TBJHL: 1952-53

1952-53 Thunder Bay Junior Hockey League champions: Fort William Columbus Canadiens

195253: STANDINGS
TEAM GP W L T PTS
Fort William Columbus Canadiens 30 20 9 1 41
Port Arthur Flyers 30 16 14 0 32
Fort William Hurricanes 30 12 18 0 24
Port Arthur West End Bruins 30 11 18 1 23

Thunder Bay Junior Hockey League semifinal
Fort William Hurricanes vs. Port Arthur Flyers

Game 1: Flyers 4 Hurricanes 1 (@ Port Arthur)
Game 2: Flyers 4 Hurricanes 1 (@ Fort William)
Game 3: Hurricanes 5 Flyers 3 (@ Port Arthur)
Game 4: Flyers 6 Hurricanes 0 (@ Fort William)

Port Arthur wins best-of-five series 3-1

Thunder Bay Junior Hockey League Final
Port Arthur Flyers vs. Fort William Columbus Canadiens

Game 1: Flyers 5 Canadiens 3 (@ Fort William)
Game 2: Canadiens 2 Flyers 0 (@ Port Arthur)
Game 3: Canadiens 4 Flyers 3 (@ Fort William)
Game 4: Flyers 4 Canadiens 2 (@ Port Arthur)
Game 5: Canadiens 3 Flyers 1 (@ Fort William)
Game 6:  Canadiens 7 Flyers 1 (@ Port Arthur)

Fort William wins best-of-seven series 4-2

Western Canadian Memorial Cup playdowns
Semifinal

Fort William Columbus Canadiens vs. St. Boniface Canadiens

Game 1: Fort William 7 St. Boniface 0 (@ Fort William)
Game 2: St. Boniface 5 Fort William 2 (@ Fort William)
Game 3: St. Boniface 6 Fort William 3 (@ Fort William)
Game 4: St. Boniface 5 Fort William 4 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 5:  St. Boniface 9 Fort William 4 (@ Winnipeg)

St. Boniface wins best-of-seven series 4-1

NOTE: St. Boniface went on to win the Abbott Cup, Western Canadian championship, but lost in five games to the Barrie Flyers in the 1953 Memorial Cup final.

195253 Fort William Hurricanes