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This is the 1979-80 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season.

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
North Division
Selkirk Steelers 48 37 10 1 350 194 75
Dauphin Kings 48 19 26 3 251 272 41
Brandon Travellers 48 13 35 0 216 327 26
Portage Terriers 48 5 41 2 195 428 12
South Division
St. Boniface Saints 48 32 15 1 299 220 65
St. James Canadians 48 29 18 1 255 197 59
Fort Garry Blues 48 29 19 0 271 228 58
Kildonan North Stars 48 24 21 3 289 234 51
Kenora Thistles 48 22 25 1 266 289 45

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  Division Semi-Finals Division Finals Final
                           
  1  Selkirk Steelers 4  
S5  Kenora Thistles 0  
  1  Selkirk Steelers 4  
North Division
  2  Dauphin Kings 1  
2  Dauphin Kings 4
  3  Brandon Travellers 2  
    1  Selkirk Steelers 4
  4  Kildonan North Stars 0
  1  St. Boniface Saints 2  
4  Kildonan North Stars 4  
4  Kildonan North Stars 4
South Division
  2  St. James Canadians 2  
2  St. James Canadians 4
  3  Fort Garry Blues 2  


Manitoba Championship[edit | edit source]

Turnbull Cup Championship
Selkirk defeated Thompson King Miners (NJHL) 3-games-to-none
see 1980 Turnbull Cup

Manitoba / Saskatchewan Playoff[edit | edit source]

Anavet Cup Championship
Selkirk lost to Prince Albert Raiders (SJHL) 4-games-to-2
see 1980 Anavet Cup

League Leaders[edit | edit source]

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Larry Beck Kenora Thistles 122
Most Goals Clint Haight Selkirk Steelers 53
Most Assists Larry Beck Kenora Thistles 72
Top Goals Against Average Bruce Kolotylo St. James Canadians 3.93

Scoring Leaders[edit | edit source]

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Larry Beck Kenora Thistles 50 72 122
2 Bruce Eakin St. James Canadians 42 62 104
3 Clint Haight Selkirk Steelers 53 48 101

Awards[edit | edit source]

Trophy Winner Team
MVP Brad Lamb Portage Terriers
Top Goaltender Bruce Kolotylo St. James Canadians
Top Defenseman Randy Neufeld Selkirk Steelers
Rookie of the Year Bruce Eakin St. James Canadians
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Rick Lindquist Kenora Thistles
Scoring Champion Larry Beck Kenora Thistles

All-Star Team[edit | edit source]

Craig MacLeodLarry BeckClint Haight
Selkirk Steelers Kenora ThistlesSelkirk Steelers
Lyle DaviesRandy Neufeld
St. James CanadiansSelkirk Steelers
Bruce Kolotylo
St. James Canadians
Coach
Al Hares
Selkirk Steelers

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in the News[edit | edit source]

June

  • Cam Connor claimed by Edmonton Oilers from Montreal Canadiens in NHL Expansion Draft.

March

  • Edmonton Oilers traded forward Cam Connor to the New York Rangers.

1980

  • Rick St. Croix named to AHL First All-Star Team.
  • Rick St. Croix and Robbie Moore won the Harry "Hap" Holmes Award for AHL fewest goals against.

National Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Professional Players[edit | edit source]

Major Junior Players[edit | edit source]

University & College Players[edit | edit source]

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