2004 Royal Bank Cup

The 2004 Royal Bank Cup was the 34th Junior "A" 2004 ice hockey National Championship for the Canadian Junior A Hockey League.

2004 Royal Bank Cup
Tournament details
DatesMay 8, 2004 – May 16, 2004
Venue(s)Crystal Centre in Grande Prairie, Alberta
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgAurora Tigers (1st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgKindersley Klippers
Tournament statistics
Matches played13
Scoring leader(s)Josh Welter (Grande Prairie)
MVPKevin Dziaduck (Kindersley)

The Royal Bank Cup was competed for by the winners of the Doyle Cup, Anavet Cup, Dudley Hewitt Cup, the Fred Page Cup and a host city.

The tournament was hosted by the Grande Prairie Storm in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

The PlayoffsEdit

Round RobinEdit

Rank Team League Ticket W-L GF GA
1 x-Grande Prairie Storm AJHL Host 3-1 18 14
2 x-Aurora Tigers OPJHL Dudley Hewitt Cup 3-1 14 7
3 x-Nepean Raiders CJHL Fred Page Cup 2-2 11 14
4 x-Kindersley Klippers SJHL Anavet Cup 1-3 8 16
5 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL Doyle Cup 1-3 14 14

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


Grande Prairie Storm defeated Kindersley Klippers 5-3
Nepean Raiders defeated Nanaimo Clippers 4-3 in Double Overtime
Grande Prairie Storm defeated Aurora Tigers 4-2
Nepean Raiders defeated Kindersley Klippers 2-1
Aurora Tigers defeated Nanaimo Clippers 4-2
Grande Prairie Storm defeated Nepean Raiders 7-2
Aurora Tigers defeated Kindersley Klippers 5-0
Nanaimo Clippers defeated Grande Prairie Storm 7-2
Aurora Tigers defeated Nepean Raiders 3-1
Kindersley Klippers defeated Nanaimo Clippers 4-2

Semi and FinalsEdit

Semi-finals Royal Bank Cup Finals
1 Grande Prairie Storm 3
4 Kindersley Klippers 4
2 Aurora Tigers 7
4 Kindersley Klippers 1
2 Aurora Tigers 7
3 Nepean Raiders 2


Most Valuable Player: Kevin Dziaduck (Kindersley Klippers)
Top Scorer: Josh Welter (Grande Prairie Storm)
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Grant Clitsome (Nepean Raiders)
Top Goalie: Chris Whitley (Aurora Tigers)
Top Forward: Scott McCulloch (Grande Prairie Storm)
Top Defenceman: Kyle Radke (Grande Prairie Storm)

Roll of League ChampionsEdit

AJHL: Grande Prairie Storm
BCHL: Nanaimo Clippers
CJHL: Nepean Raiders
MJHL: Selkirk Steelers
MJAHL: Campbellton Tigers
NOJHL: North Bay Skyhawks
OPJHL: Aurora Tigers
QJAAAHL: Valleyfield Braves
SJHL: Kindersley Klippers
SIJHL: Fort William North Stars

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