1954–55 MJHL season

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League notes

Brandon granted a leave of absence.
The Stratton brothers Art and Gord set a league record for most points (76) in a single season.

Art Stratton Canadian ice hockey player

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.

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Playoffs

Turnbull Cup Championship

Monarchs defeated Barons 4-games-to-1

Western Memorial Cup Semi-Final

Monarchs defeated Fort William Canadiens (TBJHL) 4-games-to-3

Western Memorial Cup Final (Abbott Cup)

Monarchs lost to Regina Pats (WCJHL) 4-games-to-1

Awards

Trophy Winner Team
Top Goaltender Ted Derrett Winnipeg Monarchs
Scoring Champion Art Stratton Winnipeg Barons
Gordon Stratton Winnipeg Barons
Most Goals Art Stratton Winnipeg Barons

All-Star Teams

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

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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.

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