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The Centennial Cup 1979 is the Tier II Junior "A" 1979 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

The Centennial Cup was competed for by the winners of the Abbott Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, and the Callaghan Cup.

The tournament was hosted by the Prince Albert Raiders in the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

The Playoffs

Round Robin

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x Prince Albert Raiders SJHL 1979 Abbott Cup 3-1 23 18
2 x Sherwood-Parkdale Metros IJHL 1979 Callaghan Cup 2-2 19 24
3 Guelph Holoday Platers OPJHL 1979 Dudley Hewitt Cup 1-3 19 19

Note: x - denotes team advanced to the final.


April 29 Prince Albert Raiders defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 7-2
April 30 Sherwood-Parkdale Metros defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 6-5
May 1 Prince Albert Raiders defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 5-4
May 2 Prince Albert Raiders defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 8-6
May 3 Guelph Holoday Platers defeated Prince Albert Raiders 6-3
May 4 Sherwood-Parkdale Metros defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 5-4


May 6

1 Prince Albert Raiders 5
2 Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 4

Please note: Overtime final.


Most Valuable Player: Dunston Carroll (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Dave Moore (Prince Albert Raiders)

All-Star Team


Dunston Carroll (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Eric Ponath (Prince Albert Raiders)
Mike Marquis (Guelph Holoday Platers)


Brian Ostroski (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Dean Burles (Prince Albert Raiders)


Mark Davidner (Prince Albert Raiders)

Role of League Champions

AJHL: Fort Saskatchewan Traders
BCJHL: Bellingham Blazers
CJHL: Hawkesbury Hawks
IJHL: Sherwood-Parkdale Metros
MJHL: Selkirk Steelers
MVJHL: Halifax Lions
NBJHL: Fredericton Red Wings
NOJHL: Nickel Centre Native Sons
OPJHL: Guelph Platers
PacJHL: Richmond Sockeyes
QJAHL: Thetford Mines Fleur-de-Lys
SJHL: Prince Albert Raiders

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