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The North Central Hockey League (NCHL) is a Senior A Hockey League operating in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The league plays under the sanction of Hockey Manitoba, in affiliation with Hockey Canada. The League champion goes on to the Manitoba Championship Tournament for the Manitoba Cup.

Teams[edit | edit source]

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Foxwarren Falcons Foxwarren
Grandview Comets Grandview
Moosomin Rangers Moosomin, Sask.
Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks Elkhorn & Miniota
Rivers Jets Rivers
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Russell Rams Russell
Shoal Lake Eagles Shoal Lake
Swan Valley Axemen Swan River
Virden Oil Kings Virden

League Champions[edit | edit source]

Year Team Year Team Year Team
1958 Rossburn 1959 Minnedosa Jets 1960 Cardale
1961 Elphinstone Legionaires 1962 CJATC Rivers 1963 Shoal Lake Bisons
1964 Elphinstone Legionaires 1965 Cardale 1966 Elphinstone Legionaires
1967 Elphinstone Legionaires 1968 Elphinstone Legionaires 1969 Birtle Bruins
1970 Angusville Flyers 1971 Foxwarren Falcons 1972 McAuley Tigers
1973 McAuley Tigers 1974 Rivers 1975 Kenton Cougars
1976 Elkhorn Canadians 1977 Angusville Flyers 1978 Elkhorn Canadians
1979 Elkhorn Canadians 1980 Elkhorn Canadians 1981 Angusville Flyers
1982 Rossburn Hornets 1983 St. Lazare Outlaws 1984 Shoal Lake Eagles
1985 Foxwarren Falcons 1986 Sioux Valley Dakotas 1987 Shoal Lake Eagles
1988 Sioux Valley Dakotas 1989 Sioux Valley Dakotas 1990 St. Lazare Outlaws
1991 Foxwarren Falcons 1992 Roblin North Stars 1993 Russell Rams
1994 Foxwarren Falcons 1995 Russell Rams 1996 Russell Rams
1997 Miniota Night Hawks 1998 Oak Lake Icemen 1999 McCreary Mustangs
2000 Miniota Night Hawks 2001 Foxwarren Falcons 2002 Foxwarren Falcons
2003 Foxwarren Falcons 2004 Foxwarren Falcons 2005 Foxwarren Falcons
2006 Foxwarren Falcons 2007 Foxwarren Falcons 2008 Roblin North Stars
2009 Grandview Comets 2010 Grandview Comets 2011 Grandview Comets
2012 Grandview Comets 2013 Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks 2014 Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks
2015 Grandview Comets 2016 Moosomin Rangers 2017 Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks
2018 Grandview Comets 2019 Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks 2020 Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks

Awards[edit | edit source]

Scoring Champion Most Valuable Player Top Defenseman
Goaltending Award Rookie of the Year Gentlemanly Player


Canadian Senior Hockey (post-1971)
National/Regional Championships
Allan Cup (National AAA)
Patton Cup (Western Canada 71-91) - Bolton Cup (Eastern Canada 71-03)
McKenzie Cup (BC-AB) - Rathgaber Cup (SK-MB) - Atlantic Cup (2003-) (NB-NL-NS-PEI)
Provincial/Local Championships
Alberta - British Columbia - Manitoba - Newfoundland and Labrador - Northern Ontario - Ontario Hockey Association - Ottawa - Quebec - Saskatchewan - Thunder Bay/Gary Cook Cup
Current Leagues
Alberta: East Central Senior Hockey League (2012-) - North Central Hockey League (1995-) - North Peace Hockey League (also in BC, 1953-) - Ranchland Senior Hockey League (1974-) - Sask/Alta Senior Hockey League (also in SK, 1964-)

British Columbia: Central Interior Senior Hockey League (1997-) - North Peace Hockey League (also in Alberta, 1953-)

Manitoba: Carillon Senior Hockey League (2004-) - North Central Hockey League (1958-) - South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League (1952-) - Tiger Hills Hockey League (1983-)

New Brunswick: Beausejour Senior Hockey League (2019-) - Circuit de Hockey Senior Roger-Lizotte (1991-) - Ligue de Hockey Senior Acadie-Chaleur (2016-)

Newfoundland and Labrador: - Central Newfoundland Hockey League (2009-) - Central/West Senior Hockey League (2014-) - East Coast Senior Hockey League (2017-) - Newfoundland West Coast Senior Hockey League (2001-11; 2016-)

Ontario: Allan Cup Hockey (1991-) - Eastern Ontario Super A Hockey League (2019-) WOAA Senior AA Hockey League (1942-)

Quebec: Laval Senior A Hockey League (2013-) - Ligue de Hockey Cote-Sud (2012-) - Ligue Regionale de Hockey (2016-) - Ligue de Hockey Senior du Lac-au-Fleuve (2017-) - Ligue de Hockey Senior du Richelieu (2005-) - Ligue de Hockey Senior AAA du Quebec (2017-) - Outaouais Senior A Hockey League (2018-)

Saskatchewan: Big Six Senior Hockey League (1959-) - Highway Hockey League (1965-) - Long Lake Senior Hockey League (1978-) - Notekeu Senior Hockey League (1958-) - Qu'Appelle Valley Hockey League (1960-) - Sask/Alta Senior Hockey League (also in Alberta, 1964-) - Saskatchewan Prairie Senior Hockey League (2010-) - Sask East Hockey League (2020-) - Sask West Senior Hockey League (2000-) - Sask Valley Hockey League (1965-) - Twin Rivers Senior Hockey League (2016-) - Wheatland Senior Hockey League (2004-) - White Mud Senior Hockey League (1995-)

Nunavut: Iqaluit Senior Hockey League (2009-) - Rankin Inlet Senior Men's Hockey League (2008-)

Defunct Leagues
Alberta: Allan Cup Hockey West/Chinook Hockey League (1969-2020) -Battle River Hockey League (2002-2015) - Prairie Senior Hockey League (also in SK, 1971-1972)

British Columbia: British Columbia Senior Hockey League (1979-1981) - Western International Hockey League (1946-1988) - West Coast Senior AA Hockey League (2016-2018)

Manitoba: Canadian Central Hockey League (1972-1974) - Central Amateur Senior Hockey League (1975-1989) - Eastman Hockey League (1998-2000) - Hanover Tache Hockey League (1958-2005) - Manitoba Assiniboine Hockey League (1974-1983) - Manitoba Senior Hockey League (2008-2016) - North Interlake Hockey League (1987-1988) - Nor-West Hockey League (1996-1997) - North West Senior Hockey League (2017-) - South Interlake Hockey League (1987-2008) - SouthWest Hockey League (1956-2009)

Maritimes: Maritime Senior Hockey League (1991-1992) - Northumberland Dairy Senior AAA Hockey League (1995-1998)

New Brunswick: Eastern Senior Hockey League (2001-2010) - New Brunswick Chaleur Hockey League (1991-1995) - New Brunswick Senior Hockey League (1968-1992) - North East Senior Hockey League (2011-2018) - North Shore Senior Hockey League (1939-1978) - North Shore Senior Hockey League (1996-2010) - Southern New Brunswick Senior Hockey League (1962-2010)

Newfoundland and Labrador: Avalon East Senior Hockey League (1992-2017) Newfoundland Senior Hockey League (2011-2014)

Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Senior Hockey League (1982-1995)

Ontario: Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League (2003-2008) - HNO Senior League (2009-2012) - North Oxford Men's Hockey League (1959-2012) - OHA Senior A Hockey League (1972-1987) - Ottawa District Senior Hockey League (1968-1978) - Ontario Senior AA Hockey League (1983-1988)

Quebec: Ligue Centrale de Hockey (LCH) (1978-2008) - Ligue de Hockey Beauce Bellechase Frontenac (1999-2017) - Ligue de Hockey Senior de la Mauricie (1992-1996) - Ligue de Hockey Senior Majeur du Quebec (1979-82; 1994-96) - Ligue de Hockey Senior de l'Est du Quebec (2005-2010) - Ligue de hockey Senior des Îles de la Madeleine (1991-2005) - Ligue de Hockey Senior A de la Mauricie (2001-2017) - Ligue de Hockey Senior A Inter-Rives (2006-2007) - Ligue de Hockey Senior AA de l'Estrie (2001-2004) - Ligue de Hockey Senior AA de la Cote-Nord (2007-2009) - Ligue de Hockey Senior AA du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean (2002-2003) - Ligue de Hockey Senior Bas-Saint-Laurent (1994-2005) - Ligue de Hockey Senior des Cantons-de-L'Est (2011-2015) - Ligue de hockey les Cotiers de la Gaspesie (2002-2008) - Ligue de Hockey Senior des Deux Rives (2002-2003) - Ligue de Hockey Senior Provinciale AA (2004-2006) - Ligue de Hockey Senior AA L.D.B. du Quebec (1979-2000) - Ligue de hockey Budweiser de 'est du Quebec (2011-2013) - Outaouais Hockey League (1973-1975) - Promutuel Senior Hockey League (1999-2007) - Republican Hockey League (also in NB, 1976-1987) - Quebec Senior North-East Hockey League (2003-2007)

Prince Edward Island: Island Community Senior Hockey League (2010-2013) - Prince Edward Island Senior Hockey League (1990-1991) - Prince Edward Island Senior Hockey League (2010-2011)

Saskatchewan: Beaver Lakes Hockey League (2006-2018) - Fishing Lake Hockey League (1953-2015) - Fort Carlton Senior Hockey League (1971-2019) - North Saskatchewan River Hockey League (1995-2015) - Pasquia Hockey League (1993-2009) - Treaty Six Hockey League (2004-2007) - Triangle Hockey League (1965-2020) - Wild Goose Hockey League (1954-2008) - Yellowhead Hockey League (1980-2000)

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