Estevan Bruins

The Estevan Bruins were a Canadian ice hockey team from Estevan, Saskatchewan. The team played from 1966 to 1971 in one of the three highest Canadian Junior Hockey League, the Western Hockey League ( WHL).


The Estevan Bruins were founded in 1966 as a franchise of the Western Hockey League. After she had already achieved in its first year, the playoff semifinals, won by the Bruins in the 1967/68 season for the first and only time the Ed Chynoweth Cup. In the final, they sat down in the best- of-seven series with four wins in a draw against the Flin Flon Bombers by. As WHL champions Estevan was entitled to participate in the final tournament for the Memorial Cup, in the finals to the Niagara Falls Flyers of the Ontario Hockey Association was defeated with 1:4 victories. After another Halbfinalaus, as well as the two-time reaching the playoff quarterfinals the franchise in 1971 after New Westminster, British Columbia was to where it subsequently took part under the name of New Westminster Bruins in the game operation of the WHL.

The gap left by the relocation of the Bruins in Estevan were filled by a team that also Estevan Bruins and called that plays in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League since 1972.

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Note: GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses by SOL = Shootout Losses by, Pts = Points, GF = Goals Scored, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalty minutes

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