The 1981 Memorial Cup occurred May 3-May 15 at the Windsor Arena in Windsor, Ontario. Participating teams were the winners of the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League which were the Kitchener Rangers, Cornwall Royals and Victoria Cougars. Cornwall won their second Memorial Cup in a row and third overall, defeating Kitchener in the final game.

Round-robin standings[edit | edit source]

Cornwall Royals (QMJHL) 4 3 1 21 14
Kitchener Rangers (OHL) 4 2 2 17 19
Victoria Cougars (WHL) 4 1 3 14 19

Scores[edit | edit source]


  • May 3 Cornwall 6-3 Kitchener
  • May 4 Victoria 7-4 Kitchener
  • May 5 Cornwall 3-1 Victoria
  • May 6 Kitchener 6-4 Cornwall
  • May 7 Kitchener 4-2 Victoria
  • May 8 Cornwall 8-4 Victoria


  • May 10 Cornwall 8-2 Kitchener

Winning roster[edit | edit source]

Scott Arniel, Fred Arthur, Fred Boimistruck, Eric Calder, Marc Crawford, Gilles Crepeau, Jeff Eatough, Dan Frawley, Tom Graovec, Doug Gilmour, Craig Haliday, Dale Hawerchuk, John Kirk, Marc Lalonde, Joe Mantione, Corrado Micalef, Sandy Mitchell, Stephen Molaski, Gerard Peltier, Roy Russell, Robert Savard. Coach: Bob Kilger

Award winners[edit | edit source]

All-star team

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
1980 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup Succeeded by
1982 Memorial Cup

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