List of ice hockey teams in Manitoba

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The following is a list of ice hockey teams in Manitoba, past and present. It includes the league(s) they play for, and championships won.

Major Professional[edit]

National Hockey League[edit]

Current teams

Team City Established Stanley Cups Notes
Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg 2011 0 Founded in 1999 as the Atlanta Thrashers

Former teams

Team City Existed Stanley Cups Notes
Winnipeg Jets (1972-96) Winnipeg 1979-96 0 Founded in 1972 as a World Hockey Association franchise; Became Phoenix Coyotes in 1996

World Hockey Association[edit]

Team City Existed Avco Cups Notes
Winnipeg Jets (1972-96) Winnipeg 1972-79 3 Joined the National Hockey League in 1979

Minor Professional[edit]

American Hockey League[edit]

Team City Existed Calder Cups Notes
Manitoba Moose Winnipeg 2001-11 0 Founded in 1996 as an International Hockey League franchise, became the St. John's IceCaps in 2011

International Hockey League[edit]

Team City Existed Turner Cups Notes
Manitoba Moose Winnipeg 1996-01 0 Founded in 1994 as the Minnesota Moose; joined American Hockey League in 2001

Western Hockey League (minor pro)[edit]

Team City Existed Lester Patrick Cups Notes
Brandon Regals Brandon 1955-57 1
Winnipeg Warriors Winnipeg 1955-61 1

Junior[edit]

Western Hockey League[edit]

Current teams

Team City Established President's Cups Memorial Cups Notes
Brandon Wheat Kings Brandon 1968 2 0 2010 Memorial Cup runner-up

Former teams

Team City Existed President's Cups Memorial Cups Notes
Flin Flon Bombers Flin Flon 1967-78 2 0 Became Edmonton Oil Kings in 1978
Winnipeg Jets Winnipeg 1967-73 0 0 Became the Winnipeg Clubs in 1973
Winnipeg Clubs Winnipeg 1973-76 0 0 Became the Winnipeg Monarchs in 1976
Winnipeg Monarchs Winnipeg 1976-77 0 0 Became the Calgary Wranglers in 1977
Winnipeg Warriors Winnipeg 1980-84 0 0 Became the Moose Jaw Warriors in 1984

Manitoba Junior Hockey League (Junior 'A')[edit]

Team City Established League titles Anavet Cups Western Canada Cups Royal Bank Cups Notes
Dauphin Kings Dauphin 1967 6 1 0 0
Neepawa Natives Neepawa 1989 0 0 0 0
OCN Blizzard Opaskwayak 1996 5 1 0 0
Portage Terriers Portage la Prairie 1942 6 2 0 1
Selkirk Steelers Selkirk 1966 11 3 0 1
Steinbach Pistons Steinbach 1988 1 0 0 0 formerly the Southeast/Beausejour Blades
Swan Valley Stampeders Swan River 1999 0 0 0 0
Virden Oil Capitals Virden 1956 4 1 0 0 formerly the Winnipeg Rangers and St. Boniface/Winnipeg Saints
Waywayseecappo Wolverines Waywayseecappo 1999 0 0 0 0
Winkler Flyers Winkler 1973 3 0 0 0
Winnipeg Blues Winnipeg 1930 16 2 0 0 formerly the Winnipeg Monarchs and Fort Garry Blues

Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (Junior 'A')[edit]

Team City Established League titles Anavet Cups Western Canada Cups Royal Bank Cups Notes
Flin Flon Bombers Flin Flon 1978 1 1 0 0

Keystone Junior Hockey League (Junior 'B')[edit]

 Team  City  Established  Keystone Cup  Notes
Arborg Ice Dawgs Arborg 2006 0  
Lundar Falcons Lundar 2010 0
North Winnipeg Satelites Winnipeg 1980 0
Norway House North Stars Norway House 2005 0
Selkirk Fishermen Selkirk 1918 1
St. Malo Warriors St. Malo 1963 0
Peguis Juniors Peguis 1994 0 Played as "Two Nations River Hawks" for 2 years as Peguis Arena burnt down, currently play out of Fisher River.

Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League (Junior 'C')[edit]

Team Town League titles Notes
Beausejour Shock Beausejour 0
Grunthal Red Wings Grunthal 3
La Broquerie Habs La Broquerie 5
Lorette Comets Lorette 1 Split home games between Lorette and Île-des-Chênes
Niverville Clippers Niverville 1
Red River Mudbugs St. Jean Baptiste 0 Formerly the Red River Rockets
Springfield Xtreme Oakbank 0
Steinbach Huskies Steinbach 7
St. Pierre 59'ers St. Pierre-Jolys 0

Semi-professional, senior and amateur[edit]

Senior[edit]

Team City Existed Allan Cups Runners Up Notes
Brandon HC Brandon 1921
Ile des Chenes North Stars Île-des-Chênes unknown-2011 2003 2009 Allan Cup host (as Steinbach North Stars)
South East Prairie Thunder Steinbach 2006–present 2012 2009
St. Boniface Mohawks Winnipeg 1981, 1983, 1989, 1994
Steinbach Huskies Steinbach 1979
University of Manitoba Bisons Winnipeg 1919 1928
Winnipeg 61st Battalion Winnipeg 1916
Winnipeg Falcons Winnipeg 1920 Won the 1920 Olympic gold medal
Winnipeg Hockey Club Winnipeg 1913, 1931
Winnipeg Maroons Winnipeg 1964 1961, 1963
Winnipeg Monarchs Winnipeg 1906–1936 1915 1935 World Ice Hockey Champions
Winnipeg Selkirks Winnipeg 1919, 1924
Winnipeg Victorias Winnipeg 1911,1912 1917
Winnipeg Ypres Winnipeg 1918

Amateur (Stanley Cup Challenge Era)[edit]

Team City Existed League titles Stanley Cups Notes
Winnipeg Maple Leafs Winnipeg 1890s-1900s  ?? -
Winnipeg Victorias Winnipeg 1890-  ?? 3

University[edit]

Team City Established University Cups Notes
U of M Bisons Mens Hockey Winnipeg 1919 1
U of M Bisons Women's Hockey Winnipeg 2000 0

Western Women's Hockey League[edit]

Team City Established League Titles Notes
Manitoba Maple Leafs Winnipeg 2010 0

League, regional and national championships[edit]

Championship Times won Description
Stanley Cup 3 Canadian amateur champion
Avco World Trophy 3 World Hockey Association champion
Lester Patrick Cup 2 Western Hockey League (minor pro) champion
President's Cup 4 Western Hockey League champion
Memorial Cup 9 Canadian Major-Junior national champion
Allan Cup 10 Canadian senior national champion
Anavet Cup 9 Manitoba/Saskatchewan Junior "A" regional championship
Royal Bank Cup 2 Canadian Junior "A" national champion
Keystone Cup 2 Western Canada Junior "B" champion
University Cup 1 CIS national men's university champion

Includes win by the Flin Flon Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

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