Winnipeg Rangers (1939–1947)
The 1941 Winnipeg Rangers Hockey Club defeated the Saskatoon Quakers to win the Abbott Cup and earned the right to represent the west in the Memorial Cup. They went on to defeat the Montreal Royals 7-4 in the fifth and deciding game to capture the national title.
The roster of this team included: Baldy Northcott (Coach), Mike Peters (Spare Goal), Hugh Millar (Defence), Glen Harmon (Defence), Bernie Bathgate (Forward), Bill Heindl Sr. (Defence), R.A. "Sammy" Fabro (Forward), Les Hickey (Forward), Bob Ballance (Forward), Hub Macey (Forward), Manning "Babe" Hobday (Defence), Lou Medynski (Forward), Earl Fast (Forward), Doug Baldwin (Defence), Bill Mortimer (Defence), Alan Hay (Forward), Billy Robinson (Forward), and Hal Thompson (Goal), and Tommy Bredin (Forward).
The roster of this team included: Vernon Smith (Mascot), Joe Peters, Frank Mathers, Ben Juzda, Jack Irvine, Bill Tindall, Stan Warecki, Ritchie McDonald, Bill Boorman (Captain), George Mundrick, Tom Fowler, Cal Gardner, Jack Taggert, Bill Vickers, Joe Peterson, Church Russell, Ed Kullman, Doug Jackson, Spence Tatchell, Gus Schwartz, Johnny Gross (Trainer), Henry Borger (VP), Arthur U. Chipman (President), Baldy Northcott (Executive), Bob Kinnear (Coach), and Scotty Oliver (GM).
The 1941 and 1943 Winnipeg Rangers have been inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame under the team category.
After the 1947 season, the Rangers changed affiliations and became the Winnipeg Black Hawks. They would later become the Winnipeg Barons, before folding in 1957. Another team called the Winnipeg Rangers later played in the MJHL from 1956 to 1967.