Taber Golden Suns

Taber Golden Suns 1976-1977

Taber Golden Suns
City: Taber, Alberta
League: Alberta Junior Hockey League
Division: South
Franchise history
1974-1981: Taber Golden Suns
1981-present: Olds Grizzlys


The Taber Golden Suns were a Junior A ice hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League based in Taber, Alberta, Canada.

History[edit | edit source]

The Golden Suns were founded in 1974 as an expansion club, lasting seven seasons before being sold and relocated to Olds, Alberta as the Olds Grizzlys. During their tenure, they reached the AJHL finals three times, losing each time.

The Golden Suns produced four NHLers during their time: Lindy Ruff, Rocky Saganiuk, Gord Williams and Earl Ingarfield, Jr..

Season-by-season record[edit | edit source]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T GF GA Points Finish Playoffs
1974-75 60 28 31 1 338 308 57 4th overall
1975-76 60 29 31 0 322 280 58 4th overall Lost final
1976-77 60 36 23 1 353 296 73 3rd overall Lost final
1977-78 60 16 42 2 291 368 34 7th overall Out of playoffs
1978-79 60 34 26 0 302 284 68 4th overall
1979-80 59 26 33 0 260 295 52 5th overall
1980-81 60 26 33 1 285 393 53 3rd South Lost final

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