|Location||Montréal , Québec|
The Montreal Royals - more precisely the club name: Royal Montreal Hockey Club - was an ice hockey club from the Canadian city of Montreal , which was founded in 1933 and existed until 1961. Its senior division took part in the Eastern Professional Hockey League from 1959 to 1961 .
The club had both a junior division and a senior division . The Junior Royals played in the Quebec Junior Hockey League . They reached the finals for the Eastern Canadian Championship in 1933, 1941, 1944, 1945 and 1949. In 1941, the team won the games for the Eastern Canadian Championship - but the team was defeated by the Winnipeg Rangers in the finals for the Memorial Cup . In 1949, the team succeeded again in winning the finals for the Eastern Canadian Championship and this time also winning the finals for the Memorial Cup, the most important trophy in Canadian junior ice hockey.
The senior team was also successful. First the senior royals played in the Quebec Amateur Hockey Association (1933 to 1944), from 1945 to 1953 in the Ligue de hockey senior du Québec , in which they won the championship in 1945 and 1946. 1953 to 1959 they played in the successor league Ligue de hockey du Québec , where they were defeated in 1956 - and in the final games of the Edinburgh Trophy to the winner of the WHL representatives Winnipeg Warriors - and in 1959 came championship honors . Most recently they played in the Eastern Professional Hockey League from 1959 to 1961 , where the championship title was achieved again in 1960. In 1947 they were also able to win the Allan Cup .
- ↑ Hall of Fame of Manitoba: Winnipeg Rangers Hockey Team 1940/41 (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ History of Memorial Cup ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ www.hockeydb.com seasons (QSHL) (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ Hockey league history: Quebec Senior Hockey League , accessed May 4, 2010
- ↑ Hockey league history: Quebec Hockey League (accessed May 4, 2010)
- ↑ Hockey league history: EPHL (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ Allan Cup archive page (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ Habslegends.blogspot.com: Pete Morin (accessed online May 4, 2010)
- ↑ Legends of Hockey: Guy Lucien Rosseau (accessed May 4, 2010)