This is the 1962-63 season of the Eastern Professional Hockey League. It was the league's fourth and last season.

The Kitchener-Waterloo Beavers folded. The parent New York Rangers moved the team to Baltimore to become the Baltimore Clippers of the American Hockey League,

The Sault Ste. Marie Thunderbirds were moved to Syracuse where they were not successful. The team was then moved by the parent Chicago Blackhawks to St. Louis.

The league folded at the end of the season and then was moved to the central United States and became the Central Professional Hockey League.

Standings[edit | edit source]

Regular Season GP W L T GF GA Pts
Kingston Frontenacs 72 42 19 11 300 229 95
Hull-Ottawa Canadiens 72 40 25 7 279 224 87
Sudbury Wolves 72 27 32 13 293 305 67
St. Louis Braves 72 26 37 9 275 304 61

Played an interlocking schedule with the International Hockey League.

The Syracuse Braves moved to St. Louis on January 1. They had a record of 6-18-6-18 92-126.

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

Best of 5

Date Winner Loser Location
April 3 Sudbury 3 Hull-Ottawa 2 Hull
April 5 Sudbury 2 Hull-Ottawa 0 Sudbury
April 6 Sudbury 5 Hull-Ottawa 3 Hull

Sudbury Wolves beat Hull-Ottawa Canadiens 3 wins to none.

Final[edit | edit source]

Best of 7

Date Winner Loser Location
April 10 Kingston 6 Sudbury 2 Kingston
April 12 Sudbury 5 Kingston 3 Sudbury
April 13 Kingston 5 Sudbury 3 Kingston
April 15 Kingston 4 Sudbury 0 Sudbury
April 17 Kingston 6 Sudbury 3 Kingston

Kingston Frontenacs beat Sudbury Wolves 4 wins to 1.

Kingston Frontenacs were awarded the Tom Foley Memorial Trophy.

Summary of last EPHL game.

Last League Game[edit | edit source]

The last game played in the EPHL was on April 17, 1963. The Kingston Frontenacs beat the Sudbury Wolves 6-3 to win the best-of-seven final series four games to one. Attendance was almost 4000.

Sudbury's Gord Labossiere scored the league's final goal while Norm Armstrong of the Wolves got the last penalty.

Bruce Gamble was the goalie for the Frontenacs and Gerry Cheevers was in nets for the Wolves.

NHL Affiliations[edit | edit source]

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

Game Ads[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

Eastern Professional Hockey League

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