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Encyclopedia > Montreal Junior Canadiens

The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies are a major junior hockey team of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The team is based out of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. The team plays its home games at the Arena Dave Keon. Their franchise started out in the Ontario Hockey Association as the Montreal Junior Canadiens. They switched to the QMJHL in 1972. They moved to Verdun in 1982, and to Saint-Hyacinthe in 1989 (St-Hyacinthe Laser) and finally to Rouyn-Noranda in 1996. In Montreal, the team won three Memorial Cups: 1950, 1969 and 1970. The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... Rouyn-Noranda (2001 population 39,621) is a city on Osisko Lake in northwestern Quebec, Canada. ... The Arena Dave Keon is a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec Canada. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Verdun is a borough of the City of Montreal, situated along the St. ... Saint-Hyacinthe (Ville de) town in southwestern Quebec east of Montreal on the Yamaska River. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Memorial Cup is the trophy awarded to the national Major Junior mens (under 21) ice hockey champion of Canada. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ...

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League QMJHL logo
Current Teams : Acadie-Bathurst Titan | Baie-Comeau Drakkar | Cape Breton Screaming Eagles | Chicoutimi Sagueneens | Drummondville Voltigeurs | Gatineau Olympiques | Halifax Mooseheads | Lewiston MAINEiacs | Moncton Wildcats | P.E.I. Rocket | Quebec Remparts | Rimouski Oceanic | Rouyn-Noranda Huskies | Saint John Sea Dogs | St. John's Fog Devils | Shawinigan Cataractes | Val-d'Or Foreurs | Victoriaville Tigres
CHL: | Memorial Cup | OHL | QMJHL | WHL

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Dickie Moore (hockey) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (303 words)
Royals for three seasons from 1947 to 1950, and made his debut with the Montreal Canadiens in the middle of the 1951-52 season.
Moore won the Stanley Cup for the first time in 1953, and a member of the Montreal Canadiens Monthey won 5 consecutive cups in a row from 1956-1960.
On November 12, 2005, the Canadiens retired the uniform number 12 in honor of both Moore and Yvan Cournoyer.
Gilbert Perreault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (730 words)
In 1969 and 1970, Perreault was on the Memorial Cup-winning Montreal Junior Canadiens, which provoked a change in Memorial Cup eligibility rules.
Previously, all Junior Clubs in Canada were eligible for the cup but the Junior Canadiens beat a club from Prince Edward Island so badly in the playoffs that Junior A was split into Major Junior and Junior A, with only the Major Junior clubs eligible for the trophy.
The Junior Canadiens were so powerful that, astonishingly, they beat the Soviet national ice hockey team, 9-3 in an exhibition game in 1970.
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