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Northern Junior Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2009
No. of teams 8
Country(ies) Flag of the United States United States
Flag of Canada Canada
Most recent champion(s) Wooster Oilers
Official website NJHL League Website

The Northern Junior Hockey League (NJHL) was an independent regional junior ice hockey league based in Jamestown, New York.[1] The league's first season was 2009-2010 and as of December 2009 it has 7 teams including former UJHL teams.


The league was officially announced on May 11, 2009 when the NJHL launched its website.[2]. The leagues first season of play is the 2009-10 season. The first game was won by the Jamestown Jets playing against the Findlay Grrrowl by 5:2, playing at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena on September 11, 2009[3].


Team Arena Location Tenure Fate
Adirondack Predators Albany County Hockey Facility Loudonville, New York 2009-2010
Findlay Grrrowl Hancock Recreation Center Findlay, Ohio 2009-2010
Indiana Inferno S & T Bank Arena Indiana, Pennsylvania 2009-2009 fold prior to playing
Jamestown Jets Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena Jamestown, New York 2009-2010 join Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League
Philadelphia Thunder The Rink Ice Arena Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 2009-2010 join International Junior Hockey League
Team Ulysse Complexe JC Perreault St-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Quebec 2009-2010 join Preparatory School Hockey League
Troy Bruins Hobart Arena Troy, Ohio 2009-2010 join All American Hockey League (2008-2011)
Wooster Oilers Alice Noble Ice Arena Wooster, Ohio 2009-2010 moved to GLJHL
Alpena Thunder Northern Lights Arena Alpena, Michigan 2009-2010 never play; join Continental Junior Hockey League
Danville Express David S. Palmer Arena Danville, Illinois 2010-2010 never play
Pittsburgh Cougars Iceoplex at Southpointe Canonsburg, Pennsylvania 2010-2010 fold prior to playing

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