VERNON ESSOS
1967 - 1973



VERNON ESSOS

Vernon Essos Logo 1963-64

For the 1967-68 season the Vernon franchise, changed its name to the Vernon Essos. They would remain the Vernon Essos through till the end of the 1972-73 season.

Playoff success for the Vernon Essos came in 1970 when they won the franchises first league pennant and league championship. They would repeat that feat again in 1972.

The Essos were automatice winners of the provincial, Mowat Cup, those same years. They were also Abbott Cup (Western Canadian) runners-up in 1970 and BC vs Alta runners-up in 1972.

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VERNON ESSOS HIGHLIGHTS

In its 5 years (1967-68 to 1972-73), as the Vernon Essos, the franchise has achieved the following highlights:

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SEASON BY SEASON OVERVIEW

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INTERIOR CHAMPIONSHIP
RYAN HATFIELD TROPHY
LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP
NAT BAILEY CUP / SUBWAY CUP / FRED PAGE CUP
BRITISH COLUMBIA CHAMPIONSHIP
MOWAT CUP
BRITISH COLUMBIA VS ALBERTA CHAMPION
DOYLE CUP (since 1985)
WESTERN CANADA CHAMPIONSHIP
ABBOTT CUP (till 1996) / WESTERN CANADA CUP
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
CENTENNIAL CUP / RBC ROYAL BANK CUP / ROYAL BANK CUP / RBC CUP
VERNON ESSOS
Season League
Division
Regular Season Playoffs
Rank GP W L T PTs GF GA GP W L GF GA Result / Series-Score / Opponent
1967-68 BCJHL 3rd 40 19 17 4 42 213 218 4 0 4 - -
Lost Semifinals, 0-4 (Penticton)
1968-69 BCJHL 3rd 40 19 15 6 44 177 191 4 0 4 - -
Lost Semifinals, 0-4 (Victoria)
1969-70 BCJHL 1st 48 42 12 4 68 245 151 15 8 7 - -
Won Semifinals, 4-1 (Merritt)
Won League Finals, 4-2 (Victoria)
Automatic Winners Mowat Cup
Lost Abbott Cup , 0-4 (Weyburn)
1970-71 BCJHL
Interior
3rd
2nd
60 34 20 6 74 285 248 5 1 4 - -
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-4 (Kamloops)
1971-72 BCJHL 1st 60 42 17 1 85 - - 18 10 8 - -
Won Semifinals, 4-1 (Chilliwack)
Won League Finals, 4-3 (Penticton)
Automatic Winners Mowat Cup
Lost "BC vs AB", 2-4 (Red Deer)
1972-73 BCJHL
Interior
6th
4th
61 27 33 1 55 292 287 5 1 4 - -
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-4 (Kamloops)

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