The Prairie Hockey League was a senior league in Western Canada that operated in the 1971-72 season. Originally there were five teams:
By 1971 senior hockey was on its last legs in the west. Two teams from Alberta (Edmonton & Calgary) and three from Saskatchewan (Regina, Saskatoon, and Yorkton) banded together to form this league. Attendance and interest were very low.
The Edmonton Monarchs split off from the league, entering the 1971-72 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs as the representative of Alberta. Yorkton and Regina were playing off for the right to meet Saskatoon in a final to determine the Saskatchewan representative.
Just before the playoffs were to start the Saskatoon Quakers withdrew from the league. THe Regina-Yorkton series became the final for Saskatchewan.
Best of 7
- Torkton 4 Regina 2
- Regina 5 Yorkton 1
- Torkton 5 Regina 1
- Torkton 4 Regina 1
- Torkton 6 Regina 5