The 1926–27 season was the first year for the Prairie Hockey League (PHL). The PHL was, in essence, a reorganisation of the Western Hockey League after it folded the previous year. Five teams each played 32 games.

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF= Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are in green

Prairie Hockey League GP W L T Pts GF GA
Calgary Tigers 32 22 9 1 45 119 68
Saskatoon Sheiks 32 14 15 3 31 103 94
Regina Capitals 32 14 16 2 30 110 117
Moose Jaw Warriors 32 13 17 2 28 108 117
Edmonton Eskimos 32 12 18 2 26 83 127

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Jack Connolly Moose Jaw Warriors 32 29 24 53 61
Emory "Spunk" Sparrow Calgary Tigers 32 26 25 51 58
Harry Cameron Saskatoon Sheiks 31 26 19 45 20
Syl Acaster Regina Capitals 32 21 20 41 13
Harry Connor Saskatoon Sheiks 32 22 14 36 73
Johnny Gottselig Regina Capitals 32 23 7 30 21
Pete Mitchell Moose Jaw Warriors 32 16 14 30 6
Ernie Anderson Calgary Tigers 32 24 5 29 23
Norman "Dutch" Gainor Calgary Tigers 23 16 11 27 38
John "Crutchy" Morrison Regina Capitals 30 20 6 26 18
Fern Headley Calgary Tigers 30 16 10 26 30


League Semi Final[edit | edit source]

2 games total goals

Date Winner Loser Location
March 7 Saskatoon 5 Regina 2 Saskatoon
March 8 Regina 2 Saskatoon 1 Regina

Saskatoon Sheiks beat Regina Capitals 6 goals to 4.


League championship[edit | edit source]

Best of 3

Date Winner Loser Location
March 10 Saskatoon 2 Calgary 1 Saskatoon
March 12 Calgary 2 Saskatoon 1 Calgary

The Calgary Tigers won the Prairie Hockey League championship by forfeit over the Saskatoon Sheiks. Saskatoon refused to continue the playoff series after complaining about the referee in game two, won by the Tigers 2–1.


Western Canada Championship[edit | edit source]

Merchants' Casualty Cup

2 games total goals

The Calgary Tigers and the Winnipeg Maroons of the American Hockey Association played a series.

  • March 19 Calgary 2 Winnipeg 1 @ Winnipeg

The second game was cancelled because of Winnipeg's obligations in its own league playoffs.


Team Photos[edit | edit source]


Season Tickets[edit | edit source]


Game Ads[edit | edit source]

Playoff Game Ads[edit | edit source]


Preceded by
1925–26 WHL season
PHL seasons Succeeded by
1927–28 PHL season


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