1971 Brantford Foresters

1971 Brantford ForestersBrantford dominated the Niagara League with Coach Floyd Baetz at the helm and was assisted by a most competent executive and assistants which included the colourful Mike King. They ended in first place in the Niagara District League and set a record of 31 wins and scored 245 goals. Goalies Bob Aitken and Stan Worosz set records in goal over the regular season. Playoff first round – Brantford wins 4 games to 0 vs. Port Colborne Playoff second round – Brantford wins 4 games to 1 vs. Dundas ( Former Jr. Forester coach Gil Eyre and several former Foresters were on the Dundas team.) 

Brantford defeated Midland Flyers to win the Ontario Championship 4 games to 2. This was Brantford’s 5th OHA Championship.

1971 Brantford Foresters Intermediate A Ontario Hockey Champions Roster Players/Staff/Executive:
Stan Worosz, Andy Moran, Gord Yuill, Tom Graham, Bob Aitken, Bill Simpell, Bill Robb, Jack Powell, Jim Reid, Gaylord Powless, Terry Johnson, Ron Laitar, Bob Graham, Bill Gratton, Eric Flisek, Larry Torti, John Gignac. Bobby Hillis

Team Captain – Gord Yuill
Leading scorer, regular season – Jim Reid (Also selected Most Popular Player)
Andy Moran scored 50 goals that season.
Rookie of the year – Bill Gratton
Team MVP – Bill Robb
Sportsman of the Year – Shared by Bobby Hillis, Bill Robb

President: Jack Purcell
Coach: Floyd Baetz
Manager: Mike King
Trainer: Harry Dropko, 
Stickboy: Jimmy Ryan
Gerry Noseworthy, Dr. R. L. Owen, Dick Redmond, Tom Redmond, Vic Symes