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1948-49 WIHL Season

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This is the 1948-49 season of the Western International Hockey League:


Regular Season GP W L T GF GA Pct %
Spokane Flyers 54 37 16 1 261 198 .694
Kimberley Dynamiters 42 18 23 1 187 194 .440
Nelson Maple Leafs 42 18 24 0 162 184 .429
Trail Smoke Eaters 42 15 25 2 187 221 .372


League Championship FinalEdit

Best of 5

Date Winner Loser Location
March 4 Kimberley 4 Spokane 1 Spokane
March 6 Spokane 4 Kimberley 1 Spokane
March 10 Spokane 10 Kimberley 1 Kimberley
March 12 Spokane 2 Kimberley 0 Kimberley

Spokane Flyers beat Kimberley Dynamiters 3 wins to 1.

Note: Spokane Flyers were not eligible for the Allan Cup so the Kimberley Dynamiters advanced to the final. The Spokane Flyers did advance to the 1948-49 United States National Senior Championship.

Semi FinalEdit

Best of 5

Date Winner Loser Location
March 5 Nelson 9 Trail 3 Nelson
March 7 Nelson 3 Trail 1 Trail
March 9 Trail 5 Nelson 0 Nelson
March 12 Trail 5 Nelson 3 Trail
March 14 Trail 5 Nelson 3 Nelson

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Nelson Maple Leafs 3 wins to 2.


Best of 5

Date Winner Loser Location
March 17 Kimberley 3 Trail 3 Kimberley
March 19 Trail 5 Kimberley 2 Kimberley
March 22 Trail 6 Kimberley 2 Trail
March 24 Kimberley 3 Trail 2 Kimberley
March 26 Trail 3 Kimberley 2 Kimberley

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Kimberley Dynamiters 3 wins to none, 1 tie.

This was the only senior league in the province so the Trail Smoke Eaters advanced to the 1948-49 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs.

Team PhotosEdit

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit

List of WIHL Seasons

Flag of Canada Allan Cup and other senior amateur competitions portal
Allan CupHardy CupAlexander CupList of Allan Cup FinalsList of Hardy Cup Championships List of Eastern Canada Allan Cup PlayoffsList of Western Canada Allan Cup PlayoffsList of Western Canada Intermediate PlayoffsList of Eastern Canada Intermediate PlayoffsWestern Canada Senior Hockey LeagueList of OHA Senior SeasonsQuebec Senior Hockey LeagueMaritime Major Hockey LeagueWestern Canada Major Hockey LeagueCape Breton Major Hockey LeagueArt Ross CupSportsmen's Patriotic Association Tournament

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