TORONTO – Among the list of over 2,000 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni who competed at upper levels of the game during the course of the 2023-24 season, a good portion of them appeared in the Canadian Hockey League (CHL).

In all, 174 CJHL alumni played in five, or more, CHL contests during the recently completed campaign. 

Forty-six of those players are alumni of the Ontario Junior Hockey League:

(Minimum 5 CJHL games played)
Andre Anania D Sudbury Wolves Stouffville Spirit OJHL
Quinn Binnie F Peterborough Petes Pickering Panthers OJHL
Jack Brauti D Barrie Colts Burlington Cougars OJHL
Chase Coughlan F Sudbury Wolves Georgetown Raiders OJHL
Nolan Dann F Flint Firebirds Georgetown Raiders OJHL
Jack Dever F Ottawa 67’s Pickering Panthers OJHL
Maxim Dirracolo D Kitchener Rangers Toronto Patriots OJHL
Tyson Doucette F Sarnia Sting Aurora Tigers OJHL
Dylan Edwards F Erie Otters Toronto Patriots OJHL
Lucas Ellinas F Kitchener Rangers North York Rangers OJHL
Stefan Forgione F North Bay Battalion Aurora Tigers OJHL
Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL
William Haley D Peterborough Petes Pickering Panthers OJHL
Carson Hall F Sarnia Sting Lindsay Muskies OJHL
Ty Henry D Erie Otters Markham Royals OJHL
Owain Johnston D Erie Otters North York Rangers OJHL
Nico Krmpotic D Brantford Bulldogs Georgetown Raiders OJHL
Stevie Leskovar D Mississauga Steelheads Lindsay Muskies OJHL
Nolan Ling D Gatineau Olympiques Toronto Patriots OJHL
Tristan Malboeuf G Kitchener Rangers Oakville Blades OJHL
Devin Mauro F Sudbury Wolves Trenton Golden Hawks OJHL
Braydon McCallum F Peterborough Petes Lindsay Muskies OJHL
Trevor McDowell D North Bay Battalion Trenton Golden Hawks OJHL
Wellington Dukes OJHL
Brantford 99ers OJHL
Tyler O’Toole D Sarnia Sting Mississauga Chargers OJHL
Georgetown Raiders OJHL
Riley Patterson F Barrie Colts North York Rangers OJHL
Ryan Price D Sudbury Wolves Georgetown Raiders OJHL
Ethan Procyszyn F North Bay Battalion Collingwood Blues OJHL
Adrian Rebelo F Brantford Bulldogs Brantford 99ers OJHL
Lucas Rodriguez D Oshawa Generals Mississauga Chargers OJHL
Chandler Romeo D Guelph Storm Brantford 99ers OJHL
Leo Serlin F Guelph Storm Haliburton County Huskies OJHL
Noah Smith D Barrie Colts Pickering Panthers OJHL
Trenton Golden Hawks OJHL
Matthew Sop F Kitchener Rangers Mississauga Chargers OJHL
Thomas Stewart D Barrie Colts Pickering Panthers OJHL
William Stewart F Niagara IceDogs Brantford 99ers OJHL
Ethan Toms F Oshawa Generals Pickering Panthers OJHL
Mason Vaccari G Kingston Frontenacs Cobourg Cougars OJHL
Noah Van Vliet D Sudbury Wolves Haliburton County Huskies OJHL
Whitby Fury OJHL
Ryan Vannetten D Niagara IceDogs Brantford 99ers OJHL
Andrew Vermeulen F Niagara IceDogs Brantford 99ers OJHL
Easton Wainwright F Sarnia Sting Brantford 99ers OJHL
Matthew Wang F Flint Firebirds Oakville Blades OJHL
Zachary Wigle F Barrie Colts Oakville Blades OJHL
Vann Williamson D Kingston Frontenacs Pickering Panthers OJHL
Tai York F Barrie Colts Cobourg Cougars OJHL
Mitch Young D Sarnia Sting Wellington Dukes OJHL
Mason Zebeski F Mississauga Steelheads Oakville Blades OJHL

Of the 60 CHL teams, 54 of them featured alumnus of the CJHL appearing on their respective rosters at various points of the season.

Click the following link to view the complete list of CJHL alumni, including the former OJHLers, who saw game action in the Canadian Hockey League in 2023-24.


During the course of the 2023-24 campaign, over 2,000 CJHL alumnus played at higher levels.


NHL: 71

AHL: 78

ECHL: 161

NCAA D-I: 401



CHL: 174

TOTAL: 2,132

About the OJHL – “League of Choice”

The Ontario Junior Hockey League is the largest Junior ‘A’ league operating under the auspices of the Canadian Junior Hockey League with 24 member clubs. The OJHL is home to the 2024 Centennial Cup champion Collingwood Blues. A proud member of the Canadian Junior Hockey League and Ontario Hockey Association, the OJHL was originally named the Ontario Provincial Junior ‘A’ Hockey League and it was formed out of the Central Junior ‘B’ Hockey League in 1993-94. With a long and storied history of developing players for the next level, including U SPORTS, the NCAA, CHL, minor pro ranks and the NHL, the OJHL has had more than 45 NCAA Division I scholarship commitments already this season.For more information on the Ontario Junior Hockey League, follow us on Instagram (@OJHLOfficial), Twitter (@OJHLOfficial) and Facebook (OJHLOfficial).

ABOUT THE CJHL: The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of nine Junior A leagues from Alberta to the Maritimes. The CJHL currently represents 118 teams and well over 2,500 players. There are also 3,000-plus CJHL alumni furthering their hockey careers at the NHL, AHL, ECHL, SPHL, NCAA, U SPORTS and CHL levels across North America as well as leagues across Europe. For the latest CJHL news and features, visit cjhlhockey.com and follow-on social media at @cjhlhockey & facebook.com/canadianjuniorhockeyleague.


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