Lockhart Cup Champions 1973 - 1977
The championship trophy of the North American Hockey League
was named the Lockhart Cup in honor of Tommy Lockhart,
founder of the Eastern Hockey League. The trophy was last awarded
on April 10, 1977, to the Syracuse Blazers, and has since gone missing.
Its last known whereabouts was reported to be in the
basement of Danny Belisle, the coach of the Blazers in the 1976–77 season.
Season Champion Runner-up
1973–74 Syracuse Blazers Long Island Cougars
1974–75 Johnstown Jets Broome Dusters
1975–76 Philadelphia Firebirds Beauce Jaros
1976–77 Syracuse Blazers Maine Nordiques