The Seattle Totems were a professional ice hockey franchise in Seattle, Washington. Under several names prior to 1958, the franchise was a member of the Pacific Coast Hockey League (renamed the Western Hockey League in 1952) between 1944 and 1974. In their last season of existence, the Totems played in the Central Hockey League in the 1974–75 season. They played their home games in the Civic Ice Arena and later at the Seattle Center Coliseum. The Totems won three WHL Lester Patrick Cup championships in 1959, 1967 and 1968.
The Totems were one of the few American-based professional clubs to play the famed Soviet Red Army team. On December 25, 1972 the Totems lost to the Soviets 9-4.<ref>http://seattletotems.org/totems_vs_ussr.html</ref> A rematch between the two clubs was held on January 4, 1974. Led by Don Westbrooke's three goals, The Totems won the game 8-4.
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