Canadian National Hockey League
(CNHL)


An alternate universe where "Hockey Night in Canada" remains just that. A fictional competition inspired by the pyramid structure of European football/soccer leagues.
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  • National Era
  • Regional Era

National First Divison – Top Four

+2QCHochelaga
2nd=QCMont-Royal
3rd+10ONEssex
4th+8QCCartierville

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCMont Royal
FINMBWinnipeg
SFBCVancouver
SFONEssex

1948-49 Season Headlines
  • After five consecutive playoff exits in the quarter finals, Winnipeg win two playoff rounds to reach their third Stan Lee Cup Final, but are beaten by a more seasoned Mont-Royal lineup who win a fifth National Championship (and third of the decade).
  • Essex storm back into the playoffs after recent seasons flirting with relegation, while Parkdale drop out of the playoffs and down to sixteenth.
  • Hamilton's immediate return from the First to the Second Division is a bust, finishing twelfth.
  • After two seasons of mid-table security, Peterborough are rock bottom of the Second Division Eastern Conference.
  • Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu are similarly unimpressive in the same conference, tumbling from top four last season to bottom four.
  • After twenty seasons in the Third Division, Springfield earn a debut in the second tier.
  • Russell end a run of 22 seasons in the fourth tier, and Lac-Saint-Jean will make a Third Division debut, as two of four additional sides exceptionally promoted to the third tier due to new teams joining the league next season.

National First Divison – Top Four

+5MBWinnipeg
2nd-1QCMont-Royal
3rd-1QCHochelaga
4th+10ONYork

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINONYork
SFBCVancouver
SFONAlgoma

1947-48 Season Headlines
  • The momentum of success swings back sharply to the Ontario capital, as Toronto edge out York (ON) to sit alongside them on ten Stan Lee Cup wins from fifteen finals.
  • Parkdale add to the Toronto rivalries with their debut playoffs appearance in their second season in the First Division.
  • Last season's semi finalists Hull drop to within one place of the drop zone to the second tier.
  • Five time Stan Lee Cup playoff qualifiers Durham are relegated from the top flight.
  • Former Third Division team Richmond (QC) win promotion to the First Division.
  • Swift Current finish fifth in their debut season in the Second Division Western Conference, with Huron surging from the bottom five to fourth.
  • In the same conference Brant stutter to twelfth place after last season's relegation from the First Division.
  • Welland and Lévis each win a first ever promotion from the bottom league tier in their histories.
  • Matane are bottom of the Fourth Division Eastern Conference for the third consecutive season.
  • Prescott are the first former second tier side to finish bottom of a Fourth Division conference.

National First Divison – Top Four

=QCMont-Royal
2nd+5QCHochelaga
3rd+6QCCartierville
4th-2ONToronto

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINONSimcoe
SFQCCartierville
SFQCHull

1946-47 Season Headlines
  • Hochelaga's all conquering run continues, becoming the second team in history to both reach four consecutive Stan Lee Cup finals and to win three in a row.
  • Simcoe return to the playoffs for the first time since their most recent promotion to the First Division, making the final for the first time in the National era.
  • Montréal's domination of the decade continues, with all three metropolitan teams filling the top three places in the regular season table.
  • York (ON) slump to fourteenth, their lowest league finish in the National era.
  • Two time Stan Lee Cup playoff qualifiers Brant are relegated from the top flight.
  • Hamilton and Drummond win the Second Division conferences, with each earning debuts in the top league tier.
  • Former fourth tier teams Swift Current and Grenville both win a first shot to compete in the Second Division next season.
  • Former Second Division team Dauphin cannot escape the drop to the fourth tier.
  • Bow River and Nipissing are each first-time promotees to the Third Division, the latter enjoying a stunning turnaround in form after finishing bottom of their conference just two seasons ago.

National First Divison – Top Four

+2QCMont-Royal
2nd-1ONToronto
3rd+2ONYork
4th-2MBWinnipeg

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINBCVancouver
SFQCMont-Royal
SFONAlgoma

1945-46 Season Headlines
  • Hochelaga retain the Stan Lee Cup and, with their sixth title, become the most successful CNHL team from La Belle Province.
  • Algoma and Hull, the latter freshly promoted from the Second Division, both make the Stan Lee Cup playoffs for the first time in the National Era.
  • Parkdale win a third promotion in six seasons to add more spice to the Toronto rivalries in the top flight from next season.
  • Brome finish fourth in the Second Division Eastern Conference following last season's promotion from the third tier.
  • After recent seasons steadily climbing the table in the Second Division, Pictou slump well back in the standings to the bottom six.
  • Châteauguay win a first promotion from the bottom league tier in the National Era.

National First Divison – Top Four

+2ONToronto
2nd+5MBWinnipeg
3rd-1QCMont-Royal
4th+2QCCartierville

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINQCCartierville
SFONToronto
SFBCVancouver

1944-45 Season Headlines
  • In a second successive all-Montréal Stan Lee Cup final, the trophy crosses town to Hochelaga, who, after many years of not quite reaching the summit in the National League era, are champions for the fifth time.
  • The continuing progress of Montréal's third team Cartierville continues the tilt of talent away from the power duo in Toronto.
  • After reaching the semi finals last season, Essex drop precipitously close to relegation from the First Division.
  • Glengarry are shock runners-up in the Second Division Eastern Conference after their promotion from the third tier last season.
  • After only recently dropping out of the First Division, Cumberland and Saint John are relegated for a second time in the space of three and four seasons respectively.
  • Royal give up all likely hopes of promotion to the top flight by dropping very close to relegation from the second tier.
  • Inverness are promoted for the second time in seven seasons to earn a debut in the Second Division.
  • Okanagan are the second team in history to be relegated from the Second Division to the Fourth Division in four seasons.

National First Divison – Top Four

+1QCHochelaga
2nd-1QCMont-Royal
3rd=ONToronto
4th+3BCVancouver

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCMont-Royal
FINQCHochelaga
SFQCCartierville
SFONEssex

1943-44 Season Headlines
  • Mont-Royal and Hochelaga face off in the third all-Montréal Stan Lee Cup final, with the west side of the city both retaining the National Championship and catching up with their east side rivals on four titles.
  • Cartierville also reach the Stan Lee Cup semi finals to add to Montréal's utter domination of the post-season.
  • After last season's relegation from the First Division, Cumberland can only muster a thirteenth place finish in the Second Division Eastern Conference.
  • Westmorland are also disappointing in the second tier Eastern Conference, dropping from the top five to avoiding relegation by a single point.
  • Victoria (BC) are bound for the Second Division for the first time in the National League era.
  • Shefford are relegated from the Second Division to the Fourth Division in the space of five seasons.
  • Former second tier side Mégantic are relegated to the Fourth Division for the first time in their history.
  • Wood Mountain come from nowhere to win a first ever promotion to the Third Division in their nineteen season history.

National First Divison – Top Four

+4QCMont-Royal
2nd+1QCHochelaga
3rd-1ONToronto
4th+9ONDurham

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCMont-Royal
FINBCVancouver
SFONToronto
SFMBWinnipeg

1942-43 Season Headlines
  • Mont-Royal put previous disappointments behind them to claim a third Stan Lee Cup title.
  • In just their eighth season since joining the league and in their debut season in the First Division, Cartierville qualify for the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • After the joy of reaching last season's Stan Lee Cup Final, Battleford drop very close to relegation from the First Division.
  • In the Second Division Eastern Conference, Drummond slide from serious promotion contenders to lower mid-table.
  • Lake Centre are the third National Era team to earn promotion to the Second Division.
  • Peace River claim a first promotion to the Third Division in their eighteen season history.
  • Haldimand climb from the bottom four of the Fourth Division Central West Conference last season directly into the top two.

National First Divison – Top Four

+7ONYork
2nd+1ONToronto
3rd+1QCHochelaga
4th+7NSCape Breton

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINSKBattleford
SFONToronto
SFQCMont-Royal

1941-42 Season Headlines
  • Playoffs underdogs Battleford prevent a repeat of last season's all-Toronto final, but can't prevent York (ON) from a record tenth Stan Lee Cup title.
  • Saint John, one of seven teams to have played every league season in the top tier, are relegated from the First Division.
  • Cartierville are promoted for the third team in six seasons, adding more spice to the Montréal rivalries in the First Division from next season.
  • Algoma climb through the Second Division in just three seasons to win a debut in the national top league tier.
  • Dorchester sink through the divisions as rapidly as they were promoted, going from the Third Division to the First and then now back to the Third all in the span of a decade.
  • Parkdale are the first team in CNHL history to win promotion from the Fourth Division and Third Division in consecutive seasons.
  • Saskatoon and Victoria (NB) are both promoted to debut seasons in the Second Division.
  • After relegation from the Second Division last season, Qu'Appelle avoid a double relegation to the bottom league tier by the finest of margins.
  • Beauce are almost as underwhelming in their first season down in the Third Division Eastern Conference, finishing twelfth.
  • Regina and Shelburne each win a first promotion from the lowest league tiers in either of their histories.

National First Divison – Top Four

+2QCMont-Royal
2nd=MBWinnipeg
3rd+1ONToronto
4th-3QCHochelaga

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINONToronto
SFQCHochelaga
SFONBrant

1940-41 Season Headlines
  • In the first all-Toronto Stan Lee Cup Final, York (ON) draw alongside their fierce local rivals as nine-time National Champions.
  • Brant qualify for the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs for very first time.
  • Wellington sink like a stone from Stan Lee Cup semi finalists last season to relegation to the second tier.
  • Waterloo continue on to beome the fifth former Third Division team to win promotion to the top flight.
  • Beauce are the latest former First Division team to be relegated to the third tier.
  • Dorchester and Westmorland suddenly look anything but safe in the Second Division Eastern Conference.
  • Former Fourth Division team Saint-Hyacinthe are promoted to the second tier.
  • Antigonish and Bellechasse make dramatic improvements to results in the Third Division Eastern Conference.
  • After bouncing between the second and third tiers over recent seasons Shefford sit unconfortably close to the drop zone to the Fourth Division.
  • In the space of two seasons Maple Creek go from bottom of the Fourth Division Western Conference to a first promotion from the lowest league tier in their history.
  • Both of Ontario's 1935 expansion teams, Parkdale and Cochrane, win Fourth Division conferences.

National First Divison – Top Four

=QCHochelaga
2nd+7MBWinnipeg
3rd+5QCMont-Royal
4th+2ONToronto

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

BCVancouver
FINONToronto
SFQCQuébec
SFONWellington

1939-40 Season Headlines
  • With a second Stan Lee Cup win in three seasons, Vancouver continues to slightly tilt the CNHL balance of power away from the big cites of Ontario and Québec.
  • Waterloo surge up the Second Division Western Conference, lighting hopes of a rise to the top league tier in the near future.
  • Gravity swiftly catches up with Portage la Prairie, exchanging what was second tier security for relegation back to the Third Division.
  • Cartierville continue their expected rise through the league pyramid, becoming the first National Era team to be promoted to the Second Division.
  • Charlotte are another former Fourth Division team who who finish the season with a winning spot to the second tier.
  • Two more former second tier teams, Pontiac and Chicoutimi, drop rapidly through the Third Division and are relegated to the Fourth.
  • Three of the four Conference winners in the Fourth Division started life in the National Era, with two (Kamloops and Chapleau) expansion sides only in their fifth seasons.
  • Jasper and Maple Creek surge up the Fourth Division Western Conference standings, while Rosetown tumbles towards the very bottom of the field.

National First Divison – Top Four

=QCHochelaga
2nd=ONDurham
3rd+10ONEssex
4th-1ONYork

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINONEssex
SFQCMont-Royal
SFONDurham

1938-39 Season Headlines
  • Essex reach their first Stan Lee Cup final, but are unable to prevent York (ON) from winning an eighth National Championship.
  • Battleford qualify for the playoffs, the first team from Sasketchewan to play in the post-season in the National Era.
  • After beginning the National Era in the First Division, Gloucester of New Brunswick drop out of the second tier as well.
  • Kingston win a first promotion from the lowest league tier in their history.
  • In the Fourth Division Eastern Conference, Portneuf jump from the bottom two into the top four.

National First Divison – Top Four

+6QCHochelaga
2nd+4ONDurham
3rd+7ONYork
4th=BCVancouver

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

BCVancouver
FINMBWinnipeg
SFONToronto
SFNBSaint John

1937-38 Season Headlines
  • With both Stan Lee Cup finalists coming from outside Ontario or Québec for the very first time, Vancouver triumph with a second National Championship.
  • A weakening Saint John team defy the critics by not just avoiding top flight relegation but also reaching the Stan Lee Cup semi finals.
  • Huron absolutely blitz the Second Division Western Conference, leading to the hope their recent yo-yoing between divisions may be heading towards top flight stability.
  • Simcoe benefit from their rezoning to the less strong Second Division Eastern Conference by immediately winning promotion.
  • Former fourth tier team Okanagan are promotion bound to the Second Division.
  • Kindersley are relegated for the second time in eight seasons and will find themselves in the fourth tier next season.
  • Pontiac drop well off the pack chasing promotion from the Third Division Central East Conference.
  • Recent expansion team Saint-Maurice earn promotion to the Third Division in just their third season.
  • Also in their third season in the competition Rosthern lift themselves from the bottom of the Fourth Division Central West Conference into the top six.

National First Divison – Top Four

=MBWinnipeg
2nd+8QCQuébec
3rd-1ONToronto
4th-1BCVancouver

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCMont-Royal
SFQCHochelaga
SFBCVancouver

1936-37 Season Headlines
  • Toronto and Mont-Royal each appear in a record twelfth Stan Lee Cup final, the former walk away as nine time champions and the latter as ten time runners-up.
  • Edmonton are shock First Division relegation fodder.
  • Dorchester are promoted for the third time in seven seasons, the second former Fourth Division team to earn a place in the top flight.
  • After narrowly avoiding relegation to the third tier last season, Kootenay turn things around dramatically to also win promotion to the First Division.
  • Oxford fall through the Second Division in six seasons to become the fourth former First Divison team to drop to the Third Division.
  • Dufferin and Shefford are both headed to the Second Division after starting the National Era in the fourth tier.
  • Red Deer are the fourth former second tier side to fall to be relegated to the Fourth Division.
  • Saint-Maurice perform strongly in their second season with a top three finish in the Fourth Division Eastern Conference.
  • Comox tumble from second to twelfth in the Fourth Division Western Conference.

National First Divison – Top Four

+12MBWinnipeg
2nd=ONToronto
3rd+9BCVancouver
4th-3QCHochelaga

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCHochelaga
SFMBWinnipeg
SFONRenfrew

1935-36 Season Headlines
  • Folded teams:  Five from Québec, two from Nova Scotia, and one from Saskatchewan.
  • Renamed teams:  Lake Centre (formerly Long Lake), Wood Mountain (formerly Willow Bunch), and Churchill (formerly Nelson).
  • New teams:  Two from Ontario, three from Québec, and one each from Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Toronto retake their place as the most successful CNHL team in history as eight time Stan Lee Cup champions.
  • Winnipeg recover from the poor form of last season to top the league, but they cannot get beyond the final four in the playoffs.
  • Former Fourth Divison team Durham qualify for the playoffs in their second season in the top tier.
  • Mont-Royal suffer a Stan Lee Cup win hangover, falling to fourteenth in the league.
  • York (ON) finish outside the playoff spots for the first time since before the end of the Regional Leagues Era.
  • Waterloo make the most of last season's exceptional reprieve from Second Division relegation to finish in the top five of the Western Conference.
  • In the Eastern Conference of the second tier, Dorchester shake off any immediate relegation worries by jumping up to sixth.
  • Laval are the third former Second Division side to be relegated to the Fourth Division.
  • Of the new joiners to the Fourth Division, Parkdale and Cartierville (new suburban challengers from Toronto and Montréal respectively), are expected to soon climb through the lower league divisions towards their more established neighbours.
  • Welland enjoy an uncharacteristically positive season in the Fourth Division Central West Conference, finishing fifth.
  • The early boom times for Medicine Hat retreat further into the past as they slump into the bottom four of the Fourth Division Western Conference.

National First Divison – Top Four

=QCHochelaga
2nd+9ONToronto
3rd-1QCQuébec
4th+2QCMont-Royal

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCMont-Royal
FINQCQuébec
SFONToronto
SFONWellington

1934-35 Season Headlines
  • In their fifth consecutive Stan Lee Cup final, the torment finally ends for Mont-Royal as they hold the National Championship for the second time.
  • After three seasons outside the playoffs, Toronto return to vanquish their all-conquering neighbours York (ON) in the quarter finals.
  • Renfrew qualify for the playoffs, the very first former Third Division side to do so.
  • After a decade fighting to stay in the National Era top flight as a very small fish, L'Assomption drop into the relegation zone, but worse is to come as they are one of eight teams across the league pyramid to fold at season's end – no less than four of whom made the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs at least once during the Regional Era.
  • Rosetown are the third National Era team to win promotion to the Third Division.
  • Digby are among the beneficiaries of the teams in higher divisions folding, to score a first ever promotion from the lowest league tier in their history.
  • Prince Albert put an end to four consecutive bottom place finishes in the Fourth Division Central West Conference by improving significantly to mid-table.

National First Divison – Top Four

+9QCHochelaga
2nd+2QCQuébec
3rd+5MBWinnipeg
4th-3ONYork

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINQCMont-Royal
SFQCHochelaga
SFQCQuébec

1933-34 Season Headlines
  • York (ON) and Mont-Royal face off in the Stan Lee Cup final for the third consecutive season, with the former registering the first ever National Championship three-peat.
  • After beginning the National Era in the Fourth Division, Durham have risen through the league pyramid over nine seasons to win promotion to the top flight.
  • Elgin land in the top eight after their rebound back up to the Second Division Western Conference.
  • Lethbridge become the third former Fourth Division team to win promotion to the Second Division.
  • Battle River leap from the bottom three of the Fourth Division Western Conference last season to the top three.
  • Shelburne are the second team to finish bottom of a Fourth Division Conference for the third season in a row.

National First Divison – Top Four

+7ONYork
2nd=QCMont-Royal
3rd+7BCVancouver
4th=QCQuébec

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINQCMont-Royal
SFBCVancouver
SFQCQuébec

1932-33 Season Headlines
  • In a repeat of last season's final, York (ON) are the third team in history to retain the Stan Lee Cup, and Mont-Royal are defeated at the last hurdle for the third consecutive season.
  • Battleford, the first side from Saskatchewan to play in the National First Divison, finish just outside the playoffs in a very successful debut top flight season.
  • Although a re-zoning from the Second Division Western Conference to the weaker Eastern Conference should have worked in their favour, Peterborough finish bottom, falling from the First Division to the third tier in seven seasons.
  • Dorchester come from nowhere to win the Third Division Eastern Conference, their second promotion in three seasons.
  • Trois-Rivières are the second former Second Division side to be relegated to the Fourth Division.
  • Prince Albert are rock bottom of the Fourth Division Central West Conference for the third season running.

National First Divison – Top Four

=QCHochelaga
2nd=QCMont-Royal
3rd=ONWellington
4th+1QCQuébec

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINQCMont-Royal
SFQCQuébec
SFONEssex

1931-32 Season Headlines
  • In their tenth consecutive appearance in the playoffs, York (ON) dispatch a Québec heavyweight in each round, including a seventh Stan Lee Cup Final defeat on Mont-Royal, to win their first Championship in the National Era and fifth overall.
  • Grey are relegated from the top league tier for the first time in their history.
  • Hastings are promoted for the second time in three years to earn a place in the First Division next season.
  • Following relegation to the Second Division Western Conference, Oxford can only finish in tenth place.
  • Qu'Appelle jump from the bottom four last season in the Third Division Western Conference into the top two.
  • Prescott are the first former second tier to be relegated to the Fourth Division.
  • After finishing second in the Third Division Eastern Conference last season, Portneuf suffer a catastrophic form slump that ends in relegation.

National First Divison – Top Four

+3QCHochelaga
2nd+3QCMont-Royal
3rd+3ONWellington
4th-1ONToronto

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCQuébec
FINQCMont-Royal
SFONYork
SFBCVancouver

1930-31 Season Headlines
  • Québec claim their first Stan Lee Cup in the National League Era and their fifth overall, as Mont-Royal lose out in the final decider for a sixth time.
  • Halifax tumble from second place in the First Division last season to nervously looking over their shoulder at the relegation zone, finishing sixteenth.
  • After six years of overachievement in the top flight, Eastern Québec side Témiscouata finish bottom and drop to the second tier.
  • In the Second Division Huron improve markedly to win the Western Conference, while Renfrew are top of the East, the first former Third Division side to win promotion to the top flight.
  • After promotion from the third tier last season, Hastings immediately land in the top three of the Second Division Eastern Conference.
  • Lambton jump from bottom three to top four in the Second Division Western Conference, while Perth sleepwalk into relegation.
  • Champlain are the second former First Division team to be relegated to the third tier.
  • After relegation from second tier last season, Red Deer come dangerously close to dropping immediately out of the Third Division as well.

National First Divison – Top Four

+3ONYork
2nd+5NSHalifax
3rd-1ONToronto
4th-1QCHochelaga

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

BCVancouver
FINQCHochelaga
SFONToronto
SFONEssex

1929-30 Season Headlines
  • Vancouver and Essex both qualify for the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs for the first time since their promotions to the First Division, with the former going all the way to win the National Championship.
  • After reaching the playoffs four out of the last five seasons, Simcoe are swiftly relegated to the Second Division for next season.
  • After overachieving in the Second Division Western Conference last season, Halton fall back to earth with a bottom four finish.
  • Seemingly out of nowhere, Long Lake are the first National Era team to win a Fourth Division conference, while Willow Bunch drop well off the pace.
  • Stormont and Rimouski both earn their first promotions from the lowest league tiers in their histories.

National First Divison – Top Four

+5QCQuébec
2nd-1ONToronto
3rd+2QCHochelaga
4th=ONYork

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCQuébec
SFQCHochelaga
SFONYork

1928-29 Season Headlines
  • Toronto win their first Stan Lee Cup in the National Era, and seventh overall.
  • Saint John put aside any worries about relegation by returning to the playoffs.
  • Halifax are the first former National Era Second Division side to make the playoffs.
  • After reaching the playoffs last season Calgary slump immediately to relegation to the Second Division.
  • In the Third Division Central West Conference, Brandon leap from the bottom two into the top four.
  • After relegation to the Third Division Central East Conference, Sherbrooke can only finish twelfth.

National First Divison – Top Four

+2ONToronto
2nd=QCMont-Royal
3rd+3MBWinnipeg
4th-3ONYork

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCMont-Royal
FINQCHochelaga
SFONToronto
SFMBWinnipeg

1927-28 Season Headlines
  • At the sixth time of asking Mont-Royal finally break their Stan Lee Cup Final curse, and to make it all the sweeter it comes at the expense of their fierce rival neighbours.
  • 1926 Stan Lee Cup winners Saint John freefall from top four in the league last season to sixteenth place.
  • In the Second Division, Peterborough finish twelfth in the Western Conference after relegation from the top tier last season, while in the Eastern Conference newly promoted Renfrew fly high in fifth.
  • After relegation from the First Division two seasons ago, Elgin are also relegated from the Second Division.
  • Durham win their second promotion in three seasons to jump from the Fourth Division to the Second.
  • After relegation from the Second Division last season, Prescott are perilously close to dropping immediately out of the Third Division as well.
  • Grenville earn a first ever promotion from their lowest league tier.
  • Châteauguay are the first former Stan Lee Cup quarter finalists to finish rock bottom of a Fourth Division Conference.

National First Divison – Top Four

+5ONYork
2nd+1QCMont-Royal
3rd-2ONToronto
4th+3NBSaint John

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

MBWinnipeg
FINONYork
SFQCMont-Royal
SFQCQuébec

1926-27 Season Headlines
  • The Stan Lee Cup trophy moves west of Ontario for the first time as Winnipeg win the national championship.
  • Highly unfancied Témiscouata qualify for the Playoffs for the very first time, 21 seasons after their most recent last placed finish in a Québec League Second Division sub-region.
  • Hochelaga can muster just fourteenth place in a very underwhelming First Division league campaign.
  • La Prairie are the biggest improvers in the second year of the Second Division Eastern Conference.
  • Relegated from the Second Division last season, Portage la Prairie finish a disappointing twelfth in the Third Division Central West Conference.

National First Divison – Top Four

--ONToronto
2nd--QCHochelaga
3rd--QCMont-Royal
4th--QCQuébec

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

NBSaint John
FINONToronto
SFQCMont-Royal
SFQCQuébec

1925-26 Season Headlines
  • Folded teams:  Three from Ontario, two from Québec, two from Nova Scotia, and one from Alberta.
  • Re-established teams:  Stormont and Richmond (NS).
  • Renamed teams:  Yorkton (formerly Saltcoats), Camrose (formerly Victoria (AB)), and Fraser Valley (formerly Westminster District).
  • New teams:  One from Ontario, one from Québec, five from Saskatchewan and five from Alberta.
  • The National Era begins with the Stan Lee Cup going to the Maritimes for the second time – underdogs Saint John finish seventh in the league and then pick off far more highly fancied contenders in each playoff round.
  • While Toronto are prevented from continuing their recent Stan Lee Cup domination, they do become the first team in history to reach the final five times in six seasons.
  • Of the new expansion teams joining the Fourth Division, Willow Bunch are by far the most impressive, finishing second in the Central West Conference.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCChamplain
NSCape Breton
ABEdmonton

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCHochelaga
SFNSCape Breton
SFABEdmonton

1924-25 Season Headlines
  • Toronto wrest the Stan Lee Cup back into their grip, becoming the first team in history to win the national championship three times in four seasons.
  • Twenty years after beginning life at the bottom of the fledgling Western League Second Division, Edmonton are Stan Lee Cup semi finalists.
  • With the four regional leagues combining into a national system from next season, jockeying for final positions for all teams became more important this season than in any other.
  • Last season's Stan Lee Cup finalists Bruce fall nowhere near the top seven positions in Ontario allocated to next season's national First Division.
  • Hull, last season's league leaders in Québec, finish immediately below their provincial top seven, while Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in their debut season in the Québec top league tier do manage to make the cut-off to next season's national First Division.
  • A poor year for Victoria (BC) after relegation from the Western League top tier means they will start the national league era in the lowliest Fourth Division.
  • Mackenzie end the regional era with an unwelcome fifth consecutive bottom finish in their Western League second tier sub-region.
  • Of the eight teams across all four regions not continuing into the national era, three have history in the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs - with Ontario County, who qualified six times in the first decade of the competition, the most notable.

Regional League Champions

ONBruce
QCHull
NBSaint John
ABCalgary

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINONBruce
SFONPerth
SFQCL'Assomption

1923-24 Season Headlines
  • The Stan Lee Cup remains in the Toronto region as York (ON) wins it for the fourth time.
  • Bruce fall just short of becoming the second former second tier side in history to win the national championship.
  • In a glimpse of changing fortunes in the Western First Division, Calgary and Edmonton finish first and second.
  • New Westminster drop erratically towards the relegation zone of the Western League top tier.
  • Hants plummet from last year's second place in the Maritimes First Division to narrowly avoiding relegation.
  • Glengarry in Ontario and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Québec are both Foundation teams who enjoy their first promotion to their regional top league tiers.
  • Dundas and Grenville slide well down in the standings of their Ontario Second Division sub-region.
  • Richelieu are similarly disappointing in their Québec second tier sub-region.
  • Nicolet are bottom of their Québec second tier sub-region for the third successive season.
  • Mackenzie are the first team in any regional second tier to finish bottom four seasons in a row.

Regional League Champions

ONElgin
QCMont-Royal
NSHalifax
BCVancouver

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINONElgin
SFONYork
SFBCBurrard

1922-23 Season Headlines
  • Toronto are the second team in history to retain the Stan Lee Cup, and the first to win it five times.
  • Elgin are the surprise performers of the season, finishing top of the Ontario League and only bowing out of the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs at the final hurdle.
  • Just eight years after their most recent last placed finish in a Québec second tier sub-region, Laval experience the highs of the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs.
  • Vancouver finally live up to their recent potential with a first appearance in the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs.
  • Last season's Stan Lee Cup semi finalists Terrebonne come perilously close to relegation from the Québec First Division.
  • Dauphin dive from Stan Lee Cup playoff qualifiers to Western First Division also-rans.
  • Marquette, one of just two teams in the Western League and then First Division continuously since the league's foundation, are relegated.
  • Royal earn their first ever promotion to the Maritimes top league tier.
  • Brandon come from nowhere to almost clinch promotion to the Western top tier, while in the same sub-region newly relegated Humboldt are humbled into tenth place.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCHull
NSCape Breton
MBDauphin

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINONSimcoe
SFNSCape Breton
SFQCTerrebonne

1921-22 Season Headlines
  • Normal service is resumed as last season's losing finalists Toronto wrest the Stan Lee Cup back from the Maritimes.
  • Perth are the latest former Ontario Second Division side to qualify for the Playoffs.
  • Dauphin are the third post-Foundation team from the Western League in as many seasons to reach the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs.
  • Middlesex slump dangerously from Stan Lee Cup playoffs last season to flirting with relegation from the Ontario First Division.
  • Châteauguay finish dead last in their Québec Second Division sub-region for the third season in a row.
  • Calgary finish second in their debut season in the Western League First Division.
  • Humboldt sink from Stan Lee Cup Playoffs to relegation fodder in just two seasons, and Saskatoon also fall out of the Western First Division for the very first time.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCQuébec
NSHalifax
BCKootenay

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

NSHalifax
FINONToronto
SFQCQuébec
SFBCKootenay

1920-21 Season Headlines
  • The cosy Stan Lee Cup duopoly between the two major provinces is finally broken, and Halifax do it with style, eliminating heavyweights in every playoff round.
  • Hull are first time qualifiers for the playoffs in their fourth season since their return to the Québec top league tier.
  • For the second season running a new joiner to the Western League after foundation, Kootenay, makes the journey to the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Champlain suffer a major hangover after last season's Stan Lee Cup semi finals appearance, dropping to twelfth in the Québec league.
  • Nanaimo suffer a first ever relegation from the Western League First Division.
  • Moose Jaw's early promise in the Western League last season quickly fades, as they narrowly avoid relgation back to the Second Division.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCMont-Royal
NSHalifax
SKHumboldt

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINONSimcoe
SFONToronto
SFQCChamplain

1919-20 Season Headlines
  • York win the Stan Lee Cup for the third time, and in the process are the second team in history to reach four national championship deciders in five seasons.
  • Western League title winners Humboldt are the second ever playoff qualifiers who joined the competition post 1896 foundation.
  • L'Islet, Stan Lee Cup finalists just seven years ago, are relegated from the Québec First Division.
  • Medicine Hat, also Stan Lee Cup finalists back in 1903 as Alberta, are similarly relegated from the Western First Division.
  • Neepawa are the second of the 1917 expansion sides in the Western League Second Division to win promotion.
  • Two-time former Stan Lee Cup quarter finalists Châteauguay are rock bottom of their Québec Second Division sub-region.
  • Yukon are bottom of their Western League Second Division sub-region, the first former Western top tier side to do so.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCQuébec
NSCape Breton
MBPortage la Prairie

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINONYork
SFONAlgoma
SFMBPortage la Prairie

1918-19 Season Headlines
  • For the very first time both Stan Lee Cup finalists from the previous season face off in a repeat national championship game. The result is the same, with Hochelaga the first team in history to retain the Stan Lee Cup.
  • Welland and Glengarry are the big improvers across the Ontario Second Division, with Grenville moving sharply in the wrong direction.
  • Weyburn are the first of the new joiners to the Western League second tier last season to win promotion.
  • After relegation from the Ontario First Division last season, Kent (ON) are the first team from any region in history to immediately finish bottom of a second tier sub-region.
  • Four seasons after relegation from the Québec top league tier, Beauharnois find themselves finishing last in their Second Division sub-region.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCQuébec
NSHants
MBWinnipeg

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINONYork
SFONPeterborough
SFQCL'Assomption

1917-18 Season Headlines
  • Folded teams (Ontario):  Brockville and Stormont.
  • Renamed teams (Ontario):  Fort William (formerly Thunder Bay).
  • New teams (Ontario):  Port Arthur and Timiskaming.
  • Folded teams (Québec):  Six teams including Rouville and Deux-Montagnes.
  • Renamed teams (Québec):  Hull (formerly Wright).
  • New teams (Québec):  Matane.
  • Folded teams (Maritimes):  Five teams from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia including Carleton and Annapolis.
  • Renamed teams (Maritimes):  Royal (formerly King's).
  • Renamed teams (Western):  Westminster District (formerly Yale).
  • New teams (Western):  14 new sides across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, as the Second Division splits into two sub-regions.
  • Hochelaga bring a third Stan Lee Cup trophy to the east side of Montréal.
  • Each of the four regions sends one former second league tier team to the Playoffs, with Hants the very first in that category from the Maritimes.
  • With explosive growth in Western Canada, Winnipeg and, to a lesser extent, Vancouver show ominous warnings that the East may not always get its own way.
  • Huron and Middlesex suddenly find themselves far closer to relegation from the Ontario First Division than post-season playoffs.
  • Mégantic surge from Québec top tier strugglers to a fourth placed finish.
  • After two poor seasons, Brant put themselves well back into contention for an Ontarion second tier promotion space.
  • Parry Sound are the fourth former Ontario top tier side to slump to bottom of a second tier sub-region.
  • In a shrinking Maritimes Second Division, Kings (NS) rebound from bottom three last season to top four in this season.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCQuébec
NSHalifax
MBPortage la Prairie

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONMiddlesex
FINQCMont-Royal
SFONToronto
SFNSHalifax

1916-17 Season Headlines
  • Middlesex are four time Stan Lee Cup champions at the expense of Mont-Royal, whose curse in the final decider extends to 0-5.
  • Toronto are the second team in history to top a regional league four times in five seasons, with Wellington unexpected Ontario runners-up.
  • By winning the Western League, Portage la Prairie become the first team to join the competition after the 1896 foundation to reach the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Peterborough put aside worries of Ontario First Division relegation with a strong top six finish.
  • Just two years after the last of three successive Stan Lee Cup quarter final appearances, Rouville are by far the highest profile team of those from across the Maritmes, Québec and Ontario leagues forced to drop out of the competition from next season.
  • Stormont finish top of their Ontario second tier sub-region, but off-field issues force them into folding rather than making a first tier debut. The same unlucky fate also falls on Huntington in the Québec second tier.
  • Lévis are bottom of their Québec Second Division sub-region for the third consecutive season.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCHochelaga
PEQueen's County
MBProvencher

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINONToronto
SFONMiddlesex
SFMBProvencher

1915-16 Season Headlines
  • York (ON) win the Stan Lee Cup for the second time, beating out their local rivals Toronto in an epic championship decider.
  • Only three seasons since their surprise appearance in the Stan Lee Cup playoffs, Trois-Rivières are relgated back down to the Québec Second Division.
  • Montmagny are also unexpectedly Québec relegation fodder.
  • Dufferin and Norfolk take great strides up in the Ontario second tier, while Parry Sound and Nipissing nosedive dramatically in the other direction.
  • Laval and Yamaska rocket up their Québec Second Division sub-regions, with Berthier freefall to rock bottom.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCLotbinière
PEQueen's County
MBProvencher

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCLotbinière
FINQCMont-Royal
SFONGrey
SFMBProvencher

1914-15 Season Headlines
  • Unfancied Lotbinière come from nowhere to win the Québec First Division and then, just to complete the fairytale, make history as the first former second tier side from any region to win the national championship.
  • More finals heartbreak is heaped on Mont-Royal after losing a fourth final playoff, made worse by the fact they have been on the wrong end of all three all-Québec national championship deciders.
  • Algoma are third former Ontario second tier side to reach the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Newly promoted Northumberland (ON) fail in the Ontario First Division by a solitary point from making the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Provencher are the first former Western League Second Division team to qualify for the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.

Regional League Champions

ONGrey
QCQuébec
NSHalifax
BCYale

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONHuron
FINONGrey
SFNSHalifax
SFBCYale

1913-14 Season Headlines
  • In the fourth all-Ontario Stan Lee Cup final Grey stumble again at the final hurdle for the fourth time, allowing Huron win a first national championship.
  • Québec march to the Stan Lee Cup playoffs for the thirteenth time, but this season for the very first time as provincial league winners.
  • Two time Stan Lee Cup quarter finalists Châteauguay are relegated from Québec's top league tier.
  • 1900 Stan Lee Cup finalists Pictou are relegated, the first former Playoffs qualifier to drop to the Maritimes Second Division.
  • Hastings, the only side to have remained in the Ontario First Division since foundation without ever qualifying for the Stan Lee Cup Playoffs, are relegated.
  • Richmond (QC) are the fourth former Québec First Division side to finish bottom of a second tier sub-region.
  • Leeds are the third Ontario League team to finish bottom of a second tier sub-region for three seasons in a row.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCRouville
PEQueen's County
BCYale

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONMiddlesex
FINQCL'Islet
SFONSimcoe
SFBCYale

1912-13 Season Headlines
  • After ousting the defending Stan Lee Cup holders in the first round of the playoffs, L'Islet of eastern Québec reach a first championship final but cannot prevent Middlesex from claiming their third Stan Lee Cup title.
  • With all Québec league heavyweights falling outside the top three, two former second tier sides in Rouville and Trois-Rivières finish in the qualifying spots – the latter doing so immediately as a newly promoted team.
  • Last season's Ontario league winners Wellington drop well out of playoff contention to mid-table.
  • Three more former playoff teams are relegated from their top league tiers: Essex in Ontario, Chambly in Québec and Winnipeg in the west.
  • Portneuf improve by an incredible thirteen places on last season in their Québec second tier league sub-region.
  • The tribulations for Yamaska continue, becoming the first former Stan Lee Cup Playoffs qualifier to sit at the foot of any regional Second Division table.

Regional League Champions

ONWellington
QCMont-Royal
NSHalifax
BCVictoria

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCQuébec
SFONMiddlesex
SFQCMissisquoi

1911-12 Season Headlines
  • Toronto win a third Stan Lee Cup, and their second in three seasons.
  • Ontario First Division underdogs Victoria (ON) take just three points from a torrid league season.
  • Labelle drop swiftly from mid-table comfort in the Québec top tier to relegation.
  • Following relegation to Québec's second tier, Yamaska can finish only in twelfth place.
  • Leeds are the third former Ontario First Division side to sit at the foot of a second tier sub-region.
  • Lunenberg are the second former Maritimes top tier side to finish last in their Second Division.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCL'Islet
NSHalifax
ABMedicine Hat

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONSimcoe
FINONGrey
SFQCQuébec
SFNSHalifax

1910-11 Season Headlines
  • Simcoe are two time Stan Lee Cup winners, leaving Grey as losing finalists for the second year in a row.
  • With both Montréal heavyweights sinking well into the bottom half of the Québec First Division, Missisquoi storm up the table for a playoffs berth.
  • Medicine Hat top the Western First Division for the first time since their renaming.
  • Hamilton drop well out of playoff contention in the Ontario First Division.
  • Last season's Stan Lee Cup semi finalists Yarmouth finish alarmingly close to relegation from the Maritimes League top tier.
  • Six time playoff qualifier Ontario County will find themselves in the Ontario second tier next season.
  • Two other former playoff teams are relegated from their top league tiers: Yamaska in Québec and Selkirk in the west.
  • Brockville and Durham are the first of Ontario's former top tier sides to sit at the bottom of tjeir respective second tier sub-regions.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCMont-Royal
NSYarmouth
SKAssiniboia

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINONGrey
SFNSYarmouth
SFQCL'Islet

1909-10 Season Headlines
  • Toronto's triumph in the second ever all-Ontario final loosens the grip held by Québec teams on the Stan Lee Cup trophy in recent seasons.
  • Mont-Royal top the Québec league for the fifth time in six seasons, but underperform - yet again - in the race to the Stan Lee Cup.
  • After coming close to winning the Maritimes League in recent seasons, Yarmouth finally get their nose ahead of their stronger Atlantic rivals.
  • York (ON) tumble from Stan Lee Cup playoffs last season to the bottom half of the Ontario First Division.
  • In a case of what goes up must come down, Deux-Montagnes are relegated from the Québec First Division, the second former Stan Lee Cup playoffs qualifier to drop from Québec's top tier.
  • Manitoban expansion side Portage la Prairie are unexpectedly top of the Western League's second tier.
  • After some breathing room in the enlarged Western League Second Division last year, Comox are bottom again, the first team from any league to finish last in their division four times in five seasons.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCMont-Royal
PEQueen's County
MBWinnipeg

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCQuébec
FINQCMont-Royal
SFPEQueen's County
SFQCChamplain

1908-09 Season Headlines
  • Renamed teams (Western):  Medicine Hat (formerly Alberta) and Saskatoon (formerly Saskatchewan).
  • New teams (Western):  Eight new sides across Saskatchewan and Alberta.
  • In the second successive all-Québec Stan Lee Cup final Québec win a fourth national championship, while Mont-Royal lose a third championship decider in five seasons.
  • Prince Edward Island's Queen's County confirm themselves as the strongest team in the Maritimes with a fifth league title and a second successive Stan Lee Cup semi final appearance.
  • In their third season since league promotion, Champlain are the second former Québec second tier side to reach the Cup playoffs.
  • Essex fall back to earth after last year's breakout season in the Ontario First Division, falling down into the bottom half.
  • Halton's second season in the Ontario top tier yields a miserable four points and an inevitable relegation.
  • Frontenac climb from bottom last season to top six in their Ontario second tier sub-region.
  • After relegation from Québec's top division last year, Richmond (QC) freefall to the bottom six of their Second Division sub-region.
  • Compton are the second former Québec top flight team to sit at the bottom of a Second Division sub-region.
  • Guysborough are dead last in the Maritimes Second Division, the first former First Division side to do so.
  • Saltcoats are the best performing of the new teams joining an enlarged Western League second tier.

Regional League Champions

ONHamilton
QCHochelaga
PEQueen's County
ABAlberta

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINQCMont-Royal
SFONHamilton
SFPEQueen's County

1907-08 Season Headlines
  • In the greatest Stan Lee Cup final yet, east side Montréal's Hochelaga win both a second national championship in three seasons and continued bragging rights over their west side rivals.
  • Just three seasons after winning promotion from the Ontario Second Division, Hamilton sit atop that province's First Division.
  • Essex also qualify for the Stan Lee Cup playoffs in their sixth season since promotion from Ontario's Second Division.
  • In just their fourth season since joining the Ontario league, Parry Sound win their Second Divison sub-region.
  • Témiscouata bound up into the top four of their Québec Second Division sub-region.
  • With yet more teams joining the Western League from next season, Humboldt and Brandon are the lucky recipients of additional one-off promotion spots to an enlarged Western First Division.
  • Following last season's relegation from the Ontario and Québec top tiers respectively, Leeds and Compton both struggle badly in their lower divisions.
  • Comox are the first side to finish last in the Western League second tier for three seasons in a row.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCMont-Royal
NSHalifax
BCNew Westminster

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCQuébec
FINONGrey
SFONToronto
SFQCMont-Royal

1906-07 Season Headlines
  • While still yet to win a provincial league title, Québec prove themselves as undisputed Stan Lee Cup royalty with a third national championship trophy.
  • Toronto are Stan Lee Cup semi finalists for the fourth time in five seasons.
  • Mont-Royal top the Québec league for the third straight season.
  • Bruce are the second former Stan Lee Cup qualifiers to be relegated to a Second Division sub-region.
  • Dufferin are the second Ontario League team to sit at the bottom of a second tier sub-region for the third successive season.

Regional League Champions

ONOntario County
QCMont-Royal
NSCape Breton
MBSelkirk

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCHochelaga
FINONYork
SFONToronto
SFQCQuébec

1905-06 Season Headlines
  • Mont-Royal win the league battle to retain the Québec regional title, but cross-town foes Hochelaga win the war for the Stan Lee Cup.
  • Toronto and next door neighbours York face off in an epic Stan Lee Cup semi final.
  • Selkirk are surprise Western League winners and are the first team from Manitoba to go to the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Both relegated sides in Ontario last season, Wentworth and Ottawa, struggle in their Second Division sub-regions.
  • After relegation from Québec's top tier last season, L'Assomption tumble immediately into the bottom half of the second tier.
  • Laval are the first former regional First Division side to finish bottom of a second tier sub-region.
  • On the other hand Kamouraska rebound from Québec Second Division cellar dwellers last season to top six this season.
  • In the Maritimes, Northumberland (NB) sit at the bottom of the Second Division for the third season running.
  • With Alberta and Saskatchewan now established as provinces, the existing Western League teams from what was the North West Territories are allocated to their new provinces.

Regional League Champions

ONGrey
QCMont-Royal
NBSaint John
NTAssiniboia

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONGrey
FINQCMont-Royal
SFONToronto
SFNTAssiniboia

1904-05 Season Headlines
  • Folded teams (Ontario):  Bothwell, Cardwell, Cornwall and Addington.
  • New teams (Ontario):  Dufferin, Stormont, Parry Sound and Thunder Bay.
  • Folded teams (Maritimes):  Albert and Victoria (NS).
  • Renamed teams (Western):  Vancouver (formerly Burrard) and Nanaimo (formerly Vancouver Island).
  • New teams (Western):  12 new sides across Manitoba, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon, as a Second Division is created.
  • Grey pip Toronto to the Ontario league title and are unstoppable in the quest for the Stan Lee Cup.
  • Montréal's west side finally has something to really cheer about, at least up until the Stan Lee Cup final, where Mont-Royal are beaten to the silverware.
  • New Brunswick send their first team, Saint John, to the Stan Lee Cup playoffs.
  • Lotbinière return to Québec's top division with a bang, immediately landing in the top six.
  • Dauphin of Manitoba earn promotion as the very best of the new Western League Second Division expansion teams.

Regional League Champions

ONMiddlesex
QCHochelaga
NSCape Breton
NTAlberta

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCQuébec
FINONHuron
SFONMiddlesex
SFNSCape Breton

1903-04 Season Headlines
  • The two most successful teams in the Stan Lee Cup meet in a classic semi final matchup, Québec are the victors and then go on to win a second national trophy for themselves.
  • Richmond (QC) propel themselves from bottom of their Second Division sub-region last season to top four finishers.
  • Of the four Ontario second tier teams who fold after eight years at season's end, the legacy is sorriest of all for Addington who finish dead last for a sixth time in their league sub-region.
  • Despite fairly consistent finishes around the top six, Albert of New Brunswick are the best performing of two sides in the Maritimes First Division to fold at the end of the season.
  • Provencher are the unlucky team to finish bottom of the Western League, moving down next season to a new second tier with a raft of expansion teams.

Regional League Champions

ONWellington
QCChambly
PEQueen's County
NTAlberta

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONMiddlesex
FINNTAlberta
SFQCQuébec
SFONToronto

1902-03 Season Headlines
  • Middlesex extend their playoff domination to a fourth Stan Lee Cup final in five seasons, and hold the trophy aloft for the second time.
  • Alberta are the first Western League side to reach a Stan Lee Cup final.
  • Queen's County are the first team in any region to win three straight league titles.
  • Châteauguay are surprise Québec league runners up.
  • Just three seasons after winning the Québec top division, Maskinongé find themselves relegated from it.
  • Charlevoix and Kamouraska endure poorer seasons than anticipated in their Québec second tier sub-region.
  • In the very same league division, Chicoutimi narrowly avoid a fourth consecutive bottom placed finish.

Regional League Champions

ONSimcoe
QCHochelaga
PEQueen's County
BCVictoria

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONSimcoe
FINONMiddlesex
SFONOntario County
SFBCVictoria

1901-02 Season Headlines
  • Middlesex reach a third Stan Lee Cup final in four seasons, but in an all-Ontario showdown Simcoe take the trophy.
  • For the first time in the Playoffs all three Québec qualifiers are eliminated in the quarter finals.
  • Labelle come from thirteenth place in their sub-region last season to win a place in Québec's top tier next season.

Regional League Champions

ONMiddlesex
QCHochelaga
PEQueen's County
BCVictoria

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONMiddlesex
FINQCHochelaga
SFONOntario County
SFQCTerrebonne

1900-01 Season Headlines
  • This season's league champions of Ontario and Québec both reach their second Stan Lee Cup Final, with Middlesex the victors.
  • Prince Edward Island and British Columbia each send their first ever qualifiers to the playoffs.
  • Lincoln are the biggest improvers in Ontario's Second Division.

Regional League Champions

ONToronto
QCMaskinongé
NSPictou
NTAssiniboia

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCQuébec
FINNSPictou
SFQCMaskinongé
SFNTAssiniboia

1899-00 Season Headlines
  • The city of Québec fulfill their potential and claim the Stan Lee Cup.
  • Pictou continue to fly the flag for the smaller provinces in a season where all three Ontario qualifiers are eliminated in the Cup quarter finals.
  • Assiniboia reassert their dominance in the Western League, topping the table for the third time.
  • After a single season in Québec's top division last year, Champlain don't appear to be in the mix for a return there anytime soon.
  • Addington are off the bottom of their Ontario Second Division sub-region for the very first time.

Regional League Champions

ONMiddlesex
QCTerrebonne
NSPictou
NTAlberta

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

QCTerrebonne
FINONMiddlesex
SFQCQuébec
SFNSPictou

1898-99 Season Headlines
  • Terrebonne are the toast of Québec, casting aside much stronger teams all season in order to be the very first to bring the Stan Lee Cup to La Belle Province.
  • Deux-Montagnes, promoted from Québec's second tier in the competition's inaugural season, also head to the Cup playoffs.
  • Pictou are the first team from outside the two big provinces to reach the Stan Lee Cup Semi Finals.
  • Peterborough continue to perform well below expectations in Ontario's Second Division.

Regional League Champions

ONOntario County
QCL'Islet
NSCape Breton
NTAssiniboia

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONYork
FINQCHochelaga
SFQCL'Islet
SFONOntario County

1897-98 Season Headlines
  • The Stan Lee Cup moves out of Toronto to immediate neighbours York.
  • Ontario County climb from thirteenth place last season to Ontario league champions this season.
  • L'Islet holds off both of Montréal's more fancied outfits to retain the Québec league title.
  • The Western and Maritimes league leaders, Assiniboia and Cape Breton, again find the playoff competition against Ontario and Québec sides too hot to handle.
  • After a very poor debut season, Elgin rebound to win a spot in Ontario's top league for next year.
  • Champlain come from nowhere to earn promotion to Québec's top division.

Regional League Champions

ONHuron
QCL'Islet
NSHalifax
NTAssiniboia

Stan Lee Cup Playoffs – Final Four

ONToronto
FINQCQuébec
SFONHuron
SFONMiddlesex

1896-97 Season Headlines
  • The league battle for Ontario qualifying places is fierce, and then all three best placing sides reaching the Stan Lee Cup semi finals.
  • The city of Québec is the only one of La Belle Province's anticipated 'big three' to qualify for the playoffs.
  • Assiniboia fly the flag for Western Canada into the playoffs as expected.
  • Gloucester of New Brunswick sit ten points clear of their nearest challengers in the Maritimes Second Division.