Burnaby Cablevision (Junior) 1977-79 (Team 2009) – The 1977-79 Burnaby Cablevision Junior A lacrosse team dominated Junior Lacrosse in BC and Canada from 1977-79 winning 62 of 76 regular season league games and 24 of 26 playoff games while winning three consecutive Minto Cup Championships.

In 1977, the Cables finished with a 27-1 record netting 579 regular season goals and held six of the top ten spots in league scoring. They defeated Whitby 4 games to 2 to win the first Minto Cup in Ontario by a BC team since 1953 – no BC team has done so since.

The 1978 Cablevision squad finished atop the BC Junior A League with a 20- 3-1 record and swept Victoria and New Westminster to win the BC title. They once again met Whitby in the Minto Cup winning the series 4 games to1 for their second consecutive title.

In 1979, Burnaby finished in second place in the BC Junior A League with a 15 win and 9 loss record but peaked in the playoffs defeating New Westminster in the BC final 4 games to 1. The Cables would go on to beat Peterborough 8-6 in a one-game Minto Cup final for their third Minto Cup title in as many years. 

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