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1960-61 WHL (minor pro) Season

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60-61WHL

Game program, showing the league's team's logos.

This is the 1960-61 season of the Western Hockey League. It was the ninth season of the league.

The Portland Buckaroos were admitted, making a total of eight teams in the league. The Spokane Spokes were renamed the Spokane Comets.

StandingsEdit

Regular Season GP W L T GF GA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 70 44 22 4 300 215 92
Portland Buckaroos 70 38 23 9 242 192 85
Vancouver Canucks 70 38 29 3 208 191 81
Seattle Totems 70 37 28 5 262 222 79
Spokane Comets 70 33 34 3 247 258 69
Victoria Cougars 70 27 41 2 220 267 56
Edmonton Flyers 70 27 43 0 229 295 54
Winnipeg Warriors 70 21 45 4 191 259 46

PlayoffsEdit

Quarter FinalsEdit

Best of 5

Semi FinalsEdit

Best of 7

Best of 5


FinalEdit

Best of 7

Portland Buckaroos won the Lester Patrick Cup.


Note:This was the first All-American final in the league's history. By coincidence, the National Hockey League also had an All-American final this season, its first in 11 years.

All-Star GameEdit

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This was the fourth annual game.

The previous games pitted the Coast Division all stars against those from the Prairie Division. The games were played in mid-season.

This game featured the defending champion Vancouver Canucks against an all-star team chosen from the other teams. It was played before the start of the season.

Friday, October 7, 1960 @ Vancouver

Attendance = approx. 2000

All-Stars 4 Vancouver Canucks 3

AwardsEdit

Team photosEdit

All-Star TeamsEdit

First TeamEdit

Second TeamEdit


Game AdsEdit

Season TicketsEdit


See AlsoEdit

List of WHL (minor pro) Seasons

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