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The 1912–13 PCHA season was the second season of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. Season play ran from December 10, 1912 until March 18, 1913. Like the previous season, teams were to play a 16 game schedule, but one game was cancelled. The Victoria Aristocrats club would be the PCHA champions. After the season the club would play, and win, an exhibition series against the Quebec Bulldogs, NHA champions.
The PCHA moved two games east of the Rockies, on March 17 in Calgary, Alberta and on March 18 in Regina, Saskatchewan. The final game of the season, between Victoria and New Westminster was cancelled. Victoria won the championship and formally challenged for the Stanley Cup, but was turned down due to the PCHA season ending several weeks later than the eastern leagues' season finished.
Tommy Dunderdale won the overall scoring championship with 24 goals in 15 games. The top one-game performance was on March 17, when Eddie Oatman scored five goals in a game against Vancouver. On January 31, Lester Patrick, a defenseman, scored four goals in one game versus New Westminster.
The PCHA tried out NHA-style six-man hockey on February 15, in a game between New Westminster and Vancouver, but reverted to seven-man play for the rest of the season.
Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against
|Pacific Coast Hockey Association||GP||W||L||T||GF||GA|
|New Westminster Royals||15||6||9||0||67||74|
|27||Vancouver||4||Victoria||5 (14:15 OT)|
|9||New Westminster||2||Victoria||3 (12:45 OT)|
|7||Vancouver||3||New Westminster||2 (5:45 OT)|
- a Played in Vancouver
- b Played in Calgary
- c Played in Regina
- d Cancelled
A game between Vancouver and New Westminster was cancelled at the end of the season.
|Lehman, Hugh||New Westminster||14||64||4.6|
|Smith, Foxy||New Westminster||1||10||10.0|
|Ran McDonald||New Westminster||16||15|
|Eddie Oatman||New Westminster||15||14|
|Jack Patrick McDonald||Vancouver||16||11|
|Charles Tobin||New Westminster||14||11|
The first game was played under PCHA seven-man rules, with Victoria winning 7-5. Quebec won the second game 6-3 which used NHA six-man rules. The third and deciding game was played with NHA rules in the first half and PCHA rules in the sedond. Victoria won that game 6-1.
All the games drew capacity crowds.
|March 24||Victoria 7||Quebec 5||Victoria|
|March 27||Quebec 6||Victoria 3||Victoria|
|March 29||Victoria 6||Quebec 1||Victoria|
1912 PCHA season
| Succeeded by|
1913–14 PCHA season
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