1984–85 WHL season

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The 1984–85 WHL season was the 19th season for the Western Hockey League. Fourteen teams completed a 72 game season. The Prince Albert Raiders won the President's Cup before going on to win the Memorial Cup.

League notes[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Prince Albert Raiders 72 58 11 3 119 481 255
x Medicine Hat Tigers 72 53 17 2 108 355 224
x Regina Pats 72 43 28 1 87 387 298
x Calgary Wranglers 72 39 31 2 80 382 351
x Lethbridge Broncos 72 30 40 2 62 295 322
x Saskatoon Blades 72 29 41 2 60 309 378
Moose Jaw Warriors 72 21 50 1 43 320 438
Brandon Wheat Kings 72 17 54 1 35 264 481
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Kamloops Blazers 72 52 17 2 106 423 293
x New Westminster Bruins 72 41 29 2 84 379 302
x Kelowna Wings 72 29 39 4 62 359 367
x Portland Winter Hawks 72 27 44 1 55 365 442
Seattle Breakers 72 25 44 3 53 320 416
Victoria Cougars 72 24 43 4 52 314 385

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Cliff Ronning New Westminster Bruins 70 89 108 197 20
Dan Hodgson Prince Albert Raiders 64 70 112 182 86
Mark Mackay Moose Jaw Warriors 71 66 74 140 25
Greg Evtushevski Kamloops Blazers 71 47 93 140 157
Ray Podloski Portland Winter Hawks 67 63 75 138 41
Al Conroy Medicine Hat Tigers 68 41 97 138 150
Gord Walker Kamloops Blazers 66 67 67 134 76
Doug Moffat Calgary Wranglers 71 62 65 127 72
Simon Wheeldon Victoria Cougars 67 50 76 126 78
Tony Grenier Prince Albert Raiders 71 62 58 120 38

1985 WHL Playoffs[edit]

First round[edit]

  • Prince Albert earned a bye
  • Medicine Hat earned a bye
  • Regina defeated Saskatoon 3 games to 0
  • Calgary defeated Lethbridge 3 games to 1

Division semi-finals[edit]

  • Prince Albert defeated Calgary 4 games to 0
  • Medicine Hat defeated Regina 4 games to 1
  • Kamloops defeated Portland 5 games to 1
  • New Westminster defeated Kelowna 5 games to 1

Division finals[edit]

  • Prince Albert defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 1
  • Kamloops defeated New Westminster 5 games to 0

WHL Championship[edit]

  • Prince Albert defeated Kamloops 4 games to 0

All-Star game[edit]

There was no All-Star Game in 1984–85.

WHL awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player: Cliff Ronning, New Westminster Bruins
Scholastic Player of the Year - Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Trophy: Mark Janssens, Regina Pats
Top Scorer - Bob Clarke Trophy: Cliff Ronning, New Westminster Bruins
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Cliff Ronning, New Westminster Bruins
Top Defenseman - Bill Hunter Trophy: Wendel Clark, Saskatoon Blades
Rookie of the Year - Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy: Mark Mackay, Moose Jaw Warriors
Top Goaltender - Del Wilson Trophy: Troy Gamble, Medicine Hat Tigers
Coach of the Year - Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy: Doug Sauter, Medicine Hat Tigers
Regular season Champions - Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy: Prince Albert Raiders

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1983–84 WHL season
WHL seasons Succeeded by
1985–86 WHL season