|Kildonan North Stars|
|League||Manitoba Junior Hockey League|
|Home arena|| West Kildonan Arena |
|1936-1945||St. James Canadians|
|1945-1946||St. James Orioles|
|1952-1964||St. Boniface Canadiens|
|1967-1976||West Kildonan North Stars|
|1976-1990||Kildonan North Stars|
The Kildonan North Stars were a Canadian Junior ice hockey Team in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Canadians are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, several of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is a Junior 'A' ice hockey league operating in the Canadian province of Manitoba and one of eleven member leagues of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).
During the summer of 1967, community-minded sports group purchased the Winnipeg Warriors from Ben Hatskin, renaming them the West Kildonan North Stars. The team was located in Northwest Winnipeg.
Benjamin Hatskin was a Canadian businessman and the founder of the Winnipeg Jets.
In 1967-68 Centre Wayne Chernecki led the MJHL in both points and goals, and was also voted Rookie of the Year, and earned First Team All-Star honors.
Wayne Chernecki was a Canadian ice hockey player who played professionally from 1971 to 1975.
For the 1976-77 season the Team’s name was shorted to the Kildonan North Stars.
In 1978, the Kildonan North Stars captured the Turnbull Cup as Manitoba Junior "A" Hockey Champions.
During the 1986-87 season, the North Stars became infamous for a completely winless 48-game season. During the stretch from the beginning of the 1985-86 season to the end of the 1986-87 season, the North Stars had 6 wins, 90 losses, and no ties. Three years later the team was dissolved despite two consecutive winning seasons.
Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
|1943-44||10||4||6||0||-||36||48||10||4th MJHL||Won League|
|1952-53||36||22||13||1||-||179||120||45||2nd MJHL||Won League, Won AbC|
|1953-54||36||31||3||2||-||225||128||64||1st MJHL||Won League|
|1955-56||23||15||7||1||-||175||114||31||2nd MJHL||Won League|
|1957-58||30||17||11||2||-||146||132||36||2nd MJHL||Won League|
|1977-78||52||27||25||0||-||246||273||54||6th MJHL||Won League|
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