CJHL announces concussion program

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) and The Co-operators announced today the first national concussion program available across the CJHL to safeguard player mental and physical well being. The CJHL Concussion Program Funded by The Co-operators, establishes a mandatory concussion protocol for the CJHL that will implement clear guidelines for the recognition, assessment, […]

CJHL to reduce number of 20-year-olds

The Canadian Junior Hockey League’s (CJHL) Board of Governors announced today an initiative to reduce the number of 20-year-old players allowed to compete, commencing with the approaching 2018-19 regular season. These steps will be implemented over the course of a three-year plan, which has been formalized by the CJHL Board of Governors. Currently each of […]

CJHL names new director of communications

CALGARY, Alta. (October 14, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Friday the appointment of Tom Annelin, as its new Director of Communications. Annelin enters his position with the CJHL with an extensive background in media relations, communications, journalism, statistical information, website administration and social media applications. The Thunder Bay, Ont., native, who […]

New names, roles announced

CALGARY, Alberta (September 27, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Tuesday that Brent Ladds has been named the organization’s new president effective immediately.  As CJHL president, Ladds will lead all operations of the organization, including strategic planning, events, corporate partnerships and league administration. “Brent brings a vast amount of passion, experience and understanding […]

CJHLers on the radar

(From CJHL communications) CALGARY, Alberta – (July 25, 2016) – The first step in identifying next year’s draft picks – the NHL Central Scouting Futures List – has identified 11 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players. The Futures List consists of 148 North American players and 142 International players. (CLICK HERE for full list) “The 2016 draft class lived up […]

CJHL names top scholastic performers

CALGARY, Alberta (May 9th, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) is pleased to announce the 2016 CJHL All-Academic All-Canadian Champions Team. The CJHL All-Academic All Canadian Champions Team Award is a new award the CJHL has created to recognize academic excellence and three C’s of Character, Community and Competition for the full-time student athlete. […]

Thousands of CJHL alums in college hockey

CALGARY, Alberta (February 19, 2016) – The annual review of Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni playing at the next level sees a small increase to 2,094 CJHL alumni pursuing their academic and hockey careers at colleges and universities across North America. The CJHL strives to develop athletic and academic excellence in a high-performance setting by […]

2016 WJAC coming to AJHL’s Bonnyville

CALGARY, Alta. – The World Junior A Challenge – a showcase of Canadian and international Junior A talent – is returning to Alberta for the second time in tournament history when Bonnyville welcomes the event Dec. 11-17, 2016. The 2016 World Junior A Challenge represents a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey League […]

CJHL Top-20: Jan. 18

CALGARY, Alberta (January 18, 2016) – Change in this week’s Pointstreak Top 20 Rankings is the norm as there was substantial movement upwards and downwards for many teams, while the competitions stiffens up as the race to the playoffs is in full flight. In the BCHL, the Penticton Vees continued their strong play, but the […]

Special guests join Prospects Game

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) and the BCHL are pleased to announce popular Vancouver Canucks alumni and BCHL luminaries Orland Kurtenbach and Darcy Rota will be guest coaches at the CJHL Prospects Game, Jan. 26 at South Surrey Arena. The original Vancouver Canucks captain, Kurtenbach will join head coach Brandon West of the Salmon […]