The Abbott Cup was for the Western Canadian Tier II Junior "A" Championship.
The best of seven game series was between the Anavet Cup and Doyle Cup Champions.
The winner representing the West in the Centennial Cup for the Canadian Championship.


At the 1978 Abbott Cup, the BCAHA would suspend the Merritt Centennials before Game 1 for violating the BCAHA's ruling on playing against the suspended Calgary Canucks in the 1978 Anavet Cup. Merritt quickly got a 7-day court injunction from a BC court and played the series anyways.



  1977 Abbott Cup
BCJHL Merritt Centennials 1
SJHL Prince Albert Raiders 4


Game Away Goals Home team Goals Date Notes
1 Prince Albert Raiders 5 Merritt Centennials 6 04/27/78
2 Prince Albert Raiders 8 Merritt Centennials 6 04/28/78
3 Prince Albert Raiders 4 Merritt Centennials 3 04/29/78
4 Merritt Centennials 6 Prince Albert Raiders 8 05/01/78
5 Merritt Centennials 2 Prince Albert Raiders 7 05/02/78

Prince Albert Raiders move on to the 1978 Centennial Cup.

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