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The Rimouski Oceanic are a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The franchise was granted in 1995. Their logo is an ocean liner with a set of teeth on the bow, jutting out of waves. The team colors are royal blue, navy blue, and white. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... 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. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The team won the QMJHL championship in the 1999-2000 season, and is currently one of the most popular teams in the CHL, particularly because of the addition of Sidney Crosby in the 2003-2004 season. CHL can refer to: Canadian Hockey League Central Hockey League of the United States This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Crosby at the World Juniors, the youngest team member at age 16 Sidney Crosby (born August 7, 1987, in Nova Scotia, Canada) is an amateur Ice Hockey player in the Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). ...

In 2005, Rimouski set a QMJHL record of going 28 games without a loss.

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Rimouski, Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (796 words)
Rimouski is a Canadian city (ville) on the western part of Gaspé Peninsula in eastern Quebec, located on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the mouth of the Rimouski River.
Blazon of René Lepage, Lord-founder of Rimouski, 1696-1718.
Rimouski was the host of the Jeux du Québec as well, during the winter of 1975 and 2001.
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The Oceanic have lost just one game this calendar year and most of that success can be attributed to the maturation of the most explosive line in the CHL.
The Oceanic are especially dangerous on the power play, where they've scored 114 goals this season and converted 26.9 per cent of their opportunities.
The Oceanic's philosophy is that they will just outscore the opposition and that could ultimately prove to be their downfall in this tournament.
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