Pacific Coast Hockey Association

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The Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) was a professional men's ice hockey league in western Canada and the western United States, which operated from 1911 to 1924 when it then merged with the Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL).wikipedia
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Stanley Cup

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After a few years of play, the league was accepted by the Stanley Cup trustees as being of a high enough standard that teams from its league were accepted for Stanley Cup challenges. After the 1914 season, league champion Victoria came east to play the first "World Series of hockey" challenge series with the Toronto Blueshirts for the Stanley Cup.
In 1915, professional ice hockey organizations National Hockey Association (NHA) and the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) reached a gentlemen's agreement in which their respective champions would face each other annually for the Stanley Cup.

Western Canada Hockey League

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The Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) was a professional men's ice hockey league in western Canada and the western United States, which operated from 1911 to 1924 when it then merged with the Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL).
By this time, competition for the Stanley Cup, had evolved into a World Series-inspired "East vs. West" affair to be contested between the winners of the two professional hockey leagues then in business, the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA), based in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon and the National Hockey Association (NHA), based in Ontario and Quebec.

National Hockey Association

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Starting in 1915, the league entered into an agreement where the Stanley Cup was to be contested between the National Hockey Association and the PCHA after the regular seasons were finished.
During its lifetime, the league coped with competition for players with the rival Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA), the enlistment of players for World War I and disagreements between owners.

Lester Patrick

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After playing for the Renfrew Millionaires in 1910, the brothers Frank and Lester Patrick moved west to Nelson, British Columbia to work in their father Joe's lumbering business.
Curtis Lester "Les, The Silver Fox" Patrick (December 31, 1883 – June 1, 1960) was a professional ice hockey player and coach associated with the Victoria Aristocrats/Cougars of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (Western Hockey League after 1924), and the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Frank Patrick (ice hockey)

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After playing for the Renfrew Millionaires in 1910, the brothers Frank and Lester Patrick moved west to Nelson, British Columbia to work in their father Joe's lumbering business.
The family sold the company in 1910 and used the proceeds to establish the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA), the first major professional hockey league in the West.

Joseph Patrick

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After playing for the Renfrew Millionaires in 1910, the brothers Frank and Lester Patrick moved west to Nelson, British Columbia to work in their father Joe's lumbering business.
Joseph Patrick (August 4, 1857 – January 28, 1941) was a Canadian businessman who helped start the Pacific Coast Hockey Association with his sons Lester and Frank.

Victoria Cougars

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Three teams: the New Westminster Royals, the Victoria Senators, and the Vancouver Millionaires would be formed.
The Victoria Cougars were a major league professional ice hockey team that played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) from 1911 to 1924 under various names, and (after the PCHA's merger with the Western Canada Hockey League) in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 1924 to 1926.

Cyclone Taylor

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The NHA all-stars included Cyclone Taylor, a marquee name in the East, who had injured his hand refereeing a benefit game for Bruce Ridpath before coming out west and didn't play the first two games.
He won five scoring championships in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA), and won the Stanley Cup twice, once in 1909 with Ottawa and again in 1915 with Vancouver.

New Westminster Royals

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Three teams: the New Westminster Royals, the Victoria Senators, and the Vancouver Millionaires would be formed.
The New Westminster Royals was the name of several professional ice hockey teams based in New Westminster, British Columbia, first established in 1911 for the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA).

Eddie Oatman

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Besides Taylor, Goldie Prodgers, Eddie Oatman, Jack McDonald and Ernie Johnson moved out west, although Newsy Lalonde returned to Montreal.
Among his 32 years (1907–39) playing professional ice hockey, Oatman was named an all-star for ten consecutive seasons by the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA).

Newsy Lalonde

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Besides Taylor, Goldie Prodgers, Eddie Oatman, Jack McDonald and Ernie Johnson moved out west, although Newsy Lalonde returned to Montreal. Newsy Lalonde of the Canadiens would be the most notable player to move west, to play for Vancouver.
With the formation of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) in 1912, Lalonde jumped to the Vancouver Millionaires, and promptly led the league in scoring its inaugural year.

1914 Stanley Cup Finals

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After the 1914 season, league champion Victoria came east to play the first "World Series of hockey" challenge series with the Toronto Blueshirts for the Stanley Cup.
The 1914 Stanley Cup Finals was a series between the Victoria Aristocrats, champions of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA), and the Toronto Hockey Club, champions of the National Hockey Association (NHA).

Moose Johnson

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Besides Taylor, Goldie Prodgers, Eddie Oatman, Jack McDonald and Ernie Johnson moved out west, although Newsy Lalonde returned to Montreal.
He moved west, and switched from left wing to defence, in 1911 to join the newly formed Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA).

Seattle Metropolitans

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In 1916, the Portland Rosebuds became the first American team to play for the Stanley Cup and the following year the Seattle Metropolitans became the first American team to win the Cup—forever changing the mandate of the Cup, which had initially been to recognize the top hockey club in Canada.
The Seattle Metropolitans were a professional ice hockey team based in Seattle, Washington which played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association from 1915 to 1924.

Art Ross

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After the PCHA all-stars won the first two games 10–4 and 5–1, leaving the series outcome in no doubt, the NHA manager Art Ross decided to let Taylor play at the Patrick's request.
A two-game, total goal series was played to determine the NHA league champion who would contest the Stanley Cup with the Pacific Coast Hockey Association winner, the Vancouver Millionaires.

1912–13 PCHA season

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The 1912–13 PCHA season was the second season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.

Quebec Bulldogs

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Victoria would win the season and the club arranged for an exhibition series of the Stanley Cup champion Quebec Bulldogs.
The Victoria Aristocrats of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association next challenged the Bulldogs.

1912 PCHA season

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The 1912 PCHA season was the first season of the now defunct men's professional ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league, which was founded on December 7, 1911.

1913–14 PCHA season

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The 1913–14 PCHA season was the third season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.

1914–15 PCHA season

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The 1914–15 PCHA season was the fourth season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.

1915–16 PCHA season

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The 1915–16 PCHA season was the fifth season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.

Portland Rosebuds (ice hockey)

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In 1916, the Portland Rosebuds became the first American team to play for the Stanley Cup and the following year the Seattle Metropolitans became the first American team to win the Cup—forever changing the mandate of the Cup, which had initially been to recognize the top hockey club in Canada.
The first Portland Rosebuds played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association from 1914 to 1918.

1916–17 PCHA season

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The 1916–17 PCHA season was the sixth season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.

Spokane Canaries

They played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association for only one season in 1916–17.

1919 PCHA season

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The 1919 PCHA season was the eighth season of the professional men's ice hockey Pacific Coast Hockey Association league.