1995 Air Canada Cup

The 1995 Air Canada Cup was Canada's 17th annual national midget 'AAA' hockey championship, which was played April 19 – 25, 1995 at Sherbrooke, Quebec. The Thunder Bay Kings defeated the Red Deer Chiefs in the championship game to win the gold medal. The Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy won the bronze medal. Future National Hockey League players competing in this tournament were Brad Leeb and Derek Morris.[1]

1995 Air Canada Cup
Tournament details
DatesApril 19 – 25, 1995
Teams6
Venue(s)Sherbrooke, QC
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svgOntario Thunder Bay Kings
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svgOntario Red Deer Chiefs
Third place Bronze medal blank.svgQuebec Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy
Tournament statistics
Scoring leader(s)Nova Scotia Jesse Heerema
MVPBritish Columbia David Cinelli
1994
1996

TeamsEdit

Result Team Region City
    Thunder Bay Kings West Thunder Bay, ON
    Red Deer Optimist Chiefs Pacific Red Deer, AB
    Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy Quebec Sainte-Foy, QC
4   Wexford Raiders Central Scarborough, ON
5   Cantonniers de Magog Host Magog, QC
6   Dartmouth Subways Atlantic Dartmouth, NS

Round robinEdit

StandingsEdit

Rank Team W-L-T GF GA PTS
1   Thunder Bay Kings 4-0-1 15 8 9
2   Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy 3-2-0 14 9 6
3   Red Deer Chiefs 2-2-1 17 8 5
4   Wexford Raiders 2-3-0 13 17 4
5   Cantonniers de Magog 2-3-0 7 12 4
6   Dartmouth Subways 1-4-0 7 20 2

ScoresEdit

PlayoffsEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

  • Thunder Bay 5 - Wexford 1
  • Red Deer 6 - Ste-Foy 4

Bronze medal gameEdit

  • Ste-Foy 4 - Wexford 3

Gold medal gameEdit

  • Thunder Bay 4 - Red Deer 3

Individual awardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player:   David Cinelli (Wexford)
  • Top Scorer:   Jesse Heerema (Thunder Bay)
  • Top Forward:   Josh Lazzari (Red Deer)
  • Top Defenceman:   Derek Morris (Red Deer)
  • Top Goaltender:   David Cinelli (Wexford)
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player:   Bryan Boorman (Red Deer)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 National Midget Hockey Championship Awarded to Gatineau, Quebec". Hockey Canada. June 8, 2004.

External linksEdit