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(ISN) – CALGARY, Alberta (June 3, 2014) – The Canadian Junior Hockey League held its Annual
General Meeting on May 29th in Calgary, AB. The CJHL Board discussed several new
initiatives designed to strengthen the national organization for its member leagues,
teams and athletes. Additionally, the CJHL would like to recognize the
contributions and dedication of CJHL Vice President of Communications Charla Flett
for all the work she had done on behalf of the organization. She was greatly
appreciated and will be sorely missed.

The CJHL will enter the 2014-2015 season with several new initiatives, including the

– The introduction of a Canadian Junior Hockey League All-Academic Team

– The introduction of ten $500 scholarships to be awarded to the All-Academic Team

– 2016 RBC Cup awarded to Lloydminster, Alberta

– The hiring of a new Executive Director to run the day to day operations of the CJHL

– A new brand, communication & media strategy designed deliver the CJHL message and
tag line, “Your FUTURE is here”

The CJHL serves on a number of Hockey Canada committees related to the development
of hockey such as:

* Hockey Canada Canadian Development Model Committee
* USAH-HC Relations Committee
* Non-Sanctioned Leagues Committee
* Hockey Canada Hockey Violence and Sanctions Committee
* Release Fee Committee
The CJHL will continue to be led by CJHL President and Chairman Kirk Lamb and the
following representatives:

* CJHL Management Committee: Ryan Bartoshyk (AJHL), John Grisdale (BCHL), Kevin
Abrams (CCHL), Derryl Smith (MHL), Kirk Lamb (CJHL)
* CJHL Treasurer: Rob Mazzuca (NOJHL)
* CJHL Executive Director: Rick Morocco
The CJHL, in partnership with Hockey Canada, will host its premier events in Western
Canada in 2014-2015. The 2014 World Junior A Challenge will be hosted by Kindersley,
SK while Portage la Prairie, MB will be the host community for the 2015 RBC Cup
National Junior A Championship.