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Encyclopedia > Montreal Victorias

Montreal Victorias was an hockey team which played first in 1883 at the Montreal Winter Carnival. They also played in the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada (1893-1898), the Canadian Amateur Hockey League 1899-1905, the Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association 1906-1908 and the Montreal City Hockey League. They played at the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They won the Stanley Cup in 1895, December 1896, 1897, 1898 and February 1899. They alo won the Amateur Hockey Association in 1895, 1896, 1897 and 1898.


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Encyclopedia: Stanley Cup (8379 words)
On March 8, 1895, the Montreal Victorias won the league title, and thus the Stanley Cup, but the challenge match, which was scheduled earlier for the next day, was to be between the previous year's champion and the university squad.
Montreal Shamrocks were a professional ice hockey team which played in the Amateur Hockey Association from 1896 to 1898, the Canadian Amateur Hockey League 1898-1905, the Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association 1905-1909 and both the Canadian Hockey Association and the National Hockey Association 1909-1910.
The 1909 saw the departure of the Montreal AAA and the Montreal Victorias, the two remaining amateur teams, from the ECAHA, and thus the ECAHA dropped the "Amateur" from their name, becoming an all-pro league.
Amateur Hockey Association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (586 words)
The AHA was born on December 8, 1888, when various hockey clubs met at the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal.
With the exception of 1888, the challenge system was exclusively used in the AHA before the advent of the Stanley Cup, while the series system became the norm in 1893, the first year the Cup was contested.
The first championship team of the AHA was the Montreal Crystals, having unofficially being declared the champions before the AHA.
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