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The Moose Jaw Maroons were a minor-league ice hockey team in the Prairie Hockey League. Based in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, they existed from 1926–28. In 1926–27, the team was known as the Moose Jaw Warriors before changing its name to the Maroons.

Ice hockey team sport played on ice using sticks, skates, and a puck

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The Prairie Hockey League (PHL) was a Canadian professional ice hockey league in Alberta and Saskatchewan that was created following the demise of the Western Hockey League in 1926. It operated for two seasons.

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Moose Jaw had previously spent half a season as a member of the PrHL's predecessor, the Western Canada Hockey League in 1922 after the Saskatoon Sheiks moved mid-season to the southern Saskatchewan city. The Sheiks would return to Saskatoon for the next season.

The Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL), founded in 1921, was a major professional ice hockey league originally based in the prairies of Canada. It was renamed the Western Hockey League (WHL) in 1925 and disbanded in 1926.

The Saskatoon Sheiks were a professional ice hockey team in the Western Canada Hockey League and Prairie Hockey League from 1922 to 1928. The team was based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, except for the end of the 1922 season, when they played in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

The Maroons were disbanded when the PrHL ceased operations after the 1927–28 season.

Season-by-season record

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points

SeasonTeam name & LeagueGPWLTPTSGFGAFinishPlayoffs
1926–27 Moose Jaw Warriors (PrHL) 321317228108117 4th in PrHL
1927–28 Moose Jaw Maroons (PrHL) 2612863061612nd in PrHL Lost final

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