreol Hawks
1977 Onaping Falls Huskies Capreol Hawks
1978 Onaping Falls Huskies Capreol Hawks
NOJHL Era
Year Champion Finalist
1979 Nickel Centre Native Sons Sudbury Cubs
1980 Onaping Falls Huskies
1981 Onaping Falls Huskies
1982 Onaping Falls Huskies Elliot Lake Vikings
1983 Elliot Lake Vikings Onaping Falls Huskies
1984 Rayside-Balfour Canadians Elliot Lake Vikings
1985 Sudbury Cubs Capreol Hawks
1986 Onaping Falls Huskies Sudbury Cubs
1987 Nickel Centre Power Trains Sudbury Cubs
1988 Sudbury Cubs Elliot Lake Vikings
1989 Sudbury Cubs Rayside-Balfour Canadians
1990 Sudbury Cubs Rouyn-Noranda Capitales
1991 Sudbury Cubs Rayside-Balfour Canadians
1992 Powassan Hawks Rayside-Balfour Canadians
1993 Powassan Hawks Timmins Golden Bears
1994 Powassan Hawks Rouyn-Noranda Capitales
1995 Timmins Golden Bears Rouyn-Noranda Capitales
1996 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Sturgeon Falls Lynx
1997 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Sturgeon Falls Lynx
1998 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Parry Sound Shamrocks
1999 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Parry Sound Shamrocks
2000 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Sturgeon Falls Lynx
2001 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Soo Thunderbirds
2002 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Soo Thunderbirds
2003 North Bay Skyhawks Sault Ste. Marie Jr. Greyhounds
2004 North Bay Skyhawks Soo Thunderbirds
2005 North Bay Skyhawks Northern Michigan Black Bears
2006 Sudbury Jr. Wolves North Bay Skyhawks
2007 Soo Indians Sudbury Jr. Wolves
2008 Sudbury Jr. Wolves Abitibi Eskimos
East West
2009 North Bay Skyhawks Soo Thunderbirds
2010 Abitibi Eskimos Soo Thunderbirds
2011 Sudbury Jr. Wolves Soo Eagles
2012 North Bay Trappers Soo Thunderbirds
The league reverts to one division in 2013-14
Champion Finalist
2013 North Bay Trappers Soo Thunderbirds
2014 Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Soo Thunderbirds
2015 Soo Thunderbirds Cochrane Crunch
2016 Soo Thunderbirds Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
2017 Powassan Voodoos Blind River Beavers
2018 Cochrane Crunch Rayside-Balfour Canadians
2019 Hearst Lumberjacks Soo Thunderbirds

Dudley Hewitt Cup Central Canadian Champions[edit | edit source]

Year Champion Finalist Host (if applicable)
1997 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Milton Merchants (OPJHL) Summerside, PEI
2000 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Brampton Capitals (OPJHL) Fort McMurray, Alberta
2002 Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats Dryden Ice Dogs (SIJHL) Halifax, Nova Scotia
2012 Soo Thunderbirds Stouffville Spirit (OJHL) Thunder Bay, Ontario
2015 Soo Thunderbirds Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL) Fort Frances, Ontario
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