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The Western Hockey League expansion Winnipeg Warriors capped their Cinderella season by winning the 1956 Edinburgh Trophy as Canada's top minor-professional hockey team.

Billy Mosienko tallied twice and Paul Masnick once as the Warriors defeated the Eastern champion Montreal Royals 3-1 on May 3, 1956 in front of a record Winnipeg Arena crowd of 10,072. The win gave the Warriors the best-of-nine series 5 games to one.

From Ty Dilello's MOSIENKO - THE MAN WHO CAUGHT LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE, Here is an excerpt from the Winnipeg Warriors winning the 1956 WHL title and Edinburgh Trophy.  CLICK HERE.

The book will be released in October/2021 in time for what would have been Billy Mosienko's 100th birthday (Nov 2).