The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League (formerly the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League) is a Junior "B" ice hockey league in Nova Scotia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. The winner of the Nova Scotia playoffs competes for the Don Johnson Cup, for the Atlantic Junior "B" Championship
The league was founded in 1980 by Al Hollingsworth as the Mainland Junior B Hockey League.
Evolution of league nameEdit
- The name was changed in 1992 when league took in the Cape Breton Junior Mills and the Port Hawkesbury Pirates of the recently folded Cape Breton Junior B Hockey League.
- (1980-1992) Mainland Junior B Hockey League
- (1992-2006) Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League
- (2006-Present) Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League
Timeline of TeamsEdit
(includes teams under league's former name)
Seasons/Playoff Champions/Regional ChampionshipsEdit
Since 1992, the league champion has been the de facto provincial champion as the league has been the only Junior B level in the province since then. The Antigonish-Pictou-Colchester Junior B Hockey League, Cape Breton Junior B Hockey League, Eastern Junior Hockey League (1974-1978), and Northumberland Junior B Hockey League had previously played on and off in various forms from 1967 to 1992, when the CBJBHL folded and the then NSJBHL become the proviniclal wide league.
|Leagues competing for the Don Johnson Memorial Cup|
|New Brunswick||New Brunswick Junior B Hockey League|
|Newfoundland||· St. John's Junior Hockey League|
|Nova Scotia||Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League|
|Prince Edward Island||Island Junior Hockey League|
|Former Leagues||Central-West Junior Hockey League · Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League (2014 only)|
|Don Johnson · Hockey Canada · List of Don Johnson Cup tournaments|
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