1971-72

Thunder BayMinnesota Junior Hockey League

Standings

TEAM GP W L T PTS
Vulcans 22 21 0 1 43
Westfort Hurricanes 27 14 11 2 30
Minnesota Jr. Stars 24 12 11 1 25
Fort William Canadiens 26 8 15 3 19
Case Eagles 27 2 20 5 9

Playoffs
Semifinal
Westfort Hurricanes vs. Minnesota Jr. Stars
Game 1: Stars 7 Hurricanes 5
Game 2: Stars 8 Hurricanes 3

Minnesota wins best-of-three series 2-0

Final
Thunder Bay Vulcans vs. Minnesota Jr. Stars
Game 1: Vulcans 6 Stars 5
Game 2: Vulcans 11 Stars 3
Game 3: Vulcans 4 Stars 3 (3OT)
Game 4: Vulcans 8 Stars 2

Vulcans win best-of-seven series 4-0

Centennial Cup playdowns
Smiths Falls Bears vs. Thunder Bay Vulcans
Game 1: Vulcans 10 Bears 7 (@ Smiths Falls)
Game 2: Bears 5 Vulcans 4 (@ Smiths Falls)
Game 3: Vulcans 4 Bears 3 (@ Smiths Falls)
Game 4: Vulcans 3 Bears 0 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 5: Vulcans 15 Bears 4 (@ Thunder Bay)

Vulcans win best-of-seven series 4-1

Guelph CMCs vs. Thunder Bay Vulcans
Game 1: CMCs 5 Vulcans 4 (@ Guelph)
Game 2: CMCs 5 Vulcans 4 (@ Guelph)
Game 3: Vulcans 7 CMCs 3 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 4: Vulcans 7 CMCs 0 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 5: CMCs 6 Vulcans 2 (@ Thunder Bay)
Game 6: CMCs 1 Vulcans 0 (Forfeit) (@ Guelph)

Guelph wins best-of-seven series 4-2

NOTE: Guelph went on to win the Centennial Cup, sweeping the Charlottetown Islanders 4-0 in the eastern final before doing likewise to the Red Deer Rustlers in the final.