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This is the 1961-62 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season.

League Notes[edit | edit source]

Cadet Trophy for Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship introduced.
League scheduled 100 games, 40 per team.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Brandon Wheat Kings 40 26 12 2 238 137 54
Winnipeg Monarchs 40 20 16 4 143 138 44
St. Boniface Canadiens 40 17 17 6 135 152 40
Winnipeg Rangers 40 16 20 4 128 150 36
Winnipeg Braves 40 9 23 8 110 177 26

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi-Finals
Brandon defeated St. Boniface 3-games-to-1
Monarchs defeated Rangers 3-games-to-none
Manitoba Championship (Turnbull Cup)
Brandon defeated Monarchs 4-games-to-1

Memorial Cup Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Western Canada Semi-Final
Brandon defeated Port Arthur North Stars (TBJHL) 4-games-to-none
Western Canada Championship (Abbott Cup)
Brandon lost to Edmonton Oil Kings (AAHA) 4-games-to-3
see 1961-62 Western Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs

All-Star Game[edit | edit source]

The inaugural Manitoba - Saskatchewan all-star game was held in Winnipeg on January 21 before 7,044 fans.
The MJHL scored a 6-2 triumph over the SJHL to win the Charlie Gardiner Memorial Trophy.

see 1962 MJHL / SJHL All-Star Game

League Leaders[edit | edit source]

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 82
Most Goals Marc Dufour Brandon Wheat Kings 37
Most Assists Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 53
Top Goals Against Average Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings 3.04

League Record[edit | edit source]

Player Team Achievement Amount
Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings Most Assists 53

Scoring Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings 29 53 82
2 Dave Mazure Brandon Wheat Kings 28 38 66
3 Pete Stemkowski Winnipeg Monarchs 31 34 65
4 Ted Taylor Brandon Wheat Kings 28 32 60
5 Marc Dufour Brandon Wheat Kings 37 20 57
6 Rich Brown Brandon Wheat Kings 34 21 55
7 Dave Megill Winnipeg Monarchs 31 17 48
8 Jim Johnson Winnipeg Rangers 22 23 45
9 Leon Garinger Brandon Wheat Kings 18 26 44
Terry Mancer Winnipeg Braves 15 29 44

Leading Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Team GAA
1 Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings 3.04
2 Dave Cox Winnipeg Rangers 3.46
3 Henry Goy St. Boniface Canadiens 3.62

Awards[edit | edit source]

Trophy Winner Team
MVP ?????
Top Goaltender Gary McAlpine Brandon Wheat Kings
Rookie of the Year ?????
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Jim Dixon Winnipeg Braves
Scoring Champion Gerry Kell Brandon Wheat Kings

All-Star Teams[edit | edit source]

First All-Star Team
Ted TaylorGerry KellMarc Dufour
Brandon Wheat KingsBrandon Wheat KingsBrandon Wheat Kings
John TrojackBob Woytowich
St. Boniface Canadiens Winnipeg Rangers
Henry Goy
St. Boniface Canadiens
Second All-Star Team
Paul AllanPete StemkowskiRich Brown
St. Boniface CanadiensWinnipeg MonarchsBrandon Wheat Kings
Bob PeersWayne Schultz / Dennis Toyne
St. Boniface CanadiensWinnipeg Braves / Winnipeg Rangers
Rick Best
Winnipeg Braves
All-Star Team Coach
Gord Pennell
Winnipeg Rangers
All-Star Team Manager
Jake Milford
Brandon Wheat Kings

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