2015–16 QMJHL season

The 2015–16 QMJHL season is the 47th season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The regular season began on September 10, 2015, and ended on March 19, 2016.

2015–16 QMJHL season
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
September 10, 2015 – March 19, 2016
Playoffs
March 25, 2016 – May 12, 2016
Number of teams18
TV partner(s)Eastlink TV
TVA Sports
MATV
Finals championsRouyn-Noranda Huskies
QMJHL seasons

The playoffs began shortly after the end of the regular season, and ended on May 12, 2016; the winning team, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, was awarded the President's Cup and a berth in the 2016 Memorial Cup held at ENMAX Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta. The Red Deer Rebels of the WHL have qualified for the tournament as the host team.

Regular season standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points; x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched division title

Maritimes Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
y-Saint John Sea Dogs 68 42 20 6 0 90 258 222 3
x-Moncton Wildcats 68 36 21 9 2 83 268 250 6
x-Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 68 38 24 5 1 82 286 237 7
x-Charlottetown Islanders 68 35 26 5 2 77 227 232 9
x-Acadie–Bathurst Titan 68 27 35 3 3 60 224 254 14
Halifax Mooseheads 68 21 39 7 1 50 193 277 17
East Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
y-Shawinigan Cataractes 68 44 19 4 1 93 281 220 2
x-Rimouski Océanic 68 36 25 5 2 79 208 203 8
x-Chicoutimi Saguenéens 68 32 25 5 6 75 223 217 10
x-Victoriaville Tigres 68 33 28 3 4 73 246 249 11
x-Quebec Remparts 68 28 33 6 1 63 205 258 12
Baie-Comeau Drakkar 68 14 49 2 3 33 147 302 18
West Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
y-Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 68 54 9 3 2 113 302 181 1
x-Val-d'Or Foreurs 68 49 15 3 1 102 293 197 4
x-Gatineau Olympiques 68 46 19 2 1 95 250 173 5
x-Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 68 26 32 8 2 60 171 201 13
x-Sherbrooke Phoenix 68 24 35 7 2 57 207 241 15
x-Drummondville Voltigeurs 68 27 39 2 0 56 189 264 16

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Conor Garland Moncton Wildcats 62 39 89 128 97
Francis Perron Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 62 41 66 107 38
Pierre-Luc Dubois Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 62 42 57 99 112
Alexis D'Aoust Shawinigan Cataractes 68 44 54 98 22
Vitalii Abramov Gatineau Olympiques 63 38 55 93 36
Anthony Beauregard Val-d'Or Foreurs 67 30 63 93 62
Nicolas Roy Chicoutimi Saguenéens 63 48 42 90 71
Michael Carcone Drummondville Voltigeurs 66 47 42 89 80
Alex Barre-Boulet Drummondville Voltigeurs 65 35 54 89 42
Michael Joly Rimouski/Cape Breton 60 47 41 88 38

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP Mins W L OTL SOL GA SO Sv% GAA
Chase Marchand Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 38 2154 29 6 0 1 87 2 .911 2.42
Mathieu Bellemare Gatineau Olympiques 43 2497 28 12 1 1 101 4 .901 2.43
Mark Grametbauer Blainville-Boisbriand/Gatineau 33 1863 18 12 2 0 77 2 .897 2.48
Julio Billia Chicoutimi Saguenéens 49 2707 22 20 2 3 118 1 .919 2.62
Samuel Montembeault Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 47 2710 17 19 6 2 119 3 .901 2.63

2016 President's Cup playoffsEdit

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

First roundEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (16) Drummondville VoltigeursEdit

March 25 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 10 – 0 Drummondville Voltigeurs Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 26 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 6 – 0 Drummondville Voltigeurs Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 29 Drummondville Voltigeurs 1 – 10 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
March 30 Drummondville Voltigeurs 3 – 7 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0


(2) Shawinigan Cataractes vs. (15) Sherbrooke PhoenixEdit

March 25 Shawinigan Cataractes 2 – 3 Sherbrooke Phoenix Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
March 26 Shawinigan Cataractes 3 – 2 Sherbrooke Phoenix Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
March 29 Sherbrooke Phoenix 3 – 8 Shawinigan Cataractes Palais des Sports Recap
March 30 Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 – 3 2OT Shawinigan Cataractes Palais des Sports Recap
April 1 Shawinigan Cataractes 4 – 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
Shawinigan wins series 4–1


(3) Saint John Sea Dogs vs. (14) Acadie–Bathurst TitanEdit

March 25 Saint John Sea Dogs 4 – 1 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Harbour Station Recap
March 26 Saint John Sea Dogs 4 – 2 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Harbour Station Recap
March 29 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 1 – 7 Saint John Sea Dogs K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
March 30 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 6 – 3 Saint John Sea Dogs K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 1 Saint John Sea Dogs 4 – 3 OT Acadie–Bathurst Titan Harbour Station Recap
Saint John wins series 4–1


(4) Val-d'Or Foreurs vs. (13) Blainville-Boisbriand ArmadaEdit

March 25 Val-d'Or Foreurs 3 – 2 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre Air Creebec Recap
March 26 Val-d'Or Foreurs 1 – 4 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre Air Creebec Recap
March 29 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 1 Val-d'Or Foreurs Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
March 30 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 2 Val-d'Or Foreurs Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 1 Val-d'Or Foreurs 6 – 5 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre Air Creebec Recap
April 3 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 2 3OT Val-d'Or Foreurs Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
Blainville-Boisbriand wins series 4–2


(5) Gatineau Olympiques vs. (12) Quebec RempartsEdit

March 25 Gatineau Olympiques 1 – 0 Quebec Remparts Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 26 Gatineau Olympiques 2 – 1 Quebec Remparts Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 29 Quebec Remparts 3 – 9 Gatineau Olympiques Centre Videotron Recap
March 30 Quebec Remparts 2 – 4 Gatineau Olympiques Centre Videotron Recap
Gatineau wins series 4–0


(6) Moncton Wildcats vs. (11) Victoriaville TigresEdit

March 25 Moncton Wildcats 5 – 4 2OT Victoriaville Tigres Moncton Coliseum Recap
March 26 Moncton Wildcats 6 – 5 OT Victoriaville Tigres Moncton Coliseum Recap
March 29 Victoriaville Tigres 2 – 5 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Desjardins Recap
March 30 Victoriaville Tigres 4 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 1 Victoriaville Tigres 1 – 5 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Desjardins Recap
Moncton wins series 4–1


(7) Cape Breton Screaming Eagles vs. (10) Chicoutimi SaguenéensEdit

March 25 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 – 3 Chicoutimi Saguenéens Centre 200 Recap
March 26 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 5 – 2 Chicoutimi Saguenéens Centre 200 Recap
March 29 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 3 – 4 OT Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
March 30 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 5 – 4 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
April 1 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 0 – 4 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
April 4 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 7 – 4 Chicoutimi Saguenéens Centre 200 Recap
Cape Breton wins series 4–2


(8) Rimouski Océanic vs. (9) Charlottetown IslandersEdit

March 25 Rimouski Océanic 2 – 1 Charlottetown Islanders Colisée de Rimouski Recap
March 26 Rimouski Océanic 4 – 5 OT Charlottetown Islanders Colisée de Rimouski Recap
March 29 Charlottetown Islanders 8 – 2 Rimouski Océanic Eastlink Centre Recap
March 30 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 3 OT Rimouski Océanic Eastlink Centre Recap
April 1 Rimouski Océanic 5 – 4 OT Charlottetown Islanders Colisée de Rimouski Recap
April 3 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 2 Rimouski Océanic Eastlink Centre Recap
Charlottetown wins series 4–2


Quarter-finalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (13) Blainville-Boisbriand ArmadaEdit

April 8 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 0 – 1 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 9 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 – 0 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 12 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 0 – 1 OT Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 13 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 0 – 3 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 15 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 – 1 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Aréna Iamgold Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–1


(2) Shawinigan Cataractes vs. (9) Charlottetown IslandersEdit

April 7 Shawinigan Cataractes 5 – 3 Charlottetown Islanders Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
April 8 Shawinigan Cataractes 2 – 3 Charlottetown Islanders Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
April 11 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 3 Shawinigan Cataractes Eastlink Centre Recap
April 12 Charlottetown Islanders 2 – 6 Shawinigan Cataractes Eastlink Centre Recap
April 14 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 6 Shawinigan Cataractes Eastlink Centre Recap
April 17 Shawinigan Cataractes 6 – 1 Charlottetown Islanders Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
Shawinigan wins series 4–2


(3) Saint John Sea Dogs vs. (7) Cape Breton Screaming EaglesEdit

April 7 Saint John Sea Dogs 1 – 4 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Harbour Station Recap
April 9 Saint John Sea Dogs 4 – 3 OT Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Harbour Station Recap
April 11 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2 – 5 Saint John Sea Dogs Centre 200 Recap
April 12 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 – 1 Saint John Sea Dogs Centre 200 Recap
April 15 Saint John Sea Dogs 3 – 4 OT Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Harbour Station Recap
April 17 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 – 5 Saint John Sea Dogs Centre 200 Recap
April 19 Saint John Sea Dogs 6 – 2 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Harbour Station Recap
Saint John wins series 4–3


(5) Gatineau Olympiques vs. (6) Moncton WildcatsEdit

April 8 Gatineau Olympiques 1 – 3 Moncton Wildcats Robert Guertin Centre Recap
April 9 Gatineau Olympiques 3 – 0 Moncton Wildcats Robert Guertin Centre Recap
April 12 Moncton Wildcats 1 – 7 Gatineau Olympiques Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 13 Moncton Wildcats 2 – 1 OT Gatineau Olympiques Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 15 Moncton Wildcats 6 – 4 Gatineau Olympiques Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 18 Gatineau Olympiques 2 – 7 Moncton Wildcats Robert Guertin Centre Recap
Moncton wins series 4–2


Semi-finalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (6) Moncton WildcatsEdit

April 22 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 1 Moncton Wildcats Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 23 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 5 Moncton Wildcats Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 26 Moncton Wildcats 1 – 5 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 27 Moncton Wildcats 0 – 1 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 29 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 1 Moncton Wildcats 4 – 5 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Moncton Coliseum Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–2


(2) Shawinigan Cataractes vs. (3) Saint John Sea DogsEdit

April 22 Shawinigan Cataractes 5 – 6 OT Saint John Sea Dogs Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
April 23 Shawinigan Cataractes 7 – 1 Saint John Sea Dogs Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
April 26 Saint John Sea Dogs 3 – 7 Shawinigan Cataractes Harbour Station Recap
April 27 Saint John Sea Dogs 3 – 4 OT Shawinigan Cataractes Harbour Station Recap
April 29 Shawinigan Cataractes 6 – 3 Saint John Sea Dogs Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
Shawinigan wins series 4–1


President's Cup FinalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (2) Shawinigan CataractesEdit

May 4 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 2 Shawinigan Cataractes Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 7* Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 1 Shawinigan Cataractes Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 8 Shawinigan Cataractes 1 – 2 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
May 10** Shawinigan Cataractes 6 – 4 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Centre Bionest de Shawinigan Recap
May 12 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 7 – 2 Shawinigan Cataractes Aréna Iamgold Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–1

*–Due to a sudden technical issue with the ice at Aréna Iamgold during the first intermission, Game 2 was postponed from the evening of May 6 to the late afternoon of May 7. Originally, it was reported that the game would be restarted from the beginning.[1] However it was later clarified by the QMJHL that the game would start at the beginning of the second period with a 2–1 lead for Rouyn-Noranda, as it was when the game was postponed.[2]
**–Due to Game 2 being postponed to May 7, the QMJHL decided to delay Game 4 from May 9 to May 10.

Playoff scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Francis Perron Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 18 12 21 33 11
Anthony Beauvillier Shawinigan Cataractes 21 15 15 30 16
Dmytro Timashov Shawinigan Cataractes 21 13 15 28 40
Alexis D'Aoust Shawinigan Cataractes 21 9 17 26 18
Sam Povorozniouk Saint John Sea Dogs 17 14 11 25 12
Timo Meier Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 18 11 12 23 30
Anthony-John Greer Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 12 10 22 28
Gabriel Gagne Shawinigan Cataractes 21 11 11 22 22
Samuel Girard Shawinigan Cataractes 21 2 20 22 4
Thomas Chabot Saint John Sea Dogs 17 3 18 21 13

Playoff leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP Mins W L GA SO Sv% GAA
Chase Marchand Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 19 1068 15 3 24 6 .946 1.35
Mathieu Bellemare Gatineau Olympiques 9 489 5 4 18 2 .913 2.21
Samuel Montembeault Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 11 685 5 6 28 1 .925 2.45
Etienne Montpetit Val-d'Or Foreurs 6 410 2 4 19 0 .885 2.78
Keven Bouchard Moncton Wildcats 17 1054 10 7 49 0 .909 2.79

Memorial CupEdit

Trophies and awardsEdit

Player

Executive

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team:[3]

Second All-Star Team:

All-Rookie Team:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "QMJHL Final: Game 2 postponed after water leak damages ice". Rouyn-Noranda: Sportsnet. The Canadian Press. May 6, 2016. Retrieved May 6, 2016. The Huskies led 2-1 after the first period, but the score will be reset to 0-0 when the game is replayed Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, although the league will have to rule on whether the ice is fit to play on.
  2. ^ Photi Sotiropoulos (May 6, 2016). "Clarification on rescheduling of a game" (Press release). Boucherville: QMJHL. Retrieved May 6, 2016. According to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's rules 1.5.6 Rescheduling of a Game, in the case where (20) minutes or more have been played, the game will continue and be clocked with the remaining time before the original game was interrupted. Therefore, if the game resumes tomorrow at 4:00 pm, it will be played starting from the second period with a 2-1 score for the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.
  3. ^ http://theqmjhl.ca/the-golden-puck-awards-an-unforgettable-evening-3/

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