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Encyclopedia > Allan Cup

The Allan Cup is the trophy awarded to the national senior (21 and over) amateur men’s hockey champions of Canada. The trophy was donated in 1908 by Sir H. Montagu Allan as a trophy for amateur teams, to replace the Stanley Cup, whose tournament had become a professional competition. Image File history File links Allan_Cup_Trophy_Photo. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... H. Montagu Allan (October 13, 1860 - September 26, 1951) was a Canadian banker, ship owner, and a sportsman who donated the Allan Cup, the trophy symbolic of mens amateur ice hockey supremacy in Canada. ... The Stanley Cup, visiting wounded Marines at Camp Lejeune. ...


The trophy was originally presented to the Victoria Hockey Club of Montreal to present to the champion of their league, who then could be challenged by champions of other leagues. The first winners of the Cup were the Ottawa Cliffsides, and the first challengers (who were successful) were the Queen’s University club of Kingston, Ontario. This article needs cleanup. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Queens University, or simply Queens, is a coeducational, nonsectarian university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on the edge of Lake Ontario. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ...


In the early years of the Cup its trustees quickly came to appreciate the difficulties of organizing a national competition in so large a country. In 1914, at the suggestion of one of the trustees, Claude Robinson, the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) was formed as a national governing body for the sport. One of the CAHA's first decisions, in 1915, was to replace the challenge system with a series of national playoffs. In 1928 the trustees turned over responsibility for the Cup to the CAHA. In 1994, the CAHA merged with the Canadian Hockey Association to form Hockey Canada. The Canadian Amateur Hockey Association was the governing body for amateur hockey in Canada between 1914 and 1994 before merging with Hockey Canada. ... Canadian Hockey Association can refer to: A short-lived hockey competition that ran from 1909 to 1910. ... Hockey Canada is the official national governing body of ice hockey in Canada and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. ...


Since 1984 the Cup has been competed for by teams in the Senior AAA category. The original Cup has been retired to the Hockey Hall of Fame, and a replica is presented to the champions. The Hockey Hall of Fame is located at the corner of Front & Yonge in downtown Toronto The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hockey Hall of Fame which is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, celebrates the history of hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL...


The Cup has been won by teams from every province and from the Yukon, as well as by two teams from the United States which played in Canadian leagues. The city with the most Allan Cup championships is Thunder Bay with 10, including four won as Port Arthur before the city's amalgamation. This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Nickname: Lakehead; The Lakehead Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Established 1970 (amalgamation between Fort William and Port Arthur) Incorporated as Towns Port Arthur in 1884, Fort William in 1892 Incorporated as... Port Arthur, Ontario, was a city in Northern Ontario which amalgamated with Fort William, Ontario and the townships of Neebing and McIntyre to form the City of Thunder Bay in January 1970. ...


Winners of the Allan Cup

The Thunder Bay Bombers are a Senior AAA ice hockey team based out of Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... The Saint-Georges Garaga is an ice hockey club representing Saint-Georges, Quebec in the Ligue nord-amêricaine de hockey (LNAH), formerly the Ligue senior majeure du Québec (LHSMQ) or Ligue de hockey senior majeure du Québec. ... The Saint-Georges Garaga is an ice hockey club representing Saint-Georges, Quebec in the Ligue nord-amêricaine de hockey (LNAH), formerly the Ligue senior majeure du Québec (LHSMQ) or Ligue de hockey senior majeure du Québec. ... The Lloydminster Border Kings are a Senior AAA ice hockey team based in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada. ... The Stony Plain Eagles are a senior ice hockey team based in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada. ... The Truro Bearcats are a Tier-II Junior A team based out of Truro, Nova Scotia. ... The Cambridge Hornets were a Senior AAA ice hockey team based out of Cambridge, Ontario. ... The Petrolia Squires are a Senior AAA ice hockey team based out of Petrolia, Ontario. ... City: Spokane, Washington Existence: 1980-1981 League Western Hockey League Colours Blue & White? The Spokane Flyers were a short lived ice hockey team that played in the Western Hockey League from 1980-1981. ... The Petrolia Squires are a Senior AAA ice hockey team based out of Petrolia, Ontario. ... The Kimberley Dynamiters are a Canadian B Junior ice hockey team from Kimberley, British Columbia. ... The Brantford Alexanders were a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League from 1978 to 1984. ... City: Spokane, Washington Existence: 1980-1981 League Western Hockey League Colours Blue & White? The Spokane Flyers were a short lived ice hockey team that played in the Western Hockey League from 1980-1981. ... The Barrie Flyers were an ice hockey team from Barrie, Ontario that competed in the OHA Senior A Hockey League from 1966 to 1979 and in the Major Intermediate A Hockey League from 1979 to 1983. ... The Orillia Terriers were an ice hockey team from Orillia, Ontario, Canada that competed in the OHA Senior A and Intermediate A ranks from 1968 to 1982. ... The Drumheller Miners were a senior ice hockey team based in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. ... Sherbrooke Castors (sometimes Sherbrooke Beavers) were the name of two different teams in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League: Sherbrooke Castors (1969-1982) moved to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec in 1982 then to Rimouski, Quebec in 1995. ... The Winnipeg Maroons were a minor League Baseball team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that played in the Northern League from 1902-1942. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Chatham Maroons are a Junior B team based out of Chatham, Ontario. ... The Oshawa Generals The Oshawa Generals are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. ... The Belleville Macs are a Senior AAA ice hockey team based out of Belleville, Ontario. ... The Oshawa Generals The Oshawa Generals are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. ... Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen was a member of the Ontario Rugby Football Union, a league that preceeded the Canadian Football League and contested for the Grey Cup until 1955. ... The Penticton Vees are a Tier II Junior A ice hockey team from Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. ... Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen was a member of the Ontario Rugby Football Union, a league that preceeded the Canadian Football League and contested for the Grey Cup until 1955. ... The Edmonton Flyers are a defunct ice hockey team that was based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The Royal Montreal Hockey Club, better known as the Montreal Royals are a defunct hockey club which operated ice hockey teams at the senior and junior levels. ... The Calgary Stampeders are a defunct ice hockey team that was based in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Quebec Aces are a defunct ice hockey franchise from Quebec, Quebec that played in the Quebec Senior Hockey League (1944-1953), Quebec Hockey League (1953-59) and American Hockey League (1959-71). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Kimberley Dynamiters are a Canadian B Junior ice hockey team from Kimberley, British Columbia. ... The Halifax Wolverines a tier II Junior A team based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... The Moncton Hawks (also known as the New Brunswick Hawks, Moncton Alpines and Moncton Golden Flames) were a professional ice hockey team based in Moncton, New Brunswick. ... The Moncton Hawks (also known as the New Brunswick Hawks, Moncton Alpines and Moncton Golden Flames) were a professional ice hockey team based in Moncton, New Brunswick. ... Montreal Amateur Athletic Association is an athletic association located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The University of Manitoba is the largest university of the province of Manitoba, most comprehensive and only research-intensive post-secondary educational institution. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Sault Ste. ... The Senior A team that represented Canada in the 1924 Olympics. ... The Senior A team that represented Canada in the 1924 Olympics. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... This article should appear in one or more categories. ... The Hamilton Tigers were a National Hockey League (NHL) team that was originally based in Quebec City, Quebec and called the Quebec Bulldogs (1888-1920). ... The Peterborough Petes is an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... City: Lethbridge, Alberta League: Western Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: 1987-88 Home Arena: ENMAX Centre Colours: dark blue, white, burgundy and silver Head Coach: Michael Dyck General Manager: Roy Stasiuk Action during a playoff game against the Calgary Hitmen at the Pengrowth Saddledome The Lethbridge Hurricanes are... The Winnipeg Victorias were a former ice hockey team in Winnipeg. ... The Winnipeg Victorias were a former ice hockey team in Winnipeg. ...

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Allan Cup (204 words)
Allan Cup, trophy emblematic of the senior amateur hockey championship of Canada.
The cup was presented to the Victoria Hockey Club of Montreal, to be defended by the champion of its league that year.
In 1928 the Allan Cup was donated outright to the CAHA.
Allan Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (304 words)
The Allan Cup is the trophy awarded to the national senior (21 and over) amateur men’s hockey champions of Canada.
Montagu Allan to replace the Stanley Cup, whose tournament had become a professional competition, as a trophy for amateur teams.
The original Cup has been retired to the Hockey Hall of Fame, and a replica is presented to the champions.
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