Laval Le Mistral

Laval Le Mistral (1998–2001) was a women's ice hockey team in the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL). The team played its home games in Colisée de Laval in Laval, Quebec, Canada.

Laval Le Mistal
CityLaval, Quebec
LeagueNational Women's Hockey League
Home arenaColisée de Laval
ColorsYellow, black & white
Owner(s)Jacques Dyotte and Michel Dyotte
General managerMichel Dyotte
Head coachMarcel Dube
CaptainAnik Bouchard
Alternate captains:
Annie Desrosiers



Year by year
Year GP W L T GF GA Pts
1998–99 34 9 21 4 78 144 22
1999–2000 35 7 23 5 78 177 19
2000–01 40 5 33 2 68 261 12

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points.

1998–99 NWHL Season and playoffsEdit

Le Mistral started at the end of the 1997–98 college and university year with a group of players limited experience at the elite Senior AAA level.[1] Le Mistral enter to the NWHL but the team has a difficult first season: In 34 games 9 wins and 21 defeats.[2] For the playoffs, Laval Le mistral was elimined in Eastern first round: April 10, 1999– Bonaventure Wingstar 4 at Laval Le Mistral 2 and April 11, 1999– Laval Le Mistral 3 at Bonaventure Wingstar 8. The Bonaventure Wingstar wins 2 games and pass to Eastern Division Finals[3]

1999–2000 NWHL seasonEdit

Laval Le Mistral's Annie Desrosiers was second leader in the league in goals with 29. Her 45 points ranked eleventh in the league. She was an assistant captain despite being a 20-year-old. For the 2000–01 season, the team captain was 21-year-old Anik Bouchard. Two members of the Japanese National Team competed for Le Mistral: Masako Sato was second leader in Laval Le Mistral for scoring[4][5] and her sister the defender Rie Sato . During the season, Le Mistral allowed an average of five goals per game, second last in the NWHL. Goaltender Marieve Dyotte was 5–10–1 with a 6.44 goals against average, while Vania Goeury was 2–14–3 with 4.08 GAA. During the season, Laval received 605 penalty minutes. The result was allowing 44 goals in 35 games. Anik Bouchard had 91 minutes, Isabelle Chartrand (88 minutes) and Valerie Levesque had 60 minutes.

2000–2001 NWHL Eastern Division PlayoffsEdit

Round 1: Laval Le Mistral vs Sainte-Julie Pantheres

Saturday February 26 and Sunday February 27, the Sainte-Julie Pantheres eliminated the Laval Le Mistral, winning their two-game series 2–0.

Season standingEdit

Year Regular Season Playoffs
1998–1999 4th Eastern Division eliminated in first round
1999–2000 4th, Eastern Division eliminated in first round
2000–2001 4th, Eastern Division[6] eliminated in first round

Last roster 2000–01Edit

Number Player Former Team Hometown
55   Nancy Morin
53   Vania Goeury
49   Penny Peters
1   Charline Labonté National Team Canada Greenfield Park, Quebec
Number Player Former Team Hometown
27   Marilene Galarneau
25   Mylene Daneau
22   Marie Noel Tessier
19   Laura Leslie
14   Anik Bouchard
11   Laura Leslie
4   Karine Senecal
Number Player Former Team Hometown
96   Annie Desrosiers
93   Isabelle Giguere
37   Veronique Sanfacon
28   Julie Pelletier
21   Masako Sato Japan National Team Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
21   Michelle Fauteux
17   Vanessa Parent
16   Genevieve Beauchamps
9   Valerie St-Jacques
7   Josee Cournoyer


Notable former playersEdit

Award and honourEdit

Former StaffEdit

  • General Manager: Michel Dyotte[12]
  • Head Coach: Marcel Dube[13]
  • Assistant Coach: Benoit Constantineau
  • Assistant Coach: Christian Dugel

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ National Women's Hockey League 1998–99 Le Mistral,
  2. ^ "National Women's Hockey League : 1998-99". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  3. ^ "Wingstar Beats Jofa-Titan, Captures 1st NWHL Eastern Division Playoff Championship". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  4. ^[dead link]
  5. ^ Masak Sato has 13 goals and 12 assists in 35 games for the season 1999–2000. Source:
  6. ^ "1999-2000 NWHL Standings".
  7. ^[dead link]
  8. ^ Rie Sato played only one season with Laval Le Mistral (1999–2000). Source:
  9. ^ Maren played season 2000–2001 with Laval le Mistral. Source:
  10. ^ "1998-99 Eastern Division All-Star Team". Archived from the original on 2011-06-16. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  11. ^ "1998-99 Eastern Division All-Star Team". Archived from the original on 2011-06-16. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
  12. ^ (french)Denis Lalonde, Le dévouement a ses revers, "Canoe – Infos – Dossiers (2 de 2)Le dévouement a ses revers". Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  13. ^ National Women's Hockey League, 1998–99 Le Mistral,

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