TBJHL: 1953-54

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1953-54
TEAM GP W L T PTS
Fort William Columbus Canadiens 35 28 6 1 57
Port Arthur West End Bruins 35 20 15 0 40
Port Arthur North Stars 35 11 24 0 22
Fort William Hurricanes 35 10 24 1 21

Thunder Bay Junior Hockey League semifinal
Port Arthur North Stars vs. Port Arthur West End Bruins

Game 1: Bruins 5 North Stars 3
Game 2: North Stars 5 Bruins 4
Game 3: North Stars 4 Bruins 3
Game 4: Bruins 4 North Stars 1
Game 5: Bruins 5 North Stars 4

West End Bruins win best-of-five series 3-2

Thunder Bay Junior Hockey League Final
Port Arthur West End Bruins vs. Fort William Columbus Canadiens

Game 1: Canadiens 3 Bruins 2
Game 2: Canadiens 5 Bruins 1
Game 3: Canadiens 6 Bruins 0
Game 4: Canadiens 11 Bruins 1

Fort William wins best-of-seven series 4-0

Memorial Cup western playdowns semifinal
Fort William Columbus Canadiens vs. St. Boniface Canadiens

Game 1: Fort William 6 St. Boniface 4 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 2: St. Boniface 8 Fort William 3 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 3: Fort William 7 St. Boniface 3 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 4: Fort William 6 St. Boniface 4 (@ Fort William)
Game 5: St. Boniface 2 Fort William 2 (@ Fort William)
Game 6: St. Boniface 7 Fort William 6 (@ Fort William)
Game 7: St. Boniface 5 Fort William 3 (@ Fort William)
Game 8: Fort William 7 St. Boniface 5 (@ Fort William)

Fort William wins best-of-seven series 4-3, with one tie

Abbott Cup Western Canadian Final
Edmonton Oil Kings vs, Fort William Columbus Canadiens

Game 1: Oil Kings 6 Canadiens 0 (@ Fort William)
Game 2: Canadiens 2 Oil Kings 1 (@ Fort William)
Game 3: Oil Kings 8 Canadiens 0 (@ Edmonton)
Game 4: Oil Kings 8 Canadiens 1 (@ Edmonton)
Game 5: Oil Kings 8 Canadiens 2 (@ Edmonton)

Edmonton wins best-of-seven series 4-1

NOTE: Edmonton lost in the 1954 Memorial Cup Final vs. the St. Catharines Teepees, four games to none, with one tie