1960–61 MJHL season

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League notes

The League said it would announce midseason Allstar Teams, starting this year.


Regular season

League Standings GP W L T Pts GF GA
Brandon Wheat Kings 32 24 8 0 48 219 136
Winnipeg Rangers 32 21 11 0 42 157 120
Winnipeg Braves 32 18 14 0 36 145 117
St. Boniface Canadiens 32 10 21 1 21 141 191
Winnipeg Monarchs 32 6 25 1 13 107 205

Midseason All-Star Teams

First All-Star Team
Goaltender Ernie Wakely Winnipeg Braves
Defencemen Ken Stephanson Winnipeg Braves
Bob Woytowich Winnipeg Rangers
Centreman George Hill Brandon Wheat Kings
Leftwinger Dave Richardson Winnipeg Rangers
Rightwinger Barry Hogan Brandon Wheat Kings
Second All-Star Team
Goaltender Keith Micklash Winnipeg Rangers
Defencemen Bob Lindsay Winnipeg Rangers
George Peary Brandon Wheat Kings
Centreman John Russell St. Boniface Canadiens
Leftwinger Ted Taylor Brandon Wheat Kings
Rightwinger Harry Beuchart Winnipeg Rangers



Brandon defeated Braves 3-games-to-none
Rangers defeated St. Boniface 3-games-to-none

Turnbull Cup Championship

Brandon lost to Rangers4-games-to-2

Western Memorial Cup Semi-Final

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

Western Memorial Cup Final (Abbott Cup)

Rangers lost to Edmonton Oil Kings (CAHL) 4-games-to-1


Trophy Winner Team
Top Goaltender Ernie Wakely Winnipeg Braves
Rookie of the Year
Scoring Champion George Hill Brandon Wheat Kings
Most Goals George Hill Brandon Wheat Kings

All-Star Teams

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