Winkler Flyers

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Winkler Flyers
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City Winkler, Manitoba
League Manitoba Junior Hockey League
Founded 1980
Home arena Winkler Arena
Colors Orange, Black, White
General manager Ken Pearson
Head coach Ken Pearson
Captain Canada Troy Kliever
Media CKMW Radio 1570

The Winkler Flyers are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League team playing out of the Winkler Arena in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. The Flyers entered the MJHL as an expansion team for the 1980-81 season. Famous National Hockey League players to have played on this team include Hall of Fame goaltender Eddie "The Eagle" Belfour.

The Winkler Flyers won three Turnbull Cup Championships as Manitoba Junior ‘A’ Champions (1991, 1992, & 1998) as well as the Anavet Cup in 1992.

List of Championships[edit]

Championship Years Won
Turnbull Cup 1991, 1992, & 1998
Anavet Cup 1992

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA Points Finish Playoffs
1980-81 46 11 34 1 - 186 286 23 9th MJHL
1981-82 48 23 25 0 - 240 231 46 6th MJHL
1982-83 48 26 22 0 - 263 219 52 4th MJHL
1983-84 48 31 16 1 - 301 262 63 4th MJHL
1984-85 48 26 20 2 - 252 218 54 4th MJHL
1985-86 48 37 10 1 - 369 194 73 1st MJHL
1986-87 48 26 20 2 - 252 218 54 6th MJHL
1987-88 48 20 26 2 - 259 254 42 7th MJHL
1988-89 48 30 15 3 - 253 200 63 3rd MJHL
1989-90 52 24 28 0 - 289 274 48 6th MJHL
1990-91 48 37 10 1 - 321 216 75 2nd MJHL Won League
1991-92 48 42 5 1 0 363 191 85 1st MJHL Won League
1992-93 48 27 20 0 1 223 209 55 2nd MJHL
1993-94 56 22 30 0 4 -- -- 48 7th MJHL
1994-95 55 30 22 1 2 254 216 63 3rd MJHL
1995-96 56 28 24 3 1 238 212 60 6th MJHL
1996-97 55 41 12 1 1 288 180 84 1st MJHL
1997-98 62 44 15 2 1 286 197 91 1st MJHL Won League
1998-99 62 41 18 2 1 275 199 85 3rd MJHL
1999-00 64 37 22 - 5 253 233 79 4th MJHL
2000-01 64 45 16 - 3 279 172 93 2nd MJHL
2001-02 64 47 15 - 2 264 106 96 2nd MJHL
2002-03 64 32 30 - 2 222 244 66 7th MJHL
2003-04 64 32 21 - 11 263 238 75 5th MJHL
2004-05 63 29 23 - 11 225 203 69 7th MJHL
2005-06 63 33 23 - 7 231 208 73 6th MJHL
2006-07 63 23 32 - 8 227 273 54 8th MJHL
2007-08 62 33 23 - 6 235 224 72 6th MJHL
2008-09 62 33 25 - 4 285 227 70 6th MJHL
2009-10 62 29 27 - 8 216 216 66 7th MJHL Lost Semi-final
2010-11 62 38 17 - 7 231 196 83 2nd MJHL Lost Semi-final
2011-12 62 37 21 - 4 270 221 78 4th MJHL Lost Quarter-final
2012-13 60 22 27 - 11 200 227 78 8th MJHL Lost Quarter-final
2013-14 60 20 36 - 4 173 227 44 9th MJHL Lost Survivor Series

Playoffs[edit]

  • 1981 DNQ
  • 1982 Lost Quarter-final
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1983 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers 4-games-to-3
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1984 Lost Quarter-final
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 1985 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Dauphin Kings 4-games-to-3
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 1986 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Steinbach Hawks 4-games-to-none
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1987 Lost Quarter-final
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1988 Lost Quarter-final
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 1989 Lost Quarter-final
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1990 Lost Quarter-final
Portage Terriers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers
Winkler Flyers defeated Dauphin Kings 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated Winnipeg South Blues 4-games-to-none MJHL CHAMPIONS
Yorkton Terriers (SJHL) defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers
Winkler Flyers defeated Portage Terriers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated St. James Canadians 4-games-to-1 MJHL CHAMPIONS
Winkler Flyers defeated Melfort Mustangs (SJHL) 4-games-to-1 ANAVET CUP CHAMPIONS
Fourth in 1992 Centennial Cup round robin (2-2)
Winkler Flyers defeated Vernon Lakers (BCHL) 5-2 in semi-final
Thunder Bay Flyers (USHL) defeated Winkler Flyers 10-1 in final
  • 1993 Lost Quarter-final
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-3
  • 1994 Lost Final
Winkler Flyers defeated Portage Terriers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated Dauphin Kings 4-games-to-3
St. Boniface Saints defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1995 Lost Final
Winkler Flyers defeated Dauphin Kings 4-games-to-3
Winkler Flyers defeated Neepawa Natives 4-games-to-3
Winnipeg South Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 1996 Lost Quarter-final
Dauphin Kings defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 1997 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Neepawa Natives 4-games-to-3
OCN Blizzard defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-none
Winkler Flyers defeated Neepawa Natives 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated OCN Blizzard 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated St. James Canadians 4-games-to-1 MJHL CHAMPIONS
Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-3
  • 1999 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Portage Terriers 4-games-to-2
OCN Blizzard defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2000 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated St. James Canadians 4-games-to-3
Winnipeg South Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2001 Lost Final
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated Winnipeg South Blues 4-games-to-none
OCN Blizzard defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-none
  • 2002 Lost Final
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers 4-games-to-1
Winkler Flyers defeated St. James Canadians 4-games-to-none
OCN Blizzard defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-none
  • 2003 Lost Quarter-final
Southeast Blades defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-3
  • 2004 Lost Quarter-final
Winnipeg Saints defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 2005 Lost Quarter-final
Winnipeg South Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2006 Lost Quarter-final
Winnipeg South Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2007 Lost Quarter-final
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2008 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers 4-games-to-1
Winnipeg Saints defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-1
  • 2009 Lost Quarter-final
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 2010 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Selkirk Steelers 4-games-to-2
Winnipeg Saints defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-none
  • 2011 Lost Semi-final
Winkler Flyers defeated Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4-games-to-2
Selkirk Steelers defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 2012 Lost Quarter-final
Winnipeg Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-0
  • 2013 Lost Quarter-final
Winnipeg Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 4-games-to-2
  • 2014 Lost Survivor Series
Winnipeg Blues defeated Winkler Flyers 2-games-to-0

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