Edmunston Eskimos

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Edmudston Eskimos 1934-35 Champions. Seated: Ernest Bob Ritchie (goaltender), Camille David (defenceman), Émile Milo Gagné (right wing), Gustave Titi Langlais (left wing), Doc Fred Hébert (back up goalie). Standing, from left to right, Don Adams (defenceman), Louis Bobo Beaulieu (right wing), William Bill Gulliver (centre), Spraigue Cleghorn (coach), Robert Snap Dickie (centre), Aurèle Copie Leblanc (defenceman), Léonard Len LeBlanc (left wing), Alfred Noune Ouellet (coach).

The Edmunston Eskimos were a senior, intermediate, and junior team.

The town's relative isolation meant that the teams usually did not play in a league but entered the provincial playoffs as an independent team.

The intermediate team won the New Brunswick championship in 1934-35 and went on to beat the regional Senior B champion. They lost to the Senior A Halifax Wolverines.

The team then moved up to the senior level. The Eskimos entered the Maritimes Senior Playoffs from 1936-40 and in 1944-45 as an independent (non-league) team but were always eliminated early.

A junior team lost the New Brunswick final in 1938-39 Maritimes Junior Playoffs.

Another junior team played in the 1981-82 NBJHL Season.

Season-by-Season Record


Season GP W L T GF GA P Results Playoffs
1942-43 NBMHL season 4 1 2 1 25 22 3 2nd East Did not qualify


Season GP W L T GF GA P Results Playoffs
1981-82 NBJHL Season 9 0 9 0 28 82 0 4th Fold mid-season

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