1991–92 WHL season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The 1991–92 WHL season was the 26th season for the Western Hockey League. Fifteen teams completed a 72 game season. The Kamloops Blazers won the President's Cup before going on to win the Memorial Cup.

League notes[edit]

  • The Tacoma Rockets joined the WHL as its 15th franchise, playing in the West Division.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Prince Albert Raiders 72 50 20 2 102 356 261
x Medicine Hat Tigers 72 48 24 0 96 336 264
x Saskatoon Blades 72 38 29 5 81 315 260
x Lethbridge Hurricanes 72 39 31 2 80 350 284
x Swift Current Broncos 72 35 33 4 74 296 313
x Moose Jaw Warriors 72 33 36 3 69 279 316
Regina Pats 72 31 36 5 67 300 298
Brandon Wheat Kings 72 11 55 6 28 246 356
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Kamloops Blazers 72 51 17 4 106 351 226
x Spokane Chiefs 72 37 29 6 80 267 270
x Tri-City Americans 72 35 35 2 72 363 376
x Seattle Thunderbirds 72 33 34 5 71 292 285
x Portland Winter Hawks 72 31 37 4 66 314 342
x Tacoma Rockets 72 24 43 5 53 273 346
Victoria Cougars 72 15 52 5 35 231 372

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Kevin St. Jacques Lethbridge Hurricanes 71 65 75 140 119
Terry Degner Tri-City Americans 72 58 81 139 63
Brian Sakic Tri-City Americans 72 45 83 128 35
Kevin Riehl Medicine Hat Tigers 69 65 50 115 87
Chris Schmidt Moose Jaw Warriors 72 60 54 114 16
Jeff Nielson Prince Albert Raiders 64 48 65 113 64
Zac Boyer Kamloops Blazers 70 40 69 109 70
Steve Konowalchuk Portland Winter Hawks 64 51 53 104 95
Andy Schneider Swift Current Broncos 63 44 60 104 100
Donevan Hextall Prince Albert Raiders 71 33 71 104 95

Players[edit]

Trades

1992 WHL Playoffs[edit]

First round[edit]

  • Prince Albert defeated Moose Jaw 4 games to 0
  • Saskatoon defeated Lethbridge 4 games to 1
  • Swift Current defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 0
  • Kamloops defeated Tacoma 4 games to 0
  • Spokane defeated Portland 4 games to 2
  • Seattle defated Tri-City 4 games to 1

Division semi-finals[edit]

  • Prince Albert earned a bye
  • Saskatoon defeated Swift Current 3 games to 1
  • Kamloops earned a bye
  • Seattle defeated Spokane 3 games to 1

Division finals[edit]

  • Saskatoon defeated Prince Albert 4 games to 2
  • Kamloops defeated Seattle 4 games to 2

WHL Championship[edit]

  • Kamloops defeated Saskatoon 4 games to 3

All-Star game[edit]

On February 5, the WHL All-Stars defeated a combined QMJHL/OHL All-Star team 5–4 in double overtime at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan before a crowd of 4,519.

WHL awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player - Four Broncos Memorial Trophy: Steve Konowalchuk, Portland Winter Hawks
Scholastic Player of the Year - Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Trophy: Ashley Buckberger, Swift Current Broncos
Top Scorer - Bob Clarke Trophy: Kevin St. Jacques, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Most Sportsmanlike Player - Brad Hornung Trophy: Steve Junker, Spokane Chiefs
Top Defenseman - Bill Hunter Trophy: Richard Matvichuk, Saskatoon Blades
Rookie of the Year - Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy: Ashley Buckberger, Swift Current Broncos
Top Goaltender - Del Wilson Trophy: Corey Hirsch, Kamloops Blazers
Coach of the Year - Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy: Bryan Maxwell, Spokane Chiefs
Executive of the Year - Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy: Darryl Lubiniecki, Saskatoon Blades
Regular season Champions - Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy: Kamloops Blazers
Marketing/Public Relations Award - St. Clair Group Trophy: Mark Dennis, Tacoma Rockets
WHL Plus-Minus Award: Dean McAmmond, Prince Albert Raiders
Playoff Most Valuable Player - airBC Trophy: Jarrett Deuling, Kamloops Blazers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kent pro wins Oregon Open". Kitsap Sun. 1991-06-27. Archived from the original on 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • 2005–06 WHL Guide

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1990–91 WHL season
WHL seasons Succeeded by
1992–93 WHL season