Port Arthur Bearcats

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The Port Arthur Bearcats were an amateur men's senior ice hockey team based in Port Arthur, Ontario, now part of the city of Thunder Bay. Port Arthur were champions Canadian Amateur Hockey Association four times, and were chosen twice as represent Canada as the Canada national men's ice hockey team at international competitions.

The Port Arthur team played several season without a nicknames over its history, with several generic names applied to the team including the Port Arthur Ports, Port Arthur Hockey Club, and the Port Arthur Seniors. The team ceased due to World War II in 1943.

There was a revival in 1945 with a new Port Arthur Bearcats club that operated until the merger of Port Arthur and Fort William and creation of the Thunder Bay Twins in 1970.

Season-by-Season Standings[change | change source]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results
1915-16 8 4 4 0 - -- -- 8 2nd TBSHL
1916-22 Statistics Not Available
1922-23 16 11 5 0 - 95 57 22 2nd MSHL
1923-24 15 11 4 0 - -- -- 16 3rd MTBSHL
1924-25 19 12 7 0 - -- -- 24 2nd MTBSHL
1925-26 20 14 6 0 - -- -- 28 1st TBSHL
1926-27 20 10 9 1 - -- -- 21 2nd TBSHL
1927-28 21 6 14 1 - 56 97 13 3rd MTBSHL
1928-29 18 12 6 1 - -- -- 25 2nd MTBSHL
1929-30 22 16 6 0 - -- -- 25 1st TBSHL
1930-31 22 11 9 2 - -- -- 21.5 2nd TBSHL
1931-32 17 11 5 1 - -- -- 23 1st TBSHL
1932-33 20 9 9 2 - -- -- 28 2nd TBSHL
1933-34 14 7 4 3 - 41 34 17 2nd TBSHL
1934-35 21 11 9 1 - -- -- 23 2nd TBSHL
1935-36 8 7 1 0 - 54 7 14 2nd 1936 Olympics
1936-37 Statistics Not Available
1937-38 26 10 14 2 - 85 103 22 3rd IAHL
1938-39 23 14 6 3 - -- -- 31 1st TBSHL
1939-40 23 13 8 2 - -- -- 28 1st TBSHL
1940-41 Statistics Not Available
1941-42 17 14 3 0 - 101 51 28 1st TBSHL
1942-43 8 4 4 0 - 45 41 8 1st PASHL
1943-45 Folded for WW2
1945-46 8 4 4 0 - 45 44 8 1st TBSHL
1946-47 12 9 2 1 - -- -- 19 1st IAHL
1947-48 9 6 3 0 - 51 45 12 1st TBSHL
1948-51 No Regular Season
1951-52 16 4 12 0 - 64 107 8 2nd TBSHL
1952-53 22 5 17 0 - 61 149 8 3rd TBSHL
1953-54 30 10 20 0 - -- -- 20 3rd TBSHL
1954-55 45 14 30 1 - -- -- 29 3rd TBSHL
1955-56 8 4 3 1 - 37 34 9 1st TBSHL
1956-57 3 0 3 0 - -- -- 0 2nd TBSHL
1957-58 3 0 3 0 - -- -- 0 2nd TBSHL
1958-60 No Regular Season
1960-61 10 6 4 0 - 45 29 12 1st TBSHL
1961-62 10 7 3 0 - -- -- 14 1st TBSHL
1962-63 15 4 7 4 - 60 67 12 2nd TBSHL
1963-64 22 12 7 3 - 80 74 27 1st TBSHL
1964-65 24 11 9 4 - 90 91 26 2nd TBSHL
1965-66 18 3 14 1 - 65 107 10.5 4th TBSHL
1966-67 12 3 6 3 - 57 67 9 2nd TBSHL
1967-68 14 10 4 0 - 84 53 20 1st TBSHL
1968-69 13 11 2 0 - 85 39 22 1st TBSHL
1969-70 12 2 10 0 - 54 84 4 2nd TBSHL

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