|1891 AHAC season|
|League||Amateur Hockey Association of Canada|
|Duration||January 7, 1891 – March 5, 1891|
|Number of teams||6|
|Champion||Montreal Hockey Club|
The 1891 Amateur Hockey Association of Canada season saw the Montreal Hockey Club win the league and Canadian championship for the fourth straight season. Ontario launched the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) as the popularity of the sport spread west. Ottawa, the eventual Ontario champion, played in a challenge with Montreal and lost.
The Dominion Hockey Club did not return to put on a challenge. The Shamrock Athletic Association mounted their first challenge. The Ottawa Hockey Club returned to AHAC play.
Overall challenge record
|Team||Games Played||Wins||Losses||Ties||Goals For||Goals Against|
|Montreal Hockey Club†|
|Ottawa Hockey Club|
|Quebec Hockey Club|
Quebec lost to Montreal by default on January 7. As a result, Quebec was not allowed to issue any additional challenges for the 1891 season.
† National champion. The Montreals retained their championship all season without being defeated.
Schedule and results
Games consisted of a mixture of Challenge games and Exhibition (friendlies)
|December 19||Montreal Hockey Club||3||McGill||1||--||Exhibition|
|January 2||Montreal Hockey Club||1||Montreal Crescents||3||Crystal rink||Exhibition|
|January 7||Montreal Hockey Club||--||Quebec||--||--||Challenge|
|January 19||Montreal Hockey Club||4||Montreal Victorias||1||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|January 28||Montreal Hockey Club||4||Montreal Shamrocks||1||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|January 29||Montreal Victorias||3||Montreal Crescents||1||--||Exhibition|
|January 31||Ottawa||1||Montreal Victorias||0||--||Exhibition|
|February 4||Montreal Hockey Club||2||Montreal Crescents||1||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|February 9||Montreal Victorias||6||McGill||5||--||Exhibition|
|February 12||Montreal Hockey Club||2||Montreal Victorias||1||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|February 21||Montreal Hockey Club||3||Ottawa||0||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|February 27||Montreal Hockey Club||5||Montreal Shamrocks||1||Crystal rink||Challenge|
|March 5||Montreal Hockey Club||8||Montreal Crescents||2||Crystal rink||Challenge|
Game on January 7 was defaulted to Montreal HC by Quebec. Quebec telegraphed that the team would not show.
Note: GP = games played, GA = goals against, SO = shutouts, GAA = Goals against average
Source: Ultimate Hockey
Note: GP = games played, G = goals scored
Source: Ultimate Hockey
17 Goals un accounted for in statistics
|'Montreal Hockey Club
- "A Practice Game", Montreal Herald, January 3, 1891, p. 2.
- "Did Not Take Place", Montreal Herald, January 8, 1891, p. 2.
- "A Good Record At The Capital", The Globe: 3, March 23, 1891
- Weir, Glen (1991). Ultimate Hockey. Stoddart Publishing.
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