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Abbotsford Flyers

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Conference  Coastal Conference
1985–1988  Delta Flyers
Date founded  1976
1976–1985  Abbotsford Flyers
1985–1988  Abbotsford Falcons
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City  Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
League  British Columbia Junior Hockey League

The Abbotsford Flyers were a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. They were a part of the British Columbia Hockey League and played in the Coastal Conference.



In 1983, the Flyers avenged a poor playoffs in 1981-82. After sweeping the Burnaby Blue Hawks 4-games-to-none in the quarter-finals, the Flyers beat the New Westminster Royals 4-games-to-2 in the semi-finals, and the Kelowna Buckaroos 4-games-to-1 in the final to win their first and only BCJHL title. In the Mowat Cup, the Flyers defeated the Williams Lake Mustangs of the Peace-Cariboo Junior Hockey League 2-games-to-none to win the BC Jr. A title. Next, in the Alberta/British Columbia Championship, the Flyers beat the Calgary Canucks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League 4-games-to-none. In the Western Canada Final, the Flyers beat Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League 4-games-to-2 for the Abbott Cup. In the National Final, the 1983 Centennial Cup the Flyers finally fell to the North York Rangers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League 4-games-to-none.

In 1985, the team moved to Delta, but were replaced by the Falcons. Both teams folded in 1988.

Season-by-season record

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

NHL alumni

Abbotsford Flyers

  • Doug Kostynski
  • Larry Lozinski
  • Dwight Mathiasen
  • Bob McGill
  • Larry Melnyk
  • Craig Redmond
  • Mike Zanier
  • Daryl Stanley
  • Jim Dobson
  • Delta Flyers

  • Link Gaetz
  • Doug MacDonald
  • Abbotsford Falcons

  • Link Gaetz
  • Scott King
  • Olaf Kolzig
  • References

    Abbotsford Flyers Wikipedia

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