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About the Junior Women's Hockey League

Welcome to the official site for the Junior Women's Hockey League! For JWHL team information use the side bar menu to navigate to between the Major Junior & Junior Division home pages. From there, you can access schedules, team pages and both team and player statistics.

League History

The Junior Women’s Hockey League was established in 2007 by Kush Sidhu and Bill Driscoll. The JWHL was the 1st ‘junior’ style league for girls hockey North America. The driving force behind the creation of the Junior Women’s Hockey League was for it to serve as the stage that would allow elite teams to unite and allow these program to compete at the highest level for girls in their Federations. The goal is not to become the biggest league, but to be a league compromised of teams with similar mindsets and philosophies, committed to the development of the girl’s/women’s game and the young women who participate. Along with our mission to play a major role in the development and growth of women’s hockey worldwide, the JWHL prepares players for NCAA and CIS programs across North America. 

The league has 11 teams total, 4 US, 7 Canadian teams made up of: Clubs, Sports Schools, Traditional Schools and Academies. There are 6 North Teams (Warner, Pacific, OHA, ND, Edge, BH) and 5 South teams (Pride, NAHA, Boston, CIHA, CO). Each team will play each team in their division three times and will play cross division teams twice. Playoffs are held each year the first weekend in March at a neutral territory, this year they will take place at The HARBORCENTER in Buffalo, NY. 

Please use this page to access information on Member Clubs, League Contacts and League Docs/Info. Follow the links on this page to access the information you're looking for!

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