Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver

Pacific coliseum

Pacific Coliseum

Vancouver is a city in southwest British Columbia, Canada that has a metropolitan population of over 2 million.

Hockey in VancouverEdit

2010 Winter Olympic Games

30th National Hockey League All-Star Game in 1977, 48th National Hockey League All-Star Game in 1998

1990 NHL Entry Draft, 2006 NHL Entry Draft

1977 Memorial Cup, 2007 Memorial Cup

1945-46 United States National Senior Championship

The British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame has been located in Vancouver at BC Place since 1992.  It was previously located at the BC Pavillion of the Pacific National Exhibition Grounds from 1966 until 1992.


Major ProfessionalEdit

  1. (Pacific Coast Hockey Association, 1922-1924) join WCHL
  2. (Western Canada Hockey League, 1924-1925) league renamed WHL
  3. (Western Hockey League, 1925-1926) help form Montreal Maroons of NHL after league is sold

Minor ProEdit


  1. (Pacific Coast Hockey League, 1930-1931)
  2. (North West Hockey League, 1933-1936) league renamed PCHL
  3. (Pacific Coast Hockey League, 1936-1941) return as Vanguards in 1944
  1. (Lower Mainland Senior League, 1942-1943) join PCSHA
  2. Pacific Coast Senior Hockey Association, 1943-1944)

Major JuniorEdit

Junior AEdit

  1. (Pacific Junior A Hockey League, 1976-1978) join BCJHL
  2. (British Columbia Junior Hockey League, 1980-1981)

Phantom TeamsEdit

Vancouver (World Hockey Association (proposed), 2003) league never plays

Women's TeamsEdit

Vancouver Griffins (National Women's Hockey League, 2000-2003) fold, played 2000-2002 as exhibition team

unclassified teams (work in progress)Edit



  • Denman Arena (1911-1936) burned down after large explosion in West End of Vancouver
  • Queen's Park Arena (1930-Present) located in New Westminster but used as secondary arena after Denman Arena was destoyed
  • Rogers Arena (1995-Present) known as GM Place 1995-2010 and Canada Hockey Place during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games
  • Kerrisdale Arena (unknown dates, home of Vancouver Nats of WHL for 1971-72 season
  • PNE Agrodome (1963-Present)
  • Pacific Coliseum (1968-Present) used for speed skating and figure skating at 2010 Winter Olympics
  • PNE Forum (1931-1969) as major hockey arena, used for 2010 Winter Olympics for non-sport related activities
  • Trout Lake Rink
  • Arbutus Club
  • Sunset Ice Rink
  • West End Ice Rink
  • Britannia Ice Rink
  • Riley Park Ice Rink
  • Kitsilano Ice Rink
  • Killarney Ice Rink
  • UBC Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre
  • Hillcrest Centre


Stanley CupEdit

Memorial CupEdit

USA NationalEdit


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