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The Centennial Cup 1978 is the Tier II Junior "A" 1978 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

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

The finals were hosted by the Guelph Platers in the city of Guelph, Ontario.

The Playoffs

  Regionals Semi-finals Finals
  Sask  Prince Albert Raiders 4  
Man  Kildonan North Stars 0  
  Sask  Prince Albert Raiders 4  
Western Canada
    BC  Merritt Centennials 1  
BC  Merritt Centennials 4
  Alta  Calgary Canucks 2  
    Sasd  Prince Albert Raiders 0
  Ont  Guelph Platers 4
  Ont  Guelph Platers 4  
CJHL  Pembroke Lumber Kings 1  
Ont  Guelph Platers 4
Eastern Canada
    PEI  Charlottetown Eagles 2  
PEI  Charlottetown Eagles 4
  NS  Cole Harbour Colts 0  

Prior to the Regionals

Merritt Centennials (BCJHL) defeated Richmond Sockeyes (PCJHL) 3-games-to-none
Guelph Platers (OPJHL) defeated Degagne Hurricanes (TBJHL) 4-games-to-none
Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL) defeated Thetford Mines Fleur de Lys (QJAHL) 4-games-to-none
New Waterford (EJHL) was eliminated in Regionals

MCC Finals

Centennial Cup Results
Date Team Score Team Score
May 7 Guelph Platers 7 Prince Albert Raiders 2
May 8 Guelph Platers 6 Prince Albert Raiders 2
May 10 Guelph Platers 6 Prince Albert Raiders 3
May 11 Guelph Platers 8 Prince Albert Raiders 2

Regional Championships

Manitoba Centennial Cup: Guelph Platers
Abbott Cup: Prince Albert Raiders
Eastern Champions: Guelph Platers
Doyle Cup: Merritt Centennials
Anavet Cup: Prince Albert Raiders
Dudley Hewitt Cup: Guelph Platers
Callaghan Cup: Charlottetown Islanders


Most Valuable Player: Terry Cullen (Guelph Platers)

All-Star Team


Terry Cullen (Guelph Platers)
George McPhee (Guelph Platers)
Brad Tippett(Prince Albert Raiders)


Brian McLellan (Guelph Platers)
Jim Wilson (Guelph Platers)


Brian Hayward (Guelph Platers)

Role of League Champions

AJHL: Calgary Canucks
BCJHL: Nanaimo Clippers
CJHL: Pembroke Lumber Kings
EJHL: New Waterford
IJHL: Charlottetown Eagles
MJHL: Kildonan North Stars
MVJHL: Cole Harbour Colts
OPJHL: Guelph Platers
PacJHL: Richmond Sockeyes
QJAHL: Thetford Mines Fleur de Lys
SJHL: Prince Albert Raiders
TBJHL: Degagne Hurricanes

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