1981 Centennial Cup

The 1981 Centennial Cup is the 11th Junior "A" 1981 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

1981 Manitoba Centennial Cup
Tournament details
DatesMay 1981
Venue(s)Halifax, Nova Scotia
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgSaskatchewan Prince Albert Raiders (3rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgOntario Belleville Bulls
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgNova Scotia Cole Harbour Colts
Tournament statistics
Matches played7
Scoring leader(s)Dave Tippett (Prince Albert)
MVPJames Patrick (Prince Albert)

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 Cole Harbour Colts in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The PlayoffsEdit

Round RobinEdit

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x Prince Albert Raiders SJHL Abbott Cup 3-1 24 12
2 x Belleville Bulls OPJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 3-1 17 14
3 Cole Harbour Colts MVJHL Callaghan Cup 0-4 13 14

Note: x - denotes team advanced to the final.


Belleville Bulls defeated Cole Harbour Colts 5-3
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Cole Harbour Colts 7-2
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Belleville Bulls 4-1
Belleville Bulls defeated Cole Harbour Colts 5-3
Prince Albert Raiders defeated Cole Harbour Colts 9-3
Belleville Bulls defeated Prince Albert Raiders 6-4


1 Prince Albert Raiders 6
2 Belleville Bulls 2


Most Valuable Player: James Patrick (Prince Albert Raiders)
Top Scorer: Dave Tippett (Prince Albert Raiders)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Mochie Friesen (Cole Harbour Colts)

All-Star TeamEdit


Dave Tippett (Prince Albert Raiders)
Greg Paslawski (Prince Albert Raiders)
Bill Watson (Prince Albert Raiders)


James Patrick (Prince Albert Raiders)
Mike Deodato (Belleville Bulls)


Dan Burnoiss (Belleville Bulls)

Roll of League ChampionsEdit

AJHL: St. Albert Saints
BCJHL: Penticton Knights
CJHL: Gloucester Rangers
IJHL: Sherwood-Parkdale Metros
MJHL: St. Boniface Saints
MVJHL: Cole Harbour Colts
NBJHL: Moncton Beavers
NOJHL: Onaping Falls Huskies
OPJHL: Belleville Bulls
PCJHL: Prince George Spruce Kings
SJHL: Prince Albert Raiders

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