1978 Memorial Cup

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The 1978 Memorial Cup occurred May 6–13 at the Sudbury Community Arena in Sudbury, Ontario, and at the Sault Memorial Gardens in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Participating teams were the winners of the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League which were the Peterborough Petes, Trois-Rivières Draveurs and New Westminster Bruins. New Westminster won their second Memorial Cup in a row, defeating Peterborough in the final game.

Round-robin standings[edit]

  GP W L GF GA
Peterborough Petes (OMJHL) 4 3 1 17 10
New Westminster Bruins (WHL) 4 2 2 17 18
Trois-Rivières Draveurs (QMJHL) 4 1 3 12 18

Scores[edit]

Round-robin

  • May 6 Trois-Rivières 5-2 Peterborough
  • May 7 Peterborough 7-2 New Westminster
  • May 8 New Westminster 6-4 Trois-Rivières
  • May 9 Peterborough 4-0 Trois-Rivières
  • May 10 Peterborough 4-3 New Westminster (OT)
  • May 11 New Westminster 6-3 Trois-Rivières

Final

  • May 13 New Westminster 7-4 Peterborough

Winning roster[edit]

Ken Berry, Doug Derkson, Jim Dobson, Boris Fistric, Bill Hobbins, Bruce Howes, Randy Irving, John-Paul Kelly, Terry Kirkham, Larry Lozinsky, Richard Martens, Scott McLeod, Neil Meadmore, Larry Melnyk, John Ogrodnick, Kent Reardon, Rick Slawson, Stan Smyl, Carl Van Harrewyn, Brian Young. Coach: Ernie McLean

Award winners[edit]

All-star team

See also[edit]

Preceded by
1977 Memorial Cup
Memorial Cup Succeeded by
1979 Memorial Cup