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The 1919 PCHA season was the eighth season of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association league. Season play ran from January 1 until March 10. The season was increased to 20 games per team. The Vancouver Millionaires club would be regular-season PCHA champions, but lost the play-off to Seattle Metropolitans. The Mets then played in the 1919 Stanley Cup Finals series against Montreal Canadiens, NHL champions. Due to the outbreak of flu at the time, the series was not completed.

League businessEdit

The Portland franchise was suspended for the season. Victoria was re-activated and took over the contracts of the Rosebud players.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold

Pacific Coast Hockey Association GP W L T GF GA
Vancouver Millionaires 20 12 8 0 72 55
Seattle Metropolitans 20 11 9 0 66 46
Victoria Aristocrats 20 7 13 0 44 81

ResultsEdit

Month Day Visitor Score Home Score

Goalkeeper AveragesEdit

Name Club GP GA SO Avg.
Holmes, Hap Seattle 20 46 2.3
Lehman, Hugh Vancouver 20 55 1 2.6
Murray, Tom Victoria 20 81 2 4.1

Leading scorersEdit

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

Player Team GP G
Cyclone Taylor Vancouver 20 23
Bernie Morris Seattle 20 22
Smokey Harris Vancouver 20 19
Frank Foyston Seattle 18 15
Cully Wilson Seattle 18 11
Barney Stanley Vancouver 20 11
Eddie Oatman Victoria 18 11
Charles Tobin Victoria 20 10
Jack Walker Seattle 20 10
Stan Marples Victoria 14 8
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All-Star TeamsEdit

As chosen by Mickey Ion, league referee.

First TeamEdit

Second TeamEdit


PlayoffsEdit

In a reversal of the previous year's playoffs, the second-place Metropolitans defeated the first-place Vancouver Millionaires.

Seattle Metropolitans vs. Vancouver Millionaires

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
March 12Vancouver Millionaires 1Seattle Metropolitans 6
March 14Seattle Metropolitans 1Vancouver Millionaires 4

Seattle wins two-game total-goals series 7 to 5

Stanley Cup FinalsEdit

See 1919 Stanley Cup Finals

The Mets then played against the Montreal Canadiens, NHL champions. Due to the outbreak of flu at the time, the series was not completed.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Seattle Metropolitans

Date Away Score Home Score Notes
March 19Montreal Canadiens 0Seattle Metropolitans 7
March 22Seattle Metropolitans 2Montreal Canadiens 4
March 24Montreal Canadiens 2Seattle Metropolitans 7
March 26Seattle Metropolitans 0Montreal Canadiens 020:00 OT
March 30Montreal Canadiens 4Seattle Metropolitans 315:57 OT

Series ended 2–2–1 and no winner awarded – playoffs were curtailed due to the influenza epidemic


Post-season ExhibitionEdit

The Ottawa Senators of the NHL also came west after the season for exhibition games against Victoria and Vancouver.

  • March 19 Ottawa 11 @ Victoria 3
  • March 21 Ottawa 4 @ Vancouver 1 (played under NHL rules)
  • March 24 Ottawa 3 @ Vancouver 4 (played under PCHA rules)
  • March 28 Ottawa 6 @ Vancouver 5 (split - half under each rules)


Game AdsEdit


Preceded by
1917–18 PCHA season
PCHA seasons
1919
Succeeded by
1919–20 PCHA season

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