Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

 

Mooseheads capture first President Cup title

Karl Jahnke

The Halifax Mooseheads recorded three unanswered first period goals en route to a 5-1 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar and capture their first ever Quebec Major Junior Hockey League championship in front of a sellout crowd of 10,595 ecstatic fans at the Metro Centre in Halifax.
 
The Mooseheads power-play did most of the damage in the first period.
 
Stephen MacAuley registered his seventh goal of the playoffs with the man advantage at 5:32 to give the fan favourites a 1-0 lead. Then, with Raphaël Bussières in the penalty box for slashing, Stefan Fournier collected his league-leading sixteenth marker to put the Mooseheads up 2-0.
 
Halifax would add another goal before the end of the first twenty minutes of play. Jonathan Drouin pounced on a Nathan MacKinnon shot that hit the post and found itself in the slot before burying a shot past a sprawling Philippe Cadorette.
 
The intermission seemed to energize the Drakkar who came out strong in the second period. Baie-Comeau outshot the Mooseheads 12-5 and managed to cut the lead by one following Valentin Zykov’s tenth marker of the postseason at 13:10.
 
Nathan MacKinnon and Stephen MacAuley added an insurance goal before the end of the game.
 
Jonathan Drouin earned MVP honours after recording 35 points in 17 games.
 
The MasterCard Memorial Cup kicks off on Friday, May 17th in Saskatoon. The event will be presented live on Sportsnet and TVA Sports. Visit mastercardmemorialcup.ca for all the details.

 
 

Schedule & Results

February 27 / 2015

 
GAT
7
3
MON
Final
 
 
 
RIM
8
0
BAT
Final
 
 
 
CHA
3
7
SNB
Final
 
 
 
CAP
5
6
QUE
Final OT1
 
 
 
HAL
2
4
BAC
Final
 
 
 
DRU
3
6
ROU
Final
 
 
 
SHA
3
4
VDO
Final
 
 
 
SHE
4
7
VIC
Final
 
 

February 28 / 2015

 
BLB
VS
SHE
 
 
DRU
VS
VDO
 
 
CAP
VS
CHI
 
 
CHA
VS
MON
06:00 PM ET
 
 
GAT
VS
SNB
 
 
SHA
VS
ROU
07:00 PM ET
 

March 01 / 2015

 
GAT
VS
BAT
02:00 PM ET
 
 
CHI
VS
QUE
03:00 PM ET
 
 
CAP
VS
BAC
04:00 PM ET
 
 
VIC
VS
BLB
04:00 PM ET
 
 

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