2008 Telus Cup

CENTRAL 6 - WEST 4
GOLD MEDAL | SUN. APR. 27

Mathieu Lecours, Justin Lockeyer and Denis Restoule scored in the opening five minutes to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 5-3 lead as the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves won the 2008 TELUS Cup with a 6-4 win over Winnipeg. » summary | photos

SILVER MEDAL WINNERS: WINNIPEG THRASHERS

QUEBEC 7 - PACIFIC 4
BRONZE MEDAL | SUN. APR. 27

Guillaume Asselin scored twice as the Séminaire Saint-François Blizzard claimed bronze at the National Midget Championship for the second year in a row with a 7-4 win over the Calgary Buffaloes. » summary

2008 TELUS CUP
AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The 2008 TELUS Cup, Canada’s 30th National Midget Championship, held its awards banquet on Friday night in Arnprior, ON. The tournament’s awards committee named the recipients of the seven individual awards. » more

 

THREE STARS OF THE DAY
DAY 7 – APRIL 27, 2008

He is a national champion, player of the game in the gold medal game and now the First Star in Sunday’s edition of the 2008 TELUS Cup Three Stars of the Day. Not a bad day for Sudbury’s Deven Stillar. » more

 

PACIFIC 2 - CENTRAL 5
SEMI-FINAL | SAT. APR. 26

Special teams were the difference for the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves, as they scored three times on the powerplay and once shorthanded in their 5-2 semi-final win over the Calgary Buffaloes. » summary

 

QUEBEC 1 - WEST 4
SEMI-FINAL | SAT. APR. 26

Mark Stone and Michael Hay scored 22 seconds apart within the game's first 2:12 as the Winnipeg Thrashers advanced to Sunday's gold medal game with a 4-1 win over the Séminaire Saint-François Blizzard. » summary | photos

 

CAPTAIN’S CORNER
FRÉDÉRICK ROY – BLIZZARD DU SÉMINAIRE SAINT-FRANÇOIS

Every day during the 2008 TELUS Cup, hockeycanada.ca will sit down with the captain of one of the six teams competing for Canada’s National Midget Championship. Today, we sit down with Blizzard du Séminaire Saint-François captain Frédérick Roy. » more

Previous: CEN | ATL | PAC | WST

 

DAY 5: FRIDAY, APRIL 25
PRELIMINARY ROUND

ATLANTIC 4 - PACIFIC 3
WEST 5 - CENTRAL 4
HOST 1 - QUEBEC 9

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DAY 4: THURSDAY, APRIL 24
PRELIMINARY ROUND

ATLANTIC 0 - CENTRAL 3
PACIFIC 1 - QUEBEC 0
HOST 3 - WEST 6

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DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
PRELIMINARY ROUND

CENTRAL 3  - QUÉBEC 2
WEST 4 - ATLANTIC 3
HOST 1 - PACIFIC 5

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DAY 2: TUESDAY, APRIL 22
PRELIMINARY ROUND

QUEBEC 2 - WEST 5
PACIFIC 2 - CENTRAL 2
ATLANTIC 1 - HOST 1

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DAY 1: MONDAY, APRIL 21
PRELIMINARY ROUND

QUEBEC 3 - ATLANTIC 1
WEST 3 - PACIFIC 0
CENTRAL 6 - HOST 4

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PLAYERS TO WATCH
AT THE 2008 TELUS CUP

Every year, teams in the WHL, OHL and QMJHL select players they hope will lead them to Major Junior glory. But before those players get to the Canadian Hockey League, many step on the national stage at the TELUS Cup. Here is a look at some of the notable players who will take to the ice in Arnprior. » more

 

NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

Joe Sakic. Dany Heatley. Sidney Crosby. Patrick Roy. These are just some of the future NHL stars who made their first impact on the national stage at the National Midget Championship. 2008 marks 30 years for Canada’s only minor hockey national championship, and hockeycanada.ca takes a look back. » more

 

 

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Jeff Beck Manager, Marketing Services and Events | Responsable, événements spéciaux et internationaux