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Brampton Warriors
Brampton Warriors
City: Brampton, Ontario
League: Various Junior Leagues
Operated: 1940s–1982
Home Arena: Brampton Memorial Arena
Colours: Maroon, Yellow, and White
Franchise history
19xx–1957: Brampton Regents
1957–1966: Brampton 7Ups
1966–1970: Brampton Rockets
1970–1971: Brampton PCJ's
1971–1975: Brampton Vic Woods
1975–1980: Brampton Logan Chevys
1980–1982: Brampton Warriors Jr. A
Previous franchise history
1980–1982: Brampton Warriors Jr. B

The Brampton Warriors are a pair of defunct junior ice hockey teams from Brampton, Ontario, Canada. They were a part of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League, Central Junior B Hockey League, Metro Junior B Hockey League, and Metro Junior A League. These two teams are the forerunners of the OPJHL's Brampton Capitals.


The Warriors began as Brampton Regents during the 1940s playing at the Junior B level. In 1957, the team became sponsored by a local distributor of the 7 Up soft drink. The Brampton 7Ups played in the now defunct Metro Junior A League for two seasons, 1961-62 and 1962-63. Bob Savage was their coach for both seasons. The team returned to the Metro Junior B Hockey League in 1963.

Brampton joined the Central Junior B Hockey League in 1971 during a massive Ontario Hockey Association reshuffling of the Junior "B" ranks. Prior to this they were members of the Metro Junior B Hockey League. They are the only known member of the Metro league to be affected by the reshuffle as it was mostly done between members of the Central league and the Mid-Ontario Junior B Hockey League.

The Brampton Warriors Jr. A team were an OPJHL team for two seasons in the 1980s. Their first season was not spectacular, but their second season was off the charts. With a 40-6-4 record, one would believe that you would be unstoppable, the problem was that there was a team that was even better than the Warriors. The Warriors finished second place in 1981-82 behind a 40-4-6 Guelph Platers team that would make the jump to the Ontario Hockey League the next season. As the Warriors folded for good at the end of the season, the Platers came within arm's reach of winning the National Title.

Notable alumniEdit

Three alumni of the Brampton 7Ups went on to play in the National Hockey League, all of them (Ken Broderick, Andy Brown, Lyle Carter) were goaltenders playing a combined total of 106 NHL games. Although Andy Brown played in just 62 games in the NHL over the course of three seasons, he will forever be a part of NHL hockey history. Brown carries the distinction of being the last goaltender in the league to play without a protective mask, now a mandatory rule.

List of NHL alumni

Season-by-season resultsEdit

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Results Playoffs
1950-5120 8102 84 82183rd Metro B
1951-5220 9 92 96 84203rd Metro B
1952-533019110135117382nd Metro B
1953-543221110147100423rd Metro B
1954-5520 9 83 84 63214th Metro B
1955-562817 92136 80362nd Metro BWon League
1956-572416 62116 86341st Metro B
1957-5824 6162----146th Metro B
1958-592819 90151116381st Metro B
1959-602812 97131107313rd Metro B
1960-612812142130157265th Metro B
1961-623611214143189264th Metro A
1962-634012244157208286th Metro A
1963-643414173139149318th Metro B
1964-653617136164150403rd Metro B
1965-663512167125159316th Metro B
1966-67Did Not Participate
1967-6836 8262153235189th Metro B
1968-6936 6237113182199th Metro B
1969-7036 9216170237248th Metro B
1970-714353351562781511th Metro B
1971-72 42 20 17 5 191 169 45 4th CJBHL
1972-73 42 19 18 5 212 219 43 4th CJBHL
1973-77 CJBHL standing unavailable
1977-78 42 12 27 3 -- -- 27 7th CJBHL
1978-79 44 20 20 4 -- -- 44 6th CJBHL
1979-804424182245204505th CJBHL
1980-814420231268273417th OPJHL
1981-82504064338174842nd OJHL

Junior B WarriorsEdit

With the renaming and promotion for the Jr. A Warriors, a farm team was created at the Junior B level to feed them. After two years this team collapsed.

Season-by-season resultsEdit

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
1980-81 44 28 15 1 - 302 198 57 4th CJBHL
1981-82 40 16 20 4 - 198 248 36 7th CJBHL

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