1974–75 MJHL season

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Champion

On April 9, 1975, at home in Selkirk, the Steelers won their second consecutive MJHL title, capturing the Turnbull Memorial Trophy. On April 16, 1975, in Swift Current, the Steelers beat the hometown Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League to win the Anavet Cup.

Selkirk, Manitoba City in Manitoba, Canada

Selkirk is a city in the western Canadian province of Manitoba, located on the Red River about 22 kilometres (14 mi) northeast of the provincial capital Winnipeg. It has a population of 10,278 as of the 2016 census.

Swift Current City in Saskatchewan, Canada

Swift Current is the fifth largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It is situated along the Trans Canada Highway 170 kilometres (110 mi) west from Moose Jaw, and 218 kilometres (135 mi) east from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Swift Current grew 6.8% between 2011 and 2016, ending up at 16,604 residents. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Swift Current No. 137.

Swift Current Broncos ice hockey team

The Swift Current Broncos are a junior ice hockey team in the Western Hockey League. Founded during 1967 in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, the Broncos played seven seasons before relocating to Lethbridge from 1974 to 1986 as the Lethbridge Broncos. The Broncos then returned to Swift Current, and have played there since 1986, at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex.

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League notes

Jim Misener of the Dauphin Kings led the league in goals with 73, breaking Bobby Clarke’s single season record of 71.

Jim Misener is a Canadian former ice hockey winger who became the MJHL career leader in points, assists, and goals by the end of the 1976–77 MJHL season.

Dauphin Kings

The Dauphin Kings are a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. They are members of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) and Hockey Canada. The Kings were established in 1967 and play at the Credit Union Place.

Bobby Clarke Canadian ice hockey player

Robert Earle Clarke, also known as Bob Clarke and Bobby Clarke, is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played his entire 15-year National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Philadelphia Flyers and is currently an executive with the team. Clarke is widely acknowledged as being one of the greatest hockey players and captains of all time. He was captain of the Flyers from 1973 to 1979, winning the Stanley Cup with them in both 1974 and 1975. He was again captain of the Flyers from 1982 to 1984 before retiring. A 3-time Hart Trophy winner and 1987 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Clarke was rated number 24 on The Hockey News' list of The Top 100 NHL Players of All-Time in 1998. In 2017 Clarke was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.

Regular season

North Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
Selkirk Steelers 48 35 12 1 71 283 175
Portage Terriers 48 25 22 1 51 223 209
Dauphin Kings 48 25 23 0 50 289 277
Kenora Muskies 48 15 33 0 30 243 331
Brandon Travellers 48 13 25 0 26 208 314
South Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
West Kildonan North Stars 48 30 16 2 62 289 212
St. James Canadians 48 29 19 0 58 281 238
St. Boniface Saints 48 23 25 0 46 234 251
Winnipeg Monarchs 48 19 29 0 38 244 286

Playoffs

Division Semi-Finals

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

Divisional Finals

Selkirk defeated Portage 4-games-to-1
West Kildonan defeated St. James 4-games-to-2

Turnbull Cup Championship

Selkirk defeated West Kildonan 4-games-to-3

Anavet Cup Championship

Selkirk defeated Swift Current Broncos (SJHL) 4-games-to-none

Abbott Cup Championship

Selkirk lost to Spruce Grove Mets (AJHL) 4-games-to-2

Awards

Trophy Winner Team
MVP
Top Goaltender
Rookie of the Year Ken Krentz Selkirk Steelers
Hockey Ability & Sportsmanship Award
Scoring Champion Jim Misener Dauphin Kings
Most Goals Jim Misener Dauphin Kings
Coach of the Year

All-Star Teams

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