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This is the 1952-53 season of the Western Hockey League. It was the first season of the newly renamed league, which had previously been the Pacific Coast Hockey League.


Standings[]

Regular Season GP W L T GF GA Pts
Saskatoon Quakers 70 35 26 9 268 240 79
Vancouver Canucks 70 32 28 10 222 216 74
Calgary Stampeders 70 31 27 12 254 252 74
Edmonton Flyers 70 31 28 11 263 227 73
Seattle Ironmen 70 30 32 8 222 225 68
New Westminster Royals 70 29 33 8 217 254 66
Tacoma Rockets 70 27 31 12 246 249 66
Victoria Cougars 70 26 36 8 244 273 60


Note: New Westminster was awarded sixth place and the last playoff spot over Tacoma because it had more wins.

Playoffs[]

Quarter Finals[]

Best of 5


Semi Finals[]

Best of 7

Best of 5


Final[]

Best of 7

The Edmonton Flyers won the Lester Patrick Cup.

All-Star Teams[]

First Team[]

Second Team[]

Regular Season Attendance[]

  1. Calgary: 169,346
  2. Victoria: 152,745
  3. Vancouver: 143,796
  4. Saskatoon: 137,781
  5. Edmonton: 129,103
  6. New Westminster: 115,804
  7. Tacoma: 59,772
  8. Seattle: 54,279


Team Photos[]

Pre-Season Games[]


Regular Season Game Ads[]

Playoff Game Ads[]


Radio Ads[]


Season Tickets[]


See Also[]

List of WHL (minor pro) Seasons

List of PCHL Seasons