The Anavet Cup is for the Manitoba/Saskatchewan Junior "A" Championship.
The best of seven game series is between the Turnbull Cup and Credential Cup Champions.
The winner advancing to the Royal Bank Cup tournament for the Canadian Championship.
- St. James Canadians (1996-97 MJHL Season champions)
- Weyburn Red Wings (1996-97 SJHL Season champions)
|1997 Anavet Cup|
|SJHL||Weyburn Red Wings||4|
|MJHL||St. James Canadians||1|
|1||Weyburn Red Wings||1||St. James Canadians||2 2OT||04/19/97|
|2||Weyburn Red Wings||3||St. James Canadians||1||04/20/97|
|3||St. James Canadians||3||Weyburn Red Wings||5||04/22/97|
|4||St. James Canadians||2||Weyburn Red Wings||10||04/23/97|
|5||St. James Canadians||1||Weyburn Red Wings||8||04/24/97|