|City||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|League||Manitoba Junior Hockey League|
|1976–1977||Assiniboine Park Monarchs|
|1978–1984||Fort Garry Blues|
|1984–2010||Winnipeg South Blues|
|Playoff championships||1935, 1937, & 1946 Memorial Cup Champions|
The Winnipeg Monarchs were a Canadian junior ice hockey team that competed in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League from 1930 to 1978.
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 Winnipeg Monarchs junior team was founded in 1930. From 1930 to 1936, they co-existed with the Winnipeg Monarchs senior hockey team. The junior Monarchs won the Memorial Cup as Canadian Junior Hockey Champions three times, in 1935, 1937 and 1946. In 1946, George Robertson scored the winning goal in the seventh game of the 1946 Memorial Cup Final before a sell out crowd at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario. The Monarchs were also finalists in 1932, losing to Sudbury Wolves in the final, and 1951, losing to the Barrie Flyers.
The Winnipeg Monarchs were a Canadian senior ice hockey team from Winnipeg, Manitoba that was organized in 1906. The Monarchs won the 1915 Allan Cup as the Canadian Senior Hockey Champions. In 1935 the Monarchs won gold for Canada at the World Ice Hockey Championships.
The Memorial Cup is a junior ice hockey club championship trophy awarded annually to the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) champion. It is awarded following a four-team, round-robin tournament between a host team and the champions of the CHL's three member leagues: the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and Western Hockey League (WHL). Sixty teams are eligible to compete for the Memorial Cup, representing nine provinces and four American states. The Acadie–Bathurst Titan are the current champions, winning in the final game against the host team, the Regina Pats of the WHL. The Memorial Cup is known as one of the toughest sporting trophies to win, due to 60 teams participating and the age limit only being 16-21.
George Thomas Robertson is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey forward who played 31 games in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens.
In addition the three Memorial Cup titles, the team won ten Turnbull Cups as Manitoba Junior Hockey League champions and five Abbott Cups as Western Canadian junior hockey champions. The Monarchs are inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame in the team category four times (1932, 1937, 1946, 1951).
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 Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1985 when the first honoured members were named and plaques were erected in their honour. The first group of inductees was large in order to recognize the accomplishments of Manitoba players, coaches, builders and teams at the international, national, provincial and local levels for many years. Induction ceremonies were held on an annual or bi-annual basis through 1993. Since 1995, the Foundation has added to its honour roll every second year.
The club changed its name to the Assiniboine Park Monarchs in 1975, but reverted to the original name two years later. A group of Winnipeg businessmen purchased the Monarchs following the 1978 season and relocated it to Fort Garry in south Winnipeg. As part of the move, the team was renamed the Fort Garry Blues. The club has since relocated to west Winnipeg and is currently known as the Winnipeg Blues.
Fort Garry, also known as Upper Fort Garry, was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in what is now downtown Winnipeg. It was established in 1822 on or near the site of the North West Company's Fort Gibraltar established by John Wills in 1810 and destroyed by Governor Semple's men in 1816 during the Pemmican War. Fort Garry was named after Nicholas Garry, deputy governor of the Hudson's Bay Company. It served as the centre of fur trade within the Red River Colony. In 1826, a severe flood destroyed the fort. It was rebuilt in 1835 by the HBC and named Upper Fort Garry to differentiate it from "the Lower Fort," or Lower Fort Garry, 32 km downriver, which was established in 1831. Throughout the mid-to-late 19th century, Upper Fort Garry played a minor role in the actual trading of furs, but was central to the administration of the HBC and the surrounding settlement. The Council of Assiniboia, the administrative and judicial body of the Red River Colony mainly run by Hudson's Bay Company officials, met at Upper Fort Garry.
The Winnipeg Blues are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team based in Oak Bluff, a suburban area of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The team was founded in 1930 as the Winnipeg Monarchs and also formerly known as the Fort Garry Blues (1978-1984) and Winnipeg South Blues (1984-2010).
The 1935 Memorial Cup final was the 17th junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The George Richardson Memorial Trophy champions Sudbury Cub Wolves of the Northern Ontario Hockey Association in Eastern Canada competed against the Abbott Cup champions Winnipeg Monarchs of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League in Western Canada. In a best-of-three series, held at Shea's Amphitheatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg won their 1st Memorial Cup, defeating Sudbury 2 games to 1.
The 1937 Memorial Cup final was the 19th junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The George Richardson Memorial Trophy champions Copper Cliff Redmen of the Northern Ontario Hockey Association in Eastern Canada competed against the Abbott Cup champions Winnipeg Monarchs of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League in Western Canada. This was the first Memorial Cup series to feature a best-of-five format. The games were held at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Winnipeg won their second Memorial Cup, defeating Copper Cliff three games to one.
The 1946 Memorial Cup final was the 28th junior ice hockey championship of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association. The George Richardson Memorial Trophy champions Toronto St. Michael's Majors of the Ontario Hockey Association in Eastern Canada competed against the Abbott Cup champions Winnipeg Monarchs of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League in Western Canada. In a best-of-seven series, held at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Winnipeg won their 3rd Memorial Cup, defeating St. Michael's 4 games to 3.
The 1932 Winnipeg Monarchs won the 1932 Abbott Cup, defeating the Saskatoon Wesleys. They went on to lose the Memorial Cup to the Sudbury Cub Wolves at Shea's Amphitheater in Winnipeg. The roster was: Tony Lemay, Victor Lindquist, Romeo Rivers, Cam Shewan, Art Rice-Jones, Roy Hinkle, Norm Yellowlees, Archie Creighton, Albert Lemay, and Joe Rivers.
Norman Romeo Rivers was a Canadian ice hockey player who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics.
Art Rice-Jones was a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who played for the 1935 World Champion Winnipeg Monarchs at Davos, Switzerland.
Norman François Yellowlees was a two-sport athlete from Manitoba. As a Canadian ice hockey centre, he won the 1935 World Hockey championship with the Winnipeg Senior Monarchs in Davos, Switzerland. He played soccer for the Winnipeg Manitoba Telephones.
The 1935 Winnipeg Monarchs won their first Memorial Cup, in a best-of-three series held at Shea's Amphitheatre in Winnipeg, defeating Sudbury 2 games to 1.
The 1937 Winnipeg Monarchs were a small speedy team that surprised many on their way to the Abbott and Memorial Cup championships. Team Roster: Harry Neil (Coach), Bill Webber (Manager), Bert Pelletier (Trainer), Jack Atchison, Harvey Field, Dick Kowcinak, Lucien Martel, John McCreedy, Alf Pike, Paul Rheault, Denny Robinson, Ted Dent, Jack Fox, Pete Langelle, Remi Van Dale, Ami Clement, Zeke Farley, Bobby Summers (Stick Boy).
The 1946 Winnipeg Monarchs defeated the Edmonton Canadians to capture the Abbott Cup. They went on to beat the Toronto St. Michael's Majors 4-2 in the seventh and deciding game of the Memorial Cup. Roster: Jack Gibson, Tom Rockey, Laurie May, Al Buchanan (Captain), George Robertson, Harry Taylor, Don "Red" McRae, Clint Albright, Gord Fashoway, Eddie Marchant, Tom "Tank" Kummerfield, Hy Beatty, Cam Millar, Bill Tindall, Dunc Daniels, Gord Scott, Ted Chitty, Walter Monson (Coach), Pat Lyon (GM), Floyd Howe (President), Ed Haverstock (Trainer), Bill Windatt (Equipment Manager).
The 1951 Winnipeg Monarchs won the Abbott Cup by defeating the Regina Pats. They went on to lose the Memorial Cup to the Barrie Flyers.
Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
|1931-32||12||11||0||1||-||31||14||23||1st WinJHL||Won League, Won AbC|
|1934-35||13||9||3||1||-||65||33||29||3rd MJHL||Won League, Won AbC, Won MC|
|1936-37||16||12||2||2||-||74||32||26||2nd MJHL||Won League, Won AbC, Won MC|
|1944-45||8||8||0||0||-||72||13||16||1st MJHL||Won League|
|1945-46||10||8||1||1||-||59||28||17||1st MJHL||Won League, AbC, Won MC|
|1947-48||23||11||10||2||-||123||103||24||3rd MJHL||Won League|
|1950-51||36||26||9||1||-||208||128||53||2nd MJHL||Won League, Won AbC|
|1951-52||36||26||10||0||-||155||111||52||1st MJHL||Won League|
|1954-55||32||20||10||2||-||173||141||42||1st MJHL||Won League|
|1956-57||29||17||8||4||-||175||146||38||2nd MJHL||Won League|
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1951–52 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season
The 1950–51 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season saw the Winnipeg Monarchs win the league championship.