Swift Current Broncos

The Swift Current Broncos are a Canadian ice hockey team from Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The team played from 1967 to 1974 and again since 1986 in one of the three highest Canadian Junior Hockey League, the Western Hockey League ( WHL).


The Swift Current Broncos were founded in 1967 as a franchise of the Western Hockey League in which they first played until 1974. Her biggest success so far is reaching the play-off semi-finals in 1973/ 74. Following this season, the franchise to Lethbridge, Alberta, was relocated to where it was active the next twelve years under the name Lethbridge Broncos in the WHL. In 1986 it was moved back to Swift Current, where the team plays again since then under the original name Swift Current Broncos. The most successful season the team was the 1988/ 89, it first Ed Chynoweth Cup won the and then participated as WHL champions at the Memorial Cup, it was also able to decide for themselves. Last Swift Current was in season 1992/93 Master of the WHL.

On December 30, 1986, for the team, a great misfortune occurred. When the Broncos were a game against the Regina Pats on the road, the driver lost on a slippery road control of the team bus, which plunged down an embankment. Four players of the Swift Current Broncos lost their lives in the accident. The award for the best player of the WHL has been wearing the 1994/95 season in memory of the four deceased the name Four Broncos Memorial Trophy.


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Former Players

The following players who were active for the Swift Current Broncos, played in the course of her career in the National Hockey League:

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