Humboldt Broncos

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Humboldt Broncos
Humboldt Broncos Logo.svg
City Humboldt, Saskatchewan
League SJHL
Division ITECH
Founded 1970
Home arena Elgar Peterson Arena
Colours Green and gold
General manager Ryan Smith (2014-15)
Head coach Ryan Smith (2014-15)

The Humboldt Broncos are an ice hockey team from Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada. The Broncos are two-time Royal Bank Cup national champions.

History[edit]

They were established in 1970 and play at the Elgar Peterson Arena, which has a capacity of 1,900. The Broncos play in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) and have claimed a number of provincial championships. The team also won the 2003 and 2008 Royal Bank Cup. (National Championship). The team's mascot is a horse named SlapShot. The team colours are green, black, gold and white.

The current coach is Dean Brockman. The assistant coaches are Tim Klimosko and Murray Brookbank. Dean Brockman was voted Coach of the Year in 2007, 2008, and 2009. The Humboldt Broncos won the league championship in 2007, defeating the Melville Millionaires 4 games to 1. The Broncos lost the Anavet Cup to the MJHL's Selkirk Steelers 4 games to 3. Game 7 was won by the Steelers 4-3 in quadruple overtime.

The Humboldt Broncos won the league championship in 2008, defeating the Kindersley Klippers 4 games to 3. The Broncos won the Anavet Cup defeating the MJHL's Portage Terriers 4 games to 0. The last two games of the series were shoutouts for the Broncos. The Broncos won the Royal Bank Cup against the AJHL's Camrose Kodiaks the score 1-0.

The Humboldt Broncos won the league championship in 2009 defeating the Melville Millionaires 4 games to 1. The Broncos won the Anavet Cup defeating the Portage Terriers(MJHL) 4 games to 3. The last 2 games were won in overtime at Portage. The Broncos lost in the Royal Bank Cup final by a 2-0 score to the Vernon Vipers BCHL

Season-by-Season Standings[edit]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
1970-71 36 22 14 0 - 258 175 44 4th SJHL
1971-72 44 32 12 0 - 269 169 53 * 1st SJHL Won League
1972-73 48 29 19 0 - 242 171 58 2nd SJHL North Won League
1973-74 50 25 24 2 - 259 226 52 4th SJHL North
1974-75 57 25 30 2 - 281 258 52 5th SJHL North
1975-76 58 30 25 3 - 272 246 63 3rd SJHL North
1976-77 60 20 38 2 - 235 325 42 4th SJHL North
1977-78 60 34 25 1 - 300 269 69 3rd SJHL North
1978-79 60 31 25 4 - 297 270 66 3rd SJHL North
1979-80 60 23 37 0 - 275 351 46 4th SJHL North DNQ
1980-81 60 39 19 2 - 413 291 80 2nd SJHL North
1981-82 60 30 27 3 - 327 280 63 4th SJHL North Lost Quarter-final
1982-83 64 36 26 2 - 297 235 74 3rd SJHL Lost 1st Round
1983-84 64 23 40 1 - 279 317 47 8th SJHL Lost 1st Round
1984-85 64 35 25 4 - 327 232 74 5th SJHL Lost Quarter-final
1985-86 60 56 4 0 - 469 170 112 1st SJHL Won League
1986-87 64 55 9 0 - 454 223 110 1st SJHL Won League
1987-88 60 51 7 2 - 370 178 104 2nd SJHL
1988-89 64 48 15 1 - 397 270 97 1st SJHL Won League, Won Anavet Cup
1989-90 68 52 14 2 - 352 267 106 1st SJHL Lost Quarter-final
1990-91 68 45 20 3 - 351 267 93 1st SJHL North Lost Final
1991-92 64 37 26 1 - 284 266 75 2nd SJHL North Lost Semi-final
1992-93 64 32 25 7 - 251 251 71 3rd SJHL North Lost Semi-final
1993-94 68 37 25 6 - 273 251 80 3rd SJHL North Lost Quarter-final
1994-95 64 21 35 8 - 236 286 50 5th SJHL North Lost 1st Round
1995-96 64 25 32 7 - 194 220 57 4th SJHL North Lost Quarter-final
1996-97 64 24 32 8 - 202 231 56 5th SJHL North Lost 1st Round
1997-98 64 31 24 9 - 245 242 71 4th SJHL North Lost 1st Round
1998-99 66 35 28 3 - 248 251 73 3rd SJHL North Lost Final
1999-00 60 28 25 7 - 203 224 63 4th SJHL North Lost Semi-final
2000-01 62 29 25 6 6 208 217 66 4th SJHL Dodge Lost Quarter-final
2001-02 64 38 17 5 4 248 184 85 2nd SJHL Sherwood Lost Final
2002-03 60 39 12 6 3 254 191 87 1st SJHL Won League, Won AC, Won RBC
2003-04 60 35 14 10 1 214 151 81 1st SJHL Lost Semi-final
2004-05 55 27 23 2 3 176 164 59 4th SJHL Sherwood Lost Quarter-final
2005-06 55 18 28 3 6 146 201 45 5th SJHL Sherwood Lost 1st Round
2006-07 58 41 14 0 3 241 173 85 1st SJHL Itech Won League
2007-08 58 48 9 - 1 235 113 97 1st SJHL Won League, Won AC, Won RBC
2008-09 56 45 8 - 3 249 130 93 1st SJHL Won League, Won Anavet Cup
2009-10 58 24 26 - 8 160 179 56 9th SJHL Lost Preliminary
2010-11 58 33 24 - 1 216 198 67 5th SJHL Lost Quarter-final
2011-12 58 42 11 - 5 240 145 89 1st SJHL
  • In the 71-72 season, teams played 1 and 2 points game with teams playing between 42 - 60 games each. Teams could win a maximum of 8 points against another team during the season, so if they played the other team only 4 times, all games were two point games, if they played each other 6 times however, 4 of the games had a value of one point each, the other two games being worth 2 points each. Humboldt, Melville and Prince Albert all ended up with 32 - 12 records but Humboldt won more two point games and as a result ended with 53 points compared to 51 for Melville and Prince Albert.

Playoffs[edit]

  • 1971 Lost Final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Saskatoon Olympics 4-games-to-3
Weyburn Red Wings defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Saskatoon Olympics 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-1 SAJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Dauphin Kings (MJHL) 4-games-to-2 MAN/SASK CHAMPIONS
Red Deer Rustlers (AJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Prince Albert Raiders 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-2 SAJHL CHAMPIONS
Portage Terriers (MJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 3-games-to-2 Humboldt forfeits
  • 1974 Lost Quarter-final
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1975 DNQ
  • 1976 Lost Quarter-final
Swift Current Broncos defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
  • 1977 Lost Quarter-final
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1978 Lost Quarter-final
Swift Current Broncos defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1979 Lost Quarter-final
Swift Current Broncos defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
  • 1980 DNQ
  • 1981 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Swift Current Broncos 4-games-to-none
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1982 Lost Quarter-final
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1983 Lost Quarter-final
Moose Jaw Canucks defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1984 Lost Quarter-final
Yorkton Terriers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
  • 1985 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Swift Current Indians 4-games-to-2
Weyburn Red Wings defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Yorkton Terriers 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Swift Current Indians 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-3 SAJHL CHAMPIONS
Winnipeg South Blues (MJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Yorkton Terriers 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Lloydminster Lancers 4-games-to-none SAJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Selkirk Steelers (MJHL) 4-games-to-none ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Richmond Sockeyes (BCJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
First in Centennial Cup round robin (3-0)
Richmond Sockeyes (BCJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 5-2 in Final
  • 1988 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-1
Yorkton Terriers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Yorkton Terriers 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Nipawin Hawks 4-games-to-1 SJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Winnipeg South Blues (MJHL) 4-games-to-1 ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Vernon Lakers (BCJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
  • 1990 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-1
Yorkton Terriers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
  • 1991 Lost Final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Battlefords North Stars 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Nipawin Hawks 4-games-to-3
Yorkton Terriers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1992 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Flin Flon Bombers 4-games-to-1
Melfort Mustangs defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
  • 1993 Lost Quarter-final
Flin Flon Bombers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
  • 1994 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Battlefords North Stars 4-games-to-3
Melfort Mustangs defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1995 Lost Preliminary
Kindersley Klippers defeated Humboldt Broncos 2-games-to-1
  • 1996 Lost Quarter-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Flin Flon Bombers 2-games-to-none
Melfort Mustangs defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 1997 Lost Preliminary
Kindersley Klippers defeated Humboldt Broncos 2-games-to-none
  • 1998 Lost Preliminary
Battlefords North Stars defeated Humboldt Broncos 2-games-to-none
  • 1999 Lost Final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Kindersley Klippers 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melfort Mustangs 4-games-to-none
Estevan Bruins defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 2000 Lost Semi-final
Second in round robin (2-2) vs. Kindersley Klippers and Nipawin Hawks
Humboldt Broncos defeated Flin Flon Bombers 4-games-to-none
Battlefords North Stars defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
  • 2001 Lost Quarter-final
Flin Flon Bombers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-1
  • 2002 Lost Final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Estevan Bruins 4-games-to-1
Humboldt Broncos defeated Notre Dame Hounds 4-games-to-1
Kindersley Klippers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melfort Mustangs 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Battlefords North Stars 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-none SJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated OCN Blizzard (MJHL) 4-games-to-1 ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Second in 2003 Royal Bank Cup round robin (2-2)
Humboldt Broncos defeated Wellington Dukes (OPJHL) 3-2 in semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) 3-1 in final ROYAL BANK CUP CHAMPIONS
  • 2004 Lost Semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Nipawin Hawks 4-games-to-3
Kindersley Klippers defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
  • 2005 Lost Quarter-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Weyburn Red Wings 4-games-to-3
Estevan Bruins defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-none
  • 2006 Lost Preliminary
Weyburn Red Wings defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2
First in round robin (2-1-1) vs. Battlefords North Stars and Melfort Mustangs
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melfort Mustangs 4-games-to-3
Humboldt Broncos defeated Nipawin Hawks 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-1 SJHL CHAMPIONS
Selkirk Steelers (MJHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3
First in round robin (2-0) vs. Melfort Mustangs and Flin Flon Bombers
Humboldt Broncos defeated Nipawin Hawks 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Flin Flon Bombers 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Kindersley Klippers 4-games-to-3 SJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Portage Terriers (MJHL) 4-games-to-none ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Second in 2008 Royal Bank Cup round robin (2-2)
Humboldt Broncos defeated Cornwall Colts (CJHL) 6-1 in semi-final
Humboldt Broncos defeated Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) 1-0 in final ROYAL BANK CUP CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Battlefords North Stars 4-games-to-2
Humboldt Broncos defeated Flin Flon Bombers 4-games-to-none
Humboldt Broncos defeated Melville Millionaires 4-games-to-1 SJHL CHAMPIONS
Humboldt Broncos defeated Portage Terriers (MJHL) 4-games-to-3 ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Second in 2009 Royal Bank Cup round robin (2-2)
Humboldt Broncos defeated Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) 3-2 OT in semi-final
Vernon Vipers (BCHL) defeated Humboldt Broncos 2-0 in final
  • 2010 Lost Preliminary
La Ronge Ice Wolves defeated Humboldt Broncos 3-games-to-none
  • 2011 Lost Quarter-final
Melfort Mustangs defeated Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-2

NHL Alumni[edit]

Curt Giles, Bill McDougall, Sheldon Brookbank, Terry Ruskowski, Neil Hawryliw

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Preceded by
Halifax Exports
Royal Bank Cup Champions
2003
Succeeded by
Aurora Tigers
Preceded by
Aurora Tigers
Royal Bank Cup Champions
2008
Succeeded by
Vernon Vipers