2018–19 QMJHL season

The 2018–19 QMJHL season was the 50th season of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The regular season began on September 20, 2018, and ended on March 16, 2019.

2018–19 QMJHL season
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
September 20, 2018 – March 16, 2019
Number of teams18
TV partner(s)Eastlink TV
TVA Sports
MATV
Finals championsRouyn-Noranda Huskies
QMJHL seasons
2018–19 CHL seasons
LeagueCanadian Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationOHL
September 2018 – March 2019
QMJHL
September 2018 – March 2019
WHL
September 2018 – March 2019
Number of teams60
TV partner(s)TVA Sports
Rogers Sportsnet
Rogers TV
Shaw TV

The playoffs started March 22, 2019 and ended on May 11. The winning team, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, were awarded the President's Cup as the QMJHL champion and earned a berth in the 2019 Memorial Cup, being hosted by the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 17–26, 2019.

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

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Maritimes Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xy-Halifax Mooseheads 68 49 15 2 2 102 300 164 1
x-Charlottetown Islanders 68 40 21 4 3 87 233 211 4
x-Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 68 40 22 1 5 86 267 214 5
x-Moncton Wildcats 68 38 21 4 5 85 274 222 7
Saint John Sea Dogs 68 13 49 2 4 32 169 364 9
Acadie–Bathurst Titan 68 8 54 5 1 22 141 336 10
East Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xy-Baie-Comeau Drakkar 68 49 15 2 2 102 306 189 2
x-Rimouski Océanic 68 44 20 4 0 92 272 173 3
x-Chicoutimi Saguenéens 68 39 22 3 4 85 218 205 6
x-Quebec Remparts 68 27 28 7 6 67 197 236 8

Western ConferenceEdit

West Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xyz-Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 68 59 8 0 1 119 320 138 1
x-Val-d'Or Foreurs 68 25 36 4 3 57 186 283 5
x-Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 68 26 40 2 0 54 196 270 6
x-Gatineau Olympiques 68 23 39 4 2 52 194 248 7
Central Division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
xy-Drummondville Voltigeurs 68 52 13 2 1 107 338 173 2
x-Sherbrooke Phoenix 68 36 27 2 3 77 249 247 3
x-Victoriaville Tigres 68 30 33 4 1 65 188 219 4
x-Shawinigan Cataractes 68 14 49 2 3 33 188 347 8

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Peter Abbandonato Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 68 29 82 111 14
Ivan Chekhovich Baie-Comeau Drakkar 66 43 62 105 38
Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic 61 37 68 105 72
Joe Veleno Drummondville Voltigeurs 59 42 62 104 19
Jeremy McKenna Moncton Wildcats 68 45 52 97 35
Jimmy Huntington Rimouski Océanic 66 40 52 92 52
Jakob Pelletier Moncton Wildcats 65 39 50 89 24
Nathan Légaré Baie-Comeau Drakkar 68 45 42 87 52
Nicolas Guay Drummondville Voltigeurs 64 40 47 87 35
Samuel Asselin Acadie–Bathurst/Halifax 69 48 38 86 62

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 43 2505:29 35 8 0 0 87 4 .926 2.08
Olivier Rodrigue Drummondville Voltigeurs 48 2795:50 35 9 2 1 113 3 .902 2.43
Colten Ellis Rimouski Océanic 46 2649:18 27 15 2 0 109 3 .910 2.47
Tristan Côté-Cazenave Victoriaville Tigres 42 2324:31 20 15 2 1 96 5 .920 2.48
Alexis Gravel Halifax Mooseheads 49 2869:39 33 13 1 2 119 5 .913 2.49

2019 President's Cup playoffsEdit

In the first two rounds seeding is determined by conference standings, and in the two final rounds seeding is determined by overall standings.

Conference quarter-finals Conference semi-finals Semi-finals President's Cup Championship
            
W1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
W8 Shawinigan 2
W1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
W4 Victoriaville 0
W4 Victoriaville 4
W5 Val-d'Or 3
1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
5 Rimouski 0
E3 Rimouski 4
E6 Chicoutimi 0
E3 Rimouski 4
E5 Cape Breton 1
E4 Charlottetown 2
E5 Cape Breton 4
1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
3 Halifax 2
W2 Drummondville 4
W7 Gatineau 1
W2 Drummondville 4
W3 Sherbrooke 1
W3 Sherbrooke 4
W6 Blainville-Boisbriand 1
2 Drummondville 2
3 Halifax 4
E1 Halifax 4
E8 Quebec 3
E1 Halifax 4
E7 Moncton 0
E2 Baie-Comeau 3
E7 Moncton 4

Conference quarter-finalsEdit

Western Conference quarter-finalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (8) Shawinigan CataractesEdit

March 22 Shawinigan Cataractes 1 – 4 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 23 Shawinigan Cataractes 4 – 3 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
March 26 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 – 0 Shawinigan Cataractes Centre Gervais Auto Recap
March 27 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 3 – 4 Shawinigan Cataractes Centre Gervais Auto Recap
March 29 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 7 – 3 Shawinigan Cataractes Centre Gervais Auto Recap
April 1 Shawinigan Cataractes 2 – 8 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–2


(2) Drummondville Voltigeurs vs. (7) Gatineau OlympiquesEdit

March 22 Gatineau Olympiques 0 – 4 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
March 23 Gatineau Olympiques 1 – 4 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
March 26 Drummondville Voltigeurs 7 – 4 Gatineau Olympiques Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 27 Drummondville Voltigeurs 2 – 4 Gatineau Olympiques Robert Guertin Centre Recap
March 29 Gatineau Olympiques 1 – 6 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
Drummondville wins series 4–1


(3) Sherbrooke Phoenix vs. (6) Blainville-Boisbriand ArmadaEdit

March 22 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5 – 1 Sherbrooke Phoenix Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
March 23 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 0 – 6 Sherbrooke Phoenix Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
March 26 Sherbrooke Phoenix 6 – 3 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
March 27 Sherbrooke Phoenix 6 – 2 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau Recap
March 29 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 1 – 4 Sherbrooke Phoenix Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
Sherbrooke wins series 4–1


(4) Victoriaville Tigres vs. (5) Val d'Or ForeursEdit

March 22 Val d'Or Foreurs 2 – 4 Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
March 24 Val d'Or Foreurs 2 – 4 Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
March 26 Victoriaville Tigres 3 – 4 OT Val d'Or Foreurs Centre Air Creebec Recap
March 27 Victoriaville Tigres 3 – 5 Val d'Or Foreurs Centre Air Creebec Recap
March 29 Victoriaville Tigres 1 – 2 Val d'Or Foreurs Centre Air Creebec Recap
April 1 Val d'Or Foreurs 2 – 6 Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 2 Val d'Or Foreurs 3 – 4 OT Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
Victoriaville wins series 4–3


Eastern Conference quarter-finalsEdit

(1) Halifax Mooseheads vs. (8) Quebec RempartsEdit

March 22 Quebec Remparts 3 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
March 23 Quebec Remparts 5 – 4 OT Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
March 26 Halifax Mooseheads 3 – 1 Quebec Remparts Videotron Centre Recap
March 28 Halifax Mooseheads 5 – 4 Quebec Remparts Videotron Centre Recap
March 30 Halifax Mooseheads 2 – 4 Quebec Remparts Videotron Centre Recap
April 1 Quebec Remparts 1 – 6 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 2 Quebec Remparts 1 – 3 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
Halifax wins series 4–3


(2) Baie-Comeau Drakkar vs. (7) Moncton WildcatsEdit

March 22 Moncton Wildcats 1 – 2 OT Baie-Comeau Drakkar Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
March 23 Moncton Wildcats 5 – 2 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
March 26 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 4 – 3 OT Moncton Wildcats Avenir Centre Recap
March 27 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 2 – 3 Moncton Wildcats Avenir Centre Recap
March 29 Baie-Comeau Drakkar 5 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Avenir Centre Recap
April 1 Moncton Wildcats 3 – 1 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
April 2 Moncton Wildcats 3 – 2 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Centre Henry-Leonard Recap
Moncton wins series 4–3


(3) Rimouski Océanic vs. (6) Chicoutimi SaguenéensEdit

March 22 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 3 – 4 OT Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
March 23 Chicoutimi Saguenéens 2 – 3 4OT Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
March 26 Rimouski Océanic 4 – 3 Chicoutimi Saguenéens Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
March 27 Rimouski Océanic 6 – 3 Chicoutimi Saguenéens Centre Georges-Vézina Recap
Rimouski wins series 4–0


(4) Charlottetown Islanders vs. (5) Cape Breton Screaming EaglesEdit

March 22 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2 – 3 2OT Charlottetown Islanders Eastlink Centre Recap
March 23 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 – 6 Charlottetown Islanders Eastlink Centre Recap
March 26 Charlottetown Islanders 0 – 1 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
March 27 Charlottetown Islanders 2 – 6 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
March 29 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 4 – 3 Charlottetown Islanders Eastlink Centre Recap
March 31 Charlottetown Islanders 3 – 4 OT Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
Cape Breton wins series 4–2


Conference semi-finalsEdit

Western Conference semi-finalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (4) Victoriaville TigresEdit

April 5 Victoriaville Tigres 0 – 4 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 6 Victoriaville Tigres 1 – 3 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 9 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 8 – 0 Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
April 11 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 6 – 2 Victoriaville Tigres Colisée Desjardins Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0


(2) Drummondville Voltigeurs vs. (3) Sherbrooke PhoenixEdit

April 5 Sherbrooke Phoenix 4 – 9 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 6 Sherbrooke Phoenix 1 – 7 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 8 Drummondville Voltigeurs 2 – 5 Sherbrooke Phoenix Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
April 10 Drummondville Voltigeurs 4 – 2 Sherbrooke Phoenix Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet Recap
April 12 Sherbrooke Phoenix 2 – 3 2OT Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
Drummondville wins series 4–1


Eastern Conference semi-finalsEdit

(1) Halifax Mooseheads vs. (7) Moncton WildcatsEdit

April 5 Moncton Wildcats 3 – 5 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 6 Moncton Wildcats 2 – 3 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 9 Halifax Mooseheads 4 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Avenir Centre Recap
April 10 Halifax Mooseheads 4 – 2 Moncton Wildcats Avenir Centre Recap
Halifax wins series 4–0


(3) Rimouski Océanic vs. (5) Cape Breton Screaming EaglesEdit

April 5 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1 – 3 Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
April 7 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2 – 1 Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
April 9 Rimouski Océanic 3 – 0 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
April 11 Rimouski Océanic 5 – 2 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
April 12 Rimouski Océanic 5 – 3 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles Centre 200 Recap
Rimouski wins series 4–1


Semi-finalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (5) Rimouski OcéanicEdit

April 19 Rimouski Océanic 1 – 5 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 20 Rimouski Océanic 3 – 4 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
April 23 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 – 2 Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
April 24 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 6 – 3 Rimouski Océanic Colisée Financière Sun Life Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0

(2) Drummondville Voltigeurs vs. (3) Halifax MooseheadsEdit

April 19 Halifax Mooseheads 1 – 3 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 20 Halifax Mooseheads 5 – 4 2OT Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 23 Drummondville Voltigeurs 1 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 24 Drummondville Voltigeurs 2 – 5 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
April 26 Halifax Mooseheads 2 – 6 Drummondville Voltigeurs Centre Marcel Dionne Recap
April 28 Drummondville Voltigeurs 1 – 2 OT Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
Halifax wins series 4–2


President's Cup FinalsEdit

(1) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs. (3) Halifax MooseheadsEdit

May 2 Halifax Mooseheads 2 – 5 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 3 Halifax Mooseheads 5 – 4 2OT Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 6 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5 – 2 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
May 7 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1 – 5 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
May 9 Halifax Mooseheads 3 – 6 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Aréna Iamgold Recap
May 11 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4 – 0 Halifax Mooseheads Scotiabank Centre Recap
Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–2


Playoff leading scorersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Joël Teasdale Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 14 20 34 12
Raphaël Lavoie Halifax Mooseheads 23 20 12 32 22
Félix Bibeau Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 14 15 29 24
Noah Dobson Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 8 21 29 20
Rafaël Harvey-Pinard Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 13 14 27 10
Peter Abbandonato Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 15 6 21 27 4
Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic 13 9 14 23 14
Arnaud Durandeau Halifax Mooseheads 23 10 10 20 26
Justin Bergeron Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 19 8 12 20 8
Maxim Trépanier Halifax Mooseheads 22 6 14 20 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
Samuel Harvey Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 20 1216:48 16 4 40 4 .924 1.97
Anthony Morrone Drummondville Voltigeurs 15 900:11 10 5 34 1 .904 2.27
Colten Ellis Rimouski Océanic 12 737:06 8 4 29 1 .919 2.36
Alex D'Orio Baie-Comeau Drakkar 7 436:38 3 4 18 0 .910 2.47
Kevin Mandolese Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 11 687:45 5 6 29 1 .916 2.53

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