1970–71 MJHL season

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In the 1970-71 season of Canadian ice hockey, the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) champions were Winnipeg Saints (St. Boniface Saints), who won the Turnbull Memorial Trophy in the final on March 30, 1971, at home in St. Boniface. The Saints went on to win the Anavet Cup by defeating the Weyburn Red Wings of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League on April 13, 1971, at the St. James ground in Winnipeg.

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Regular season

North Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Kenora Muskies 48 29 16 3 61 228 179
Portage Terriers 48 27 15 6 60 163 158
Dauphin Kings 48 28 17 3 59 224 185
Selkirk Steelers 48 8 34 6 22 142 241
South Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
West Kildonan North Stars 48 21 19 8 50 210 211
St. James Canadians 48 21 22 5 47 160 184
St. Boniface Saints 48 19 22 7 45 208 195
Winnipeg Monarchs 48 16 24 8 40 210 221

Playoffs

Divisional Semi-Finals

Kenora defeated Dauphin 4-games-to-3
Portage lost to Selkirk4-games-to-2
West Kildonan lost to St. Boniface4-games-to-3
St. James defeated Winnipeg 4-games-to-2

Divisional Finals

Kenora defeated Selkirk 4-games-to-1
St. James lost to St. Boniface4-games-to-none

Turnbull Cup Championship

Kenora lost to St. Boniface4-games-to-none

Anavet Cup Championship

St. Boniface defeated Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) 4-games-to-2

Abbott Cup Championship

St. Boniface lost to Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL) 4-games-to-none

Awards

Trophy Winner Team
MVP
Top Goaltender
Rookie of the Year Bill Kriski St. Boniface Saints
Hockey Ability & Sportsmanship Award
Scoring Champion Dan Tremblay Dauphin Kings
Most Goals Ken George Kenora Muskies
Coach of the Year

All-Star Teams

1971 First All-Star Team
Goaltender Curt Ridley Portage Terriers
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