1988 Air Canada Cup

The 1988 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 10th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played in April 1988 at the Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Regina Pat Canadians defeated the Calgary NorthStars to win their second national title. The host Thunder Bay Bearcats won the bronze medal.[1] Calgary's Wes Walz was named Most Valuable Player. Other future National Hockey League players playing in this tournament were Greg Johnson, Rob Pearson, Chris Snell, Brent Thompson, and Dale Craigwell.

1988 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 1988
Teams6
Venue(s)Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay, ON
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgRegina Pat Canadians
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgCalgary NorthStars
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgThunder Bay Bearcats
MVPWes Walz
1987
1989

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
  Regina Pat Canadians West Regina, SK
  Calgary NorthStars Pacific Calgary, AB
  Thunder Bay Bearcats Host Thunder Bay, ON
4 Oshawa Kiwanis Central Oshawa, ON
5 Fredericton Redwings Atlantic Fredericton, NB
6 Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere Quebec Laval, QC

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Calgary Northstars 4-1-0 26 14 8
2 Regina Pat Canadians 3-1-1 27 17 7
3 Thunder Bay Bearcats 3-2-0 18 15 6
4 Oshawa Kiwanis 3-2-0 14 15 6
5 Fredericton Redwings 1-4-0 10 24 2
6 Laval Laurentides-Lanaudiere 0-4-1 18 28 1

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Calgary 6 - Oshawa 4
  • Regina 4 - Thunder Bay 3 (2OT)

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Thunder Bay 5 - Oshawa 4

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Regina 7 - Calgary 4

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Wes Walz (Calgary)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Jason Bortolussi (Thunder Bay)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit