The 1972 Memorial Cup occurred May 8-May 14 at the Ottawa Civic Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. Participating teams were the winners of the Ontario Hockey Association, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League which were the Peterborough Petes, Cornwall Royals and Edmonton Oil Kings. Cornwall won their 1st Memorial Cup, defeating Peterborough in the final game. 1972 was the first year the Memorial Cup was contested as a round robin tournament between three teams.

Round-robin standingsEdit

Peterborough Petes (OHA) 2 2 0 10 6
Cornwall Royals (QMJHL) 2 1 1 7 4
Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL) 2 0 2 4 11



  • May 8 Peterborough 4-2 Cornwall
  • May 10 Peterborough 6-4 Edmonton
  • May 12 Cornwall 5-0 Edmonton


  • May 14 Cornwall 2-1 Peterborough

Winning rosterEdit

Robbie Bingley, Yvon Blais, Brian Bowles, Richard Brodeur, Stuart Davison, Robert Geoffrion, Dave Johnson, Dan Lupenette, Blair MacDonald, Tony McCarthy, Gary Macgregor, Brian McCullough, Bob Murray, John Nazar, Michel Renaud, Al Sims, Ron Smith, Gerry Teeple, Kevin Tracey, Pierre Viau, John Wensink, Tom Wynne. Coach: Orval Tessier

Award winnersEdit

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit

Preceded by
1971 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup Succeeded by
1973 Memorial Cup

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