1955-56 Victoria Cougars Roster

Western Hockey League (WHL)
Team Record: 35-30-5 - 75 points
in the WHL's Coast Division
Lost in 2nd Round
Coach: Eddie Olson (35-30-5)
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1955-56 Victoria Cougars Statistics

The Victoria Cougars of the Western Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 35 wins and 30 losses and 5 ties for 75 points in the WHL's Coast Division.

The Cougars netted 206 goals and yielded 196. Colin Kilburn scored 43 goals for Victoria, while Doug MacAuley tallied 30 or more, too. Doug MacAuley and Doug Anderson each contributed 40 assists. Marcel Pelletier earned 35 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.72 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Eddie Olson coached the team. The 1955-56 Victoria Cougars lost in the in 2nd Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Doug AndersonCOctober 20, 19275'7"157LEdmonton, AB Canada
Reg BelliveauLJune 21, 19355'10"190Arborfield, SASK Canada
Larry BergC5'8"155Wynyard, SASK
Wayne BrownRNovember 16, 19305'8"150LBelleville, ON Canada
Nelson BullockCMarch 7, 19316'0"185Sudbury, ONT Canada
Bruce CarmichaelCMarch 28, 19346'0"175LWinnipeg, MAN Canada
Ray CeresinoRApril 24, 19295'9"160RPort Arthur, ON Canada
Don ChiupkaRAugust 14, 19346'1"210Winnipeg, MAN Canada
Bill DavidsonLNovember 19, 19296'3"220LSouris, MAN Canada
Bill DobbynDJuly 7, 19356'1"190RBasswood, MAN Canada
Don HamiltonG
Floyd HillmanDNovember 19, 19335'11"170LRuthevan, ON Canada
Howard HornbyCSault Ste. Marie, ON
Colin KilburnLWDecember 26, 19275'9"179LWilkie, SK Canada
Larry LeachCJune 18, 19366'2"175LLloydminster, SK Canada
Doug MacAuleyRWJune 22, 19295'7"154RDrumheller, AB Canada
Mark MarquessRMarch 26, 19255'8"160RBassano, AB Canada
Eddie OlsonFJanuary 1, 19226'2"206Hancock, MI USA
Rudy PanagabkoRWMay 9, 19385'9"170RNorquay, SK Canada
Marcel PelletierGDecember 6, 19275'11"180RSorel, QC Canada
James RobertsonRNovember 22, 19335'11"195St. Catharines, ONT Canada
Paul StrasserLJanuary 26, 19355'11"204LTisdale, SASK Canada
Skip TealCJuly 17, 19335'8"155LRidgeway, ON Canada
Arnott WhitneyFNovember 16, 1931Newcastle, NB Canada
Fred WonoskiDJanuary 16, 19366'0"170Lynn, MA USA



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