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The Centennial Cup 1972 is the Tier II Junior "A" 1972 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

The Centennial Cup was competed for by the winners of the Western Canadian Champions and the Eastern Canadian Champions.

The finals were hosted by the Guelph CMC's in the city of Guelph, Ontario.


Guelph CMC's forward Paul Fendley died days after game four of the championship series after hitting his head on the ice during game four. He was the CMC's leading scorer.


MCC Finals

Centennial Cup Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score
1 Red Deer Rustlers 2 Guelph CMC's 4
2 Red Deer Rustlers 2 Guelph CMC's 3
3 Red Deer Rustlers 1 Guelph CMC's 3
4 Red Deer Rustlers 0 Guelph CMC's 3

Regional Championships

Manitoba Centennial Cup: Guelph CMC's
Abbott Cup: Red Deer Rustlers
Eastern Champions: Guelph CMC's
Doyle Cup: Red Deer Rustlers
Anavet Cup: Humboldt Broncos
Dudley Hewitt Cup: Guelph CMC's
Callaghan Cup: Charlottetown Islanders

Role of League Champions

AJHL: Red Deer Rustlers
BCJHL: Vernon Essos
CJHL: Smiths Falls Bears
Independent: Charlottetown Islanders
MJHL: Dauphin Kings
NBJHL: Moncton Hawks
NOJHA: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
SJHL: Humboldt Broncos
SOJAHL: Guelph CMC's
TBJHL: Thunder Bay Vulcans

Team Photos

External links

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