1945 Calgary Stampeders season

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1945 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coachUnknown
Home fieldMewata Stadium
Results
Record0–0 (no regular season play)
Playoff finishLost W.I.F.U. Final

The 1945 Calgary Stampeders season was the first season for the team under the name "Stampeders" (They were previously known as the "Bronks") and their seventh overall. There was no regular season play in 1945. The W.I.F.U. suspended operations during World War II and did not return to action until the 1945 playoffs.

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The Stampeders were defeated in the W.I.F.U. Finals by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Regular season

During the Second World War, The W.I.F.U. decided to cancel its 1942 to 1945 seasons. However, in 1945, the war was over and the W.I.F.U. decided to hold playoffs for the year of 1945 despite the fact that no regular season games were played. All W.I.F.U. teams were automatically entered into the 1945 playoffs.

Playoffs

WIFU Semi-Finals – Game 1
Calgary Stampeders @ Regina Roughriders
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October 31 Calgary Stampeders 3 Regina Roughriders 1
WIFU Semi-Finals – Game 2
Regina Roughriders @ Calgary Stampeders
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November 3 Regina Roughriders 0 Calgary Stampeders 12

FINALS

WIFU Finals
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Calgary Stampeders
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November 10 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 Calgary Stampeders 6

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