It has been 115 years since the Kenora Thistles was crowned as Stanley Cup Champions on January 21, 1907.

The eight-man team was able to take down the Montreal Wanderers in the Stanley Cup challenge winning the series 12-8. 

The Thistles who played in the Manitoba Hockey Association were able to secure professional players Art Ross, and Joe Hall to secure the Stanley Cup win. 

When the Thistles won the Stanley Cup in 1907, the town’s population was between 5,000 and 6,000, giving Kenora the title of the smallest town to ever win the Stanley Cup, a distinction it still holds today.

The Thistles' two months as Stanley Cup champions is also the shortest length of time a team has possessed the Cup. Just two months following their win Montreal issued a rematch, where Kenora lost to the Wanderers 12-8, therefore, giving up the Stanley Cup. 

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