This is the 1965-66 season and playoffs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League:

Standings[edit | edit source]

Standings GP W L T GF GA Pts
Calgary Buffalos 32 27 1 4 237 65 58
Edmonton Canadians 29 20 6 3 142 83 43
Edmonton Maple Leafs 31 11 17 3 103 138 25
Edmonton Athletics 30 9 19 2 104 138 20
Lethbridge Sugar Kings 30 2 26 2 72 185 6

Note: Edmonton Canadians were also known as the Western Movers.


Leading Scorers[edit | edit source]

1.Garry Unger, Buffaloes    45  34  79
2.Don Phelps, Buffaloes    24  33  57
3.Braun, Movers            23  33  56
4.Lemieux, Buffaloes       22  29  51
5.Teed, Buffaloes          17  29  46
6.Bob Liddington, Buffaloes 21 24  45
7.Martin, Movers            22 17  39
8.Al Larratt, Buffaloes     16 23  39
9.Bob Duncan, Buffaloes     21 16  37
10.Barney Pashak, Buffaloes 16 15  31

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

Best of 7

Date Winner Loser Location
February 11 Calgary 6 Maple Leafs 2 Calgary
February 12 Calgary 9 Maple Leafs 1 Calgary
February 19 Calgary 4 Maple Leafs 2 Edmonton
February 20 Calgary 6 Maple Leafs 5 Edmonton

Calgary Buffalos beat Edmonton Maple Leafs 4 games to none.

Date Winner Loser Location
February 13 Athletics 5 Canadians 3 Edmonton
February 15 Canadians 7 Athletics 2 Edmonton
February 18 Canadians 6 Athletics 5 Edmonton
February 21 Canadians 6 Athletics 3 Edmonton
February 24 Athletics 4 Canadians 2 Edmonton
February 26 Canadians 4 Athletics 2 Edmonton

The result of the second game is unavailable.

Edmonton Canadians beat Edmonton Athletics 4 games to 2.


Final[edit | edit source]

Best of 7

Date Winner Loser Location
March 5 Canadians 6 Calgary 5 Calgary
March 6 Calgary 8 Canadians 3 Calgary
March 12 Canadians 6 Calgary 4 Edmonton
March 13 Canadians 6 Calgary 5 Edmonton
March 14 Calgary 10 Canadians 5 Calgary
March 16 Calgary 5 Canadians 3 Edmonton
March 19 Calgary 5 Canadians 3 Calgary

Calgary Buffalos beat Edmonton Canadians 4 games to 3.


Provincial Final[edit | edit source]

Note: The Edmonton Oil Kings were the only other junior team in the province. They played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League. The Oil Kings earned a bye into the provincial final to determine Alberta's entry into the Memorial Cup playoffs.


Best of 5

Date Winner Loser Location
March 23 Edmonton 10 Calgary 3 Calgary
March 26 Edmonton 9 Calgary 2 Edmonton
March 27 Edmonton 7 Calgary 2 Calgary

Edmonton Oil Kings beat Calgary Buffalos 3 games to none.

Edmonton Oil Kings advanced to the 1965-66 Western Canada Memorial Cup Playoffs.


Team Photos[edit | edit source]


Game Ads[edit | edit source]


See Also[edit | edit source]

List of AJHL Seasons

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