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St. John's Capitals

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Colours  Red, white
1956–1990  St. John's Capitals
Location  St. John's, Canada
1955–1956  St. John's All-Stars
Arena  Memorial Stadium
Date founded  1955
City  St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
League  Newfoundland Senior Hockey League
Home arena  Memorial Stadium (St. John's)

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St. John's Capitals were a senior ice hockey team based in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League.

Contents

Season by season results

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, DNQ = Did not qualify

NAHA, Sr.B = Newfoundland Amateur Hockey Association senior Section B, NAHA, Sr. = Newfoundland senior "league" , NSHL = Newfoundland Senior Hockey League

Captains

  • Lloyd Cooke, 1956-57
  • Hugh Fardy, 1957-58
  • Bern Goobie, 1958-59
  • Coaches

  • Howie Meeker, 1957-59, 1966-67
  • Jack Vinnicombe, 1957-58
  • Bob Badcock, 1972-73
  • George Faulkner, 1975-76
  • Bill Riley, 1985-86 (playing-coach)
  • Team awards

  • All-Newfoundland senior hockey championships (Herder Memorial Trophy): 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978 (as Bluecaps), 1979 (as Mike's Shamrocks), 1987, 1990
  • First place in Newfoundland Senior Hockey League regular season (Evening Telegram Trophy): 1970, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978 (as BlueCaps), 1987, 1988, 1989, 1996
  • Individual awards

    S. E. Tuma Memorial Trophy (Top scorer in the regular season)

  • Randy Pearcey, 1978, 1981 (BlueCaps)
  • Andy Sullivan, 1987, 1989

  • T.A. (Gus) Soper Memorial Award (MVP in the regular season)


    Albert "Peewee" Crane Memorial Trophy (Senior league rookie of the year)

  • Bruce Butler, 1970
  • Gary Connolly, 1973
  • Glen Critch, 1975
  • John Breen, 1979 (Shamrocks)
  • Mac Tucker, 1980 (BlueCaps)
  • Roger Kennedy, 1981
  • Peter White, 1987

  • Howie Clouter memorial Trophy (Most sportsmanlike player in the regular season)

  • Hubert Hutton, 1976

  • President's Goaltender's Award (Top goaltender in the regular season)

  • Edgar (Eg) Billard, 1970, 1971
  • Tols Chapman, 1974, 1975
  • Pat Dempsey, 1976, 1978, 1979
  • Roger Kennedy, 1981, 1988, 1989
  • Peter White, 1987

  • Cliff Gorman Memorial Award (Most valuable player of the Herder Playoffs)

  • Roger Kennedy, 1983
  • Andy Sullivan, 1987
  • NL Hockey Hall of Fame

    The following people that were associated with the Capitals have been inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Hockey Hall of Fame.

  • George Faulkner, 1994
  • Hugh Fardy, 1997
  • Stan Breen, 1997
  • Bob Badcock, 2000
  • Merv Green, 2000
  • Randy Pearcey, 2002
  • Jim Penney, http://www.hockeynl.ca/hockey-hall-of-fame/inductees/p/jim-penney/ 2002]
  • Stan Cook, 2004
  • Howie Meeker, 2004
  • Eg Billard, 2008
  • References

    St. John's Capitals Wikipedia


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