2001 National Midget Championship


  • The Midget AAA League is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
  • It was founded in 1976 by MM. Bob Chevalier and Brian McKeown. Mr. Bob Chevalier is President and owner of the Sainte-Foy Gouverneurs.
  • The team won its first cup, which was called the Wrigley Cup, in 1978. It won its last Air Canada Cup in 1996, in Kamloops.
  • The Sainte-Foy Gouverneurs are taking part in the Air Canada Cup for the 12th time in addition to their participation in the 1978 Wrigley Cup.
  • The team won the last Wrigley cup in 1978 and the first Air Canada Cup in 1979.

Overall at Wrigley Cup/Air Canada Cup

  • 3 gold medals (1 Wrigley Cup and 2 Air Canada Cups)
  • 5 silver medals
  • 3 bronze medals
  • 1 fourth place

Former players still in the NHL

  • Joe Juneau BOSTON Midget AAA 1983-1984
  • Patrick Roy COLORADO Midget AAA 1988-1989
  • Christian Laflamme MONTREAL Midget AAA 1991-1992
  • Simon Gagné PHILADELPHIA Midget AAA 1995-1996

2000-2001 SEASON

Regular season

  • Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League
  • The Sainte-Foy Gouverneurs won the KOHO Division Championship (CCM Cup)
  • Second place team in the overall ranking
  • During the season: 42 games played, 28 wins, 10 losses, 4 losses in shoot outs
  • 202 goals for, 132 goals against for a total of 60 points


  • Sainte-Foy Gouverneurs win the Championship (Jimmy Ferrari Trophy) at their 12th participation in the playoffs.

Here are the results:

  • KOHO Division semi-final: Win in 5 games (4-1) vs. the Cap de la Madeleine Estacades
  • KOHO Division final: Win in 7 games (4-3) vs. the Magog Cantonniers
  • League final: Win in 4 games (4-0) vs. the Charles-Lemoyne College Riverains


The Sainte-Foy Gouverneurs took part in the Drummondville International Midget Tournament from January 31 to February 4, 2001.

  • In the preliminary round: 3 games played, 3 wins, 0 losses
  • January 31, 5-2 win over the team from Cleveland
  • February 1, 6-5 win over the team from Detroit
  • February 2, 9-1 win over the team from Rideau Saint-Lawrence
  • In the quarter final: 5-1 win vs. the team from Thunder Bay
  • In the semi-final: 2-1 win vs. the Charles-Lemoyne College Riverains
  • In the final: 0-4 loss vs. the Magog Cantonniers


Players born in 1983 - 1
Players born in 1984 - 15
Players born in 1985 - 3
Gouverneurs de Ste-Foy - Individual Notes

Jonathan Lachance - LD

  • 3rd round draft pick, 40th overall, at the 2000 QMJHL Midget draft, by the Baie Comeau Drakkar

Dominic Deblois - RW

  • 2nd round draft pick, 18th overall, at the 2000 QMJHL Midget draft, by the Chicoutimi Saguenéens
  • Son of Lucien Deblois, former NHL player
  • Team captain

Olivier Bouchard - RW

  • 5th round draft pick, 72nd overall, at the 2000 QMJHL Midget draft, by the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
  • Assistant captain

Benoît Paris - LD

  • Invited to the August training camp of the Major Junior Drummondville Voltigeurs


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