The Atlantic Region of the Canadian Jr. A leagues is made up of Eastern Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritime region which is made up of teams from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. With the start of the season around the corner, here's a look at the divisions plus the opening schedule from all 3 leagues.
In this region the Summerside Western Capitals are defending regional champions before disappointing at the RBC Cup where they only won 1 game and came in last during the Group Stage. Other teams like the Truro Bearcats and the Eastern Ontario Champions Pembrooke Lumber Kings looking to get back to the RBC Cup Tournament.
For the more info on Jr. A Hockey all across Canada: www.cjhlhockey.com
Here's the Division alignment and the opening weekend schedules
Central Junior A. Hockey League Website: http://cjhl.pucksystems2.com
CJAHL Schedule: http://centrajuniora.stats.pointstreak.com/leagueschedule.html?leagueid=349&seasonid=4401
Central Junior A. Hockey League (CJAHL)
Ottawa Jr. Senators
Pembrooke Lumber Kings
Carleton Place Canadians
Smiths Falls Bears
Opening Weekend Schedule
Kanata Stallions VS. Hawkesbury Hawks
Pembrooke Lumber Kings VS. Cornwall Colts
Nepean Raiders VS. Carleton Place Canadians
Ottawa Jr. Senators VS. Smiths Falls Bears
Gloucester Rangers VS. Kemptville 73s
Cumberland Grads VS. Brockville Braves
Hawkesbury Hawks VS. Pembrooke Lumber Kings
Cornwall Colts VS. Kanata Stallions
Carleton Place Canadaians VS. Ottawa Jr. Senators
Smiths Falls Bears VS. Nepean Raiders
Kemptille 73s VS. Cumberland Grads
Brockville Braves VS. Gloucester Rangers
Maritime Junior A Hockey League (MJAHL)
The Maritime Junior A Hockey League has 11 teams in it with one division making up of teams from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Regular season play will start up on September 10, while for the defending champions Summerside Western Capitals will start up on September 13 against the Dieppe Commandos while Truro Bearcats will start up the previous night against at home against the Weeks Crushers.
In addition, the Maritime Junior A Hockey League will host the 2009 World Jr. A Challenge in Summerside, P.E.I. from November 1-9 which will have 6 teams. 2 repersenting Canada and also the U.S.A., Russia, Germany and Belarus in this year's tournament.
For more info the World Jr. A Challenge: www.cjhlhockey.com/world_junior_a_challenge.html
Maritime Junior A Hockey League Website: www.mjahl.com
Maritime Junior A Hockey League Schedule: www.mjahl.com/stats_schedule.php
Maurice Bent Division (Nova Scotia)
Yarmouth Jr. A Ramblers
Roger Meek Division (New Brunswick and P.E.I.)
Miramichi Timber wolves
Summerside Western Capitals
Here's the opening weekend schedule which starts up on September 10.
Miramichi Timberwolves VS. Dieppe Commandos
Campbellton Tigers VS. Weeks Crushers
No Games Scheduled
Yarmouth Jr. A Ramblers VS. Amherst Ramblers
Miramichi Timberwolves VS. Campbellton Tigers
Weeks Crushers VS. Truro Bearcats
Dieppe Commandos VS. Summerside Western Capitals
Amherst Ramblers VS. Bridgewater Lumberjacks
Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League (LHJAAAQ)
For the Quebec league, the Sherbrooke Cougars are the defending champions are going into the league with a new look as most of their players have left by either going to college or aging out of the junior leagues. Also, they will be one fewer team as the divisions format into 3 divisions, 2 with 5 teams and 1 with 4 as they are named after the different equipment sponsors.
Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League Website: www.lhjaaaq.qc.ca
Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League 2009-2010 Schedule: www.lhjaaaq.qc.ca/cal_2009_en.html
Here's the opening weekend of the season which starts up on September 4.
Princeville VS. Sherbrooke
Laval VS. Granby
Lachine VS. Terrebonne
Valleyfield VS. Joliette
St. Jerome VS. Vaudreuil-Dorion
Sherbrooke VS. Thetford
Princeville VS. Granby
Kahnawake VS. Laval
Longueuil VS. St. Agathe
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