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This is the 1966-67 season of the Western International Hockey League:

StandingsEdit

Nelson Maple Leafs 		50		39	10	 1				272	148		 79
Spokane Jets			50		33	15	 2				285	186		 68
Kimberley Dynamiters		50		24	24	 2				222	222		 50
Trail Smoke Eaters		50		20	26	 4				222	241		 44
Rossland Warriors		50		18	29	 3				201	264		 39
Cranbrook Royals		50		 9	39	 2				183	342		 20


Note: The league sent an all-star team to compete in the 1966 Walter A. Brown Memorial Trophy tournament.


PlayoffsEdit

Semi finalsEdit

Best of 7

  • Nelson defeated Trail 4 games to 0 (11-2, 6-5 OT, 4-2, 6-2)
  • Spokane defeated Kimberley 4 games to 2 (4-6, 5-4, 4-3 2OT, 2-3, 2-0, 4-3)

FinalEdit

Best of 7

  • Nelson defeated Spokane 4 games to 1 (10-2, 0-5, 4-1, 5-4, 3-2 OT)

Nelson Maple Leafs advanced to the 1966-67 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs.


Leading ScorerEdit

Walt Peacosh, Kimberley 40 goals and 57 assists for 97 points.


All-Star TeamsEdit

First TeamEdit

Second TeamEdit

  • Goaltender: Bill McDonnell, Nelson
  • Defenceman: John Thompson, Rossland
  • Defenceman: Bill Steenson, Rossland
  • Center: Gail Holden, Nelson
  • Right Winger: Dick Vincent, Kimberley
  • Left Winger: Billy Martin, Rossland


Team PhotosEdit


Game AdsEdit


See AlsoEdit

List of WIHL Seasons

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