1979 Centennial Cup

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1979 Manitoba Centennial Cup
Tournament details
Dates May 1979
Teams 3
Venue(s) Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Saskatchewan Prince Albert Raiders (2nd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Prince Edward Island Sherwood-Parkdale Metros
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Ontario Guelph Platers
Tournament statistics
Matches played 7
MVP Dunston Carroll (Sherwood-Parkdale)

The 1979 Centennial Cup is the 9th Tier II Junior "A" 1979 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

The Centennial Cup was competed for by the winners of the Abbott Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, and the Callaghan Cup.

The tournament was hosted by the Prince Albert Raiders in the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

The Playoffs[edit]

Round Robin[edit]

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x Prince Albert Raiders SJHL Abbott Cup 3-1 23 18
2 x Sherwood-Parkdale Metros IJHL Callaghan Cup 2-2 19 24
3 Guelph Holoday Platers OPJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 1-3 19 19

Note: x - denotes team advanced to the final.


Prince Albert Raiders defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 7-2
Sherwood-Parkdale Metros defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 6-5
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 5-4
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 8-6
Guelph Holoday Platers defeated Prince Albert Raiders 6-3
Sherwood-Parkdale Metros defeated Guelph Holoday Platers 5-4


1 Prince Albert Raiders 5
2 Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 4

Please note: Overtime final.


Most Valuable Player: Dunston Carroll (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Dave Moore (Prince Albert Raiders)

All-Star Team[edit]


Dunston Carroll (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Eric Ponath (Prince Albert Raiders)
Mike Marquis (Guelph Holoday Platers)


Brian Ostroski (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)
Dean Burles (Prince Albert Raiders)


Mark Davidner (Prince Albert Raiders)

Roll of League Champions[edit]

AJHL: Fort Saskatchewan Traders
BCJHL: Bellingham Blazers
CJHL: Hawkesbury Hawks
IJHL: Sherwood-Parkdale Metros
MJHL: Selkirk Steelers
MVJHL: Halifax Lions
NOJHL: Nickel Centre Native Sons
OPJHL: Guelph Platers
PacJHL: Richmond Sockeyes
SJHL: Prince Albert Raiders

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