This is the 1961-62 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season.

League NotesEdit

Cadet Trophy for Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship introduced.
League scheduled 100 games, 40 per team.

Regular SeasonEdit

Brandon Wheat Kings 40 26 12 2 238 137 54
Winnipeg Monarchs 40 20 16 4 143 138 44
St. Boniface Canadiens 40 17 17 6 135 152 40
Winnipeg Rangers 40 16 20 4 128 150 36
Winnipeg Braves 40 9 23 8 110 177 26


Brandon defeated St. Boniface 3-games-to-1
Monarchs defeated Rangers 3-games-to-none
Manitoba Championship (Turnbull Cup)
Brandon defeated Monarchs 4-games-to-1

Memorial Cup PlayoffsEdit

Western Canada Semi-Final
Brandon defeated Port Arthur North Stars (TBJHL) 4-games-to-none
Western Canada Championship (Abbott Cup)
Brandon lost to Edmonton Oil Kings (AAHA) 4-games-to-3
see 1961-62 Western Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs

All-Star GameEdit

The inaugural Manitoba - Saskatchewan all-star game was held in Winnipeg on January 21 before 7,044 fans.
The MJHL scored a 6-2 triumph over the SJHL to win the Charlie Gardiner Memorial Trophy.

see 1962 MJHL / SJHL All-Star Game

League LeadersEdit

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 82
Most Goals Marc Dufour Brandon Wheat Kings 37
Most Assists Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 53
Top Goals Against Average Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings 3.04

League RecordEdit

Player Team Achievement Amount
Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings Most Assists 53

Scoring LeadersEdit

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 29 53 82
2 Dave Mazure Brandon Wheat Kings 28 38 66
3 Pete Stemkowski Winnipeg Monarchs 31 34 65
4 Ted Taylor Brandon Wheat Kings 28 32 60
5 Marc Dufour Brandon Wheat Kings 37 20 57
6 Rich Brown Brandon Wheat Kings 34 21 55
7 Dave Megill Winnipeg Monarchs 31 17 48
8 Jim Johnson Winnipeg Rangers 22 23 45
9 Leon Garinger Brandon Wheat Kings 18 26 44
Terry Mancer Winnipeg Braves 15 29 44

Leading GoaltendersEdit

Rank Player Team GAA
1 Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings 3.04
2 Dave Cox Winnipeg Rangers 3.46
3 Henry Goy St. Boniface Canadiens 3.62


Trophy Winner Team
MVP ?????
Top Goaltender Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings
Rookie of the Year ?????
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Jim Dixon Winnipeg Braves
Scoring Champion Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team
Ted TaylorGerry KellMarc Dufour
Brandon Wheat KingsBrandon Wheat KingsBrandon Wheat Kings
John TrojackBob Woytowich
St. Boniface Canadiens Winnipeg Rangers
Henry Goy
St. Boniface Canadiens
Second All-Star Team
Paul AllanPete StemkowskiRich Brown
St. Boniface CanadiensWinnipeg MonarchsBrandon Wheat Kings
Bob PeersWayne Schultz / Dennis Toyne
St. Boniface CanadiensWinnipeg Braves / Winnipeg Rangers
Rick Best
Winnipeg Braves
All-Star Team Coach
Gord Pennell
Winnipeg Rangers
All-Star Team Manager
Jake Milford
Brandon Wheat Kings


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