Team program from the 1951-52 season.


The Guelph Biltmores were a junior team.

They replaced the Guelph Indians in the Ontario Hockey Association's junior league.

The Biltmores won the Memorial Cup in 1952.

Season-by-Season ResultsEdit

Ontario Hockey Association (Junior A) (1939-60)Edit

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
1939-402010 8222 88 614th Lost Semi Final
1940-411611 5022 85 752nd Lost Semi Final
1941-422413110261001153rd Lost Final
1947-483612231251441688th out of playoffs
1948-494820262421692217thout of playoffs
1949-504826184561891574th Won Final, Lost East Final
1950-515431167692561943rd Lost Quarter Final
1951-525437134783411972nd Won Final, Won East, Won Memorial Cup
1952-535622322462122447th out of playoffs
1953-545926312542482686th Lost Quarter Final
1954-554932152662111582nd Lost Semi Final
1955-564825203532621953rd Lost Quarter Final
1956-575237123772371431stWon Final, Lost East Final
1957-585213345311372237th out of playoffs
1958-5954231813592202263rd Lost Semi Final
1959-604819218461971856th Lost Quarter Final

They were renamed the Guelph Royals in 1960.

Players Edit

Four alumni of the Biltmores would be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They are Andy Bathgate, Rod Gilbert, Harry Howell and Jean Ratelle. Players who also had impressive NHL careers are Dean Prentice and Ron Murphy with the New York Rangers.

Award Winners Edit

Red Tilson Trophy
Most Outstanding Player in the OHA

  • 1955-1956 - Ron Howell

Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy
Scoring Champion of the OHA

  • 1951-1952 - Ken Laufman, 139 points
  • 1956-1957 - Bill Sweeney, 106 points

Biltmores who played in the NHLEdit

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