|St. Boniface Canadiens|
|League||Manitoba Junior Hockey League|
|1935-1936||Woodhaven Maple Leafs|
|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 St. Boniface Canadiens was a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team that operated from 1952-1964. The St. Boniface Canadiens won 4 Turnbull Cup Championships as Manitoba Junior Champions, 1953, 1954, 1956, & 1958.
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).
The franchise was founded in 1935 and moved from Winnipeg to St. Boniface, Manitoba in 1952. It had previously played as the Woodhaven Maple Leafs, St. James Canadians, St. James Orioles, and Winnipeg Canadiens.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately 110 kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border.
The 1953 St. Boniface Canadiens won the Abbott Cup as western Canadian champions by defeating the Lethbridge Native Sons. They played the 1953 Memorial Cup final against the Barrie Flyers, losing the best-of-seven series in six games. The 1953 Canadiens were inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in the team category.
The Abbott Memorial Cup, commonly referred to as the Abbott Cup, was awarded annually from 1919 through 1999 to the Junior "A" ice hockey Champion for Western Canada.
The 1953 Memorial Cup final was the 35th junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The George Richardson Memorial Trophy champions Barrie Flyers of the Ontario Hockey Association in Eastern Canada competed against the Abbott Cup champions St. Boniface Canadiens of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League in Western Canada. In a best-of-seven series, held at Shea's Amphitheatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Wheat City Arena in Brandon, Manitoba, Barrie won their 2nd Memorial Cup, defeating Winnipeg 4 games to 1.
The Barrie Flyers were a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association from 1945 to 1960, from Barrie, Ontario.
The Canadiens become the Winnipeg Warriors from 1964 to 1967.
During the summer of 1967, community-minded sports group purchased the Winnipeg Warriors from Ben Hatskin, after which the team became known as the Kildonan North Stars.
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The Kildonan North Stars were a Canadian Junior ice hockey Team in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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|
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1951–52 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season
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