1991 Air Canada Cup

The 1991 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 13th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played April 23 – 28, 1991 at the Max Bell Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

1991 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 23 – 28, 1991
Teams6
Venue(s)Max Bell Centre in Calgary, AB
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgCalgary
Northstars
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgSherwood Park
Chain Gang
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgLions du Lac St-Louis
MVPKane Chaloner
1990
1992

The gold medal game was an all-Alberta showdown, as the Calgary Northstars defeated the Sherwood Park Chain Gang to become the third host team to win the national midget title. Shawn Davis scored the game-tying goal for the Northstars and Scott Bradford the game-winner in the Northstars' 2-1 defeat of the Chain Gang. Bradford was the game MVP and Davis was subsequently voted the Northstars' most improved player.

The Lions du Lac St-Louis defeated the Winnipeg Hawks to win the bronze medal.[1]

Future National Hockey League players competing in the 1991 Air Canada Cup were Manny Fernandez, Norm Maracle, Tyson Nash, and Brad Chartrand.

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
  Calgary Northstars Host Calgary, AB
  Sherwood Park Chain Gang Pacific Sherwood Park, AB
  Lions du Lac St-Louis Quebec Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC
4 Winnipeg Hawks West Winnipeg, MB
5 Fredericton Canadiens Atlantic Fredericton, NB
6 Hamilton Huskies Central Hamilton, ON

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1 Lions du Lac St-Louis 5-0-0 16 10 10
2 Calgary Northstars 3-1-1 21 10 7
3 Winnipeg Hawks 2-3-0 17 23 4
4 Sherwood Park Chain Gang 2-3-0 17 19 4
5 Fredericton Canadiens 1-3-1 18 15 3
6 Hamilton Huskies 1-4-0 15 27 2

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Sherwood Park 5 - Lac St-Louis 3
  • Calgary 6 - Winnipeg 3

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Lac St-Louis 5 - Winnipeg 2

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Calgary 2 - Sherwood Park 1

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player: Kane Chaloner (Winnipeg)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player: Brad Chartrand (Winnipeg)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Telus Cup Game Summary". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2013-04-22.

External linksEdit