1969–70 MJHL season

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Champion

On March 22, 1970, in Dauphin, the Kings won their second consecutive MJHL title, capturing the Turnbull Memorial Trophy. The Kings completed a successful defense of the trophy by virtue of a 2–1 victory giving them a four-game sweep over the St. James Canadians.

Dauphin, Manitoba City in Manitoba, Canada

Dauphin is a city in Manitoba, Canada, with a population of 8,457 as of the 2016 Canadian Census, with an additional 2,388 living in the surrounding Rural Municipality of Dauphin, for a total of 10,845 in the RM and City combined. Dauphin is Manitoba's 9th largest community and serves as a hub to the province's Parkland Region.

St. James Canadians hockey team

The St. James Canadians were a Canadian junior hockey team in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League until 2003, folding officially in 2004. The Canadians played out of the St. James Civic Centre, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As the Winnipeg Braves, they won the 1959 Memorial Cup as National Junior Hockey champions.

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Regular season

North Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Dauphin Kings 34 22 7 5 49 195 130
Kenora Muskies 34 20 13 1 41 192 148
Portage Terriers 34 12 20 2 26 127 156
Selkirk Steelers 34 9 18 7 25 155 215
South Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Winnipeg Monarchs 34 17 12 5 39 136 120
St. James Canadians 34 16 12 6 38 146 136
West Kildonan North Stars 34 12 18 4 28 143 165
St. Boniface Saints 34 11 19 4 26 152 176

Playoffs

Divisional Semi-Finals

Kenora defeated Portage 4-games-to-2
St. James defeated West Kildonan 4-games-to-2

Divisional Finals

Dauphin defeated Kenora 4-games-to-1
Winnipeg lost to St. James4-games-to-3

Turnbull Cup Championship

Dauphin defeated St. James 4-games-to-none

Western Memorial Cup Semi-Final

Dauphin lost to Westfort Hurricanes (TBJHL) 4-games-to-2

Awards

Trophy Winner Team
MVP
Top Goaltender Frank Turnbull Winnipeg Monarchs
Rookie of the Year Frank Turnbull Winnipeg Monarchs
Hockey Ability & Sportsmanship Award
Scoring Champion Ken George Kenora Muskies

All-Star Teams

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References

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