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League Years 1980's

In the 1980's the British Columbia Junior Hockey League continued, what the previous decade started, with expansion, contraction and team relocation. The 1980's saw ten teams enter the league, eleven leave and seven relocate. As well in the 1980's the league increased the the regular season games, added and deleted divisions and changed the playoff format many times.

The League also emerged at the regional and national levels in the 1980's. The League won ten provincial titles, Mowat Cups, six British Columbia versus Alberta titles, Doyle Cups, five Western Canadian titles, Abbott Cups and five National Championship appearances, Centennial Cup, which includes two Centennial Cup semi-finalists and two Centennial Cups.

The Leagues first and second Centennial Cups were won in 1986 & 1987 by the Penticton Knights and Richmond Sockeyes respectfully.

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1980's Highlights

In the 1980's the league achieved the following.

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1980's Season by Season Overview

Below you will find a brief overview of the each season in the 1980's.

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