In a burst of patriotic fever, the senior teams in Manitoba were named after World War I battles in 1917-18.

The Winnipeg Ypres won the Winnipeg League and the Manitoba championship. They then defeated the Saskatoon Quakers for the right to challenge for the Allan Cup.

They lost the 1917-18 Allan Cup challenge to the Kitchener Greenshirts.

Ypres players who played in the NHLEdit

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