Galt Canadians

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Galt Canadians
City Galt, Ontario
League Ontario Hockey Association
Operated 1943 (1943)-44
Home arena Galt Arena Gardens
Franchise history
1943-44 Galt Canadians
1944-47 Galt Red Wings
1947-49 Galt Rockets
1949-55 Galt Black Hawks

The Galt Canadians were a junior ice hockey team based in Galt, Ontario, now a part of the city of Cambridge. They played in the Ontario Hockey Association from 1943 to 1944. Their home arena was the Galt Arena Gardens.

The Canadians had a successful inaugural year in the league, winning 15 of 26 games played. The following year, the team gained sponsorhip from the NHL's Detroit Red Wings, and changed their name to the Galt Red Wings.

NHL Alumni[edit]

From the Galt Canadians, four players graduated to play in the National Hockey League.

Yearly Results[edit]

Season Team Games Won Lost Tied Points Pct % Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing
1943-44 Canadians 26 15 11 0 30 0.577 125 97 2nd Group 2

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