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1988 Centennial Cup

The 1988 Centennial Cup is the 18th Junior "A" 1988 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

1988 Manitoba Centennial Cup
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Tournament details
DatesMay 1988
Venue(s)Pembroke, Ontario
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgSaskatchewan Notre Dame Hounds (1st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgNova Scotia Halifax Lions
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgOntario Pembroke Lumber Kings
Fourth placeOntario Thunder Bay Flyers
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Scoring leader(s)Rod Brind'Amour (Notre Dame)
MVPRod Brind'Amour (Notre Dame)

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

The tournament was hosted by the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the city of Pembroke, Ontario.

The PlayoffsEdit

Round RobinEdit

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 # Halifax Lions MVJHL Callaghan Cup 2-1 17 14
2 x Notre Dame Hounds SJHL Abbott Cup 2-1 18 16
3 x Pembroke Lumber Kings CJHL Host 2-1 15 13
4 Thunder Bay Flyers USHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 0-3 15 22

Note: # - denotes team advanced to the final.

Note: x - denotes teams who have advanced to the semi-final.


Halifax Lions defeated Pembroke Lumber Kings 6-4
Notre Dame Hounds defeated Halifax Lions 6-5
Pembroke Lumber Kings defeated Thunder Bay Flyers 7-4
Notre Dame Hounds defeated Thunder Bay Flyers 9-7
Halifax Lions defeated Thunder Bay Flyers 6-4 OT
Pembroke Lumber Kings defeated Notre Dame Hounds 4-3 3OT

Semi and FinalsEdit

  Semi-finals     Royal Bank Cup Finals
    1 Halifax Lions 2
  2 Notre Dame Hounds 7     3 Notre Dame Hounds 3
  3 Pembroke Lumber Kings 3  


Most Valuable Player: Rod Brind'Amour (Notre Dame Hounds)
Top Scorer: Rod Brind'Amour (Notre Dame Hounds)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Colin Power (Halifax Lions)
Top Defenceman: Kevin Reed (Pembroke Lumber Kings)

All-Star TeamEdit


Rod Brind'Amour (Notre Dame Hounds)
Duane Saulnier (Halifax Lions)
Brian Downey(Pembroke Lumber Kings)


Joby Messier (Notre Dame Hounds)
Kevin Reed (Pembroke Lumber Kings)


Darin Baker (Halifax Lions)

Roll of League ChampionsEdit

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