|City||Surrey, British Columbia, Canada|
|League||British Columbia Hockey League|
|Home arena||South Surrey Arena|
|Colours||Navy blue, green, white|
|General manager||Blaine Neufeld|
|Head coach||Cam Keith|
New Westminster Royals
|1996–2003||South Surrey Eagles|
The Surrey Eagles are a junior "A" ice hockey team based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Mainland Division of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). They play their home games at South Surrey Arena.
The city of New Westminster had been the home of a number of professional ice hockey teams, all named the New Westminster Royals, in the 1910s, 1940s and 1950s. In 1962, a New Westminster Royals junior ice hockey team joined the Pacific Coast Junior Hockey League (PCJHL). After the Royals won five-straight league championships, the PCJHL merged with the British Columbia Junior Hockey League (BCJHL) in 1967. They were Abbott Cup finalists in 1967, during the 1967 Memorial Cup playdowns. In 1971, the now Junior A Royals franchise went dormant when the Estevan franchise of the major junior Western Canada Hockey League relocated and become the New Westminster Bruins. In 1981, the Bruins left New Westminster and the Royals were reactivated for two seasons. In 1983, a different major junior Bruins' team relocated from Nanaimo to New Westminster and the Royals again went dormant. In 1988, the Bruins left and the Royals were reactivated. The Royals won the 1989–90 Fred Page Cup as BCHL playoff champions.
Future NHL star Cliff Ronning was a notable member of the early 1980s Royals' squad. Future convicted fraudster Frank Biller played for the Royals from 1988 to 1990.
In 1991, the New Westminster Royals relocated to nearby Surrey, British Columbia. For the first four seasons in South Surrey, the Eagles did not make it past the quarterfinals in the playoffs. In 1997, their fifth season, the Eagles finished with a record of 47–7–6 for 100 points and won the BCHL championship by defeating the Vernon Vipers in the Subway Cup. The Eagles then beat the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League champions Cranbrook Colts and the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League to earn a berth in the Royal Bank Cup. In the tournament, held in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, the Eagles went 3–1 in the round-robin and beat the Kanata Valley Lasers 4–2 in the semifinal before losing to the host Summerside Western Capitals 4–3 in the championship game.
In the following 1997–98 season, the South Surrey Eagles won the Royal Bank Cup with the tournament held in Nanaimo, British Columbia, defeating the Weyburn Red Wings 4–1 in the final.
The Eagles' following seasons also were successful, losing the league title to eventual Royal Bank Cup winners Vernon Vipers in 1999, then twice losing in the league semifinal, and won the league title in 2005 over the Vernon Vipers four games to one. In the 2005 Doyle Cup series, they lost to Camrose Kodiaks four games to one.
In 2012–13, the Eagles won the British Columbia Hockey League championship by defeating the Penticton Vees in six games. They then won the inaugural Western Canada Cup with a 4–2 win over the Brooks Bandits in the championship game. At the Royal Bank Cup, the Surrey Eagles went 3–1 in the round-robin to finish in second place, but lost to the host Summerside Western Capitals in overtime in the semifinal game.
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes
|New Westminster Royals|
|New Westminster Royals PCJHL statistics not available|
|1967–68||40||15||23||2||—||186||234||32||5th, BCJHL||Did not qualify|
|1968–69||40||10||23||7||—||158||200||27||5th, BCJHL||Did not qualify|
|1969–70||48||2||44||2||—||151||320||6||7th, BCJHL||Did not qualify|
|1970–71||60||25||29||6||—||261||270||56||3rd, Central||Lost in Quarterfinals, 2–4 (Centennials)|
|dormant during existence of major junior New Westminster Bruins|
|1981–82||48||39||9||0||—||362||196||78||1st, Coastal||Lost in Finals, 1–4 (Knights)|
|1982–83||56||41||14||1||—||363||246||83||2nd, Coastal||Lost in Semifinals, 2–4 (Flyers)|
|dormant during second iteration of major junior New Westminster Bruins|
|1988–89||60||45||14||1||—||458||283||91||1st, Coastal||Lost in Finals, 1–4 (Lakers)|
|1989–90||59||52||3||4||—||444||181||108||1st, Coastal|| Fred Page Cup Champions, 4–2 (Lakers)|
Mowat Cup, Doyle Cup, Abbott Cup Champions
|1990–91||60||38||21||1||—||310||236||77||1st, Coastal||Lost in Quarterfinals, 1–4 (Warriors)|
|1991–92||60||22||37||1||—||256||356||45||5th, Coastal||Did not qualify|
|1992–93||60||29||26||5||—||328||288||71||2nd, Coastal||Lost in Quarterfinals, 1–4 (Clippers)|
|1993–94||60||29||30||1||—||289||324||59||3rd, Coastal||Lost in Quarterfinals, 1–4 (Capitals)|
|1994–95||60||37||21||2||—||316||259||76||3rd, Mainland||Lost in Quarterfinals, 2–4 (Chiefs)|
|1995–96||60||32||27||1||—||267||276||65||3rd, Mainland||Lost in Preliminary, 0–2 (Centennials)|
|1996–97||60||47||7||6||—||374||178||100||1st, Coastal|| Fred Page Cup Champions, 4–1 (Vipers)|
Mowat Cup, Doyle Cup, Abbott Cup Champions
|1997–98||60||43||15||2||—||322||200||88||1st, Coastal|| Fred Page Cup Champions, 4–1 (Panthers)|
Mowat Cup, Doyle Cup, Abbott Cup, RBC Cup Champions
|1998–99||60||40||19||—||1||323||244||81||1st, Mainland||Lost in Division Finals, 3–4 (Chiefs)|
|1999–00||60||27||27||6||—||258||283||60||4th, Mainland||Did not qualify|
|2000–01||60||29||22||9||—||247||247||67||3rd, Mainland||Lost in Quarterfinals, 0–3 (Salsa)|
|2001–02||60||31||24||5||—||251||263||67||2nd, Mainland||Lost in Quarterfinals, 0–3 (Chiefs)|
|2002–03||60||29||24||1||6||211||209||65||3rd, Mainland||Lost in Semifinals, 1–4 (Chiefs)|
|2003–04||60||38||16||1||5||276||212||82||2275||1st, Mainland||Lost in Semifinals, 0–4 (Clippers)|
|2004–05||60||37||18||0||5||246||194||79||1859||1st, Mainland|| Fred Page Cup Champions, 4–1 (Vipers)|
Mowat Cup Champions
|2005–06||60||16||39||2||3||163||259||37||1236||4th, Mainland||Did not qualify|
|2006–07||60||17||39||1||3||192||288||38||1008||8th, Coastal||Lost in Preliminary, 1–4 (Clippers)|
|2007–08||60||33||23||1||3||234||213||70||994||3rd, Coastal||Lost in Preliminary, 1–3 (Kings)|
|2008–09||60||28||25||1||6||199||205||63||1034||3rd, Mainland||Lost in Division Semifinals, 1–4 (Kings)|
|2009–10||60||30||24||0||6||196||190||66||1076||5th, Coastal||Lost in Division Quarterfinals, 2–4 (Chiefs)|
|2010–11||60||35||22||1||2||216||187||73||2nd, Coastal||Lost Division Finals, 2–4 Kings|
|2011–12||60||36||15||2||7||217||187||81||2nd, Coastal||Lost Division Finals, 1–4 Kings|
|2012–13||56||35||13||3||5||195||149||78||1st, Mainland|| Fred Page Cup Champions, 4–2 (Vees)|
Western Canada Cup Champions (Brooks Bandits)
Royal Bank Cup lost semifinals (Summerside)
|2013–14||58||25||30||1||2||201||232||53||4th, Mainland||Lost Div. Semifinals, 2–4 (Rivermen)|
|2014–15||58||9||45||1||3||144||285||22||5th, Mainland||Did not qualify|
|Did not qualify|
|2016–17||58||18||36||4||0||187||269||40||5th of 6, Mainland|
16th of 17, BCHL
|Did not qualify|
|2017–18||58||26||22||8||2||189||208||62||3rd of 5, Mainland|
10th of 17, BCHL
|Won Div. Semifinals, 4–2 (Rivermen)|
Lost Div. Finals, 3–4 (Spruce Kings)
|2018–19||58||13||41||—||4||143||259||30||761||5th of 5, Mainland|
17th of 17, BCHL
|Did not qualify|
|2019–20||58||27||23||0||8||178||176||62||686||3rd of 5, Mainland|
11th of 17, BCHL
|Won First Round, 4–3 (Chiefs)|
Season cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
|2020–21||20||17||2||1||0||102||44||35||224||1st of 3, Coquitlam Pod|
2nd of 16, BCHL
|Covid-19 "pod season" - no playoffs|
|2021–22||54||28||26||0||0||165||170||56||465||6th of 9, Coastal|
12th of 18, BCHL
|Lost Div Quarterfinal, 0-4 (Chiefs)|
Cliff McNabb Memorial Trophy
Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy"
Top Goaltender Trophy
Brett Hull Trophy
Wally Forslund Memorial Trophy
Joe Tennant Memorial Trophy
Bob Fenton Trophy
Top Defenceman Trophy
Vern Dye Memorial Trophy
Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy
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