Kenora Thistles - 1940
Abbott Cup Champions
The 1940 Kenora Thistles won the Abbott Cup defeating the Edmonton Athletic Club earning the right to represent the west in the Memorial Cup. It was the first year that 2 Ontario teams would face off for the Memorial Cup. The best of five series was played in Winnipeg. Kenora lost the final in 4 games making the Oshawa Generals the first team to win back to back Memorial Cups.