TBJHL: 1967-68

Courtesy Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame


1967-68 TBJHL champions: Fort William Westfort Hurricanes

STANDINGS

TEAM GP W L T PTS
Marrs 32 15 13 4 34
Royals 24 14 6 4 32
Canadiens 32 13 15 4 30
Hurricanes 32 11 19 2 24

Exhibition @ Halifax, N.S. – March, 1968
Port Arthur Marrs @ Halifax Canadiens

Game 1: Canadiens 8 Marrs 2
Game 2:
Canadiens 14 Marrs 0

TBJHL semifinals
Westfort Hurricanes vs. Port Arthur Marrs

Game 1: Marrs 6 Hurricanes 4
Game 2: Hurricanes 4 Marrs 3
Game 3: Hurricanes 5 Marrs 4
Game 4: Hurricanes 3 Marrs 1

Westfort wins best-of-five series 3-1

Fort William Canadiens vs. Fort Frances Royals

Game 1: Canadiens 2 Royals 1
Game 2: Royals 8 Canadiens 5
Game 3: Canadiens 7 Royals 2
Game 4: Royals 8 Canadiens 6
Game 5: Royals 4 Canadiens 3

Fort Frances wins best-of-five series 3-2

TBJHL Final
Westfort Hurricanes vs. Fort Frances Royals

Game 1: Royals 6 Hurricanes 6 (Tie)
Game 2: Royals 5 Hurricanes 4
Game 3: Hurricanes 8 Royals 5
Game 4: Royals 5 Hurricanes 3
Game 5: Hurricanes 5 Royals 3
Game 6: Hurricanes 6 Royals 5
Game 7: Hurricanes 6 Royals 5

Westfort wins best-of-seven series 4-2, with one game tied

TBAHA Final
Nip-Rock Rangers vs. Westfort Hurricanes

Game 1: Hurricanes 8 Rangers 2
Game 2: Hurricanes 6 Rangers 4
Game 3: Hurricanes 4 Rangers 1

Westfort wins best-of-five series 3-0

Fort William Hurricanes vs. St. James Canadians

Game 1: Hurricanes 5 Canadians 2 (OT) (@ Fort William)
Game 2: Hurricanes 5 Canadians 4 (OT) (@ Fort William)
Game 3: Canadians 6 Hurricanes 5 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 4: Canadians 5 Hurricanes 4 (OT) (@ Winnipeg)
Game 5: Hurricanes 4 Canadians 3 (@ Winnipeg)
Game 6: Hurricanes 6 Canadians 4 (@ Fort William)

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

April 10, 1968: Herks advance to Abbott Cup western final

Estevan Bruins vs. Fort William Hurricanes

Game 1: Bruins 4 Hurricanes 2 (@ Fort William)
Game 2: Bruins 7 Hurricanes 1 (@ Fort William)
Game 3: Hurricanes 5 Bruins 4 (@ Fort William)
Game 4: Bruins 6 Hurricanes 5 (@ Estevan)
Game 5: Bruins 8 Hurricanes 3 (@ Estevan)

Estevan wins best-of-seven series 4-1

NOTE: Estevan swept the Penticton Broncos in four straight to win the Abbott Cup western Canadian title, but lost, four games to one, to the Niagara Falls Flyers in the Memorial Cup Final.

1967-68 Port Arthur Marr team photo. Courtesy Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.