Brandon granted a leave of absence.
The Stratton brothers Art and Gord set a league record for most points (76) in a single season.
Arthur Stratton is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He played 95 games in the NHL for 5 separate teams. These included the New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Philadelphia Flyers. Stratton's NHL career was scattered across 4 playing seasons between 1959 and 1968, where he scored 18 goals and 33 assists.
Gordon Stratton was a Canadian ice hockey right winger who recording 474 goals and 502 assists for 976 points as a pro. Stratton was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Turnbull Cup Championship
Western Memorial Cup Semi-Final
Western Memorial Cup Final (Abbott Cup)
|Top Goaltender||Ted Derrett||Winnipeg Monarchs|
|Scoring Champion||Art Stratton||Winnipeg Barons|
|Gordon Stratton||Winnipeg Barons|
|Most Goals||Art Stratton||Winnipeg Barons|
|First All-Star Team|
|Goaltender||Ted Derrett||Winnipeg Monarchs|
|Defencemen||Ted Harris||Winnipeg Monarchs|
|Bob Currie||Winnipeg Monarchs|
|Centreman||Art Stratton||Winnipeg Barons|
|Leftwinger||Gerry Wilson||St. Boniface Canadiens|
|Rightwinger||Gordon Stratton||Winnipeg Barons|
|Second All-Star Team|
|Goaltender||Gord Dibley||St. Boniface Canadiens|
|Defencemen||Gary Bird||Winnipeg Barons|
|Bert Aikens||St. Boniface Canadiens|
|Centreman||Bill Sutherland||St. Boniface Canadiens|
|Leftwinger||Gary Starr||Winnipeg Monarchs|
|Rightwinger||Curly Melanchuk||Winnipeg Monarchs|
On March 14, 1968, at home in St. James, the St. James Canadians corralled the Manitoba Junior Hockey League championship, and on March 26, in Selkirk, the Canadians captured the Turnbull Cup defeating the Central Manitoba Junior Hockey League champions Selkirk Steelers.
In Winnipeg on April 5, 1974, the Selkirk Steelers won the MJHL title claiming the Turnbull Memorial Trophy. There was no stopping the Selkirk Steelers on April 19, 1974, in Prince Albert, as the Steelers defeated the Prince Albert Raiders of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League winning the Anavet Cup. On May 1, 1974, with a 5-2 win over Kelowna Buckaroos of the British Columbia Hockey League in the seventh and deciding game, held in Kelowna, the Steelers captured the Abbott Cup and advanced into the national final for the Centennial Cup. In the seventh and deciding game, on May 14, 1974, in Ottawa, the Selkirk Steelers scored a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over the Smiths Falls Bears of the Central Junior A Hockey League to capture the Centennial Cup, emblematic of junior A hockey supremacy in Canada.
On March 21, 1962, in Brandon, the Wheat Kings captured the Turnbull Memorial Trophy as MJHL champions.
On March 23, 1963, the Brandon Wheat Kings clinched their second straight MJHL title before more than 4,000 hometown fans in Brandon. The Wheat Kings retained the Turnbull Memorial Trophy.
The Transcona Rangers change their name to the Winnipeg Rangers.
The Brandon Wheat Kings won for the third year in a row, and fourth in five years. The win on March 8, 1964, in Fort Frances was the first time the Wheat Kings won the Turnbull Memorial Trophy not playing on home ice.
1958–59 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season
1951–52 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season
The 1950–51 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season saw the Winnipeg Monarchs win the league championship.
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The Brandon Sun is a Monday through Saturday newspaper printed in Brandon, Manitoba. It is the primary newspaper of record for western Manitoba and includes substantial political, crime, business and sports news. The Brandon Sun also publishes a weekly Community News Edition featuring local columns and events listings that is distributed free to the entire city.
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