Abbotsford Pilots

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Abbotsford Pilots
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City Abbotsford, British Columbia
League Pacific Junior Hockey League
Conference Harold Brittain
Founded 1975 (1975)
Home arena MSA Arena
Colours Aluminum, black, purple, white
                   
General manager Canada Jack Goesen
Head coach Canada Jim Cowden

Website
abbotsfordpilots.com
Franchise history
1975-1988 Mission Pilots
1988-present Abbotsford Pilots

The Abbotsford Pilots are a junior "B" ice hockey team based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Harold Brittain Conference of the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL). The Pilots play their home games at MSA Arena. Jack Goesen is the team's president and general manager, Jim Cowden is the head coach.

History[edit]

The Pilots were formed in 1975 as the Mission Pilots where they played until 1988 when they relocated to MSA Arena as the Abbotsford Pilots. In its PJHL history, the team has won the Cyclone Taylor Cup twice, in 2000 and 2012. The Pilots have won the PJHL Championship four times in 2000, 2002, 2005 and 2007. The Pilots won the Keystone Cup in 2012.[1]

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OT = Overtime Losses, Shootout losses & Ties Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L OT Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
1999-00 42 31 8 3 63 215 149 1st, PIJHL PIJHL Champions, 4-0 (Steelers)
Cyclone Taylor Cup Champions, 2-0 (Leafs)
Keystone Cup Consolation Champions
2000-01 42 18 14 10 46 157 147 4th, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals, 0-3 (Sockeyes)
2001-02 42 31 7 4 66 240 129 1st, PIJHL PIJHL Champions, 4-0 (Ice Hawks)
Cyclone Taylor Cup Runners-Up, 0-2 (Eagles)
2002-03 42 26 12 4 56 174 129 1st, PIJHL Lost in Finals, 3-4 (Sockeyes)
2003-04 42 22 18 2 46 220 160 5th, PIJHL
2004-05 48 33 9 6 72 195 118 1st, PIJHL PIJHL Champions, 4-3 (Ice Hawks)
2005-06 48 32 12 4 68 205 121 2nd, PIJHL Lost in Finals, 2-4 (Ice Hawks)
Cyclone Taylor Cup Runners-Up (Ice Hawks)
2006-07 48 31 13 4 66 222 151 1st, PIJHL PIJHL Champions, 4-2 (Steelers)
2007-08 48 37 9 2 76 220 152 1st, PIJHL Lost in Finals, 1-4 (Steelers)
2008-09 48 33 13 2 68 217 164 1st, Brittain Lost in Finals, 1-4 (Sockeyes)
2009-10 48 24 20 4 52 191 166 3rd, Brittain Lost in Conference Semifinals, 1-4 (Kodiaks)
2010-11 46 26 14 6 58 160 139 1st, Brittain Lost in Finals, 0-4 (Sockeyes)
2011-12 44 28 16 1 58 162 129 2nd, Brittain Lost in Finals, 2-4 (Ice Hawks)
Cyclone Taylor Cup Champions, 3-2 (Cougars)
Keystone Cup Champions, 9-1 (Northern Hawks)
2012-13 44 33 10 2 66 199 91 1st, Brittain Lost in Conference Finals, 1-4 (Aldergrove Kodiaks)
2013-14 44 27 12 5 59 196 144 2nd, Brittain Lost in Conference Finals, 1-4 (Aldergrove Kodiaks)

Awards and Trophies[edit]

Keystone Cup

  • 2011-12

Cyclone Taylor Cup

  • 1999-00, 2011–12

PJHL Championship

  • 1999-00, 2001–02, 2004–05, 2006–07

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bchockey.net/NewsItem.aspx?id=1290
Preceded by
Blackfalds Wranglers
Keystone Cup Champions
2012
Succeeded by
Richmond Sockeyes