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The 2018–19 QMJHL season is 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
2019–20 →
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.

Contents

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  
W2 Drummondville 4
W7 Gatineau 1  
  1 Rouyn-Noranda 4  
Western Conference
  5 Rimouski 0  
W3 Sherbrooke 4  
W6 Blainville-Boisbriand 1  
  W2 Drummondville 4
 
  W3 Sherbrooke 1  
W4 Victoriaville 4
W5 Val-d'Or 3  
  1 Rouyn-Noranda 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second rounds.)
  3 Halifax 2
E1 Halifax 4  
E8 Quebec 3  
  E1 Halifax 4
 
  E7 Moncton 0  
E2 Baie-Comeau 3
E7 Moncton 4  
  2 Drummondville 2
Eastern Conference
  3 Halifax 4  
E3 Rimouski 4  
E6 Chicoutimi 0  
  E3 Rimouski 4
 
  E5 Cape Breton 1  
E4 Charlottetown 2
E5 Cape Breton 4  

Conference quarter-finalsEdit

Western Conference quarter-finalsEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–2


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

Drummondville wins series 4–1


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

Sherbrooke wins series 4–1


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

Victoriaville wins series 4–3


Eastern Conference quarter-finalsEdit

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

Halifax wins series 4–3


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

Moncton wins series 4–3


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

Rimouski wins series 4–0


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

Cape Breton wins series 4–2


Conference semi-finalsEdit

Western Conference semi-finalsEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0


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

Drummondville wins series 4–1


Eastern Conference semi-finalsEdit

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

Halifax wins series 4–0


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

Rimouski wins series 4–1


Semi-finalsEdit

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

Rouyn-Noranda wins series 4–0

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

Halifax wins series 4–2


President's Cup FinalsEdit

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

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

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