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This is the 1944-45 season of the Pacific Coast Hockey League. It was the first season of this new league.

It was the successor of the Northwest International Hockey League after that league merged with the Southern California League.

Standings[]

Northern Division[]

Seattle Ironmen           27-20- 6-1-43    161- 84
Portland Eagles           27-19- 7-1-39    150-104
Seattle Stars             27-12-14-1-25    140-148
Vancouver Vanguards       25- 8-16-1-17    107-169

Central Division[]

Oakland Oaks              19-12- 7-0-24    112-100
San Francisco Shamrocks   19- 7-12-0-14    102-142

Southern Division[]

San Diego Skyhawks        18-11- 7-0-22    106- 80
Los Angeles Monarchs      18-11- 7-0-22     94- 84
Hollywood Wolves          18- 9- 8-1-19     86-103
Pasadena Panthers         18- 4-13-1- 9     95-114

Playoffs[]

Northern Division[]

Semi Final

Best of 7

Portland Eagles 4 Seattle Stars 3

Final

Best of 7

Seattle Ironmen 4 Portland Eagles 2

A playoff series against the winners of the other divisions was cancelled. The Ironmen were declared league champions and advanced to the 1944-45 United States National Senior Championship.

Central Division[]

Final

The San Francisco Shamrocks beat the Oakland Oaks.

Southern Division[]

Final

Best of 3

San Diego Skyhawks 2 Los Angeles Monarchs 0

League Semi Final[]

Best of 3

San Francisco Shamrocks beat the San Diego Skyhawks.

The Shamrocks withdrew from further play.

Team Photos[]

Newspaper Clippings[]

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See Also[]

List of PCHL Seasons