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Minnesota Junior Hockey League
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Minnesota Junior Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 1974
No. of teams 9
Country(ies)  United States
Most recent champion(s) Granite City Lumberjacks (regular season), Minnesota Ice Hawks (play-offs)
Official website MJHL League Website

The Minnesota Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is a is a USA Hockey Tier III sanctioned junior ice hockey league operated out of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul in Minnesota. The league currently has nine member teams in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The league's purpose is to develop 16-20 year olds hockey skills to prepare athletes for career advancement in a collegiate and/or professional opportunity, while providing them secondary school educational opportunities.

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Current Teams

Team Centre
Granite City Lumberjacks St. Cloud, Minnesota
Hudson Crusaders Hudson, Wisconsin
Minnesota Flying Aces Little Falls, Minnesota
Rochester Ice Hawks Rochester, Minnesota
Minnesota Owls Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Minnesota Wildcats Maple Grove, Minnesota
Edina Lakers Edina, Minnesota
Twin Cities Northern Lights Bloomington, Minnesota
Wisconsin Mustangs Spooner, Wisconsin

History

The league began in 1974 and has grown into a nine-team league in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The league has had a history of USA Hockey national championship teams.

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Teams qualifying for National Tournament

note: League Champion listed first

  • 2008-09: Granite City Lumberjacks, Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2007-08: Minnesota Ice Hawks, Minnesota Owls
  • 2006-07: Minnesota Ice Hawks, Minnesota Owls
  • 2005-06: Minnesota Ice Hawks, Twin Cities Northern Lights
  • 2004-05: Minnesota Ice Hawks, Dubuque Thunderbirds
  • 2003-04: Dubuque Thunderbirds, Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2002-03: Twin Cities Northern Lights, Dubuque Thunderbirds
  • 2001-02: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 2000-01: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 1999-00: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 1998-99: East Metro Lakers

Playoff champions

  • 2008-09: Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2007-08: Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2006-07: Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2005-06: Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2004-05: Minnesota Ice Hawks
  • 2003-04: Dubuque Thunderbirds
  • 2002-03: Twin Cities Northern Lights
  • 2001-02: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 2000-01: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 1999-00: Iron Range Yellow Jackets
  • 1998-99: East Metro Lakers (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1997-98: North Metro Owls
  • 1996-97: Jr. Kodiaks (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1995-96: Minneapolis Kodiaks
  • 1994-95: Minneapolis Kodiaks (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1993-94: North Metro Owls
  • 1992-93: West Suburban Kodiaks (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1991-92: Northland Voyageurs (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1990-91: Tri-Metro Whalers
  • 1989-90: West Suburban Kodiaks
    • 1989-90: Runner Up - Northland Voyageurs (USA Hockey National Champions)
  • 1988-89: North Suburban Hawks
  • 1987-88: Tri-Metro Whalers
  • 1986-87: Tri-Metro Whalers

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