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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  
2 Shawinigan 4
15 Sherbrooke 1  
  1 Rouyn-Noranda 4  
  6 Moncton 2  
3 Saint John 4  
14 Acadie–Bathurst 1  
  2 Shawinigan 4
 
  9 Charlottetown 2  
4 Val-d'Or 2
13 Blainville-Boisbriand 4  
  1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second rounds.)
  2 Shawinigan 1
5 Gatineau 4  
12 Quebec 0  
  3 Saint John 4
 
  7 Cape Breton 3  
6 Moncton 4
11 Victoriaville 1  
  2 Shawinigan 4
  3 Saint John 1  
7 Cape Breton 4  
10 Chicoutimi 2  
  5 Gatineau 2
 
  6 Moncton 4  
8 Rimouski 2
9 Charlottetown 4  

First roundEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0


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

Shawinigan wins series 4–1


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

Saint John wins series 4–1


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

Blainville-Boisbriand wins series 4–2


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

Gatineau wins series 4–0


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

Moncton wins series 4–1


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

Cape Breton wins series 4–2


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

Charlottetown wins series 4–2


Quarter-finalsEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–1


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

Shawinigan wins series 4–2


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

Saint John wins series 4–3


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

Moncton wins series 4–2


Semi-finalsEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–2


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

Shawinigan wins series 4–1


President's Cup FinalsEdit

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

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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