Road to the 2017 TELUS Cup
Atlantic Regional
Jason La Rose
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March 30, 2017
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RECENT CHAMPIONS (TELUS CUP FINISH)
2016 – Dartmouth Major Midgets (fifth place)
2015 – Newbridge Academy Gladiators (sixth place)
2014 – Halifax McDonald’s (fifth place)
2013 – Valley Wildcats (sixth place)
2012 – Moncton Flyers (fifth place)

CAPE BRETON WEST ISLANDERS
NSMMHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 31-5-2 (1st in NSMMHL)
Goals for: 202
Goals against: 86
Leading scorer: Avery Warner (24G 30A 54P)

Playoff record: 10-1
Goals for: 59
Goals against: 20
Leading scorer: Jacob Hudson (7G 11A 18P)

ROAD TO THE ATLANTIC REGIONAL
Quarter-final: defeated Cape Breton 4-0 (5-2, 5-3, 5-2, 6-0)
Semifinal: defeated Pictou County 3-1 (8-1, 4-3, 9-0, 6-3)
NSMMHL championship: defeated Dartmouth 3-0 (6-1, 2-1 OT, 4-3 OT)

Last national championship appearance: none
Total national championship appearances: none

KENSINGTON WILD
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 16-15-4 (3rd in NBPEIMMHL)
Goals for: 125
Goals against: 125
Leading scorer: Tayler Read (15G 19A 34P)

Playoff record: 4-3
Goals for: 22
Goals against: 18
Leading scorer: Zach Thususka (4G 5A 9P)

ROAD TO THE ATLANTIC REGIONAL
P.E.I. championship: defeated Charlottetown 4-3 (2-3 OT, 3-1, 4-5, 2-5, 3-2, 2-1, 6-1)

Last national championship appearance: 1976
Total national championship appearances: 1 (1976)

MIRAMICHI RIVERMEN
HOST

Regular season record: 7-21-7 (6th in NBPEIMMHL)
Goals for: 78
Goals against: 131
Leading scorer: Walker Campbell (15G 7A 22P)

Playoff record: 0-4
Goals for: 13
Goals against: 33
Leading scorer: Walker Campbell (4G 3A 7P)

ROAD TO THE ATLANTIC REGIONAL
Semifinal: lost to Moncton 4-0 (2-11, 2-6, 5-8, 4-8)

Last national championship appearance: 2002
Total national championship appearances: 1 (1992, 2002)

MONCTON FLYERS
NEW BRUNSWICK CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 31-3-1 (1st in NBPEIMMHL)
Goals for: 159
Goals against: 72
Leading scorer: Michael Joseph (21G 24A 45P)

Playoff record: 8-2
Goals for: 58
Goals against: 28
Leading scorer: Cole Stewart (9G 9A 18P)

ROAD TO THE ATLANTIC REGIONAL
Semifinal: defeated Miramichi 4-0 (11-2, 6-2, 8-5, 8-4)
N.B. championship: defeated Saint John 4-2 (3-6, 2-3, 6-2, 3-0, 7-3, 4-1)

Last national championship appearance: 2012
Total national championship appearances: 7 (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1986, 2009, 2012)

ST. JOHN’S MAPLE LEAFS
NLMMHL CHAMPIONS

Regular season record: 29-3-0 (1st in NLMMHL)
Goals for: 152
Goals against: 57
Leading scorer: Kyle McGrath (26G 24A 50P)

Playoff record: 8-2
Goals for: 49
Goals against: 31
Leading scorer: Curtis Heffernan (9G 8A 17P)

ROAD TO THE ATLANTIC REGIONAL
Semifinal: defeated Western 4-2 (9-3, 4-1, 6-8, 5-2, 2-4, 5-4 OT)
NLMMHL championship: defeated Tri Pen 4-0 (2-1 OT, 6-4, 3-2, 7-2)

Last national championship appearance: 2011 (sixth place)
Total national championship appearances: 11 (1976, 1977, 1980, 1986, 1989, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011)

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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