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1922-23 team

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Playerrs from the 1926 team. Courtesy Glenbow Archives. Original photo [1] here.

The Edmonton Eskimos were, at various times, a professional, senior, and junior team in Edmonton, Alberta.


Senior & ProEdit

Edmonton Eskimos 1921-22

Edmonton Eskimos 1921-22

The Eskimos started out in the Edmonton City Hockey League in 1911-12. They played there for four seasons, winning the league three times. They won the provincial title in 1913 & 1915, each time losing the subsequent Allan Cup playoff.

After taking a hiatus during World War I, the Eskimos came back in the Alberta Big Four League in 1919-20. Thsi league used reinstated pros so was not recognized as a senior amateur league. The Eskimos won the league title in 1920 and beat the Moose Jaw Maple Leafs in an unofficial final in the 1919-20 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs. The team lost the league final in 1920-21.

They then became part of the newly-formed major league Western Canada Hockey League in 1921-22. They played in the league for five seasons, winning the league title in 1922-23 and losing the 1923 Stanley Cup Finals.

After that league folded in 1926 the Eskimos played one season in the Prairie Hockey League in 1926-27.

They came back as a team in the Western Canada Hockey League (minor pro), winning that league title in the league's only season, 1932-33. The Eskimos then moved to the North West Hockey League for three seasons before folding.

The team was briefly ressurected in 1938-39 when it joined the Alberta Senior Hockey League. This was the last appearance of the name in hockey.


Season-by-Season RecordsEdit

Edmonton City Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1911-12 - - - - - - - 1stLost Alberta Semi Final
1912-13 6 5 1 0 10 - - Tied 1stWon Final & Alberta, Lost Allan Cup
1913-14 6 4 2 0 8 28 21 2ndout of playoffs
1914-15 3 3 0 0 6 26 12 1stWon Alberta Final. Lost West Final

Alberta Big Four LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1919-20 12 8 4 0 16 62 31 Tied 1stWon Final, Won unofficial West Final
1920-21 15 9 6 0 18 57 43 2nd Lost Final


Western Canada Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1921-22 24 15 9 0 30 117 76 1stLost Final
1922-23 30 19 10 1 39 117 90 1stWon Final, Lost Stanley Cup Final
1923-24 30 11 15 4 26 69 81 4thout of playoffs
1924-25 28 14 13 1 29 97 109 4thout of playoffs
1925-26 30 19 11 0 38 90 77 1stLost Final

Prairie Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1926-27 32 12 18 2 26 83 127 5thout of playoffs

Western Canada Hockey League (minor pro)Edit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1932-33 30 15 13 2 32 110 47 2ndWon Final

North West Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1933-34 34 18 12 4 40 98 91 2ndLost Semi Final
1934-35 26 7 15 4 18 77 101 4thout of playoffs
1935-36 40 14 28 7 35 97 105 4thout of playoffs

Alberta Senior Hockey LeagueEdit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
StandingPlayoffs
1938-39 32 11 17 4 26 90 118 6thout of playoffs


JuniorEdit

The Junior Eskimos played in the 1924-25 Alberta Junior Playoffs, losing to the Calgary Canadians.

In the 1928-29 Alberta Junior Playoffs they won the Edmonton City Junior League and then lost the provincial final to the Calgary Canadians-Falcons.


Eskimos who played in the NHLEdit

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