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This is the 1956-57 season of the Western Hockey League. It was the fifth season of the league.

The Saskatoon Quakers dropped out. leaving eight teams in two divisions.

StandingsEdit

Coast DivisionEdit

Coast Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Seattle Americans 70 36 28 6 263 225 78
New Westminster Royals 70 34 31 5 215 235 73
Victoria Cougars 70 29 34 9 202 204 65
Vancouver Canucks 70 27 37 6 203 231 60

Prairie DivisionEdit

Prairie Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Brandon Regals 70 44 22 4 250 186 92
Edmonton Flyers 70 39 27 4 239 212 82
Calgary Stampeders 70 29 37 4 220 230 62
Winnipeg Warriors 70 23 45 2 198 273 48


PlayoffsEdit

Coast DivisionEdit

Semi FinalEdit

Best of 3

New Westminster Royals beat Victoria Cougars 2 wins to 1. (3-2, 1-4, 2-1)

FinalEdit

Best of 7

New Westminster Royals beat Seattle Americans 4 wins to 2. (4-2, 4-2, 1-6, 5-2, 2-6, 6-0)

Prairie DivisionEdit

Semi FinalEdit

Best of 3

Edmonton Flyers beat Calgary Stampeders 2 wins to 1. (2-4, 6-1, 4-1)

FinalEdit

Best of 7

Brandon Regals beat Edmonton Flyers 4 wins to 1. (4-5, 2-1, 4-2, 3-2, 3-0)

League FinalEdit

Best of 7

Brandon Regals beat New Westminster Royals 4 wins to none. (4-3, 3-2, 3-1, 5-2)

Brandon Regals won the President's Cup and advanced to the 1956-57 Edinburgh Trophy Final.

All-Star TeamsEdit

Coast DivisionEdit

Prairie DivisionEdit

Regular Season AttendanceEdit

  1. Calgary: 157,660
  2. Edmonton: 109,207
  3. Winnipeg: 99,482
  4. Seattle: 93,831
  5. Vancouver: 93,409
  6. Victoria: 91,831
  7. New Westminster: 88,876
  8. Brandon: 58,776


Team PhotosEdit

The picture of the Seattle Americans is from www.seattlehockey.net

Regular Season Game AdsEdit

The Brandon Regals played several home games @ Saskatoon.

Playoff Game AdsEdit


See AlsoEdit

List of WHL (minor pro) Seasons

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