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MWJHL announces 10 member teams for 2012-13 season Junior Hockey News

Published: Monday, 3 Sep 2012  
By: MWJHL Staff

The Midwest Junior Hockey League, proud member of the Amateur Athletic Union, announced today the 10 member teams that will compete during the 2012-13 season.


The 10 teams are as follows:


  • Bloomington Jr. Blaze - BloomingtonIll.
  • Dayton Aeros - MonroeMich.
  • Great Lakes Lightning - FraserMich.
  • Hartland Hounds - HartlandMich.
  • Holland River Bandits - HollandMich.
  • Michigan Ice Dogs - WayneMich.
  • NWO Grrrowl - ToledoOhio
  • Rhinelander Street Cats - Rhinelander, Wis.
  • Soo Firehawks - Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
  • Tennyson Chevrolet - BrownstownMich.


In addition, the league has also announced that Patrick Pylypuik has resigned as president and CEO to become the head coach and general manager of the NWO Grrrowl. David Holt from Bloomington will assume the president and CEO role on an interim basis.


The inaugural season of the MWJHL is slated to start the week of Sept. 10 with weekly competition through February 2013 and playoffs thereafter during the month of March.




The Midwest Junior Hockey League will begin play during the 2012-13 season with ten founding member teams. The league will play a total of 50 league games in its inaugural season in several minor league professional arenas.


MWJHL member teams have made a commitment to player development, advancement and maintaining a high level operation to achieve sustainable and profitable markets.  


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