2009 Allan Cup
was the 2009 edition of the
National Championship of
Senior ice hockey
. This tournament marked the 101st year that the Allan Cup has been awarded. The 2009 tournament was hosted by the City of
Steinbach North Stars
The tournament began on April 13, 2009 and ended April 18, 2009.
In the final, the
Bentley Generals won their first ever Allan Cup, defeated the South East Prairie Thunder 4-3 in double overtime.
Both Quebec and that Maritime Provinces will not be represented at the 2009 Allan Cup. This is the second consecutive year that the Maritimes has been unable to muster together a Senior "AAA" club. Quebec will be missing the tournament for the first time in recent history due to their only major Senior league taking a hiatus this season.
It is unclear if the league will return for 2009-10.
A new regional grouping was added for 2009, as
Northern Ontario was represented by the Thunder Bay Twins who defeated the Kenora Thistles 2-games-to-1. The  Southern Ontario region was represented by the Dundas Real McCoys, winner of Major League Hockey, the only league to fully be taking part in this year's Allan Cup.
With Steinbach hosting the 2009 event, the winners of the
South East and the Selkirk Rivermen would represent Manitoba at the Allan Cup. The winner ended up being Southeast. Of course Saskatchewan was a battle between the  2007 Allan Cup champion Lloydminster Border Kings and the Weyburn Devils, won by Lloydminster.
Fort St. John Flyers registered in British Columbia, who lost to the Alberta winner, Bentley Generals, in the McKenzie Cup to determine the Pacific seed.
Formerly the Ile des Chenes North Stars.
Won 2003 Allan Cup.
19-2-1-1 exhibition schedule.
Formerly the Grunthal Red Wings.
12-3-1-0 exhibition schedule.
Defeated Selkirk Rivermen 4-games-to-none to qualify.
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