1930 Regina Pats Hockey Club

Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Hockey Champions, 1930 (Memorial Cup)

After a short three game regular season, the Regina Pats dominated the provincial playoffs proving they needed little practice. The Pats defeated the Wilkie Outlaws handily for the Saskatchewan title in the two game total point series 6-1.

The Calgary Canadians were the Regina Pats’ next victims in the Western semifinals. The Pats overwhelmed the Canadians resulting in a 6-0 final tally of the two games, to advance to the Western finals.

Despite many injuries from the previous series, the Pats had another outstanding performance in the Western final. With superb goaltending from net minder, Ken Campbell the Pats downed the Winnipeg Elmwoods 7-1 winning the Abbott Cup and advancing onto the Memorial Cup.

The Pats met their toughest competition of the season at the Memorial Cup in the West Toronto Nationals. In the first game of the best of three series the Nationals broke Campbell’s shutout streak, however the Pats still managed to come out on top 3-1. The Nationals started the second game strong and lead 2-1 after the second period. After a tongue lashing from coach, Al Ritchie in between periods the Pats battled back in the third to tie it up. Ken Moore scored the winning goal 40 seconds before the buzzer rang for the Pats to capture the Memorial Cup, a symbol of Canadian Junior Hockey supremacy. Coach and manager, Al Ritchie was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1966.

Installed in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1967.

Left to Right: Pete Egan (president), Brix Peebles (vice-president), Gail Egan (mascot), Clarence Acaster, Eddie Wiseman, R. Redding, Art Dowie, Ken Campbell, Dave Gilhooley, Al Ritchie (coach), Gordon Pettinger, Thorman Boll, Joe Dutkowski, Len Rae, Ken Moore, Lorne Stephens, Bert Acaster (executive), Bob Bentley (trainer).