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1966-67 MJHL Season

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This is the 1966-67 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season.

League NotesEdit

Brandon Wheat Kings and Flin Flon Bombers transfer from the SJHL, after league folds.
League expands to Selkirk, admitting the Selkirk Steelers.
Winnipeg Braves change their name to the St. James Braves.
Gordon Petrie Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year introduced.
League scheduled 198 games, 58 per team except Flin Flon. Flin Flon played 48, including 12 four pointers.

Regular SeasonEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flin Flon Bombers 48 42 6 0 407 125 104
Brandon Wheat Kings 57 47 9 1 416 178 95
Winnipeg Rangers 57 34 19 4 263 201 74
Winnipeg Monarchs 57 21 34 2 235 316 46
St. James Braves 56 21 34 1 254 361 43
Selkirk Steelers 57 14 42 1 216 382 29
Winnipeg Warriors 58 10 45 3 163 391 23

Flin Flon played 12 four point games (2 per team), winning 10. Monarchs & Rangers each won 1.
Warriors defaulted two games to Flin Flon. Three postponed games not played.

PlayoffsEdit

Quarter-Finals
Flin Flon defeated Monarchs 3-games-to-none
Brandon defeated St. James 3-games-to-none
Rangers defeated Selkirk 3-games-to-none
Semi-Finals
Top racked team (Flin Flon) received bye
Brandon defeated Rangers 4-games-to-1
Manitoba Championship (Turnbull Cup)
Flin Flon defeated Brandon 3-games-to-2

Memorial Cup PlayoffsEdit

Western Canada Semi-Final
Flin Flon lost to Port Arthur Marrs (TBJHL) 4-games-to-2
see 1966-67 Western Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs

All-Star GameEdit

On February 24, in St. James, the Canadian National Team easily handled the MJHL All-Stars, 6-1.

see 1967 MJHL All-Star Game

League LeadersEdit

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers 183
Most Goals Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers 71
Most Assists Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers 112
Top Goals Against Average Chris Worthy Flin Flon Bombers 2.73

League RecordsEdit

Player Team Achievement Amount
Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers Most Points 183
Most Goals 71
Most Assists 112
Juha Widing Brandon Wheat Kings Most Points 144
Most Goals 70
Most Assists 74
Bill Fairbairn Brandon Wheat Kings Most Points--Right Wing 142
Most Assists--Right Wing 82
Cal Swenson Brandon Wheat Kings Most Points--Left Wing 98
Most Assists--Left Wing 55
Reggie Leach Flin Flon Bombers Most Goals--Right Wing 67
Ray Brownlee Brandon Wheat Kings Most Goals--Left Wing 47

Scoring LeadersEdit

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers 71 112 183
2 Juha Widing Brandon Wheat Kings 70 74 144
3 Bill Fairbairn Brandon Wheat Kings 60 82 142
4 Reggie Leach Flin Flon Bombers 67 46 113
5 Cal Swenson Brandon Wheat Kings 43 55 98
6 Ray Brownlee Brandon Wheat Kings 47 38 85
Dezi Desrochers Selkirk Steelers 34 51 85
Ken Hicks Brandon Wheat Kings 31 54 85
9 Gerry Beggs Flin Flon Bombers 48 36 84
10 Jack Wells Brandon Wheat Kings 28 55 83

Leading GoaltendersEdit

Rank Player Team GAA
1 Chris Worthy Flin Flon Bombers 2.73
2 Al Johnstone Brandon Wheat Kings 3.17
3 George Surmay Winnipeg Rangers 3.37

AwardsEdit

Trophy Winner Team
MVP ?????
Top Goaltender Chris Worthy Flin Flon Bombers
Rookie of the Year Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Butch Goring Winnipeg Rangers
Scoring Champion Bobby Clarke Flin Flon Bombers

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team
Cal SwensonBobby ClarkeReggie Leach
Brandon Wheat KingsFlin Flon BombersFlin Flon Bombers
Gerry HartJim Pritchard
Flin Flon BombersWinnipeg Monarchs
Chris Worthy
Flin Flon Bombers
Second All-Star Team
Murray KleinJuha WidingBill Fairbairn
Winnipeg RangersBrandon Wheat KingsBrandon Wheat Kings
Larry BrownJack Criel
Brandon Wheat KingsFlin Flon Bombers
George Surmay
Winnipeg Rangers
All-Star Team Coach
Ed Dorohoy
Brandon Wheat Kings

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