1965–66 WIHL season

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1965-66 was the 19th season of the Western International Hockey League.

Prior to the commencement of the 1965–66 WIHL season it was announced that the Cranbrook Royals would be added to the league, with the result being that the WIHL would comprise six teams.[1] In addition to the Washington-based Spokane Jets, the other teams that made up the 1965-66 version of the WIHL were the British Columbia-based Kimberley Dynamiters, Nelson Maple Leafs, Rossland Warriors and Trail Smoke Eaters.



Semi finals (best of 7)[edit]

  • Kimberley defeated Nelson 4 games to 0 (5-4, 2-9, 6-2, 3-1, 1-9, 4-3 2OT)
  • Spokane defeated Rossland 4 games to 1 (8-3, 4-5 OT, 5-2, 8-3, 5-3)

Final (best of 7)[edit]

  • Kimberley defeated Spokane 4 games to 1 (5-4, 2-1, 1-5, 5-4, 5-0)

The Kimberley Dynamiters advanced to the 1965-66 Western Canada Allan Cup Playoffs.


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