The Junior Hockey Area....from Junior C to Major Junior A.
Rauzulu's Street has one of the most comprehensive listings of junior hockey on the web. From Jr C to Major Junior A, Canadian and American, it is listed here. Included in this section are past champions, and depending on the league, award winners also.
This hockey played at this level is a stepping stone to US NCAA College hockey, the NHL, the NHL farm teams or your local beer league and is high in excitement and emotions.
We have now grouped leagues by classifications rather than by countries as was previously done. A few comments on the junior hockey web sites. Confusing is the best way to describe them. Multiple leagues, ruling bodies and a ton of playoffs, champions and awards. Enough here to keep you busy for a while.
Junior Hockey Pages on Rauzulu's Street
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Major Junior A - CHL Leagues
The Canadian Major Junior A leagues making up what is termed the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). These leagues feed directly to the NHL and encompass:.
Junior A Hockey Leagues - Canada and United States
Canadian Junior A teams, are broken down into two main areas, namely the OHA and the CJAHL governing bodies. These include the majority of Junior A leagues that compete in Canada. Area also includes national playdown results and past Royal Bank Cup winners, along with league champions.
In the Junior A ranks we also have the American teams in USA Hockey, including USHL (Tier 1), and the new NAHL. (Tier 2 merger of previous NAHL and America West League). USA Hockey have realigned a variety of previous Junior B Leagues to a new classification of Tier III Junior A. We also have links for USA Hockey non-sanctioned Junior A leagues in the United States. Also included are league champions and the Gold Cup results.
Follow the link below for your league and team information.^ top
Junior Hockey Leagues - Canada Junior B and United States Tier III Junior B
And that was the easy part. Now we attempt to decipher the world of Junior B hockey or now named Tier III Junior B hockey in the US. . Click on Junior B link below.^ top
Junior C Hockey Leagues
For the Junior C area we have provided only league links at this time.