This is the 2017-18 Highway Hockey League season. This is the league's 53rd season.

Membership Changes[edit | edit source]

  • The Southey Marlins return after being on leave since the 2015-16 season.
  • The Wynyard Monarchs informed the league that they were leaving the league to join the Long Lake Senior Hockey League for the 2017-18 season.
  • Around October 20, 2017 the Avonlea Arrows confirm they were sitting out the 2017-18 season.

Membership[edit | edit source]

Team Centre Arena
Bethune Bulldogs Bethune Bethune Community Sports Centre
Cupar Canucks Cupar Cupar Memorial Rink (CUPLEX)
Lumsden Monarchs Lumsden Lumsden Community Sports Centre
Raymore Rockets Raymore Raymore Arena
Southey Marlins Southey Southey Skating Rink
Strasbourg Maroons Strasbourg Strasbourg and District Community Centre

On Leave[edit | edit source]

Team Centre Arena
Avonlea Arrows Avonlea Avonlea Arena

Standings[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L OL GF GA Pts
Bethune Bulldogs 17 12 4 1 90 51 25
Lumsden Monarchs 18 12 6 0 107 85 24
Cupar Canucks 18 11 6 1 96 74 23
Raymore Rockets 18 9 9 0 85 89 18
Southey Marlins 17 5 12 0 63 99 10
Strasbourg Maroons 18 4 12 2 60 103 10

note: league standings and schedule appear to be missing 1 game between Bethune and Southey. The league schedule should have been 54 games with only 53 games listed.

Robert Schultz Cup Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Format[edit | edit source]

All six teams qualify. The regular season champion and second place get a first round bye. The first round has the 3rd seed playing the 6th seed and the 4th seed playing the 5th seed in a best-of-three quarterfinal round. The regular season champion meets the lowest seeded quarterfinal winner and second seed and the other quarterfinal winner meet in a best-of-five semifinal series. The semifinal winners meet in a best-of-five series for the league championship.

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

  • Strasbourg Maroons defeated Cupar Canucks 2 games to 1
  • Raymore Rockets defeated Southey Marlins 2 games to none

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

  • Bethune Bulldogs defeated Strasbourg Maroons 3 games to none
  • Raymore Rockets defeated Lumsden Monarchs 3 games to 2

Final[edit | edit source]

  • Bethune Bulldogs defeated Raymore Rockets 3 games to none

2018 HHL champions Bethune Bulldogs

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