The Doyle Cup

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The Doyle Cup is a best-of-seven game series played between the British Columbia Junior A Hockey Champions and the Alberta Junior A Hockey Champions.

The British Columbia Champions played the winners of Alberta from 1962 till 1984. In 1985 The Doyle Cup was donated by Pete Doyle, a Penticton businessman, and his family for competition of junior amateur hockey clubs between Alberta and British Columbia..

The Doyle Cup series was eliminated in 2013 as a new Western Canada Cup had been announced by the Canadian Junior Hockey League.

The Doyle Cup series was reinstated for the 2018 season

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British Columbia vs Alberta, Champions

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Up until 1970 the winners of the BC/AB series advanced to the Abbott Cup, The Abbott Cup winners went on to play for the Memorial Cup.

In 1971, Junior 'A' Hockey was divided to form a 'Major Junior' and a 'Tier II' level. The Memorial Cup was now awarded to the higher 'Major Junior' level. The 'Tier II' level would now go on to play for the Centennial Cup National Junior 'A' Championship Trophy.

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Doyle Cup Champions

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In 1990 a realignment of "Regions" eligible to play in the National playdowns took place.

The Doyle Cup Champion would now be the "Pacific Region" representative in the National Junior A Championship.

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Acronyms

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Notations

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