1974–75 WCHL season

The 1974–75 WCHL season was the ninth season for the Western Canada Hockey League, known in the present day as the Western Hockey League. Twelve teams completed a 70-game season. The New Westminster Bruins won the President's Cup.

League notes

Regular season

Final standings

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Saskatoon Blades7038221086344244
x Lethbridge Broncos7028321066302315
x Regina Pats702936563260288
x Brandon Wheat Kings7024351159276320
Winnipeg Clubs7023351258265366
Flin Flon Bombers701942947262389
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
x Victoria Cougars704718599416257
x Medicine Hat Tigers704022888380291
x New Westminster Bruins7037221185319260
x Kamloops Chiefs703824884327279
Edmonton Oil Kings703429775340321
Calgary Centennials701151830236399

Scoring leaders

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Mel BridgmanVictoria Cougars666691157175
Bryan TrottierLethbridge Broncos674698144103
Don MurdochMedicine Hat Tigers70825914183
Dave FaulknerRegina Pats70566612259
Don AshbyCalgary Centennials70526812071
Rich GosselinFlin Flon Bombers70476911683
Peter MorrisVictoria Cougars704372115173
Barry DeanMedicine Hat Tigers644075115173
Danny LucasVictoria Cougars70575611374
Rick BlightBrandon Wheat Kings65605211265
Greg MiazgaVictoria Cougars70142842117

1975 WCHL Playoffs

League quarter-finals

  • Saskatoon defeated Brandon 4 games to 1
  • Regina defeated Lethbridge 4 games to 2
  • New Westminster defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 1
  • Victoria defeated Kamloops 4 games to 2

League semi-finals

  • Saskatoon defeated Regina 4 games to 1
  • New Westminster defeated Victoria 4 games to 2

WHL Championship

  • New Westminster defeated Saskatoon 4 games to 3

All-Star game

On January 15, the West All-Stars defeated the East All-Stars 4–1 at Victoria, British Columbia with a crowd of 3,452.

WHL awards

Most Valuable Player: Bryan Trottier, Lethbridge Broncos
Top Scorer: Mel Bridgman, Victoria Cougars
Most Sportsmanlike Player: Danny Arndt, Saskatoon Blades
Top Defenseman: Rick Lapointe, Victoria Cougars
Rookie of the Year: Don Murdoch, Medicine Hat Tigers
Top Goaltender: Bill Oleschuk, Saskatoon Blades
Coach of the Year: Pat Ginnell, Victoria Cougars
Regular season champions: Victoria Cougars

See also


Preceded by
1973–74 WCHL season
WHL seasons Succeeded by
1975–76 WCHL season
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