2017–18 QMJHL season

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The 2017–18 QMJHL season was the 49th season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The regular season began on September 21, 2017, and ended on March 18, 2018.

2017–18 QMJHL season
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
September 21, 2017 – March 18, 2018
Playoffs
March 2018 – May 2018
Number of teams18
TV partner(s)Eastlink TV
TVA Sports
MATV
Finals championsAcadie-Bathurst Titan
QMJHL seasons
2017–18 CHL seasons
LeagueCanadian Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationOHL
September 2017 – March 2018
QMJHL
September 2017 – March 2018
WHL
September 2017 – March 2018
Number of teams60
TV partner(s)TVA Sports
Rogers Sportsnet
Rogers TV
Shaw TV

The playoffs started March 22, 2018, and ended on May 13. The winning team, the Acadie–Bathurst Titan, were awarded the President's Cup and won the Memorial Cup as the QMJHL champion in the 2018 Memorial Cup, which was hosted by the Regina Pats of the WHL at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan from May 18–27, 2018.

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; z = clinched Jean Rougeau Trophy

Maritimes Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xy-Acadie–Bathurst Titan 68 43 15 8 2 96 270 183 2
x-Halifax Mooseheads 68 43 18 6 1 93 270 223 4
x-Charlottetown Islanders 68 37 24 7 0 81 209 219 9
x-Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 68 32 28 6 2 72 235 259 12
x-Moncton Wildcats 68 27 33 5 3 62 233 282 14
Saint John Sea Dogs 68 14 43 9 2 39 181 301 18
East Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xy-Rimouski Océanic 68 42 17 6 3 93 231 174 3
x-Victoriaville Tigres 68 42 20 4 2 90 270 195 6
x-Quebec Remparts 68 40 22 3 3 86 227 202 8
x-Baie-Comeau Drakkar 68 30 33 4 1 65 224 257 13
x-Chicoutimi Saguenéens 68 28 35 4 1 61 200 233 15
Shawinigan Cataractes 68 16 45 6 1 39 183 298 17
West Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xyz-Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 68 50 11 4 3 107 276 184 1
x-Drummondville Voltigeurs 68 44 20 3 1 92 277 194 5
x-Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 68 39 19 7 3 88 239 179 7
x-Sherbrooke Phoenix 68 34 23 7 4 79 228 234 10
x-Gatineau Olympiques 68 32 27 5 4 73 213 215 11
x-Val-d'Or Foreurs 68 19 42 5 2 45 172 308 16

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Alex Barre-Boulet Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 65 53 63 116 67
Vitalii Abramov Gatineau/Victoriaville 56 45 59 104 67
Alexandre Alain Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 65 44 43 87 52
Kevin Klima Chicoutimi Saguenéens 68 39 47 86 54
Max Comtois Victoriaville Tigres 54 44 41 85 79
Otto Somppi Halifax Mooseheads 59 28 55 83 28
Filip Zadina Halifax Mooseheads 57 44 38 82 36
Ivan Kosorenkov Victoriaville Tigres 63 36 46 82 46
Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic 60 42 38 80 54
Joe Veleno Saint John/Drummondville 64 22 57 79 48

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
Samuel Harvey Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 46 2715 30 9 4 2 95 4 .930 2.10
Colten Ellis Rimouski Océanic 51 2836 33 8 5 1 111 6 .913 2.35
Olivier Rodrigue Drummondville Voltigeurs 53 3001 31 16 2 1 127 3 .903 2.54
Etienne Montpetit Val-d'Or/Victoriaville 44 2612 25 16 1 1 112 3 .925 2.57
Antoine Samuel Baie-Comeau/Quebec 51 2921 27 18 0 2 130 3 .918 2.67

2018 President's Cup playoffsEdit

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

First roundEdit

(1) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (16) Val-d'Or ForeursEdit

March 22 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 2 OT Val-d'Or Foreurs Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
March 23 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5 – 1 Val-d'Or Foreurs Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
March 27 Val-d'Or Foreurs 2 – 4 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre Air Creebec Recap
March 28 Val-d'Or Foreurs 1 – 4 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre Air Creebec Recap
Blainville-Boisbriand wins series 4–0


(2) Acadie–Bathurst Titan vs. (15) Chicoutimi SaguenéensEdit

March 23 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 3 – 1 Chicoutimi Saguenéens K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
March 24 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 0 – 4 Chicoutimi Saguenéens K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
March 27 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 2 – 3 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
March 28 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 6 – 3 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
March 30 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 4 – 1 Chicoutimi Saguenéens K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 1 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 1 – 5 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
Acadie–Bathurst wins series 4–2


(3) Rimouski Océanic vs. (14) Moncton WildcatsEdit

March 23 Rimouski Océanic 1 – 4 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
March 24 Rimouski Océanic 2 – 1 OT Moncton Wildcats Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
March 27 Moncton Wildcats 2 – 6 Rimouski Océanic Moncton Coliseum Recap
March 28 Moncton Wildcats 6 – 2 Rimouski Océanic Moncton Coliseum Recap
March 30 Rimouski Océanic 5 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
April 1 Moncton Wildcats 2 – 1 Rimouski Océanic Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 3 Rimouski Océanic 3 – 6 Moncton Wildcats Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
Moncton wins series 4–3


(4) Halifax Mooseheads vs. (13) Baie-Comeau DrakkarEdit

March 23 Halifax Mooseheads 5 – 2 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Scotiabank Centre Recap
March 24 Halifax Mooseheads 5 – 3 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Scotiabank Centre Recap
March 27 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
March 28 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 1 – 8 Halifax Mooseheads Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
March 30 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 0 – 4 Halifax Mooseheads Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
Halifax wins series 4–1


(5) Drummondville Voltigeurs vs. (12) Cape Breton Screaming EaglesEdit

March 23 Drummondville Voltigeurs 5 – 2 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
March 24 Drummondville Voltigeurs 4 – 5 3OT Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
March 26 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 3 – 6 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre 200 Recap
March 28 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 – 4 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre 200 Recap
March 29 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 – 5 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre 200 Recap
Drummondville wins series 4–1


(6) Victoriaville Tigres vs. (11) Gatineau OlympiquesEdit

March 23 Victoriaville Tigres 7 – 2 Gatineau Olympiques Colisée Desjardins Recap
March 24 Victoriaville Tigres 3 – 2 Gatineau Olympiques Colisée Desjardins Recap
March 27 Gatineau Olympiques 2 – 4 Victoriaville Tigres Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 28 Gatineau Olympiques 2 – 1 Victoriaville Tigres Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 30 Victoriaville Tigres 4 – 2 Gatineau Olympiques Colisée Desjardins Recap
Victoriaville wins series 4–1


(7) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (10) Sherbrooke PhoenixEdit

March 23 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1 – 2 Sherbrooke Phoenix Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 24 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 6 – 2 Sherbrooke Phoenix Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 27 Sherbrooke Phoenix 0 – 3 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
March 28 Sherbrooke Phoenix 4 – 2 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
March 30 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix 4 – 3 OT Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
April 3 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1 – 3 Sherbrooke Phoenix Aréna Iamgold Recap
Sherbrooke wins series 4–3


(8) Quebec Remparts vs. (9) Charlottetown IslandersEdit

March 24 Quebec Remparts 2 – 6 Charlottetown Islanders Videotron Centre Recap
March 25 Quebec Remparts 3 – 0 Charlottetown Islanders Videotron Centre Recap
March 28 Charlottetown Islanders 2 – 4 Quebec Remparts Eastlink Centre Recap
March 30 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 2 Quebec Remparts Eastlink Centre Recap
March 31 Charlottetown Islanders 3 – 1 Quebec Remparts Eastlink Centre Recap
April 2 Quebec Remparts 5 – 2 Charlottetown Islanders Videotron Centre Recap
April 3 Quebec Remparts 3 – 8 Charlottetown Islanders Videotron Centre Recap
Charlottetown wins series 4–3


Quarter-finalsEdit

(1) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (14) Moncton WildcatsEdit

April 6 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6 – 1 Moncton Wildcats Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 8 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 9 – 3 Moncton Wildcats Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 10 Moncton Wildcats 1 – 7 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 11 Moncton Wildcats 5 – 4 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Moncton Coliseum Recap
April 13 Moncton Wildcats 3 – 8 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Moncton Coliseum Recap
Blainville-Boisbriand wins series 4 – 1


(2) Acadie–Bathurst Titan vs. (10) Sherbrooke PhoenixEdit

April 6 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 5 – 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 7 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 5 – 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 10 Sherbrooke Phoenix 0 – 5 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
April 11 Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 − 3 OT Acadie–Bathurst Titan Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
Acadie–Bathurst wins series 4 – 0


(4) Halifax Mooseheads vs. (9) Charlottetown IslandersEdit

April 6 Halifax Mooseheads 3 – 4 OT Charlottetown Islanders Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 7 Halifax Mooseheads 4 – 7 Charlottetown Islanders Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 10 Charlottetown Islanders 5 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Eastlink Centre Recap
April 11 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Eastlink Centre Recap
Charlottetown wins series 4 – 0


(5) Drummondville Voltigeurs vs. (6) Victoriaville TigresEdit

April 6 Drummondville Voltigeurs 4 – 2 Victoriaville Tigres Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 7 Drummondville Voltigeurs 1 – 4 Victoriaville Tigres Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 9 Victoriaville Tigres 5 – 4 Drummondville Voltigeurs Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 13 Victoriaville Tigres 3 – 1 Drummondville Voltigeurs Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 15 Drummondville Voltigeurs 0 – 3 Victoriaville Tigres Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
Victoriaville wins series 4 – 1


Semi-finalsEdit

(1) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (9) Charlottetown IslandersEdit

April 20 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 1 Charlottetown Islanders Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 21 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 1 – 0 Charlottetown Islanders Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 24 Charlottetown Islanders 3 – 2 OT Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Eastlink Centre Recap
April 25 Charlottetown Islanders 4 – 3 OT Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Eastlink Centre Recap
April 27 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 2 Charlottetown Islanders Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
April 29 Charlottetown Islanders 3 – 2 OT Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Eastlink Centre Recap
May 1 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6 – 1 Charlottetown Islanders Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
Blainville-Boisbriand wins series 4 – 3


(2) Acadie–Bathurst Titan vs. (6) Victoriaville TigresEdit

April 20 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 6 – 3 Victoriaville Tigres K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 21 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 7 – 3 Victoriaville Tigres K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
April 24 Victoriaville Tigres 1 – 2 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 25 Victoriaville Tigres 3 – 4 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Colisée Desjardins Recap
Acadie–Bathurst wins series 4 – 0


President's Cup FinalsEdit

(1) Blainville-Boisbriand Armada vs. (2) Acadie–Bathurst TitanEdit

May 4 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4 – 1 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
May 5 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 0 – 4 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
May 8 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 5 – 2 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
May 9 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 1 – 5 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
May 11 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 3 – 5 Acadie–Bathurst Titan Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
May 13 Acadie–Bathurst Titan 2 – 1 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada K. C. Irving Regional Centre Recap
Acadie–Bathurst wins series 4 – 2


Playoff leading scorersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Drake Batherson Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 22 13 20 33 19
Alexandre Alain Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 22 16 14 30 26
Alex Barre-Boulet Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 18 13 14 27 14
Jeffrey Truchon-Viel Acadie–Bathurst Titan 19 14 9 23 34
Joël Teasdale Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 22 8 13 21 14
Olivier Galipeau Acadie–Bathurst Titan 20 5 15 20 24
Antoine Morand Acadie–Bathurst Titan 20 8 11 19 18
Alexander Katerinakis Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 22 8 9 17 22
Nikita Alexandrov Charlottetown Islanders 18 7 10 17 8
Ethan Crossman Acadie–Bathurst Titan 20 10 6 16 12

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
Evan Fitzpatrick Acadie–Bathurst Titan 20 1202:27 16 4 42 2 .925 2.10
Samuel Harvey Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 7 414:38 3 4 15 1 .945 2.17
Emile Samson Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 21 1221:31 13 7 45 1 .916 2.21
Olivier Rodrigue Drummondville Voltigeurs 10 648:06 5 5 27 0 .891 2.50
Matthew Welsh Charlottetown Islanders 18 1093:13 11 7 48 0 .918 2.63

Trophies and awardsEdit

Player

Executive

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team:[1]

Second All-Star Team:

All-Rookie Team:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit