1977 Memorial Cup

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The 1977 Memorial Cup occurred May 8–14 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia. It was the 59th annual Memorial Cup competition and determined the major junior ice hockey champion of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). Participating teams were the winners of the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League which were the Ottawa 67's, Sherbrooke Castors and New Westminster Bruins. New Westminster won their first Memorial Cup, defeating Ottawa in the final game.

Round-robin standings[edit]

Ottawa 67's (OMJHL) 4 3 1 21 13
New Westminster Bruins (WHL) 4 3 1 18 14
Sherbrooke Castors (QMJHL) 4 0 4 7 19



  • May 8 New Westminster 7-6 Ottawa
  • May 9 New Westminster 4-2 Sherbrooke
  • May 10 Ottawa 6-1 Sherbrooke
  • May 11 Ottawa 4-3 New Westminster (OT)
  • May 12 New Westminster 4-2 Sherbrooke
  • May 13 Ottawa 5-2 Sherbrooke


  • May 14 New Westminster 6-5 Ottawa

Winning roster[edit]

Bruce Andres, Barry Beck, Jerry Bell, Randy Betty, Ray Creasy, Larry Dean, Doug Derkson, Don Hobbins, John-Paul Kelly, Mark Lofthouse, Brad Maxwell, Dave Orleski, Blaine Peterson, Randy Rudnyk, Stan Smyl, Carl Van Harrewyn, Carey Walker, Brian Young, Miles Zaharko. Coach: Ernie McLean[2]

Award winners[edit]

All-star team