|City||Fort William, Ontario|
|League|| Thunder Bay Junior A Hockey League |
Midwest Junior Hockey League
Can-Am Junior Hockey League
|Operated||1940-July 6, 1980|
|Home arena||Fort William Gardens|
|1940-1961||Fort William Hurricane-Rangers|
|1961-1966||Fort William Hurricanes|
|1972-1975||Thunder Bay Westfort Hurricanes|
|Previous franchise history|
|1978||merged with Thunder Bay Beavers and Fort William Canadians|
The Westfort Hurricanes were a Canadian Junior ice hockey club from Fort William, Ontario. The Herks were members of the Thunder Bay Junior A Hockey League and were Abbott Cup finalists once.
In 1972, the Hurricanes broke away from the Thunder Bay Junior A Hockey League to join the St. Paul, Minnesota-based Can-Am Junior Hockey League. A year later, that league became the Midwest Junior Hockey League. The Herks stayed on board for one Midwest Junior season before returning to the TBJHL. The MWJHL later merged and solidified the United States Hockey League.
The Buccaneers folded on July 6, 1980 when the TBAHA left them with no league to play in.
|1943-45||Did Not Participate|
Abbott Cup Finalists:
Dudley Hewitt Cup/Eastern Centennial Cup Semi Final Champion
(*) denotes: Herks played in MWJHL, rejoined TBJHL for playoffs.
Fort William Hurricane-Rangers
Fort William Hurricanes
Thunder Bay Westfort Hurricanes
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