1922-23 team

Playerrs from the 1926 team. Courtesy Glenbow Archives. Original photo [1] here.

The Edmonton Eskimos were, at various times, a professional, senior, and junior team in Edmonton, Alberta.


Senior & Pro[edit | edit source]

Edmonton Eskimos 1921-22

The Eskimos started out in the Edmonton City Hockey League in 1911-12. They played there for four seasons, winning the league three times. They won the provincial title in 1913 & 1915, each time losing the subsequent Allan Cup playoff.

After taking a hiatus during World War I, the Eskimos came back in the Alberta Big Four League in 1919-20. Thsi league used reinstated pros so was not recognized as a senior amateur league. The Eskimos won the league title in 1920 and beat the Moose Jaw Maple Leafs in an unofficial final in the 1919-20 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs. The team lost the league final in 1920-21.

They then became part of the newly-formed major league Western Canada Hockey League in 1921-22. They played in the league for five seasons, winning the league title in 1922-23 and losing the 1923 Stanley Cup Finals.

After that league folded in 1926 the Eskimos played one season in the Prairie Hockey League in 1926-27.

They came back as a team in the Western Canada Hockey League (minor pro), winning that league title in the league's only season, 1932-33. The Eskimos then moved to the North West Hockey League for three seasons before folding.

The team was briefly ressurected in 1938-39 when it joined the Alberta Senior Hockey League. This was the last appearance of the name in hockey.


Season-by-Season Records[edit | edit source]

Edmonton City Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1911-12 - - - - - - - 1st Lost Alberta Semi Final
1912-13 6 5 1 0 10 - - Tied 1st Won Final & Alberta, Lost Allan Cup
1913-14 6 4 2 0 8 28 21 2nd out of playoffs
1914-15 3 3 0 0 6 26 12 1st Won Alberta Final. Lost West Final

Alberta Big Four League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1919-20 12 8 4 0 16 62 31 Tied 1st Won Final, Won unofficial West Final
1920-21 15 9 6 0 18 57 43 2nd Lost Final


Western Canada Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1921-22 24 15 9 0 30 117 76 1st Lost Final
1922-23 30 19 10 1 39 117 90 1st Won Final, Lost Stanley Cup Final
1923-24 30 11 15 4 26 69 81 4th out of playoffs
1924-25 28 14 13 1 29 97 109 4th out of playoffs
1925-26 30 19 11 0 38 90 77 1st Lost Final

Prairie Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1926-27 32 12 18 2 26 83 127 5th out of playoffs

Western Canada Hockey League (minor pro)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1932-33 30 15 13 2 32 110 47 2nd Won Final

North West Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1933-34 34 18 12 4 40 98 91 2nd Lost Semi Final
1934-35 26 7 15 4 18 77 101 4th out of playoffs
1935-36 40 14 28 7 35 97 105 4th out of playoffs

Alberta Senior Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing Playoffs
1938-39 32 11 17 4 26 90 118 6th out of playoffs


Junior[edit | edit source]

The Junior Eskimos played in the 1924-25 Alberta Junior Playoffs, losing to the Calgary Canadians.

In the 1928-29 Alberta Junior Playoffs they won the Edmonton City Junior League and then lost the provincial final to the Calgary Canadians-Falcons.


Eskimos who played in the NHL[edit | edit source]

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