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1916–17 PCHA season

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The 1916–17 PCHA season was the sixth season of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association league. Season play ran from December 1, 1916 until March 2, 1917. The season was expanded to 24 games per team, except that the final game was cancelled. The Seattle Metropolitans club would be PCHA champions. After the season the club would play the Stanley Cup finals series against the Montreal Canadiens, NHA champions. Seattle would win the best-of-five series 3–1 to win the Cup.

League BusinessEdit

It was decided to move the Victoria Aristocrats to Spokane, Washington. This left Vancouver as the only Canadian team. The experiment in Spokane was not a success due to poor attendance. On February 15, 1917, the Spokane Arena announced that the remaining home games would be played in the other team's arenas. The final regular season game between Vancouver and Spokane was subsequently canceled.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against

Pacific Coast Hockey Association GP W L T GF GA
Seattle Metropolitans 24 16 8 0 125 80
Vancouver Millionaires 23 14 9 0 71 124
Portland Rosebuds 24 9 15 0 114 112
Spokane Canaries 23 8 15 0 89 143


Month Day Visitor Score Home Score

Goalkeeper AveragesEdit

Name Club GP GA SO Avg.
Holmes, Hap Seattle 24 80 2 3.3
Murray, Tom Portland 24 112 4.7
Lehman, Hugh Vancouver 23 124 5.4
Fowler, Norman Spokane 23 143 6.2

Leading scorersEdit

GP = Games Played, G = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points

Player Team GP G
Gordon Roberts Vancouver 23 43
Bernie Morris Seattle 24 37
Frank Foyston Seattle 24 36
Dick Irvin Portland 23 35
Barney Stanley Vancouver 23 28
Mickey MacKay Vancouver 23 24
Tommy Dunderdale Portland 23 22
Dubbie Kerr Spokane 22 20
Smokey Harris Portland 23 18
Charlie Tobin Portland 24 15

Team PhotosEdit

Game AdsEdit

Preceded by
1915–16 PCHA season
PCHA seasons
Succeeded by
1917–18 PCHA season
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