VERNON VIKINGS
1973 - 1978



VERNON VIKINGS

Vernon Vikings Logo 1976-77 Vernon Vikings Logo 19??-??

For the 1973-74 season the Vernon franchise, changed its name to the Vernon Vikings. They would remain the Vernon Vikings through till the end of the 1977-78 season.

Even though the Vernon Vikings won the league pennant in 1976 they bowed out in the second round of the playoffs that year, losing nine points to one, in a eight point series (4L - 1T).

After sixteen consecutive playoff appearances, for the franchise, the Vernon Vikings were the first team to not make them in 1978.

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VERNON VIKINGS HIGHLIGHTS

In its 5 years (1973-74 to 1977-78 ), as the Vernon Vikings, the franchise has achieved the following highlight...

  • 1 - League Pennant
  • 1976

In 1978 the Viking became the first franchise team, since 1961, not to make the league playoffs.

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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 VIKINGS
Season League
Division
Regular Season Playoffs
Rank GP W L T PTs GF GA GP W L GF GA Result / Series-Score / Opponent
1973-74 BCJHL
Interior
4th
3rd
64 37 26 1 75 340 302 4 0 4 - -
Lost Div. Semifinals, 0-4 (Penticton)
1974-75 BCJHL
Interior
6th
3rd
66 31 33 2 64 327 343 10 4 6 - -
Won Div. Semifinals, 4-2 (Penticton)
Lost Div. Finals, 0-4 (Kelowna)
1975-76 BCJHL 1st 66 47 18 1 95 390 247 10 4, 1T 5 - -
~ 8pt Series~
Won Quarterfinals, Pts 8-2 (Chilliwack)
Lost Semifinals, Pts 1-9 (Penticton)
1976-77 BCJHL
Interior
6th
3rd
68 29 37 2 30 259 321 6 2 4 - -
Lost Div. Semifinals, 2-4 (Penticton)
1977-78 BCJHL
Interior
10th
6th
66 10 56 - 20 251 486 Did Not Qualify

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