1989 Air Canada Cup

The 1989 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 11th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played in April 1989 at Memorial Stadium in St. John's, Newfoundland. In a rematch of the previous year's gold medal game, the Calgary Buffaloes defeated the defending champion Regina Pat Canadians to win the gold medal. The Wexford Raiders from Ontario won the bronze.

1989 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 1989
Teams6
Venue(s)Memorial Stadium in St. John's, NL
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgCalgary Buffaloes
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgRegina Pat Canadians
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgWexford Raiders
MVPSteve Smith
1988
1990

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
  Calgary Buffaloes Pacific Calgary, AB
  Regina Pat Canadians West Regina, SK
  Wexford Raiders Central Scarborough, ON
4 Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Ste-Foy, QC
5 Antigonish Novas Atlantic Antigonish, NS
6 St. John's Capitals Host St. John's, NL

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Wexford Raiders 5-0-0 18 10 10
2 Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 3-2-0 21 9 6
3 Regina Pat Canadiens 3-2-0 22 13 6
4 Calgary Buffaloes 3-2-0 17 11 6
5 Antigonish Novas 1-4-0 8 21 2
6 St. John's Capitals 0-5-0 7 29 0

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Calgary 5 - Wexford 4
  • Regina 3 - Ste-Foy 2

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Wexford 7 - Ste-Foy 2

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Calgary 4 - Regina 3

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Steve Smith (Wexford)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Kelly Harper (Wexford)

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