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This is the 1955-56 season of the Western Canada Junior Hockey League.

The Moose Jaw Canucks were forced to fold after a fire destroyed their arena in August, 1955.

The league folded after this season. The Pats rejoined the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League while the Oil Kings went to the Central Alberta Hockey League.

StandingsEdit

Regular Season GP W L T GF GA Pts
Regina Pats 36 24 11 1 181 132 49
Edmonton Oil Kings 36 17 19 0 150 143 34
Lethbridge Native Sons 48 24 24 0 223 233 32
Medicine Hat Tigers 48 18 29 1 173 219 29

Note: Lethbridge - Medicine Hat games were worth one point each.


All-Star GameEdit

The first league all-star game was played @ Lethbridge on Saturday, January 14, 1956. The attendance was about 1800.

The all-star team, chosen from the other league teams, beat the Lethbridge Native Sons 10-5.


Semi FinalsEdit

Best of 7

Regina Pats beat Medicine Hat Tigers 4 wins to 1.

REG 5-4-1-0-28-13

MHT 5-1-4-0-13-28

(10-1,3-5,5-3,5-3,5-1)

Lethbridge Native Sons beat Edmonton Oil Kings 4 wins to 2.

LET 6-4-2-0-25-20

EDM 6-2-4-0-20-25

(3-4,2-6,6-3,6-3,5-2,3-2)


FinalEdit

Best of 7

Regina Pats beat Lethbridge Native Sons 4 wins to 1.

REG 5-4-1-0-30-22

LET 5-1-4-0-22-30

(8-7,6-3,8-4,2-3,6-5)

Regina Pats advanced to the 1955-56 Western Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs.


Team PhotosEdit


Game AdsEdit


Radio AdsEdit


See AlsoEdit

Western Canada Junior Hockey League (1949-56)

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