1980 Centennial Cup

The 1980 Centennial Cup is the tenth Tier II Junior "A" 1980 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

1980 Manitoba Centennial Cup
Tournament details
DatesMay 1980
Venue(s)North York, Ontario
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgRed Deer Rustlers (2nd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgNorth York Rangers
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgSherwood-Parkdale Metros
Tournament statistics
Matches played7
Scoring leader(s)Bill Colville (North York)
MVPBrent Sutter (Red Deer)

The Centennial Cup was competed for by the winners of the Abbott Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, and the Callaghan Cup.

The tournament was hosted by the North York Rangers in the city of North York, Ontario.

The PlayoffsEdit

Round RobinEdit

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x-Red Deer Rustlers AJHL Abbott Cup 3-1 18 15
2 x-North York Rangers OPJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 2-2 16 15
3 Sherwood-Parkdale Metros IJHL Callaghan Cup 1-3 19 23

Note: x - denotes team advanced to the final.


Sherwood-Parkdale Metros defeated North York Rangers 7-6 2OT
North York Rangers defeated Red Deer Rustlers 2-0
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 6-0
North York Rangers defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 4-3
Red Deer Rustlers defeated North York Rangers 5-4 2OT
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 7-6 2OT

Note: OT - denotes overtime


1 Red Deer Rustlers 3
2 North York Rangers 2


Most Valuable Player: Brent Sutter (Red Deer Rustlers)
Top Scorer: Bill Colville (North York Rangers)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Doug Rigler (Red Deer Rustlers)

All-Star TeamEdit


Bill Colville (North York Rangers)
Doug Rigler (Red Deer Rustlers)
Paul Bernard (Sherwood-Parkdale Metros)


Jim File (North York Rangers)
Jeff Woollacott (North York Rangers)


Brian Ford (Red Deer Rustlers)

Roll of League ChampionsEdit

AJHL: Red Deer Rustlers
BCJHL: Penticton Knights
CJHL: Hawkesbury Hawks
IJHL: Sherwood-Parkdale Metros
MJHL: Selkirk Steelers
MVJHL: Cole Harbour Colts
NOJHL: Onaping Falls Huskies
OPJHL: North York Rangers
SJHL: Prince Albert Raiders

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