1983 Air Canada Cup

The 1983 Air Canada Cup was Canada's fifth annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played April 17 – 24, 1983 at the Laval University Sports and Physical Education Pavilion (PEPS) in Ste-Foy, Quebec. The Regina Pat Canadians defeated the Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy to win the gold medal. The Andrew Maroons, representing the Thunder Bay District, captured the bronze medal. Tony Hrkac of the Andrews Maroons led the tournament in scoring, while Kirk McLean of the Don Mills Flyers was named the Top Goaltender.[1] Other future National Hockey League players competing in this tournament were Alain Côté, Peter Douris, Brent Fedyk, Wade Flaherty, Ian Herbers, Dale Kushner, Scott Mellanby, and Don Sweeney.

1983 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 17 – 24, 1983
Teams12
Venue(s)PEPS in Ste-Foy, QC
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgRegina Pat Canadians
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgGouverneurs de Ste-Foy
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgAndrews Maroons
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s)Tony Hrkac
MVPDonnie Porter
1982
1984

TeamsEdit

Result Team Branch City
  Regina Pat Canadians Saskatchewan Regina, SK
  Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Ste-Foy, QC
  Andrews Maroons Thunder Bay District Thunder Bay, ON
4 Sherwood Park Chain Gang Alberta Sherwood Park, AB
5 Don Mills Flyers Ontario Toronto, ON
6 Sherwood-Parkdale Prince Edward Island Sherwood, PE
7 Corner Brook Newfoundland Corner Brook, NL
8 Halifax McDonald's Nova Scotia Halifax, NS
9 Winnipeg Monarchs Manitoba Winnipeg, MB
10 Ottawa West Golden Knights Ottawa District Ottawa, ON
11 Saint John Pepsi New Brunswick Saint John, NB
12 Terrace Totem British Columbia Terrace, BC

Round robinEdit

DC8 FlightEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 4-1-0 22 9 8
2 Don Mills Flyers 4-1-0 37 15 8
3 Regina Pat Canadians 3-2-0 22 17 6
4 Halifax McDonald's 2-3-0 12 29 4
5 Winnipeg Monarchs 2-3-0 14 21 4
6 Terrace Totem 0-5-0 12 28 0

ScoresEdit

DC9 FlightEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Andrews Maroons 5-0-0 27 11 10
2 Sherwood Park Chain Gang 3-2-0 24 14 6
3 Sherwood-Parkdale 3-2-0 20 15 6
4 Corner Brook 3-2-0 18 22 6
5 Ottawa West Golden Knights 1-4-0 18 29 2
6 Saint John Pepsi 0-5-0 14 30 0

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Quarter-FinalsEdit

  • Andrews 8 - Corner Brook 5
  • Regina 4 - Don Mills 3
  • Sherwood Park 8 - Sherwood-Parkdale 1
  • Ste-Foy 8 - Halifax 1

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Regina 6 - Andrews 2
  • Ste-Foy 5 - Sherwood Park 1

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Andrews 6 - Sherwood Park 1

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Regina 5 - Ste-Foy 4

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Donnie Porter (Andrews)
  • Top Scorer: Tony Hrkac (Andrews)[1]
  • Top Forward: Tim Iannone (Regina)[1]
  • Top Defenceman: Selmar Odelein (Regina)[1]
  • Top Goaltender: Kirk McLean (Don Mills)[1]
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Rejean Boivin (Ste-Foy)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Nielsen decides game with late heroics", Regina Leader-Post, p. 13, 1983-04-25, retrieved 2013-04-25

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