1987 Air Canada Cup

The 1988 Air Canada Cup was Canada's ninth annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played in April 1987 at the Earl Armstrong Arena in Gloucester, Ontario. The Riverains du Richelieu defeated the Notre Dame Hounds to win their first national title.[1] The Calgary Buffaloes won the bronze medal. Future National Hockey League players competing in this tournament were Rod Brind'Amour, Scott Pellerin, Reggie Savage, Olaf Kölzig, and Stephane Fiset. Savage, playing for Richelieu, was the tournament's top scorer and named Most Valuable Player.

1987 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 1987
Teams6
Venue(s)Earl Armstrong Arena in Gloucester, ON
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgRiverains du Richelieu
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgNotre Dame Hounds
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgCalgary Buffaloes
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s)Reggie Savage
MVPReggie Savage
1986
1988

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
  Riverains du Richelieu Quebec Sorel, QC
  Notre Dame Hounds West Wilcox, SK
  Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
4 Sudbury Burgess Powertrains Central Sudbury, ON
5 Gloucester Rangers Host Gloucester, ON
6 Dartmouth Forbes Atlantic Dartmouth, NS

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Riverains du Richelieu 5-0-0 19 8 10
2 Notre Dame Hounds 3-1-1 21 9 6
3 Calgary Buffaloes 3-2-0 16 14 6
4 Sudbury Burgess Powertrains 2-3-0 13 16 4
5 Gloucester Rangers 1-4-0 14 24 2
6 Dartmouth Forbes 1-4-0 14 25 2

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Richelieu 7 - Sudbury 5
  • Notre Dame 5 - Calgary 4 (2OT)

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Calgary 8 - Sudbury 2

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Richelieu 6 - Notre Dame 2

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Reggie Savage (Richelieu)
  • Top Scorer: Reggie Savage (Richelieu)
  • Top Forward: Jamie Steer (Calgary)
  • Top Defenceman: Jason Herter (Notre Dame)
  • Top Goaltender: Patrick Daigneault (Richelieu)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: David McGahan (Gloucester)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TELUS40". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2013-04-23.

External linksEdit