The Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs are a Senior AA men's hockey team based out of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. They joined the North Central Hockey League (Alberta) for the 2019-20 season. The Chiefs play their home games in the Jubilee Recreation Centre in Fort Saskatchewan.
History[edit | edit source]
The Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs, also previously known as the Fort Hotel Chiefs, were a Senior AAA hockey team based in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. They had competed in the Chinook Hockey League since 2003-04 until ceasing operations on October 31, 2018.
The 2005-06 season was the Chiefs most successful as they posted an 18-3-3 regular season record, and defeated both the Bentley Generals and Stony Plain Eagles to win the provincial title and a berth in the 2006 Allan Cup. At the Allan Cup tournament, they advanced past the quarter-finals with a 5-2 win over the Weyburn Devils, before losing the semi-finals match to the Whitby Dunlops by a score of 4-0.
Season-by-season record[edit | edit source]
Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OL = Overtime losses, SL = Shootout losses Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
|2003-04||CHL||27||11||16||0||-||-||126||124||22||5th ChHL||Lost Quarterfinals|
|2004-05||CHL||24||15||7||2||-||-||133||73||32||3rd ChHL||Lost Semifinals|
|2005-06||CHL||24||18||3||-||2||1||126||68||39||2nd ChHL||Won Championship|
|2006-07||CHL||24||19||4||-||2||-||135||84||39||4th ChHL||Lost Final|
|2007-08||CHL||20||13||7||-||0||-||95||63||26||3rd ChHL||Lost Semifinal|
|2008-09||CHL||24||12||12||-||0||-||122||132||25||3rd ChHL||Did not qualify|
|2009-10||CHL||20||13||7||-||0||-||106||79||27||2nd ChHL||Lost Final|
|2010-11||CHL||20||13||7||-||0||-||108||74||27||2nd ChHL||Lost Final|
|2011-12||CHL||24||13||11||-||0||-||129||84||26||5th ChHL||Did not qualify|
|2012-13||CHL||24||9||7||-||0||-||59||58||18||2nd ChHL||Lost Final|
|2013-14||CHL||24||12||6||-||6||-||100||86||30||3rd ChHL||Lost Semifinals|
|2014-15||CHL||24||5||18||-||1||-||77||121||11||5th ChHL||Lost Semifinals|
|2015-16||CHL||18||6||10||-||2||1||64||88||14||3rd ChHL||Lost Semifinals|
|2016-17||CHL||20||7||13||-||0||-||61||93||14||5th ChHL||Lost Semifinals|
|2017-18||CHL||24||3||19||-||2||-||63||135||8||5th ACHW||Did not qualify|
Lost Prov. SF
|2018-19||CHL||7||0||6||-||1||-||19||46||1||N/A||Folded October 31, 2018|
|2020-21||NCHL||Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic|
Note: In 2018 due to time constraints and the inclusion of a team from Saskatchewan the league held a single elimination playoffs with a seperate Provincial Senior AAA playoffs.
References[edit | edit source]
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|Allan Cup Hockey West|
|Teams||Innisfail Eagles · Stony Plain Eagles|
|Former teams||Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs · Lacombe Generals · Lloydminster Border Kings · Okotoks Drillers · Rosetown Red Wings · Sylvan Lake Admirals|
|Related articles||Allan Cup · Hardy Cup · Alberta Senior Hockey Champions|