The Winnipeg Blues
are a Manitoba Junior Hockey League
team playing out of the MTS Iceplex
, Canada. They were formerly known as the Fort Garry Blues. They have won the Turnbull Cup
(the MJHL Championship) six times: in 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1995 and 2006; the Anavet Cup
Championship) twice, 1986 and 1995; and the Abbott Cup
(Western Canadian Junior ‘A’ Championship) once, in 1995.
The 1995 Winnipeg South Blues were inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
in the team category.
The Winnipeg Monarchs hockey club was organized in 1906 and played their games at a rink on the corner of Sargent Avenue and Furby Street in west-end Winnipeg. The Monarchs were allowed into the Manitoba Senior Hockey League in 1911 joining the Winnipeg Victorias
and the Winnipegs
in a three-team league.
In 1913 and 1914 the Monarchs captured the Manitoba Senior Hockey Crown. In 1915, the Monarchs were the Canadian Senior Hockey Champions winning the Allan Cup
The Winnipeg Monarchs entered the Manitoba Junior Hockey League
in 1930–31. The Monarchs would continue to produce a senior team. In 1932 the Juniors Monarchs were Memorial Cup
finalists losing out to Sudbury Wolves
in the final. In 1934, the Senior Monarchs won the Manitoba Senior Championship and in 1935 they represented Canada
and were proud Gold Medal Winners at the World Hockey Championship
. After winning the World Championship, the Winnipeg Monarch Senior Club... Read More