The 1983–84 WHL season was the 18th season for the Western Hockey League. Fourteen teams completed a 72 game season. The Kamloops Junior Oilers won the President's Cup.

League notes[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Regina Pats 72 48 23 1 97 426 284
x Medicine Hat Tigers 72 45 26 1 91 404 288
x Brandon Wheat Kings 72 44 26 2 90 463 346
x Lethbridge Broncos 72 44 28 0 88 271 256
x Prince Albert Raiders 72 41 29 2 84 411 357
x Calgary Wranglers 72 36 36 0 72 353 345
Saskatoon Blades 72 36 36 0 72 347 350
Winnipeg Warriors 72 9 63 0 18 239 580
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Kamloops Junior Oilers 72 50 22 0 100 467 332
x New Westminster Bruins 72 34 36 2 70 304 348
x Portland Winter Hawks 72 33 39 0 66 430 449
x Seattle Breakers 72 32 39 1 65 350 379
Victoria Cougars 72 32 40 0 64 340 338
Kelowna Wings 72 15 56 1 31 295 448

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Ray Ferraro Brandon Wheat Kings 72 108 84 192 84
Dan Hodgson Prince Albert Raiders 66 62 119 181 65
Dale Derkatch Regina Pats 62 72 87 159 92
Taylor Hall Regina Pats 69 63 79 142 42
Cam Plante Brandon Wheat Kings 72 22 118 140 96
Dean Evason Kamloops Junior Oilers 57 49 88 137 89
Cliff Ronning New Westminster Bruins 71 69 67 136 10
Mark Lamb Medicine Hat Tigers 72 59 77 136 30
Fabian Joseph Victoria Cougars 72 52 75 127 27
Dave Pasin Prince Albert Raiders 71 68 54 122 68

WHL Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Qualification playoff[edit | edit source]

  • Calgary defeated Saskatoon 8–7 in overtime to claim the 6th place tiebreaker

First round[edit | edit source]

  • Regina defeated Calgary 4 games to 0
  • Medicine Hat defeated Prince Albert 4 games to 1
  • Brandon defeated Lethbridge 4 games to 1

East division round-robin[edit | edit source]

  • Medicine Hat (4–0) advanced directly to the division final.
  • Regina (2–2) and Brandon (0–4) played in division semifinal

Division semi-finals[edit | edit source]

  • Medicine Hat earned a bye
  • Regina defeated Brandon 2 games to 1
  • Kamloops defeated Seattle 5 games to 0
  • Portland defeated New Westminster 5 games to 4

Division finals[edit | edit source]

  • Regina defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 3
  • Kamloops defeated Portland 5 games to 0

WHL Championship[edit | edit source]

  • Kamloops defeated Regina 4 games to 3

All-Star Game[edit | edit source]

There was no All-Star Game in 1983–84.

WHL awards[edit | edit source]

Most Valuable Player: Ray Ferraro, Brandon Wheat Kings
Scholastic Player of the Year - Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Trophy: Ken Baumgartner, Prince Albert Raiders
Top Scorer - Bob Clarke Trophy: Ray Ferraro, Brandon Wheat Kings
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Mark Lamb, Medicine Hat Tigers
Top Defenseman - Bill Hunter Trophy: Bob Rouse, Lethbridge Broncos
Rookie of the Year - Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy: Cliff Ronning, New Westminster Bruins
Top Goaltender - Del Wilson Trophy: Ken Wregget, Lethbridge Broncos
Coach of the Year - Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy: Terry Simpson, Prince Albert Raiders
Regular season Champions - Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy: Kamloops Junior Oilers

All-Star Teams[edit | edit source]

East Division
First Team Second Team
Goal Ken Wregget Lethbridge Broncos Ron Hextall Brandon Wheat Kings
Defense Bob Rouse Lethbridge Broncos John Miner Regina Pats
Cam Plante Brandon Wheat Kings Emanuel Viveiros Prince Albert Raiders
Center Ray Ferraro Brandon Wheat Kings Dan Hodgson Prince Albert Raiders
Left Wing Mark Lamb Medicine Hat Tigers Murray Craven (tied) Medicine Hat Tigers
- - Doug Trapp (tied) Regina Pats
Right Wing Taylor Hall Regina Pats Dave Pasin Prince Albert Raiders
West Division
First Team Second Team
Goal Pokey Reddick New Westminster Bruins Daryl Reaugh Kamloops Junior Oilers
Defense Doug Bodger Kamloops Junior Oilers Gord Mark Kamloops Junior Oilers
Gary Stewart Seattle Breakers Eric Thurston Victoria Cougars
Center Dean Evason Kamloops Junior Oilers Cliff Ronning New Westminster Bruins
Left Wing Randy Heath Portland Winter Hawks Mike Nottingham (tied) Kamloops Junior Oilers
- - Jeff Rohlicek (tied) Portland Winter Hawks
Right Wing Alan Kerr Seattle Breakers Grant Sasser Portland Winter Hawks

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

Game Ads[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
1982–83 WHL season
WHL seasons Succeeded by
1984–85 WHL season
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