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The 2011–12 QMJHL season was the 43rd season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The regular season, which consisted of 17 teams playing 68 games each, began in September 2011 and ended in March 2012. This season was Blainville-Boisbriand Armada's first season in the league, as the team relocated to Boisbriand from Verdun where they played as the Montreal Junior Hockey Club from 2008 to 2011. The league lost one of his charter teams when the Lewiston Maineiacs folded during after the previous season, the QMJHL later announce an expansion team to Sherbrooke for the 2012–13 season. In the playoffs, the Saint John Sea Dogs became the seventh team in league history to capture consecutive President's Cup championships.

2011–12 QMJHL season
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
September 2011 – March 2012
Playoffs
March – May 2012
Number of teams17
Finals championsSaint John Sea Dogs
QMJHL seasons

Regular seasonEdit

Division standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime losses ; SL - Shootout losses ; GF = Goals for ; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points

Division Maritimes GP W L OTL SL GF GA Pts
Saint John Sea Dogs z 68 50 15 0 3 298 180 103
Halifax Mooseheads x 68 39 22 2 5 250 238 85
Acadie–Bathurst Titan x 68 32 31 2 3 250 264 69
Moncton Wildcats x 68 30 31 3 4 190 228 67
Cape Breton Screaming Eagles x 68 23 42 1 2 219 306 49
P.E.I. Rocket e 68 19 43 2 4 205 320 44
Division Telus East GP W L OTL SL GF GA Pts
Shawinigan Cataractes z 68 45 16 3 4 274 179 97
Victoriaville Tigres x 68 44 18 1 5 311 228 94
Quebec Remparts x 68 43 18 5 2 275 191 93
Rimouski Océanic x 68 40 26 2 0 260 235 82
Chicoutimi Saguenéens x 68 35 24 3 6 235 232 79
Baie-Comeau Drakkar x 68 29 34 1 4 217 241 63
Division Telus West GP W L OTL SL GF GA Pts
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada z 68 40 22 4 2 258 219 86
Val-d'Or Foreurs x 68 31 32 0 5 224 261 67
Drummondville Voltigeurs x 68 28 31 2 7 221 245 65
Gatineau Olympiques x 68 26 32 5 5 223 274 62
Rouyn-Noranda Huskies x 68 24 36 4 4 227 296 56

x - team has clinched playoff spot

y - team is division leader

z - team has clinched division

e - team is eliminated from playoff contention

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Yanni Gourde Victoriaville Tigres 68 37 87 124 70
Zach O'Brien Acadie–Bathurst Titan 63 50 51 101 0
Sebastien Trudeau Acadie–Bathurst Titan 67 31 64 95 14
Frederick Roy Quebec Remparts 64 27 65 92 88
Alex Belzile Rimouski Océanic 63 22 70 92 85
Danick Gauthier Saint John Sea Dogs 66 47 39 86 67
Brandon Hynes Victoriaville Tigres 61 42 44 86 29
Mikhail Grigorenko Quebec Remparts 59 40 45 85 12
Jonathan Brunelle Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 68 30 55 85 45
Matthew Bissonnette Acadie–Bathurst Titan 65 36 47 83 49

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; TOI = Total ice time; W = Wins; L = Losses ; GA = Goals against; SO = Total shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

Player Team GP TOI W L GA SO SV% GAA
Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault Saint John Sea Dogs 48 2778:40 37 11 110 6 .911 2.38
Gabriel Girard Shawinigan Cataractes 36 1937:12 20 10 79 4 .911 2.45
Alex Dubeau Shawinigan Cataractes 40 2136:32 25 13 91 3 .904 2.56
Louis Domingue Quebec Remparts 39 2161:58 23 12 94 4 .914 2.61
Etienne Marcoux Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 43 2327:35 28 12 105 3 .912 2.71

2012 President's Cup playoffsEdit

Round 1 Quarter-finals Semi-finals President's Cup Championship
            
1 Saint John 4
16 Cape Breton 0
1 Saint John 4
13 Baie-Comeau 0
4 Victoriaville 0
13 Baie-Comeau 4
1 Saint John 4
8 Chicoutimi 1
2 Shawinigan 4
15 Rouyn-Noranda 0
2 Shawinigan 3
8 Chicoutimi 4
8 Chicoutimi 4
9 Acadie–Bathurst 2
1 Saint John 4
7 Rimouski 0
5 Quebec 4
12 Drummondville 0
5 Quebec 3
6 Halifax 4
6 Halifax 4
11 Moncton 0
6 Halifax 2
7 Rimouski 4
3 Blainville-Boisbriand 4
14 Gatineau 0
3 Blainville-Boisbriand 3
7 Rimouski 4
7 Rimouski 4
10 Val-d'Or 0

First roundEdit

(1) Saint John Sea Dogs vs. (16) Cape Breton Screaming EaglesEdit

Saint John won series 4 – 0


(2) Shawinigan Cataractes vs. (15) Rouyn-Noranda HuskiesEdit

Shawinigan won series 4 – 0


(3) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (14) Gatineau OlympiquesEdit

Blainville-Boisbriand won series 4 – 0


(4) Victoriaville Tigres vs. (13) Baie-Comeau DrakkarEdit

Baie-Comeau won series 4 – 0


(5) Quebec Remparts vs. (12) Drummondville VoltigeursEdit

Quebec won series 4 – 0


(6) Halifax Mooseheads vs. (11) Moncton WildcatsEdit

Halifax won series 4 – 0


(7) Rimouski Océanic vs. (10) Val-d'Or ForeursEdit

Rimouski won series 4 – 0


(8) Chicoutimi Saguenéens vs. (9) Acadie–Bathurst TitanEdit

Chicoutimi won series 4 – 2


Quarter-finalsEdit

(1) Saint John Sea Dogs vs. (13) Baie-Comeau DrakkarEdit

Saint John won series 4 – 0


(2) Shawinigan Cataractes vs. (8) Chicoutimi SaguenéensEdit

Chicoutimi won series 4 – 3


(3) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (7) Rimouski OcéanicEdit

Rimouski won series 4 – 3


(5) Quebec Remparts vs. (6) Halifax MooseheadsEdit

Halifax won series 4 – 3


Semi-finalsEdit

QMJHL ChampionshipEdit

(1) Saint John Sea Dogs vs. (7) Rimouski OcéanicEdit

Saint John wins series 4 – 0


Playoff scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Stanislav Galiev Saint John Sea Dogs 17 16 18 34 6
Charlie Coyle Saint John Sea Dogs 17 15 19 34 8
Zack Phillips Saint John Sea Dogs 17 9 23 32 4
Tomas Jurco Saint John Sea Dogs 16 13 16 29 12
Nathan MacKinnon Halifax Mooseheads 17 13 15 28 12
Jonathan Drouin Halifax Mooseheads 17 9 17 26 4
Alexandre Mallet Rimouski Océanic 21 10 15 25 22
Alex Belzile Rimouski Océanic 21 7 18 25 28
Petr Straka Rimouski Océanic 21 10 12 22 6
Danick Gauthier Saint John Sea Dogs 17 13 8 21 28

Playoff leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; SV& = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP Mins W L GA SO Sv% GAA
Alex Dubeau Shawinigan Cataractes 7 374 3 4 13 0 0.919 2.08
Mathieu Corbeil-Thériault Saint John Sea Dogs 17 1075 16 1 39 1 0.917 2.18
Louis Domingue Quebec Remparts 11 679 7 4 30 0 0.897 2.65
Étienne Marcoux Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 11 673 7 4 32 1 0.897 2.85
Gabriel Girard Shawinigan Cataractes 5 293 4 0 14 0 0.886 2.86

Memorial CupEdit

Trophies and awardsEdit

Team
Player
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All-Star Teams[1]

First All-Star Team:


Second All-Star Team:


All-Rookie Team:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit