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Galt Rockets

Galt Rockets
City Galt, Ontario
League Ontario Hockey Association
Operated 1947 (1947)-49
Home arena Galt Arena Gardens
Franchise history
1943-44 Galt Canadians
1944-47 Galt Red Wings
1947-49 Galt Rockets
1949-55 Galt Black Hawks

The Galt Rockets were a junior ice hockey team team based in Galt, Ontario, now a part of the city of Cambridge. They played in the Ontario Hockey Association from 1947 to 1949. Their home arena was the Galt Arena Gardens.

Originally the Galt Red Wings, the team became the Galt Rockets after NHL sponsorship ended in 1947. After finishing last place in the second season, the team was rescued by another NHL sponsorship, this time from the Chicago Black Hawks. The Rockets became the Galt Black Hawks in 1949.

NHL alumni

From the Galt Rockets, four players graduated to play in the National Hockey League.

Yearly results

Season Team Games Won Lost Tied Points Pct % Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing
1943-44 Canadians 26 15 11 0 30 0.577 125 97 2nd Group 2
1944-45 Red Wings 20 12 8 0 24 0.600 83 91 2nd OHA (tie)
1945-46 Red Wings 28 22 6 0 44 0.786 187 96 2nd OHA
1946-47 Red Wings 36 27 9 0 54 0.750 232 99 3rd OHA
1947-48 Rockets 36 18 13 5 41 0.581 168 129 5th OHA
1948-49 Rockets 48 11 34 3 25 0.244 154 252 9th OHA

External links

  • www.cambridgehockey.com - The History of Cambridge Hockey by Todd Jones
  • Galt Arena Gardens - OHL Arena & Travel Guide
  • Ontario Hockey League Official web site
  • Canadian Hockey League Official web site
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