The Guelph Royals were a Junior A hockey club that played in the Ontario Hockey Association (now known as the OHL).


Junior Team[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The Royals replaced the Guelph Biltmores in the Ontario Hockey Association's Junior A series in 1960.

They finished in first place in their first season, led by Rod Gilbert.

The Royals finished out of the playoffs the next two seasons.

Their NHL parent, New York Rangers moved the team to Kitchener after they moved their minor professional farm team from Kitchener to Baltimore. The Royals became the Kitchener Rangers.



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

Ontario Hockey Association (Junior A) (1960-63)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing Playoffs
1960-61 48 30 9 9 69 255 165 1st Lost Final
1961-62 50 18 26 6 42 194 236 5th out of playoffs
1962-63 50 9 35 6 24 158 257 6th out of playoffs


Senior Team[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

After the junior Royals moved out, their place in Guelph was taken by a Senior A team named the Regals.

The Regals lasted five seasons( 1963-64 - 1967-68), winning the Ontario Hockey Association title in 1966.

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First season of Sr. A hockey in Guelph

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

Ontario Hockey Association (Senior) (1963-68)[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing Playoffs
1963-64 40 17 22 1 35 170 175 4th Lost Semi Final
1964-65 40 27 13 0 54 199 122 1st Lost Semi Final
1965-66 42 24 17 1 55 180 164 1st Won Final, Lost East Final
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