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History[edit | edit source]

The Avco World Trophy was given to the winners of the World Hockey Association during its existence from 1973-79.

Champions and Finalists[edit | edit source]

Season Champions Finalists Games
1973 New England Whalers Winnipeg Jets 4–1
1974 Houston Aeros Chicago Cougars 4–0
1975 Houston Aeros Quebec Nordiques 4–0
1976 Winnipeg Jets Houston Aeros 4–0
1977 Quebec Nordiques Winnipeg Jets 4–2
1978 Winnipeg Jets New England Whalers 4–0
1979 Winnipeg Jets Edmonton Oilers 4–2

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Whalers captain Ted Green with the substitute Avco World Trophy, May 6, 1973.

The trophy was not created in time for the 1973 WHA Finals so a substitute was purchased from a Boston sporting good store.

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