1951–52 MJHL season

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1951–52 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season

League notes

The Winnipeg Canadiens were bought and renamed the St. Boniface Canadiens.

Contents

Regular season

League Standings GP W L T Pts GF GA
Winnipeg Monarchs 36 26 10 0 52 155 111
Brandon Wheat Kings 36 21 14 1 43 160 144
St. Boniface Canadiens 36 18 17 1 37 131 112
Winnipeg Black Hawks 36 6 30 0 12 123 202

Playoffs

Semi-Final

Brandon defeated St. Boniface 4-games-to-1

Turnbull Cup Championship

Monarchs defeated Brandon 4-games-to-2

Western Memorial Cup Semi-Final

Monarchs lost to Fort William Hurricanes (TBJHL) 3-games-to-1 with 2 games tied

Awards

Trophy Winner Team
Scoring Champion Del Topoll Brandon Wheat Kings
Most Goals Ken Smith Winnipeg Black Hawks

All-Star Teams

First All-Star Team
Goaltender Don Dawson Winnipeg Black Hawks
Defencemen Phil Hilton Brandon Wheat Kings
Don Johnston Winnipeg Monarchs
Centreman Del Topoll Brandon Wheat Kings
Wingers Murray Wilkie Brandon Wheat Kings
Ken Smith Winnipeg Black Hawks
Coach Riley Mullen Brandon Wheat Kings
Manager Pat Lyons Winnipeg Monarchs
Second All-Star Team
Goaltender Don Collins Winnipeg Monarchs
Defencemen Frank Arnett Brandon Wheat Kings
Syd White St. Boniface Canadiens
Centreman Jim Zarie Winnipeg Monarchs
Wingers Joe Reichart Winnipeg Black Hawks
Bill Maslanko Brandon Wheat Kings

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References

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